The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
Rank 888 935 861
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -74
Permanent jobs citing ACSP 12 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.027% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Average salary £48,500 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,600 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+94.00% -3.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30597 32859 31069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.49% 27.14% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23987 26259 24974
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

ACSP Salary Histogram in the UK

ACSP
Top 10 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 21 April 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
England +48 5 £43,000 +72.00%
London +42 2 £40,500 +50.00%
East of England - 2 £35,250 -
Berkshire -4 1 £43,000 +72.00%
South East -4 1 £43,000 +72.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -
City of London - 1 £34,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £43,000 -
Watford - 1 £27,500 -

ACSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (81.25%) Mac OS X
2 13 (81.25%) Apple
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 12 (75.00%) Line Management
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (62.50%) MCSE
5 10 (62.50%) VMware
6 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
6 9 (56.25%) SAN
6 9 (56.25%) Citrix
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) ACMT
6 9 (56.25%) ACSA
6 9 (56.25%) MCTS
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) McAfee
9 3 (18.75%) MS Office
9 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
9 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
9 3 (18.75%) SCCM
9 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO

ACSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Senior Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Support Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Support Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Technical Support
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Support Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Support
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) IT Support
7 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Mac OS X
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 8
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Line Management
2 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 9 (56.25%) ACMT
3 9 (56.25%) ACSA
3 9 (56.25%) MCTS
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Apple
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) Aruba
6 2 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Meraki
6 2 (12.50%) Meru Networks
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco