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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 13 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 787 575 297
Rank change year-on-year -212 -278 +49
Permanent jobs citing FTP 95 68 7
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.12% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.50% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 57 7
10th Percentile £40,225 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,753 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,018 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.37% -10.00% -23.08%
75th Percentile £63,438 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £80,000 £74,500
UK median annual salary £52,035 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.28% +33.33% -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 WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,199 4,548 1,137
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.09% 11.02% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5,563 3,353 922
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,398 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

FTP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing FTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

FTP trend for jobs with a WFH option

FTP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing FTP.

FTP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

FTP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing FTP over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

FTP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, FTP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for FTP.

1 40 (42.11%) DNS
2 39 (41.05%) TCP/IP
2 39 (41.05%) Windows
3 35 (36.84%) HTTP
4 34 (35.79%) Azure
5 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
6 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
7 28 (29.47%) SMTP
7 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
8 27 (28.42%) AWS
9 26 (27.37%) Linux
9 26 (27.37%) Performance Tuning
9 26 (27.37%) Social Skills
10 25 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (26.32%) SSL
10 25 (26.32%) SQL
10 25 (26.32%) VMware
11 24 (25.26%) Python
12 23 (24.21%) ITIL
12 23 (24.21%) Firewall
13 22 (23.16%) XML
14 21 (22.11%) SSH
14 21 (22.11%) Terraform
15 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 19 (20.00%) Agile
16 18 (18.95%) DHCP
17 17 (17.89%) Finance
17 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
17 17 (17.89%) GitHub
17 17 (17.89%) Jenkins

FTP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 13 (13.68%) Apache
2 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.47%) nginx
3 5 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.21%) Confluence
5 3 (3.16%) IIS
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.11%) SAS
7 1 (1.05%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.21%) FileZilla
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.79%) Azure
2 27 (28.42%) AWS
3 17 (17.89%) GitHub
4 16 (16.84%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (9.47%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (9.47%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (9.47%) AWS CodePipeline
5 9 (9.47%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (9.47%) Route 53
5 9 (9.47%) Serverless
6 6 (6.32%) Boomi
7 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.11%) Nutanix
8 2 (2.11%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.05%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.05%) npm
9 1 (1.05%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (42.11%) DNS
2 39 (41.05%) TCP/IP
3 35 (36.84%) HTTP
4 28 (29.47%) SMTP
5 25 (26.32%) SSL
6 23 (24.21%) Firewall
7 21 (22.11%) SSH
8 18 (18.95%) DHCP
9 14 (14.74%) SNMP
10 13 (13.68%) SAN
11 12 (12.63%) VPN
12 10 (10.53%) Internet
12 10 (10.53%) Telnet
13 9 (9.47%) NAS
14 8 (8.42%) HTTPS
14 8 (8.42%) Network Security
15 7 (7.37%) IPsec
16 6 (6.32%) Wireshark
17 4 (4.21%) tcpdump
18 3 (3.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) MySQL
3 13 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.47%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.26%) Redis
6 3 (3.16%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.11%) DB2
7 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.05%) MS Access
8 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.21%) Babel
4 4 (4.21%) Browser DevTools
4 4 (4.21%) Sublime Text
4 4 (4.21%) webpack
5 1 (1.05%) GitLab
5 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Subversion
5 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (27.37%) Social Skills
2 25 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (17.89%) Finance
4 10 (10.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 9 (9.47%) Publishing
6 7 (7.37%) Banking
7 5 (5.26%) Financial Institution
8 3 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (3.16%) Public Sector
8 3 (3.16%) Retail
9 2 (2.11%) Games
10 1 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (1.05%) International Banking
10 1 (1.05%) Law
10 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Developer
2 12 (12.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.58%) ERP Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Integration Specialist
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.21%) IT Support
9 4 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.16%) XML
2 15 (15.79%) XSLT
3 14 (14.74%) EDI
4 13 (13.68%) Web Services
5 9 (9.47%) LAMP
6 8 (8.42%) LDAP
7 7 (7.37%) REST
8 6 (6.32%) EDIFACT
8 6 (6.32%) HTML
8 6 (6.32%) IDoc
9 5 (5.26%) CSS
9 5 (5.26%) J2EE
9 5 (5.26%) RESTful
10 4 (4.21%) .NET
10 4 (4.21%) Laravel
10 4 (4.21%) Node.js
10 4 (4.21%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (4.21%) Spring
10 4 (4.21%) Symfony
10 4 (4.21%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) BBC
1 9 (9.47%) Private Cloud
2 8 (8.42%) EFT
3 6 (6.32%) TRADACOMS
4 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.21%) Equities
4 4 (4.21%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Biotechnology
5 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.16%) PKI
5 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) CMDB
6 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.05%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Windows
2 26 (27.37%) Linux
3 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.53%) Unix
5 3 (3.16%) Solaris
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.11%) SUSE
7 1 (1.05%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (24.21%) ITIL
3 19 (20.00%) Agile
3 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 17 (17.89%) CI/CD
5 16 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (15.79%) ETL
7 13 (13.68%) DevOps
8 12 (12.63%) ERP
9 11 (11.58%) Cost Reduction
9 11 (11.58%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (11.58%) Data Extraction
9 11 (11.58%) Data Integration
9 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (11.58%) Proactive Monitoring
10 10 (10.53%) Containerisation
11 9 (9.47%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (9.47%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (9.47%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.32%) SQL
2 24 (25.26%) Python
3 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
4 16 (16.84%) Perl
5 15 (15.79%) Java
5 15 (15.79%) VB
6 11 (11.58%) T-SQL
6 11 (11.58%) VBScript
7 8 (8.42%) ActionScript
7 8 (8.42%) ActionScript 2.0
7 8 (8.42%) Bash
8 7 (7.37%) PHP
9 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.21%) ES6
11 2 (2.11%) C#
11 2 (2.11%) Ruby
12 1 (1.05%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.16%) CEH
3 3 (3.16%) CISSP
3 3 (3.16%) OSCP
4 2 (2.11%) CCNP
4 2 (2.11%) MCP
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.16%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Accessibility
System Software
1 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.53%) Docker
3 10 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (9.47%) Varnish
5 8 (8.42%) NFS
6 4 (4.21%) Samba
6 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.11%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.05%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (22.11%) Terraform
2 14 (14.74%) Kubernetes
3 13 (13.68%) SCCM
4 10 (10.53%) Ansible
5 8 (8.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 8 (8.42%) Packer
5 8 (8.42%) vCenter Server
6 4 (4.21%) Nagios
7 3 (3.16%) Grafana
7 3 (3.16%) MOM
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.05%) Avamar
9 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.05%) OpenView
9 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.05%) Puppet
9 1 (1.05%) Simpana
9 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.32%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Cisco
4 12 (12.63%) Oracle
5 11 (11.58%) SYSPRO
6 9 (9.47%) Dell
7 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.42%) Citrix
7 8 (8.42%) Globalscape
7 8 (8.42%) NetApp
8 6 (6.32%) SEEBURGER
9 5 (5.26%) F5
9 5 (5.26%) Qualys
9 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.21%) Google
10 4 (4.21%) Juniper
10 4 (4.21%) LogLogic
10 4 (4.21%) Okta
10 4 (4.21%) Sybase
10 4 (4.21%) TIBCO