Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Burp Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1141 1154
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 +100
Permanent jobs citing Burp Suite 33 59 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.033% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 106
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £39,750 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,275 £81,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +9.52%

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 34,377 36,364 35,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.34% 20.63% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27,873 29,719 30,964
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 32 £60,000 +14.29% 3
UK excluding London -8 19 £67,500 +12.50% 2
London +11 9 £75,000 +50.00% 1
East of England +30 7 £70,000 +27.27%
South East -15 6 £37,500 - 1
North of England +32 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +30 2 - -
North West +21 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands +27 1 - - 1
Midlands +4 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 24 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (69.70%) Information Security
3 19 (57.58%) OWASP
4 17 (51.52%) Python
5 16 (48.48%) Metasploit
6 13 (39.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (36.36%) Mobile App
8 9 (27.27%) HIPAA
8 9 (27.27%) CREST Certified
8 9 (27.27%) Nessus
8 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (24.24%) Security Testing
9 8 (24.24%) CISSP
9 8 (24.24%) CISM
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) .NET
10 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) CISA
10 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (21.21%) Threat Modelling
11 6 (18.18%) Kali Linux
11 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
11 6 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
11 6 (18.18%) Java
11 6 (18.18%) Windows
11 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 5 (15.15%) QA
12 5 (15.15%) Nmap

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 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.03%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) SMTP
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Metasploit
2 3 (9.09%) AppScan
2 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Gatling
4 1 (3.03%) GDB
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) SOAtest
4 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.03%) sqlmap
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Testing Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Tester
6 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Forensic Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) Django
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) OAuth
5 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Symfony
5 1 (3.03%) Vue.js
5 1 (3.03%) WebRTC
5 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Cyberattack
3 3 (9.09%) iPhone
3 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Kali Linux
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Android
3 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (69.70%) Information Security
3 19 (57.58%) OWASP
4 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (24.24%) Security Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (21.21%) Threat Modelling
8 6 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (15.15%) SIEM
10 4 (12.12%) Data Security
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
11 3 (9.09%) Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
11 3 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.06%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) CREST Certified
2 8 (24.24%) CISM
2 8 (24.24%) CISSP
3 7 (21.21%) CISA
4 5 (15.15%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (12.12%) OSCP
6 3 (9.09%) CEH
6 3 (9.09%) CHFI
6 3 (9.09%) SANS
7 2 (6.06%) OSCE
8 1 (3.03%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (27.27%) HIPAA
3 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (15.15%) QA
4 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Nessus
2 5 (15.15%) Nmap
3 2 (6.06%) WebInspect
4 1 (3.03%) CASB
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) HP Fortify
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) HP
1 2 (6.06%) IBM
1 2 (6.06%) Qualys
2 1 (3.03%) Capita
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.03%) VMware