The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 400 462
Rank change year-on-year +25 +62  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 19 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.21% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 1.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 6
Median salary £35,000 £61,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +63.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £57,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -34.78% +53.33%  

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2896 3251 3484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.84% 17.65% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5631 6547 6521
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £31,150 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £63,750 £64,175
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Metasploit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Metasploit in the South East

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in the South East

Metasploit
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Metasploit in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Metasploit in the South East

Metasploit
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Oxfordshire +3 15 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £45,000 -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 25 (96.15%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (84.62%) Nessus
2 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 19 (73.08%) Information Security
4 16 (61.54%) Social Engineering
4 16 (61.54%) Cyber Scheme
4 16 (61.54%) CHECK Team Member
4 16 (61.54%) CREST Certified
4 16 (61.54%) Mobile App
4 16 (61.54%) Web Services
4 16 (61.54%) OWASP
4 16 (61.54%) SaaS
4 16 (61.54%) OSCP
4 16 (61.54%) Network Security
4 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) CEH
4 16 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (61.54%) Degree
4 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
5 15 (57.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (53.85%) Security Testing
6 14 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 14 (53.85%) Tigerscheme
6 14 (53.85%) Driving Licence
7 12 (46.15%) CISSP
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) Python
9 9 (34.62%) Nmap

Metasploit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (15.38%) Burp Suite
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Consultant
1 18 (69.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 18 (69.23%) Security Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
1 16 (61.54%) Mobile App
2 14 (53.85%) Driving Licence
3 6 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (15.38%) Life Science
5 3 (11.54%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) VxWorks
3 4 (15.38%) Kali Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (73.08%) Information Security
3 16 (61.54%) OWASP
3 16 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (61.54%) Social Engineering
4 15 (57.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (53.85%) Security Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (23.08%) Source Code Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) Secure Coding
9 3 (11.54%) Analytics
9 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
9 3 (11.54%) Data Security
9 3 (11.54%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (11.54%) Security Patching
9 3 (11.54%) SIEM
10 2 (7.69%) Logistics
10 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) C
2 8 (30.77%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) CEH
2 16 (61.54%) CHECK Team Member
2 16 (61.54%) CREST Certified
2 16 (61.54%) Cyber Scheme
2 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 16 (61.54%) OSCP
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Tigerscheme
4 12 (46.15%) CISSP
5 9 (34.62%) CLAS
6 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) DBS Check
8 3 (11.54%) CISM
9 2 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 22 (84.62%) Nessus
2 9 (34.62%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Codenomicon
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