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

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 656 709
Rank change year-on-year -213 +53 +24
Permanent jobs citing FTP 300 630 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 2.25% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 244 496 512
UK median annual salary £47,250 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.86% -7.78% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 25,637 27,975 33,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.05% 15.87% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20,274 22,719 27,542
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 August 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 August 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 -235 289 £46,500 +12.05% 58
UK excluding London -180 175 £45,000 +12.50% 44
London -56 124 £60,000 +26.32% 17
East of England +17 53 £51,250 - 13
South East -37 36 £31,500 -27.59% 4
North of England -74 36 £47,000 +22.08% 13
Yorkshire +37 24 £47,250 +45.38% 8
South West -53 22 £20,500 -48.75% 6
Midlands -25 18 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Midlands +27 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West -96 11 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Scotland -2 7 £57,500 - 2
East Midlands -29 4 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wales +4 3 £70,000 +64.71% 1
North East -24 1 £31,424 -13.91%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 120 (40.00%) HTTP
1 120 (40.00%) DNS
2 109 (36.33%) Windows
3 105 (35.00%) SQL
4 96 (32.00%) Linux
4 96 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 94 (31.33%) Finance
6 89 (29.67%) Java
7 83 (27.67%) SQL Server
7 83 (27.67%) SSL
8 79 (26.33%) Web Services
9 76 (25.33%) Firewall
10 74 (24.67%) Oracle
11 73 (24.33%) XML
12 72 (24.00%) Degree
13 67 (22.33%) Microsoft
14 65 (21.67%) Active Directory
14 65 (21.67%) DHCP
15 62 (20.67%) VMware
16 61 (20.33%) SMTP
17 60 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 57 (19.00%) SOAP
19 55 (18.33%) VPN
19 55 (18.33%) IBM
19 55 (18.33%) SSH
20 54 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (17.67%) Cisco
21 53 (17.67%) .NET
22 52 (17.33%) WebSphere
23 48 (16.00%) C#

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 52 (17.33%) WebSphere
2 29 (9.67%) Tomcat
3 28 (9.33%) IIS
3 28 (9.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (9.00%) JBoss
5 21 (7.00%) WebLogic
6 20 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 19 (6.33%) Apache
8 18 (6.00%) CMS
8 18 (6.00%) OpenStack
9 17 (5.67%) Confluence
9 17 (5.67%) Skype for Business
10 11 (3.67%) MS Exchange
11 6 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (2.00%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.33%) Gentran
12 4 (1.33%) Mule
12 4 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.67%) Documaker
2 4 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.00%) SaaS
4 26 (8.67%) IaaS
5 18 (6.00%) GitHub
5 18 (6.00%) Office 365
6 8 (2.67%) Slack
7 4 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.00%) PaaS
9 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 120 (40.00%) DNS
1 120 (40.00%) HTTP
2 96 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 83 (27.67%) SSL
4 76 (25.33%) Firewall
5 65 (21.67%) DHCP
6 61 (20.33%) SMTP
7 55 (18.33%) SSH
7 55 (18.33%) VPN
8 47 (15.67%) HTTPS
9 46 (15.33%) Internet
10 45 (15.00%) IPsec
11 34 (11.33%) SNMP
12 27 (9.00%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (8.33%) Telnet
14 24 (8.00%) ICMP
14 24 (8.00%) LAN
15 23 (7.67%) WAN
16 21 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (6.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (27.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.67%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 22 (7.33%) MySQL
5 21 (7.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (4.33%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.67%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.33%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.33%) Redis
14 4 (1.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 32 (10.67%) Maven
2 28 (9.33%) JIRA
3 27 (9.00%) Eclipse
3 27 (9.00%) IntelliJ
4 26 (8.67%) NetBeans
5 25 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 17 (5.67%) Gerrit
6 17 (5.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.00%) Log4Net
9 4 (1.33%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.33%) XMLSpy
10 3 (1.00%) Ant
10 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.00%) JUnit
10 3 (1.00%) Subversion
11 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
General
1 94 (31.33%) Finance
2 19 (6.33%) Banking
3 17 (5.67%) Retail
4 13 (4.33%) Marketing
5 10 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.00%) Front Office
7 7 (2.33%) Back Office
8 5 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.33%) Billing
9 4 (1.33%) Legal
10 3 (1.00%) Automotive
10 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.00%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (25.67%) Analyst
2 45 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 42 (14.00%) Support Engineer
4 30 (10.00%) Developer
5 28 (9.33%) Operations Analyst
6 26 (8.67%) Integration Engineer
7 25 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (6.33%) Senior DevOps
9 19 (6.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 19 (6.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 19 (6.33%) Senior Support Engineer
10 18 (6.00%) Administrator
11 16 (5.33%) Consultant
11 16 (5.33%) Operational Support Analyst
11 16 (5.33%) Operations Support Analyst
12 15 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.33%) Architect
14 12 (4.00%) Network Engineer
14 12 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (26.33%) Web Services
2 73 (24.33%) XML
3 57 (19.00%) SOAP
4 53 (17.67%) .NET
5 37 (12.33%) REST
5 37 (12.33%) Spring
6 33 (11.00%) JMS
7 29 (9.67%) Java EE
8 28 (9.33%) Middleware
9 26 (8.67%) HTML
9 26 (8.67%) Java SE
10 22 (7.33%) RESTful
11 17 (5.67%) EDI
11 17 (5.67%) YAML
12 14 (4.67%) EDIFACT
13 13 (4.33%) .NET Framework
13 13 (4.33%) CSS
14 12 (4.00%) JSON
15 10 (3.33%) IDoc
15 10 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 30 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.33%) Fintech
6 9 (3.00%) TRADACOMS
6 9 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.67%) Equities
7 8 (2.67%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.33%) SWIFT
8 7 (2.33%) User Experience
9 6 (2.00%) CESG
9 6 (2.00%) DataPower
9 6 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.67%) Derivative
10 5 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (36.33%) Windows
2 96 (32.00%) Linux
3 48 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 28 (9.33%) Android
5 25 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (8.00%) CentOS
7 23 (7.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (6.67%) Unix
10 18 (6.00%) Solaris
11 16 (5.33%) Windows 10
12 14 (4.67%) Windows 7
13 9 (3.00%) Mac OS
14 6 (2.00%) VMS
15 4 (1.33%) AIX
15 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.67%) Software Engineering
2 39 (13.00%) Project Management
3 38 (12.67%) DevOps
4 34 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (11.00%) Release Management
6 32 (10.67%) Software Delivery
7 30 (10.00%) Open Source
8 29 (9.67%) Capacity Planning
8 29 (9.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 29 (9.67%) SDLC
8 29 (9.67%) SOA
9 28 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (9.00%) High Availability
11 25 (8.33%) SIEM
12 23 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 23 (7.67%) ITIL
13 22 (7.33%) Incident Management
14 20 (6.67%) Integration Testing
14 20 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
14 20 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (35.00%) SQL
2 89 (29.67%) Java
3 48 (16.00%) C#
4 42 (14.00%) PowerShell
5 40 (13.33%) Python
6 38 (12.67%) Bash Shell
7 33 (11.00%) JavaScript
8 27 (9.00%) PHP
9 19 (6.33%) ActionScript
9 19 (6.33%) ActionScript 2.0
10 18 (6.00%) Perl
11 16 (5.33%) RPG
12 9 (3.00%) C
12 9 (3.00%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.00%) ABAP
13 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.00%) VBA
14 5 (1.67%) C++
15 4 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 72 (24.00%) Degree
2 25 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.00%) CCNA
4 14 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.00%) CISSP
7 8 (2.67%) CCNP
7 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.33%) MCSE
9 6 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (1.33%) CCIE
11 4 (1.33%) GCFA
11 4 (1.33%) GCIH
12 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.00%) RHCE
13 2 (0.67%) ISEB
13 2 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.67%) QA
2 12 (4.00%) SLA
3 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.33%) GDPR
4 4 (1.33%) NIST 800
4 4 (1.33%) SEPA
5 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.00%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 60 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.00%) Docker
4 20 (6.67%) VirtualBox
5 17 (5.67%) Samba
6 16 (5.33%) vSphere
7 15 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 15 (5.00%) XenApp
8 13 (4.33%) Firmware
9 8 (2.67%) NFS
10 6 (2.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.33%) GPFS
11 4 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.33%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.33%) XenServer
12 2 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.33%) KVM
13 1 (0.33%) Postfix
13 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (9.00%) Puppet
2 25 (8.33%) Nagios
3 21 (7.00%) Ansible
3 21 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.67%) Rancher
4 17 (5.67%) Sysdig
4 17 (5.67%) vRealize
5 7 (2.33%) WSUS
6 6 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.00%) SCCM
7 5 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.33%) CSIRT
8 4 (1.33%) Terraform
8 4 (1.33%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.00%) Cacti
9 3 (1.00%) Control-M
9 3 (1.00%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 74 (24.67%) Oracle
2 67 (22.33%) Microsoft
3 62 (20.67%) VMware
4 55 (18.33%) IBM
5 53 (17.67%) Cisco
6 45 (15.00%) TIBCO
7 37 (12.33%) HP
8 36 (12.00%) Splunk
9 27 (9.00%) Dell
10 26 (8.67%) BEA
10 26 (8.67%) Citrix
11 25 (8.33%) ServiceNow
12 20 (6.67%) Red Hat
12 20 (6.67%) SolarWinds
13 19 (6.33%) AppDynamics
13 19 (6.33%) Intel
14 18 (6.00%) Dynatrace
15 17 (5.67%) BMC
15 17 (5.67%) New Relic
15 17 (5.67%) WorldPay