The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 188 186 209
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 34 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 2.13% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 14
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,400 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Mac OS X
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1477 1408 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.95% 26.56% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1091 1235
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mac OS X
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Berkshire region.

Mac OS X Salary Trend in Berkshire

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Mac OS X Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Mac OS X
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 13 £42,500 - 1
Slough +16 11 £27,500 -29.03%
Newbury -14 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Maidenhead - 3 £65,000 -
Thatcham -4 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Bracknell -11 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Mac OS X
South East

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X.

1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Linux
3 27 (51.92%) UNIX
4 26 (50.00%) Java
4 26 (50.00%) Degree
5 22 (42.31%) C++
5 22 (42.31%) Python
6 21 (40.38%) Perl
6 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
7 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
8 19 (36.54%) Ruby
9 18 (34.62%) C
10 15 (28.85%) Apple iOS
11 14 (26.92%) Web Services
12 13 (25.00%) Dell
12 13 (25.00%) JSON
13 12 (23.08%) Objective-C
14 11 (21.15%) McAfee
14 11 (21.15%) ServiceNow
15 9 (17.31%) iOS Development
15 9 (17.31%) Cocoa Touch
15 9 (17.31%) UIKit
15 9 (17.31%) iOS SDK
15 9 (17.31%) HTTP
15 9 (17.31%) Cocoa
15 9 (17.31%) Xcode
15 9 (17.31%) RESTful
16 8 (15.38%) iPhone
16 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (15.38%) Microsoft

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) Lync
2 2 (3.85%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.31%) HTTP
3 6 (11.54%) VPN
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
4 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) DNS
6 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Xcode
2 5 (9.62%) JUnit
3 4 (7.69%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) WebObjects
5 2 (3.85%) Ant
General
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Support Engineer
2 19 (36.54%) Technical Support Engineer
2 19 (36.54%) Technical Support
2 19 (36.54%) Technical Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Desktop Support
5 11 (21.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (21.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) iOS Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Architect
9 1 (1.92%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) Web Services
2 13 (25.00%) JSON
3 9 (17.31%) RESTful
3 9 (17.31%) iOS SDK
3 9 (17.31%) Cocoa Touch
3 9 (17.31%) UIKit
3 9 (17.31%) Cocoa
4 4 (7.69%) jQuery
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 4 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) COM
5 1 (1.92%) Qt
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) Flash
5 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.38%) iPhone
2 8 (15.38%) iPad
3 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.62%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.77%) Blog
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Linux
3 27 (51.92%) UNIX
4 15 (28.85%) Apple iOS
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) iOS Development
2 5 (9.62%) Line Management
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
2 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.77%) OWASP
3 3 (5.77%) SIEM
4 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.85%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.92%) OO
5 1 (1.92%) OOD
5 1 (1.92%) Process Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.92%) Network Management
5 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.92%) Multithreading
5 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) C++
2 22 (42.31%) Python
3 21 (40.38%) Perl
4 19 (36.54%) Ruby
5 18 (34.62%) C
6 12 (23.08%) Objective-C
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
8 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.92%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.92%) C-shell
11 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) MCSE
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) VCP4
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) RHCE
5 1 (1.92%) MOS
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) CCIE
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) GNVQ
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) DameWare
1 5 (9.62%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Dell
2 11 (21.15%) McAfee
2 11 (21.15%) ServiceNow
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.54%) Juniper
5 5 (9.62%) Dell KACE
5 5 (9.62%) Apple
5 5 (9.62%) Bomgar
6 2 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Altiris
7 1 (1.92%) Brocade
7 1 (1.92%) Acronis
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec