Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 290 282
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 13 35 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.80% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 59
West Midlands median annual salary £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.78% - +11.51%
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +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 3,858 4,389 5,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.99% 44.42% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,829 3,431 4,016
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -3 11 £80,000 +77.78% 2
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
2 10 (76.92%) SIEM
3 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
3 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 8 (61.54%) CCDP
4 8 (61.54%) Presales
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
5 6 (46.15%) F5
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (46.15%) Security Management
5 6 (46.15%) Juniper
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (38.46%) DNA
6 5 (38.46%) McAfee
6 5 (38.46%) Sophos
6 5 (38.46%) CCIE
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) Migration
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (38.46%) Meraki
6 5 (38.46%) Application Performance Management
6 5 (38.46%) Cyber Essentials

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 (23.08%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) FWSM
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 3 (23.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Network Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Security Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Security Solutions Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Presales Solution Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Security Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Network Design Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) IT Architect
5 2 (15.38%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) FlexPod
3 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (23.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) SIEM
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 8 (61.54%) Presales
4 6 (46.15%) Security Management
5 5 (38.46%) Application Performance Management
5 5 (38.46%) DNA
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
6 4 (30.77%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Network Design
6 4 (30.77%) Value Proposition
6 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) Line Management
7 3 (23.08%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (23.08%) Software Optimisation
7 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 8 (61.54%) CCDP
4 5 (38.46%) CCIE
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) CCSE
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) IISP
5 3 (23.08%) ISSAP
5 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
5 3 (23.08%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) CASB
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (30.77%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
2 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
3 6 (46.15%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) Aruba
4 5 (38.46%) Infoblox
4 5 (38.46%) McAfee
4 5 (38.46%) Meraki
4 5 (38.46%) Riverbed
4 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 5 (38.46%) Sophos
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) Splunk
6 3 (23.08%) Tufin
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft