Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > South East
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 552 533 601
Rank change year-on-year -19 +68 +58
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 5 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.016% 0.095% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.076% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 25
South East median annual salary - £87,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +105.88% -18.07%
England median annual salary £50,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.93% +22.73% +33.33%

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 6,548 5,596 7,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.82% 17.78% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,633 4,835 6,484
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,633
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.86% +3.63%

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 17 February 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
Thames Valley -14 5 - -
Oxfordshire -35 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing Metasploit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Codenomicon
2 4 (80.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (80.00%) Nessus
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) VxWorks
2 4 (80.00%) Nmap
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (20.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (20.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Research Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Security Researcher
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Researcher
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) VxWorks
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
1 4 (80.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Codenomicon