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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 587 620 637
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +17
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 36 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.007% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.042% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 0 4
Average salary £65,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
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
7980 7192 7405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.30% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6729 6115 6464
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 4 £73,750 - 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (84.31%) CISSP
2 35 (68.63%) Management Information System
3 34 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (54.90%) Ruby
5 25 (49.02%) Python
6 24 (47.06%) Information Security
7 23 (45.10%) C++
8 21 (41.18%) Project Management
8 21 (41.18%) UNIX
8 21 (41.18%) Linux
8 21 (41.18%) CEH
9 19 (37.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (35.29%) Nmap
10 18 (35.29%) Ethical Hacking
10 18 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (35.29%) Wireshark
10 18 (35.29%) PCI DSS
11 17 (33.33%) OWASP
11 17 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (33.33%) Windows
11 17 (33.33%) Perl
11 17 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (33.33%) CCNP
12 16 (31.37%) SQL
12 16 (31.37%) Nessus
12 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
13 14 (27.45%) Finance
14 11 (21.57%) C
15 10 (19.61%) ITIL
15 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.84%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Wireshark
2 10 (19.61%) Reverse Proxy
2 10 (19.61%) tcpdump
2 10 (19.61%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) Internet
3 7 (13.73%) LAN
3 7 (13.73%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) Network Security
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Tester
1 23 (45.10%) Penetration Tester
2 18 (35.29%) Security Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Information Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Security Specialist
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 35 (68.63%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Cryptography
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Solaris
3 10 (19.61%) FreeBSD
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (47.06%) Information Security
3 21 (41.18%) Project Management
4 19 (37.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (35.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 17 (33.33%) OWASP
6 17 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (19.61%) SIEM
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL
7 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.80%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (9.80%) Security Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.84%) Change Management
10 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
10 4 (7.84%) Data Privacy
11 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
12 1 (1.96%) Manual Testing
12 1 (1.96%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Ruby
2 25 (49.02%) Python
3 23 (45.10%) C++
4 17 (33.33%) Perl
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
6 11 (21.57%) C
7 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
8 9 (17.65%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) CISSP
2 21 (41.18%) CEH
3 17 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (33.33%) CCNP
4 10 (19.61%) CCSE
5 8 (15.69%) GPEN
5 8 (15.69%) OSCP
5 8 (15.69%) CISA
6 7 (13.73%) CISM
6 7 (13.73%) CCNA
6 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (13.73%) RHCE
6 7 (13.73%) Degree
6 7 (13.73%) MCSE
6 7 (13.73%) GSEC
7 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Nmap
2 10 (19.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Nessus
2 5 (9.80%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
1 10 (19.61%) CheckPoint
1 10 (19.61%) Websense
1 10 (19.61%) Blue Coat
1 10 (19.61%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Coverity
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago