Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 610 671 1007
Rank change year-on-year +61 +336 -44
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 67 454 169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.33% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 2.56% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67 180 147
Median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,250 £37,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £49,362 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.84% +23.41% -15.79%

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 7,987 17,707 17,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.26% 12.96% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,572 13,370 13,855
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,855 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 +42 62 £45,000 -18.18% 19
UK excluding London +45 54 £45,000 -8.84% 16
North of England -37 20 £45,000 -11.76% 8
North West +120 18 £45,000 -11.76% 7
Midlands +106 18 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands +107 17 £50,000 +1.29% 2
Work from Home +31 14 £50,000 -7.41% 2
London +189 11 £45,000 -25.00% 2
South West +137 9 £43,500 -3.33% 2
South East +207 4 £72,500 +31.82% 4
Scotland +92 4 £31,000 -40.95%
Yorkshire -72 2 £47,000 -10.48% 1
East Midlands +81 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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 59 (88.06%) Cisco
2 54 (80.60%) Firewall
3 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (58.21%) VPN
5 38 (56.72%) WAN
6 35 (52.24%) CCNP
7 34 (50.75%) Wireless
8 30 (44.78%) CheckPoint
9 28 (41.79%) CCNA
9 28 (41.79%) LAN
10 26 (38.81%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (37.31%) Palo Alto
12 21 (31.34%) VLAN
13 20 (29.85%) Windows
13 20 (29.85%) Network Security
14 19 (28.36%) Fortinet
15 18 (26.87%) MPLS
15 18 (26.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 17 (25.37%) OSPF
16 17 (25.37%) VMware
17 16 (23.88%) Juniper
18 15 (22.39%) EIGRP
19 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
19 14 (20.90%) Windows Server
20 13 (19.40%) Spanning Tree
20 13 (19.40%) VPLS
21 12 (17.91%) Azure
21 12 (17.91%) Aruba
22 11 (16.42%) F5
23 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Office 365
3 5 (7.46%) AWS
4 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.49%) IaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (80.60%) Firewall
2 39 (58.21%) VPN
3 38 (56.72%) WAN
4 34 (50.75%) Wireless
5 28 (41.79%) LAN
6 26 (38.81%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (31.34%) VLAN
8 20 (29.85%) Network Security
9 18 (26.87%) MPLS
10 17 (25.37%) OSPF
11 15 (22.39%) EIGRP
12 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
13 13 (19.40%) Spanning Tree
13 13 (19.40%) VPLS
14 10 (14.93%) DNS
15 9 (13.43%) Cisco Firepower
15 9 (13.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (11.94%) Cisco ISE
16 8 (11.94%) SAN
16 8 (11.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (2.99%) Banking
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
1 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
1 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Support Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Security Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Network Support
5 8 (11.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Voice Network Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Voice Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Support
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) XMPP
2 3 (4.48%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.99%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) IPTV
3 1 (1.49%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 14 (20.90%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
6 1 (1.49%) Unix
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (13.43%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (11.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
4 8 (11.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 8 (11.94%) Web Filtering
5 7 (10.45%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.45%) Threat Management
6 6 (8.96%) ITSM
7 5 (7.46%) Network Design
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL
9 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.48%) Presales
10 2 (2.99%) Change Management
10 2 (2.99%) Information Security
10 2 (2.99%) Migration
10 2 (2.99%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (52.24%) CCNP
3 28 (41.79%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) DBS Check
4 7 (10.45%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.97%) CCIE
6 2 (2.99%) ACCA
6 2 (2.99%) ACSA
6 2 (2.99%) ACSP
6 2 (2.99%) CCDP
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCSE
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.49%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (1.49%) CCMSE
7 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.97%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) pfSense
5 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.48%) SCCM
4 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.49%) CASB
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.49%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.49%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.49%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.49%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (1.49%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 59 (88.06%) Cisco
2 30 (44.78%) CheckPoint
3 25 (37.31%) Palo Alto
4 19 (28.36%) Fortinet
5 17 (25.37%) VMware
6 16 (23.88%) Juniper
7 12 (17.91%) Aruba
8 11 (16.42%) F5
9 9 (13.43%) HP
9 9 (13.43%) Meraki
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.94%) SolarWinds
11 6 (8.96%) Avaya
11 6 (8.96%) ServiceNow
12 5 (7.46%) Citrix
12 5 (7.46%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (5.97%) Veeam
14 3 (4.48%) Symantec
15 2 (2.99%) Dell
15 2 (2.99%) Sophos