Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 305 344
Rank change year-on-year +27 +39 -22
Permanent jobs citing FTP 14 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.19% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.22% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 10
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +20.69%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,525 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £38,625
England median annual salary £46,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.05% -7.78% -

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 1,504 1,557 1,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.48% 15.65% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,058 1,253 1,409
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,925 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Staffordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Coventry +7 3 £35,000 +32.08%
Birmingham -22 2 £60,000 +26.32%
Warwickshire - 2 £38,500 -
Worcestershire +12 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
FTP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (42.86%) SSH
3 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) VBA
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Telnet
4 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (35.71%) CMS
5 4 (28.57%) ERP
5 4 (28.57%) Apache
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Nagios
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet

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 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.14%) Drupal
4 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 6 (42.86%) SSH
2 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Telnet
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (7.14%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) Burp Suite
3 1 (7.14%) GDB
3 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
3 1 (7.14%) sqlmap
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Laravel
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) OAuth
3 1 (7.14%) WAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XAMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (14.29%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Fintech
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) VMS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
1 5 (35.71%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) VBA
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Go
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Ambari
2 2 (14.29%) Cacti
2 2 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) Kibana
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) logstash
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) CASB
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.14%) Nmap
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (7.14%) SELinux
3 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Dynatrace
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat