The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 126 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% - 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.50% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
Metasploit
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
286 278 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.11% 11.21% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 261 234 185
Average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Metasploit
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Metasploit Salary Trend in Reading

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Metasploit across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in Reading

Metasploit
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) Nessus
1 12 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (83.33%) Burp Suite
3 9 (75.00%) OWASP
4 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) Nokia
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (58.33%) Nmap
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) 802.1X
5 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Kali Linux
6 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
6 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) KNOPPIX
7 2 (16.67%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (8.33%) iPad

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Testing Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Kali Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (75.00%) OWASP
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Nessus
2 7 (58.33%) Nmap
3 2 (16.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
1 7 (58.33%) Juniper
1 7 (58.33%) Nokia