Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ModSecurity (Modsec)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1196 1196 1257
Rank change year-on-year 0 +61 +55
Permanent jobs citing ModSecurity 6 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% 0.019% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 29
UK median annual salary £40,000 £61,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.69% -5.77% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £56,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £66,625 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £61,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -5.77% +13.04%

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 70,936 72,158 79,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.62% 40.63% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59,062 60,556 68,573
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 4 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 18 July 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 -2 6 £40,000 -34.69% 4
London +11 4 £40,000 -
South West -14 2 - - 2
UK excluding London -14 2 - - 5

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Cyberattack

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%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Maltego
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Information Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Cyberattack
1 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (16.67%) Cybercrime
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Nuix