Period
to 11 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Palo Alto products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Palo Alto over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Palo Alto Networks.

Palo Alto
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 224 283
Rank change year-on-year +46 +59 +31
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 85 106 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.07% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 2.37% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 53 77 72
East of England median annual salary £51,000 £44,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.91% -34.81% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,050 £36,000 £44,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £67,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% +9.52%

Palo Alto is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,157 4,474 4,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.71% 45.11% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,161 3,179 3,936
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in the East of England

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Palo Alto in the East of England.

Salary trend for Palo Alto in the East of England

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the East of England

Palo Alto
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the East of England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
Bedfordshire +38 35 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +54 31 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Cambridgeshire -6 15 £42,500 +18.06%
Essex +3 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £32,500 -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT jobs citing Palo Alto 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 63 (74.12%) Cisco
2 62 (72.94%) Firewall
3 37 (43.53%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 31 (36.47%) Azure
6 28 (32.94%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (31.76%) CCNP
8 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
8 26 (30.59%) F5
9 25 (29.41%) Windows
9 25 (29.41%) Information Security
10 24 (28.24%) CCNA
10 24 (28.24%) Security Operations
11 22 (25.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (25.88%) LAN
12 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
12 21 (24.71%) OSPF
13 20 (23.53%) Management Information System
13 20 (23.53%) WAN
13 20 (23.53%) Finance
13 20 (23.53%) Fortinet
13 20 (23.53%) Windows Server
14 19 (22.35%) Network Security
14 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
15 18 (21.18%) SCCM
15 18 (21.18%) COBIT
15 18 (21.18%) Qualys
15 18 (21.18%) Identity Management
15 18 (21.18%) Information Security Management
15 18 (21.18%) Security Management

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Azure
2 14 (16.47%) AWS
3 4 (4.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.18%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (72.94%) Firewall
2 22 (25.88%) LAN
3 21 (24.71%) OSPF
4 20 (23.53%) WAN
5 19 (22.35%) Network Security
6 14 (16.47%) BGP
6 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
6 14 (16.47%) VPN
7 11 (12.94%) EIGRP
7 11 (12.94%) MPLS
8 8 (9.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (8.24%) DNS
9 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (8.24%) WLAN
10 6 (7.06%) Broadband
10 6 (7.06%) DHCP
10 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.71%) RIP
11 4 (4.71%) Wireless
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Network Engineer
2 35 (41.18%) Security Engineer
3 20 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 15 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (15.29%) Architect
7 10 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (11.76%) Security Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 4 (4.71%) NOC Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) 1st Line Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.88%) FMCG
6 4 (4.71%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (3.53%) PKI
8 2 (2.35%) Replication
8 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.18%) IVR
9 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 20 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (29.41%) Information Security
3 24 (28.24%) Security Operations
4 22 (25.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (21.18%) Identity Management
5 18 (21.18%) Information Security Management
5 18 (21.18%) ISMS
5 18 (21.18%) Patch Management
5 18 (21.18%) Security Management
5 18 (21.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (12.94%) ITIL
7 10 (11.76%) Network Management
7 10 (11.76%) Presales
8 8 (9.41%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (9.41%) Project Management
9 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (8.24%) Regulatory Compliance
9 7 (8.24%) Security Architecture
10 6 (7.06%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (43.53%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (31.76%) CCNP
3 24 (28.24%) CCNA
4 10 (11.76%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) CCDP
5 6 (7.06%) CCIE
5 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) CCSA
7 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) CCSP
8 3 (3.53%) CISSP
8 3 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (2.35%) CCSE
9 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.18%) CCSM
10 1 (1.18%) CEH
10 1 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.18%) MCSE
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.18%) COBIT
1 18 (21.18%) Cyber Essentials
1 18 (21.18%) PCI DSS
2 8 (9.41%) SLA
3 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.18%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) Firmware
4 2 (2.35%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (21.18%) Nessus
1 18 (21.18%) SCCM
1 18 (21.18%) SCOrch
2 6 (7.06%) Ansible
3 3 (3.53%) Stealthwatch
4 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (74.12%) Cisco
2 34 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 26 (30.59%) F5
3 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
4 20 (23.53%) Fortinet
5 18 (21.18%) Qualys
6 15 (17.65%) Meraki
7 12 (14.12%) Juniper
8 10 (11.76%) Symantec
9 7 (8.24%) Citrix
9 7 (8.24%) HP
10 6 (7.06%) Blue Coat
10 6 (7.06%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (7.06%) Radware
11 5 (5.88%) VMware
12 4 (4.71%) McAfee
12 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.53%) Aruba
13 3 (3.53%) LogicMonitor
14 2 (2.35%) Veeam