Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 827 960 1039
Rank change year-on-year +133 +79 -123
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 199 155 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 0.90% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 155 124 156
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,300 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £66,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +8.43%

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 16,008 17,205 15,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 11.36% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12,180 13,458 12,874
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +7.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,075 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +140 181 £52,500 +10.53% 40
London +128 102 £55,000 -12.00% 9
UK excluding London +89 91 £45,000 +8.43% 33
Midlands +42 25 £42,500 +16.44% 7
South East +57 24 £57,500 +21.05% 11
North of England +48 18 £42,500 +6.25% 10
West Midlands +33 14 £49,362 -2.73% 4
East Midlands +21 11 £42,500 +41.67% 3
Yorkshire +52 10 £42,500 +6.92% 4
East of England +50 10 £42,500 +2.41% 2
Scotland +39 10 £60,000 - 2
North West +20 8 £55,500 +38.75% 5
South West +2 4 £40,000 -30.43% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 169 (84.92%) Firewall
2 146 (73.37%) Cisco
3 106 (53.27%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (32.66%) CCNP
5 62 (31.16%) WAN
6 60 (30.15%) CCNA
7 53 (26.63%) CheckPoint
8 50 (25.13%) LAN
8 50 (25.13%) VMware
8 50 (25.13%) Fortinet
9 48 (24.12%) BGP
9 48 (24.12%) Palo Alto
10 47 (23.62%) Network Security
11 46 (23.12%) Juniper
12 45 (22.61%) VPN
13 42 (21.11%) Cisco ASA
14 39 (19.60%) MPLS
14 39 (19.60%) OSPF
15 38 (19.10%) TCP/IP
15 38 (19.10%) F5
15 38 (19.10%) Office 365
16 35 (17.59%) Linux
16 35 (17.59%) Active Directory
16 35 (17.59%) Finance
17 33 (16.58%) Windows
18 32 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (15.08%) Azure
20 28 (14.07%) DHCP
20 28 (14.07%) DNS
21 27 (13.57%) Microsoft

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 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.52%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (6.53%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (19.10%) Office 365
2 30 (15.08%) Azure
3 12 (6.03%) AWS
4 10 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.02%) PaaS
6 5 (2.51%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.51%) G Suite
7 3 (1.51%) SaaS
8 2 (1.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.01%) IaaS
9 1 (0.50%) GCP
9 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (84.92%) Firewall
2 62 (31.16%) WAN
3 50 (25.13%) LAN
4 48 (24.12%) BGP
5 47 (23.62%) Network Security
6 45 (22.61%) VPN
7 42 (21.11%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (19.60%) MPLS
8 39 (19.60%) OSPF
9 38 (19.10%) TCP/IP
10 28 (14.07%) DHCP
10 28 (14.07%) DNS
11 21 (10.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (10.55%) IPsec
11 21 (10.55%) VoIP
12 20 (10.05%) Wireless
13 17 (8.54%) VLAN
14 15 (7.54%) Internet
15 14 (7.04%) FTP
15 14 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) Maltego
2 6 (3.02%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.01%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.03%) Burp Suite
1 10 (5.03%) Metasploit
2 6 (3.02%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (17.59%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.02%) Banking
4 3 (1.51%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (51.26%) Network Engineer
2 26 (13.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 22 (11.06%) Consultant
4 19 (9.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 17 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) Analyst
7 15 (7.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (7.54%) Security Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) Network Analyst
10 11 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Network Security Analyst
10 11 (5.53%) Security Analyst
10 11 (5.53%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 10 (5.03%) IT Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) IT Support
12 9 (4.52%) Core Network Engineer
12 9 (4.52%) Voice Engineer
12 9 (4.52%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) JSON
2 7 (3.52%) LDAP
2 7 (3.52%) SAML
2 7 (3.52%) XMPP
3 4 (2.01%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.01%) REST
4 2 (1.01%) SOAP
4 2 (1.01%) XML
5 1 (0.50%) COM
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.04%) CCTV
3 16 (8.04%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.01%) Social Media
8 3 (1.51%) iPad
8 3 (1.51%) iPhone
9 2 (1.01%) Clustering
9 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.01%) FMCG
9 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
10 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.50%) PDA
10 1 (0.50%) SCADA
10 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.59%) Linux
2 33 (16.58%) Windows
3 20 (10.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.53%) Windows 10
5 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.02%) CentOS
9 5 (2.51%) Unix
10 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.01%) Debian
11 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.57%) SIEM
2 26 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (11.06%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (10.55%) Technical Leadership
6 20 (10.05%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (9.05%) ITIL
7 18 (9.05%) Presales
8 16 (8.04%) Business Development
9 15 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.54%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (7.54%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (7.04%) Project Management
11 13 (6.53%) Project Delivery
11 13 (6.53%) Service Delivery
12 12 (6.03%) Asset Management
12 12 (6.03%) Computer Science
12 12 (6.03%) DevOps
12 12 (6.03%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.05%) Python
2 16 (8.04%) Bash Shell
3 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.03%) SQL
5 6 (3.02%) Perl
6 3 (1.51%) PHP
7 2 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (53.27%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (32.66%) CCNP
3 60 (30.15%) CCNA
4 27 (13.57%) Degree
5 15 (7.54%) CCIE
6 12 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (5.53%) CCSA
7 11 (5.53%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.03%) CISSP
8 10 (5.03%) JNCIP
8 10 (5.03%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.51%) CCDP
10 3 (1.51%) HND
10 3 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.51%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.51%) MCSA
10 3 (1.51%) MCSE
11 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.53%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.02%) SLA
4 7 (3.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (17.59%) Active Directory
2 32 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.55%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.53%) VMware NSX
5 9 (4.52%) Firmware
6 4 (2.01%) vCloud
6 4 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (11.06%) Nessus
2 11 (5.53%) Ansible
2 11 (5.53%) Cisco CME
2 11 (5.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (5.03%) Nmap
3 10 (5.03%) OpenVAS
3 10 (5.03%) Puppet
4 9 (4.52%) WSUS
5 8 (4.02%) Terraform
6 6 (3.02%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (3.02%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.01%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (1.01%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.01%) QRadar
9 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) RANCID
Vendors
1 146 (73.37%) Cisco
2 53 (26.63%) CheckPoint
3 50 (25.13%) Fortinet
3 50 (25.13%) VMware
4 48 (24.12%) Palo Alto
5 46 (23.12%) Juniper
6 38 (19.10%) F5
7 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
8 22 (11.06%) Aruba
8 22 (11.06%) HP
9 19 (9.55%) SolarWinds
10 18 (9.05%) Meraki
11 14 (7.04%) Avaya
12 12 (6.03%) Qualys
13 11 (5.53%) ProCurve
14 10 (5.03%) Centrify
15 9 (4.52%) Citrix
16 7 (3.52%) Huawei
16 7 (3.52%) Red Hat
16 7 (3.52%) Sophos