Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1013 894 1103
Rank change year-on-year -119 +209 +64
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 166 289 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.16% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 1.93% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 211 161
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £66,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year +8.43% -13.99% +10.29%

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 15,180 14,996 16,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.52% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,380 12,142 13,354
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.26% +4.27%

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 January 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 21 January 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 -87 158 £47,500 +4.97% 22
UK excluding London -30 99 £45,000 +8.43% 14
London -75 67 £55,000 +15.79% 8
South East +1 38 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North of England +6 26 £35,000 -6.67% 2
North West -11 19 £38,750 +3.33% 2
South West +7 13 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Scotland -56 8 £47,500 +30.14%
Yorkshire +29 7 £35,000 -10.26%
Midlands +27 7 £47,500 +14.46% 2
East of England +9 7 £60,000 +44.61% 2
West Midlands +8 7 £47,500 +14.46% 1
Wales - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 148 (89.16%) Cisco
2 133 (80.12%) Firewall
3 75 (45.18%) Windows
4 69 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (40.36%) VPN
6 61 (36.75%) Active Directory
7 57 (34.34%) WAN
7 57 (34.34%) CheckPoint
8 56 (33.73%) CCNP
9 54 (32.53%) Microsoft
9 54 (32.53%) Juniper
10 52 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (30.12%) Palo Alto
11 50 (30.12%) LAN
12 49 (29.52%) Data Centre
13 47 (28.31%) IPsec
13 47 (28.31%) VMware
14 46 (27.71%) ITIL
14 46 (27.71%) MPLS
15 38 (22.89%) TCP/IP
16 36 (21.69%) DNS
17 35 (21.08%) CCNA
17 35 (21.08%) Linux
18 34 (20.48%) BGP
18 34 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (18.67%) Network Security
19 31 (18.67%) Windows Server
19 31 (18.67%) Wireless
20 29 (17.47%) SSL
21 28 (16.87%) Fortinet

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 18 (10.84%) IIS
2 6 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.01%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.27%) Office 365
2 14 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.83%) SaaS
4 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 133 (80.12%) Firewall
2 67 (40.36%) VPN
3 57 (34.34%) WAN
4 52 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (30.12%) LAN
6 47 (28.31%) IPsec
7 46 (27.71%) MPLS
8 38 (22.89%) TCP/IP
9 36 (21.69%) DNS
10 34 (20.48%) BGP
11 31 (18.67%) Network Security
11 31 (18.67%) Wireless
12 29 (17.47%) SSL
13 26 (15.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (15.66%) VoIP
14 25 (15.06%) OSPF
15 21 (12.65%) DHCP
15 21 (12.65%) VLAN
16 16 (9.64%) SAN
16 16 (9.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.22%) DTS
2 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (10.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.61%) Advertising
4 3 (1.81%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (38.55%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.66%) Security Engineer
3 21 (12.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (9.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (9.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (9.04%) Analyst
8 14 (8.43%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Security Analyst
10 11 (6.63%) IT Engineer
11 10 (6.02%) Consultant
11 10 (6.02%) IT Security Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Technical Support
13 8 (4.82%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.42%) LDAP
1 9 (5.42%) Web Services
2 7 (4.22%) REST
3 4 (2.41%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.60%) OAuth
4 1 (0.60%) OpenID
4 1 (0.60%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.60%) SAML
4 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.52%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.42%) CESG
4 8 (4.82%) PKI
5 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.61%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.61%) Replication
6 6 (3.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.41%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.20%) Clustering
10 2 (1.20%) Fintech
10 2 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (45.18%) Windows
2 35 (21.08%) Linux
3 31 (18.67%) Windows Server
4 19 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.22%) CentOS
6 7 (4.22%) Kali Linux
6 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.22%) Unix
7 6 (3.61%) Debian
7 6 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.71%) ITIL
2 27 (16.27%) SIEM
3 19 (11.45%) Migration
4 17 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (10.24%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (10.24%) Security Operations
4 17 (10.24%) Service Delivery
5 16 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (7.83%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (7.83%) Network Design
7 12 (7.23%) Release Management
8 11 (6.63%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (5.42%) Information Security
10 9 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (4.82%) ITIL V3
11 8 (4.82%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (4.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 7 (4.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 7 (4.22%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.45%) SQL
2 16 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 15 (9.04%) Python
4 11 (6.63%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.81%) C#
6 3 (1.81%) Java
6 3 (1.81%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) C
8 1 (0.60%) C-shell
8 1 (0.60%) Korn
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (33.73%) CCNP
3 35 (21.08%) CCNA
4 19 (11.45%) CCIE
5 15 (9.04%) CISSP
6 12 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (6.63%) CEH
7 11 (6.63%) SANS
7 11 (6.63%) Security Cleared
8 10 (6.02%) SC Cleared
9 9 (5.42%) Degree
9 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.82%) JNCIP
11 7 (4.22%) JNCIS
12 6 (3.61%) GIAC
12 6 (3.61%) Linux+ Certification
12 6 (3.61%) LPIC
12 6 (3.61%) MCSE
12 6 (3.61%) RHCA
12 6 (3.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) SLA
2 6 (3.61%) GDPR
2 6 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.01%) QA
System Software
1 61 (36.75%) Active Directory
2 34 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.02%) XenApp
5 9 (5.42%) vSphere
6 7 (4.22%) Snort
7 6 (3.61%) pfSense
7 6 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.01%) vCloud
8 5 (3.01%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.81%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (4.82%) SCCM
3 7 (4.22%) Nessus
3 7 (4.22%) SCOM
3 7 (4.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 6 (3.61%) OpenVAS
4 6 (3.61%) OSSEC
4 6 (3.61%) Puppet
4 6 (3.61%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (3.01%) Nagios
6 4 (2.41%) WSUS
6 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.81%) Ansible
7 3 (1.81%) Cacti
8 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.60%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.60%) WMI
Vendors
1 148 (89.16%) Cisco
2 57 (34.34%) CheckPoint
3 54 (32.53%) Juniper
3 54 (32.53%) Microsoft
4 50 (30.12%) Palo Alto
5 47 (28.31%) VMware
6 28 (16.87%) Fortinet
7 25 (15.06%) F5
8 24 (14.46%) Citrix
8 24 (14.46%) HP
9 18 (10.84%) Meraki
10 17 (10.24%) SolarWinds
11 15 (9.04%) Sourcefire
12 13 (7.83%) Aruba
12 13 (7.83%) Sophos
13 12 (7.23%) LogRhythm
14 10 (6.02%) Red Hat
14 10 (6.02%) SonicWALL
15 9 (5.42%) IronPort
16 8 (4.82%) NetApp