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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 210 173 222
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +49
Permanent jobs citing Apple 45 66 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.96% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 2.12% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 30
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,300 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £68,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
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
3320 3120 3780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.18% 45.46% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2646 3254
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -31 23 £25,250 -43.88% 4
Cheshire -16 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Lancashire - 1 £22,250 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (65.52%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) SAN
2 27 (31.03%) Marketing
3 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
4 21 (24.14%) Android
5 18 (20.69%) OO
6 17 (19.54%) VoIP
6 17 (19.54%) Apple iOS
6 17 (19.54%) User Experience
7 16 (18.39%) Windows 8
7 16 (18.39%) .NET
7 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
7 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (17.24%) C#
8 15 (17.24%) Facebook
8 15 (17.24%) Social Media
9 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
9 14 (16.09%) Google
9 14 (16.09%) Objective-C
10 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.79%) HTML
11 12 (13.79%) ITIL
11 12 (13.79%) MVC
11 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (13.79%) iPhone
11 12 (13.79%) Mobile App
12 11 (12.64%) RESTful
12 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (12.64%) iPad
12 11 (12.64%) TDD

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (11.49%) Node.js
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) SAN
2 17 (19.54%) VoIP
3 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.64%) WAN
5 8 (9.20%) DNS
6 5 (5.75%) Internet
7 3 (3.45%) NAS
7 3 (3.45%) LAN
7 3 (3.45%) DHCP
7 3 (3.45%) HTTP
8 2 (2.30%) VLAN
8 2 (2.30%) Wireless
9 1 (1.15%) GPRS
9 1 (1.15%) UMTS
9 1 (1.15%) SMTP
9 1 (1.15%) SNMP
9 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (4.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.34%) Xcode
2 4 (4.60%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.15%) Grunt
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
General
1 27 (31.03%) Marketing
2 5 (5.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Technician
5 9 (10.34%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.20%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 8 (9.20%) Head of Infrastructure
7 7 (8.05%) IT Support
8 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.60%) Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (4.60%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (4.60%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Web Designer
10 4 (4.60%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) .NET
2 12 (13.79%) HTML
3 11 (12.64%) RESTful
3 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.64%) CSS
4 10 (11.49%) Cocoa
4 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (10.34%) WCF
6 8 (9.20%) UIKit
7 5 (5.75%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (4.60%) iOS SDK
9 3 (3.45%) Core Animation
9 3 (3.45%) HTML5
9 3 (3.45%) XML
10 2 (2.30%) Web Services
10 2 (2.30%) JSON
10 2 (2.30%) CSS3
11 1 (1.15%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) User Experience
2 15 (17.24%) Social Media
3 12 (13.79%) iPhone
3 12 (13.79%) Mobile App
4 11 (12.64%) iPad
5 9 (10.34%) BBC
5 9 (10.34%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.45%) Animation
7 3 (3.45%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.15%) Open Source
9 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Wiki
9 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (65.52%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Android
3 17 (19.54%) Apple iOS
4 16 (18.39%) Windows 8
5 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.05%) Mac OS X
9 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.90%) Windows Phone
10 5 (5.75%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.15%) Linux
12 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) OO
2 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.79%) ITIL
3 12 (13.79%) MVC
4 11 (12.64%) TDD
5 10 (11.49%) Change Control
6 9 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 9 (10.34%) BDD
7 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.05%) IT Governance
7 7 (8.05%) Resource Management
7 7 (8.05%) OOP
8 6 (6.90%) Security Management
9 5 (5.75%) iOS Development
9 5 (5.75%) Web Design
9 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.60%) OOD
10 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) C#
2 14 (16.09%) Objective-C
3 10 (11.49%) Ruby
4 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.60%) PHP
5 4 (4.60%) SQL
5 4 (4.60%) VB
5 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 6 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.64%) Terminal Services
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Facebook
2 14 (16.09%) Google
3 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.64%) Citrix
5 9 (10.34%) Sony
5 9 (10.34%) Yahoo!
6 6 (6.90%) HP
7 5 (5.75%) ProCurve
7 5 (5.75%) VMware
8 4 (4.60%) Dell
9 3 (3.45%) EMC
9 3 (3.45%) Juniper
10 2 (2.30%) Cisco
10 2 (2.30%) Meru Networks
10 2 (2.30%) Aruba
11 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.15%) Wyse
11 1 (1.15%) Avaya
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