Period
to 5 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 731 755 797
Rank change year-on-year +24 +42 +210
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 105 173 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 1.34% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 91 153 127
10th Percentile " £32,500 £39,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% +17.35%
75th Percentile £67,750 £62,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £84,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -16.52% +17.35%

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,183 12,898 16,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.90% 13.61% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10,379 10,271 13,166
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.12% +2.08% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FortiGate as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FortiGate in England.

Salary trend for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing FortiGate in England over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in England

FortiGate
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the England region over the 6 months to 5 May 2021. 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
North of England +32 47 £45,000 +2.86% 3
North West +37 32 £45,000 -13.93% 2
London +18 23 £60,000 - 14
South West 0 18 £45,000 +46.19%
Yorkshire -18 15 £60,000 +41.18% 1
South East +32 12 £68,000 +23.64% 8
Midlands -6 6 £62,500 +83.70% 4
West Midlands -1 5 £75,000 +89.82% 2
East Midlands +5 4 £75,000 +150.00% 2
East of England +25 3 £75,000 +50.00%
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, IT jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 92 (87.62%) Cisco
2 81 (77.14%) Firewall
3 49 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (40.00%) WAN
5 40 (38.10%) LAN
6 39 (37.14%) CCNP
7 38 (36.19%) Juniper
8 35 (33.33%) VMware
9 34 (32.38%) Windows
10 32 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (29.52%) VPN
12 30 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 29 (27.62%) Python
14 28 (26.67%) Fortinet
14 28 (26.67%) Social Skills
15 27 (25.71%) Data Centre
16 26 (24.76%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
17 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
17 25 (23.81%) Wireless
17 25 (23.81%) Windows Server
18 24 (22.86%) OSPF
19 23 (21.90%) MPLS
20 22 (20.95%) Network Security
21 21 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 20 (19.05%) Network Design
22 20 (19.05%) Azure
23 19 (18.10%) BGP
23 19 (18.10%) CCNA
23 19 (18.10%) Active Directory

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (1.90%) Apache
8 1 (0.95%) Confluence
8 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.95%) JBoss
8 1 (0.95%) nginx
8 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.05%) Azure
2 15 (14.29%) AWS
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (3.81%) IaaS
4 4 (3.81%) PaaS
5 3 (2.86%) GCP
5 3 (2.86%) SaaS
6 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.90%) Cloudflare
6 2 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.95%) AWS Direct Connect
7 1 (0.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.95%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.95%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.95%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.95%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 81 (77.14%) Firewall
2 42 (40.00%) WAN
3 40 (38.10%) LAN
4 31 (29.52%) VPN
5 30 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 25 (23.81%) Wireless
7 24 (22.86%) OSPF
8 23 (21.90%) MPLS
9 22 (20.95%) Network Security
10 19 (18.10%) BGP
11 17 (16.19%) Cisco Firepower
11 17 (16.19%) SAN
11 17 (16.19%) SD-WAN
12 16 (15.24%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (15.24%) IPsec
13 15 (14.29%) VoIP
14 14 (13.33%) DNS
15 13 (12.38%) Cisco ISE
15 13 (12.38%) Ethernet
16 12 (11.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.95%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
1 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 18 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
4 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.76%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.86%) Finance
6 2 (1.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Military
7 1 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 54 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 19 (18.10%) Architect
3 15 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 5 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.81%) IT Support
10 4 (3.81%) IT Support Technician
10 4 (3.81%) IT Technician
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Network Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) JSON
2 4 (3.81%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.90%) LDAP
3 2 (1.90%) OAuth
3 2 (1.90%) OAuth2
3 2 (1.90%) SAML
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) Django
4 1 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.95%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.76%) iPad
3 5 (4.76%) iPhone
4 4 (3.81%) IPTV
5 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.38%) Windows
2 25 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2019
4 14 (13.33%) Linux
5 11 (10.48%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.57%) Ubuntu
7 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.76%) Android
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.90%) Unix
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.95%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (19.05%) Network Design
4 16 (15.24%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (13.33%) ITIL
6 12 (11.43%) Change Management
7 9 (8.57%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.67%) Web Filtering
10 6 (5.71%) Innovative Thinking
10 6 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (5.71%) Network Management
10 6 (5.71%) Presales
10 6 (5.71%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.71%) Threat Management
10 6 (5.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 5 (4.76%) DevOps
11 5 (4.76%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) Python
2 13 (12.38%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.57%) PHP
4 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.76%) C
6 4 (3.81%) Tcl
7 1 (0.95%) Go
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (37.14%) CCNP
3 19 (18.10%) CCNA
4 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
5 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
6 15 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 12 (11.43%) Degree
8 6 (5.71%) DBS Check
9 4 (3.81%) CCDP
9 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.86%) CCIE
10 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.90%) CCIP
11 2 (1.90%) CCSA
11 2 (1.90%) CCSE
11 2 (1.90%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.90%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.90%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.90%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.52%) SLA
3 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (3.81%) QA
System Software
1 32 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.10%) Active Directory
3 14 (13.33%) VMware NSX
4 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.62%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (5.71%) vSphere
7 3 (2.86%) Shibboleth
7 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.90%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (1.90%) Docker
8 2 (1.90%) NFS
8 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.95%) pfSense
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) Ansible
2 13 (12.38%) Terraform
3 9 (8.57%) SCCM
4 5 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (3.81%) NetVault Backup
5 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.90%) Nagios
6 2 (1.90%) Nessus
6 2 (1.90%) Puppet
6 2 (1.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.95%) Kibana
7 1 (0.95%) logstash
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.95%) Observium
7 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 92 (87.62%) Cisco
2 38 (36.19%) Juniper
3 35 (33.33%) VMware
4 28 (26.67%) Fortinet
5 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
6 25 (23.81%) CheckPoint
7 19 (18.10%) Palo Alto
8 17 (16.19%) F5
9 16 (15.24%) Aruba
9 16 (15.24%) SolarWinds
10 15 (14.29%) Dell
10 15 (14.29%) HP
11 13 (12.38%) CA
12 11 (10.48%) NetApp
13 10 (9.52%) Sophos
14 8 (7.62%) Dell Compellent
15 7 (6.67%) Meraki
15 7 (6.67%) Proofpoint
16 5 (4.76%) Polycom
16 5 (4.76%) Riverbed