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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 445 480 510
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +30
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 521 455 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 1.59% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 443 372 365
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,002
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
28567 28606 30546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.43% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23973 23567 26175
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 28 January 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 January 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 +43 493 £32,500 -7.14% 92
London +37 323 £31,750 -15.33% 57
South East -27 59 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East of England +4 49 £35,000 - 13
City of London +10 41 £31,000 -6.06% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 30 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Cambridge +6 28 £47,500 +18.75% 11
North West +8 22 £37,500 +2.73% 4
South West -17 21 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Kent +9 18 £32,500 - 1
Bristol +14 16 £31,500 +9.56% 1
Scotland +15 15 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Berkshire -15 15 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Manchester -1 13 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Hertfordshire -14 11 £23,500 -16.07% 1
Yorkshire -4 10 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Hillingdon - 10 £27,500 -
Hampshire -21 9 £19,750 -19.38% 1
Sidcup - 9 £27,500 -
Edinburgh +5 7 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Cheshire +5 7 £41,250 +65.00% 3
Reading +2 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Crawley -3 7 £27,500 -19.70% 1
Watford -4 7 £23,500 -38.15%
West Sussex -4 7 £27,500 +5.76% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £31,000 -
Bedfordshire +12 6 £20,500 -6.81% 1
Newbury -13 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Stirling - 6 £50,000 -
Cwmbran - 6 - -

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 842 (78.25%) Windows
2 416 (38.66%) Microsoft
3 385 (35.78%) Active Directory
4 360 (33.46%) Apple
5 350 (32.53%) Linux
6 288 (26.77%) MS Office
7 248 (23.05%) Apple iOS
8 244 (22.68%) Windows 7
9 205 (19.05%) Firewall
10 192 (17.84%) MS Exchange
11 185 (17.19%) Windows 8
12 177 (16.45%) MS Excel
13 174 (16.17%) Android
14 173 (16.08%) DNS
15 171 (15.89%) TCP/IP
16 164 (15.24%) HTML
17 163 (15.15%) JavaScript
17 163 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
18 159 (14.78%) VMware
19 154 (14.31%) Windows XP
20 153 (14.22%) Cisco
21 152 (14.13%) Git (software)
22 149 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
23 148 (13.75%) DHCP
24 144 (13.38%) C++
25 142 (13.20%) ITIL
26 134 (12.45%) UNIX
27 130 (12.08%) Blackberry
28 127 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
29 125 (11.62%) Python

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 192 (17.84%) MS Exchange
2 66 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 51 (4.74%) Apache
5 47 (4.37%) Node.js
6 45 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2000
9 30 (2.79%) SharePoint
9 30 (2.79%) Lync
10 27 (2.51%) Tomcat
11 25 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (2.23%) IIS
13 22 (2.04%) Drupal
14 21 (1.95%) Umbraco
15 18 (1.67%) ExpressionEngine
16 17 (1.58%) OpenStack
17 14 (1.30%) CMS
18 13 (1.21%) nginx
19 11 (1.02%) Jetty
Applications
1 288 (26.77%) MS Office
2 177 (16.45%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.23%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
5 10 (0.93%) Maya
5 10 (0.93%) 3ds Max
6 8 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.65%) Final Cut Pro
8 6 (0.56%) InDesign
9 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.37%) FrameMaker
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.093%) MODO
Business Applications
1 9 (0.84%) Eikon
2 7 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.093%) Magento
4 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.16%) Office 365
2 15 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.30%) Google Apps
4 9 (0.84%) SaaS
5 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.46%) PaaS
6 5 (0.46%) Heroku
7 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.093%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.093%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (19.05%) Firewall
2 173 (16.08%) DNS
3 171 (15.89%) TCP/IP
4 148 (13.75%) DHCP
5 86 (7.99%) VPN
6 79 (7.34%) LAN
7 74 (6.88%) SAN
8 67 (6.23%) Wireless
9 66 (6.13%) Internet
10 46 (4.28%) WAN
11 44 (4.09%) HTTP
12 34 (3.16%) VoIP
13 29 (2.70%) LDAP
13 29 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (2.51%) Ethernet
15 24 (2.23%) SMTP
15 24 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (2.04%) IPv4
17 20 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (1.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.27%) MySQL
2 62 (5.76%) SQL Server
3 32 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 23 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.02%) SQLite
9 8 (0.74%) CouchDB
9 8 (0.74%) FileMaker
10 5 (0.46%) Redis
11 4 (0.37%) Big Data
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.19%) MS Access
13 1 (0.093%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.093%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.093%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 152 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.23%) Xcode
3 45 (4.18%) Selenium
4 43 (4.00%) Subversion
5 42 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.95%) JMeter
7 20 (1.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 20 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.67%) Eclipse
9 16 (1.49%) Android Studio
10 14 (1.30%) JIRA
11 12 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.12%) Ant
11 12 (1.12%) JUnit
12 10 (0.93%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.93%) Appium
12 10 (0.93%) Bower
12 10 (0.93%) Grunt
12 10 (0.93%) Gradle
General
1 107 (9.94%) Finance
2 47 (4.37%) Games
3 43 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 40 (3.72%) Marketing
5 33 (3.07%) Advertising
5 33 (3.07%) Retail
6 31 (2.88%) Banking
7 18 (1.67%) Publishing
8 10 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.84%) Legal
10 7 (0.65%) Law
10 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.46%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
14 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.093%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 219 (20.35%) Developer
2 201 (18.68%) Support Engineer
3 159 (14.78%) Analyst
4 121 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 103 (9.57%) Support Analyst
6 97 (9.01%) IT Support
7 73 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 71 (6.60%) Administrator
9 69 (6.41%) Desktop Support
10 66 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
11 59 (5.48%) Technical Support
12 42 (3.90%) Senior Developer
13 41 (3.81%) Support Technician
14 39 (3.62%) IT Support Engineer
14 39 (3.62%) iOS Developer
15 38 (3.53%) Desktop Engineer
15 38 (3.53%) Java Developer
16 36 (3.35%) Junior
17 35 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
17 35 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (15.24%) HTML
2 121 (11.25%) CSS
3 86 (7.99%) Web Services
4 72 (6.69%) .NET
5 70 (6.51%) jQuery
6 63 (5.86%) HTML5
7 49 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
8 48 (4.46%) REST
9 44 (4.09%) RESTful
10 42 (3.90%) iOS SDK
11 41 (3.81%) JSON
12 37 (3.44%) ASP.NET
13 31 (2.88%) WebKit
14 30 (2.79%) OpenGL
15 28 (2.60%) DOM
15 28 (2.60%) Spring
16 27 (2.51%) .NET Framework
16 27 (2.51%) XML
17 26 (2.42%) XHTML
18 24 (2.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 130 (12.08%) Blackberry
2 94 (8.74%) iPhone
3 86 (7.99%) Computer Science
4 77 (7.16%) iPad
5 66 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 37 (3.44%) User Experience
8 36 (3.35%) Open Source
9 33 (3.07%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.86%) Life Science
10 20 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
10 20 (1.86%) Blog
11 15 (1.39%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.30%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.12%) Streaming Video
14 11 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.02%) Graphic Design
14 11 (1.02%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 842 (78.25%) Windows
2 350 (32.53%) Linux
3 248 (23.05%) Apple iOS
4 244 (22.68%) Windows 7
5 185 (17.19%) Windows 8
6 174 (16.17%) Android
7 154 (14.31%) Windows XP
8 149 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 134 (12.45%) UNIX
10 127 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 105 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 47 (4.37%) Windows Vista
13 46 (4.28%) Solaris
14 43 (4.00%) CentOS
15 37 (3.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 34 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (2.70%) Mac OS X Server
18 28 (2.60%) Mac OS
19 27 (2.51%) Ubuntu
20 23 (2.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (13.20%) ITIL
3 97 (9.01%) TDD
4 87 (8.09%) OO
5 72 (6.69%) Software Engineering
6 58 (5.39%) Configuration Management
7 57 (5.30%) MVC
8 56 (5.20%) iOS Development
9 50 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (4.55%) Multithreading
11 43 (4.00%) Problem Management
12 41 (3.81%) E-Commerce
13 40 (3.72%) Time Management
14 38 (3.53%) OOP
15 37 (3.44%) DevOps
16 34 (3.16%) Mentoring
17 33 (3.07%) Scrum
18 32 (2.97%) Memory Management
19 31 (2.88%) Line Management
20 29 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 144 (13.38%) C++
3 125 (11.62%) Python
4 114 (10.59%) Java
5 105 (9.76%) C
6 96 (8.92%) Objective-C
7 75 (6.97%) SQL
8 65 (6.04%) Ruby
8 65 (6.04%) PHP
9 60 (5.58%) Shell Script
10 53 (4.93%) C#
11 30 (2.79%) Perl
12 27 (2.51%) PowerShell
13 24 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.77%) Scala
16 9 (0.84%) PHP5
17 8 (0.74%) Lua
18 2 (0.19%) VBA
18 2 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 115 (10.69%) Degree
2 93 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (6.60%) MCSE
4 66 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (5.67%) CCNA
6 49 (4.55%) MCITP
7 45 (4.18%) MCP
8 20 (1.86%) ISEB
9 16 (1.49%) A+ Certification
10 12 (1.12%) PhD
11 11 (1.02%) MCSA
12 10 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.74%) RHCSA
13 8 (0.74%) MCDST
13 8 (0.74%) CCNP
14 6 (0.56%) CISSP
15 5 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.46%) GCIH
15 5 (0.46%) ACMT
15 5 (0.46%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (9.85%) QA
2 36 (3.35%) SLA
3 11 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.93%) GLP
4 10 (0.93%) COBIT
5 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 385 (35.78%) Active Directory
2 107 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.44%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.23%) NFS
5 22 (2.04%) Samba
6 19 (1.77%) vSphere
7 16 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.21%) KVM
9 12 (1.12%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.93%) XenApp
11 7 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.65%) LXC
12 6 (0.56%) Docker
12 6 (0.56%) Kerio MailServer
12 6 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.37%) Xsan
14 3 (0.28%) Snort
14 3 (0.28%) Postfix
15 2 (0.19%) OpenSSH
16 1 (0.093%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (5.39%) Puppet
2 53 (4.93%) SCCM
3 22 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.77%) Casper Suite
5 16 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.30%) FortiGate
7 13 (1.21%) WSUS
7 13 (1.21%) ZABBIX
8 11 (1.02%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.65%) Nagios
12 5 (0.46%) SCOM
12 5 (0.46%) Ansible
13 4 (0.37%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.37%) ZENworks
14 3 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 416 (38.66%) Microsoft
2 360 (33.46%) Apple
3 159 (14.78%) VMware
4 153 (14.22%) Cisco
5 73 (6.78%) HP
6 60 (5.58%) Citrix
7 59 (5.48%) Avaya
8 57 (5.30%) Symantec
9 53 (4.93%) Adobe
10 35 (3.25%) Google
10 35 (3.25%) Xamarin
11 34 (3.16%) Red Hat
12 27 (2.51%) Bloomberg
13 26 (2.42%) Oracle
13 26 (2.42%) Dell
14 24 (2.23%) Mitel
15 21 (1.95%) Juniper
16 18 (1.67%) IBM
17 16 (1.49%) Sophos
18 15 (1.39%) Perforce
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 3k & 28 days holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + VG benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newham, London
RM Education
Salary: £48k - £52k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits healthcare,pension,overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago