Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1031 768 673
Rank change year-on-year -263 -95 +149
Permanent jobs citing FTP 233 207 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 1.51% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130 156 119
10th Percentile £33,108 £34,217 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,563 £40,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,725 £70,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,625 £96,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +26.76% -21.11%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,011 13,727 11,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 12.73% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,390 9,633 9,472
10th Percentile £28,244 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the UK

FTP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FTP in the UK

FTP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FTP over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK

FTP
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the UK over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -217 206 £50,000 -18.37% 20
UK excluding London -153 106 £48,500 +7.78% 16
London -212 103 £59,483 -9.87% 4
Work from Home -257 75 £50,000 -20.00% 8
Midlands -39 42 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East Midlands - 30 £50,000 - 1
North of England -98 22 £47,000 -21.67% 4
South East -83 21 £38,500 +8.95% 4
South West -18 17 £51,250 +52.99% 1
North West -87 16 £45,000 -28.00% 3
West Midlands -52 12 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire -56 6 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England -92 4 £37,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for FTP.

1 101 (43.35%) AWS
2 88 (37.77%) HTTP
3 86 (36.91%) Agile
4 80 (34.33%) DNS
5 73 (31.33%) TCP/IP
6 68 (29.18%) Python
7 67 (28.76%) Linux
7 67 (28.76%) Java
8 66 (28.33%) Windows
8 66 (28.33%) Social Skills
9 65 (27.90%) SQL
10 64 (27.47%) Oracle
11 59 (25.32%) Azure
12 56 (24.03%) Degree
13 54 (23.18%) DevOps
14 53 (22.75%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (22.32%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (22.32%) SSH
16 51 (21.89%) Microsoft
17 50 (21.46%) Finance
18 48 (20.60%) JavaScript
19 47 (20.17%) CI/CD
20 46 (19.74%) PowerShell
21 44 (18.88%) E-Commerce
22 43 (18.45%) Firewall
23 42 (18.03%) MySQL
24 41 (17.60%) DHCP
24 41 (17.60%) Git (software)
25 40 (17.17%) Retail
26 39 (16.74%) XML

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (12.02%) WebSphere
2 24 (10.30%) Confluence
3 23 (9.87%) Apache Solr
3 23 (9.87%) CMS
3 23 (9.87%) Headless CMS
3 23 (9.87%) IIS
4 15 (6.44%) Commerce Server
5 14 (6.01%) Apache
6 10 (4.29%) MS Exchange
7 9 (3.86%) nginx
7 9 (3.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.15%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.29%) Appian
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.29%) WildFly
10 2 (0.86%) SAS
11 1 (0.43%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.43%) JBoss
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.00%) FileZilla
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) assyst
3 1 (0.43%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 101 (43.35%) AWS
2 59 (25.32%) Azure
3 35 (15.02%) PaaS
4 32 (13.73%) IaaS
5 27 (11.59%) SaaS
6 23 (9.87%) Amplience
6 23 (9.87%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 21 (9.01%) Microsoft 365
8 20 (8.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (8.15%) GitHub
10 15 (6.44%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (6.01%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (6.01%) GCP
11 14 (6.01%) Serverless
12 11 (4.72%) Amazon ELB
12 11 (4.72%) Azure DevOps
12 11 (4.72%) Azure Monitor
13 9 (3.86%) AWS CodePipeline
13 9 (3.86%) Route 53
14 7 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (37.77%) HTTP
2 80 (34.33%) DNS
3 73 (31.33%) TCP/IP
4 52 (22.32%) SSH
5 43 (18.45%) Firewall
6 41 (17.60%) DHCP
7 39 (16.74%) IPsec
8 35 (15.02%) SMTP
9 34 (14.59%) Internet
10 29 (12.45%) SNMP
11 25 (10.73%) SSL
12 23 (9.87%) DMZ
12 23 (9.87%) Extranet
13 22 (9.44%) VPN
14 17 (7.30%) HTTPS
15 16 (6.87%) Network Security
16 14 (6.01%) SAN
17 12 (5.15%) WAN
18 11 (4.72%) EIGRP
18 11 (4.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.03%) MySQL
2 30 (12.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 25 (10.73%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.30%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (10.30%) SQL Server
5 17 (7.30%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.58%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.15%) Metadata
8 11 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (4.72%) Redis
9 9 (3.86%) Big Data
10 8 (3.43%) Data Mining
11 7 (3.00%) DB2
11 7 (3.00%) InfluxDB
12 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.72%) Power BI
14 3 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (17.60%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.88%) JIRA
3 34 (14.59%) Jenkins
4 21 (9.01%) GitLab
5 12 (5.15%) Selenium
6 11 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.00%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.15%) Babel
8 5 (2.15%) Browser DevTools
8 5 (2.15%) JMeter
8 5 (2.15%) Sublime Text
8 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.15%) webpack
9 4 (1.72%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.29%) Postman
10 3 (1.29%) Subversion
10 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 66 (28.33%) Social Skills
2 53 (22.75%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (21.46%) Finance
4 40 (17.17%) Retail
5 17 (7.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 14 (6.01%) Manufacturing
7 11 (4.72%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (3.86%) Publishing
9 8 (3.43%) Banking
9 8 (3.43%) Public Sector
10 7 (3.00%) Financial Institution
11 6 (2.58%) Aerospace
11 6 (2.58%) Aviation
11 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
12 5 (2.15%) Marketing
13 4 (1.72%) Automotive
13 4 (1.72%) Electronics
14 3 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (17.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (12.88%) Architect
3 27 (11.59%) Analyst
3 27 (11.59%) Developer
4 26 (11.16%) Technical Architect
5 24 (10.30%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (10.30%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 18 (7.73%) Network Engineer
7 13 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.58%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
8 11 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.86%) ERP Developer
11 8 (3.43%) Administrator
11 8 (3.43%) Data Analyst
11 8 (3.43%) Integration Developer
11 8 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 7 (3.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.74%) XML
2 36 (15.45%) HTML
3 32 (13.73%) CSS
3 32 (13.73%) Vue.js
4 28 (12.02%) Node.js
5 27 (11.59%) HTML5
5 27 (11.59%) React
6 23 (9.87%) AngularJS
7 22 (9.44%) REST
8 18 (7.73%) JSON
8 18 (7.73%) SOAP
9 17 (7.30%) .NET
9 17 (7.30%) Web Services
9 17 (7.30%) XSLT
10 15 (6.44%) EDI
11 13 (5.58%) RESTful
12 10 (4.29%) SAML
13 9 (3.86%) LAMP
14 8 (3.43%) LDAP
14 8 (3.43%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.87%) Blog
2 22 (9.44%) Data Centre
3 20 (8.58%) Private Cloud
4 18 (7.73%) Public Cloud
5 16 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (6.01%) Clustering
7 13 (5.58%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.86%) BBC
9 7 (3.00%) User Experience
10 5 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (2.15%) Replication
11 4 (1.72%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.72%) DataPower
11 4 (1.72%) Equities
11 4 (1.72%) Fibre Optics
11 4 (1.72%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.72%) iSeries
12 3 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
12 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.29%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.76%) Linux
2 66 (28.33%) Windows
3 19 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (6.87%) Unix
5 14 (6.01%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.29%) Solaris
9 2 (0.86%) SUSE
9 2 (0.86%) VMS
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.91%) Agile
2 54 (23.18%) DevOps
3 52 (22.32%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (20.17%) CI/CD
5 44 (18.88%) E-Commerce
6 33 (14.16%) ERP
7 32 (13.73%) Computer Science
7 32 (13.73%) Project Management
8 31 (13.30%) Test Automation
9 27 (11.59%) Microservices
9 27 (11.59%) Project Delivery
10 25 (10.73%) CRM
10 25 (10.73%) Workshop Facilitation
11 24 (10.30%) Configuration Management
11 24 (10.30%) Knowledge Transfer
11 24 (10.30%) Open Source
12 23 (9.87%) Lean Software Development
12 23 (9.87%) Personalization
12 23 (9.87%) Technical Leadership
12 23 (9.87%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.18%) Python
2 67 (28.76%) Java
3 65 (27.90%) SQL
4 48 (20.60%) JavaScript
5 46 (19.74%) PowerShell
6 37 (15.88%) Bash
7 34 (14.59%) PHP
8 26 (11.16%) C#
9 20 (8.58%) T-SQL
10 17 (7.30%) Perl
11 15 (6.44%) VB
12 9 (3.86%) VBScript
13 8 (3.43%) ActionScript
13 8 (3.43%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (2.15%) C
14 5 (2.15%) C++
14 5 (2.15%) ES6
14 5 (2.15%) RPG
14 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (24.03%) Degree
2 10 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.43%) CCNP
4 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.29%) CEH
8 3 (1.29%) CISSP
8 3 (1.29%) OSCP
9 1 (0.43%) CCNA
9 1 (0.43%) CIPD
9 1 (0.43%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.44%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) MISRA
System Software
1 38 (16.31%) Docker
2 33 (14.16%) Active Directory
3 22 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.86%) Varnish
6 6 (2.58%) NFS
7 4 (1.72%) Samba
7 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.86%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.43%) Firmware
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) Postfix
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (15.88%) Terraform
2 36 (15.45%) Kubernetes
3 27 (11.59%) Grafana
4 20 (8.58%) Ansible
5 19 (8.15%) Prometheus
6 11 (4.72%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (3.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (3.86%) SCOM
8 9 (3.86%) WSUS
9 8 (3.43%) TrustSec
10 6 (2.58%) Nagios
11 5 (2.15%) SCCM
12 3 (1.29%) MOM
12 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.29%) Puppet
13 2 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (0.86%) Salt
14 1 (0.43%) Simpana
Vendors
1 64 (27.47%) Oracle
2 51 (21.89%) Microsoft
3 38 (16.31%) ATG
4 32 (13.73%) IBM
5 26 (11.16%) VMware
6 25 (10.73%) Cisco
7 22 (9.44%) Red Hat
8 21 (9.01%) F5
9 17 (7.30%) Citrix
10 16 (6.87%) AppDynamics
11 14 (6.01%) Google
12 13 (5.58%) Dell
13 12 (5.15%) EMC
14 11 (4.72%) New Relic
14 11 (4.72%) SAP
15 9 (3.86%) Fortinet
15 9 (3.86%) SYSPRO
15 9 (3.86%) Zscaler
16 7 (3.00%) CheckPoint
16 7 (3.00%) NetApp