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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 228 183 225
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +42
Permanent jobs citing Apple 28 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.84% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.86% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 25
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,200 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £68,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-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
3330 3016 3536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.90% 45.42% 49.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2674 2531 3014
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 -19 17 £27,500 -9.09% 4
Cheshire -28 10 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Merseyside +8 1 £33,333 +24.60% 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 57 (69.51%) Windows
2 29 (35.37%) SAN
3 25 (30.49%) Marketing
4 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
5 18 (21.95%) Android
5 18 (21.95%) User Experience
6 17 (20.73%) OO
6 17 (20.73%) VoIP
7 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.51%) Windows 8
8 15 (18.29%) Apple iOS
8 15 (18.29%) Objective-C
9 13 (15.85%) Google
9 13 (15.85%) .NET
9 13 (15.85%) Citrix
9 13 (15.85%) Terminal Services
9 13 (15.85%) iPhone
10 12 (14.63%) Social Media
10 12 (14.63%) iPad
10 12 (14.63%) Facebook
10 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
10 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
10 12 (14.63%) CSS
10 12 (14.63%) HTML
10 12 (14.63%) ITIL
11 11 (13.41%) WAN
11 11 (13.41%) Degree
11 11 (13.41%) Cocoa

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (8.54%) Node.js
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) SAN
2 17 (20.73%) VoIP
3 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.41%) WAN
5 8 (9.76%) DNS
6 6 (7.32%) Internet
7 3 (3.66%) NAS
7 3 (3.66%) LAN
7 3 (3.66%) DHCP
8 1 (1.22%) SNMP
8 1 (1.22%) SMTP
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
8 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Xcode
2 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (30.49%) Marketing
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Technician
3 10 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Team Leader
5 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 8 (9.76%) Head of Infrastructure
6 7 (8.54%) IT Support
7 5 (6.10%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Mac Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Designer
8 4 (4.88%) UX Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Support Team Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Customer Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Web Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) CSS
2 12 (14.63%) HTML
3 11 (13.41%) Cocoa
4 10 (12.20%) RESTful
5 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.54%) UIKit
7 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (8.54%) WCF
8 5 (6.10%) iOS SDK
8 5 (6.10%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (4.88%) JSON
9 4 (4.88%) XML
10 2 (2.44%) Core Animation
10 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.22%) SignalR
11 1 (1.22%) Android SDK
11 1 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) User Experience
2 13 (15.85%) iPhone
3 12 (14.63%) Social Media
3 12 (14.63%) iPad
3 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
4 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
5 7 (8.54%) BBC
6 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.66%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.44%) Animation
8 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (69.51%) Windows
2 18 (21.95%) Android
3 16 (19.51%) Windows 8
4 15 (18.29%) Apple iOS
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Phone
9 5 (6.10%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) OO
2 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) ITIL
4 10 (12.20%) TDD
4 10 (12.20%) Change Control
5 8 (9.76%) Resource Management
5 8 (9.76%) MVC
5 8 (9.76%) OOP
6 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.54%) BDD
6 7 (8.54%) Web Application Development
6 7 (8.54%) IT Governance
7 6 (7.32%) Security Management
7 6 (7.32%) iOS Development
8 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.88%) OOD
9 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.88%) Web Design
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) Objective-C
2 10 (12.20%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.54%) Ruby
5 4 (4.88%) PHP
6 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.44%) SQL
7 2 (2.44%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) VB6
8 1 (1.22%) XAML
8 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ISEB
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
1 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.85%) Terminal Services
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Casper Suite
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Citrix
1 13 (15.85%) Google
2 12 (14.63%) Facebook
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.54%) Sony
4 7 (8.54%) Yahoo!
5 6 (7.32%) VMware
6 4 (4.88%) HP
6 4 (4.88%) Dell
7 3 (3.66%) EMC
7 3 (3.66%) Juniper
7 3 (3.66%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco
9 1 (1.22%) Avaya
9 1 (1.22%) Adobe
9 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.22%) Wyse
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