Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 998 899 1050
Rank change year-on-year -99 +151 +104
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 182 318 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 2.01% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 148 274 210
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% -9.00%
10th Percentile £30,875 £24,150 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -15.00%

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 17,960 15,827 17,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.26% 8.93% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,210 12,763 14,498
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -101 178 £50,000 +5.26% 18
UK excluding London -77 116 £47,500 - 9
London -37 66 £53,750 +19.44% 9
South East -42 37 £52,500 -4.55% 2
North of England -48 27 £46,500 +3.33% 4
East of England +20 26 £60,000 +41.18% 1
North West -12 19 £43,750 -2.78% 3
South West +3 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Midlands +2 11 £31,250 -43.18% 2
Yorkshire -1 8 £46,500 -15.45%
West Midlands +17 5 £41,500 -24.55% 2
East Midlands +13 5 £30,000 -14.29%
Scotland -14 4 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 156 (85.71%) Firewall
2 136 (74.73%) Cisco
3 100 (54.95%) Windows
4 68 (37.36%) VPN
5 67 (36.81%) Microsoft
6 63 (34.62%) WAN
7 62 (34.07%) LAN
7 62 (34.07%) Active Directory
8 58 (31.87%) Linux
9 57 (31.32%) Juniper
9 57 (31.32%) VMware
9 57 (31.32%) Data Centre
10 56 (30.77%) Citrix
11 53 (29.12%) CheckPoint
12 52 (28.57%) Windows Server
13 50 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
14 49 (26.92%) CCNP
14 49 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (23.63%) Network Security
16 43 (23.63%) Office 365
17 42 (23.08%) Hyper-V
18 39 (21.43%) Palo Alto
18 39 (21.43%) DNS
19 36 (19.78%) BGP
19 36 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (19.78%) Problem-Solving
20 33 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
21 32 (17.58%) ITIL
21 32 (17.58%) SQL Server

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 25 (13.74%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.09%) IIS
3 19 (10.44%) Skype for Business
4 12 (6.59%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.04%) Apache
5 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.49%) JBoss
7 5 (2.75%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.10%) CMS
9 2 (1.10%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Acrobat
1 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.55%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.10%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (23.63%) Office 365
2 36 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (5.49%) SaaS
6 8 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (3.85%) IaaS
8 6 (3.30%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.20%) PaaS
10 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.10%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 156 (85.71%) Firewall
2 68 (37.36%) VPN
3 63 (34.62%) WAN
4 62 (34.07%) LAN
5 49 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (23.63%) Network Security
7 39 (21.43%) DNS
8 36 (19.78%) BGP
9 31 (17.03%) SAN
10 30 (16.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (16.48%) OSPF
11 29 (15.93%) Wi-Fi
12 28 (15.38%) DHCP
13 25 (13.74%) IPsec
14 24 (13.19%) TCP/IP
15 23 (12.64%) NetScaler
16 22 (12.09%) MPLS
17 21 (11.54%) VoIP
18 19 (10.44%) IP Telephony
19 18 (9.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) Blockchain
2 8 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.75%) Big Data
3 5 (2.75%) MySQL
4 3 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) DTS
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.40%) Maven
3 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.55%) GDB
4 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.55%) sqlmap
General
1 24 (13.19%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Retail
3 12 (6.59%) Advertising
4 11 (6.04%) Marketing
5 8 (4.40%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (32.97%) Network Engineer
2 30 (16.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (15.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (14.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (13.19%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (12.09%) Architect
7 19 (10.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 19 (10.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (9.89%) Consultant
9 15 (8.24%) Team Leader
10 13 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (6.59%) Juniper Engineer
12 10 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) IT Support
14 8 (4.40%) Blockchain Architect
14 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 8 (4.40%) Operational Security Manager
14 8 (4.40%) Security Operations Manager
14 8 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) LDAP
2 9 (4.95%) 802.1X
3 8 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (2.75%) SAML
5 4 (2.20%) OAuth
6 3 (1.65%) OpenID
6 3 (1.65%) SailPoint
7 2 (1.10%) JSON
7 2 (1.10%) Web Services
8 1 (0.55%) .NET
8 1 (0.55%) Java EE
8 1 (0.55%) Middleware
8 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 57 (31.32%) Data Centre
2 24 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.69%) Private Cloud
5 13 (7.14%) Replication
6 8 (4.40%) Bitcoin
7 6 (3.30%) Clustering
7 6 (3.30%) NHS
8 5 (2.75%) Apple TV
8 5 (2.75%) Fintech
8 5 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.75%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.75%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (2.20%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.65%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.10%) PKI
11 2 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (54.95%) Windows
2 58 (31.87%) Linux
3 52 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 33 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.34%) Unix
5 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.49%) CentOS
7 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.30%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.30%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.75%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.65%) AIX
11 3 (1.65%) Android
11 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.10%) Debian
12 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.78%) Problem-Solving
2 32 (17.58%) ITIL
3 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.54%) Project Management
4 18 (9.89%) Information Security
5 15 (8.24%) High Availability
5 15 (8.24%) Migration
6 14 (7.69%) Network Design
7 13 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 13 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 12 (6.59%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (6.59%) DevOps
9 11 (6.04%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (5.49%) Open Source
11 9 (4.95%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.95%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.95%) Security Architecture
11 9 (4.95%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.38%) SQL
2 9 (4.95%) Python
3 7 (3.85%) C
4 4 (2.20%) Perl
4 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.65%) Ruby
6 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.55%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (27.47%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (26.92%) CCNP
3 22 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (11.54%) MCSE
5 20 (10.99%) CCNA
6 13 (7.14%) CCIE
6 13 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (6.59%) JNCIP
8 7 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.30%) CCIE Security
9 6 (3.30%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.75%) Degree
11 4 (2.20%) CCSA
11 4 (2.20%) CCSE
11 4 (2.20%) MCSA
11 4 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.65%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.10%) CCDP
14 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) PCI DSS
2 12 (6.59%) SLA
3 6 (3.30%) PMBOK
3 6 (3.30%) PMO
4 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.20%) QA
5 2 (1.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 62 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 45 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.89%) XenApp
5 13 (7.14%) Snort
6 11 (6.04%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (5.49%) Docker
7 10 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (4.40%) Firmware
9 5 (2.75%) NFS
9 5 (2.75%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.75%) vCloud
9 5 (2.75%) vSphere
10 4 (2.20%) pfSense
10 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.20%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.65%) Squid
11 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (12.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.95%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (4.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (4.40%) OSSEC
4 6 (3.30%) Nagios
4 6 (3.30%) Puppet
4 6 (3.30%) SCCM
5 5 (2.75%) Snorby
5 5 (2.75%) Suricata
6 4 (2.20%) Ansible
6 4 (2.20%) Cacti
6 4 (2.20%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.20%) Observium
6 4 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.65%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.65%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 136 (74.73%) Cisco
2 67 (36.81%) Microsoft
3 57 (31.32%) Juniper
3 57 (31.32%) VMware
4 56 (30.77%) Citrix
5 53 (29.12%) CheckPoint
6 39 (21.43%) Palo Alto
7 27 (14.84%) Meraki
8 26 (14.29%) F5
8 26 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 23 (12.64%) HP
10 20 (10.99%) Dell
11 19 (10.44%) Google
11 19 (10.44%) SolarWinds
12 18 (9.89%) Veeam
13 12 (6.59%) Apple
13 12 (6.59%) Red Hat
14 11 (6.04%) IBM
14 11 (6.04%) NetApp
14 11 (6.04%) SonicWALL