Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortinet FortiGate
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 612 999 952
Rank change year-on-year +387 -47 +76
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 555 177 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.00% 1.01% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 185 150 215
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £37,600 £28,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,362 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +9.69% -4.26% +4.44%

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 18,523 17,568 15,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 10.53% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,949 13,979 12,710
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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 +392 545 £51,750 +3.50% 33
UK excluding London +337 465 £49,362 +9.69% 17
North of England +278 379 £51,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +221 348 £60,000 +50.94% 2
London +111 86 £60,000 +4.35% 16
Midlands +70 47 £47,181 +46.30% 1
West Midlands +60 37 £49,362 -1.28%
North West +36 31 £50,000 +17.65% 4
South East +48 19 £57,500 -17.86% 8
East of England +55 13 £40,000 +35.59% 1
East Midlands +24 10 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +9 6 £45,000 -
South West -4 1 £35,000 -41.67% 1

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 512 (92.25%) Cisco
2 510 (91.89%) Firewall
3 449 (80.90%) Cisco Certification
4 405 (72.97%) CCNP
5 401 (72.25%) Cisco ASA
6 394 (70.99%) BGP
7 393 (70.81%) Fortinet
8 379 (68.29%) MPLS
9 377 (67.93%) Network Security
10 375 (67.57%) VPN
11 372 (67.03%) WAN
12 370 (66.67%) OSPF
13 366 (65.95%) Linux
14 362 (65.23%) CCNA
15 357 (64.32%) DNS
16 349 (62.88%) Python
17 348 (62.70%) IPsec
18 344 (61.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 344 (61.98%) Service Delivery
19 339 (61.08%) NetScaler
20 338 (60.90%) Change Control
21 335 (60.36%) Bash Shell
21 335 (60.36%) Unix
22 331 (59.64%) Product Management
23 330 (59.46%) Cisco Nexus
24 329 (59.28%) ISO 9001
24 329 (59.28%) Management Information System
25 325 (58.56%) Network Design
26 324 (58.38%) Network Management
27 322 (58.02%) Perl

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 15 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 15 (2.70%) Skype for Business
2 11 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.08%) Apache
3 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.54%) IIS
5 2 (0.36%) Confluence
5 2 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.57%) Azure
2 40 (7.21%) Office 365
3 32 (5.77%) AWS
4 14 (2.52%) PaaS
5 11 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (1.98%) IaaS
6 8 (1.44%) Azure Functions
6 8 (1.44%) Azure Machine Learning
6 8 (1.44%) Serverless
7 7 (1.26%) SaaS
8 3 (0.54%) G Suite
9 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) GCP
10 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 510 (91.89%) Firewall
2 401 (72.25%) Cisco ASA
3 394 (70.99%) BGP
4 379 (68.29%) MPLS
5 377 (67.93%) Network Security
6 375 (67.57%) VPN
7 372 (67.03%) WAN
8 370 (66.67%) OSPF
9 357 (64.32%) DNS
10 348 (62.70%) IPsec
11 339 (61.08%) NetScaler
12 330 (59.46%) Cisco Nexus
13 315 (56.76%) Broadband
14 313 (56.40%) RIP
15 312 (56.22%) ADSL
15 312 (56.22%) SMTP
16 46 (8.29%) LAN
17 43 (7.75%) DHCP
18 36 (6.49%) Wireless
19 26 (4.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.90%) MySQL
4 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.72%) Maltego
6 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) Redis
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.72%) Burp Suite
3 4 (0.72%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.18%) GitLab
4 1 (0.18%) GoCD
General
1 116 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 56 (10.09%) Finance
3 12 (2.16%) Banking
4 10 (1.80%) Public Sector
5 5 (0.90%) Retail
6 4 (0.72%) Local Government
7 3 (0.54%) Games
7 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 366 (65.95%) Network Engineer
2 241 (43.42%) Security Engineer
3 232 (41.80%) Network Security Engineer
4 166 (29.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 162 (29.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 157 (28.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 44 (7.93%) Switch Engineer
8 36 (6.49%) Developer
8 36 (6.49%) Product Developer
9 30 (5.41%) Network Specialist
10 25 (4.50%) Firewall Engineer
11 23 (4.14%) Consultant
12 22 (3.96%) Network Support
12 22 (3.96%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (2.88%) Network Support Engineer
15 15 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 13 (2.34%) Security Consultant
17 12 (2.16%) 3rd Line Support
17 12 (2.16%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.96%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.34%) JSON
2 13 (2.34%) SAML
3 9 (1.62%) LDAP
4 2 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.36%) REST
4 2 (0.36%) SOAP
4 2 (0.36%) XML
4 2 (0.36%) XMPP
5 1 (0.18%) COM
5 1 (0.18%) Middleware
5 1 (0.18%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 329 (59.28%) Management Information System
2 27 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 10 (1.80%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (0.72%) CCTV
8 4 (0.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 4 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.36%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.36%) SCADA
9 2 (0.36%) Social Media
9 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 366 (65.95%) Linux
2 335 (60.36%) Unix
3 50 (9.01%) Windows
4 20 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.88%) CatOS
6 12 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.62%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.54%) CentOS
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (61.98%) Service Delivery
2 338 (60.90%) Change Control
3 331 (59.64%) Product Management
4 325 (58.56%) Network Design
5 324 (58.38%) Network Management
6 43 (7.75%) ITIL
7 37 (6.67%) SIEM
8 33 (5.95%) Technical Leadership
9 27 (4.86%) Project Delivery
10 26 (4.68%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (4.50%) DevOps
11 25 (4.50%) Project Management
12 23 (4.14%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (3.78%) Mentoring
15 20 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (3.60%) Identity Access Management
15 20 (3.60%) Information Security
15 20 (3.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 349 (62.88%) Python
2 335 (60.36%) Bash Shell
3 322 (58.02%) Perl
4 30 (5.41%) SQL
5 25 (4.50%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.72%) Ruby
7 3 (0.54%) C
7 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.36%) C++
8 2 (0.36%) Java
9 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 449 (80.90%) Cisco Certification
2 405 (72.97%) CCNP
3 362 (65.23%) CCNA
4 32 (5.77%) CCIE
5 17 (3.06%) JNCIP
6 14 (2.52%) CCDP
6 14 (2.52%) JNCIA
6 14 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.16%) CCSP
7 12 (2.16%) Degree
7 12 (2.16%) JNCIE
8 11 (1.98%) CCIE Service Provider
8 11 (1.98%) CCSA
9 8 (1.44%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.08%) RHCE
11 5 (0.90%) CISSP
11 5 (0.90%) MCSE
11 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.72%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (61.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 329 (59.28%) ISO 9001
3 24 (4.32%) SLA
4 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.72%) GDPR
6 3 (0.54%) RMADS
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.70%) XenApp
6 13 (2.34%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.16%) vSphere
8 10 (1.80%) Docker
9 7 (1.26%) Firmware
10 5 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.90%) vCloud
11 4 (0.72%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.54%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.18%) Squid
13 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 314 (56.58%) Nagios
2 21 (3.78%) Nessus
3 17 (3.06%) Puppet
4 16 (2.88%) RANCID
5 15 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.52%) Kubernetes
7 13 (2.34%) Terraform
8 11 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (1.44%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.44%) WSUS
10 7 (1.26%) Ansible
10 7 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.90%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.72%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.72%) Nmap
12 4 (0.72%) OpenVAS
13 3 (0.54%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.54%) Cacti
Vendors
1 512 (92.25%) Cisco
2 393 (70.81%) Fortinet
3 289 (52.07%) Palo Alto
4 107 (19.28%) CheckPoint
5 69 (12.43%) Juniper
6 52 (9.37%) F5
7 46 (8.29%) VMware
8 44 (7.93%) Meraki
9 37 (6.67%) Citrix
10 35 (6.31%) Microsoft
11 22 (3.96%) HP
12 20 (3.60%) Veeam
13 19 (3.42%) Blue Coat
14 18 (3.24%) Huawei
14 18 (3.24%) SolarWinds
15 16 (2.88%) Aruba
15 16 (2.88%) Draytek
16 14 (2.52%) Arista
17 13 (2.34%) Symantec
18 12 (2.16%) Qualys