Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 550 637 591
Rank change year-on-year +87 -46 +99
Permanent jobs citing Fortinet 353 308 631
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.75% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 269 248 358
10th Percentile £35,850 £35,624 £33,450
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -9.52%
75th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%

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 33,490 40,933 60,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.01% 40.87% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24,755 31,714 46,560
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,358 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Fortinet in the UK

Fortinet
Top 15 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 9 May 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 +66 285 £55,000 - 57
UK excluding London +89 237 £50,000 -4.76% 48
London +44 92 £70,000 +7.69% 13
Work from Home -110 73 £65,000 +4.00% 12
North of England +18 66 £60,000 +9.09% 18
South East +74 61 £50,000 -13.04% 7
North West +36 42 £60,000 +17.65% 14
Midlands +1 39 £42,500 -19.05% 11
Scotland +11 37 £75,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -4 34 £43,750 -16.67% 9
Yorkshire +6 24 £61,250 -5.77% 4
South West -23 21 £52,500 +70.55% 5
East of England +31 11 £62,500 +42.05% 2
Wales +29 8 £35,000 +8.56% 1
East Midlands +20 8 £46,250 -11.90% 2

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 286 (81.02%) Cisco
2 232 (65.72%) Firewall
3 150 (42.49%) Palo Alto
4 146 (41.36%) WAN
5 119 (33.71%) Cisco Certification
6 114 (32.29%) LAN
7 106 (30.03%) CheckPoint
8 98 (27.76%) CCNP
9 92 (26.06%) SD-WAN
10 90 (25.50%) F5
11 81 (22.95%) VPN
12 79 (22.38%) BGP
13 77 (21.81%) Network Security
14 73 (20.68%) Azure
14 73 (20.68%) MPLS
14 73 (20.68%) Juniper
15 72 (20.40%) Cisco ASA
16 70 (19.83%) Social Skills
17 66 (18.70%) OSPF
18 63 (17.85%) VMware
19 58 (16.43%) Windows
19 58 (16.43%) AWS
20 56 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 54 (15.30%) Symantec
22 53 (15.01%) Wireless
23 51 (14.45%) Finance
24 50 (14.16%) McAfee
25 43 (12.18%) Microsoft
25 43 (12.18%) Data Centre
26 41 (11.61%) ITIL

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 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.13%) nginx
3 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.57%) Apache
4 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Endur
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.68%) Azure
2 58 (16.43%) AWS
3 39 (11.05%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (2.83%) SaaS
5 6 (1.70%) IaaS
5 6 (1.70%) PaaS
6 5 (1.42%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.13%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 4 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.13%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (0.85%) GCP
8 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.57%) AWS Direct Connect
9 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.57%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.28%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.28%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 232 (65.72%) Firewall
2 146 (41.36%) WAN
3 114 (32.29%) LAN
4 92 (26.06%) SD-WAN
5 81 (22.95%) VPN
6 79 (22.38%) BGP
7 77 (21.81%) Network Security
8 73 (20.68%) MPLS
9 72 (20.40%) Cisco ASA
10 66 (18.70%) OSPF
11 53 (15.01%) Wireless
12 37 (10.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 36 (10.20%) TCP/IP
14 31 (8.78%) Cisco IOS
14 31 (8.78%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (8.22%) VLAN
16 28 (7.93%) DNS
17 26 (7.37%) Ethernet
18 24 (6.80%) Multicast
18 24 (6.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.57%) MySQL
1 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (0.57%) Redis
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.28%) Power BI
2 1 (0.28%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.57%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 70 (19.83%) Social Skills
2 51 (14.45%) Finance
3 36 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.95%) Banking
5 19 (5.38%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.98%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.70%) Marketing
8 4 (1.13%) Automotive
8 4 (1.13%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (37.39%) Network Engineer
2 56 (15.86%) Architect
3 37 (10.48%) Consultant
4 33 (9.35%) IT Engineer
5 32 (9.07%) Network Architect
6 26 (7.37%) Network Consultant
7 24 (6.80%) Senior Network Engineer
8 22 (6.23%) Cisco Engineer
9 21 (5.95%) Security Engineer
10 20 (5.67%) Support Engineer
11 18 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
12 17 (4.82%) IP Engineer
13 16 (4.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 16 (4.53%) Juniper Engineer
14 15 (4.25%) IT Support
15 13 (3.68%) Network Support
15 13 (3.68%) Network Support Engineer
16 12 (3.40%) VMware Architect
17 11 (3.12%) Core Network Engineer
17 11 (3.12%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.97%) JSON
2 12 (3.40%) 802.1X
3 8 (2.27%) Web Services
4 5 (1.42%) YAML
5 4 (1.13%) SAML
6 2 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.57%) LAMP
6 2 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.57%) LDAP
6 2 (0.57%) Node.js
6 2 (0.57%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.35%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (7.08%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 7 (1.98%) PKI
6 4 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.57%) Blog
8 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.57%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.57%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Social Media
8 2 (0.57%) Tandem
9 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.43%) Windows
2 36 (10.20%) Linux
3 21 (5.95%) Windows 10
4 19 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.12%) Unix
6 8 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (1.70%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.57%) SUSE
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.61%) ITIL
1 41 (11.61%) Network Design
2 32 (9.07%) Change Management
3 31 (8.78%) Presales
4 24 (6.80%) Mentoring
5 21 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (5.38%) DevOps
6 19 (5.38%) Network Virtualisation
7 18 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (4.82%) Scrum
9 16 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (4.53%) Load Balancing
10 15 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (4.25%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (3.97%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (3.97%) Low Latency
11 14 (3.97%) Web Filtering
12 13 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.35%) Python
2 18 (5.10%) C
3 7 (1.98%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.70%) SQL
5 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.85%) PHP
6 3 (0.85%) Ruby
7 2 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (33.71%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (27.76%) CCNP
3 35 (9.92%) CCIE
4 34 (9.63%) CCNA
5 25 (7.08%) Security Cleared
6 22 (6.23%) JNCIP
6 22 (6.23%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.67%) Degree
8 14 (3.97%) JNCIA
9 9 (2.55%) CISSP
9 9 (2.55%) HND
10 6 (1.70%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.13%) CCDE
11 4 (1.13%) CISA
11 4 (1.13%) CRISC
11 4 (1.13%) HNC
12 3 (0.85%) CCDP
12 3 (0.85%) CEH
12 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.57%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.12%) SLA
2 9 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.27%) QA
4 6 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.13%) GDPR
6 2 (0.57%) NCSC
6 2 (0.57%) NIST
System Software
1 56 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (9.07%) Active Directory
3 27 (7.65%) VMware NSX
4 21 (5.95%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.25%) vSphere
6 14 (3.97%) Docker
7 12 (3.40%) vCloud
8 4 (1.13%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.57%) NLBS
9 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.57%) XenApp
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (11.05%) Ansible
2 33 (9.35%) FortiGate
3 14 (3.97%) Terraform
3 14 (3.97%) vCenter Server
4 12 (3.40%) vRealize
5 11 (3.12%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (1.98%) Nessus
8 6 (1.70%) Cacti
8 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.70%) Nagios
8 6 (1.70%) Nmap
9 5 (1.42%) Puppet
10 4 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (1.13%) Suricata
11 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 286 (81.02%) Cisco
2 150 (42.49%) Palo Alto
3 106 (30.03%) CheckPoint
4 90 (25.50%) F5
5 73 (20.68%) Juniper
6 63 (17.85%) VMware
7 54 (15.30%) Symantec
8 50 (14.16%) McAfee
9 43 (12.18%) Microsoft
10 37 (10.48%) Aruba
11 30 (8.50%) SolarWinds
12 28 (7.93%) HP
13 26 (7.37%) Citrix
14 25 (7.08%) Meraki
15 15 (4.25%) IronPort
15 15 (4.25%) SonicWALL
16 14 (3.97%) Arista
16 14 (3.97%) EMC
17 13 (3.68%) BT
17 13 (3.68%) Google