Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 452 508
Rank change year-on-year -114 +56 +96
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 705 1,126 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.68% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 1.52% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 601 967 881
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 68,335 73,965 80,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.81% 44.53% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 53,606 57,662 66,359
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -65 390 £61,000 +1.67% 48
South East -115 166 £56,250 +25.00% 42
East of England +49 80 £45,000 -21.74% 8
North of England -27 45 £50,000 +4.17% 9
North West -23 26 £48,750 +1.56% 7
South West +3 19 £47,500 -2.56% 4
Yorkshire +19 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Midlands -30 17 £72,500 +81.25% 4
West Midlands +3 15 £75,000 +87.50% 4
East Midlands -12 2 £57,500 +43.75%
North East - 2 £47,500 -
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 613 (86.95%) Cisco
2 559 (79.29%) Firewall
3 385 (54.61%) Cisco Certification
4 324 (45.96%) CheckPoint
5 303 (42.98%) CCNP
6 271 (38.44%) Cisco ASA
7 266 (37.73%) Juniper
8 263 (37.30%) F5
9 251 (35.60%) Network Security
10 248 (35.18%) WAN
11 211 (29.93%) LAN
12 191 (27.09%) VPN
13 185 (26.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 168 (23.83%) CCIE
14 168 (23.83%) BGP
15 166 (23.55%) OSPF
16 164 (23.26%) Data Centre
17 159 (22.55%) Wireless
18 158 (22.41%) Fortinet
19 140 (19.86%) CCNA
20 131 (18.58%) Finance
21 120 (17.02%) SolarWinds
22 115 (16.31%) VMware
23 114 (16.17%) Wi-Fi
23 114 (16.17%) Windows
24 109 (15.46%) Microsoft
25 106 (15.04%) MPLS
26 96 (13.62%) TCP/IP
27 95 (13.48%) Cybersecurity
28 90 (12.77%) SIEM

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 (2.27%) OpenStack
2 15 (2.13%) Apache
3 12 (1.70%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.71%) IIS
6 5 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.57%) CloudStack
7 4 (0.57%) Confluence
8 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) CMS
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 35 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.14%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (5.11%) Office 365
4 20 (2.84%) G Suite
5 18 (2.55%) SaaS
6 10 (1.42%) Akamai
7 8 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.99%) PaaS
9 5 (0.71%) GitHub
9 5 (0.71%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.57%) IaaS
10 4 (0.57%) OpenDNS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 559 (79.29%) Firewall
2 271 (38.44%) Cisco ASA
3 251 (35.60%) Network Security
4 248 (35.18%) WAN
5 211 (29.93%) LAN
6 191 (27.09%) VPN
7 185 (26.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 168 (23.83%) BGP
9 166 (23.55%) OSPF
10 159 (22.55%) Wireless
11 114 (16.17%) Wi-Fi
12 106 (15.04%) MPLS
13 96 (13.62%) TCP/IP
14 90 (12.77%) Cisco Firepower
15 88 (12.48%) IPsec
16 85 (12.06%) NetScaler
17 84 (11.91%) DNS
18 80 (11.35%) VLAN
19 70 (9.93%) DHCP
20 69 (9.79%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.13%) Big Data
2 12 (1.70%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.43%) MySQL
5 2 (0.28%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.28%) Redis
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.85%) JIRA
3 6 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (0.71%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.43%) Hudson
6 2 (0.28%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.28%) GoCD
6 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) GitLab
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 131 (18.58%) Finance
2 58 (8.23%) Banking
3 54 (7.66%) Retail
4 42 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.12%) Advertising
6 14 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.99%) Law
7 9 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.71%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Billing
11 3 (0.43%) Front Office
11 3 (0.43%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 402 (57.02%) Network Engineer
2 122 (17.30%) Security Engineer
3 117 (16.60%) Senior Network Engineer
4 91 (12.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 68 (9.65%) Architect
6 64 (9.08%) Consultant
7 56 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 55 (7.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 52 (7.38%) Security Consultant
10 50 (7.09%) Security Architect
11 39 (5.53%) Analyst
12 36 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 34 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
14 32 (4.54%) Security Solutions Architect
15 31 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 31 (4.40%) Network Consultant
16 28 (3.97%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 27 (3.83%) Network Architect
17 27 (3.83%) Security Analyst
18 26 (3.69%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.79%) 802.1X
2 22 (3.12%) XMPP
3 15 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (1.56%) HTML
5 10 (1.42%) XML
6 8 (1.13%) CSS
7 6 (0.85%) .NET
7 6 (0.85%) LDAP
8 5 (0.71%) Middleware
9 4 (0.57%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.43%) LAMP
10 3 (0.43%) SAML
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.28%) Web Services
12 1 (0.14%) CGI
12 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.14%) JSON
12 1 (0.14%) Kafka
12 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 164 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 59 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.41%) Private Cloud
6 17 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.84%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (1.70%) NHS
8 12 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.70%) Replication
8 12 (1.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 10 (1.42%) DataPower
9 10 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.28%) FlexPod
11 8 (1.13%) BYOD
12 7 (0.99%) CMDB
12 7 (0.99%) Fintech
12 7 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.17%) Windows
2 87 (12.34%) Linux
3 56 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 38 (5.39%) Unix
5 32 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.98%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.41%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.84%) FreeBSD
10 12 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.99%) CentOS
12 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.71%) Android
14 4 (0.57%) Debian
15 3 (0.43%) Solaris
15 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.28%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (13.48%) Cybersecurity
2 90 (12.77%) SIEM
3 84 (11.91%) Load Balancing
4 79 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 74 (10.50%) ITIL
7 65 (9.22%) Presales
8 64 (9.08%) Information Security
9 57 (8.09%) Network Management
10 51 (7.23%) Network Design
11 48 (6.81%) Network Monitoring
12 40 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
13 35 (4.96%) Migration
14 34 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
16 29 (4.11%) Change Management
16 29 (4.11%) High Availability
17 28 (3.97%) Mentoring
17 28 (3.97%) Service Delivery
18 27 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.67%) Python
2 27 (3.83%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.70%) SQL
4 12 (1.70%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.28%) C
6 7 (0.99%) Perl
7 5 (0.71%) Java
8 3 (0.43%) C#
8 3 (0.43%) Ruby
9 2 (0.28%) PHP
9 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 385 (54.61%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (42.98%) CCNP
3 168 (23.83%) CCIE
4 140 (19.86%) CCNA
5 81 (11.49%) Degree
6 52 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (5.82%) CISSP
7 41 (5.82%) Security Cleared
8 37 (5.25%) CCSA
9 34 (4.82%) SC Cleared
10 29 (4.11%) JNCIP
11 21 (2.98%) CCSE
11 21 (2.98%) CEH
12 20 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (2.70%) CCDP
13 19 (2.70%) MCSE
14 18 (2.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 18 (2.55%) JNCIS
15 16 (2.27%) CISA
15 16 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.10%) SLA
2 33 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.13%) GDPR
3 15 (2.13%) PMO
4 12 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (1.70%) GPG13
5 11 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.13%) COBIT
7 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.71%) GCP
9 4 (0.57%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.43%) QA
10 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.28%) FISMA
12 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 60 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.67%) VMware NSX
4 22 (3.12%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.84%) ProxySG
6 17 (2.41%) Snort
7 11 (1.56%) HDFS
7 11 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.28%) vSphere
9 8 (1.13%) Docker
10 5 (0.71%) KVM
11 3 (0.43%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.43%) XenApp
12 2 (0.28%) NFS
12 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.28%) XenServer
13 1 (0.14%) pfSense
13 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 33 (4.68%) Cisco Prime
3 30 (4.26%) Stealthwatch
4 29 (4.11%) FortiGate
5 25 (3.55%) QRadar
6 23 (3.26%) Ansible
7 19 (2.70%) Nagios
8 15 (2.13%) Cacti
8 15 (2.13%) Nessus
8 15 (2.13%) Puppet
9 13 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.70%) Backup Exec
11 11 (1.56%) CASB
11 11 (1.56%) Suricata
11 11 (1.56%) vCenter Server
12 10 (1.42%) SCCM
13 8 (1.13%) Cisco CME
13 8 (1.13%) SCOM
14 7 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.71%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 613 (86.95%) Cisco
2 324 (45.96%) CheckPoint
3 266 (37.73%) Juniper
4 263 (37.30%) F5
5 158 (22.41%) Fortinet
6 120 (17.02%) SolarWinds
7 115 (16.31%) VMware
8 109 (15.46%) Microsoft
9 72 (10.21%) Citrix
10 59 (8.37%) Meraki
11 49 (6.95%) HP
12 46 (6.52%) Symantec
13 44 (6.24%) Blue Coat
14 40 (5.67%) McAfee
15 35 (4.96%) Aruba
16 34 (4.82%) Riverbed
16 34 (4.82%) Splunk
17 31 (4.40%) FireEye
18 29 (4.11%) ArcSight
19 28 (3.97%) Arista