Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 765 888 645
Rank change year-on-year +123 -243 +71
Permanent jobs citing FTP 315 329 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.24% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 247 264 486
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,100 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £73,375 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +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 22,753 26,465 28,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 15.16% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,127 20,954 22,892
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,825 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK

FTP
Top 15 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 18 July 2019. 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 +87 295 £50,000 +6.38% 57
UK excluding London +55 196 £45,000 - 39
London +88 109 £55,000 -8.33% 21
South East +61 78 £42,500 +34.92% 4
North of England +16 41 £43,750 -6.91% 13
Midlands +57 34 £55,000 +22.22% 6
West Midlands +43 30 £55,000 +22.22% 6
North West +49 23 £31,500 -33.68% 7
East of England +49 20 £52,500 +7.69% 8
Yorkshire -5 15 £50,000 +6.38% 5
South West -4 13 £35,000 +32.08% 5
Wales +13 5 £42,500 -39.29% 1
Scotland +11 5 £35,000 -33.33% 2
East Midlands +25 4 £47,500 -
North East +21 3 £45,000 +43.20% 1

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 118 (37.46%) SQL
1 118 (37.46%) DNS
2 112 (35.56%) Windows
3 84 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 83 (26.35%) Firewall
5 81 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 79 (25.08%) DHCP
7 78 (24.76%) SMTP
8 76 (24.13%) XML
9 74 (23.49%) Problem-Solving
10 71 (22.54%) Linux
11 69 (21.90%) TCP/IP
12 64 (20.32%) Amazon AWS
13 60 (19.05%) HTTP
13 60 (19.05%) Computer Science
14 57 (18.10%) SSH
14 57 (18.10%) Finance
15 56 (17.78%) Python
16 55 (17.46%) Degree
16 55 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
17 54 (17.14%) VMware
18 52 (16.51%) Windows Server
19 47 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
20 45 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
21 43 (13.65%) WAN
21 43 (13.65%) ERP
21 43 (13.65%) Computer Science Degree
22 41 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
22 41 (13.02%) SSL
23 40 (12.70%) Cisco

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 37 (11.75%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.03%) Skype for Business
3 18 (5.71%) Apache
4 13 (4.13%) IIS
5 12 (3.81%) nginx
6 7 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.22%) WordPress
7 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.27%) CMS
8 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.95%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.63%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 30 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.90%) CINEMA 4D
4 6 (1.90%) Maya
4 6 (1.90%) MODO
4 6 (1.90%) NUKE
5 4 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.32%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (3.49%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.90%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.95%) Magento
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (20.32%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (12.38%) Office 365
4 27 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (7.62%) Amazon SQS
6 22 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (6.98%) Serverless
7 17 (5.40%) AWS IoT
8 16 (5.08%) IaaS
9 13 (4.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 10 (3.17%) Amazon S3
10 10 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (2.86%) npm
12 6 (1.90%) Dropbox
12 6 (1.90%) G Suite
13 5 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.59%) Power Platform
14 4 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (37.46%) DNS
2 83 (26.35%) Firewall
3 79 (25.08%) DHCP
4 78 (24.76%) SMTP
5 69 (21.90%) TCP/IP
6 60 (19.05%) HTTP
7 57 (18.10%) SSH
8 43 (13.65%) WAN
9 41 (13.02%) SSL
10 38 (12.06%) LAN
11 34 (10.79%) Internet
12 28 (8.89%) HTTPS
13 26 (8.25%) SAN
13 26 (8.25%) VPN
14 25 (7.94%) MPLS
15 24 (7.62%) VoIP
16 23 (7.30%) SNMP
17 21 (6.67%) Network Security
17 21 (6.67%) VLAN
18 20 (6.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.11%) MySQL
3 29 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (7.94%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (7.30%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.98%) Amazon Aurora
7 18 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
8 16 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.54%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.59%) Power BI
13 4 (1.27%) Big Data
13 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.27%) HBase
13 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (1.27%) QlikView
13 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (9.52%) JIRA
2 24 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.08%) Selenium
4 12 (3.81%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (2.86%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.22%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.90%) Subversion
9 4 (1.27%) Ant
9 4 (1.27%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.27%) Maven
9 4 (1.27%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.63%) Checkstyle
12 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.32%) NWDS
12 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (18.10%) Finance
2 30 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 27 (8.57%) Retail
4 12 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.54%) Marketing
6 6 (1.90%) Back Office
6 6 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.59%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 64 (20.32%) Developer
2 47 (14.92%) Analyst
3 23 (7.30%) Network Engineer
4 22 (6.98%) Consultant
4 22 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 19 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (4.76%) COBOL Programmer
8 15 (4.76%) Programmer
8 15 (4.76%) RPG Programmer
8 15 (4.76%) Senior COBOL Programmer
8 15 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
8 15 (4.76%) Senior RPG Programmer
9 14 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
9 14 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.44%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 14 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 14 (4.44%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (24.13%) XML
2 38 (12.06%) .NET
3 28 (8.89%) EDI
4 27 (8.57%) Web Services
5 22 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.35%) HTML
6 20 (6.35%) Middleware
7 18 (5.71%) SOAP
8 15 (4.76%) Ajax
8 15 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (4.76%) LAMP
8 15 (4.76%) XMPP
9 14 (4.44%) CSS
10 12 (3.81%) REST
11 11 (3.49%) J2EE
12 10 (3.17%) jQuery
12 10 (3.17%) Sass
13 9 (2.86%) EDIFACT
13 9 (2.86%) JMS
13 9 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.79%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.03%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.76%) Smart Home
6 13 (4.13%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (4.13%) iSeries
7 12 (3.81%) Cyber Defence
7 12 (3.81%) e-Learning
7 12 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (2.22%) AS400
11 7 (2.22%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.22%) User Experience
12 6 (1.90%) Animation
12 6 (1.90%) NHS
12 6 (1.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (35.56%) Windows
2 71 (22.54%) Linux
3 52 (16.51%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.98%) Unix
5 14 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.22%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.59%) CentOS
8 5 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.95%) AIX
10 3 (0.95%) Solaris
10 3 (0.95%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.63%) Android
11 2 (0.63%) Debian
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.63%) VMS
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.49%) Problem-Solving
2 60 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 45 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (13.65%) ERP
5 34 (10.79%) DevOps
6 31 (9.84%) ITIL
7 26 (8.25%) Project Management
8 25 (7.94%) OO
9 23 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 23 (7.30%) SIEM
9 23 (7.30%) Unit Testing
10 22 (6.98%) B2B
10 22 (6.98%) Data Analysis
11 20 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (6.03%) Line Management
12 19 (6.03%) OOD
12 19 (6.03%) Web Development
13 18 (5.71%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 118 (37.46%) SQL
2 56 (17.78%) Python
3 37 (11.75%) PHP
4 36 (11.43%) Java
5 35 (11.11%) C#
6 28 (8.89%) RPG
7 21 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 20 (6.35%) JavaScript
9 15 (4.76%) C
9 15 (4.76%) COBOL
10 14 (4.44%) R
10 14 (4.44%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.49%) ActionScript
11 11 (3.49%) ActionScript 2.0
11 11 (3.49%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.86%) XPath
13 8 (2.54%) ABAP
14 6 (1.90%) Go
14 6 (1.90%) RPG IV
15 5 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (17.46%) Degree
2 43 (13.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.40%) CCNP
5 16 (5.08%) CCIE
6 15 (4.76%) CCNA
6 15 (4.76%) CISSP
7 14 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.81%) GIAC
8 12 (3.81%) MCSE
9 9 (2.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.90%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.59%) CCSA
12 5 (1.59%) RHCE
13 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.95%) CCSP
14 3 (0.95%) CEH
14 3 (0.95%) CISM
14 3 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.98%) SLA
2 21 (6.67%) GDPR
3 9 (2.86%) QA
4 8 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 7 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.63%) NCSC
8 1 (0.32%) COBIT
8 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.32%) NIST
System Software
1 47 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (7.62%) Docker
4 13 (4.13%) vSphere
5 12 (3.81%) Terminal Server
5 12 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.49%) NFS
7 9 (2.86%) Varnish
8 7 (2.22%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.59%) Postfix
9 5 (1.59%) XenApp
10 4 (1.27%) qmail
10 4 (1.27%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
10 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.63%) Firmware
13 1 (0.32%) iptables
13 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (9.52%) Ansible
2 13 (4.13%) Puppet
2 13 (4.13%) vCenter Server
3 7 (2.22%) Packer
3 7 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (2.22%) Terraform
4 6 (1.90%) Nagios
4 6 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.90%) Stealthwatch
5 5 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.59%) Control-M
5 5 (1.59%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.59%) Nessus
5 5 (1.59%) TrustSec
6 4 (1.27%) Automic
6 4 (1.27%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.95%) cPanel
Vendors
1 81 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.14%) VMware
3 40 (12.70%) Cisco
4 35 (11.11%) Oracle
5 29 (9.21%) Google
6 22 (6.98%) IBM
7 21 (6.67%) Citrix
7 21 (6.67%) F5
8 20 (6.35%) Aruba
9 16 (5.08%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.76%) HP
11 12 (3.81%) Dell
12 11 (3.49%) Meraki
13 10 (3.17%) Adobe
13 10 (3.17%) EMC
13 10 (3.17%) SAP
13 10 (3.17%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.86%) Juniper
14 9 (2.86%) NetApp
15 8 (2.54%) Apple