Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 157 105
Rank change year-on-year -39 -52 +111
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 41 107 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.72% 1.54% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 3.23% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38 74 109
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% +5.77%
10th Percentile £40,000 £48,125 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,500
South East median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% -0.99%

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 2,442 3,317 3,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 43.15% 47.88% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,952 2,565 2,705
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £74,750
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.12%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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
Reading -26 10 £75,000 +15.38% 3
Slough +9 5 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Bracknell -25 5 £70,000 +19.66%
Maidenhead +10 1 £70,000 +19.15%
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 34 (82.93%) Firewall
3 33 (80.49%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (56.10%) Network Security
5 21 (51.22%) Management Information System
5 21 (51.22%) Validation
6 20 (48.78%) Information Security
6 20 (48.78%) Change Management
6 20 (48.78%) CCSP
6 20 (48.78%) CISSP
6 20 (48.78%) SSL
6 20 (48.78%) VPN
6 20 (48.78%) Software Audit
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (21.95%) Presales
8 9 (21.95%) CCNA
8 9 (21.95%) Wireless
9 7 (17.07%) CCIE
9 7 (17.07%) CCNP
9 7 (17.07%) Juniper
9 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
10 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
10 6 (14.63%) IronPort
11 5 (12.20%) Wireless Security
11 5 (12.20%) Huawei
11 5 (12.20%) Service Design
11 5 (12.20%) Security Operations
11 5 (12.20%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (12.20%) Forcepoint
11 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) Firewall
2 23 (56.10%) Network Security
3 20 (48.78%) SSL
3 20 (48.78%) VPN
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (21.95%) Wireless
6 5 (12.20%) Wireless Security
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 4 (9.76%) IntruShield
7 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (9.76%) Sourcefire
7 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) IPsec
10 1 (2.44%) Junos
10 1 (2.44%) VXLAN
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Legal
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Network Engineer
2 29 (70.73%) Security Engineer
3 24 (58.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Network Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Field Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Network Field Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) SOC Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Check Point Support
9 1 (2.44%) Network Security Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Presales Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Security Presales Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Validation
2 20 (48.78%) Change Management
2 20 (48.78%) Information Security
2 20 (48.78%) Software Audit
3 9 (21.95%) Presales
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Security Operations
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) Service Design
5 4 (9.76%) Coaching
5 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.88%) DNA
7 1 (2.44%) Data Security
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) SABSA
7 1 (2.44%) Threat Management
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 33 (80.49%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (48.78%) CCSP
2 20 (48.78%) CISSP
3 9 (21.95%) CCNA
4 7 (17.07%) CCIE
4 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 4 (9.76%) RHCE
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Snort
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Proventia
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.88%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (2.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.07%) Juniper
3 6 (14.63%) IronPort
4 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
4 5 (12.20%) Forcepoint
4 5 (12.20%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Huawei
4 5 (12.20%) McAfee
5 4 (9.76%) Brocade
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) FireEye
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.76%) Trend Micro
6 2 (4.88%) Aruba
6 2 (4.88%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (4.88%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.44%) Google