Period
to 28 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 28 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1053 1114 1215
Rank change year-on-year +61 +101 +63
Permanent jobs citing XMPP 141 153 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.076% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 116 128 68
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,425 £38,750
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% +10.00%

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 72373 78180 83667
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.51% 38.79% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 60530 67750 71236
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.25%
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 28 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 28 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 +67 141 £57,500 -4.17% 9
London +49 94 £62,500 -3.85% 7
UK excluding London +67 45 £47,000 +36.23% 2
East of England +32 20 £47,500 -20.83%
North of England -9 9 £52,750 +50.71%
South West +13 8 £43,500 +27.94%
South East +64 7 £42,500 +41.67%
Yorkshire +11 5 £52,500 +50.00%
North West -18 3 £53,000 -11.67%
Midlands +24 1 £60,000 +71.43% 2
West Midlands +8 1 £60,000 +87.50% 2
North East - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 128 (90.78%) Cisco
2 78 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (50.35%) CCNP
4 70 (49.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 51 (36.17%) Finance
6 50 (35.46%) Microsoft
7 48 (34.04%) Windows
8 47 (33.33%) VoIP
9 46 (32.62%) Wireless
10 45 (31.91%) Active Directory
11 44 (31.21%) Cisco UCCX
12 43 (30.50%) Cisco IOS
12 43 (30.50%) CCNP Voice
13 37 (26.24%) VMware
13 37 (26.24%) CCVP
13 37 (26.24%) Cisco UCCE
14 36 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (24.82%) CCIE
16 31 (21.99%) Banking
17 27 (19.15%) NICE Systems
18 26 (18.44%) Unified Communications
18 26 (18.44%) Video Conferencing
18 26 (18.44%) WAN
19 23 (16.31%) BGP
20 22 (15.60%) WebEx
21 21 (14.89%) Hyper-V
21 21 (14.89%) Skype for Business
22 20 (14.18%) PaaS
22 20 (14.18%) IaaS
22 20 (14.18%) PKI

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 21 (14.89%) Skype for Business
2 12 (8.51%) CMS
3 7 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.42%) JBoss
4 2 (1.42%) MindAlign
4 2 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) IaaS
1 20 (14.18%) PaaS
2 16 (11.35%) Office 365
3 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (33.33%) VoIP
2 46 (32.62%) Wireless
3 43 (30.50%) Cisco IOS
4 36 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (18.44%) Unified Communications
5 26 (18.44%) WAN
6 23 (16.31%) BGP
7 22 (15.60%) WebEx
8 20 (14.18%) SAN
9 18 (12.77%) Telepresence
10 17 (12.06%) MPLS
11 16 (11.35%) IPsec
11 16 (11.35%) OSPF
12 12 (8.51%) EIGRP
12 12 (8.51%) Skype
13 11 (7.80%) Ethernet
13 11 (7.80%) H.323
13 11 (7.80%) IPv4
14 10 (7.09%) Firewall
14 10 (7.09%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MSI
2 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.55%) JIRA
General
1 51 (36.17%) Finance
2 31 (21.99%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Legal
4 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 4 (2.84%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (27.66%) Cisco Engineer
2 32 (22.70%) Voice Engineer
3 29 (20.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 24 (17.02%) Architect
5 21 (14.89%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 16 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Consultant
8 11 (7.80%) Network Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) Design Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (7.09%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) Senior Voice Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Cisco Consultant
10 9 (6.38%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.67%) Collaboration Consultant
12 7 (4.96%) Cisco IPT Engineer
12 7 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.96%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) SAML
2 4 (2.84%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.13%) JNI
4 2 (1.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Video Conferencing
2 20 (14.18%) PKI
3 10 (7.09%) Clustering
4 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.96%) Internet of Things
5 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.84%) Blog
6 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.84%) DataPower
6 4 (2.84%) IVR
6 4 (2.84%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (2.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.42%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.04%) Windows
2 17 (12.06%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.38%) Linux
3 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.67%) Android
5 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.18%) IT Strategy
2 19 (13.48%) ITIL
3 17 (12.06%) Presales
4 14 (9.93%) Risk Management
5 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.38%) Migration
7 7 (4.96%) Application Packaging
7 7 (4.96%) Change Management
7 7 (4.96%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (4.96%) WFM
8 6 (4.26%) Break/Fix
8 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (4.26%) Line Management
8 6 (4.26%) Security Patching
8 6 (4.26%) Time Management
8 6 (4.26%) Workforce Optimisation
9 5 (3.55%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.55%) Secure Coding
10 4 (2.84%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.51%) C
2 9 (6.38%) SQL
3 7 (4.96%) VBA
4 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.55%) C++
4 5 (3.55%) Java
4 5 (3.55%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (50.35%) CCNP
3 43 (30.50%) CCNP Voice
4 37 (26.24%) CCVP
5 35 (24.82%) CCIE
6 17 (12.06%) CCNA
7 6 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.55%) Degree
8 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.84%) CCA
9 4 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.42%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.42%) MCITP
10 2 (1.42%) MCP
10 2 (1.42%) MCSE
10 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 70 (49.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 44 (31.21%) Cisco UCCX
3 37 (26.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 10 (7.09%) SCCM
5 7 (4.96%) SCOM
5 7 (4.96%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.84%) Cacti
7 2 (1.42%) Nagios
8 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 128 (90.78%) Cisco
2 50 (35.46%) Microsoft
3 37 (26.24%) VMware
4 27 (19.15%) NICE Systems
5 13 (9.22%) Citrix
5 13 (9.22%) IBM
6 10 (7.09%) Palo Alto
6 10 (7.09%) Polycom
7 9 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.96%) Verint
9 6 (4.26%) Avaya
9 6 (4.26%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.26%) Zeacom
10 5 (3.55%) Apple
10 5 (3.55%) Juniper
11 4 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.84%) Tandberg
12 3 (2.13%) Bloomberg
12 3 (2.13%) FactSet
12 3 (2.13%) Reuters
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