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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 124 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.092% 0.51% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.83% 4.74% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £23,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
109 232 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.00% 10.85% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 103 216 82
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £32,825
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint