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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 617 614 624
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.097% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +17.64%
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
7059 7230 7386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.14% 16.22% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 5983 6458
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 24 December 2014.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (84.38%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (71.88%) Information Security
3 21 (65.63%) CEH
4 19 (59.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 17 (53.13%) Nessus
6 14 (43.75%) CISSP
7 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
8 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (31.25%) Computer Security
9 9 (28.13%) C++
9 9 (28.13%) Python
9 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
10 8 (25.00%) Project Management
10 8 (25.00%) Ruby
10 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
11 7 (21.88%) OWASP
12 5 (15.63%) C#
12 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) CORE IMPACT
13 4 (12.50%) SQL
14 3 (9.38%) UNIX
14 3 (9.38%) QA
14 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
14 3 (9.38%) GPEN
14 3 (9.38%) OSCP
15 2 (6.25%) C
15 2 (6.25%) Java
15 2 (6.25%) Linux

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Tester
1 22 (68.75%) Penetration Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Graduate
3 10 (31.25%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Information Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (71.88%) Information Security
3 19 (59.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (31.25%) Computer Security
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) OWASP
7 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.13%) Data Privacy
8 1 (3.13%) Coaching
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C++
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) CEH
2 14 (43.75%) CISSP
3 11 (34.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) GPEN
4 3 (9.38%) OSCP
5 2 (6.25%) GIAC
5 2 (6.25%) CISA
6 1 (3.13%) CISM
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) RHCE
6 1 (3.13%) GSEC
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Nessus
2 5 (15.63%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Qualys
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago