The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 110 138 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 -  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 2.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Median salary £62,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.05% -  
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,775 £46,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% +13.49%  

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 255 297 284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.48% 15.27% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 186 269 228
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Metasploit
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in Reading

Metasploit
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Core Impact
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) KNOPPIX
2 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap