Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 409 378 397
Rank change year-on-year -31 +19 +119
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 198 298 430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.85% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 177 260 366
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £56,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - -3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £85,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 12,074 16,067 23,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.85% 39.72% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,884 12,616 18,500
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £44,646
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +1.01%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +23 42 £67,500 +3.85% 14
West London +34 1 - - 5
East London +10 1 £52,000 -10.34% 4
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 142 (71.72%) Firewall
2 138 (69.70%) Cisco
3 86 (43.43%) OSPF
4 80 (40.40%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (39.90%) BGP
6 69 (34.85%) AWS
7 60 (30.30%) Network Security
8 56 (28.28%) Azure
9 55 (27.78%) CCNP
10 52 (26.26%) Finance
11 51 (25.76%) TCP/IP
12 49 (24.75%) Microsoft
13 47 (23.74%) CheckPoint
14 44 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
15 43 (21.72%) WAN
16 37 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (18.18%) Wireless
17 36 (18.18%) Multicast
18 35 (17.68%) VPN
19 34 (17.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 32 (16.16%) Fortinet
20 32 (16.16%) LAN
21 30 (15.15%) EIGRP
21 30 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
22 29 (14.65%) Python
23 28 (14.14%) Juniper
23 28 (14.14%) Data Centre
23 28 (14.14%) Microsoft 365
24 26 (13.13%) F5
24 26 (13.13%) Presales

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 5 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.01%) IIS
2 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 69 (34.85%) AWS
2 56 (28.28%) Azure
3 34 (17.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 28 (14.14%) Microsoft 365
5 19 (9.60%) AWS Direct Connect
6 15 (7.58%) Azure Sentinel
7 13 (6.57%) GCP
8 12 (6.06%) Mimecast
9 10 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (5.05%) SaaS
10 8 (4.04%) IaaS
11 7 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (3.03%) OpenDNS
12 6 (3.03%) PaaS
13 5 (2.53%) Azure Key Vault
14 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.51%) Google Workspace
15 1 (0.51%) Route 53
15 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 142 (71.72%) Firewall
2 86 (43.43%) OSPF
3 79 (39.90%) BGP
4 60 (30.30%) Network Security
5 51 (25.76%) TCP/IP
6 43 (21.72%) WAN
7 36 (18.18%) Multicast
7 36 (18.18%) Wireless
8 35 (17.68%) VPN
9 32 (16.16%) LAN
10 30 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (15.15%) EIGRP
11 24 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (11.62%) MPLS
13 19 (9.60%) DNS
14 17 (8.59%) VLAN
14 17 (8.59%) Wireshark
15 16 (8.08%) IPsec
16 15 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (7.07%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.54%) Snyk
1 7 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (3.03%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (26.26%) Finance
2 23 (11.62%) Social Skills
3 21 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.07%) Marketing
5 13 (6.57%) Electronics
5 13 (6.57%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.57%) Public Sector
6 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.03%) Retail
8 5 (2.53%) Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (47.98%) Network Engineer
2 33 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 21 (10.61%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (10.10%) Analyst
5 20 (10.10%) Security Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) Core Network Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) IP Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) IP Network Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) Juniper Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) Network Team Leader
9 10 (5.05%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.55%) Architect
10 9 (4.55%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.04%) Consultant
11 8 (4.04%) Network Manager
11 8 (4.04%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.03%) Web Services
3 5 (2.53%) JSON
4 3 (1.52%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.01%) YAML
6 1 (0.51%) CSS
6 1 (0.51%) Middleware
6 1 (0.51%) WSH
6 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.02%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.02%) IPTV
6 3 (1.52%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.01%) Blog
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) BYOD
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.51%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.09%) Windows
2 16 (8.08%) Linux
3 11 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.03%) Kali Linux
5 5 (2.53%) Unix
6 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.01%) SUSE
7 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.13%) Presales
4 22 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (9.60%) DevOps
6 18 (9.09%) ITIL
6 18 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (9.09%) Scrum
7 17 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (8.59%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 16 (8.08%) Network Management
9 15 (7.58%) Programme Management
9 15 (7.58%) SIEM
10 14 (7.07%) Change Management
10 14 (7.07%) Incident Management
10 14 (7.07%) Network Design
10 14 (7.07%) Problem Management
11 13 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.65%) Python
2 20 (10.10%) C
3 19 (9.60%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.04%) SQL
5 6 (3.03%) C#
5 6 (3.03%) C++
5 6 (3.03%) VB
6 3 (1.52%) Go
6 3 (1.52%) PHP
6 3 (1.52%) R
6 3 (1.52%) Ruby
7 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (40.40%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (27.78%) CCNP
3 17 (8.59%) CCIE
4 16 (8.08%) CISM
4 16 (8.08%) CISSP
4 16 (8.08%) Degree
5 13 (6.57%) CCNA
6 10 (5.05%) CISA
6 10 (5.05%) GIAC
6 10 (5.05%) JNCIP
6 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (4.04%) MCSE
7 8 (4.04%) RHCSA
7 8 (4.04%) SSCP
8 5 (2.53%) RHCE
9 4 (2.02%) CRISC
10 3 (1.52%) CCDE
11 1 (0.51%) CEH
11 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.53%) NIST
4 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.01%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.06%) Docker
4 6 (3.03%) Snort
4 6 (3.03%) Squid
5 5 (2.53%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.02%) Firmware
7 3 (1.52%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (10.10%) Ansible
2 18 (9.09%) Terraform
3 12 (6.06%) SCCM
4 10 (5.05%) FortiGate
5 8 (4.04%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.03%) Nessus
6 6 (3.03%) Nexpose
6 6 (3.03%) Suricata
7 4 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.02%) Puppet
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.01%) Nagios
9 2 (1.01%) Nmap
9 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 138 (69.70%) Cisco
2 49 (24.75%) Microsoft
3 47 (23.74%) CheckPoint
4 32 (16.16%) Fortinet
5 28 (14.14%) Juniper
6 26 (13.13%) F5
7 19 (9.60%) Meraki
8 18 (9.09%) Symantec
8 18 (9.09%) Tufin
9 16 (8.08%) Forcepoint
9 16 (8.08%) Splunk
10 15 (7.58%) VMware
11 14 (7.07%) AlienVault
12 13 (6.57%) Aruba
12 13 (6.57%) SAP
12 13 (6.57%) SolarWinds
13 11 (5.56%) Riverbed
14 10 (5.05%) Gemalto
14 10 (5.05%) Google
14 10 (5.05%) Trend Micro