Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 802 802
Rank change year-on-year +49 0 +108
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 47 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.068% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 36
London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £42,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,875 £83,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -23.08% +62.50%

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 13,143 15,073 14,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.63% 20.17% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10,452 11,990 12,746
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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -9 7 £52,500 -25.00% 1
North London +13 3 £36,500 -14.12% 1
West London +17 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 34 (72.34%) Penetration Testing
1 34 (72.34%) SIEM
2 30 (63.83%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (63.83%) Nessus
3 28 (59.57%) Kali Linux
4 27 (57.45%) CEH
5 24 (51.06%) Splunk
6 23 (48.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (48.94%) Firewall
7 21 (44.68%) CISSP
7 21 (44.68%) Qualys
8 20 (42.55%) QRadar
9 19 (40.43%) OSCP
9 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
10 17 (36.17%) Information Security
10 17 (36.17%) Python
10 17 (36.17%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (34.04%) Nmap
11 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
11 16 (34.04%) Cisco
11 16 (34.04%) LogRhythm
12 15 (31.91%) Nexpose
12 15 (31.91%) Windows
12 15 (31.91%) Linux
13 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 14 (29.79%) Palo Alto
13 14 (29.79%) Malware Analysis
14 13 (27.66%) SQL
14 13 (27.66%) Digital Forensics
15 12 (25.53%) Open Source

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 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.38%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.26%) Office 365
4 2 (4.26%) OpenDNS
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) Wireless
3 9 (19.15%) Wireshark
4 8 (17.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (14.89%) Network Security
5 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (10.64%) DKIM
6 5 (10.64%) DMARC
7 3 (6.38%) BGP
7 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (6.38%) LAN
7 3 (6.38%) OSPF
7 3 (6.38%) WAN
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.13%) Internet
9 1 (2.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Burp Suite
2 2 (4.26%) Paros
3 1 (2.13%) AppScan
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Security Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Penetration Tester
2 9 (19.15%) Security Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Tester
3 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Malware Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) SIEM Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) CISSP Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Penetration Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Tester
6 3 (6.38%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (10.64%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.89%) Fintech
4 6 (12.77%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (10.64%) BYOD
6 1 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Kali Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) VMS
4 5 (10.64%) Unix
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) Android
6 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Penetration Testing
1 34 (72.34%) SIEM
2 30 (63.83%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (48.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (36.17%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (36.17%) Information Security
5 14 (29.79%) Malware Analysis
5 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (27.66%) Digital Forensics
7 12 (25.53%) Open Source
7 12 (25.53%) Patch Management
8 10 (21.28%) Security Operations
9 8 (17.02%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
9 8 (17.02%) Security Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Case Management
10 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
10 7 (14.89%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (12.77%) Data Encryption
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Python
2 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) C
5 7 (14.89%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) CEH
2 21 (44.68%) CISSP
3 19 (40.43%) OSCP
4 12 (25.53%) GIAC
5 10 (21.28%) GCIH
6 9 (19.15%) Degree
7 8 (17.02%) CREST Certified
8 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (14.89%) OSCE
8 7 (14.89%) SANS
9 6 (12.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (12.77%) CCSP
9 6 (12.77%) CHFI
9 6 (12.77%) ECIH
10 4 (8.51%) CISA
10 4 (8.51%) GPEN
10 4 (8.51%) GSEC
11 3 (6.38%) CISM
11 3 (6.38%) GCIA
12 2 (4.26%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) GDPR
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.13%) FINRA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Snort
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.64%) KVM
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (63.83%) Nessus
2 20 (42.55%) QRadar
3 16 (34.04%) Nmap
4 15 (31.91%) Nexpose
5 12 (25.53%) OpenVAS
6 10 (21.28%) EnCase
6 10 (21.28%) Suricata
7 7 (14.89%) FTK
8 6 (12.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (10.64%) SCCM
9 5 (10.64%) SCOM
10 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
10 1 (2.13%) HP Fortify
10 1 (2.13%) Nagios
10 1 (2.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Splunk
2 21 (44.68%) Qualys
3 16 (34.04%) Cisco
3 16 (34.04%) LogRhythm
4 14 (29.79%) Palo Alto
5 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
6 10 (21.28%) AlienVault
6 10 (21.28%) ArcSight
6 10 (21.28%) CyberArk
6 10 (21.28%) Symantec
7 8 (17.02%) Forcepoint
7 8 (17.02%) Rapid7
8 7 (14.89%) Bomgar
8 7 (14.89%) FireEye
8 7 (14.89%) Google
8 7 (14.89%) IBM
8 7 (14.89%) McAfee
8 7 (14.89%) NetWitness
8 7 (14.89%) ServiceNow
8 7 (14.89%) Trend Micro