The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 97 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing FTP 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 2.29% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £29,250 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £43,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
FTP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 131 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.73% 9.21% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 149 93 74
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

FTP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the Edinburgh region.

FTP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) HTTP
4 13 (54.17%) C#
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 13 (54.17%) ITIL
4 13 (54.17%) HTTPS
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) SMTP
4 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 10 (41.67%) CMS
7 9 (37.50%) UNIX
8 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) Information Security
9 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
9 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (29.17%) Change Management
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (16.67%) SSH
10 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (16.67%) GCIA
10 4 (16.67%) GSEC

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 10 (41.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) HTTP
2 13 (54.17%) SMTP
2 13 (54.17%) HTTPS
3 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) LDAP
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) SSH
5 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (16.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) OLAP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (8.33%) Star Schema
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) IT Support
4 6 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Information Security
3 7 (29.17%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Security
4 4 (16.67%) Fault Management
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
2 13 (54.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) GCIA
1 4 (16.67%) GSEC
1 4 (16.67%) GCIH
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) GWAPT
1 4 (16.67%) GPEN
1 4 (16.67%) OSCP
1 4 (16.67%) OSCE
2 3 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter