Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Rapid7 Metasploit
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 336 323
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Metasploit 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.061% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.39% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.79% +150.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £41,875 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +62.50% -11.11%

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 1914 1814 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.99% 15.72% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1531 1555
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Metasploit in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 18 November 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
Staffordshire +20 7 £37,500 -34.78%
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £70,000 -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (90.00%) Sourcefire
1 9 (90.00%) Snort
1 9 (90.00%) Nessus
1 9 (90.00%) Threat Detection
2 1 (10.00%) NIST 800
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) OAuth
2 1 (10.00%) OWASP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (10.00%) GDB
1 1 (10.00%) sqlmap
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
1 9 (90.00%) Security Consultant
1 9 (90.00%) Sourcefire Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
1 1 (10.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Threat Detection
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) OWASP
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) SABSA
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Snort
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Sourcefire