The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 229 205 235
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Permanent jobs citing FTP 12 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 3.23% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 16
Average salary £28,500 £39,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.38% +57.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1037 1052 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.41% 14.57% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 880 883 921
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FTP
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 0 7 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Cheshire -28 4 £53,750 +26.47%
Lancashire -8 1 £35,000 +55.55% 1
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 18 (60.00%) Linux
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
2 16 (53.33%) AIX
2 16 (53.33%) Solaris
2 16 (53.33%) Change Management
3 15 (50.00%) Sophos
3 15 (50.00%) HPUX
4 14 (46.67%) Perl
4 14 (46.67%) Axway
5 12 (40.00%) Middleware
6 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (16.67%) Mainframe
9 5 (16.67%) HTML
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 5 (16.67%) Tandem
10 4 (13.33%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) HTTP
10 4 (13.33%) IBM
11 3 (10.00%) ISEB
11 3 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (10.00%) MySQL
11 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
11 3 (10.00%) SSH
11 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (10.00%) Software Testing

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Jetty
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) Gentran
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.33%) InDesign
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) IPsec
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.33%) Aptana Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Sublime Text
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
2 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.33%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Linux Specialist
2 8 (26.67%) Middleware Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) UNIX Support
4 5 (16.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) XML
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (3.33%) .NET
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
7 1 (3.33%) Servlets
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) XSD
7 1 (3.33%) Flash
7 1 (3.33%) XHTML
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.33%) Java EE
7 1 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) CSS3
7 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 5 (16.67%) Tandem
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
2 16 (53.33%) AIX
2 16 (53.33%) Solaris
3 15 (50.00%) HPUX
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Change Management
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (10.00%) V-Model
3 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Web Design
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Perl
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Xen
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Sophos
2 14 (46.67%) Axway
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
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