Period
to 5 December 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 5 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 256 268
Rank change year-on-year +90 +12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 36 65 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 1.77% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36 67 76
Median annual salary £85,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.93% - +17.39%
10th Percentile £49,375 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £80,000 £90,625
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +26.92% - +10.64%

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 City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,432 3,675 4,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.82% 36.99% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 3,142 3,799
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,538 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,625 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in the City of London

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Palo Alto in the City of London.

Salary trend for Palo Alto in the City of London

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Palo Alto in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 28 (77.78%) Firewall
3 25 (69.44%) Finance
4 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (55.56%) OSPF
6 20 (55.56%) BGP
6 20 (55.56%) WAN
7 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (50.00%) CCNP
7 18 (50.00%) F5
8 15 (41.67%) Data Centre
8 15 (41.67%) VPN
9 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
9 14 (38.89%) AWS
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (36.11%) Multicast
10 13 (36.11%) Azure
10 13 (36.11%) Network Security
11 12 (33.33%) 802.1X
12 11 (30.56%) DNS
12 11 (30.56%) ITIL
13 10 (27.78%) DHCP
13 10 (27.78%) Python
13 10 (27.78%) MPLS
13 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (27.78%) Banking
13 10 (27.78%) NX-OS
13 10 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) AWS
2 13 (36.11%) Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) Firewall
2 20 (55.56%) BGP
2 20 (55.56%) OSPF
2 20 (55.56%) WAN
3 15 (41.67%) VPN
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 13 (36.11%) Multicast
5 13 (36.11%) Network Security
6 11 (30.56%) DNS
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (27.78%) DHCP
7 10 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (27.78%) MPLS
7 10 (27.78%) NX-OS
8 9 (25.00%) DMVPN
8 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (25.00%) VLAN
8 9 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (69.44%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 6 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) International Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Law
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineering Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (13.89%) JSON
3 4 (11.11%) Regular Expression
3 4 (11.11%) YAML
4 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 8 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) Investment Management
4 5 (13.89%) Network Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.11%) Data Security
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 4 (11.11%) People Management
5 4 (11.11%) Product Roadmap
5 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) CCIE
4 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCMSE
5 1 (2.78%) CCSA
5 1 (2.78%) CCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CISM
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) SANS
5 1 (2.78%) VCAP
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
2 6 (16.67%) Terraform
3 2 (5.56%) Cacti
3 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.78%) Nessus
4 1 (2.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (50.00%) F5
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.00%) Infoblox
5 8 (22.22%) ForeScout
6 6 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 5 (13.89%) Arista
7 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
7 5 (13.89%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.89%) Splunk
8 4 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (8.33%) Juniper
10 2 (5.56%) Aruba
10 2 (5.56%) Meraki
10 2 (5.56%) Tufin
11 1 (2.78%) CyberArk
11 1 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
11 1 (2.78%) NetWitness