The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 229 208 235
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs citing FTP 13 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 3.15% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 25
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
FTP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1109 952 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.19% 14.26% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 883 788 1014
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FTP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

FTP Salary Trend in the North West

FTP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FTP across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

FTP Salary Histogram in the North West

FTP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 6 £40,500 - 1
Cheshire -8 5 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Manchester -10 2 £35,000 -20.45% 2
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) DNS
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.00%) IIS
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) SAN
6 11 (27.50%) Project Management
6 11 (27.50%) MySQL
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) VMware
6 11 (27.50%) Degree
7 10 (25.00%) Apache
8 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
8 9 (22.50%) ITIL
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (20.00%) HTTP
9 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
9 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (20.00%) MCITP
9 8 (20.00%) CCNA

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (35.00%) IIS
2 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (25.00%) Apache
4 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
5 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (15.00%) nginx
7 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.50%) Jetty
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) SAN
3 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) HTTP
4 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 7 (17.50%) GPRS
5 7 (17.50%) DHCP
5 7 (17.50%) Internet
6 6 (15.00%) HTTPS
7 4 (10.00%) LAN
7 4 (10.00%) WAN
8 3 (7.50%) SMTP
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.00%) OSPF
9 2 (5.00%) BGP
9 2 (5.00%) SSL
9 2 (5.00%) RIP
9 2 (5.00%) VPN
9 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) German Language
2 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.50%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Business Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Business One Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Flash
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) Servlets
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (17.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.50%) Blog
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Debian
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) Business Development
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Web Design
7 1 (2.50%) SOA
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (20.00%) MCITP
2 8 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) RHCA
3 5 (12.50%) RHCE
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (10.00%) CCA
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) MCPD
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
2 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Webmin
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 11 (27.50%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Dell
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.00%) Intel
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) Meru Networks
7 2 (5.00%) Juniper
7 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Google
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
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