Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1020 1139 1131
Rank change year-on-year +119 -8 +113
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 76 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 60
UK median annual salary £52,133 £48,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% -22.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £33,412 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,133 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +22.22% -21.74%

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 30,048 36,200 33,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.86% 20.53% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23,950 29,727 28,376
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Top 10 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 21 February 2019. 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 +95 72 £52,133 +12.72% 16
UK excluding London +101 36 £52,133 -5.21% 7
North of England +86 32 £52,133 +73.78% 4
London +26 30 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Yorkshire +53 20 £52,133 +73.78% 1
North West +27 11 £43,633 - 3
East of England - 3 - - 1
Midlands +35 1 £80,000 +14.29% 1
North East - 1 £36,823 -
East Midlands - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing Burp Suite 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 Burp Suite.

1 49 (64.47%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (60.53%) Nessus
3 37 (48.68%) OWASP
4 31 (40.79%) Metasploit
5 29 (38.16%) Linux
5 29 (38.16%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (35.53%) Windows
7 26 (34.21%) Mentoring
8 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
9 22 (28.95%) JIRA
9 22 (28.95%) Nmap
9 22 (28.95%) Coaching
9 22 (28.95%) Confluence
10 21 (27.63%) Waterfall
10 21 (27.63%) BDD
10 21 (27.63%) Jenkins
10 21 (27.63%) Microservices
10 21 (27.63%) Slack
10 21 (27.63%) HP UFT
10 21 (27.63%) LoadRunner
10 21 (27.63%) JMeter
10 21 (27.63%) Python
10 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (27.63%) WCAG
10 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (23.68%) Unix
11 18 (23.68%) Information Security
12 17 (22.37%) OSCP
13 15 (19.74%) CREST Certified
13 15 (19.74%) Open Source

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 22 (28.95%) Confluence
2 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Slack
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) Wireless
2 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 5 (6.58%) Network Security
3 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) DHCP
4 4 (5.26%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) FTP
5 3 (3.95%) HTTP
5 3 (3.95%) SSL
6 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.32%) Multicast
7 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (40.79%) Metasploit
2 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
3 22 (28.95%) JIRA
4 21 (27.63%) HP UFT
4 21 (27.63%) Jenkins
4 21 (27.63%) JMeter
4 21 (27.63%) LoadRunner
5 4 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Subversion
5 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) AppScan
6 1 (1.32%) Paros
6 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.32%) WebScarab
General
1 5 (6.58%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Penetration Tester
1 22 (28.95%) Tester
2 21 (27.63%) Test Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Consultant
4 14 (18.42%) Security Consultant
4 14 (18.42%) Senior Test Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Test Consultant
7 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (9.21%) Junior
9 7 (9.21%) Junior Penetration Tester
9 7 (9.21%) Junior Tester
10 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
11 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
11 4 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
11 4 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) Web Services
3 6 (7.89%) J2EE
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) Java EE
5 4 (5.26%) JSON
5 4 (5.26%) JSP
5 4 (5.26%) LDAP
5 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.63%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.32%) CGI
8 1 (1.32%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.32%) Spring
8 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.84%) Cyberattack
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Linux
2 27 (35.53%) Windows
3 18 (23.68%) Unix
4 9 (11.84%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) Penetration Testing
2 37 (48.68%) OWASP
3 29 (38.16%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (34.21%) Mentoring
5 22 (28.95%) Coaching
6 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (27.63%) BDD
6 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (27.63%) Microservices
6 21 (27.63%) Waterfall
7 18 (23.68%) Information Security
8 15 (19.74%) Open Source
9 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (15.79%) Social Engineering
11 11 (14.47%) Internal Audit
11 11 (14.47%) Security Testing
11 11 (14.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
13 9 (11.84%) Ethical Hacking
14 6 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) Python
2 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell
2 11 (14.47%) Ruby
3 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.84%) C++
4 9 (11.84%) Java
5 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.89%) PHP
6 5 (6.58%) C#
6 5 (6.58%) Perl
7 4 (5.26%) VB
8 3 (3.95%) C
8 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) OSCP
2 15 (19.74%) CREST Certified
3 13 (17.11%) GPEN
4 11 (14.47%) Degree
4 11 (14.47%) SANS
5 8 (10.53%) CEH
5 8 (10.53%) GWAPT
5 8 (10.53%) GXPN
5 8 (10.53%) OSCE
6 7 (9.21%) CISSP
7 6 (7.89%) GIAC
8 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.32%) CCNA
9 1 (1.32%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (1.32%) CISA
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.32%) CISM
9 1 (1.32%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (1.32%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) WCAG
2 5 (6.58%) GDPR
3 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.95%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.63%) QA
6 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (60.53%) Nessus
2 22 (28.95%) Nmap
3 5 (6.58%) Nexpose
3 5 (6.58%) QRadar
4 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.58%) Qualys
1 5 (6.58%) VMware
2 4 (5.26%) IBM
2 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.63%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.32%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.32%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.32%) Centrify
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
4 1 (1.32%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.32%) F5
4 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.32%) Okta
4 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.32%) Thycotic
4 1 (1.32%) Veracode