Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 633 689 721
Rank change year-on-year +56 +32 -119
Permanent jobs citing FTP 628 636 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 1.90% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 494 512 532
UK median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,050
90th Percentile £70,500 £66,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

FTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28054 33416 37769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 16.88% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22738 27693 30697
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +72 620 £41,500 -7.78% 25
UK excluding London +87 409 £40,000 - 19
London -12 217 £47,500 -9.52% 9
North of England +61 134 £38,500 +2.67% 3
North West +31 107 £38,500 +2.67% 2
South East -29 84 £43,500 +2.35% 3
South West +39 76 £40,000 -6.98% 2
Midlands +66 59 £40,000 +14.29% 2
East of England +17 50 £51,250 +28.13% 6
East Midlands +59 40 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Yorkshire +30 27 £32,500 +8.33% 1
West Midlands +35 19 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wales +11 5 £42,500 +30.77% 1
North East - 2 £36,500 -
Scotland +16 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FTP.

1 268 (42.68%) HTTP
2 222 (35.35%) DNS
3 214 (34.08%) Windows
4 190 (30.25%) SQL
5 189 (30.10%) SMTP
6 175 (27.87%) DHCP
7 172 (27.39%) TCP/IP
8 161 (25.64%) Firewall
9 147 (23.41%) Finance
10 135 (21.50%) XML
11 133 (21.18%) Linux
12 132 (21.02%) Microsoft
13 113 (17.99%) Cisco
14 108 (17.20%) Oracle
15 105 (16.72%) PHP
15 105 (16.72%) ITIL
16 104 (16.56%) HTML
17 103 (16.40%) Cisco Certification
18 102 (16.24%) WAN
19 101 (16.08%) IIS
20 100 (15.92%) Web Services
20 100 (15.92%) SSL
21 96 (15.29%) LAN
21 96 (15.29%) SQL Server
22 95 (15.13%) JavaScript
22 95 (15.13%) Internet
23 93 (14.81%) SAP
24 91 (14.49%) Degree
25 90 (14.33%) CSS
25 90 (14.33%) VPN

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
1 101 (16.08%) IIS
2 43 (6.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 41 (6.53%) MS Exchange
4 39 (6.21%) JBoss
5 36 (5.73%) Apache
5 36 (5.73%) SharePoint
6 31 (4.94%) Tomcat
7 25 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (3.03%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.39%) CMS
10 13 (2.07%) Oracle Service Bus
11 12 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (1.75%) Gentran
12 11 (1.75%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.59%) Apache TomEE
13 10 (1.59%) Skype for Business
14 8 (1.27%) WordPress
15 7 (1.11%) Confluence
16 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (6.53%) FileZilla
1 41 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.48%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (2.71%) Exstream
2 15 (2.39%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (1.43%) SAP SD
4 8 (1.27%) SAP SCM
5 7 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.48%) DocuMatrix
7 3 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.32%) Magento
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
9 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.89%) Office 365
4 16 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (2.39%) Sage Pay
6 10 (1.59%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.27%) GitHub
7 8 (1.27%) IaaS
7 8 (1.27%) Route 53
8 4 (0.64%) Dropbox
8 4 (0.64%) G Suite
9 3 (0.48%) SaaS
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 268 (42.68%) HTTP
2 222 (35.35%) DNS
3 189 (30.10%) SMTP
4 175 (27.87%) DHCP
5 172 (27.39%) TCP/IP
6 161 (25.64%) Firewall
7 102 (16.24%) WAN
8 100 (15.92%) SSL
9 96 (15.29%) LAN
10 95 (15.13%) Internet
11 90 (14.33%) VPN
12 83 (13.22%) HTTPS
13 67 (10.67%) SSH
14 61 (9.71%) Telnet
15 51 (8.12%) VLAN
16 48 (7.64%) LDAP
17 47 (7.48%) BGP
18 45 (7.17%) OSPF
19 44 (7.01%) Cisco ASA
19 44 (7.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.44%) MySQL
3 35 (5.57%) Oracle Reports
4 27 (4.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 22 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.27%) Informix
11 8 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.11%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.80%) MS Access
14 5 (0.80%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (5.41%) Maven
2 29 (4.62%) Eclipse
2 29 (4.62%) IntelliJ
3 28 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.82%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.87%) NetBeans
5 18 (2.87%) Subversion
6 17 (2.71%) JIRA
7 16 (2.55%) Ant
8 15 (2.39%) SoapUI
9 11 (1.75%) Checkstyle
9 11 (1.75%) JUnit
9 11 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.75%) XMLUnit
10 5 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.80%) JMeter
10 5 (0.80%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.80%) Selenium
10 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 147 (23.41%) Finance
2 67 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 48 (7.64%) Marketing
4 47 (7.48%) Telecoms
5 33 (5.25%) Electronics
5 33 (5.25%) Retail
6 27 (4.30%) Banking
7 20 (3.18%) Legal
8 15 (2.39%) Military
9 11 (1.75%) Back Office
10 10 (1.59%) Publishing
11 7 (1.11%) Games
12 6 (0.96%) French Language
13 5 (0.80%) Automotive
13 5 (0.80%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.48%) Law
15 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.32%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.16%) Advertising
16 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (27.55%) Analyst
2 127 (20.22%) Developer
3 87 (13.85%) Network Engineer
4 54 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 49 (7.80%) Web Developer
6 48 (7.64%) Administrator
7 41 (6.53%) Support Analyst
8 38 (6.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 38 (6.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 36 (5.73%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 33 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (5.25%) IT Analyst
11 30 (4.78%) SAP Analyst
12 28 (4.46%) Technical Support
13 27 (4.30%) Siebel Developer
14 26 (4.14%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
14 26 (4.14%) Supply Chain Analyst
14 26 (4.14%) Workflow Developer
15 23 (3.66%) Cisco Engineer
15 23 (3.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (21.50%) XML
2 104 (16.56%) HTML
3 100 (15.92%) Web Services
4 90 (14.33%) CSS
5 62 (9.87%) JSON
6 56 (8.92%) jQuery
7 49 (7.80%) SOAP
8 47 (7.48%) .NET
9 45 (7.17%) JMS
10 41 (6.53%) Regular Expression
11 32 (5.10%) XSLT
12 29 (4.62%) EDI
13 28 (4.46%) Java EE
14 25 (3.98%) XSD
15 23 (3.66%) EDIFACT
16 22 (3.50%) REST
17 21 (3.34%) LAMP
18 20 (3.18%) Ajax
18 20 (3.18%) JDBC
18 20 (3.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (10.35%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (4.62%) CESG
5 25 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.34%) Virtual Team
8 18 (2.87%) Fintech
9 17 (2.71%) TRADACOMS
10 13 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.43%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.27%) Replication
14 7 (1.11%) iPad
15 6 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.96%) iPhone
16 5 (0.80%) Clustering
16 5 (0.80%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 214 (34.08%) Windows
2 133 (21.18%) Linux
3 80 (12.74%) Windows Server
4 69 (10.99%) Unix
5 42 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (4.14%) Solaris
7 22 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (3.34%) Android
9 19 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.71%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.39%) CentOS
12 14 (2.23%) Windows 7
13 12 (1.91%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.43%) Debian
15 8 (1.27%) HPUX
16 7 (1.11%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.72%) ITIL
2 80 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (8.60%) E-Commerce
4 53 (8.44%) Web Development
5 51 (8.12%) Workflow
6 48 (7.64%) EAI
7 46 (7.32%) SOA
8 45 (7.17%) SIEM
9 40 (6.37%) Front End Development
10 37 (5.89%) Digital Marketing
10 37 (5.89%) Load Balancing
11 34 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (5.41%) SEO
12 33 (5.25%) Logistics
12 33 (5.25%) Programme Management
13 31 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
14 30 (4.78%) Mentoring
15 29 (4.62%) Data Security
16 28 (4.46%) CRM
16 28 (4.46%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 190 (30.25%) SQL
2 105 (16.72%) PHP
3 95 (15.13%) JavaScript
4 84 (13.38%) Java
5 65 (10.35%) T-SQL
6 55 (8.76%) PowerShell
7 42 (6.69%) VBScript
8 35 (5.57%) XPath
9 34 (5.41%) C#
9 34 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 29 (4.62%) ActionScript
10 29 (4.62%) ActionScript 2.0
11 27 (4.30%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
12 25 (3.98%) Python
13 23 (3.66%) Perl
13 23 (3.66%) VB
14 18 (2.87%) PL/SQL
15 14 (2.23%) C
16 10 (1.59%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 103 (16.40%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (14.49%) Degree
3 68 (10.83%) CCNA
4 67 (10.67%) Security Cleared
5 64 (10.19%) SC Cleared
6 44 (7.01%) CCNP
6 44 (7.01%) DV Cleared
7 33 (5.25%) CCIE
8 29 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 26 (4.14%) CISSP
9 26 (4.14%) Siebel Certification
10 25 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (3.82%) MCSE
12 20 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
12 20 (3.18%) Network+ Certification
13 16 (2.55%) MCSA
14 13 (2.07%) CISMP
15 11 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.98%) SLA
2 17 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.55%) QA
4 15 (2.39%) PCI DSS
5 14 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (1.27%) GDPR
8 7 (1.11%) COBIT
9 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.96%) RosettaNet
10 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.48%) GPG13
11 3 (0.48%) PMO
12 1 (0.16%) EMIR
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 77 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 69 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.10%) vSphere
4 22 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.87%) NFS
6 16 (2.55%) Snort
7 13 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.96%) Postfix
9 5 (0.80%) Firmware
9 5 (0.80%) Sendmail
9 5 (0.80%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.64%) Docker
10 4 (0.64%) KVM
10 4 (0.64%) Samba
10 4 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.48%) iptables
11 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (3.50%) Puppet
2 20 (3.18%) Cacti
3 15 (2.39%) Ansible
4 13 (2.07%) WSUS
5 12 (1.91%) Nagios
5 12 (1.91%) Nessus
6 10 (1.59%) SCCM
6 10 (1.59%) SCOM
6 10 (1.59%) SmokePing
7 8 (1.27%) Nmap
8 7 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.96%) Opsview
9 6 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (0.96%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.80%) cPanel
10 5 (0.80%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 4 (0.64%) Plesk
Vendors
1 132 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 113 (17.99%) Cisco
3 108 (17.20%) Oracle
4 93 (14.81%) SAP
5 80 (12.74%) VMware
6 56 (8.92%) CheckPoint
7 41 (6.53%) PayPal
8 36 (5.73%) HP
9 32 (5.10%) IBM
10 31 (4.94%) F5
11 28 (4.46%) Citrix
11 28 (4.46%) SolarWinds
12 27 (4.30%) Siebel
13 25 (3.98%) Juniper
14 20 (3.18%) Dell
15 19 (3.03%) ArcSight
15 19 (3.03%) Red Hat
16 18 (2.87%) BEA
16 18 (2.87%) TIBCO
17 16 (2.55%) OpenText