The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 112 90 132
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +42
Permanent jobs citing Apple 16 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 1.70% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 3.81% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,875 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +7.30%
Apple
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
850 708 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.57% 44.61% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 686 586 901
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £61,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Apple across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Apple
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Apple across the Cheshire region.

Apple Salary Trend in Cheshire

Apple
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Apple across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Apple Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Apple
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Chester - 9 £27,000 -
Knutsford -5 2 - -
Warrington -34 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apple 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 Apple.

1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) SAN
3 18 (72.00%) Marketing
4 14 (56.00%) VoIP
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (52.00%) User Experience
6 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) Terminal Services
7 8 (32.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.00%) Security Management
8 5 (20.00%) Resource Management
8 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.00%) IT Governance
8 5 (20.00%) Change Control
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) NAS
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (12.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) IIS
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (12.00%) Juniper

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apple 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 Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) SAN
2 14 (56.00%) VoIP
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) NAS
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (72.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 5 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
1 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (4.00%) SignalR
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Wiki
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Security Management
1 5 (20.00%) IT Governance
1 5 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) User Stories
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.00%) B2C
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) Juniper
2 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Dell
2 3 (12.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.00%) Google
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago