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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 437 487 532
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +45
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 601 490 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 1.59% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 517 403 306
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +14.75%

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
28583 30781 29014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 26.83% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24119 25533 24685
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 28 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 28 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 +70 572 £35,000 - 75
London +62 345 £35,000 - 34
South East +9 104 £33,000 -17.50% 10
East of England +30 45 £37,500 +7.14% 9
North West +17 38 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Cambridgeshire +34 29 £37,500 -16.66% 8
City of London +16 29 £47,500 +37.68% 6
Cambridge +37 25 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Kent +7 23 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Yorkshire +30 22 £37,500 - 8
Crawley +9 22 £30,000 -33.33%
West Sussex +8 22 £30,000 -33.33%
Manchester +6 20 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Berkshire +21 18 £45,000 -11.76%
Scotland +11 16 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Hampshire +10 14 £45,000 +71.42% 1
Basingstoke +32 12 £45,000 +125.00% 1
West Yorkshire +13 12 £39,500 +5.33% 7
Leeds +22 11 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Glasgow +16 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Reading +9 11 £45,000 -32.83%
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £23,000 +2.22% 2
North Yorkshire - 10 £37,500 -
Harrogate - 10 £37,500 -
Lancashire +12 9 £22,250 - 1
Cheshire +11 9 £31,000 -1.58% 1
Hertfordshire -1 9 £45,000 +136.84% 1
Surrey -11 9 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Croydon +11 8 £45,000 +52.54%
East Midlands -1 8 £35,000 +32.07% 2

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 884 (76.34%) Windows
2 471 (40.67%) Microsoft
3 398 (34.37%) Active Directory
4 388 (33.51%) Linux
5 359 (31.00%) MS Office
6 355 (30.66%) Apple
7 280 (24.18%) Apple iOS
8 272 (23.49%) Windows 8
9 266 (22.97%) MS Exchange
10 262 (22.63%) Windows 7
11 225 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 217 (18.74%) VMware
13 216 (18.65%) MS Excel
14 200 (17.27%) Cisco
15 194 (16.75%) Android
16 191 (16.49%) Firewall
17 168 (14.51%) Blackberry
17 168 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 166 (14.34%) C++
19 154 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
20 153 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 148 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
22 147 (12.69%) JavaScript
23 146 (12.61%) Python
24 145 (12.52%) Windows XP
24 145 (12.52%) VPN
25 142 (12.26%) TCP/IP
26 139 (12.00%) SQL
27 137 (11.83%) DNS
28 133 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 266 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 86 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (5.61%) IIS
4 41 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 41 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (3.37%) Node.js
6 37 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2000
7 35 (3.02%) SharePoint
8 29 (2.50%) Tomcat
9 27 (2.33%) Lync
10 22 (1.90%) Apache
11 17 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (1.04%) Confluence
15 12 (1.04%) WordPress
15 12 (1.04%) nginx
16 11 (0.95%) SugarCRM
17 9 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 359 (31.00%) MS Office
2 216 (18.65%) MS Excel
3 51 (4.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 34 (2.94%) Photoshop
5 25 (2.16%) InDesign
6 17 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.78%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.69%) MS Visio
10 7 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.26%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.086%) Houdini
14 1 (0.086%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.086%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.086%) Mudbox
14 1 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.086%) Maya
Business Applications
1 21 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.60%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.086%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 93 (8.03%) Office 365
2 58 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.68%) Google Apps
4 17 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.04%) SaaS
6 12 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.35%) Heroku
8 4 (0.35%) Engine Yard
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.17%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.17%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.086%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.086%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (16.49%) Firewall
2 145 (12.52%) VPN
3 142 (12.26%) TCP/IP
4 137 (11.83%) DNS
5 113 (9.76%) DHCP
6 109 (9.41%) SAN
7 106 (9.15%) LAN
8 90 (7.77%) Wireless
9 89 (7.69%) WAN
10 68 (5.87%) VoIP
11 52 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
12 50 (4.32%) Internet
13 46 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (2.68%) VLAN
14 31 (2.68%) HTTP
15 18 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (1.38%) NAS
17 11 (0.95%) WLAN
18 9 (0.78%) Network Security
19 8 (0.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.98%) MySQL
2 81 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 50 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 26 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 24 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.21%) FileMaker
7 14 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (0.86%) Big Data
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.17%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.086%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.086%) Mahout
11 1 (0.086%) Redis
11 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 129 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.66%) JIRA
3 48 (4.15%) Subversion
3 48 (4.15%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.68%) Xcode
5 30 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (2.50%) Hudson
7 26 (2.25%) Selenium
8 19 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.21%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.12%) Appium
11 12 (1.04%) Android Studio
11 12 (1.04%) Gradle
11 12 (1.04%) Robotium
12 10 (0.86%) Bugzilla
13 9 (0.78%) JUnit
14 7 (0.60%) JMeter
14 7 (0.60%) IntelliJ
General
1 69 (5.96%) Finance
2 64 (5.53%) Marketing
3 45 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.28%) Advertising
5 28 (2.42%) Legal
5 28 (2.42%) Games
6 16 (1.38%) Retail
7 13 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.78%) Publishing
8 9 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 9 (0.78%) Banking
8 9 (0.78%) Law
9 6 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.43%) Back Office
10 5 (0.43%) Electronics
11 4 (0.35%) Front Office
12 3 (0.26%) Automotive
12 3 (0.26%) French Language
12 3 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 275 (23.75%) Support Engineer
2 215 (18.57%) Developer
3 113 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 112 (9.67%) Analyst
5 109 (9.41%) IT Support
6 76 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 72 (6.22%) Software Engineer
8 67 (5.79%) Support Analyst
9 66 (5.70%) Administrator
10 61 (5.27%) IT Support Engineer
11 60 (5.18%) Desktop Support
12 59 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
13 58 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
14 53 (4.58%) Mac Engineer
15 51 (4.40%) Technical Support
16 48 (4.15%) iOS Developer
17 44 (3.80%) C++ Developer
18 43 (3.71%) Senior Developer
18 43 (3.71%) Support Technician
19 40 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (9.93%) HTML
2 82 (7.08%) CSS
3 58 (5.01%) .NET
4 57 (4.92%) Web Services
5 47 (4.06%) REST
6 44 (3.80%) JSON
7 41 (3.54%) HTML5
7 41 (3.54%) XML
8 38 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
9 35 (3.02%) Qt
10 34 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 29 (2.50%) RESTful
11 29 (2.50%) jQuery
12 27 (2.33%) OpenGL
12 27 (2.33%) AngularJS
13 20 (1.73%) iOS SDK
14 19 (1.64%) Backbone.js
15 18 (1.55%) X-Windows
16 17 (1.47%) Cocoa
17 16 (1.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 168 (14.51%) Blackberry
2 96 (8.29%) iPhone
3 83 (7.17%) iPad
4 67 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 66 (5.70%) User Experience
6 46 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (3.97%) Mobile App
7 36 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.07%) 3D Graphics
9 24 (2.07%) Smartphone
10 20 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.55%) Chemistry
12 17 (1.47%) Graphic Design
12 17 (1.47%) Animation
13 15 (1.30%) Handset
14 14 (1.21%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 12 (1.04%) Replication
17 11 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 884 (76.34%) Windows
2 388 (33.51%) Linux
3 280 (24.18%) Apple iOS
4 272 (23.49%) Windows 8
5 262 (22.63%) Windows 7
6 225 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 194 (16.75%) Android
8 153 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 148 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 145 (12.52%) Windows XP
11 99 (8.55%) UNIX
12 37 (3.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 36 (3.11%) Mac OS
14 34 (2.94%) Windows Vista
15 33 (2.85%) CentOS
16 21 (1.81%) Fedora
17 20 (1.73%) Mac OS X Server
17 20 (1.73%) Windows Phone
18 15 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
19 13 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (10.28%) TDD
3 104 (8.98%) Software Engineering
4 90 (7.77%) ITIL
5 66 (5.70%) Project Management
6 59 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (4.92%) iOS Development
8 53 (4.58%) Web Development
8 53 (4.58%) Scrum
9 52 (4.49%) OO
10 48 (4.15%) Incident Management
11 47 (4.06%) MVC
11 47 (4.06%) BDD
12 43 (3.71%) CRM
12 43 (3.71%) Asset Management
13 42 (3.63%) Multithreading
14 39 (3.37%) Problem Management
15 38 (3.28%) Service Delivery
16 37 (3.20%) Time Management
16 37 (3.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (14.34%) C++
2 147 (12.69%) JavaScript
3 146 (12.61%) Python
4 139 (12.00%) SQL
5 120 (10.36%) Java
6 101 (8.72%) C
7 73 (6.30%) Objective-C
8 69 (5.96%) PHP
9 63 (5.44%) Ruby
10 60 (5.18%) C#
11 50 (4.32%) Perl
12 36 (3.11%) PowerShell
13 30 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 30 (2.59%) Bash Shell
14 27 (2.33%) Scala
15 22 (1.90%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.12%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.35%) Fortran
17 4 (0.35%) R
18 3 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 133 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (9.50%) Degree
3 83 (7.17%) MCSE
4 82 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (6.82%) CCNA
6 52 (4.49%) MCITP
7 40 (3.45%) MCP
8 29 (2.50%) MCSA
9 21 (1.81%) A+ Certification
10 15 (1.30%) Security Cleared
11 13 (1.12%) ISEB
12 12 (1.04%) MOS
12 12 (1.04%) MCTS
13 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.78%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.60%) ACMT
15 7 (0.60%) ACSP
15 7 (0.60%) OCP
15 7 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.99%) SLA
2 74 (6.39%) QA
3 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 398 (34.37%) Active Directory
2 168 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.07%) Terminal Services
5 21 (1.81%) ISA Server
5 21 (1.81%) NFS
6 20 (1.73%) VMware ESX
6 20 (1.73%) Postfix
7 16 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.69%) Firmware
9 8 (0.69%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.60%) XenApp
11 6 (0.52%) Docker
12 4 (0.35%) vCloud
12 4 (0.35%) vSphere
13 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.17%) Kerio MailServer
15 1 (0.086%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (3.37%) SCCM
2 36 (3.11%) Casper Suite
3 32 (2.76%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.86%) Puppet
6 9 (0.78%) Nagios
6 9 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.52%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.43%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.43%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.35%) SCOM
11 4 (0.35%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.35%) WSUS
12 3 (0.26%) DameWare
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 471 (40.67%) Microsoft
2 355 (30.66%) Apple
3 217 (18.74%) VMware
4 200 (17.27%) Cisco
5 101 (8.72%) Citrix
6 73 (6.30%) Adobe
7 59 (5.09%) Avaya
8 51 (4.40%) Google
9 49 (4.23%) HP
10 46 (3.97%) Symantec
11 41 (3.54%) Dell
12 40 (3.45%) Juniper
13 33 (2.85%) Veeam
14 31 (2.68%) MobileIron
15 28 (2.42%) Mitel
15 28 (2.42%) Red Hat
16 27 (2.33%) Motorola
17 20 (1.73%) McAfee
17 20 (1.73%) Sophos
17 20 (1.73%) Oracle
Central London / West End
Technology People UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23 - £24 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago