The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 197 216 223
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Apple 37 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.51% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 1.13% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 36
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,235 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.49% -
Apple
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2394 2928 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.19% 44.92% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2289 2450
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,690 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apple
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Apple Salary Trend in the North West

Apple
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Apple across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Apple Salary Histogram in the North West

Apple
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Manchester +20 24 £35,000 +34.61% 6
Cheshire +27 10 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Lancashire -2 3 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 37 (53.62%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Apple iOS
3 25 (36.23%) Objective-C
4 24 (34.78%) iOS Development
5 23 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 22 (31.88%) Android
7 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
9 19 (27.54%) Citrix
9 19 (27.54%) Firewall
9 19 (27.54%) Google
10 17 (24.64%) Cisco
11 16 (23.19%) Mac OS X
11 16 (23.19%) Java
11 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
11 16 (23.19%) Mobile App
12 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
13 14 (20.29%) Terminal Services
13 14 (20.29%) .NET
13 14 (20.29%) SOAP
13 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
13 14 (20.29%) Android Development
14 13 (18.84%) Memory Management
14 13 (18.84%) JSON
14 13 (18.84%) XML
14 13 (18.84%) DNS
15 12 (17.39%) VoIP
15 12 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
16 11 (15.94%) User Experience
16 11 (15.94%) Windows 7

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.70%) IIS
5 5 (7.25%) Node.js
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.90%) Apache
7 2 (2.90%) nginx
8 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) Google Apps
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Firewall
2 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 13 (18.84%) DNS
4 12 (17.39%) VoIP
5 8 (11.59%) Internet
6 7 (10.14%) SAN
6 7 (10.14%) VPN
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (8.70%) HTTPS
7 6 (8.70%) LAN
7 6 (8.70%) SNMP
8 5 (7.25%) DHCP
8 5 (7.25%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (7.25%) Wireless
9 4 (5.80%) Broadband
10 2 (2.90%) ADSL
10 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.90%) LDAP
10 2 (2.90%) WAN
10 2 (2.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Appium
2 9 (13.04%) Calabash
3 4 (5.80%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.80%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) Xcode
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) iOS Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.14%) Head of Application Development
4 7 (10.14%) Head of Applications
4 7 (10.14%) Head of Development
4 7 (10.14%) Head of Mobile
4 7 (10.14%) IT Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Technical Leader
5 6 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) HTML Developer
6 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) .NET
1 14 (20.29%) SOAP
2 13 (18.84%) JSON
2 13 (18.84%) XML
3 9 (13.04%) CSS
3 9 (13.04%) HTML
4 8 (11.59%) Cocoa Touch
4 8 (11.59%) Web Services
5 7 (10.14%) Cocoa
5 7 (10.14%) RESTful
6 5 (7.25%) iOS SDK
7 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.80%) CSS3
7 4 (5.80%) HTML5
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.35%) REST
8 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.94%) User Experience
3 8 (11.59%) Fat Client
3 8 (11.59%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) BBC
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) Social Media
6 2 (2.90%) Animation
6 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.90%) Handset
6 2 (2.90%) NHS
6 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.45%) Apple TV
7 1 (1.45%) iPhone
7 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Apple iOS
3 23 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 22 (31.88%) Android
5 16 (23.19%) Mac OS X
6 11 (15.94%) Linux
6 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
7 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.90%) VMS
12 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) iOS Development
2 14 (20.29%) Android Development
3 13 (18.84%) Memory Management
4 12 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.49%) Automated Testing
7 9 (13.04%) Analytics
8 7 (10.14%) Mobile Development
8 7 (10.14%) Time Management
9 6 (8.70%) OO
9 6 (8.70%) System Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Web Development
11 3 (4.35%) Front End Development
11 3 (4.35%) ITIL
11 3 (4.35%) Project Management
11 3 (4.35%) Scrum
11 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.35%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.90%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) Objective-C
2 16 (23.19%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.59%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.14%) Apple Swift
6 6 (8.70%) C#
7 5 (7.25%) PHP
7 5 (7.25%) SQL
8 4 (5.80%) C
9 2 (2.90%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.80%) MCSA
2 4 (5.80%) MCSE
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) MCITP
3 2 (2.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.29%) Terminal Services
3 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (2.90%) KVM
5 2 (2.90%) oVirt
5 2 (2.90%) Postfix
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.90%) Xen
5 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) XenServer
6 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) Citrix
2 19 (27.54%) Google
3 17 (24.64%) Cisco
4 10 (14.49%) Perforce
4 10 (14.49%) VMware
5 7 (10.14%) Symantec
6 6 (8.70%) HP
6 6 (8.70%) Sophos
7 5 (7.25%) Dell
7 5 (7.25%) LANDesk
7 5 (7.25%) Wyse
8 4 (5.80%) Facebook
8 4 (5.80%) GFI Software
8 4 (5.80%) Xerox
9 3 (4.35%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.35%) Sony
9 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
9 3 (4.35%) Yahoo!
10 2 (2.90%) Juniper
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