Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 800 883 659
Rank change year-on-year +83 -224 +42
Permanent jobs citing FTP 273 293 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 1.20% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 221 243 500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% -3.49%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 21,346 24,481 27,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 14.88% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16,369 19,370 22,715
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
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 17 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +86 253 £50,000 +11.11% 36
UK excluding London +54 135 £41,000 +2.50% 23
London +93 127 £59,750 +8.64% 14
South East +60 54 £40,000 +26.98% 4
North of England +21 32 £32,000 -30.43% 7
Midlands +36 24 £55,000 +47.39% 2
North West +49 19 £28,750 -36.11% 4
West Midlands +30 19 £55,000 +50.68% 2
Yorkshire -15 10 £50,000 +6.38% 3
East of England +11 8 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South West 0 8 £62,500 +228.95% 4
Wales +24 6 £40,000 -23.81% 1
East Midlands +29 5 £47,500 -
Scotland +16 3 £35,000 -39.13%
North East +11 3 £45,000 +43.20%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 94 (34.43%) DNS
2 92 (33.70%) SQL
3 81 (29.67%) TCP/IP
4 80 (29.30%) Linux
5 79 (28.94%) DHCP
6 77 (28.21%) Windows
7 76 (27.84%) Microsoft
8 74 (27.11%) SQL Server
9 70 (25.64%) Finance
10 66 (24.18%) Firewall
11 60 (21.98%) Active Directory
12 57 (20.88%) VMware
13 55 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
14 52 (19.05%) WAN
14 52 (19.05%) XML
15 50 (18.32%) LAN
16 48 (17.58%) HTTP
17 47 (17.22%) C#
18 45 (16.48%) .NET
19 43 (15.75%) AWS
20 42 (15.38%) SMTP
20 42 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
20 42 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (15.38%) Windows Server
21 40 (14.65%) Python
21 40 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (14.29%) SSH
23 37 (13.55%) Office 365
24 36 (13.19%) Cisco
25 35 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure

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 20 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.96%) Apache
2 19 (6.96%) IIS
3 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.56%) nginx
5 7 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.83%) CMS
7 5 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.47%) WordPress
9 3 (1.10%) Confluence
9 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.10%) Mule
9 3 (1.10%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.23%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (2.20%) CINEMA 4D
3 6 (2.20%) Maya
3 6 (2.20%) MODO
3 6 (2.20%) NUKE
4 5 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.37%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.37%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.10%) Magento
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.37%) assyst
5 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.75%) AWS
2 37 (13.55%) Office 365
3 32 (11.72%) Azure
4 16 (5.86%) Amazon SQS
4 16 (5.86%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (5.86%) Serverless
5 12 (4.40%) AWS IoT
5 12 (4.40%) G Suite
6 11 (4.03%) GCP
7 10 (3.66%) Amazon S3
8 9 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.93%) IaaS
9 8 (2.93%) Power Platform
10 7 (2.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 7 (2.56%) GitHub
11 6 (2.20%) Dropbox
12 5 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (1.10%) iPaaS
14 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 94 (34.43%) DNS
2 81 (29.67%) TCP/IP
3 79 (28.94%) DHCP
4 66 (24.18%) Firewall
5 52 (19.05%) WAN
6 50 (18.32%) LAN
7 48 (17.58%) HTTP
8 42 (15.38%) SMTP
9 39 (14.29%) SSH
10 33 (12.09%) VoIP
11 27 (9.89%) Network Security
12 23 (8.42%) VLAN
13 22 (8.06%) SAN
14 21 (7.69%) Internet
15 19 (6.96%) Ethernet
15 19 (6.96%) MPLS
16 18 (6.59%) HTTPS
16 18 (6.59%) VPN
17 17 (6.23%) Wireless
18 16 (5.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (8.06%) MySQL
4 20 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.96%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.23%) Amazon Aurora
6 17 (6.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.30%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.93%) Power BI
11 5 (1.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.47%) SAP HANA
13 3 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (8.79%) JIRA
2 18 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.40%) Selenium
4 11 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.56%) Subversion
7 5 (1.83%) Maven
7 5 (1.83%) Zephyr
8 4 (1.47%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.47%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.10%) JUnit
9 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.73%) Ant
10 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.73%) Checkstyle
10 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 70 (25.64%) Finance
2 15 (5.49%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.40%) Banking
3 12 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.03%) Retail
5 5 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.47%) Marketing
7 3 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (0.73%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (21.98%) Analyst
2 52 (19.05%) Developer
3 23 (8.42%) Consultant
3 23 (8.42%) Support Engineer
4 20 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (6.96%) Network Analyst
5 19 (6.96%) Network Engineer
6 18 (6.59%) Network Security Analyst
6 18 (6.59%) Security Analyst
7 17 (6.23%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
9 13 (4.76%) IT Support
10 12 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (3.66%) Administrator
11 10 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.66%) Network Consultant
11 10 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
12 9 (3.30%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.05%) XML
2 45 (16.48%) .NET
3 30 (10.99%) Web Services
4 23 (8.42%) EDI
5 20 (7.33%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.76%) SOAP
7 12 (4.40%) Ajax
7 12 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (4.40%) HTML
7 12 (4.40%) XMPP
8 10 (3.66%) Middleware
9 9 (3.30%) J2EE
9 9 (3.30%) LAMP
9 9 (3.30%) SAP PI
9 9 (3.30%) Spring
9 9 (3.30%) XSD
10 8 (2.93%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.93%) CSS
10 8 (2.93%) JMS
10 8 (2.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.79%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.40%) Client/Server
4 12 (4.40%) Smart Home
5 9 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.56%) AS400
6 7 (2.56%) CCTV
6 7 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.56%) iSeries
6 7 (2.56%) NHS
7 6 (2.20%) Animation
7 6 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.20%) User Experience
8 5 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.83%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.47%) Equities
9 4 (1.47%) iPhone
10 3 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 80 (29.30%) Linux
2 77 (28.21%) Windows
3 42 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.59%) Unix
5 17 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.20%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.47%) CentOS
11 3 (1.10%) AIX
11 3 (1.10%) Solaris
11 3 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.73%) Android
12 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.72%) Computer Science
4 30 (10.99%) OO
5 28 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (8.79%) DevOps
7 22 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (7.69%) ETL
9 20 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.96%) B2B
10 19 (6.96%) ERP
10 19 (6.96%) Network Management
10 19 (6.96%) Project Management
11 17 (6.23%) SIEM
11 17 (6.23%) TDD
12 15 (5.49%) Scrum
13 14 (5.13%) Web Development
14 13 (4.76%) Change Management
14 13 (4.76%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (33.70%) SQL
2 47 (17.22%) C#
3 40 (14.65%) Python
4 32 (11.72%) Java
5 21 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 21 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.23%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.23%) PHP
7 16 (5.86%) C
8 14 (5.13%) ActionScript
8 14 (5.13%) ActionScript 2.0
9 11 (4.03%) RPG
10 10 (3.66%) ABAP
11 7 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.56%) VB
12 6 (2.20%) XPath
13 5 (1.83%) C++
13 5 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (1.83%) Go
13 5 (1.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (11.36%) Degree
3 27 (9.89%) CCNA
4 24 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (5.86%) CCNP
7 15 (5.49%) CCSA
8 13 (4.76%) CCIE
9 10 (3.66%) MCSE
10 8 (2.93%) MCSA
11 7 (2.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 6 (2.20%) MCP
13 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.10%) RHCE
15 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.73%) HND
15 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.73%) PMP
16 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
16 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.40%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.93%) QA
3 7 (2.56%) SLA
4 5 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (21.98%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.59%) Docker
4 12 (4.40%) vSphere
5 10 (3.66%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.30%) NFS
7 7 (2.56%) Terminal Server
7 7 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.20%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.47%) Varnish
11 3 (1.10%) iptables
11 3 (1.10%) Postfix
12 2 (0.73%) qmail
12 2 (0.73%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (8.42%) Ansible
2 18 (6.59%) FortiGate
3 15 (5.49%) Nessus
4 10 (3.66%) SCCM
5 8 (2.93%) Puppet
5 8 (2.93%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (2.93%) vCenter Server
6 7 (2.56%) Nagios
7 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (2.20%) SCOM
7 6 (2.20%) Stealthwatch
8 5 (1.83%) HP ALM
9 4 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.47%) Packer
9 4 (1.47%) Terraform
9 4 (1.47%) TrustSec
10 3 (1.10%) Control-M
10 3 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 76 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 57 (20.88%) VMware
3 36 (13.19%) Cisco
4 30 (10.99%) HP
5 29 (10.62%) F5
6 26 (9.52%) Oracle
7 25 (9.16%) Aruba
8 21 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 18 (6.59%) CheckPoint
9 18 (6.59%) Fortinet
9 18 (6.59%) Google
9 18 (6.59%) ProCurve
10 17 (6.23%) IBM
11 16 (5.86%) SAP
12 15 (5.49%) Qualys
13 13 (4.76%) Red Hat
14 11 (4.03%) EMC
15 10 (3.66%) Adobe
15 10 (3.66%) Meraki
16 9 (3.30%) Citrix