Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 673 820 979
Rank change year-on-year +147 +159 +67
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 79 199 151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 1.25% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 95 171 135
Median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £31,986 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% -7.78%

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 10,368 15,898 17,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.38% 12.77% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,533 12,256 13,556
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,290
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.73% +9.12%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FortiGate.

Salary trend for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FortiGate over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 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
England +149 63 £45,000 -18.18% 29
UK excluding London +171 52 £45,000 -5.26% 23
North of England +102 29 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Work from Home -46 26 £50,000 -16.67% 6
North West +90 20 £45,000 -25.00% 4
London +118 11 £50,000 -13.04% 6
South West +92 11 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Midlands +78 10 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Yorkshire +29 9 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands +70 8 £52,500 +6.36% 3
South East +131 3 £75,000 +25.00% 6
East Midlands +64 3 £50,000 +17.65%
East of England +97 1 £75,000 +76.47% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 68 (86.08%) Cisco
2 65 (82.28%) Firewall
3 46 (58.23%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (46.84%) WAN
5 35 (44.30%) CCNP
6 32 (40.51%) VPN
7 29 (36.71%) LAN
7 29 (36.71%) Wireless
8 28 (35.44%) CheckPoint
9 25 (31.65%) Fortinet
10 24 (30.38%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (30.38%) TCP/IP
10 24 (30.38%) Windows
11 23 (29.11%) Juniper
12 20 (25.32%) CCNA
12 20 (25.32%) VMware
13 18 (22.78%) Network Security
13 18 (22.78%) Azure
14 17 (21.52%) Aruba
14 17 (21.52%) HP
14 17 (21.52%) Palo Alto
14 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
15 16 (20.25%) MPLS
15 16 (20.25%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (18.99%) OSPF
16 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
16 15 (18.99%) BGP
17 14 (17.72%) SAN
17 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (1.27%) Apache
1 1 (1.27%) Confluence
1 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.27%) JBoss
1 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.27%) nginx
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Azure
2 8 (10.13%) AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Office 365
3 5 (6.33%) IaaS
4 3 (3.80%) GCP
5 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.27%) G Suite
6 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.27%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 65 (82.28%) Firewall
2 37 (46.84%) WAN
3 32 (40.51%) VPN
4 29 (36.71%) LAN
4 29 (36.71%) Wireless
5 24 (30.38%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (30.38%) TCP/IP
6 18 (22.78%) Network Security
7 16 (20.25%) MPLS
8 15 (18.99%) BGP
8 15 (18.99%) OSPF
9 14 (17.72%) SAN
10 12 (15.19%) VLAN
11 10 (12.66%) DNS
12 8 (10.13%) DHCP
12 8 (10.13%) Internet
13 7 (8.86%) NetScaler
13 7 (8.86%) SSL
13 7 (8.86%) VoIP
14 6 (7.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) MySQL
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.27%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
1 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.06%) Billing
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Security Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Design Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Network Support
6 5 (6.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (5.06%) Project Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.06%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.06%) JSON
2 4 (5.06%) XMPP
3 3 (3.80%) LDAP
4 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) IPTV
3 4 (5.06%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.27%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.27%) Debian
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (16.46%) Network Design
3 11 (13.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (13.92%) Security Architecture
3 11 (13.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 11 (13.92%) Web Filtering
4 10 (12.66%) Presales
4 10 (12.66%) Threat Management
5 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (11.39%) Project Delivery
6 7 (8.86%) Project Management
7 6 (7.59%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
8 5 (6.33%) Network Management
8 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Service Management
9 4 (5.06%) Change Management
9 4 (5.06%) ITSM
9 4 (5.06%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) Python
2 6 (7.59%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) PHP
3 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.53%) Tcl
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (58.23%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (44.30%) CCNP
3 20 (25.32%) CCNA
4 13 (16.46%) JNCIP
5 10 (12.66%) DBS Check
6 8 (10.13%) CCDP
7 7 (8.86%) Degree
8 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.53%) CCIE
10 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
11 1 (1.27%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.27%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (1.27%) CCMSE
11 1 (1.27%) HND
11 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.92%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.33%) SLA
4 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.53%) QA
6 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.59%) XenApp
5 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.80%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (2.53%) Docker
8 2 (2.53%) Firmware
8 2 (2.53%) pfSense
8 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.53%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.27%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (7.59%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (6.33%) XenMobile
3 4 (5.06%) NetVault Backup
3 4 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.80%) Ansible
4 3 (3.80%) Terraform
5 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.27%) CASB
6 1 (1.27%) Kibana
6 1 (1.27%) logstash
6 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.27%) Puppet
6 1 (1.27%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.27%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.27%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (1.27%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 68 (86.08%) Cisco
2 28 (35.44%) CheckPoint
3 25 (31.65%) Fortinet
4 23 (29.11%) Juniper
5 20 (25.32%) VMware
6 17 (21.52%) Aruba
6 17 (21.52%) HP
6 17 (21.52%) Palo Alto
7 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.19%) F5
9 11 (13.92%) SolarWinds
10 9 (11.39%) Citrix
11 8 (10.13%) EMC
11 8 (10.13%) ServiceNow
12 7 (8.86%) Dell
12 7 (8.86%) Meraki
12 7 (8.86%) Symantec
13 6 (7.59%) Veeam
14 5 (6.33%) Sophos
15 4 (5.06%) SonicWALL