Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1118 1131 1146
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 +99
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 41 58 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.033% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 87
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,317 £41,875 £43,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.04% +11.36%

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 33,005 35,842 35,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.07% 20.47% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26,686 29,105 30,409
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +35 37 £60,000 +4.35% 9
UK excluding London +14 22 £65,000 +8.33% 3
North of England +31 11 £56,266 -6.22% 2
London +31 9 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Yorkshire +27 8 £54,317 - 2
East of England - 7 £70,000 -
North West +9 3 £56,266 -6.22%
South East -24 2 £35,000 -
Midlands +24 1 - - 1
West Midlands +21 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 29 (70.73%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (58.54%) OWASP
3 21 (51.22%) Information Security
4 20 (48.78%) Nessus
5 19 (46.34%) Metasploit
6 13 (31.71%) Python
6 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (29.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (29.27%) Linux
8 11 (26.83%) Nmap
8 11 (26.83%) CREST Certified
9 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
9 10 (24.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
10 9 (21.95%) Security Testing
10 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
10 9 (21.95%) HIPAA
10 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
10 9 (21.95%) Threat Modelling
11 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (17.07%) Unix
12 7 (17.07%) Creative Thinking
13 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (14.63%) Internal Audit
13 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (14.63%) CISSP
13 6 (14.63%) QA
13 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (14.63%) Open Source

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 5 (12.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Slack
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) SMTP
3 1 (2.44%) SNMP
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Metasploit
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) JMeter
2 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
3 4 (9.76%) HP UFT
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) AppScan
5 1 (2.44%) Gatling
5 1 (2.44%) GDB
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) SOAtest
5 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.44%) sqlmap
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Penetration Tester
2 13 (31.71%) Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Testing Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Junior
8 2 (4.88%) Junior Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Security Assurance Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) OAuth
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Kali Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (58.54%) OWASP
3 21 (51.22%) Information Security
4 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (29.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
6 9 (21.95%) Security Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Threat Modelling
7 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (17.07%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) Internal Audit
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.76%) BDD
11 4 (9.76%) Coaching
11 4 (9.76%) Microservices
11 4 (9.76%) SDLC
11 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Python
2 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
2 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CREST Certified
2 6 (14.63%) CISSP
3 5 (12.20%) CHECK Team Member
3 5 (12.20%) CISA
3 5 (12.20%) CISM
3 5 (12.20%) OSCP
4 3 (7.32%) GPEN
4 3 (7.32%) OSCE
4 3 (7.32%) SANS
5 2 (4.88%) CEH
5 2 (4.88%) GWAPT
5 2 (4.88%) GXPN
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) CHFI
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (21.95%) HIPAA
3 6 (14.63%) QA
4 4 (9.76%) WCAG
5 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Nessus
2 11 (26.83%) Nmap
3 1 (2.44%) CASB
3 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.44%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Qualys
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) AlienVault
3 1 (2.44%) Centrify
3 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.44%) Okta
3 1 (2.44%) Thycotic