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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 602 610 622
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 16 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-41.17% -
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
7328 7160 7518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.22% 15.90% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6129 6019 6541
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 1 October 2014.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 41 (77.36%) CISSP
2 36 (67.92%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (62.26%) Management Information System
4 28 (52.83%) Information Security
5 27 (50.94%) Ruby
6 23 (43.40%) Python
7 22 (41.51%) CEH
8 21 (39.62%) Nessus
8 21 (39.62%) C++
9 20 (37.74%) UNIX
9 20 (37.74%) Linux
9 20 (37.74%) Ethical Hacking
10 19 (35.85%) Project Management
11 18 (33.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (33.96%) OWASP
12 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (32.08%) Wireshark
12 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
12 17 (32.08%) Nmap
13 16 (30.19%) Windows
13 16 (30.19%) Perl
13 16 (30.19%) SQL
13 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (30.19%) CCNP
13 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
13 16 (30.19%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (24.53%) Finance
15 10 (18.87%) Websense
15 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
15 10 (18.87%) Firewall

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) Wireshark
2 10 (18.87%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) tcpdump
2 10 (18.87%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 6 (11.32%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) HTTP
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Penetration Tester
1 24 (45.28%) Tester
2 18 (33.96%) Security Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Information Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Tester
5 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Graduate
6 3 (5.66%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (3.77%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Penetration Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 33 (62.26%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.32%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.77%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) UNIX
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 16 (30.19%) Windows
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (18.87%) Solaris
3 10 (18.87%) FreeBSD
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (52.83%) Information Security
3 20 (37.74%) Ethical Hacking
4 19 (35.85%) Project Management
5 18 (33.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (33.96%) OWASP
6 16 (30.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) SIEM
8 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (9.43%) Coaching
10 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Cyber Security
10 4 (7.55%) Data Privacy
10 4 (7.55%) Change Management
10 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.66%) Computer Security
12 2 (3.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Ruby
2 23 (43.40%) Python
3 21 (39.62%) C++
4 16 (30.19%) Perl
4 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
5 10 (18.87%) C
5 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
6 8 (15.09%) C#
6 8 (15.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) CISSP
2 22 (41.51%) CEH
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (30.19%) CCNP
4 10 (18.87%) CCSE
5 9 (16.98%) Degree
6 7 (13.21%) CISA
6 7 (13.21%) GPEN
6 7 (13.21%) OSCP
7 6 (11.32%) CISM
7 6 (11.32%) GSEC
7 6 (11.32%) MCSE
7 6 (11.32%) CCNA
7 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (11.32%) RHCE
8 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
2 7 (13.21%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Nmap
2 10 (18.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Nessus
2 7 (13.21%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Websense
1 10 (18.87%) Blue Coat
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco
1 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
1 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Coverity
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