Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 1006 950
Rank change year-on-year +32 -56 +189
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 167 199 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 1.23% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 135 180 203
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.89% -9.00%
10th Percentile £28,800 £33,950 £30,480
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,875 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £47,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -11.70% +13.25% -17.00%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,744 16,155 16,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.16% 9.02% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,957 13,240 13,310
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FortiGate over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FortiGate within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
England +39 158 £47,500 -5.00% 20
UK excluding London +23 97 £41,500 -11.70% 14
London +35 66 £62,500 +13.64% 6
North of England +19 27 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +54 25 £41,500 -7.78% 1
North West +23 24 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South East +1 15 £50,000 +3.63% 5
South West +14 14 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Midlands +29 11 £36,500 -23.16% 1
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 -
Scotland +2 5 - -
West Midlands +25 4 £50,750 +6.84% 1
Yorkshire +28 3 £39,750 +13.57% 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 146 (87.43%) Firewall
2 124 (74.25%) Cisco
3 73 (43.71%) Juniper
4 62 (37.13%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (32.93%) WAN
6 54 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (32.34%) CheckPoint
7 52 (31.14%) Citrix
8 51 (30.54%) Windows
9 49 (29.34%) Data Centre
10 44 (26.35%) LAN
10 44 (26.35%) Fortinet
11 43 (25.75%) Microsoft
11 43 (25.75%) BGP
12 41 (24.55%) Linux
12 41 (24.55%) Network Security
13 39 (23.35%) F5
14 38 (22.75%) CCNP
15 36 (21.56%) HP
16 35 (20.96%) Active Directory
17 34 (20.36%) NetScaler
18 33 (19.76%) Palo Alto
19 31 (18.56%) CCNA
20 29 (17.37%) Wireless
21 27 (16.17%) VMware
21 27 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
22 26 (15.57%) Finance
22 26 (15.57%) Python
23 25 (14.97%) SQL

FortiGate
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.18%) Skype for Business
3 16 (9.58%) IIS
4 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.99%) Apache
5 5 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.20%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.60%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.60%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.58%) Office 365
3 14 (8.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (4.79%) PaaS
5 7 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (3.59%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.40%) IaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 146 (87.43%) Firewall
2 62 (37.13%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (32.93%) WAN
4 44 (26.35%) LAN
5 43 (25.75%) BGP
6 41 (24.55%) Network Security
7 34 (20.36%) NetScaler
8 29 (17.37%) Wireless
9 25 (14.97%) VPN
10 24 (14.37%) MPLS
11 23 (13.77%) TCP/IP
12 21 (12.57%) OSPF
13 18 (10.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (10.78%) IPsec
14 15 (8.98%) DNS
14 15 (8.98%) SAN
15 14 (8.38%) Sourcefire
15 14 (8.38%) VLAN
15 14 (8.38%) VoIP
16 12 (7.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.60%) Power BI
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (15.57%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.79%) Retail
4 5 (2.99%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (46.71%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.17%) Juniper Engineer
3 18 (10.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) Consultant
5 16 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.98%) Architect
7 13 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (7.19%) Data Centre Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.39%) Network Support
10 9 (5.39%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Security Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) JSON
2 2 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.60%) Java EE
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) OAuth
3 1 (0.60%) OpenID
3 1 (0.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.34%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.78%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.40%) Clustering
5 4 (2.40%) Renewable Energy
6 3 (1.80%) Apple TV
7 2 (1.20%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.20%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.54%) Windows
2 41 (24.55%) Linux
3 27 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (14.37%) Windows Server
5 23 (13.77%) Unix
6 21 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.19%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.99%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.40%) AIX
9 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.80%) Android
10 3 (1.80%) CentOS
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (10.18%) Change Management
3 15 (8.98%) Customer Requirements
3 15 (8.98%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.38%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (5.99%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (5.99%) ITIL
7 9 (5.39%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (5.39%) High Availability
8 8 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.79%) Analytics
8 8 (4.79%) Information Security
8 8 (4.79%) Network Design
9 7 (4.19%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.19%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (4.19%) Security Architecture
10 6 (3.59%) Business Continuity Management
10 6 (3.59%) Proactive Monitoring
10 6 (3.59%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.57%) Python
2 25 (14.97%) SQL
3 16 (9.58%) Bash Shell
4 15 (8.98%) PowerShell
5 12 (7.19%) Ruby
6 8 (4.79%) Perl
7 6 (3.59%) VBScript
8 4 (2.40%) C-shell
8 4 (2.40%) Korn
9 3 (1.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) C#
10 1 (0.60%) Java
10 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (22.75%) CCNP
3 31 (18.56%) CCNA
4 8 (4.79%) MCSE
4 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.19%) CCIE
6 5 (2.99%) CCIE Security
6 5 (2.99%) CCSA
6 5 (2.99%) CCSE
6 5 (2.99%) JNCIS
6 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.20%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CISMP
9 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.97%) SLA
2 5 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.40%) PMBOK
3 4 (2.40%) PMO
4 3 (1.80%) QA
5 2 (1.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.38%) Hyper-V
2 19 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.98%) XenDesktop
4 10 (5.99%) XenApp
5 6 (3.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 6 (3.59%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.99%) Snort
6 5 (2.99%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.40%) NFS
7 4 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.40%) vSphere
8 3 (1.80%) pfSense
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.60%) vCloud
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) SCOM
2 6 (3.59%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.99%) OSSEC
4 4 (2.40%) Ansible
5 3 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) Cacti
6 1 (0.60%) Graphite
6 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) Nessus
6 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (74.25%) Cisco
2 73 (43.71%) Juniper
3 54 (32.34%) CheckPoint
4 52 (31.14%) Citrix
5 44 (26.35%) Fortinet
6 43 (25.75%) Microsoft
7 39 (23.35%) F5
8 36 (21.56%) HP
9 33 (19.76%) Palo Alto
10 27 (16.17%) VMware
11 20 (11.98%) Dell
12 15 (8.98%) Forcepoint
13 12 (7.19%) Blue Coat
14 11 (6.59%) Zscaler
15 10 (5.99%) Arista
15 10 (5.99%) EMC
16 9 (5.39%) Apple
16 9 (5.39%) NetApp
16 9 (5.39%) Sophos
16 9 (5.39%) Veeam