Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 498 390
Rank change year-on-year +51 -108 +199
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 885 928 1,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.58% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.31% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 716 771 1,098
England median annual salary £59,250 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.04% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £36,700 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 59,481 71,088 72,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.43% 44.16% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 46,213 56,235 58,837
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.28% +4.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +77 469 £65,000 +8.33% 62
South East -85 171 £58,500 +19.39% 33
East of England +64 124 £42,500 -37.04% 13
North of England +58 73 £53,750 +13.16% 13
Yorkshire +38 41 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North West +36 31 £56,250 +17.80% 6
Midlands +35 28 £55,000 +10.00% 13
West Midlands +48 24 £65,000 +44.44% 10
South West +28 17 £46,500 -1.06% 11
East Midlands +12 4 £52,500 +22.09% 3
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 768 (86.78%) Cisco
2 677 (76.50%) Firewall
3 538 (60.79%) Cisco Certification
4 469 (52.99%) CheckPoint
5 402 (45.42%) CCNP
6 367 (41.47%) Juniper
7 347 (39.21%) Network Security
8 293 (33.11%) Cisco ASA
9 289 (32.66%) WAN
10 268 (30.28%) LAN
11 267 (30.17%) CCNA
11 267 (30.17%) Wireless
12 256 (28.93%) OSPF
13 244 (27.57%) BGP
14 241 (27.23%) Finance
15 226 (25.54%) F5
16 221 (24.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 213 (24.07%) VPN
18 189 (21.36%) Data Centre
19 180 (20.34%) CCIE
20 166 (18.76%) Microsoft Azure
21 163 (18.42%) Fortinet
22 156 (17.63%) MPLS
23 152 (17.18%) TCP/IP
24 150 (16.95%) SolarWinds
25 145 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
26 138 (15.59%) Windows
26 138 (15.59%) EIGRP
27 133 (15.03%) VMware
28 124 (14.01%) Information Security

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 28 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.92%) CMS
3 13 (1.47%) Confluence
3 13 (1.47%) IIS
4 11 (1.24%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.45%) Apache
7 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.34%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 166 (18.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (7.12%) Office 365
4 23 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.15%) G Suite
6 15 (1.69%) GitHub
7 13 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.36%) OpenShift
9 11 (1.24%) OpenDNS
10 9 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (1.02%) IaaS
11 6 (0.68%) Akamai
12 4 (0.45%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.34%) PaaS
13 3 (0.34%) SaaS
14 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 677 (76.50%) Firewall
2 347 (39.21%) Network Security
3 293 (33.11%) Cisco ASA
4 289 (32.66%) WAN
5 268 (30.28%) LAN
6 267 (30.17%) Wireless
7 256 (28.93%) OSPF
8 244 (27.57%) BGP
9 221 (24.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 213 (24.07%) VPN
11 156 (17.63%) MPLS
12 152 (17.18%) TCP/IP
13 138 (15.59%) EIGRP
14 121 (13.67%) Cisco Firepower
15 111 (12.54%) Wi-Fi
16 107 (12.09%) VLAN
17 104 (11.75%) VoIP
18 98 (11.07%) DNS
19 92 (10.40%) Wireshark
20 91 (10.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.90%) Big Data
3 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.45%) Power BI
4 4 (0.45%) Redis
5 3 (0.34%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.11%) MySQL
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (1.81%) Metasploit
2 15 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (1.58%) JIRA
4 13 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (1.36%) Bitbucket
5 12 (1.36%) Maven
5 12 (1.36%) Subversion
6 5 (0.56%) Hudson
7 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.11%) Ant
8 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.11%) GitLab
8 1 (0.11%) GoCD
General
1 241 (27.23%) Finance
2 119 (13.45%) Banking
3 53 (5.99%) Retail
4 46 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.94%) Front Office
6 21 (2.37%) Aerospace
7 18 (2.03%) Advertising
8 14 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.02%) Law
10 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.79%) Marketing
11 6 (0.68%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Games
14 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 402 (45.42%) Network Engineer
2 147 (16.61%) Security Engineer
3 119 (13.45%) Consultant
4 101 (11.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 94 (10.62%) Security Consultant
6 92 (10.40%) Cisco Engineer
7 85 (9.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 85 (9.60%) Senior Network Engineer
8 75 (8.47%) Analyst
9 70 (7.91%) Architect
10 61 (6.89%) Network Analyst
11 54 (6.10%) Security Analyst
12 53 (5.99%) Cisco Consultant
13 49 (5.54%) Cisco Security Consultant
13 49 (5.54%) Network Security Analyst
14 45 (5.08%) Network Consultant
15 41 (4.63%) Network Security Consultant
16 39 (4.41%) Security Architect
17 37 (4.18%) Network Architect
18 33 (3.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (8.25%) 802.1X
2 43 (4.86%) XMPP
3 27 (3.05%) SailPoint
4 10 (1.13%) Web Services
5 9 (1.02%) .NET
6 8 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (0.90%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.34%) Flask
7 3 (0.34%) JSON
7 3 (0.34%) WCF
7 3 (0.34%) YAML
8 2 (0.23%) HTML
8 2 (0.23%) LDAP
8 2 (0.23%) SAML
8 2 (0.23%) XML
9 1 (0.11%) Kafka
9 1 (0.11%) LAMP
9 1 (0.11%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 189 (21.36%) Data Centre
2 88 (9.94%) Self-Motivation
3 64 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.21%) Management Information System
5 43 (4.86%) Video Conferencing
6 37 (4.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 26 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 22 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 21 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 18 (2.03%) CMDB
11 13 (1.47%) Clustering
12 12 (1.36%) e-Learning
12 12 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.24%) Driving Licence
13 11 (1.24%) Wiki
14 10 (1.13%) Fintech
14 10 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.02%) BYOD
16 8 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 138 (15.59%) Windows
2 115 (12.99%) Linux
3 68 (7.68%) Windows Server
4 56 (6.33%) Unix
5 40 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.15%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.03%) CentOS
9 16 (1.81%) Debian
9 16 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.47%) Windows 10
11 10 (1.13%) Kali Linux
12 8 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
2 124 (14.01%) Information Security
3 109 (12.32%) Cybersecurity
4 103 (11.64%) SIEM
5 93 (10.51%) Kalman Filter
6 88 (9.94%) Network Management
7 87 (9.83%) ITIL
8 69 (7.80%) Presales
9 62 (7.01%) Network Monitoring
10 59 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 59 (6.67%) Web Filtering
11 57 (6.44%) Computer Science
11 57 (6.44%) Load Balancing
12 55 (6.21%) Line Management
13 54 (6.10%) Security Operations
14 52 (5.88%) Network Design
15 51 (5.76%) Change Management
16 45 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
17 41 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 38 (4.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (10.85%) Python
2 67 (7.57%) PowerShell
3 42 (4.75%) Perl
4 38 (4.29%) SQL
5 21 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 17 (1.92%) C
7 14 (1.58%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.47%) Java
9 9 (1.02%) C#
9 9 (1.02%) C++
9 9 (1.02%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 538 (60.79%) Cisco Certification
2 402 (45.42%) CCNP
3 267 (30.17%) CCNA
4 180 (20.34%) CCIE
5 99 (11.19%) Degree
6 64 (7.23%) CCSA
7 60 (6.78%) CISSP
8 54 (6.10%) JNCIS
9 46 (5.20%) Security Cleared
10 42 (4.75%) CCVP
11 38 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
12 37 (4.18%) SC Cleared
13 34 (3.84%) CCDP
13 34 (3.84%) CEH
14 29 (3.28%) CISM
15 27 (3.05%) GIAC
16 24 (2.71%) CISA
17 20 (2.26%) GISF
18 19 (2.15%) CCIE Routing and Switching
18 19 (2.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.75%) SLA
2 34 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 25 (2.82%) PMO
4 16 (1.81%) GDPR
5 11 (1.24%) QA
6 6 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.56%) SEPA
8 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.45%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.34%) GPG13
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (13.67%) Active Directory
2 91 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.50%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.82%) Docker
5 22 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
5 22 (2.49%) VMware NSX
6 19 (2.15%) Snort
7 16 (1.81%) ProxySG
8 11 (1.24%) XenApp
9 10 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.13%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.56%) KVM
12 3 (0.34%) HDFS
12 3 (0.34%) vSphere
13 2 (0.23%) Firmware
13 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.23%) Squid
13 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (9.27%) Stealthwatch
2 66 (7.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 53 (5.99%) Nessus
4 34 (3.84%) FortiGate
4 34 (3.84%) SCCM
5 33 (3.73%) QRadar
6 31 (3.50%) Nagios
7 25 (2.82%) Ansible
8 24 (2.71%) McAfee ePO
9 23 (2.60%) Puppet
10 21 (2.37%) AirWatch
11 18 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
12 16 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
13 15 (1.69%) Kubernetes
14 14 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
14 14 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (1.58%) Terraform
15 13 (1.47%) Backup Exec
15 13 (1.47%) Salt
16 12 (1.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 768 (86.78%) Cisco
2 469 (52.99%) CheckPoint
3 367 (41.47%) Juniper
4 226 (25.54%) F5
5 163 (18.42%) Fortinet
6 150 (16.95%) SolarWinds
7 133 (15.03%) VMware
8 122 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 109 (12.32%) Meraki
10 104 (11.75%) Symantec
11 81 (9.15%) McAfee
12 80 (9.04%) Splunk
13 74 (8.36%) HP
14 63 (7.12%) Blue Coat
15 57 (6.44%) FireEye
16 53 (5.99%) Aruba
17 51 (5.76%) LogRhythm
18 49 (5.54%) Riverbed
19 45 (5.08%) Citrix
20 42 (4.75%) IronPort