Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1002 871 1083
Rank change year-on-year -131 +212 +63
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 179 309 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.100%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 2.07% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 159 242 188
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,850 £23,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 17,444 14,910 17,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.86% 8.76% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13,851 12,067 14,038
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £30,061
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -103 178 £50,000 +16.96% 28
UK excluding London -58 119 £47,500 +5.56% 19
London -82 60 £52,500 +36.36% 9
South East -19 51 £50,000 -9.09% 10
North of England -50 32 £45,000 - 4
North West -37 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England -2 18 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Yorkshire -9 10 £46,500 +3.33% 2
South West -17 9 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Midlands - 8 £33,000 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £40,250 -
East Midlands - 2 £30,000 - 2
Scotland -48 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 145 (81.01%) Firewall
2 144 (80.45%) Cisco
3 96 (53.63%) Windows
4 79 (44.13%) WAN
5 76 (42.46%) VPN
6 74 (41.34%) Microsoft
7 68 (37.99%) Active Directory
8 65 (36.31%) LAN
9 62 (34.64%) Data Centre
10 59 (32.96%) VMware
11 58 (32.40%) Cisco Certification
12 53 (29.61%) DNS
13 52 (29.05%) Windows Server
14 51 (28.49%) CCNP
14 51 (28.49%) Linux
15 50 (27.93%) Citrix
16 49 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (26.82%) CheckPoint
18 47 (26.26%) ITIL
19 45 (25.14%) Palo Alto
20 44 (24.58%) Cisco ASA
21 43 (24.02%) TCP/IP
22 41 (22.91%) SQL Server
22 41 (22.91%) MPLS
23 39 (21.79%) Network Security
24 38 (21.23%) Cisco Nexus
24 38 (21.23%) Wi-Fi
25 37 (20.67%) Juniper
25 37 (20.67%) SAN
26 36 (20.11%) Meraki

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 29 (16.20%) IIS
2 7 (3.91%) CMS
3 6 (3.35%) Apache
3 6 (3.35%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.79%) JBoss
5 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.44%) Office 365
2 27 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (11.17%) SaaS
5 17 (9.50%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.23%) IaaS
7 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (81.01%) Firewall
2 79 (44.13%) WAN
3 76 (42.46%) VPN
4 65 (36.31%) LAN
5 53 (29.61%) DNS
6 44 (24.58%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (24.02%) TCP/IP
8 41 (22.91%) MPLS
9 39 (21.79%) Network Security
10 38 (21.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (21.23%) Wi-Fi
11 37 (20.67%) SAN
12 32 (17.88%) IPsec
12 32 (17.88%) VoIP
13 30 (16.76%) DHCP
14 25 (13.97%) NetScaler
15 24 (13.41%) IP Telephony
15 24 (13.41%) NAS
16 23 (12.85%) VLAN
17 22 (12.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.47%) DTS
3 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.79%) Big Data
5 3 (1.68%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.68%) Maven
2 2 (1.12%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.56%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.56%) GDB
3 1 (0.56%) sqlmap
General
1 17 (9.50%) Advertising
2 10 (5.59%) Retail
3 9 (5.03%) Finance
4 8 (4.47%) Games
4 8 (4.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (34.08%) Network Engineer
2 36 (20.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (11.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (11.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (10.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (10.06%) Team Leader
5 15 (8.38%) Architect
6 13 (7.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Network Team Leader
7 12 (6.70%) Security Engineer
8 11 (6.15%) Implementation Engineer
8 11 (6.15%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.59%) Analyst
10 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) 2nd Line Technical Support
11 8 (4.47%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) IT Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.82%) LDAP
2 7 (3.91%) Web Services
3 5 (2.79%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.79%) OAuth
4 4 (2.23%) OpenID
4 4 (2.23%) SailPoint
4 4 (2.23%) SAML
5 3 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 62 (34.64%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.50%) Replication
4 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.59%) Public Cloud
6 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (5.03%) Private Cloud
7 8 (4.47%) PKI
8 7 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (3.35%) Clustering
9 6 (3.35%) RSA SecurID
10 5 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.68%) Bitcoin
11 3 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.12%) Fintech
12 2 (1.12%) User Experience
13 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
13 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (53.63%) Windows
2 52 (29.05%) Windows Server
3 51 (28.49%) Linux
4 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.26%) Unix
7 11 (6.15%) CentOS
8 10 (5.59%) Ubuntu
9 8 (4.47%) Debian
9 8 (4.47%) Kali Linux
9 8 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.68%) AIX
10 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.26%) ITIL
2 35 (19.55%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (12.29%) Network Design
4 19 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (10.06%) High Availability
5 18 (10.06%) Migration
5 18 (10.06%) Service Delivery
6 17 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.50%) Information Security
6 17 (9.50%) Project Management
6 17 (9.50%) Resource Management
6 17 (9.50%) Supplier Management
7 14 (7.82%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (7.82%) SIEM
8 13 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (6.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (6.15%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.03%) Capacity Management
11 9 (5.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.55%) SQL
2 9 (5.03%) Python
3 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.35%) C
5 5 (2.79%) Perl
6 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (32.40%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (28.49%) CCNP
3 26 (14.53%) CCNA
4 21 (11.73%) CCIE
5 19 (10.61%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (8.94%) MCSE
8 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
9 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.91%) CEH
10 7 (3.91%) CISSP
10 7 (3.91%) Degree
10 7 (3.91%) SANS
11 6 (3.35%) CREST Certified
11 6 (3.35%) GIAC
11 6 (3.35%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (3.35%) LPIC
11 6 (3.35%) RHCA
11 6 (3.35%) RHCE
11 6 (3.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.50%) PCI DSS
2 15 (8.38%) SLA
3 9 (5.03%) QA
4 8 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (3.35%) GDPR
6 1 (0.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 68 (37.99%) Active Directory
2 49 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.99%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.50%) XenApp
5 15 (8.38%) Snort
6 10 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (5.03%) VMware NSX
8 8 (4.47%) Firmware
9 7 (3.91%) pfSense
9 7 (3.91%) vCloud
9 7 (3.91%) vSphere
10 5 (2.79%) NFS
11 4 (2.23%) Squid
11 4 (2.23%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.68%) Docker
12 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (6.70%) OSSEC
3 9 (5.03%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (3.91%) Nessus
5 6 (3.35%) OpenVAS
6 5 (2.79%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.23%) Cacti
7 4 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.68%) SCCM
9 2 (1.12%) Ansible
9 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) Nagios
9 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.12%) Puppet
9 2 (1.12%) Snorby
9 2 (1.12%) Suricata
9 2 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.56%) Observium
10 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 144 (80.45%) Cisco
2 74 (41.34%) Microsoft
3 59 (32.96%) VMware
4 50 (27.93%) Citrix
5 48 (26.82%) CheckPoint
6 45 (25.14%) Palo Alto
7 37 (20.67%) Juniper
8 36 (20.11%) Meraki
9 30 (16.76%) Fortinet
10 25 (13.97%) HP
11 21 (11.73%) Red Hat
12 19 (10.61%) Google
13 18 (10.06%) F5
14 17 (9.50%) LogRhythm
14 17 (9.50%) SolarWinds
15 15 (8.38%) Sophos
16 11 (6.15%) IronPort
17 10 (5.59%) Aruba
17 10 (5.59%) ProCurve
17 10 (5.59%) Veeam