Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 720 797 889
Rank change year-on-year +77 +92 +126
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 129 208 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 1.40% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 113 180 121
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%

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 13,432 14,886 17,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.28% 13.11% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10,743 11,744 13,964
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,754 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 2021. 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 +47 104 £51,250 +2.50% 31
UK excluding London +58 82 £45,000 - 22
North of England +68 49 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West +58 34 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Work from Home -103 31 £50,000 - 7
London +68 22 £60,000 - 13
South West +17 18 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +17 15 £60,000 +41.18% 3
South East +45 10 £68,000 +23.64% 3
Midlands +23 6 £62,500 +83.70% 6
West Midlands +22 5 £75,000 +120.44% 6
East Midlands +24 4 £75,000 +106.90%
East of England +40 3 £75,000 +50.00%
Wales - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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.

1 112 (86.82%) Cisco
2 104 (80.62%) Firewall
3 62 (48.06%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (40.31%) CCNP
5 48 (37.21%) WAN
6 43 (33.33%) LAN
7 40 (31.01%) TCP/IP
8 39 (30.23%) Windows
9 38 (29.46%) Juniper
10 37 (28.68%) VPN
11 36 (27.91%) VMware
12 35 (27.13%) Fortinet
13 33 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (24.03%) OSPF
15 30 (23.26%) BGP
15 30 (23.26%) Network Design
16 29 (22.48%) Wireless
16 29 (22.48%) Python
16 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
17 28 (21.71%) CheckPoint
17 28 (21.71%) Azure
17 28 (21.71%) Windows Server
18 27 (20.93%) Palo Alto
18 27 (20.93%) Data Centre
19 26 (20.16%) Capacity Planning
20 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
20 25 (19.38%) MPLS
21 23 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
22 22 (17.05%) Network Security
22 22 (17.05%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 3 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.71%) Azure
2 13 (10.08%) AWS
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (6.20%) IaaS
4 4 (3.10%) PaaS
5 3 (2.33%) GCP
6 2 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.55%) SaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Direct Connect
7 1 (0.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.78%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.78%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 104 (80.62%) Firewall
2 48 (37.21%) WAN
3 43 (33.33%) LAN
4 40 (31.01%) TCP/IP
5 37 (28.68%) VPN
6 31 (24.03%) OSPF
7 30 (23.26%) BGP
8 29 (22.48%) Wireless
9 25 (19.38%) MPLS
10 23 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (17.05%) Network Security
12 20 (15.50%) SAN
13 18 (13.95%) Cisco Firepower
13 18 (13.95%) VLAN
14 17 (13.18%) VoIP
15 16 (12.40%) DNS
15 16 (12.40%) IPsec
16 15 (11.63%) DHCP
16 15 (11.63%) SD-WAN
17 13 (10.08%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
1 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (14.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.88%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.10%) Billing
3 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Finance
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (54.26%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Architect
3 14 (10.85%) Network Architect
4 13 (10.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (6.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.65%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 5 (3.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.88%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Network Design Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) IT Support
11 4 (3.10%) IT Technician
11 4 (3.10%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) JSON
2 5 (3.88%) LDAP
3 4 (3.10%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.55%) OAuth
4 2 (1.55%) OAuth2
4 2 (1.55%) SAML
5 1 (0.78%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) Django
5 1 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.08%) IPTV
2 13 (10.08%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.88%) iPad
4 5 (3.88%) iPhone
5 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.10%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) Windows
2 28 (21.71%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.18%) Linux
4 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (7.75%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.98%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.88%) Android
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (2.33%) Unix
10 1 (0.78%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.78%) Debian
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) Network Design
2 26 (20.16%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (13.18%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (10.85%) Customer Requirements
6 13 (10.08%) ITIL
7 12 (9.30%) Change Management
8 11 (8.53%) Presales
9 9 (6.98%) Proactive Monitoring
9 9 (6.98%) Project Delivery
10 8 (6.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 8 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.20%) Project Management
10 8 (6.20%) Security Architecture
10 8 (6.20%) Service Management
10 8 (6.20%) Threat Management
10 8 (6.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 8 (6.20%) Web Filtering
11 7 (5.43%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.48%) Python
2 16 (12.40%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.98%) Bash Shell
3 9 (6.98%) PHP
4 6 (4.65%) C
5 5 (3.88%) SQL
6 4 (3.10%) Tcl
7 1 (0.78%) Go
7 1 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (48.06%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (40.31%) CCNP
3 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 21 (16.28%) Security Cleared
4 20 (15.50%) CCNA
5 17 (13.18%) JNCIP
6 14 (10.85%) CCDP
7 11 (8.53%) Degree
8 8 (6.20%) DBS Check
9 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.33%) CCIE
11 2 (1.55%) CCIP
11 2 (1.55%) CCSA
11 2 (1.55%) CCSE
11 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.55%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.55%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.55%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.55%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (7.75%) SLA
4 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
5 4 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 33 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (19.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.30%) VMware NSX
5 8 (6.20%) FreeRADIUS
6 7 (5.43%) vSphere
7 6 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (3.10%) XenApp
8 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.33%) Shibboleth
10 2 (1.55%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 2 (1.55%) Docker
10 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.78%) Firmware
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.78%) pfSense
11 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.63%) Ansible
2 13 (10.08%) Terraform
3 12 (9.30%) SCCM
4 5 (3.88%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (3.10%) NetVault Backup
5 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.10%) XenMobile
6 3 (2.33%) Nagios
7 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.55%) Nessus
7 2 (1.55%) Puppet
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.78%) Kibana
8 1 (0.78%) logstash
8 1 (0.78%) Observium
8 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.78%) SCOM
8 1 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 112 (86.82%) Cisco
2 38 (29.46%) Juniper
3 36 (27.91%) VMware
4 35 (27.13%) Fortinet
5 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
6 28 (21.71%) CheckPoint
7 27 (20.93%) Palo Alto
8 21 (16.28%) Aruba
8 21 (16.28%) HP
9 17 (13.18%) SolarWinds
10 15 (11.63%) Dell
10 15 (11.63%) F5
11 13 (10.08%) CA
12 10 (7.75%) NetApp
13 9 (6.98%) Sophos
14 8 (6.20%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (6.20%) EMC
15 6 (4.65%) Citrix
15 6 (4.65%) Veeam
16 5 (3.88%) Proofpoint