Period
to 24 June 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 907 826 1057
Rank change year-on-year -81 +231 +115
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 47 25 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 34
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £34,350
25th Percentile £52,500 £43,688 £39,412
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £53,133
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.51% -7.59%
75th Percentile £74,063 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,875 £65,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £43,646
% change year-on-year +4.55% +26.01% -3.01%

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 21,342 15,851 28,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 19.68% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14,517 12,703 22,516
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,300 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 June 2021.

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 2021. 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 -49 46 £60,000 +9.09% 13
UK excluding London -61 33 £57,500 +4.55% 11
London -50 12 £67,500 -15.63% 2
South East -18 11 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Midlands -49 8 £85,000 +66.67% 1
West Midlands -49 8 £85,000 +66.67% 1
East of England -21 6 £41,000 -3.53%
South West -65 5 £58,750 +56.67% 1
Work from Home -213 4 £83,750 +101.81% 4
Yorkshire -49 3 £29,000 -47.27% 2
North of England -54 3 £29,000 -47.27% 4

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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 34 (72.34%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (46.81%) OWASP
3 21 (44.68%) Security Testing
3 21 (44.68%) Azure
4 20 (42.55%) AWS
4 20 (42.55%) Metasploit
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) Python
5 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
6 17 (36.17%) Nmap
6 17 (36.17%) HTTP
6 17 (36.17%) Nessus
7 14 (29.79%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (27.66%) OSCP
8 13 (27.66%) Kali Linux
8 13 (27.66%) Social Skills
9 12 (25.53%) Threat Modelling
9 12 (25.53%) Open Source
10 11 (23.40%) .NET
10 11 (23.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 11 (23.40%) .NET Core
10 11 (23.40%) Threat Intelligence
11 10 (21.28%) Cyber Intelligence
11 10 (21.28%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (21.28%) C#
11 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.28%) Linux
12 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
12 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
12 9 (19.15%) OpenID

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 2 (4.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 21 (44.68%) Azure
2 20 (42.55%) AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Sentinel
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Service Fabric
3 1 (2.13%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.13%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) HTTP
2 8 (17.02%) 802.11
2 8 (17.02%) SNMP
2 8 (17.02%) VPN
3 6 (12.77%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Metasploit
2 9 (19.15%) Charles Proxy
2 9 (19.15%) Fiddler
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 2 (4.26%) sqlmap
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.13%) Emacs
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (27.66%) Social Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Security Specialist
2 11 (23.40%) Penetration Tester
2 11 (23.40%) Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) AWS Specialist
3 9 (19.15%) Developer
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Application Security Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
1 11 (23.40%) .NET Core
2 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
2 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Core
2 9 (19.15%) OAuth
2 9 (19.15%) OAuth2
2 9 (19.15%) OpenID
3 8 (17.02%) 802.1X
4 3 (6.38%) JSON
4 3 (6.38%) XML
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) REST
5 2 (4.26%) Spring
5 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.26%) Vue.js
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (12.77%) SCADA
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Kali Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (46.81%) OWASP
3 21 (44.68%) Security Testing
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.79%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (25.53%) Open Source
6 12 (25.53%) Threat Modelling
7 11 (23.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 11 (23.40%) Threat Intelligence
8 10 (21.28%) Cyber Intelligence
9 9 (19.15%) Analytics
9 9 (19.15%) Data Analytics
9 9 (19.15%) Decision-Making
9 9 (19.15%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 9 (19.15%) Social Engineering
9 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (17.02%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (17.02%) Information Security
10 8 (17.02%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) PowerShell
1 18 (38.30%) Python
2 10 (21.28%) C#
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
3 9 (19.15%) TypeScript
4 8 (17.02%) Lua
4 8 (17.02%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) OSCP
2 7 (14.89%) CEH
3 6 (12.77%) CREST Certified
3 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) SANS
4 5 (10.64%) CCSA
4 5 (10.64%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (10.64%) EC-Council LPT
4 5 (10.64%) ECSA
4 5 (10.64%) GXPN
5 3 (6.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) CISM
6 1 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.13%) OSCE
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) Cyber Essentials
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) NIST
3 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.13%) GDPR
4 1 (2.13%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) Nessus
1 17 (36.17%) Nmap
2 6 (12.77%) QRadar
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) LogRhythm
1 6 (12.77%) Splunk
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.13%) Okta
3 1 (2.13%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (2.13%) Qualys
3 1 (2.13%) Rapid7
3 1 (2.13%) Veracode