Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 269 268
Rank change year-on-year -92 -1 +133
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 159 328 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 1.05% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 2.33% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 133 239 292
South East median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.74% +9.52% +5.00%

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 11,849 14,092 15,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.31% 45.11% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,317 11,078 12,797
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -102 50 £62,500 +8.70% 8
Berkshire -78 43 £65,000 +15.56% 5
Hampshire -7 39 £62,500 +47.06% 4
Surrey -2 25 £40,000 -18.37% 3
West Sussex +8 20 £52,500 -27.59% 5
East Sussex +13 19 £57,500 +13.86%
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £55,000 +27.91% 1
Oxfordshire -6 5 £37,500 -51.61% 2
Home Counties +2 1 - -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 148 (93.08%) Cisco
2 116 (72.96%) Firewall
3 90 (56.60%) Juniper
4 88 (55.35%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (50.94%) CheckPoint
6 64 (40.25%) Network Security
7 61 (38.36%) Cisco ASA
8 58 (36.48%) CCNP
9 57 (35.85%) Wireless
10 55 (34.59%) F5
11 49 (30.82%) WAN
12 48 (30.19%) Data Centre
13 47 (29.56%) VPN
14 44 (27.67%) Linux
15 42 (26.42%) BGP
15 42 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 40 (25.16%) Fortinet
17 38 (23.90%) VMware
17 38 (23.90%) LAN
18 34 (21.38%) CCNA
18 34 (21.38%) OSPF
19 32 (20.13%) Windows
20 30 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (18.24%) Meraki
22 28 (17.61%) Presales
22 28 (17.61%) Cisco Firepower
22 28 (17.61%) CCIE
23 27 (16.98%) ITIL
24 26 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
25 24 (15.09%) Nagios

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 6 (3.77%) IIS
2 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.77%) Office 365
4 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (72.96%) Firewall
2 64 (40.25%) Network Security
3 61 (38.36%) Cisco ASA
4 57 (35.85%) Wireless
5 49 (30.82%) WAN
6 47 (29.56%) VPN
7 42 (26.42%) BGP
7 42 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (23.90%) LAN
9 34 (21.38%) OSPF
10 28 (17.61%) Cisco Firepower
11 22 (13.84%) VLAN
12 20 (12.58%) VoIP
13 16 (10.06%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (10.06%) Cisco ISE
13 16 (10.06%) HSRP
14 15 (9.43%) MPLS
14 15 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (8.81%) Junos
15 14 (8.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) Big Data
3 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (6.29%) Aerospace
2 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.77%) Finance
3 6 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (49.69%) Network Engineer
2 32 (20.13%) Security Engineer
3 24 (15.09%) Consultant
4 23 (14.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (12.58%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (12.58%) Security Consultant
6 18 (11.32%) Architect
7 17 (10.69%) Security Architect
7 17 (10.69%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (10.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 16 (10.06%) Security Solutions Architect
9 13 (8.18%) Network Security Consultant
10 12 (7.55%) Network Consultant
11 11 (6.92%) Cisco Consultant
11 11 (6.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 11 (6.92%) Cisco Security Consultant
12 10 (6.29%) Presales Solution Architect
13 8 (5.03%) Network Security Architect
14 7 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 7 (4.40%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) CGI
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.66%) Wiki
6 8 (5.03%) e-Learning
6 8 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (5.03%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (3.14%) CMDB
8 5 (3.14%) PKI
9 4 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.89%) NHS
11 2 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.63%) CESG
12 1 (0.63%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.67%) Linux
2 32 (20.13%) Windows
3 14 (8.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.29%) CentOS
4 10 (6.29%) Debian
5 6 (3.77%) FreeBSD
6 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) Solaris
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.61%) Presales
2 27 (16.98%) ITIL
3 22 (13.84%) SIEM
4 21 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (12.58%) ITIL V3
5 20 (12.58%) Service Management
6 17 (10.69%) Load Balancing
7 16 (10.06%) Line Management
8 15 (9.43%) Network Design
9 13 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (6.92%) Security Operations
12 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (6.29%) Project Management
13 9 (5.66%) DNA
13 9 (5.66%) High Availability
13 9 (5.66%) Information Security
13 9 (5.66%) Network Architecture
13 9 (5.66%) Scenario Testing
13 9 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.29%) Python
2 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
3 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (55.35%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (36.48%) CCNP
3 34 (21.38%) CCNA
4 28 (17.61%) CCIE
5 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
6 20 (12.58%) CCDP
6 20 (12.58%) SC Cleared
7 19 (11.95%) JNCIS
8 14 (8.81%) CISSP
9 13 (8.18%) JNCIE
10 12 (7.55%) Degree
11 11 (6.92%) JNCIP
12 8 (5.03%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (4.40%) CCSE
14 6 (3.77%) CCSP
15 5 (3.14%) JNCIA
16 4 (2.52%) IISP
16 4 (2.52%) ISSAP
16 4 (2.52%) TOGAF Certification
17 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.92%) SLA
3 4 (2.52%) GDPR
3 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.26%) QA
4 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) COBIT
5 1 (0.63%) FISMA
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.55%) VMware NSX
3 10 (6.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.52%) Snort
6 3 (1.89%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.89%) XenApp
6 3 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.63%) pfSense
8 1 (0.63%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (15.09%) Nagios
2 6 (3.77%) QRadar
3 5 (3.14%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.26%) CASB
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.26%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.63%) Ansible
6 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.63%) Netcool
6 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) Proventia
6 1 (0.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) Salt
6 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.63%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (93.08%) Cisco
2 90 (56.60%) Juniper
3 81 (50.94%) CheckPoint
4 55 (34.59%) F5
5 40 (25.16%) Fortinet
6 38 (23.90%) VMware
7 29 (18.24%) Meraki
8 23 (14.47%) Aruba
9 22 (13.84%) Blue Coat
10 21 (13.21%) SolarWinds
11 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
12 14 (8.81%) HP
13 13 (8.18%) Brocade
13 13 (8.18%) Riverbed
14 9 (5.66%) Extreme Networks
15 8 (5.03%) Arista
15 8 (5.03%) Symantec
15 8 (5.03%) Virgin Media
16 7 (4.40%) Citrix
17 6 (3.77%) McAfee