The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 438 430 429
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 13 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.036% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +1.56%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3580 3017 3617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.89% 13.44% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 2581 3251
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Metasploit
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 11 £47,500 -40.62%
Oxfordshire -10 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (93.33%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) Nessus
3 23 (76.67%) Nmap
3 23 (76.67%) Python
4 22 (73.33%) SQL
4 22 (73.33%) Ruby
4 22 (73.33%) Bash Shell
5 21 (70.00%) tcpdump
5 21 (70.00%) Imperva
5 21 (70.00%) PCI DSS
5 21 (70.00%) OSCP
5 21 (70.00%) OSCE
5 21 (70.00%) Snort
5 21 (70.00%) Windows
5 21 (70.00%) CISSP
5 21 (70.00%) Sophos
6 20 (66.67%) Firewall
6 20 (66.67%) Perl
6 20 (66.67%) PHP
6 20 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
6 20 (66.67%) CEH
6 20 (66.67%) Ubuntu
6 20 (66.67%) SIEM
6 20 (66.67%) HIPAA
6 20 (66.67%) CentOS
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (50.00%) CCNA
7 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 20 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Junior
4 1 (3.33%) Security Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) SCADA
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 20 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 20 (66.67%) CentOS
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 20 (66.67%) SIEM
2 8 (26.67%) Information Security
2 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) OWASP
3 2 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.33%) Data Security
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Python
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 22 (73.33%) Ruby
2 22 (73.33%) Bash Shell
3 20 (66.67%) Perl
3 20 (66.67%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Lua
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) OSCP
1 21 (70.00%) OSCE
1 21 (70.00%) CISSP
2 20 (66.67%) CEH
3 15 (50.00%) CCNA
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 5 (16.67%) RHCE
5 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 20 (66.67%) HIPAA
3 5 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (3.33%) BS25999
5 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Nmap
2 21 (70.00%) Snort
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (90.00%) Nessus
2 2 (6.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Imperva
1 21 (70.00%) Sophos
2 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Huawei
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Coverity