Period
to 22 February 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 22 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 > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 270 299 326
Rank change year-on-year +29 +27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 20 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.66% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 15
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £37,750 £39,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £81,650 £55,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +11.65%

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 3,167 3,793 4,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.70% 37.45% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,552 3,049 3,532
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 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 22 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
Bristol +33 13 £45,000 -28.85% 2
Wiltshire +6 1 £55,000 -10.20%
Gloucestershire -15 1 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Somerset - 1 £32,500 - 1
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) Splunk
3 11 (55.00%) SIEM
3 11 (55.00%) Law
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
6 7 (35.00%) Office 365
6 7 (35.00%) Cybercrime
6 7 (35.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 7 (35.00%) Security Operations
6 7 (35.00%) Threat Detection
6 7 (35.00%) Behavioural Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 7 (35.00%) Legal
6 7 (35.00%) VPN
6 7 (35.00%) SSL
6 7 (35.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) NetWitness
8 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Architectural Design
8 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) SSL
4 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) Skype
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (10.00%) Network Security
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (5.00%) HTTP
9 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (55.00%) Law
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Legal
4 3 (15.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) IT Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) ArcSight Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Cybercrime
2 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (35.00%) Behavioural Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 7 (35.00%) Security Operations
3 7 (35.00%) Threat Detection
3 7 (35.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Architectural Design
4 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Log Aggregation
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCDP
3 1 (5.00%) CCENT
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nessus
2 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) CASB
3 1 (5.00%) EnCase
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Suricata
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
1 12 (60.00%) Splunk
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) NetWitness
4 4 (20.00%) McAfee
4 4 (20.00%) NetScout
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Mitel
5 3 (15.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Meraki
7 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.00%) Arista
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm