Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 391 510 469
Rank change year-on-year +119 -41 -32
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 932 813 1,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.28% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 686 649 862
England median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,870 £33,775
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% +12.75%

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 52,146 63,472 74,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.29% 42.77% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40,283 49,475 58,165
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +17 393 £65,000 - 47
South East +86 210 £55,000 -4.35% 21
North of England +100 117 £42,500 -19.05% 9
Midlands +105 91 £46,000 -29.23% 15
East of England +46 85 £51,000 +15.91% 8
West Midlands +101 80 £42,500 -34.62% 10
Yorkshire +74 75 £43,000 -9.47% 4
North West +47 36 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South West +21 30 £45,000 +0.56% 8
East Midlands +19 10 £47,000 -14.55% 5
North East +23 6 £40,708 -14.30% 1
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 762 (81.76%) Cisco
2 712 (76.39%) Firewall
3 532 (57.08%) Cisco Certification
4 439 (47.10%) CCNP
5 339 (36.37%) WAN
6 324 (34.76%) BGP
7 318 (34.12%) VPN
8 317 (34.01%) OSPF
9 311 (33.37%) Network Security
10 291 (31.22%) LAN
11 267 (28.65%) Cisco ASA
12 263 (28.22%) CCNA
13 225 (24.14%) CheckPoint
14 223 (23.93%) MPLS
15 213 (22.85%) Finance
15 213 (22.85%) Data Centre
16 206 (22.10%) Juniper
17 200 (21.46%) DNS
18 199 (21.35%) Fortinet
18 199 (21.35%) F5
19 198 (21.24%) TCP/IP
20 197 (21.14%) Azure
21 183 (19.64%) Linux
22 176 (18.88%) Wireless
23 160 (17.17%) Microsoft
24 157 (16.85%) Windows
25 155 (16.63%) Management Information System
25 155 (16.63%) IPsec
26 143 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
27 138 (14.81%) 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 42 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.72%) IIS
5 15 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.54%) Confluence
8 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 19 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 197 (21.14%) Azure
2 138 (14.81%) AWS
3 92 (9.87%) Office 365
4 13 (1.39%) IaaS
5 11 (1.18%) GCP
5 11 (1.18%) PaaS
5 11 (1.18%) SaaS
5 11 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (1.07%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.75%) G Suite
9 4 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.11%) Akamai
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.11%) Apigee
11 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 712 (76.39%) Firewall
2 339 (36.37%) WAN
3 324 (34.76%) BGP
4 318 (34.12%) VPN
5 317 (34.01%) OSPF
6 311 (33.37%) Network Security
7 291 (31.22%) LAN
8 267 (28.65%) Cisco ASA
9 223 (23.93%) MPLS
10 200 (21.46%) DNS
11 198 (21.24%) TCP/IP
12 176 (18.88%) Wireless
13 155 (16.63%) IPsec
14 143 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
15 103 (11.05%) DHCP
16 96 (10.30%) EIGRP
17 89 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
18 87 (9.33%) SSL
19 80 (8.58%) NetScaler
20 78 (8.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.54%) MySQL
3 4 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.21%) DB2
5 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.86%) JIRA
3 6 (0.64%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.21%) GitLab
6 1 (0.11%) Ant
6 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.11%) Maven
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 213 (22.85%) Finance
2 99 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 46 (4.94%) Public Sector
4 43 (4.61%) Banking
5 32 (3.43%) Legal
6 26 (2.79%) Law
7 17 (1.82%) Retail
8 13 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.07%) Fire and Rescue
10 10 (1.07%) Police
11 9 (0.97%) Marketing
12 5 (0.54%) Electronics
13 4 (0.43%) Publishing
14 2 (0.21%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Advertising
15 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 536 (57.51%) Network Engineer
2 202 (21.67%) Security Engineer
3 162 (17.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 143 (15.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 116 (12.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 102 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 71 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 57 (6.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 56 (6.01%) Consultant
10 53 (5.69%) Analyst
11 51 (5.47%) Architect
12 38 (4.08%) Network Consultant
13 32 (3.43%) Security Architect
14 30 (3.22%) Juniper Engineer
15 25 (2.68%) Firewall Engineer
15 25 (2.68%) Network Analyst
16 24 (2.58%) Cloud Engineer
17 22 (2.36%) Support Engineer
18 21 (2.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
19 20 (2.15%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.11%) SailPoint
2 24 (2.58%) 802.1X
3 8 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (0.86%) Web Services
4 5 (0.54%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.54%) XMPP
5 4 (0.43%) REST
5 4 (0.43%) SOAP
6 2 (0.21%) .NET
6 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.21%) Jinja
6 2 (0.21%) JSON
6 2 (0.21%) LDAP
6 2 (0.21%) YAML
7 1 (0.11%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.11%) COM
7 1 (0.11%) COM+
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (0.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 213 (22.85%) Data Centre
2 155 (16.63%) Management Information System
3 41 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (1.72%) PKI
6 14 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (0.97%) Replication
10 8 (0.86%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.86%) DataPower
10 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (0.75%) Cybercrime
11 7 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
11 7 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.64%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 183 (19.64%) Linux
2 157 (16.85%) Windows
3 97 (10.41%) Unix
4 83 (8.91%) Windows Server
5 33 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (3.00%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.72%) CentOS
9 9 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.86%) Debian
11 7 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) Android
14 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.21%) CatOS
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (13.95%) Information Security
2 126 (13.52%) ITIL
3 118 (12.66%) Network Design
4 112 (12.02%) Cybersecurity
5 106 (11.37%) Load Balancing
6 85 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 83 (8.91%) Project Delivery
9 80 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (8.37%) Network Management
11 77 (8.26%) Presales
12 74 (7.94%) Change Control
13 72 (7.73%) Service Delivery
14 70 (7.51%) SIEM
15 65 (6.97%) Change Management
16 60 (6.44%) Product Management
17 58 (6.22%) Kalman Filter
18 53 (5.69%) Vulnerability Management
19 48 (5.15%) Security Operations
20 39 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 128 (13.73%) Python
2 69 (7.40%) Bash Shell
3 58 (6.22%) Perl
4 26 (2.79%) Java
5 24 (2.58%) C++
6 18 (1.93%) SQL
7 16 (1.72%) C
8 15 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.54%) PHP
10 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) R
11 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 532 (57.08%) Cisco Certification
2 439 (47.10%) CCNP
3 263 (28.22%) CCNA
4 118 (12.66%) Degree
5 115 (12.34%) CCIE
6 78 (8.37%) CISSP
7 57 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 45 (4.83%) JNCIS
9 44 (4.72%) SC Cleared
10 39 (4.18%) JNCIP
11 36 (3.86%) CCSE
12 35 (3.76%) CCSA
13 31 (3.33%) CISA
14 30 (3.22%) CCSP
14 30 (3.22%) CISM
15 29 (3.11%) CCDP
16 23 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (2.25%) JNCIA
17 21 (2.25%) MCSE
18 16 (1.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (9.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (7.62%) SLA
3 55 (5.90%) ISO 9001
4 39 (4.18%) PCI DSS
5 26 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (2.15%) COBIT
7 17 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (1.50%) NIST
9 13 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (1.18%) GDPR
11 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.64%) QA
13 4 (0.43%) NCSC
14 3 (0.32%) PMO
15 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 127 (13.63%) Active Directory
2 77 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (2.15%) VMware NSX
4 20 (2.15%) vSphere
5 19 (2.04%) Firmware
6 11 (1.18%) ProxySG
7 10 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.75%) iptables
10 6 (0.64%) XenApp
11 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.32%) Docker
12 2 (0.21%) vCloud
13 1 (0.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 92 (9.87%) FortiGate
2 64 (6.87%) SCCM
3 49 (5.26%) Nagios
4 47 (5.04%) Nessus
5 42 (4.51%) Ansible
6 27 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
7 18 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (1.93%) Puppet
7 18 (1.93%) SCOrch
8 17 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 16 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
10 14 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
11 12 (1.29%) Stealthwatch
12 11 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
12 11 (1.18%) SCOM
13 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 9 (0.97%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
15 8 (0.86%) Suricata
Vendors
1 762 (81.76%) Cisco
2 225 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 206 (22.10%) Juniper
4 199 (21.35%) F5
4 199 (21.35%) Fortinet
5 160 (17.17%) Microsoft
6 130 (13.95%) VMware
7 107 (11.48%) SolarWinds
8 92 (9.87%) Meraki
9 91 (9.76%) HP
10 83 (8.91%) Aruba
11 67 (7.19%) Blue Coat
11 67 (7.19%) Splunk
12 58 (6.22%) Citrix
13 50 (5.36%) Symantec
14 48 (5.15%) McAfee
15 40 (4.29%) Arista
16 35 (3.76%) Extreme Networks
16 35 (3.76%) LogRhythm
17 30 (3.22%) NetApp