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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 427 435 434
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 16 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
3491 3441 2849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.83% 15.19% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 2911 2443
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 14 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Nessus
1 18 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (88.89%) C++
2 16 (88.89%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) C
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Cyber Security
4 14 (77.78%) Python
4 14 (77.78%) VxWorks
4 14 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (77.78%) Nmap
4 14 (77.78%) DV Cleared
4 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 7 (38.89%) Broadband
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) UNIX
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) C#
8 2 (11.11%) OWASP
8 2 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Coverity
8 2 (11.11%) CORE IMPACT
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security
9 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) Broadband
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
2 17 (94.44%) Security Analyst
3 14 (77.78%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Graduate
5 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) VxWorks
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (83.33%) Cyber Security
3 14 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) OWASP
4 2 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C
1 16 (88.89%) C++
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) DV Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Nessus
2 14 (77.78%) Nmap
3 2 (11.11%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Coverity