The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 239 238 221
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.017% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.097% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £38,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +17.64%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1085 1036 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.11% 17.53% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 950 900 729
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the South West region.

Metasploit Salary Trend in the South West

Metasploit
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Wiltshire - 2 £38,500 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Nmap
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco