Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1112 1105 1256
Rank change year-on-year -7 +151 +22
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 60 67 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.038% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 41
UK median annual salary £48,750 £61,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.41% -5.77% +13.04%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 35,856 33,341 37,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.47% 18.98% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29,512 28,329 31,782
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 -4 56 £46,250 -22.92% 4
London -4 34 £42,500 -38.85% 3
UK excluding London -20 15 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East +10 6 £70,000 +1.82%
North of England -3 3 £30,000 -52.00% 1
South West - 3 - -
Yorkshire +6 2 £30,000 -52.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 -
Midlands +1 1 £70,000 +55.56%
West Midlands -5 1 £70,000 +55.56%
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 54 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 42 (70.00%) Nessus
3 40 (66.67%) Metasploit
4 36 (60.00%) Kali Linux
5 35 (58.33%) CREST Certified
6 34 (56.67%) OSCP
7 32 (53.33%) Information Security
8 31 (51.67%) Firewall
9 27 (45.00%) Windows
10 25 (41.67%) CISSP
10 25 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (38.33%) Finance
11 23 (38.33%) Nmap
12 22 (36.67%) Linux
13 21 (35.00%) TCP/IP
14 20 (33.33%) CISA
14 20 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 20 (33.33%) OWASP
14 20 (33.33%) Social Engineering
15 19 (31.67%) Vulnerability Management
15 19 (31.67%) SIEM
15 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
15 19 (31.67%) Unix
16 17 (28.33%) Incident Management
16 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 17 (28.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 16 (26.67%) Core Impact
17 16 (26.67%) Compliance Audit
17 16 (26.67%) GDPR
17 16 (26.67%) Data Protection Act

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 21 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (26.67%) Wireless
4 11 (18.33%) Wireshark
5 7 (11.67%) tcpdump
6 6 (10.00%) WAN
7 5 (8.33%) LAN
8 4 (6.67%) DNS
8 4 (6.67%) HTTP
9 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.33%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.67%) 802.15
10 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.67%) MPLS
10 1 (1.67%) Network Security
10 1 (1.67%) SNMP
10 1 (1.67%) SSH
10 1 (1.67%) SSL
10 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 40 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 10 (16.67%) AppScan
3 2 (3.33%) IDA Disassembler
3 2 (3.33%) OllyDbg
3 2 (3.33%) sqlmap
3 2 (3.33%) WebScarab
3 2 (3.33%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.67%) GDB
4 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.33%) Law
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Penetration Tester
1 23 (38.33%) Tester
2 21 (35.00%) Consultant
3 17 (28.33%) Security Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
4 5 (8.33%) Security Tester
5 4 (6.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Testing Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (3.33%) Malware Researcher
7 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.67%) Information Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Ajax
2 2 (3.33%) JSON
2 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.33%) REST
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) OAuth
3 1 (1.67%) OpenID
3 1 (1.67%) POSIX
3 1 (1.67%) RESTful
3 1 (1.67%) SAML
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.33%) Fintech
5 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (3.33%) Blog
7 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.67%) BYOD
8 1 (1.67%) Clustering
8 1 (1.67%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.67%) SCADA
8 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Kali Linux
2 27 (45.00%) Windows
3 22 (36.67%) Linux
4 19 (31.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (53.33%) Information Security
3 25 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (33.33%) OWASP
4 20 (33.33%) Social Engineering
4 20 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (31.67%) SIEM
5 19 (31.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (28.33%) Incident Management
6 17 (28.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 16 (26.67%) Compliance Audit
7 16 (26.67%) Data Protection
8 15 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
8 15 (25.00%) SDLC
9 13 (21.67%) Security Testing
10 12 (20.00%) OSINT
10 12 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 10 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
13 5 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Python
2 14 (23.33%) Ruby
3 12 (20.00%) C++
4 11 (18.33%) C
5 10 (16.67%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (11.67%) Perl
8 6 (10.00%) C#
9 5 (8.33%) SQL
10 4 (6.67%) PHP
11 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (58.33%) CREST Certified
2 34 (56.67%) OSCP
3 25 (41.67%) CISSP
4 20 (33.33%) CISA
5 16 (26.67%) SSCP
6 15 (25.00%) CCSP
6 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (23.33%) CCNA
8 10 (16.67%) Degree
9 7 (11.67%) GPEN
10 6 (10.00%) CEH
10 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (8.33%) GIAC
11 5 (8.33%) OSCE
11 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
12 4 (6.67%) CHECK Team Leader
12 4 (6.67%) SANS
12 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
13 3 (5.00%) CISM
13 3 (5.00%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (26.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (70.00%) Nessus
2 23 (38.33%) Nmap
3 16 (26.67%) Core Impact
4 6 (10.00%) WebInspect
5 2 (3.33%) Nexpose
5 2 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.67%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.67%) logstash
6 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Citrix
3 4 (6.67%) Veracode
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.67%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.67%) Qualys
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Splunk