Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 743 772 792
Rank change year-on-year +29 +20 +65
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 35 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.077% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 18
London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,275 £41,250 £45,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £82,500 £85,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -25.93% +33.53%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,186 13,917 13,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.31% 19.91% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,534 11,386 11,714
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Metasploit in London

Metasploit
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in London

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Metasploit in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Metasploit in London

Metasploit
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Central London +3 5 £52,500 -12.50% 1
North London +14 4 £36,500 -14.12% 1
West London +13 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1
East London - 1 £56,000 - 2
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 29 (82.86%) SIEM
2 28 (80.00%) Nessus
3 27 (77.14%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (68.57%) Splunk
5 23 (65.71%) Kali Linux
6 22 (62.86%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (60.00%) Qualys
8 20 (57.14%) Firewall
9 19 (54.29%) Management Information System
9 19 (54.29%) Python
9 19 (54.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (54.29%) QRadar
10 17 (48.57%) Nexpose
10 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
10 17 (48.57%) Cisco
11 16 (45.71%) Palo Alto
12 15 (42.86%) LogRhythm
13 14 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
13 14 (40.00%) Patch Management
13 14 (40.00%) CISSP
13 14 (40.00%) Information Security
13 14 (40.00%) CEH
14 13 (37.14%) Digital Forensics
14 13 (37.14%) C++
15 12 (34.29%) Windows
15 12 (34.29%) Linux
15 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
15 12 (34.29%) ArcSight
15 12 (34.29%) Snort
16 11 (31.43%) Nmap

Metasploit
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.57%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.71%) Office 365
4 2 (5.71%) OpenDNS
4 2 (5.71%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security
4 6 (17.14%) Wireless
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (14.29%) DKIM
5 5 (14.29%) DMARC
5 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
6 3 (8.57%) WAN
7 2 (5.71%) BGP
7 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.71%) OSPF
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.86%) AppScan
2 1 (2.86%) Paros
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Security Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Malware Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) SIEM Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Junior
5 4 (11.43%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Junior Tester
6 2 (5.71%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (14.29%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) BYOD
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Kali Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) VMS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) SIEM
2 27 (77.14%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (62.86%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (54.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 14 (40.00%) Information Security
5 14 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
5 14 (40.00%) Patch Management
6 13 (37.14%) Digital Forensics
7 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (28.57%) Security Operations
9 9 (25.71%) Case Management
9 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
10 8 (22.86%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
10 8 (22.86%) Open Source
11 6 (17.14%) Data Encryption
11 6 (17.14%) Security Management
12 5 (14.29%) Information Security Management
12 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
3 13 (37.14%) C++
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) C
5 9 (25.71%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) VB
6 4 (11.43%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) CEH
1 14 (40.00%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) GIAC
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) OSCP
3 9 (25.71%) SANS
4 8 (22.86%) GCIH
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) GPEN
5 5 (14.29%) OSCE
6 4 (11.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (11.43%) CCSP
6 4 (11.43%) CHFI
6 4 (11.43%) ECIH
7 3 (8.57%) GCIA
7 3 (8.57%) GSEC
8 2 (5.71%) CISA
8 2 (5.71%) GSNA
9 1 (2.86%) CISM
9 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) GDPR
3 3 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Snort
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) KVM
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (80.00%) Nessus
2 19 (54.29%) QRadar
3 17 (48.57%) Nexpose
4 11 (31.43%) EnCase
4 11 (31.43%) Nmap
4 11 (31.43%) Suricata
5 10 (28.57%) OpenVAS
6 9 (25.71%) FTK
7 6 (17.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (14.29%) SCCM
8 5 (14.29%) SCOM
9 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
9 1 (2.86%) HP Fortify
9 1 (2.86%) Nagios
9 1 (2.86%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Splunk
2 21 (60.00%) Qualys
3 17 (48.57%) Cisco
4 16 (45.71%) Palo Alto
5 15 (42.86%) LogRhythm
6 12 (34.29%) ArcSight
6 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
7 11 (31.43%) CyberArk
7 11 (31.43%) Symantec
8 10 (28.57%) Forcepoint
9 9 (25.71%) Bomgar
9 9 (25.71%) FireEye
9 9 (25.71%) Google
9 9 (25.71%) IBM
9 9 (25.71%) McAfee
9 9 (25.71%) NetWitness
9 9 (25.71%) ServiceNow
9 9 (25.71%) Thycotic
9 9 (25.71%) Trend Micro
10 7 (20.00%) AlienVault