The table below looks at the statistics for OSSTMM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSTMM over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank 875 957 -
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -
Permanent jobs citing OSSTMM 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.001% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.001% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London median 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
80020 92993 98289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.55% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65997 76776 80782
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
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

The demand trend of job ads citing OSSTMM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSTMM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +74 2 £70,000 -
London - 2 £70,000 -

OSSTMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 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 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