The table below looks at the statistics for OSSTMM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSTMM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank 887 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSSTMM 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £85,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

OSSTMM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OSSTMM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSSTMM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSTMM within the UK.

OSSTMM Salary Trend in the UK

OSSTMM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSSTMM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 within the UK.

OSSTMM Salary Histogram in the UK

OSSTMM
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSTMM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 5 £85,000 -
England - 5 £85,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £85,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -

OSSTMM
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSTMM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSTMM.

1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) ISACA
2 4 (80.00%) GWAPT
2 4 (80.00%) GPEN
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management

OSSTMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSTMM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSTMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Security Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Assurance Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) ISACA
1 4 (80.00%) GWAPT
1 4 (80.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP