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 25 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 of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 218 217 208
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 27 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 1.52% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 33
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1744 1839 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.50% 25.34% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1586 1749
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 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 25 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 -10 18 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Merseyside - 6 £19,000 -
Cheshire -3 2 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Lancashire -5 1 £22,250 -7.29% 1
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 54 (93.10%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) Linux
3 33 (56.90%) Python
4 32 (55.17%) C++
5 28 (48.28%) Software Engineering
6 24 (41.38%) C
7 19 (32.76%) Games
7 19 (32.76%) 3D Graphics
8 18 (31.03%) Animation
8 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
9 17 (29.31%) Time Management
10 13 (22.41%) Perl
10 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
11 12 (20.69%) Subversion
12 11 (18.97%) QA
12 11 (18.97%) VLAN
13 10 (17.24%) HTML
13 10 (17.24%) Java
13 10 (17.24%) 3D Modelling
14 9 (15.52%) Lua
14 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
14 9 (15.52%) PHP
14 9 (15.52%) Firewall
15 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
15 8 (13.79%) LDAP
15 8 (13.79%) DHCP
15 8 (13.79%) DNS
15 8 (13.79%) Apple
15 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
15 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) VLAN
2 9 (15.52%) Firewall
3 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 8 (13.79%) LDAP
3 8 (13.79%) DHCP
4 7 (12.07%) HTTP
4 7 (12.07%) VoIP
5 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.62%) SSL
5 5 (8.62%) Intranet
5 5 (8.62%) Internet
5 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
6 4 (6.90%) WAN
6 4 (6.90%) LAN
7 3 (5.17%) ISDN
7 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.17%) Wireless
7 3 (5.17%) NAS
7 3 (5.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Subversion
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) Hudson
3 4 (6.90%) SCons
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.90%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (32.76%) Games
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Marketing
4 5 (8.62%) Multimedia
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Military
7 1 (1.72%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Software Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) ICT Technician
5 5 (8.62%) Games Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Technician
6 4 (6.90%) Mac Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) IT Support
8 2 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) OpenGL
3 5 (8.62%) CSS
4 4 (6.90%) SVG
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 3 (5.17%) XML
5 3 (5.17%) Qt
5 3 (5.17%) RESTful
5 3 (5.17%) HTML5
5 3 (5.17%) Java EE
5 3 (5.17%) JSON
5 3 (5.17%) PyQt
5 3 (5.17%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) Django
6 1 (1.72%) Sphinx
6 1 (1.72%) DirectX
6 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) 3D Graphics
2 18 (31.03%) Animation
3 5 (8.62%) VLE
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (93.10%) Windows
2 45 (77.59%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
4 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) UNIX
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Software Engineering
2 17 (29.31%) Time Management
3 10 (17.24%) 3D Modelling
4 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.62%) Software Deployment
5 5 (8.62%) 3D Animation
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
6 4 (6.90%) CAD
6 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) OO
7 3 (5.17%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.17%) HOOD
7 3 (5.17%) TDD
7 3 (5.17%) Pair Programming
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) Python
2 32 (55.17%) C++
3 24 (41.38%) C
4 13 (22.41%) Perl
5 10 (17.24%) Java
6 9 (15.52%) Lua
6 9 (15.52%) PHP
7 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.34%) SQL
9 5 (8.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) MCP
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Apple
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 5 (8.62%) Perforce
5 4 (6.90%) VMware
5 4 (6.90%) Sony
5 4 (6.90%) Dell
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) Avaya
6 3 (5.17%) CommVault
6 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
6 3 (5.17%) Aruba
6 3 (5.17%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.72%) Wyse
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
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