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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 610 625 636
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 27 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.084% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 4
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +38.46%
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
7553 7175 7579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.46% 16.07% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6332 6041 6609
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 £65,000
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 22 September 2014.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £73,750 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (78.85%) CISSP
2 35 (67.31%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (63.46%) Management Information System
4 27 (51.92%) Information Security
4 27 (51.92%) Ruby
5 23 (44.23%) Python
6 21 (40.38%) C++
6 21 (40.38%) CEH
7 20 (38.46%) Nessus
7 20 (38.46%) UNIX
7 20 (38.46%) Linux
8 19 (36.54%) Ethical Hacking
8 19 (36.54%) Project Management
9 18 (34.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 18 (34.62%) OWASP
10 17 (32.69%) Wireshark
10 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
10 17 (32.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (32.69%) Nmap
11 16 (30.77%) Windows
11 16 (30.77%) Perl
11 16 (30.77%) SQL
11 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (30.77%) CCNP
11 16 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (25.00%) Finance
13 10 (19.23%) Websense
13 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
13 10 (19.23%) Firewall

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Wireshark
2 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 10 (19.23%) tcpdump
2 10 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (11.54%) LAN
3 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 6 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Penetration Tester
1 23 (44.23%) Tester
2 18 (34.62%) Security Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Information Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Information Security Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 6 (11.54%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Graduate
6 2 (3.85%) Ethical Hacker
6 2 (3.85%) Test Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Penetration Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 33 (63.46%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.54%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) UNIX
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.23%) Solaris
3 10 (19.23%) FreeBSD
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (51.92%) Information Security
3 19 (36.54%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (36.54%) Project Management
4 18 (34.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (34.62%) OWASP
5 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 10 (19.23%) SIEM
7 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (9.62%) Coaching
9 4 (7.69%) Data Privacy
9 4 (7.69%) Cyber Security
9 4 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.85%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Ruby
2 23 (44.23%) Python
3 21 (40.38%) C++
4 16 (30.77%) Perl
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 10 (19.23%) C
5 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
6 8 (15.38%) C#
6 8 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (78.85%) CISSP
2 21 (40.38%) CEH
3 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (30.77%) CCNP
4 10 (19.23%) CCSE
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
6 7 (13.46%) CISA
6 7 (13.46%) GPEN
6 7 (13.46%) OSCP
7 6 (11.54%) CISM
7 6 (11.54%) GSEC
7 6 (11.54%) MCSE
7 6 (11.54%) CCNA
7 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (11.54%) RHCE
8 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
1 17 (32.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.46%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Nmap
2 10 (19.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) Nessus
2 7 (13.46%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Websense
1 10 (19.23%) Blue Coat
1 10 (19.23%) Cisco
1 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
1 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Coverity
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum training and certifications offered
Posted: 5 days ago