Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Fortinet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fortinet over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Fortinet, Inc.

Fortinet
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 671 545 486
Rank change year-on-year -126 -59 +181
Permanent jobs citing Fortinet 330 266 881
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.93% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 260 214 400
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,875 £32,725
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £61,563
90th Percentile £78,750 £92,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -21.74%

Fortinet is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,353 28,509 60,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.27% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29,363 22,171 46,784
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72,000 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.13% +4.44% +2.74%

Fortinet
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fortinet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fortinet.

Salary trend for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fortinet over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fortinet within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 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 -153 263 £60,000 +9.09% 72
UK excluding London -82 221 £50,000 -4.76% 66
London -107 90 £65,000 - 13
Work from Home -220 67 £65,000 +8.33% 12
North of England -77 50 £65,000 +18.18% 31
South East -78 44 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Scotland -26 41 £75,000 +33.33% 6
South West -42 36 £65,000 +111.16% 6
Midlands -68 36 £44,750 -14.76% 9
North West -45 33 £65,000 +18.18% 25
West Midlands -55 32 £45,000 -14.29% 7
East of England -22 16 £46,250 +5.11% 3
Yorkshire -61 16 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Wales -21 8 £35,000 +27.27%
East Midlands -44 8 £42,500 -22.73% 2
North East -19 5 £41,250 -17.50% 2

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing Fortinet 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 Fortinet.

1 266 (80.61%) Cisco
2 195 (59.09%) Firewall
3 163 (49.39%) Palo Alto
4 129 (39.09%) WAN
5 117 (35.45%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (31.21%) BGP
7 94 (28.48%) LAN
8 92 (27.88%) Juniper
9 89 (26.97%) MPLS
10 87 (26.36%) OSPF
11 86 (26.06%) CCNP
12 84 (25.45%) SD-WAN
13 82 (24.85%) CheckPoint
14 78 (23.64%) VPN
14 78 (23.64%) F5
15 74 (22.42%) Network Security
16 73 (22.12%) Azure
17 65 (19.70%) Data Centre
18 64 (19.39%) Social Skills
19 61 (18.48%) Wireless
20 58 (17.58%) Network Design
21 52 (15.76%) Finance
22 47 (14.24%) Microsoft
23 46 (13.94%) FortiGate
23 46 (13.94%) Cisco ASA
24 44 (13.33%) SolarWinds
24 44 (13.33%) Presales
25 43 (13.03%) ITIL
26 42 (12.73%) McAfee
27 41 (12.42%) Symantec

Fortinet
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 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.21%) nginx
3 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Endur
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (22.12%) Azure
2 41 (12.42%) AWS
3 26 (7.88%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.52%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.21%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 4 (1.21%) GCP
7 4 (1.21%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.91%) AWS Direct Connect
8 3 (0.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (0.91%) IaaS
8 3 (0.91%) PaaS
8 3 (0.91%) SaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (0.61%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 195 (59.09%) Firewall
2 129 (39.09%) WAN
3 103 (31.21%) BGP
4 94 (28.48%) LAN
5 89 (26.97%) MPLS
6 87 (26.36%) OSPF
7 84 (25.45%) SD-WAN
8 78 (23.64%) VPN
9 74 (22.42%) Network Security
10 61 (18.48%) Wireless
11 46 (13.94%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (10.00%) Ethernet
13 33 (10.00%) TCP/IP
14 30 (9.09%) Internet
15 27 (8.18%) IPsec
16 23 (6.97%) Broadband
17 22 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (6.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.30%) Power BI
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.61%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (19.39%) Social Skills
2 52 (15.76%) Finance
3 35 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.36%) Banking
5 15 (4.55%) Public Sector
6 12 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (2.42%) Marketing
8 6 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.82%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.21%) Automotive
9 4 (1.21%) Electronics
10 3 (0.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.61%) Back Office
11 2 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (39.70%) Network Engineer
2 55 (16.67%) Architect
3 36 (10.91%) Network Architect
4 27 (8.18%) Consultant
5 26 (7.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (6.97%) IP Engineer
7 22 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
7 22 (6.67%) Network Consultant
8 21 (6.36%) IT Engineer
9 20 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
9 20 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
10 15 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) Core Network Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) Analyst
12 13 (3.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (3.33%) Network Manager
13 11 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.55%) JSON
2 14 (4.24%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.52%) SAML
3 5 (1.52%) YAML
4 2 (0.61%) LDAP
4 2 (0.61%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.88%) Public Cloud
3 24 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.21%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.21%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (1.21%) User Experience
6 3 (0.91%) PKI
6 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) Blog
7 2 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.61%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.61%) iPad
7 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.61%) Social Media
7 2 (0.61%) Tandem
7 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.30%) Windows
2 28 (8.48%) Linux
3 18 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.24%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.21%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.21%) Unix
6 3 (0.91%) Android
6 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.58%) Network Design
2 44 (13.33%) Presales
3 43 (13.03%) ITIL
4 29 (8.79%) Change Management
5 24 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (6.97%) Mentoring
7 22 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (6.67%) Project Management
8 19 (5.76%) Customer Requirements
9 18 (5.45%) Load Balancing
10 17 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
12 14 (4.24%) Low Latency
12 14 (4.24%) Network Virtualisation
12 14 (4.24%) Validation
13 13 (3.94%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (3.94%) DevOps
13 13 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (3.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.52%) Python
2 15 (4.55%) C
3 9 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.12%) SQL
5 4 (1.21%) Perl
6 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 117 (35.45%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (26.06%) CCNP
3 40 (12.12%) CCIE
3 40 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 35 (10.61%) CCNA
5 33 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 24 (7.27%) Degree
7 20 (6.06%) JNCIA
8 14 (4.24%) JNCIP
9 9 (2.73%) HND
10 8 (2.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 7 (2.12%) CISSP
12 5 (1.52%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.21%) CCDE
13 4 (1.21%) CISA
13 4 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.21%) CRISC
13 4 (1.21%) HNC
14 3 (0.91%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.91%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (2.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.82%) NIST
2 6 (1.82%) QA
3 5 (1.52%) GDPR
4 4 (1.21%) NCSC
5 2 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 30 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.06%) VMware NSX
4 7 (2.12%) Docker
4 7 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.52%) Firmware
6 2 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.61%) NLBS
6 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.61%) vSphere
6 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.30%) vCloud
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (13.94%) FortiGate
2 37 (11.21%) Ansible
3 15 (4.55%) Terraform
4 6 (1.82%) Nessus
5 5 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.21%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.21%) Suricata
7 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.91%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.91%) SCCM
7 3 (0.91%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.61%) Cacti
8 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.61%) Nagios
8 2 (0.61%) Nmap
8 2 (0.61%) Puppet
8 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 266 (80.61%) Cisco
2 163 (49.39%) Palo Alto
3 92 (27.88%) Juniper
4 82 (24.85%) CheckPoint
5 78 (23.64%) F5
6 47 (14.24%) Microsoft
7 44 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 42 (12.73%) McAfee
9 41 (12.42%) Symantec
10 36 (10.91%) VMware
11 29 (8.79%) Meraki
12 27 (8.18%) Aruba
13 24 (7.27%) Citrix
14 17 (5.15%) Arista
15 14 (4.24%) HP
16 13 (3.94%) CA
17 11 (3.33%) Splunk
18 10 (3.03%) Nokia
19 9 (2.73%) Mitel
19 9 (2.73%) SonicWALL