Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 315 342
Rank change year-on-year +23 +27 -17
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 1 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.012% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.079% 0.56% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 4
West Midlands median annual salary - £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% -18.42%
England median annual salary £60,000 £49,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +22.45% -21.60% +56.25%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,266 1,967 1,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.69% 19.85% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,690 1,472
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Metasploit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 16 October 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
Coventry - 1 - -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Metasploit
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
1 1 (100.00%) sqlmap
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CASB
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware