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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 217 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% - 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £47,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
877 777 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.57% 14.48% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 791 678 569
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Metasploit across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Nmap
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) Nmap
2 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT