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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank 906 - -
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 0.006% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
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
86284 94752 102175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 77013 83070
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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
London - 5 £60,000 -
England - 5 £60,000 -

OSSTMM
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Social Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture

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 5 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) VB