The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 285 303 310
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 29 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 16
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +4.37%
XMPP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3708 4631 4523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.44% 39.96% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3297 4031 4201
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XMPP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XMPP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XMPP across the City of London region.

XMPP Salary Trend in the City of London

XMPP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XMPP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XMPP Salary Histogram in the City of London

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XMPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XMPP.

1 41 (82.00%) Cisco
2 35 (70.00%) CCNP
2 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (70.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 35 (70.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (34.00%) Lync
4 16 (32.00%) Polycom
4 16 (32.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 16 (32.00%) Unified Communications
4 16 (32.00%) Coaching
5 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (20.00%) ITIL
6 10 (20.00%) LAN
6 10 (20.00%) WAN
7 8 (16.00%) Android
8 7 (14.00%) Windows
8 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.00%) CCNA
8 7 (14.00%) HP
8 7 (14.00%) VMware
8 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (12.00%) SQL
9 6 (12.00%) MS Office
9 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.00%) Active Directory

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XMPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.00%) Lync
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) Unified Communications
2 10 (20.00%) LAN
2 10 (20.00%) WAN
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (6.00%) VPLS
4 3 (6.00%) GSM
4 3 (6.00%) Wireless
4 3 (6.00%) VoIP
4 3 (6.00%) MPLS
4 3 (6.00%) OSPF
4 3 (6.00%) BGP
4 3 (6.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.00%) RTP
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Robotium
1 4 (8.00%) Robolectric
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Consultant
2 15 (30.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Voice Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Programmer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) J2SE
2 3 (6.00%) JNI
3 1 (2.00%) Java SE
3 1 (2.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 3 (6.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Android
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Coaching
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) Android Development
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) CCNP
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) CCDP
3 3 (6.00%) CCVP
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (32.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (12.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Cisco
2 16 (32.00%) Polycom
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) HP
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) EMC