Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 253 273
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 -26
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 73 82 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.80% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 2.02% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 69 74 53
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £66,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% +15.22% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,625 £32,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £61,250 £56,250
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -2.17%

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 3,411 4,064 4,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.39% 39.57% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 3,595 3,878
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,825 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the City of London

Palo Alto
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
London Bridge -11 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Palo Alto
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 67 (91.78%) Cisco
2 52 (71.23%) Firewall
3 45 (61.64%) LAN
4 43 (58.90%) WAN
5 42 (57.53%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (47.95%) BGP
7 34 (46.58%) CCNP
8 33 (45.21%) OSPF
9 28 (38.36%) Finance
9 28 (38.36%) Load Balancing
9 28 (38.36%) Azure
10 26 (35.62%) F5
10 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
11 23 (31.51%) TCP/IP
11 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (30.14%) Network Security
12 22 (30.14%) Data Centre
13 19 (26.03%) AWS
13 19 (26.03%) VPN
14 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
15 17 (23.29%) MPLS
15 17 (23.29%) ITIL
15 17 (23.29%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (21.92%) Windows
16 16 (21.92%) CCNA
16 16 (21.92%) Wireless
17 15 (20.55%) VMware
17 15 (20.55%) VLAN
17 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
17 15 (20.55%) Cisco Nexus

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 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.11%) Acrobat
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.36%) Azure
2 19 (26.03%) AWS
3 13 (17.81%) Office 365
4 5 (6.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.37%) IaaS
7 1 (1.37%) PaaS
7 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (71.23%) Firewall
2 45 (61.64%) LAN
3 43 (58.90%) WAN
4 35 (47.95%) BGP
5 33 (45.21%) OSPF
6 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (31.51%) TCP/IP
7 22 (30.14%) Network Security
8 19 (26.03%) VPN
9 17 (23.29%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (23.29%) MPLS
10 16 (21.92%) Wireless
11 15 (20.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (20.55%) VLAN
12 14 (19.18%) EIGRP
13 13 (17.81%) Multicast
14 11 (15.07%) DNS
14 11 (15.07%) Internet
14 11 (15.07%) IPsec
14 11 (15.07%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.74%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.48%) Law
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (68.49%) Network Engineer
2 28 (38.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (5.48%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.48%) Linux
5 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Load Balancing
2 17 (23.29%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) Network Design
4 7 (9.59%) Project Delivery
5 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.22%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.85%) Decision-Making
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (6.85%) Open Source
6 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.85%) Statistics
7 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.48%) Information Security
7 4 (5.48%) Internal Audit
7 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.48%) Network Packet Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Preventative Maintenance
7 4 (5.48%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (57.53%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (46.58%) CCNP
3 16 (21.92%) CCNA
4 13 (17.81%) CCIE
5 8 (10.96%) MCSE
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (9.59%) CCSA
6 7 (9.59%) CCSE
7 5 (6.85%) Degree
8 3 (4.11%) CCDP
9 2 (2.74%) GIAC
9 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.74%) SANS
10 1 (1.37%) CCDE
10 1 (1.37%) CCIP
10 1 (1.37%) MCSA
10 1 (1.37%) VCAP
10 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.48%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
1 3 (4.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) Cisco
2 26 (35.62%) F5
2 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
3 15 (20.55%) VMware
4 12 (16.44%) Juniper
5 11 (15.07%) Aruba
6 10 (13.70%) SolarWinds
7 8 (10.96%) Citrix
8 7 (9.59%) Meraki
9 6 (8.22%) Riverbed
10 5 (6.85%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.85%) HP
10 5 (6.85%) Symantec
11 3 (4.11%) Adobe
11 3 (4.11%) Arista
11 3 (4.11%) FireEye
11 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.11%) Veeam
12 2 (2.74%) Zscaler