Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XMPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XMPP over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 981 1106 1219
Rank change year-on-year +125 +113 +43
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 183 129 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.067% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 155 113 76
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,400 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £100,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% -5.26% -5.00%

XMPP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70109 74921 83496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.87% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58041 65025 71540
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

XMPP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XMPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XMPP over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XMPP within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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
England +101 182 £60,000 - 6
London +74 142 £70,000 +7.69% 5
UK excluding London +62 38 £47,000 +4.44% 1
East of England +28 20 £47,500 -20.83%
South West +14 6 £43,000 -4.44%
South East +64 5 £42,500 -5.56%
North of England +3 5 £53,000 +51.43%
North West -9 3 £53,000 +17.78%
Midlands +42 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £61,250 +75.00%
East Midlands +35 1 £30,000 -33.33%
West Midlands +16 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing XMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for XMPP.

1 159 (86.89%) Cisco
2 107 (58.47%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (54.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 93 (50.82%) CCNP
5 88 (48.09%) Finance
6 79 (43.17%) Cisco IOS
7 78 (42.62%) VoIP
8 75 (40.98%) Wireless
9 74 (40.44%) Cisco UCCX
10 72 (39.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 70 (38.25%) Unified Communications
12 69 (37.70%) CCIE
13 66 (36.07%) Cisco UCCE
14 65 (35.52%) Microsoft
14 65 (35.52%) CCVP
15 62 (33.88%) BGP
16 60 (32.79%) Banking
17 57 (31.15%) MPLS
17 57 (31.15%) Active Directory
18 52 (28.42%) OSPF
18 52 (28.42%) IPsec
18 52 (28.42%) CCNP Voice
19 50 (27.32%) Windows
20 48 (26.23%) CMS
21 47 (25.68%) WAN
22 45 (24.59%) EIGRP
23 44 (24.04%) Telepresence
24 42 (22.95%) Clustering
25 41 (22.40%) VMware
26 38 (20.77%) Skype for Business

XMPP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 48 (26.23%) CMS
2 38 (20.77%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.83%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.09%) JBoss
5 2 (1.09%) MindAlign
5 2 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) IaaS
1 20 (10.93%) PaaS
2 17 (9.29%) Office 365
3 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 79 (43.17%) Cisco IOS
2 78 (42.62%) VoIP
3 75 (40.98%) Wireless
4 72 (39.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 70 (38.25%) Unified Communications
6 62 (33.88%) BGP
7 57 (31.15%) MPLS
8 52 (28.42%) IPsec
8 52 (28.42%) OSPF
9 47 (25.68%) WAN
10 45 (24.59%) EIGRP
11 44 (24.04%) Telepresence
12 34 (18.58%) Firewall
13 32 (17.49%) WebEx
14 29 (15.85%) Network Security
15 22 (12.02%) DMVPN
15 22 (12.02%) Skype
16 20 (10.93%) SAN
17 19 (10.38%) Ethernet
18 17 (9.29%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.46%) JIRA
2 9 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.83%) MSI
4 1 (0.55%) JBehave
4 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.55%) Maven
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 88 (48.09%) Finance
2 60 (32.79%) Banking
3 10 (5.46%) Legal
4 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.28%) Marketing
5 6 (3.28%) Military
6 4 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (25.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 36 (19.67%) Architect
3 29 (15.85%) Voice Engineer
4 27 (14.75%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 24 (13.11%) Network Engineer
6 20 (10.93%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Consultant
8 15 (8.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Team Leader
9 13 (7.10%) Network Team Leader
9 13 (7.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (7.10%) Systems Architect
10 12 (6.56%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 12 (6.56%) Operations Team Leader
11 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
11 10 (5.46%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (5.46%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.93%) SAML
2 5 (2.73%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.73%) JNI
3 3 (1.64%) Middleware
4 2 (1.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.95%) Clustering
2 30 (16.39%) Data Centre
3 25 (13.66%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (10.93%) PKI
5 13 (7.10%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.83%) DataPower
6 7 (3.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.73%) IVR
8 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.19%) Blog
9 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.19%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.09%) Digital Signage
10 2 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.32%) Windows
2 18 (9.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (6.56%) Linux
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.46%) Android
6 9 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.19%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.21%) Mentoring
2 25 (13.66%) ITIL
2 25 (13.66%) Line Management
3 23 (12.57%) Migration
4 20 (10.93%) IT Strategy
5 18 (9.84%) Presales
6 14 (7.65%) Risk Management
7 9 (4.92%) Change Management
7 9 (4.92%) Secure Coding
8 8 (4.37%) DevOps
8 8 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.83%) Application Packaging
9 7 (3.83%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (3.83%) Project Management
9 7 (3.83%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (3.28%) Break/Fix
10 6 (3.28%) Business Development
10 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (3.28%) Security Patching
10 6 (3.28%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.10%) C
2 9 (4.92%) Bash Shell
2 9 (4.92%) C++
2 9 (4.92%) Objective-C
2 9 (4.92%) SQL
3 7 (3.83%) Java
3 7 (3.83%) VBA
4 4 (2.19%) Apple Swift
4 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 107 (58.47%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (50.82%) CCNP
3 69 (37.70%) CCIE
4 65 (35.52%) CCVP
5 52 (28.42%) CCNP Voice
6 21 (11.48%) CCNA
7 10 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.83%) CCDE
10 6 (3.28%) CCA
10 6 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (3.28%) Degree
10 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.19%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.19%) CCIE Collaboration
11 4 (2.19%) MCP
11 4 (2.19%) VCP5
12 2 (1.09%) MCITP
12 2 (1.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.83%) VMware NSX
6 6 (3.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 100 (54.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 74 (40.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 66 (36.07%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (6.01%) SCCM
5 7 (3.83%) Cacti
5 7 (3.83%) SCOM
6 6 (3.28%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.64%) Nagios
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 159 (86.89%) Cisco
2 65 (35.52%) Microsoft
3 41 (22.40%) VMware
4 34 (18.58%) NICE Systems
4 34 (18.58%) Palo Alto
5 27 (14.75%) Riverbed
6 24 (13.11%) IBM
7 16 (8.74%) Citrix
7 16 (8.74%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.46%) Polycom
9 8 (4.37%) Juniper
9 8 (4.37%) Red Box
10 7 (3.83%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (3.28%) Avaya
11 6 (3.28%) Blue Coat
11 6 (3.28%) Meraki
11 6 (3.28%) Verint
11 6 (3.28%) Zeacom
12 5 (2.73%) Apple