Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 680 1056 1159
Rank change year-on-year +376 +103 -11
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 15 43 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.16% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 24
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £39,750 £39,412 £42,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £105,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% -22.22% +22.73%

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 10,328 26,857 33,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.89% 19.14% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8,416 21,226 27,427
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +3.45%

Burp Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Burp Suite as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Burp Suite.

Salary trend for Burp Suite in the UK

Burp Suite
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Burp Suite over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 +348 14 £62,500 +13.64% 12
UK excluding London +328 14 £62,500 +19.05% 7
South East +227 8 £62,500 +13.64% 4
East of England +144 2 £36,000 -34.55% 2
South West +143 2 - -
London +243 1 £87,500 +25.00% 5
North of England +170 1 - - 1
North West +139 1 - -
Work from Home +55 1 £41,500 -24.55% 1
Wales - 1 £41,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 12 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Information Security
3 10 (66.67%) Metasploit
4 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (53.33%) CEH
5 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
5 8 (53.33%) Threat Modelling
6 7 (46.67%) PKI
7 6 (40.00%) JIRA
7 6 (40.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) CREST Certified
7 6 (40.00%) Kali Linux
7 6 (40.00%) GDPR
8 5 (33.33%) OWASP
9 4 (26.67%) Security Management
9 4 (26.67%) SIEM
10 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (20.00%) Nessus
10 3 (20.00%) CISSP
10 3 (20.00%) CISM
10 3 (20.00%) SANS
11 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
11 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
11 2 (13.33%) Black Duck
11 2 (13.33%) QRadar
11 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Cypress.io
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) TestCafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ADO
1 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (46.67%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) CESG
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (53.33%) Threat Modelling
5 6 (40.00%) Cryptography
6 5 (33.33%) OWASP
7 4 (26.67%) Security Management
7 4 (26.67%) SIEM
8 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
9 2 (13.33%) DevOps
9 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Microservices
9 2 (13.33%) Red Team
9 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
9 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CEH
2 6 (40.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) SANS
4 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) OSCP
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (6.67%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (6.67%) ECSA
5 1 (6.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) GDPR
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
2 2 (13.33%) Nmap
2 2 (13.33%) QRadar
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Black Duck
1 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
1 2 (13.33%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Acunetix
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Rapid7