Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 137 182
Rank change year-on-year -76 +45 +45
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 47 130 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 2.12% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 4.60% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 73
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +18.81%
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,750 £70,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £58,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -12.62% +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 Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,094 2,824 4,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.57% 46.04% 49.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,376 2,168 3,288
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,350 £27,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.23%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -19 14 £80,000 +45.45%
Reading -68 12 £50,000 -11.11% 3
Newbury +10 2 £52,500 - 1
Slough -2 1 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 44 (93.62%) Cisco
2 38 (80.85%) CheckPoint
3 31 (65.96%) Firewall
4 25 (53.19%) F5
5 24 (51.06%) Data Centre
6 23 (48.94%) WAN
7 22 (46.81%) Juniper
8 21 (44.68%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (42.55%) Fortinet
9 20 (42.55%) Network Security
10 19 (40.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (40.43%) VPN
11 17 (36.17%) Load Balancing
12 16 (34.04%) SIEM
12 16 (34.04%) DNS
12 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (31.91%) DHCP
13 15 (31.91%) VMware
14 14 (29.79%) LAN
14 14 (29.79%) CCNP
14 14 (29.79%) Presales
14 14 (29.79%) SolarWinds
15 13 (27.66%) Cisco Prime
16 12 (25.53%) Network Design
16 12 (25.53%) ITIL
16 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
17 11 (23.40%) ITIL V3
17 11 (23.40%) Meraki
17 11 (23.40%) CCIE
17 11 (23.40%) CCDP

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 (12.77%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Akamai
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (65.96%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) WAN
3 21 (44.68%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (42.55%) Network Security
5 19 (40.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (40.43%) VPN
6 16 (34.04%) DNS
7 15 (31.91%) DHCP
8 14 (29.79%) LAN
9 12 (25.53%) NetScaler
10 10 (21.28%) Wireless
11 9 (19.15%) Cisco Firepower
12 8 (17.02%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (14.89%) BGP
13 7 (14.89%) OSPF
13 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.77%) Internet
14 6 (12.77%) SNMP
14 6 (12.77%) SSL
14 6 (12.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (23.40%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Architect
3 13 (27.66%) Security Architect
3 13 (27.66%) Security Solutions Architect
3 13 (27.66%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (25.53%) Network Security Architect
5 11 (23.40%) Network Architect
6 9 (19.15%) Security Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (14.89%) Presales Solution Architect
8 7 (14.89%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (12.77%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (10.64%) Design Engineer
10 5 (10.64%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (8.51%) Cisco Architect
11 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (8.51%) Cisco Security Architect
11 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
11 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (51.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (10.64%) FlexPod
4 4 (8.51%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (6.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Load Balancing
2 16 (34.04%) SIEM
3 14 (29.79%) Presales
4 12 (25.53%) ITIL
4 12 (25.53%) Network Design
5 11 (23.40%) ITIL V3
6 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (19.15%) Migration
7 7 (14.89%) Application Performance Management
7 7 (14.89%) DNA
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Management
7 7 (14.89%) Security Management
7 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.77%) Security Operations
9 5 (10.64%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (10.64%) Network Management
9 5 (10.64%) Value Proposition
10 4 (8.51%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 4 (8.51%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.79%) CCNP
3 11 (23.40%) CCDP
3 11 (23.40%) CCIE
4 5 (10.64%) CISSP
4 5 (10.64%) JNCIP
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) CCSE
5 4 (8.51%) IISP
5 4 (8.51%) ISSAP
5 4 (8.51%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSP
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.26%) GDPR
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VMware NSX
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Snort
4 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (14.89%) CASB
3 6 (12.77%) QRadar
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco CME
5 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) Nessus
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) Nmap
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) Puppet
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Cisco
2 38 (80.85%) CheckPoint
3 25 (53.19%) F5
4 22 (46.81%) Juniper
5 20 (42.55%) Fortinet
6 15 (31.91%) VMware
7 14 (29.79%) SolarWinds
8 11 (23.40%) Meraki
9 9 (19.15%) Aruba
9 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
10 8 (17.02%) Sophos
11 7 (14.89%) Citrix
11 7 (14.89%) Infoblox
11 7 (14.89%) McAfee
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.89%) Riverbed
11 7 (14.89%) Splunk
12 6 (12.77%) HP
12 6 (12.77%) Zscaler
13 5 (10.64%) Symantec