The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 119 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.062% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 4.40% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
FortiGate
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
58 91 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.58% 5.30% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

FortiGate
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

FortiGate Salary Trend in Cheshire

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) FirePass
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) ICMP
3 2 (40.00%) VRRP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) FirePass
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Junos
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) ICMP
3 2 (40.00%) VRRP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL