Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 771 929 1031
Rank change year-on-year +158 +102 -148
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 208 171 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 0.98% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 192 125 165
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +26.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,800 £37,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.63% - +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 15,391 17,458 17,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 11.78% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,848 13,613 13,680
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £83,750
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 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 14 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 28 March 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 +127 189 £50,000 -16.67% 41
UK excluding London +119 119 £46,250 -2.63% 35
London +140 83 £60,000 -11.76% 6
South East +89 43 £55,000 -2.22% 11
North of England +45 23 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Work from Home +12 19 £55,000 -12.00% 5
East of England +60 17 £50,000 +15.61% 7
Midlands +46 16 £34,023 -54.64% 5
Yorkshire +16 12 £42,500 -29.17% 4
North West +39 11 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Scotland - 11 £27,500 -
West Midlands +33 9 £34,023 -57.47% 5
South West +32 9 £40,000 -18.78% 4
East Midlands +31 7 £42,500 -9.57%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 173 (83.17%) Firewall
2 149 (71.63%) Cisco
3 94 (45.19%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (36.06%) WAN
5 71 (34.13%) Juniper
6 59 (28.37%) CCNP
7 58 (27.88%) CheckPoint
8 52 (25.00%) BGP
9 51 (24.52%) VMware
10 50 (24.04%) CCNA
11 49 (23.56%) LAN
11 49 (23.56%) Network Security
11 49 (23.56%) Palo Alto
12 48 (23.08%) VPN
13 47 (22.60%) OSPF
14 46 (22.12%) Fortinet
15 44 (21.15%) MPLS
16 43 (20.67%) Windows
17 42 (20.19%) Microsoft
18 36 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (16.83%) Cisco ASA
19 35 (16.83%) TCP/IP
19 35 (16.83%) Data Centre
20 31 (14.90%) Azure
20 31 (14.90%) Wireless
21 30 (14.42%) Finance
21 30 (14.42%) Active Directory
21 30 (14.42%) VoIP
22 29 (13.94%) Windows Server
23 28 (13.46%) 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 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.90%) Azure
2 28 (13.46%) Office 365
3 10 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (4.33%) SaaS
5 7 (3.37%) AWS
6 4 (1.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (1.44%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.48%) PaaS
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (83.17%) Firewall
2 75 (36.06%) WAN
3 52 (25.00%) BGP
4 49 (23.56%) LAN
4 49 (23.56%) Network Security
5 48 (23.08%) VPN
6 47 (22.60%) OSPF
7 44 (21.15%) MPLS
8 35 (16.83%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (16.83%) TCP/IP
9 31 (14.90%) Wireless
10 30 (14.42%) VoIP
11 25 (12.02%) VLAN
11 25 (12.02%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (10.10%) DNS
14 20 (9.62%) DHCP
15 17 (8.17%) IPsec
15 17 (8.17%) VPLS
15 17 (8.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) Maltego
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Burp Suite
1 6 (2.88%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 23 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.13%) Banking
4 6 (2.88%) Law
5 5 (2.40%) Retail
6 4 (1.92%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.96%) Electronics
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.96%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 118 (56.73%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 23 (11.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 23 (11.06%) Security Engineer
5 19 (9.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (8.65%) Consultant
7 16 (7.69%) Analyst
7 16 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (7.21%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (6.25%) IT Support
9 13 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.29%) Network Consultant
10 11 (5.29%) Security Consultant
10 11 (5.29%) Server Engineer
10 11 (5.29%) WAN Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Core Network Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) NOC Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Voice Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.40%) 802.1X
1 5 (2.40%) CSS
1 5 (2.40%) XMPP
2 3 (1.44%) LDAP
3 2 (0.96%) .NET
3 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.83%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.06%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (7.21%) CCTV
4 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.37%) Replication
6 6 (2.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.92%) FMCG
7 4 (1.92%) iPad
7 4 (1.92%) iPhone
8 3 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.96%) Clustering
9 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.96%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.96%) Social Media
9 2 (0.96%) Wiki
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.67%) Windows
2 29 (13.94%) Windows Server
3 27 (12.98%) Linux
4 17 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.77%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.40%) CentOS
10 2 (0.96%) Debian
10 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.96%) Unix
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (11.06%) Presales
4 22 (10.58%) SIEM
5 17 (8.17%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.25%) Change Management
7 13 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (5.77%) Computer Science
8 12 (5.77%) Project Management
9 11 (5.29%) DevOps
9 11 (5.29%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.81%) ITIL
10 10 (4.81%) Load Balancing
10 10 (4.81%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.81%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.81%) Technical Leadership
11 9 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.69%) Python
2 14 (6.73%) SQL
3 7 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.40%) Perl
6 3 (1.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (45.19%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (28.37%) CCNP
3 50 (24.04%) CCNA
4 28 (13.46%) Degree
5 13 (6.25%) JNCIP
6 12 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (4.81%) CCIE
8 9 (4.33%) MCSE
8 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.37%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.88%) CISSP
10 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.40%) CEH
11 5 (2.40%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (2.40%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.92%) CCDP
13 3 (1.44%) CCDA
13 3 (1.44%) CCIP
13 3 (1.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.29%) SLA
4 5 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.96%) GDPR
5 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 36 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (14.42%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.77%) VMware NSX
5 5 (2.40%) Firmware
5 5 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.92%) vCloud
7 2 (0.96%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.77%) Cisco CME
3 11 (5.29%) Ansible
4 9 (4.33%) Nessus
5 7 (3.37%) WSUS
6 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (2.88%) Nmap
6 6 (2.88%) OpenVAS
6 6 (2.88%) SCCM
7 5 (2.40%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (1.92%) Puppet
9 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Nagios
9 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.48%) RANCID
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 149 (71.63%) Cisco
2 71 (34.13%) Juniper
3 58 (27.88%) CheckPoint
4 51 (24.52%) VMware
5 49 (23.56%) Palo Alto
6 46 (22.12%) Fortinet
7 42 (20.19%) Microsoft
8 27 (12.98%) Aruba
9 25 (12.02%) Meraki
10 24 (11.54%) F5
11 21 (10.10%) HP
12 18 (8.65%) SolarWinds
13 15 (7.21%) Avaya
14 13 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
15 11 (5.29%) Sophos
16 10 (4.81%) IronPort
16 10 (4.81%) Mitel
17 9 (4.33%) Huawei
17 9 (4.33%) ProCurve
18 8 (3.85%) Infoblox