The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 253 263 237
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.044% 0.027% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.061% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £42,000 £35,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.48% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
XMPP
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2666 3256 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.29% 44.28% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2292 2750 2936
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XMPP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XMPP Salary Trend in the North West

XMPP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 3 £42,000 +17.48%
XMPP
England

XMPP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (100.00%) XenMobile
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (100.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware