Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 294 266
Rank change year-on-year +19 -28 +25
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 15 21 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.21% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.45% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 59
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +5.56% +12.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £32,075 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £53,400
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.74% +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 3,629 4,699 5,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.43% 46.74% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,670 3,614 3,820
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +15 12 £70,000 +50.54% 7
Solihull - 1 £65,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 9 (60.00%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) Presales
6 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) BGP
7 5 (33.33%) MPLS
7 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 5 (33.33%) Wireless
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) SIEM
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (26.67%) FWSM
8 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (26.67%) Network Design
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) FWSM
6 4 (26.67%) SSL
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Security Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Security Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (40.00%) Presales
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Software Optimisation
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) CCDP
5 3 (20.00%) CCSE
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) IISP
5 3 (20.00%) ISSAP
5 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (13.33%) CCIE
7 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) QRadar
2 1 (6.67%) CASB
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
5 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) Meraki
5 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) Tufin
6 2 (13.33%) Aruba
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat