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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 196 202 149
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -53
Permanent jobs citing Apple 58 55 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.75% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.69% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 44 22 66
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £47,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
2923 3257 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 44.38% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2520 2588
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 28 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 28 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 -1 29 £27,588 +0.31% 10
Cheshire +1 19 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Lancashire +11 8 £22,250 -
Merseyside - 2 £24,750 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 58 (62.37%) Windows
2 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 28 (30.11%) Android
4 28 (30.11%) Apple iOS
5 22 (23.66%) .NET
5 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
6 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
6 20 (21.51%) Degree
7 19 (20.43%) Web Services
7 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
7 19 (20.43%) C#
7 19 (20.43%) Citrix
7 19 (20.43%) Windows Phone
8 17 (18.28%) Mac OS X
8 17 (18.28%) MS Office
9 16 (17.20%) MVC
9 16 (17.20%) WinForms
9 16 (17.20%) SOAP
9 16 (17.20%) XML
9 16 (17.20%) N-Tier
9 16 (17.20%) Cisco
9 16 (17.20%) WCF
9 16 (17.20%) WPF
9 16 (17.20%) Silverlight
9 16 (17.20%) Entity Framework
9 16 (17.20%) REST
9 16 (17.20%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (17.20%) MVVM
9 16 (17.20%) Windows Phone 7

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.38%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.30%) Node.js
6 3 (3.23%) IIS
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (21.51%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.28%) MS Office
3 13 (13.98%) MS Visio
3 13 (13.98%) MS Project
4 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) DNS
1 13 (13.98%) Firewall
2 12 (12.90%) VoIP
3 11 (11.83%) DHCP
4 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.60%) VLAN
6 7 (7.53%) VPN
6 7 (7.53%) WAN
7 6 (6.45%) LAN
7 6 (6.45%) Wireshark
8 4 (4.30%) SAN
9 3 (3.23%) PBX
10 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.08%) Wireless
11 1 (1.08%) Broadband
11 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.08%) NAS
11 1 (1.08%) SMTP
11 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.75%) Hadoop
2 10 (10.75%) NoSQL
2 10 (10.75%) Big Data
3 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.38%) DataStage
3 5 (5.38%) DB2
3 5 (5.38%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.45%) Grunt
3 2 (2.15%) Xcode
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Software Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (8.60%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Network Support
6 6 (6.45%) IT Support
7 5 (5.38%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Big Data Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Field Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) .NET
2 19 (20.43%) Web Services
3 16 (17.20%) XML
3 16 (17.20%) SOAP
3 16 (17.20%) WinForms
3 16 (17.20%) WCF
3 16 (17.20%) WPF
3 16 (17.20%) Silverlight
3 16 (17.20%) Entity Framework
3 16 (17.20%) REST
3 16 (17.20%) ServiceStack
3 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 15 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 14 (15.05%) HTML
6 12 (12.90%) CSS
7 11 (11.83%) jQuery
8 8 (8.60%) COM
9 6 (6.45%) Sass
10 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) N-Tier
2 15 (16.13%) iPad
3 12 (12.90%) iPhone
4 11 (11.83%) Computer Science
5 10 (10.75%) Data Integration
5 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
5 10 (10.75%) Mobile App
6 9 (9.68%) User Experience
7 7 (7.53%) Blackberry
7 7 (7.53%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.53%) Social Media
8 5 (5.38%) Visualisation
9 4 (4.30%) BBC
10 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
11 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
11 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
11 2 (2.15%) Tandem
11 2 (2.15%) Photography
11 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 58 (62.37%) Windows
2 28 (30.11%) Android
2 28 (30.11%) Apple iOS
3 19 (20.43%) Windows Phone
4 17 (18.28%) Mac OS X
5 16 (17.20%) Windows Phone 7
6 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.90%) Linux
7 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.08%) AIX
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.08%) UNIX
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) MVC
1 16 (17.20%) Dependency Injection
1 16 (17.20%) MVVM
2 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
3 10 (10.75%) Data Management
3 10 (10.75%) Information Management
3 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.75%) Use Case
3 10 (10.75%) Business Analytics
3 10 (10.75%) Analytics
4 9 (9.68%) iOS Development
4 9 (9.68%) Web Development
5 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.53%) Change Control
7 6 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (5.38%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (5.38%) Mobile Development
8 5 (5.38%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) C#
2 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.60%) SQL
4 6 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.38%) Apple Swift
5 5 (5.38%) PHP
6 4 (4.30%) Java
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.53%) CCENT
3 7 (7.53%) MCDST
4 3 (3.23%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 30 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.83%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.38%) HDFS
4 5 (5.38%) GPFS
5 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.08%) XenServer
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Oozie
1 5 (5.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.43%) Citrix
3 16 (17.20%) Cisco
4 14 (15.05%) VMware
4 14 (15.05%) Twitter
5 10 (10.75%) Hortonworks
5 10 (10.75%) Cloudera
5 10 (10.75%) MapR
5 10 (10.75%) IBM
6 8 (8.60%) HP
6 8 (8.60%) Wyse
6 8 (8.60%) Facebook
7 7 (7.53%) Google
7 7 (7.53%) Avaya
7 7 (7.53%) Dell
8 6 (6.45%) LANDesk
9 5 (5.38%) Netezza
9 5 (5.38%) Teradata
9 5 (5.38%) Cognos
9 5 (5.38%) Ab Initio
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £60,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
hronline
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
hronline
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago