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

ModSecurity (Modsec)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1164 1203 1236
Rank change year-on-year +39 +33 +63
Permanent jobs citing ModSecurity 9 4 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.006% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 28
UK median annual salary £59,750 £61,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.45% -5.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,175 £56,875 £49,500
90th Percentile £80,525 £66,625 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £61,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -5.77% +18.18%

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 67,621 71,266 75,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.31% 40.41% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 56,050 58,961 65,273
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ModSecurity over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram 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 18 September 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 +38 9 £59,750 -2.45% 5
UK excluding London +18 5 - - 6
South West -3 4 - -
London - 4 £59,750 -
South East +4 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Business Development
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (44.44%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Cyberattack
3 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) SSH
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Nagios
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)

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 (11.11%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) SSH
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Django
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (11.11%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cyberattack
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Development
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Go
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
2 1 (11.11%) SevOne