Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 888 652 766
Rank change year-on-year -236 +114 +231
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 175 80 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.82% 0.85% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 135 61 170
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,250 £37,725
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £42,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +22.22%
75th Percentile £65,625 £53,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £56,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -11.76% +27.50%

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 21,291 9,366 17,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.65% 16.69% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,980 7,900 13,629
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £92,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.73% +4.00% +0.25%

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 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 16 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 4 December 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 -212 135 £46,500 +3.33% 45
UK excluding London -164 104 £47,500 +5.56% 36
London -190 65 £45,750 -3.68% 12
Work from Home -232 27 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North of England -121 26 £45,000 - 12
Scotland -53 19 £40,000 -
Midlands -106 19 £36,000 -1.37% 9
Wales - 18 £47,500 - 2
North West -97 16 £45,000 - 10
West Midlands -91 14 £45,000 +47.54% 4
South East -116 14 £47,500 -13.64% 1
East Midlands -60 7 £28,500 -32.94% 4
Yorkshire -71 7 £47,500 +5.56%
East of England - 7 £52,500 - 7
South West -76 5 £55,000 +15.79% 4
North East - 3 £37,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 130 (74.29%) Firewall
2 129 (73.71%) Cisco
3 83 (47.43%) Windows
4 70 (40.00%) WAN
5 64 (36.57%) Microsoft 365
6 63 (36.00%) LAN
6 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 61 (34.86%) Active Directory
8 59 (33.71%) Azure
9 53 (30.29%) CheckPoint
10 52 (29.71%) Windows Server
10 52 (29.71%) Social Skills
11 45 (25.71%) VPN
12 44 (25.14%) VoIP
12 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
13 41 (23.43%) Fortinet
14 40 (22.86%) Palo Alto
15 39 (22.29%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (22.29%) VMware
16 35 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 35 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 34 (19.43%) Network Design
18 32 (18.29%) DNS
19 30 (17.14%) Self-Motivation
20 29 (16.57%) Linux
21 28 (16.00%) Wireless
22 27 (15.43%) Cisco Certification
22 27 (15.43%) F5
23 26 (14.86%) DHCP
23 26 (14.86%) Network Security

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 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.71%) IIS
5 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.14%) Apache
7 2 (1.14%) nginx
7 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 64 (36.57%) Microsoft 365
2 59 (33.71%) Azure
3 25 (14.29%) AWS
4 13 (7.43%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (6.86%) IaaS
6 10 (5.71%) PaaS
7 8 (4.57%) OneDrive
8 6 (3.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.29%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.29%) GitHub
11 3 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.71%) Azure Key Vault
12 2 (1.14%) AWS Direct Connect
12 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.14%) Datadog
12 2 (1.14%) Route 53
12 2 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 130 (74.29%) Firewall
2 70 (40.00%) WAN
3 63 (36.00%) LAN
4 45 (25.71%) VPN
5 44 (25.14%) VoIP
6 35 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 32 (18.29%) DNS
8 28 (16.00%) Wireless
9 26 (14.86%) DHCP
9 26 (14.86%) Network Security
10 21 (12.00%) SMTP
11 20 (11.43%) VLAN
12 19 (10.86%) SD-WAN
13 18 (10.29%) BGP
14 17 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (9.14%) IPsec
15 16 (9.14%) OSPF
16 15 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (7.43%) Cisco Firepower
17 13 (7.43%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.71%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.14%) kappa
1 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (29.71%) Social Skills
2 21 (12.00%) Public Sector
3 17 (9.71%) Finance
4 16 (9.14%) Local Government
5 12 (6.86%) Banking
6 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.43%) Games
6 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.29%) Automotive
7 4 (2.29%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.71%) Marketing
9 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Military
10 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (24.57%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.57%) Architect
3 26 (14.86%) Analyst
4 19 (10.86%) IT Support
5 17 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (9.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (9.14%) Technical Architect
7 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 13 (7.43%) Project Manager
7 13 (7.43%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) Administrator
8 12 (6.86%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
8 12 (6.86%) Banking Project Manager
8 12 (6.86%) IT Engineer
9 11 (6.29%) IT Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (5.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.14%) LDAP
2 7 (4.00%) JSON
3 3 (1.71%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.71%) Kafka
3 3 (1.71%) SAML
3 3 (1.71%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (1.14%) ARM Templates
4 2 (1.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.14%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.43%) PKI
4 10 (5.71%) Private Cloud
5 9 (5.14%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.43%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (3.43%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.43%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.86%) Clustering
7 5 (2.86%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (2.29%) Life Science
9 3 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.71%) PMI
9 3 (1.71%) Replication
10 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.57%) EPoS
11 1 (0.57%) FMCG
11 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 83 (47.43%) Windows
2 52 (29.71%) Windows Server
3 29 (16.57%) Linux
4 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (8.57%) Windows 10
6 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.86%) Check Point GAiA
10 5 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.57%) CentOS
13 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.29%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (19.43%) Network Design
3 22 (12.57%) Change Control
3 22 (12.57%) Customer Requirements
3 22 (12.57%) Presales
4 21 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 20 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 19 (10.86%) Load Balancing
6 19 (10.86%) Migration
6 19 (10.86%) Project Management
7 15 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (8.00%) Change Management
8 14 (8.00%) ITIL
9 13 (7.43%) Business Analysis
9 13 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.86%) Validation
11 10 (5.71%) Information Security
11 10 (5.71%) SIEM
12 9 (5.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.86%) Bash Shell
1 19 (10.86%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.29%) Python
3 7 (4.00%) Perl
4 6 (3.43%) SQL
5 4 (2.29%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.43%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.43%) CCNP
5 12 (6.86%) CCNA
6 6 (3.43%) Degree
7 4 (2.29%) CCDP
7 4 (2.29%) CCIE
7 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.71%) CISSP
8 3 (1.71%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.14%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CCSP
9 2 (1.14%) CEH
9 2 (1.14%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.29%) NIST
4 3 (1.71%) GDPR
5 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.57%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (34.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.71%) Hyper-V
3 23 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.00%) VMware NSX
6 6 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.86%) NFS
7 5 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.86%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) vSphere
9 1 (0.57%) XenApp
9 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) SCCM
2 11 (6.29%) Terraform
3 9 (5.14%) Ansible
3 9 (5.14%) SCOM
4 6 (3.43%) Puppet
5 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.71%) WSUS
6 2 (1.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.14%) Salt
6 2 (1.14%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 129 (73.71%) Cisco
2 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 53 (30.29%) CheckPoint
4 41 (23.43%) Fortinet
5 40 (22.86%) Palo Alto
6 39 (22.29%) VMware
7 27 (15.43%) F5
8 25 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 20 (11.43%) Aruba
9 20 (11.43%) Juniper
10 14 (8.00%) HP
10 14 (8.00%) Meraki
11 12 (6.86%) Citrix
12 11 (6.29%) Dell
12 11 (6.29%) Veeam
13 9 (5.14%) WatchGuard
14 7 (4.00%) IBM
14 7 (4.00%) NetApp
15 6 (3.43%) Brocade
15 6 (3.43%) CA