The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 439 479 534
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +55
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 598 513 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 1.64% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 505 426 319
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28715 31195 29659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.30% 26.78% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24135 26020 25113
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mac OS X
Salary Trend

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

Mac OS X Salary Trend in the UK

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mac OS X over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Mac OS X Salary Histogram in the UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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 +58 558 £33,000 -5.71% 77
London +61 348 £35,000 +4.47% 37
South East +22 104 £33,000 -17.50% 14
East of England +15 37 £35,000 -6.66% 15
City of London +34 33 £32,000 -5.18% 7
North West +3 32 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 24 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Kent +4 23 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Berkshire +25 20 £45,000 +38.46%
West Sussex +8 20 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Crawley +7 20 £30,000 -33.33%
Hampshire +23 17 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Cambridge +24 15 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Manchester +4 15 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Scotland +10 13 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +6 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Basingstoke - 13 £45,000 - 1
Reading +11 12 £45,000 -33.33%
Surrey -7 11 £33,000 -17.50% 3
West Midlands -12 10 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Bedfordshire +3 9 £20,500 -
Cheshire +3 9 £31,000 -1.58% 1
Croydon +8 8 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £22,000 -2.22% 2
Lancashire +4 8 £22,250 -
South West -21 8 £35,500 +29.09% 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £38,750 -
Harrogate - 8 £38,750 -
Glasgow +14 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Leatherhead +1 7 £33,000 +13.79%

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 855 (73.52%) Windows
2 483 (41.53%) Microsoft
3 398 (34.22%) Apple
4 395 (33.96%) Active Directory
5 364 (31.30%) Linux
6 357 (30.70%) MS Office
7 293 (25.19%) Apple iOS
8 259 (22.27%) Windows 8
9 254 (21.84%) Windows 7
10 250 (21.50%) MS Exchange
11 220 (18.92%) MS Excel
12 210 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 208 (17.88%) Android
13 208 (17.88%) VMware
14 189 (16.25%) Cisco
15 185 (15.91%) Firewall
16 171 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
17 169 (14.53%) Blackberry
18 163 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 160 (13.76%) JavaScript
20 150 (12.90%) Windows XP
21 146 (12.55%) Python
22 145 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
23 142 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
24 139 (11.95%) VPN
24 139 (11.95%) Git (software)
25 138 (11.87%) C++
26 136 (11.69%) DNS
27 134 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
28 133 (11.44%) TCP/IP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 250 (21.50%) MS Exchange
2 76 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (5.07%) IIS
4 44 (3.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 42 (3.61%) Node.js
6 38 (3.27%) SharePoint
7 37 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2000
8 32 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 30 (2.58%) Tomcat
10 26 (2.24%) Lync
11 24 (2.06%) Apache
12 16 (1.38%) WordPress
13 15 (1.29%) nginx
14 14 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (1.03%) CMS
17 11 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (0.95%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 357 (30.70%) MS Office
2 220 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 55 (4.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 38 (3.27%) Photoshop
5 26 (2.24%) InDesign
6 19 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.77%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.34%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.26%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.17%) Maya
11 2 (0.17%) ZBrush
11 2 (0.17%) Mudbox
11 2 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.17%) Houdini
11 2 (0.17%) HipChat
12 1 (0.086%) MODO
Business Applications
1 19 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.60%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.086%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.22%) Office 365
2 54 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.15%) Google Apps
4 18 (1.55%) SaaS
5 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.34%) PaaS
8 4 (0.34%) Heroku
8 4 (0.34%) Engine Yard
9 3 (0.26%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.086%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.086%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.086%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 185 (15.91%) Firewall
2 139 (11.95%) VPN
3 136 (11.69%) DNS
4 133 (11.44%) TCP/IP
5 116 (9.97%) DHCP
6 105 (9.03%) LAN
7 102 (8.77%) SAN
8 84 (7.22%) WAN
9 82 (7.05%) Wireless
10 63 (5.42%) VoIP
10 63 (5.42%) Internet
11 51 (4.39%) Cisco IOS
12 46 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
13 35 (3.01%) VLAN
14 34 (2.92%) HTTP
15 15 (1.29%) NAS
16 13 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (1.03%) WLAN
18 10 (0.86%) DVB
18 10 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.03%) MySQL
2 81 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 50 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 28 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 24 (2.06%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.29%) FileMaker
9 13 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.86%) Big Data
11 9 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.34%) Mahout
13 3 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.26%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.086%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.086%) Redis
15 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 139 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.96%) JIRA
3 45 (3.87%) Subversion
4 38 (3.27%) Jenkins
5 33 (2.84%) Xcode
6 30 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (2.41%) Selenium
8 23 (1.98%) Hudson
9 16 (1.38%) Appium
10 15 (1.29%) Gradle
10 15 (1.29%) Android Studio
10 15 (1.29%) Robotium
11 14 (1.20%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.95%) Bugzilla
12 11 (0.95%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.77%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.60%) Mocha
14 7 (0.60%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.60%) JUnit
14 7 (0.60%) Sinon.JS
General
1 76 (6.53%) Finance
1 76 (6.53%) Marketing
2 46 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.18%) Advertising
4 31 (2.67%) Games
5 26 (2.24%) Legal
6 19 (1.63%) Retail
7 13 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.95%) Multimedia
9 10 (0.86%) Publishing
10 9 (0.77%) Law
11 8 (0.69%) Banking
12 6 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
12 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.43%) Back Office
13 5 (0.43%) Electronics
14 4 (0.34%) Front Office
14 4 (0.34%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.26%) French Language
15 3 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 276 (23.73%) Support Engineer
2 218 (18.74%) Developer
3 115 (9.89%) Analyst
4 105 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 97 (8.34%) IT Support
6 76 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 73 (6.28%) Desktop Support
8 67 (5.76%) Support Analyst
9 65 (5.59%) Administrator
10 60 (5.16%) Technical Support
10 60 (5.16%) Mac Engineer
11 59 (5.07%) Software Engineer
11 59 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
12 58 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
12 58 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support
13 50 (4.30%) iOS Developer
14 46 (3.96%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.87%) Support Technician
15 45 (3.87%) 1st Line Support
16 36 (3.10%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (11.44%) HTML
2 91 (7.82%) CSS
3 66 (5.67%) .NET
4 58 (4.99%) Web Services
5 50 (4.30%) REST
6 46 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 40 (3.44%) HTML5
7 40 (3.44%) ASP.NET
8 39 (3.35%) JSON
9 37 (3.18%) XML
10 35 (3.01%) jQuery
11 30 (2.58%) Qt
12 28 (2.41%) RESTful
12 28 (2.41%) iOS SDK
13 25 (2.15%) AngularJS
14 23 (1.98%) OpenGL
15 22 (1.89%) Hibernate
16 20 (1.72%) Spring
16 20 (1.72%) Backbone.js
17 19 (1.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 169 (14.53%) Blackberry
2 115 (9.89%) iPhone
3 96 (8.25%) iPad
4 84 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 63 (5.42%) User Experience
6 52 (4.47%) Mobile App
7 50 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 24 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (1.81%) Graphic Design
11 17 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
12 15 (1.29%) Handset
13 14 (1.20%) Animation
13 14 (1.20%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.12%) Visualisation
15 12 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.03%) Replication
16 11 (0.95%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 855 (73.52%) Windows
2 364 (31.30%) Linux
3 293 (25.19%) Apple iOS
4 259 (22.27%) Windows 8
5 254 (21.84%) Windows 7
6 210 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 208 (17.88%) Android
8 150 (12.90%) Windows XP
9 142 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 134 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 101 (8.68%) UNIX
12 38 (3.27%) Windows Vista
13 37 (3.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 36 (3.10%) Mac OS
15 35 (3.01%) CentOS
16 23 (1.98%) Fedora
17 22 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
18 21 (1.81%) Windows Phone
19 16 (1.38%) Ubuntu
20 14 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (9.72%) TDD
3 96 (8.25%) ITIL
4 90 (7.74%) Software Engineering
5 70 (6.02%) Project Management
6 69 (5.93%) OO
7 61 (5.25%) iOS Development
8 53 (4.56%) Scrum
8 53 (4.56%) Incident Management
9 52 (4.47%) MVC
10 47 (4.04%) Multithreading
11 46 (3.96%) CRM
11 46 (3.96%) Asset Management
12 44 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (3.70%) Web Development
13 43 (3.70%) Problem Management
14 42 (3.61%) Time Management
14 42 (3.61%) BDD
15 41 (3.53%) Service Delivery
16 36 (3.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 160 (13.76%) JavaScript
2 146 (12.55%) Python
3 138 (11.87%) C++
4 132 (11.35%) SQL
5 129 (11.09%) Java
6 88 (7.57%) C
7 83 (7.14%) PHP
8 77 (6.62%) Objective-C
9 74 (6.36%) Ruby
10 51 (4.39%) Perl
11 48 (4.13%) C#
12 35 (3.01%) Shell Script
12 35 (3.01%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.92%) Bash Shell
14 32 (2.75%) Scala
15 26 (2.24%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.12%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.34%) Fortran
18 3 (0.26%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.26%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 145 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (11.01%) Degree
3 92 (7.91%) MCSE
4 81 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (6.71%) CCNA
6 54 (4.64%) MCITP
7 39 (3.35%) MCP
8 33 (2.84%) MCSA
9 28 (2.41%) A+ Certification
10 14 (1.20%) MCTS
11 13 (1.12%) ISEB
12 10 (0.86%) MOS
12 10 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.86%) ACMT
13 9 (0.77%) ACSP
13 9 (0.77%) Security Cleared
14 8 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.52%) ACTC
15 6 (0.52%) ACSA
15 6 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.71%) SLA
2 58 (4.99%) QA
3 9 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 395 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 163 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.98%) NFS
5 22 (1.89%) Postfix
6 20 (1.72%) ISA Server
6 20 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.63%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.46%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.86%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.69%) XenApp
10 8 (0.69%) Docker
11 6 (0.52%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.43%) XenServer
13 4 (0.34%) Firmware
14 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.26%) vSphere
15 2 (0.17%) Corosync
15 2 (0.17%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 37 (3.18%) Casper Suite
2 35 (3.01%) SCCM
3 32 (2.75%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (1.55%) Puppet
6 11 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (0.86%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.77%) Nagios
9 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.52%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.52%) DameWare
11 5 (0.43%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
14 2 (0.17%) Pacemaker
14 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 2 (0.17%) ZENworks
14 2 (0.17%) WSUS
15 1 (0.086%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 483 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 398 (34.22%) Apple
3 208 (17.88%) VMware
4 189 (16.25%) Cisco
5 105 (9.03%) Citrix
6 82 (7.05%) Adobe
7 53 (4.56%) Avaya
8 49 (4.21%) HP
9 44 (3.78%) Dell
10 42 (3.61%) Google
11 41 (3.53%) Symantec
12 38 (3.27%) Juniper
13 30 (2.58%) Veeam
14 28 (2.41%) Red Hat
15 26 (2.24%) ServiceNow
16 24 (2.06%) McAfee
17 21 (1.81%) MobileIron
18 20 (1.72%) Mitel
18 20 (1.72%) Motorola
19 19 (1.63%) Sophos
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Flexi-Time/ Remote Working
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Private Medical + Pension + Othe
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: Up to £31,000 pro rota
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £28k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago