The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 241 213
Rank change year-on-year +36 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.033% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.22% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £40,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.58% -10.41%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 771 917 791
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.51% 14.92% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 662 805 700
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Metasploit
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Metasploit in the West Midlands

Metasploit
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 4 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Core Impact
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Snort
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Core Impact
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
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