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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 207 192 185
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Apple 31 46 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.68% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.54% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 59
Average salary £28,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.44% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
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
2746 2986 3336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.07% 44.20% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2385 2755
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Cheshire +6 14 £35,000 -14.11% 1
Manchester +5 10 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Lancashire - 6 £27,000 -
Merseyside -7 1 - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Apple iOS
3 25 (33.78%) Android
3 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.68%) Finance
4 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.68%) iPad
4 19 (25.68%) Mobile App
5 17 (22.97%) HTML
6 16 (21.62%) C#
7 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) .NET
7 15 (20.27%) iPhone
8 14 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
8 14 (18.92%) iOS Development
8 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 14 (18.92%) Web Services
8 14 (18.92%) Objective-C
9 13 (17.57%) MVC
9 13 (17.57%) XML
9 13 (17.57%) CSS
9 13 (17.57%) jQuery
10 12 (16.22%) Web Development
10 12 (16.22%) Windows Phone
10 12 (16.22%) OO
10 12 (16.22%) C
10 12 (16.22%) Visual Studio
10 12 (16.22%) C++
10 12 (16.22%) Mac OS X
11 11 (14.86%) Active Directory

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.11%) WordPress
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.05%) Node.js
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Office
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Project
2 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.51%) DNS
3 9 (12.16%) Firewall
4 8 (10.81%) LAN
5 7 (9.46%) DHCP
5 7 (9.46%) WAN
5 7 (9.46%) VLAN
6 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
7 4 (5.41%) OpenVPN
7 4 (5.41%) IPsec
7 4 (5.41%) PBX
8 3 (4.05%) SMTP
8 3 (4.05%) VoIP
8 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.05%) HTTP
8 3 (4.05%) VPN
8 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
9 2 (2.70%) WEP
9 2 (2.70%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.11%) Grunt
2 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Publishing
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) iOS Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.46%) IT Support
6 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Network Support
8 3 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) .NET
3 14 (18.92%) Web Services
4 13 (17.57%) XML
4 13 (17.57%) CSS
4 13 (17.57%) jQuery
5 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (12.16%) WinForms
6 9 (12.16%) SOAP
6 9 (12.16%) ServiceStack
6 9 (12.16%) REST
6 9 (12.16%) WCF
6 9 (12.16%) WPF
6 9 (12.16%) Silverlight
7 8 (10.81%) RESTful
8 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.46%) Entity Framework
9 6 (8.11%) Sass
10 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) iPad
1 19 (25.68%) Mobile App
2 15 (20.27%) iPhone
3 10 (13.51%) Blackberry
4 9 (12.16%) N-Tier
4 9 (12.16%) User Experience
5 6 (8.11%) Social Media
6 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (5.41%) PKI
7 4 (5.41%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.05%) BBC
8 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Apple iOS
3 25 (33.78%) Android
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Phone
4 12 (16.22%) Mac OS X
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Phone 7
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.11%) Linux
7 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.41%) CentOS
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Windows CE
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
2 14 (18.92%) iOS Development
3 13 (17.57%) MVC
4 12 (16.22%) Web Development
4 12 (16.22%) OO
5 9 (12.16%) MVVM
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
7 7 (9.46%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Market Research
9 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) Change Control
10 4 (5.41%) Analytics
11 3 (4.05%) UML
11 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.05%) Use Case
11 3 (4.05%) Mobile Development
12 2 (2.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) C#
2 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.92%) Objective-C
4 12 (16.22%) C
4 12 (16.22%) C++
5 11 (14.86%) Apple Swift
6 9 (12.16%) PHP
7 8 (10.81%) Java
8 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.41%) SQL
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) CCENT
3 5 (6.76%) MCDST
4 2 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.35%) XenServer
3 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) HP
3 8 (10.81%) Dell
3 8 (10.81%) VMware
4 6 (8.11%) Facebook
5 4 (5.41%) Avaya
5 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 3 (4.05%) Sony
6 3 (4.05%) Yahoo!
6 3 (4.05%) Google
6 3 (4.05%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.05%) Twitter
7 2 (2.70%) McAfee
8 1 (1.35%) Sage
8 1 (1.35%) Juniper
8 1 (1.35%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
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