Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 818 793 696
Rank change year-on-year -25 -97 +60
Permanent jobs citing FTP 286 434 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.63% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 212 350 391
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +13.33%

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 22,452 26,696 28,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.14% 15.09% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17,369 21,371 23,005
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK

FTP
Top 14 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 24 March 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 -27 274 £42,500 -5.56% 14
UK excluding London -18 202 £37,500 -6.25% 12
London +20 80 £52,500 -8.70% 2
South East -8 74 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North of England +49 50 £34,000 +0.74% 6
Midlands +58 34 £38,132 -4.67% 1
West Midlands +27 33 £38,316 -4.21% 1
East of England +76 28 £52,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire +39 28 £34,500 +6.15% 3
North West +39 22 £32,500 -7.14% 3
South West -36 8 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Wales +27 6 £45,000 -14.29%
Scotland +7 2 £50,000 +33.33%
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 113 (39.51%) Windows
2 102 (35.66%) SQL
3 101 (35.31%) DNS
4 73 (25.52%) SMTP
5 70 (24.48%) TCP/IP
6 69 (24.13%) Linux
6 69 (24.13%) XML
7 68 (23.78%) HTTP
8 63 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (20.63%) DHCP
9 59 (20.63%) SQL Server
10 58 (20.28%) Microsoft
10 58 (20.28%) Firewall
11 55 (19.23%) Finance
12 53 (18.53%) SSH
13 50 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (17.13%) SSL
15 45 (15.73%) MySQL
15 45 (15.73%) Degree
15 45 (15.73%) Windows Server
16 44 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
17 41 (14.34%) WAN
18 40 (13.99%) PHP
19 38 (13.29%) ITIL
19 38 (13.29%) Retail
20 37 (12.94%) Java
21 36 (12.59%) Web Services
22 35 (12.24%) Active Directory
22 35 (12.24%) Computer Science
22 35 (12.24%) Git (software)

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 20 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.64%) Apache
3 18 (6.29%) IIS
4 13 (4.55%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.15%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.15%) nginx
6 6 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.10%) WordPress
7 5 (1.75%) Confluence
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.40%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.40%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (1.05%) JBoss
10 2 (0.70%) DNN
10 2 (0.70%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.35%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (0.35%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.24%) JDE OneWorld
2 6 (2.10%) Magento
2 6 (2.10%) NetSuite
2 6 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.70%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.70%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.99%) npm
4 19 (6.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (6.29%) Office 365
6 11 (3.85%) IaaS
7 8 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.10%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.10%) SaaS
9 6 (2.10%) Serverless
10 5 (1.75%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.40%) Route 53
12 3 (1.05%) GitHub
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.70%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (35.31%) DNS
2 73 (25.52%) SMTP
3 70 (24.48%) TCP/IP
4 68 (23.78%) HTTP
5 59 (20.63%) DHCP
6 58 (20.28%) Firewall
7 53 (18.53%) SSH
8 49 (17.13%) SSL
9 41 (14.34%) WAN
10 34 (11.89%) LAN
11 29 (10.14%) VPN
12 26 (9.09%) HTTPS
13 25 (8.74%) Internet
14 24 (8.39%) Network Security
15 16 (5.59%) SNMP
16 13 (4.55%) IPsec
17 12 (4.20%) SAN
18 11 (3.85%) Telnet
19 10 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
20 9 (3.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 45 (15.73%) MySQL
3 13 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.75%) Power BI
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.40%) Big Data
10 4 (1.40%) DB2
10 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.40%) HBase
10 4 (1.40%) Looker
10 4 (1.40%) QlikView
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.49%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.64%) Mercurial
4 14 (4.90%) Selenium
5 13 (4.55%) JIRA
6 11 (3.85%) Subversion
7 10 (3.50%) Ant
8 9 (3.15%) Maven
9 5 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.75%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.40%) Checkstyle
10 4 (1.40%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.40%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.05%) Burp Suite
11 3 (1.05%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (19.23%) Finance
2 38 (13.29%) Retail
3 26 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.64%) Marketing
5 15 (5.24%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.90%) Back Office
7 12 (4.20%) Banking
8 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.40%) French Language
8 4 (1.40%) Front Office
9 3 (1.05%) Games
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (17.48%) Analyst
2 45 (15.73%) Developer
3 25 (8.74%) Consultant
4 22 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 20 (6.99%) Junior
5 20 (6.99%) Junior Developer
5 20 (6.99%) Network Engineer
6 17 (5.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (5.94%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (5.94%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (5.24%) IT Support
8 13 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.55%) Tester
9 12 (4.20%) Architect
9 12 (4.20%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.20%) Team Leader
10 11 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (3.50%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (3.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.13%) XML
2 36 (12.59%) Web Services
3 32 (11.19%) HTML
4 30 (10.49%) CSS
5 28 (9.79%) EDI
6 24 (8.39%) SOAP
7 20 (6.99%) .NET
8 19 (6.64%) CSS3
8 19 (6.64%) HTML5
8 19 (6.64%) jQuery
8 19 (6.64%) Laravel
8 19 (6.64%) Sass
8 19 (6.64%) Silex
9 14 (4.90%) LAMP
10 13 (4.55%) REST
10 13 (4.55%) Spring
11 11 (3.85%) EDIFACT
11 11 (3.85%) SAP PI
11 11 (3.85%) SAP XI
12 10 (3.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 18 (6.29%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
7 12 (4.20%) e-Learning
7 12 (4.20%) iSeries
8 11 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (3.15%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.80%) CESG
10 8 (2.80%) Hedge funds
11 7 (2.45%) Cyberattack
11 7 (2.45%) Fintech
12 6 (2.10%) Client/Server
12 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.75%) NHS
13 5 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (39.51%) Windows
2 69 (24.13%) Linux
3 45 (15.73%) Windows Server
4 31 (10.84%) Unix
5 10 (3.50%) CentOS
6 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.40%) Debian
9 3 (1.05%) Android
9 3 (1.05%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.70%) VMS
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (13.29%) ITIL
3 35 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 34 (11.89%) ERP
5 29 (10.14%) SIEM
6 27 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (9.44%) DevOps
7 21 (7.34%) Change Management
8 20 (6.99%) Security Operations
9 19 (6.64%) B2B
9 19 (6.64%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (6.64%) Front End Development
10 18 (6.29%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (5.94%) Project Management
11 17 (5.94%) SDLC
11 17 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.59%) Risk Management
12 16 (5.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 102 (35.66%) SQL
2 40 (13.99%) PHP
3 37 (12.94%) Java
4 29 (10.14%) Python
5 26 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 23 (8.04%) RPG
7 16 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.24%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.24%) RPG IV
9 11 (3.85%) ABAP
9 11 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.85%) XPath
10 10 (3.50%) C#
11 7 (2.45%) COBOL
11 7 (2.45%) Ruby
12 6 (2.10%) ActionScript
12 6 (2.10%) ActionScript 2.0
12 6 (2.10%) Perl
12 6 (2.10%) R
12 6 (2.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (15.73%) Degree
2 25 (8.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (8.39%) CISSP
4 17 (5.94%) ISTQB
5 16 (5.59%) ISEB
5 16 (5.59%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.55%) GIAC
6 13 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 12 (4.20%) CEH
8 11 (3.85%) CCNP
8 11 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (3.50%) MCSE
10 9 (3.15%) CCIE
11 8 (2.80%) CISM
12 7 (2.45%) CCSP
12 7 (2.45%) GCIH
12 7 (2.45%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.74%) QA
2 23 (8.04%) SLA
3 19 (6.64%) GDPR
4 17 (5.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.75%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.05%) HIPAA
8 3 (1.05%) ISO 31000
9 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.35%) COBIT
10 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 35 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.85%) NFS
4 8 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.45%) Varnish
5 7 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.10%) Docker
6 6 (2.10%) Terminal Server
6 6 (2.10%) vSphere
7 5 (1.75%) XenApp
8 4 (1.40%) XenServer
9 3 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.70%) Firmware
10 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.70%) Postfix
10 2 (0.70%) qmail
10 2 (0.70%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (4.90%) Ansible
2 13 (4.55%) Puppet
3 8 (2.80%) Terraform
4 6 (2.10%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.75%) Packer
6 4 (1.40%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.40%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.05%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.70%) cPanel
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.70%) Nagios
8 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.70%) QRadar
8 2 (0.70%) SCCM
9 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.49%) Oracle
2 30 (10.49%) VMware
3 28 (9.79%) Cisco
4 18 (6.29%) Google
5 17 (5.94%) Citrix
5 17 (5.94%) JD Edwards
6 16 (5.59%) Red Hat
7 15 (5.24%) IFS
8 14 (4.90%) SAP
9 13 (4.55%) IBM
10 11 (3.85%) HP
11 8 (2.80%) Dell
11 8 (2.80%) F5
11 8 (2.80%) Remedy
11 8 (2.80%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.80%) Symantec
12 7 (2.45%) Aruba
12 7 (2.45%) Splunk
12 7 (2.45%) Tableau