Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 282 244 317
Rank change year-on-year -38 +73 +35
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 158 91 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.44% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 134 53 141
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £34,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -5.98%
75th Percentile £67,875 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -16.00% +8.70% -1.71%

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 7,135 3,729 9,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.84% 37.15% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,783 2,912 7,490
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Palo Alto in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -45 50 £68,500 +24.55% 7
Hampshire -82 45 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +1 29 £70,000 +64.71% 4
Surrey -48 29 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Berkshire -21 20 £70,000 +21.74% 3
Kent -34 18 £42,500 -34.62%
East Sussex - 7 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -47 5 £45,000 -18.18%
West Sussex +2 2 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 140 (88.61%) Firewall
2 116 (73.42%) Cisco
3 76 (48.10%) Network Security
4 50 (31.65%) VPN
5 49 (31.01%) Juniper
5 49 (31.01%) CheckPoint
6 48 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (28.48%) WAN
7 45 (28.48%) SolarWinds
7 45 (28.48%) Azure
8 43 (27.22%) F5
9 41 (25.95%) LAN
10 40 (25.32%) BGP
10 40 (25.32%) Wi-Fi
11 39 (24.68%) OSPF
12 36 (22.78%) Security Cleared
13 34 (21.52%) DNS
14 32 (20.25%) SC Cleared
14 32 (20.25%) Meraki
15 31 (19.62%) PowerShell
15 31 (19.62%) Fortinet
15 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
15 31 (19.62%) IPsec
16 29 (18.35%) McAfee
16 29 (18.35%) CCNP
16 29 (18.35%) DHCP
16 29 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
17 28 (17.72%) Infrastructure as Code
17 28 (17.72%) VMware
18 27 (17.09%) Data Centre

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 7 (4.43%) Confluence
1 7 (4.43%) IIS
1 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.80%) CMS
2 6 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (3.80%) Umbraco
2 6 (3.80%) WordPress
3 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Sentinel
2 6 (3.80%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (28.48%) Azure
2 18 (11.39%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (9.49%) Azure Sentinel
4 12 (7.59%) Mimecast
5 9 (5.70%) IaaS
6 8 (5.06%) SaaS
7 7 (4.43%) PaaS
8 6 (3.80%) AWS
8 6 (3.80%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.27%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 140 (88.61%) Firewall
2 76 (48.10%) Network Security
3 50 (31.65%) VPN
4 45 (28.48%) WAN
5 41 (25.95%) LAN
6 40 (25.32%) BGP
6 40 (25.32%) Wi-Fi
7 39 (24.68%) OSPF
8 34 (21.52%) DNS
9 31 (19.62%) IPsec
10 29 (18.35%) DHCP
11 25 (15.82%) Wireless
12 20 (12.66%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (12.03%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (12.03%) TCP/IP
14 16 (10.13%) SSL
15 13 (8.23%) Ethernet
15 13 (8.23%) MPLS
15 13 (8.23%) VLAN
16 11 (6.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.90%) DB2
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) JIRA
2 8 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.90%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (16.46%) Social Skills
2 22 (13.92%) Finance
3 11 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.70%) Documentation Skills
4 9 (5.70%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.80%) Publishing
6 4 (2.53%) Retail
7 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.90%) Banking
7 3 (1.90%) Retail Finance
8 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.27%) Billing
8 2 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (55.06%) Network Engineer
2 58 (36.71%) Security Engineer
3 40 (25.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 38 (24.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 27 (17.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 24 (15.19%) Firewall Engineer
7 22 (13.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 22 (13.92%) Senior Security Engineer
8 21 (13.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 11 (6.96%) Architect
10 10 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.06%) Network Communications Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.80%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.80%) Juniper Engineer
13 6 (3.80%) Security Architect
13 6 (3.80%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 6 (3.80%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 6 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.80%) DataPower
4 6 (3.80%) PKI
4 6 (3.80%) User Experience
5 5 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.53%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.46%) Windows
2 16 (10.13%) Linux
3 15 (9.49%) Windows 10
4 10 (6.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.06%) Android
7 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.80%) Unix
7 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (17.72%) Infrastructure as Code
3 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (13.29%) SIEM
5 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.13%) ITIL
6 16 (10.13%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (9.49%) Technical Leadership
8 14 (8.86%) Change Management
8 14 (8.86%) Service Design
8 14 (8.86%) Web Filtering
9 13 (8.23%) Full Stack Development
9 13 (8.23%) Observability
9 13 (8.23%) Presales
10 12 (7.59%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.59%) Project Management
11 11 (6.96%) Problem Management
12 10 (6.33%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (6.33%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (5.70%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.62%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.49%) Python
3 9 (5.70%) Perl
4 4 (2.53%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (22.78%) Security Cleared
3 32 (20.25%) SC Cleared
4 29 (18.35%) CCNP
5 24 (15.19%) CCNA
6 13 (8.23%) Degree
7 8 (5.06%) CCDP
8 6 (3.80%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (3.16%) CCSP
9 5 (3.16%) CISA
9 5 (3.16%) CISM
9 5 (3.16%) CISSP
9 5 (3.16%) CRISC
9 5 (3.16%) GIAC
10 3 (1.90%) CCSA
10 3 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.27%) CCIE
12 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) SLA
2 11 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.96%) NIST
3 6 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.80%) SOC 2
4 5 (3.16%) GDPR
4 5 (3.16%) GRC
4 5 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.33%) vSphere
4 6 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.80%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.53%) Firmware
6 3 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (10.13%) SolarWinds Orion
1 16 (10.13%) Terraform
2 9 (5.70%) Ansible
3 6 (3.80%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.80%) Pingdom
3 6 (3.80%) QRadar
3 6 (3.80%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.16%) SCCM
5 3 (1.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.90%) SCOM
5 3 (1.90%) WSUS
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.63%) NetCrunch
7 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 116 (73.42%) Cisco
2 49 (31.01%) CheckPoint
2 49 (31.01%) Juniper
3 45 (28.48%) SolarWinds
4 43 (27.22%) F5
5 32 (20.25%) Meraki
6 31 (19.62%) Fortinet
6 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
7 29 (18.35%) McAfee
8 28 (17.72%) VMware
9 20 (12.66%) Zscaler
10 18 (11.39%) Aruba
11 16 (10.13%) Sophos
12 15 (9.49%) HP
13 14 (8.86%) Splunk
14 13 (8.23%) New Relic
15 11 (6.96%) IBM
16 6 (3.80%) Barracuda Networks
16 6 (3.80%) Forcepoint
16 6 (3.80%) Sage