Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 308 344
Rank change year-on-year +33 +36 -23
Permanent jobs citing FTP 19 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.17% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.08% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 4
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +33.93% -25.33%
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% -4.44%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,495 1,569 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.43% 15.88% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,267 1,423
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +1.97%
10th Percentile £23,754 £24,400 £22,550
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

FTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for FTP in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FTP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for FTP in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FTP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for FTP in the West Midlands

FTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Coventry +20 10 £36,500 +2.82% 1
Solihull - 5 £46,250 - 2
Birmingham +3 2 £38,132 +12.98%
Worcestershire +4 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FTP.

1 17 (89.47%) SSH
2 15 (78.95%) DHCP
2 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) HTTP
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (52.63%) Windows
7 9 (47.37%) IIS
7 9 (47.37%) Network Security
7 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
7 9 (47.37%) XenServer
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) WAN
9 5 (26.32%) RIP
9 5 (26.32%) CCNP
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) OSPF
9 5 (26.32%) BGP
9 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
9 5 (26.32%) TACACS
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) DNN
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) SSH
2 15 (78.95%) DHCP
2 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
4 11 (57.89%) HTTP
5 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (47.37%) Network Security
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) BGP
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
8 5 (26.32%) OSPF
8 5 (26.32%) RIP
8 5 (26.32%) TACACS
9 4 (21.05%) Junos
10 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (5.26%) MPLS
10 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
10 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Burp Suite
2 1 (5.26%) GDB
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.26%) sqlmap
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Support Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Support
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Health Informatics
4 2 (10.53%) Informatics
4 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Network Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
2 9 (47.37%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) iptables
3 1 (5.26%) Postfix
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CASB
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Nmap
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (5.26%) SELinux
1 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Tableau
5 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Teradata
5 1 (5.26%) VMware