Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 105 209
Rank change year-on-year -85 +104 +4
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 65 167 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 2.59% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 5.25% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48 100 76
Berkshire median annual salary £66,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.35% +19.79%
10th Percentile £47,000 £37,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £70,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +4.17%

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 3,291 3,179 4,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.05% 49.33% 50.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,534 2,475 3,588
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,825 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Bracknell -9 20 £61,000 +6.09% 2
Reading -75 14 £60,000 +6.67% 5
Maidenhead -47 6 £57,500 +39.39%
Newbury -5 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Slough +6 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 64 (98.46%) Cisco
2 47 (72.31%) CheckPoint
3 45 (69.23%) Firewall
4 37 (56.92%) WAN
5 36 (55.38%) Data Centre
6 34 (52.31%) F5
7 30 (46.15%) VMware
8 29 (44.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (43.08%) Juniper
10 26 (40.00%) SolarWinds
11 25 (38.46%) NetScaler
12 24 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (36.92%) Cisco Prime
12 24 (36.92%) DNS
13 23 (35.38%) VPN
13 23 (35.38%) DHCP
13 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (33.85%) LAN
14 22 (33.85%) VMware NSX
15 21 (32.31%) Network Security
15 21 (32.31%) CCNP
16 20 (30.77%) CCIE
16 20 (30.77%) Retail
17 19 (29.23%) Load Balancing
18 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 17 (26.15%) Migration
19 17 (26.15%) Fortinet
19 17 (26.15%) Presales
19 17 (26.15%) SIEM

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 2 (3.08%) Apache
1 2 (3.08%) Confluence
1 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Akamai
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (69.23%) Firewall
2 37 (56.92%) WAN
3 29 (44.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (38.46%) NetScaler
5 24 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (36.92%) DNS
6 23 (35.38%) DHCP
6 23 (35.38%) VPN
7 22 (33.85%) LAN
8 21 (32.31%) Network Security
9 15 (23.08%) Wireless
10 14 (21.54%) Cisco ISE
11 12 (18.46%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (16.92%) Internet
13 10 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (12.31%) MPLS
14 8 (12.31%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (6.15%) BGP
15 4 (6.15%) OSPF
15 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
1 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Network Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Architect
2 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (24.62%) Security Architect
4 16 (24.62%) Security Solutions Architect
4 16 (24.62%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (23.08%) Network Architect
5 15 (23.08%) Network Security Architect
6 13 (20.00%) Presales Solution Architect
7 11 (16.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (15.38%) Design Engineer
8 10 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
9 9 (13.85%) Build Engineer
10 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 8 (12.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (6.15%) Consultant
11 4 (6.15%) Network Consultant
11 4 (6.15%) Network Security Consultant
11 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (55.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.00%) FlexPod
3 6 (9.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) CentOS
1 2 (3.08%) Kali Linux
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
1 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
1 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
1 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Load Balancing
2 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (26.15%) Migration
3 17 (26.15%) Presales
3 17 (26.15%) SIEM
4 16 (24.62%) ITIL
5 15 (23.08%) Network Design
6 13 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
6 13 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 13 (20.00%) DNA
6 13 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 13 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 13 (20.00%) Security Management
6 13 (20.00%) Value Proposition
7 10 (15.38%) Network Management
7 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.08%) Analytics
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps
9 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (32.31%) CCNP
3 20 (30.77%) CCIE
4 13 (20.00%) CCDP
5 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (1.54%) CCSP
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.54%) Degree
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) VMware NSX
2 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (20.00%) CASB
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco CME
4 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.08%) Ansible
5 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.08%) Nagios
5 2 (3.08%) Nessus
5 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.08%) Nmap
5 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 2 (3.08%) QRadar
5 2 (3.08%) SCCM
5 2 (3.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (98.46%) Cisco
2 47 (72.31%) CheckPoint
3 34 (52.31%) F5
4 30 (46.15%) VMware
5 28 (43.08%) Juniper
6 26 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 17 (26.15%) Fortinet
8 15 (23.08%) Aruba
8 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
8 15 (23.08%) McAfee
8 15 (23.08%) Sophos
9 14 (21.54%) Citrix
9 14 (21.54%) HP
10 13 (20.00%) Infoblox
10 13 (20.00%) Meraki
10 13 (20.00%) Riverbed
11 11 (16.92%) Zscaler
12 10 (15.38%) Prolexic
13 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
14 4 (6.15%) Splunk