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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 443 475 547
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +72
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 560 486 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 1.69% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 487 387 309
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
29056 28806 29377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 26.91% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24295 23664 24773
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +36 527 £32,000 -8.57% 95
London +24 326 £31,500 -10.00% 47
South East +3 93 £31,000 -17.33% 20
East of England +20 50 £26,000 -35.00% 6
City of London +3 41 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Berkshire +6 33 £42,500 -15.00% 6
North West -1 23 £38,750 +13.97% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 19 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Kent +17 18 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Cambridge -3 18 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Scotland +26 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +7 17 £23,500 -38.15% 2
South West -11 15 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Reading - 14 £42,500 - 1
Manchester +6 13 £37,500 +2.73%
Surrey 0 12 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Hillingdon - 12 £27,500 -
Hampshire +5 11 £19,000 -10.58% 3
Yorkshire -1 11 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Bedfordshire - 11 £20,500 -
West Yorkshire +3 10 £47,500 +125.23% 8
Leeds +8 9 £47,500 +125.23% 7
West Sussex +3 9 £37,500 +44.23%
Crawley -4 9 £37,500 +9.48%
Basingstoke - 9 £19,000 - 1
Sidcup - 9 £27,500 -
Slough +7 8 £28,250 -27.09% 3
Edinburgh +7 8 £29,000 -27.50%
Watford 0 8 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Cheshire -1 8 £45,000 +42.85% 2

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 870 (74.61%) Windows
2 448 (38.42%) Microsoft
3 413 (35.42%) Apple
4 398 (34.13%) Active Directory
5 339 (29.07%) Linux
6 318 (27.27%) MS Office
7 290 (24.87%) Apple iOS
8 259 (22.21%) Windows 7
9 223 (19.13%) Windows 8
10 210 (18.01%) MS Exchange
11 209 (17.92%) Android
12 202 (17.32%) Firewall
13 201 (17.24%) MS Excel
14 191 (16.38%) HTML
14 191 (16.38%) JavaScript
15 189 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
16 181 (15.52%) Git (software)
17 174 (14.92%) DNS
18 170 (14.58%) Windows XP
19 168 (14.41%) TCP/IP
20 167 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
21 156 (13.38%) Blackberry
22 154 (13.21%) Cisco
23 152 (13.04%) VMware
24 151 (12.95%) C++
25 149 (12.78%) ITIL
26 146 (12.52%) DHCP
27 143 (12.26%) Python
28 139 (11.92%) Java
29 138 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 210 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 72 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 66 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (4.55%) Apache
5 52 (4.46%) Node.js
6 45 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 43 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 41 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2000
9 39 (3.34%) SharePoint
10 31 (2.66%) Lync
11 30 (2.57%) Tomcat
12 26 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (2.14%) IIS
14 22 (1.89%) Drupal
15 21 (1.80%) Umbraco
16 20 (1.72%) CMS
17 18 (1.54%) ExpressionEngine
18 17 (1.46%) nginx
19 16 (1.37%) OpenStack
20 14 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 318 (27.27%) MS Office
2 201 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 15 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.60%) Maya
6 7 (0.60%) 3ds Max
6 7 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.51%) CINEMA 4D
7 6 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.26%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.17%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.086%) HipChat
11 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.086%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.086%) Mudbox
11 1 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.086%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Eikon
2 6 (0.51%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.086%) Magento
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (7.03%) Office 365
2 19 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.37%) Google Apps
4 14 (1.20%) SaaS
5 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.77%) PaaS
7 6 (0.51%) Heroku
7 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.17%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 202 (17.32%) Firewall
2 174 (14.92%) DNS
3 168 (14.41%) TCP/IP
4 146 (12.52%) DHCP
5 100 (8.58%) VPN
6 83 (7.12%) Internet
7 82 (7.03%) LAN
8 79 (6.78%) SAN
9 70 (6.00%) Wireless
10 48 (4.12%) HTTP
11 46 (3.95%) WAN
12 34 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (2.83%) VoIP
14 27 (2.32%) LDAP
15 26 (2.23%) Ethernet
16 24 (2.06%) VLAN
17 23 (1.97%) NAS
18 21 (1.80%) SMTP
18 21 (1.80%) IPv4
19 18 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (7.98%) MySQL
2 65 (5.57%) SQL Server
3 39 (3.34%) NoSQL
4 23 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 10 (0.86%) SQLite
8 9 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.51%) FileMaker
12 5 (0.43%) Redis
12 5 (0.43%) Mahout
13 4 (0.34%) Big Data
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.17%) MS Access
15 1 (0.086%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 181 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 73 (6.26%) Xcode
3 49 (4.20%) Subversion
4 42 (3.60%) Selenium
5 41 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.97%) Android Studio
7 18 (1.54%) Appium
7 18 (1.54%) Gradle
7 18 (1.54%) Robotium
7 18 (1.54%) JIRA
7 18 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (1.11%) JMeter
11 11 (0.94%) JUnit
11 11 (0.94%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.86%) Hudson
12 10 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 121 (10.38%) Finance
2 56 (4.80%) Marketing
3 55 (4.72%) Games
4 54 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.26%) Advertising
6 33 (2.83%) Banking
7 29 (2.49%) Retail
8 17 (1.46%) Publishing
9 10 (0.86%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.69%) Legal
10 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.69%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.51%) Law
12 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.34%) Interactive Media
13 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 256 (21.96%) Developer
2 230 (19.73%) Support Engineer
3 172 (14.75%) Analyst
4 133 (11.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 110 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 90 (7.72%) IT Support
7 84 (7.20%) Desktop Support
8 83 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 78 (6.69%) Technical Support
10 70 (6.00%) Administrator
11 66 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
12 52 (4.46%) Senior Developer
13 48 (4.12%) Java Developer
14 47 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
15 46 (3.95%) iOS Developer
16 44 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
17 42 (3.60%) Junior
17 42 (3.60%) Mac Engineer
18 40 (3.43%) Support Technician
19 39 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (16.38%) HTML
2 131 (11.23%) CSS
3 88 (7.55%) Web Services
4 85 (7.29%) .NET
5 79 (6.78%) jQuery
6 63 (5.40%) Ruby on Rails
7 61 (5.23%) HTML5
8 57 (4.89%) REST
9 51 (4.37%) iOS SDK
9 51 (4.37%) RESTful
10 50 (4.29%) ASP.NET
11 42 (3.60%) JSON
12 37 (3.17%) Spring
13 32 (2.74%) Hibernate
14 31 (2.66%) XHTML
15 30 (2.57%) WebKit
16 28 (2.40%) XML
17 27 (2.32%) CSS3
18 26 (2.23%) DOM
18 26 (2.23%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 156 (13.38%) Blackberry
2 124 (10.63%) iPhone
3 108 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 100 (8.58%) iPad
5 63 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (4.80%) Mobile App
7 44 (3.77%) User Experience
8 38 (3.26%) Open Source
9 23 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
10 22 (1.89%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.80%) Blog
11 21 (1.80%) Digital Media
12 17 (1.46%) Graphic Design
13 16 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.20%) Streaming Video
15 13 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.11%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.11%) Life Science
16 11 (0.94%) Semantic Web
16 11 (0.94%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 870 (74.61%) Windows
2 339 (29.07%) Linux
3 290 (24.87%) Apple iOS
4 259 (22.21%) Windows 7
5 223 (19.13%) Windows 8
6 209 (17.92%) Android
7 170 (14.58%) Windows XP
8 167 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 138 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 130 (11.15%) UNIX
11 121 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (4.97%) Windows Vista
13 46 (3.95%) CentOS
14 41 (3.52%) Windows 2000 Server
15 33 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (2.40%) Solaris
17 27 (2.32%) Mac OS X Server
18 25 (2.14%) Mac OS
19 24 (2.06%) Ubuntu
20 19 (1.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (12.78%) ITIL
3 105 (9.01%) TDD
4 100 (8.58%) OO
5 71 (6.09%) Software Engineering
6 67 (5.75%) MVC
7 66 (5.66%) iOS Development
8 65 (5.57%) Multithreading
9 64 (5.49%) Configuration Management
10 53 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 53 (4.55%) Problem Management
11 50 (4.29%) Time Management
11 50 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (3.69%) Memory Management
12 43 (3.69%) OOP
13 39 (3.34%) DevOps
14 38 (3.26%) Mentoring
15 37 (3.17%) Line Management
16 35 (3.00%) Service Delivery
17 33 (2.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (16.38%) JavaScript
2 151 (12.95%) C++
3 143 (12.26%) Python
4 139 (11.92%) Java
5 109 (9.35%) C
6 108 (9.26%) Objective-C
7 82 (7.03%) SQL
8 80 (6.86%) PHP
8 80 (6.86%) Ruby
9 66 (5.66%) Shell Script
10 54 (4.63%) C#
11 40 (3.43%) Perl
12 35 (3.00%) PowerShell
13 28 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 27 (2.32%) Scala
15 13 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.86%) PHP5
17 8 (0.69%) Lua
18 4 (0.34%) Golang
19 2 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (11.15%) Degree
2 110 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (7.29%) MCSE
4 72 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (5.75%) CCNA
6 56 (4.80%) MCITP
7 44 (3.77%) MCP
8 24 (2.06%) A+ Certification
9 17 (1.46%) MCSA
10 16 (1.37%) VCP4
11 14 (1.20%) ISEB
12 10 (0.86%) PhD
13 9 (0.77%) ACMT
14 8 (0.69%) ACSP
14 8 (0.69%) RHCSA
14 8 (0.69%) CCNP
14 8 (0.69%) ACTC
15 6 (0.51%) MCTS
15 6 (0.51%) CCENT
16 5 (0.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (8.75%) QA
2 36 (3.09%) SLA
3 11 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.69%) GLP
5 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 398 (34.13%) Active Directory
2 105 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.14%) NFS
5 20 (1.72%) Samba
5 20 (1.72%) vSphere
6 18 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.11%) XenApp
8 9 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.77%) Docker
9 8 (0.69%) KVM
10 7 (0.60%) Postfix
11 6 (0.51%) XenServer
11 6 (0.51%) Kerio MailServer
11 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.34%) Xsan
13 3 (0.26%) LXC
13 3 (0.26%) Snort
13 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 65 (5.57%) Puppet
2 49 (4.20%) SCCM
3 21 (1.80%) Casper Suite
4 19 (1.63%) Backup Exec
5 16 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.20%) WSUS
6 14 (1.20%) ZABBIX
7 12 (1.03%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.86%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.69%) Nagios
9 8 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.43%) SCOM
12 4 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.34%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.34%) Ansible
13 3 (0.26%) DameWare
Vendors
1 448 (38.42%) Microsoft
2 413 (35.42%) Apple
3 154 (13.21%) Cisco
4 152 (13.04%) VMware
5 78 (6.69%) HP
6 67 (5.75%) Avaya
7 61 (5.23%) Citrix
8 53 (4.55%) Symantec
9 51 (4.37%) Adobe
10 37 (3.17%) Xamarin
11 35 (3.00%) Dell
11 35 (3.00%) Red Hat
12 31 (2.66%) Google
13 24 (2.06%) Bloomberg
14 23 (1.97%) Juniper
14 23 (1.97%) Mitel
15 21 (1.80%) ServiceNow
16 19 (1.63%) Oracle
16 19 (1.63%) Sophos
17 17 (1.46%) IBM
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wallington, Surrey
@ITS
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Levett Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum inc private Healthcare & Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays UK - IMS evolve
Salary: Competitive salary Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sirec Technologies Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and a g
Posted: 2 days ago