Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 367 285
Rank change year-on-year +88 -82 +3
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 232 176 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.61% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 1.43% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 165 151 239
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £37,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 10,502 12,285 13,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.80% 42.72% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,094 9,735 11,061
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 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
Hampshire +17 63 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Thames Valley +50 52 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Surrey +53 51 £55,000 +2.33% 9
Berkshire +26 41 £70,000 +7.69% 1
West Sussex +24 38 £56,250 +7.14% 3
Kent - 13 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +32 7 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £32,500 -40.91% 3
East Sussex -17 4 £46,250 -19.57% 1
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 193 (83.19%) Cisco
2 167 (71.98%) Firewall
3 160 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (55.60%) CCNP
5 88 (37.93%) Juniper
6 82 (35.34%) CheckPoint
7 79 (34.05%) BGP
8 75 (32.33%) CCNA
9 72 (31.03%) WAN
10 71 (30.60%) OSPF
11 64 (27.59%) VPN
12 63 (27.16%) F5
13 61 (26.29%) Network Security
14 60 (25.86%) Data Centre
15 57 (24.57%) LAN
16 55 (23.71%) Aruba
17 54 (23.28%) MPLS
18 52 (22.41%) DNS
19 50 (21.55%) Cisco ASA
20 48 (20.69%) Information Security
20 48 (20.69%) SLA
21 47 (20.26%) Linux
22 46 (19.83%) Management Information System
22 46 (19.83%) JNCIS
23 44 (18.97%) Wireless
24 42 (18.10%) Fortinet
25 41 (17.67%) ITIL
25 41 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
26 39 (16.81%) TCP/IP
27 37 (15.95%) HP

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 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.16%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Cisco SocialMiner
1 4 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.09%) Azure
2 29 (12.50%) AWS
3 13 (5.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 167 (71.98%) Firewall
2 79 (34.05%) BGP
3 72 (31.03%) WAN
4 71 (30.60%) OSPF
5 64 (27.59%) VPN
6 61 (26.29%) Network Security
7 57 (24.57%) LAN
8 54 (23.28%) MPLS
9 52 (22.41%) DNS
10 50 (21.55%) Cisco ASA
11 44 (18.97%) Wireless
12 41 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (16.81%) TCP/IP
14 32 (13.79%) DHCP
14 32 (13.79%) Junos
14 32 (13.79%) SSL
15 29 (12.50%) Internet
15 29 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (12.07%) IPsec
17 20 (8.62%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.72%) MySQL
1 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (12.07%) Finance
2 15 (6.47%) Public Sector
3 12 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.59%) Legal
5 5 (2.16%) Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Electronics
6 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.86%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 150 (64.66%) Network Engineer
2 44 (18.97%) Security Engineer
3 42 (18.10%) Network Security Engineer
4 29 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (9.48%) Consultant
6 20 (8.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (8.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (7.76%) Juniper Engineer
9 15 (6.47%) Analyst
10 14 (6.03%) Lead Network Engineer
10 14 (6.03%) Network Analyst
10 14 (6.03%) Network Consultant
11 12 (5.17%) Architect
12 11 (4.74%) Designer
12 11 (4.74%) Network Designer
12 11 (4.74%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (4.31%) Deployment Engineer
13 10 (4.31%) Juniper Consultant
13 10 (4.31%) Network Operations Engineer
14 9 (3.88%) Security Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.59%) SailPoint
2 4 (1.72%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.86%) XMPP
4 1 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.43%) COM+
4 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 46 (19.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 8 (3.45%) PKI
4 6 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.72%) DataPower
6 4 (1.72%) IVR
7 3 (1.29%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 2 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.86%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (0.86%) PMI
9 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.26%) Linux
2 32 (13.79%) Unix
3 30 (12.93%) Windows
4 14 (6.03%) CentOS
5 10 (4.31%) Debian
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.69%) Information Security
2 41 (17.67%) ITIL
3 31 (13.36%) Load Balancing
4 30 (12.93%) Change Management
4 30 (12.93%) Project Delivery
5 25 (10.78%) Incident Management
5 25 (10.78%) Presales
6 22 (9.48%) Network Management
7 21 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (8.62%) Validation
9 19 (8.19%) Configuration Management
9 19 (8.19%) Software Audit
10 17 (7.33%) Change Control
10 17 (7.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (5.60%) Capacity Management
12 13 (5.60%) Network Design
12 13 (5.60%) Problem Management
13 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
14 11 (4.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.03%) Python
2 9 (3.88%) C
3 8 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.45%) Perl
4 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.43%) C++
5 1 (0.43%) Java
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby
5 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (55.60%) CCNP
3 75 (32.33%) CCNA
4 46 (19.83%) JNCIS
5 35 (15.09%) CISSP
6 32 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 29 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 28 (12.07%) CCSE
8 28 (12.07%) JNCIP
9 27 (11.64%) CCSP
10 22 (9.48%) CCIE
11 21 (9.05%) Degree
12 20 (8.62%) CCSA
13 18 (7.76%) JNCIA
14 17 (7.33%) JNCIE
15 15 (6.47%) CCMSE
16 12 (5.17%) CCDP
16 12 (5.17%) HP ASE
17 8 (3.45%) ACCA
18 6 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.69%) SLA
2 8 (3.45%) NIST
3 7 (3.02%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.59%) GDPR
4 6 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.86%) NCSC
6 2 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.74%) Firmware
3 10 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.02%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.72%) iptables
6 4 (1.72%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (5.60%) Ansible
3 10 (4.31%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (4.31%) Nagios
4 8 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.59%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.72%) Puppet
6 4 (1.72%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.72%) vMotion
7 2 (0.86%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.86%) vRealize
8 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.43%) Graylog
8 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.43%) NetCrunch
8 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 193 (83.19%) Cisco
2 88 (37.93%) Juniper
3 82 (35.34%) CheckPoint
4 63 (27.16%) F5
5 55 (23.71%) Aruba
6 42 (18.10%) Fortinet
7 37 (15.95%) HP
8 35 (15.09%) Blue Coat
8 35 (15.09%) VMware
9 25 (10.78%) Microsoft
10 21 (9.05%) ServiceNow
11 20 (8.62%) SolarWinds
12 18 (7.76%) Extreme Networks
13 16 (6.90%) Symantec
14 14 (6.03%) Splunk
15 13 (5.60%) Brocade
15 13 (5.60%) McAfee
16 12 (5.17%) Riverbed
17 10 (4.31%) Dell
18 8 (3.45%) Forcepoint