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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 218 237 207
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Permanent jobs citing FTP 35 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 1.14% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 34
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
947 1050 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.52% 14.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 763 888 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester +11 12 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Cheshire +9 12 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Lancashire +2 9 £46,500 +32.85%
Merseyside - 2 £30,000 - 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (43.94%) DNS
2 25 (37.88%) Windows
3 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
4 21 (31.82%) XML
5 20 (30.30%) SharePoint
5 20 (30.30%) MySQL
6 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 17 (25.76%) SQL
7 17 (25.76%) HTTP
7 17 (25.76%) VMware
8 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 15 (22.73%) SAP
9 15 (22.73%) EDI
9 15 (22.73%) XML Schema
9 15 (22.73%) HTTPS
9 15 (22.73%) webMethods
9 15 (22.73%) EDIFACT
9 15 (22.73%) TRADACOMS
10 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (21.21%) VPN
10 14 (21.21%) Apache
11 13 (19.70%) Linux
11 13 (19.70%) SAN
12 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
12 12 (18.18%) RHCE
12 12 (18.18%) IIS
12 12 (18.18%) nginx
12 12 (18.18%) RHCA
12 12 (18.18%) Debian
12 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 14 (21.21%) Apache
4 12 (18.18%) IIS
4 12 (18.18%) nginx
5 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.94%) DNS
2 17 (25.76%) HTTP
3 15 (22.73%) HTTPS
4 14 (21.21%) VPN
5 13 (19.70%) SAN
6 10 (15.15%) DHCP
6 10 (15.15%) LAN
7 9 (13.64%) WAN
7 9 (13.64%) SSL
8 5 (7.58%) SMTP
8 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.06%) Firewall
9 4 (6.06%) Wireless
9 4 (6.06%) Internet
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
10 3 (4.55%) OSPF
10 3 (4.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) MySQL
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) EDI Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Server Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Developer
6 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) IT Technician
7 4 (6.06%) Junior IT Technician
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Junior
7 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) XML
2 15 (22.73%) EDI
2 15 (22.73%) XML Schema
2 15 (22.73%) EDIFACT
3 11 (16.67%) LAMP
4 6 (9.09%) Ajax
4 6 (9.09%) .NET
4 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) TRADACOMS
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.70%) Linux
4 12 (18.18%) Debian
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
3 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
3 4 (6.06%) OO
3 4 (6.06%) OOD
3 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.55%) Migration
4 3 (4.55%) Project Management
4 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.03%) Business Development
5 2 (3.03%) Refactoring
5 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.52%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.52%) Web Design
6 1 (1.52%) Service Management
6 1 (1.52%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.12%) PHP
4 5 (7.58%) Perl
5 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) RHCE
1 12 (18.18%) RHCA
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (12.12%) MCITP
3 8 (12.12%) CCNA
4 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 6 (9.09%) MCPD
6 3 (4.55%) MCSE
6 3 (4.55%) CCNP
7 2 (3.03%) CCA
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) VMware
2 15 (22.73%) webMethods
2 15 (22.73%) SAP
3 12 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 10 (15.15%) HP
5 9 (13.64%) Dell
6 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco
7 6 (9.09%) Intel
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix
8 3 (4.55%) Juniper
8 3 (4.55%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.55%) Meru Networks
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) Software AG
10 1 (1.52%) Veeam
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