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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 601 630 651
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 38 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 9
Average salary £65,000 £30,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.38% -23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -6.31%
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
7536 6627 7141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 18.35% 16.19% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6580 5519 5851
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 - 1 - - 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (78.00%) Nessus
2 32 (64.00%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (52.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) Linux
4 24 (48.00%) Windows
4 24 (48.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 23 (46.00%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (46.00%) Firewall
6 21 (42.00%) Nmap
7 19 (38.00%) Burp Suite
8 18 (36.00%) CEH
9 17 (34.00%) Security Testing
10 16 (32.00%) Snort
10 16 (32.00%) Information Security
11 15 (30.00%) Java
11 15 (30.00%) CISSP
11 15 (30.00%) CREST Certified
12 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (28.00%) SIEM
13 13 (26.00%) GCIH
13 13 (26.00%) Network Security
13 13 (26.00%) Perl
13 13 (26.00%) SANS
14 12 (24.00%) Unix
14 12 (24.00%) C#
14 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
14 12 (24.00%) Wireshark
14 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (22.00%) OSCP
15 11 (22.00%) tcpdump

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Firewall
2 13 (26.00%) Network Security
3 12 (24.00%) Wireshark
4 11 (22.00%) tcpdump
5 10 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (14.00%) Wireless
7 6 (12.00%) DNS
8 1 (2.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.00%) VoIP
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Burp Suite
2 8 (16.00%) sqlmap
3 2 (4.00%) AppScan
4 1 (2.00%) Paros
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
1 9 (18.00%) Law
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Penetration Tester
1 19 (38.00%) Tester
2 16 (32.00%) Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) Security Analyst
4 12 (24.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) Security Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (16.00%) Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) CISSP Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Security Penetration Tester
8 4 (8.00%) Security Tester
8 4 (8.00%) SIEM Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacker
9 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) Forensic Analyst
11 1 (2.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (22.00%) PKI
4 10 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) Windows
3 12 (24.00%) Unix
4 10 (20.00%) FreeBSD
4 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (20.00%) Solaris
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (48.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 23 (46.00%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (34.00%) Security Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Information Security
6 14 (28.00%) SIEM
7 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (20.00%) ITIL
7 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 10 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (18.00%) OSINT
9 8 (16.00%) Open Source
9 8 (16.00%) Security Architecture
10 7 (14.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
12 3 (6.00%) Digital Forensics
13 2 (4.00%) OWASP
13 2 (4.00%) Project Management
13 2 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) Perl
4 12 (24.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (22.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.00%) C++
6 10 (20.00%) Ruby
7 5 (10.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) CEH
2 15 (30.00%) CISSP
2 15 (30.00%) CREST Certified
3 13 (26.00%) GCIH
3 13 (26.00%) SANS
4 11 (22.00%) OSCP
5 10 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
6 6 (12.00%) CHECK Team Leader
6 6 (12.00%) Degree
6 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.00%) CHFI
8 3 (6.00%) CISM
9 2 (4.00%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (4.00%) GCIA
10 1 (2.00%) CISMP
10 1 (2.00%) GPEN
10 1 (2.00%) GWAPT
10 1 (2.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (78.00%) Nessus
2 21 (42.00%) Nmap
3 10 (20.00%) EnCase
4 8 (16.00%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (2.00%) HP Fortify
5 1 (2.00%) QRadar
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) Veracode
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago