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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank 952 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSSTMM 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 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 April 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
(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
London - 4 £65,000 - 1
England - 4 £65,000 - 2

OSSTMM
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Social Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Identity Access Management

OSSTMM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Social Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) VB
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago