Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1071 1066
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +95
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 104 108 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 195
UK median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.09% -8.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £112,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +13.51%

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 71,640 68,477 81,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 39.48% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60,401 59,002 69,676
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 7 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 19 February 2018. 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 +3 103 £72,500 +33.03% 4
London +29 92 £72,500 +20.83% 4
UK excluding London -25 11 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England +1 6 £50,000 -13.04%
Midlands +3 5 £40,000 -13.51%
West Midlands -8 3 - -
East Midlands +20 2 £40,000 -15.79%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing XMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for XMPP.

1 92 (88.46%) Cisco
2 76 (73.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 71 (68.27%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (66.35%) Unified Communications
5 67 (64.42%) CCNP
6 63 (60.58%) Finance
7 62 (59.62%) BGP
7 62 (59.62%) MPLS
8 61 (58.65%) OSPF
9 57 (54.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 56 (53.85%) Cisco UCCX
10 56 (53.85%) CCIE
10 56 (53.85%) Wireless
11 55 (52.88%) IPsec
12 54 (51.92%) Cisco IOS
13 53 (50.96%) Cisco UCCE
13 53 (50.96%) CCVP
14 52 (50.00%) EIGRP
15 49 (47.12%) VoIP
16 48 (46.15%) Banking
17 47 (45.19%) CMS
18 46 (44.23%) Clustering
19 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
20 42 (40.38%) Firewall
20 42 (40.38%) Telepresence
21 38 (36.54%) Palo Alto
22 35 (33.65%) WAN
23 34 (32.69%) Data Centre
23 34 (32.69%) Skype for Business
23 34 (32.69%) Network Security

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 47 (45.19%) CMS
2 34 (32.69%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.77%) Confluence
4 3 (2.88%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (6.73%) SaaS
2 6 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (66.35%) Unified Communications
2 62 (59.62%) BGP
2 62 (59.62%) MPLS
3 61 (58.65%) OSPF
4 57 (54.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 56 (53.85%) Wireless
6 55 (52.88%) IPsec
7 54 (51.92%) Cisco IOS
8 52 (50.00%) EIGRP
9 49 (47.12%) VoIP
10 42 (40.38%) Firewall
10 42 (40.38%) Telepresence
11 35 (33.65%) WAN
12 34 (32.69%) Network Security
13 28 (26.92%) Skype
14 22 (21.15%) WebEx
15 20 (19.23%) DMVPN
16 13 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (11.54%) NetScaler
18 11 (10.58%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) JIRA
2 6 (5.77%) JBehave
2 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.77%) Maven
2 6 (5.77%) Selenium
3 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 63 (60.58%) Finance
2 48 (46.15%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.85%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Team Leader
2 25 (24.04%) Network Team Leader
3 24 (23.08%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 24 (23.08%) Operations Team Leader
4 20 (19.23%) Network Engineer
5 19 (18.27%) Architect
6 14 (13.46%) Cisco Architect
6 14 (13.46%) Voice Architect
7 11 (10.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Scrum Master
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Web Services
2 4 (3.85%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (3.85%) D-Bus
2 4 (3.85%) GStreamer
2 4 (3.85%) HEVC
2 4 (3.85%) HTML
2 4 (3.85%) HTML5
2 4 (3.85%) Middleware
2 4 (3.85%) OpenGL
2 4 (3.85%) Qt
2 4 (3.85%) RESTful
2 4 (3.85%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 46 (44.23%) Clustering
2 34 (32.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (6.73%) DataPower
4 7 (6.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (3.85%) BBC
5 4 (3.85%) Digital TV
5 4 (3.85%) IPTV
5 4 (3.85%) Media Streaming
5 4 (3.85%) MPEG
5 4 (3.85%) STB
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) Handset
8 1 (0.96%) IVR
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.81%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Line Management
2 28 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 21 (20.19%) Migration
4 14 (13.46%) ITIL
5 13 (12.50%) DevOps
6 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.73%) Presales
7 7 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (5.77%) BDD
8 6 (5.77%) Coaching
8 6 (5.77%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (5.77%) Kanban
8 6 (5.77%) Scrum
8 6 (5.77%) SDLC
8 6 (5.77%) TDD
9 5 (4.81%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.85%) Memory Management
10 4 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) Python
2 5 (4.81%) C
3 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.85%) C++
3 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.92%) Perl
4 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 71 (68.27%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (64.42%) CCNP
3 56 (53.85%) CCIE
4 53 (50.96%) CCVP
5 25 (24.04%) CCNP Voice
6 15 (14.42%) CCDE
7 8 (7.69%) CCNA
8 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.85%) CCIE Collaboration
10 3 (2.88%) CCA
10 3 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.88%) Degree
11 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.92%) MCP
11 2 (1.92%) MCSE
11 2 (1.92%) MCTS
11 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.92%) VCP5
12 1 (0.96%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) OIPF
System Software
1 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (73.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 56 (53.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 53 (50.96%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (6.73%) Cacti
5 4 (3.85%) systemd
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.92%) Nagios
7 2 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (88.46%) Cisco
2 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 38 (36.54%) Palo Alto
4 30 (28.85%) Riverbed
5 18 (17.31%) NICE Systems
6 14 (13.46%) Citrix
6 14 (13.46%) SolarWinds
7 12 (11.54%) Juniper
7 12 (11.54%) VMware
8 10 (9.62%) IBM
9 8 (7.69%) BT
10 7 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (5.77%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (5.77%) Red Box
12 5 (4.81%) Apple
12 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.85%) Arqiva
13 4 (3.85%) CA
13 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.88%) Alcatel-Lucent