Period
to 19 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 796 904
Rank change year-on-year +3 +108 -33
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 51 55 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.073% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.37% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 19
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,875 £83,125 £78,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +62.50% -11.11%

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 15165 14743 15912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.31% 19.53% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12066 12914 13453
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,325 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2017.

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 2017. 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 - 13 £70,000 - 1
West London +19 2 £42,500 -
North London - 2 £42,500 -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 45 (88.24%) Nessus
2 38 (74.51%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (68.63%) Information Security
4 29 (56.86%) Firewall
4 29 (56.86%) CISSP
5 26 (50.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 23 (45.10%) Kali Linux
6 23 (45.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (41.18%) Unix
7 21 (41.18%) SIEM
8 20 (39.22%) OSCP
8 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
8 20 (39.22%) Network Security
9 19 (37.25%) Linux
10 18 (35.29%) Finance
10 18 (35.29%) CEH
10 18 (35.29%) Nmap
10 18 (35.29%) CREST Certified
11 15 (29.41%) Burp Suite
11 15 (29.41%) CISA
12 14 (27.45%) CISM
12 14 (27.45%) PCI DSS
13 13 (25.49%) OWASP
13 13 (25.49%) Open Source
13 13 (25.49%) Banking
13 13 (25.49%) Windows
13 13 (25.49%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (25.49%) GPEN
14 12 (23.53%) Radware
14 12 (23.53%) Active Directory

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 2 (3.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Cloudflare
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Firewall
2 20 (39.22%) Network Security
3 11 (21.57%) Wireless
4 9 (17.65%) Internet
5 7 (13.73%) SSL
6 6 (11.76%) DHCP
6 6 (11.76%) DNS
7 5 (9.80%) BGP
7 5 (9.80%) EIGRP
7 5 (9.80%) OSPF
7 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.80%) VoIP
8 4 (7.84%) IPsec
8 4 (7.84%) VPN
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.92%) DKIM
9 2 (3.92%) DMARC
10 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.96%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Burp Suite
2 6 (11.76%) AppScan
3 5 (9.80%) Paros
4 1 (1.96%) sqlmap
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Penetration Tester
1 13 (25.49%) Security Officer
1 13 (25.49%) Tester
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Security Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Security Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Information Officer
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security Officer
5 6 (11.76%) IT Security Officer
5 6 (11.76%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.84%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (17.65%) Fintech
3 7 (13.73%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.84%) PKI
6 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.88%) iPad
7 2 (3.92%) BYOD
7 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.92%) Cybercrime
7 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Kali Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Unix
3 19 (37.25%) Linux
4 13 (25.49%) Windows
5 5 (9.80%) Android
5 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.96%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (68.63%) Information Security
3 26 (50.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 21 (41.18%) SIEM
5 13 (25.49%) Open Source
5 13 (25.49%) OWASP
5 13 (25.49%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (21.57%) DDoS Mitigation
7 10 (19.61%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (19.61%) Reverse Engineering
7 10 (19.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 9 (17.65%) Secure Coding
9 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (15.69%) Security Operations
10 7 (13.73%) Analytics
10 7 (13.73%) Compliance Audit
10 7 (13.73%) Forensic Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
10 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Python
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.69%) C++
3 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) Ruby
5 6 (11.76%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) Java
6 5 (9.80%) C
6 5 (9.80%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) CISSP
2 20 (39.22%) OSCP
3 18 (35.29%) CEH
3 18 (35.29%) CREST Certified
4 15 (29.41%) CISA
5 14 (27.45%) CISM
6 13 (25.49%) GPEN
7 10 (19.61%) GIAC
7 10 (19.61%) OSCE
8 9 (17.65%) CCNA
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (17.65%) SANS
9 8 (15.69%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) GSEC
10 7 (13.73%) SSCP
11 6 (11.76%) CCSP
12 5 (9.80%) CHECK Team Leader
12 5 (9.80%) GCIH
12 5 (9.80%) GWAPT
12 5 (9.80%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (45.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (27.45%) PCI DSS
3 10 (19.61%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) Snort
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) KVM
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (88.24%) Nessus
2 18 (35.29%) Nmap
3 10 (19.61%) Core Impact
4 9 (17.65%) Nexpose
5 7 (13.73%) EnCase
5 7 (13.73%) Suricata
6 5 (9.80%) HP Fortify
6 5 (9.80%) WebInspect
7 3 (5.88%) QRadar
8 2 (3.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (3.92%) OpenVAS
8 2 (3.92%) SCCM
8 2 (3.92%) SCOM
9 1 (1.96%) CSIRT
9 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Radware
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco
3 9 (17.65%) Rapid7
4 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
4 8 (15.69%) Qualys
5 7 (13.73%) AlienVault
5 7 (13.73%) CyberArk
5 7 (13.73%) LogRhythm
5 7 (13.73%) Sophos
5 7 (13.73%) Symantec
6 5 (9.80%) Acunetix
7 3 (5.88%) Splunk
8 2 (3.92%) Proofpoint
8 2 (3.92%) Tripwire
8 2 (3.92%) VMware
9 1 (1.96%) Darktrace