The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 23 May 2017 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
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 536 599
Rank change year-on-year +140 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 632 456 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 1.03% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 549 378 324
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £37,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37919 44268 50839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.94% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30385 36057 40769
Median salary £47,500 £46,658 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +3.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Palo Alto as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in the UK

Palo Alto
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in the UK

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the UK

Palo Alto
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +134 619 £55,000 +4.76% 53
London +78 299 £60,000 +9.09% 25
South East +136 194 £52,500 - 11
Berkshire +74 98 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Reading +50 73 £53,750 +2.38% 1
City of London +30 55 £55,000 +4.76% 9
West Midlands +52 39 £40,000 -13.51% 2
North West -6 32 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +57 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +18 29 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Manchester +1 29 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Warwickshire +39 24 £35,000 -15.15%
Hertfordshire +30 24 £57,500 +29.21% 1
Kent +34 23 £50,000 -31.97% 1
Basingstoke - 20 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +14 15 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Brighton - 15 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 15 £50,000 - 1
Leamington Spa +8 13 £39,000 -15.67%
Oxfordshire - 13 £63,000 - 2
Birmingham +23 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Watford +4 11 £45,000 -11.76%
North Yorkshire +7 8 £65,000 +104.72% 1
Maidstone - 8 £40,000 -
Surrey +18 7 £62,500 +21.95% 1
Scotland +12 6 £36,250 -39.58%
Edinburgh - 6 £36,250 -
East Midlands +19 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Malling +11 5 £47,500 -35.37% 1
Warwick +31 4 £46,250 +32.14%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, IT jobs citing Palo Alto also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 1156 (85.76%) Cisco
2 1027 (76.19%) Firewall
3 735 (54.53%) Cisco Certification
4 728 (54.01%) CheckPoint
5 657 (48.74%) Juniper
6 581 (43.10%) CCNP
7 518 (38.43%) Cisco ASA
8 499 (37.02%) Network Security
9 458 (33.98%) VPN
9 458 (33.98%) F5
10 352 (26.11%) WAN
11 348 (25.82%) Wireless
12 325 (24.11%) BGP
13 320 (23.74%) Data Centre
14 310 (23.00%) OSPF
15 295 (21.88%) MPLS
16 288 (21.36%) CCNA
17 285 (21.14%) Windows
18 276 (20.47%) Fortinet
19 275 (20.40%) LAN
20 260 (19.29%) Finance
21 238 (17.66%) Linux
22 233 (17.28%) DNS
23 229 (16.99%) TCP/IP
24 228 (16.91%) Cisco Nexus
25 227 (16.84%) CCIE
26 217 (16.10%) VMware
27 205 (15.21%) Blue Coat
28 203 (15.06%) ITIL
29 178 (13.20%) Microsoft

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (2.37%) Skype for Business
2 27 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.19%) IIS
4 15 (1.11%) Apache
5 11 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.15%) SAS
12 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.074%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 76 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (3.93%) MS Visio
3 27 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.93%) Office 365
4 17 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.74%) IaaS
6 8 (0.59%) SaaS
7 7 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.37%) Akamai
8 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.22%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1027 (76.19%) Firewall
2 518 (38.43%) Cisco ASA
3 499 (37.02%) Network Security
4 458 (33.98%) VPN
5 352 (26.11%) WAN
6 348 (25.82%) Wireless
7 325 (24.11%) BGP
8 310 (23.00%) OSPF
9 295 (21.88%) MPLS
10 275 (20.40%) LAN
11 233 (17.28%) DNS
12 229 (16.99%) TCP/IP
13 228 (16.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 151 (11.20%) SSL
15 139 (10.31%) IPsec
16 136 (10.09%) VoIP
17 133 (9.87%) Cisco Wireless
18 125 (9.27%) DHCP
19 121 (8.98%) VLAN
20 117 (8.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.11%) Big Data
1 15 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (0.74%) MySQL
4 9 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.074%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.074%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (0.74%) Metasploit
4 9 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.37%) Subversion
5 5 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.074%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.074%) Vagrant
General
1 260 (19.29%) Finance
2 92 (6.82%) Banking
3 68 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.37%) Financial Institution
4 32 (2.37%) German Language
5 31 (2.30%) Retail
6 30 (2.23%) Legal
7 20 (1.48%) French Language
8 19 (1.41%) Law
9 14 (1.04%) Marketing
10 10 (0.74%) Games
10 10 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.59%) Back Office
12 6 (0.45%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.37%) Billing
14 4 (0.30%) Advertising
14 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.15%) Electronics
15 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 1 (0.074%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 694 (51.48%) Network Engineer
2 353 (26.19%) Security Engineer
3 244 (18.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 216 (16.02%) Network Security Engineer
5 196 (14.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 177 (13.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 141 (10.46%) Juniper Engineer
8 109 (8.09%) Analyst
8 109 (8.09%) Firewall Engineer
9 98 (7.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 97 (7.20%) Consultant
11 92 (6.82%) Senior Security Engineer
12 90 (6.68%) Support Engineer
13 72 (5.34%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 70 (5.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 69 (5.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 67 (4.97%) Network Support
17 66 (4.90%) Network Support Engineer
18 65 (4.82%) Security Analyst
19 61 (4.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 22 (1.63%) SailPoint
2 22 (1.63%) Web Services
3 14 (1.04%) Regular Expression
4 13 (0.96%) LAMP
5 11 (0.82%) HTML
5 11 (0.82%) JSON
6 10 (0.74%) REST
6 10 (0.74%) XML
7 9 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (0.52%) PCRE
9 6 (0.45%) SAML
10 5 (0.37%) COM+
11 4 (0.30%) CSS
12 3 (0.22%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.15%) CGI
13 2 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.15%) XMPP
14 1 (0.074%) Middleware
14 1 (0.074%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 320 (23.74%) Data Centre
2 57 (4.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 52 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 40 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 33 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 21 (1.56%) PKI
8 14 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 13 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 13 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (0.89%) NHS
11 10 (0.74%) iPad
12 9 (0.67%) BYOD
12 9 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.52%) Fintech
15 6 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 285 (21.14%) Windows
2 238 (17.66%) Linux
3 138 (10.24%) Unix
4 118 (8.75%) Windows Server
5 60 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (4.01%) Solaris
8 38 (2.82%) Windows 2000
9 28 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.85%) Windows 7
11 20 (1.48%) CentOS
11 20 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 19 (1.41%) Windows 10
12 19 (1.41%) Windows XP
13 17 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.82%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.74%) Debian
15 10 (0.74%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.52%) VMS
17 1 (0.074%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (15.06%) ITIL
2 165 (12.24%) SIEM
3 160 (11.87%) Network Design
4 152 (11.28%) Presales
5 139 (10.31%) Information Security
6 133 (9.87%) Load Balancing
7 124 (9.20%) Kalman Filter
8 100 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
9 91 (6.75%) Security Operations
10 90 (6.68%) Risk Management
11 86 (6.38%) Change Management
12 84 (6.23%) Network Management
13 74 (5.49%) Network Architecture
13 74 (5.49%) Project Management
13 74 (5.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 73 (5.42%) Mentoring
15 71 (5.27%) Network Monitoring
16 62 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
17 53 (3.93%) Analytics
18 50 (3.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 69 (5.12%) Python
2 32 (2.37%) PowerShell
3 22 (1.63%) Bash Shell
3 22 (1.63%) SQL
4 13 (0.96%) C
5 10 (0.74%) Perl
5 10 (0.74%) Ruby
6 8 (0.59%) PHP
7 6 (0.45%) R
8 4 (0.30%) C++
9 3 (0.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.074%) Java
10 1 (0.074%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.074%) Tcl
10 1 (0.074%) VB
10 1 (0.074%) VBA
Qualifications
1 735 (54.53%) Cisco Certification
2 581 (43.10%) CCNP
3 288 (21.36%) CCNA
4 227 (16.84%) CCIE
5 109 (8.09%) Degree
6 94 (6.97%) CCSE
7 80 (5.93%) JNCIS
8 78 (5.79%) CISSP
9 60 (4.45%) JNCIA
10 57 (4.23%) CCSA
11 51 (3.78%) Security Cleared
12 43 (3.19%) CISM
12 43 (3.19%) GIAC
13 39 (2.89%) CCDP
13 39 (2.89%) CCSP
13 39 (2.89%) CISA
14 38 (2.82%) SC Cleared
15 31 (2.30%) CCIE Service Provider
15 31 (2.30%) GSEC
16 30 (2.23%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (7.94%) SLA
2 50 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (3.71%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.59%) GPG13
5 8 (0.59%) QA
6 7 (0.52%) GDPR
7 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.30%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) GCP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO27002
System Software
1 116 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (8.53%) Active Directory
3 66 (4.90%) ProxySG
4 56 (4.15%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (1.71%) Snort
7 18 (1.34%) Firmware
8 14 (1.04%) KVM
9 13 (0.96%) vSphere
9 13 (0.96%) XenApp
10 7 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.52%) XenServer
11 5 (0.37%) HDFS
12 4 (0.30%) vCloud
12 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.22%) Docker
14 2 (0.15%) pfSense
15 1 (0.074%) Samba
15 1 (0.074%) UAG
15 1 (0.074%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 135 (10.01%) FortiGate
2 69 (5.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 43 (3.19%) Nagios
3 43 (3.19%) Nessus
4 42 (3.12%) SCCM
5 36 (2.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 35 (2.60%) Puppet
7 33 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
8 31 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
9 27 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
10 23 (1.71%) QRadar
11 22 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (1.63%) SCOM
12 20 (1.48%) Cacti
13 18 (1.34%) Nexpose
14 17 (1.26%) Ansible
14 17 (1.26%) OpenView
15 16 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 13 (0.96%) OpenNebula
16 13 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1156 (85.76%) Cisco
2 728 (54.01%) CheckPoint
3 657 (48.74%) Juniper
4 458 (33.98%) F5
5 276 (20.47%) Fortinet
6 217 (16.10%) VMware
7 205 (15.21%) Blue Coat
8 178 (13.20%) Microsoft
9 133 (9.87%) Extreme Networks
10 130 (9.64%) HP
11 123 (9.12%) Aruba
12 114 (8.46%) SolarWinds
13 109 (8.09%) Citrix
14 101 (7.49%) Riverbed
15 97 (7.20%) Sourcefire
16 95 (7.05%) McAfee
17 85 (6.31%) Splunk
18 65 (4.82%) ArcSight
19 63 (4.67%) SonicWALL
20 53 (3.93%) WatchGuard
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, facilities and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £60K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus, on call and benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus, overtime and benef
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adeptis Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 10% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
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