Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 668 740
Rank change year-on-year +7 +72 -109
Permanent jobs citing FTP 597 632 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 1.96% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 484 480 504
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 £27,500 £26,975
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £64,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27844 32248 36755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22589 26475 30313
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +13 583 £41,500 -3.49% 13
UK excluding London +37 392 £40,000 - 11
London +10 205 £50,000 -2.91% 4
North of England +2 95 £38,500 +2.67% 1
South East -44 87 £43,500 +2.35% 3
North West -12 79 £38,500 +2.67% 1
South West +28 77 £45,000 +4.65% 1
East of England +29 68 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Midlands +71 51 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +58 34 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +34 17 £37,500 +33.93% 3
Yorkshire +26 15 £30,000 +9.09%
Scotland - 6 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 - 1
Wales +18 3 £38,000 +43.40% 1
North East - 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 233 (39.03%) HTTP
2 222 (37.19%) DNS
3 209 (35.01%) SQL
4 186 (31.16%) Windows
5 177 (29.65%) DHCP
6 171 (28.64%) SMTP
7 156 (26.13%) Finance
8 154 (25.80%) Firewall
9 153 (25.63%) TCP/IP
10 139 (23.28%) Linux
11 126 (21.11%) Microsoft
12 116 (19.43%) HTML
13 106 (17.76%) PHP
13 106 (17.76%) IIS
14 105 (17.59%) JavaScript
14 105 (17.59%) ITIL
15 104 (17.42%) Cisco
15 104 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
16 102 (17.09%) SSL
17 101 (16.92%) XML
18 98 (16.42%) CSS
19 97 (16.25%) WAN
20 96 (16.08%) Java
21 95 (15.91%) VPN
22 91 (15.24%) Oracle
23 88 (14.74%) SAP
23 88 (14.74%) LAN
24 81 (13.57%) Web Services
25 79 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
26 78 (13.07%) Active Directory

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
1 106 (17.76%) IIS
2 45 (7.54%) Apache
3 36 (6.03%) MS Exchange
4 27 (4.52%) JBoss
5 26 (4.36%) SharePoint
6 25 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (3.35%) CMS
8 20 (3.35%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.35%) WordPress
9 19 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (3.02%) Skype for Business
11 12 (2.01%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.68%) Apache TomEE
13 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (1.01%) Confluence
14 6 (1.01%) Gentran
14 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (6.53%) FileZilla
1 39 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.69%) Photoshop
3 19 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.01%) InDesign
7 3 (0.50%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.34%) Maya
9 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.51%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (2.01%) Exstream
4 11 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (1.34%) SAP SCM
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.84%) OpenCart
8 4 (0.67%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.50%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.17%) Magento
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
11 1 (0.17%) SAP QM
11 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.37%) Office 365
4 15 (2.51%) Amazon S3
4 15 (2.51%) Route 53
4 15 (2.51%) Sage Pay
5 12 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.84%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.68%) GitHub
7 10 (1.68%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.17%) IaaS
9 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.84%) SaaS
10 4 (0.67%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.67%) G Suite
11 3 (0.50%) PaaS
12 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 233 (39.03%) HTTP
2 222 (37.19%) DNS
3 177 (29.65%) DHCP
4 171 (28.64%) SMTP
5 154 (25.80%) Firewall
6 153 (25.63%) TCP/IP
7 102 (17.09%) SSL
8 97 (16.25%) WAN
9 95 (15.91%) VPN
10 88 (14.74%) LAN
11 69 (11.56%) Internet
12 66 (11.06%) HTTPS
13 61 (10.22%) Telnet
14 55 (9.21%) SNMP
15 51 (8.54%) SSH
16 50 (8.38%) VLAN
17 48 (8.04%) Cisco ASA
18 45 (7.54%) BGP
18 45 (7.54%) LDAP
19 43 (7.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.54%) MySQL
3 29 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 18 (3.02%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (2.01%) DB2
6 12 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.17%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.01%) InterBase
11 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.70%) Jenkins
3 30 (5.03%) Maven
4 22 (3.69%) Ant
5 19 (3.18%) Subversion
6 14 (2.35%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.35%) IntelliJ
7 12 (2.01%) JIRA
8 11 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (1.84%) Toad
9 10 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.51%) Checkstyle
11 8 (1.34%) JUnit
11 8 (1.34%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (1.34%) XMLUnit
12 6 (1.01%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 156 (26.13%) Finance
2 57 (9.55%) Manufacturing
3 45 (7.54%) Marketing
4 38 (6.37%) Telecoms
5 37 (6.20%) Retail
6 30 (5.03%) Electronics
7 27 (4.52%) Banking
8 20 (3.35%) Legal
9 18 (3.02%) Military
10 17 (2.85%) Back Office
11 16 (2.68%) Publishing
12 10 (1.68%) French Language
12 10 (1.68%) Spanish Language
13 7 (1.17%) Automotive
13 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 6 (1.01%) Dutch Language
14 6 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.67%) Games
16 3 (0.50%) Advertising
17 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 150 (25.13%) Analyst
2 124 (20.77%) Developer
3 87 (14.57%) Network Engineer
4 47 (7.87%) Web Developer
5 41 (6.87%) Support Analyst
6 39 (6.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (6.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 37 (6.20%) Support Engineer
8 35 (5.86%) Administrator
8 35 (5.86%) SAP Analyst
9 34 (5.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 32 (5.36%) Security Engineer
11 30 (5.03%) Applications Support
12 29 (4.86%) Cisco Engineer
12 29 (4.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 27 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (4.36%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
14 26 (4.36%) Supply Chain Analyst
15 25 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
16 22 (3.69%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (19.43%) HTML
2 101 (16.92%) XML
3 98 (16.42%) CSS
4 81 (13.57%) Web Services
5 57 (9.55%) JSON
6 56 (9.38%) jQuery
7 41 (6.87%) .NET
8 39 (6.53%) Regular Expression
9 28 (4.69%) SOAP
10 24 (4.02%) EDIFACT
10 24 (4.02%) JMS
11 23 (3.85%) LAMP
12 22 (3.69%) JDBC
13 21 (3.52%) Ajax
13 21 (3.52%) EDI
13 21 (3.52%) XSLT
14 19 (3.18%) SAP PI
15 16 (2.68%) cXML
15 16 (2.68%) Java EE
15 16 (2.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.73%) Data Centre
3 36 (6.03%) CESG
4 25 (4.19%) Virtual Team
5 23 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.35%) Fintech
7 17 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.85%) SWIFT
8 12 (2.01%) User Experience
9 10 (1.68%) TRADACOMS
10 9 (1.51%) Replication
11 8 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.01%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (1.01%) iPad
14 5 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.84%) iPhone
14 5 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 186 (31.16%) Windows
2 139 (23.28%) Linux
3 68 (11.39%) Windows Server
4 61 (10.22%) Unix
5 30 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (4.36%) Solaris
8 19 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.18%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.18%) CentOS
10 13 (2.18%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.68%) Android
11 10 (1.68%) Debian
12 9 (1.51%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.67%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (17.59%) ITIL
2 63 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (10.05%) E-Commerce
4 52 (8.71%) Web Development
5 45 (7.54%) Front End Development
6 38 (6.37%) SEO
6 38 (6.37%) SIEM
7 36 (6.03%) Workflow
8 32 (5.36%) Process Improvement
8 32 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (5.19%) DevOps
9 31 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
10 30 (5.03%) EAI
10 30 (5.03%) Information Security
10 30 (5.03%) Programme Management
11 29 (4.86%) Infrastructure Management
12 27 (4.52%) CRM
12 27 (4.52%) Data Security
12 27 (4.52%) Logistics
13 26 (4.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 209 (35.01%) SQL
2 106 (17.76%) PHP
3 105 (17.59%) JavaScript
4 96 (16.08%) Java
5 72 (12.06%) PowerShell
6 68 (11.39%) T-SQL
7 40 (6.70%) VBScript
8 38 (6.37%) Python
9 30 (5.03%) Shell Script
10 28 (4.69%) C#
11 27 (4.52%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.52%) XPath
12 25 (4.19%) Perl
13 21 (3.52%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
14 20 (3.35%) C
14 20 (3.35%) VB
15 18 (3.02%) ActionScript
15 18 (3.02%) ActionScript 2.0
16 16 (2.68%) Bash Shell
17 13 (2.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 104 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (12.40%) CCNA
3 69 (11.56%) Degree
4 68 (11.39%) Security Cleared
5 67 (11.22%) SC Cleared
6 49 (8.21%) DV Cleared
7 38 (6.37%) CCNP
8 36 (6.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 31 (5.19%) CISSP
10 28 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (4.19%) CCIE
11 25 (4.19%) MCSE
11 25 (4.19%) Network+ Certification
12 21 (3.52%) Siebel Certification
13 18 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
14 17 (2.85%) MCSA
15 12 (2.01%) CISMP
16 8 (1.34%) GIAC
16 8 (1.34%) RHCE
16 8 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.69%) SLA
2 15 (2.51%) QA
3 12 (2.01%) RosettaNet
4 11 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.17%) COBIT
7 6 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.01%) GPG13
8 5 (0.84%) GDPR
8 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.34%) EMIR
10 2 (0.34%) MiFID
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (13.07%) Active Directory
2 59 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.21%) vSphere
4 20 (3.35%) NFS
5 19 (3.18%) Snort
6 16 (2.68%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.17%) Firmware
9 5 (0.84%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.67%) KVM
10 4 (0.67%) Postfix
10 4 (0.67%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.50%) vCloud
11 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.34%) Samba
12 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.17%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 31 (5.19%) Puppet
2 30 (5.03%) Cacti
3 21 (3.52%) Ansible
4 16 (2.68%) Nagios
5 13 (2.18%) WSUS
6 12 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.01%) SmokePing
7 11 (1.84%) SCOM
8 9 (1.51%) SCCM
9 8 (1.34%) Nessus
9 8 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (1.17%) cPanel
10 7 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.17%) Plesk
11 6 (1.01%) ArcSight ESM
11 6 (1.01%) RSA Archer
11 6 (1.01%) RSA enVision
11 6 (1.01%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 126 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 104 (17.42%) Cisco
3 91 (15.24%) Oracle
4 88 (14.74%) SAP
5 73 (12.23%) VMware
6 50 (8.38%) CheckPoint
7 39 (6.53%) PayPal
8 33 (5.53%) HP
9 29 (4.86%) SolarWinds
10 28 (4.69%) Citrix
11 27 (4.52%) F5
12 23 (3.85%) Juniper
12 23 (3.85%) Red Hat
13 21 (3.52%) Adobe
13 21 (3.52%) ArcSight
13 21 (3.52%) Siebel
14 20 (3.35%) Meraki
14 20 (3.35%) Remedy
15 19 (3.18%) Dell
15 19 (3.18%) Xerox