The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 189 195 207
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 36 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.35% 1.59% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 9
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,675 £31,600 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1531 1570 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.39% 29.18% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1378 1224
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
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 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 18 April 2014.

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 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
Bristol +2 24 £27,500 -31.25%
Wiltshire -1 5 £21,750 -
Cornwall +6 2 £21,000 -6.66%
Devon - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 -
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Apple iOS
3 21 (34.43%) Photoshop
3 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 20 (32.79%) Degree
5 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
5 18 (29.51%) MS Office
6 15 (24.59%) XML
6 15 (24.59%) Apple
7 14 (22.95%) OO
7 14 (22.95%) TDD
7 14 (22.95%) JSON
8 13 (21.31%) RESTful
8 13 (21.31%) Objective-C
8 13 (21.31%) VMware
8 13 (21.31%) Web Services
8 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
9 12 (19.67%) Adobe
9 12 (19.67%) C
9 12 (19.67%) C++
9 12 (19.67%) HTML
9 12 (19.67%) Games
9 12 (19.67%) iOS SDK
9 12 (19.67%) iOS Development
10 11 (18.03%) Memory Management
10 11 (18.03%) Finance
10 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.39%) CSS
11 10 (16.39%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (4.92%) Lync
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Photoshop
2 18 (29.51%) MS Office
3 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
4 5 (8.20%) QuarkXPress
4 5 (8.20%) Acrobat
5 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) LDAP
1 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (13.11%) iSCSI
3 7 (11.48%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) SAN
5 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) Wireless
6 3 (4.92%) VPN
6 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.28%) VoIP
8 1 (1.64%) VLAN
8 1 (1.64%) DNS
8 1 (1.64%) DHCP
8 1 (1.64%) FTP
8 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) Xcode
3 1 (1.64%) Grunt
3 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (19.67%) Games
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 10 (16.39%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Back Office
5 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 3 (4.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) IT Support
3 12 (19.67%) iOS Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Support Specialist
5 8 (13.11%) IT Support Specialist
6 6 (9.84%) PHP Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.56%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (6.56%) Senior IT Support
9 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
10 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) XML
2 14 (22.95%) JSON
3 13 (21.31%) RESTful
3 13 (21.31%) Web Services
4 12 (19.67%) HTML
4 12 (19.67%) iOS SDK
5 10 (16.39%) CSS
6 8 (13.11%) LAMP
6 8 (13.11%) jQuery
7 7 (11.48%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (6.56%) .NET
9 3 (4.92%) HTML5
9 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.28%) Flash
10 2 (3.28%) OpenGL
10 2 (3.28%) Cocoa
10 2 (3.28%) iPhone SDK
10 2 (3.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (1.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.39%) Open Source
3 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.56%) Statistics
3 4 (6.56%) iPhone
3 4 (6.56%) Semantic Web
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) W3C
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Apple iOS
3 10 (16.39%) Linux
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
4 9 (14.75%) Solaris
5 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.56%) Android
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.28%) UNIX
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.64%) AIX
10 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) OO
1 14 (22.95%) TDD
2 12 (19.67%) iOS Development
3 11 (18.03%) Memory Management
4 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.11%) Identity Management
5 7 (11.48%) ITIL
6 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.56%) MVC
8 3 (4.92%) Android Development
8 3 (4.92%) OOP
9 2 (3.28%) OOD
9 2 (3.28%) Web Development
10 1 (1.64%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.64%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (1.64%) MVVM
10 1 (1.64%) Progressive Enhancement
10 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.64%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) Objective-C
2 12 (19.67%) C
2 12 (19.67%) C++
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) PHP
4 9 (14.75%) Python
5 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.28%) VBScript
7 1 (1.64%) XAML
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) MCP
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
3 3 (4.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.75%) Xen
3 8 (13.11%) NFS
3 8 (13.11%) Samba
4 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
7 1 (1.64%) KVM
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Bcfg2
2 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Apple
3 13 (21.31%) VMware
4 12 (19.67%) Adobe
5 5 (8.20%) Quark
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Zend
8 1 (1.64%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.64%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.64%) Mitel
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix