Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 358 370
Rank change year-on-year +70 +12 +39
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 42 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.37% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.55% 1.19% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 13
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -40.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,950 £27,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £50,000 £59,275
England median annual salary £53,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.78% -5.26% +4.40%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,183 1,094 1,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.47% 8.22% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 898 752 844
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,475
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,781
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the Midlands

FortiGate
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for FortiGate in the Midlands

FortiGate
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in the Midlands

FortiGate
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
West Midlands +58 31 £49,362 -1.28% 4
East Midlands +30 11 £41,250 +37.50% 1
FortiGate
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 35 (83.33%) Firewall
3 28 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (42.86%) WAN
5 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 17 (40.48%) Finance
7 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (30.95%) SAN
8 13 (30.95%) CCNA
9 11 (26.19%) CCNP
9 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
9 11 (26.19%) CCIE
9 11 (26.19%) SQL
9 11 (26.19%) Project Management
9 11 (26.19%) F5
10 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (23.81%) JNCIA
10 10 (23.81%) Citrix
10 10 (23.81%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 9 (21.43%) LAN
11 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.43%) CCDP
11 9 (21.43%) XenApp
11 9 (21.43%) XenDesktop
11 9 (21.43%) Veeam
11 9 (21.43%) AWS
12 8 (19.05%) JNCIP

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Azure
3 6 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (14.29%) Office 365
3 6 (14.29%) PaaS
4 4 (9.52%) Azure Functions
4 4 (9.52%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (9.52%) IaaS
4 4 (9.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) Firewall
2 24 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (42.86%) WAN
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (30.95%) SAN
6 9 (21.43%) LAN
6 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 7 (16.67%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 6 (14.29%) DHCP
8 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
8 6 (14.29%) Skype
8 6 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (11.90%) Network Security
10 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (7.14%) MPLS
11 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.76%) VLAN
12 2 (4.76%) VPN
12 2 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Head of Operations
2 8 (19.05%) Head of Technical Operations
3 7 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) JSON
1 6 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Tech Ops
3 8 (19.05%) Technology Roadmap
4 7 (16.67%) Presales
4 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 6 (14.29%) Business Development
5 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (14.29%) ERP
5 6 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Open Source
5 6 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
6 5 (11.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.95%) CCNA
3 11 (26.19%) CCIE
3 11 (26.19%) CCNP
4 10 (23.81%) JNCIA
5 9 (21.43%) CCDP
6 8 (19.05%) CCIE Service Provider
6 8 (19.05%) CCSP
6 8 (19.05%) JNCIE
6 8 (19.05%) JNCIP
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) XenApp
2 9 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.90%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.90%) vSphere
5 4 (9.52%) Docker
5 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
1 6 (14.29%) Terraform
2 5 (11.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 11 (26.19%) F5
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) Citrix
5 9 (21.43%) Veeam
6 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 8 (19.05%) Juniper
7 7 (16.67%) VMware
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 5 (11.90%) Symantec
10 4 (9.52%) arcserve
10 4 (9.52%) CommVault
10 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
11 3 (7.14%) Meraki
11 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
12 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
12 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.38%) Twitter