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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 141 - 149
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.096% - 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
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
268 326 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.85% 13.71% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 232 245 202
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,050 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 3 (100.00%) Nessus
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Burp Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (33.33%) KNOPPIX

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
3 1 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
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