The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 228 224 240
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 23 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 0.78% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 7
Average salary £38,750 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £26,150 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Mac OS X
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1717 1674 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.91% 25.09% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1428 1679
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mac OS X
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the North West region.

Mac OS X Salary Trend in the North West

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Mac OS X Salary Histogram in the North West

Mac OS X
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 Mac OS X within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 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 +5 13 £37,500 +2.73%
Cheshire +4 8 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Mac OS X 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 Mac OS X.

1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) C++
3 16 (47.06%) Apple iOS
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) Android
5 14 (41.18%) C
5 14 (41.18%) Java
6 13 (38.24%) OO
7 12 (35.29%) Apple
8 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 11 (32.35%) Objective-C
8 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
9 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
10 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
10 8 (23.53%) TDD
10 8 (23.53%) Degree
10 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
10 8 (23.53%) iOS Development
11 7 (20.59%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (20.59%) iPad
11 7 (20.59%) iPhone
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.59%) VMware
11 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
11 7 (20.59%) VPN
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Mac OS X 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 Mac OS X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Maya
2 2 (5.88%) 3ds Max
2 2 (5.88%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) VPN
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
4 4 (11.76%) Wireless
4 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.82%) NAS
5 3 (8.82%) tcpdump
5 3 (8.82%) HTTP
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) IPv4
5 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) WebObjects
3 1 (2.94%) Xcode
3 1 (2.94%) FogBugz
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) iOS Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) RESTful
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) CSS3
4 3 (8.82%) Cocoa
5 2 (5.88%) PyQt
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) WSDL
5 2 (5.88%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (20.59%) iPhone
3 7 (20.59%) iPad
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
5 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.82%) Clustering
6 2 (5.88%) Animation
6 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.88%) BBC
7 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.94%) Statistics
7 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Apple iOS
4 14 (41.18%) Android
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) OO
3 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) iOS Development
5 7 (20.59%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (17.65%) OOP
6 6 (17.65%) Coaching
7 5 (14.71%) Service Management
8 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
8 4 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security
8 4 (11.76%) Functional Programming
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (8.82%) Computer Security
9 3 (8.82%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Market Research
9 3 (8.82%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C++
2 14 (41.18%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) C
3 11 (32.35%) Objective-C
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.88%) Scala
8 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 3 (8.82%) Snort
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Apple
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) Splunk
6 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
6 3 (8.82%) Meraki
6 3 (8.82%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.94%) Sage
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) Sony
7 1 (2.94%) Symbian
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
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