Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 95 53
Rank change year-on-year -39 -42 +68
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 12 58 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 2.24% 4.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 5.10% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 52
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% +4.55% +9.45%
10th Percentile £53,750 £31,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £78,050 £65,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% +8.91%

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 1,043 1,137 1,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 47.39% 43.87% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 905 931 1,046
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.52% +4.74%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
5 5 (41.67%) IronPort
5 5 (41.67%) Forcepoint
5 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
5 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Trend Micro
6 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 4 (33.33%) FireEye
6 4 (33.33%) Proventia
6 4 (33.33%) McAfee
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) RHCE
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (33.33%) Snort
6 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (33.33%) IntruShield
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) Presales

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 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) Sourcefire
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (33.33%) IntruShield
4 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) FTP
7 1 (8.33%) HTTP
7 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) SMTP
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) VXLAN
7 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) SOC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Communications Security
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) DoDAF
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) SABSA
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) RHCE
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Proventia
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (41.67%) Forcepoint
4 5 (41.67%) IronPort
5 4 (33.33%) FireEye
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Trend Micro
6 3 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Meraki
7 1 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) VMware