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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 111 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% - 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.77% - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
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
53 113 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.10% 6.29% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 48 70 60
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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 24 April 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) FirePass
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) Junos
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) ICMP
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) RIP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Junos
2 6 (75.00%) FirePass
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) RIP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell