Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Burp Suite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Burp Suite over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1124 1132 1261
Rank change year-on-year +8 +129 +45
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 59 123 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.062% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 105 42
UK median annual salary £51,250 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.87% +9.52% -16.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £34,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £84,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -

Burp Suite is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36589 36013 36732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.18% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29941 31173 30850
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Burp Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Burp Suite over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Burp Suite within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. 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 -6 59 £51,250 -10.87% 7
UK excluding London +39 38 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South East +59 22 - -
London -14 21 £50,000 -13.04% 6
North of England +7 9 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +24 8 - -
Midlands +33 5 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +16 5 £50,000 -9.09%
North West -34 1 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South West - 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing Burp Suite 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 Burp Suite.

1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 38 (64.41%) Information Security
2 38 (64.41%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (52.54%) Linux
4 29 (49.15%) Perl
5 28 (47.46%) C++
6 26 (44.07%) C
6 26 (44.07%) Java
6 26 (44.07%) CISSP
6 26 (44.07%) Wireshark
7 24 (40.68%) SQL
8 22 (37.29%) Ruby
9 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
10 20 (33.90%) Firewall
11 19 (32.20%) PHP
11 19 (32.20%) Python
11 19 (32.20%) HTTP
11 19 (32.20%) TCP/IP
11 19 (32.20%) OSCP
12 18 (30.51%) Open Source
12 18 (30.51%) CREST Certified
12 18 (30.51%) Unix
12 18 (30.51%) OWASP
13 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
13 17 (28.81%) Regular Expression
14 16 (27.12%) Reverse Engineering
14 16 (27.12%) Nessus
14 16 (27.12%) CEH
15 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
15 15 (25.42%) Blog

Burp Suite
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 2 (3.39%) Apache
1 2 (3.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) Wireshark
2 20 (33.90%) Firewall
3 19 (32.20%) HTTP
3 19 (32.20%) TCP/IP
4 15 (25.42%) tcpdump
5 14 (23.73%) DNS
6 13 (22.03%) Network Security
6 13 (22.03%) Wireless
7 11 (18.64%) SMTP
7 11 (18.64%) SSL
8 10 (16.95%) Wireless Security
9 3 (5.08%) DHCP
10 1 (1.69%) Multicast
10 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) IDA Disassembler
1 15 (25.42%) OllyDbg
1 15 (25.42%) WinDbg
2 12 (20.34%) Paros
2 12 (20.34%) WebScarab
3 11 (18.64%) AppScan
3 11 (18.64%) Metasploit
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Toad
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.69%) JMeter
5 1 (1.69%) Protractor
5 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
1 8 (13.56%) Publishing
2 4 (6.78%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
1 21 (35.59%) Tester
2 20 (33.90%) Penetration Tester
3 13 (22.03%) Malware Analyst
4 12 (20.34%) Consultant
5 11 (18.64%) Malware Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Security Consultant
7 8 (13.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 8 (13.56%) Security Analyst
8 7 (11.86%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
11 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) IT Security Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) Security Penetration Tester
11 3 (5.08%) Security Tester
12 2 (3.39%) Head of Information
12 2 (3.39%) Malware Researcher
12 2 (3.39%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) Regular Expression
2 14 (23.73%) .NET
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) CGI
4 3 (5.08%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.69%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Blog
1 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
1 15 (25.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 11 (18.64%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (11.86%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) iPad
5 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Linux
3 18 (30.51%) Unix
4 7 (11.86%) Kali Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) FreeBSD
5 2 (3.39%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Information Security
1 38 (64.41%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (30.51%) Open Source
2 18 (30.51%) OWASP
3 16 (27.12%) Reverse Engineering
4 15 (25.42%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (25.42%) Malware Analysis
4 15 (25.42%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 15 (25.42%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (20.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (18.64%) OSINT
6 11 (18.64%) Security Architecture
6 11 (18.64%) Time Management
7 10 (16.95%) SIEM
8 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (13.56%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (11.86%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (11.86%) Security Patching
10 7 (11.86%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Perl
2 28 (47.46%) C++
3 26 (44.07%) C
3 26 (44.07%) Java
4 24 (40.68%) SQL
5 22 (37.29%) Ruby
6 19 (32.20%) PHP
6 19 (32.20%) Python
7 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
8 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
9 9 (15.25%) Bash Shell
10 5 (8.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) CISSP
2 19 (32.20%) OSCP
3 18 (30.51%) CREST Certified
4 16 (27.12%) CEH
5 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
6 12 (20.34%) CISM
6 12 (20.34%) SANS
7 10 (16.95%) OSCE
8 9 (15.25%) CISA
9 7 (11.86%) CHECK Team Leader
10 6 (10.17%) Degree
11 5 (8.47%) CHECK Team Member
12 4 (6.78%) GIAC
13 2 (3.39%) CCNA
13 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (3.39%) CLAS
13 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (3.39%) ISEB
13 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
13 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Nessus
2 2 (3.39%) Nmap
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Forcepoint
3 8 (13.56%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.69%) Juniper
5 1 (1.69%) Nokia
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle