Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1090 1017 1111
Rank change year-on-year -73 +94 +116
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 67 183 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.10% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 154 114
UK median annual salary £56,500 £59,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.04% -0.83% -4.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £42,500 £30,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% -15.79%

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 66,579 70,833 75,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.28% 40.32% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55,141 58,605 65,746
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 6 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 23 September 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 -69 66 £56,500 -5.04% 6
London -33 60 £57,500 -17.86% 5
UK excluding London -7 6 £45,000 -4.26% 1
East of England +7 3 £57,500 +21.05% 1
South West -7 2 £40,000 -6.98%
South East -6 1 £40,000 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 48 (71.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 40 (59.70%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (52.24%) CCNP
5 33 (49.25%) WebEx
6 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
6 28 (41.79%) Firewall
7 23 (34.33%) Palo Alto
8 22 (32.84%) Unified Communications
9 21 (31.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (31.34%) BGP
9 21 (31.34%) MPLS
9 21 (31.34%) OSPF
10 20 (29.85%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (28.36%) LAN
11 19 (28.36%) SolarWinds
12 18 (26.87%) VPN
13 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
13 17 (25.37%) 802.1X
14 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
14 16 (23.88%) Finance
14 16 (23.88%) VoIP
15 15 (22.39%) Wireshark
16 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
16 14 (20.90%) Degree
16 14 (20.90%) DevOps
16 14 (20.90%) WAN
16 14 (20.90%) IPsec
17 13 (19.40%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (19.40%) HSRP

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 6 (8.96%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.93%) SaaS
4 3 (4.48%) Office 365
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.49%) iTunes
5 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (49.25%) WebEx
2 28 (41.79%) Firewall
3 22 (32.84%) Unified Communications
4 21 (31.34%) BGP
4 21 (31.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (31.34%) MPLS
4 21 (31.34%) OSPF
5 19 (28.36%) LAN
6 18 (26.87%) VPN
7 16 (23.88%) VoIP
8 15 (22.39%) Wireshark
9 14 (20.90%) IPsec
9 14 (20.90%) WAN
10 13 (19.40%) HSRP
10 13 (19.40%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (17.91%) NetScaler
12 11 (16.42%) IPv6
12 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.42%) Wireless
13 10 (14.93%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) JIRA
2 3 (4.48%) JBehave
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Maven
2 3 (4.48%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
2 16 (23.88%) Finance
3 8 (11.94%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Cisco Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) Network Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Voice Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) Architect
7 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) Cisco Support
9 6 (8.96%) Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Collaboration Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Presales Solution Architect
10 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (7.46%) Voice Support Engineer
11 4 (5.97%) Network Support
11 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
11 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (5.97%) Voice Network Engineer
12 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.46%) JSON
2 5 (7.46%) REST
3 4 (5.97%) gRPC
3 4 (5.97%) Kafka
3 4 (5.97%) OAuth
3 4 (5.97%) OpenID
3 4 (5.97%) Protocol Buffers
3 4 (5.97%) RAML
3 4 (5.97%) Swagger
3 4 (5.97%) YAML
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) Django
4 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.49%) React
4 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
3 10 (14.93%) DataPower
3 10 (14.93%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (14.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (8.96%) Hedge funds
5 5 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.48%) Digital Signage
7 3 (4.48%) Life Science
8 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.99%) Handset
8 2 (2.99%) iPhone
8 2 (2.99%) IPTV
9 1 (1.49%) Clustering
9 1 (1.49%) iPad
9 1 (1.49%) IVR
9 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Android
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (20.90%) DevOps
3 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (17.91%) Change Management
5 11 (16.42%) ITIL
5 11 (16.42%) Network Management
6 10 (14.93%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (14.93%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.43%) Service Management
8 7 (10.45%) Presales
8 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) SOA
9 6 (8.96%) Time Management
10 5 (7.46%) High Availability
10 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.97%) Identity Management
11 4 (5.97%) Microservices
11 4 (5.97%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) Go
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (59.70%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (52.24%) CCNP
3 14 (20.90%) Degree
4 12 (17.91%) CCIE
4 12 (17.91%) CCNA
5 10 (14.93%) CCA
5 10 (14.93%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (14.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (14.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.97%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (5.97%) CCVP
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.48%) CCDA
8 2 (2.99%) PhD
8 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) MCITP
9 1 (1.49%) MCSE
9 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) VMware NSX
2 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (71.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (19.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (14.93%) Cacti
4 4 (5.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.97%) SCCM
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (4.48%) Nagios
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.49%) Kibana
7 1 (1.49%) logstash
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (34.33%) Palo Alto
4 19 (28.36%) SolarWinds
5 12 (17.91%) Citrix
6 11 (16.42%) Symantec
7 10 (14.93%) IBM
7 10 (14.93%) Juniper
7 10 (14.93%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (14.93%) VMware
8 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
9 7 (10.45%) F5
9 7 (10.45%) FireEye
9 7 (10.45%) Polycom
10 6 (8.96%) Red Box
11 5 (7.46%) Google
12 4 (5.97%) Avaya
12 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
12 4 (5.97%) Verint
13 3 (4.48%) Oracle