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

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1146 1145 1180
Rank change year-on-year -1 +35 +80
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 40 56 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 96
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £36,000 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,650 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -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 36,072 34,846 36,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.75% 20.13% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29,280 28,999 31,165
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 June 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 June 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 39 £55,000 +22.22% 3
London -6 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
UK excluding London -18 15 £45,000 - 2
South East -1 7 £40,000 -36.00%
North of England +14 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +26 2 £30,000 -
North West 0 2 £60,000 - 1
East of England -1 2 - - 1
West Midlands -1 1 - -
Midlands -6 1 - -
Wales - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 32 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (57.50%) Information Security
3 20 (50.00%) Metasploit
4 18 (45.00%) OWASP
4 18 (45.00%) CREST Certified
4 18 (45.00%) Python
4 18 (45.00%) CISSP
5 17 (42.50%) CISA
6 14 (35.00%) Nessus
6 14 (35.00%) OSCP
7 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (32.50%) Kali Linux
8 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (30.00%) Firewall
9 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
9 11 (27.50%) SIEM
10 10 (25.00%) SDLC
10 10 (25.00%) CISM
10 10 (25.00%) Java
11 9 (22.50%) Perl
11 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
11 9 (22.50%) AppScan
11 9 (22.50%) Creative Thinking
12 8 (20.00%) .NET
12 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) Wireless
4 4 (10.00%) HTTP
5 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) DNS
7 1 (2.50%) FTP
7 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) SMTP
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Big Data
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 9 (22.50%) AppScan
3 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) WebScarab
5 1 (2.50%) Gatling
5 1 (2.50%) GDB
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.50%) SOAtest
5 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.50%) sqlmap
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Consultant
2 12 (30.00%) Penetration Tester
2 12 (30.00%) Tester
3 11 (27.50%) Security Consultant
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Forensic Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Ajax
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) Django
5 1 (2.50%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) OAuth
5 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.50%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) SAML
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) Symfony
5 1 (2.50%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (2.50%) WebRTC
5 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (15.00%) Fintech
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Cyberattack
4 3 (7.50%) iPhone
4 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Kali Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Android
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (57.50%) Information Security
3 18 (45.00%) OWASP
4 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
6 11 (27.50%) SIEM
7 10 (25.00%) SDLC
8 9 (22.50%) Creative Thinking
8 9 (22.50%) Incident Management
9 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.00%) Compliance Audit
10 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.00%) Data Security
12 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
6 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (10.00%) C#
7 4 (10.00%) C++
8 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
8 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.00%) C
9 2 (5.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) CISSP
1 18 (45.00%) CREST Certified
2 17 (42.50%) CISA
3 14 (35.00%) OSCP
4 10 (25.00%) CISM
5 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 6 (15.00%) CCSP
5 6 (15.00%) CEH
5 6 (15.00%) CHECK Team Member
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.00%) SSCP
6 4 (10.00%) SANS
7 3 (7.50%) CHFI
8 2 (5.00%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (5.00%) GIAC
8 2 (5.00%) GPEN
8 2 (5.00%) OSCE
9 1 (2.50%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (2.50%) Degree
9 1 (2.50%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (15.00%) GDPR
4 5 (12.50%) QA
5 4 (10.00%) HIPAA
5 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Nessus
2 7 (17.50%) WebInspect
3 6 (15.00%) Core Impact
4 4 (10.00%) Nmap
5 2 (5.00%) HP Fortify
6 1 (2.50%) CASB
6 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.50%) Puppet
6 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Veracode
3 3 (7.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Capita
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.50%) VMware