Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 963 1056 1147
Rank change year-on-year +93 +91 -12
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 51 76 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.050% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 40
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,133 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.50% +6.94% -22.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,412 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £71,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £52,133 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.26% -5.21% +22.22%

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 23,522 30,075 36,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.16% 19.88% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18,536 23,978 29,734
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +80 43 £55,000 +5.50% 7
UK excluding London +86 33 £52,000 -0.26% 7
London +60 12 £81,250 +62.50%
East of England +62 9 £45,000 -
Midlands +41 8 £52,000 -35.00% 2
West Midlands - 8 £52,000 - 2
South East - 6 £55,000 - 1
South West - 5 £41,250 - 4
North of England +28 3 £55,000 +5.50%
Yorkshire +19 3 £55,000 +5.50%
Wales - 2 £24,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 31 (60.78%) Nessus
2 30 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (56.86%) Metasploit
4 28 (54.90%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (47.06%) Python
6 23 (45.10%) Linux
6 23 (45.10%) Nmap
7 22 (43.14%) PowerShell
7 22 (43.14%) Java
8 21 (41.18%) Degree
9 20 (39.22%) C#
9 20 (39.22%) Bash Shell
9 20 (39.22%) Kali Linux
10 19 (37.25%) C
10 19 (37.25%) Firewall
10 19 (37.25%) Security Testing
11 18 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (35.29%) Cyberthreat
12 17 (33.33%) SIEM
13 16 (31.37%) Wireshark
13 16 (31.37%) HTTP
14 15 (29.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 15 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
14 15 (29.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
16 12 (23.53%) Windows
16 12 (23.53%) C++
16 12 (23.53%) CISSP
16 12 (23.53%) Objective-C
16 12 (23.53%) Information Security

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 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) AWS
2 10 (19.61%) Azure
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Firewall
2 18 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (31.37%) HTTP
3 16 (31.37%) Wireshark
4 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.69%) SNMP
5 8 (15.69%) VPN
6 7 (13.73%) 802.11
6 7 (13.73%) HTTPS
6 7 (13.73%) IPsec
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Maltego
2 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (56.86%) Metasploit
2 11 (21.57%) Fiddler
3 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.73%) Bitbucket
4 7 (13.73%) git-flow
4 7 (13.73%) IDA Disassembler
4 7 (13.73%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.96%) AppScan
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Tester
2 12 (23.53%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Security Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Security Researcher
3 7 (13.73%) Security Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Tester
4 4 (7.84%) Malware Researcher
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile Tester
4 4 (7.84%) SIEM Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Web Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Security Officer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Java EE
2 7 (13.73%) 802.1X
2 7 (13.73%) STL
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
3 2 (3.92%) React
3 2 (3.92%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) HTML5
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (29.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.84%) Cybercrime
4 4 (7.84%) SCADA
5 3 (5.88%) CESG
6 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Kali Linux
3 12 (23.53%) Windows
4 10 (19.61%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (54.90%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (37.25%) Security Testing
4 17 (33.33%) SIEM
5 15 (29.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 15 (29.41%) Threat Intelligence
6 12 (23.53%) Information Security
7 11 (21.57%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
8 9 (17.65%) Scrum
8 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.69%) OWASP
9 8 (15.69%) SDLC
10 7 (13.73%) Cyber Intelligence
10 7 (13.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (13.73%) OSINT
10 7 (13.73%) Patch Management
10 7 (13.73%) Remediation Plan
10 7 (13.73%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Python
2 22 (43.14%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) PowerShell
3 20 (39.22%) Bash Shell
3 20 (39.22%) C#
4 19 (37.25%) C
5 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
6 12 (23.53%) C++
6 12 (23.53%) Objective-C
7 11 (21.57%) Apple Swift
7 11 (21.57%) Go
8 8 (15.69%) Ruby
9 7 (13.73%) Lua
10 3 (5.88%) Perl
11 2 (3.92%) PHP
11 2 (3.92%) SQL
11 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) CISSP
3 10 (19.61%) CREST Certified
3 10 (19.61%) OSCP
3 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) CEH
4 6 (11.76%) CISM
4 6 (11.76%) GPEN
4 6 (11.76%) SANS
5 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) OSCE
5 5 (9.80%) Tigerscheme
6 4 (7.84%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (7.84%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (7.84%) CISA
6 4 (7.84%) Cyber Scheme
6 4 (7.84%) GWAPT
7 3 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (17.65%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
2 1 (1.96%) LXC
2 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (60.78%) Nessus
2 23 (45.10%) Nmap
3 7 (13.73%) FortiGate
3 7 (13.73%) OpenVAS
4 2 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.96%) Ansible
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Centrify
2 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) Qualys
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) VMware