Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 105 216
Rank change year-on-year -69 +111 +10
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 98 189 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.46% 2.84% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 5.64% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 116 87
Berkshire median annual salary £67,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.82% +3.77% +10.42%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.31% +10.00%

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 3,305 3,353 4,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.12% 50.35% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 2,639 3,875
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +7 27 £61,000 +6.09% 2
Reading -72 24 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Maidenhead -29 11 £55,000 +33.33%
Slough +5 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Newbury -17 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 95 (96.94%) Cisco
2 76 (77.55%) CheckPoint
3 63 (64.29%) Firewall
4 52 (53.06%) Data Centre
5 48 (48.98%) WAN
6 46 (46.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 45 (45.92%) F5
8 39 (39.80%) DNS
9 38 (38.78%) VPN
10 37 (37.76%) DHCP
10 37 (37.76%) Juniper
11 36 (36.73%) VMware
12 33 (33.67%) SolarWinds
13 31 (31.63%) Retail
13 31 (31.63%) LAN
14 30 (30.61%) Cisco Prime
15 29 (29.59%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (29.59%) CCNP
15 29 (29.59%) VMware NSX
16 27 (27.55%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (27.55%) NetScaler
17 26 (26.53%) CCIE
17 26 (26.53%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (25.51%) Blue Coat
19 24 (24.49%) Network Security
20 23 (23.47%) Internet
20 23 (23.47%) ITIL
21 22 (22.45%) Fortinet
21 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
22 21 (21.43%) Migration

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 3 (3.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) Confluence
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Akamai
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (64.29%) Firewall
2 48 (48.98%) WAN
3 46 (46.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 39 (39.80%) DNS
5 38 (38.78%) VPN
6 37 (37.76%) DHCP
7 31 (31.63%) LAN
8 27 (27.55%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (27.55%) NetScaler
9 26 (26.53%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (24.49%) Network Security
11 23 (23.47%) Internet
12 20 (20.41%) Wireless
13 17 (17.35%) Cisco ISE
14 16 (16.33%) MPLS
15 14 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
16 11 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (5.10%) BGP
17 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
18 4 (4.08%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (31.63%) Retail
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (46.94%) Network Engineer
2 31 (31.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (21.43%) Architect
4 19 (19.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (18.37%) Network Architect
5 18 (18.37%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (17.35%) Security Architect
6 17 (17.35%) Security Solutions Architect
6 17 (17.35%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (16.33%) Network Security Architect
7 16 (16.33%) Presales Solution Architect
8 15 (15.31%) Lead Network Engineer
9 10 (10.20%) Design Engineer
9 10 (10.20%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (9.18%) Build Engineer
11 8 (8.16%) Development Engineer
11 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
12 7 (7.14%) Security Engineer
12 7 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (5.10%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 52 (53.06%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.33%) FlexPod
3 9 (9.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Linux
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
1 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.04%) CentOS
2 2 (2.04%) Kali Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ITIL
2 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 21 (21.43%) Migration
3 21 (21.43%) Network Design
4 18 (18.37%) SIEM
5 17 (17.35%) Presales
6 16 (16.33%) Application Performance Management
6 16 (16.33%) Converged Infrastructure
6 16 (16.33%) DNA
6 16 (16.33%) ITIL V3
6 16 (16.33%) Performance Management
6 16 (16.33%) Security Management
6 16 (16.33%) Value Proposition
7 15 (15.31%) Network Management
8 8 (8.16%) Analytics
8 8 (8.16%) Change Management
9 6 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (6.12%) Security Operations
9 6 (6.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) C
2 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.02%) Perl
3 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (29.59%) CCNP
1 29 (29.59%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (26.53%) CCIE
3 18 (18.37%) CCDP
4 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.04%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.04%) CCDA
6 2 (2.04%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.04%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.02%) Degree
7 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (29.59%) VMware NSX
2 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.02%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 30 (30.61%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (16.33%) CASB
3 14 (14.29%) Cisco CME
4 6 (6.12%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.06%) Nagios
6 2 (2.04%) Ansible
6 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.04%) Nessus
6 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.04%) Nmap
6 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.04%) Puppet
6 2 (2.04%) SCCM
6 2 (2.04%) SCOM
7 1 (1.02%) Cacti
7 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 95 (96.94%) Cisco
2 76 (77.55%) CheckPoint
3 45 (45.92%) F5
4 37 (37.76%) Juniper
5 36 (36.73%) VMware
6 33 (33.67%) SolarWinds
7 25 (25.51%) Blue Coat
8 22 (22.45%) Fortinet
9 19 (19.39%) Citrix
10 18 (18.37%) Aruba
10 18 (18.37%) HP
10 18 (18.37%) McAfee
10 18 (18.37%) Sophos
11 17 (17.35%) Meraki
12 16 (16.33%) Infoblox
12 16 (16.33%) Riverbed
13 15 (15.31%) Zscaler
14 14 (14.29%) Prolexic
15 3 (3.06%) Avaya
15 3 (3.06%) Dell