The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 613 603 614
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 11 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.028% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.17% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
Metasploit
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6708 7147 7231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.19% 16.72% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5582 5897 6266
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in London

Metasploit
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the London region.

Metasploit Salary Trend in London

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Metasploit across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Metasploit also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Metasploit.

1 23 (92.00%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (80.00%) Nessus
2 20 (80.00%) Information Security
3 18 (72.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 18 (72.00%) CEH
4 13 (52.00%) Degree
4 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (52.00%) Computer Security
5 6 (24.00%) OWASP
5 6 (24.00%) CORE IMPACT
6 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) Python
7 4 (16.00%) CISSP
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) Ruby
7 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) GWAPT
9 1 (4.00%) GPEN
9 1 (4.00%) OSCP
9 1 (4.00%) Qualys
9 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Derivative
9 1 (4.00%) Java
9 1 (4.00%) SQL
9 1 (4.00%) UNIX
9 1 (4.00%) C#

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Metasploit also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Metasploit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Tester
1 20 (80.00%) Penetration Tester
2 14 (56.00%) Graduate
3 13 (52.00%) Ethical Hacker
4 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (80.00%) Information Security
3 18 (72.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (52.00%) Computer Security
5 6 (24.00%) OWASP
6 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (16.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CEH
2 13 (52.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) GWAPT
5 1 (4.00%) GPEN
5 1 (4.00%) OSCP
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 20 (80.00%) Nessus
2 6 (24.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Qualys
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago