Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 741 705 732
Rank change year-on-year -36 +27 -117
Permanent jobs citing FTP 485 534 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.84% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 395 390 485
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,100 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +4.17%

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 26,872 29,048 34,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,677 23,596 28,913
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the UK

FTP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FTP in the UK

FTP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FTP over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK

FTP
Top 16 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 20 February 2018. 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
England -48 460 £45,000 - 65
UK excluding London -46 325 £40,000 -5.88% 45
London -22 156 £57,500 -4.17% 24
South East +4 130 £39,500 -8.14% 11
South West -15 60 £45,000 +4.65% 2
North of England -37 49 £35,000 +20.69% 7
East of England -10 43 £35,000 -41.67% 10
North West -56 28 £35,000 +13.36% 2
Midlands -17 22 £40,000 -13.51% 11
West Midlands +1 21 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +21 19 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Scotland -29 8 £47,500 +13.10%
Northern Ireland - 7 £40,000 - 1
Wales +3 6 £45,250 +13.13% 3
North East - 2 £32,500 - 2
East Midlands -18 1 £17,500 -58.82% 4

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 196 (40.41%) Windows
2 190 (39.18%) HTTP
2 190 (39.18%) DNS
3 174 (35.88%) SQL
4 162 (33.40%) Linux
5 141 (29.07%) Java
6 138 (28.45%) Microsoft
7 136 (28.04%) DHCP
8 135 (27.84%) TCP/IP
9 120 (24.74%) Firewall
10 111 (22.89%) SMTP
11 100 (20.62%) SSL
11 100 (20.62%) Finance
12 89 (18.35%) Oracle
13 85 (17.53%) ITIL
14 82 (16.91%) Active Directory
14 82 (16.91%) Internet
14 82 (16.91%) Windows Server
15 81 (16.70%) Web Services
15 81 (16.70%) XML
16 78 (16.08%) Degree
17 75 (15.46%) Unix
18 74 (15.26%) HTML
19 73 (15.05%) SQL Server
20 72 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
21 69 (14.23%) PowerShell
22 67 (13.81%) PHP
23 64 (13.20%) SSH
24 61 (12.58%) vSphere
25 60 (12.37%) SC Cleared

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 50 (10.31%) IIS
2 36 (7.42%) Apache
3 29 (5.98%) JBoss
4 27 (5.57%) Tomcat
5 26 (5.36%) MS Exchange
6 25 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 16 (3.30%) WordPress
8 15 (3.09%) CMS
8 15 (3.09%) SharePoint
8 15 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.86%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.82%) Mule
14 4 (0.82%) Mule ESB
15 2 (0.41%) CICS
16 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 23 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.65%) InDesign
6 3 (0.62%) Maya
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.21%) NUKE
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (1.65%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (1.24%) OpenCart
2 6 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.82%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.57%) Office 365
4 12 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 12 (2.47%) Route 53
5 11 (2.27%) OpenShift
6 9 (1.86%) IaaS
6 9 (1.86%) SaaS
7 6 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.24%) PaaS
8 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.82%) GitHub
9 4 (0.82%) npm
10 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 190 (39.18%) DNS
1 190 (39.18%) HTTP
2 136 (28.04%) DHCP
3 135 (27.84%) TCP/IP
4 120 (24.74%) Firewall
5 111 (22.89%) SMTP
6 100 (20.62%) SSL
7 82 (16.91%) Internet
8 64 (13.20%) SSH
9 60 (12.37%) VPN
10 58 (11.96%) Network Security
11 57 (11.75%) SAN
12 50 (10.31%) Telnet
13 49 (10.10%) HTTPS
14 46 (9.48%) LAN
14 46 (9.48%) WAN
15 43 (8.87%) SNMP
16 35 (7.22%) DMZ
17 34 (7.01%) X.400
18 33 (6.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.93%) MySQL
3 22 (4.54%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.68%) SQLite
8 12 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (2.47%) DB2
9 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.86%) GIS
10 9 (1.86%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.03%) Geospatial Data
14 4 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.82%) InterBase
15 3 (0.62%) Firebird
15 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.62%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 51 (10.52%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.48%) Maven
3 44 (9.07%) Jenkins
4 34 (7.01%) Subversion
5 26 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 26 (5.36%) IntelliJ
6 25 (5.15%) Ant
7 23 (4.74%) JIRA
8 15 (3.09%) JUnit
9 14 (2.89%) NetBeans
10 12 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.47%) Toad
11 10 (2.06%) Checkstyle
12 9 (1.86%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.86%) XMLUnit
13 7 (1.44%) Gradle
14 5 (1.03%) Grunt
14 5 (1.03%) gulp
14 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 100 (20.62%) Finance
2 39 (8.04%) Banking
3 17 (3.51%) Marketing
3 17 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.68%) Retail
5 12 (2.47%) Legal
6 9 (1.86%) Back Office
7 8 (1.65%) Law
7 8 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.24%) Military
8 6 (1.24%) Publishing
9 5 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.03%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.82%) Advertising
10 4 (0.82%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.82%) Electronics
10 4 (0.82%) French Language
10 4 (0.82%) Games
11 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (20.62%) Analyst
2 72 (14.85%) Developer
3 54 (11.13%) Network Engineer
4 49 (10.10%) Support Analyst
5 40 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (7.42%) Applications Support
6 36 (7.42%) Technical Support
7 32 (6.60%) Administrator
8 31 (6.39%) Support Engineer
9 29 (5.98%) Operations Analyst
10 28 (5.77%) Operational Support Analyst
10 28 (5.77%) Operations Support Analyst
11 24 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.92%) Consultant
12 19 (3.92%) Security Engineer
12 19 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.51%) Integration Engineer
14 16 (3.30%) Network Administrator
14 16 (3.30%) Technical Engineer
14 16 (3.30%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.70%) Web Services
1 81 (16.70%) XML
2 74 (15.26%) HTML
3 59 (12.16%) CSS
4 42 (8.66%) .NET
5 29 (5.98%) Middleware
6 27 (5.57%) SOAP
7 26 (5.36%) JMS
8 25 (5.15%) EDI
8 25 (5.15%) LAMP
8 25 (5.15%) Spring
9 22 (4.54%) HTML5
10 21 (4.33%) JDBC
11 20 (4.12%) LDAP
12 18 (3.71%) Ajax
13 17 (3.51%) Node.js
13 17 (3.51%) REST
14 16 (3.30%) CSS3
14 16 (3.30%) POSIX
15 15 (3.09%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.01%) CESG
3 30 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
4 27 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.15%) Data Centre
6 23 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.92%) Fintech
8 16 (3.30%) SWIFT
9 15 (3.09%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.68%) User Experience
11 10 (2.06%) Clustering
11 10 (2.06%) Hedge funds
11 10 (2.06%) TRADACOMS
12 8 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.65%) Video on Demand
13 6 (1.24%) CCTV
13 6 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.24%) Social Media
14 5 (1.03%) Equities
14 5 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 196 (40.41%) Windows
2 162 (33.40%) Linux
3 82 (16.91%) Windows Server
4 75 (15.46%) Unix
5 49 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (4.95%) Windows 7
9 18 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.68%) Android
11 8 (1.65%) Solaris
11 8 (1.65%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.44%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.24%) CentOS
14 5 (1.03%) Debian
15 4 (0.82%) VMS
16 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.41%) AIX
17 2 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (17.53%) ITIL
2 51 (10.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 50 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (8.04%) Service Delivery
6 38 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 36 (7.42%) DevOps
7 36 (7.42%) Virtual Environments
8 31 (6.39%) Statistics
9 30 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 30 (6.19%) SOA
9 30 (6.19%) Software Delivery
10 29 (5.98%) Release Management
11 28 (5.77%) Open Source
12 27 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (5.15%) Incident Management
13 25 (5.15%) Ticket Management
14 23 (4.74%) Problem Management
14 23 (4.74%) Software Engineering
14 23 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (35.88%) SQL
2 141 (29.07%) Java
3 69 (14.23%) PowerShell
4 67 (13.81%) PHP
5 59 (12.16%) JavaScript
6 35 (7.22%) Bash Shell
7 34 (7.01%) C#
8 29 (5.98%) Python
9 27 (5.57%) PL/SQL
10 26 (5.36%) Shell Script
11 25 (5.15%) RPG
12 23 (4.74%) Perl
13 20 (4.12%) T-SQL
14 18 (3.71%) C++
15 17 (3.51%) C
16 16 (3.30%) XPath
17 13 (2.68%) ActionScript
17 13 (2.68%) ActionScript 2.0
18 12 (2.47%) Ruby
19 9 (1.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 78 (16.08%) Degree
2 60 (12.37%) SC Cleared
2 60 (12.37%) Security Cleared
3 55 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (10.52%) CCNA
5 42 (8.66%) CISSP
6 35 (7.22%) DV Cleared
7 34 (7.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 29 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (4.33%) MCSE
10 19 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (2.47%) CCNP
11 12 (2.47%) MCSA
12 10 (2.06%) GIAC
13 9 (1.86%) MCITP
14 8 (1.65%) RHCE
15 7 (1.44%) CCA
15 7 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.33%) QA
2 20 (4.12%) SLA
3 9 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.65%) RosettaNet
5 6 (1.24%) GDPR
6 4 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.82%) GPG13
6 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.41%) MiFID
8 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.21%) EMIR
System Software
1 82 (16.91%) Active Directory
2 61 (12.58%) vSphere
3 32 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (6.39%) NFS
5 18 (3.71%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.09%) Snort
7 12 (2.47%) XenApp
8 8 (1.65%) Docker
8 8 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.44%) Firmware
9 7 (1.44%) Samba
10 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.21%) iptables
13 1 (0.21%) Postfix
13 1 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.21%) vCloud
13 1 (0.21%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 25 (5.15%) Puppet
2 19 (3.92%) Ansible
2 19 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.51%) Nagios
4 15 (3.09%) Cacti
5 8 (1.65%) TIBCO Hawk
6 7 (1.44%) Salt
6 7 (1.44%) Terraform
7 6 (1.24%) cPanel
7 6 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.24%) Plesk
8 5 (1.03%) Nessus
8 5 (1.03%) WSUS
9 4 (0.82%) ArcSight ESM
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.82%) Control-M
9 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.82%) SCCM
9 4 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 138 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 89 (18.35%) Oracle
3 54 (11.13%) Cisco
3 54 (11.13%) VMware
4 32 (6.60%) IBM
5 28 (5.77%) SolarWinds
6 26 (5.36%) SAP
7 25 (5.15%) Dynatrace
7 25 (5.15%) Juniper
8 24 (4.95%) Citrix
9 22 (4.54%) TIBCO
10 17 (3.51%) Adobe
10 17 (3.51%) F5
10 17 (3.51%) HP
11 14 (2.89%) BEA
11 14 (2.89%) Sybase
12 12 (2.47%) Solace
12 12 (2.47%) Symantec
13 11 (2.27%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.27%) Remedy