Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 612 824 909
Rank change year-on-year +212 +85 -199
Permanent jobs citing FTP 109 236 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 1.13% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89 198 238
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -7.50%

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 8,106 20,822 24,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.97% 15.40% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6,529 16,199 19,064
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,550 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 November 2020.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK

FTP
Top 12 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 23 November 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 +234 103 £45,000 -10.00% 36
UK excluding London +228 58 £40,000 - 30
London +172 46 £56,000 +1.82% 13
South East +213 40 £33,000 -8.97% 6
Midlands +123 14 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Midlands +100 12 £42,500 -22.73% 3
North of England +123 3 £42,000 +33.33% 12
Work from Home -12 3 £52,500 -27.59% 4
North West +113 2 - - 7
East Midlands +76 1 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Wales +49 1 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North East +19 1 £42,000 -6.69% 2

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 56 (51.38%) Linux
2 47 (43.12%) TCP/IP
3 46 (42.20%) HTTP
4 45 (41.28%) DNS
5 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (30.28%) VMware
6 33 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (29.36%) XML
8 31 (28.44%) Python
9 28 (25.69%) Windows
10 27 (24.77%) Java
10 27 (24.77%) SMTP
11 26 (23.85%) Bash Shell
12 25 (22.94%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (22.94%) Active Directory
12 25 (22.94%) SSH
13 24 (22.02%) IBM
13 24 (22.02%) SQL
14 20 (18.35%) MongoDB
15 19 (17.43%) CentOS
15 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
16 18 (16.51%) JIRA
16 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
17 17 (15.60%) DHCP
17 17 (15.60%) Finance
17 17 (15.60%) Scrum
17 17 (15.60%) Azure
17 17 (15.60%) Ansible
17 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
18 16 (14.68%) Terraform

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 15 (13.76%) Confluence
2 12 (11.01%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.75%) CMS
4 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.92%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Adobe Campaign
1 10 (9.17%) Unica
2 8 (7.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (4.59%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.92%) Magento
4 1 (0.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) Azure
2 15 (13.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (9.17%) AWS
4 9 (8.26%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (7.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (7.34%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (7.34%) Amazon S3
5 8 (7.34%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (7.34%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (7.34%) Serverless
5 8 (7.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.83%) Office 365
7 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.92%) npm
7 1 (0.92%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (43.12%) TCP/IP
2 46 (42.20%) HTTP
3 45 (41.28%) DNS
4 27 (24.77%) SMTP
5 25 (22.94%) SSH
6 17 (15.60%) DHCP
7 15 (13.76%) IMAP
8 13 (11.93%) SAN
9 12 (11.01%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (11.01%) Firewall
10 10 (9.17%) LAN
10 10 (9.17%) WAN
11 6 (5.50%) VoIP
12 5 (4.59%) Wireless
13 4 (3.67%) Skype
13 4 (3.67%) VPN
14 3 (2.75%) DKIM
14 3 (2.75%) DMARC
14 3 (2.75%) SSL
15 2 (1.83%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) MongoDB
2 15 (13.76%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (7.34%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.67%) DB2
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.83%) Big Data
6 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.83%) HBase
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.92%) Impala
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) Redis
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.51%) JIRA
3 15 (13.76%) Artifactory
3 15 (13.76%) Gerrit
4 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.26%) Subversion
6 8 (7.34%) Eclipse
6 8 (7.34%) NWDS
7 1 (0.92%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.92%) Bower
7 1 (0.92%) GitLab
7 1 (0.92%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.92%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Marketing
3 4 (3.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.67%) Games
4 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Korean Language
5 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) Consultant
3 15 (13.76%) Linux Consultant
4 12 (11.01%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Cloud Consultant
5 11 (10.09%) Linux Support
5 11 (10.09%) Support Consultant
6 10 (9.17%) Cloud Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Salesforce Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Administrator
7 9 (8.26%) Integration Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (7.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (7.34%) Python Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.36%) XML
2 16 (14.68%) LDAP
3 15 (13.76%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (13.76%) YAML
4 14 (12.84%) CSS
4 14 (12.84%) HTML
5 12 (11.01%) JSON
6 10 (9.17%) Web Services
7 9 (8.26%) Middleware
7 9 (8.26%) REST
7 9 (8.26%) SOAP
8 8 (7.34%) Apache Flex
8 8 (7.34%) SAP PI
8 8 (7.34%) SAP XI
8 8 (7.34%) XSD
8 8 (7.34%) XSLT
9 7 (6.42%) EDI
10 5 (4.59%) EDIFACT
10 5 (4.59%) IDoc
10 5 (4.59%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.26%) W3C
4 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) iPhone
4 5 (4.59%) TRADACOMS
5 4 (3.67%) AS400
5 4 (3.67%) iSeries
6 3 (2.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.83%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.83%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.83%) Xbox
8 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.38%) Linux
2 28 (25.69%) Windows
3 19 (17.43%) CentOS
4 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
5 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (11.01%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.59%) Android
8 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.92%) Unix
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (15.60%) Scrum
4 16 (14.68%) Kanban
5 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (13.76%) Ticket Management
6 14 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.01%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.01%) System Testing
8 11 (10.09%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (10.09%) Project Management
8 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Campaign Management
9 10 (9.17%) Data Centre Operations
9 10 (9.17%) DevOps
9 10 (9.17%) Marketing Automation
9 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
10 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.26%) Proactive Management
10 9 (8.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) Python
2 27 (24.77%) Java
3 26 (23.85%) Bash Shell
4 24 (22.02%) SQL
5 16 (14.68%) Shell Script
6 15 (13.76%) Groovy
6 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.76%) Perl
6 15 (13.76%) PowerShell
6 15 (13.76%) Ruby
7 8 (7.34%) ABAP
8 5 (4.59%) ActionScript
8 5 (4.59%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (3.67%) RPG
9 4 (3.67%) RPG III
9 4 (3.67%) RPG/400
9 4 (3.67%) Scala
10 3 (2.75%) C#
10 3 (2.75%) PHP
11 2 (1.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) Degree
4 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.67%) CCNA
6 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.75%) MCSA
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.83%) MCITP
7 2 (1.83%) MCSE
7 2 (1.83%) SANS
8 1 (0.92%) CCNP
8 1 (0.92%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.92%) GCIA
8 1 (0.92%) GCIH
8 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.92%) PhD
8 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) COBIT
4 1 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) NIST
System Software
1 33 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (22.94%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.93%) vSphere
4 9 (8.26%) NFS
5 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.92%) Docker
6 1 (0.92%) HDFS
6 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Ansible
2 16 (14.68%) Terraform
3 11 (10.09%) PowerCLI
4 4 (3.67%) Nagios
5 3 (2.75%) WSUS
6 1 (0.92%) Consul
6 1 (0.92%) EnCase
6 1 (0.92%) FTK
6 1 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.92%) Kibana
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.92%) Nessus
6 1 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.92%) Puppet
6 1 (0.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) VMware
2 24 (22.02%) IBM
3 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
4 15 (13.76%) Atlassian
4 15 (13.76%) ServiceNow
5 13 (11.93%) Oracle
5 13 (11.93%) SAP
6 10 (9.17%) Adobe
6 10 (9.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 10 (9.17%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (6.42%) Cisco
8 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.59%) SEEBURGER
9 4 (3.67%) IFS
9 4 (3.67%) Sophos
10 2 (1.83%) Qualys
10 2 (1.83%) ZyXEL
11 1 (0.92%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.92%) CA
11 1 (0.92%) F5