Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 67 85
Rank change year-on-year -65 +18 +37
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 13 94 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 3.85% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 7.98% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 45
Reading median annual salary £62,500 £48,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% -25.00% +71.05%
10th Percentile £50,000 £32,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £74,750 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +29.73%

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 1,040 1,178 1,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.39% 48.22% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 883 923 1,233
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Blue Coat
4 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
5 6 (46.15%) Security Operations
5 6 (46.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (38.46%) F5
6 5 (38.46%) Symantec
6 5 (38.46%) Juniper
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) IronPort
8 3 (23.08%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (15.38%) CCNA
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (15.38%) VPN
9 2 (15.38%) McAfee
9 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
9 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) VXLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Security Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) B2B
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) DoDAF
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) SABSA
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.69%) Snort
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Proventia
2 1 (7.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Blue Coat
4 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
5 5 (38.46%) F5
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) IronPort
7 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (15.38%) McAfee
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Zscaler
8 1 (7.69%) Aruba
8 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
8 1 (7.69%) Google
8 1 (7.69%) IBM
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.69%) Splunk
8 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro
8 1 (7.69%) VMware