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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 942 830 691
Rank change year-on-year -112 -139 -23
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 320 155 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.98% 0.85% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 289 126 141
10th Percentile £28,750 £36,250 £30,782
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £68,250 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -14.69%

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 32,622 18,318 11,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.04% 17.00% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14,248 12,561 9,232
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.00% +7.76%
75th Percentile £85,313 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 16 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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -113 246 £55,000 -8.33% 32
UK excluding London -67 171 £52,500 +10.53% 25
Work from Home -179 142 £56,150 +12.30% 10
London -192 78 £60,500 -6.92% 6
South East -42 48 £75,000 +11.11% 7
North of England -77 47 £50,000 +11.73% 12
East of England -67 31 £50,000 -33.33% 1
North West -70 28 £50,000 +16.96% 4
Midlands -42 21 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire -47 18 £47,500 -20.83% 8
West Midlands -45 16 £55,000 -13.73% 2
South West -28 15 £52,500 +20.00%
Scotland -69 6 £49,750 +24.38%
Wales -39 2 £38,750 +3.33%
North East -16 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 225 (70.31%) Firewall
2 217 (67.81%) Cisco
3 137 (42.81%) WAN
4 125 (39.06%) Fortinet
5 124 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
6 114 (35.63%) LAN
7 109 (34.06%) Microsoft
8 94 (29.38%) Windows
9 87 (27.19%) Microsoft 365
10 86 (26.88%) Cisco ASA
10 86 (26.88%) CCNP
11 79 (24.69%) SD-WAN
12 77 (24.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 77 (24.06%) Active Directory
13 75 (23.44%) Azure
14 73 (22.81%) Windows Server
14 73 (22.81%) VMware
15 71 (22.19%) Presales
16 69 (21.56%) Social Skills
17 65 (20.31%) CheckPoint
18 60 (18.75%) Wireless
18 60 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
18 60 (18.75%) Data Centre
19 59 (18.44%) F5
19 59 (18.44%) Service Delivery
20 57 (17.81%) Palo Alto
21 55 (17.19%) Incident Management
22 51 (15.94%) Security Cleared
23 48 (15.00%) Documentation Skills
23 48 (15.00%) Meraki

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 34 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.88%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.13%) Confluence
6 2 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 87 (27.19%) Microsoft 365
2 75 (23.44%) Azure
3 28 (8.75%) AWS
4 19 (5.94%) IaaS
5 17 (5.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (4.69%) PaaS
7 12 (3.75%) Power Platform
8 11 (3.44%) OneDrive
9 10 (3.13%) SaaS
10 9 (2.81%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (2.81%) Azure Pipelines
11 5 (1.56%) Google Workspace
11 5 (1.56%) Rubrik
12 4 (1.25%) Akamai
12 4 (1.25%) Azure Sentinel
12 4 (1.25%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.94%) GCP
13 3 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 225 (70.31%) Firewall
2 137 (42.81%) WAN
3 114 (35.63%) LAN
4 86 (26.88%) Cisco ASA
5 79 (24.69%) SD-WAN
6 77 (24.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 60 (18.75%) Wireless
8 43 (13.44%) Cisco Firepower
8 43 (13.44%) Network Security
9 38 (11.88%) TCP/IP
9 38 (11.88%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (10.63%) BGP
11 33 (10.31%) Cisco ISE
11 33 (10.31%) OSPF
12 31 (9.69%) MPLS
13 28 (8.75%) NetScaler
14 26 (8.13%) VPN
15 23 (7.19%) DNS
16 22 (6.88%) DHCP
16 22 (6.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.81%) Power BI
2 8 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.69%) Burp Suite
1 15 (4.69%) Log4j
2 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (21.56%) Social Skills
2 48 (15.00%) Documentation Skills
3 27 (8.44%) Finance
4 7 (2.19%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.56%) Legal
6 4 (1.25%) Law
7 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) French Language
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (0.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.31%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (22.81%) Network Engineer
2 49 (15.31%) Architect
3 31 (9.69%) Network Specialist
4 30 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (8.75%) Cisco Engineer
6 26 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (7.50%) Network Architect
7 24 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 23 (7.19%) IT Engineer
9 22 (6.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 21 (6.56%) IT Support
11 20 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 20 (6.25%) Security Architect
11 20 (6.25%) Security Engineer
12 16 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 15 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
14 14 (4.38%) Analyst
14 14 (4.38%) Cisco Architect
14 14 (4.38%) Cisco Security Architect
14 14 (4.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.31%) JSON
2 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.63%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.31%) COM
3 1 (0.31%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.69%) Public Cloud
3 17 (5.31%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (3.13%) Clustering
5 10 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.19%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.19%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.19%) EPoS
6 7 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.25%) CCTV
7 4 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.25%) iPad
7 4 (1.25%) Media Streaming
7 4 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.94%) PKI
9 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 94 (29.38%) Windows
2 73 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 45 (14.06%) Linux
4 14 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.06%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (1.56%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.25%) Android
9 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.94%) Unix
11 2 (0.63%) VMS
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.19%) Presales
2 60 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (18.44%) Service Delivery
4 55 (17.19%) Incident Management
5 46 (14.38%) ITIL
6 44 (13.75%) Information Security
7 42 (13.13%) Change Management
8 36 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 36 (11.25%) SIEM
9 34 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (9.38%) Load Balancing
11 29 (9.06%) Project Delivery
11 29 (9.06%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (8.75%) Migration
13 24 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
14 23 (7.19%) Line Management
15 22 (6.88%) Network Virtualisation
16 21 (6.56%) Data Protection
17 20 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
17 20 (6.25%) SOAR
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.31%) PowerShell
2 29 (9.06%) Python
3 23 (7.19%) SQL
4 9 (2.81%) C
5 6 (1.88%) Perl
6 3 (0.94%) Bash
Qualifications
1 124 (38.75%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (26.88%) CCNP
3 51 (15.94%) Security Cleared
4 45 (14.06%) SC Cleared
5 44 (13.75%) CCNA
6 35 (10.94%) CCIE
7 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.13%) MCSE
9 9 (2.81%) Degree
10 8 (2.50%) CCIE Security
10 8 (2.50%) MCP
11 4 (1.25%) CEH
11 4 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.94%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.63%) CCSP
13 2 (0.63%) CISSP
13 2 (0.63%) MCITP
13 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.81%) SLA
2 22 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.94%) NIST
4 18 (5.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (5.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 16 (5.00%) GDPR
6 15 (4.69%) GRC
7 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (24.06%) Active Directory
2 41 (12.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.75%) VMware NSX
5 9 (2.81%) Docker
6 8 (2.50%) XenApp
6 8 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (1.88%) vSphere
9 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.94%) Firmware
11 2 (0.63%) NFS
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (5.63%) Terraform
3 15 (4.69%) Nessus
3 15 (4.69%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 14 (4.38%) SCCM
5 12 (3.75%) Kubernetes
6 11 (3.44%) Ansible
7 9 (2.81%) WSUS
8 7 (2.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.19%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.31%) Autotask
11 1 (0.31%) Malwarebytes
11 1 (0.31%) Puppet
11 1 (0.31%) SCOM
11 1 (0.31%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 217 (67.81%) Cisco
2 125 (39.06%) Fortinet
3 109 (34.06%) Microsoft
4 73 (22.81%) VMware
5 65 (20.31%) CheckPoint
6 59 (18.44%) F5
7 57 (17.81%) Palo Alto
8 48 (15.00%) Meraki
9 43 (13.44%) HP
10 25 (7.81%) CrowdStrike
10 25 (7.81%) Veeam
11 24 (7.50%) Juniper
12 22 (6.88%) Aruba
12 22 (6.88%) Ubiquiti
13 21 (6.56%) Forcepoint
13 21 (6.56%) Sophos
14 20 (6.25%) WatchGuard
15 19 (5.94%) Okta
15 19 (5.94%) Zscaler
16 17 (5.31%) Citrix