The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 825 919 952
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +33
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 90 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.041% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 29 34
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -16.66%

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
17774 18580 19464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 16.75% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15423 15582 16492
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 June 2016 within the UK.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in the UK

Metasploit
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +110 81 £57,500 +53.33% 10
South East +78 37 £58,750 +56.66% 6
London +59 29 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Oxfordshire +1 24 £70,000 +86.66% 3
Berkshire - 9 £57,500 - 1
Reading - 9 £57,500 -
Banbury - 8 £33,750 - 2
Cheshire +38 6 £45,000 +5.88%
North West +21 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Warrington +18 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire - 4 £71,250 - 1
South West +17 3 £40,000 -
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £72,500 - 1
Yorkshire +12 2 - -
North Yorkshire +10 2 - -
West Midlands -11 2 - -
East of England - 2 £58,425 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
York - 2 - -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Norwich - 1 £49,350 -
Norfolk - 1 £49,350 -
Suffolk - 1 £67,500 -

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing Metasploit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 151 (81.62%) Nessus
2 131 (70.81%) Penetration Testing
3 124 (67.03%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (47.03%) Nmap
5 82 (44.32%) Security Cleared
5 82 (44.32%) Linux
6 79 (42.70%) Java
7 78 (42.16%) Burp Suite
8 77 (41.62%) Ethical Hacking
9 74 (40.00%) C++
10 70 (37.84%) Security Testing
11 69 (37.30%) CREST Certified
12 67 (36.22%) Python
13 66 (35.68%) Mobile App
14 61 (32.97%) Windows
14 61 (32.97%) DV Cleared
15 60 (32.43%) Firewall
16 59 (31.89%) C
17 57 (30.81%) Kali Linux
18 52 (28.11%) CEH
19 48 (25.95%) Information Security
20 43 (23.24%) CISSP
21 40 (21.62%) VxWorks
22 38 (20.54%) SC Cleared
23 37 (20.00%) Finance
24 36 (19.46%) Wireless
25 35 (18.92%) CHECK Team Member
25 35 (18.92%) Source Code Analysis
26 34 (18.38%) CHECK Team Leader
26 34 (18.38%) Telecoms

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (32.43%) Firewall
2 36 (19.46%) Wireless
3 23 (12.43%) Wireshark
4 17 (9.19%) Network Security
5 10 (5.41%) Broadband
5 10 (5.41%) tcpdump
6 9 (4.86%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (3.78%) HTTP
8 6 (3.24%) DNS
8 6 (3.24%) LAN
8 6 (3.24%) WAN
9 5 (2.70%) Internet
9 5 (2.70%) LTE
10 3 (1.62%) BGP
10 3 (1.62%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.62%) MPLS
10 3 (1.62%) OSPF
10 3 (1.62%) VoIP
11 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 78 (42.16%) Burp Suite
2 16 (8.65%) AppScan
3 11 (5.95%) sqlmap
4 3 (1.62%) Paros
5 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 37 (20.00%) Finance
2 34 (18.38%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.41%) Law
4 7 (3.78%) Banking
5 3 (1.62%) Electronics
5 3 (1.62%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Automotive
6 2 (1.08%) Back Office
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (35.14%) Tester
2 64 (34.59%) Analyst
3 58 (31.35%) Penetration Tester
4 56 (30.27%) Security Analyst
5 49 (26.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 28 (15.14%) Team Leader
7 26 (14.05%) Test Team Leader
8 15 (8.11%) Security Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) Security Tester
8 15 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.95%) Consultant
9 11 (5.95%) Security Consultant
10 10 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (4.86%) Network Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Security Penetration Tester
11 9 (4.86%) Senior Tester
12 8 (4.32%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
13 7 (3.78%) Applications Tester
13 7 (3.78%) Senior Manager
13 7 (3.78%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.35%) 802.1X
2 14 (7.57%) .NET
3 11 (5.95%) HTML
4 4 (2.16%) POSIX
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.08%) Web Services
6 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.54%) Ajax
6 1 (0.54%) JSON
6 1 (0.54%) REST
6 1 (0.54%) SOAP
6 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (35.68%) Mobile App
2 32 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (12.97%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.03%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (7.03%) PKI
5 9 (4.86%) Cryptography
6 6 (3.24%) CESG
6 6 (3.24%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.24%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.08%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.08%) iPad
9 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.08%) Robotics
10 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 82 (44.32%) Linux
2 61 (32.97%) Windows
3 57 (30.81%) Kali Linux
4 40 (21.62%) VxWorks
5 15 (8.11%) Unix
6 11 (5.95%) Solaris
7 9 (4.86%) FreeBSD
7 9 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (4.86%) Windows Server
7 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.24%) Android
9 2 (1.08%) AIX
9 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.08%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (70.81%) Penetration Testing
2 124 (67.03%) Cybersecurity
3 77 (41.62%) Ethical Hacking
4 70 (37.84%) Security Testing
5 48 (25.95%) Information Security
6 35 (18.92%) Source Code Analysis
7 29 (15.68%) OWASP
8 24 (12.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 21 (11.35%) Open Source
10 20 (10.81%) SIEM
11 18 (9.73%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (8.65%) Project Management
13 14 (7.57%) ITIL
14 13 (7.03%) Security Architecture
15 11 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (5.95%) Risk Management
16 10 (5.41%) OSINT
16 10 (5.41%) Time Management
16 10 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 9 (4.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.70%) Java
2 74 (40.00%) C++
3 67 (36.22%) Python
4 59 (31.89%) C
5 33 (17.84%) C#
6 31 (16.76%) PowerShell
7 30 (16.22%) Bash Shell
8 24 (12.97%) SQL
9 22 (11.89%) Perl
10 21 (11.35%) Ruby
11 11 (5.95%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.78%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.24%) PHP
14 3 (1.62%) VB
15 1 (0.54%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (44.32%) Security Cleared
2 69 (37.30%) CREST Certified
3 61 (32.97%) DV Cleared
4 52 (28.11%) CEH
5 43 (23.24%) CISSP
6 38 (20.54%) SC Cleared
7 35 (18.92%) CHECK Team Member
8 34 (18.38%) CHECK Team Leader
9 15 (8.11%) CISM
9 15 (8.11%) Degree
10 14 (7.57%) GCIH
10 14 (7.57%) OSCP
10 14 (7.57%) SANS
11 12 (6.49%) CCNA
11 12 (6.49%) CISA
11 12 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (5.41%) CCNP
13 9 (4.86%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (4.86%) Security+ Certification
14 8 (4.32%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) QA
2 7 (3.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.54%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Snort
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 151 (81.62%) Nessus
2 87 (47.03%) Nmap
3 10 (5.41%) EnCase
4 7 (3.78%) HP Fortify
5 6 (3.24%) Nexpose
6 3 (1.62%) QRadar
6 3 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.62%) WebInspect
7 2 (1.08%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.54%) FTK
Vendors
1 28 (15.14%) Cisco
2 27 (14.59%) Juniper
3 21 (11.35%) Fortinet
3 21 (11.35%) Nokia
4 12 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.41%) IBM
6 9 (4.86%) Veracode
7 6 (3.24%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.24%) Palo Alto
7 6 (3.24%) Symantec
8 5 (2.70%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.62%) FireEye
10 3 (1.62%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.08%) HP
11 2 (1.08%) QNX
12 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 25 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago