The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 58 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Apple 3 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.62% 2.24% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 4.13% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 11
Average salary £19,000 £36,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.22% +35.84%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £33,163 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +10.54%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
206 339 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.47% 54.24% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 168 284 213
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Apple
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Apple Salary Trend in Merseyside

Apple
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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
Liverpool +5 3 £19,000 -47.22%
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) WEP
2 2 (66.67%) WPA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) COM
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) WEP
2 2 (66.67%) WPA
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee