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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing OSSTMM 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
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
87040 89452 89596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72221 73471 71288
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP

OSSTMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH