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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 400 444 470
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +26
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 41 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.086% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 0.50% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 4
Median salary £67,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
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
3272 3615 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.99% 17.34% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2930 3133 2848
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -7 22 £72,500 +93.33% 2
Hampshire - 13 £65,000 - 2
Berkshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 75 (98.68%) Nessus
2 69 (90.79%) Penetration Testing
2 69 (90.79%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (84.21%) Security Cleared
4 56 (73.68%) Nmap
5 53 (69.74%) DV Cleared
6 49 (64.47%) C
6 49 (64.47%) C++
6 49 (64.47%) Python
7 43 (56.58%) Linux
8 39 (51.32%) Java
8 39 (51.32%) VxWorks
8 39 (51.32%) Ethical Hacking
9 38 (50.00%) Telecoms
9 38 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
10 37 (48.68%) Windows
11 34 (44.74%) CREST Certified
12 32 (42.11%) Burp Suite
13 29 (38.16%) Kali Linux
14 23 (30.26%) SC Cleared
15 21 (27.63%) Mobile App
16 17 (22.37%) Security Testing
16 17 (22.37%) CHECK Team Leader
16 17 (22.37%) CHECK Team Member
17 15 (19.74%) Open Source
18 14 (18.42%) Wireless
19 12 (15.79%) Information Security
19 12 (15.79%) CEH
19 12 (15.79%) GPEN
19 12 (15.79%) OSCP

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Wireless
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
3 9 (11.84%) Broadband
4 8 (10.53%) LTE
5 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 38 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Back Office
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Analyst
1 36 (47.37%) Security Analyst
2 34 (44.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Penetration Tester
3 18 (23.68%) Tester
4 17 (22.37%) Team Leader
4 17 (22.37%) Test Team Leader
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Manager
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Testing Manager
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Tester
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Security Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Security Penetration Tester
7 5 (6.58%) Security Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) Ajax
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) JSON
2 1 (1.32%) REST
2 1 (1.32%) SOAP
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Mobile App
2 12 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.63%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Linux
2 39 (51.32%) VxWorks
3 37 (48.68%) Windows
4 29 (38.16%) Kali Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) HPUX
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (90.79%) Cybersecurity
1 69 (90.79%) Penetration Testing
2 39 (51.32%) Ethical Hacking
3 38 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
4 17 (22.37%) Security Testing
5 15 (19.74%) Open Source
6 12 (15.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 12 (15.79%) Information Security
6 12 (15.79%) OWASP
7 10 (13.16%) Social Engineering
7 10 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (7.89%) SIEM
9 4 (5.26%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (5.26%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.95%) Secure Coding
11 2 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.63%) OO
11 2 (2.63%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) C
1 49 (64.47%) C++
1 49 (64.47%) Python
2 39 (51.32%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) Objective-C
4 9 (11.84%) Perl
4 9 (11.84%) Ruby
4 9 (11.84%) VB
5 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 53 (69.74%) DV Cleared
3 34 (44.74%) CREST Certified
4 23 (30.26%) SC Cleared
5 17 (22.37%) CHECK Team Leader
5 17 (22.37%) CHECK Team Member
6 12 (15.79%) CEH
6 12 (15.79%) GPEN
6 12 (15.79%) OSCP
7 3 (3.95%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (98.68%) Nessus
2 56 (73.68%) Nmap
3 2 (2.63%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco
1 4 (5.26%) Fortinet
1 4 (5.26%) Juniper
1 4 (5.26%) Nokia
2 2 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Qualys
3 1 (1.32%) Rapid7
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 20 days ago