Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 379 578
Rank change year-on-year -107 +199 +128
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 935 1,337 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.80% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.83% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1,114 713
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 72,575 72,978 87,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.50% 43.64% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57,623 59,193 72,664
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,924 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.23% +4.28% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £74,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -142 425 £60,000 +9.09% 29
South East -29 327 £49,000 -2.00% 32
East of England +49 85 £67,500 +12.50% 17
North of England +17 55 £47,500 +26.67% 9
Yorkshire +54 28 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North West +9 27 £48,000 +32.41% 2
Midlands -31 24 £50,000 +17.65% 7
South West -9 16 £47,000 +4.44% 2
East Midlands +3 13 £49,000 +15.29% 4
West Midlands -50 8 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 781 (83.53%) Cisco
2 650 (69.52%) Firewall
3 421 (45.03%) CheckPoint
4 411 (43.96%) Cisco Certification
5 380 (40.64%) Juniper
6 309 (33.05%) WAN
6 309 (33.05%) Network Security
7 308 (32.94%) Cisco ASA
8 307 (32.83%) F5
9 305 (32.62%) VPN
10 304 (32.51%) CCNP
11 250 (26.74%) MPLS
12 245 (26.20%) OSPF
12 245 (26.20%) BGP
13 237 (25.35%) LAN
14 234 (25.03%) Data Centre
15 226 (24.17%) Wireless
16 205 (21.93%) Linux
17 194 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 184 (19.68%) CCNA
18 184 (19.68%) Finance
19 181 (19.36%) CCIE
20 175 (18.72%) Windows
20 175 (18.72%) IPsec
21 165 (17.65%) VMware
21 165 (17.65%) ITIL
22 162 (17.33%) Microsoft
23 149 (15.94%) Cisco IOS
24 144 (15.40%) DNS
25 139 (14.87%) TCP/IP

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 45 (4.81%) CMS
2 44 (4.71%) Skype for Business
3 26 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.35%) IIS
5 19 (2.03%) Apache
6 17 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.64%) Confluence
12 6 (0.64%) SAS
13 5 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 87 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (4.60%) Office 365
4 20 (2.14%) Akamai
4 20 (2.14%) SaaS
5 11 (1.18%) G Suite
6 10 (1.07%) IaaS
7 9 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.96%) PaaS
8 7 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 650 (69.52%) Firewall
2 309 (33.05%) Network Security
2 309 (33.05%) WAN
3 308 (32.94%) Cisco ASA
4 305 (32.62%) VPN
5 250 (26.74%) MPLS
6 245 (26.20%) BGP
6 245 (26.20%) OSPF
7 237 (25.35%) LAN
8 226 (24.17%) Wireless
9 194 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 175 (18.72%) IPsec
11 149 (15.94%) Cisco IOS
12 144 (15.40%) DNS
13 139 (14.87%) TCP/IP
14 129 (13.80%) VoIP
15 109 (11.66%) DHCP
16 107 (11.44%) EIGRP
17 93 (9.95%) NetScaler
18 84 (8.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.57%) Big Data
2 20 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 9 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.21%) Redis
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.11%) MySQL
6 1 (0.11%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.07%) Metasploit
3 7 (0.75%) JIRA
4 5 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 184 (19.68%) Finance
2 86 (9.20%) Banking
3 29 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.78%) German Language
5 24 (2.57%) French Language
6 23 (2.46%) Digital Economy
7 20 (2.14%) Law
8 19 (2.03%) Retail
9 13 (1.39%) Legal
10 9 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.96%) Marketing
11 8 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.64%) Local Government
13 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.32%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Advertising
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 387 (41.39%) Network Engineer
2 148 (15.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 139 (14.87%) Security Engineer
4 123 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 115 (12.30%) Analyst
6 99 (10.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 85 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 84 (8.98%) Security Analyst
9 73 (7.81%) Consultant
10 67 (7.17%) Security Consultant
11 57 (6.10%) Firewall Engineer
12 49 (5.24%) Senior Security Engineer
13 46 (4.92%) Support Engineer
14 45 (4.81%) Architect
14 45 (4.81%) Network Team Leader
14 45 (4.81%) Team Leader
15 44 (4.71%) Network Consultant
16 43 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 42 (4.49%) Network Security Consultant
18 41 (4.39%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.24%) XMPP
2 47 (5.03%) HTML
3 42 (4.49%) 802.1X
4 41 (4.39%) XML
5 18 (1.93%) Web Services
6 15 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (1.60%) Regular Expression
7 13 (1.39%) PCRE
8 12 (1.28%) SailPoint
9 7 (0.75%) Middleware
10 3 (0.32%) CSS
11 2 (0.21%) .NET
11 2 (0.21%) LDAP
11 2 (0.21%) WSH
12 1 (0.11%) JSON
12 1 (0.11%) LAMP
12 1 (0.11%) LEMP Stack
12 1 (0.11%) PHP-FPM
12 1 (0.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 234 (25.03%) Data Centre
2 84 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 38 (4.06%) Clustering
6 27 (2.89%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (1.71%) PKI
9 14 (1.50%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.07%) Fintech
11 10 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (0.86%) DataPower
12 8 (0.86%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.86%) Replication
12 8 (0.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 6 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 205 (21.93%) Linux
2 175 (18.72%) Windows
3 97 (10.37%) Windows Server
4 80 (8.56%) Unix
5 40 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (3.96%) Solaris
7 34 (3.64%) Windows 10
8 30 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (2.67%) Mac OS X
10 24 (2.57%) Windows 2000
11 12 (1.28%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.18%) Kali Linux
12 11 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.07%) CentOS
13 10 (1.07%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.86%) Debian
16 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (17.65%) ITIL
2 113 (12.09%) SIEM
3 97 (10.37%) Mentoring
4 94 (10.05%) Information Security
5 91 (9.73%) Change Management
6 87 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
7 86 (9.20%) Load Balancing
8 80 (8.56%) Network Design
8 80 (8.56%) Security Operations
9 79 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
10 72 (7.70%) Network Management
11 57 (6.10%) Analytics
12 56 (5.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 55 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
14 54 (5.78%) Incident Management
15 50 (5.35%) Risk Management
16 47 (5.03%) Line Management
17 45 (4.81%) E-Commerce
17 45 (4.81%) Vulnerability Management
18 44 (4.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 103 (11.02%) Python
2 57 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 53 (5.67%) Bash Shell
4 36 (3.85%) Perl
5 32 (3.42%) Ruby
6 27 (2.89%) SQL
7 23 (2.46%) C
7 23 (2.46%) Java
8 16 (1.71%) C++
9 6 (0.64%) C#
10 4 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.43%) R
10 4 (0.43%) Tcl
11 2 (0.21%) PHP
11 2 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 411 (43.96%) Cisco Certification
2 304 (32.51%) CCNP
3 184 (19.68%) CCNA
4 181 (19.36%) CCIE
5 90 (9.63%) CISSP
6 82 (8.77%) Degree
7 70 (7.49%) Security Cleared
8 65 (6.95%) SC Cleared
9 41 (4.39%) GIAC
10 36 (3.85%) CCVP
11 35 (3.74%) CEH
12 34 (3.64%) JNCIP
13 32 (3.42%) CISM
14 31 (3.32%) JNCIE
15 30 (3.21%) CISA
16 29 (3.10%) CCSA
17 28 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (2.89%) CCDA
19 26 (2.78%) CCDP
19 26 (2.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (4.49%) SLA
3 38 (4.06%) PMO
4 26 (2.78%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.28%) GPG13
5 12 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (1.18%) QA
7 4 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 116 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 82 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.17%) Snort
4 30 (3.21%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.99%) VMware NSX
6 25 (2.67%) XenApp
7 18 (1.93%) vSphere
8 13 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.28%) HDFS
10 10 (1.07%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.96%) BitLocker
11 9 (0.96%) Docker
12 8 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.86%) XenServer
13 7 (0.75%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.64%) pfSense
15 4 (0.43%) Firmware
15 4 (0.43%) vCloud
16 3 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
16 3 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (6.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 60 (6.42%) SCCM
3 50 (5.35%) FortiGate
3 50 (5.35%) Nessus
4 43 (4.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 43 (4.60%) Nagios
5 38 (4.06%) Cisco UCCE
6 35 (3.74%) Ansible
7 32 (3.42%) Cisco Prime
8 31 (3.32%) OpenVAS
9 29 (3.10%) QRadar
10 28 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
11 27 (2.89%) Puppet
12 25 (2.67%) SCOM
13 24 (2.57%) Suricata
14 23 (2.46%) Cacti
15 22 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
16 17 (1.82%) Backup Exec
17 15 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
18 12 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 781 (83.53%) Cisco
2 421 (45.03%) CheckPoint
3 380 (40.64%) Juniper
4 307 (32.83%) F5
5 165 (17.65%) VMware
6 162 (17.33%) Microsoft
7 139 (14.87%) Fortinet
8 134 (14.33%) SolarWinds
9 130 (13.90%) Citrix
10 105 (11.23%) Blue Coat
11 91 (9.73%) HP
12 86 (9.20%) Sourcefire
13 72 (7.70%) Riverbed
14 69 (7.38%) McAfee
15 64 (6.84%) Dell
16 59 (6.31%) Aruba
17 49 (5.24%) Arista
17 49 (5.24%) Extreme Networks
17 49 (5.24%) Splunk
18 41 (4.39%) Avaya