The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 149 126 149
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Apple 32 58 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 1.42% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 3.20% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 31
Average salary £22,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +6.34%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1756 1810 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.56% 44.31% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1525 1629
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Apple
North West

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apple
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Apple Salary Trend in Manchester

Apple
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Apple across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Apple Salary Histogram in Manchester

Apple
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Stockport - 5 £41,250 -
Salford +3 4 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 15 (28.85%) Marketing
4 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 11 (21.15%) CSS
7 11 (21.15%) HTML
7 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
7 11 (21.15%) VMware
7 11 (21.15%) Android
7 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 10 (19.23%) iPhone
8 10 (19.23%) iPad
8 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
8 10 (19.23%) Degree
8 10 (19.23%) Objective-C
8 10 (19.23%) SAN
9 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
9 9 (17.31%) Finance
9 9 (17.31%) OO
9 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
9 9 (17.31%) ITIL
9 9 (17.31%) SLA
9 9 (17.31%) Change Control
10 8 (15.38%) Social Media
10 8 (15.38%) Facebook
10 8 (15.38%) Windows XP

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
1 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.23%) SAN
3 6 (11.54%) HTTP
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
4 5 (9.62%) DNS
5 4 (7.69%) VoIP
5 4 (7.69%) WAN
6 3 (5.77%) Wireless
6 3 (5.77%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) Intranet
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
7 1 (1.92%) SMTP
7 1 (1.92%) SNMP
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Xcode
1 5 (9.62%) Selenium
2 3 (5.77%) Grunt
2 3 (5.77%) Ant
3 1 (1.92%) PhoneGap
General
1 15 (28.85%) Marketing
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Team Leader
4 8 (15.38%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 5 (9.62%) Operations Manager
5 5 (9.62%) IT Support
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Operations Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Desktop Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Head of Infrastructure
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) CSS
1 11 (21.15%) HTML
2 6 (11.54%) Cocoa
2 6 (11.54%) UIKit
3 5 (9.62%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (7.69%) iOS SDK
5 3 (5.77%) Underscore.js
5 3 (5.77%) Semantic HTML
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5 Canvas
5 3 (5.77%) SVG
5 3 (5.77%) .NET
5 3 (5.77%) CSS3
5 3 (5.77%) Sass
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5
5 3 (5.77%) XHR
5 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.92%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) iPhone
1 10 (19.23%) iPad
2 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
3 8 (15.38%) Social Media
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.92%) IVR
7 1 (1.92%) Open Source
7 1 (1.92%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.15%) Android
5 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
6 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (11.54%) Mac OS
8 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (11.54%) Mac OS X
9 5 (9.62%) Windows Phone
9 5 (9.62%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) OO
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
1 9 (17.31%) Change Control
2 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
3 6 (11.54%) Web Design
3 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (9.62%) OOP
4 5 (9.62%) Operations Management
5 4 (7.69%) OOD
5 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) MVC
6 3 (5.77%) SEO
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Web Development
6 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.85%) IT Governance
7 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Objective-C
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) PHP
3 3 (5.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
2 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Facebook
4 4 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Meru Networks
5 3 (5.77%) Aruba
5 3 (5.77%) ProCurve
5 3 (5.77%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Avaya
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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