Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1130 1223
Rank change year-on-year +17 +93 +80
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 67 102 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.055% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 82 42
UK median annual salary £54,000 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% +15.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £94,000 £90,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -4.35%

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 36307 35213 37775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.24% 18.91% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29615 30328 32165
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 £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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Top 10 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 12 December 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 -22 63 £54,000 -13.60% 1
London -36 29 £52,500 -25.00% 1
UK excluding London +24 27 £60,000 -4.00%
South East +37 18 £90,000 +44.00%
South West - 4 £60,000 -
North of England +3 2 £60,000 -
North West -7 2 £60,000 +14.29%
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands +17 1 £70,000 +64.71%
Midlands +14 1 £70,000 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 53 (79.10%) Penetration Testing
2 41 (61.19%) Windows
3 39 (58.21%) Metasploit
4 38 (56.72%) Linux
4 38 (56.72%) Nessus
5 35 (52.24%) Information Security
6 32 (47.76%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (47.76%) Kali Linux
7 31 (46.27%) TCP/IP
8 30 (44.78%) Firewall
8 30 (44.78%) CREST Certified
9 29 (43.28%) OSCP
9 29 (43.28%) Python
10 27 (40.30%) Finance
10 27 (40.30%) Unix
11 26 (38.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (38.81%) OWASP
12 25 (37.31%) Nmap
13 24 (35.82%) Ruby
13 24 (35.82%) Social Engineering
14 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
15 21 (31.34%) C
15 21 (31.34%) C++
16 20 (29.85%) Java
16 20 (29.85%) OSINT
17 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
18 18 (26.87%) Perl
18 18 (26.87%) CISSP
19 17 (25.37%) SQL
19 17 (25.37%) Wireshark

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:

Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) TCP/IP
2 30 (44.78%) Firewall
3 17 (25.37%) Wireshark
4 16 (23.88%) DNS
5 15 (22.39%) tcpdump
5 15 (22.39%) Wireless
6 10 (14.93%) HTTP
7 9 (13.43%) SSL
8 8 (11.94%) SMTP
9 6 (8.96%) WAN
10 5 (7.46%) LAN
10 5 (7.46%) Network Security
11 4 (5.97%) DHCP
12 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
13 1 (1.49%) 802.15
13 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
13 1 (1.49%) Internet
13 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
13 1 (1.49%) MPLS
13 1 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Metasploit
2 10 (14.93%) IDA Disassembler
2 10 (14.93%) OllyDbg
2 10 (14.93%) WinDbg
3 8 (11.94%) AppScan
4 4 (5.97%) Paros
4 4 (5.97%) WebScarab
5 2 (2.99%) sqlmap
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) GDB
6 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Toad
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 27 (40.30%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Penetration Tester
1 28 (41.79%) Tester
2 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Consultant
3 8 (11.94%) Malware Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Malware Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Security Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Security Penetration Tester
5 5 (7.46%) Security Tester
5 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Testing Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 10 (14.93%) Regular Expression
3 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 2 (2.99%) Ajax
5 2 (2.99%) CGI
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) REST
6 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) CSS
6 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.49%) OAuth
6 1 (1.49%) OpenID
6 1 (1.49%) POSIX
6 1 (1.49%) RESTful
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Blog
2 10 (14.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 8 (11.94%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (11.94%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.96%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) BYOD
7 1 (1.49%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) SCADA
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (61.19%) Windows
2 38 (56.72%) Linux
3 32 (47.76%) Kali Linux
4 27 (40.30%) Unix
5 2 (2.99%) Android
5 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (52.24%) Information Security
3 32 (47.76%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (38.81%) OWASP
4 26 (38.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (35.82%) Social Engineering
6 20 (29.85%) OSINT
7 16 (23.88%) SIEM
8 15 (22.39%) Open Source
8 15 (22.39%) Reverse Engineering
9 14 (20.90%) Incident Management
10 13 (19.40%) Technical Analysis
11 12 (17.91%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (17.91%) Malware Analysis
11 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
12 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (14.93%) Malware Reverse Engineering
13 10 (14.93%) Security Testing
14 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 8 (11.94%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) Python
2 24 (35.82%) Ruby
3 21 (31.34%) C
3 21 (31.34%) C++
4 20 (29.85%) Java
5 18 (26.87%) Perl
6 17 (25.37%) SQL
7 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
8 10 (14.93%) PHP
9 8 (11.94%) C#
9 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
10 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) CREST Certified
2 29 (43.28%) OSCP
3 18 (26.87%) CISSP
4 14 (20.90%) Degree
5 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) OSCE
7 9 (13.43%) GPEN
8 8 (11.94%) CISA
8 8 (11.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (11.94%) SSCP
9 7 (10.45%) CCSP
9 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (8.96%) CCNA
10 6 (8.96%) CISM
10 6 (8.96%) GXPN
10 6 (8.96%) SANS
11 5 (7.46%) CEH
11 5 (7.46%) CHECK Team Leader
11 5 (7.46%) GIAC
12 4 (5.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.94%) GDPR
3 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.49%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (56.72%) Nessus
2 25 (37.31%) Nmap
3 8 (11.94%) Core Impact
4 2 (2.99%) Nexpose
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.49%) logstash
5 1 (1.49%) Puppet
5 1 (1.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Citrix
3 8 (11.94%) Forcepoint
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.49%) AlienVault
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Qualys
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk