Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 July 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 245 374
Rank change year-on-year -91 +129 +47
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 220 390 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 1.30% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 2.80% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 189 304 226
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.48% +8.85%
10th Percentile £36,710 £34,325 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,625 £72,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,615 13,923 18,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.57% 46.57% 48.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10,874 11,350 15,446
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -1.68%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in the South East

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in the South East

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the South East

Palo Alto
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Thames Valley -80 97 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Berkshire -81 80 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Hampshire -29 43 £65,000 +44.44% 7
Surrey +23 41 £49,000 +30.67% 1
East Sussex -55 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 16 £42,292 -3.88%
West Sussex +15 14 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Middlesex +12 3 £47,500 +7.34%
Kent -25 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -29 1 £50,000 -20.63%
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 206 (93.64%) Cisco
2 170 (77.27%) Firewall
3 110 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 105 (47.73%) Juniper
5 104 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
6 99 (45.00%) WAN
7 94 (42.73%) Data Centre
8 84 (38.18%) F5
9 82 (37.27%) Network Security
10 80 (36.36%) CCNP
11 62 (28.18%) LAN
12 61 (27.73%) Wireless
13 60 (27.27%) ITIL
14 59 (26.82%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (25.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 57 (25.91%) CCNA
16 56 (25.45%) Fortinet
17 55 (25.00%) VMware
18 53 (24.09%) VPN
19 46 (20.91%) SolarWinds
20 45 (20.45%) CCIE
21 44 (20.00%) DNS
22 41 (18.64%) Aruba
23 39 (17.73%) NetScaler
23 39 (17.73%) Windows
24 37 (16.82%) DHCP
25 36 (16.36%) Presales
26 35 (15.91%) BGP
27 34 (15.45%) MPLS
27 34 (15.45%) Wi-Fi

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.91%) Apache
3 2 (0.91%) Confluence
3 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.91%) IIS
3 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.73%) Office 365
4 11 (5.00%) Akamai
5 5 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (77.27%) Firewall
2 99 (45.00%) WAN
3 82 (37.27%) Network Security
4 62 (28.18%) LAN
5 61 (27.73%) Wireless
6 59 (26.82%) Cisco ASA
7 57 (25.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 53 (24.09%) VPN
9 44 (20.00%) DNS
10 39 (17.73%) NetScaler
11 37 (16.82%) DHCP
12 35 (15.91%) BGP
13 34 (15.45%) MPLS
13 34 (15.45%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (11.36%) IP Telephony
14 25 (11.36%) OSPF
15 22 (10.00%) Internet
15 22 (10.00%) VoIP
16 21 (9.55%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (8.64%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.91%) JIRA
1 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (14.55%) Retail
2 12 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (0.45%) Games
3 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (45.91%) Network Engineer
2 37 (16.82%) Architect
3 34 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (15.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (13.18%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (12.73%) Security Architect
6 27 (12.27%) Security Solutions Architect
7 25 (11.36%) Presales Solution Architect
8 24 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (10.00%) Network Architect
10 21 (9.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 19 (8.64%) Consultant
13 18 (8.18%) Security Engineer
14 16 (7.27%) Network Security Architect
14 16 (7.27%) Security Consultant
15 14 (6.36%) Network Consultant
16 13 (5.91%) Network Security Engineer
17 12 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
17 12 (5.45%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (0.91%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) COM
3 1 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (42.73%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.27%) FlexPod
3 8 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.18%) NHS
5 5 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.27%) Replication
5 5 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Clustering
8 2 (0.91%) User Experience
9 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.45%) Fintech
9 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
9 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.73%) Windows
2 29 (13.18%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.91%) Linux
4 11 (5.00%) FreeBSD
5 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.36%) Unix
7 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.91%) CentOS
8 2 (0.91%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.27%) ITIL
2 36 (16.36%) Presales
3 33 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 28 (12.73%) SIEM
5 27 (12.27%) DNA
6 25 (11.36%) Network Design
7 24 (10.91%) ITIL V3
8 22 (10.00%) Migration
9 19 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (8.64%) Network Management
9 19 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.27%) Application Performance Management
10 16 (7.27%) Converged Infrastructure
10 16 (7.27%) Performance Management
10 16 (7.27%) Security Management
10 16 (7.27%) Value Proposition
11 13 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.00%) Fault Management
13 9 (4.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.73%) Python
2 5 (2.27%) C
3 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.36%) SQL
4 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 104 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (36.36%) CCNP
3 57 (25.91%) CCNA
4 45 (20.45%) CCIE
5 34 (15.45%) Security Cleared
6 20 (9.09%) CCDP
7 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (5.00%) JNCIP
10 10 (4.55%) JNCIS
11 9 (4.09%) Degree
11 9 (4.09%) JNCIE
12 5 (2.27%) CISSP
12 5 (2.27%) MCSE
12 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.82%) CISM
14 3 (1.36%) CISA
14 3 (1.36%) HP ASE
14 3 (1.36%) HP MASE
15 2 (0.91%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.55%) SLA
2 17 (7.73%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.27%) GDPR
5 4 (1.82%) COBIT
6 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.36%) PMO
7 2 (0.91%) GPG13
7 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.45%) FISMA
8 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.45%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 32 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.73%) VMware NSX
3 18 (8.18%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.27%) XenApp
6 3 (1.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (12.27%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (8.18%) FortiGate
3 16 (7.27%) CASB
4 11 (5.00%) Cisco CME
5 7 (3.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (3.18%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (3.18%) SCCM
6 5 (2.27%) Ansible
7 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.36%) Nagios
8 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.36%) Puppet
9 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.91%) Nessus
9 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.91%) Nmap
9 2 (0.91%) SCOM
9 2 (0.91%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 206 (93.64%) Cisco
2 110 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 105 (47.73%) Juniper
4 84 (38.18%) F5
5 56 (25.45%) Fortinet
6 55 (25.00%) VMware
7 46 (20.91%) SolarWinds
8 41 (18.64%) Aruba
9 32 (14.55%) Citrix
10 26 (11.82%) Blue Coat
10 26 (11.82%) HP
11 22 (10.00%) Meraki
12 19 (8.64%) McAfee
12 19 (8.64%) Riverbed
12 19 (8.64%) Sophos
13 16 (7.27%) Infoblox
14 15 (6.82%) SonicWALL
15 12 (5.45%) Zscaler
16 11 (5.00%) Prolexic
17 9 (4.09%) NetApp