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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 400 457 469
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +12
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 19 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.10% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.59% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 1
Median salary £100,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £42,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+67.64% +70.00%
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
2862 3719 3499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.46% 17.29% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2497 3255 2935
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,250 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +26 17 £100,000 +150.00% 1
Berkshire +53 1 £75,000 -
Hampshire -3 1 £75,000 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 61 (100.00%) Nessus
2 58 (95.08%) Penetration Testing
3 54 (88.52%) Nmap
3 54 (88.52%) Security Cleared
3 54 (88.52%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (81.97%) C
4 50 (81.97%) C++
5 49 (80.33%) Python
6 44 (72.13%) Linux
7 43 (70.49%) DV Cleared
8 41 (67.21%) Java
8 41 (67.21%) Telecoms
9 40 (65.57%) VxWorks
9 40 (65.57%) Ethical Hacking
9 40 (65.57%) Source Code Analysis
10 39 (63.93%) Windows
11 26 (42.62%) Open Source
12 20 (32.79%) CREST Certified
13 16 (26.23%) LTE
13 16 (26.23%) Kali Linux
13 16 (26.23%) Burp Suite
13 16 (26.23%) Broadband
14 15 (24.59%) CEH
14 15 (24.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (24.59%) OSCP
14 15 (24.59%) Static Code Analysis
15 14 (22.95%) Information Security
16 13 (21.31%) GPEN
16 13 (21.31%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (21.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) Broadband
1 16 (26.23%) LTE
2 11 (18.03%) Wireless
3 6 (9.84%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Burp Suite
General
1 41 (67.21%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Back Office
4 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.28%) Electronics
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
7 1 (1.64%) Automotive
7 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Analyst
1 35 (57.38%) Security Analyst
2 32 (52.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 27 (44.26%) Tester
4 26 (42.62%) Penetration Tester
5 21 (34.43%) Senior Tester
6 20 (32.79%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (32.79%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 20 (32.79%) Senior Security Analyst
7 19 (31.15%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 18 (29.51%) Security Tester
9 17 (27.87%) Security Penetration Tester
10 8 (13.11%) Consultant
10 8 (13.11%) Security Consultant
11 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 6 (9.84%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (9.84%) Senior Security Consultant
13 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
13 5 (8.20%) Test Team Leader
14 4 (6.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (16.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Linux
2 40 (65.57%) VxWorks
3 39 (63.93%) Windows
4 16 (26.23%) Kali Linux
5 2 (3.28%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (95.08%) Penetration Testing
2 54 (88.52%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (65.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 40 (65.57%) Source Code Analysis
4 26 (42.62%) Open Source
5 15 (24.59%) Static Code Analysis
5 15 (24.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (22.95%) Information Security
7 13 (21.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 12 (19.67%) Social Engineering
9 9 (14.75%) OWASP
10 6 (9.84%) SIEM
11 5 (8.20%) Secure Coding
11 5 (8.20%) Security Testing
12 4 (6.56%) Actionable Insight
12 4 (6.56%) Reverse Engineering
13 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
14 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
14 2 (3.28%) ERP
14 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) C
1 50 (81.97%) C++
2 49 (80.33%) Python
3 41 (67.21%) Java
4 11 (18.03%) Perl
5 10 (16.39%) C#
5 10 (16.39%) Ruby
6 9 (14.75%) Objective-C
6 9 (14.75%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (88.52%) Security Cleared
2 43 (70.49%) DV Cleared
3 20 (32.79%) CREST Certified
4 15 (24.59%) CEH
4 15 (24.59%) OSCP
5 13 (21.31%) GPEN
6 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.20%) CHECK Team Leader
7 5 (8.20%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (3.28%) Degree
9 1 (1.64%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (1.64%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 61 (100.00%) Nessus
2 54 (88.52%) Nmap
3 2 (3.28%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.64%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Qualys
1 2 (3.28%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Coverity
2 1 (1.64%) Rapid7
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