Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 802 847 814
Rank change year-on-year +45 -33 -104
Permanent jobs citing FTP 181 286 404
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.26% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 213 335
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £23,600 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -5.88%

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 17,338 22,705 26,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.24% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,612 17,474 21,145
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +33 169 £45,000 +5.88% 22
UK excluding London +27 97 £42,000 +12.00% 16
London +106 82 £53,750 +2.38% 6
South East +42 47 £32,500 -7.14% 4
North of England +29 16 £42,500 +21.43% 3
South West +74 12 £24,500 -30.00% 2
Midlands +30 11 £60,000 +55.84% 4
North West +42 8 £42,000 +29.23% 2
Wales -6 8 £35,500 -21.11%
East Midlands +45 6 £100,000 +222.58% 2
Yorkshire +41 6 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands +31 5 £45,000 +16.88% 2
East of England +25 2 £45,000 -14.29% 3
North East - 2 £27,500 - 1
Work from Home +19 1 £85,000 - 4
Isle of Man - 1 £51,500 -

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 88 (48.62%) Windows
2 65 (35.91%) SQL
2 65 (35.91%) Finance
3 62 (34.25%) DNS
4 59 (32.60%) Linux
5 56 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (30.94%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (27.07%) Java
6 49 (27.07%) HTTP
7 47 (25.97%) Azure
7 47 (25.97%) Windows Server
8 46 (25.41%) Oracle
9 43 (23.76%) SQL Server
9 43 (23.76%) DevOps
10 40 (22.10%) IBM
11 39 (21.55%) Active Directory
12 38 (20.99%) Office 365
13 36 (19.89%) Microsoft
13 36 (19.89%) TCP/IP
14 35 (19.34%) SSH
14 35 (19.34%) DHCP
15 33 (18.23%) Python
16 32 (17.68%) PowerShell
17 31 (17.13%) Project Management
18 28 (15.47%) C#
19 26 (14.36%) ITIL
19 26 (14.36%) Firewall
20 24 (13.26%) Middleware
20 24 (13.26%) SMTP
20 24 (13.26%) Git (software)

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 (11.05%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.84%) IIS
3 9 (4.97%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.97%) Confluence
3 9 (4.97%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.97%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.42%) Apache
4 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.42%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.21%) CMS
7 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.21%) Mule
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.66%) Drupal
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.66%) FileZilla
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.55%) assyst
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 47 (25.97%) Azure
2 38 (20.99%) Office 365
3 20 (11.05%) AWS
4 18 (9.94%) Amazon S3
5 13 (7.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 13 (7.18%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (7.18%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (7.18%) Amazon Glacier
5 13 (7.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (4.42%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.76%) Akamai
7 5 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (2.21%) IaaS
8 4 (2.21%) iPaaS
8 4 (2.21%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.21%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.10%) PaaS
11 1 (0.55%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 62 (34.25%) DNS
2 49 (27.07%) HTTP
3 36 (19.89%) TCP/IP
4 35 (19.34%) DHCP
4 35 (19.34%) SSH
5 26 (14.36%) Firewall
6 24 (13.26%) SMTP
7 18 (9.94%) VoIP
8 15 (8.29%) VPN
9 14 (7.73%) WAN
9 14 (7.73%) Wireless
10 13 (7.18%) LAN
11 12 (6.63%) SSL
12 8 (4.42%) Wireshark
13 7 (3.87%) Internet
13 7 (3.87%) Unified Communications
14 6 (3.31%) Network Security
15 5 (2.76%) HTTPS
15 5 (2.76%) IPv4
15 5 (2.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (6.63%) MySQL
4 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.87%) DB2
5 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.21%) Big Data
7 4 (2.21%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.21%) HBase
7 4 (2.21%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (2.21%) Power BI
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.39%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.84%) JIRA
4 15 (8.29%) Subversion
5 12 (6.63%) Vagrant
6 10 (5.52%) Maven
7 7 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.87%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.87%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.21%) JUnit
8 4 (2.21%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.10%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.10%) NUnit
9 2 (1.10%) Toad
10 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.55%) NWDS
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (35.91%) Finance
2 12 (6.63%) Retail
3 8 (4.42%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.87%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.31%) Advertising
6 3 (1.66%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (19.89%) Developer
2 18 (9.94%) Integration Developer
3 17 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.73%) Administrator
5 14 (7.73%) IT Support
6 12 (6.63%) Analyst
6 12 (6.63%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.08%) Consultant
8 10 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.87%) Junior
11 6 (3.31%) AS400 Programmer
11 6 (3.31%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Programmer
11 6 (3.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.31%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) Middleware
2 22 (12.15%) REST
3 20 (11.05%) Web Services
4 15 (8.29%) .NET
4 15 (8.29%) XML
5 11 (6.08%) .NET Framework
5 11 (6.08%) SOAP
6 10 (5.52%) Apache Camel
6 10 (5.52%) Spring
6 10 (5.52%) Spring Boot
7 9 (4.97%) .NET Core
7 9 (4.97%) Kafka
8 8 (4.42%) J2EE
8 8 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (3.87%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.87%) EDI
9 7 (3.87%) Entity Framework
9 7 (3.87%) NHibernate
9 7 (3.87%) React
9 7 (3.87%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) iSeries
3 12 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.42%) AS400
4 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.76%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.76%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.66%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.66%) iPhone
6 3 (1.66%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.10%) Handset
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 88 (48.62%) Windows
2 59 (32.60%) Linux
3 47 (25.97%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.63%) VMS
6 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.52%) Unix
7 10 (5.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (4.42%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (4.42%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.87%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.76%) OS/400
10 5 (2.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.10%) Android
14 1 (0.55%) CentOS
14 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (30.94%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (23.76%) DevOps
3 31 (17.13%) Project Management
4 26 (14.36%) ITIL
5 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (11.05%) Service Delivery
7 18 (9.94%) Configuration Management
7 18 (9.94%) OO
8 16 (8.84%) Change Control
9 15 (8.29%) Scrum
9 15 (8.29%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.18%) Process Improvement
11 12 (6.63%) Change Management
12 11 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.08%) Software Testing
12 11 (6.08%) TDD
13 10 (5.52%) Computer Science
14 9 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.91%) SQL
2 49 (27.07%) Java
3 33 (18.23%) Python
4 32 (17.68%) PowerShell
5 28 (15.47%) C#
6 22 (12.15%) Perl
7 18 (9.94%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.18%) Ruby
9 12 (6.63%) Groovy
10 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
10 8 (4.42%) RPG
11 7 (3.87%) C++
11 7 (3.87%) RPG IV
11 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.31%) Java 8
12 6 (3.31%) PHP
12 6 (3.31%) RPG III
13 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.76%) VBScript
14 4 (2.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.63%) Degree
2 12 (6.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.08%) CCNA
3 11 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.76%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.66%) MCSE
8 2 (1.10%) CCSA
8 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) MCP
8 2 (1.10%) MCSA
8 2 (1.10%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) MCITP
9 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.71%) PCI DSS
2 21 (11.60%) SLA
3 5 (2.76%) GDPR
3 5 (2.76%) QA
4 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (21.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.97%) Docker
4 4 (2.21%) HDFS
5 3 (1.66%) NFS
6 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.10%) iptables
6 2 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (11.05%) SCCM
2 19 (10.50%) Terraform
3 14 (7.73%) Nagios
4 10 (5.52%) Ansible
5 9 (4.97%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.31%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.76%) SCOM
8 4 (2.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (2.21%) Kibana
9 3 (1.66%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.66%) Puppet
10 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.10%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.10%) Nessus
10 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.55%) CASB
11 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (25.41%) Oracle
2 40 (22.10%) IBM
3 36 (19.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.60%) VMware
5 19 (10.50%) Cisco
6 14 (7.73%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.31%) F5
7 6 (3.31%) Meraki
8 5 (2.76%) IBM Sterling
8 5 (2.76%) Splunk
9 4 (2.21%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.21%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.21%) Panasonic
9 4 (2.21%) Progress
9 4 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.21%) SAP
9 4 (2.21%) Solace
9 4 (2.21%) Synology
9 4 (2.21%) Veritas
10 3 (1.66%) Apple