The first table below looks at the demand for ACSP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACSP 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 Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
Rank 908 849 906
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +57
Permanent jobs citing ACSP 9 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.031% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.11% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 11
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -6.30%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ACSP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACSP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACSP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACSP within the UK.

ACSP Salary Trend in the UK

ACSP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ACSP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

ACSP Salary Histogram in the UK

ACSP
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACSP within the UK 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
England -71 9 £25,000 -13.79%
Berkshire +1 6 £25,000 -3.84%
South East -9 6 £25,000 -3.84%
Thatcham - 6 £25,000 -
London -81 2 £27,000 -6.89%
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

ACSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ACSP 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 ACSP.

1 13 (86.67%) Apple
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) MCSE
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (60.00%) Mac OS X
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (53.33%) Android
5 8 (53.33%) iPhone
5 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
5 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Symantec
5 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
5 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (53.33%) MS Office
5 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco
6 7 (46.67%) COM

ACSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ACSP 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 ACSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) IT Support
3 4 (26.67%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) iPhone
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Android
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Vista
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Phone
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNA
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) MCP
4 7 (46.67%) MCITP
4 7 (46.67%) CEH
4 7 (46.67%) GNVQ
5 2 (13.33%) ACTC
5 2 (13.33%) ACSA
6 1 (6.67%) ACMT
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) ACDT
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
6 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) ISEB
6 1 (6.67%) CCA
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) vSphere
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Apple
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Symantec
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Acronis
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat