Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 14 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 466 440
Rank change year-on-year -71 -26 +148
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 762 1,059 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.41% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 610 892 1,026
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,990 £33,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.74% +9.52% +5.00%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 64,993 74,929 78,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.68% 44.20% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50,933 58,407 63,926
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in England

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Palo Alto in England.

Salary trend for Palo Alto in England

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in England

Palo Alto
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the England region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
London -15 412 £65,000 +8.33% 50
South East -87 175 £57,500 +27.78% 34
East of England +44 88 £44,000 -34.81% 16
North of England -4 53 £52,500 +10.53% 14
North West -4 35 £52,500 +10.53% 8
South West -4 18 £45,000 -5.26%
Midlands -11 18 £65,000 +44.44% 11
Yorkshire +13 17 £47,500 - 6
West Midlands +16 15 £70,000 +47.37% 5
East Midlands -7 3 £55,000 +37.50% 6
North East - 1 £47,500 -
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 England region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 671 (88.06%) Cisco
2 573 (75.20%) Firewall
3 440 (57.74%) Cisco Certification
4 378 (49.61%) CheckPoint
5 335 (43.96%) CCNP
6 307 (40.29%) Juniper
7 275 (36.09%) Network Security
8 265 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
9 260 (34.12%) WAN
10 240 (31.50%) LAN
10 240 (31.50%) F5
11 225 (29.53%) Wireless
12 196 (25.72%) Cisco Nexus
13 188 (24.67%) Finance
13 188 (24.67%) OSPF
14 177 (23.23%) BGP
14 177 (23.23%) CCNA
15 174 (22.83%) VPN
16 162 (21.26%) CCIE
17 160 (21.00%) Data Centre
18 151 (19.82%) Fortinet
19 129 (16.93%) MPLS
20 126 (16.54%) Wi-Fi
21 125 (16.40%) Windows
21 125 (16.40%) SolarWinds
22 121 (15.88%) Linux
23 112 (14.70%) TCP/IP
24 109 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
25 108 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
26 106 (13.91%) Amazon AWS

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (2.10%) Confluence
2 14 (1.84%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.71%) CMS
4 8 (1.05%) IIS
5 7 (0.92%) Apache
6 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.52%) CloudStack
6 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 36 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 106 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.59%) Office 365
4 24 (3.15%) G Suite
5 18 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (2.23%) GitHub
7 13 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.57%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.31%) OpenDNS
10 8 (1.05%) Akamai
10 8 (1.05%) IaaS
10 8 (1.05%) SaaS
11 5 (0.66%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.52%) PaaS
13 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 573 (75.20%) Firewall
2 275 (36.09%) Network Security
3 265 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 260 (34.12%) WAN
5 240 (31.50%) LAN
6 225 (29.53%) Wireless
7 196 (25.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 188 (24.67%) OSPF
9 177 (23.23%) BGP
10 174 (22.83%) VPN
11 129 (16.93%) MPLS
12 126 (16.54%) Wi-Fi
13 112 (14.70%) TCP/IP
14 100 (13.12%) Cisco Firepower
15 84 (11.02%) VLAN
16 76 (9.97%) DNS
17 75 (9.84%) VoIP
18 72 (9.45%) Wireshark
19 69 (9.06%) Cisco ISE
19 69 (9.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.18%) Big Data
2 8 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.39%) MySQL
4 3 (0.39%) Redis
5 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.26%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.26%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (2.36%) JIRA
1 18 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.71%) Metasploit
3 13 (1.71%) Subversion
4 12 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (1.57%) Bitbucket
4 12 (1.57%) Maven
5 8 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.39%) Hudson
7 2 (0.26%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.26%) GoCD
7 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) Ant
8 1 (0.13%) GitLab
8 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 188 (24.67%) Finance
2 93 (12.20%) Banking
3 59 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 58 (7.61%) Retail
5 23 (3.02%) Advertising
6 18 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.97%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.57%) Front Office
8 12 (1.57%) Law
9 10 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.05%) Marketing
11 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.52%) Electronics
13 4 (0.52%) Games
13 4 (0.52%) Legal
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
14 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 376 (49.34%) Network Engineer
2 136 (17.85%) Security Engineer
3 101 (13.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 98 (12.86%) Consultant
5 83 (10.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 77 (10.10%) Security Consultant
7 68 (8.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 66 (8.66%) Architect
9 61 (8.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 54 (7.09%) Analyst
11 42 (5.51%) Security Analyst
12 40 (5.25%) Cisco Consultant
13 39 (5.12%) Security Architect
14 38 (4.99%) Network Consultant
15 36 (4.72%) Network Analyst
16 34 (4.46%) Cisco Security Consultant
17 32 (4.20%) Network Security Consultant
18 31 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
19 30 (3.94%) Network Security Analyst
20 29 (3.81%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.14%) 802.1X
2 33 (4.33%) XMPP
3 8 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (1.05%) Web Services
4 7 (0.92%) .NET
5 5 (0.66%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.52%) CSS
6 4 (0.52%) HTML
6 4 (0.52%) XML
7 3 (0.39%) LAMP
7 3 (0.39%) LDAP
8 2 (0.26%) Flask
8 2 (0.26%) SAML
9 1 (0.13%) Jinja
9 1 (0.13%) JSON
9 1 (0.13%) Kafka
9 1 (0.13%) Middleware
9 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.13%) Series 60
9 1 (0.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 160 (21.00%) Data Centre
2 61 (8.01%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (7.74%) Computer Science
4 55 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
6 33 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 17 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (1.84%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (1.44%) CMDB
13 10 (1.31%) BYOD
14 9 (1.18%) Clustering
14 9 (1.18%) Fintech
14 9 (1.18%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.18%) Wiki
15 8 (1.05%) e-Learning
15 8 (1.05%) NHS
16 6 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 125 (16.40%) Windows
2 121 (15.88%) Linux
3 51 (6.69%) Unix
4 45 (5.91%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.15%) Windows 7
6 24 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.97%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.84%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.71%) CentOS
11 11 (1.44%) FreeBSD
12 9 (1.18%) Debian
13 8 (1.05%) Kali Linux
14 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.39%) Solaris
17 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.13%) Android
18 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
2 108 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
3 82 (10.76%) Information Security
4 80 (10.50%) SIEM
5 71 (9.32%) Network Management
6 67 (8.79%) ITIL
7 63 (8.27%) Presales
8 59 (7.74%) Load Balancing
9 57 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 50 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
10 50 (6.56%) Network Design
10 50 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
11 43 (5.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 38 (4.99%) Web Filtering
13 36 (4.72%) Mentoring
14 34 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (4.07%) Migration
15 31 (4.07%) Security Architecture
15 31 (4.07%) Time Management
16 30 (3.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 87 (11.42%) Python
2 60 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.07%) Perl
4 29 (3.81%) SQL
5 21 (2.76%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.23%) C
7 16 (2.10%) Java
8 15 (1.97%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.18%) C#
10 6 (0.79%) C++
10 6 (0.79%) VB
11 2 (0.26%) Ruby
12 1 (0.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 440 (57.74%) Cisco Certification
2 335 (43.96%) CCNP
3 177 (23.23%) CCNA
4 162 (21.26%) CCIE
5 90 (11.81%) Degree
6 50 (6.56%) CCSA
7 46 (6.04%) Security Cleared
8 45 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 36 (4.72%) SC Cleared
10 35 (4.59%) CISSP
11 31 (4.07%) CCDP
12 29 (3.81%) CCVP
12 29 (3.81%) JNCIP
13 25 (3.28%) JNCIS
14 21 (2.76%) CCSE
15 18 (2.36%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 18 (2.36%) JNCIE
16 16 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (1.71%) CCSP
17 13 (1.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.99%) SLA
2 23 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.49%) PMO
4 18 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.18%) GDPR
6 5 (0.66%) NIST 800
7 4 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.39%) GPG13
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.39%) QA
9 2 (0.26%) FISMA
9 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 87 (11.42%) Active Directory
2 54 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.81%) Docker
4 27 (3.54%) VMware NSX
5 26 (3.41%) Hyper-V
6 25 (3.28%) ProxySG
7 13 (1.71%) Snort
8 10 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.79%) KVM
10 5 (0.66%) vSphere
11 4 (0.52%) XenApp
11 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.39%) HDFS
12 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.26%) Firmware
13 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.26%) Squid
13 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.26%) XenServer
14 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 55 (7.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 54 (7.09%) Stealthwatch
3 34 (4.46%) Ansible
3 34 (4.46%) FortiGate
4 33 (4.33%) Nessus
5 32 (4.20%) Puppet
6 28 (3.67%) QRadar
7 26 (3.41%) Nagios
8 21 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
9 18 (2.36%) Kubernetes
10 17 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
10 17 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (2.10%) Terraform
12 14 (1.84%) Packer
12 14 (1.84%) Salt
13 13 (1.71%) Backup Exec
14 10 (1.31%) Cisco UCCE
14 10 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 10 (1.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 671 (88.06%) Cisco
2 378 (49.61%) CheckPoint
3 307 (40.29%) Juniper
4 240 (31.50%) F5
5 151 (19.82%) Fortinet
6 125 (16.40%) SolarWinds
7 105 (13.78%) Microsoft
8 99 (12.99%) VMware
9 95 (12.47%) Meraki
10 68 (8.92%) Symantec
11 61 (8.01%) HP
12 59 (7.74%) Citrix
13 52 (6.82%) Splunk
14 51 (6.69%) Blue Coat
15 47 (6.17%) McAfee
16 44 (5.77%) Riverbed
17 41 (5.38%) ArcSight
18 39 (5.12%) Aruba
19 34 (4.46%) Google
20 31 (4.07%) IronPort