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

Rapid7 Metasploit
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 421 455
Rank change year-on-year +32 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 7 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.14% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.80% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 5
Median salary £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.82% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £73,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +6.81% +18.27%  

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 2882 3392 3643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.22% 17.42% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2526 3088 3089
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 -2 6 £67,500 +86.20% 2
Berkshire +33 1 £62,500 +47.05%
Metasploit
England

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

1 15 (93.75%) Nessus
1 15 (93.75%) Nmap
1 15 (93.75%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Python
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) VxWorks
3 13 (81.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (81.25%) Source Code Analysis
4 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
5 9 (56.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (43.75%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (43.75%) Secure Coding
8 6 (37.50%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Open Source
9 3 (18.75%) OWASP
9 3 (18.75%) LTE
9 3 (18.75%) Broadband
9 3 (18.75%) Perl
10 2 (12.50%) Information Security
10 2 (12.50%) CEH
10 2 (12.50%) Ruby

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Broadband
1 3 (18.75%) LTE
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Security Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Security Consultant
3 7 (43.75%) Tester
4 6 (37.50%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (37.50%) Security Tester
5 5 (31.25%) Analyst
5 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
5 5 (31.25%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (25.00%) Senior Tester
7 3 (18.75%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (18.75%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) VxWorks
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
4 1 (6.25%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (81.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (81.25%) Source Code Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (43.75%) Reverse Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) Secure Coding
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) OWASP
6 3 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
8 1 (6.25%) Logistics
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
1 14 (87.50%) C++
1 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 2 (12.50%) OSCP
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Scheme
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) Nessus
1 15 (93.75%) Nmap
2 1 (6.25%) Core Impact
2 1 (6.25%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Coverity
1 1 (6.25%) Qualys
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