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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 481 521 526
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 523 399 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.71% 1.37% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 423 329 403
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,450 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -15.33%

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
30616 29122 32697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.22% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25292 24837 27912
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 £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 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 30 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 +21 494 £35,000 +7.69% 77
London +49 292 £34,000 +1.49% 51
South East +37 122 £40,000 +15.94% 13
City of London +23 45 £39,000 +12.23% 15
South West +6 43 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Surrey +7 34 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol +11 24 £27,500 +10.00%
Brighton +3 21 £42,500 +54.54% 1
East Sussex +1 21 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Kent +12 19 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Scotland -4 13 £40,000 +45.45% 1
North West -28 13 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Hampshire -10 12 £25,000 -27.53% 3
East of England -49 12 £20,500 -36.92% 5
West Sussex +2 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Berkshire -19 11 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Gloucestershire +4 10 £22,000 -32.30%
Cheltenham 0 10 £22,000 -
Crawley - 10 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 9 £34,000 -26.08%
Edinburgh -5 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester -12 8 £37,500 - 2
Docklands, London +1 7 - -
Oxford +13 6 £30,000 -34.78%
Southampton +2 6 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Reading -2 4 £53,000 +32.50%
Bedfordshire -18 4 £20,500 -21.15%
Cheshire - 4 £32,500 - 2

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 869 (80.24%) Windows
2 484 (44.69%) Linux
3 383 (35.36%) Microsoft
4 361 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 301 (27.79%) Apple
6 297 (27.42%) MS Office
7 280 (25.85%) Windows 7
8 204 (18.84%) Firewall
9 201 (18.56%) MS Exchange
10 174 (16.07%) Apple iOS
11 166 (15.33%) DNS
12 162 (14.96%) VMware
13 158 (14.59%) Windows 8
14 157 (14.50%) Git (software)
14 157 (14.50%) Degree
15 153 (14.13%) Blackberry
16 152 (14.04%) MS Excel
17 150 (13.85%) Python
17 150 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
18 148 (13.67%) JavaScript
19 147 (13.57%) HTML
20 145 (13.39%) ITIL
21 140 (12.93%) Cisco
21 140 (12.93%) Android
22 139 (12.83%) TCP/IP
23 138 (12.74%) DHCP
24 137 (12.65%) Java
25 135 (12.47%) C++
26 123 (11.36%) MySQL
27 121 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 201 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 80 (7.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 78 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (5.91%) Node.js
5 38 (3.51%) Apache
6 37 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2000
7 34 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (2.86%) SharePoint
9 25 (2.31%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.94%) IIS
11 20 (1.85%) OpenStack
12 19 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (1.66%) Lync
14 13 (1.20%) Apache Solr
14 13 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (1.20%) Drupal
15 12 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.11%) Confluence
16 11 (1.02%) nginx
17 9 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 297 (27.42%) MS Office
2 152 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 55 (5.08%) Photoshop
4 38 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (1.94%) InDesign
6 11 (1.02%) Final Cut Pro
6 11 (1.02%) Maya
7 9 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
8 7 (0.65%) 3ds Max
9 6 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.55%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.46%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.092%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.092%) MODO
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Google Analytics
1 9 (0.83%) Eikon
2 3 (0.28%) Magento
2 3 (0.28%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.89%) Office 365
2 28 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.03%) Google Apps
4 15 (1.39%) GitHub
5 12 (1.11%) SaaS
6 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.18%) Heroku
8 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 204 (18.84%) Firewall
2 166 (15.33%) DNS
3 139 (12.83%) TCP/IP
4 138 (12.74%) DHCP
5 83 (7.66%) VPN
6 79 (7.29%) VoIP
7 61 (5.63%) LAN
8 59 (5.45%) Internet
9 54 (4.99%) Wireless
10 51 (4.71%) LDAP
11 44 (4.06%) SAN
12 38 (3.51%) WAN
13 32 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
14 29 (2.68%) Network Security
15 27 (2.49%) SMTP
16 24 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
17 23 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
18 21 (1.94%) Ethernet
19 19 (1.75%) HTTP
20 17 (1.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.36%) MySQL
2 77 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 43 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (2.95%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.39%) SQLite
7 15 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.20%) FileMaker
10 12 (1.11%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.28%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Big Data
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.18%) Redis
12 2 (0.18%) DB2
13 1 (0.092%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.092%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.092%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 157 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 62 (5.72%) Subversion
3 44 (4.06%) Selenium
4 40 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 40 (3.69%) JIRA
5 32 (2.95%) JMeter
6 29 (2.68%) Jenkins
7 28 (2.59%) Eclipse
7 28 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 27 (2.49%) Ant
9 20 (1.85%) Xcode
10 19 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.57%) JUnit
12 14 (1.29%) Sinon.JS
13 12 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (1.02%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.02%) JSUnit
14 11 (1.02%) Hudson
14 11 (1.02%) Visual Studio
15 10 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 81 (7.48%) Finance
2 55 (5.08%) Advertising
3 40 (3.69%) Retail
4 32 (2.95%) Games
5 28 (2.59%) Marketing
6 21 (1.94%) Publishing
7 20 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.75%) Multimedia
9 15 (1.39%) Automotive
10 13 (1.20%) Banking
11 11 (1.02%) Law
11 11 (1.02%) Legal
11 11 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 2 (0.18%) Electronics
16 1 (0.092%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.092%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.092%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 190 (17.54%) Developer
2 176 (16.25%) Analyst
3 140 (12.93%) Support Engineer
4 120 (11.08%) Support Analyst
5 98 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 93 (8.59%) IT Support
7 81 (7.48%) Administrator
8 78 (7.20%) Desktop Support
8 78 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
9 55 (5.08%) Software Engineer
10 43 (3.97%) Technical Support
11 42 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 41 (3.79%) Service Analyst
12 41 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
13 38 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
14 37 (3.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 37 (3.42%) Tester
14 37 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 36 (3.32%) Support Technician
16 34 (3.14%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (13.57%) HTML
2 112 (10.34%) CSS
3 101 (9.33%) Web Services
4 74 (6.83%) HTML5
5 59 (5.45%) jQuery
6 53 (4.89%) .NET
7 42 (3.88%) JSON
8 39 (3.60%) Backbone.js
9 37 (3.42%) XML
10 34 (3.14%) RESTful
11 30 (2.77%) J2EE
12 29 (2.68%) OpenGL
13 25 (2.31%) REST
13 25 (2.31%) CSS3
14 24 (2.22%) XHTML
14 24 (2.22%) LAMP
15 23 (2.12%) .NET Framework
16 22 (2.03%) AngularJS
17 21 (1.94%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 153 (14.13%) Blackberry
2 91 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 54 (4.99%) Open Source
5 50 (4.62%) Visualisation
6 45 (4.16%) iPhone
6 45 (4.16%) Mathematics
7 40 (3.69%) Social Media
8 29 (2.68%) 3D Graphics
9 28 (2.59%) Life Science
9 28 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (2.40%) iPad
11 23 (2.12%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.85%) Animation
12 20 (1.85%) Digital Media
13 18 (1.66%) Blog
13 18 (1.66%) Statistics
14 17 (1.57%) User Experience
15 15 (1.39%) Chemistry
16 14 (1.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 869 (80.24%) Windows
2 484 (44.69%) Linux
3 280 (25.85%) Windows 7
4 174 (16.07%) Apple iOS
5 158 (14.59%) Windows 8
6 140 (12.93%) Android
7 121 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (10.90%) Windows XP
9 112 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (8.96%) UNIX
11 74 (6.83%) Mac OS
12 63 (5.82%) Ubuntu
13 61 (5.63%) Solaris
14 58 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (4.71%) Mac OS X Server
16 42 (3.88%) Windows 2000 Server
17 20 (1.85%) CentOS
17 20 (1.85%) Windows Phone
17 20 (1.85%) AIX
18 19 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (13.39%) ITIL
3 96 (8.86%) TDD
3 96 (8.86%) Software Engineering
4 81 (7.48%) OO
5 53 (4.89%) DevOps
6 49 (4.52%) MVC
7 48 (4.43%) Scrum
7 48 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (4.34%) BDD
9 42 (3.88%) Time Management
10 35 (3.23%) Problem Management
11 33 (3.05%) Mentoring
12 31 (2.86%) Configuration Management
13 27 (2.49%) Project Management
14 25 (2.31%) Workflow
15 24 (2.22%) E-Commerce
15 24 (2.22%) Automated Testing
15 24 (2.22%) Web Development
15 24 (2.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (13.85%) Python
2 148 (13.67%) JavaScript
3 137 (12.65%) Java
4 135 (12.47%) C++
5 117 (10.80%) C
6 80 (7.39%) SQL
7 68 (6.28%) Ruby
8 64 (5.91%) PHP
9 58 (5.36%) C#
10 56 (5.17%) Perl
11 53 (4.89%) Bash Shell
12 36 (3.32%) Shell Script
13 33 (3.05%) PowerShell
14 28 (2.59%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.48%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.92%) VBScript
17 8 (0.74%) VB
18 7 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
19 6 (0.55%) Scala
19 6 (0.55%) Lua
Qualifications
1 157 (14.50%) Degree
2 105 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (6.93%) CCNA
5 71 (6.56%) MCSE
6 55 (5.08%) MCP
7 53 (4.89%) MCITP
8 28 (2.59%) ISEB
9 26 (2.40%) MCSA
10 19 (1.75%) A+ Certification
11 18 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (1.39%) PhD
13 11 (1.02%) MCDST
14 7 (0.65%) CISSP
15 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.55%) MOS
16 5 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
16 5 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.37%) Security Cleared
17 4 (0.37%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.40%) QA
2 47 (4.34%) SLA
3 21 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.92%) COBIT
4 10 (0.92%) GLP
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 361 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 94 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.97%) Samba
4 33 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.59%) NFS
6 20 (1.85%) vSphere
6 20 (1.85%) KVM
7 19 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.39%) XenApp
9 11 (1.02%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.92%) Kerio MailServer
11 7 (0.65%) Xsan
11 7 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.55%) OpenSSH
12 6 (0.55%) Postfix
13 4 (0.37%) Varnish
13 4 (0.37%) Xen
13 4 (0.37%) GPFS
14 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 66 (6.09%) SCCM
2 35 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 25 (2.31%) Puppet
4 23 (2.12%) Casper Suite
5 13 (1.20%) Ansible
6 11 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 10 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.83%) ZENworks
8 9 (0.83%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.83%) WSUS
9 7 (0.65%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.46%) Nagios
11 4 (0.37%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.37%) Bcfg2
11 4 (0.37%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.28%) OpenView
13 1 (0.092%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 383 (35.36%) Microsoft
2 301 (27.79%) Apple
3 162 (14.96%) VMware
4 140 (12.93%) Cisco
5 101 (9.33%) HP
6 91 (8.40%) Adobe
7 80 (7.39%) Citrix
8 74 (6.83%) Avaya
9 55 (5.08%) Oracle
10 46 (4.25%) Symantec
11 42 (3.88%) Google
12 24 (2.22%) Xamarin
13 22 (2.03%) Sophos
14 21 (1.94%) Bloomberg
15 20 (1.85%) Perforce
16 19 (1.75%) Red Hat
17 17 (1.57%) Juniper
18 16 (1.48%) Reuters
19 13 (1.20%) Lotus
19 13 (1.20%) EMC
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Exceptional benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + considerable benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £66000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesford, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £26000 per annum + bens + £2.6k on-call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £26000 per annum + bens + on-call
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Michael Page Technology - SuperSparx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Mander Portman Woodward
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago