Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 871 647 691
Rank change year-on-year -224 +44 +49
Permanent jobs citing FTP 293 613 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 2.20% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 243 500 486
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% -4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24,486 27,896 32,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 15.93% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,374 22,715 26,520
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 17 October 2018.

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 October 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 -202 281 £45,000 +7.14% 73
UK excluding London -179 166 £40,000 - 52
London -43 121 £55,000 +10.00% 21
East of England +16 48 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North of England -36 40 £46,000 +19.48% 16
South East -65 31 £31,500 -27.59% 15
Yorkshire +28 24 £47,000 +56.67% 9
Midlands -2 22 £37,316 -6.71% 5
South West -47 19 £19,000 -57.78% 11
West Midlands +26 18 £36,500 -0.68% 4
North West -58 15 £45,000 +16.88% 7
Scotland +2 5 £57,500 +53.33%
East Midlands -31 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Wales -7 1 £52,500 +38.16%
North East -10 1 £31,424 -3.31%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 117 (39.93%) SQL
2 115 (39.25%) DNS
3 113 (38.57%) Windows
4 96 (32.76%) HTTP
5 93 (31.74%) Linux
6 91 (31.06%) TCP/IP
7 90 (30.72%) Firewall
8 88 (30.03%) Finance
9 78 (26.62%) SQL Server
10 77 (26.28%) XML
10 77 (26.28%) Active Directory
11 75 (25.60%) Microsoft
12 70 (23.89%) Java
13 69 (23.55%) SSL
13 69 (23.55%) VPN
13 69 (23.55%) DHCP
14 66 (22.53%) Web Services
15 65 (22.18%) Degree
16 64 (21.84%) VMware
17 62 (21.16%) SSH
18 60 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (20.48%) Windows Server
19 56 (19.11%) Oracle
20 55 (18.77%) SMTP
21 53 (18.09%) Cisco
22 52 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
23 42 (14.33%) IBM
23 42 (14.33%) .NET
23 42 (14.33%) IPsec
24 41 (13.99%) SOAP

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 38 (12.97%) IIS
2 35 (11.95%) WebSphere
3 26 (8.87%) SharePoint
4 22 (7.51%) Apache
5 20 (6.83%) Tomcat
6 19 (6.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (6.14%) JBoss
7 18 (6.14%) Skype for Business
8 15 (5.12%) WebLogic
9 12 (4.10%) OpenStack
10 11 (3.75%) Confluence
11 10 (3.41%) MS Exchange
12 9 (3.07%) CMS
13 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (2.05%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.71%) Mule
14 5 (1.71%) nginx
15 4 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.75%) Documaker
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.85%) IaaS
4 20 (6.83%) Office 365
5 18 (6.14%) SaaS
6 13 (4.44%) GitHub
7 6 (2.05%) Slack
8 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.02%) PaaS
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.68%) G Suite
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) npm
10 2 (0.68%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.34%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 115 (39.25%) DNS
2 96 (32.76%) HTTP
3 91 (31.06%) TCP/IP
4 90 (30.72%) Firewall
5 69 (23.55%) DHCP
5 69 (23.55%) SSL
5 69 (23.55%) VPN
6 62 (21.16%) SSH
7 55 (18.77%) SMTP
8 42 (14.33%) IPsec
9 39 (13.31%) HTTPS
9 39 (13.31%) Internet
10 30 (10.24%) SNMP
10 30 (10.24%) WAN
11 25 (8.53%) BGP
11 25 (8.53%) OSPF
12 24 (8.19%) SAN
13 23 (7.85%) LAN
14 19 (6.48%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (6.14%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (26.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.51%) MySQL
4 18 (6.14%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.12%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.10%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.37%) Neo4j
15 4 (1.37%) Redis
15 4 (1.37%) Riak
16 3 (1.02%) SAP HANA
16 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.85%) Maven
2 22 (7.51%) JIRA
3 16 (5.46%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.46%) IntelliJ
3 16 (5.46%) NetBeans
4 12 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (3.75%) Gerrit
6 8 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.05%) Log4Net
8 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.37%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.37%) XMLSpy
10 3 (1.02%) Ant
10 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.02%) JUnit
10 3 (1.02%) Selenium
10 3 (1.02%) Subversion
11 2 (0.68%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 88 (30.03%) Finance
2 22 (7.51%) Retail
3 17 (5.80%) Banking
4 12 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.07%) Marketing
6 8 (2.73%) Back Office
6 8 (2.73%) Front Office
7 5 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Legal
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (25.60%) Analyst
2 43 (14.68%) Support Analyst
3 37 (12.63%) Support Engineer
4 27 (9.22%) Developer
5 21 (7.17%) Administrator
5 21 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (5.80%) Consultant
8 16 (5.46%) Integration Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) Operations Analyst
8 16 (5.46%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) Senior Support Engineer
9 15 (5.12%) Network Engineer
10 14 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (4.10%) Architect
12 12 (4.10%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (3.75%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (26.28%) XML
2 66 (22.53%) Web Services
3 42 (14.33%) .NET
4 41 (13.99%) SOAP
5 29 (9.90%) HTML
6 26 (8.87%) Spring
7 25 (8.53%) JMS
7 25 (8.53%) REST
8 21 (7.17%) EDI
8 21 (7.17%) Middleware
9 20 (6.83%) Java EE
10 16 (5.46%) Java SE
11 15 (5.12%) RESTful
12 14 (4.78%) CSS
12 14 (4.78%) JSON
13 13 (4.44%) EDIFACT
14 12 (4.10%) LAMP
15 11 (3.75%) YAML
16 10 (3.41%) .NET Framework
16 10 (3.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (7.17%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.41%) Fintech
6 10 (3.41%) Hedge funds
7 9 (3.07%) Equities
8 8 (2.73%) SWIFT
8 8 (2.73%) TRADACOMS
9 7 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.05%) User Experience
11 5 (1.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (1.71%) Derivative
11 5 (1.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (38.57%) Windows
2 93 (31.74%) Linux
3 60 (20.48%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.17%) Unix
6 19 (6.48%) Android
6 19 (6.48%) CentOS
6 19 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.10%) Mac OS
7 12 (4.10%) Solaris
8 11 (3.75%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.07%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.71%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.71%) VMS
10 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.37%) AIX
12 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.97%) Project Management
2 34 (11.60%) Software Engineering
3 28 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
3 28 (9.56%) DevOps
4 27 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (8.87%) SIEM
6 24 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (8.19%) Incident Management
7 23 (7.85%) SDLC
8 22 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (7.51%) ITIL
8 22 (7.51%) Software Delivery
9 21 (7.17%) High Availability
9 21 (7.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (7.17%) SOA
10 20 (6.83%) Security Operations
10 20 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (6.14%) Open Source
11 18 (6.14%) Release Management
11 18 (6.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (39.93%) SQL
2 70 (23.89%) Java
3 35 (11.95%) Python
4 33 (11.26%) PowerShell
5 32 (10.92%) Bash Shell
6 31 (10.58%) C#
7 26 (8.87%) JavaScript
8 22 (7.51%) PHP
9 18 (6.14%) Perl
10 15 (5.12%) ActionScript
10 15 (5.12%) ActionScript 2.0
11 10 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.07%) C
12 9 (3.07%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.73%) RPG
14 7 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.05%) XPath
16 5 (1.71%) ABAP
16 5 (1.71%) C++
17 4 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (22.18%) Degree
2 32 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.14%) CCNA
4 13 (4.44%) CCNP
5 12 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.75%) MCSE
7 8 (2.73%) ISEB
7 8 (2.73%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.39%) MCP
8 7 (2.39%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.71%) CCIE
10 5 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (1.02%) CISSP
11 3 (1.02%) GCFA
11 3 (1.02%) GCIH
11 3 (1.02%) RHCE
12 2 (0.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.14%) QA
2 15 (5.12%) SLA
3 12 (4.10%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.41%) GDPR
5 8 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.37%) SEPA
7 3 (1.02%) ISO 20022
7 3 (1.02%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.68%) COBIT
8 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (26.28%) Active Directory
2 60 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.51%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.46%) Docker
4 16 (5.46%) XenApp
5 15 (5.12%) VirtualBox
6 13 (4.44%) Firmware
7 11 (3.75%) Samba
7 11 (3.75%) vSphere
8 10 (3.41%) XenServer
9 9 (3.07%) NFS
10 8 (2.73%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.37%) GPFS
11 4 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.37%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.68%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.34%) Postfix
14 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (6.48%) Ansible
1 19 (6.48%) Puppet
2 17 (5.80%) Nagios
3 13 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.75%) Rancher
4 11 (3.75%) Sysdig
4 11 (3.75%) vRealize
5 5 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.71%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.71%) SCCM
5 5 (1.71%) Terraform
5 5 (1.71%) WSUS
6 4 (1.37%) CSIRT
6 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.02%) Control-M
7 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.02%) QRadar
7 3 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 64 (21.84%) VMware
3 56 (19.11%) Oracle
4 53 (18.09%) Cisco
5 42 (14.33%) IBM
6 35 (11.95%) TIBCO
7 29 (9.90%) HP
7 29 (9.90%) Splunk
8 28 (9.56%) Dell
9 27 (9.22%) Citrix
10 18 (6.14%) Red Hat
10 18 (6.14%) ServiceNow
11 16 (5.46%) BEA
11 16 (5.46%) Qualys
12 15 (5.12%) LogLogic
13 13 (4.44%) Intel
13 13 (4.44%) SAP
14 12 (4.10%) AppDynamics
15 11 (3.75%) New Relic
15 11 (3.75%) WorldPay