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 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 Mac OS X
Rank 425 465 567
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +102
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 624 616 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.51% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.09% 1.92% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 553 514 295
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%

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
29823 32166 30128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 26.57% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25001 26808 25240
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 21 April 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 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 +30 573 £31,750 -5.22% 48
London +32 337 £32,000 -1.53% 29
South East +17 131 £30,000 -25.00% 10
East of England +64 63 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Berkshire +10 42 £40,000 -5.88%
Surrey +35 34 £30,000 -29.41% 4
City of London -3 31 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Hertfordshire +15 29 £33,500 +21.81%
Kent +29 19 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Reading +4 18 £42,500 +6.25%
Scotland +20 15 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Wales +13 15 £47,500 +75.92% 1
Bedfordshire - 15 £20,500 -
Slough +14 14 £28,250 -19.28%
South Wales -2 14 £49,500 +83.33% 1
Torfaen - 14 £49,500 -
Cwmbran - 14 £49,500 -
Cambridgeshire +12 13 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Cambridge +6 13 £46,250 +15.62% 2
South West -35 13 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Oxfordshire +23 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +1 12 £47,500 +72.72%
West Yorkshire +14 11 £47,500 +125.23%
North West -10 11 £41,750 +28.46% 1
Stevenage +22 10 £47,500 +72.72%
Edinburgh +5 10 £29,250 -26.87%
Uxbridge +4 10 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Leeds +19 9 £47,500 +125.23%
Chessington -4 9 £24,000 +12.94%
Hampshire -7 9 £19,000 -48.29% 1

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 822 (71.67%) Windows
2 439 (38.27%) Microsoft
3 431 (37.58%) Apple
4 388 (33.83%) Active Directory
5 334 (29.12%) MS Office
6 309 (26.94%) Linux
7 305 (26.59%) Apple iOS
8 250 (21.80%) Windows 7
9 240 (20.92%) Windows 8
10 211 (18.40%) Android
11 209 (18.22%) MS Exchange
12 200 (17.44%) MS Excel
13 192 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 185 (16.13%) Firewall
15 177 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
16 174 (15.17%) JavaScript
17 172 (15.00%) VMware
18 169 (14.73%) HTML
19 163 (14.21%) Blackberry
20 159 (13.86%) Cisco
21 156 (13.60%) Windows XP
22 155 (13.51%) ITIL
22 155 (13.51%) Git (software)
23 154 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
24 148 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
24 148 (12.90%) DNS
25 146 (12.73%) TCP/IP
25 146 (12.73%) C++
26 145 (12.64%) iPhone
27 140 (12.21%) Python

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 209 (18.22%) MS Exchange
2 56 (4.88%) Node.js
3 51 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 45 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 42 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (3.14%) Apache
7 33 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2000
8 30 (2.62%) Tomcat
9 29 (2.53%) IIS
9 29 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (2.53%) Lync
10 19 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (1.48%) nginx
12 15 (1.31%) CMS
13 13 (1.13%) Drupal
14 12 (1.05%) WordPress
15 11 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.96%) Jetty
16 10 (0.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 334 (29.12%) MS Office
2 200 (17.44%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (3.14%) Photoshop
5 20 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.22%) InDesign
7 11 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.52%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.35%) Maya
10 4 (0.35%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.17%) HipChat
13 1 (0.087%) Houdini
13 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.087%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.087%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.087%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 89 (7.76%) Office 365
2 25 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.09%) Google Apps
4 14 (1.22%) SaaS
5 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.78%) PaaS
7 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.52%) Heroku
9 3 (0.26%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.087%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.087%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.087%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 185 (16.13%) Firewall
2 148 (12.90%) DNS
3 146 (12.73%) TCP/IP
4 121 (10.55%) DHCP
5 114 (9.94%) VPN
6 93 (8.11%) Internet
7 91 (7.93%) LAN
8 90 (7.85%) SAN
9 74 (6.45%) Wireless
10 60 (5.23%) WAN
11 46 (4.01%) HTTP
12 37 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
13 35 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (2.70%) VoIP
15 28 (2.44%) VLAN
16 22 (1.92%) IPv4
17 20 (1.74%) NAS
18 19 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (1.66%) Ethernet
19 18 (1.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.89%) MySQL
2 60 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 39 (3.40%) NoSQL
4 15 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 10 (0.87%) FileMaker
8 8 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.52%) Mahout
11 5 (0.44%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.35%) Redis
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.17%) Big Data
13 2 (0.17%) MS Access
14 1 (0.087%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.087%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 155 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.14%) Xcode
3 41 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 35 (3.05%) Subversion
4 35 (3.05%) Selenium
5 24 (2.09%) JIRA
6 23 (2.01%) Android Studio
7 21 (1.83%) Appium
7 21 (1.83%) Robotium
7 21 (1.83%) Gradle
8 17 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 11 (0.96%) Hudson
10 10 (0.87%) Grunt
11 9 (0.78%) Yeoman
11 9 (0.78%) Bower
11 9 (0.78%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.78%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.61%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.52%) Calabash
General
1 116 (10.11%) Finance
2 70 (6.10%) Marketing
3 61 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 59 (5.14%) Games
5 43 (3.75%) Advertising
6 28 (2.44%) Retail
7 27 (2.35%) Banking
8 21 (1.83%) Publishing
9 15 (1.31%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.96%) Legal
11 10 (0.87%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.35%) Back Office
13 4 (0.35%) Interactive Media
14 3 (0.26%) Electronics
14 3 (0.26%) Front Office
14 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.26%) Law
15 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (23.63%) Support Engineer
2 236 (20.58%) Developer
3 155 (13.51%) Analyst
4 126 (10.99%) 2nd Line Support
5 116 (10.11%) IT Support
6 98 (8.54%) Support Analyst
7 84 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 80 (6.97%) Technical Support
9 79 (6.89%) Desktop Support
10 65 (5.67%) Administrator
10 65 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 62 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
12 55 (4.80%) Senior Developer
13 54 (4.71%) Mac Engineer
14 49 (4.27%) iOS Developer
15 47 (4.10%) Java Developer
15 47 (4.10%) Desktop Engineer
16 43 (3.75%) Junior
17 42 (3.66%) Support Technician
18 41 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (14.73%) HTML
2 95 (8.28%) CSS
3 70 (6.10%) Ruby on Rails
4 65 (5.67%) .NET
5 60 (5.23%) Web Services
6 56 (4.88%) iOS SDK
7 55 (4.80%) REST
8 49 (4.27%) ASP.NET
9 48 (4.18%) RESTful
10 47 (4.10%) jQuery
11 44 (3.84%) HTML5
12 40 (3.49%) Spring
13 36 (3.14%) JSON
14 35 (3.05%) Hibernate
14 35 (3.05%) XML
15 26 (2.27%) CSS3
16 25 (2.18%) Qt
16 25 (2.18%) Spring Integration
16 25 (2.18%) Cocoa
16 25 (2.18%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 163 (14.21%) Blackberry
2 145 (12.64%) iPhone
3 115 (10.03%) iPad
4 102 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 67 (5.84%) Mobile App
6 52 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (3.92%) User Experience
8 33 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (2.62%) Open Source
10 18 (1.57%) Digital Media
10 18 (1.57%) Graphic Design
11 16 (1.39%) Cryptography
12 15 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.22%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.13%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.05%) Streaming Video
16 11 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.96%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.96%) New Media
17 8 (0.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 822 (71.67%) Windows
2 309 (26.94%) Linux
3 305 (26.59%) Apple iOS
4 250 (21.80%) Windows 7
5 240 (20.92%) Windows 8
6 211 (18.40%) Android
7 192 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 156 (13.60%) Windows XP
9 154 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 148 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 115 (10.03%) UNIX
12 57 (4.97%) Windows Vista
13 44 (3.84%) CentOS
14 32 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 31 (2.70%) Mac OS
16 26 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (1.92%) Windows Phone
18 19 (1.66%) Mac OS X Server
18 19 (1.66%) Ubuntu
19 14 (1.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (13.51%) ITIL
3 100 (8.72%) TDD
4 83 (7.24%) OO
5 77 (6.71%) iOS Development
6 73 (6.36%) Multithreading
7 70 (6.10%) Software Engineering
8 56 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 53 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 51 (4.45%) E-Commerce
10 51 (4.45%) Memory Management
11 49 (4.27%) MVC
12 47 (4.10%) Problem Management
13 46 (4.01%) Incident Management
14 45 (3.92%) Project Management
14 45 (3.92%) Time Management
15 40 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (3.31%) Line Management
17 36 (3.14%) Mentoring
18 33 (2.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (15.17%) JavaScript
2 146 (12.73%) C++
3 140 (12.21%) Python
4 131 (11.42%) Java
5 113 (9.85%) Objective-C
6 87 (7.59%) C
7 86 (7.50%) SQL
8 79 (6.89%) Ruby
9 70 (6.10%) PHP
10 62 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 47 (4.10%) Apple Swift
12 41 (3.57%) Perl
13 29 (2.53%) Scala
14 26 (2.27%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.66%) C#
17 7 (0.61%) PHP5
18 5 (0.44%) Lua
19 4 (0.35%) Golang
19 4 (0.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 131 (11.42%) Degree
2 120 (10.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (7.59%) MCSE
4 75 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (6.10%) CCNA
6 46 (4.01%) MCITP
7 38 (3.31%) MCP
8 28 (2.44%) A+ Certification
9 26 (2.27%) MCSA
10 14 (1.22%) ACMT
11 13 (1.13%) ACSP
11 13 (1.13%) MCTS
12 9 (0.78%) ACTC
12 9 (0.78%) ACSA
13 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.61%) MOS
14 7 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.52%) CCENT
15 6 (0.52%) GCIH
15 6 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.80%) QA
2 52 (4.53%) SLA
3 11 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 388 (33.83%) Active Directory
2 120 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (1.74%) NFS
6 14 (1.22%) XenApp
7 12 (1.05%) Postfix
7 12 (1.05%) vSphere
8 10 (0.87%) ISA Server
8 10 (0.87%) Samba
9 9 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.78%) Docker
10 8 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.52%) XenServer
12 5 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.35%) Snort
13 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.26%) Xsan
15 2 (0.17%) Corosync
16 1 (0.087%) KVM
Systems Management
1 54 (4.71%) Puppet
2 32 (2.79%) SCCM
3 26 (2.27%) Casper Suite
4 25 (2.18%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.31%) ZABBIX
6 14 (1.22%) WSUS
7 13 (1.13%) FortiGate
7 13 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (1.05%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.70%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.52%) DameWare
11 5 (0.44%) Nagios
11 5 (0.44%) SCOM
12 4 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 439 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 431 (37.58%) Apple
3 172 (15.00%) VMware
4 159 (13.86%) Cisco
5 72 (6.28%) Adobe
6 70 (6.10%) Citrix
7 53 (4.62%) Avaya
7 53 (4.62%) Symantec
8 52 (4.53%) HP
9 45 (3.92%) Dell
10 39 (3.40%) Google
11 34 (2.96%) Juniper
12 32 (2.79%) Red Hat
12 32 (2.79%) ServiceNow
13 26 (2.27%) Sophos
14 23 (2.01%) Mitel
15 22 (1.92%) McAfee
16 17 (1.48%) Perforce
17 16 (1.39%) IBM
18 15 (1.31%) Xamarin
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + staff discount
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum £20k for 3 days per week needed
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + On-call / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum
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London
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