The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 816 861 843
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -18
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 64 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.90% 0.43% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 47 16 32
Average salary £41,500 £43,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.59% -16.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7091 6459 6176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.72% 6.21% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5083 5008
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FortiGate
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK.

FortiGate Salary Trend in the UK

FortiGate
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FortiGate over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

FortiGate Salary Histogram in the UK

FortiGate
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 64 £41,500 -4.59%
London +35 37 £45,000 -21.73%
Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
East of England -15 6 £40,000 +14.28%
North West - 6 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 6 £40,000 -
Warrington - 6 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
South East -30 5 £25,000 -41.17%
City of London -3 4 £38,500 -40.76%
Selby - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands -10 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Bromley - 3 £43,250 -
Berkshire 0 2 £65,000 +49.42%
Kent - 2 £23,250 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Reading +5 1 £65,000 +49.42%
Birmingham -15 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 123 (86.62%) Firewall
2 117 (82.39%) Cisco
3 78 (54.93%) Juniper
4 66 (46.48%) VMware
5 54 (38.03%) Fortinet
6 52 (36.62%) Network Security
6 52 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (36.62%) Cisco ASA
6 52 (36.62%) F5
6 52 (36.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 50 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (35.21%) Windows
8 47 (33.10%) HP
9 46 (32.39%) Wireless
10 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
11 44 (30.99%) CheckPoint
12 43 (30.28%) Active Directory
13 40 (28.17%) BGP
13 40 (28.17%) ITIL
14 38 (26.76%) OSPF
15 36 (25.35%) CCNP
16 34 (23.94%) SQL Server
16 34 (23.94%) Symantec
16 34 (23.94%) SAN
17 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (23.24%) IBM
18 31 (21.83%) BCP
18 31 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (21.13%) MS Exchange
19 30 (21.13%) SC Cleared

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 30 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (16.90%) Lync
3 24 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (7.04%) IIS
5 9 (6.34%) Apache
6 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.41%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.70%) WordPress
8 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (86.62%) Firewall
2 52 (36.62%) Network Security
2 52 (36.62%) Cisco ASA
2 52 (36.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 46 (32.39%) Wireless
4 40 (28.17%) BGP
5 38 (26.76%) OSPF
6 34 (23.94%) SAN
7 30 (21.13%) iSCSI
8 29 (20.42%) Fibre Channel
8 29 (20.42%) Internet
9 27 (19.01%) Junos
10 26 (18.31%) TCP/IP
11 23 (16.20%) VPN
11 23 (16.20%) FirePass
12 22 (15.49%) DNS
12 22 (15.49%) VoIP
13 21 (14.79%) WAN
14 20 (14.08%) IP Telephony
15 19 (13.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.52%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Retail
3 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Network Engineer
2 36 (25.35%) Support Engineer
2 36 (25.35%) Security Engineer
3 33 (23.24%) Network Security Engineer
4 26 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (18.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 23 (16.20%) Analyst
6 17 (11.97%) Security Analyst
7 16 (11.27%) Network Analyst
8 14 (9.86%) Consultant
8 14 (9.86%) Network Security Analyst
9 13 (9.15%) Senior Support Engineer
9 13 (9.15%) Team Leader
10 12 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (7.04%) Network Consultant
12 9 (6.34%) Architect
13 8 (5.63%) Network Team Leader
14 6 (4.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 6 (4.23%) Network Architect
14 6 (4.23%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
2 1 (0.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Clustering
2 4 (2.82%) SecurID
2 4 (2.82%) IPTV
2 4 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.11%) Statistics
3 3 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.11%) CESG
3 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.41%) iPhone
4 2 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.21%) Windows
2 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (17.61%) Linux
5 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.56%) Mac OS X
6 15 (10.56%) UNIX
7 9 (6.34%) Debian
8 8 (5.63%) Ubuntu
9 6 (4.23%) Solaris
10 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.82%) CentOS
12 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.41%) AIX
14 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) ITIL
2 31 (21.83%) BCP
3 24 (16.90%) Service Delivery
4 22 (15.49%) Load Balancing
5 16 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.75%) Change Control
7 9 (6.34%) SIEM
7 9 (6.34%) Migration
8 8 (5.63%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.63%) Project Management
8 8 (5.63%) Network Management
8 8 (5.63%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (4.23%) Information Security
9 6 (4.23%) Validation
9 6 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (3.52%) Service Management
10 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (3.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) SQL
2 5 (3.52%) Perl
2 5 (3.52%) PHP
3 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.11%) VB
5 2 (1.41%) Python
5 2 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (25.35%) CCNP
3 30 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 30 (21.13%) Security Cleared
4 19 (13.38%) CCIE
5 13 (9.15%) CCIP
6 12 (8.45%) CCNA
7 7 (4.93%) CCDP
7 7 (4.93%) CISSP
8 6 (4.23%) JNCIS
9 5 (3.52%) CIMA
9 5 (3.52%) CIPD
10 4 (2.82%) Degree
10 4 (2.82%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.11%) CISA
11 3 (2.11%) CISM
11 3 (2.11%) CCSP
11 3 (2.11%) CRISC
12 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.56%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.63%) SLA
3 4 (2.82%) QA
4 3 (2.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 52 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (30.28%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.15%) vSphere
4 7 (4.93%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.52%) NFS
6 4 (2.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.41%) vCloud
8 2 (1.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.11%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.70%) DameWare
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 117 (82.39%) Cisco
2 78 (54.93%) Juniper
3 66 (46.48%) VMware
4 54 (38.03%) Fortinet
5 52 (36.62%) F5
6 47 (33.10%) HP
7 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
8 44 (30.99%) CheckPoint
9 34 (23.94%) Symantec
10 33 (23.24%) IBM
11 28 (19.72%) Dell
12 24 (16.90%) Bloomberg
12 24 (16.90%) Mitel
13 23 (16.20%) Apple
14 14 (9.86%) Citrix
15 13 (9.15%) Red Hat
16 7 (4.93%) Blue Coat
16 7 (4.93%) Sourcefire
17 6 (4.23%) Websense
17 6 (4.23%) BMC