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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 601 633 651
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +18
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 8 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 13
Median salary £72,500 £60,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +70.00%
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
6882 7780 7231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.55% 18.01% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5909 6638 6077
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 10 December 2016.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 35 (74.47%) Penetration Testing
2 33 (70.21%) Security Testing
3 28 (59.57%) Burp Suite
3 28 (59.57%) CREST Certified
4 26 (55.32%) Mobile App
5 24 (51.06%) Java
6 23 (48.94%) Python
7 22 (46.81%) Linux
7 22 (46.81%) CISSP
7 22 (46.81%) CEH
7 22 (46.81%) Nessus
8 21 (44.68%) C++
9 20 (42.55%) Ruby
10 19 (40.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (38.30%) Finance
11 18 (38.30%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (36.17%) Network Security
12 17 (36.17%) Windows
13 16 (34.04%) AppScan
14 15 (31.91%) .NET
14 15 (31.91%) IBM
14 15 (31.91%) Degree
14 15 (31.91%) OSCP
14 15 (31.91%) Threat Modelling
15 14 (29.79%) HP Fortify
15 14 (29.79%) Open Source
15 14 (29.79%) Information Security
16 13 (27.66%) HP
16 13 (27.66%) AIX
16 13 (27.66%) Solaris

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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Network Security
2 9 (19.15%) Firewall
2 9 (19.15%) Wireless
3 4 (8.51%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.51%) IPsec
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) X.509
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Burp Suite
2 16 (34.04%) AppScan
3 3 (6.38%) sqlmap
4 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Penetration Tester
1 19 (40.43%) Tester
2 8 (17.02%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Test Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Test Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Security Penetration Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Security Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Forensic Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.64%) 802.1X
4 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.13%) CGI
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (55.32%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.26%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) AIX
3 13 (27.66%) Solaris
4 7 (14.89%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Penetration Testing
2 33 (70.21%) Security Testing
3 19 (40.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (38.30%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (31.91%) Threat Modelling
6 14 (29.79%) Information Security
6 14 (29.79%) Open Source
7 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) OWASP
8 6 (12.77%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Web Development
10 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) Python
3 21 (44.68%) C++
4 20 (42.55%) Ruby
5 9 (19.15%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
7 5 (10.64%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) Scala
8 4 (8.51%) Go
9 3 (6.38%) C
10 2 (4.26%) Perl
11 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) CREST Certified
2 22 (46.81%) CEH
2 22 (46.81%) CISSP
3 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 15 (31.91%) OSCP
4 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.40%) CISA
5 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
6 9 (19.15%) CHECK Team Leader
7 8 (17.02%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
9 4 (8.51%) GIAC
10 3 (6.38%) CISM
10 3 (6.38%) CLAS
11 2 (4.26%) CRISC
11 2 (4.26%) GPEN
11 2 (4.26%) SANS
12 1 (2.13%) CHFI
12 1 (2.13%) ECSA
12 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (46.81%) Nessus
2 14 (29.79%) HP Fortify
3 7 (14.89%) Nmap
4 3 (6.38%) Nexpose
5 1 (2.13%) Core Impact
5 1 (2.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) IBM
2 13 (27.66%) HP
3 9 (19.15%) Cognizant
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
4 5 (10.64%) Juniper
4 5 (10.64%) Nokia
5 2 (4.26%) Veracode
6 1 (2.13%) Coverity
6 1 (2.13%) Qualys
6 1 (2.13%) Rapid7