Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 720 692
Rank change year-on-year -139 -28 +70
Permanent jobs citing FTP 281 526 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.90% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 232 431 455
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -6.29% -0.57%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £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 23,800 27,663 31,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 15.40% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18,658 22,387 25,431
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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 -121 271 £41,750 +1.21% 57
UK excluding London -115 170 £37,500 -6.25% 46
London -4 105 £52,500 +3.96% 15
North of England +23 49 £37,500 - 15
South East -35 47 £38,500 -3.75% 11
East of England -7 29 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +31 28 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Midlands +25 26 £36,500 -8.75% 5
West Midlands +47 25 £36,500 -8.75% 3
North West -4 21 £40,000 +6.67% 10
South West -31 15 £19,000 -57.78% 8
Scotland -10 3 £57,500 +53.33% 2
East Midlands +11 1 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Wales +6 1 £52,500 +16.02% 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 118 (41.99%) Windows
2 116 (41.28%) SQL
3 102 (36.30%) DNS
4 87 (30.96%) Firewall
5 85 (30.25%) Microsoft
5 85 (30.25%) Linux
6 82 (29.18%) TCP/IP
7 78 (27.76%) HTTP
8 74 (26.33%) XML
9 71 (25.27%) DHCP
9 71 (25.27%) Finance
10 65 (23.13%) VPN
11 64 (22.78%) SQL Server
12 62 (22.06%) Active Directory
12 62 (22.06%) Windows Server
13 56 (19.93%) SMTP
13 56 (19.93%) SSH
14 55 (19.57%) Degree
15 54 (19.22%) Java
16 51 (18.15%) VMware
17 46 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (16.01%) Web Services
19 41 (14.59%) SSL
19 41 (14.59%) Cisco
20 40 (14.23%) Cisco Certification
20 40 (14.23%) IIS
21 37 (13.17%) Oracle
22 36 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
23 34 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (12.10%) Problem-Solving

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 40 (14.23%) IIS
2 25 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.83%) Apache
4 12 (4.27%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (3.91%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.20%) JBoss
6 9 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.49%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.49%) nginx
8 6 (2.14%) CMS
9 5 (1.78%) Confluence
9 5 (1.78%) Mule
10 3 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.07%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.71%) DNN
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.71%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 13 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.78%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.71%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.69%) Office 365
4 13 (4.63%) SaaS
5 9 (3.20%) IaaS
6 8 (2.85%) npm
7 6 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (2.14%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.07%) GitHub
8 3 (1.07%) Route 53
9 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.71%) G Suite
9 2 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) PaaS
9 2 (0.71%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.36%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 102 (36.30%) DNS
2 87 (30.96%) Firewall
3 82 (29.18%) TCP/IP
4 78 (27.76%) HTTP
5 71 (25.27%) DHCP
6 65 (23.13%) VPN
7 56 (19.93%) SMTP
7 56 (19.93%) SSH
8 41 (14.59%) SSL
9 32 (11.39%) Internet
9 32 (11.39%) WAN
10 29 (10.32%) IPsec
10 29 (10.32%) Network Security
10 29 (10.32%) SAN
11 27 (9.61%) HTTPS
11 27 (9.61%) LAN
12 23 (8.19%) BGP
12 23 (8.19%) OSPF
13 17 (6.05%) MPLS
14 14 (4.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.32%) MySQL
3 17 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.49%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.42%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.42%) Power BI
11 4 (1.42%) QlikView
11 4 (1.42%) Redis
11 4 (1.42%) Riak
12 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (7.83%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.05%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.98%) Maven
4 12 (4.27%) JIRA
5 10 (3.56%) Selenium
5 10 (3.56%) Subversion
6 7 (2.49%) Ant
6 7 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.49%) IntelliJ
6 7 (2.49%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.49%) NetBeans
6 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.42%) Checkstyle
8 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.07%) Burp Suite
8 3 (1.07%) Log4Net
8 3 (1.07%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.71%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 71 (25.27%) Finance
2 29 (10.32%) Retail
3 16 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.56%) Banking
4 10 (3.56%) Marketing
5 8 (2.85%) Back Office
6 4 (1.42%) Front Office
6 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.07%) Games
7 3 (1.07%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Publishing
8 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (22.78%) Analyst
2 35 (12.46%) Support Analyst
3 31 (11.03%) Support Engineer
4 25 (8.90%) Developer
5 24 (8.54%) Consultant
5 24 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (8.19%) Network Engineer
7 19 (6.76%) Administrator
8 17 (6.05%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.63%) Junior
9 13 (4.63%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (4.27%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.91%) IT Support
11 11 (3.91%) Junior Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (3.91%) Technical Support
11 11 (3.91%) Technical Support Analyst
11 11 (3.91%) Tester
11 11 (3.91%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (26.33%) XML
2 45 (16.01%) Web Services
3 33 (11.74%) HTML
4 30 (10.68%) .NET
5 27 (9.61%) SOAP
6 25 (8.90%) EDI
7 21 (7.47%) CSS
8 20 (7.12%) Spring
9 16 (5.69%) JMS
10 12 (4.27%) REST
10 12 (4.27%) SAP PI
10 12 (4.27%) XSLT
11 11 (3.91%) EDIFACT
11 11 (3.91%) JSON
11 11 (3.91%) LAMP
11 11 (3.91%) SAP XI
12 10 (3.56%) JDBC
12 10 (3.56%) XSD
13 9 (3.20%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (3.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.91%) Fintech
4 9 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.49%) CESG
6 7 (2.49%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.49%) User Experience
7 6 (2.14%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.78%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.78%) TRADACOMS
9 4 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (1.42%) Equities
9 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.42%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.42%) W3C
10 3 (1.07%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (41.99%) Windows
2 85 (30.25%) Linux
3 62 (22.06%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.25%) Unix
5 11 (3.91%) Mac OS
5 11 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.20%) CentOS
7 9 (3.20%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.07%) Android
10 3 (1.07%) Kali Linux
10 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.71%) Debian
11 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
2 32 (11.39%) ITIL
3 28 (9.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (9.25%) Project Management
5 23 (8.19%) Incident Management
6 22 (7.83%) SIEM
7 20 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.12%) Network Management
8 18 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (6.41%) Security Operations
9 17 (6.05%) ERP
10 16 (5.69%) Computer Science
10 16 (5.69%) SDLC
10 16 (5.69%) Software Engineering
11 15 (5.34%) B2B
11 15 (5.34%) Change Management
11 15 (5.34%) DevOps
11 15 (5.34%) Information Security
12 14 (4.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 116 (41.28%) SQL
2 54 (19.22%) Java
3 23 (8.19%) PowerShell
4 22 (7.83%) Python
5 21 (7.47%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.05%) Bash Shell
7 16 (5.69%) PHP
8 15 (5.34%) Perl
9 14 (4.98%) C#
10 11 (3.91%) ABAP
10 11 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.91%) XPath
11 10 (3.56%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.20%) ActionScript
12 9 (3.20%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (2.49%) C
13 7 (2.49%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.14%) C++
14 6 (2.14%) RPG
15 5 (1.78%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 55 (19.57%) Degree
2 40 (14.23%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.83%) CCNA
4 19 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (6.41%) MCSE
6 15 (5.34%) CCNP
6 15 (5.34%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.63%) ISTQB
7 13 (4.63%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.27%) ISEB
9 11 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (3.91%) MCP
10 10 (3.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (3.20%) CISSP
12 8 (2.85%) CEH
13 7 (2.49%) CCIE
14 5 (1.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 5 (1.78%) CISM
15 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.25%) QA
2 13 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.27%) GDPR
4 11 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (3.20%) SLA
6 8 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.07%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.07%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.71%) COBIT
8 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.71%) SEPA
System Software
1 62 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 46 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.98%) NFS
4 14 (4.98%) vSphere
5 12 (4.27%) XenServer
6 9 (3.20%) XenApp
7 8 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.85%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.14%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.78%) Docker
9 5 (1.78%) Firmware
9 5 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.42%) GPFS
10 4 (1.42%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.42%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) KVM
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (3.20%) Ansible
2 7 (2.49%) Puppet
3 6 (2.14%) Nagios
3 6 (2.14%) Terraform
3 6 (2.14%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.42%) QRadar
5 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.07%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.07%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.07%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.07%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.71%) CASB
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.71%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.71%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 85 (30.25%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.15%) VMware
3 41 (14.59%) Cisco
4 37 (13.17%) Oracle
5 21 (7.47%) Dell
6 20 (7.12%) Citrix
6 20 (7.12%) SAP
6 20 (7.12%) TIBCO
7 17 (6.05%) IBM
8 16 (5.69%) HP
9 15 (5.34%) Splunk
10 13 (4.63%) F5
11 11 (3.91%) Qualys
12 10 (3.56%) Google
12 10 (3.56%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.56%) SEEBURGER
12 10 (3.56%) Sybase
13 9 (3.20%) Juniper
13 9 (3.20%) LogLogic
14 8 (2.85%) Meraki