Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1137 1060 1083
Rank change year-on-year -77 +23 +88
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 59 100 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 44 84 165
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £43,250 £35,225 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,125 £74,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,690
% change year-on-year +11.11% +26.09% -20.69%

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 70,086 68,488 77,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 40.57% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58,660 58,229 67,109
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 8 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 21 May 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 -32 59 £60,000 +12.15% 3
London -19 49 £63,750 -16.39% 2
UK excluding London -55 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -13 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Midlands +8 4 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -2 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
South East -15 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 40 (67.80%) Cisco
2 29 (49.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (37.29%) CCNP
4 22 (37.29%) WebEx
5 21 (35.59%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (30.51%) Finance
7 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
8 16 (27.12%) JIRA
8 16 (27.12%) DevOps
8 16 (27.12%) Unified Communications
8 16 (27.12%) Cisco UCCX
9 15 (25.42%) Degree
10 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
10 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
10 14 (23.73%) Firewall
10 14 (23.73%) MPLS
10 14 (23.73%) OSPF
10 14 (23.73%) BGP
11 13 (22.03%) CCIE
12 12 (20.34%) Citrix
12 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
12 12 (20.34%) IPsec
12 12 (20.34%) NetScaler
12 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (20.34%) Palo Alto
13 11 (18.64%) Wireless
14 10 (16.95%) VMware
14 10 (16.95%) Linux

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 8 (13.56%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.47%) CMS
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) SaaS
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.08%) Office 365
5 2 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.39%) Serverless
6 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) WebEx
2 16 (27.12%) Unified Communications
3 14 (23.73%) BGP
3 14 (23.73%) Firewall
3 14 (23.73%) MPLS
3 14 (23.73%) OSPF
4 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (20.34%) IPsec
4 12 (20.34%) NetScaler
5 11 (18.64%) Wireless
6 10 (16.95%) Telepresence
7 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (15.25%) Ethernet
8 8 (13.56%) Network Security
8 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (11.86%) HSRP
9 7 (11.86%) HTTP
9 7 (11.86%) VPN
9 7 (11.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) JIRA
2 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.56%) JBehave
3 8 (13.56%) Maven
3 8 (13.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
3 9 (15.25%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Billing
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Architect
2 12 (20.34%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Presales Solution Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Operations Team Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Scrum Master
4 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Support
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) JSON
1 9 (15.25%) REST
2 7 (11.86%) 802.1X
2 7 (11.86%) gRPC
2 7 (11.86%) Kafka
2 7 (11.86%) OAuth
2 7 (11.86%) OpenID
2 7 (11.86%) Protocol Buffers
2 7 (11.86%) RAML
2 7 (11.86%) Swagger
2 7 (11.86%) YAML
3 6 (10.17%) Web Services
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) Django
5 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.69%) Flask
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) React
5 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.86%) DataPower
3 7 (11.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (8.47%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Life Science
5 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.69%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.69%) iPhone
7 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.08%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) DevOps
4 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.95%) ITIL
5 10 (16.95%) SOA
6 8 (13.56%) BDD
6 8 (13.56%) Coaching
6 8 (13.56%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) Kanban
6 8 (13.56%) Scrum
6 8 (13.56%) SDLC
6 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (11.86%) Change Management
7 7 (11.86%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (11.86%) Identity Management
7 7 (11.86%) Microservices
7 7 (11.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) C
2 2 (3.39%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) C++
3 1 (1.69%) Go
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (37.29%) CCNP
3 15 (25.42%) Degree
4 13 (22.03%) CCIE
5 8 (13.56%) CCVP
6 7 (11.86%) CCA
6 7 (11.86%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (11.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (6.78%) CCNA
9 3 (5.08%) PhD
10 2 (3.39%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (3.39%) MCSE
10 2 (3.39%) MCTS
11 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware NSX
2 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (49.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (27.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (11.86%) Cacti
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (6.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.78%) SCCM
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.69%) Kibana
6 1 (1.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Cisco
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) Citrix
3 12 (20.34%) Palo Alto
4 10 (16.95%) VMware
5 9 (15.25%) Juniper
5 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
6 8 (13.56%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (11.86%) Google
7 7 (11.86%) IBM
7 7 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (8.47%) Riverbed
9 4 (6.78%) Symantec
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle
10 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.39%) Polycom
12 1 (1.69%) Apple
12 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg