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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 446 495 518
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 581 460 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 1.54% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 482 379 372
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
30780 29937 32355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.34% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25745 24877 27944
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +46 557 £35,000 +4.47% 51
London +91 378 £34,000 -2.85% 27
South East +29 79 £40,000 - 6
City of London +30 43 £31,000 +3.33% 6
East of England -34 35 £35,000 +12.90% 4
South West 0 33 £31,500 - 2
Bristol +18 25 £30,000 +4.34% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 24 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Kent +17 22 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Berkshire -1 20 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridge -7 20 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Scotland +10 15 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hampshire - 14 £19,750 - 2
Edinburgh +5 13 £33,750 -15.62%
North West -10 13 £38,750 +0.64% 3
Sidcup - 11 £28,500 -
Yorkshire -21 10 £27,000 -13.60% 6
Fareham - 9 £19,750 -
Reading +10 8 £39,000 -23.90%
Bedfordshire +1 8 £20,500 -6.81%
West Yorkshire -10 8 £27,000 +25.58% 5
Manchester -22 8 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Newbury +4 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surrey -11 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Crawley +2 6 £27,500 +5.76%
West Sussex -4 6 £27,500 +5.76%
West Midlands -23 6 £24,457 -2.17% 1
Hillingdon - 6 £27,500 -
Croydon -5 5 £20,500 -12.76%
Brighton -5 5 £40,000 +39.13%

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 861 (79.14%) Windows
2 419 (38.51%) Microsoft
3 385 (35.39%) Linux
4 381 (35.02%) Active Directory
5 364 (33.46%) Apple
6 289 (26.56%) MS Office
7 260 (23.90%) Windows 7
8 227 (20.86%) Apple iOS
9 211 (19.39%) Firewall
10 189 (17.37%) MS Exchange
11 187 (17.19%) DNS
12 185 (17.00%) Android
13 177 (16.27%) TCP/IP
14 173 (15.90%) MS Excel
15 170 (15.63%) VMware
16 164 (15.07%) DHCP
17 163 (14.98%) Windows 8
18 159 (14.61%) Cisco
19 156 (14.34%) HTML
20 148 (13.60%) Git (software)
20 148 (13.60%) Windows XP
21 146 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
22 143 (13.14%) JavaScript
22 143 (13.14%) ITIL
23 141 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
24 132 (12.13%) Blackberry
25 128 (11.76%) Python
26 127 (11.67%) C++
27 124 (11.40%) CSS
28 123 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 189 (17.37%) MS Exchange
2 68 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (6.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 55 (5.06%) Apache
5 53 (4.87%) Node.js
6 41 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 38 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2000
8 34 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (3.13%) Lync
9 32 (2.94%) SharePoint
10 28 (2.57%) Tomcat
11 23 (2.11%) Drupal
11 23 (2.11%) OpenStack
12 20 (1.84%) Umbraco
12 20 (1.84%) IIS
13 18 (1.65%) ExpressionEngine
14 17 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (1.47%) nginx
16 12 (1.10%) CMS
17 10 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 289 (26.56%) MS Office
2 173 (15.90%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.85%) Photoshop
4 21 (1.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (1.10%) InDesign
5 12 (1.10%) Maya
6 10 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
7 9 (0.83%) 3ds Max
8 8 (0.74%) Final Cut Pro
9 5 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.46%) FrameMaker
9 5 (0.46%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.092%) MODO
12 1 (0.092%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Eikon
2 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.55%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.092%) Magento
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.61%) Office 365
2 19 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.75%) Google Apps
3 12 (1.10%) SaaS
4 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (0.37%) PaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Heroku
6 2 (0.18%) GitHub
6 2 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.092%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.092%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 211 (19.39%) Firewall
2 187 (17.19%) DNS
3 177 (16.27%) TCP/IP
4 164 (15.07%) DHCP
5 94 (8.64%) VPN
6 85 (7.81%) LAN
7 72 (6.62%) SAN
8 71 (6.53%) Wireless
9 66 (6.07%) Internet
10 52 (4.78%) WAN
11 49 (4.50%) VoIP
12 36 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
13 35 (3.22%) LDAP
14 31 (2.85%) SMTP
15 28 (2.57%) Ethernet
16 27 (2.48%) HTTP
16 27 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (2.39%) IPv4
18 20 (1.84%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (9.19%) MySQL
2 71 (6.53%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 25 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 18 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.10%) SQLite
11 9 (0.83%) FileMaker
12 5 (0.46%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.37%) Redis
13 4 (0.37%) Big Data
14 1 (0.092%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.092%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.092%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 148 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.51%) Xcode
3 50 (4.60%) Subversion
4 47 (4.32%) Selenium
5 40 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.76%) JMeter
7 26 (2.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 26 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (2.30%) Eclipse
9 20 (1.84%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.65%) Ant
11 17 (1.56%) JIRA
12 12 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.10%) JUnit
12 12 (1.10%) Grunt
12 12 (1.10%) Android Studio
13 10 (0.92%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.83%) Hudson
14 9 (0.83%) Bower
15 8 (0.74%) Yeoman
General
1 81 (7.44%) Finance
2 42 (3.86%) Games
3 41 (3.77%) Marketing
4 35 (3.22%) Advertising
5 34 (3.13%) Retail
6 26 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.93%) Banking
8 16 (1.47%) Publishing
9 11 (1.01%) Legal
9 11 (1.01%) Multimedia
10 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.83%) Law
12 4 (0.37%) Automotive
12 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Back Office
13 2 (0.18%) Electronics
13 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.18%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.092%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 202 (18.57%) Developer
2 178 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 154 (14.15%) Analyst
4 107 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 104 (9.56%) Support Analyst
6 93 (8.55%) IT Support
7 88 (8.09%) Administrator
8 81 (7.44%) Systems Administrator
9 72 (6.62%) Desktop Support
10 60 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 50 (4.60%) Technical Support
12 42 (3.86%) Support Technician
12 42 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
13 40 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 40 (3.68%) Linux Administrator
14 36 (3.31%) Software Engineer
14 36 (3.31%) Mac Engineer
15 35 (3.22%) Service Analyst
15 35 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
15 35 (3.22%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (14.34%) HTML
2 124 (11.40%) CSS
3 93 (8.55%) Web Services
4 68 (6.25%) jQuery
5 65 (5.97%) .NET
6 64 (5.88%) HTML5
7 43 (3.95%) REST
8 41 (3.77%) JSON
9 40 (3.68%) iOS SDK
10 36 (3.31%) RESTful
11 35 (3.22%) OpenGL
12 33 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
13 30 (2.76%) XML
14 29 (2.67%) ASP.NET
15 26 (2.39%) J2EE
16 25 (2.30%) .NET Framework
17 24 (2.21%) DOM
17 24 (2.21%) WebKit
18 22 (2.02%) WPF
18 22 (2.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 132 (12.13%) Blackberry
2 87 (8.00%) iPhone
3 76 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (6.62%) iPad
5 63 (5.79%) Computer Science
6 48 (4.41%) Mathematics
7 40 (3.68%) Open Source
8 36 (3.31%) User Experience
9 29 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 29 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (2.39%) Life Science
11 21 (1.93%) Digital Media
12 20 (1.84%) Blog
12 20 (1.84%) Visualisation
13 17 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
14 15 (1.38%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.10%) Animation
15 12 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.01%) Semantic Web
16 11 (1.01%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 861 (79.14%) Windows
2 385 (35.39%) Linux
3 260 (23.90%) Windows 7
4 227 (20.86%) Apple iOS
5 185 (17.00%) Android
6 163 (14.98%) Windows 8
7 148 (13.60%) Windows XP
8 141 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 123 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 122 (11.21%) UNIX
11 94 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 49 (4.50%) Solaris
13 38 (3.49%) Windows 2000 Server
13 38 (3.49%) CentOS
13 38 (3.49%) Mac OS
14 37 (3.40%) Windows Vista
14 37 (3.40%) Ubuntu
15 31 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (2.76%) Mac OS X Server
17 20 (1.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (13.14%) ITIL
3 93 (8.55%) TDD
4 91 (8.36%) Software Engineering
5 76 (6.99%) OO
6 58 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 52 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (4.60%) MVC
9 47 (4.32%) iOS Development
10 42 (3.86%) Problem Management
11 38 (3.49%) Time Management
12 37 (3.40%) DevOps
12 37 (3.40%) Scrum
13 36 (3.31%) E-Commerce
13 36 (3.31%) Multithreading
14 35 (3.22%) OOP
15 33 (3.03%) Automated Testing
16 29 (2.67%) Web Development
17 27 (2.48%) BDD
17 27 (2.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 143 (13.14%) JavaScript
2 128 (11.76%) Python
3 127 (11.67%) C++
4 116 (10.66%) Java
5 100 (9.19%) C
6 82 (7.54%) SQL
7 76 (6.99%) PHP
8 70 (6.43%) Objective-C
9 63 (5.79%) Ruby
10 58 (5.33%) Shell Script
11 56 (5.15%) C#
12 36 (3.31%) Perl
13 29 (2.67%) Bash Shell
14 28 (2.57%) PowerShell
15 26 (2.39%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.19%) Scala
17 9 (0.83%) PHP5
18 5 (0.46%) Lua
19 4 (0.37%) VBScript
19 4 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (9.74%) Degree
2 88 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (6.25%) MCSE
4 62 (5.70%) CCNA
5 48 (4.41%) MCITP
6 42 (3.86%) MCP
7 26 (2.39%) ISEB
8 23 (2.11%) A+ Certification
9 16 (1.47%) PhD
9 16 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.01%) MCSA
11 9 (0.83%) CCNP
11 9 (0.83%) MCDST
12 6 (0.55%) CISSP
12 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.46%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.28%) Security Cleared
15 3 (0.28%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (9.83%) QA
2 42 (3.86%) SLA
3 11 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.92%) GLP
4 10 (0.92%) COBIT
5 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 381 (35.02%) Active Directory
2 111 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.67%) NFS
4 29 (2.67%) Samba
5 21 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.75%) KVM
7 18 (1.65%) vSphere
8 14 (1.29%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.19%) LXC
10 8 (0.74%) XenApp
11 7 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.64%) Xsan
12 6 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.55%) Postfix
12 6 (0.55%) OpenSSH
12 6 (0.55%) Kerio MailServer
13 5 (0.46%) Docker
14 4 (0.37%) Varnish
15 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (5.88%) SCCM
2 58 (5.33%) Puppet
3 25 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.75%) Casper Suite
5 18 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.56%) ZABBIX
7 16 (1.47%) FortiGate
8 13 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.83%) WSUS
12 8 (0.74%) ZENworks
13 7 (0.64%) Nagios
14 6 (0.55%) Ansible
15 5 (0.46%) SCOM
16 4 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
16 4 (0.37%) Capistrano
16 4 (0.37%) Vagrant
16 4 (0.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 419 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 364 (33.46%) Apple
3 170 (15.63%) VMware
4 159 (14.61%) Cisco
5 80 (7.35%) HP
6 65 (5.97%) Citrix
7 64 (5.88%) Avaya
8 61 (5.61%) Symantec
9 60 (5.51%) Adobe
10 42 (3.86%) Google
11 38 (3.49%) Oracle
12 31 (2.85%) Xamarin
13 30 (2.76%) Red Hat
14 29 (2.67%) Bloomberg
15 26 (2.39%) Juniper
16 25 (2.30%) Dell
17 23 (2.11%) Mitel
18 20 (1.84%) IBM
19 19 (1.75%) Sophos
20 13 (1.19%) Perforce
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