Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 308 386
Rank change year-on-year +28 +78 +118
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 303 313 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 1.88% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 229 244 219
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -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 13206 16638 21375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.67% 46.94% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10515 13430 17360
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 +75 175 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Berkshire +50 129 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Hampshire +52 54 £42,500 - 4
Surrey -24 49 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Oxfordshire +50 34 £63,000 -18.71%
Kent +36 16 £48,625 -32.93% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 12 £43,000 -21.82% 2
East Sussex -5 4 £51,500 +49.28%
West Sussex -7 4 £71,250 +42.50% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £63,500 +27.00%
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Palo Alto also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 233 (76.90%) Cisco
2 216 (71.29%) Firewall
3 178 (58.75%) Juniper
4 133 (43.89%) CheckPoint
5 124 (40.92%) F5
6 110 (36.30%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (32.67%) WAN
8 96 (31.68%) VPN
9 95 (31.35%) Cisco ASA
10 84 (27.72%) TCP/IP
10 84 (27.72%) ITIL
11 83 (27.39%) MPLS
12 74 (24.42%) LAN
12 74 (24.42%) CCNP
13 71 (23.43%) BGP
14 70 (23.10%) DNS
14 70 (23.10%) Linux
15 68 (22.44%) Network Security
16 65 (21.45%) Blue Coat
16 65 (21.45%) Windows
17 63 (20.79%) OSPF
18 57 (18.81%) Unix
19 53 (17.49%) SolarWinds
20 52 (17.16%) Extreme Networks
20 52 (17.16%) Microsoft
21 51 (16.83%) Kalman Filter
22 49 (16.17%) Load Balancing
23 46 (15.18%) Wireless
24 44 (14.52%) IPsec
25 43 (14.19%) Risk Management

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 16 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.95%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.63%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.65%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.32%) IIS
6 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.98%) SaaS
4 5 (1.65%) IaaS
4 5 (1.65%) Office 365
4 5 (1.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 216 (71.29%) Firewall
2 99 (32.67%) WAN
3 96 (31.68%) VPN
4 95 (31.35%) Cisco ASA
5 84 (27.72%) TCP/IP
6 83 (27.39%) MPLS
7 74 (24.42%) LAN
8 71 (23.43%) BGP
9 70 (23.10%) DNS
10 68 (22.44%) Network Security
11 63 (20.79%) OSPF
12 46 (15.18%) Wireless
13 44 (14.52%) IPsec
14 42 (13.86%) DHCP
15 40 (13.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (11.55%) VoIP
17 33 (10.89%) Ethernet
17 33 (10.89%) VRRP
18 29 (9.57%) Cisco PIX
18 29 (9.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.32%) Big Data
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (14.19%) Digital Economy
2 29 (9.57%) German Language
3 20 (6.60%) French Language
4 7 (2.31%) Finance
4 7 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.33%) Games
5 1 (0.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 148 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 80 (26.40%) Security Engineer
3 56 (18.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 46 (15.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 42 (13.86%) Consultant
6 40 (13.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 35 (11.55%) Network Consultant
8 33 (10.89%) Juniper Engineer
9 30 (9.90%) Firewall Engineer
9 30 (9.90%) Senior Security Engineer
10 29 (9.57%) Analyst
11 26 (8.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 24 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 21 (6.93%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 20 (6.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 20 (6.60%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 19 (6.27%) Security Analyst
16 17 (5.61%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
17 14 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
17 14 (4.62%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.24%) Web Services
2 10 (3.30%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.66%) COM+
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 32 (10.56%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.96%) PKI
4 12 (3.96%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.65%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.32%) CMDB
8 3 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.10%) Linux
2 65 (21.45%) Windows
3 57 (18.81%) Unix
4 38 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (8.25%) Solaris
6 25 (8.25%) Windows 2000
7 18 (5.94%) Windows Server
8 15 (4.95%) Mac OS X
8 15 (4.95%) Windows 10
9 14 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (4.29%) Windows 7
11 12 (3.96%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.32%) CentOS
13 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) VMS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.72%) ITIL
2 51 (16.83%) Kalman Filter
3 49 (16.17%) Load Balancing
4 43 (14.19%) Risk Management
5 42 (13.86%) Network Design
6 41 (13.53%) Security Operations
7 37 (12.21%) Web Filtering
8 35 (11.55%) Mentoring
9 31 (10.23%) Change Management
10 28 (9.24%) Network Management
10 28 (9.24%) Network Monitoring
11 24 (7.92%) Time Management
12 22 (7.26%) Problem Management
13 19 (6.27%) Presales
14 17 (5.61%) Change Control
14 17 (5.61%) Operations Management
15 16 (5.28%) Network Architecture
16 15 (4.95%) Information Security
16 15 (4.95%) Service Design
17 14 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.90%) Python
2 22 (7.26%) Perl
3 19 (6.27%) Java
4 16 (5.28%) C
4 16 (5.28%) C++
4 16 (5.28%) Ruby
5 10 (3.30%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (36.30%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (24.42%) CCNP
3 39 (12.87%) CCIE
4 37 (12.21%) Degree
5 26 (8.58%) CCNA
5 26 (8.58%) JNCIP
6 19 (6.27%) SC Cleared
6 19 (6.27%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.95%) JNCIS
8 13 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (3.96%) CCDA
10 11 (3.63%) CCSE
11 9 (2.97%) MCSA
11 9 (2.97%) MCSE
11 9 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.64%) CISSP
12 8 (2.64%) JNCIE
13 7 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.98%) CCDP
14 6 (1.98%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.19%) SLA
2 12 (3.96%) PMO
3 2 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.99%) ProxySG
3 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (7.26%) Nagios
1 22 (7.26%) SCOM
2 21 (6.93%) FortiGate
3 15 (4.95%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (4.95%) SCCM
4 13 (4.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.98%) Ansible
6 4 (1.32%) Puppet
7 3 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.66%) NetCrunch
8 2 (0.66%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.33%) Nessus
9 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.33%) Nmap
9 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 233 (76.90%) Cisco
2 178 (58.75%) Juniper
3 133 (43.89%) CheckPoint
4 124 (40.92%) F5
5 65 (21.45%) Blue Coat
6 53 (17.49%) SolarWinds
7 52 (17.16%) Extreme Networks
7 52 (17.16%) Microsoft
8 30 (9.90%) VMware
9 29 (9.57%) Crossbeam
9 29 (9.57%) Sourcefire
10 26 (8.58%) Fortinet
11 19 (6.27%) Citrix
12 17 (5.61%) HP
13 16 (5.28%) Avaya
14 13 (4.29%) Allot
14 13 (4.29%) Forcepoint
14 13 (4.29%) Mitel
14 13 (4.29%) Trapeze
15 12 (3.96%) Barracuda Networks