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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 843 911 967
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +56
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 33 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.041% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 18
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £30,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +70.00%

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
17184 18737 17995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.17% 17.64% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14633 15890 15173
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,600
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in the UK

Metasploit
Top 19 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 9 December 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 +58 32 £67,500 +35.00% 3
South East +70 15 £100,000 +150.00% 1
Oxfordshire +30 13 £100,000 +150.00% 1
London +58 8 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Banbury +7 6 £100,000 +185.71%
Yorkshire +21 4 £62,500 -
Sheffield +13 4 £62,500 -
South Yorkshire +6 4 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
South West +16 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Berkshire +47 1 £75,000 -
Reading +38 1 £75,000 -
Hampshire +9 1 £75,000 -
Gloucestershire -19 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £75,000 -

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 104 (81.89%) Penetration Testing
2 92 (72.44%) Nessus
3 80 (62.99%) Linux
4 77 (60.63%) Cybersecurity
5 75 (59.06%) Python
5 75 (59.06%) C++
6 73 (57.48%) Java
7 72 (56.69%) Security Cleared
8 65 (51.18%) Nmap
9 63 (49.61%) Windows
10 59 (46.46%) CREST Certified
11 57 (44.88%) C
12 53 (41.73%) Burp Suite
13 52 (40.94%) Ethical Hacking
14 48 (37.80%) DV Cleared
15 44 (34.65%) CEH
16 42 (33.07%) Security Testing
16 42 (33.07%) Open Source
17 41 (32.28%) Mobile App
17 41 (32.28%) Telecoms
18 39 (30.71%) Information Security
18 39 (30.71%) VxWorks
18 39 (30.71%) Source Code Analysis
19 37 (29.13%) OSCP
20 36 (28.35%) Finance
20 36 (28.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 35 (27.56%) Kali Linux
22 34 (26.77%) Ruby
23 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
23 24 (18.90%) CISSP

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.11%) Wireless
2 19 (14.96%) Firewall
3 18 (14.17%) Network Security
4 15 (11.81%) Broadband
4 15 (11.81%) LTE
5 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.30%) HTTP
7 4 (3.15%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.15%) IPsec
8 1 (0.79%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.79%) DAB
8 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.79%) Internet
8 1 (0.79%) LAN
8 1 (0.79%) NFC
8 1 (0.79%) SSL
8 1 (0.79%) WAN
8 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.79%) X.509
Development Applications
1 53 (41.73%) Burp Suite
2 16 (12.60%) AppScan
3 3 (2.36%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.79%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 41 (32.28%) Telecoms
2 36 (28.35%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Back Office
4 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.57%) Automotive
6 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (45.67%) Tester
2 54 (42.52%) Penetration Tester
3 42 (33.07%) Analyst
4 41 (32.28%) Security Analyst
5 33 (25.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 28 (22.05%) Security Tester
7 24 (18.90%) Security Penetration Tester
8 22 (17.32%) Senior Tester
9 21 (16.54%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 20 (15.75%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (15.75%) Senior Security Analyst
11 19 (14.96%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
12 14 (11.02%) Consultant
12 14 (11.02%) Security Consultant
13 10 (7.87%) Team Leader
13 10 (7.87%) Test Team Leader
14 8 (6.30%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 8 (6.30%) Security Engineer
15 7 (5.51%) Applications Engineer
15 7 (5.51%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) .NET
2 13 (10.24%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.72%) 802.1X
4 5 (3.94%) HTML
5 4 (3.15%) POSIX
5 4 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.57%) Web Services
7 1 (0.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.79%) CGI
7 1 (0.79%) LAMP
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (32.28%) Mobile App
2 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.24%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (7.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.72%) Cryptography
6 6 (4.72%) iPad
7 3 (2.36%) CESG
7 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.57%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.57%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.79%) Blog
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.79%) iPhone
9 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (62.99%) Linux
2 63 (49.61%) Windows
3 39 (30.71%) VxWorks
4 35 (27.56%) Kali Linux
5 13 (10.24%) AIX
5 13 (10.24%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) Android
6 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.36%) KNOPPIX
6 3 (2.36%) Unix
7 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (81.89%) Penetration Testing
2 77 (60.63%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (40.94%) Ethical Hacking
4 42 (33.07%) Open Source
4 42 (33.07%) Security Testing
5 39 (30.71%) Information Security
5 39 (30.71%) Source Code Analysis
6 36 (28.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 23 (18.11%) OWASP
8 16 (12.60%) Social Engineering
8 16 (12.60%) Threat Modelling
9 15 (11.81%) Static Code Analysis
10 13 (10.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (6.30%) Reverse Engineering
12 8 (6.30%) SIEM
13 6 (4.72%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (4.72%) SDLC
13 6 (4.72%) Security Architecture
13 6 (4.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.06%) C++
1 75 (59.06%) Python
2 73 (57.48%) Java
3 57 (44.88%) C
4 34 (26.77%) Ruby
5 19 (14.96%) C#
6 13 (10.24%) Objective-C
6 13 (10.24%) Perl
7 12 (9.45%) SQL
8 9 (7.09%) VB
9 8 (6.30%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.94%) Scala
12 4 (3.15%) Go
12 4 (3.15%) PHP
13 2 (1.57%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (56.69%) Security Cleared
2 59 (46.46%) CREST Certified
3 48 (37.80%) DV Cleared
4 44 (34.65%) CEH
5 37 (29.13%) OSCP
6 24 (18.90%) CISSP
6 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.17%) Degree
8 17 (13.39%) CHECK Team Leader
8 17 (13.39%) CHECK Team Member
9 16 (12.60%) GPEN
10 11 (8.66%) CISA
11 6 (4.72%) GIAC
11 6 (4.72%) SANS
12 3 (2.36%) CISM
12 3 (2.36%) CLAS
13 2 (1.57%) CRISC
13 2 (1.57%) ECSA
14 1 (0.79%) EnCE
14 1 (0.79%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.57%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 92 (72.44%) Nessus
2 65 (51.18%) Nmap
3 14 (11.02%) HP Fortify
4 6 (4.72%) Core Impact
5 3 (2.36%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.79%) EnCase
6 1 (0.79%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) IBM
2 13 (10.24%) HP
3 9 (7.09%) Cognizant
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco
4 7 (5.51%) Juniper
5 6 (4.72%) Fortinet
5 6 (4.72%) Nokia
6 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.36%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.36%) Qualys
7 2 (1.57%) Coverity
7 2 (1.57%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.57%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.57%) SAP
7 2 (1.57%) Veracode
8 1 (0.79%) QNX
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