Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FTP over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 800 571 829
Rank change year-on-year -229 +258 +38
Permanent jobs citing FTP 189 102 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.46% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 142 75 204
10th Percentile " £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £63,125 £73,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,500 £71,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +10.00% +11.11%

FTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14,541 6,972 19,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.05% 15.34% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10,045 5,741 15,596
10th Percentile £27,250 £29,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in England

FTP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FTP in England.

Salary trend for FTP in England

FTP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing FTP in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for FTP in England

FTP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the England region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -215 87 £55,000 -18.52% 14
Midlands -117 33 £37,500 -16.67% 5
South East -164 33 £43,750 +33.59% 6
West Midlands -91 17 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands -53 15 £35,000 -65.00% 1
South West - 14 £46,250 - 1
North of England -117 12 £47,500 - 11
East of England - 10 £62,500 - 7
North West -92 6 £49,000 - 5
Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 - 6
North East - 1 £50,000 -
FTP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for FTP.

1 83 (43.92%) HTTP
2 77 (40.74%) SQL
3 69 (36.51%) Social Skills
4 66 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (29.10%) Azure
6 52 (27.51%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (26.98%) Windows
8 49 (25.93%) Linux
8 49 (25.93%) Middleware
9 45 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 45 (23.81%) PowerShell
10 42 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 40 (21.16%) SMTP
11 40 (21.16%) Finance
12 38 (20.11%) DNS
12 38 (20.11%) HTTPS
12 38 (20.11%) Java
12 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
13 36 (19.05%) Bash Shell
14 35 (18.52%) Banking
15 32 (16.93%) Marketing
16 31 (16.40%) Project Planning
16 31 (16.40%) JSON
17 30 (15.87%) WebSphere
17 30 (15.87%) Waterfall
18 29 (15.34%) Degree
18 29 (15.34%) .NET
18 29 (15.34%) Active Directory
19 28 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
19 28 (14.81%) IBM

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (15.87%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.05%) IIS
3 6 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.59%) Apache
5 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.06%) CMS
6 2 (1.06%) Confluence
6 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.06%) JBoss
6 2 (1.06%) nginx
6 2 (1.06%) WordPress
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) PRMS
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.53%) Actimize
4 1 (0.53%) Findur
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 55 (29.10%) Azure
2 27 (14.29%) AWS
3 16 (8.47%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (6.35%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.65%) Force.com
5 5 (2.65%) GitHub
5 5 (2.65%) SaaS
5 5 (2.65%) Veeva
6 4 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.12%) Boomi
6 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.12%) IaaS
6 4 (2.12%) PaaS
6 4 (2.12%) Serverless
7 3 (1.59%) Azure App Service
7 3 (1.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (1.59%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 83 (43.92%) HTTP
2 42 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 40 (21.16%) SMTP
4 38 (20.11%) DNS
4 38 (20.11%) HTTPS
5 19 (10.05%) LAN
5 19 (10.05%) WAN
6 16 (8.47%) IP Telephony
6 16 (8.47%) SSH
7 14 (7.41%) DHCP
7 14 (7.41%) Firewall
7 14 (7.41%) Internet
8 13 (6.88%) Network Security
8 13 (6.88%) SSL
8 13 (6.88%) VPN
9 12 (6.35%) IPsec
9 12 (6.35%) SAN
10 8 (4.23%) POP3
11 6 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.65%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.99%) MySQL
3 15 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.35%) Power BI
4 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.29%) Tableau
6 8 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.65%) SQLite
10 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.59%) Big Data
11 3 (1.59%) Metadata
11 3 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.47%) JIRA
2 9 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.23%) PHPUnit
4 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.59%) Subversion
6 3 (1.59%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.06%) Grunt
7 2 (1.06%) gulp
7 2 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.06%) webpack
8 1 (0.53%) AutoIt
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) GitLab
8 1 (0.53%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 69 (36.51%) Social Skills
2 52 (27.51%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (21.16%) Finance
4 35 (18.52%) Banking
5 32 (16.93%) Marketing
6 26 (13.76%) Telecoms
7 15 (7.94%) Manufacturing
8 13 (6.88%) Investment Banking
9 12 (6.35%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (4.23%) Italian Language
10 8 (4.23%) Portuguese Language
10 8 (4.23%) Spanish Language
11 6 (3.17%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (2.65%) Electronics
13 4 (2.12%) Advertising
13 4 (2.12%) Law
13 4 (2.12%) Legal
13 4 (2.12%) Retail
14 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
14 2 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (15.34%) Developer
2 26 (13.76%) Analyst
2 26 (13.76%) Customer Engineer
3 18 (9.52%) IT Support
4 16 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support
4 16 (8.47%) Network Support
5 14 (7.41%) Data Engineer
6 13 (6.88%) Designer
7 11 (5.82%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.29%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (4.23%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (4.23%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.23%) Programmer
10 8 (4.23%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 8 (4.23%) RPG Programmer
10 8 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (4.23%) Senior SQL Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.93%) Middleware
2 31 (16.40%) JSON
3 29 (15.34%) .NET
4 28 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (10.05%) HTML
5 19 (10.05%) XML
6 18 (9.52%) SOAP
7 13 (6.88%) CSS
8 12 (6.35%) Web Services
9 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.82%) EDI
10 10 (5.29%) ODBC
11 9 (4.76%) REST
12 7 (3.70%) XSLT
13 5 (2.65%) JMS
13 5 (2.65%) LDAP
13 5 (2.65%) XSD
14 4 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
15 3 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.81%) EFT
1 28 (14.81%) Legacy Applications
2 14 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.82%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.29%) Equities
4 10 (5.29%) SCADA
5 9 (4.76%) Renewable Energy
6 8 (4.23%) iSeries
7 6 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.65%) Analogue Electronics
8 5 (2.65%) Cyberattack
8 5 (2.65%) Life Science
8 5 (2.65%) Robotics
8 5 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.59%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.98%) Windows
2 49 (25.93%) Linux
3 26 (13.76%) AIX
4 9 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.17%) Unix
6 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.65%) ThreadX
6 5 (2.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (1.59%) VMS
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.40%) Project Planning
3 30 (15.87%) Waterfall
4 26 (13.76%) DevOps
5 24 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (12.70%) Project Management
5 24 (12.70%) Service Delivery
6 23 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (11.64%) OO
8 21 (11.11%) Change Management
9 20 (10.58%) High Availability
10 17 (8.99%) ITIL
10 17 (8.99%) SDLC
11 15 (7.94%) Data Engineering
11 15 (7.94%) Time Management
12 14 (7.41%) Data Management
12 14 (7.41%) ETL
12 14 (7.41%) Machine Learning
12 14 (7.41%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.74%) SQL
2 45 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 38 (20.11%) Java
4 36 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 28 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 25 (13.23%) Python
7 20 (10.58%) C#
7 20 (10.58%) VB
8 14 (7.41%) VBA
9 11 (5.82%) R
10 9 (4.76%) C
10 9 (4.76%) PHP
10 9 (4.76%) Ruby
10 9 (4.76%) Scala
11 8 (4.23%) C++
11 8 (4.23%) Perl
11 8 (4.23%) RPG
12 7 (3.70%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.65%) VBScript
13 5 (2.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (15.34%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.12%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CCIE
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) MISRA
2 4 (2.12%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.06%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (15.34%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.82%) vSphere
4 5 (2.65%) Docker
4 5 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.59%) Firmware
5 3 (1.59%) XenApp
6 2 (1.06%) NFS
6 2 (1.06%) Varnish
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) PowerCLI
1 6 (3.17%) Terraform
2 5 (2.65%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.12%) Nagios
3 4 (2.12%) vRealize
4 3 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.59%) SCCM
5 2 (1.06%) Ansible
5 2 (1.06%) Nessus
6 1 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.53%) EnCase
6 1 (0.53%) FTK
6 1 (0.53%) Grafana
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) OfficeScan
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.53%) QRadar
6 1 (0.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.81%) IBM
3 18 (9.52%) VMware
4 17 (8.99%) Oracle
5 13 (6.88%) Fidessa
6 11 (5.82%) Citrix
7 9 (4.76%) Cisco
8 8 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.23%) SAP
9 6 (3.17%) McAfee
9 6 (3.17%) Splunk
10 5 (2.65%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.65%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.65%) Cvent
10 5 (2.65%) Darktrace
10 5 (2.65%) FireEye
10 5 (2.65%) HP
10 5 (2.65%) Klocwork
10 5 (2.65%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.65%) Red Hat