Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1045 1103 1222
Rank change year-on-year +58 +119 +42
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 127 157 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.078% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 131 68
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,500 £44,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £34,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +36.23% -37.27% +20.88%

XMPP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71790 78523 83778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.48% 38.80% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 60153 68038 71314
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 July 2017.

Salary histogram for XMPP in the UK

XMPP
Top 12 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 July 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 +55 127 £57,500 -4.17% 13
London +29 80 £70,000 +7.69% 9
UK excluding London +52 45 £47,000 +36.23% 4
East of England +40 20 £47,500 -20.83%
North of England +7 9 £52,750 +50.71%
South West +26 8 £43,500 +30.83%
South East +76 6 £42,500 +41.67%
Yorkshire +19 5 £52,500 +50.00%
North West -32 3 £53,000 -11.67%
West Midlands +30 2 £51,250 +60.16% 4
Midlands +20 2 £51,250 +45.00% 4
North East - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 121 (95.28%) Cisco
2 71 (55.91%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (51.97%) CCNP
4 63 (49.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 48 (37.80%) Microsoft
6 46 (36.22%) Windows
7 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
7 44 (34.65%) Finance
8 41 (32.28%) VoIP
8 41 (32.28%) Cisco UCCX
8 41 (32.28%) CCNP Voice
9 39 (30.71%) Cisco IOS
9 39 (30.71%) Wireless
10 35 (27.56%) VMware
10 35 (27.56%) Cisco UCCE
11 34 (26.77%) CCVP
12 31 (24.41%) CCIE
12 31 (24.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (22.05%) Banking
14 26 (20.47%) NICE Systems
15 24 (18.90%) Video Conferencing
16 23 (18.11%) WAN
17 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
17 21 (16.54%) Unified Communications
18 20 (15.75%) IT Strategy
18 20 (15.75%) Skype for Business
18 20 (15.75%) PaaS
18 20 (15.75%) IaaS
18 20 (15.75%) PKI
18 20 (15.75%) SQL Server

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 20 (15.75%) Skype for Business
2 7 (5.51%) CMS
2 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.57%) JBoss
3 2 (1.57%) MindAlign
3 2 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.75%) IaaS
1 20 (15.75%) PaaS
2 16 (12.60%) Office 365
3 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.28%) VoIP
2 39 (30.71%) Cisco IOS
2 39 (30.71%) Wireless
3 31 (24.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (18.11%) WAN
5 21 (16.54%) Unified Communications
6 20 (15.75%) SAN
7 19 (14.96%) WebEx
8 15 (11.81%) Telepresence
9 14 (11.02%) BGP
10 12 (9.45%) Skype
11 11 (8.66%) IPsec
11 11 (8.66%) MPLS
11 11 (8.66%) OSPF
12 10 (7.87%) H.323
13 9 (7.09%) Cisco Wireless
14 8 (6.30%) EIGRP
14 8 (6.30%) ISDN
15 7 (5.51%) IPv6
15 7 (5.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MSI
2 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.36%) JIRA
General
1 44 (34.65%) Finance
2 28 (22.05%) Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 30 (23.62%) Voice Engineer
3 27 (21.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 21 (16.54%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 20 (15.75%) Architect
6 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) Consultant
8 10 (7.87%) Analyst
8 10 (7.87%) Design Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Cisco Consultant
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.30%) Collaboration Consultant
10 8 (6.30%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Cisco Architect
11 7 (5.51%) Cisco IPT Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) SAML
2 3 (2.36%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.57%) JMS
3 2 (1.57%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Video Conferencing
2 20 (15.75%) PKI
3 7 (5.51%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.94%) IVR
5 4 (3.15%) Blog
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.36%) DataPower
6 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.36%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.57%) Digital Signage
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.57%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.22%) Windows
2 17 (13.39%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.72%) Android
4 6 (4.72%) Linux
5 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.75%) IT Strategy
2 17 (13.39%) ITIL
2 17 (13.39%) Presales
3 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
4 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
4 8 (6.30%) Migration
5 7 (5.51%) Application Packaging
5 7 (5.51%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (4.72%) Change Management
6 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (4.72%) Security Patching
6 6 (4.72%) WFM
7 5 (3.94%) Break/Fix
7 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.94%) Time Management
7 5 (3.94%) Workforce Optimisation
8 4 (3.15%) Coaching
8 4 (3.15%) Information Security
8 4 (3.15%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) C
2 9 (7.09%) SQL
3 7 (5.51%) VBA
4 4 (3.15%) Java
4 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.36%) C++
5 3 (2.36%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 71 (55.91%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (51.97%) CCNP
3 41 (32.28%) CCNP Voice
4 34 (26.77%) CCVP
5 31 (24.41%) CCIE
6 15 (11.81%) CCNA
7 5 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.15%) Degree
9 3 (2.36%) CCA
9 3 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.57%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.57%) MCITP
10 2 (1.57%) MCP
10 2 (1.57%) MCSE
10 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.15%) XenApp
7 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (49.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (32.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 35 (27.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 10 (7.87%) SCCM
5 7 (5.51%) SCOM
5 7 (5.51%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.36%) Cacti
7 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 121 (95.28%) Cisco
2 48 (37.80%) Microsoft
3 35 (27.56%) VMware
4 26 (20.47%) NICE Systems
5 11 (8.66%) Citrix
6 9 (7.09%) Polycom
7 8 (6.30%) IBM
8 6 (4.72%) Palo Alto
8 6 (4.72%) Verint
9 5 (3.94%) Avaya
9 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.94%) Zeacom
10 4 (3.15%) Apple
10 4 (3.15%) Juniper
10 4 (3.15%) Tandberg
11 3 (2.36%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.36%) HP
11 3 (2.36%) Reuters
11 3 (2.36%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
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