The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / North West
Rank 255 - 246
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% - 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Median salary £53,750 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,550 £46,500
% change year-on-year +23.63% +8.70%  

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1252 1192 1108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.66% 21.18% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1042 978
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in the North West

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Metasploit in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Metasploit in the North West

Metasploit
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £53,750 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Core Impact
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) KNOPPIX
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Detection

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire