Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for FortiGate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FortiGate over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 137 178
Rank change year-on-year -28 +41 +12
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.42% 0.27% 0.092%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.35% 4.55% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 2
Cheshire median annual salary £48,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.33% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £33,250 £41,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £44,000 £48,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% +11.84%

FortiGate is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 243 132 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.89% 5.86% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 157 106 170
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% -3.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,625 £25,925
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing FortiGate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in Cheshire

FortiGate
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for FortiGate in Cheshire

FortiGate
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in Cheshire

FortiGate
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £25,000 -
Warrington - 2 £52,500 -
FortiGate
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 11 (84.62%) Juniper
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) CISA
6 3 (23.08%) CISM
6 3 (23.08%) GIS
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) NETGEAR
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Multicast
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) RIP
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) GIS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix
4 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Juniper
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
5 3 (23.08%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) NETGEAR
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto