Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 982 952 963
Rank change year-on-year -30 +11 +180
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 170 249 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.98% 1.58% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 137 215 214
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% -9.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £58,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.89% +5.56% -8.16%

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 17,309 15,717 17,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.58% 9.02% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13,702 12,846 13,771
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -45 160 £45,000 -5.26% 37
UK excluding London -40 93 £39,000 -17.89% 31
London +23 74 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North of England +21 29 £38,250 -15.00% 14
North West -5 26 £38,250 -15.00% 13
East of England +35 19 £29,000 -35.56% 4
South East -26 19 £65,000 +36.84% 7
Midlands +25 12 £30,000 -40.00% 4
East Midlands +4 8 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Scotland +6 7 - -
South West -5 7 £62,500 +78.57% 2
West Midlands +22 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +24 3 £39,750 -20.50% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 154 (90.59%) Firewall
2 121 (71.18%) Cisco
3 81 (47.65%) Juniper
4 73 (42.94%) Windows
5 64 (37.65%) Cisco ASA
6 62 (36.47%) LAN
7 60 (35.29%) WAN
7 60 (35.29%) Data Centre
8 59 (34.71%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (33.53%) BGP
10 51 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 47 (27.65%) Linux
11 47 (27.65%) CheckPoint
12 44 (25.88%) CCNP
13 43 (25.29%) Citrix
13 43 (25.29%) VPN
14 42 (24.71%) Active Directory
14 42 (24.71%) Network Security
15 36 (21.18%) Finance
16 35 (20.59%) OSPF
17 34 (20.00%) Windows Server
18 33 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
18 33 (19.41%) VMware
19 32 (18.82%) Wireless
19 32 (18.82%) Office 365
20 31 (18.24%) F5
20 31 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 31 (18.24%) Palo Alto
20 31 (18.24%) Fortinet
21 30 (17.65%) CCNA

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 27 (15.88%) Skype for Business
2 25 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 18 (10.59%) SharePoint
4 16 (9.41%) IIS
5 8 (4.71%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.94%) Apache
6 5 (2.94%) JBoss
6 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.35%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.18%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Acrobat
1 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.59%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.59%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (18.82%) Office 365
3 16 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.12%) Mimecast
6 5 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.94%) PaaS
7 4 (2.35%) IaaS
8 2 (1.18%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.18%) SaaS
8 2 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 154 (90.59%) Firewall
2 64 (37.65%) Cisco ASA
3 62 (36.47%) LAN
4 60 (35.29%) WAN
5 57 (33.53%) BGP
6 43 (25.29%) VPN
7 42 (24.71%) Network Security
8 35 (20.59%) OSPF
9 32 (18.82%) Wireless
10 29 (17.06%) IPsec
11 26 (15.29%) MPLS
12 21 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (11.76%) DHCP
13 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
14 19 (11.18%) DNS
14 19 (11.18%) NetScaler
15 18 (10.59%) VLAN
15 18 (10.59%) VoIP
16 16 (9.41%) SAN
17 15 (8.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.94%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.35%) MySQL
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) Power BI
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.94%) Maven
3 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.59%) GDB
4 1 (0.59%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.59%) sqlmap
General
1 36 (21.18%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Retail
3 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.94%) Banking
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (48.82%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.06%) Cisco Engineer
2 29 (17.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 25 (14.71%) Juniper Engineer
4 24 (14.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (10.59%) Consultant
6 16 (9.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 16 (9.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Architect
8 12 (7.06%) Data Centre Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Support Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.47%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.29%) Administrator
11 9 (5.29%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.35%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.35%) LDAP
3 3 (1.76%) JSON
4 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 2 (1.18%) SAML
5 1 (0.59%) .NET
5 1 (0.59%) Java EE
5 1 (0.59%) Middleware
5 1 (0.59%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 60 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.53%) Apple TV
4 6 (3.53%) NHS
4 6 (3.53%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.94%) Bitcoin
5 5 (2.94%) Fintech
6 4 (2.35%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.35%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.18%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) iPhone
9 1 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (42.94%) Windows
2 47 (27.65%) Linux
3 34 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 31 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (11.18%) Unix
5 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.65%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.71%) Mac OS X
7 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.12%) CentOS
8 7 (4.12%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.94%) Android
10 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.59%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.59%) VMS
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 21 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (8.82%) ITIL
3 14 (8.24%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (7.06%) Information Security
4 12 (7.06%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.47%) DevOps
6 10 (5.88%) Analytics
6 10 (5.88%) Migration
6 10 (5.88%) Project Management
7 9 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.29%) ERP
7 9 (5.29%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (5.29%) Network Design
7 9 (5.29%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.29%) Ticket Management
8 8 (4.71%) Business Development
8 8 (4.71%) Server Monitoring
9 7 (4.12%) Open Source
9 7 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.53%) Python
2 20 (11.76%) SQL
3 12 (7.06%) Ruby
4 10 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.53%) VBScript
6 4 (2.35%) C-shell
6 4 (2.35%) Korn
6 4 (2.35%) Perl
7 3 (1.76%) PHP
8 2 (1.18%) Java
9 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) C#
9 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (34.71%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (25.88%) CCNP
3 30 (17.65%) CCNA
4 11 (6.47%) MCSE
4 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.88%) JNCIP
6 9 (5.29%) CCIE
6 9 (5.29%) JNCIS
7 7 (4.12%) CCIE Security
7 7 (4.12%) CCSA
7 7 (4.12%) CCSE
8 6 (3.53%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.94%) MCSA
9 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.76%) Degree
12 2 (1.18%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.59%) CISM
13 1 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) SLA
2 7 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.53%) PMBOK
3 6 (3.53%) PMO
4 3 (1.76%) QA
5 2 (1.18%) GDPR
5 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 42 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.71%) Snort
5 8 (4.71%) Terminal Services
5 8 (4.71%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (4.71%) XenApp
6 7 (4.12%) Docker
7 6 (3.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (2.94%) pfSense
8 5 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.94%) vSphere
9 3 (1.76%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.76%) vCloud
10 1 (0.59%) Firmware
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.65%) SCCM
2 8 (4.71%) Ansible
2 8 (4.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (4.12%) SCOM
4 6 (3.53%) Puppet
4 6 (3.53%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.94%) Nagios
5 5 (2.94%) OSSEC
6 4 (2.35%) Observium
7 3 (1.76%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.76%) Snorby
7 3 (1.76%) Suricata
8 2 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 121 (71.18%) Cisco
2 81 (47.65%) Juniper
3 51 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 47 (27.65%) CheckPoint
5 43 (25.29%) Citrix
6 33 (19.41%) VMware
7 31 (18.24%) F5
7 31 (18.24%) Fortinet
7 31 (18.24%) Palo Alto
8 28 (16.47%) HP
9 27 (15.88%) Dell
10 18 (10.59%) Forcepoint
11 15 (8.82%) Apple
12 14 (8.24%) Veeam
13 13 (7.65%) Arista
14 12 (7.06%) EMC
15 11 (6.47%) Blue Coat
16 10 (5.88%) SonicWALL
16 10 (5.88%) Zscaler
17 9 (5.29%) Sophos