The table below looks at the statistics for OSSTMM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSTMM over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank 859 950 -
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -
Permanent jobs citing OSSTMM 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.001% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.001% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary - - -
OSSTMM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75295 88701 92668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.12% 87.44% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62596 74112 76839
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OSSTMM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing OSSTMM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OSSTMM Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSSTMM
Salary Trend in England

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

OSSTMM Salary Trend in England

OSSTMM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSTMM within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London - 2 £70,000 -
OSSTMM
UK

OSSTMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing OSSTMM 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 England region with a requirement for OSSTMM.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Social Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) X.509
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

OSSTMM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AppScan
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Social Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) ECSA
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) GPEN
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
1 1 (33.33%) WebInspect