Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 832 856 739
Rank change year-on-year +24 -117 -31
Permanent jobs citing FTP 180 268 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.18% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 146 215 408
UK median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -6.10% -5.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £29,525
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year -10.96% -8.18% -6.47%

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 18,741 22,658 26,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.04% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14,732 17,737 21,482
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 -1 168 £47,500 +23.38% 55
London +87 91 £60,000 +20.00% 16
UK excluding London -5 85 £32,500 -10.96% 40
South East +41 47 £32,500 -7.14% 12
North of England +25 14 £41,500 +20.29% 13
North West +36 8 £42,000 +5.00% 9
Midlands +9 7 £32,500 -10.96% 8
Yorkshire +36 6 £25,500 -23.31% 1
South West +15 6 £58,750 +209.21% 3
Wales -8 5 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England +53 4 £38,750 +10.71% 3
West Midlands -13 4 £38,750 +6.16% 8
East Midlands - 3 £25,500 -
Scotland +42 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 71 (39.44%) DNS
2 68 (37.78%) Finance
3 66 (36.67%) Windows
4 64 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 62 (34.44%) Linux
6 58 (32.22%) TCP/IP
7 57 (31.67%) DHCP
8 51 (28.33%) SQL
9 45 (25.00%) Office 365
10 44 (24.44%) Microsoft
11 42 (23.33%) Azure
12 41 (22.78%) HTTP
13 38 (21.11%) Windows Server
14 37 (20.56%) VMware
14 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
15 35 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (18.89%) C#
17 32 (17.78%) Java
17 32 (17.78%) Firewall
17 32 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 30 (16.67%) WAN
18 30 (16.67%) LAN
19 29 (16.11%) Oracle
19 29 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (15.00%) SCCM
20 27 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (14.44%) PCI DSS
22 24 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
22 24 (13.33%) SolarWinds
23 23 (12.78%) PowerShell

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 18 (10.00%) IIS
2 14 (7.78%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.67%) Apache
4 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.78%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.78%) Confluence
7 5 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.78%) Mule
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.22%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.67%) CMS
9 3 (1.67%) Drupal
10 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.11%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.56%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.56%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.56%) Revit
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Magento
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.11%) assyst
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.00%) Office 365
2 42 (23.33%) Azure
3 20 (11.11%) AWS
4 14 (7.78%) Amazon S3
5 10 (5.56%) Power Platform
6 8 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (4.44%) Amazon Glacier
6 8 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (3.33%) G Suite
8 5 (2.78%) Akamai
8 5 (2.78%) GitHub
8 5 (2.78%) iPaaS
9 4 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (2.22%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.22%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.11%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (39.44%) DNS
2 58 (32.22%) TCP/IP
3 57 (31.67%) DHCP
4 41 (22.78%) HTTP
5 32 (17.78%) Firewall
6 30 (16.67%) LAN
6 30 (16.67%) WAN
7 22 (12.22%) SSH
8 19 (10.56%) SMTP
9 18 (10.00%) VoIP
10 14 (7.78%) VPN
11 13 (7.22%) Ethernet
12 11 (6.11%) NAS
12 11 (6.11%) Network Security
13 9 (5.00%) Internet
14 8 (4.44%) Telnet
14 8 (4.44%) VLAN
15 7 (3.89%) iSCSI
15 7 (3.89%) SSL
15 7 (3.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.22%) MySQL
3 12 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.33%) Power BI
7 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.11%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.67%) Subversion
4 11 (6.11%) JIRA
5 8 (4.44%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.33%) Travis CI
7 5 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.78%) JUnit
7 5 (2.78%) Maven
8 4 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.11%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.11%) Toad
11 1 (0.56%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.56%) gulp
11 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 68 (37.78%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.00%) Banking
4 7 (3.89%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.22%) Games
5 4 (2.22%) Marketing
5 4 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Front Office
6 2 (1.11%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (22.22%) Analyst
2 27 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (13.89%) Developer
4 18 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.78%) IT Support
5 14 (7.78%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.22%) Network Analyst
7 12 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
7 12 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.11%) Consultant
9 10 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) Data Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Integration Developer
12 7 (3.89%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.11%) .NET
2 19 (10.56%) Web Services
3 13 (7.22%) XML
4 11 (6.11%) REST
5 10 (5.56%) CSS
5 10 (5.56%) EDI
5 10 (5.56%) HTML
6 8 (4.44%) .NET Core
6 8 (4.44%) .NET Framework
6 8 (4.44%) SOAP
6 8 (4.44%) Spring
6 8 (4.44%) Spring Boot
7 7 (3.89%) Middleware
8 6 (3.33%) J2EE
8 6 (3.33%) SAP PI
9 5 (2.78%) Apache Camel
9 5 (2.78%) JAX-RS
9 5 (2.78%) JAX-WS
9 5 (2.78%) Kafka
9 5 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.89%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.33%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.78%) iPhone
5 5 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.67%) Equities
7 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.11%) AS400
8 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.11%) CCTV
8 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.11%) Handset
8 2 (1.11%) iSeries
8 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (1.11%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.11%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.67%) Windows
2 62 (34.44%) Linux
3 38 (21.11%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.00%) Unix
5 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.11%) Windows 10
6 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.44%) VMS
8 7 (3.89%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.89%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.33%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.67%) Android
12 2 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
2 32 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.78%) DevOps
5 22 (12.22%) OO
6 21 (11.67%) Service Delivery
7 16 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (8.33%) ETL
9 14 (7.78%) Change Control
9 14 (7.78%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.78%) ITIL
9 14 (7.78%) Project Management
9 14 (7.78%) SIEM
10 12 (6.67%) Scrum
11 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (5.56%) Process Improvement
12 10 (5.56%) TDD
12 10 (5.56%) Workflow
13 9 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.44%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.33%) SQL
2 34 (18.89%) C#
3 32 (17.78%) Java
4 23 (12.78%) PowerShell
5 21 (11.67%) Python
6 14 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.67%) Perl
8 11 (6.11%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.00%) ActionScript
9 9 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
9 9 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.00%) C++
10 8 (4.44%) Groovy
10 8 (4.44%) Ruby
11 7 (3.89%) PHP
11 7 (3.89%) VB
12 5 (2.78%) ABAP
12 5 (2.78%) C
12 5 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (9.44%) CCNA
3 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.11%) CCSA
4 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.00%) Degree
5 9 (5.00%) MCSA
6 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.33%) CCNP
7 6 (3.33%) MCP
8 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.22%) MCSE
9 3 (1.67%) CCIE
9 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.11%) HND
10 2 (1.11%) PMP
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.56%) MCITP
11 1 (0.56%) MCTS
11 1 (0.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.44%) PCI DSS
2 21 (11.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 64 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.67%) iptables
6 2 (1.11%) Docker
6 2 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) NFS
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (15.00%) SCCM
2 14 (7.78%) FortiGate
3 11 (6.11%) Nessus
3 11 (6.11%) SCOM
4 10 (5.56%) Nagios
5 9 (5.00%) Terraform
6 7 (3.89%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (2.78%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.11%) Ansible
9 2 (1.11%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.11%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.11%) Puppet
9 2 (1.11%) WSUS
10 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 44 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.56%) VMware
3 29 (16.11%) Oracle
4 24 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 23 (12.78%) Cisco
6 19 (10.56%) HP
7 14 (7.78%) F5
8 13 (7.22%) SAP
9 12 (6.67%) Aruba
9 12 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 12 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 12 (6.67%) IBM
9 12 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 11 (6.11%) Qualys
11 6 (3.33%) Spiceworks
12 5 (2.78%) Apple
12 5 (2.78%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.78%) Meraki
12 5 (2.78%) Splunk
12 5 (2.78%) Talend