Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 299 245
Rank change year-on-year +60 -54 +66
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 46 13 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.13% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 0.27% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 49
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £57,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +11.65% +3.00%

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 3,611 4,855 4,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.66% 49.27% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,625 3,555 3,448
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 +33 34 £46,250 - 4
Warwickshire +19 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Solihull - 3 £65,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Palo Alto
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 42 (91.30%) Cisco
2 38 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (80.43%) Firewall
4 34 (73.91%) Wireless
5 24 (52.17%) CCNA
6 21 (45.65%) CCNP
7 20 (43.48%) Load Balancing
7 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
8 18 (39.13%) ITIL
9 17 (36.96%) Incident Management
10 16 (34.78%) Fortinet
10 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (32.61%) Meraki
12 14 (30.43%) Windows
12 14 (30.43%) WAN
12 14 (30.43%) HP
12 14 (30.43%) VMware
13 13 (28.26%) Finance
13 13 (28.26%) Network Security
13 13 (28.26%) Aruba
14 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
14 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (26.09%) Virtual Team
15 10 (21.74%) Linux
16 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
16 9 (19.57%) OSPF
16 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
16 9 (19.57%) Network Design
16 9 (19.57%) CCSE
17 8 (17.39%) Degree

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 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 34 (73.91%) Wireless
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (30.43%) WAN
5 13 (28.26%) Network Security
6 9 (19.57%) OSPF
6 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (15.22%) EIGRP
8 7 (15.22%) LAN
9 5 (10.87%) BGP
9 5 (10.87%) MPLS
9 5 (10.87%) SSL
9 5 (10.87%) VLAN
9 5 (10.87%) VPN
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (6.52%) IPsec
10 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
10 3 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (6.52%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Consultant
2 13 (28.26%) Security Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (17.39%) Network Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Network Team Leader
5 7 (15.22%) Team Leader
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Network Operations Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) IT Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (26.09%) Virtual Team
3 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) CMDB
4 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 18 (39.13%) ITIL
3 17 (36.96%) Incident Management
4 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (19.57%) Network Design
6 8 (17.39%) Change Management
7 7 (15.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (15.22%) Presales
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Line Management
9 5 (10.87%) IT Strategy
9 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (10.87%) Service Management
9 5 (10.87%) SIEM
10 4 (8.70%) Change Control
10 4 (8.70%) Information Security
10 4 (8.70%) Operations Management
10 4 (8.70%) Proactive Management
10 4 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (52.17%) CCNA
3 21 (45.65%) CCNP
4 9 (19.57%) CCSE
5 8 (17.39%) Degree
6 7 (15.22%) MCSE
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.35%) CCDP
9 2 (4.35%) CCIE
9 2 (4.35%) CISSP
9 2 (4.35%) IISP
9 2 (4.35%) ISSAP
9 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (2.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.22%) SLA
3 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (13.04%) XenApp
2 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.35%) QRadar
3 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) Cisco
2 16 (34.78%) Fortinet
3 15 (32.61%) Meraki
4 14 (30.43%) HP
4 14 (30.43%) VMware
5 13 (28.26%) Aruba
6 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
7 8 (17.39%) Juniper
7 8 (17.39%) McAfee
8 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.04%) Citrix
9 6 (13.04%) Dell
9 6 (13.04%) EqualLogic
9 6 (13.04%) NetApp
9 6 (13.04%) ProCurve
9 6 (13.04%) Ruckus Wireless
10 5 (10.87%) F5
10 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.52%) Darktrace
12 2 (4.35%) LogRhythm