Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 965 1048 1103
Rank change year-on-year +83 +55 -5
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 41 89 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.059% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.086% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 85
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -13.79% +26.09%
10th Percentile £51,250 £45,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +11.11%

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 47,826 60,059 71,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.84% 39.68% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39,331 49,325 60,204
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 9 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 26 February 2020. 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 +87 41 £60,000 -4.00% 8
London +34 26 £60,000 -4.00% 4
UK excluding London +92 15 £60,000 +50.00% 5
South East - 7 £60,000 -
Midlands +41 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 5 - -
North West +57 2 £70,000 +180.00% 1
North of England +51 2 £70,000 +180.00% 2
South West +30 1 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 29 (70.73%) WebEx
3 26 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (60.98%) CCNP
5 20 (48.78%) Cisco CUCM
6 18 (43.90%) VoIP
7 17 (41.46%) Unified Communications
8 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (31.71%) VMware
9 12 (29.27%) Windows
9 12 (29.27%) Azure
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco UCCX
10 11 (26.83%) Firewall
10 11 (26.83%) Finance
11 9 (21.95%) CCNA
11 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
11 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
12 8 (19.51%) Wireless
12 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
12 8 (19.51%) Degree
12 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
12 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
13 7 (17.07%) Presales
13 7 (17.07%) CCIE Collaboration
13 7 (17.07%) AWS
13 7 (17.07%) Network Management
13 7 (17.07%) GCP
13 7 (17.07%) Banking
13 7 (17.07%) PBX

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 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Azure
2 7 (17.07%) AWS
2 7 (17.07%) GCP
3 5 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (12.20%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) WebEx
2 18 (43.90%) VoIP
3 17 (41.46%) Unified Communications
4 11 (26.83%) Firewall
5 8 (19.51%) Wireless
6 7 (17.07%) H.323
6 7 (17.07%) MGCP
6 7 (17.07%) PBX
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (12.20%) IP Telephony
8 5 (12.20%) SNMP
8 5 (12.20%) VPN
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (7.32%) LAN
10 3 (7.32%) Network Security
10 3 (7.32%) WAN
11 2 (4.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) HBase
2 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Voice Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Lead Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Voice Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Presales Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) VoIP Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) WebRTC
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (2.44%) Electron Framework
3 1 (2.44%) Express
3 1 (2.44%) GraphQL
3 1 (2.44%) Guice
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) Lucene
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) CCTV
2 5 (12.20%) Handset
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) PMI
4 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) IVR
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.20%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Network Management
2 7 (17.07%) Presales
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (14.63%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) Microservices
6 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Go
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (60.98%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CCNA
4 8 (19.51%) Degree
5 7 (17.07%) CCIE
5 7 (17.07%) CCIE Collaboration
6 6 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (12.20%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) CCSA
8 2 (4.88%) CCSE
8 2 (4.88%) CCVP
8 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
2 6 (14.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.63%) Firmware
3 6 (14.63%) VMware NSX
4 5 (12.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco CME
3 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
4 5 (12.20%) AirWatch
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (7.32%) Ansible
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
5 7 (17.07%) McAfee
6 6 (14.63%) Avaya
6 6 (14.63%) Red Box
7 5 (12.20%) F5
7 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
8 4 (9.76%) Dell
8 4 (9.76%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) CA
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.88%) EMC
9 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) Remedy
9 2 (4.88%) Verint
10 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint