Period
to 18 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 October 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 503 314 430
Rank change year-on-year -189 +116 +49
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 233 163 341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.84% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 2.26% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 203 148 292
10th Percentile £42,750 £46,250 £46,275
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £65,750
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.46% +2.73%
75th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £96,625 £102,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +0.00% - -2.13%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,662 7,204 22,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 37.08% 37.21% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12,031 5,815 17,469
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in London

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in London

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Palo Alto in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in London

Palo Alto
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the London region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. 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
Central London -68 39 £65,000 -23.53% 17
West London -78 8 £51,321 +8.04% 5
South London - 2 £57,500 - 2
East London - 2 £65,000 - 4
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 186 (79.83%) Firewall
2 133 (57.08%) Cisco
3 101 (43.35%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (35.62%) Azure
5 81 (34.76%) WAN
6 77 (33.05%) BGP
7 72 (30.90%) CCNP
8 58 (24.89%) OSPF
8 58 (24.89%) Cybersecurity
9 57 (24.46%) Microsoft
9 57 (24.46%) Network Security
10 56 (24.03%) LAN
11 54 (23.18%) Active Directory
12 53 (22.75%) Finance
13 52 (22.32%) PowerShell
13 52 (22.32%) VPN
14 50 (21.46%) Social Skills
15 47 (20.17%) Windows
15 47 (20.17%) Aruba
16 46 (19.74%) Microsoft 365
17 44 (18.88%) Data Centre
18 43 (18.45%) TCP/IP
18 43 (18.45%) MPLS
19 41 (17.60%) Fortinet
20 40 (17.17%) Python
21 39 (16.74%) Juniper
22 38 (16.31%) Wireless
23 37 (15.88%) AWS
24 36 (15.45%) Network Design
25 35 (15.02%) DNS

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (5.15%) IIS
2 5 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 83 (35.62%) Azure
2 46 (19.74%) Microsoft 365
3 37 (15.88%) AWS
4 19 (8.15%) IaaS
5 17 (7.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (7.30%) Mimecast
6 16 (6.87%) SaaS
7 15 (6.44%) Azure Storage
8 13 (5.58%) GCP
9 10 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (4.29%) Cloudflare
9 10 (4.29%) PaaS
9 10 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (3.86%) Azure Key Vault
11 6 (2.58%) Azure Sentinel
12 5 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (2.15%) OpenDNS
13 4 (1.72%) AWS Direct Connect
14 1 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 186 (79.83%) Firewall
2 81 (34.76%) WAN
3 77 (33.05%) BGP
4 58 (24.89%) OSPF
5 57 (24.46%) Network Security
6 56 (24.03%) LAN
7 52 (22.32%) VPN
8 43 (18.45%) MPLS
8 43 (18.45%) TCP/IP
9 38 (16.31%) Wireless
10 35 (15.02%) DNS
11 33 (14.16%) Wi-Fi
12 30 (12.88%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (12.88%) IPsec
13 25 (10.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (10.73%) Internet
14 24 (10.30%) Multicast
15 22 (9.44%) VLAN
16 21 (9.01%) VoIP
17 20 (8.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.29%) Data Vault
2 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.86%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.86%) DB2
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (8.58%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.44%) JIRA
3 6 (2.58%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.86%) Snyk
4 2 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.86%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.43%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.43%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (22.75%) Finance
2 50 (21.46%) Social Skills
3 20 (8.58%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.58%) Public Sector
5 10 (4.29%) Electronics
5 10 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.29%) Marketing
6 8 (3.43%) Documentation Skills
6 8 (3.43%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.00%) Brand Awareness
8 5 (2.15%) Banking
9 4 (1.72%) Games
9 4 (1.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (1.72%) Law
10 2 (0.86%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (49.36%) Network Engineer
2 41 (17.60%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (16.74%) Security Engineer
4 27 (11.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (9.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (9.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 22 (9.44%) Administrator
7 19 (8.15%) Azure Administrator
7 19 (8.15%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.44%) Architect
8 15 (6.44%) Hyper-V Administrator
8 15 (6.44%) Storage Administrator
8 15 (6.44%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.01%) Analyst
9 14 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.15%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 11 (4.72%) Core Network Engineer
11 11 (4.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.29%) Juniper Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.72%) JSON
1 11 (4.72%) XML
2 6 (2.58%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.15%) Web Services
4 2 (0.86%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.43%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.43%) COM
5 1 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.43%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.43%) WSH
5 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.88%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.43%) User Experience
4 7 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.15%) DataPower
5 5 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.15%) Tandem
6 4 (1.72%) Digital Signage
6 4 (1.72%) IPTV
6 4 (1.72%) Social Media
6 4 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.29%) BYOD
7 3 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 2 (0.86%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.86%) iPad
8 2 (0.86%) PKI
8 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.17%) Windows
2 29 (12.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (4.72%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.29%) Linux
6 9 (3.86%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.15%) Kali Linux
9 4 (1.72%) Android
9 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.89%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (15.45%) Network Design
3 24 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (9.87%) Information Security
5 22 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (7.73%) Presales
7 17 (7.30%) ITIL
7 17 (7.30%) SIEM
8 16 (6.87%) Network Architecture
9 15 (6.44%) DevOps
9 15 (6.44%) Migration
10 13 (5.58%) Data Loss Prevention
10 13 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (5.58%) Programme Management
11 12 (5.15%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (5.15%) Decision-Making
11 12 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (5.15%) Service Design
11 12 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.32%) PowerShell
2 40 (17.17%) Python
3 10 (4.29%) SQL
4 7 (3.00%) C
5 5 (2.15%) C#
5 5 (2.15%) C++
5 5 (2.15%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (43.35%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (30.90%) CCNP
3 27 (11.59%) CCNA
4 24 (10.30%) Degree
5 16 (6.87%) CCIE
6 10 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (3.86%) CISSP
8 7 (3.00%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.58%) CISM
10 5 (2.15%) GIAC
11 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.29%) CCIE Data Center
12 3 (1.29%) CCIE Service Provider
12 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.29%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.29%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.29%) MCSE
13 2 (0.86%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.86%) NIST
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.44%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.29%) Docker
5 6 (2.58%) Snort
6 5 (2.15%) Squid
7 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.72%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.29%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.86%) Firmware
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (9.87%) Terraform
2 11 (4.72%) Nmap
2 11 (4.72%) SCCM
3 9 (3.86%) Kubernetes
4 8 (3.43%) Ansible
5 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.58%) Nessus
6 5 (2.15%) Nexpose
6 5 (2.15%) QRadar
6 5 (2.15%) Suricata
7 4 (1.72%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.86%) DatAdvantage
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 133 (57.08%) Cisco
2 57 (24.46%) Microsoft
3 47 (20.17%) Aruba
4 41 (17.60%) Fortinet
5 39 (16.74%) Juniper
6 27 (11.59%) CheckPoint
7 23 (9.87%) F5
8 22 (9.44%) Meraki
8 22 (9.44%) SonicWALL
9 20 (8.58%) SolarWinds
10 18 (7.73%) Splunk
11 15 (6.44%) VMware
12 14 (6.01%) Arista
13 12 (5.15%) Zscaler
14 10 (4.29%) Forcepoint
14 10 (4.29%) HP
14 10 (4.29%) Mitel
14 10 (4.29%) SAP
14 10 (4.29%) Symantec
15 9 (3.86%) Dell