Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 271 394
Rank change year-on-year +1 +123 +117
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 330 384 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 1.13% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 2.39% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 243 289 233
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -2.91%
10th Percentile £31,800 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £61,050
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 14228 16067 21104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.47% 47.28% 49.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11187 12910 17335
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £25,550
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +45 171 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Berkshire +27 130 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Surrey -26 65 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Hampshire +1 58 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +25 28 £77,500 - 1
Kent +34 27 £49,000 -32.41%
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £43,000 +7.50% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 £37,500 -
West Sussex -11 3 £72,500 +45.00%
East Sussex -24 2 £50,500 +48.53% 2
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 268 (81.21%) Cisco
2 223 (67.58%) Firewall
3 191 (57.88%) Juniper
4 142 (43.03%) CheckPoint
5 140 (42.42%) F5
6 115 (34.85%) WAN
7 101 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
7 101 (30.61%) Cisco ASA
8 98 (29.70%) VPN
9 91 (27.58%) ITIL
10 79 (23.94%) Network Security
11 75 (22.73%) LAN
12 74 (22.42%) Linux
12 74 (22.42%) MPLS
13 69 (20.91%) SolarWinds
14 68 (20.61%) Wireless
15 67 (20.30%) Blue Coat
16 66 (20.00%) CCNP
17 62 (18.79%) DNS
17 62 (18.79%) Windows
18 61 (18.48%) TCP/IP
18 61 (18.48%) Network Monitoring
19 60 (18.18%) OSPF
20 56 (16.97%) CCNA
20 56 (16.97%) Microsoft
20 56 (16.97%) Extreme Networks
21 52 (15.76%) Data Centre
21 52 (15.76%) Cisco Nexus
21 52 (15.76%) BGP
21 52 (15.76%) Load Balancing

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 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.52%) IIS
6 3 (0.91%) Apache
6 3 (0.91%) Confluence
6 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.12%) Office 365
4 5 (1.52%) SaaS
5 4 (1.21%) IaaS
5 4 (1.21%) PaaS
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 223 (67.58%) Firewall
2 115 (34.85%) WAN
3 101 (30.61%) Cisco ASA
4 98 (29.70%) VPN
5 79 (23.94%) Network Security
6 75 (22.73%) LAN
7 74 (22.42%) MPLS
8 68 (20.61%) Wireless
9 62 (18.79%) DNS
10 61 (18.48%) TCP/IP
11 60 (18.18%) OSPF
12 52 (15.76%) BGP
12 52 (15.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 45 (13.64%) DHCP
13 45 (13.64%) Ethernet
13 45 (13.64%) VoIP
14 38 (11.52%) VLAN
14 38 (11.52%) VRRP
15 37 (11.21%) IPsec
16 34 (10.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.91%) JIRA
1 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.91%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (10.00%) Digital Economy
1 33 (10.00%) German Language
2 26 (7.88%) French Language
3 10 (3.03%) Finance
4 4 (1.21%) Retail
4 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Games
6 1 (0.30%) Law
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 135 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 52 (15.76%) Security Engineer
3 45 (13.64%) Analyst
3 45 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 36 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 33 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 28 (8.48%) Consultant
6 28 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (7.88%) Blue Coat Analyst
7 26 (7.88%) Firewall Analyst
7 26 (7.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 26 (7.88%) Network Consultant
8 23 (6.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 20 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 20 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 20 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
10 19 (5.76%) Architect
11 17 (5.15%) Deployment Engineer
11 17 (5.15%) Network Manager
12 16 (4.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.58%) Web Services
2 6 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.76%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.42%) PKI
5 8 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.52%) CMDB
7 5 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.30%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.30%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.42%) Linux
2 62 (18.79%) Windows
3 47 (14.24%) Unix
4 44 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (10.00%) Solaris
6 33 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 19 (5.76%) Windows Server
8 17 (5.15%) Windows 10
9 15 (4.55%) Mac OS X
10 14 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (3.03%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.82%) CentOS
13 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.91%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (27.58%) ITIL
2 61 (18.48%) Network Monitoring
3 52 (15.76%) Load Balancing
4 45 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
5 41 (12.42%) Change Management
6 40 (12.12%) Security Operations
7 38 (11.52%) Mentoring
8 36 (10.91%) Web Filtering
9 34 (10.30%) Risk Management
10 33 (10.00%) Network Management
11 25 (7.58%) Network Architecture
12 23 (6.97%) Network Design
12 23 (6.97%) Time Management
13 22 (6.67%) Coaching
14 21 (6.36%) Service Delivery
15 20 (6.06%) Problem Management
16 17 (5.15%) Capacity Management
16 17 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (4.85%) Change Control
17 16 (4.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.21%) Python
2 30 (9.09%) Perl
3 24 (7.27%) Java
4 22 (6.67%) C
4 22 (6.67%) Ruby
5 21 (6.36%) C++
6 14 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.12%) SQL
9 3 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (20.00%) CCNP
3 56 (16.97%) CCNA
4 39 (11.82%) Degree
5 34 (10.30%) CCIE
6 32 (9.70%) Security Cleared
7 30 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 21 (6.36%) JNCIP
9 10 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (2.73%) JNCIE
11 8 (2.42%) CCDA
11 8 (2.42%) CCDP
11 8 (2.42%) MCSA
11 8 (2.42%) MCSE
11 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.82%) CCSE
12 6 (1.82%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.52%) CCSA
13 5 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.09%) SLA
2 8 (2.42%) PMO
3 7 (2.12%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.91%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.61%) Firmware
5 2 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.30%) Snort
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.06%) Nagios
2 18 (5.45%) SCCM
3 17 (5.15%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (4.55%) FortiGate
5 14 (4.24%) SCOM
6 10 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (2.73%) Ansible
8 6 (1.82%) Puppet
9 3 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.91%) Nessus
9 3 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.91%) Nmap
9 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.61%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.30%) Suricata
Vendors
1 268 (81.21%) Cisco
2 191 (57.88%) Juniper
3 142 (43.03%) CheckPoint
4 140 (42.42%) F5
5 69 (20.91%) SolarWinds
6 67 (20.30%) Blue Coat
7 56 (16.97%) Extreme Networks
7 56 (16.97%) Microsoft
8 40 (12.12%) HP
8 40 (12.12%) VMware
9 37 (11.21%) Crossbeam
9 37 (11.21%) Sourcefire
10 36 (10.91%) Dell
11 24 (7.27%) Fortinet
12 22 (6.67%) Aruba
12 22 (6.67%) Citrix
13 20 (6.06%) Avaya
14 16 (4.85%) 3Com
15 14 (4.24%) Mitel
15 14 (4.24%) Trapeze