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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 467 486 538
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +52
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 533 584 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 2.04% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 451 491 414
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
23527 28564 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.69% 26.19% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19978 24234 25392
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 513 £37,000 -1.33% 83
London +16 264 £37,500 +7.14% 41
South East +44 103 £35,000 -9.09% 14
South West +46 49 £42,500 +18.88% 7
City of London +56 40 £33,000 +6.45% 5
Oxfordshire +33 32 £23,000 -61.66% 3
West Midlands +12 26 £32,500 +20.37% 2
North West -11 25 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Hampshire +12 23 £33,750 -25.00% 3
Abingdon - 23 - -
East of England -4 20 £41,250 -2.94% 11
East Midlands +29 19 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Warwickshire +13 19 £32,500 +20.37%
Nottingham +15 16 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Nottinghamshire +12 16 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Surrey +37 15 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Kent +6 15 £35,000 -5.40%
Manchester -12 15 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +1 14 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Devon - 14 £29,250 -
Warwick - 14 £32,500 -
Stockport +8 12 £45,000 - 1
Bristol - 11 £27,500 - 3
Cheshire +30 10 £19,500 -37.09% 1
East Cowes - 10 - -
Isle of Wight - 10 - -
Oxford +13 9 £23,000 -54.00% 1
Basingstoke -18 9 £45,000 - 1
Exeter - 9 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire +14 8 £42,500 -5.55% 6

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 879 (82.30%) Windows
2 458 (42.88%) Linux
3 436 (40.82%) Active Directory
4 410 (38.39%) Microsoft
5 387 (36.24%) Apple
6 280 (26.22%) Windows Server
7 258 (24.16%) Windows 7
8 247 (23.13%) Apple iOS
9 234 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
10 229 (21.44%) VMware
11 220 (20.60%) MS Office
12 212 (19.85%) Office 365
13 203 (19.01%) Firewall
14 179 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 178 (16.67%) Android
16 168 (15.73%) MS Excel
17 162 (15.17%) TCP/IP
18 144 (13.48%) Cisco
19 142 (13.30%) ITIL
20 133 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
21 131 (12.27%) MS Exchange
22 130 (12.17%) C++
23 128 (11.99%) Python
24 127 (11.89%) Windows 8
25 125 (11.70%) Git (software)
26 124 (11.61%) DNS
27 118 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
27 118 (11.05%) Finance
28 114 (10.67%) Mentoring
29 105 (9.83%) Citrix

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 131 (12.27%) MS Exchange
2 66 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (5.34%) Skype for Business
4 41 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (2.34%) Apache
8 21 (1.97%) nginx
9 20 (1.87%) WordPress
10 12 (1.12%) Confluence
10 12 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.94%) IIS
12 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.47%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.37%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.37%) CMS
15 4 (0.37%) Zimbra
16 3 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 220 (20.60%) MS Office
2 168 (15.73%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.094%) InCopy
9 1 (0.094%) InDesign
9 1 (0.094%) Maya
9 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.28%) Eikon
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 212 (19.85%) Office 365
2 68 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.56%) Google Apps
5 16 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 13 (1.22%) SaaS
7 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.94%) iTunes
8 7 (0.66%) TestFlight
9 6 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.56%) PaaS
10 5 (0.47%) IaaS
10 5 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.37%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 203 (19.01%) Firewall
2 162 (15.17%) TCP/IP
3 124 (11.61%) DNS
4 96 (8.99%) VPN
5 92 (8.61%) LAN
6 77 (7.21%) SAN
7 73 (6.84%) DHCP
8 68 (6.37%) Internet
8 68 (6.37%) WAN
9 51 (4.78%) VoIP
10 43 (4.03%) Wireless
11 40 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
12 32 (3.00%) VLAN
13 30 (2.81%) NAS
14 28 (2.62%) Skype
15 26 (2.43%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (2.25%) HTTP
17 20 (1.87%) IP Telephony
18 19 (1.78%) Network Security
19 16 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.43%) MySQL
3 28 (2.62%) Big Data
4 18 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.59%) SQLite
6 15 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.84%) FileMaker
7 9 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.37%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.094%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (0.094%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (0.094%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 125 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.52%) Subversion
3 57 (5.34%) JIRA
4 49 (4.59%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.53%) Xcode
6 25 (2.34%) Mercurial
7 19 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.40%) Hudson
8 15 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.22%) Selenium
10 11 (1.03%) Android Studio
11 10 (0.94%) Maven
11 10 (0.94%) Vagrant
12 9 (0.84%) JUnit
13 7 (0.66%) CocoaPods
13 7 (0.66%) GDB
14 6 (0.56%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.47%) FogBugz
15 5 (0.47%) Grunt
15 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (11.05%) Finance
2 64 (5.99%) Marketing
3 36 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.53%) Games
6 26 (2.43%) Legal
7 25 (2.34%) Retail
8 23 (2.15%) Banking
9 21 (1.97%) Publishing
10 13 (1.22%) Advertising
11 12 (1.12%) Law
12 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.66%) Electronics
13 7 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.37%) French Language
14 4 (0.37%) Local Government
14 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.094%) Japanese Language
16 1 (0.094%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 183 (17.13%) Developer
2 176 (16.48%) Support Engineer
3 142 (13.30%) Analyst
4 106 (9.93%) IT Support
5 102 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 95 (8.90%) Desktop Support
7 86 (8.05%) Desktop Engineer
8 84 (7.87%) Support Analyst
9 75 (7.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 74 (6.93%) Mac Engineer
11 68 (6.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 66 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 65 (6.09%) IT Engineer
14 48 (4.49%) Windows Engineer
15 46 (4.31%) Software Engineer
16 45 (4.21%) 1st Line Support
16 45 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
17 44 (4.12%) Administrator
18 42 (3.93%) Technical Support
19 40 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.05%) HTML
2 68 (6.37%) CSS
3 47 (4.40%) Cocoa
4 38 (3.56%) AngularJS
4 38 (3.56%) X-Windows
5 35 (3.28%) REST
6 34 (3.18%) Web Services
7 29 (2.72%) Core Data
8 25 (2.34%) .NET
8 25 (2.34%) XML
9 24 (2.25%) Cocoa Touch
9 24 (2.25%) LAMP
10 23 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
11 22 (2.06%) Node.js
12 20 (1.87%) JSON
13 18 (1.69%) Qt
13 18 (1.69%) RESTful
14 17 (1.59%) HTML5
15 14 (1.31%) Hibernate
15 14 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 61 (5.71%) iPhone
4 57 (5.34%) Blackberry
5 54 (5.06%) iPad
6 39 (3.65%) Smartphone
6 39 (3.65%) User Experience
6 39 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
7 37 (3.46%) Driving Licence
8 29 (2.72%) Client/Server
9 28 (2.62%) Data Protection Act
10 26 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 24 (2.25%) Digital Media
12 23 (2.15%) Computer Science
13 21 (1.97%) Online Banking
13 21 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
14 20 (1.87%) Data Centre
15 16 (1.50%) Cryptography
15 16 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 879 (82.30%) Windows
2 458 (42.88%) Linux
3 280 (26.22%) Windows Server
4 258 (24.16%) Windows 7
5 247 (23.13%) Apple iOS
6 178 (16.67%) Android
7 133 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 127 (11.89%) Windows 8
9 101 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 99 (9.27%) Windows 10
11 71 (6.65%) Unix
12 55 (5.15%) Windows XP
13 43 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (3.09%) Mac OS
15 28 (2.62%) Mac OS X Server
16 23 (2.15%) CentOS
17 18 (1.69%) Windows Vista
18 17 (1.59%) Debian
18 17 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (1.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (13.30%) ITIL
3 114 (10.67%) Mentoring
4 104 (9.74%) Software Engineering
5 90 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
6 57 (5.34%) Information Security
6 57 (5.34%) Secure Coding
7 51 (4.78%) iOS Development
8 48 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (4.49%) Open Source
9 47 (4.40%) Data Protection
10 46 (4.31%) Penetration Testing
11 45 (4.21%) Scrum
12 42 (3.93%) Cross-Platform Development
13 40 (3.75%) Multithreading
13 40 (3.75%) Test Automation
14 39 (3.65%) Coaching
15 38 (3.56%) Web Development
16 36 (3.37%) Analytics
16 36 (3.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (12.17%) C++
2 128 (11.99%) Python
3 105 (9.83%) JavaScript
4 99 (9.27%) C
5 87 (8.15%) Objective-C
6 74 (6.93%) SQL
7 71 (6.65%) Java
8 70 (6.55%) PowerShell
9 52 (4.87%) Bash Shell
10 46 (4.31%) PHP
11 45 (4.21%) Ruby
12 44 (4.12%) Perl
13 31 (2.90%) C#
14 26 (2.43%) Apple Swift
15 18 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.31%) Scala
17 7 (0.66%) Lua
18 5 (0.47%) PHP 5
18 5 (0.47%) VBScript
19 4 (0.37%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 118 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (8.24%) Degree
3 78 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (5.15%) MCSE
5 52 (4.87%) CCNA
5 52 (4.87%) CISSP
6 44 (4.12%) MCP
7 41 (3.84%) MCITP
8 37 (3.46%) MCSA
9 30 (2.81%) Security Cleared
10 27 (2.53%) SANS
11 22 (2.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 22 (2.06%) CCSP
12 21 (1.97%) CISM
12 21 (1.97%) ISEB
13 19 (1.78%) DV Cleared
14 18 (1.69%) A+ Certification
15 16 (1.50%) GCIH
16 15 (1.40%) GCFA
16 15 (1.40%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.84%) SLA
2 50 (4.68%) QA
3 41 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 436 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 179 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.25%) Terminal Services
5 23 (2.15%) vSphere
5 23 (2.15%) XenApp
6 21 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (1.87%) Docker
8 18 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (1.50%) KVM
10 12 (1.12%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.94%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.75%) Xen
12 8 (0.75%) XenServer
13 7 (0.66%) Cygwin
13 7 (0.66%) LXC
13 7 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.47%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (6.37%) SCCM
2 40 (3.75%) Casper Suite
3 27 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 25 (2.34%) Puppet
5 17 (1.59%) Nagios
6 13 (1.22%) Ansible
7 10 (0.94%) AirWatch
8 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.84%) WSUS
9 7 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.66%) Opsview
10 6 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.47%) Kibana
11 5 (0.47%) logstash
12 4 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.37%) Salt
12 4 (0.37%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.28%) Sysprep
13 3 (0.28%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 410 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 387 (36.24%) Apple
3 229 (21.44%) VMware
4 144 (13.48%) Cisco
5 105 (9.83%) Citrix
6 76 (7.12%) Adobe
7 55 (5.15%) Google
8 54 (5.06%) Sophos
9 47 (4.40%) HP
10 42 (3.93%) Dell
11 29 (2.72%) Polycom
12 28 (2.62%) Avaya
13 20 (1.87%) LANDesk
14 19 (1.78%) ServiceNow
14 19 (1.78%) Symantec
15 18 (1.69%) Sage
16 16 (1.50%) NetApp
17 15 (1.40%) Juniper
17 15 (1.40%) Red Hat
17 15 (1.40%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
PDP London
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Flexible hours, Bonus + more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Pension & Private Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago