Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 265 316
Rank change year-on-year -23 +51 +2
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 20 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 1.49% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 54 30
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £60,125 £53,325
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 4,458 4,364 5,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.95% 43.35% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,254 3,422 4,249
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,550
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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
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 17 July 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 -18 18 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Warwickshire -3 1 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) SIEM
3 17 (85.00%) Aruba
3 17 (85.00%) Network Security
3 17 (85.00%) ITIL
3 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (85.00%) Juniper
3 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (85.00%) Security Management
4 16 (80.00%) Wireless
4 16 (80.00%) Migration
4 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 16 (80.00%) McAfee
4 16 (80.00%) Sophos
4 16 (80.00%) DNA
4 16 (80.00%) WAN
4 16 (80.00%) CCIE
4 16 (80.00%) CCNP
4 16 (80.00%) CCDP
4 16 (80.00%) HP
4 16 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (80.00%) Performance Management
4 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (80.00%) Fortinet
4 16 (80.00%) Load Balancing
4 16 (80.00%) F5
4 16 (80.00%) ITIL V3
4 16 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (80.00%) Riverbed
4 16 (80.00%) SolarWinds

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 17 (85.00%) Network Security
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Network Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Network Security Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Presales Solution Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Security Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 16 (80.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) SIEM
2 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 17 (85.00%) Security Management
3 16 (80.00%) Application Performance Management
3 16 (80.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 16 (80.00%) DNA
3 16 (80.00%) ITIL V3
3 16 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 16 (80.00%) Migration
3 16 (80.00%) Performance Management
3 16 (80.00%) Presales
3 16 (80.00%) Value Proposition
4 1 (5.00%) Case Management
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) CCDP
2 16 (80.00%) CCIE
2 16 (80.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (80.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (80.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) CASB
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) Aruba
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (85.00%) Juniper
3 16 (80.00%) F5
3 16 (80.00%) Fortinet
3 16 (80.00%) HP
3 16 (80.00%) Infoblox
3 16 (80.00%) McAfee
3 16 (80.00%) Meraki
3 16 (80.00%) Riverbed
3 16 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 16 (80.00%) Sophos
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard