The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 187 163 214
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +51
Permanent jobs citing Apple 58 88 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 1.21% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 2.71% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 67 38
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3180 3251 3815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.51% 44.85% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2529 2759 3308
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Apple
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 -40 32 £22,000 -38.02% 4
Cheshire -7 21 £42,500 +21.42%
Merseyside -6 4 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Lancashire - 1 £22,250 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (66.02%) Windows
2 33 (32.04%) Marketing
3 30 (29.13%) SAN
4 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
5 25 (24.27%) .NET
5 25 (24.27%) Android
6 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
7 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
8 22 (21.36%) C#
9 20 (19.42%) Apple iOS
10 19 (18.45%) OO
11 17 (16.50%) Facebook
11 17 (16.50%) Windows 8
11 17 (16.50%) Social Media
12 16 (15.53%) VoIP
12 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
12 16 (15.53%) MVC
13 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
14 14 (13.59%) Change Control
14 14 (13.59%) Objective-C
14 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
15 13 (12.62%) ITIL
15 13 (12.62%) WAN
15 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
15 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (11.65%) iPhone
16 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (11.65%) Node.js
16 12 (11.65%) CSS

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (11.65%) Node.js
2 7 (6.80%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.13%) SAN
2 16 (15.53%) VoIP
2 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.62%) WAN
4 9 (8.74%) DNS
5 6 (5.83%) HTTP
6 5 (4.85%) Internet
6 5 (4.85%) LAN
7 4 (3.88%) DHCP
8 3 (2.91%) Wireless
8 3 (2.91%) NAS
8 3 (2.91%) VLAN
9 2 (1.94%) GPRS
9 2 (1.94%) UMTS
9 2 (1.94%) VPN
10 1 (0.97%) Intranet
10 1 (0.97%) SNMP
10 1 (0.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) MySQL
2 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.74%) Xcode
3 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.88%) Selenium
5 3 (2.91%) Ant
5 3 (2.91%) Grunt
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) RSpec
6 1 (0.97%) PhoneGap
General
1 33 (32.04%) Marketing
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Law
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (39.81%) Developer
2 16 (15.53%) .NET Developer
3 10 (9.71%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Technician
4 9 (8.74%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.77%) IT Support
5 8 (7.77%) Head of Infrastructure
5 8 (7.77%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 8 (7.77%) VB Developer
5 8 (7.77%) VB6 Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Operations Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Technical Operations Manager
7 5 (4.85%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Technical Manager
7 5 (4.85%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (3.88%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.27%) .NET
2 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
2 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (11.65%) CSS
3 12 (11.65%) HTML
4 10 (9.71%) UIKit
4 10 (9.71%) Cocoa
5 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (8.74%) RESTful
5 9 (8.74%) WCF
6 5 (4.85%) Core Animation
6 5 (4.85%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (3.88%) iOS SDK
7 4 (3.88%) REST
7 4 (3.88%) Sass
7 4 (3.88%) WPF
7 4 (3.88%) Silverlight
7 4 (3.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Social Media
2 12 (11.65%) iPhone
3 11 (10.68%) Mobile App
4 10 (9.71%) iPad
4 10 (9.71%) Blackberry
5 9 (8.74%) BBC
6 5 (4.85%) Animation
7 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.97%) IVR
8 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.97%) Wiki
8 1 (0.97%) Open Source
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 68 (66.02%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Android
3 20 (19.42%) Apple iOS
4 17 (16.50%) Windows 8
5 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.65%) Windows XP
7 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (8.74%) Windows Phone
9 8 (7.77%) Mac OS X
10 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (5.83%) Mac OS
12 5 (4.85%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (4.85%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (3.88%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (1.94%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) OO
2 16 (15.53%) MVC
3 14 (13.59%) Change Control
4 13 (12.62%) ITIL
5 10 (9.71%) TDD
6 9 (8.74%) Web Application Development
6 9 (8.74%) BDD
7 8 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.80%) IT Governance
8 7 (6.80%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.80%) Resource Management
9 6 (5.83%) Security Management
9 6 (5.83%) Web Design
9 6 (5.83%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.85%) OOP
10 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.85%) Operations Management
10 5 (4.85%) iOS Development
11 4 (3.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.36%) C#
2 14 (13.59%) Objective-C
3 12 (11.65%) Ruby
4 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.77%) VB6
5 8 (7.77%) SQL
5 8 (7.77%) VB
5 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) MCP
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.88%) QA
4 4 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Facebook
3 12 (11.65%) Google
4 11 (10.68%) VMware
5 9 (8.74%) HP
5 9 (8.74%) Citrix
5 9 (8.74%) Sony
5 9 (8.74%) Yahoo!
6 7 (6.80%) ProCurve
7 5 (4.85%) Dell
8 4 (3.88%) Juniper
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco
9 3 (2.91%) EMC
9 3 (2.91%) Aruba
9 3 (2.91%) Meru Networks
10 1 (0.97%) Avaya
10 1 (0.97%) Wyse
10 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
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