Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 286 320 313
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7 -80
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 112 203 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.88% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 86 177 223
Median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 6,390 10,802 13,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.03% 41.29% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,839 8,579 10,578
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,550 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
Surrey +74 40 £55,000 -15.38%
Thames Valley +38 31 £60,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +43 29 £43,500 -42.00%
West Sussex +32 21 £51,250 -21.15% 4
Hampshire +35 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Kent +29 3 £30,000 -36.84% 2
East Sussex +23 2 £42,500 -45.16% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £85,000 +13.33%
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 104 (92.86%) Cisco
2 101 (90.18%) Firewall
3 45 (40.18%) Azure
4 43 (38.39%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (37.50%) Network Security
6 37 (33.04%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (33.04%) TCP/IP
6 37 (33.04%) Finance
7 36 (32.14%) WAN
7 36 (32.14%) Juniper
8 35 (31.25%) OSPF
8 35 (31.25%) BGP
9 32 (28.57%) CCNP
10 31 (27.68%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (26.79%) CheckPoint
11 30 (26.79%) VPN
11 30 (26.79%) Meraki
12 29 (25.89%) SolarWinds
12 29 (25.89%) Information Security
13 27 (24.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 26 (23.21%) Aruba
15 25 (22.32%) Cybersecurity
15 25 (22.32%) VMware
15 25 (22.32%) ITIL
16 24 (21.43%) Management Information System
17 23 (20.54%) Wireless
17 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
17 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
18 22 (19.64%) HP
18 22 (19.64%) LAN

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 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) IIS
3 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 45 (40.18%) Azure
2 13 (11.61%) Office 365
3 8 (7.14%) AWS
4 2 (1.79%) Route 53
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (90.18%) Firewall
2 42 (37.50%) Network Security
3 37 (33.04%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (33.04%) TCP/IP
4 36 (32.14%) WAN
5 35 (31.25%) BGP
5 35 (31.25%) OSPF
6 31 (27.68%) Wi-Fi
7 30 (26.79%) VPN
8 23 (20.54%) Wireless
9 22 (19.64%) LAN
10 18 (16.07%) DHCP
10 18 (16.07%) DNS
11 13 (11.61%) MPLS
12 11 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (9.82%) IPsec
12 11 (9.82%) NetScaler
13 10 (8.93%) Internet
13 10 (8.93%) SSL
13 10 (8.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (33.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Law
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (61.61%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Architect
6 9 (8.04%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) Middleware
2 4 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.57%) LDAP
2 4 (3.57%) SAML
3 3 (2.68%) CSS
4 2 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 20 (17.86%) DataPower
3 19 (16.96%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.82%) CMDB
5 8 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.57%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.57%) PKI
6 4 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.57%) Wiki
7 3 (2.68%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 20 (17.86%) Linux
3 16 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.57%) Unix
7 3 (2.68%) CentOS
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.79%) Solaris
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Information Security
2 27 (24.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (22.32%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (22.32%) ITIL
4 20 (17.86%) Change Management
5 14 (12.50%) Project Management
6 12 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.82%) Data Governance
7 11 (9.82%) Information Security Management
7 11 (9.82%) ISMS
7 11 (9.82%) Preventative Maintenance
7 11 (9.82%) Security Management
8 10 (8.93%) Network Management
9 8 (7.14%) OWASP
9 8 (7.14%) Presales
9 8 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.14%) Scrum
9 8 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.82%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (38.39%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (28.57%) CCNP
3 20 (17.86%) CCNA
4 13 (11.61%) Degree
5 10 (8.93%) CISSP
5 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.36%) CCSP
8 5 (4.46%) CCIE
8 5 (4.46%) JNCIP
8 5 (4.46%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.68%) CCSA
10 3 (2.68%) CISA
10 3 (2.68%) CISM
10 3 (2.68%) MCSE
10 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.79%) MCSA
11 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) SLA
3 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.68%) GDPR
4 3 (2.68%) NIST
4 3 (2.68%) NIST 800
5 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.89%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.61%) vSphere
4 12 (10.71%) XenApp
4 12 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 11 (9.82%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.46%) Firmware
6 5 (4.46%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Backup Exec
1 11 (9.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.46%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.57%) Stealthwatch
4 2 (1.79%) Ansible
4 2 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.79%) NetCrunch
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 104 (92.86%) Cisco
2 36 (32.14%) Juniper
3 30 (26.79%) CheckPoint
3 30 (26.79%) Meraki
4 29 (25.89%) SolarWinds
5 26 (23.21%) Aruba
6 25 (22.32%) VMware
7 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
8 22 (19.64%) HP
9 21 (18.75%) F5
10 20 (17.86%) IBM
11 15 (13.39%) McAfee
12 14 (12.50%) Dell
12 14 (12.50%) Veeam
13 13 (11.61%) Citrix
14 12 (10.71%) EqualLogic
14 12 (10.71%) NetApp
14 12 (10.71%) Sophos
15 11 (9.82%) CommVault
15 11 (9.82%) Symantec