The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / West Midlands
Rank 203 233 213
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £48,750 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.52%

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
704 862 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 14.70% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 609 755 638
Median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Metasploit Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Metasploit across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Metasploit Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Metasploit
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 4 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Core Impact
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Snort
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Core Impact
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto