Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Rapid7 Metasploit
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 133 149
Rank change year-on-year -29 +16 +27
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 11 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.37% 1.49% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 6.75% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 19
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £85,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.12% +126.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £53,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £110,000 £55,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £72,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -34.48% +81.25% +42.86%

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 709 637 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.56% 22.00% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 599 560 473
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £32,400 £30,500 £28,750
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 20 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
Oxford +2 6 £47,500 - 2
Banbury -4 1 - -
Metasploit
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 11 (100.00%) Nessus
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (72.73%) OWASP
2 8 (72.73%) SaaS
2 8 (72.73%) OSCP
2 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
2 8 (72.73%) Social Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Cyber Scheme
2 8 (72.73%) CHECK Team Member
2 8 (72.73%) CREST Certified
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) CEH
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Nmap
3 6 (54.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (45.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (45.45%) Tigerscheme
4 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
4 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 8 (72.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Research Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Researcher
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
3 3 (27.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) OWASP
2 8 (72.73%) Social Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Logistics
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) CEH
2 8 (72.73%) CHECK Team Member
2 8 (72.73%) CREST Certified
2 8 (72.73%) Cyber Scheme
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) OSCP
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Tigerscheme
4 3 (27.27%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (27.27%) DBS Check
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (45.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (9.09%) IASME
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Nessus
2 6 (54.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Codenomicon