The table below looks at the statistics for FortiGate skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fortinet FortiGate
Rank 208 188 202
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 5 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.096% 0.20% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.85% 3.13% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
FortiGate
England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
271 288 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.22% 6.34% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 204 230 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

FortiGate
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FortiGate Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FortiGate
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

FortiGate Salary Trend in the West Midlands

FortiGate
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Birmingham -11 5 £50,000 +11.11%
FortiGate
England

FortiGate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Fortinet
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) OSPF
5 6 (46.15%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) FirePass
6 5 (38.46%) Network Security
6 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) Junos
6 5 (38.46%) F5
6 5 (38.46%) FWSM
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (15.38%) CCDP
8 2 (15.38%) CISSP
8 2 (15.38%) CCIE
8 2 (15.38%) CCNP
8 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
8 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
8 2 (15.38%) CESG
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (7.69%) CCNA

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
3 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) FirePass
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Junos
4 5 (38.46%) FWSM
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCDP
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Fortinet
4 5 (38.46%) F5
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire