Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 915 1003 1132
Rank change year-on-year +88 +129 +91
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 255 249 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.65% 1.48% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 219 205 167
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% -9.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.16% +3.16%

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 15492 16838 16730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 8.66% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12580 13709 13452
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 15 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 21 September 2017. 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 +70 247 £47,500 +4.40% 16
UK excluding London +111 166 £47,500 +5.56% 14
London -40 86 £53,750 +13.16% 5
South East +105 63 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North of England +13 61 £47,500 +5.56% 4
North West +8 45 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Yorkshire +24 15 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South West +18 14 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Midlands +23 13 £52,500 +16.67%
West Midlands +22 10 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England -1 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wales +17 8 - - 1
Scotland -16 5 £47,500 +90.00% 2
East Midlands +24 3 £35,000 +20.69%
North East - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 222 (87.06%) Cisco
2 212 (83.14%) Firewall
3 121 (47.45%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (43.14%) CheckPoint
5 106 (41.57%) VPN
6 102 (40.00%) CCNP
6 102 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 91 (35.69%) Juniper
8 89 (34.90%) Palo Alto
9 79 (30.98%) Windows
10 69 (27.06%) BGP
11 65 (25.49%) VMware
12 59 (23.14%) MPLS
13 58 (22.75%) OSPF
13 58 (22.75%) Wireless
14 57 (22.35%) IPsec
15 56 (21.96%) Data Centre
16 54 (21.18%) Fortinet
16 54 (21.18%) Linux
16 54 (21.18%) Active Directory
17 52 (20.39%) TCP/IP
17 52 (20.39%) WAN
18 49 (19.22%) LAN
18 49 (19.22%) Network Security
18 49 (19.22%) SIEM
19 44 (17.25%) F5
20 40 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (15.69%) Finance
21 39 (15.29%) SSL
22 38 (14.90%) CCNA

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 21 (8.24%) IIS
2 17 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.53%) Office 365
4 5 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (83.14%) Firewall
2 106 (41.57%) VPN
3 102 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 69 (27.06%) BGP
5 59 (23.14%) MPLS
6 58 (22.75%) OSPF
6 58 (22.75%) Wireless
7 57 (22.35%) IPsec
8 52 (20.39%) TCP/IP
8 52 (20.39%) WAN
9 49 (19.22%) LAN
9 49 (19.22%) Network Security
10 39 (15.29%) SSL
11 38 (14.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (10.59%) DNS
12 27 (10.59%) VoIP
13 25 (9.80%) RIP
13 25 (9.80%) VRRP
14 24 (9.41%) Cisco PIX
15 21 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.14%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.14%) Redis
3 5 (1.96%) GIS
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (15.69%) Finance
2 13 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.31%) Banking
4 7 (2.75%) Retail
5 6 (2.35%) Legal
6 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 105 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 39 (15.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 39 (15.29%) Security Engineer
3 31 (12.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 28 (10.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (10.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (8.63%) Firewall Engineer
7 21 (8.24%) Analyst
8 18 (7.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 18 (7.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 15 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 14 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.10%) Implementation Engineer
11 13 (5.10%) Operations Manager
12 12 (4.71%) Consultant
12 12 (4.71%) IT Engineer
12 12 (4.71%) Juniper Engineer
12 12 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (4.31%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.06%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.14%) OAuth
2 8 (3.14%) OpenID
2 8 (3.14%) SailPoint
2 8 (3.14%) SAML
3 4 (1.57%) CSS
3 4 (1.57%) Web Services
4 3 (1.18%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.96%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (4.71%) RSA SecurID
5 10 (3.92%) CESG
6 7 (2.75%) PKI
7 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.57%) Equities
8 4 (1.57%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.57%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.78%) Clustering
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.39%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.98%) Windows
2 54 (21.18%) Linux
3 18 (7.06%) Ubuntu
3 18 (7.06%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.67%) CentOS
4 17 (6.67%) Unix
4 17 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.75%) Debian
7 7 (2.75%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.96%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.22%) SIEM
2 34 (13.33%) Network Design
3 33 (12.94%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (12.94%) ITIL
3 33 (12.94%) Security Operations
4 22 (8.63%) Migration
5 21 (8.24%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (7.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 19 (7.45%) Presales
6 19 (7.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 17 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (6.67%) Information Security
8 16 (6.27%) Change Management
8 16 (6.27%) Load Balancing
8 16 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (6.27%) Release Management
9 15 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.49%) Web Filtering
11 13 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.16%) Python
2 29 (11.37%) PowerShell
3 28 (10.98%) SQL
4 17 (6.67%) Java
5 14 (5.49%) Bash Shell
6 11 (4.31%) C#
7 9 (3.53%) C
8 6 (2.35%) C-shell
8 6 (2.35%) Korn
9 5 (1.96%) Perl
9 5 (1.96%) Ruby
10 4 (1.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (47.45%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (40.00%) CCNP
3 38 (14.90%) CCNA
4 36 (14.12%) CCIE
5 26 (10.20%) CISSP
6 21 (8.24%) JNCIP
7 14 (5.49%) Degree
8 13 (5.10%) SANS
9 12 (4.71%) MCSE
9 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.31%) CEH
11 10 (3.92%) CISA
11 10 (3.92%) CISM
12 9 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (3.14%) JNCIS
14 7 (2.75%) Linux+ Certification
14 7 (2.75%) LPIC
14 7 (2.75%) RHCA
14 7 (2.75%) RHCE
14 7 (2.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.27%) SLA
3 13 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.14%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 54 (21.18%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.45%) vSphere
4 13 (5.10%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.53%) Docker
6 7 (2.75%) pfSense
7 5 (1.96%) XenApp
8 3 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.78%) Snort
9 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) Squid
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (3.53%) Cacti
2 9 (3.53%) SCCM
2 9 (3.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.14%) Pingdom
4 7 (2.75%) WSUS
5 6 (2.35%) Puppet
6 5 (1.96%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.57%) Nagios
7 4 (1.57%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (1.57%) WMI
7 4 (1.57%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.18%) SCOM
8 3 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 3 (1.18%) TrustSec
9 2 (0.78%) Nessus
9 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 222 (87.06%) Cisco
2 110 (43.14%) CheckPoint
3 91 (35.69%) Juniper
4 89 (34.90%) Palo Alto
5 65 (25.49%) VMware
6 54 (21.18%) Fortinet
7 44 (17.25%) F5
8 32 (12.55%) Microsoft
9 24 (9.41%) LogRhythm
10 17 (6.67%) Aruba
10 17 (6.67%) HP
10 17 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 16 (6.27%) Meraki
11 16 (6.27%) SonicWALL
12 15 (5.88%) Citrix
12 15 (5.88%) WatchGuard
13 14 (5.49%) Extreme Networks
13 14 (5.49%) McAfee
14 13 (5.10%) Blue Coat
15 11 (4.31%) Brocade