Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1030 1087 1086
Rank change year-on-year +57 -1 -17
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 89 106 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.060% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 90 89
UK median annual salary £62,500 £72,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +26.09% -8.00%
10th Percentile £45,500 £47,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 60,190 71,307 69,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.72% 40.57% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 49,311 60,172 59,705
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 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +65 88 £62,500 -13.79% 7
London +50 76 £62,500 -13.79% 3
UK excluding London +46 9 £40,000 -20.00% 4
South West - 5 £40,000 -
North of England - 3 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North West - 1 £25,000 -
Scotland - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 85 (95.51%) Cisco
2 72 (80.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 61 (68.54%) MPLS
4 60 (67.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 54 (60.67%) OSPF
5 54 (60.67%) BGP
6 51 (57.30%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (56.18%) CCNP
8 48 (53.93%) Unified Communications
9 47 (52.81%) VoIP
10 44 (49.44%) Wireless
10 44 (49.44%) Palo Alto
11 42 (47.19%) Firewall
12 41 (46.07%) Finance
12 41 (46.07%) WAN
12 41 (46.07%) Cisco IOS
13 40 (44.94%) Banking
14 38 (42.70%) Cisco UCCX
15 35 (39.33%) CMS
16 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
17 32 (35.96%) CCIE
17 32 (35.96%) EIGRP
18 31 (34.83%) IPsec
19 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
19 30 (33.71%) LAN
20 29 (32.58%) Cisco UCCE
21 27 (30.34%) Network Security
21 27 (30.34%) CCVP
21 27 (30.34%) Data Centre
22 25 (28.09%) Red Box

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 35 (39.33%) CMS
2 22 (24.72%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) Mule
4 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) Slack
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 2 (2.25%) Yarn
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (68.54%) MPLS
2 60 (67.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 54 (60.67%) BGP
3 54 (60.67%) OSPF
4 48 (53.93%) Unified Communications
5 47 (52.81%) VoIP
6 44 (49.44%) Wireless
7 42 (47.19%) Firewall
8 41 (46.07%) Cisco IOS
8 41 (46.07%) WAN
9 32 (35.96%) EIGRP
10 31 (34.83%) IPsec
11 30 (33.71%) LAN
12 27 (30.34%) Network Security
13 23 (25.84%) DNS
13 23 (25.84%) Telepresence
14 22 (24.72%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (23.60%) DHCP
16 18 (20.22%) DMVPN
17 17 (19.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) DTS
1 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.25%) MySQL
1 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Babel
1 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
1 2 (2.25%) JUnit
1 2 (2.25%) Maven
1 2 (2.25%) Mocha
1 2 (2.25%) Selenium
1 2 (2.25%) SonarQube
1 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.25%) webpack
General
1 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 40 (44.94%) Banking
3 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Advertising
4 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Cisco Engineer
2 24 (26.97%) Network Engineer
3 21 (23.60%) Voice Engineer
4 18 (20.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 17 (19.10%) Telephony Engineer
6 15 (16.85%) Network Manager
7 13 (14.61%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 13 (14.61%) Finance Manager
7 13 (14.61%) Network Communications Manager
7 13 (14.61%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 13 (14.61%) VoIP Engineer
8 11 (12.36%) Network Communications Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Consultant
11 5 (5.62%) Architect
11 5 (5.62%) Collaboration Consultant
11 5 (5.62%) Head of Engineering
11 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.49%) Security Architect
12 4 (4.49%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.25%) Chai
2 2 (2.25%) CSS
2 2 (2.25%) CSS3
2 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.25%) HTML5
2 2 (2.25%) Jest
2 2 (2.25%) JSON
2 2 (2.25%) Node.js
2 2 (2.25%) React
2 2 (2.25%) Redux
2 2 (2.25%) REST
2 2 (2.25%) RESTful
2 2 (2.25%) Spring
2 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.25%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.98%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (14.61%) Clustering
4 12 (13.48%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (8.99%) Digital Signage
6 4 (4.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.49%) IPTV
6 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.25%) IVR
7 2 (2.25%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Replication
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.12%) iPhone
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.37%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Mentoring
1 14 (15.73%) Network Architecture
1 14 (15.73%) Remediation Plan
1 14 (15.73%) Security Testing
2 13 (14.61%) Line Management
3 9 (10.11%) Migration
4 7 (7.87%) ITIL
4 7 (7.87%) Presales
4 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (6.74%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (6.74%) Network Management
5 6 (6.74%) Time Management
6 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.62%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (5.62%) Decision-Making
6 5 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.62%) Value Proposition
6 5 (5.62%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (5.62%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) Python
2 15 (16.85%) Perl
3 6 (6.74%) C
3 6 (6.74%) SQL
4 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.25%) ES6
5 2 (2.25%) Groovy
5 2 (2.25%) Java
5 2 (2.25%) Java 8
5 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (57.30%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (56.18%) CCNP
3 32 (35.96%) CCIE
4 27 (30.34%) CCVP
5 15 (16.85%) CCNP Voice
6 10 (11.24%) CCNA
7 6 (6.74%) Degree
7 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.49%) CCDP
8 4 (4.49%) MCITP
8 4 (4.49%) MCSE
9 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.25%) Novell Certification
9 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
1 2 (2.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 72 (80.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 38 (42.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 29 (32.58%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (5.62%) Nagios
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.25%) SCCM
6 2 (2.25%) Terraform
7 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (95.51%) Cisco
2 44 (49.44%) Palo Alto
3 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
4 30 (33.71%) CheckPoint
5 25 (28.09%) Red Box
6 18 (20.22%) Riverbed
7 17 (19.10%) Speakerbus
8 14 (15.73%) BT
8 14 (15.73%) McAfee
9 13 (14.61%) F5
9 13 (14.61%) SolarWinds
10 10 (11.24%) Polycom
11 9 (10.11%) FireEye
11 9 (10.11%) Symantec
12 8 (8.99%) Avaya
13 6 (6.74%) Citrix
14 5 (5.62%) ForeScout
15 4 (4.49%) Blue Coat
15 4 (4.49%) Cognizant
15 4 (4.49%) IBM