Period
to 5 May 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 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 657 763 809
Rank change year-on-year +106 +46 +9
Permanent jobs citing FTP 179 165 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 1.15% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 133 113 215
10th Percentile £33,550 £21,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £31,250 £34,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% -3.33%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £74,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

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 10,193 14,355 21,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.06% 15.15% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,757 11,542 16,508
10th Percentile £28,950 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,544
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +55 77 £65,000 +18.18% 6
North of England +35 38 £61,250 +44.12% 14
North West +41 29 £65,000 +54.76% 4
South East +37 21 £35,337 +8.73% 11
Midlands +5 16 £40,000 -60.00% 6
West Midlands +13 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West -4 13 £33,500 +45.65% 3
East of England +48 10 - - 4
Yorkshire -18 8 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North East +7 1 £42,000 +52.73%
FTP
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 86 (48.04%) DNS
2 70 (39.11%) Linux
3 69 (38.55%) HTTP
4 58 (32.40%) SQL
5 53 (29.61%) Windows
6 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
6 52 (29.05%) Azure
7 49 (27.37%) TCP/IP
8 46 (25.70%) SQL Server
8 46 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (24.58%) SMTP
10 42 (23.46%) AWS
10 42 (23.46%) Social Skills
11 38 (21.23%) DHCP
12 37 (20.67%) SSH
12 37 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (20.11%) VMware
14 34 (18.99%) Python
14 34 (18.99%) Active Directory
14 34 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (17.32%) Windows Server
17 28 (15.64%) Bash Shell
18 27 (15.08%) Network Security
18 27 (15.08%) MongoDB
18 27 (15.08%) ITIL
19 26 (14.53%) Java
19 26 (14.53%) JavaScript
20 24 (13.41%) Web Services
20 24 (13.41%) Red Hat

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 14 (7.82%) Apache
2 13 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.15%) Confluence
3 11 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.03%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 8 (4.47%) IIS
6 7 (3.91%) JBoss
7 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.79%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.23%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.12%) nginx
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 52 (29.05%) Azure
2 42 (23.46%) AWS
3 15 (8.38%) IaaS
4 12 (6.70%) Amazon S3
4 12 (6.70%) PaaS
5 9 (5.03%) GitHub
6 8 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.47%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 8 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.47%) GCP
6 8 (4.47%) Google Workspace
6 8 (4.47%) Power Platform
7 6 (3.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.79%) SaaS
8 5 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.23%) Serverless
10 3 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (1.68%) AWS Direct Connect
10 3 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 86 (48.04%) DNS
2 69 (38.55%) HTTP
3 49 (27.37%) TCP/IP
4 44 (24.58%) SMTP
5 38 (21.23%) DHCP
6 37 (20.67%) SSH
7 27 (15.08%) Network Security
8 23 (12.85%) SSL
9 22 (12.29%) SAN
10 19 (10.61%) Firewall
10 19 (10.61%) VPN
11 17 (9.50%) IPsec
12 16 (8.94%) LAN
13 14 (7.82%) VLAN
13 14 (7.82%) WAN
14 13 (7.26%) Internet
15 7 (3.91%) 802.11
15 7 (3.91%) WLAN
16 6 (3.35%) IMAP
16 6 (3.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.08%) MongoDB
3 23 (12.85%) MySQL
4 16 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.26%) Hadoop
5 13 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.15%) Apache Hive
7 10 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (4.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.47%) Power BI
8 8 (4.47%) SAP HANA
9 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.79%) Big Data
11 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.23%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.82%) JIRA
3 13 (7.26%) GitLab
4 12 (6.70%) Grunt
4 12 (6.70%) gulp
4 12 (6.70%) webpack
5 10 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.59%) Subversion
6 8 (4.47%) ER Studio
6 8 (4.47%) ERwin
6 8 (4.47%) SonarQube
7 6 (3.35%) Artifactory
7 6 (3.35%) Gerrit
8 4 (2.23%) Postman
8 4 (2.23%) Selenium
9 3 (1.68%) AutoIt
9 3 (1.68%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.68%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 42 (23.46%) Social Skills
2 37 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.94%) Finance
4 10 (5.59%) Banking
5 8 (4.47%) Back Office
5 8 (4.47%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (3.91%) Marketing
7 6 (3.35%) Electronics
7 6 (3.35%) Front Office
7 6 (3.35%) German Language
8 5 (2.79%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.23%) Games
9 4 (2.23%) Legal
9 4 (2.23%) Publishing
10 3 (1.68%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.12%) Private Banking
11 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Developer
2 35 (19.55%) Analyst
3 17 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.59%) PHP Developer
6 10 (5.59%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Applications Developer
8 8 (4.47%) ETL Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.47%) IT Support
8 8 (4.47%) Server Analyst
8 8 (4.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Site Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Systems Developer
9 7 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.41%) Web Services
2 23 (12.85%) CSS
3 21 (11.73%) LDAP
4 17 (9.50%) HTML
4 17 (9.50%) REST
5 14 (7.82%) React
6 13 (7.26%) Redux
6 13 (7.26%) RESTful
6 13 (7.26%) XML
7 12 (6.70%) .NET
7 12 (6.70%) CSS3
7 12 (6.70%) Express
7 12 (6.70%) HTML5
7 12 (6.70%) jQuery
7 12 (6.70%) Node.js
7 12 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (5.59%) Middleware
9 8 (4.47%) Next.js
10 7 (3.91%) Backbone.js
10 7 (3.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.26%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.59%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (5.59%) Cyberattack
4 10 (5.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.35%) Replication
7 5 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.68%) Clustering
9 3 (1.68%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.68%) PlayStation
9 3 (1.68%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.68%) SCADA
9 3 (1.68%) User Experience
9 3 (1.68%) Xbox
10 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.11%) Linux
2 53 (29.61%) Windows
3 31 (17.32%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (7.82%) Unix
6 13 (7.26%) CentOS
7 12 (6.70%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.35%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (2.23%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.68%) VMS
13 2 (1.12%) HPUX
13 2 (1.12%) SUSE
14 1 (0.56%) Android
14 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (15.08%) ITIL
4 22 (12.29%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (11.73%) DevOps
6 19 (10.61%) Computer Science
7 18 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (8.94%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.94%) ETL
9 16 (8.94%) Migration
10 15 (8.38%) CRM
10 15 (8.38%) Information Security
10 15 (8.38%) Infrastructure as Code
11 13 (7.26%) Data Modelling
11 13 (7.26%) SIEM
12 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.70%) Data Management
12 12 (6.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 12 (6.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.40%) SQL
2 34 (18.99%) Python
3 28 (15.64%) Bash Shell
4 26 (14.53%) Java
4 26 (14.53%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.61%) C#
6 17 (9.50%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.26%) Ruby
8 11 (6.15%) PHP
9 10 (5.59%) Perl
10 7 (3.91%) C++
10 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.91%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.35%) Groovy
12 4 (2.23%) AWK
12 4 (2.23%) C
13 3 (1.68%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.68%) VB
13 3 (1.68%) VBA
13 3 (1.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) Degree
2 14 (7.82%) MCSE
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (5.03%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.35%) MCITP
5 6 (3.35%) MCSA
6 3 (1.68%) RHCE
6 3 (1.68%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.12%) ISEB
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) QA
2 10 (5.59%) GDPR
3 9 (5.03%) Data Quality
4 8 (4.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (4.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (3.35%) SLA
6 2 (1.12%) HL7
6 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (18.99%) Active Directory
1 34 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.26%) vSphere
3 12 (6.70%) Docker
4 11 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.47%) HDFS
5 8 (4.47%) Shibboleth
6 6 (3.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.68%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.68%) Firmware
7 3 (1.68%) KVM
7 3 (1.68%) NFS
7 3 (1.68%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.68%) Postfix
7 3 (1.68%) qmail
7 3 (1.68%) Samba
7 3 (1.68%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (11.73%) Terraform
2 14 (7.82%) Ansible
2 14 (7.82%) Kubernetes
3 11 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (5.03%) Prometheus
4 9 (5.03%) WSUS
5 8 (4.47%) Grafana
5 8 (4.47%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (4.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (4.47%) vCenter Server
6 7 (3.91%) Nagios
7 5 (2.79%) vRealize
8 4 (2.23%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.23%) Puppet
8 4 (2.23%) SCCM
9 3 (1.68%) EnCase
9 3 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.68%) FTK
9 3 (1.68%) SCOM
9 3 (1.68%) SELinux
Vendors
1 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.11%) VMware
3 24 (13.41%) Red Hat
4 21 (11.73%) McAfee
4 21 (11.73%) Oracle
5 17 (9.50%) Cisco
6 16 (8.94%) Sophos
7 11 (6.15%) Blue Coat
7 11 (6.15%) IBM
8 10 (5.59%) CheckPoint
8 10 (5.59%) Darktrace
8 10 (5.59%) FireEye
8 10 (5.59%) Google
8 10 (5.59%) LogRhythm
8 10 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (5.59%) Splunk
8 10 (5.59%) Twitter
9 8 (4.47%) Databricks
9 8 (4.47%) SAP
9 8 (4.47%) SolarWinds