The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for FortiGate skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FortiGate over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fortinet FortiGate
England / West Midlands
Rank - 232 210
Permanent jobs citing FortiGate 0 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.100%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.83% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 5
Median salary - £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.32% -7.50%  

FortiGate is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 305 389 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 6.55% 6.39% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 222 275 224
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

FortiGate
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing FortiGate as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for FortiGate in the West Midlands

FortiGate
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FortiGate in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for FortiGate in the West Midlands

FortiGate
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing FortiGate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FortiGate.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) MOS
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN

FortiGate
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MOS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto