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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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 367 330 258
Rank change year-on-year -37 -72 +46
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 132 106 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 1.70% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63 69 47
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,250 £68,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 8,245 6,240 4,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.01% 37.57% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,659 4,329 3,436
10th Percentile £27,700 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +0.92% +9.00%

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 9 August 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 9 August 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
Hampshire +42 61 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Thames Valley -33 38 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Oxfordshire -7 20 £50,000 -20.00%
Surrey -50 19 £37,000 -43.51% 1
Berkshire +2 15 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East Sussex +3 8 £70,000 +75.00%
Kent -59 5 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Buckinghamshire -38 4 £65,000 - 1
West Sussex -25 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 84 (63.64%) Cisco
2 82 (62.12%) Firewall
3 61 (46.21%) ITIL
4 58 (43.94%) WAN
5 56 (42.42%) BGP
6 55 (41.67%) OSPF
7 48 (36.36%) LAN
8 47 (35.61%) Azure
9 46 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
10 45 (34.09%) Wireless
11 39 (29.55%) CCNP
11 39 (29.55%) Windows
12 37 (28.03%) MPLS
12 37 (28.03%) AWS
13 30 (22.73%) Service Delivery
14 28 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (19.70%) SIEM
16 26 (19.70%) Multicast
16 26 (19.70%) Network Security
16 26 (19.70%) CCDP
16 26 (19.70%) Organisational Skills
16 26 (19.70%) Social Skills
17 25 (18.94%) Collaborative Working
17 25 (18.94%) Cisco ISE
17 25 (18.94%) Public Cloud
17 25 (18.94%) Patch Management
18 24 (18.18%) VPN

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 17 (12.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.82%) IIS
3 6 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.61%) Azure
2 37 (28.03%) AWS
3 20 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (10.61%) GCP
5 7 (5.30%) SaaS
6 6 (4.55%) Azure AKS
6 6 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (4.55%) Azure Sentinel
6 6 (4.55%) Azure Service Fabric
6 6 (4.55%) Azure Storage
6 6 (4.55%) Datadog
7 3 (2.27%) PaaS
8 2 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.52%) IaaS
8 2 (1.52%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.52%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 82 (62.12%) Firewall
2 58 (43.94%) WAN
3 56 (42.42%) BGP
4 55 (41.67%) OSPF
5 48 (36.36%) LAN
6 45 (34.09%) Wireless
7 37 (28.03%) MPLS
8 28 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (19.70%) Multicast
9 26 (19.70%) Network Security
10 25 (18.94%) Cisco ISE
11 24 (18.18%) VPN
12 20 (15.15%) IPsec
13 14 (10.61%) SD-WAN
14 12 (9.09%) DNS
15 11 (8.33%) IPv6
16 10 (7.58%) DHCP
16 10 (7.58%) Ethernet
16 10 (7.58%) IPv4
16 10 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.52%) Power BI
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (19.70%) Organisational Skills
1 26 (19.70%) Social Skills
2 19 (14.39%) Banking
3 18 (13.64%) Finance
4 10 (7.58%) Aviation
5 9 (6.82%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (5.30%) Public Sector
7 6 (4.55%) Legal
7 6 (4.55%) Retail
7 6 (4.55%) Retail Finance
8 5 (3.79%) Law
9 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 32 (24.24%) Architect
3 22 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 20 (15.15%) Network Architect
5 17 (12.88%) Security Architect
6 14 (10.61%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (9.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) Analyst
9 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (6.82%) IT Engineer
10 9 (6.82%) Service Analyst
10 9 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (6.06%) Administrator
11 8 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
12 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) IT Support
13 6 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
13 6 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) XMPP
2 10 (7.58%) .NET
3 9 (6.82%) SAML
4 8 (6.06%) LDAP
5 6 (4.55%) JSON
5 6 (4.55%) Web Services
5 6 (4.55%) YAML
6 2 (1.52%) DCOM
6 2 (1.52%) Middleware
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Public Cloud
2 16 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.58%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (7.58%) Private Cloud
4 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.06%) PKI
6 6 (4.55%) Tandem
7 4 (3.03%) EMC VNX
7 4 (3.03%) User Experience
8 3 (2.27%) CMDB
9 2 (1.52%) PMI
9 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.76%) CSOC
10 1 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.55%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) Linux
3 19 (14.39%) Windows 10
4 12 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (5.30%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.55%) VMS
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.76%) Unix
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.21%) ITIL
2 30 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 28 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (19.70%) SIEM
6 25 (18.94%) Collaborative Working
6 25 (18.94%) Patch Management
7 22 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
8 20 (15.15%) ITSM
9 19 (14.39%) Computer Science
10 17 (12.88%) Information Security
11 15 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (10.61%) Project Delivery
12 14 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (9.85%) Problem Management
14 12 (9.09%) Agile
14 12 (9.09%) Service Design
15 11 (8.33%) Change Management
15 11 (8.33%) CRM
15 11 (8.33%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.64%) Python
2 15 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.06%) SQL
4 6 (4.55%) Bash
4 6 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (29.55%) CCNP
3 26 (19.70%) CCDP
4 23 (17.42%) Degree
5 20 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 20 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.58%) JNCIP
8 9 (6.82%) CCIE
9 8 (6.06%) CEH
9 8 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (4.55%) CISM
10 6 (4.55%) CRISC
11 5 (3.79%) CISSP
11 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.27%) CCNA
13 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.82%) NCSC
2 8 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (6.06%) RMADS
3 6 (4.55%) GDPR
3 6 (4.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.52%) NIST
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.03%) vSphere
4 3 (2.27%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (15.15%) SCCM
2 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (12.12%) Terraform
3 10 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (7.58%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (6.06%) Ansible
4 8 (6.06%) Nexpose
5 6 (4.55%) Grafana
5 6 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.55%) Pingdom
5 6 (4.55%) Puppet
5 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (2.27%) NetCrunch
7 2 (1.52%) Opsgenie
8 1 (0.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.76%) CASB
8 1 (0.76%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.76%) Nessus
8 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 84 (63.64%) Cisco
2 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.91%) Juniper
4 18 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 18 (13.64%) Splunk
5 17 (12.88%) Zscaler
6 16 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 16 (12.12%) Meraki
7 15 (11.36%) Google
8 14 (10.61%) HP
9 12 (9.09%) Dynatrace
9 12 (9.09%) VMware
10 11 (8.33%) Fortinet
11 10 (7.58%) Concur
11 10 (7.58%) Qualys
11 10 (7.58%) Red Box
11 10 (7.58%) SAP
12 8 (6.06%) Centrify
12 8 (6.06%) CrowdStrike
12 8 (6.06%) F5