The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 586 657 639
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -18
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 34 4 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.009% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.051% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 31
Median salary £57,500 £43,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £46,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £66,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+76.66% +7.14%
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
7574 7802 8551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.22% 17.55% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6683 6557 7284
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Metasploit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 52 (70.27%) Nessus
2 49 (66.22%) Penetration Testing
3 44 (59.46%) Burp Suite
4 43 (58.11%) Cybersecurity
5 37 (50.00%) Security Testing
6 36 (48.65%) CREST Certified
6 36 (48.65%) Mobile App
7 30 (40.54%) Linux
8 27 (36.49%) CISSP
8 27 (36.49%) C++
9 26 (35.14%) Nmap
10 25 (33.78%) Java
11 24 (32.43%) Firewall
11 24 (32.43%) CEH
12 22 (29.73%) Ethical Hacking
13 21 (28.38%) Wireless
14 20 (27.03%) Python
15 19 (25.68%) Kali Linux
15 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
16 18 (24.32%) OWASP
17 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
17 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
17 16 (21.62%) CHECK Team Leader
17 16 (21.62%) SQL
18 15 (20.27%) Cisco
18 15 (20.27%) Finance
18 15 (20.27%) Juniper
18 15 (20.27%) Nokia
18 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
18 15 (20.27%) Fortinet

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) Firewall
2 21 (28.38%) Wireless
3 8 (10.81%) Network Security
4 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.05%) BGP
5 3 (4.05%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.05%) MPLS
5 3 (4.05%) OSPF
5 3 (4.05%) VoIP
6 2 (2.70%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.35%) DNS
7 1 (1.35%) HTTP
7 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.35%) IPsec
7 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 44 (59.46%) Burp Suite
2 10 (13.51%) AppScan
3 9 (12.16%) sqlmap
4 3 (4.05%) Paros
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Penetration Tester
1 33 (44.59%) Tester
2 14 (18.92%) Team Leader
2 14 (18.92%) Test Team Leader
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Security Penetration Tester
4 6 (8.11%) Security Tester
5 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 3 (4.05%) CISSP Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) 802.1X
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 36 (48.65%) Mobile App
2 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) CESG
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Linux
2 19 (25.68%) Kali Linux
3 10 (13.51%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) Solaris
5 5 (6.76%) AIX
6 4 (5.41%) Unix
6 4 (5.41%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (66.22%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (58.11%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 22 (29.73%) Ethical Hacking
5 18 (24.32%) OWASP
6 14 (18.92%) Information Security
7 13 (17.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (16.22%) Security Architecture
9 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 9 (12.16%) Open Source
10 9 (12.16%) Web Development
11 8 (10.81%) SIEM
12 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (5.41%) ITIL
13 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
13 4 (5.41%) Source Code Analysis
13 4 (5.41%) Threat Modelling
14 3 (4.05%) Change Control
14 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 3 (4.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) C++
2 25 (33.78%) Java
3 20 (27.03%) Python
4 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
4 16 (21.62%) SQL
5 13 (17.57%) C#
5 13 (17.57%) Ruby
6 8 (10.81%) C
7 4 (5.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Go
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) CREST Certified
2 27 (36.49%) CISSP
3 24 (32.43%) CEH
4 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
5 16 (21.62%) CHECK Team Leader
6 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.92%) CHECK Team Member
7 14 (18.92%) DV Cleared
8 10 (13.51%) Degree
9 9 (12.16%) CISM
10 8 (10.81%) OSCP
11 7 (9.46%) CISA
12 6 (8.11%) CLAS
13 5 (6.76%) GCIH
14 4 (5.41%) GIAC
15 3 (4.05%) CCNA
15 3 (4.05%) CCNP
15 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (4.05%) CISMP
15 3 (4.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 52 (70.27%) Nessus
2 26 (35.14%) Nmap
3 8 (10.81%) HP Fortify
4 6 (8.11%) Nexpose
5 3 (4.05%) WebInspect
6 2 (2.70%) EnCase
7 1 (1.35%) FTK
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Cisco
1 15 (20.27%) Fortinet
1 15 (20.27%) Juniper
1 15 (20.27%) Nokia
2 7 (9.46%) IBM
3 5 (6.76%) Cognizant
3 5 (6.76%) HP
4 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.05%) FireEye
5 3 (4.05%) Symantec
6 2 (2.70%) Veracode
7 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago