Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 289 342 242
Rank change year-on-year +53 -100 +139
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 232 217 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.72% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 1.64% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 168 187 304
South East median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,710 £34,325
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £69,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 11,068 13,254 13,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.76% 43.69% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8,723 10,542 11,317
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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
Thames Valley +18 67 £71,250 +18.75% 5
Hampshire +22 55 £42,500 -34.62% 22
Berkshire -16 45 £75,000 +11.94% 2
Surrey +22 41 £52,500 +7.14% 12
West Sussex +28 37 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Kent +18 13 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Oxfordshire +50 9 £63,000 +26.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £75,000 +77.34% 1
East Sussex +4 4 £76,250 +69.44% 1
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 219 (94.40%) Cisco
2 183 (78.88%) Cisco Certification
3 154 (66.38%) Firewall
4 134 (57.76%) CCNP
5 97 (41.81%) Juniper
6 95 (40.95%) CheckPoint
7 89 (38.36%) Cisco ASA
8 78 (33.62%) Network Security
8 78 (33.62%) VPN
9 64 (27.59%) WAN
10 63 (27.16%) CCNA
11 61 (26.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 59 (25.43%) Linux
12 59 (25.43%) BGP
13 58 (25.00%) VMware
14 56 (24.14%) Wireless
15 52 (22.41%) OSPF
16 49 (21.12%) F5
17 47 (20.26%) LAN
18 44 (18.97%) Presales
19 42 (18.10%) MPLS
20 40 (17.24%) Aruba
21 39 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
21 39 (16.81%) Data Centre
21 39 (16.81%) CCIE
22 38 (16.38%) Management Information System
22 38 (16.38%) JNCIS
23 37 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
24 36 (15.52%) Information Security
24 36 (15.52%) Nagios

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 6 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.86%) Confluence
3 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.72%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (66.38%) Firewall
2 89 (38.36%) Cisco ASA
3 78 (33.62%) Network Security
3 78 (33.62%) VPN
4 64 (27.59%) WAN
5 61 (26.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 59 (25.43%) BGP
7 56 (24.14%) Wireless
8 52 (22.41%) OSPF
9 47 (20.26%) LAN
10 42 (18.10%) MPLS
11 30 (12.93%) Junos
12 27 (11.64%) SSL
13 21 (9.05%) DNS
14 20 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (8.19%) HSRP
15 19 (8.19%) TCP/IP
16 18 (7.76%) EIGRP
17 17 (7.33%) Cisco Wireless
17 17 (7.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.16%) MySQL
2 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.43%) Redis
2 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) GitLab
3 1 (0.43%) GoCD
General
1 4 (1.72%) Aerospace
1 4 (1.72%) Finance
1 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.29%) Electronics
2 3 (1.29%) Law
2 3 (1.29%) Legal
2 3 (1.29%) Marketing
2 3 (1.29%) Retail
3 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.43%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 143 (61.64%) Network Engineer
2 51 (21.98%) Security Engineer
3 43 (18.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 31 (13.36%) Consultant
5 28 (12.07%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (9.91%) Cisco Engineer
7 21 (9.05%) Architect
7 21 (9.05%) Lead Network Engineer
8 20 (8.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 20 (8.62%) Network Consultant
8 20 (8.62%) Security Consultant
9 16 (6.90%) Network Architect
9 16 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
10 15 (6.47%) Cisco Consultant
10 15 (6.47%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 14 (6.03%) Security Technical Consultant
11 14 (6.03%) Technical Security Consultant
12 13 (5.60%) Juniper Consultant
12 13 (5.60%) Network Security Consultant
13 12 (5.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.59%) 802.1X
1 6 (2.59%) Web Services
2 4 (1.72%) WCF
3 2 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.43%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.81%) Data Centre
2 38 (16.38%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.31%) e-Learning
4 9 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.72%) IVR
5 4 (1.72%) Replication
5 4 (1.72%) Wiki
6 3 (1.29%) CCTV
6 3 (1.29%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.29%) IPTV
6 3 (1.29%) PKI
6 3 (1.29%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.43%) Linux
2 30 (12.93%) CentOS
3 26 (11.21%) Debian
4 25 (10.78%) Windows
5 17 (7.33%) Unix
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.97%) Presales
2 36 (15.52%) Information Security
3 30 (12.93%) ITIL
4 28 (12.07%) Change Management
4 28 (12.07%) Validation
5 25 (10.78%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (9.48%) Load Balancing
8 21 (9.05%) Software Audit
9 17 (7.33%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.03%) Analytics
11 12 (5.17%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.74%) Change Control
12 11 (4.74%) Incident Management
13 10 (4.31%) Capacity Management
13 10 (4.31%) Network Architecture
13 10 (4.31%) Network Design
13 10 (4.31%) SIEM
14 9 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (3.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.59%) Python
1 6 (2.59%) R
2 3 (1.29%) Ruby
3 2 (0.86%) C
3 2 (0.86%) C++
3 2 (0.86%) Java
3 2 (0.86%) Perl
3 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 183 (78.88%) Cisco Certification
2 134 (57.76%) CCNP
3 63 (27.16%) CCNA
4 39 (16.81%) CCIE
5 38 (16.38%) JNCIS
6 32 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 29 (12.50%) Degree
7 29 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 27 (11.64%) CISSP
9 24 (10.34%) CCSP
10 22 (9.48%) CCSE
11 20 (8.62%) CCDP
12 19 (8.19%) JNCIA
13 18 (7.76%) JNCIP
14 14 (6.03%) CCSA
15 12 (5.17%) JNCIE
16 8 (3.45%) CCDA
17 6 (2.59%) CCMSE
18 4 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
18 4 (1.72%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.22%) SLA
2 7 (3.02%) GDPR
3 5 (2.16%) GPG13
4 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) NIST
6 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 24 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.16%) VMware NSX
4 4 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.72%) iptables
5 3 (1.29%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.29%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.86%) Docker
6 2 (0.86%) Firmware
6 2 (0.86%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (15.52%) Nagios
2 14 (6.03%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (3.02%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.16%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.72%) vMotion
7 3 (1.29%) Ansible
7 3 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.29%) WSUS
8 2 (0.86%) Puppet
8 2 (0.86%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (0.86%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 219 (94.40%) Cisco
2 97 (41.81%) Juniper
3 95 (40.95%) CheckPoint
4 58 (25.00%) VMware
5 49 (21.12%) F5
6 40 (17.24%) Aruba
7 31 (13.36%) Brocade
7 31 (13.36%) Fortinet
7 31 (13.36%) Microsoft
8 29 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 24 (10.34%) Blue Coat
9 24 (10.34%) HP
10 20 (8.62%) Extreme Networks
10 20 (8.62%) SolarWinds
11 14 (6.03%) Dell
12 10 (4.31%) BMC
12 10 (4.31%) Remedy
12 10 (4.31%) ServiceNow
12 10 (4.31%) Virgin Media
13 6 (2.59%) Huawei