Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1103 1111 1254
Rank change year-on-year +8 +143 +50
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 60 106 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.055% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 87 43
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £89,500 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.04% +11.36% +10.00%

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 35905 35377 37958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.46% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29155 30571 32022
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +30 56 £55,000 -4.35% 7
UK excluding London +58 30 £60,000 -2.04% 3
London -37 24 £55,000 -4.35% 4
South East +60 20 - - 1
Midlands +37 4 £62,500 +13.64%
West Midlands +25 4 £62,500 +13.64%
North of England +12 3 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire +20 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 -
North West -7 1 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South West - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 45 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 39 (65.00%) Windows
3 35 (58.33%) Linux
3 35 (58.33%) Information Security
4 28 (46.67%) CREST Certified
5 27 (45.00%) OSCP
5 27 (45.00%) Nessus
6 26 (43.33%) OWASP
6 26 (43.33%) Python
7 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
8 24 (40.00%) C
8 24 (40.00%) C++
8 24 (40.00%) Perl
8 24 (40.00%) Metasploit
8 24 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (38.33%) Ruby
9 23 (38.33%) Java
10 22 (36.67%) Firewall
11 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
11 21 (35.00%) Unix
11 21 (35.00%) SQL
11 21 (35.00%) Wireshark
12 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
13 19 (31.67%) Kali Linux
14 18 (30.00%) DNS
14 18 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
14 18 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (28.33%) Finance
15 17 (28.33%) Open Source
15 17 (28.33%) tcpdump

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 1 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 22 (36.67%) Firewall
3 21 (35.00%) Wireshark
4 18 (30.00%) DNS
5 17 (28.33%) tcpdump
6 14 (23.33%) HTTP
7 11 (18.33%) SMTP
7 11 (18.33%) SSL
8 9 (15.00%) Wireless
9 6 (10.00%) Network Security
10 5 (8.33%) LAN
10 5 (8.33%) WAN
11 3 (5.00%) DHCP
12 2 (3.33%) Wireless Security
13 1 (1.67%) 802.15
13 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
13 1 (1.67%) Internet
13 1 (1.67%) Modbus
13 1 (1.67%) Multicast
13 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 13 (21.67%) IDA Disassembler
2 13 (21.67%) OllyDbg
2 13 (21.67%) WinDbg
3 7 (11.67%) AppScan
4 6 (10.00%) Paros
4 6 (10.00%) WebScarab
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.33%) Law
3 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Penetration Tester
1 23 (38.33%) Tester
2 20 (33.33%) Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Malware Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Malware Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Security Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Team Leader
8 5 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
8 5 (8.33%) Security Tester
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Security Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Lead Tester
10 3 (5.00%) Testing Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
1 14 (23.33%) Regular Expression
2 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) CGI
5 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.67%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) POSIX
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.67%) Blog
2 13 (21.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 11 (18.33%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (11.67%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.33%) iPad
8 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 35 (58.33%) Linux
3 21 (35.00%) Unix
4 19 (31.67%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (58.33%) Information Security
3 26 (43.33%) OWASP
4 24 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 18 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (28.33%) Open Source
7 16 (26.67%) Social Engineering
8 15 (25.00%) OSINT
9 14 (23.33%) Malware Analysis
9 14 (23.33%) Technical Analysis
10 13 (21.67%) Malware Reverse Engineering
11 11 (18.33%) SIEM
11 11 (18.33%) Time Management
12 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 10 (16.67%) Security Testing
13 9 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
14 7 (11.67%) Security Patching
14 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Python
2 24 (40.00%) C
2 24 (40.00%) C++
2 24 (40.00%) Perl
3 23 (38.33%) Java
3 23 (38.33%) Ruby
4 21 (35.00%) SQL
5 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.33%) PHP
7 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (13.33%) C#
9 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) CREST Certified
2 27 (45.00%) OSCP
3 16 (26.67%) CISSP
4 15 (25.00%) OSCE
5 13 (21.67%) Degree
5 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (13.33%) CISM
7 7 (11.67%) CHECK Team Leader
7 7 (11.67%) GPEN
7 7 (11.67%) SANS
8 6 (10.00%) CISA
8 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (10.00%) GXPN
9 5 (8.33%) CEH
10 4 (6.67%) CCNA
10 4 (6.67%) CCSP
10 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (6.67%) Master's Degree
10 4 (6.67%) SSCP
11 3 (5.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.67%) GDPR
3 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (45.00%) Nessus
2 16 (26.67%) Nmap
3 4 (6.67%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Forcepoint
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) IBM