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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 503 570
Rank change year-on-year +107 +67  
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 645 486 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 1.13% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 563 402 372
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 £37,500 £40,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06%  

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 39888 42968 51877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.60% 44.26% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31645 34980 41811
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +94 638 £55,000 +4.76% 54
London +54 330 £60,000 +4.34% 23
South East +119 180 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Berkshire +59 93 £55,000 +4.76% 3
City of London +37 70 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Reading +42 69 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North West -9 34 £47,500 +5.55% 9
East of England +17 31 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Hampshire +45 29 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands +20 29 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -8 27 £47,500 +72.72% 5
Hertfordshire +15 22 £68,750 +10.00% 5
Basingstoke +17 21 £45,000 +2.85%
Surrey +27 18 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Yorkshire 0 18 £65,000 +63.52% 1
Birmingham +10 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 16 £63,000 -
Kent +20 15 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Warwickshire +20 12 £35,000 -19.07%
North Yorkshire +12 10 £65,000 +128.07%
South West -21 9 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Oxford - 8 £63,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £42,000 -
Bracknell - 8 £57,500 -
Suffolk - 8 £42,000 -
Leamington Spa -7 7 £39,000 -11.36%
Godalming - 7 £33,500 -
East Midlands +25 6 £40,000 -11.11%
West Malling +11 5 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Guildford - 5 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1140 (84.57%) Cisco
2 1015 (75.30%) Firewall
3 741 (54.97%) CheckPoint
4 694 (51.48%) Cisco Certification
5 627 (46.51%) Juniper
6 546 (40.50%) CCNP
7 493 (36.57%) Cisco ASA
8 477 (35.39%) Network Security
9 459 (34.05%) F5
10 451 (33.46%) VPN
11 343 (25.45%) WAN
12 331 (24.55%) Wireless
13 326 (24.18%) BGP
14 309 (22.92%) MPLS
14 309 (22.92%) Data Centre
15 301 (22.33%) OSPF
15 301 (22.33%) Windows
16 283 (20.99%) Fortinet
17 278 (20.62%) Finance
18 267 (19.81%) LAN
19 260 (19.29%) Linux
20 259 (19.21%) CCNA
21 239 (17.73%) VMware
22 230 (17.06%) Cisco Nexus
23 229 (16.99%) DNS
24 228 (16.91%) TCP/IP
25 222 (16.47%) ITIL
26 219 (16.25%) CCIE
27 205 (15.21%) Blue Coat
28 195 (14.47%) SIEM

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 33 (2.45%) Skype for Business
2 25 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.48%) IIS
4 19 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.34%) Apache
6 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.22%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.22%) SAS
11 2 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.074%) Confluence
12 1 (0.074%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.074%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (3.93%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.074%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.074%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.00%) Office 365
4 20 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.96%) IaaS
6 8 (0.59%) Akamai
7 7 (0.52%) SaaS
8 6 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.37%) PaaS
9 5 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.074%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.074%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1015 (75.30%) Firewall
2 493 (36.57%) Cisco ASA
3 477 (35.39%) Network Security
4 451 (33.46%) VPN
5 343 (25.45%) WAN
6 331 (24.55%) Wireless
7 326 (24.18%) BGP
8 309 (22.92%) MPLS
9 301 (22.33%) OSPF
10 267 (19.81%) LAN
11 230 (17.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 229 (16.99%) DNS
13 228 (16.91%) TCP/IP
14 151 (11.20%) IPsec
15 146 (10.83%) DHCP
16 144 (10.68%) SSL
17 133 (9.87%) VoIP
18 129 (9.57%) Cisco Wireless
19 121 (8.98%) VLAN
20 118 (8.75%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.89%) Big Data
3 10 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 9 (0.67%) MySQL
4 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.074%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.96%) Metasploit
3 11 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.52%) Subversion
6 5 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.074%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.074%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.074%) JIRA
7 1 (0.074%) Vagrant
General
1 278 (20.62%) Finance
2 103 (7.64%) Banking
3 62 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.86%) Digital Economy
5 39 (2.89%) Legal
6 35 (2.60%) German Language
7 27 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 27 (2.00%) Retail
8 21 (1.56%) French Language
9 20 (1.48%) Law
10 12 (0.89%) Marketing
11 10 (0.74%) Games
12 8 (0.59%) Back Office
13 6 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Advertising
14 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Electronics
17 1 (0.074%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 676 (50.15%) Network Engineer
2 345 (25.59%) Security Engineer
3 236 (17.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 213 (15.80%) Network Security Engineer
5 194 (14.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 182 (13.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 120 (8.90%) Analyst
8 115 (8.53%) Firewall Engineer
9 114 (8.46%) Juniper Engineer
10 100 (7.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 99 (7.34%) Consultant
12 84 (6.23%) Senior Security Engineer
13 80 (5.93%) Support Engineer
14 79 (5.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 71 (5.27%) Security Analyst
16 64 (4.75%) Architect
17 61 (4.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 60 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 60 (4.45%) Network Support
19 59 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.08%) 802.1X
2 30 (2.23%) SailPoint
3 23 (1.71%) Web Services
4 20 (1.48%) HTML
5 16 (1.19%) XML
6 15 (1.11%) LAMP
7 11 (0.82%) JSON
7 11 (0.82%) Regular Expression
7 11 (0.82%) REST
8 7 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (0.37%) COM+
10 4 (0.30%) CSS
10 4 (0.30%) PCRE
10 4 (0.30%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.15%) SAML
13 1 (0.074%) CGI
13 1 (0.074%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 309 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 56 (4.15%) Security Operations Centre
3 52 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 38 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 34 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (1.71%) PKI
8 14 (1.04%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (0.96%) NHS
9 13 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 12 (0.89%) Driving Licence
10 12 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (0.74%) Fintech
12 9 (0.67%) iPad
13 8 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.45%) Clustering
14 6 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 301 (22.33%) Windows
2 260 (19.29%) Linux
3 135 (10.01%) Unix
4 123 (9.12%) Windows Server
5 53 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (3.56%) Solaris
8 33 (2.45%) Windows 2000
9 31 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (2.08%) Ubuntu
11 27 (2.00%) CentOS
12 24 (1.78%) Windows 7
13 22 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (1.56%) Windows XP
15 20 (1.48%) Debian
15 20 (1.48%) Kali Linux
16 17 (1.26%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.59%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.52%) VMS
19 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (16.47%) ITIL
2 195 (14.47%) SIEM
3 172 (12.76%) Network Design
4 155 (11.50%) Load Balancing
5 137 (10.16%) Presales
6 132 (9.79%) Information Security
7 110 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
7 110 (8.16%) Security Operations
8 106 (7.86%) Kalman Filter
9 98 (7.27%) Change Management
10 87 (6.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 83 (6.16%) Network Management
12 80 (5.93%) Risk Management
13 75 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
14 73 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
15 71 (5.27%) Project Management
16 68 (5.04%) Analytics
17 67 (4.97%) Mentoring
18 64 (4.75%) Network Architecture
18 64 (4.75%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (6.01%) Python
2 46 (3.41%) PowerShell
3 31 (2.30%) SQL
4 29 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 15 (1.11%) Ruby
6 14 (1.04%) Java
6 14 (1.04%) Perl
7 12 (0.89%) C
8 10 (0.74%) PHP
9 6 (0.45%) C++
9 6 (0.45%) R
10 5 (0.37%) C#
10 5 (0.37%) C-shell
10 5 (0.37%) Korn
11 4 (0.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.074%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.074%) Tcl
12 1 (0.074%) VB
12 1 (0.074%) VBA
Qualifications
1 694 (51.48%) Cisco Certification
2 546 (40.50%) CCNP
3 259 (19.21%) CCNA
4 219 (16.25%) CCIE
5 88 (6.53%) CISSP
6 87 (6.45%) CCSE
6 87 (6.45%) Degree
7 68 (5.04%) JNCIS
8 63 (4.67%) Security Cleared
9 61 (4.53%) GIAC
10 53 (3.93%) CCSA
11 51 (3.78%) SC Cleared
12 48 (3.56%) CISM
12 48 (3.56%) JNCIA
13 46 (3.41%) CCDP
13 46 (3.41%) CISA
14 45 (3.34%) GSEC
15 36 (2.67%) CEH
16 31 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
17 30 (2.23%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.20%) SLA
2 57 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 55 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (0.74%) GDPR
5 10 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.59%) QA
7 7 (0.52%) PMO
8 5 (0.37%) GPG13
9 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.15%) GCP
10 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 134 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 124 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.04%) ProxySG
4 59 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.85%) Snort
7 22 (1.63%) vSphere
8 20 (1.48%) XenApp
9 16 (1.19%) Firmware
9 16 (1.19%) KVM
10 7 (0.52%) pfSense
10 7 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.45%) Docker
12 4 (0.30%) vCloud
12 4 (0.30%) XenServer
13 3 (0.22%) BIND 9
13 3 (0.22%) iptables
13 3 (0.22%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.22%) Varnish
13 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 154 (11.42%) FortiGate
2 70 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 58 (4.30%) Nessus
3 58 (4.30%) SCCM
4 44 (3.26%) Nagios
5 41 (3.04%) Cisco UCCX
6 39 (2.89%) SolarWinds Orion
7 38 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
8 36 (2.67%) Puppet
9 28 (2.08%) Nexpose
10 25 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
10 25 (1.85%) QRadar
11 24 (1.78%) SCOM
12 22 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
13 20 (1.48%) Cacti
14 17 (1.26%) OpenView
14 17 (1.26%) WSUS
15 16 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 14 (1.04%) EnCase
16 14 (1.04%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 1140 (84.57%) Cisco
2 741 (54.97%) CheckPoint
3 627 (46.51%) Juniper
4 459 (34.05%) F5
5 283 (20.99%) Fortinet
6 239 (17.73%) VMware
7 205 (15.21%) Blue Coat
8 178 (13.20%) Microsoft
9 137 (10.16%) Extreme Networks
10 132 (9.79%) HP
11 126 (9.35%) Citrix
12 123 (9.12%) SolarWinds
13 118 (8.75%) Aruba
14 99 (7.34%) McAfee
15 89 (6.60%) Riverbed
16 85 (6.31%) Splunk
17 84 (6.23%) Sourcefire
18 74 (5.49%) ArcSight
19 68 (5.04%) SonicWALL
20 67 (4.97%) LogRhythm
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + overtime!
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5-10% shift allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum pension, health insurance, profit an
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago