Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 55 119
Rank change year-on-year -75 +64 +31
Permanent jobs citing Palo Alto 14 117 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.60% 4.81% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 9.12% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 52 57
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £70,000 £72,200
Berkshire median annual salary £66,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.35% +19.79%

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 1,163 1,283 1,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 49.70% 52.78% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 984 981 1,420
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Palo Alto in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Network Design
8 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
8 3 (21.43%) BGP
8 3 (21.43%) CCIE
8 3 (21.43%) CCNP
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) OSPF
8 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
8 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
7 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (14.29%) RIP
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Network Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) NOC Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) CentOS
1 2 (14.29%) Kali Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Security
3 1 (7.14%) DoDAF
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) SABSA
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Telematics
3 1 (7.14%) Threat Management
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCIE
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) Nmap
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 3 (21.43%) Splunk
6 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) FireEye
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) Qualys
6 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
6 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 2 (14.29%) Veeam