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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 604 686
Rank change year-on-year +6 +82  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 17 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.070% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.36% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 2
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £49,100 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £61,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year -38.77% +63.33%  

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7808 7799 7614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 21.32% 19.49% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6264 6840 6390
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Metasploit in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 20 (90.91%) Nessus
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) Wireless
3 17 (77.27%) CEH
4 16 (72.73%) Nmap
4 16 (72.73%) GIAC
4 16 (72.73%) Linux
4 16 (72.73%) Open Source
4 16 (72.73%) Kali Linux
5 15 (68.18%) SIEM
5 15 (68.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (68.18%) Network Security
5 15 (68.18%) Internet
6 13 (59.09%) DNS
6 13 (59.09%) Snort
6 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
6 13 (59.09%) Analytics
7 12 (54.55%) Palo Alto
7 12 (54.55%) CyberArk
7 12 (54.55%) LogRhythm
7 12 (54.55%) Rapid7
7 12 (54.55%) Qualys
7 12 (54.55%) GSEC
7 12 (54.55%) SSL
7 12 (54.55%) Cisco
7 12 (54.55%) Symantec
7 12 (54.55%) DHCP
7 12 (54.55%) Sophos
7 12 (54.55%) BGP
7 12 (54.55%) Nexpose

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) Wireless
3 15 (68.18%) Internet
3 15 (68.18%) Network Security
4 13 (59.09%) DNS
5 12 (54.55%) BGP
5 12 (54.55%) DHCP
5 12 (54.55%) SSL
6 11 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 11 (50.00%) IPsec
6 11 (50.00%) OSPF
6 11 (50.00%) VPN
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless Security
8 3 (13.64%) VoIP
8 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.55%) HTTP
9 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) AppScan
1 4 (18.18%) Burp Suite
2 3 (13.64%) Paros
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Kali Linux
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Open Source
2 15 (68.18%) SIEM
2 15 (68.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (59.09%) Analytics
4 12 (54.55%) Forensic Analysis
5 11 (50.00%) Network Management
6 10 (45.45%) Information Security
7 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
7 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (27.27%) OWASP
8 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
8 6 (27.27%) Validation
9 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Project Management
9 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 3 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) Social Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) CEH
2 16 (72.73%) GIAC
3 12 (54.55%) GSEC
4 8 (36.36%) CISA
5 7 (31.82%) CISM
5 7 (31.82%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) GPEN
7 3 (13.64%) CCNA
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) CREST Certified
7 3 (13.64%) GCIH
7 3 (13.64%) GWAPT
7 3 (13.64%) OSCE
7 3 (13.64%) OSCP
7 3 (13.64%) SANS
8 2 (9.09%) CISMP
8 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Snort
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) Nessus
2 16 (72.73%) Nmap
3 12 (54.55%) EnCase
3 12 (54.55%) Nexpose
4 3 (13.64%) HP Fortify
4 3 (13.64%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) AlienVault
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
1 12 (54.55%) CyberArk
1 12 (54.55%) LogRhythm
1 12 (54.55%) Palo Alto
1 12 (54.55%) Qualys
1 12 (54.55%) Rapid7
1 12 (54.55%) Sophos
1 12 (54.55%) Symantec
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Proofpoint
3 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.55%) Veracode
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago