Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 665 829 855
Rank change year-on-year +164 +26 -93
Permanent jobs citing FTP 147 180 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.98% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 127 139 201
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,250 £22,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +24.29% -4.11% -8.75%

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 10,025 18,356 22,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.25% 15.02% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,763 14,677 17,774
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 +179 137 £55,000 +29.41% 26
UK excluding London +137 79 £43,500 +24.29% 21
London +156 63 £57,500 +15.00% 5
North of England +74 28 £60,000 +42.86% 5
North West +66 22 £63,750 +51.79% 2
Work from Home -80 21 £42,500 -10.53% 9
South East +103 20 £35,337 +8.73% 4
South West +40 12 £36,500 -9.88% 1
East of England +93 9 - - 5
Wales +34 6 £45,000 +27.66% 1
Yorkshire +29 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Midlands +45 4 £55,000 +22.22% 5
West Midlands +43 2 £41,500 -7.78% 3
North East +16 1 £42,000 +52.73%

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 77 (52.38%) DNS
2 65 (44.22%) HTTP
3 64 (43.54%) Linux
4 44 (29.93%) TCP/IP
4 44 (29.93%) Azure
5 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
6 41 (27.89%) SMTP
7 36 (24.49%) Python
7 36 (24.49%) Windows
8 35 (23.81%) DHCP
9 34 (23.13%) VMware
10 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
10 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (21.09%) AWS
12 30 (20.41%) Bash Shell
12 30 (20.41%) SQL
13 29 (19.73%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (18.37%) SQL Server
15 27 (18.37%) ITIL
16 26 (17.69%) SSH
17 25 (17.01%) LDAP
17 25 (17.01%) Cybersecurity
18 24 (16.33%) Java
18 24 (16.33%) SSL
19 23 (15.65%) Terraform
20 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
21 21 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 21 (14.29%) Windows Server

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 16 (10.88%) Confluence
2 12 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.48%) Apache
4 7 (4.76%) JBoss
5 4 (2.72%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.04%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 3 (2.04%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.36%) IIS
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.36%) Unica
2 1 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (29.93%) Azure
2 31 (21.09%) AWS
3 14 (9.52%) Amazon S3
4 12 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (7.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (7.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.80%) IaaS
7 9 (6.12%) Serverless
8 8 (5.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (5.44%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (5.44%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (5.44%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (5.44%) G Suite
8 8 (5.44%) GCP
8 8 (5.44%) GitHub
9 7 (4.76%) PaaS
10 3 (2.04%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.04%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 77 (52.38%) DNS
2 65 (44.22%) HTTP
3 44 (29.93%) TCP/IP
4 41 (27.89%) SMTP
5 35 (23.81%) DHCP
6 26 (17.69%) SSH
7 24 (16.33%) SSL
8 19 (12.93%) SAN
9 17 (11.56%) Firewall
9 17 (11.56%) Network Security
10 16 (10.88%) IPsec
11 15 (10.20%) VLAN
12 14 (9.52%) LAN
12 14 (9.52%) WAN
13 13 (8.84%) VPN
14 11 (7.48%) IMAP
15 8 (5.44%) WLAN
16 6 (4.08%) 802.11
17 5 (3.40%) Unified Communications
18 4 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.61%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.48%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.12%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (4.76%) Apache Hive
9 6 (4.08%) MySQL
10 5 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (3.40%) Big Data
11 4 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.72%) SAP HANA
12 3 (2.04%) HBase
12 3 (2.04%) Impala
12 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.04%) Power BI
12 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.93%) JIRA
3 13 (8.84%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.16%) GitLab
4 12 (8.16%) Subversion
5 11 (7.48%) Artifactory
5 11 (7.48%) Gerrit
6 8 (5.44%) SonarQube
7 6 (4.08%) Grunt
7 6 (4.08%) gulp
7 6 (4.08%) webpack
8 4 (2.72%) ER Studio
8 4 (2.72%) ERwin
9 3 (2.04%) Postman
9 3 (2.04%) Selenium
10 2 (1.36%) AutoIt
10 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.68%) JUnit
11 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 10 (6.80%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Electronics
3 7 (4.76%) Marketing
4 6 (4.08%) Back Office
4 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 6 (4.08%) Front Office
4 6 (4.08%) Games
5 5 (3.40%) German Language
6 4 (2.72%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.72%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.72%) Publishing
7 3 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.36%) Korean Language
8 2 (1.36%) Legal
8 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Analyst
1 30 (20.41%) Developer
2 14 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (7.48%) Consultant
4 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.48%) Linux Consultant
5 10 (6.80%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (5.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) IT Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (5.44%) Python Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Server Analyst
7 8 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.01%) LDAP
2 19 (12.93%) Web Services
3 17 (11.56%) XML
4 13 (8.84%) REST
5 12 (8.16%) .NET
6 11 (7.48%) CSS
6 11 (7.48%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (7.48%) HTML
6 11 (7.48%) YAML
7 9 (6.12%) React
8 7 (4.76%) HTML5
8 7 (4.76%) jQuery
8 7 (4.76%) Redux
8 7 (4.76%) RESTful
8 7 (4.76%) SOAP
9 6 (4.08%) 802.1X
9 6 (4.08%) CSS3
9 6 (4.08%) Express
9 6 (4.08%) Node.js
9 6 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.48%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (6.80%) Cyberattack
5 9 (6.12%) Analytical Mindset
5 9 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.72%) PlayStation
6 4 (2.72%) User Experience
6 4 (2.72%) Xbox
7 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.04%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.04%) Replication
8 2 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 64 (43.54%) Linux
2 36 (24.49%) Windows
3 21 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.93%) CentOS
5 12 (8.16%) Unix
5 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.44%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.72%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.37%) ITIL
4 25 (17.01%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (12.24%) DevOps
7 17 (11.56%) Computer Science
8 16 (10.88%) Information Security
9 14 (9.52%) CRM
9 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (8.84%) Security Operations
11 12 (8.16%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.16%) Project Management
11 12 (8.16%) Scrum
11 12 (8.16%) SIEM
12 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (7.48%) Kanban
12 11 (7.48%) Migration
12 11 (7.48%) Ticket Management
13 10 (6.80%) Antivirus Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.49%) Python
2 30 (20.41%) Bash Shell
2 30 (20.41%) SQL
3 24 (16.33%) Java
4 16 (10.88%) C#
5 15 (10.20%) Perl
6 12 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 12 (8.16%) Ruby
6 12 (8.16%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.48%) Groovy
8 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.72%) AWK
10 3 (2.04%) C
10 3 (2.04%) sed
11 2 (1.36%) PHP
11 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.36%) VBScript
12 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) MCSE
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.16%) Degree
3 8 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (5.44%) MCITP
3 8 (5.44%) MCSA
4 5 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.04%) RHCE
5 3 (2.04%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) PhD
7 1 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) QA
2 13 (8.84%) GDPR
3 9 (6.12%) SLA
4 8 (5.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (5.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 8 (5.44%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (2.04%) COBIT
5 3 (2.04%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.04%) NIST
6 1 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
1 33 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (6.80%) Docker
4 8 (5.44%) Shibboleth
5 4 (2.72%) HDFS
5 4 (2.72%) vSphere
6 3 (2.04%) Firmware
6 3 (2.04%) KVM
6 3 (2.04%) NFS
6 3 (2.04%) OCFS2
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.04%) Postfix
6 3 (2.04%) qmail
6 3 (2.04%) Samba
6 3 (2.04%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.04%) Xen
7 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) Terraform
2 19 (12.93%) Ansible
3 12 (8.16%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.44%) Grafana
4 8 (5.44%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (5.44%) Nagios
4 8 (5.44%) Prometheus
4 8 (5.44%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (5.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (5.44%) WSUS
5 3 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.04%) Nessus
5 3 (2.04%) Packer
5 3 (2.04%) Puppet
5 3 (2.04%) SELinux
6 2 (1.36%) EnCase
6 2 (1.36%) FTK
6 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.13%) VMware
3 20 (13.61%) Red Hat
4 18 (12.24%) Sophos
5 17 (11.56%) McAfee
6 16 (10.88%) Cisco
7 11 (7.48%) Atlassian
7 11 (7.48%) Oracle
7 11 (7.48%) ServiceNow
8 10 (6.80%) Blue Coat
9 9 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 9 (6.12%) Darktrace
9 9 (6.12%) FireEye
9 9 (6.12%) Google
9 9 (6.12%) LogRhythm
9 9 (6.12%) Splunk
9 9 (6.12%) Twitter
10 8 (5.44%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.44%) ZyXEL
11 7 (4.76%) Salesforce.com