The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 431 462 425
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 17 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.024% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.14% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 17
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3465 3538 2946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.98% 16.95% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3124 3038 2469
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Metasploit Salary Trend in the South East

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Metasploit across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in the South East

Metasploit
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 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
Oxfordshire +7 14 £40,000 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £75,000 -
Berkshire 0 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (100.00%) Nessus
2 40 (95.24%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (90.48%) Windows
4 37 (88.10%) Ethical Hacking
4 37 (88.10%) Nmap
5 36 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (85.71%) Python
6 35 (83.33%) VxWorks
6 35 (83.33%) C
6 35 (83.33%) C++
6 35 (83.33%) Java
6 35 (83.33%) Security Cleared
7 32 (76.19%) DV Cleared
8 18 (42.86%) Broadband
9 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
9 17 (40.48%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) Network Security
11 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (21.43%) Degree
12 9 (21.43%) Robotics
12 9 (21.43%) Electronics
13 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
14 6 (14.29%) CREST Certified
15 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
16 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
17 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
17 3 (7.14%) Burp Suite
17 3 (7.14%) Linux
17 3 (7.14%) Information Security
17 3 (7.14%) Firewall

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (42.86%) Broadband
2 11 (26.19%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Burp Suite
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
1 17 (40.48%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Analyst
1 35 (83.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 35 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Graduate
2 9 (21.43%) Graduate Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Graduate Security Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Security Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (2.38%) Research Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Security Researcher
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Robotics
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) VxWorks
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.38%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (88.10%) Ethical Hacking
3 36 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security
8 2 (4.76%) OWASP
9 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) Python
2 35 (83.33%) C
2 35 (83.33%) C++
2 35 (83.33%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (76.19%) DV Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (14.29%) CREST Certified
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
6 2 (4.76%) OSCP
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CEPT
7 1 (2.38%) CHFI
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) FISMA
1 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 42 (100.00%) Nessus
2 37 (88.10%) Nmap
3 1 (2.38%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco
1 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
1 1 (2.38%) Imperva
1 1 (2.38%) Juniper
1 1 (2.38%) Nokia
1 1 (2.38%) Sophos
1 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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