Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 458 326 454
Rank change year-on-year -132 +128 +67
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 238 238 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.84% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 2.12% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 209 206 280
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £57,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £87,100 £88,750 £102,500
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 16,395 11,244 23,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.17% 39.49% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10,624 8,772 18,246
10th Percentile £38,265 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £54,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -28 44 £67,500 -6.90% 10
East London +4 1 £52,000 -35.00% 5
South London -6 1 - - 1
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 187 (78.57%) Firewall
2 138 (57.98%) Cisco
3 106 (44.54%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (38.66%) Azure
5 83 (34.87%) BGP
6 77 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 74 (31.09%) CCNP
8 73 (30.67%) WAN
9 69 (28.99%) OSPF
10 65 (27.31%) Network Security
11 58 (24.37%) LAN
12 56 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
13 54 (22.69%) Active Directory
14 49 (20.59%) Microsoft 365
15 48 (20.17%) Finance
16 47 (19.75%) CheckPoint
16 47 (19.75%) Multicast
17 46 (19.33%) AWS
17 46 (19.33%) Fortinet
18 45 (18.91%) VPN
18 45 (18.91%) PowerShell
19 43 (18.07%) Windows
20 41 (17.23%) TCP/IP
20 41 (17.23%) Wireless
21 39 (16.39%) MPLS
21 39 (16.39%) Social Skills
22 36 (15.13%) Juniper
22 36 (15.13%) Python
23 35 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
23 35 (14.71%) Data Centre

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 (5.04%) IIS
2 6 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.26%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 92 (38.66%) Azure
2 49 (20.59%) Microsoft 365
3 46 (19.33%) AWS
4 23 (9.66%) Mimecast
5 21 (8.82%) IaaS
6 18 (7.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (6.72%) Azure Sentinel
7 16 (6.72%) SaaS
8 15 (6.30%) Azure Storage
9 13 (5.46%) GCP
10 12 (5.04%) PaaS
11 10 (4.20%) Azure Key Vault
11 10 (4.20%) Cloudflare
12 8 (3.36%) OpenDNS
12 8 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (1.68%) AWS Direct Connect
14 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.42%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 187 (78.57%) Firewall
2 83 (34.87%) BGP
3 73 (30.67%) WAN
4 69 (28.99%) OSPF
5 65 (27.31%) Network Security
6 58 (24.37%) LAN
7 47 (19.75%) Multicast
8 45 (18.91%) VPN
9 41 (17.23%) TCP/IP
9 41 (17.23%) Wireless
10 39 (16.39%) MPLS
11 35 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (14.29%) DNS
13 32 (13.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (9.66%) IPsec
15 21 (8.82%) SAN
15 21 (8.82%) VoIP
16 20 (8.40%) EIGRP
16 20 (8.40%) Internet
17 18 (7.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.26%) Data Vault
2 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 16 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.46%) JIRA
3 8 (3.36%) Metasploit
4 6 (2.52%) Snyk
4 6 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (20.17%) Finance
2 39 (16.39%) Social Skills
3 25 (10.50%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.72%) Public Sector
5 15 (6.30%) Electronics
5 15 (6.30%) Manufacturing
5 15 (6.30%) Marketing
6 7 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.94%) Banking
7 6 (2.52%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (1.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (1.68%) Retail
9 3 (1.26%) Games
10 2 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.42%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 104 (43.70%) Network Engineer
2 42 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (10.08%) Security Engineer
4 22 (9.24%) Administrator
5 21 (8.82%) Analyst
6 20 (8.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 20 (8.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (7.98%) Azure Administrator
7 19 (7.98%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (6.30%) Hyper-V Administrator
9 15 (6.30%) Storage Administrator
9 15 (6.30%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
11 13 (5.46%) Architect
11 13 (5.46%) Core Network Engineer
11 13 (5.46%) IP Engineer
11 13 (5.46%) IP Network Engineer
12 12 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (4.62%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.30%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.36%) Web Services
3 6 (2.52%) JSON
4 4 (1.68%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.68%) XML
5 2 (0.84%) YAML
6 1 (0.42%) CSS
6 1 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.42%) WSH
6 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.78%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.36%) IPTV
5 5 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.10%) Tandem
6 4 (1.68%) Digital Signage
6 4 (1.68%) Replication
7 3 (1.26%) BYOD
7 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.26%) iPad
7 3 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.26%) Social Media
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.07%) Windows
2 33 (13.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.88%) Linux
4 8 (3.36%) Kali Linux
5 5 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.68%) Android
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.26%) Unix
8 1 (0.42%) SUSE
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (13.45%) Presales
3 31 (13.03%) Network Design
4 26 (10.92%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (10.50%) DevOps
6 23 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (9.66%) Information Security
7 22 (9.24%) ITIL
8 20 (8.40%) Network Management
8 20 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (8.40%) Programme Management
9 18 (7.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 16 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (6.30%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (6.30%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (6.30%) Migration
12 15 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.91%) PowerShell
2 36 (15.13%) Python
3 18 (7.56%) C
4 14 (5.88%) SQL
5 8 (3.36%) C#
5 8 (3.36%) C++
5 8 (3.36%) VB
6 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (44.54%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (31.09%) CCNP
3 24 (10.08%) CCNA
4 19 (7.98%) Degree
5 17 (7.14%) CISSP
6 16 (6.72%) CCIE
6 16 (6.72%) CISM
7 15 (6.30%) JNCIP
8 11 (4.62%) GIAC
9 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.36%) CISA
11 7 (2.94%) MCSE
12 6 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (2.52%) RHCSA
12 6 (2.52%) SSCP
13 4 (1.68%) CRISC
13 4 (1.68%) RHCE
14 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.26%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.52%) NIST
4 5 (2.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.26%) SLA
7 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.42%) GDPR
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (22.69%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.08%) Hyper-V
3 18 (7.56%) Docker
4 14 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.78%) Snort
6 8 (3.36%) Squid
7 3 (1.26%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (5.88%) Terraform
2 13 (5.46%) Ansible
2 13 (5.46%) FortiGate
2 13 (5.46%) Kubernetes
3 11 (4.62%) SCCM
4 8 (3.36%) Nessus
4 8 (3.36%) Nexpose
4 8 (3.36%) Suricata
5 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (1.26%) Puppet
7 3 (1.26%) QRadar
8 2 (0.84%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.84%) Nmap
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.42%) Nagios
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (57.98%) Cisco
2 77 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 47 (19.75%) CheckPoint
4 46 (19.33%) Fortinet
5 36 (15.13%) Juniper
6 33 (13.87%) Aruba
7 26 (10.92%) Splunk
8 22 (9.24%) SonicWALL
9 19 (7.98%) Forcepoint
10 18 (7.56%) Symantec
11 17 (7.14%) F5
12 15 (6.30%) AlienVault
12 15 (6.30%) SAP
12 15 (6.30%) VMware
13 12 (5.04%) Arista
13 12 (5.04%) HP
13 12 (5.04%) Zscaler
14 11 (4.62%) Gemalto
14 11 (4.62%) Thales
14 11 (4.62%) Thycotic