Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 355 375 483
Rank change year-on-year +20 +108 -175
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 397 518 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.82% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 1.97% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 339 431 322
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £79,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +15.00%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 20,924 26,355 30,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.04% 41.88% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16,268 20,576 24,096
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in London

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Palo Alto in London.

Salary trend for Palo Alto in London

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +37 108 £65,000 +8.33% 11
West London +11 5 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South London -12 4 £56,250 +25.00% 2
East London - 4 £57,500 - 4
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 317 (79.85%) Cisco
2 287 (72.29%) Firewall
3 260 (65.49%) Cisco Certification
4 196 (49.37%) CCNP
5 193 (48.61%) LAN
6 192 (48.36%) WAN
7 188 (47.36%) OSPF
8 187 (47.10%) BGP
9 144 (36.27%) VPN
10 140 (35.26%) Network Security
11 124 (31.23%) TCP/IP
11 124 (31.23%) Finance
12 120 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
13 117 (29.47%) Data Centre
14 102 (25.69%) CCNA
15 99 (24.94%) F5
16 95 (23.93%) MPLS
17 94 (23.68%) Wireless
18 83 (20.91%) IPsec
19 82 (20.65%) Microsoft
20 79 (19.90%) Load Balancing
21 76 (19.14%) Azure
21 76 (19.14%) AWS
22 69 (17.38%) Meraki
23 67 (16.88%) CCIE
24 64 (16.12%) CheckPoint
24 64 (16.12%) Network Design
25 63 (15.87%) EIGRP
26 61 (15.37%) Juniper
26 61 (15.37%) Degree

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 7 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (1.26%) IIS
2 5 (1.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.26%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (3.02%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 76 (19.14%) AWS
1 76 (19.14%) Azure
2 40 (10.08%) Office 365
3 10 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.02%) SaaS
5 6 (1.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.51%) PaaS
6 5 (1.26%) GCP
6 5 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.01%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 287 (72.29%) Firewall
2 193 (48.61%) LAN
3 192 (48.36%) WAN
4 188 (47.36%) OSPF
5 187 (47.10%) BGP
6 144 (36.27%) VPN
7 140 (35.26%) Network Security
8 124 (31.23%) TCP/IP
9 120 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
10 95 (23.93%) MPLS
11 94 (23.68%) Wireless
12 83 (20.91%) IPsec
13 63 (15.87%) EIGRP
14 60 (15.11%) VoIP
15 55 (13.85%) HSRP
15 55 (13.85%) Multicast
16 54 (13.60%) DNS
17 53 (13.35%) VLAN
18 49 (12.34%) VRRP
19 48 (12.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (6.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (2.02%) JIRA
3 3 (0.76%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 124 (31.23%) Finance
2 52 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 42 (10.58%) Banking
4 15 (3.78%) Law
5 11 (2.77%) Legal
6 10 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.27%) Japanese Language
8 4 (1.01%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 272 (68.51%) Network Engineer
2 84 (21.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 48 (12.09%) Security Engineer
4 43 (10.83%) Network Security Engineer
5 24 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (3.78%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (3.53%) Analyst
11 13 (3.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 12 (3.02%) Lead Network Engineer
12 12 (3.02%) WAN Engineer
13 11 (2.77%) Automation Engineer
13 11 (2.77%) Consultant
13 11 (2.77%) Network Specialist
14 10 (2.52%) Cloud Automation Engineer
14 10 (2.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 9 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.31%) 802.1X
2 12 (3.02%) SailPoint
3 6 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.26%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.26%) REST
4 5 (1.26%) SOAP
4 5 (1.26%) Web Services
5 2 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.50%) Jinja
5 2 (0.50%) JSON
5 2 (0.50%) XMPP
5 2 (0.50%) YAML
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (29.47%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.02%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.51%) Video\Live Streaming
7 5 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.76%) Eurex
9 2 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) PKI
9 2 (0.50%) Replication
9 2 (0.50%) User Experience
9 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.84%) Windows
2 38 (9.57%) Linux
3 31 (7.81%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.78%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.26%) Unix
8 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.90%) Load Balancing
2 64 (16.12%) Network Design
3 58 (14.61%) ITIL
4 38 (9.57%) Information Security
5 34 (8.56%) Network Monitoring
6 32 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (7.05%) Kalman Filter
8 28 (7.05%) SIEM
9 24 (6.05%) Infrastructure Management
10 23 (5.79%) Project Delivery
11 22 (5.54%) Change Management
11 22 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (5.54%) Statistics
12 20 (5.04%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (4.79%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.53%) DevOps
14 18 (4.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.34%) Python
2 12 (3.02%) C++
2 12 (3.02%) Java
3 8 (2.02%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.51%) SQL
5 3 (0.76%) C
6 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 260 (65.49%) Cisco Certification
2 196 (49.37%) CCNP
3 102 (25.69%) CCNA
4 67 (16.88%) CCIE
5 61 (15.37%) Degree
6 23 (5.79%) JNCIP
7 19 (4.79%) CISA
7 19 (4.79%) CISSP
8 18 (4.53%) CCSA
8 18 (4.53%) CISM
9 13 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (2.27%) CCSE
10 9 (2.27%) MCSE
10 9 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.02%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 5 (1.26%) CCDE
13 5 (1.26%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.01%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.27%) SLA
2 9 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.01%) NIST
5 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.53%) VMware NSX
4 10 (2.52%) vSphere
5 9 (2.27%) Firmware
6 5 (1.26%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.50%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (6.30%) FortiGate
2 20 (5.04%) SCCM
3 19 (4.79%) Ansible
4 14 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (3.02%) Nessus
6 9 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (1.76%) Puppet
8 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.26%) XenMobile
10 4 (1.01%) Suricata
11 3 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.50%) Salt
12 2 (0.50%) Terraform
12 2 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 317 (79.85%) Cisco
2 99 (24.94%) F5
3 82 (20.65%) Microsoft
4 69 (17.38%) Meraki
5 64 (16.12%) CheckPoint
6 61 (15.37%) Juniper
7 56 (14.11%) VMware
8 46 (11.59%) SolarWinds
9 38 (9.57%) Fortinet
10 36 (9.07%) Citrix
11 25 (6.30%) Arista
11 25 (6.30%) Aruba
12 23 (5.79%) HP
13 20 (5.04%) Extreme Networks
13 20 (5.04%) Riverbed
13 20 (5.04%) Ruckus Wireless
14 18 (4.53%) Aerohive Networks
15 16 (4.03%) ForeScout
15 16 (4.03%) Ubiquiti
16 14 (3.53%) McAfee