The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 825 918
Rank change year-on-year +3 +93  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 22 93 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.095% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.52% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 83 29
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +18.27%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15831 17812 16381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.74% 18.20% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13475 15375 13837
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Metasploit
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in England

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Metasploit in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Metasploit in England

Metasploit
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
South East +42 6 £67,500 +58.82% 2
London +19 6 £69,000 +6.15% 4
South West - 5 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +31 2 £38,750 -27.90%
North West - 2 £53,750 -
East of England +17 1 £55,000 +8.80%
Metasploit
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 36 (75.00%) Nessus
2 31 (64.58%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 24 (50.00%) C++
5 24 (50.00%) Windows
6 23 (47.92%) Java
7 22 (45.83%) Ethical Hacking
8 19 (39.58%) Linux
8 19 (39.58%) Python
8 19 (39.58%) Nmap
9 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 18 (37.50%) C
9 18 (37.50%) Finance
10 17 (35.42%) CREST Certified
11 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
12 15 (31.25%) Information Security
13 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
14 13 (27.08%) VxWorks
14 13 (27.08%) Source Code Analysis
15 12 (25.00%) Burp Suite
15 12 (25.00%) Wireless
15 12 (25.00%) OWASP
15 12 (25.00%) CEH
16 11 (22.92%) Reverse Engineering
16 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
16 11 (22.92%) Firewall
17 10 (20.83%) Network Security
17 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
18 9 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Metasploit
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Wireless
2 11 (22.92%) Firewall
3 10 (20.83%) Network Security
4 6 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 4 (8.33%) Wireless Security
6 3 (6.25%) Broadband
6 3 (6.25%) LTE
7 1 (2.08%) BGP
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) IPsec
7 1 (2.08%) OSPF
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (6.25%) sqlmap
3 2 (4.17%) AppScan
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Tester
2 19 (39.58%) Penetration Tester
3 13 (27.08%) Consultant
3 13 (27.08%) Security Consultant
4 12 (25.00%) Security Tester
5 10 (20.83%) Security Penetration Tester
6 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 8 (16.67%) Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Security Analyst
7 8 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
8 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Applications Tester
9 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Senior Tester
10 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (6.25%) Risk Manager
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.08%) CGI
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.42%) iPad
6 4 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (6.25%) CESG
8 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (2.08%) iPhone
9 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) VxWorks
4 7 (14.58%) Kali Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Unix
6 3 (6.25%) Android
6 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.17%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (45.83%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (31.25%) Information Security
6 13 (27.08%) Source Code Analysis
7 12 (25.00%) OWASP
8 11 (22.92%) Reverse Engineering
8 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) Cryptography
10 7 (14.58%) Open Source
10 7 (14.58%) Secure Coding
10 7 (14.58%) Social Engineering
11 5 (10.42%) Security Architecture
11 5 (10.42%) SIEM
12 4 (8.33%) Forensic Analysis
12 4 (8.33%) Project Management
12 4 (8.33%) Security Operations
12 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) C++
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 19 (39.58%) Python
4 18 (37.50%) C
5 9 (18.75%) C#
5 9 (18.75%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.33%) Perl
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) CREST Certified
3 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 12 (25.00%) CEH
5 9 (18.75%) GIAC
6 8 (16.67%) CISSP
6 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.58%) Degree
7 7 (14.58%) SANS
8 6 (12.50%) OSCP
9 5 (10.42%) CHECK Team Leader
9 5 (10.42%) CISA
10 4 (8.33%) CISM
10 4 (8.33%) GPEN
11 3 (6.25%) CCNA
11 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (6.25%) EC-Council LPT
11 3 (6.25%) ECSA
11 3 (6.25%) EnCE
11 3 (6.25%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 36 (75.00%) Nessus
2 19 (39.58%) Nmap
3 5 (10.42%) Core Impact
4 4 (8.33%) EnCase
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (2.08%) HP Fortify
5 1 (2.08%) Nexpose
5 1 (2.08%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
2 3 (6.25%) Juniper
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Nokia
3 2 (4.17%) Coverity
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
3 2 (4.17%) Qualys
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Sourcefire
3 2 (4.17%) Veracode
4 1 (2.08%) AlienVault
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.08%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.08%) Sophos
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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