Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1088 1128
Rank change year-on-year -28 +40 +112
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 55 127 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.071% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 104 135
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% -
10th Percentile £38,700 £41,250 £28,600
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +34.29% -36.36%

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 71,004 72,572 79,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.58% 40.62% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59,130 60,835 68,419
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 7 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 July 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 -47 54 £57,500 - 9
London -13 49 £57,500 -17.86% 5
UK excluding London -25 5 £45,000 -4.26% 4
East of England -5 3 £57,500 +21.05% 3
South East -1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Midlands -4 1 £40,000 -21.95%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 39 (70.91%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 24 (43.64%) WebEx
3 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (43.64%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (36.36%) CCNP
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) Degree
7 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
8 16 (29.09%) Unified Communications
8 16 (29.09%) DevOps
9 14 (25.45%) Cisco UCCX
10 13 (23.64%) JIRA
10 13 (23.64%) VPN
10 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
10 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.82%) Finance
11 12 (21.82%) Firewall
11 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (20.00%) SolarWinds
12 11 (20.00%) SaaS
12 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
12 11 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (20.00%) VMware
12 11 (20.00%) CCIE
13 10 (18.18%) IPv4
13 10 (18.18%) IPv6
13 10 (18.18%) IBM
13 10 (18.18%) Citrix
13 10 (18.18%) CCA

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 5 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.00%) SaaS
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.27%) Office 365
5 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.64%) Serverless
6 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.82%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) WebEx
2 16 (29.09%) Unified Communications
3 13 (23.64%) VPN
4 12 (21.82%) Firewall
5 11 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (18.18%) 802.11
6 10 (18.18%) BGP
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 10 (18.18%) HSRP
6 10 (18.18%) IPsec
6 10 (18.18%) IPv4
6 10 (18.18%) IPv6
6 10 (18.18%) MPLS
6 10 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 10 (18.18%) OSPF
6 10 (18.18%) Wireshark
7 7 (12.73%) HTTP
8 6 (10.91%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) JBehave
3 5 (9.09%) Maven
3 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Architect
2 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Presales Solution Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Support
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Voice Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Collaboration Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Developer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) 802.1X
2 9 (16.36%) JSON
2 9 (16.36%) REST
3 7 (12.73%) gRPC
3 7 (12.73%) Kafka
3 7 (12.73%) OAuth
3 7 (12.73%) OpenID
3 7 (12.73%) Protocol Buffers
3 7 (12.73%) RAML
3 7 (12.73%) Swagger
3 7 (12.73%) YAML
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) Django
4 2 (3.64%) React
5 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.82%) Flask
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) DataPower
2 10 (18.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.45%) Life Science
6 2 (3.64%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.82%) Handset
7 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.82%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.82%) iPad
7 1 (1.82%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (29.09%) DevOps
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (18.18%) Change Management
4 10 (18.18%) SOA
4 10 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) ITIL
6 7 (12.73%) Creative Thinking
6 7 (12.73%) Identity Management
6 7 (12.73%) Microservices
6 7 (12.73%) Presales
6 7 (12.73%) Time Management
7 6 (10.91%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.91%) Service Management
8 5 (9.09%) Coaching
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) C
2 2 (3.64%) C++
2 2 (3.64%) Go
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (36.36%) CCNP
3 18 (32.73%) Degree
4 11 (20.00%) CCIE
5 10 (18.18%) CCA
5 10 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (14.55%) CCNA
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (7.27%) CCVP
9 3 (5.45%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (5.45%) PhD
10 2 (3.64%) CCDA
10 2 (3.64%) MCSE
10 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) MCITP
11 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware NSX
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (58.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (18.18%) Cacti
4 4 (7.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (7.27%) SCCM
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.82%) Kibana
6 1 (1.82%) logstash
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 11 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 11 (20.00%) VMware
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
4 10 (18.18%) IBM
4 10 (18.18%) Juniper
4 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (14.55%) Google
6 5 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (7.27%) Symantec
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle
8 3 (5.45%) Polycom
8 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.64%) Avaya
10 1 (1.82%) Apple
10 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.82%) HP