Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 527 676 707
Rank change year-on-year +149 +31 -150
Permanent jobs citing FTP 102 198 234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.23% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.32% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71 152 194
Median annual salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £105,000 £57,375 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,196 14,947 16,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.45% 17.72% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,522 10,891 12,465
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,056
% change year-on-year +8.70% -0.12% +2.35%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing FTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the UK excluding London

FTP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FTP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for FTP in the UK excluding London

FTP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing FTP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK excluding London

FTP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. 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
South East +113 52 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Midlands +98 20 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East Midlands +76 13 £100,000 +110.53%
North of England +125 12 £42,500 -5.56% 3
South West +109 8 £23,000 -34.29% 1
Wales +19 8 £35,500 -21.11%
West Midlands +78 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +103 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West +90 5 £42,000 +6.33% 2
North East +29 2 £27,500 -38.89%
East of England +83 1 £45,000 -14.29%
Isle of Man - 1 £51,500 -
FTP
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for FTP.

1 41 (40.20%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (34.31%) Java
4 29 (28.43%) Windows
4 29 (28.43%) DNS
5 28 (27.45%) HTTP
5 28 (27.45%) Linux
5 28 (27.45%) PowerShell
6 27 (26.47%) SQL
7 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.51%) IBM
8 25 (24.51%) Bash Shell
9 24 (23.53%) REST
10 23 (22.55%) DHCP
11 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 21 (20.59%) XML
11 21 (20.59%) DevOps
12 18 (17.65%) VoIP
13 17 (16.67%) SOAP
13 17 (16.67%) Firewall
14 16 (15.69%) Oracle
15 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
15 15 (14.71%) SAP
15 15 (14.71%) Project Management
15 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
15 15 (14.71%) Scrum
15 15 (14.71%) VMware
16 14 (13.73%) Degree
16 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 11 (10.78%) CMS
1 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.84%) IIS
4 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Fuse
5 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.92%) Confluence
6 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.98%) Apache
9 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) FileZilla
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.94%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Office 365
3 3 (2.94%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.96%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.98%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) DNS
2 28 (27.45%) HTTP
3 23 (22.55%) DHCP
4 21 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 18 (17.65%) VoIP
6 17 (16.67%) Firewall
7 14 (13.73%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (13.73%) SAN
8 9 (8.82%) LAN
9 8 (7.84%) SSH
9 8 (7.84%) SSL
9 8 (7.84%) VPN
9 8 (7.84%) WAN
9 8 (7.84%) Wireless
10 7 (6.86%) Unified Communications
10 7 (6.86%) Wireshark
11 6 (5.88%) SMTP
12 4 (3.92%) Network Security
13 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) Big Data
2 9 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.82%) HBase
3 7 (6.86%) DB2
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.94%) MySQL
6 2 (1.96%) Power BI
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.76%) NWDS
3 10 (9.80%) JIRA
4 6 (5.88%) Maven
4 6 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.96%) NUnit
5 2 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.90%) Advertising
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Administrator
2 19 (18.63%) Developer
2 19 (18.63%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (14.71%) Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (11.76%) SAP PI Consultant
5 9 (8.82%) Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Big Data Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Data Architect
6 8 (7.84%) IT Support
6 8 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Storage Administrator
7 7 (6.86%) IT Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Integration Developer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.53%) REST
2 21 (20.59%) XML
3 17 (16.67%) SOAP
4 14 (13.73%) Web Services
5 12 (11.76%) Apache Flex
5 12 (11.76%) JSON
5 12 (11.76%) SAP PI
5 12 (11.76%) SAP XI
5 12 (11.76%) XSD
5 12 (11.76%) XSLT
6 11 (10.78%) Middleware
7 10 (9.80%) .NET
8 9 (8.82%) Kafka
9 8 (7.84%) .NET Core
9 8 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.88%) Apache Camel
10 6 (5.88%) EDI
10 6 (5.88%) React
10 6 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.76%) W3C
3 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) iSeries
5 5 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.94%) TRADACOMS
7 2 (1.96%) Clustering
7 2 (1.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.96%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.96%) Podcast
7 2 (1.96%) Replication
7 2 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) AS400
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Windows
2 28 (27.45%) Linux
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.90%) OS/400
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) Unix
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.98%) CentOS
8 1 (0.98%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.59%) DevOps
4 15 (14.71%) Project Management
4 15 (14.71%) Scrum
5 14 (13.73%) ITIL
5 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 13 (12.75%) Computer Science
6 13 (12.75%) Data Centre Operations
7 12 (11.76%) Migration
8 11 (10.78%) Change Management
8 11 (10.78%) Content Management
9 9 (8.82%) B2B
9 9 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.82%) Data Development
9 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.82%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (7.84%) MVC
11 7 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) Java
2 28 (27.45%) PowerShell
3 27 (26.47%) SQL
4 25 (24.51%) Bash Shell
5 12 (11.76%) ABAP
6 10 (9.80%) C#
7 9 (8.82%) Scala
8 8 (7.84%) Python
9 7 (6.86%) Perl
9 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.88%) Java 8
11 5 (4.90%) VBScript
12 4 (3.92%) ActionScript
12 4 (3.92%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.98%) RPG
14 1 (0.98%) RPG/400
14 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 12 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (9.80%) Master's Degree
3 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.84%) CCNA
4 8 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.96%) MCSA
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.98%) CCENT
7 1 (0.98%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) GDPR
1 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.75%) vSphere
3 12 (11.76%) NFS
4 9 (8.82%) HDFS
5 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.90%) Docker
7 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.98%) Firmware
7 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) PowerCLI
2 9 (8.82%) Kibana
3 5 (4.90%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.90%) Terraform
4 4 (3.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.96%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.98%) CASB
6 1 (0.98%) Nessus
6 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.98%) SCCM
6 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.51%) IBM
3 16 (15.69%) Oracle
4 15 (14.71%) SAP
4 15 (14.71%) VMware
5 8 (7.84%) Cisco
6 5 (4.90%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (2.94%) SEEBURGER
8 2 (1.96%) JDA
8 2 (1.96%) McAfee
8 2 (1.96%) Sophos
9 1 (0.98%) CA
9 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.98%) Cognos
9 1 (0.98%) Juniper
9 1 (0.98%) Progress
9 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.98%) Symantec
9 1 (0.98%) Veritas
9 1 (0.98%) webMethods