Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 668 804 877
Rank change year-on-year +136 +73 -217
Permanent jobs citing FTP 179 317 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 1.38% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 124 253 286
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £92,625 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.11% +5.88% +2.41%

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 11,856 23,032 26,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.69% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,254 17,431 21,333
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,196
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -0.42% +2.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for FTP in the UK

FTP
Top 16 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 4 July 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 +147 167 £45,000 -10.00% 14
UK excluding London +144 102 £35,500 -21.11% 10
London +123 74 £67,500 +23.29% 4
South East +116 52 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Midlands +95 20 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East Midlands +71 13 £100,000 +110.53%
North of England +114 12 £42,500 -5.56% 4
South West +109 8 £23,000 -34.29% 1
Wales +23 8 £35,500 -21.11%
West Midlands +63 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +105 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West +86 5 £42,000 +6.33% 3
Work from Home +56 4 £51,250 -39.71% 1
North East +23 2 £27,500 -38.89%
East of England +85 1 £45,000 -14.29%
Isle of Man - 1 £51,500 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (41.34%) Linux
3 73 (40.78%) Windows
4 61 (34.08%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (32.40%) Finance
6 57 (31.84%) DNS
7 55 (30.73%) IBM
8 53 (29.61%) Java
9 49 (27.37%) HTTP
9 49 (27.37%) TCP/IP
10 45 (25.14%) Microsoft
10 45 (25.14%) SQL
11 44 (24.58%) Oracle
12 41 (22.91%) Windows Server
13 36 (20.11%) SSH
13 36 (20.11%) DevOps
14 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
14 34 (18.99%) Bash Shell
15 33 (18.44%) VMware
15 33 (18.44%) DHCP
16 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
17 29 (16.20%) Middleware
17 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
18 28 (15.64%) XML
18 28 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
19 27 (15.08%) ITIL
19 27 (15.08%) Project Management
20 26 (14.53%) Git (software)
21 25 (13.97%) REST

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 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.94%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 14 (7.82%) CMS
4 13 (7.26%) Apache Spark
5 11 (6.15%) IIS
6 9 (5.03%) Confluence
7 7 (3.91%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.35%) Red Hat Fuse
8 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.68%) Apache
12 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.56%) Drupal
13 1 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.79%) FileZilla
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (3.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.68%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.85%) Azure
2 15 (8.38%) AWS
3 14 (7.82%) Office 365
4 8 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.47%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (3.91%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (3.91%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (3.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.79%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.68%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.12%) IaaS
9 2 (1.12%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.56%) G Suite
10 1 (0.56%) PaaS
10 1 (0.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (31.84%) DNS
2 49 (27.37%) HTTP
2 49 (27.37%) TCP/IP
3 36 (20.11%) SSH
4 33 (18.44%) DHCP
5 24 (13.41%) SMTP
6 22 (12.29%) VoIP
7 20 (11.17%) Firewall
8 17 (9.50%) SAN
9 14 (7.82%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (7.82%) VPN
10 13 (7.26%) WAN
11 12 (6.70%) Wireless
12 11 (6.15%) LAN
12 11 (6.15%) Wireshark
13 10 (5.59%) SSL
14 7 (3.91%) Unified Communications
15 5 (2.79%) HTTPS
15 5 (2.79%) OSPF
15 5 (2.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) Big Data
2 12 (6.70%) Hadoop
2 12 (6.70%) HBase
2 12 (6.70%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.91%) DB2
3 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.35%) MySQL
5 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Power BI
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.56%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.38%) JIRA
3 12 (6.70%) Eclipse
3 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.70%) NWDS
4 10 (5.59%) Subversion
5 6 (3.35%) Maven
5 6 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.35%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.35%) Vagrant
5 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.23%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.23%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.12%) NUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Redmine
General
1 58 (32.40%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Retail
3 7 (3.91%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.35%) Advertising
4 6 (3.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (21.23%) Developer
2 27 (15.08%) Administrator
3 22 (12.29%) Consultant
3 22 (12.29%) Integration Developer
4 21 (11.73%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (7.82%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) Architect
6 12 (6.70%) Data Architect
6 12 (6.70%) SAP Consultant
6 12 (6.70%) SAP PI Consultant
7 11 (6.15%) Middleware Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.59%) Big Data Architect
8 10 (5.59%) IT Support
9 9 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Storage Administrator
11 7 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.20%) Middleware
2 28 (15.64%) XML
3 25 (13.97%) REST
4 18 (10.06%) SOAP
5 17 (9.50%) Web Services
6 14 (7.82%) JSON
7 13 (7.26%) Kafka
8 12 (6.70%) .NET
8 12 (6.70%) Apache Flex
8 12 (6.70%) SAP PI
8 12 (6.70%) SAP XI
8 12 (6.70%) XSD
8 12 (6.70%) XSLT
9 11 (6.15%) LDAP
10 9 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (4.47%) .NET Core
11 8 (4.47%) EDI
12 6 (3.35%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.35%) Spring
12 6 (3.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (11.73%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.70%) W3C
5 11 (6.15%) iSeries
6 10 (5.59%) Replication
7 6 (3.35%) AS400
7 6 (3.35%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (3.35%) EMC VNX
7 6 (3.35%) HP Storage
7 6 (3.35%) IBM XIV
7 6 (3.35%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.23%) iPhone
10 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.68%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (1.68%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 74 (41.34%) Linux
2 73 (40.78%) Windows
3 41 (22.91%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.29%) Oracle Linux
5 17 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.59%) Unix
8 6 (3.35%) CentOS
8 6 (3.35%) VMS
8 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.79%) OS/400
9 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (2.23%) Android
11 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (34.08%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (20.11%) DevOps
4 27 (15.08%) ITIL
4 27 (15.08%) Project Management
5 22 (12.29%) Scrum
6 19 (10.61%) Software Testing
7 18 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (9.50%) Computer Science
9 16 (8.94%) System Testing
10 15 (8.38%) Data Analysis
10 15 (8.38%) Migration
11 14 (7.82%) Content Management
11 14 (7.82%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.26%) Data Centre Operations
12 13 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (6.70%) Data Development
13 12 (6.70%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.70%) Technical Leadership
14 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.61%) Java
2 45 (25.14%) SQL
3 34 (18.99%) Bash Shell
3 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
4 23 (12.85%) Python
5 19 (10.61%) Perl
6 16 (8.94%) C#
7 12 (6.70%) ABAP
7 12 (6.70%) Scala
8 11 (6.15%) Ruby
8 11 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.59%) Groovy
10 6 (3.35%) Java 8
10 6 (3.35%) RPG
10 6 (3.35%) RPG IV
11 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.79%) RPG III
11 5 (2.79%) VBScript
12 4 (2.23%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.23%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Degree
2 17 (9.50%) SC Cleared
2 17 (9.50%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (7.26%) Master's Degree
5 9 (5.03%) CCNA
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.12%) MCP
7 2 (1.12%) MCSA
7 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 1 (0.56%) CCENT
8 1 (0.56%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) CCSA
8 1 (0.56%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.56%) RHCE
8 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.35%) SLA
4 5 (2.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (16.20%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.41%) vSphere
4 23 (12.85%) NFS
5 12 (6.70%) HDFS
6 9 (5.03%) Docker
7 7 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.68%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.56%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.56%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) LXC
9 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.56%) XenApp
9 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (9.50%) Terraform
2 16 (8.94%) Ansible
3 14 (7.82%) PowerCLI
4 12 (6.70%) Kibana
5 11 (6.15%) Nagios
6 9 (5.03%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.79%) SCCM
8 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.68%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.68%) Puppet
10 2 (1.12%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.12%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.56%) CASB
11 1 (0.56%) Icinga
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.56%) Nessus
11 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (30.73%) IBM
2 45 (25.14%) Microsoft
3 44 (24.58%) Oracle
4 33 (18.44%) VMware
5 15 (8.38%) SAP
6 13 (7.26%) Cisco
7 12 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.59%) HP
9 7 (3.91%) Remedy
10 6 (3.35%) EMC
10 6 (3.35%) Fujitsu
11 5 (2.79%) F5
11 5 (2.79%) IBM Sterling
12 4 (2.23%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.23%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.23%) Juniper
12 4 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.68%) Meraki
13 3 (1.68%) SEEBURGER