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 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 - 872 895
Permanent jobs citing OSSTMM 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.001% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £125,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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