The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 853 885 859
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -26
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 49 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.045% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 9
Average salary £37,500 £50,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.74% +48.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18608 18977 16133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.07% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15662 16072 13855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Metasploit
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit within the UK.

Metasploit Salary Trend in the UK

Metasploit
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Metasploit over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in the UK

Metasploit
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
England +7 37 £37,500 -25.74% 7
Yorkshire +20 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North Yorkshire - 13 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 12 - -
Belfast - 12 - -
Northern Ireland - 12 - -
South East +9 9 £37,500 +33.92% 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £37,500 -
Warrington - 5 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 5 £42,500 -
North West - 5 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +7 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Leeds - 4 £35,000 - 1
London -15 2 £47,500 -29.62% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
South West -4 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Malvern - 1 £80,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £37,500 -

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 58 (75.32%) Penetration Testing
2 50 (64.94%) Nessus
3 42 (54.55%) Network Security
4 31 (40.26%) Firewall
5 30 (38.96%) Python
6 23 (29.87%) Java
7 22 (28.57%) Cisco
7 22 (28.57%) Nmap
7 22 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 20 (25.97%) Linux
8 20 (25.97%) Risk Management
9 19 (24.68%) Perl
9 19 (24.68%) Information Security
10 17 (22.08%) PHP
10 17 (22.08%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (20.78%) Windows
11 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
12 15 (19.48%) C++
13 14 (18.18%) CORE IMPACT
14 13 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (16.88%) Rapid7
14 13 (16.88%) C
14 13 (16.88%) Fortinet
15 12 (15.58%) Wireshark
15 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
15 12 (15.58%) Wireless
15 12 (15.58%) Open Source
16 11 (14.29%) Degree
17 10 (12.99%) Ruby

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (54.55%) Network Security
2 31 (40.26%) Firewall
3 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (15.58%) Wireless
5 12 (15.58%) Wireshark
6 9 (11.69%) LAN
7 7 (9.09%) VoIP
7 7 (9.09%) WAN
8 6 (7.79%) VPN
9 5 (6.49%) Broadband
10 2 (2.60%) tcpdump
11 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Maven
1 3 (3.90%) Selenium
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.90%) Capybara
1 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.90%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (3.90%) Ant
2 2 (2.60%) AppScan
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Network Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Tester
4 17 (22.08%) Penetration Tester
5 15 (19.48%) Analyst
6 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
6 13 (16.88%) Security Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Security Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) Graduate
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Ethical Hacker
11 3 (3.90%) Software Development Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Development Engineer
12 2 (2.60%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) XML
1 8 (10.39%) JSON
2 4 (5.19%) JSP
3 3 (3.90%) SOAP
3 3 (3.90%) RESTful
3 3 (3.90%) Spring
4 2 (2.60%) Ajax
4 2 (2.60%) REST
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (7.79%) RMADS
4 4 (5.19%) CESG
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) VxWorks
4 5 (6.49%) UNIX
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (25.97%) Risk Management
3 19 (24.68%) Information Security
4 17 (22.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (16.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (15.58%) Open Source
7 10 (12.99%) Database Security
7 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.69%) Cyber Security
8 9 (11.69%) Social Engineering
9 7 (9.09%) Computer Security
9 7 (9.09%) OWASP
10 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.19%) SDLC
12 3 (3.90%) DevOps
12 3 (3.90%) BDD
12 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Python
2 23 (29.87%) Java
3 19 (24.68%) Perl
4 17 (22.08%) PHP
5 15 (19.48%) C++
6 13 (16.88%) C
7 10 (12.99%) Ruby
8 7 (9.09%) SQL
9 6 (7.79%) C#
10 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) Degree
3 10 (12.99%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) CEH
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (11.69%) CCIE
5 7 (9.09%) CCNP
5 7 (9.09%) CCNA
5 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) CISSP
7 3 (3.90%) GIAC
7 3 (3.90%) GPEN
8 2 (2.60%) GCIA
8 2 (2.60%) GCIH
8 2 (2.60%) CISM
8 2 (2.60%) CHFI
9 1 (1.30%) EnCE
9 1 (1.30%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) JSP 440
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.60%) FISMA
4 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Xen
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.90%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 50 (64.94%) Nessus
2 22 (28.57%) Nmap
3 14 (18.18%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Cisco
2 13 (16.88%) Fortinet
2 13 (16.88%) Rapid7
3 8 (10.39%) Juniper
4 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.79%) Citrix
5 6 (7.79%) Acunetix
6 4 (5.19%) Splunk
7 3 (3.90%) VMware
8 2 (2.60%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.60%) Symantec
8 2 (2.60%) McAfee
8 2 (2.60%) Sophos
8 2 (2.60%) Websense
8 2 (2.60%) Coverity
8 2 (2.60%) Imperva
8 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.60%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Google
9 1 (1.30%) Brocade
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