Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 May 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 50 111
Rank change year-on-year -67 +61 +61
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 32 134 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.27% 5.24% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 9.72% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 58 78
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.77% +23.81%
10th Percentile £29,600 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +5.77% +8.33%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,172 1,379 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 46.58% 53.95% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,007 1,609
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,900 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,150
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in Reading

Palo Alto
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Palo Alto in Reading

Palo Alto
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in Reading over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) Juniper
3 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 19 (59.38%) F5
5 18 (56.25%) Firewall
6 15 (46.88%) VPN
7 14 (43.75%) Blue Coat
8 11 (34.38%) CCNP
8 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (34.38%) MPLS
9 9 (28.13%) CCIE
9 9 (28.13%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) Network Design
10 8 (25.00%) Sourcefire
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (25.00%) Linux
11 7 (21.88%) WAN
11 7 (21.88%) OSPF
11 7 (21.88%) BGP
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (21.88%) FortiGate
12 6 (18.75%) Analytics
12 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (18.75%) RIP
12 6 (18.75%) Unix
12 6 (18.75%) C
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (18.75%) Network Security
12 6 (18.75%) Time Management

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) VPN
3 11 (34.38%) MPLS
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.00%) Sourcefire
5 7 (21.88%) BGP
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (21.88%) OSPF
5 7 (21.88%) WAN
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (18.75%) Network Security
6 6 (18.75%) RIP
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) Wireless
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (9.38%) DHCP
8 3 (9.38%) LAN
8 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
8 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (15.63%) French Language
1 5 (15.63%) German Language
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
1 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Network Design Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Solaris
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.25%) CentOS
8 2 (6.25%) Kali Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Network Design
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) Change Management
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (18.75%) Time Management
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (9.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CCNP
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) CCIE
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) CCDA
4 3 (9.38%) CCDP
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIE
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE Security
6 1 (3.13%) CCSA
6 1 (3.13%) CCSE
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.38%) Nagios
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.25%) Nessus
3 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) Nmap
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) Cacti
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) Juniper
3 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 19 (59.38%) F5
5 14 (43.75%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.63%) Crossbeam
6 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
6 5 (15.63%) VMware
7 3 (9.38%) Avaya
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.38%) Sophos
7 3 (9.38%) Veeam
8 2 (6.25%) Aruba
8 2 (6.25%) FireEye
8 2 (6.25%) Meraki
8 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
8 2 (6.25%) Splunk