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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 439 436 445
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 1 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-48.71% +14.70%
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
3433 3055 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.59% 13.84% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2866 2662 2801
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 November 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
(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 +11 1 £25,000 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
2 4 (80.00%) Imperva
2 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Sophos
2 4 (80.00%) Snort
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Nmap
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) OSCE

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) OSCP
1 2 (40.00%) OSCE
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (40.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Snort
1 4 (80.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sophos
1 4 (80.00%) Imperva
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Coverity