Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 258 283
Rank change year-on-year -44 +25 +44
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 20 65 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 1.27% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 57 20
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,178
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +23.62%
10th Percentile £31,650 £33,750 £34,424
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,800 £63,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4767 5118 4880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.33% 46.05% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3655 3788 4054
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,125 £22,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in the West Midlands

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in the West Midlands

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in the West Midlands

Palo Alto
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Birmingham -2 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Warwickshire -10 4 £43,250 -3.89%
Worcestershire -5 3 £45,000 -6.25%
Coventry -8 2 £61,000 +35.56%
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) CCNA
6 7 (35.00%) CCNP
6 7 (35.00%) LAN
6 7 (35.00%) Wireless
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) Juniper
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
8 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (20.00%) SIEM
10 3 (15.00%) QRadar
10 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
10 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (15.00%) IronPort
10 3 (15.00%) VMware
10 3 (15.00%) Internet

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

Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) IPsec
8 1 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Blockchain
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.00%) Case Management
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (5.00%) Cyber Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNA
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (15.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.00%) IronPort
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) AlienVault
4 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk