Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1145 1122
Rank change year-on-year +63 -23 +132
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 54 69 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.039% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 84
UK median annual salary £52,133 £54,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.46% -15.29% +15.91%
10th Percentile £35,048 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £94,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,266 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -6.22% -4.00% +13.64%

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 31,612 35,977 34,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.89% 20.16% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25,429 29,315 30,075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Top 9 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 9 December 2018. 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 +26 51 £52,133 -3.46% 4
UK excluding London +29 27 £56,266 -6.22% 2
London +52 20 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North of England +44 18 £52,133 -13.11% 2
Yorkshire +42 12 £52,133 - 1
East of England - 8 £70,000 -
North West +17 6 £47,883 -20.20% 1
Midlands +14 1 £80,000 +14.29%
East Midlands - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 (64.81%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (51.85%) Nessus
2 28 (51.85%) OWASP
3 20 (37.04%) Information Security
4 18 (33.33%) Windows
4 18 (33.33%) Linux
4 18 (33.33%) Metasploit
4 18 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
6 15 (27.78%) Python
7 13 (24.07%) Unix
7 13 (24.07%) Confluence
7 13 (24.07%) JIRA
7 13 (24.07%) Coaching
8 12 (22.22%) Microservices
8 12 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 12 (22.22%) Slack
8 12 (22.22%) WCAG
8 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 12 (22.22%) BDD
8 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.22%) HP UFT
8 12 (22.22%) LoadRunner
8 12 (22.22%) JMeter
9 10 (18.52%) Degree
10 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 9 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 13 (24.07%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Slack
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) Network Security
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) Wireless
4 3 (5.56%) FTP
4 3 (5.56%) HTTP
4 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.85%) Multicast
6 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 13 (24.07%) JIRA
4 12 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 12 (22.22%) JMeter
4 12 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 4 (7.41%) Rational Application Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Subversion
5 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) AppScan
6 1 (1.85%) Paros
6 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.85%) WebScarab
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Penetration Tester
1 16 (29.63%) Tester
2 14 (25.93%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Consultant
5 9 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Junior
7 5 (9.26%) Junior Penetration Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Junior Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Test Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Testing Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) IT Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Security Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Security Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Security Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) J2EE
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
5 4 (7.41%) Java EE
5 4 (7.41%) JSON
5 4 (7.41%) JSP
5 4 (7.41%) LDAP
5 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.85%) CGI
8 1 (1.85%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.85%) Spring
8 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.41%) Cyberattack
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (51.85%) OWASP
3 20 (37.04%) Information Security
4 18 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 13 (24.07%) Coaching
6 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.22%) BDD
6 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (22.22%) Microservices
6 12 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 9 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (12.96%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (12.96%) Open Source
8 7 (12.96%) Threat Modelling
9 6 (11.11%) Internal Audit
9 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Python
2 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 8 (14.81%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.81%) Ruby
3 7 (12.96%) C++
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) C#
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) C
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) CREST Certified
2 6 (11.11%) OSCP
3 5 (9.26%) CEH
3 5 (9.26%) GPEN
3 5 (9.26%) SANS
4 4 (7.41%) CISSP
4 4 (7.41%) GIAC
5 2 (3.70%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (3.70%) GWAPT
5 2 (3.70%) GXPN
5 2 (3.70%) OSCE
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) CISA
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CISM
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) WCAG
2 8 (14.81%) HIPAA
2 8 (14.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (9.26%) GDPR
4 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.70%) QA
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (51.85%) Nessus
2 9 (16.67%) Nmap
3 5 (9.26%) QRadar
4 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.26%) Qualys
1 5 (9.26%) VMware
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
2 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.70%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.85%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.85%) Centrify
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.85%) F5
4 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.85%) Okta
4 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.85%) Thycotic
4 1 (1.85%) Veracode