The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 135 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 4 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.80% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.31% 8.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
FortiGate
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
121 199 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.09% 9.38% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 100 183 121
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FortiGate across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

FortiGate
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FortiGate across the Birmingham region.

FortiGate Salary Trend in Birmingham

FortiGate
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FortiGate across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

FortiGate Salary Histogram in Birmingham

FortiGate
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing FortiGate also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FortiGate.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) CESG
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing FortiGate also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FortiGate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire