Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 421 468 416
Rank change year-on-year +47 -52 -26
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 339 384 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.36% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 278 324 481
London median annual salary £67,500 £64,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% +6.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £46,425 £41,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.71% +6.36% +4.76%

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 22,880 28,328 32,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.84% 41.73% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17,740 22,244 24,512
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +21 84 £60,000 -11.11% 13
West London +29 19 £55,000 +37.50% 8
East London +34 2 £58,750 -3.69% 2
North London +2 1 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South London -21 1 £67,500 +22.73% 1
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 270 (79.65%) Cisco
2 226 (66.67%) Firewall
3 189 (55.75%) Cisco Certification
4 152 (44.84%) CCNP
5 131 (38.64%) LAN
6 120 (35.40%) WAN
6 120 (35.40%) Finance
7 118 (34.81%) BGP
8 117 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
9 116 (34.22%) Network Security
10 114 (33.63%) OSPF
11 113 (33.33%) VPN
12 97 (28.61%) CheckPoint
13 88 (25.96%) MPLS
14 83 (24.48%) CCIE
15 81 (23.89%) F5
16 78 (23.01%) Data Centre
17 76 (22.42%) Wireless
18 74 (21.83%) TCP/IP
19 67 (19.76%) CCNA
20 64 (18.88%) Linux
21 61 (17.99%) Degree
22 59 (17.40%) Juniper
23 58 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
24 57 (16.81%) AWS
24 57 (16.81%) Cybersecurity
25 56 (16.52%) Azure
26 53 (15.63%) Python
26 53 (15.63%) Load Balancing
27 51 (15.04%) Project Delivery

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 8 (2.36%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.18%) Confluence
4 4 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.88%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (16.81%) AWS
2 56 (16.52%) Azure
3 27 (7.96%) Office 365
4 8 (2.36%) Mimecast
5 7 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.77%) GCP
6 6 (1.77%) PaaS
7 5 (1.47%) IaaS
7 5 (1.47%) SaaS
8 4 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.59%) G Suite
10 1 (0.29%) Akamai
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.29%) Apigee
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 226 (66.67%) Firewall
2 131 (38.64%) LAN
3 120 (35.40%) WAN
4 118 (34.81%) BGP
5 117 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
6 116 (34.22%) Network Security
7 114 (33.63%) OSPF
8 113 (33.33%) VPN
9 88 (25.96%) MPLS
10 76 (22.42%) Wireless
11 74 (21.83%) TCP/IP
12 50 (14.75%) IPsec
13 47 (13.86%) Multicast
14 44 (12.98%) Cisco Nexus
14 44 (12.98%) DNS
15 40 (11.80%) VLAN
16 38 (11.21%) DHCP
17 37 (10.91%) EIGRP
17 37 (10.91%) SSL
18 36 (10.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (0.59%) DB2
1 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (2.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.47%) Fiddler
3 4 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Ant
4 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 120 (35.40%) Finance
2 31 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.67%) Banking
4 20 (5.90%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.42%) Legal
6 9 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.77%) Marketing
8 3 (0.88%) Law
8 3 (0.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 168 (49.56%) Network Engineer
2 56 (16.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 40 (11.80%) Consultant
4 37 (10.91%) Network Consultant
5 36 (10.62%) Security Engineer
6 29 (8.55%) Architect
6 29 (8.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (7.08%) Security Consultant
8 22 (6.49%) Head of Information
8 22 (6.49%) Head of Information Security
8 22 (6.49%) Head of Security
8 22 (6.49%) Network Security Consultant
9 20 (5.90%) Information Manager
9 20 (5.90%) Information Security Manager
9 20 (5.90%) Security Manager
10 19 (5.60%) Network Architect
11 16 (4.72%) Security Architect
12 15 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.13%) Cisco Engineer
14 11 (3.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.96%) SailPoint
2 11 (3.24%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.59%) XMPP
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) SAML
4 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.01%) Data Centre
2 38 (11.21%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.06%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.18%) Eurex
9 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.59%) CMDB
10 2 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.59%) Handset
10 2 (0.59%) NHS
10 2 (0.59%) User Experience
11 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.88%) Linux
2 43 (12.68%) Windows
3 20 (5.90%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.60%) Unix
5 11 (3.24%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.59%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Debian
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.81%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 51 (15.04%) Project Delivery
5 45 (13.27%) Presales
6 44 (12.98%) SIEM
7 43 (12.68%) Information Security
8 37 (10.91%) ITIL
9 35 (10.32%) High Availability
10 34 (10.03%) Network Design
11 33 (9.73%) Vulnerability Management
12 30 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
13 28 (8.26%) Antivirus Management
13 28 (8.26%) Identity Access Management
13 28 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (7.96%) High-Frequency Trading
14 27 (7.96%) Market Making
15 24 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (6.49%) Change Management
16 22 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.63%) Python
2 29 (8.55%) Java
3 27 (7.96%) C++
4 9 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.77%) R
7 4 (1.18%) SQL
8 3 (0.88%) C
8 3 (0.88%) Perl
8 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 189 (55.75%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (44.84%) CCNP
3 83 (24.48%) CCIE
4 67 (19.76%) CCNA
5 61 (17.99%) Degree
6 35 (10.32%) CISSP
7 32 (9.44%) CISA
8 31 (9.14%) CISM
9 21 (6.19%) SC Cleared
9 21 (6.19%) Security Cleared
10 14 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (3.54%) CCSA
11 12 (3.54%) CCSE
11 12 (3.54%) JNCIP
12 11 (3.24%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 9 (2.65%) CCDE
13 9 (2.65%) MCSE
13 9 (2.65%) SANS
14 7 (2.06%) CCDP
14 7 (2.06%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (2.36%) GDPR
5 8 (2.36%) NIST
6 5 (1.47%) SLA
7 4 (1.18%) COBIT
7 4 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.18%) QA
8 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.95%) vSphere
4 8 (2.36%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.18%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.88%) Firmware
7 3 (0.88%) iptables
7 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.29%) pfSense
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (10.03%) SCCM
2 28 (8.26%) McAfee ePO
2 28 (8.26%) Nessus
3 18 (5.31%) FortiGate
3 18 (5.31%) Stealthwatch
4 10 (2.95%) Ansible
4 10 (2.95%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.77%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (1.77%) Puppet
6 4 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.18%) Suricata
7 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.88%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.29%) Nagios
9 1 (0.29%) Nmap
9 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 270 (79.65%) Cisco
2 97 (28.61%) CheckPoint
3 81 (23.89%) F5
4 59 (17.40%) Juniper
5 48 (14.16%) Microsoft
6 47 (13.86%) Fortinet
7 46 (13.57%) SolarWinds
8 40 (11.80%) VMware
9 33 (9.73%) Splunk
10 31 (9.14%) McAfee
11 29 (8.55%) Meraki
12 28 (8.26%) Arista
12 28 (8.26%) LogRhythm
13 27 (7.96%) Aveksa
14 22 (6.49%) Dell
15 21 (6.19%) HP
16 20 (5.90%) Citrix
17 16 (4.72%) Blue Coat
18 13 (3.83%) Aruba
18 13 (3.83%) Riverbed