Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 941 943 1148
Rank change year-on-year +2 +205 +14
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 237 281 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 1.70% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 210 215 149
UK median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £77,625 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +3.63%

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 15690 16487 16858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.68% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12879 13330 13687
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for FortiGate in the UK

FortiGate
Top 15 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 November 2017. 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 +2 228 £50,000 +9.89% 7
UK excluding London +84 143 £47,500 +11.76% 3
London -58 94 £55,000 +15.79% 4
South East +45 50 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North of England +32 45 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West -2 35 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Midlands +22 17 £47,500 +5.56%
South West 0 16 £35,000 +16.67%
West Midlands +22 15 £48,750 +8.33%
Yorkshire +40 9 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland -22 9 £47,500 +30.14%
Wales +25 7 - -
East of England +8 6 £45,000 -3.74%
East Midlands +31 2 £30,000 +3.45%
North East - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 208 (87.76%) Cisco
2 198 (83.54%) Firewall
3 107 (45.15%) CheckPoint
3 107 (45.15%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (40.08%) Cisco ASA
5 91 (38.40%) CCNP
5 91 (38.40%) VPN
6 80 (33.76%) Palo Alto
7 78 (32.91%) Windows
8 76 (32.07%) Juniper
9 63 (26.58%) BGP
9 63 (26.58%) Data Centre
10 62 (26.16%) IPsec
10 62 (26.16%) VMware
11 57 (24.05%) Active Directory
12 56 (23.63%) MPLS
12 56 (23.63%) Fortinet
13 54 (22.78%) TCP/IP
14 52 (21.94%) WAN
14 52 (21.94%) Wireless
15 51 (21.52%) SIEM
16 49 (20.68%) Linux
17 48 (20.25%) LAN
17 48 (20.25%) OSPF
18 47 (19.83%) Network Security
19 44 (18.57%) F5
19 44 (18.57%) SSL
20 39 (16.46%) CCNA
20 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
20 39 (16.46%) ITIL

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 20 (8.44%) IIS
2 16 (6.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Office 365
2 10 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 198 (83.54%) Firewall
2 95 (40.08%) Cisco ASA
3 91 (38.40%) VPN
4 63 (26.58%) BGP
5 62 (26.16%) IPsec
6 56 (23.63%) MPLS
7 54 (22.78%) TCP/IP
8 52 (21.94%) WAN
8 52 (21.94%) Wireless
9 48 (20.25%) LAN
9 48 (20.25%) OSPF
10 47 (19.83%) Network Security
11 44 (18.57%) SSL
12 33 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (11.81%) DNS
14 26 (10.97%) VoIP
15 25 (10.55%) Internet
16 20 (8.44%) DHCP
16 20 (8.44%) VRRP
17 19 (8.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.38%) Redis
3 4 (1.69%) GIS
4 2 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (16.46%) Finance
2 11 (4.64%) Banking
3 9 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
4 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 96 (40.51%) Network Engineer
2 36 (15.19%) Security Engineer
3 31 (13.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (11.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (11.39%) Senior Network Engineer
6 26 (10.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (10.97%) Operations Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Analyst
8 17 (7.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 17 (7.17%) Consultant
9 14 (5.91%) Firewall Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) IT Engineer
10 13 (5.49%) IT Security Engineer
10 13 (5.49%) Operations Manager
11 12 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Implementation Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Security Analyst
12 11 (4.64%) Security Manager
13 10 (4.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 10 (4.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.22%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.38%) OAuth
2 8 (3.38%) OpenID
2 8 (3.38%) SailPoint
2 8 (3.38%) SAML
3 7 (2.95%) REST
4 4 (1.69%) CSS
4 4 (1.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (5.06%) CESG
5 9 (3.80%) RSA SecurID
6 7 (2.95%) PKI
7 5 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.84%) Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (32.91%) Windows
2 49 (20.68%) Linux
3 21 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.75%) Ubuntu
5 15 (6.33%) CentOS
6 14 (5.91%) Unix
7 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.11%) Debian
10 5 (2.11%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.52%) SIEM
2 39 (16.46%) ITIL
3 35 (14.77%) Security Operations
4 33 (13.92%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (10.55%) Migration
6 24 (10.13%) Network Design
7 20 (8.44%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (8.02%) Release Management
8 19 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (7.17%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (7.17%) Presales
10 14 (5.91%) Information Security
10 14 (5.91%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 14 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (5.91%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.49%) ITIL V3
12 12 (5.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.35%) Python
2 32 (13.50%) PowerShell
3 27 (11.39%) SQL
4 18 (7.59%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.17%) Java
6 11 (4.64%) C#
7 6 (2.53%) C
7 6 (2.53%) C-shell
7 6 (2.53%) Korn
7 6 (2.53%) Perl
8 5 (2.11%) PHP
8 5 (2.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (45.15%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (38.40%) CCNP
3 39 (16.46%) CCNA
4 32 (13.50%) CCIE
5 25 (10.55%) CISSP
6 18 (7.59%) JNCIP
7 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (5.49%) SANS
9 12 (5.06%) MCSE
10 11 (4.64%) CEH
11 10 (4.22%) Degree
11 10 (4.22%) SC Cleared
11 10 (4.22%) Security Cleared
12 9 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (3.38%) CISA
13 8 (3.38%) CISM
14 6 (2.53%) JNCIS
15 5 (2.11%) GIAC
15 5 (2.11%) Linux+ Certification
15 5 (2.11%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) PCI DSS
1 15 (6.33%) SLA
2 11 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.38%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.33%) vSphere
4 14 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.80%) Docker
6 5 (2.11%) pfSense
6 5 (2.11%) XenApp
7 3 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.84%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.84%) Snort
9 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.80%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.38%) Pingdom
4 7 (2.95%) Cacti
4 7 (2.95%) SCCM
4 7 (2.95%) SCOM
4 7 (2.95%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 5 (2.11%) WSUS
6 4 (1.69%) Nagios
6 4 (1.69%) Puppet
6 4 (1.69%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.27%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.84%) Snorby
8 2 (0.84%) Suricata
8 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 208 (87.76%) Cisco
2 107 (45.15%) CheckPoint
3 80 (33.76%) Palo Alto
4 76 (32.07%) Juniper
5 62 (26.16%) VMware
6 56 (23.63%) Fortinet
7 44 (18.57%) F5
8 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
9 23 (9.70%) LogRhythm
10 21 (8.86%) SolarWinds
11 19 (8.02%) HP
12 18 (7.59%) Citrix
13 15 (6.33%) Aruba
14 14 (5.91%) SonicWALL
15 13 (5.49%) Meraki
16 12 (5.06%) WatchGuard
17 11 (4.64%) Brocade
17 11 (4.64%) Extreme Networks
18 9 (3.80%) ServiceNow
19 8 (3.38%) New Relic