Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1036 1080 1169
Rank change year-on-year +44 +89 +20
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 175 142 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.075% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 146 118 134
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% -6.12% +22.50%
10th Percentile £42,750 £32,500 £30,825
90th Percentile £90,000 £112,500 £74,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%

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 72157 73878 83187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.06% 39.04% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59988 64108 71150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,043 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +5.11% -

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 11 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 24 November 2017. 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 +83 174 £67,500 +17.39% 4
London +71 155 £70,000 +7.69% 2
UK excluding London +25 19 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East of England +13 12 £47,500 -19.15%
Midlands +28 3 £30,000 -36.84% 1
North of England +12 3 £70,000 +100.00%
West Midlands +16 2 - - 1
North West -20 2 - -
South East +49 1 £31,500 -7.35% 1
East Midlands +29 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Yorkshire +22 1 £70,000 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing XMPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for XMPP.

1 148 (84.57%) Cisco
2 111 (63.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 105 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (56.57%) Finance
5 94 (53.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 93 (53.14%) CCNP
7 92 (52.57%) Unified Communications
8 91 (52.00%) Cisco IOS
8 91 (52.00%) BGP
9 86 (49.14%) Wireless
9 86 (49.14%) MPLS
10 82 (46.86%) CCIE
10 82 (46.86%) Cisco UCCX
11 81 (46.29%) OSPF
11 81 (46.29%) VoIP
12 76 (43.43%) IPsec
13 75 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
14 74 (42.29%) CCVP
15 71 (40.57%) Microsoft
15 71 (40.57%) Banking
16 68 (38.86%) EIGRP
17 67 (38.29%) CMS
18 61 (34.86%) Clustering
19 58 (33.14%) WAN
20 55 (31.43%) Firewall
21 54 (30.86%) Telepresence
22 52 (29.71%) Active Directory
23 51 (29.14%) Palo Alto
24 46 (26.29%) CCNP Voice
25 42 (24.00%) Data Centre

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 67 (38.29%) CMS
2 39 (22.29%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.14%) Confluence
5 2 (1.14%) JBoss
5 2 (1.14%) MindAlign
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) IaaS
1 16 (9.14%) PaaS
2 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.29%) SaaS
4 9 (5.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (53.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 92 (52.57%) Unified Communications
3 91 (52.00%) BGP
3 91 (52.00%) Cisco IOS
4 86 (49.14%) MPLS
4 86 (49.14%) Wireless
5 81 (46.29%) OSPF
5 81 (46.29%) VoIP
6 76 (43.43%) IPsec
7 68 (38.86%) EIGRP
8 58 (33.14%) WAN
9 55 (31.43%) Firewall
10 54 (30.86%) Telepresence
11 42 (24.00%) Network Security
12 35 (20.00%) WebEx
13 31 (17.71%) DMVPN
14 24 (13.71%) Ethernet
15 23 (13.14%) Skype
16 21 (12.00%) IPv4
16 21 (12.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) JIRA
2 11 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.29%) Subversion
4 2 (1.14%) JBehave
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) Maven
4 2 (1.14%) MSI
4 2 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 99 (56.57%) Finance
2 71 (40.57%) Banking
3 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Military
4 4 (2.29%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (22.86%) Architect
2 34 (19.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (16.57%) Network Engineer
4 27 (15.43%) Team Leader
5 25 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
6 23 (13.14%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 23 (13.14%) Operations Team Leader
7 20 (11.43%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 20 (11.43%) Voice Engineer
8 18 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (8.00%) Cisco Architect
10 14 (8.00%) Voice Architect
11 13 (7.43%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (7.43%) Systems Architect
12 12 (6.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 10 (5.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 10 (5.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
14 9 (5.14%) Consultant
14 9 (5.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.14%) SAML
2 8 (4.57%) 802.1X
3 7 (4.00%) Middleware
4 4 (2.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (2.29%) D-Bus
4 4 (2.29%) GStreamer
4 4 (2.29%) HEVC
4 4 (2.29%) HTML
4 4 (2.29%) HTML5
4 4 (2.29%) OpenGL
4 4 (2.29%) Qt
4 4 (2.29%) RESTful
4 4 (2.29%) Wayland
5 3 (1.71%) JNI
6 2 (1.14%) JMS
7 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (34.86%) Clustering
2 42 (24.00%) Data Centre
3 16 (9.14%) PKI
4 15 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (7.43%) Internet of Things
6 11 (6.29%) DataPower
6 11 (6.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 8 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.86%) BBC
9 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.29%) Digital TV
10 4 (2.29%) IPTV
10 4 (2.29%) Machine to Machine
10 4 (2.29%) Media Streaming
10 4 (2.29%) MPEG
10 4 (2.29%) STB
11 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.57%) Windows
2 14 (8.00%) Linux
3 11 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.00%) Android
4 7 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.14%) Line Management
2 34 (19.43%) Mentoring
3 30 (17.14%) Migration
4 20 (11.43%) ITIL
5 16 (9.14%) IT Strategy
6 13 (7.43%) DevOps
7 12 (6.86%) Risk Management
8 11 (6.29%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (5.71%) Presales
10 9 (5.14%) Change Management
11 7 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.00%) Project Management
11 7 (4.00%) Secure Coding
12 6 (3.43%) Break/Fix
12 6 (3.43%) Business Development
12 6 (3.43%) ITIL V3
12 6 (3.43%) Time Management
12 6 (3.43%) WFM
12 6 (3.43%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.29%) Bash Shell
1 11 (6.29%) C++
2 9 (5.14%) SQL
3 7 (4.00%) C
3 7 (4.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (4.00%) Python
4 6 (3.43%) Java
5 4 (2.29%) Apple Swift
5 4 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.71%) Perl
7 2 (1.14%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 105 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (53.14%) CCNP
3 82 (46.86%) CCIE
4 74 (42.29%) CCVP
5 46 (26.29%) CCNP Voice
6 15 (8.57%) CCDE
6 15 (8.57%) CCNA
7 12 (6.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.00%) CCA
8 7 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (4.00%) Degree
8 7 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.86%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.86%) CCIE Collaboration
10 5 (2.86%) MCP
10 5 (2.86%) VCP5
11 1 (0.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) OIPF
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (29.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.71%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (6.29%) VMware NSX
5 7 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (3.43%) XenApp
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 111 (63.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 82 (46.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 75 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (6.29%) Cacti
5 7 (4.00%) SCCM
6 4 (2.29%) Nagios
6 4 (2.29%) systemd
7 3 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.14%) SCOM
9 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 148 (84.57%) Cisco
2 71 (40.57%) Microsoft
3 51 (29.14%) Palo Alto
4 39 (22.29%) Riverbed
5 36 (20.57%) VMware
6 34 (19.43%) NICE Systems
7 29 (16.57%) IBM
8 24 (13.71%) SolarWinds
9 20 (11.43%) Citrix
10 16 (9.14%) Juniper
11 13 (7.43%) Sigfox
12 11 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (5.71%) CheckPoint
14 9 (5.14%) Blue Coat
14 9 (5.14%) Red Box
15 8 (4.57%) Apple
15 8 (4.57%) BT
16 6 (3.43%) Polycom
16 6 (3.43%) Verint
16 6 (3.43%) Zeacom