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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 518 611
Rank change year-on-year +165 +93  
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 703 510 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.07% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 592 436 337
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11%  

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 37362 47746 51016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.85% 45.92% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30028 38981 41150
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +165 674 £55,000 +10.00% 39
London +133 331 £55,000 +1.28% 24
South East +105 226 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire +70 95 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Reading +48 64 £65,000 +8.33%
City of London +48 62 £39,000 -38.82% 6
Brighton - 60 £47,250 -
East Sussex - 60 £47,250 -
North West +29 42 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Midlands +70 35 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Manchester +4 28 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Kent +39 21 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +21 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -20 16 £45,000 -6.63% 1
Warwickshire - 16 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +21 15 £45,000 -33.33%
Canary Wharf -10 15 £60,000 -17.24%
Surrey +8 13 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Watford +4 12 £45,000 +1.12%
Birmingham +23 11 £67,500 -
Cheshire - 11 £45,000 -
Scotland +30 10 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Edinburgh +16 9 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Basingstoke +15 9 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +14 9 £45,000 +27.20% 1
North Yorkshire +7 9 £45,000 +57.89%
Reigate +25 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Maidstone -6 8 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa - 8 £40,000 -
Warrington - 8 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1235 (86.30%) Cisco
2 1051 (73.45%) Firewall
3 785 (54.86%) Cisco Certification
4 751 (52.48%) CheckPoint
5 738 (51.57%) Juniper
6 626 (43.75%) CCNP
7 554 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
8 551 (38.50%) Network Security
9 456 (31.87%) F5
10 450 (31.45%) VPN
11 370 (25.86%) Wireless
12 350 (24.46%) WAN
13 342 (23.90%) Data Centre
14 322 (22.50%) BGP
15 318 (22.22%) OSPF
15 318 (22.22%) CCNA
16 295 (20.61%) LAN
17 288 (20.13%) Fortinet
18 279 (19.50%) Windows
19 278 (19.43%) MPLS
20 249 (17.40%) DNS
21 248 (17.33%) TCP/IP
22 246 (17.19%) Finance
23 225 (15.72%) CCIE
24 224 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
25 222 (15.51%) Linux
26 220 (15.37%) VMware
27 195 (13.63%) Blue Coat
28 190 (13.28%) Presales
29 184 (12.86%) ITIL

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 31 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.10%) Skype for Business
3 19 (1.33%) Apache
4 13 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (0.84%) IIS
5 12 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.14%) JBoss
11 2 (0.14%) SAS
12 1 (0.070%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.070%) Confluence
Applications
1 67 (4.68%) MS Office
2 45 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.35%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.73%) Office 365
4 17 (1.19%) SaaS
5 9 (0.63%) IaaS
6 8 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.35%) PaaS
9 3 (0.21%) Akamai
9 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.070%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1051 (73.45%) Firewall
2 554 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
3 551 (38.50%) Network Security
4 450 (31.45%) VPN
5 370 (25.86%) Wireless
6 350 (24.46%) WAN
7 322 (22.50%) BGP
8 318 (22.22%) OSPF
9 295 (20.61%) LAN
10 278 (19.43%) MPLS
11 249 (17.40%) DNS
12 248 (17.33%) TCP/IP
13 224 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 149 (10.41%) Cisco Wireless
15 135 (9.43%) SSL
16 129 (9.01%) VoIP
17 118 (8.25%) IPsec
18 111 (7.76%) EIGRP
19 109 (7.62%) DHCP
20 108 (7.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.19%) Hadoop
2 12 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.77%) Big Data
3 11 (0.77%) NoSQL
4 9 (0.63%) MySQL
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.070%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.070%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.42%) Subversion
5 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.14%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.070%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.070%) JIRA
7 1 (0.070%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.070%) Visual Studio
General
1 246 (17.19%) Finance
2 79 (5.52%) Banking
3 65 (4.54%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.24%) Retail
5 30 (2.10%) Financial Institution
5 30 (2.10%) German Language
6 20 (1.40%) French Language
7 19 (1.33%) Legal
8 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.84%) Marketing
10 9 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.63%) Law
11 7 (0.49%) Games
11 7 (0.49%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.35%) Billing
13 4 (0.28%) Advertising
13 4 (0.28%) Back Office
13 4 (0.28%) Electronics
14 3 (0.21%) Military
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 722 (50.45%) Network Engineer
2 381 (26.62%) Security Engineer
3 244 (17.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 226 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 194 (13.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 191 (13.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 163 (11.39%) Juniper Engineer
8 137 (9.57%) Firewall Engineer
9 105 (7.34%) Analyst
10 103 (7.20%) Support Engineer
11 100 (6.99%) Consultant
12 97 (6.78%) Architect
13 93 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 92 (6.43%) Senior Security Engineer
15 84 (5.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 83 (5.80%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 74 (5.17%) Network Support
18 73 (5.10%) Network Support Engineer
19 71 (4.96%) Security Analyst
20 69 (4.82%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.14%) 802.1X
2 26 (1.82%) Regular Expression
3 20 (1.40%) Web Services
4 13 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (0.84%) PCRE
6 10 (0.70%) XMPP
7 8 (0.56%) LAMP
8 7 (0.49%) SailPoint
9 6 (0.42%) SAML
10 4 (0.28%) CSS
10 4 (0.28%) JSON
11 3 (0.21%) COM+
11 3 (0.21%) Flash
11 3 (0.21%) REST
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.14%) CGI
12 2 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (0.070%) .NET
13 1 (0.070%) OAuth
13 1 (0.070%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 342 (23.90%) Data Centre
2 67 (4.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 47 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 45 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 28 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 24 (1.68%) BYOD
9 23 (1.61%) PKI
10 18 (1.26%) RSA SecurID
11 15 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 12 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.63%) EMC VNX
13 9 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.56%) Clustering
14 8 (0.56%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.49%) FlexPod
15 7 (0.49%) iPad
16 6 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 279 (19.50%) Windows
2 222 (15.51%) Linux
3 152 (10.62%) Unix
4 96 (6.71%) Windows Server
5 70 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (4.12%) Solaris
8 48 (3.35%) Windows 2000
9 46 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (1.96%) Windows 7
11 22 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.40%) Ubuntu
13 18 (1.26%) Windows 10
13 18 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.42%) CentOS
16 3 (0.21%) Debian
17 2 (0.14%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.14%) VMS
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (13.28%) Presales
2 184 (12.86%) ITIL
3 162 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
4 149 (10.41%) Information Security
5 147 (10.27%) SIEM
6 146 (10.20%) Network Design
7 117 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
8 103 (7.20%) Load Balancing
9 100 (6.99%) Risk Management
10 93 (6.50%) Security Operations
11 91 (6.36%) Network Architecture
12 88 (6.15%) Change Management
13 78 (5.45%) Network Management
14 70 (4.89%) Project Management
15 69 (4.82%) Mentoring
16 58 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 55 (3.84%) Change Control
18 54 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
19 53 (3.70%) Analytics
19 53 (3.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 60 (4.19%) Python
2 28 (1.96%) SQL
3 27 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 23 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 23 (1.61%) C
5 17 (1.19%) Perl
6 13 (0.91%) Ruby
7 8 (0.56%) PHP
7 8 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.42%) R
9 4 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.070%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.070%) VBA
Qualifications
1 785 (54.86%) Cisco Certification
2 626 (43.75%) CCNP
3 318 (22.22%) CCNA
4 225 (15.72%) CCIE
5 151 (10.55%) Degree
6 82 (5.73%) CCSE
7 79 (5.52%) JNCIS
8 78 (5.45%) JNCIA
9 63 (4.40%) CISSP
10 62 (4.33%) CCSA
10 62 (4.33%) Security Cleared
11 48 (3.35%) SC Cleared
12 39 (2.73%) CCSP
13 38 (2.66%) CCDP
14 35 (2.45%) CEH
15 30 (2.10%) CCVP
15 30 (2.10%) CISM
16 29 (2.03%) CCNP Voice
17 21 (1.47%) GIAC
18 18 (1.26%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (8.87%) SLA
2 47 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.91%) GPG13
6 7 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.42%) QA
8 4 (0.28%) PMO
9 2 (0.14%) GDPR
10 1 (0.070%) ISO27005
System Software
1 129 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 50 (3.49%) Hyper-V
3 50 (3.49%) ProxySG
4 40 (2.80%) VMware ESX
5 26 (1.82%) Snort
6 16 (1.12%) Firmware
7 12 (0.84%) vSphere
8 11 (0.77%) XenServer
9 8 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.49%) KVM
11 6 (0.42%) XenApp
12 5 (0.35%) HDFS
12 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.21%) Docker
13 3 (0.21%) vCloud
13 3 (0.21%) Xen
14 2 (0.14%) Samba
15 1 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.070%) NFS
Systems Management
1 127 (8.87%) FortiGate
2 65 (4.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 43 (3.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 36 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
5 33 (2.31%) SolarWinds Orion
6 32 (2.24%) Nagios
7 30 (2.10%) Puppet
8 27 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 27 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
9 26 (1.82%) QRadar
9 26 (1.82%) SCOM
10 20 (1.40%) Nessus
10 20 (1.40%) SCCM
11 19 (1.33%) Backup Exec
11 19 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
11 19 (1.33%) RSA enVision
12 17 (1.19%) Ansible
13 15 (1.05%) Cacti
13 15 (1.05%) RSA Security Analytics
14 12 (0.84%) logstash
Vendors
1 1235 (86.30%) Cisco
2 751 (52.48%) CheckPoint
3 738 (51.57%) Juniper
4 456 (31.87%) F5
5 288 (20.13%) Fortinet
6 220 (15.37%) VMware
7 195 (13.63%) Blue Coat
8 147 (10.27%) Microsoft
9 142 (9.92%) Aruba
10 141 (9.85%) Extreme Networks
11 127 (8.87%) Sourcefire
12 115 (8.04%) SolarWinds
13 110 (7.69%) HP
14 103 (7.20%) Splunk
15 94 (6.57%) Riverbed
16 84 (5.87%) Intel Security
17 75 (5.24%) Citrix
18 68 (4.75%) FireEye
19 63 (4.40%) SonicWALL
20 58 (4.05%) Meraki
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, facilities and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £31 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, OT
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £80k basic + excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
IQ Telecom
Salary: £65000 - £500000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £31000 - £32000 per annum + 5% bonus + OT
Posted: 26 days ago