Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1078 1032 1093
Rank change year-on-year -46 +61 +86
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 70 178 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.100% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 152 109
UK median annual salary £57,500 £66,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.21% +15.22% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £32,200
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 64,466 71,601 74,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.86% 40.22% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53,301 59,427 64,285
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 5 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 12 November 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 -54 69 £57,500 -13.21% 14
London -38 63 £57,500 -17.86% 12
UK excluding London +10 5 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +22 3 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South West - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 69 (98.57%) Cisco
2 61 (87.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 56 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (72.86%) CCNP
5 38 (54.29%) MPLS
6 37 (52.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 33 (47.14%) VoIP
8 32 (45.71%) Wireless
8 32 (45.71%) Unified Communications
9 31 (44.29%) Palo Alto
9 31 (44.29%) Firewall
9 31 (44.29%) OSPF
9 31 (44.29%) BGP
10 29 (41.43%) Finance
10 29 (41.43%) Cisco UCCX
11 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
11 27 (38.57%) Cisco IOS
12 26 (37.14%) Banking
13 24 (34.29%) Network Security
13 24 (34.29%) Data Centre
13 24 (34.29%) WebEx
14 23 (32.86%) IPsec
14 23 (32.86%) WAN
14 23 (32.86%) CCIE
15 20 (28.57%) EIGRP
15 20 (28.57%) CMS
16 19 (27.14%) Red Box
16 19 (27.14%) SolarWinds
17 18 (25.71%) Telepresence
17 18 (25.71%) CCVP

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 20 (28.57%) CMS
2 14 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) SaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 38 (54.29%) MPLS
2 37 (52.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (47.14%) VoIP
4 32 (45.71%) Unified Communications
4 32 (45.71%) Wireless
5 31 (44.29%) BGP
5 31 (44.29%) Firewall
5 31 (44.29%) OSPF
6 27 (38.57%) Cisco IOS
7 24 (34.29%) Network Security
7 24 (34.29%) WebEx
8 23 (32.86%) IPsec
8 23 (32.86%) WAN
9 20 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 18 (25.71%) Telepresence
11 17 (24.29%) LAN
12 14 (20.00%) VPN
13 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
14 12 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (17.14%) WLAN
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) Banking
3 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 26 (37.14%) Voice Engineer
3 19 (27.14%) Network Engineer
4 18 (25.71%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Network Manager
6 10 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Finance Manager
7 8 (11.43%) Network Communications Manager
8 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Cisco Support
9 6 (8.57%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Voice Network Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) VoIP Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Collaboration Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Head of Engineering
10 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (18.57%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (11.43%) Clustering
4 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.57%) Digital Signage
5 5 (7.14%) Hedge funds
6 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.71%) DataPower
6 4 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (5.71%) IPTV
6 4 (5.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.86%) Handset
8 2 (2.86%) iPhone
9 1 (1.43%) iPad
9 1 (1.43%) IVR
9 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Network Management
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (11.43%) Line Management
5 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
6 6 (8.57%) Migration
6 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.57%) Service Management
7 5 (7.14%) Decision-Making
7 5 (7.14%) High Availability
7 5 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.14%) Value Proposition
7 5 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (7.14%) Web Filtering
8 4 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (5.71%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) Go
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (72.86%) CCNP
3 23 (32.86%) CCIE
4 18 (25.71%) CCNA
4 18 (25.71%) CCVP
5 10 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (5.71%) CCA
7 4 (5.71%) CCDP
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.29%) CCDA
9 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.86%) MCITP
9 2 (2.86%) MCSE
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.86%) Novell Certification
9 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.71%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 61 (87.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (41.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 17 (24.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (7.14%) Nagios
5 4 (5.71%) Cacti
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 69 (98.57%) Cisco
2 31 (44.29%) Palo Alto
3 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.14%) Red Box
4 19 (27.14%) SolarWinds
5 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
6 13 (18.57%) F5
6 13 (18.57%) Riverbed
7 10 (14.29%) Polycom
7 10 (14.29%) Speakerbus
8 9 (12.86%) Citrix
8 9 (12.86%) FireEye
9 8 (11.43%) BT
9 8 (11.43%) IBM
10 7 (10.00%) Avaya
10 7 (10.00%) Symantec
11 5 (7.14%) ForeScout
12 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat
12 4 (5.71%) Meraki
12 4 (5.71%) Verint