Period
to 20 October 2017

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 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 525 609
Rank change year-on-year -2 +84 +38
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 22 74 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.076% 0.21% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 1.19% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 52 22
South East median annual salary £35,000 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +75.00% +42.86%
England median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -20.00% +61.29% -13.89%

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5882 6214 7287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.40% 17.57% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5124 5507 6301
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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
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 6 months to 20 October 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
Thames Valley +4 22 £35,000 -51.72% 2
Oxfordshire -23 15 £35,000 -55.56% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (90.91%) Information Security
3 15 (68.18%) Nessus
3 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
3 15 (68.18%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (59.09%) CEH
4 13 (59.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (59.09%) Degree
4 13 (59.09%) Computer Science
4 13 (59.09%) Network Security
4 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
4 13 (59.09%) OWASP
4 13 (59.09%) SaaS
4 13 (59.09%) OSCP
4 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
4 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 13 (59.09%) CISSP
4 13 (59.09%) Social Engineering
4 13 (59.09%) Cyber Scheme
4 13 (59.09%) CHECK Team Member
4 13 (59.09%) CREST Certified
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 11 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (45.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (45.45%) Tigerscheme
7 10 (45.45%) Driving Licence
7 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (31.82%) CISM
9 7 (31.82%) SIEM

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 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Burp Suite
2 2 (9.09%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
3 3 (13.64%) Automotive
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Security Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Security Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Research Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Security Researcher
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Researcher
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Computer Science
1 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 10 (45.45%) Driving Licence
3 7 (31.82%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (18.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Kali Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (90.91%) Information Security
3 15 (68.18%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (59.09%) OWASP
4 13 (59.09%) Social Engineering
5 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (31.82%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (31.82%) Security Patching
7 7 (31.82%) SIEM
7 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
9 3 (13.64%) Analytics
9 3 (13.64%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
9 3 (13.64%) Data Security
9 3 (13.64%) Logistics
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 5 (22.73%) C
2 5 (22.73%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) CEH
2 13 (59.09%) CHECK Team Member
2 13 (59.09%) CISSP
2 13 (59.09%) CREST Certified
2 13 (59.09%) Cyber Scheme
2 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) OSCP
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Tigerscheme
4 7 (31.82%) CISM
5 6 (27.27%) CLAS
6 4 (18.18%) DBS Check
7 3 (13.64%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (45.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
4 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.55%) GDPR
5 1 (4.55%) IASME
Systems Management
1 15 (68.18%) Nessus
2 5 (22.73%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Codenomicon