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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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 562 459 434
Rank change year-on-year -103 -25 -16
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 710 462 563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.52% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 522 368 462
10th Percentile £40,625 £42,125 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - -0.41%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - - -4.00%

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 52,115 30,311 35,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.51% 37.97% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28,846 22,603 27,960
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,063
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in England

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Palo Alto in England.

Salary trend for Palo Alto in England

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Palo Alto in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -192 277 £65,000 - 39
East of England +11 120 £50,000 -16.67% 10
South East -93 120 £63,750 +21.43% 25
Midlands +26 106 £52,500 -14.29% 16
West Midlands +10 87 £52,500 -14.29% 14
North of England -79 70 £52,500 -2.33% 8
South West -26 33 £57,500 -10.85% 5
Yorkshire -51 29 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North West -78 22 £60,000 +14.29% 7
North East - 19 £35,000 -
East Midlands -24 14 £46,750 -23.67% 2
Palo Alto
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 565 (79.58%) Cisco
2 519 (73.10%) Firewall
3 338 (47.61%) Cisco Certification
4 285 (40.14%) WAN
5 266 (37.46%) CCNP
6 209 (29.44%) Social Skills
7 208 (29.30%) BGP
7 208 (29.30%) LAN
8 194 (27.32%) ITIL
8 194 (27.32%) MPLS
8 194 (27.32%) Azure
9 172 (24.23%) Wireless
10 168 (23.66%) F5
11 164 (23.10%) OSPF
11 164 (23.10%) VPN
12 161 (22.68%) CCNA
13 160 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
14 156 (21.97%) Security Cleared
15 155 (21.83%) Fortinet
16 151 (21.27%) Network Security
17 145 (20.42%) AWS
18 144 (20.28%) Data Centre
19 141 (19.86%) CheckPoint
20 133 (18.73%) Juniper
20 133 (18.73%) SolarWinds
21 126 (17.75%) Wi-Fi
22 125 (17.61%) Cisco Nexus
23 123 (17.32%) Microsoft
24 121 (17.04%) SD-WAN
25 112 (15.77%) TCP/IP

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 14 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.83%) IIS
3 8 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.70%) Apache
5 5 (0.70%) Confluence
5 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) nginx
6 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 194 (27.32%) Azure
2 145 (20.42%) AWS
3 68 (9.58%) Microsoft 365
4 36 (5.07%) GCP
5 27 (3.80%) Azure Sentinel
6 26 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (3.52%) SaaS
8 19 (2.68%) IaaS
9 18 (2.54%) PaaS
10 16 (2.25%) Amazon EKS
11 15 (2.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 14 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.85%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.56%) AWS Direct Connect
16 4 (0.56%) Lucidchart
17 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
17 3 (0.42%) Datadog
17 3 (0.42%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 519 (73.10%) Firewall
2 285 (40.14%) WAN
3 208 (29.30%) BGP
3 208 (29.30%) LAN
4 194 (27.32%) MPLS
5 172 (24.23%) Wireless
6 164 (23.10%) OSPF
6 164 (23.10%) VPN
7 160 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
8 151 (21.27%) Network Security
9 126 (17.75%) Wi-Fi
10 125 (17.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 121 (17.04%) SD-WAN
12 112 (15.77%) TCP/IP
13 105 (14.79%) DNS
14 91 (12.82%) IPsec
15 76 (10.70%) Cisco ISE
16 73 (10.28%) Internet
17 68 (9.58%) DHCP
18 55 (7.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.97%) NoSQL
2 9 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.14%) Power BI
4 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.52%) JIRA
3 9 (1.27%) Robot Framework
4 5 (0.70%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.70%) Subversion
5 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.28%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 209 (29.44%) Social Skills
2 74 (10.42%) Finance
3 61 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 44 (6.20%) Organisational Skills
6 35 (4.93%) Banking
7 20 (2.82%) Law
8 18 (2.54%) Legal
9 16 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (1.83%) Public Sector
11 12 (1.69%) Aerospace
12 11 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.41%) Advertising
13 10 (1.41%) Aviation
13 10 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
13 10 (1.41%) Retail
14 7 (0.99%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.85%) Games
16 5 (0.70%) Marketing
17 4 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 307 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 110 (15.49%) Architect
3 86 (12.11%) Security Engineer
4 77 (10.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 73 (10.28%) Network Security Engineer
6 72 (10.14%) Network Architect
7 46 (6.48%) Analyst
7 46 (6.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 46 (6.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 41 (5.77%) Consultant
9 37 (5.21%) Network Manager
10 34 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
12 27 (3.80%) Juniper Engineer
12 27 (3.80%) Security Consultant
13 22 (3.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 20 (2.82%) Administrator
14 20 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (2.82%) Network Analyst
15 19 (2.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.08%) JSON
2 22 (3.10%) XML
3 17 (2.39%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.27%) REST
4 9 (1.27%) SAML
5 8 (1.13%) LDAP
6 7 (0.99%) Web Services
7 6 (0.85%) .NET
7 6 (0.85%) XMPP
8 5 (0.70%) LAMP
8 5 (0.70%) YAML
9 2 (0.28%) COM
9 2 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.14%) Flask
10 1 (0.14%) Jinja
10 1 (0.14%) Middleware
10 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.14%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (20.28%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 47 (6.62%) Public Cloud
4 34 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (4.23%) PKI
6 21 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (2.96%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (2.11%) User Experience
8 9 (1.27%) Replication
9 7 (0.99%) CMDB
9 7 (0.99%) Eurex
9 7 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.85%) PMI
11 5 (0.70%) IVR
12 3 (0.42%) DataPower
12 3 (0.42%) Digital Signage
12 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.42%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 103 (14.51%) Windows
2 81 (11.41%) Linux
3 40 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 30 (4.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (4.08%) Unix
6 29 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.11%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.99%) Solaris
10 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.56%) VMS
13 3 (0.42%) Android
13 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.28%) CentOS
14 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (27.32%) ITIL
2 108 (15.21%) Cybersecurity
3 75 (10.56%) SIEM
4 71 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 71 (10.00%) Information Security
5 70 (9.86%) Change Management
5 70 (9.86%) Project Management
6 67 (9.44%) Project Delivery
7 65 (9.15%) Service Delivery
8 62 (8.73%) Infrastructure as Code
9 58 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (8.03%) Computer Science
10 57 (8.03%) Network Design
11 56 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
12 54 (7.61%) Agile
13 50 (7.04%) Load Balancing
14 46 (6.48%) Mentoring
15 45 (6.34%) Presales
16 44 (6.20%) Network Monitoring
17 43 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (10.85%) Python
2 39 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.82%) SQL
4 14 (1.97%) Bash
5 9 (1.27%) Perl
6 3 (0.42%) C
7 2 (0.28%) C#
8 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.14%) PHP
8 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 338 (47.61%) Cisco Certification
2 266 (37.46%) CCNP
3 161 (22.68%) CCNA
4 156 (21.97%) Security Cleared
5 97 (13.66%) SC Cleared
6 94 (13.24%) Degree
7 85 (11.97%) CCIE
8 63 (8.87%) DV Cleared
9 38 (5.35%) CCDP
10 25 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (2.96%) CISSP
12 15 (2.11%) JNCIP
13 11 (1.55%) CEH
14 10 (1.41%) CISM
15 9 (1.27%) AWS Certification
15 9 (1.27%) CCIE Data Center
15 9 (1.27%) CCIE Service Provider
16 8 (1.13%) JNCIS
16 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (15.21%) SLA
2 41 (5.77%) JSP 440
3 26 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (3.10%) NIST
6 14 (1.97%) NCSC
7 12 (1.69%) PCI DSS
8 9 (1.27%) GDPR
8 9 (1.27%) RMADS
9 8 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.85%) QA
12 5 (0.70%) GxP
13 4 (0.56%) GRC
14 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.14%) DICOM
15 1 (0.14%) HL7
15 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 70 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.66%) VMware NSX
4 23 (3.24%) Docker
4 23 (3.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (1.41%) Firmware
6 8 (1.13%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.70%) vSphere
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) Snort
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (7.61%) Terraform
2 40 (5.63%) FortiGate
3 37 (5.21%) Ansible
4 34 (4.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 28 (3.94%) Kubernetes
6 25 (3.52%) Cisco Prime
7 23 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 23 (3.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 15 (2.11%) SCCM
9 9 (1.27%) Nexpose
9 9 (1.27%) Puppet
9 9 (1.27%) QRadar
10 8 (1.13%) Nagios
10 8 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.99%) Nessus
12 6 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.85%) Observium
13 5 (0.70%) Check_MK
13 5 (0.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 565 (79.58%) Cisco
2 168 (23.66%) F5
3 155 (21.83%) Fortinet
4 141 (19.86%) CheckPoint
5 133 (18.73%) Juniper
5 133 (18.73%) SolarWinds
6 123 (17.32%) Microsoft
7 90 (12.68%) VMware
8 82 (11.55%) Aruba
9 70 (9.86%) Citrix
10 67 (9.44%) Meraki
11 62 (8.73%) HP
12 57 (8.03%) Splunk
13 53 (7.46%) Zscaler
14 40 (5.63%) Riverbed
15 34 (4.79%) Forcepoint
16 31 (4.37%) Arista
17 30 (4.23%) ServiceNow
18 28 (3.94%) Infoblox
19 25 (3.52%) Google