The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 79 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -13
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 25 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 0.17% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.53% 0.49% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 7
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +14.75%
Mac OS X
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
383 615 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.49% 33.88% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 339 497 519
Average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,984
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Mac OS X Salary Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Mac OS X Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) C++
4 12 (36.36%) UNIX
5 11 (33.33%) DNS
5 11 (33.33%) User Experience
6 9 (27.27%) Web Development
6 9 (27.27%) QA
6 9 (27.27%) Qt
7 8 (24.24%) Chemistry
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) C
9 4 (12.12%) Python
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.09%) Java
10 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
10 3 (9.09%) Firmware
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.09%) Signal Processing
11 2 (6.06%) Android
11 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (6.06%) C#
11 2 (6.06%) Cisco
11 2 (6.06%) LAN
11 2 (6.06%) WAN
11 2 (6.06%) MCSE

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.03%) Automotive
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) C++ Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Junior
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Products Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Qt
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) CSS3
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) MFC
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) STL
2 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) User Experience
2 8 (24.24%) Chemistry
3 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 12 (36.36%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Web Development
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.03%) User Stories
4 1 (3.03%) DevOps
4 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) OO
4 1 (3.03%) DNA
4 1 (3.03%) OOD
4 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.03%) TDD
4 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) C++
2 6 (18.18%) C
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) Lotus
3 1 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
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