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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 202 195 180
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Apple 49 54 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.77% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.76% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 65
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £43,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
2867 3075 3302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.94% 44.10% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2451 2795
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Cheshire +8 24 £35,000 - 3
Manchester -8 18 £31,000 +12.72% 6
Lancashire 0 5 £27,000 +21.34%
Merseyside +2 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 60 (68.97%) Windows
2 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
3 37 (42.53%) Apple iOS
4 31 (35.63%) Android
5 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
6 22 (25.29%) Web Services
6 22 (25.29%) .NET
7 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 21 (24.14%) iPad
8 20 (22.99%) Windows Phone
8 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
9 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
9 19 (21.84%) C#
9 19 (21.84%) Mobile App
9 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (20.69%) MS Office
10 18 (20.69%) XML
11 17 (19.54%) HTML
11 17 (19.54%) iPhone
12 16 (18.39%) WPF
12 16 (18.39%) Silverlight
12 16 (18.39%) iOS Development
12 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (18.39%) ServiceStack
12 16 (18.39%) MVVM
12 16 (18.39%) Windows Phone 7
12 16 (18.39%) REST
12 16 (18.39%) N-Tier
12 16 (18.39%) SOAP
12 16 (18.39%) MS Exchange

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 16 (18.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.60%) WordPress
4 4 (4.60%) Node.js
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.69%) MS Office
3 11 (12.64%) MS Visio
3 11 (12.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) DNS
1 13 (14.94%) Firewall
2 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.49%) DHCP
4 9 (10.34%) LAN
4 9 (10.34%) VoIP
5 8 (9.20%) WAN
5 8 (9.20%) VLAN
6 6 (6.90%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.60%) PBX
7 4 (4.60%) VPN
8 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.45%) SMTP
9 2 (2.30%) ADSL
9 2 (2.30%) GPRS
9 2 (2.30%) ISDN
9 2 (2.30%) PSTN
9 2 (2.30%) UMTS
9 2 (2.30%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.90%) Grunt
3 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.15%) MSI
5 1 (1.15%) Xcode
5 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
5 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (50.57%) Developer
2 15 (17.24%) Software Developer
3 12 (13.79%) iOS Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (9.20%) IT Support
5 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.05%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Network Support
7 6 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Avaya Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.45%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) .NET
1 22 (25.29%) Web Services
2 18 (20.69%) XML
3 17 (19.54%) HTML
4 16 (18.39%) SOAP
4 16 (18.39%) WinForms
4 16 (18.39%) WPF
4 16 (18.39%) Silverlight
4 16 (18.39%) REST
4 16 (18.39%) ServiceStack
4 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 14 (16.09%) Entity Framework
5 14 (16.09%) WCF
6 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
6 13 (14.94%) CSS
7 11 (12.64%) jQuery
8 8 (9.20%) COM
9 6 (6.90%) Sass
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) iPad
2 19 (21.84%) Mobile App
3 17 (19.54%) iPhone
4 16 (18.39%) N-Tier
5 10 (11.49%) Blackberry
6 9 (10.34%) User Experience
7 7 (8.05%) Social Media
8 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (4.60%) BBC
11 2 (2.30%) Tandem
11 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
11 2 (2.30%) PKI
11 2 (2.30%) Photography
12 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
12 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
12 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
12 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (68.97%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Apple iOS
3 31 (35.63%) Android
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Phone
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Phone 7
6 15 (17.24%) Mac OS X
7 13 (14.94%) Linux
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.75%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.30%) CentOS
11 2 (2.30%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) MVC
2 16 (18.39%) MVVM
2 16 (18.39%) iOS Development
3 14 (16.09%) Dependency Injection
3 14 (16.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (13.79%) Web Development
5 11 (12.64%) Software Testing
6 8 (9.20%) OO
7 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.90%) TDD
8 6 (6.90%) Change Control
8 6 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.60%) Market Research
9 4 (4.60%) Change Management
9 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.60%) Mobile Development
9 4 (4.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) C#
2 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.94%) Objective-C
4 10 (11.49%) C
4 10 (11.49%) Apple Swift
4 10 (11.49%) C++
5 8 (9.20%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) SQL
8 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) CCENT
2 6 (6.90%) MCDST
3 2 (2.30%) MCP
3 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.15%) XenApp
4 1 (1.15%) XenServer
4 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
1 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.15%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) VMware
3 8 (9.20%) Citrix
3 8 (9.20%) Avaya
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco
4 7 (8.05%) Facebook
5 6 (6.90%) Google
5 6 (6.90%) HP
6 4 (4.60%) LANDesk
6 4 (4.60%) Yahoo!
6 4 (4.60%) Sony
7 3 (3.45%) Dell
7 3 (3.45%) Juniper
7 3 (3.45%) Twitter
8 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.30%) McAfee
9 1 (1.15%) Wyse
9 1 (1.15%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.15%) Sage
9 1 (1.15%) Symantec
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