Period
to 21 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 September 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 > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 297 326
Rank change year-on-year +115 +29 -7
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 8 36 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.87% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 13
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £43,575 £35,000 £36,950
90th Percentile £73,750 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 South West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,342 4,150 4,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.67% 41.68% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,059 3,381 3,359
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £24,840
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in the South West

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in the South West

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Palo Alto in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the South West

Palo Alto
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Bristol +90 4 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Wiltshire +48 3 £56,250 +12.50%
Gloucestershire +63 1 - -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Public Sector
5 3 (37.50%) Presales
5 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) CCDP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Meraki
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) VLAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Architectural Design
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) CCDP
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (12.50%) CCSP
6 1 (12.50%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (25.00%) Nessus
2 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
2 3 (37.50%) Meraki
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) NetScout
3 2 (25.00%) NetWitness
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint