Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 520 369 554
Rank change year-on-year -151 +185 +101
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 861 1,358 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.84% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.92% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 702 1,133 805
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +3.96% +6.32%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +11.65% +1.98% +6.32%

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 74,485 70,770 87,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.82% 43.86% 45.52%
Number of salaries quoted 59,177 57,430 72,422
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -185 364 £60,000 +9.09% 37
South East -62 317 £50,000 - 19
East of England +58 112 £65,000 +11.11% 1
North of England -40 39 £46,500 +3.33% 4
Yorkshire +35 30 £46,500 +3.33% 1
South West -8 19 £47,000 +4.44% 10
Midlands -60 18 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -50 16 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North West -52 7 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands -9 2 - - 1
North East -24 2 - -
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 736 (85.48%) Cisco
2 611 (70.96%) Firewall
3 416 (48.32%) CheckPoint
4 355 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
5 352 (40.88%) Juniper
6 326 (37.86%) F5
7 317 (36.82%) Network Security
8 288 (33.45%) WAN
9 287 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 279 (32.40%) VPN
11 274 (31.82%) CCNP
12 239 (27.76%) Data Centre
13 207 (24.04%) LAN
14 194 (22.53%) VMware
15 193 (22.42%) Fortinet
16 186 (21.60%) MPLS
17 182 (21.14%) Wireless
18 181 (21.02%) OSPF
19 179 (20.79%) BGP
20 162 (18.82%) CCNA
21 156 (18.12%) ITIL
22 153 (17.77%) Linux
23 151 (17.54%) DNS
23 151 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
24 144 (16.72%) Windows
25 141 (16.38%) CCIE
26 133 (15.45%) Finance
27 127 (14.75%) DHCP
28 124 (14.40%) Microsoft
29 121 (14.05%) Citrix

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 34 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.60%) Skype for Business
3 23 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.44%) IIS
5 20 (2.32%) CMS
6 18 (2.09%) Apache
6 18 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (1.86%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.23%) Confluence
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) SAS
14 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.12%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 86 (9.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (6.62%) Office 365
4 33 (3.83%) Akamai
5 20 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (2.09%) SaaS
7 14 (1.63%) PaaS
8 10 (1.16%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.58%) G Suite
10 3 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.35%) IaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.12%) GitHub
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 611 (70.96%) Firewall
2 317 (36.82%) Network Security
3 288 (33.45%) WAN
4 287 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 279 (32.40%) VPN
6 207 (24.04%) LAN
7 186 (21.60%) MPLS
8 182 (21.14%) Wireless
9 181 (21.02%) OSPF
10 179 (20.79%) BGP
11 151 (17.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 151 (17.54%) DNS
12 127 (14.75%) DHCP
13 118 (13.70%) IPsec
14 116 (13.47%) Cisco IOS
15 104 (12.08%) NetScaler
16 103 (11.96%) TCP/IP
17 92 (10.69%) Sourcefire
18 89 (10.34%) Cisco Firepower
18 89 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.83%) Big Data
2 16 (1.86%) Hadoop
3 14 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.46%) RavenDB
4 4 (0.46%) Redis
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.70%) JIRA
2 6 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.46%) Subversion
4 3 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
General
1 133 (15.45%) Finance
2 42 (4.88%) Banking
3 40 (4.65%) Retail
4 22 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.97%) French Language
5 17 (1.97%) German Language
6 13 (1.51%) Marketing
7 12 (1.39%) Law
8 10 (1.16%) Local Government
9 7 (0.81%) Advertising
9 7 (0.81%) Legal
10 6 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.58%) Electronics
12 3 (0.35%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 363 (42.16%) Network Engineer
2 125 (14.52%) Security Engineer
3 120 (13.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 87 (10.10%) Network Security Engineer
5 84 (9.76%) Consultant
6 76 (8.83%) Analyst
6 76 (8.83%) Security Consultant
7 69 (8.01%) Cisco Engineer
8 66 (7.67%) Architect
9 65 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 61 (7.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 61 (7.08%) Network Consultant
11 58 (6.74%) Network Security Consultant
12 57 (6.62%) Security Analyst
13 45 (5.23%) Firewall Engineer
14 44 (5.11%) Security Architect
15 41 (4.76%) Network Architect
16 39 (4.53%) Cisco Consultant
17 38 (4.41%) Cisco Security Consultant
18 35 (4.07%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.50%) HTML
2 51 (5.92%) 802.1X
3 45 (5.23%) XML
4 18 (2.09%) XMPP
5 17 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (1.74%) Middleware
7 13 (1.51%) PCRE
7 13 (1.51%) Regular Expression
8 9 (1.05%) CSS
9 6 (0.70%) Web Services
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.23%) WSH
12 1 (0.12%) COM
12 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 239 (27.76%) Data Centre
2 74 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.79%) Replication
6 23 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (1.97%) Clustering
9 17 (1.97%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.39%) FlexPod
12 10 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.05%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.05%) PKI
14 7 (0.81%) Fintech
14 7 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.81%) User Experience
15 5 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
15 5 (0.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 153 (17.77%) Linux
2 144 (16.72%) Windows
3 97 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 64 (7.43%) Unix
5 47 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (2.21%) Solaris
9 16 (1.86%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.74%) Windows 2000
11 11 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.16%) CentOS
12 10 (1.16%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.05%) Android
13 9 (1.05%) Kali Linux
14 8 (0.93%) Debian
14 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.81%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.81%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (18.12%) ITIL
2 116 (13.47%) SIEM
3 107 (12.43%) Load Balancing
4 76 (8.83%) Network Monitoring
5 75 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (8.48%) Cybersecurity
7 72 (8.36%) Presales
8 71 (8.25%) Information Security
8 71 (8.25%) Network Design
9 70 (8.13%) Change Management
9 70 (8.13%) Mentoring
10 55 (6.39%) Network Management
11 54 (6.27%) Analytics
12 50 (5.81%) E-Commerce
13 49 (5.69%) Security Operations
14 44 (5.11%) Incident Management
15 41 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 41 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
16 39 (4.53%) DevOps
17 38 (4.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 91 (10.57%) Python
2 52 (6.04%) PowerShell
3 43 (4.99%) Bash Shell
4 26 (3.02%) Perl
5 23 (2.67%) Ruby
6 20 (2.32%) SQL
7 18 (2.09%) C
8 14 (1.63%) Java
9 7 (0.81%) C#
10 6 (0.70%) C++
11 4 (0.46%) PHP
11 4 (0.46%) R
12 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 355 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (31.82%) CCNP
3 162 (18.82%) CCNA
4 141 (16.38%) CCIE
5 87 (10.10%) CISSP
6 77 (8.94%) Security Cleared
7 72 (8.36%) Degree
8 60 (6.97%) SC Cleared
9 46 (5.34%) CEH
10 34 (3.95%) CCDP
11 31 (3.60%) SANS
12 30 (3.48%) GIAC
13 29 (3.37%) CISA
14 27 (3.14%) MCSE
14 27 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (3.02%) CISM
16 25 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
18 23 (2.67%) CCSE
19 21 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 29 (3.37%) PMO
3 29 (3.37%) SLA
4 21 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 18 (2.09%) GPG13
6 16 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 16 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (1.39%) GDPR
7 12 (1.39%) QA
8 7 (0.81%) COBIT
9 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.23%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 101 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (11.03%) Active Directory
3 54 (6.27%) VMware NSX
4 48 (5.57%) Snort
5 35 (4.07%) Hyper-V
6 23 (2.67%) XenApp
7 18 (2.09%) vSphere
8 16 (1.86%) HDFS
9 12 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.16%) Docker
10 10 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.93%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.70%) pfSense
13 5 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.35%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.35%) Firmware
14 3 (0.35%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (5.23%) FortiGate
2 35 (4.07%) Puppet
3 34 (3.95%) Ansible
4 32 (3.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 31 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
6 28 (3.25%) Nessus
6 28 (3.25%) Suricata
7 27 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (3.14%) SCCM
8 21 (2.44%) CASB
8 21 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 19 (2.21%) OpenVAS
10 18 (2.09%) Nagios
11 17 (1.97%) QRadar
12 15 (1.74%) SCOM
13 14 (1.63%) vCenter Server
13 14 (1.63%) vRealize
14 13 (1.51%) Cisco UCCE
15 12 (1.39%) Backup Exec
15 12 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 736 (85.48%) Cisco
2 416 (48.32%) CheckPoint
3 352 (40.88%) Juniper
4 326 (37.86%) F5
5 194 (22.53%) VMware
6 193 (22.42%) Fortinet
7 124 (14.40%) Microsoft
8 121 (14.05%) Citrix
9 111 (12.89%) SolarWinds
10 97 (11.27%) Blue Coat
11 85 (9.87%) Aruba
12 82 (9.52%) HP
13 76 (8.83%) McAfee
14 57 (6.62%) Dell
15 54 (6.27%) Riverbed
16 52 (6.04%) Meraki
17 51 (5.92%) Arista
18 44 (5.11%) Sophos
19 36 (4.18%) NetApp
20 34 (3.95%) Avaya