The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / North West
Rank - 231 260
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.098% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,625
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -6.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1280 1023 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 18.79% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 897 1114
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the North West region.

Metasploit Salary Trend in the North West

Metasploit
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Tigerscheme
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blog
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Tigerscheme