Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 880 608 649
Rank change year-on-year -272 +41 +344
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 121 61 427
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 0.81% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 109 50 172
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,250 £37,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £34,375 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +22.22%
75th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £56,625 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +22.22%

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 18,987 7,517 16,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.12% 16.76% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12,190 6,291 12,861
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £59,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.93% +7.27%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £93,750 £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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -216 54 £65,000 +36.84% 11
North of England -126 25 £45,000 - 19
South East -144 20 £62,500 +6.38% 6
Midlands -115 17 £47,500 +55.74% 8
North West -99 15 £48,750 +8.33% 16
West Midlands -109 11 £47,500 +55.74% 4
East Midlands -74 8 £38,000 -10.59% 4
Yorkshire -91 7 £47,500 +3.26% 3
East of England - 5 £42,500 - 6
South West -104 3 £72,500 +66.67% 4
North East - 3 £37,500 -
FortiGate
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 90 (74.38%) Cisco
2 80 (66.12%) Firewall
3 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
4 54 (44.63%) Azure
5 51 (42.15%) Windows
6 40 (33.06%) Fortinet
7 39 (32.23%) WAN
8 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
9 35 (28.93%) Microsoft 365
10 34 (28.10%) VMware
11 31 (25.62%) Social Skills
12 30 (24.79%) VPN
13 29 (23.97%) LAN
13 29 (23.97%) SolarWinds
14 28 (23.14%) CheckPoint
14 28 (23.14%) Windows Server
15 27 (22.31%) Palo Alto
16 23 (19.01%) Wireless
16 23 (19.01%) AWS
17 22 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
17 22 (18.18%) Network Security
17 22 (18.18%) Finance
17 22 (18.18%) Project Management
17 22 (18.18%) VoIP
18 21 (17.36%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (17.36%) VLAN
19 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (16.53%) Hyper-V
20 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
20 19 (15.70%) Problem-Solving

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 12 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.61%) IIS
5 5 (4.13%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Apache
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 54 (44.63%) Azure
2 35 (28.93%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (19.01%) AWS
4 22 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (5.79%) IaaS
5 7 (5.79%) PaaS
5 7 (5.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (3.31%) Cloudflare
6 4 (3.31%) OneDrive
6 4 (3.31%) SaaS
7 3 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.48%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.65%) Azure Key Vault
8 2 (1.65%) Datadog
8 2 (1.65%) GitHub
8 2 (1.65%) Route 53
8 2 (1.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 80 (66.12%) Firewall
2 39 (32.23%) WAN
3 30 (24.79%) VPN
4 29 (23.97%) LAN
5 23 (19.01%) Wireless
6 22 (18.18%) Network Security
6 22 (18.18%) VoIP
7 21 (17.36%) VLAN
8 19 (15.70%) SD-WAN
8 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
9 18 (14.88%) DNS
10 17 (14.05%) BGP
11 16 (13.22%) SAN
12 15 (12.40%) DHCP
12 15 (12.40%) OSPF
13 14 (11.57%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (10.74%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (9.92%) IPsec
16 11 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
16 11 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.48%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.65%) kappa
1 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (25.62%) Social Skills
2 22 (18.18%) Finance
3 17 (14.05%) Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.13%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.48%) Marketing
8 2 (1.65%) Automotive
8 2 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.83%) Billing
9 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Military
9 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.88%) Analyst
3 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 14 (11.57%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.74%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
5 13 (10.74%) Banking Project Manager
5 13 (10.74%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Architect
7 11 (9.09%) IT Support
8 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) IT Engineer
9 9 (7.44%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) Banking Business Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) Business Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) JSON
2 3 (2.48%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.48%) Kafka
2 3 (2.48%) LDAP
2 3 (2.48%) SAML
2 3 (2.48%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (1.65%) ARM Templates
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (14.05%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.26%) Private Cloud
4 8 (6.61%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (4.13%) PKI
7 4 (3.31%) Clustering
7 4 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.31%) iPad
8 3 (2.48%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (2.48%) Replication
9 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.65%) iPhone
9 2 (1.65%) Life Science
9 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) FMCG
10 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.83%) IBM Storwize
10 1 (0.83%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 51 (42.15%) Windows
2 28 (23.14%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2019
4 16 (13.22%) Linux
5 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.57%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.13%) Check Point GAiA
10 4 (3.31%) Android
10 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) Project Management
2 19 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (14.88%) Business Analysis
4 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (14.05%) Validation
5 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
6 14 (11.57%) Network Design
7 13 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (10.74%) Migration
8 12 (9.92%) Load Balancing
9 11 (9.09%) ITIL
10 9 (7.44%) Change Management
10 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.61%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.61%) Service Management
12 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure as Code
13 6 (4.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) Python
2 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.79%) Perl
5 4 (3.31%) SQL
6 3 (2.48%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.92%) CCNP
5 11 (9.09%) CCNA
6 5 (4.13%) CCIE
7 4 (3.31%) Degree
8 3 (2.48%) CCDP
8 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.65%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.65%) CISSP
9 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.83%) CCSP
10 1 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.83%) CRISC
10 1 (0.83%) MCP
10 1 (0.83%) MCSA
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) NIST
3 2 (1.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.83%) NIST 800
System Software
1 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.53%) Hyper-V
2 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.44%) VMware NSX
4 7 (5.79%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.31%) NFS
6 4 (3.31%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.48%) vSphere
8 2 (1.65%) Firmware
8 2 (1.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) SCCM
2 10 (8.26%) Terraform
3 8 (6.61%) Ansible
3 8 (6.61%) SCOM
4 4 (3.31%) Puppet
4 4 (3.31%) WSUS
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.65%) Salt
6 2 (1.65%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.83%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 90 (74.38%) Cisco
2 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
3 40 (33.06%) Fortinet
4 34 (28.10%) VMware
5 29 (23.97%) SolarWinds
6 28 (23.14%) CheckPoint
7 27 (22.31%) Palo Alto
8 16 (13.22%) F5
9 14 (11.57%) Aruba
10 13 (10.74%) Juniper
10 13 (10.74%) Meraki
11 11 (9.09%) Citrix
12 10 (8.26%) HP
13 9 (7.44%) Dell
13 9 (7.44%) Veeam
14 8 (6.61%) NetApp
14 8 (6.61%) Sophos
15 7 (5.79%) Extreme Networks
16 6 (4.96%) Brocade
16 6 (4.96%) Proofpoint