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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 590 526 577
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +51
Permanent jobs citing FTP 328 453 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.16% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 261 355 281
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FTP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FTP within the UK.

FTP Salary Trend in the UK

FTP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FTP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

FTP Salary Histogram in the UK

FTP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England -54 309 £45,000 +5.88% 41
London -47 112 £50,000 - 15
South East -26 81 £45,000 +36.36% 6
Berkshire +21 33 £39,250 +12.14% 1
East of England -14 32 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -17 31 £40,000 +23.07% 5
North West +3 29 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Hertfordshire -12 22 £47,500 +8.57%
Hampshire +16 18 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire +1 17 £43,000 +68.62% 4
Gloucestershire -20 15 £47,500 +26.66% 4
City of London -5 14 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Watford -5 14 - -
Cheltenham -6 14 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Reading +7 12 £40,000 -
Bracknell +30 11 £30,000 -
Manchester +4 11 £34,000 +19.29% 5
Cheshire -1 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £53,750 +19.44%
Portsmouth - 11 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes -10 9 £57,500 +9.52%
Bristol -6 8 £24,500 -27.40%
Scotland -10 8 £32,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -11 8 £35,000 +37.25% 3
North Yorkshire - 7 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 6 £37,500 +41.50% 3
Leeds -14 6 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Newbury - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Dorset -5 5 - -

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 311 (48.37%) Windows
2 265 (41.21%) Linux
3 237 (36.86%) DNS
4 229 (35.61%) TCP/IP
5 222 (34.53%) Microsoft
6 216 (33.59%) HTTP
7 214 (33.28%) SQL
8 190 (29.55%) SQL Server
9 171 (26.59%) Firewall
10 154 (23.95%) Finance
11 146 (22.71%) ITIL
12 143 (22.24%) SMTP
13 134 (20.84%) MS Excel
14 132 (20.53%) Active Directory
15 119 (18.51%) Oracle
16 118 (18.35%) DHCP
17 114 (17.73%) VMware
18 111 (17.26%) VPN
19 107 (16.64%) UNIX
20 106 (16.49%) XML
21 103 (16.02%) MySQL
21 103 (16.02%) LAN
22 101 (15.71%) Cisco
22 101 (15.71%) Degree
23 99 (15.40%) Web Services
24 96 (14.93%) Java
25 94 (14.62%) WAN
26 92 (14.31%) Bash Shell
27 91 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
28 88 (13.69%) JavaScript

FTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 78 (12.13%) IIS
2 72 (11.20%) MS Exchange
3 61 (9.49%) Apache
4 58 (9.02%) SharePoint
5 41 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 41 (6.38%) WebSphere
6 37 (5.75%) CMS
7 28 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 28 (4.35%) nginx
8 26 (4.04%) Confluence
9 24 (3.73%) JBoss
10 22 (3.42%) WordPress
11 19 (2.95%) Apache ServiceMix
12 16 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (2.18%) Drupal
13 14 (2.18%) Lync
13 14 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (1.87%) CICS
15 10 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 134 (20.84%) MS Excel
2 68 (10.58%) MS Office
3 17 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.02%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.78%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.47%) InDesign
9 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.16%) MS Project
10 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 19 (2.95%) Dynamics GP
2 12 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.24%) SAP SRM
4 5 (0.78%) Magento
4 5 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (0.47%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.47%) Agresso
6 2 (0.31%) Summit
6 2 (0.31%) Exstream
6 2 (0.31%) Line 500
6 2 (0.31%) Cordys
6 2 (0.31%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.33%) SaaS
4 14 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.18%) Office 365
5 12 (1.87%) PaaS
6 9 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.78%) Datadog
10 5 (0.78%) IaaS
11 4 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.62%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.62%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 237 (36.86%) DNS
2 229 (35.61%) TCP/IP
3 216 (33.59%) HTTP
4 171 (26.59%) Firewall
5 143 (22.24%) SMTP
6 118 (18.35%) DHCP
7 111 (17.26%) VPN
8 103 (16.02%) LAN
9 94 (14.62%) WAN
10 88 (13.69%) SSL
11 74 (11.51%) Internet
12 65 (10.11%) SAN
12 65 (10.11%) SSH
13 63 (9.80%) Network Security
14 49 (7.62%) HTTPS
15 43 (6.69%) LDAP
16 37 (5.75%) DMZ
17 31 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (4.67%) VoIP
19 29 (4.51%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 103 (16.02%) MySQL
3 46 (7.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.60%) DB2
5 33 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (3.58%) Oracle Database
9 22 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.71%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.56%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.24%) MS Access
14 8 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 55 (8.55%) JIRA
2 40 (6.22%) Subversion
3 27 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.27%) Git (software)
5 20 (3.11%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.87%) Ant
8 11 (1.71%) LoadRunner
9 10 (1.56%) JUnit
9 10 (1.56%) Maven
9 10 (1.56%) SoapUI
10 9 (1.40%) Hudson
10 9 (1.40%) HP UFT
11 8 (1.24%) Selenium
11 8 (1.24%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.93%) FishEye
13 6 (0.93%) EasyMock
13 6 (0.93%) Mockito
13 6 (0.93%) RSpec
General
1 154 (23.95%) Finance
2 55 (8.55%) Banking
3 49 (7.62%) Retail
4 34 (5.29%) Front Office
5 29 (4.51%) Back Office
5 29 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 26 (4.04%) Marketing
7 25 (3.89%) Retail Banking
7 25 (3.89%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.87%) Advertising
9 11 (1.71%) Electronics
10 9 (1.40%) Legal
11 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.62%) Law
11 4 (0.62%) Publishing
11 4 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 122 (18.97%) Analyst
2 80 (12.44%) Developer
3 68 (10.58%) Support Engineer
4 60 (9.33%) Network Engineer
5 57 (8.86%) Administrator
6 52 (8.09%) Systems Administrator
7 46 (7.15%) Consultant
8 37 (5.75%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.67%) Architect
9 30 (4.67%) Security Engineer
10 29 (4.51%) Network Security Engineer
11 26 (4.04%) Operations Analyst
12 25 (3.89%) Team Leader
13 23 (3.58%) Software Engineer
14 22 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
15 21 (3.27%) Technical Architect
15 21 (3.27%) Technical Team Leader
16 20 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 19 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (16.49%) XML
2 99 (15.40%) Web Services
3 81 (12.60%) CSS
4 78 (12.13%) HTML
5 63 (9.80%) SOAP
6 53 (8.24%) .NET
7 35 (5.44%) JDBC
8 34 (5.29%) LAMP
9 29 (4.51%) EDIFACT
10 28 (4.35%) JSON
11 27 (4.20%) ASP.NET
12 26 (4.04%) Middleware
12 26 (4.04%) REST
13 25 (3.89%) jQuery
14 23 (3.58%) WSDL
14 23 (3.58%) J2EE
15 20 (3.11%) WebSphere MQ
16 17 (2.64%) EDI
16 17 (2.64%) HTML5
17 15 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 49 (7.62%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.67%) CESG
5 25 (3.89%) Derivative
5 25 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.11%) Clustering
6 20 (3.11%) Market Risk
7 19 (2.95%) Credit Risk
8 18 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.64%) TRADACOMS
10 12 (1.87%) Replication
11 11 (1.71%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.71%) Device Driver
12 10 (1.56%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.40%) FMCG
13 9 (1.40%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.24%) Social Media
14 8 (1.24%) EMC VNX
15 7 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 311 (48.37%) Windows
2 265 (41.21%) Linux
3 107 (16.64%) UNIX
4 76 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (8.09%) Solaris
6 50 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (6.53%) CentOS
8 40 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (4.04%) Ubuntu
11 23 (3.58%) Debian
11 23 (3.58%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.95%) AIX
13 15 (2.33%) Windows 7
14 12 (1.87%) Windows 2000
15 11 (1.71%) Windows NT
16 8 (1.24%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.24%) Android
17 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (22.71%) ITIL
2 65 (10.11%) Project Management
3 63 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (7.00%) Analytics
5 44 (6.84%) Configuration Management
6 39 (6.07%) Load Balancing
6 39 (6.07%) Problem Management
7 36 (5.60%) DevOps
8 34 (5.29%) Software Engineering
9 33 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 33 (5.13%) SDLC
10 32 (4.98%) Mentoring
11 29 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (4.35%) SIEM
12 28 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (4.35%) Risk Management
12 28 (4.35%) People Management
13 27 (4.20%) Service Management
14 26 (4.04%) Service Delivery
14 26 (4.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (33.28%) SQL
2 96 (14.93%) Java
3 92 (14.31%) Bash Shell
4 88 (13.69%) JavaScript
5 87 (13.53%) Perl
6 55 (8.55%) Python
7 52 (8.09%) PHP
8 40 (6.22%) C#
9 37 (5.75%) PowerShell
10 30 (4.67%) XPath
11 26 (4.04%) T-SQL
12 25 (3.89%) XQuery
13 21 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 21 (3.27%) C
14 20 (3.11%) C++
15 17 (2.64%) VB
16 16 (2.49%) COBOL
16 16 (2.49%) PL/SQL
16 16 (2.49%) Ruby
17 14 (2.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (15.71%) Degree
2 69 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (10.11%) CCNA
4 42 (6.53%) Security Cleared
5 33 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 33 (5.13%) CISSP
6 25 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (2.95%) PMP
7 19 (2.95%) PMI Certification
8 17 (2.64%) RHCE
9 14 (2.18%) CCNP
9 14 (2.18%) MCP
10 13 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.87%) RHCA
12 11 (1.71%) MCITP
13 8 (1.24%) HND
14 7 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.64%) SLA
2 25 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 24 (3.73%) CRD IV
4 21 (3.27%) QA
5 8 (1.24%) RosettaNet
6 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.78%) COBIT
7 5 (0.78%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.31%) COREP
10 2 (0.31%) FINREP
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.16%) JTAG
11 1 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 132 (20.53%) Active Directory
2 91 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (9.02%) vSphere
4 30 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.11%) Snort
6 16 (2.49%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.33%) NFS
7 15 (2.33%) Samba
8 11 (1.71%) iptables
9 10 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.40%) RACF
11 8 (1.24%) XenApp
11 8 (1.24%) StorNext
12 7 (1.09%) KVM
12 7 (1.09%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.09%) Varnish
12 7 (1.09%) Sendmail
12 7 (1.09%) Xen
13 5 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 56 (8.71%) Nagios
2 39 (6.07%) Puppet
3 37 (5.75%) SCOM
4 27 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.95%) OpenView
6 14 (2.18%) SCCM
6 14 (2.18%) cPanel
7 11 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.56%) ZABBIX
8 10 (1.56%) Cacti
9 9 (1.40%) CA Endevor
10 5 (0.78%) WSUS
10 5 (0.78%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.78%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.78%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.62%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.62%) Plesk
11 4 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 222 (34.53%) Microsoft
2 119 (18.51%) Oracle
3 114 (17.73%) VMware
4 101 (15.71%) Cisco
5 66 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 64 (9.95%) HP
7 51 (7.93%) IBM
8 34 (5.29%) SAP
9 33 (5.13%) F5
10 32 (4.98%) Citrix
11 31 (4.82%) NetApp
11 31 (4.82%) Remedy
12 28 (4.35%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.11%) Juniper
14 18 (2.80%) Google
15 17 (2.64%) EMC
16 16 (2.49%) Dell
17 15 (2.33%) webMethods
17 15 (2.33%) Sourcefire
18 13 (2.02%) Sybase
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Total remuneration £31,000 - £37,000 (inclusive of benefits)
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Bridgewater Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefit and bonus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 45K-50K + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 30K-42K + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
THE RACING POST
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 37.5 Hour week
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40,847 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago