Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ModSecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ModSecurity over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ModSecurity (Modsec)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1129 1198 1191
Rank change year-on-year +69 -7 +82
Permanent jobs citing ModSecurity 6 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.007% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 15
UK median annual salary £79,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.26% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £74,250 £54,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £84,750 £61,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -8.00% +13.64%

ModSecurity is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 65,141 72,608 74,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.82% 40.17% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53,843 60,310 64,286
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

ModSecurity
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ModSecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ModSecurity in the UK

ModSecurity
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ModSecurity.

Salary trend for ModSecurity in the UK

ModSecurity
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ModSecurity within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 6 £79,500 +38.26% 9
UK excluding London +28 5 - - 4
South West +4 4 - - 3
South East +10 1 - - 1
London - 1 £79,500 - 5

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing ModSecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ModSecurity.

1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (50.00%) Cyberattack
3 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Django
5 1 (16.67%) ISMS
5 1 (16.67%) WordPress
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Go
5 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (16.67%) SevOne
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Boundary Protection
5 1 (16.67%) SANS
5 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
5 1 (16.67%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell

ModSecurity
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Django
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Development
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Go
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SANS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (16.67%) SevOne