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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 181 187 154
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Permanent jobs citing Apple 65 57 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.79% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 1.80% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 67
Average salary £31,000 £25,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.77% -27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
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
2855 3158 3193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.77% 43.89% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2504 2713
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Manchester +4 30 £30,000 +36.36% 7
Cheshire +15 26 £36,250 -14.70% 5
Lancashire +3 6 £22,250 -
Merseyside +11 3 £24,750 -38.12%
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 62 (64.58%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
3 32 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
5 28 (29.17%) Android
6 23 (23.96%) .NET
7 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 21 (21.88%) Web Services
8 21 (21.88%) Degree
9 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
9 20 (20.83%) C#
9 20 (20.83%) Windows Phone
10 19 (19.79%) Mac OS X
10 19 (19.79%) iPad
11 18 (18.75%) XML
12 17 (17.71%) MS Office
12 17 (17.71%) SOAP
12 17 (17.71%) N-Tier
12 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
12 17 (17.71%) MVC
12 17 (17.71%) Windows Phone 7
12 17 (17.71%) REST
12 17 (17.71%) MVVM
12 17 (17.71%) WPF
12 17 (17.71%) Silverlight
12 17 (17.71%) WinForms
12 17 (17.71%) ServiceStack
12 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (16.67%) Citrix

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.21%) Apache Pig
4 4 (4.17%) Node.js
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) WordPress
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.71%) MS Office
3 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 12 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) DNS
2 12 (12.50%) Firewall
3 11 (11.46%) DHCP
3 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.46%) VoIP
4 8 (8.33%) LAN
4 8 (8.33%) VLAN
5 7 (7.29%) WAN
5 7 (7.29%) VPN
6 6 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.17%) SAN
7 4 (4.17%) PBX
8 2 (2.08%) SMTP
8 2 (2.08%) GPRS
8 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.08%) UMTS
9 1 (1.04%) Wireless
9 1 (1.04%) WEP
9 1 (1.04%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.42%) Hadoop
2 10 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 10 (10.42%) Big Data
3 5 (5.21%) IBM BigInsights
3 5 (5.21%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.21%) DataStage
3 5 (5.21%) DB2
3 5 (5.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.25%) Grunt
3 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.08%) Xcode
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Selenium
5 1 (1.04%) MSI
5 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 10 (10.42%) Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 7 (7.29%) IT Support
6 7 (7.29%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Network Support
8 5 (5.21%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Data Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Field Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Field Service Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.21%) Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) .NET
2 21 (21.88%) Web Services
3 18 (18.75%) XML
4 17 (17.71%) WinForms
4 17 (17.71%) SOAP
4 17 (17.71%) WPF
4 17 (17.71%) Silverlight
4 17 (17.71%) REST
4 17 (17.71%) ServiceStack
4 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 15 (15.63%) Entity Framework
5 15 (15.63%) WCF
5 15 (15.63%) HTML
6 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
7 12 (12.50%) CSS
8 11 (11.46%) jQuery
9 8 (8.33%) COM
10 6 (6.25%) Sass
11 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) iPad
2 17 (17.71%) N-Tier
3 15 (15.63%) iPhone
4 13 (13.54%) Mobile App
5 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
6 10 (10.42%) Data Integration
6 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
7 9 (9.38%) Blackberry
7 9 (9.38%) User Experience
8 7 (7.29%) Social Media
9 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
10 5 (5.21%) Visualisation
11 4 (4.17%) BBC
11 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
13 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
13 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
13 2 (2.08%) Tandem
13 2 (2.08%) Photography
14 1 (1.04%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 62 (64.58%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 28 (29.17%) Android
4 20 (20.83%) Windows Phone
5 19 (19.79%) Mac OS X
6 17 (17.71%) Windows Phone 7
7 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
7 13 (13.54%) Linux
8 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.21%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.08%) Windows CE
13 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) MVC
1 17 (17.71%) MVVM
2 15 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
3 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 12 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 10 (10.42%) Business Analytics
5 10 (10.42%) Analytics
5 10 (10.42%) Use Case
5 10 (10.42%) Data Management
5 10 (10.42%) Information Management
5 10 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.38%) Web Development
6 9 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.25%) Change Control
8 6 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.21%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (5.21%) Mobile Development
9 5 (5.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) C#
2 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 8 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 8 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 6 (6.25%) C
4 6 (6.25%) C++
4 6 (6.25%) Java
5 5 (5.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.25%) CCENT
3 6 (6.25%) MCDST
4 1 (1.04%) MCP
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.38%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.21%) HDFS
4 5 (5.21%) GPFS
5 2 (2.08%) XenServer
6 1 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Oozie
1 5 (5.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.04%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) Citrix
3 14 (14.58%) Cisco
3 14 (14.58%) Twitter
4 11 (11.46%) VMware
5 10 (10.42%) Hortonworks
5 10 (10.42%) Cloudera
5 10 (10.42%) MapR
5 10 (10.42%) IBM
6 8 (8.33%) Avaya
6 8 (8.33%) HP
6 8 (8.33%) Facebook
7 6 (6.25%) Google
7 6 (6.25%) LANDesk
8 5 (5.21%) Netezza
8 5 (5.21%) Teradata
8 5 (5.21%) Wyse
8 5 (5.21%) Ab Initio
8 5 (5.21%) Dell
8 5 (5.21%) Informatica
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