Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 277 310
Rank change year-on-year -100 +33 +85
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 169 303 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 1.05% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 2.31% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 147 228 245
South East median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% +10.53%

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 12,415 13,142 16,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.95% 45.54% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9,871 10,472 13,404
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -93 53 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Hampshire -21 51 £65,000 +52.94% 8
Berkshire -81 49 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Surrey -1 27 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Sussex +8 23 £45,000 -12.62% 8
West Sussex +9 14 £50,000 -29.82% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £55,000 +27.91%
Oxfordshire -34 3 £40,000 -36.51% 4
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 160 (94.67%) Cisco
2 130 (76.92%) Firewall
3 91 (53.85%) Juniper
4 85 (50.30%) CheckPoint
5 78 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (42.60%) Data Centre
7 69 (40.83%) F5
8 68 (40.24%) WAN
9 65 (38.46%) Network Security
10 56 (33.14%) Wireless
11 55 (32.54%) Cisco ASA
12 53 (31.36%) CCNP
12 53 (31.36%) Fortinet
13 49 (28.99%) LAN
14 47 (27.81%) BGP
15 44 (26.04%) Linux
16 43 (25.44%) VPN
17 42 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
18 41 (24.26%) CCNA
19 38 (22.49%) VMware
20 37 (21.89%) Windows
21 35 (20.71%) CCIE
22 34 (20.12%) Presales
23 33 (19.53%) OSPF
24 31 (18.34%) SolarWinds
25 30 (17.75%) ITIL
26 25 (14.79%) MPLS
26 25 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 24 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
27 24 (14.20%) 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 7 (4.14%) IIS
2 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.59%) Confluence
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.96%) Akamai
4 3 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.78%) Office 365
5 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.59%) GitHub
6 1 (0.59%) IaaS
6 1 (0.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (76.92%) Firewall
2 68 (40.24%) WAN
3 65 (38.46%) Network Security
4 56 (33.14%) Wireless
5 55 (32.54%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (28.99%) LAN
7 47 (27.81%) BGP
8 43 (25.44%) VPN
9 42 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (19.53%) OSPF
11 25 (14.79%) MPLS
12 23 (13.61%) NetScaler
13 22 (13.02%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (12.43%) DNS
14 21 (12.43%) VLAN
15 20 (11.83%) DHCP
16 19 (11.24%) Cisco Firepower
16 19 (11.24%) VoIP
17 16 (9.47%) IP Telephony
17 16 (9.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.78%) Big Data
1 3 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.59%) JIRA
1 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (10.06%) Retail
2 8 (4.73%) Finance
3 4 (2.37%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (47.34%) Network Engineer
2 30 (17.75%) Architect
3 27 (15.98%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (14.79%) Security Architect
4 25 (14.79%) Security Engineer
4 25 (14.79%) Security Solutions Architect
5 24 (14.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (11.24%) Presales Solution Architect
7 18 (10.65%) Consultant
8 16 (9.47%) Cisco Engineer
9 15 (8.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (8.88%) Security Consultant
10 12 (7.10%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 12 (7.10%) Network Architect
11 11 (6.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.51%) Network Security Architect
12 10 (5.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (5.33%) Network Consultant
13 9 (5.33%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.96%) CSS
2 4 (2.37%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (0.59%) .NET
4 1 (0.59%) CGI
4 1 (0.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (42.60%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.14%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (4.14%) NHS
5 7 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.14%) Wiki
6 5 (2.96%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.37%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.37%) FlexPod
7 4 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.78%) PKI
9 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.59%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.59%) Fintech
10 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.04%) Linux
2 37 (21.89%) Windows
3 20 (11.83%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.69%) FreeBSD
5 5 (2.96%) CentOS
6 4 (2.37%) Debian
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.18%) Solaris
7 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.59%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.59%) Unix
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) Presales
2 30 (17.75%) ITIL
3 25 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (14.20%) Load Balancing
5 22 (13.02%) Network Design
5 22 (13.02%) SIEM
6 20 (11.83%) DNA
6 20 (11.83%) ITIL V3
7 19 (11.24%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (8.28%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (8.28%) Service Management
9 13 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (7.10%) Line Management
11 11 (6.51%) Migration
12 10 (5.92%) High Availability
13 9 (5.33%) Incident Management
13 9 (5.33%) Network Architecture
14 8 (4.73%) Project Management
15 7 (4.14%) Fault Management
15 7 (4.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.33%) Python
2 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (31.36%) CCNP
3 41 (24.26%) CCNA
4 35 (20.71%) CCIE
5 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
6 18 (10.65%) SC Cleared
7 17 (10.06%) CCDP
8 15 (8.88%) JNCIS
9 14 (8.28%) JNCIP
10 13 (7.69%) JNCIE
11 6 (3.55%) CCSE
11 6 (3.55%) CISSP
12 5 (2.96%) Degree
13 4 (2.37%) IISP
13 4 (2.37%) ISSAP
13 4 (2.37%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (2.37%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.18%) CCDA
15 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) SLA
2 8 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.78%) GDPR
4 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.59%) COBIT
6 1 (0.59%) FISMA
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.59%) PMO
6 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.47%) VMware NSX
3 11 (6.51%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.78%) Snort
5 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.18%) XenApp
6 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.59%) pfSense
7 1 (0.59%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (8.88%) Nagios
2 13 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (5.92%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.55%) CASB
4 6 (3.55%) QRadar
5 5 (2.96%) Cisco CME
6 3 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.18%) Ansible
7 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.18%) Puppet
8 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.59%) Netcool
8 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.59%) Salt
8 1 (0.59%) SCCM
8 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 160 (94.67%) Cisco
2 91 (53.85%) Juniper
3 85 (50.30%) CheckPoint
4 69 (40.83%) F5
5 53 (31.36%) Fortinet
6 38 (22.49%) VMware
7 31 (18.34%) SolarWinds
8 23 (13.61%) Aruba
9 22 (13.02%) Blue Coat
10 19 (11.24%) Meraki
11 17 (10.06%) HP
12 15 (8.88%) SonicWALL
13 12 (7.10%) Citrix
13 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
13 12 (7.10%) Riverbed
14 8 (4.73%) Arista
14 8 (4.73%) Brocade
14 8 (4.73%) McAfee
14 8 (4.73%) Sophos
15 7 (4.14%) Symantec