The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 57 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing FTP 12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.18% 1.56% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.06% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
FTP
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 85 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.36% 22.14% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 104 55 69
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

FTP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

FTP Salary Trend in Watford

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 38 (95.00%) HTTP
2 36 (90.00%) Windows
3 35 (87.50%) Manufacturing
4 34 (85.00%) Java
4 34 (85.00%) Oracle
4 34 (85.00%) IIS
5 33 (82.50%) E-Commerce
5 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
5 33 (82.50%) Finance
5 33 (82.50%) Retail
6 32 (80.00%) WebSphere
6 32 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 32 (80.00%) Middleware
6 32 (80.00%) IBM
6 32 (80.00%) AIX
6 32 (80.00%) Solaris
6 32 (80.00%) Linux
6 32 (80.00%) UNIX
6 32 (80.00%) Tomcat
6 32 (80.00%) MQSeries
6 32 (80.00%) MS Office
6 32 (80.00%) J2EE
6 32 (80.00%) JDBC
6 32 (80.00%) DB2
6 32 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 32 (80.00%) SQL
7 20 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 20 (50.00%) Problem Management
7 20 (50.00%) Perl
7 20 (50.00%) ITIL

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 34 (85.00%) IIS
2 32 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 32 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 32 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 32 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) HTTP
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) SSL
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) SNMP
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) SMTP
3 4 (10.00%) IPsec
3 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (10.00%) VLAN
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security
3 4 (10.00%) WAAS
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (10.00%) MPLS
3 4 (10.00%) OSPF
3 4 (10.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (80.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (87.50%) Manufacturing
2 33 (82.50%) Retail
2 33 (82.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Analyst
2 31 (77.50%) Support Analyst
2 31 (77.50%) Operations Analyst
2 31 (77.50%) Operations Support Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Junior
4 13 (32.50%) Junior Analyst
5 12 (30.00%) Junior Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Support
8 1 (2.50%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) J2EE
1 32 (80.00%) JDBC
1 32 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) AIX
2 32 (80.00%) Solaris
2 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 32 (80.00%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) E-Commerce
2 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 20 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.50%) Network Management
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) OO
5 2 (5.00%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) ERD
6 1 (2.50%) OWASP
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 32 (80.00%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 20 (50.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Oracle
2 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (80.00%) IBM
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 4 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.00%) SAP