Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 657 724
Rank change year-on-year -152 +67 -16
Permanent jobs citing FTP 381 559 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 2.05% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 297 402 511
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,050 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +10.00%

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 26,038 27,251 33,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.97% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20,664 22,202 28,201
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -128 370 £45,000 - 72
UK excluding London -90 261 £40,000 -5.88% 47
London -87 117 £60,000 +6.67% 26
South East +3 97 £35,000 -19.54% 8
North of England -48 53 £35,000 -9.09% 18
South West -35 43 £45,000 - 4
East of England -11 42 £35,000 -41.67% 7
Yorkshire +28 30 £32,500 - 6
North West -59 23 £35,000 -9.09% 11
Midlands -38 18 £45,000 +8.43% 9
West Midlands +4 16 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Scotland -27 5 £27,500 -34.52%
Wales +7 3 £70,000 +64.71% 1
East Midlands -33 2 £50,000 +20.48% 5

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 174 (45.67%) Windows
2 173 (45.41%) HTTP
3 157 (41.21%) DNS
4 149 (39.11%) Linux
5 123 (32.28%) SQL
6 122 (32.02%) TCP/IP
7 108 (28.35%) Microsoft
8 107 (28.08%) Java
9 99 (25.98%) SMTP
10 97 (25.46%) DHCP
11 92 (24.15%) Oracle
12 87 (22.83%) Firewall
13 86 (22.57%) SQL Server
13 86 (22.57%) Problem-Solving
14 85 (22.31%) Finance
15 81 (21.26%) Web Services
16 78 (20.47%) SSL
17 76 (19.95%) Degree
18 65 (17.06%) PowerShell
19 64 (16.80%) SSH
20 63 (16.54%) Active Directory
20 63 (16.54%) Internet
21 61 (16.01%) HTTPS
22 59 (15.49%) IBM
22 59 (15.49%) XML
22 59 (15.49%) ITIL
22 59 (15.49%) Windows Server
23 57 (14.96%) VMware
24 56 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
25 54 (14.17%) SOAP

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 48 (12.60%) WebSphere
2 41 (10.76%) Tomcat
3 34 (8.92%) JBoss
4 33 (8.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 24 (6.30%) Apache
6 22 (5.77%) WebLogic
7 19 (4.99%) IIS
7 19 (4.99%) MS Exchange
8 17 (4.46%) SharePoint
9 16 (4.20%) OpenStack
10 15 (3.94%) Confluence
11 12 (3.15%) CMS
12 10 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (2.62%) Skype for Business
13 6 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (1.05%) Gentran
14 4 (1.05%) Mule
14 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.67%) Photoshop
3 13 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.26%) Maya
6 1 (0.26%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 15 (3.94%) Documaker
2 8 (2.10%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (2.10%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (7.87%) IaaS
4 21 (5.51%) Office 365
5 20 (5.25%) SaaS
6 16 (4.20%) GitHub
7 6 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.57%) PaaS
7 6 (1.57%) Slack
8 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.05%) npm
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 173 (45.41%) HTTP
2 157 (41.21%) DNS
3 122 (32.02%) TCP/IP
4 99 (25.98%) SMTP
5 97 (25.46%) DHCP
6 87 (22.83%) Firewall
7 78 (20.47%) SSL
8 64 (16.80%) SSH
9 63 (16.54%) Internet
10 61 (16.01%) HTTPS
11 47 (12.34%) Network Security
12 44 (11.55%) Telnet
13 33 (8.66%) IPsec
14 32 (8.40%) DMZ
15 31 (8.14%) SNMP
15 31 (8.14%) VPN
15 31 (8.14%) X.400
16 30 (7.87%) LAN
17 27 (7.09%) SAN
18 25 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (22.57%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.45%) MySQL
3 33 (8.66%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.41%) SQLite
7 10 (2.62%) GIS
7 10 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.10%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.57%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.31%) Big Data
11 5 (1.31%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (11.29%) Maven
2 41 (10.76%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.19%) Eclipse
3 35 (9.19%) IntelliJ
4 33 (8.66%) JIRA
5 29 (7.61%) NetBeans
6 22 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 18 (4.72%) Subversion
8 15 (3.94%) Gerrit
8 15 (3.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (2.89%) JUnit
10 8 (2.10%) Ant
10 8 (2.10%) Gradle
11 7 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.05%) Bower
12 4 (1.05%) Grunt
12 4 (1.05%) gulp
12 4 (1.05%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.79%) ClearCase
14 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 85 (22.31%) Finance
2 27 (7.09%) Banking
3 18 (4.72%) Marketing
4 14 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.89%) Retail
6 10 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.36%) Legal
8 8 (2.10%) Front Office
9 6 (1.57%) Law
10 5 (1.31%) Billing
11 4 (1.05%) Publishing
12 3 (0.79%) Back Office
12 3 (0.79%) Electronics
12 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.79%) Games
13 2 (0.52%) Automotive
13 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.26%) Advertising
14 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (21.78%) Analyst
2 51 (13.39%) Developer
2 51 (13.39%) Support Analyst
3 41 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (10.76%) Support Engineer
4 33 (8.66%) Network Engineer
4 33 (8.66%) Operations Analyst
4 33 (8.66%) Technical Support
5 32 (8.40%) Integration Engineer
6 31 (8.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (6.82%) Operational Support Analyst
7 26 (6.82%) Operations Support Analyst
8 23 (6.04%) Senior DevOps
8 23 (6.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 23 (6.04%) Technical Engineer
9 21 (5.51%) Technical Support Engineer
10 20 (5.25%) Administrator
11 18 (4.72%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.46%) Consultant
12 17 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (21.26%) Web Services
2 59 (15.49%) XML
3 54 (14.17%) SOAP
4 52 (13.65%) .NET
5 42 (11.02%) Spring
6 36 (9.45%) REST
7 35 (9.19%) JMS
8 34 (8.92%) Middleware
9 32 (8.40%) HTML
10 31 (8.14%) Java EE
11 29 (7.61%) Java SE
12 27 (7.09%) RESTful
13 26 (6.82%) CSS
14 18 (4.72%) Ajax
14 18 (4.72%) HTML5
15 17 (4.46%) CSS3
16 15 (3.94%) Node.js
16 15 (3.94%) YAML
17 13 (3.41%) LAMP
17 13 (3.41%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (13.12%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (8.14%) CESG
5 26 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (4.46%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.89%) Hedge funds
9 10 (2.62%) Clustering
9 10 (2.62%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.62%) Fintech
10 8 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.84%) Derivative
11 7 (1.84%) Equities
12 6 (1.57%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.57%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.31%) User Experience
14 4 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 174 (45.67%) Windows
2 149 (39.11%) Linux
3 59 (15.49%) Windows Server
4 53 (13.91%) Unix
5 52 (13.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (10.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (9.19%) Android
8 27 (7.09%) Windows 7
9 22 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (5.25%) CentOS
11 18 (4.72%) Solaris
12 16 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (3.67%) Windows 10
14 8 (2.10%) VMS
15 2 (0.52%) AIX
16 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (22.57%) Problem-Solving
2 59 (15.49%) ITIL
3 51 (13.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 48 (12.60%) DevOps
5 43 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (10.76%) Release Management
7 40 (10.50%) Open Source
8 39 (10.24%) Software Engineering
9 38 (9.97%) Service Delivery
10 37 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 37 (9.71%) SOA
11 35 (9.19%) Software Delivery
12 33 (8.66%) Project Management
13 32 (8.40%) Virtual Environments
14 31 (8.14%) Infrastructure Management
15 28 (7.35%) Statistics
16 26 (6.82%) Ticket Management
17 24 (6.30%) Configuration Management
17 24 (6.30%) Service Management
18 23 (6.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 123 (32.28%) SQL
2 107 (28.08%) Java
3 65 (17.06%) PowerShell
4 52 (13.65%) PHP
5 48 (12.60%) C#
6 41 (10.76%) JavaScript
7 36 (9.45%) Bash Shell
8 32 (8.40%) Python
9 26 (6.82%) RPG
10 20 (5.25%) Perl
11 17 (4.46%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.89%) C++
13 10 (2.62%) ActionScript
13 10 (2.62%) ActionScript 2.0
14 9 (2.36%) C
15 8 (2.10%) COBOL
15 8 (2.10%) Go
16 7 (1.84%) ABAP
16 7 (1.84%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (19.95%) Degree
2 47 (12.34%) SC Cleared
2 47 (12.34%) Security Cleared
3 41 (10.76%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (10.24%) CCNA
4 39 (10.24%) CISSP
5 32 (8.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 25 (6.56%) DV Cleared
7 16 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.62%) MCSE
9 8 (2.10%) MCSA
10 7 (1.84%) CEH
10 7 (1.84%) GIAC
11 6 (1.57%) CCA
11 6 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.57%) MCITP
12 5 (1.31%) CCNP
12 5 (1.31%) GCIH
12 5 (1.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.46%) QA
2 10 (2.62%) SLA
3 8 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.57%) GDPR
5 4 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.05%) NIST 800
5 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.52%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) GPG13
8 1 (0.26%) MiFID
8 1 (0.26%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 63 (16.54%) Active Directory
2 44 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (11.02%) vSphere
4 27 (7.09%) Docker
5 21 (5.51%) Samba
6 19 (4.99%) Hyper-V
7 16 (4.20%) XenApp
8 15 (3.94%) VirtualBox
9 13 (3.41%) NFS
10 6 (1.57%) Snort
11 5 (1.31%) Firmware
12 4 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.52%) iptables
14 2 (0.52%) Postfix
14 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 31 (8.14%) Puppet
2 26 (6.82%) Nagios
3 25 (6.56%) Ansible
4 24 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (4.20%) Rancher
6 15 (3.94%) Sysdig
6 15 (3.94%) vRealize
7 8 (2.10%) Cacti
7 8 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 8 (2.10%) TIBCO Hawk
7 8 (2.10%) WSUS
8 6 (1.57%) Salt
8 6 (1.57%) SCCM
8 6 (1.57%) Terraform
9 5 (1.31%) Control-M
9 5 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.05%) CSIRT
10 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.05%) Nessus
10 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 108 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 92 (24.15%) Oracle
3 59 (15.49%) IBM
4 57 (14.96%) VMware
5 48 (12.60%) Cisco
6 40 (10.50%) TIBCO
7 29 (7.61%) BEA
8 28 (7.35%) Dynatrace
9 27 (7.09%) SolarWinds
10 25 (6.56%) HP
11 24 (6.30%) Citrix
12 21 (5.51%) ServiceNow
12 21 (5.51%) Splunk
13 18 (4.72%) Red Hat
14 17 (4.46%) AppDynamics
15 15 (3.94%) BMC
15 15 (3.94%) Intel
15 15 (3.94%) New Relic
15 15 (3.94%) WorldPay
16 12 (3.15%) Juniper