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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 118 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.19% 5.98% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
137 117 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.60% 8.01% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 104 108 98
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) CCIE
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) CCDP
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) FWSM
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
4 3 (42.86%) CESG
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) FWSM
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Sales Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCDP
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Fortinet
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire