Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 695 985 977
Rank change year-on-year +290 -8 -5
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 394 169 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.23% 0.95% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 177 134 213
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,750 £28,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +13.10%

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 17,669 17,841 16,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.95% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13,447 14,070 13,260
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +296 378 £55,000 +22.22% 28
UK excluding London +250 281 £50,000 +25.00% 16
North of England +198 199 £51,000 +30.77% 4
Yorkshire +165 181 £52,500 +32.08% 2
London +116 108 £60,000 -4.00% 12
Midlands +55 38 £42,500 +30.77% 2
South East +47 27 £55,000 -12.00% 9
West Midlands +61 25 £49,362 -2.73% 1
North West +15 18 £51,000 +30.77% 2
East Midlands +30 13 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Scotland +20 9 £45,000 -
East of England +61 7 £42,500 +46.55%
South West +1 1 £45,000 -30.77% 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 350 (88.83%) Firewall
2 336 (85.28%) Cisco
3 297 (75.38%) Cisco Certification
4 248 (62.94%) CCNP
5 235 (59.64%) Fortinet
6 228 (57.87%) CCNA
6 228 (57.87%) BGP
7 222 (56.35%) Cisco ASA
8 221 (56.09%) Network Security
9 217 (55.08%) MPLS
10 214 (54.31%) WAN
11 204 (51.78%) VPN
12 201 (51.02%) Linux
13 198 (50.25%) OSPF
14 191 (48.48%) DNS
14 191 (48.48%) Palo Alto
15 189 (47.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 184 (46.70%) Service Delivery
17 182 (46.19%) Python
18 180 (45.69%) IPsec
19 176 (44.67%) Cisco Nexus
20 171 (43.40%) Bash Shell
20 171 (43.40%) Product Management
21 170 (43.15%) Change Control
21 170 (43.15%) Management Information System
21 170 (43.15%) ISO 9001
22 168 (42.64%) Unix
22 168 (42.64%) NetScaler
23 162 (41.12%) Network Management
23 162 (41.12%) Perl

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 11 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.54%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.28%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.51%) Apache
5 2 (0.51%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.15%) Office 365
2 38 (9.64%) Azure
3 23 (5.84%) AWS
4 9 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.78%) PaaS
5 7 (1.78%) SaaS
6 3 (0.76%) G Suite
6 3 (0.76%) IaaS
6 3 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.25%) GCP
8 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.25%) Serverless
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 350 (88.83%) Firewall
2 228 (57.87%) BGP
3 222 (56.35%) Cisco ASA
4 221 (56.09%) Network Security
5 217 (55.08%) MPLS
6 214 (54.31%) WAN
7 204 (51.78%) VPN
8 198 (50.25%) OSPF
9 191 (48.48%) DNS
10 180 (45.69%) IPsec
11 176 (44.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 168 (42.64%) NetScaler
13 154 (39.09%) Broadband
13 154 (39.09%) RIP
14 152 (38.58%) ADSL
14 152 (38.58%) SMTP
15 50 (12.69%) LAN
16 38 (9.64%) DHCP
17 34 (8.63%) TCP/IP
18 20 (5.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.54%) Maltego
2 7 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Burp Suite
1 10 (2.54%) Metasploit
2 8 (2.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 111 (28.17%) Telecoms
2 63 (15.99%) Finance
3 11 (2.79%) Banking
4 5 (1.27%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.27%) Retail
5 4 (1.02%) Local Government
6 3 (0.76%) Games
6 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Law
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 252 (63.96%) Network Engineer
2 157 (39.85%) Security Engineer
3 146 (37.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 125 (31.73%) Cisco Engineer
5 122 (30.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 117 (29.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 24 (6.09%) Consultant
8 18 (4.57%) Analyst
9 17 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (4.31%) Network Analyst
9 17 (4.31%) Network Specialist
9 17 (4.31%) Support Engineer
10 16 (4.06%) Network Security Analyst
10 16 (4.06%) Security Analyst
11 15 (3.81%) Security Consultant
12 14 (3.55%) Firewall Engineer
12 14 (3.55%) Network Support
12 14 (3.55%) Switch Engineer
13 12 (3.05%) Senior Network Engineer
14 11 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.30%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.79%) LDAP
3 9 (2.28%) JSON
4 8 (2.03%) SAML
5 7 (1.78%) XMPP
6 2 (0.51%) REST
6 2 (0.51%) SOAP
6 2 (0.51%) XML
7 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.25%) COM
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 170 (43.15%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.79%) CCTV
5 11 (2.79%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.54%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 10 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.78%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.02%) Social Media
9 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.25%) PKI
11 1 (0.25%) Replication
11 1 (0.25%) SCADA
11 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.25%) User Experience
11 1 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 201 (51.02%) Linux
2 168 (42.64%) Unix
3 38 (9.64%) Windows
4 19 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.28%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.03%) CatOS
8 7 (1.78%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.02%) CentOS
11 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (46.70%) Service Delivery
2 171 (43.40%) Product Management
3 170 (43.15%) Change Control
4 162 (41.12%) Network Design
4 162 (41.12%) Network Management
5 39 (9.90%) SIEM
6 31 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (7.87%) Technical Leadership
7 30 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (7.11%) ITIL
9 24 (6.09%) DevOps
10 23 (5.84%) Project Delivery
11 22 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (5.08%) Incident Management
13 19 (4.82%) Information Security
14 18 (4.57%) Load Balancing
14 18 (4.57%) Project Management
15 17 (4.31%) Business Development
15 17 (4.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 182 (46.19%) Python
2 171 (43.40%) Bash Shell
3 162 (41.12%) Perl
4 16 (4.06%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.55%) SQL
6 3 (0.76%) Ruby
7 2 (0.51%) PHP
7 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.25%) C
8 1 (0.25%) C++
8 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 297 (75.38%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (62.94%) CCNP
3 228 (57.87%) CCNA
4 29 (7.36%) CCIE
5 23 (5.84%) Degree
6 16 (4.06%) CCSA
7 15 (3.81%) JNCIP
8 12 (3.05%) CCDP
8 12 (3.05%) JNCIA
8 12 (3.05%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.79%) CISSP
10 10 (2.54%) CCIE Service Provider
11 9 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (2.28%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.03%) CCSP
12 8 (2.03%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.02%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.76%) HND
14 3 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (47.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 170 (43.15%) ISO 9001
3 13 (3.30%) SLA
4 12 (3.05%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.27%) GDPR
7 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 42 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.54%) Firmware
5 9 (2.28%) VMware NSX
6 8 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.76%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.76%) XenApp
8 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.51%) Docker
9 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.51%) vCloud
9 2 (0.51%) vSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 152 (38.58%) Nagios
2 29 (7.36%) Nessus
3 12 (3.05%) Ansible
4 11 (2.79%) Puppet
5 10 (2.54%) Nmap
5 10 (2.54%) OpenVAS
6 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (2.28%) RANCID
6 9 (2.28%) Terraform
7 8 (2.03%) Cisco CME
7 8 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (1.78%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.78%) WSUS
9 3 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.51%) Plesk
10 2 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 336 (85.28%) Cisco
2 235 (59.64%) Fortinet
3 191 (48.48%) Palo Alto
4 76 (19.29%) CheckPoint
5 57 (14.47%) Juniper
6 50 (12.69%) F5
7 46 (11.68%) VMware
8 30 (7.61%) Microsoft
9 28 (7.11%) Meraki
10 27 (6.85%) HP
11 21 (5.33%) SolarWinds
12 20 (5.08%) Aruba
13 17 (4.31%) Citrix
13 17 (4.31%) Qualys
14 16 (4.06%) Blue Coat
14 16 (4.06%) ProCurve
15 13 (3.30%) Arista
16 12 (3.05%) Huawei
16 12 (3.05%) Red Hat
17 10 (2.54%) Radware