The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 227 238 195
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -43
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 29 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 0.81% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 35
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1785 1971 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 26.85% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1665 1680
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Mac OS X
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 24 £33,500 +16.52% 4
Cheshire +1 5 £31,500 +14.54%
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (80.00%) Windows
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Python
2 24 (60.00%) C++
3 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
4 16 (40.00%) Time Management
5 14 (35.00%) C
6 13 (32.50%) Perl
6 13 (32.50%) Games
7 11 (27.50%) QA
8 10 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (22.50%) Subversion
10 8 (20.00%) Animation
10 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (17.50%) Android
11 7 (17.50%) Lua
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) Bugzilla
11 7 (17.50%) Java
11 7 (17.50%) VoIP
11 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.00%) LAN
12 6 (15.00%) HTML
12 6 (15.00%) PHP
12 6 (15.00%) CSS
12 6 (15.00%) Sony

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (7.50%) nginx
1 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) VoIP
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
2 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) VLAN
3 5 (12.50%) Wireless
3 5 (12.50%) LDAP
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
4 4 (10.00%) HTTP
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) ISDN
5 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (7.50%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) 802.11
6 2 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Subversion
2 7 (17.50%) Bugzilla
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) SCons
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Hudson
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) Robotium
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) Firebug
7 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 13 (32.50%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Military
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Games Developer
4 4 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (2.50%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) Sphinx
2 3 (7.50%) Ajax
3 2 (5.00%) MFC
3 2 (5.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone SDK
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) Series 60
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (20.00%) Animation
3 4 (10.00%) iPhone
4 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) BBC
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Windows
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) Time Management
3 5 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) 3D Animation
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) OOP
6 2 (5.00%) MVC
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Use Case
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Python
1 24 (60.00%) C++
2 14 (35.00%) C
3 13 (32.50%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.50%) Lua
6 7 (17.50%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) PHP
8 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.00%) VC++
9 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.50%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) MCP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Sony
3 5 (12.50%) Meru Networks
3 5 (12.50%) Perforce
3 5 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) Apple
5 3 (7.50%) ProCurve
5 3 (7.50%) Aruba
5 3 (7.50%) CommVault
5 3 (7.50%) Avaya
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Symbian
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
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