Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 757 812
Rank change year-on-year +72 +55 0
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 44 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.062% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 43
London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £39,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £110,500 £86,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -23.08%

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 10,093 13,002 14,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.97% 19.58% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,027 10,294 11,849
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +14 2 £71,250 +35.71% 4
West London +10 2 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 42 (95.45%) Nessus
1 42 (95.45%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (84.09%) Linux
3 35 (79.55%) Kali Linux
4 34 (77.27%) Nmap
5 28 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (47.73%) Python
7 19 (43.18%) Java
8 18 (40.91%) Go
8 18 (40.91%) SDLC
9 17 (38.64%) Security Testing
9 17 (38.64%) Finance
10 16 (36.36%) Security Operations
11 15 (34.09%) Sysdig
11 15 (34.09%) Snyk
11 15 (34.09%) SAML
11 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
11 15 (34.09%) C++
11 15 (34.09%) Wireshark
11 15 (34.09%) Qualys
11 15 (34.09%) OAuth
11 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
11 15 (34.09%) OpenID
11 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (34.09%) GCP
11 15 (34.09%) Kubernetes
11 15 (34.09%) SonarQube
12 14 (31.82%) GitLab
13 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Identification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) GCP
2 8 (18.18%) AWS
3 5 (11.36%) Azure
4 4 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Wireshark
2 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 10 (22.73%) Firewall
4 9 (20.45%) HTTP
5 7 (15.91%) HTTPS
5 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (15.91%) IPsec
6 4 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (4.55%) DNS
7 2 (4.55%) SMTP
8 1 (2.27%) SAN
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
1 15 (34.09%) Snyk
1 15 (34.09%) SonarQube
2 14 (31.82%) GitLab
3 11 (25.00%) Burp Suite
4 1 (2.27%) AppScan
4 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.27%) Cobertura
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
1 11 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (25.00%) Tester
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Tester
3 8 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) SIEM Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) OAuth
1 15 (34.09%) OpenID
1 15 (34.09%) SAML
2 8 (18.18%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (18.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 8 (18.18%) PKI
3 6 (13.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Linux
2 35 (79.55%) Kali Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (15.91%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (40.91%) SDLC
4 17 (38.64%) Security Testing
5 16 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Identification
7 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (27.27%) DevSecOps
9 11 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (22.73%) SIEM
10 10 (22.73%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (20.45%) Threat Modelling
12 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 8 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (18.18%) Secure Coding
12 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.91%) Analytics
13 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Python
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) Go
4 15 (34.09%) C++
4 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.82%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) PhD
2 5 (11.36%) CREST Certified
2 5 (11.36%) GIAC
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) CSSLP
3 3 (6.82%) OSCP
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) GCIH
4 2 (4.55%) GSEC
4 2 (4.55%) SANS
5 1 (2.27%) CEH
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 42 (95.45%) Nessus
2 34 (77.27%) Nmap
3 15 (34.09%) Kubernetes
3 15 (34.09%) Sysdig
4 4 (9.09%) Mesos
4 4 (9.09%) Rancher
5 3 (6.82%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (6.82%) Terraform
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.27%) Puppet
6 1 (2.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Qualys
2 8 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.27%) AlienVault
4 1 (2.27%) Darktrace
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk