Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 727 1023 885
Rank change year-on-year +296 -138 +200
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 367 183 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.07% 1.07% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 136 161 236
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,250 £23,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%

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 17,735 17,134 14,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.29% 9.98% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,661 13,565 11,948
UK median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 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
England +266 362 £55,000 +10.00% 8
UK excluding London +243 320 £50,500 +6.32% 7
North of England +222 240 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire +184 217 £60,000 +29.03% 3
London +56 43 £63,750 +21.43% 1
Midlands +47 34 £70,000 +133.33% 1
West Midlands +49 32 £72,500 +119.70%
North West +22 23 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South East +4 17 £56,250 +12.50% 1
East of England +65 15 £41,500 -30.83%
South West +43 13 £53,500 -2.73%
East Midlands +28 2 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Wales - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 351 (95.64%) Cisco
2 327 (89.10%) Firewall
3 290 (79.02%) Cisco ASA
4 269 (73.30%) Cisco Certification
5 257 (70.03%) Linux
6 247 (67.30%) VPN
6 247 (67.30%) OSPF
7 246 (67.03%) BGP
7 246 (67.03%) WAN
7 246 (67.03%) Fortinet
8 243 (66.21%) CCNP
9 241 (65.67%) MPLS
10 237 (64.58%) DNS
11 234 (63.76%) NetScaler
12 230 (62.67%) Bash Shell
12 230 (62.67%) Python
13 228 (62.13%) Network Security
14 223 (60.76%) Unix
15 220 (59.95%) IPsec
16 218 (59.40%) Change Control
17 214 (58.31%) Perl
17 214 (58.31%) Management Information System
18 212 (57.77%) Network Design
19 211 (57.49%) CCNA
19 211 (57.49%) Network Management
20 210 (57.22%) Cisco Nexus
20 210 (57.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 209 (56.95%) Service Delivery
22 206 (56.13%) Nagios
22 206 (56.13%) Broadband

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 17 (4.63%) Skype for Business
2 15 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.81%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.54%) Apache
5 11 (3.00%) IIS
6 7 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.17%) PaaS
3 29 (7.90%) Office 365
4 28 (7.63%) IaaS
5 27 (7.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (3.00%) Azure Functions
7 11 (3.00%) Azure Machine Learning
7 11 (3.00%) Serverless
8 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 327 (89.10%) Firewall
2 290 (79.02%) Cisco ASA
3 247 (67.30%) OSPF
3 247 (67.30%) VPN
4 246 (67.03%) BGP
4 246 (67.03%) WAN
5 241 (65.67%) MPLS
6 237 (64.58%) DNS
7 234 (63.76%) NetScaler
8 228 (62.13%) Network Security
9 220 (59.95%) IPsec
10 210 (57.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 206 (56.13%) Broadband
12 204 (55.59%) ADSL
12 204 (55.59%) RIP
12 204 (55.59%) SMTP
13 25 (6.81%) Wireless
14 24 (6.54%) SAN
15 22 (5.99%) Internet
15 22 (5.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 14 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.91%) MySQL
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) GitLab
3 1 (0.27%) GoCD
General
1 34 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.36%) Finance
3 4 (1.09%) Banking
4 2 (0.54%) Electronics
4 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.27%) Greek Language
5 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 205 (55.86%) Network Engineer
2 114 (31.06%) Security Engineer
3 113 (30.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 62 (16.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 60 (16.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 56 (15.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 43 (11.72%) Developer
8 40 (10.90%) Product Developer
9 38 (10.35%) Switch Engineer
10 35 (9.54%) Architect
11 22 (5.99%) Cloud Architect
12 19 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.63%) Network Specialist
14 16 (4.36%) Azure Architect
14 16 (4.36%) Consultant
14 16 (4.36%) Firewall Engineer
15 12 (3.27%) Network Support
15 12 (3.27%) Senior Network Engineer
15 12 (3.27%) Support Engineer
16 10 (2.72%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.72%) SAML
2 19 (5.18%) JSON
3 12 (3.27%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.63%) WCF
5 1 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.27%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 214 (58.31%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.09%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.18%) Clustering
4 6 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (1.63%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Life Science
9 1 (0.27%) Mashup
9 1 (0.27%) NHS
9 1 (0.27%) SCADA
9 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 257 (70.03%) Linux
2 223 (60.76%) Unix
3 46 (12.53%) Windows
4 18 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.72%) CatOS
8 7 (1.91%) AIX
8 7 (1.91%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.09%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (59.40%) Change Control
2 212 (57.77%) Network Design
3 211 (57.49%) Network Management
4 209 (56.95%) Service Delivery
5 205 (55.86%) Product Management
6 34 (9.26%) Presales
7 31 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (8.17%) Identity Access Management
9 28 (7.63%) ITIL
10 21 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 20 (5.45%) Deployment Automation
12 18 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (4.90%) Configuration Management
12 18 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 18 (4.90%) Project Management
12 18 (4.90%) Technical Leadership
13 16 (4.36%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (3.81%) Data Protection
15 13 (3.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 230 (62.67%) Bash Shell
1 230 (62.67%) Python
2 214 (58.31%) Perl
3 52 (14.17%) SQL
4 29 (7.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.27%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) Java
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) Ruby
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 269 (73.30%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (66.21%) CCNP
3 211 (57.49%) CCNA
4 29 (7.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.63%) CCIE
6 15 (4.09%) JNCIP
7 13 (3.54%) JNCIA
8 12 (3.27%) CCDP
9 11 (3.00%) CCSP
9 11 (3.00%) JNCIE
10 10 (2.72%) MCSE
11 9 (2.45%) Degree
11 9 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.91%) RHCE
13 6 (1.63%) CCIE Service Provider
13 6 (1.63%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (1.63%) GIAC
13 6 (1.63%) Master's Degree
13 6 (1.63%) VCP5
13 6 (1.63%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (57.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 205 (55.86%) ISO 9001
3 30 (8.17%) SLA
4 6 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) RMADS
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) GPG13
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (14.99%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.08%) XenApp
3 25 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (6.54%) XenDesktop
5 20 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (4.09%) vSphere
7 12 (3.27%) Docker
8 9 (2.45%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.91%) NFS
9 7 (1.91%) vCloud
10 4 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.54%) Firmware
12 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 206 (56.13%) Nagios
2 19 (5.18%) Puppet
3 18 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.81%) Kubernetes
5 11 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (3.00%) NetBackup
5 11 (3.00%) Terraform
6 10 (2.72%) RANCID
7 7 (1.91%) Cacti
8 6 (1.63%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.63%) Observium
9 4 (1.09%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.09%) WSUS
10 3 (0.82%) Ansible
10 3 (0.82%) Nessus
11 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.54%) SCOM
11 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 351 (95.64%) Cisco
2 246 (67.03%) Fortinet
3 158 (43.05%) Palo Alto
4 88 (23.98%) CheckPoint
5 57 (15.53%) Citrix
6 52 (14.17%) Juniper
6 52 (14.17%) Microsoft
7 34 (9.26%) VMware
8 32 (8.72%) Meraki
9 27 (7.36%) F5
10 24 (6.54%) Veeam
11 19 (5.18%) Oracle
12 15 (4.09%) HP
13 13 (3.54%) Huawei
14 11 (3.00%) arcserve
14 11 (3.00%) BT
14 11 (3.00%) CommVault
14 11 (3.00%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.00%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.72%) NetApp