The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XMPP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank 843 851 822
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 50 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.049% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 48
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK.

XMPP Salary Trend in the UK

XMPP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XMPP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

XMPP Salary Histogram in the UK

XMPP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
England +6 49 £62,500 +17.92% 7
London +3 31 £70,000 +32.07% 3
City of London +22 15 £72,500 +36.79% 1
South East +25 12 £47,500 -
Berkshire +20 10 £47,500 -
North West +4 3 £42,000 +17.48%
Manchester +2 3 £42,000 +17.48%
Yorkshire - 3 £42,000 -
Leeds - 3 £42,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,000 -
Reading +1 2 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £30,750 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £26,000 -

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 77 (87.50%) Cisco
2 57 (64.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 52 (59.09%) Cisco UCCX
4 37 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (38.64%) CCNP
6 33 (37.50%) LAN
6 33 (37.50%) WAN
7 29 (32.95%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (31.82%) WebEx
9 25 (28.41%) Unified Communications
9 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
10 24 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
11 23 (26.14%) Finance
12 22 (25.00%) VoIP
13 21 (23.86%) Lync
14 20 (22.73%) Firewall
15 19 (21.59%) CCVP
16 17 (19.32%) MPLS
16 17 (19.32%) VPN
17 15 (17.05%) SCCP
17 15 (17.05%) H.323
17 15 (17.05%) Cisco UCCE
17 15 (17.05%) Polycom
18 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
19 13 (14.77%) Windows
19 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
20 12 (13.64%) Coaching
20 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
20 12 (13.64%) CCIE
20 12 (13.64%) Wireless

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 21 (23.86%) Lync
2 7 (7.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.55%) IIS
3 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.41%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Yammer
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.50%) LAN
1 33 (37.50%) WAN
2 28 (31.82%) WebEx
3 25 (28.41%) Unified Communications
3 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
4 24 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
5 22 (25.00%) VoIP
6 20 (22.73%) Firewall
7 17 (19.32%) VPN
7 17 (19.32%) MPLS
8 15 (17.05%) SCCP
8 15 (17.05%) H.323
9 12 (13.64%) Wireless
10 11 (12.50%) IPsec
10 11 (12.50%) IP Telephony
10 11 (12.50%) DMZ
11 10 (11.36%) OSPF
11 10 (11.36%) BGP
11 10 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (10.23%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) JIRA
2 5 (5.68%) Maven
3 4 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (3.41%) JBehave
4 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.14%) JMeter
6 1 (1.14%) Xcode
6 1 (1.14%) Subversion
6 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.14%) WebLOAD
6 1 (1.14%) Calabash
6 1 (1.14%) Grunt
6 1 (1.14%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.14%) Appium
6 1 (1.14%) GCC
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Advertising
5 3 (3.41%) Games
6 2 (2.27%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Consultant
2 14 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Voice Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Unified Communications Manager
5 9 (10.23%) Cisco Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Voice Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Change Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Data Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Network Support
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 3 (3.41%) VXML
3 3 (3.41%) RESTful
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.27%) Flash
4 2 (2.27%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.14%) JSP
5 1 (1.14%) Servlets
5 1 (1.14%) Struts
5 1 (1.14%) DOM
5 1 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (1.14%) EJB
5 1 (1.14%) J2SE
5 1 (1.14%) JMS
5 1 (1.14%) JAXP
5 1 (1.14%) JAXB
5 1 (1.14%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.95%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) Economics
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Wiki
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) iPad
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) Online Games
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) Physics
6 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.14%) Equities
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) New Media
6 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Android
4 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
2 12 (13.64%) Coaching
3 11 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (10.23%) Investment Management
5 8 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 8 (9.09%) Change Management
6 7 (7.95%) Project Management
6 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.82%) Time Management
7 6 (6.82%) TDD
7 6 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.82%) ITIL
8 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.68%) SOA
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum
8 5 (5.68%) BDD
8 5 (5.68%) SDLC
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) C
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.14%) AWK
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) Erlang
5 1 (1.14%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (38.64%) CCNP
3 19 (21.59%) CCVP
4 12 (13.64%) CCIE
5 10 (11.36%) CCNA
5 10 (11.36%) CCSA
6 6 (6.82%) Degree
6 6 (6.82%) CCDA
7 3 (3.41%) CCDP
7 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) CCSE
8 1 (1.14%) MCTS
8 1 (1.14%) MCITP
8 1 (1.14%) MCSE
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.68%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (64.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 52 (59.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (5.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (5.68%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.14%) Puppet
5 1 (1.14%) SCOM
5 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 77 (87.50%) Cisco
2 15 (17.05%) Polycom
3 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 10 (11.36%) VMware
6 9 (10.23%) Verint
6 9 (10.23%) CyberTech
7 8 (9.09%) SAP
7 8 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (5.68%) Symantec
8 5 (5.68%) Citrix
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle
10 2 (2.27%) Avaya
11 1 (1.14%) Juniper
11 1 (1.14%) Apple
11 1 (1.14%) Radware
11 1 (1.14%) BT
11 1 (1.14%) Ipanema Technologies
11 1 (1.14%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
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