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 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 / South East
Rank 381 435 445
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +10
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 7 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.11% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.62% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 1
Median salary £67,500 £41,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2655 3394 3297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.86% 17.66% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2310 2998 2825
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +20 6 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Berkshire +45 1 £75,000 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 41 (100.00%) Nessus
2 38 (92.68%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (90.24%) Nmap
4 36 (87.80%) Security Cleared
4 36 (87.80%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (85.37%) C
5 35 (85.37%) C++
6 34 (82.93%) Python
7 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
7 30 (73.17%) DV Cleared
8 29 (70.73%) Windows
8 29 (70.73%) Linux
8 29 (70.73%) Java
9 28 (68.29%) VxWorks
9 28 (68.29%) Ethical Hacking
9 28 (68.29%) Source Code Analysis
10 19 (46.34%) Open Source
11 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (29.27%) CREST Certified
12 12 (29.27%) Static Code Analysis
12 12 (29.27%) LTE
12 12 (29.27%) Broadband
13 10 (24.39%) CEH
13 10 (24.39%) Information Security
13 10 (24.39%) OSCP
14 9 (21.95%) Burp Suite
14 9 (21.95%) Kali Linux
14 9 (21.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (21.95%) Finance
15 8 (19.51%) Perl

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 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Broadband
1 12 (29.27%) LTE
2 7 (17.07%) Wireless
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Burp Suite
General
1 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Analyst
1 23 (56.10%) Security Analyst
2 21 (51.22%) Tester
3 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 20 (48.78%) Penetration Tester
4 17 (41.46%) Senior Tester
5 16 (39.02%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 15 (36.59%) Security Tester
7 14 (34.15%) Security Penetration Tester
7 14 (34.15%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (34.15%) Senior Security Analyst
8 13 (31.71%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (19.51%) Consultant
9 8 (19.51%) Security Consultant
10 7 (17.07%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (14.63%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (14.63%) Senior Security Consultant
12 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
12 2 (4.88%) Test Team Leader
12 2 (4.88%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (19.51%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) Cybercrime
5 2 (4.88%) iPad
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Linux
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) VxWorks
3 9 (21.95%) Kali Linux
4 2 (4.88%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (87.80%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (68.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 28 (68.29%) Source Code Analysis
4 19 (46.34%) Open Source
5 13 (31.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (29.27%) Static Code Analysis
7 10 (24.39%) Information Security
8 8 (19.51%) Cyber Intelligence
8 8 (19.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 8 (19.51%) Social Engineering
9 7 (17.07%) OWASP
10 6 (14.63%) Secure Coding
11 5 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (9.76%) SIEM
13 2 (4.88%) Actionable Insight
13 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
13 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) C
1 35 (85.37%) C++
2 34 (82.93%) Python
3 29 (70.73%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) Perl
5 7 (17.07%) Ruby
6 6 (14.63%) C#
6 6 (14.63%) Objective-C
6 6 (14.63%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (87.80%) Security Cleared
2 30 (73.17%) DV Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) CREST Certified
4 10 (24.39%) CEH
4 10 (24.39%) OSCP
5 8 (19.51%) GPEN
6 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (2.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 41 (100.00%) Nessus
2 37 (90.24%) Nmap
3 2 (4.88%) Core Impact
4 1 (2.44%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Qualys
1 2 (4.88%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Coverity
2 1 (2.44%) Rapid7
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