Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 987 683 1029
Rank change year-on-year -304 +346 +109
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 64 19 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.038% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 34
10th Percentile £37,250 £40,200 £39,412
25th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% +13.64% -8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £93,750 £104,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £62,500 £52,817
% change year-on-year +28.00% +18.33% -21.75%

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 26,339 10,418 25,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.72% 20.99% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,094 8,684 20,830
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Burp Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Burp Suite.

Salary trend for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Burp Suite over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Top 12 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 28 October 2021. 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 -307 53 £68,750 +10.00% 12
London -221 28 £65,000 -25.71% 5
UK excluding London -231 25 £80,000 +28.00% 8
Work from Home -242 22 £80,000 +53.85% 1
Midlands - 14 £80,000 - 1
West Midlands - 12 £80,000 -
North of England - 5 £32,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £29,000 - 2
South West - 4 £62,500 -
South East -180 2 £96,500 +54.40% 3
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 - 1
North West - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 35 (54.69%) Nessus
2 34 (53.13%) Penetration Testing
2 34 (53.13%) OWASP
3 27 (42.19%) Python
4 25 (39.06%) Security Testing
5 24 (37.50%) AWS
6 23 (35.94%) CISSP
7 22 (34.38%) Nmap
7 22 (34.38%) Metasploit
8 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (29.69%) OSCP
11 17 (26.56%) Information Security
11 17 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 17 (26.56%) Kali Linux
11 17 (26.56%) Social Skills
12 16 (25.00%) DevSecOps
12 16 (25.00%) Security Architecture
13 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
13 15 (23.44%) SANS
14 14 (21.88%) Open Source
15 13 (20.31%) Bash Shell
15 13 (20.31%) Threat Modelling
15 13 (20.31%) SDLC
15 13 (20.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 13 (20.31%) CEH
15 13 (20.31%) Linux
16 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
16 12 (18.75%) Azure
17 11 (17.19%) PowerShell

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 6 (9.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 24 (37.50%) AWS
2 12 (18.75%) Azure
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon Cognito
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (9.38%) AWS KMS
4 5 (7.81%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (3.13%) Azure Service Fabric
5 2 (3.13%) BrowserStack
5 2 (3.13%) GCP
6 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.56%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.56%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
1 7 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (9.38%) 802.11
2 6 (9.38%) MQTT
2 6 (9.38%) SNMP
2 6 (9.38%) VPN
3 5 (7.81%) Network Security
4 4 (6.25%) Wireless
5 3 (4.69%) Firewall
5 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.56%) DKIM
6 1 (1.56%) DMARC
6 1 (1.56%) DNS
6 1 (1.56%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) SAN
6 1 (1.56%) SSL
6 1 (1.56%) WAN
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Metasploit
2 5 (7.81%) JMeter
3 3 (4.69%) AppScan
3 3 (4.69%) Gatling
3 3 (4.69%) SonarQube
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.13%) Android Studio
4 2 (3.13%) GitLab
4 2 (3.13%) IDA Disassembler
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.13%) NUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.13%) WebLOAD
4 2 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 17 (26.56%) Social Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Tester
2 13 (20.31%) Architect
2 13 (20.31%) Security Architect
3 12 (18.75%) Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Lead Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Lead Security Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Security Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) Security Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (10.94%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Security Tester
10 3 (4.69%) Security Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Tester
10 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Security Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Web Services
2 6 (9.38%) 802.1X
2 6 (9.38%) GraphQL
2 6 (9.38%) JWT
2 6 (9.38%) Kafka
2 6 (9.38%) OpenID
2 6 (9.38%) SAML
3 3 (4.69%) SOAP
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.13%) JSON
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) RESTful
4 2 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) JSP
5 1 (1.56%) React
5 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.69%) SCADA
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Kali Linux
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) OWASP
1 34 (53.13%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (39.06%) Security Testing
3 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (26.56%) Information Security
6 16 (25.00%) DevSecOps
6 16 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 15 (23.44%) Test Automation
8 14 (21.88%) Open Source
9 13 (20.31%) SDLC
9 13 (20.31%) Threat Modelling
9 13 (20.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
11 11 (17.19%) Security Management
11 11 (17.19%) Social Engineering
11 11 (17.19%) TOGAF
12 10 (15.63%) Cryptography
12 10 (15.63%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 10 (15.63%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) Python
2 13 (20.31%) Bash Shell
3 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.38%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) Lua
4 6 (9.38%) Ruby
5 5 (7.81%) C#
5 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) C
7 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.13%) Go
7 2 (3.13%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.13%) SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) CISSP
2 19 (29.69%) OSCP
3 15 (23.44%) SANS
4 13 (20.31%) CEH
5 10 (15.63%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (14.06%) CREST Certified
7 8 (12.50%) GIAC
8 7 (10.94%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (7.81%) Degree
10 4 (6.25%) AWS Certification
10 4 (6.25%) OSCE
11 3 (4.69%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (4.69%) GXPN
11 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
12 2 (3.13%) CCSA
12 2 (3.13%) EC-Council LPT
12 2 (3.13%) ECSA
12 2 (3.13%) GPEN
12 2 (3.13%) ISEB
12 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (17.19%) NCSC
3 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 8 (12.50%) QA
5 6 (9.38%) NIST
6 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
7 2 (3.13%) COBIT
7 2 (3.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.56%) GDPR
8 1 (1.56%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 35 (54.69%) Nessus
2 22 (34.38%) Nmap
3 8 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.69%) HP Fortify
4 3 (4.69%) WebInspect
5 2 (3.13%) Ansible
5 2 (3.13%) Graylog
5 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) QRadar
6 1 (1.56%) CASB
6 1 (1.56%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Veracode
2 7 (10.94%) Okta
3 6 (9.38%) Qualys
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (6.25%) Cognizant
5 4 (6.25%) Splunk
6 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.13%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.13%) New Relic
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) Perfecto Mobile
6 2 (3.13%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.56%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (1.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.56%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Thycotic