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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 231 203 229
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Permanent jobs citing FTP 25 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.53% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 3.63% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
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
1057 992 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.65% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 885 826 895
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -13 13 £28,500 -18.57%
Cheshire -20 10 £55,000 +33.33%
Lancashire -2 2 £28,000 +24.44%
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (45.16%) HTTP
1 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) Middleware
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
7 7 (22.58%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) Google
8 6 (19.35%) Axway
8 6 (19.35%) Solaris
8 6 (19.35%) Apache
8 6 (19.35%) AIX
8 6 (19.35%) Perl
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) nginx
8 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.13%) Coaching
9 5 (16.13%) Ansible
9 5 (16.13%) DevOps
9 5 (16.13%) Puppet
9 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
9 5 (16.13%) User Stories
9 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) nginx
3 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.13%) Jetty
4 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (16.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) IPsec
4 4 (12.90%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.23%) Sublime Text
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) German Language
1 5 (16.13%) Italian Language
1 5 (16.13%) Turkish Language
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Middleware Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Support
6 2 (6.45%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 10 (32.26%) Middleware
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 5 (16.13%) J2EE
4 5 (16.13%) Servlets
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (12.90%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) XSD
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) Flash
7 1 (3.23%) XHTML
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.23%) Java EE
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blog
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Tandem
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) UNIX
4 6 (19.35%) Solaris
4 6 (19.35%) AIX
5 5 (16.13%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) Coaching
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) User Stories
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Line Management
8 3 (9.68%) V-Model
8 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
3 1 (3.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Xen
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Ansible
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Google
2 6 (19.35%) Axway
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Sophos
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss