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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 220 222 229
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Apple 36 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.73% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 29
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
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
3244 3136 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.47% 45.14% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2747 2666 3134
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Manchester -1 20 £35,000 - 4
Cheshire +2 11 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Lancashire +1 4 £34,750 +15.83% 2
Merseyside +15 1 £33,333 +29.44% 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 65 (71.43%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) SAN
3 27 (29.67%) Active Directory
4 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (25.27%) Marketing
6 19 (20.88%) Google
6 19 (20.88%) VoIP
6 19 (20.88%) .NET
6 19 (20.88%) Android
6 19 (20.88%) Apple iOS
7 18 (19.78%) HTML
7 18 (19.78%) OO
7 18 (19.78%) Objective-C
7 18 (19.78%) Cocoa
8 17 (18.68%) User Experience
9 16 (17.58%) Windows 8
9 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
10 15 (16.48%) CSS
10 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
10 15 (16.48%) Xcode
10 15 (16.48%) Mobile App
11 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 13 (14.29%) Terminal Services
12 13 (14.29%) Citrix
12 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.29%) ITIL
12 13 (14.29%) TDD
12 13 (14.29%) RESTful
13 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
13 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 8 (8.79%) Node.js
2 5 (5.49%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) SAN
2 19 (20.88%) VoIP
3 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.09%) WAN
5 9 (9.89%) DNS
6 3 (3.30%) LAN
6 3 (3.30%) DHCP
6 3 (3.30%) Internet
6 3 (3.30%) NAS
7 2 (2.20%) SMTP
8 1 (1.10%) SNMP
8 1 (1.10%) VPN
8 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Xcode
2 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.30%) Selenium
4 2 (2.20%) JBuilder
4 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.10%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.10%) WebObjects
5 1 (1.10%) MSI
General
1 23 (25.27%) Marketing
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Technician
3 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Team Leader
5 8 (8.79%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Head of Infrastructure
6 6 (6.59%) iOS Developer
6 6 (6.59%) IT Support
6 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Desktop Team Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Mac Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.88%) .NET
2 18 (19.78%) HTML
2 18 (19.78%) Cocoa
3 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
4 15 (16.48%) CSS
5 13 (14.29%) RESTful
6 12 (13.19%) XML
7 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (10.99%) JSON
7 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (8.79%) WCF
9 7 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
10 6 (6.59%) Android SDK
10 6 (6.59%) WPF
10 6 (6.59%) iOS SDK
10 6 (6.59%) REST
10 6 (6.59%) XHTML
11 5 (5.49%) Web Services
11 5 (5.49%) HTML5
12 3 (3.30%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) User Experience
2 15 (16.48%) Mobile App
3 11 (12.09%) Social Media
4 9 (9.89%) iPhone
4 9 (9.89%) Blackberry
5 8 (8.79%) BBC
5 8 (8.79%) iPad
6 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (20.88%) Android
2 19 (20.88%) Apple iOS
3 16 (17.58%) Windows 8
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.89%) Windows Phone
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.59%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) OO
3 13 (14.29%) ITIL
3 13 (14.29%) TDD
4 12 (13.19%) iOS Development
5 11 (12.09%) Android Development
6 10 (10.99%) MVC
6 10 (10.99%) Change Control
7 9 (9.89%) OOP
8 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.79%) Web Application Development
8 8 (8.79%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (8.79%) Resource Management
8 8 (8.79%) BDD
9 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 7 (7.69%) IT Governance
10 6 (6.59%) Security Management
10 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.49%) Kanban
12 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) Objective-C
2 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.99%) C#
4 9 (9.89%) Java
5 8 (8.79%) Ruby
6 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.59%) XAML
7 4 (4.40%) SQL
8 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) ISEB
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
1 6 (6.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 27 (29.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.30%) Casper Suite
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.10%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Google
2 13 (14.29%) Citrix
3 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.09%) Facebook
5 8 (8.79%) Yahoo!
5 8 (8.79%) Sony
6 7 (7.69%) VMware
7 5 (5.49%) HP
8 4 (4.40%) Dell
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco
9 3 (3.30%) Juniper
9 3 (3.30%) EMC
9 3 (3.30%) Adobe
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle
9 3 (3.30%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.10%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.10%) Symbian
11 1 (1.10%) Avaya
11 1 (1.10%) Symantec
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