Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 680 659 1018
Rank change year-on-year -21 +359 -122
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 160 528 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.36% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 2.82% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 159 164 161
Median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,782 £38,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £85,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £53,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.85% +11.58% -2.06%

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 11,140 18,716 18,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.30% 12.72% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8,881 14,301 14,272
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 -49 149 £50,000 -13.04% 17
UK excluding London -33 117 £47,250 -10.85% 17
London +163 39 £67,500 +8.00% 3
North of England -114 35 £45,500 -10.78% 7
South East +169 32 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West +101 24 £52,284 +4.57% 7
Work from Home +71 22 £50,000 -18.37% 2
Midlands +75 19 £47,500 -29.63% 4
West Midlands +72 16 £50,000 -28.57% 4
East of England +104 13 £50,000 +25.00%
South West +104 11 £40,000 -25.23% 1
Yorkshire -107 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Scotland +89 8 £27,500 -38.89% 2
East Midlands +72 3 £29,250 -33.14%

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 127 (79.38%) Cisco
1 127 (79.38%) Firewall
2 73 (45.63%) WAN
3 68 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (40.63%) CheckPoint
5 63 (39.38%) Juniper
6 56 (35.00%) VPN
7 50 (31.25%) CCNP
8 48 (30.00%) MPLS
9 47 (29.38%) Wireless
10 44 (27.50%) LAN
11 41 (25.63%) OSPF
12 40 (25.00%) Network Security
12 40 (25.00%) Palo Alto
13 39 (24.38%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (24.38%) CCNA
14 35 (21.88%) Windows
14 35 (21.88%) VLAN
15 31 (19.38%) Fortinet
15 31 (19.38%) BGP
16 30 (18.75%) VMware
16 30 (18.75%) Microsoft
17 26 (16.25%) VPLS
17 26 (16.25%) Data Centre
18 24 (15.00%) Aruba
19 23 (14.38%) Windows Server
20 22 (13.75%) Meraki
21 21 (13.13%) Azure
22 20 (12.50%) TCP/IP
23 19 (11.88%) HP

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 5 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.25%) Apache
2 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.13%) Azure
2 13 (8.13%) Office 365
3 8 (5.00%) SaaS
4 7 (4.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.75%) AWS
6 2 (1.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (79.38%) Firewall
2 73 (45.63%) WAN
3 56 (35.00%) VPN
4 48 (30.00%) MPLS
5 47 (29.38%) Wireless
6 44 (27.50%) LAN
7 41 (25.63%) OSPF
8 40 (25.00%) Network Security
9 39 (24.38%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (21.88%) VLAN
11 31 (19.38%) BGP
12 26 (16.25%) VPLS
13 20 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 19 (11.88%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (11.25%) VoIP
16 16 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (9.38%) EIGRP
17 15 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
18 13 (8.13%) Cisco Firepower
18 13 (8.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (11.88%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Banking
3 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
5 5 (3.13%) Law
5 5 (3.13%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.50%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.25%) Electronics
7 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) French Language
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (58.75%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.63%) Security Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (11.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (11.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Consultant
9 10 (6.25%) Network Consultant
10 8 (5.00%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) IT Support
11 7 (4.38%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Server Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) Network Security Specialist
12 6 (3.75%) Network Specialist
12 6 (3.75%) Security Specialist
12 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) CSS
2 2 (1.25%) .NET
2 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (1.25%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) SAML
3 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.75%) Replication
5 4 (2.50%) CCTV
6 2 (1.25%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (1.25%) FMCG
6 2 (1.25%) iPad
6 2 (1.25%) iPhone
6 2 (1.25%) Wiki
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) Windows
2 23 (14.38%) Windows Server
3 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.88%) Linux
5 5 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (10.00%) Presales
4 13 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.88%) Mentoring
5 11 (6.88%) Network Design
6 10 (6.25%) Change Management
6 10 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.25%) Project Management
7 9 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.00%) DevOps
8 8 (5.00%) ITIL
8 8 (5.00%) SIEM
9 7 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.38%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.75%) Change Control
11 5 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.50%) SQL
2 8 (5.00%) Python
3 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (31.25%) CCNP
3 39 (24.38%) CCNA
4 10 (6.25%) Degree
5 9 (5.63%) JNCIP
6 8 (5.00%) CCIE
7 6 (3.75%) MCSE
7 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.13%) CEH
8 5 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.50%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.88%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.25%) ACCA
11 2 (1.25%) ACSA
11 2 (1.25%) ACSP
11 2 (1.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (1.25%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
1 17 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.50%) vSphere
4 3 (1.88%) vCloud
4 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.88%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.75%) Ansible
2 6 (3.75%) SCCM
3 3 (1.88%) Cisco CME
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.63%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.63%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 127 (79.38%) Cisco
2 65 (40.63%) CheckPoint
3 63 (39.38%) Juniper
4 40 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 31 (19.38%) Fortinet
6 30 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 30 (18.75%) VMware
7 24 (15.00%) Aruba
8 22 (13.75%) Meraki
9 19 (11.88%) F5
9 19 (11.88%) HP
10 14 (8.75%) Extreme Networks
11 10 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.00%) Avaya
12 8 (5.00%) IronPort
12 8 (5.00%) Sophos
13 7 (4.38%) McAfee
13 7 (4.38%) Mitel
14 6 (3.75%) Huawei
14 6 (3.75%) ProCurve