The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 223 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 16 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% 2.37% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 25
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,350 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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 South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1797 1522 1530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.59% 26.26% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1351 1349
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,525 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mac OS X
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Mac OS X Salary Trend in the South West

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Mac OS X Salary Histogram in the South West

Mac OS X
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Gloucestershire -10 9 £37,500 +30.43% 1
Bristol -17 6 £39,500 +43.63% 1
Somerset +15 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
4 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) MS Office
4 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
5 13 (35.14%) PHP
6 12 (32.43%) MySQL
7 11 (29.73%) CSS
7 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) Objective-C
8 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 10 (27.03%) Android
8 10 (27.03%) C++
8 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
9 9 (24.32%) TDD
10 8 (21.62%) jQuery
10 8 (21.62%) Umbraco
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) MVC
11 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) Web Services
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Apache
11 7 (18.92%) OO
11 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
11 7 (18.92%) ExpressionEngine

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (21.62%) Umbraco
2 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) ExpressionEngine
2 7 (18.92%) Drupal
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
3 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
3 4 (10.81%) tcpdump
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) VoIP
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) ISDN
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) CouchDB
3 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Android Studio
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Games
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
2 7 (18.92%) PHP Web Developer
2 7 (18.92%) PHP Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Server Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 11 (29.73%) CSS
3 8 (21.62%) jQuery
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) RESTful
5 6 (16.22%) HTML5
6 5 (13.51%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
7 3 (8.11%) iOS SDK
8 2 (5.41%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) Android SDK
8 2 (5.41%) Software Packaging
8 2 (5.41%) LAMP
9 1 (2.70%) SVG
9 1 (2.70%) .NET
9 1 (2.70%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) iPad
3 5 (13.51%) iPhone
3 5 (13.51%) Semantic Web
4 4 (10.81%) BYOD
5 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Android
3 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Phone
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) CentOS
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) TDD
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) Memory Management
5 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
5 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (13.51%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Android Development
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) PHP
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) Objective-C
3 10 (27.03%) C++
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) C
6 4 (10.81%) Lua
6 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Java
8 2 (5.41%) PHP5
9 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) RHCSA
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Apple
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) Progress
5 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.70%) Meraki
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