Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 573 445
Rank change year-on-year +207 -128 +78
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 1,111 700 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.44% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 1.02% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 655 593 1,004
England median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,950 £38,750 £35,900
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 55,911 68,333 73,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.74% 43.32% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43,043 53,191 57,826
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
North of England +259 347 £45,000 -5.26% 16
London +36 299 £70,000 +15.70% 60
Yorkshire +191 288 £45,000 -7.69% 7
South East +73 237 £57,500 -1.29% 38
East of England +86 87 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Midlands +107 83 £42,500 -10.53% 22
West Midlands +91 77 £40,500 -19.00% 18
North West +40 39 £38,000 -20.00% 8
South West +25 35 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North East +38 20 £52,958 +11.49% 1
East Midlands +29 6 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1,014 (91.27%) Cisco
2 835 (75.16%) Firewall
3 765 (68.86%) Cisco Certification
4 668 (60.13%) CCNP
5 537 (48.33%) Cisco ASA
6 500 (45.00%) WAN
7 494 (44.46%) Network Security
8 461 (41.49%) CCNA
9 440 (39.60%) VPN
10 426 (38.34%) OSPF
11 421 (37.89%) BGP
12 408 (36.72%) Linux
13 394 (35.46%) Fortinet
14 380 (34.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 379 (34.11%) MPLS
16 351 (31.59%) CheckPoint
17 329 (29.61%) DNS
18 309 (27.81%) Management Information System
19 300 (27.00%) Python
19 300 (27.00%) Juniper
20 294 (26.46%) IPsec
21 285 (25.65%) FortiGate
22 275 (24.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 273 (24.57%) Unix
24 267 (24.03%) Network Design
25 266 (23.94%) Network Management
26 259 (23.31%) NetScaler
27 257 (23.13%) Change Control
28 256 (23.04%) Service Delivery
29 249 (22.41%) Nagios

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 17 (1.53%) MS Exchange
1 17 (1.53%) Skype for Business
2 15 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.90%) IIS
6 8 (0.72%) Apache
7 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.36%) Confluence
9 3 (0.27%) SAS
10 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.090%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.36%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 129 (11.61%) Azure
2 96 (8.64%) AWS
3 54 (4.86%) Office 365
4 7 (0.63%) IaaS
5 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.45%) PaaS
6 4 (0.36%) GCP
6 4 (0.36%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.27%) Akamai
7 3 (0.27%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.27%) SaaS
8 2 (0.18%) Apigee
8 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.18%) G Suite
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.090%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.090%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.090%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 835 (75.16%) Firewall
2 537 (48.33%) Cisco ASA
3 500 (45.00%) WAN
4 494 (44.46%) Network Security
5 440 (39.60%) VPN
6 426 (38.34%) OSPF
7 421 (37.89%) BGP
8 380 (34.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 379 (34.11%) MPLS
10 329 (29.61%) DNS
11 294 (26.46%) IPsec
12 259 (23.31%) NetScaler
13 247 (22.23%) Wireless
14 228 (20.52%) Broadband
14 228 (20.52%) LAN
14 228 (20.52%) RIP
15 220 (19.80%) SMTP
16 215 (19.35%) ADSL
17 116 (10.44%) Cisco Firepower
18 106 (9.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.17%) MySQL
2 5 (0.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.36%) DB2
4 3 (0.27%) Power BI
5 2 (0.18%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.090%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.090%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.27%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.27%) GitLab
4 2 (0.18%) JIRA
5 1 (0.090%) Ant
5 1 (0.090%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.090%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.090%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.090%) GoCD
5 1 (0.090%) Maven
5 1 (0.090%) Subversion
General
1 147 (13.23%) Finance
2 118 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 59 (5.31%) Public Sector
4 30 (2.70%) Retail
5 21 (1.89%) Legal
6 19 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.17%) Banking
8 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.72%) Local Government
10 7 (0.63%) Law
10 7 (0.63%) Marketing
11 6 (0.54%) Fire and Rescue
11 6 (0.54%) Police
12 5 (0.45%) Electronics
13 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.090%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.090%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 660 (59.41%) Network Engineer
2 358 (32.22%) Security Engineer
3 318 (28.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 223 (20.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 213 (19.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 163 (14.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 123 (11.07%) Senior Network Engineer
8 114 (10.26%) Consultant
9 82 (7.38%) Architect
10 75 (6.75%) Network Consultant
11 58 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 56 (5.04%) Security Architect
13 53 (4.77%) Security Consultant
14 49 (4.41%) Network Architect
15 44 (3.96%) Network Security Consultant
16 38 (3.42%) Firewall Engineer
16 38 (3.42%) Support Engineer
17 35 (3.15%) Analyst
18 34 (3.06%) Network Support
19 32 (2.88%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.33%) SailPoint
2 34 (3.06%) 802.1X
3 18 (1.62%) Web Services
4 10 (0.90%) LDAP
5 8 (0.72%) LAMP
6 4 (0.36%) JSON
7 3 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.27%) XMPP
8 2 (0.18%) .NET
8 2 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.090%) COM
9 1 (0.090%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.090%) HTML
9 1 (0.090%) SAML
9 1 (0.090%) WCF
9 1 (0.090%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 309 (27.81%) Management Information System
2 170 (15.30%) Data Centre
3 55 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.06%) Virtual Team
5 28 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
9 13 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
9 13 (1.17%) EMC VNX
10 12 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 10 (0.90%) Replication
12 9 (0.81%) e-Learning
13 8 (0.72%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.63%) IVR
15 6 (0.54%) PKI
16 5 (0.45%) CMDB
16 5 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 5 (0.45%) HP StoreVirtual
17 4 (0.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 408 (36.72%) Linux
2 273 (24.57%) Unix
3 122 (10.98%) Windows
4 52 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.97%) CentOS
6 26 (2.34%) Debian
6 26 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 16 (1.44%) CatOS
10 12 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Android
13 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.090%) Fedora
14 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.090%) Solaris
14 1 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (24.03%) Network Design
2 266 (23.94%) Network Management
3 257 (23.13%) Change Control
4 256 (23.04%) Service Delivery
5 234 (21.06%) Product Management
6 147 (13.23%) ITIL
7 134 (12.06%) Presales
8 129 (11.61%) Load Balancing
9 126 (11.34%) Project Delivery
10 106 (9.54%) Information Security
11 97 (8.73%) Cybersecurity
12 86 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (7.65%) SIEM
14 72 (6.48%) Change Management
15 65 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 54 (4.86%) Project Management
17 51 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
18 49 (4.41%) High Availability
19 48 (4.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (27.00%) Python
2 228 (20.52%) Perl
3 227 (20.43%) Bash Shell
4 38 (3.42%) Java
5 34 (3.06%) C++
6 28 (2.52%) SQL
7 21 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 18 (1.62%) R
9 12 (1.08%) PHP
10 10 (0.90%) C
11 7 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 765 (68.86%) Cisco Certification
2 668 (60.13%) CCNP
3 461 (41.49%) CCNA
4 157 (14.13%) CCIE
5 108 (9.72%) Degree
6 89 (8.01%) Security Cleared
7 84 (7.56%) CCSE
8 81 (7.29%) SC Cleared
9 63 (5.67%) CISSP
10 60 (5.40%) CCSA
11 55 (4.95%) CCDP
12 49 (4.41%) JNCIS
13 43 (3.87%) JNCIP
14 37 (3.33%) CCSP
15 32 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (2.34%) JNCIA
17 24 (2.16%) MCSE
18 20 (1.80%) CISA
18 20 (1.80%) CISM
19 18 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (24.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 231 (20.79%) ISO 9001
3 88 (7.92%) SLA
4 32 (2.88%) PCI DSS
5 25 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (2.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 21 (1.89%) GDPR
8 20 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (0.81%) NIST
10 8 (0.72%) COBIT
11 7 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.54%) GPG13
13 4 (0.36%) QA
14 1 (0.090%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.090%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 63 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.89%) vSphere
5 19 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.08%) VMware NSX
7 8 (0.72%) Docker
8 7 (0.63%) iptables
8 7 (0.63%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.54%) Firmware
9 6 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.27%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.18%) vCloud
11 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.090%) pfSense
12 1 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.090%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 285 (25.65%) FortiGate
2 249 (22.41%) Nagios
3 47 (4.23%) SCCM
4 42 (3.78%) Nessus
5 40 (3.60%) Stealthwatch
6 39 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
7 35 (3.15%) McAfee ePO
8 23 (2.07%) Ansible
9 20 (1.80%) Puppet
10 16 (1.44%) RANCID
11 13 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
12 12 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.81%) SCOM
13 9 (0.81%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.54%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
15 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 6 (0.54%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,014 (91.27%) Cisco
2 394 (35.46%) Fortinet
3 351 (31.59%) CheckPoint
4 300 (27.00%) Juniper
5 230 (20.70%) F5
6 166 (14.94%) VMware
7 115 (10.35%) Microsoft
8 96 (8.64%) Meraki
9 94 (8.46%) HP
9 94 (8.46%) SolarWinds
10 88 (7.92%) Aruba
11 61 (5.49%) Splunk
12 56 (5.04%) McAfee
13 50 (4.50%) Blue Coat
13 50 (4.50%) Citrix
14 42 (3.78%) LogRhythm
15 41 (3.69%) Extreme Networks
16 40 (3.60%) Huawei
17 36 (3.24%) Riverbed
18 35 (3.15%) Brocade