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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / South East
Rank 380 427 462
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +35
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 7 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.100% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.56% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Median salary £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £30,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £75,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.52%

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
2742 3396 3590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.48% 17.84% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 3085 3092
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +1 5 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Berkshire +46 2 £68,750 +61.76% 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 29 (96.67%) Nessus
1 29 (96.67%) Nmap
2 28 (93.33%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (93.33%) C
2 28 (93.33%) C++
2 28 (93.33%) Python
3 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (86.67%) Java
4 26 (86.67%) Windows
5 25 (83.33%) Telecoms
5 25 (83.33%) VxWorks
5 25 (83.33%) DV Cleared
5 25 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 25 (83.33%) Source Code Analysis
6 20 (66.67%) Linux
7 14 (46.67%) Open Source
8 12 (40.00%) Broadband
8 12 (40.00%) LTE
8 12 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
9 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (30.00%) Finance
10 9 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (23.33%) Reverse Engineering
11 7 (23.33%) Secure Coding
12 5 (16.67%) Perl
13 4 (13.33%) Information Security
13 4 (13.33%) OSCP
13 4 (13.33%) Ruby
13 4 (13.33%) OWASP

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 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Broadband
1 12 (40.00%) LTE
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 25 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Tester
2 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) Penetration Tester
2 17 (56.67%) Security Analyst
3 16 (53.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 15 (50.00%) Security Tester
4 15 (50.00%) Senior Tester
5 14 (46.67%) Security Penetration Tester
5 14 (46.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 13 (43.33%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (43.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 12 (40.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 10 (33.33%) Consultant
8 10 (33.33%) Security Consultant
9 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (26.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) VxWorks
3 20 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.33%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 25 (83.33%) Source Code Analysis
4 14 (46.67%) Open Source
5 12 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (23.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) Secure Coding
8 4 (13.33%) Information Security
8 4 (13.33%) OWASP
9 3 (10.00%) Social Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Cyber Intelligence
10 2 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (3.33%) Logistics
11 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
11 1 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C
1 28 (93.33%) C++
1 28 (93.33%) Python
2 26 (86.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) CEH
3 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 4 (13.33%) OSCP
4 2 (6.67%) GPEN
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber Scheme
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) GIAC
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 29 (96.67%) Nessus
1 29 (96.67%) Nmap
2 1 (3.33%) Core Impact
2 1 (3.33%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Coverity
1 1 (3.33%) Qualys
1 1 (3.33%) SAP
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