Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 355 347
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.075% 0.024% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 5
North West median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £45,500 £36,800 £38,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £48,500 £58,250
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2838 2656 2472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.42% 21.24% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2316 2383 2173
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,563 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Metasploit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Cheshire -22 9 £48,000 +11.63%
Manchester -15 1 £70,000 +64.71%
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
1 9 (90.00%) Open Source
1 9 (90.00%) Palo Alto
2 7 (70.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CCIE
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (10.00%) Core Impact
4 1 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) Nessus
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security

Metasploit
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) OWASP
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCIE
1 7 (70.00%) CCNA
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper
1 9 (90.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (20.00%) Riverbed