Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 677 680 744
Rank change year-on-year +3 +64 -119
Permanent jobs citing FTP 559 617 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 1.91% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 460 485 491
UK median annual salary £41,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.49% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
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 28243 32293 35856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 16.98% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22864 26428 29649
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -23 538 £41,500 -3.49% 18
UK excluding London +6 368 £40,000 -5.88% 18
London -21 189 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South East -40 103 £43,500 +2.35% 6
North of England -27 70 £38,000 +16.92% 3
South West -1 66 £45,000 +8.43% 2
East of England +44 64 £40,000 -15.79% 1
North West -34 61 £38,500 +2.67% 2
Midlands +49 46 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +45 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +16 22 £40,000 +13.48% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £27,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £40,000 -
Wales +13 6 £45,250 +13.13% 2
Scotland - 6 £37,500 -
North East - 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing FTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FTP.

1 221 (39.53%) DNS
2 213 (38.10%) HTTP
3 185 (33.09%) SQL
4 171 (30.59%) Windows
5 168 (30.05%) DHCP
6 152 (27.19%) Firewall
7 150 (26.83%) TCP/IP
8 143 (25.58%) SMTP
9 137 (24.51%) Finance
10 124 (22.18%) Linux
11 117 (20.93%) Java
12 116 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 103 (18.43%) HTML
14 100 (17.89%) SSL
15 98 (17.53%) Cisco
16 97 (17.35%) XML
17 92 (16.46%) JavaScript
18 90 (16.10%) VPN
19 89 (15.92%) WAN
19 89 (15.92%) IIS
20 88 (15.74%) ITIL
20 88 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
21 86 (15.38%) Web Services
21 86 (15.38%) CSS
21 86 (15.38%) Oracle
21 86 (15.38%) PHP
22 80 (14.31%) Active Directory
23 79 (14.13%) LAN
24 75 (13.42%) SAP
25 74 (13.24%) Analytical Skills

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 89 (15.92%) IIS
2 39 (6.98%) Apache
3 32 (5.72%) MS Exchange
4 24 (4.29%) CMS
5 23 (4.11%) JBoss
5 23 (4.11%) WordPress
6 20 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (2.86%) Skype for Business
9 15 (2.68%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.50%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.61%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.72%) Apache TomEE
15 4 (0.72%) Confluence
15 4 (0.72%) Gentran
15 4 (0.72%) nginx
16 3 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (5.01%) FileZilla
3 23 (4.11%) Photoshop
4 18 (3.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.43%) InDesign
6 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.54%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.36%) Maya
9 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.07%) Exstream
4 6 (1.07%) OpenCart
4 6 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (1.07%) SAP SCM
5 4 (0.72%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.72%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.72%) Office 365
4 15 (2.68%) Amazon S3
4 15 (2.68%) Route 53
4 15 (2.68%) Sage Pay
5 14 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (2.15%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.61%) GitHub
9 7 (1.25%) SaaS
10 5 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.72%) Dropbox
11 4 (0.72%) G Suite
11 4 (0.72%) IaaS
12 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.54%) PaaS
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 221 (39.53%) DNS
2 213 (38.10%) HTTP
3 168 (30.05%) DHCP
4 152 (27.19%) Firewall
5 150 (26.83%) TCP/IP
6 143 (25.58%) SMTP
7 100 (17.89%) SSL
8 90 (16.10%) VPN
9 89 (15.92%) WAN
10 79 (14.13%) LAN
11 71 (12.70%) Internet
12 60 (10.73%) Telnet
13 56 (10.02%) HTTPS
14 55 (9.84%) SSH
15 53 (9.48%) SNMP
16 47 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (8.41%) SAN
17 45 (8.05%) VLAN
18 42 (7.51%) BGP
19 41 (7.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.23%) MySQL
3 23 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.04%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (2.50%) DB2
6 14 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 14 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.07%) InterBase
11 6 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.07%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 35 (6.26%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.90%) Maven
4 26 (4.65%) Ant
5 22 (3.94%) Subversion
6 14 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.50%) IntelliJ
7 13 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (2.33%) Toad
8 12 (2.15%) JIRA
9 11 (1.97%) Checkstyle
10 10 (1.79%) JUnit
10 10 (1.79%) SoapUI
10 10 (1.79%) XMLUnit
11 6 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.72%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.54%) InstallShield
General
1 137 (24.51%) Finance
2 43 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 37 (6.62%) Marketing
4 31 (5.55%) Retail
5 30 (5.37%) Banking
6 27 (4.83%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.76%) Electronics
8 20 (3.58%) Military
9 19 (3.40%) Back Office
10 18 (3.22%) Legal
11 13 (2.33%) Publishing
12 10 (1.79%) French Language
12 10 (1.79%) Spanish Language
13 8 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
15 6 (1.07%) Automotive
15 6 (1.07%) Dutch Language
16 5 (0.89%) Law
17 4 (0.72%) Advertising
18 2 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 134 (23.97%) Analyst
2 109 (19.50%) Developer
3 78 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 40 (7.16%) Support Analyst
5 35 (6.26%) Web Developer
6 33 (5.90%) Administrator
7 32 (5.72%) Security Engineer
8 30 (5.37%) Cisco Engineer
8 30 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 30 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 30 (5.37%) SAP Analyst
9 29 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 27 (4.83%) Applications Support
10 27 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 26 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
12 23 (4.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 23 (4.11%) Network Administrator
12 23 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
13 22 (3.94%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (18.43%) HTML
2 97 (17.35%) XML
3 86 (15.38%) CSS
3 86 (15.38%) Web Services
4 48 (8.59%) JSON
5 45 (8.05%) jQuery
6 37 (6.62%) .NET
7 28 (5.01%) Regular Expression
8 25 (4.47%) EDI
9 24 (4.29%) JDBC
9 24 (4.29%) LAMP
10 23 (4.11%) POSIX
11 22 (3.94%) SOAP
12 21 (3.76%) Ajax
13 20 (3.58%) JMS
14 19 (3.40%) EDIFACT
15 18 (3.22%) IDoc
15 18 (3.22%) SAP PI
16 17 (3.04%) cXML
16 17 (3.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (10.73%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.37%) CESG
4 26 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.47%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.76%) Fintech
7 20 (3.58%) Virtual Team
8 18 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.33%) SWIFT
9 13 (2.33%) User Experience
10 11 (1.97%) Replication
11 9 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.61%) TRADACOMS
12 7 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (1.07%) Social Media
14 5 (0.89%) EPoS
14 5 (0.89%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 171 (30.59%) Windows
2 124 (22.18%) Linux
3 70 (12.52%) Windows Server
4 53 (9.48%) Unix
5 33 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.68%) Solaris
10 14 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.79%) CentOS
12 8 (1.43%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.25%) Debian
13 7 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.07%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.89%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.54%) Fedora
16 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.74%) ITIL
2 47 (8.41%) E-Commerce
3 46 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (6.98%) Web Development
5 36 (6.44%) Front End Development
5 36 (6.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 34 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (5.90%) SIEM
8 31 (5.55%) Information Security
9 30 (5.37%) Workflow
10 28 (5.01%) Collaborative Working
10 28 (5.01%) EAI
10 28 (5.01%) SEO
11 27 (4.83%) DevOps
11 27 (4.83%) Infrastructure Management
11 27 (4.83%) Process Improvement
11 27 (4.83%) Statistics
12 26 (4.65%) Data Security
13 24 (4.29%) Configuration Management
13 24 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 185 (33.09%) SQL
2 117 (20.93%) Java
3 92 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 86 (15.38%) PHP
5 64 (11.45%) PowerShell
6 55 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 35 (6.26%) Python
8 31 (5.55%) VBScript
9 29 (5.19%) PL/SQL
10 28 (5.01%) C#
10 28 (5.01%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.47%) Bash Shell
11 25 (4.47%) XPath
12 24 (4.29%) C
13 21 (3.76%) Perl
14 19 (3.40%) ActionScript
14 19 (3.40%) ActionScript 2.0
14 19 (3.40%) RPG
15 17 (3.04%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
16 14 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 88 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (13.06%) Degree
3 67 (11.99%) CCNA
4 57 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 57 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 39 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 33 (5.90%) CCNP
7 31 (5.55%) CISSP
8 30 (5.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 26 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (4.29%) Network+ Certification
11 23 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 23 (4.11%) MCSE
12 17 (3.04%) Siebel Certification
13 16 (2.86%) CCIE
14 13 (2.33%) MCSA
15 9 (1.61%) GIAC
15 9 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.43%) CISMP
16 8 (1.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.83%) SLA
2 17 (3.04%) QA
3 13 (2.33%) RosettaNet
4 7 (1.25%) GPG13
4 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.54%) COBIT
6 3 (0.54%) GDPR
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.36%) EMIR
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.36%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 80 (14.31%) Active Directory
2 52 (9.30%) vSphere
3 51 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (4.65%) NFS
5 18 (3.22%) Snort
6 12 (2.15%) Firmware
6 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.07%) XenApp
9 5 (0.89%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.72%) KVM
10 4 (0.72%) Postfix
10 4 (0.72%) Sendmail
10 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.54%) vCloud
11 3 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.36%) Docker
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (5.19%) Cacti
2 26 (4.65%) Puppet
3 16 (2.86%) Ansible
4 15 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.33%) Nagios
6 12 (2.15%) WSUS
7 11 (1.97%) SCOM
7 11 (1.97%) SmokePing
8 7 (1.25%) ArcSight ESM
8 7 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.25%) cPanel
8 7 (1.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 7 (1.25%) Plesk
8 7 (1.25%) RSA Archer
8 7 (1.25%) RSA enVision
8 7 (1.25%) RSA Security Analytics
8 7 (1.25%) SCCM
8 7 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 116 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 98 (17.53%) Cisco
3 86 (15.38%) Oracle
4 75 (13.42%) SAP
5 69 (12.34%) VMware
6 42 (7.51%) CheckPoint
7 30 (5.37%) Citrix
8 28 (5.01%) PayPal
9 27 (4.83%) SolarWinds
10 25 (4.47%) Juniper
11 24 (4.29%) Adobe
11 24 (4.29%) F5
11 24 (4.29%) HP
12 21 (3.76%) Xerox
13 19 (3.40%) Dell
13 19 (3.40%) Dynatrace
13 19 (3.40%) Meraki
14 18 (3.22%) ArcSight
15 17 (3.04%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.04%) Siebel