Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 13 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 131 170
Rank change year-on-year -80 +39 +54
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 43 134 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 2.08% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 4.51% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 78
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +29.73%
10th Percentile £50,000 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £71,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -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 Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,948 2,970 4,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.70% 46.10% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,186 2,264 3,256
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,175 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in Berkshire

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in Berkshire

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in Berkshire

Palo Alto
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 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
Reading -65 13 £62,500 +28.21% 7
Bracknell -16 9 £80,000 +52.38%
Maidenhead -36 2 £70,000 +16.67%
Slough -16 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Newbury - 1 - -
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 13 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) Firewall
3 30 (69.77%) CheckPoint
4 22 (51.16%) Network Security
5 18 (41.86%) Fortinet
5 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (41.86%) F5
6 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (39.53%) VPN
7 16 (37.21%) Juniper
8 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
9 13 (30.23%) SIEM
10 12 (27.91%) WAN
11 11 (25.58%) CISSP
11 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (25.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (25.58%) Security Operations
11 11 (25.58%) Cisco Firepower
12 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
12 10 (23.26%) SSL
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.93%) CCNP
13 9 (20.93%) DNS
13 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
13 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (20.93%) Presales
14 8 (18.60%) Wireless
14 8 (18.60%) ITIL
14 8 (18.60%) LAN
14 8 (18.60%) DHCP

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) Akamai
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) Network Security
3 18 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (39.53%) VPN
5 12 (27.91%) WAN
6 11 (25.58%) Cisco Firepower
6 11 (25.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (23.26%) SSL
8 9 (20.93%) DNS
9 8 (18.60%) DHCP
9 8 (18.60%) LAN
9 8 (18.60%) Wireless
10 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
11 6 (13.95%) BGP
11 6 (13.95%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (13.95%) Internet
11 6 (13.95%) OSPF
11 6 (13.95%) SNMP
12 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Security Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Network Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Security Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Security Solutions Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Network Security Architect
6 6 (13.95%) Network Architect
7 5 (11.63%) Consultant
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Architect
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Security Architect
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
8 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (6.98%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (9.30%) PKI
6 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) SIEM
2 11 (25.58%) Security Operations
3 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
4 9 (20.93%) Presales
4 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Network Design
7 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
7 6 (13.95%) Validation
8 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security
9 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (9.30%) Software Audit
9 4 (9.30%) Software Optimisation
9 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.98%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) CISSP
3 9 (20.93%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) CCDP
5 5 (11.63%) CCIE
5 5 (11.63%) CCSP
5 5 (11.63%) JNCIP
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) CCSE
6 4 (9.30%) IISP
6 4 (9.30%) ISSAP
6 4 (9.30%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (4.65%) CISA
7 2 (4.65%) CISM
7 2 (4.65%) CRISC
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Snort
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.65%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) QRadar
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.65%) CASB
3 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco CME
4 1 (2.33%) Proventia
4 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.33%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 30 (69.77%) CheckPoint
3 18 (41.86%) F5
3 18 (41.86%) Fortinet
4 16 (37.21%) Juniper
5 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Meraki
6 7 (16.28%) Symantec
7 6 (13.95%) Splunk
8 5 (11.63%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) IBM
8 5 (11.63%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) Zscaler
9 4 (9.30%) Aruba
9 4 (9.30%) IronPort
9 4 (9.30%) McAfee
9 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
9 4 (9.30%) Sophos
9 4 (9.30%) Tufin