The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Metasploit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
South East / Berkshire
Rank 176 210 231
Rank change year-on-year +34 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% 0.14% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 1.13% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £62,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.05% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,775 £46,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% +13.49%  

Metasploit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 646 620 645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.24% 12.53% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 532 535 506
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £40,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Metasploit as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Metasploit in Berkshire

Metasploit
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in Berkshire

Metasploit
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Reading +32 1 £62,500 +47.05%
Metasploit
South East

Metasploit
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Core Impact
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) KNOPPIX
2 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap