Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 554 814 884
Rank change year-on-year +260 +70 -227
Permanent jobs citing FTP 133 273 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 1.24% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 103 228 246
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +9.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £102,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 7,755 21,988 24,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.69% 15.71% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,129 16,668 19,628
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK

FTP
Top 11 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 23 September 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
England +272 124 £52,500 +5.00% 17
UK excluding London +258 69 £45,000 +5.88% 17
London +205 58 £67,500 +18.42% 2
South East +205 43 £33,000 -17.50% 6
Midlands +140 21 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +91 11 £42,500 -22.73% 2
East Midlands +101 10 £100,000 +110.53%
Work from Home +56 4 £51,250 -39.71% 1
Wales +42 3 £40,250 -10.56%
East of England +137 1 £45,000 -12.20% 2
South West +127 1 £37,500 -38.73% 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 with a requirement for FTP.

1 56 (42.11%) Linux
1 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.34%) TCP/IP
3 46 (34.59%) IBM
4 44 (33.08%) DNS
5 39 (29.32%) HTTP
5 39 (29.32%) Java
5 39 (29.32%) Finance
6 38 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (27.82%) Windows
8 35 (26.32%) SQL
9 34 (25.56%) VMware
10 31 (23.31%) XML
11 30 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
13 28 (21.05%) Bash Shell
14 26 (19.55%) SSH
15 25 (18.80%) DHCP
15 25 (18.80%) Windows Server
16 23 (17.29%) vSphere
17 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
17 22 (16.54%) SMTP
17 22 (16.54%) NFS
17 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
18 21 (15.79%) Data Centre
18 21 (15.79%) Python
18 21 (15.79%) Oracle
18 21 (15.79%) Scrum
19 20 (15.04%) Self-Motivation
20 19 (14.29%) DevOps

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 15 (11.28%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.53%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 13 (9.77%) CMS
4 11 (8.27%) Apache Spark
5 10 (7.52%) Confluence
6 6 (4.51%) IIS
7 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.50%) Apache
8 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) FileZilla
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (7.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (7.52%) Unica
3 6 (4.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (3.76%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) AWS
1 11 (8.27%) Azure
2 9 (6.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (5.26%) Office 365
4 4 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.50%) Serverless
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) npm
7 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (35.34%) TCP/IP
2 44 (33.08%) DNS
3 39 (29.32%) HTTP
4 26 (19.55%) SSH
5 25 (18.80%) DHCP
6 22 (16.54%) SMTP
7 14 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (10.53%) SAN
8 11 (8.27%) VoIP
9 9 (6.77%) Firewall
9 9 (6.77%) IMAP
10 8 (6.02%) WAN
10 8 (6.02%) Wireless
11 6 (4.51%) LAN
11 6 (4.51%) SNMP
12 5 (3.76%) OSPF
12 5 (3.76%) VPN
13 4 (3.01%) IPsec
13 4 (3.01%) SSL
13 4 (3.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) MongoDB
2 11 (8.27%) Big Data
2 11 (8.27%) Hadoop
2 11 (8.27%) HBase
3 10 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.76%) DB2
7 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.75%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.75%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.77%) Eclipse
2 13 (9.77%) NWDS
3 12 (9.02%) JIRA
4 9 (6.77%) Artifactory
4 9 (6.77%) Gerrit
4 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.76%) Subversion
6 1 (0.75%) Bower
6 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Redmine
General
1 39 (29.32%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Marketing
3 6 (4.51%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.26%) Advertising
4 3 (2.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (26.32%) Developer
2 23 (17.29%) Consultant
3 15 (11.28%) Administrator
4 14 (10.53%) Integration Developer
5 13 (9.77%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (9.77%) SAP PI Consultant
6 11 (8.27%) Architect
6 11 (8.27%) Data Architect
6 11 (8.27%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.52%) Cloud Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Salesforce Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Big Data Architect
8 9 (6.77%) Linux Consultant
8 9 (6.77%) Middleware Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Cloud Consultant
9 8 (6.02%) Linux Support
9 8 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Storage Administrator
9 8 (6.02%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.31%) XML
2 18 (13.53%) JSON
3 16 (12.03%) CSS
3 16 (12.03%) Middleware
3 16 (12.03%) SOAP
4 15 (11.28%) HTML
4 15 (11.28%) LDAP
5 14 (10.53%) REST
6 13 (9.77%) Apache Flex
6 13 (9.77%) SAP PI
6 13 (9.77%) SAP XI
6 13 (9.77%) XSD
6 13 (9.77%) XSLT
7 12 (9.02%) Web Services
8 11 (8.27%) Kafka
9 10 (7.52%) YAML
10 9 (6.77%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (6.02%) EDI
12 7 (5.26%) .NET
13 5 (3.76%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 20 (15.04%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (10.53%) W3C
4 10 (7.52%) iSeries
5 8 (6.02%) AS400
5 8 (6.02%) Replication
6 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.51%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (4.51%) EMC VNX
7 6 (4.51%) HP Storage
7 6 (4.51%) IBM XIV
7 6 (4.51%) iPhone
7 6 (4.51%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.76%) TRADACOMS
9 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.26%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (2.26%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.50%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.11%) Linux
2 37 (27.82%) Windows
3 25 (18.80%) Windows Server
4 19 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
4 19 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.52%) CentOS
6 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.51%) Android
8 6 (4.51%) Unix
8 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.50%) OS/400
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.75%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.75%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.75%) SUSE
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (15.79%) Scrum
4 19 (14.29%) DevOps
4 19 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (11.28%) Data Analysis
5 15 (11.28%) Migration
6 14 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 14 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 14 (10.53%) System Testing
7 13 (9.77%) Computer Science
7 13 (9.77%) Content Management
7 13 (9.77%) Data Centre Operations
7 13 (9.77%) ITIL
7 13 (9.77%) Project Management
8 12 (9.02%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (8.27%) Data Development
9 11 (8.27%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.27%) Technical Leadership
9 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.32%) Java
2 35 (26.32%) SQL
3 28 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
5 21 (15.79%) Python
6 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.53%) Scala
8 13 (9.77%) ABAP
8 13 (9.77%) Perl
9 11 (8.27%) Shell Script
10 10 (7.52%) Ruby
11 9 (6.77%) Groovy
12 8 (6.02%) RPG
13 7 (5.26%) RPG III
14 6 (4.51%) ActionScript
14 6 (4.51%) ActionScript 2.0
15 5 (3.76%) PHP
15 5 (3.76%) RPG/400
16 4 (3.01%) C#
16 4 (3.01%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Degree
2 12 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (9.02%) SC Cleared
2 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.27%) Master's Degree
4 7 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.51%) CCNA
6 2 (1.50%) CCNP
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CCENT
7 1 (0.75%) CCSA
7 1 (0.75%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.75%) GCIA
7 1 (0.75%) GCIH
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
7 1 (0.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.75%) RHCE
7 1 (0.75%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) GDPR
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.29%) vSphere
3 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
3 22 (16.54%) NFS
4 11 (8.27%) HDFS
5 7 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.50%) Docker
8 1 (0.75%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) LXC
8 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.75%) XenApp
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) zsh
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) PowerCLI
2 13 (9.77%) Ansible
3 11 (8.27%) Kibana
3 11 (8.27%) Terraform
4 5 (3.76%) Nagios
5 3 (2.26%) SCCM
6 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.75%) Icinga
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.75%) Nessus
7 1 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.75%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.75%) Puppet
7 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (34.59%) IBM
2 34 (25.56%) VMware
3 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.79%) Oracle
5 18 (13.53%) SAP
6 10 (7.52%) Adobe
6 10 (7.52%) Cisco
6 10 (7.52%) HP
6 10 (7.52%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 10 (7.52%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (6.77%) Atlassian
7 9 (6.77%) ServiceNow
8 7 (5.26%) Remedy
9 6 (4.51%) EMC
9 6 (4.51%) Fujitsu
10 5 (3.76%) SEEBURGER
11 4 (3.01%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.01%) IFS
11 4 (3.01%) Juniper