Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK > England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 815 636 615
Rank change year-on-year -179 -21 +391
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 131 132 534
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 1.38% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 122 116 163
10th Percentile £36,275 £30,782 £37,550
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £61,563 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 17,742 9,586 17,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.74% 15.32% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11,796 7,870 13,585
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,952
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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
London -116 47 £65,000 - 6
North of England -51 40 £46,250 -6.83% 16
North West -36 25 £43,000 -17.76% 12
South East -89 24 £67,500 +50.00% 4
South West -71 13 £42,500 +15.99% 10
Yorkshire -53 12 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Midlands -100 8 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -89 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Midlands -41 4 £56,250 +87.50%
East of England -46 4 £51,250 +2.50%
North East - 3 £37,500 - 3
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 107 (81.68%) Cisco
2 90 (68.70%) Firewall
3 51 (38.93%) Microsoft
4 50 (38.17%) Azure
5 44 (33.59%) WAN
6 42 (32.06%) VMware
6 42 (32.06%) Fortinet
7 40 (30.53%) Windows
7 40 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (29.01%) LAN
9 35 (26.72%) VPN
9 35 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (25.95%) Data Centre
11 33 (25.19%) Palo Alto
11 33 (25.19%) Social Skills
12 31 (23.66%) CCNP
13 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
13 30 (22.90%) OSPF
14 29 (22.14%) CheckPoint
14 29 (22.14%) Python
14 29 (22.14%) SolarWinds
14 29 (22.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 28 (21.37%) BGP
16 27 (20.61%) Juniper
16 27 (20.61%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (19.85%) Network Security
18 25 (19.08%) AWS
18 25 (19.08%) Wireless
19 24 (18.32%) Windows Server
20 23 (17.56%) SD-WAN

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 16 (12.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.82%) IIS
6 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.53%) Apache
7 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (38.17%) Azure
2 25 (19.08%) AWS
3 19 (14.50%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (12.98%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (7.63%) IaaS
5 10 (7.63%) PaaS
6 6 (4.58%) SaaS
7 5 (3.82%) Cloudflare
7 5 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.53%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.76%) AWS Direct Connect
10 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.76%) Azure Key Vault
10 1 (0.76%) Datadog
10 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 90 (68.70%) Firewall
2 44 (33.59%) WAN
3 38 (29.01%) LAN
4 35 (26.72%) VPN
5 30 (22.90%) OSPF
6 28 (21.37%) BGP
7 26 (19.85%) Network Security
8 25 (19.08%) Wireless
9 23 (17.56%) MPLS
9 23 (17.56%) SD-WAN
9 23 (17.56%) TCP/IP
10 22 (16.79%) DNS
11 21 (16.03%) Cisco Firepower
11 21 (16.03%) IPsec
12 20 (15.27%) SAN
13 19 (14.50%) VoIP
14 18 (13.74%) DHCP
14 18 (13.74%) VLAN
15 16 (12.21%) Ethernet
16 15 (11.45%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.76%) kappa
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (25.19%) Social Skills
2 19 (14.50%) Finance
3 14 (10.69%) Banking
4 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (2.29%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) Military
8 1 (0.76%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.50%) Architect
3 18 (13.74%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (12.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.69%) Network Architect
7 12 (9.16%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (8.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (7.63%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.87%) Analyst
10 9 (6.87%) Banking Analyst
10 9 (6.87%) Banking Business Analyst
10 9 (6.87%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
10 9 (6.87%) Banking Project Manager
10 9 (6.87%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.58%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) JSON
2 4 (3.05%) LDAP
3 3 (2.29%) SAML
4 2 (1.53%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.53%) Kafka
4 2 (1.53%) OAuth
4 2 (1.53%) OAuth2
4 2 (1.53%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) Django
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.95%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.21%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.87%) iPad
4 7 (5.34%) iPhone
5 6 (4.58%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.05%) IPTV
8 3 (2.29%) Clustering
8 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.29%) PKI
8 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Storwize
9 1 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.53%) Windows
2 24 (18.32%) Windows Server
3 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2019
4 20 (15.27%) Linux
5 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.40%) Windows 10
7 9 (6.87%) Android
8 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (3.82%) Check Point GAiA
9 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.53%) Unix
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (20.61%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (15.27%) Network Design
4 19 (14.50%) Project Management
5 17 (12.98%) ITIL
6 16 (12.21%) Change Management
7 14 (10.69%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.92%) Proactive Monitoring
8 13 (9.92%) Validation
9 12 (9.16%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (9.16%) Load Balancing
9 12 (9.16%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.87%) DevOps
11 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.87%) Migration
11 9 (6.87%) Service Management
12 8 (6.11%) Change Control
13 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure as Code
13 7 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) Python
2 20 (15.27%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.40%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.34%) Perl
5 5 (3.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.53%) C
7 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.66%) CCNP
3 21 (16.03%) CCNA
4 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
5 18 (13.74%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.11%) Degree
7 6 (4.58%) CCIE
7 6 (4.58%) JNCIP
8 5 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.53%) CCDP
10 2 (1.53%) CCIP
10 2 (1.53%) CCSA
10 2 (1.53%) CCSE
10 2 (1.53%) HP ASE
10 2 (1.53%) HP MASE
10 2 (1.53%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.53%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 35 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
3 19 (14.50%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.98%) VMware NSX
5 9 (6.87%) vSphere
6 6 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (3.82%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.29%) NFS
8 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.53%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (1.53%) Firmware
9 2 (1.53%) Shibboleth
9 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (12.98%) SCCM
2 16 (12.21%) Ansible
3 15 (11.45%) Terraform
4 7 (5.34%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (2.29%) SCOM
7 2 (1.53%) Nessus
7 2 (1.53%) Puppet
8 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.76%) Nagios
8 1 (0.76%) Observium
8 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.76%) Salt
8 1 (0.76%) vRealize
8 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (81.68%) Cisco
2 51 (38.93%) Microsoft
3 42 (32.06%) Fortinet
3 42 (32.06%) VMware
4 33 (25.19%) Palo Alto
5 29 (22.14%) CheckPoint
5 29 (22.14%) SolarWinds
6 27 (20.61%) Juniper
7 21 (16.03%) Aruba
8 19 (14.50%) F5
9 15 (11.45%) Meraki
10 14 (10.69%) CA
11 13 (9.92%) Dell
12 12 (9.16%) Proofpoint
13 11 (8.40%) HP
13 11 (8.40%) NetApp
14 9 (6.87%) Citrix
15 8 (6.11%) Sophos
16 7 (5.34%) Extreme Networks
16 7 (5.34%) Polycom