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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 495 469 534
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +65
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 511 572 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 1.96% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 436 493 367
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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
26461 29154 28860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.13% 27.39% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22316 24490 23756
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -22 470 £37,500 +15.38% 66
London -89 213 £34,500 +6.15% 21
South East +44 114 £36,000 -7.09% 12
Hampshire +55 45 £44,500 +134.21% 4
West Midlands +25 43 £37,500 +66.66% 1
North West +40 35 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Warwickshire - 24 £35,000 -
Manchester +30 23 £45,000 +20.00% 5
South West -7 22 £32,500 -2.25% 7
East Midlands +17 20 £37,500 +70.45% 2
Berkshire -16 20 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +20 18 £37,500 +70.45% 2
Nottingham +15 18 £37,500 +70.45% 2
Basingstoke +18 17 £45,000 +136.84% 1
Kent -2 17 £42,500 +41.66%
Warwick - 17 £35,000 -
East of England -41 15 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Andover - 15 £26,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 14 £37,500 -21.05% 8
Cambridge -17 13 £37,500 -21.05% 8
Stockport - 13 £45,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 11 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +2 10 £22,500 -3.04%
Dorset - 10 £32,500 - 4
Bournemouth - 10 £32,500 - 2
Malvern - 10 £42,500 -
Cheshire +26 9 £33,750 -25.00% 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £49,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 9 £49,000 -
City of London +16 8 £36,250 +11.53% 3

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 868 (81.43%) Windows
2 433 (40.62%) Linux
3 406 (38.09%) Microsoft
4 339 (31.80%) Active Directory
5 289 (27.11%) Windows 7
6 272 (25.52%) Apple
7 269 (25.23%) Windows Server
8 254 (23.83%) Windows 8
9 249 (23.36%) MS Office
10 226 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
11 218 (20.45%) C++
12 198 (18.57%) Apple iOS
13 194 (18.20%) Java
14 185 (17.35%) Android
15 184 (17.26%) MS Exchange
16 182 (17.07%) MS Excel
17 167 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 163 (15.29%) Unix
19 152 (14.26%) Software Engineering
20 151 (14.17%) Firewall
21 144 (13.51%) Cisco
22 143 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
23 142 (13.32%) Git (software)
24 141 (13.23%) C
25 137 (12.85%) VMware
26 135 (12.66%) Python
27 128 (12.01%) Degree
28 127 (11.91%) Blackberry
29 121 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
29 121 (11.35%) Analytical Skills

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 184 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 73 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (5.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 54 (5.07%) Skype for Business
5 51 (4.78%) Confluence
6 47 (4.41%) Node.js
6 47 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 44 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2000
8 38 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 33 (3.10%) IIS
10 26 (2.44%) Apache
11 18 (1.69%) Apache Spark
12 15 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (1.22%) Tomcat
14 12 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (1.03%) CMS
16 8 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 249 (23.36%) MS Office
2 182 (17.07%) MS Excel
3 29 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.75%) InDesign
6 6 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.38%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.19%) ImageReady
9 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.19%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.094%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.094%) HipChat
10 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.094%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 118 (11.07%) Office 365
2 57 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (4.03%) Google Apps
5 31 (2.91%) SaaS
6 18 (1.69%) Heroku
7 10 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (0.75%) GitHub
9 7 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.56%) Google Drive
11 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.28%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.094%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.094%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 151 (14.17%) Firewall
2 120 (11.26%) DNS
3 118 (11.07%) TCP/IP
4 98 (9.19%) VPN
5 76 (7.13%) Internet
6 70 (6.57%) DHCP
7 48 (4.50%) SAN
8 46 (4.32%) LAN
8 46 (4.32%) Wireless
9 40 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (3.38%) VoIP
11 32 (3.00%) VLAN
12 30 (2.81%) HTTP
13 29 (2.72%) NAS
13 29 (2.72%) WAN
14 20 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
15 18 (1.69%) Skype
15 18 (1.69%) WLAN
16 17 (1.59%) SNMP
17 16 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.44%) MySQL
3 34 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 33 (3.10%) Hadoop
5 26 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.97%) Neo4j
7 18 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (1.59%) Big Data
8 17 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.41%) Apache Accumulo
9 15 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
10 12 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.47%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.38%) Redis
12 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 142 (13.32%) Git (software)
2 80 (7.50%) Subversion
3 67 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 67 (6.29%) JIRA
4 43 (4.03%) Visual Studio
5 31 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (2.72%) Selenium
7 21 (1.97%) Mercurial
8 19 (1.78%) Grunt
8 19 (1.78%) gulp
9 17 (1.59%) Ant
9 17 (1.59%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.59%) GDB
9 17 (1.59%) Hudson
10 16 (1.50%) JsTestDriver
11 13 (1.22%) JMeter
12 11 (1.03%) Gradle
13 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (0.84%) LoadRunner
15 8 (0.75%) HP UFT
General
1 53 (4.97%) Finance
2 50 (4.69%) Advertising
3 43 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.94%) Marketing
5 35 (3.28%) Retail
6 26 (2.44%) Legal
7 22 (2.06%) Games
8 9 (0.84%) Banking
9 6 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.56%) Publishing
10 5 (0.47%) Back Office
11 4 (0.38%) Electronics
11 4 (0.38%) Front Office
11 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.28%) French Language
12 3 (0.28%) Military
13 1 (0.094%) German Language
13 1 (0.094%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.094%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 282 (26.45%) Developer
2 219 (20.54%) Support Engineer
3 130 (12.20%) Analyst
4 128 (12.01%) 2nd Line Support
5 116 (10.88%) C++ Developer
6 112 (10.51%) Desktop Support
7 97 (9.10%) IT Support
8 96 (9.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 84 (7.88%) Software Engineer
10 76 (7.13%) Java Developer
11 75 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
12 74 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 69 (6.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 68 (6.38%) Support Analyst
15 67 (6.29%) Desktop Engineer
16 65 (6.10%) Software Developer
17 64 (6.00%) Server Support
18 59 (5.53%) Windows Support Engineer
19 53 (4.97%) IT Engineer
20 52 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (9.85%) HTML
2 91 (8.54%) CSS
3 71 (6.66%) Qt
4 51 (4.78%) Cocoa
5 42 (3.94%) HTML5
6 40 (3.75%) jQuery
7 38 (3.56%) .NET
8 37 (3.47%) RESTful
8 37 (3.47%) Web Services
9 31 (2.91%) AngularJS
9 31 (2.91%) REST
10 29 (2.72%) CSS3
10 29 (2.72%) XML
11 28 (2.63%) JSON
12 27 (2.53%) OpenCL
12 27 (2.53%) X-Windows
13 23 (2.16%) Django
14 21 (1.97%) iOS SDK
15 20 (1.88%) OpenMP
16 19 (1.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.91%) Blackberry
2 121 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (7.97%) Computer Science
4 78 (7.32%) iPhone
5 43 (4.03%) Mathematics
6 40 (3.75%) Driving Licence
7 39 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (3.56%) iPad
8 38 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
9 37 (3.47%) Mobile App
10 31 (2.91%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.91%) Smartphone
11 28 (2.63%) User Experience
12 27 (2.53%) VHDL
13 20 (1.88%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.88%) CUDA
14 19 (1.78%) Chemistry
15 18 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
16 16 (1.50%) N-Tier
16 16 (1.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 868 (81.43%) Windows
2 433 (40.62%) Linux
3 289 (27.11%) Windows 7
4 269 (25.23%) Windows Server
5 254 (23.83%) Windows 8
6 198 (18.57%) Apple iOS
7 185 (17.35%) Android
8 167 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 163 (15.29%) Unix
10 121 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 77 (7.22%) Windows 10
12 57 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (4.88%) Windows XP
14 44 (4.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 38 (3.56%) Mac OS
16 26 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (1.31%) Windows Phone
18 12 (1.13%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.94%) FreeBSD
19 10 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (14.26%) Software Engineering
3 115 (10.79%) ITIL
4 74 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (6.57%) Mentoring
6 68 (6.38%) Multithreading
6 68 (6.38%) Open Source
7 66 (6.19%) TDD
8 54 (5.07%) Waterfall
9 52 (4.88%) iOS Development
10 50 (4.69%) Automated Testing
11 47 (4.41%) DevOps
12 46 (4.32%) Patch Management
13 45 (4.22%) Scrum
13 45 (4.22%) Web Development
14 40 (3.75%) Service Delivery
15 37 (3.47%) Android Development
16 34 (3.19%) Mobile Development
17 33 (3.10%) BDD
18 32 (3.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (20.45%) C++
2 194 (18.20%) Java
3 141 (13.23%) C
4 135 (12.66%) Python
5 111 (10.41%) SQL
6 99 (9.29%) JavaScript
7 60 (5.63%) Ruby
8 58 (5.44%) C#
8 58 (5.44%) Objective-C
9 57 (5.35%) Perl
10 42 (3.94%) PHP
11 39 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 39 (3.66%) Scala
12 22 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.41%) VB
15 6 (0.56%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.56%) VB6
16 5 (0.47%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (12.01%) Degree
3 87 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 68 (6.38%) MCSE
5 67 (6.29%) CCNA
5 67 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (5.91%) SC Cleared
7 59 (5.53%) MCITP
8 46 (4.32%) DV Cleared
9 27 (2.53%) MCP
10 22 (2.06%) ISEB
11 18 (1.69%) MCSA
12 14 (1.31%) A+ Certification
13 13 (1.22%) MCTS
14 11 (1.03%) ACMT
15 9 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.66%) CCA
17 7 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
18 6 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (9.57%) QA
2 70 (6.57%) SLA
3 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.094%) ISO 14000
4 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.094%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 339 (31.80%) Active Directory
2 106 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (2.25%) vSphere
5 20 (1.88%) Cygwin
6 16 (1.50%) Firmware
6 16 (1.50%) Terminal Services
7 15 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.66%) Snort
8 7 (0.66%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.56%) Docker
9 6 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.56%) vCloud
10 5 (0.47%) NFS
10 5 (0.47%) XenApp
11 4 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (7.13%) SCCM
2 23 (2.16%) Backup Exec
3 22 (2.06%) Puppet
4 18 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.59%) WSUS
6 12 (1.13%) Casper Suite
7 10 (0.94%) Salt
8 7 (0.66%) SCOM
9 6 (0.56%) EnCase
9 6 (0.56%) logstash
9 6 (0.56%) Nagios
9 6 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.38%) Ansible
10 4 (0.38%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.28%) Cacti
11 3 (0.28%) Graphite
11 3 (0.28%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.28%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.28%) Rsyslog
12 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 406 (38.09%) Microsoft
2 272 (25.52%) Apple
3 144 (13.51%) Cisco
4 137 (12.85%) VMware
5 81 (7.60%) Citrix
6 65 (6.10%) Google
7 61 (5.72%) Avaya
8 53 (4.97%) Adobe
9 40 (3.75%) HP
10 35 (3.28%) Oracle
11 34 (3.19%) Dell
12 30 (2.81%) Atlassian
13 26 (2.44%) Symantec
14 25 (2.35%) Polycom
15 21 (1.97%) Veeam
16 18 (1.69%) IBM
16 18 (1.69%) Mitel
16 18 (1.69%) Sophos
17 17 (1.59%) Altiris
18 14 (1.31%) Perforce
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum £70-£85K dep on exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 27,000 - 29,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Edgware, Middlesex
Natpoint Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Dataquest UK Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum + Industry leading training
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University of Manchester
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Darktrace
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Barclays Retail
Salary: £33,200 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Barclays Retail
Salary: £33,200 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Barclays Retail
Salary: £23,300 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Infinity Wireless
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Digitalis Reputation
Posted: 26 days ago