Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 412 524
Rank change year-on-year -168 +112 +94
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 730 1,274 1,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.72% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 610 1,092 858
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £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 72,343 74,115 85,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.05% 44.35% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56,820 58,974 70,880
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -126 359 £60,000 - 34
South East -91 220 £55,000 +4.76% 20
East of England +41 88 £60,000 +4.35% 12
North of England -55 37 £47,000 +1.62% 8
Midlands -31 21 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -23 20 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West +12 19 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Yorkshire +11 19 £47,250 -10.00% 1
North West -44 15 £45,000 - 7
North East -19 3 £47,500 +32.40%
East Midlands -5 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 634 (86.85%) Cisco
2 557 (76.30%) Firewall
3 346 (47.40%) Cisco Certification
4 316 (43.29%) CheckPoint
5 283 (38.77%) CCNP
6 270 (36.99%) F5
7 267 (36.58%) Cisco ASA
8 263 (36.03%) Juniper
9 255 (34.93%) Network Security
10 251 (34.38%) WAN
11 230 (31.51%) VPN
12 205 (28.08%) LAN
13 204 (27.95%) Data Centre
14 170 (23.29%) Fortinet
15 167 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 160 (21.92%) VMware
17 159 (21.78%) BGP
18 154 (21.10%) CCIE
19 148 (20.27%) Wireless
20 147 (20.14%) OSPF
21 125 (17.12%) CCNA
22 123 (16.85%) Windows
23 121 (16.58%) DNS
24 119 (16.30%) MPLS
25 115 (15.75%) Wi-Fi
26 114 (15.62%) Citrix
27 113 (15.48%) NetScaler
28 112 (15.34%) Finance
29 103 (14.11%) IPsec
30 102 (13.97%) ITIL

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 26 (3.56%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (1.64%) Apache
4 12 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.51%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.10%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.82%) IIS
8 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.55%) Confluence
10 3 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.14%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 80 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (6.44%) Office 365
4 25 (3.42%) Akamai
5 23 (3.15%) SaaS
6 14 (1.92%) G Suite
7 12 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.64%) PaaS
8 11 (1.51%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.55%) IaaS
10 3 (0.41%) GitHub
10 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 557 (76.30%) Firewall
2 267 (36.58%) Cisco ASA
3 255 (34.93%) Network Security
4 251 (34.38%) WAN
5 230 (31.51%) VPN
6 205 (28.08%) LAN
7 167 (22.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 159 (21.78%) BGP
9 148 (20.27%) Wireless
10 147 (20.14%) OSPF
11 121 (16.58%) DNS
12 119 (16.30%) MPLS
13 115 (15.75%) Wi-Fi
14 113 (15.48%) NetScaler
15 103 (14.11%) IPsec
16 101 (13.84%) DHCP
17 85 (11.64%) Cisco Firepower
18 71 (9.73%) TCP/IP
19 66 (9.04%) Cisco IOS
20 64 (8.77%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.19%) Big Data
2 8 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 7 (0.96%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.41%) RavenDB
4 3 (0.41%) Redis
5 2 (0.27%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.27%) MySQL
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (3.01%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.10%) JIRA
2 8 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.55%) Subversion
5 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.14%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.14%) GoCD
General
1 112 (15.34%) Finance
2 55 (7.53%) Retail
3 39 (5.34%) Banking
4 29 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.33%) Advertising
6 9 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.10%) Law
7 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.96%) Marketing
8 7 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.68%) Electronics
10 5 (0.68%) Local Government
11 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.41%) Billing
12 3 (0.41%) Legal
13 2 (0.27%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 393 (53.84%) Network Engineer
2 129 (17.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 109 (14.93%) Security Engineer
4 82 (11.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 78 (10.68%) Architect
6 67 (9.18%) Consultant
7 56 (7.67%) Security Architect
8 55 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (7.53%) Security Consultant
9 50 (6.85%) Cisco Engineer
10 48 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 45 (6.16%) Network Consultant
12 40 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (5.34%) Network Security Consultant
14 37 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 37 (5.07%) Security Solutions Architect
15 35 (4.79%) Network Architect
16 32 (4.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 29 (3.97%) Analyst
18 26 (3.56%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.36%) 802.1X
2 32 (4.38%) HTML
3 26 (3.56%) XML
4 11 (1.51%) CSS
4 11 (1.51%) XMPP
5 10 (1.37%) Middleware
6 8 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (0.68%) LDAP
8 4 (0.55%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.27%) LAMP
9 2 (0.27%) Web Services
10 1 (0.14%) COM
10 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.14%) Jinja
10 1 (0.14%) JSON
10 1 (0.14%) SAML
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.14%) WSH
10 1 (0.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 204 (27.95%) Data Centre
2 47 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.60%) Replication
5 19 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.19%) FlexPod
9 11 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (1.51%) NHS
10 10 (1.37%) DataPower
10 10 (1.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 9 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (1.10%) User Experience
13 7 (0.96%) Fintech
14 6 (0.82%) PKI
15 5 (0.68%) Clustering
15 5 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 123 (16.85%) Windows
2 99 (13.56%) Linux
3 81 (11.10%) Windows Server
4 40 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (5.34%) Unix
6 27 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 19 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.51%) FreeBSD
10 10 (1.37%) Android
11 9 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.68%) CentOS
12 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.41%) Debian
14 3 (0.41%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.41%) Solaris
15 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (13.97%) ITIL
2 98 (13.42%) Load Balancing
3 95 (13.01%) SIEM
4 83 (11.37%) Presales
5 73 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 69 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (7.26%) Network Design
8 49 (6.71%) Network Management
9 46 (6.30%) Network Monitoring
10 43 (5.89%) Change Management
11 41 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
11 41 (5.62%) DevOps
12 40 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 40 (5.48%) Migration
13 39 (5.34%) E-Commerce
14 37 (5.07%) Information Security
15 35 (4.79%) High Availability
16 31 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (4.11%) Incident Management
17 30 (4.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.71%) Python
2 36 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.05%) SQL
4 14 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 14 (1.92%) C
5 12 (1.64%) Perl
6 6 (0.82%) Java
7 5 (0.68%) C#
8 4 (0.55%) PHP
9 2 (0.27%) Ruby
9 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.14%) Go
10 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 346 (47.40%) Cisco Certification
2 283 (38.77%) CCNP
3 154 (21.10%) CCIE
4 125 (17.12%) CCNA
5 69 (9.45%) Degree
6 49 (6.71%) Security Cleared
7 46 (6.30%) CISSP
8 42 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (4.25%) SC Cleared
10 25 (3.42%) CCDP
10 25 (3.42%) CEH
10 25 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (3.29%) CISA
11 24 (3.29%) JNCIP
11 24 (3.29%) MCSE
12 23 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (2.60%) CISM
15 16 (2.19%) JNCIS
16 14 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.30%) SLA
2 30 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (2.19%) PMO
5 15 (2.05%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.92%) GDPR
7 11 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (1.37%) GPG13
9 7 (0.96%) COBIT
10 6 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.55%) QA
12 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.27%) FISMA
13 2 (0.27%) GCP
13 2 (0.27%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.27%) NIST 800
System Software
1 94 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 79 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (7.67%) VMware NSX
4 28 (3.84%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.60%) vSphere
6 17 (2.33%) Snort
7 16 (2.19%) XenApp
8 14 (1.92%) ProxySG
9 9 (1.23%) Docker
9 9 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.10%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.10%) HDFS
11 6 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.27%) NFS
14 2 (0.27%) XenServer
15 1 (0.14%) Firmware
15 1 (0.14%) KVM
15 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (5.34%) FortiGate
2 38 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
3 29 (3.97%) Ansible
4 28 (3.84%) Puppet
5 25 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 21 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (2.47%) Cacti
8 17 (2.33%) CASB
9 14 (1.92%) Backup Exec
10 13 (1.78%) QRadar
11 12 (1.64%) SCOM
12 11 (1.51%) Cisco CME
12 11 (1.51%) SCCM
13 10 (1.37%) AirWatch
13 10 (1.37%) vCenter Server
14 9 (1.23%) Nagios
14 9 (1.23%) Nessus
14 9 (1.23%) Suricata
14 9 (1.23%) vRealize
15 8 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 634 (86.85%) Cisco
2 316 (43.29%) CheckPoint
3 270 (36.99%) F5
4 263 (36.03%) Juniper
5 170 (23.29%) Fortinet
6 160 (21.92%) VMware
7 114 (15.62%) Citrix
8 100 (13.70%) Microsoft
9 99 (13.56%) SolarWinds
10 64 (8.77%) Aruba
11 63 (8.63%) Blue Coat
12 54 (7.40%) HP
13 52 (7.12%) Meraki
14 51 (6.99%) McAfee
15 39 (5.34%) Arista
15 39 (5.34%) Riverbed
16 31 (4.25%) Sophos
17 29 (3.97%) NetApp
18 28 (3.84%) Google
18 28 (3.84%) Symantec