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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 434 431 427
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 9 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £28,000 - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3451 2860 3354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.24% 12.97% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 2452 2972
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Berkshire - 9 £28,000 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (95.65%) Nmap
3 21 (91.30%) Nessus
4 20 (86.96%) Sophos
4 20 (86.96%) Snort
4 20 (86.96%) Imperva
4 20 (86.96%) tcpdump
5 17 (73.91%) SIEM
5 17 (73.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (73.91%) Firewall
6 16 (69.57%) Windows
7 15 (65.22%) PCI DSS
7 15 (65.22%) Python
7 15 (65.22%) SQL
8 14 (60.87%) HIPAA
8 14 (60.87%) Ruby
8 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
9 13 (56.52%) Ubuntu
9 13 (56.52%) CentOS
9 13 (56.52%) Perl
9 13 (56.52%) PHP
9 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
10 12 (52.17%) CISSP
10 12 (52.17%) OSCP
10 12 (52.17%) OSCE
11 11 (47.83%) CEH
12 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
13 6 (26.09%) Juniper

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (86.96%) tcpdump
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) HTTP
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Security Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Ubuntu
3 13 (56.52%) CentOS
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 17 (73.91%) SIEM
2 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Data Security
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
1 15 (65.22%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Ruby
2 14 (60.87%) Bash Shell
3 13 (56.52%) Perl
3 13 (56.52%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Lua
4 1 (4.35%) Tcl
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CISSP
1 12 (52.17%) OSCP
1 12 (52.17%) OSCE
2 11 (47.83%) CEH
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) RHCE
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) PCI DSS
2 14 (60.87%) HIPAA
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.35%) BS25999
4 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Nmap
2 20 (86.96%) Snort
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Sophos
1 20 (86.96%) Imperva
2 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) VMware