Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Metasploit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Metasploit over the 6 months to 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 375 386 370
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 -
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.023% 0.043% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Central London median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -47.50% -
London median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -26.67% +7.14% +12.00%

Metasploit is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,294 2,732 2,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.83% 19.38% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,039 2,455 2,240
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,975
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +7.14%

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Metasploit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Metasploit in Central London

Metasploit
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in Central London

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Metasploit in Central London over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Metasploit in Central London

Metasploit
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 3 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Metasploit
London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, IT jobs citing Metasploit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (66.67%) GPEN
2 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 2 (66.67%) Nexpose
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Nmap
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking

Metasploit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) GPEN
1 2 (66.67%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nexpose
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap