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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 484 519 521
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 484 394 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 1.36% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 393 320 379
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%

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
30664 29019 32879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.29% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25388 24748 28124
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014 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 16 September 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
(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 +23 456 £35,000 +7.69% 64
London +18 262 £35,000 +2.94% 42
South East +22 113 £40,000 +15.94% 7
City of London -2 38 £36,500 +5.03% 11
South West +7 37 £27,500 +10.00% 8
Surrey +10 33 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol +14 23 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Brighton - 22 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex - 22 £42,500 - 1
Kent +13 17 £55,000 +83.33% 1
North West -30 17 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Hampshire 0 11 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Manchester -27 11 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East of England -51 11 £20,500 -36.92% 2
Scotland -8 10 £47,500 +137.50%
Docklands, London +8 9 - -
Gloucestershire +5 9 £22,000 - 3
Cheltenham +1 9 £22,000 - 3
Berkshire -13 9 £52,500 +26.50%
Oxfordshire +9 8 £35,000 -23.91% 1
West Sussex -5 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Crawley - 7 £45,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £26,500 -
Nottingham +2 6 £26,500 -
East Midlands -11 6 £26,500 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
Oxford +12 5 £28,750 -37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £32,000 +6.66%
Bedfordshire -7 5 £20,500 -31.66%
Southampton +2 4 £27,500 -8.33% 1

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 849 (78.39%) Windows
2 501 (46.26%) Linux
3 351 (32.41%) Active Directory
4 349 (32.23%) Microsoft
5 296 (27.33%) Apple
6 277 (25.58%) MS Office
7 276 (25.48%) Windows 7
8 195 (18.01%) Firewall
9 190 (17.54%) MS Exchange
10 177 (16.34%) Apple iOS
11 172 (15.88%) Degree
12 171 (15.79%) VMware
13 164 (15.14%) Git (software)
14 160 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
15 158 (14.59%) Python
16 156 (14.40%) JavaScript
17 152 (14.04%) DNS
18 148 (13.67%) HTML
19 147 (13.57%) Blackberry
20 145 (13.39%) ITIL
21 143 (13.20%) Java
22 142 (13.11%) MS Excel
22 142 (13.11%) Windows 8
23 137 (12.65%) Cisco
24 136 (12.56%) Android
25 135 (12.47%) C++
26 133 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
27 131 (12.10%) TCP/IP
28 124 (11.45%) DHCP
29 120 (11.08%) MySQL

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 190 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 76 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (6.65%) Node.js
4 69 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 35 (3.23%) Apache
6 34 (3.14%) SharePoint
6 34 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2000
7 29 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 22 (2.03%) IIS
10 20 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (1.57%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.39%) Apache Solr
13 14 (1.29%) Lync
13 14 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (1.20%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.20%) Confluence
15 12 (1.11%) nginx
15 12 (1.11%) Drupal
16 10 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 277 (25.58%) MS Office
2 142 (13.11%) MS Excel
3 67 (6.19%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.85%) InDesign
5 11 (1.02%) Final Cut Pro
6 9 (0.83%) Maya
7 8 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.65%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.46%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.46%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.46%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.092%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.55%) Eikon
3 3 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.16%) Office 365
2 26 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.22%) Google Apps
4 18 (1.66%) GitHub
5 13 (1.20%) SaaS
6 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.28%) IaaS
8 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.18%) Heroku
9 1 (0.092%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 195 (18.01%) Firewall
2 152 (14.04%) DNS
3 131 (12.10%) TCP/IP
4 124 (11.45%) DHCP
5 82 (7.57%) VoIP
6 79 (7.29%) VPN
7 62 (5.72%) LAN
8 56 (5.17%) LDAP
8 56 (5.17%) Internet
9 53 (4.89%) Wireless
10 41 (3.79%) SAN
11 38 (3.51%) WAN
12 30 (2.77%) Network Security
13 29 (2.68%) Asterisk PBX
14 28 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (2.31%) SMTP
16 23 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (1.85%) Ethernet
18 19 (1.75%) HTTP
19 18 (1.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (11.08%) MySQL
2 83 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 41 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (3.05%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 21 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.92%) FileMaker
11 9 (0.83%) SQLite
12 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.28%) Redis
14 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.18%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.18%) DB2
15 1 (0.092%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.092%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.092%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 164 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 65 (6.00%) Subversion
3 48 (4.43%) Selenium
4 43 (3.97%) JIRA
5 38 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (2.95%) Eclipse
7 28 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 28 (2.59%) Ant
7 28 (2.59%) JMeter
8 24 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 22 (2.03%) JUnit
10 17 (1.57%) Sinon.JS
11 15 (1.39%) Hudson
12 14 (1.29%) JSUnit
13 13 (1.20%) Xcode
13 13 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.20%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.11%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.11%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.02%) IntelliJ
General
1 87 (8.03%) Finance
2 59 (5.45%) Advertising
3 44 (4.06%) Retail
4 36 (3.32%) Games
5 30 (2.77%) Marketing
6 22 (2.03%) Multimedia
7 19 (1.75%) Automotive
7 19 (1.75%) Publishing
8 17 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.29%) Legal
10 12 (1.11%) Law
11 11 (1.02%) Banking
12 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Electronics
15 2 (0.18%) Back Office
16 1 (0.092%) Military
16 1 (0.092%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 197 (18.19%) Developer
2 165 (15.24%) Analyst
3 136 (12.56%) Support Engineer
4 112 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 101 (9.33%) IT Support
6 96 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 81 (7.48%) Administrator
8 78 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
9 70 (6.46%) Desktop Support
10 59 (5.45%) Software Engineer
11 45 (4.16%) Technical Support
12 42 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 40 (3.69%) Service Desk Analyst
13 40 (3.69%) Service Analyst
14 37 (3.42%) Support Technician
15 36 (3.32%) IT Manager
15 36 (3.32%) Tester
15 36 (3.32%) Linux Administrator
16 35 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 35 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (13.67%) HTML
2 111 (10.25%) CSS
3 107 (9.88%) Web Services
4 74 (6.83%) HTML5
5 54 (4.99%) jQuery
6 48 (4.43%) Backbone.js
7 46 (4.25%) XML
7 46 (4.25%) JSON
8 41 (3.79%) RESTful
8 41 (3.79%) .NET
9 32 (2.95%) CSS3
10 30 (2.77%) LAMP
11 29 (2.68%) OpenGL
12 26 (2.40%) J2EE
13 24 (2.22%) iOS SDK
13 24 (2.22%) AngularJS
14 23 (2.12%) REST
15 21 (1.94%) Ember.js
16 18 (1.66%) XHTML
17 17 (1.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 147 (13.57%) Blackberry
2 97 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 56 (5.17%) Social Media
4 56 (5.17%) Visualisation
5 55 (5.08%) Open Source
6 46 (4.25%) iPhone
7 41 (3.79%) Mathematics
8 30 (2.77%) 3D Graphics
9 27 (2.49%) iPad
10 26 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
11 24 (2.22%) Life Science
12 23 (2.12%) User Experience
13 22 (2.03%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.85%) Animation
15 17 (1.57%) Statistics
15 17 (1.57%) Digital Media
16 15 (1.39%) Mobile App
17 14 (1.29%) Replication
18 13 (1.20%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 849 (78.39%) Windows
2 501 (46.26%) Linux
3 276 (25.48%) Windows 7
4 177 (16.34%) Apple iOS
5 142 (13.11%) Windows 8
6 136 (12.56%) Android
7 133 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 120 (11.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 112 (10.34%) Windows XP
10 89 (8.22%) UNIX
11 82 (7.57%) Mac OS
12 67 (6.19%) Ubuntu
13 60 (5.54%) Solaris
14 56 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (4.99%) Mac OS X Server
16 36 (3.32%) Windows 2000 Server
17 24 (2.22%) Windows Phone
18 20 (1.85%) AIX
19 19 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
20 17 (1.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (13.39%) ITIL
3 102 (9.42%) TDD
4 96 (8.86%) Software Engineering
5 79 (7.29%) OO
6 52 (4.80%) MVC
7 51 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (4.62%) DevOps
8 50 (4.62%) Scrum
9 47 (4.34%) BDD
10 42 (3.88%) Time Management
11 32 (2.95%) Mentoring
12 31 (2.86%) Configuration Management
12 31 (2.86%) Problem Management
13 28 (2.59%) Project Management
14 27 (2.49%) Information Security
15 26 (2.40%) Project Planning
16 25 (2.31%) Service Delivery
16 25 (2.31%) E-Commerce
16 25 (2.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (14.59%) Python
2 156 (14.40%) JavaScript
3 143 (13.20%) Java
4 135 (12.47%) C++
5 114 (10.53%) C
6 76 (7.02%) SQL
7 73 (6.74%) Ruby
8 61 (5.63%) PHP
9 57 (5.26%) Perl
10 54 (4.99%) Bash Shell
11 49 (4.52%) C#
12 35 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.68%) PowerShell
14 24 (2.22%) PL/SQL
15 22 (2.03%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.92%) VBScript
17 8 (0.74%) Scala
17 8 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
17 8 (0.74%) VB
18 6 (0.55%) Lua
Qualifications
1 172 (15.88%) Degree
2 102 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (6.46%) CCNA
5 66 (6.09%) MCSE
6 60 (5.54%) MCP
7 49 (4.52%) MCITP
8 25 (2.31%) MCSA
9 24 (2.22%) ISEB
10 18 (1.66%) A+ Certification
11 16 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (1.20%) PhD
13 10 (0.92%) MCDST
14 7 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.55%) MOS
16 5 (0.46%) CISSP
16 5 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
16 5 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.37%) CCNP
18 3 (0.28%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.66%) QA
2 45 (4.16%) SLA
3 26 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.83%) COBIT
5 8 (0.74%) GLP
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 351 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 103 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (4.52%) Samba
4 34 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.68%) NFS
6 21 (1.94%) vSphere
7 19 (1.75%) XenApp
8 17 (1.57%) KVM
9 16 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.11%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.83%) Xen
12 8 (0.74%) Kerio MailServer
12 8 (0.74%) GPFS
13 7 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.65%) Xsan
14 6 (0.55%) Postfix
15 5 (0.46%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.46%) OpenSSH
16 4 (0.37%) Varnish
17 2 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (5.54%) SCCM
2 36 (3.32%) Backup Exec
3 23 (2.12%) Puppet
4 12 (1.11%) Ansible
5 11 (1.02%) WSUS
5 11 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.92%) Capistrano
6 10 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (0.74%) Bcfg2
8 8 (0.74%) ZENworks
9 7 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.37%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.37%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.37%) Nagios
11 3 (0.28%) OpenView
12 1 (0.092%) Icinga
12 1 (0.092%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 349 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 296 (27.33%) Apple
3 171 (15.79%) VMware
4 137 (12.65%) Cisco
5 100 (9.23%) HP
6 87 (8.03%) Adobe
7 81 (7.48%) Citrix
8 67 (6.19%) Avaya
9 52 (4.80%) Oracle
10 44 (4.06%) Symantec
10 44 (4.06%) Google
11 22 (2.03%) Sophos
12 21 (1.94%) Perforce
13 17 (1.57%) Bloomberg
14 16 (1.48%) Juniper
14 16 (1.48%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.29%) Xamarin
15 14 (1.29%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.29%) Lotus
15 14 (1.29%) EMC
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancing, West Sussex
Talent Spa
Salary: £13k - 19k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
TIMES Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago