Period
to 23 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 January 2022 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 > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 277 223 247
Rank change year-on-year -54 +24 +90
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 57 16 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.55% 0.29% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.64% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 57 13 79
10th Percentile £31,250 - £33,133
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -14.29%
75th Percentile £56,000 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,400 £57,500 £67,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £63,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% +10.87% -1.71%

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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,644 2,493 4,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.97% 45.19% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,289 1,896 3,993
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,242 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in the Midlands

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in the Midlands

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Palo Alto in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the Midlands

Palo Alto
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -45 43 £50,216 -4.35% 6
East Midlands -56 14 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
1 44 (77.19%) Firewall
2 26 (45.61%) VPN
2 26 (45.61%) BGP
3 23 (40.35%) Juniper
4 20 (35.09%) OSPF
4 20 (35.09%) Fortinet
5 19 (33.33%) MPLS
5 19 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (29.82%) CCNP
7 17 (29.82%) Network Design
8 16 (28.07%) IPsec
9 15 (26.32%) CCNA
10 13 (22.81%) Network Security
10 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (22.81%) VoIP
11 12 (21.05%) Internet
11 12 (21.05%) Azure
12 11 (19.30%) VLAN
12 11 (19.30%) LAN
12 11 (19.30%) WAN
13 10 (17.54%) ITIL
13 10 (17.54%) Wireless
13 10 (17.54%) Meraki
14 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (15.79%) Microsoft 365
14 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
14 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Azure
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (8.77%) Azure Key Vault
3 5 (8.77%) Azure Monitor
4 4 (7.02%) Cloudflare
4 4 (7.02%) OpenDNS
5 2 (3.51%) AWS
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.75%) Datadog
6 1 (1.75%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 44 (77.19%) Firewall
2 26 (45.61%) BGP
2 26 (45.61%) VPN
3 20 (35.09%) OSPF
4 19 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 19 (33.33%) MPLS
5 16 (28.07%) IPsec
6 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (22.81%) Network Security
6 13 (22.81%) VoIP
7 12 (21.05%) Internet
8 11 (19.30%) LAN
8 11 (19.30%) VLAN
8 11 (19.30%) WAN
9 10 (17.54%) Wireless
10 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (14.04%) RIP
12 7 (12.28%) DNS
13 6 (10.53%) SAN
14 5 (8.77%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Public Sector
2 4 (7.02%) Law
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Network Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) IP Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) IP Network Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Juniper Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Network Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Head of Cybersecurity
8 4 (7.02%) Head of Security
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) IP Architect
8 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) CentOS
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Network Design
2 10 (17.54%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (14.04%) Presales
5 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.28%) ITSM
5 7 (12.28%) Project Delivery
6 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.77%) Service Management
8 4 (7.02%) BCP
8 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.02%) Network Security Management
8 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.02%) Security Management
8 4 (7.02%) Zero Trust
9 3 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.82%) CCNP
3 15 (26.32%) CCNA
4 9 (15.79%) JNCIA
5 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) CCDP
8 2 (3.51%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.51%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.51%) OSCP
8 2 (3.51%) SANS
9 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.75%) CISSP
9 1 (1.75%) Degree
9 1 (1.75%) MCITP
9 1 (1.75%) MCSA
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Firmware
2 5 (8.77%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 23 (40.35%) Juniper
3 20 (35.09%) Fortinet
4 10 (17.54%) Meraki
5 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.53%) Splunk
8 5 (8.77%) Dell
8 5 (8.77%) HP
8 5 (8.77%) VMware
9 4 (7.02%) Sophos
10 3 (5.26%) Citrix
11 2 (3.51%) Aruba
12 1 (1.75%) Ekahau
12 1 (1.75%) F5
12 1 (1.75%) GENBAND
12 1 (1.75%) New Relic
12 1 (1.75%) Nortel
12 1 (1.75%) Okta
12 1 (1.75%) Zscaler