Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 126 150
Rank change year-on-year -46 +24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 5 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 1.09% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 5.41% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 20
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £100,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.50% +150.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £53,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £110,000 £49,375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £73,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -35.59% +84.38% +8.47%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 690 536 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 22.73% 20.22% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 568 470 587
Oxfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +17.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Metasploit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Metasploit in Oxfordshire

Metasploit
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in Oxfordshire

Metasploit
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Banbury -4 2 - -
Oxford -17 1 £47,500 -
Metasploit
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) Codenomicon
2 4 (80.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) VxWorks
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) IASME
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Metasploit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Research Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Security Researcher
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Researcher
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) IASME
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Codenomicon