The table below looks at the statistics for OSSTMM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSTMM over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank - 325 319
Permanent jobs citing OSSTMM 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.008% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.010% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £125,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
OSSTMM
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9444 9693 10412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.05% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7888 8471 9498
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OSSTMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSSTMM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OSSTMM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OSSTMM
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSTMM across the City of London region.

OSSTMM Salary Trend in the City of London