The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 689 771 714
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -57
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 212 102 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.35% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 178 77 153
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%

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
31187 29054 32607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.32% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25876 24714 27872
Average salary £40,000 £40,997 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS within the UK.

Mac OS Salary Trend in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mac OS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Mac OS Salary Histogram in the UK

Mac OS
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 +44 179 £32,500 -27.77% 15
London +25 91 £35,000 -30.00% 9
South East +8 41 £24,000 -41.81% 3
South Wales - 21 £42,500 -
Wales - 21 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 16 £42,500 -
Cwmbran - 16 £42,500 -
City of London -3 15 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Sussex - 15 £24,000 -
Brighton - 15 £24,000 -
Docklands, London +7 12 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £40,000 +23.07%
East of England -8 12 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Yorkshire -36 11 £30,000 +39.53%
South West -10 10 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Peterborough - 10 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 9 £40,000 -
Berkshire +2 8 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Derbyshire - 7 £40,000 -
Bristol - 7 £25,000 - 1
Derby - 7 £40,000 -
Bromley - 5 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Cambridge -5 4 £41,250 +26.92%
Surrey -8 4 £20,000 -42.85%
Hampshire -17 4 £22,000 -53.68%
Leeds -24 4 £25,000 +6.38%
West Yorkshire -34 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Crawley - 4 - - 1

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Mac OS 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.

1 365 (88.59%) Windows
2 168 (40.78%) Active Directory
3 151 (36.65%) Linux
4 146 (35.44%) Microsoft
5 105 (25.49%) MS Office
6 101 (24.51%) Firewall
7 98 (23.79%) Apple
8 94 (22.82%) Windows 7
9 87 (21.12%) MS Excel
10 85 (20.63%) MS Exchange
10 85 (20.63%) Mac OS X
11 84 (20.39%) Blackberry
11 84 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 83 (20.15%) ITIL
13 81 (19.66%) VMware
14 72 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 71 (17.23%) DNS
16 68 (16.50%) Degree
17 59 (14.32%) Android
17 59 (14.32%) Citrix
17 59 (14.32%) Windows XP
18 57 (13.83%) Internet
18 57 (13.83%) Windows 8
19 55 (13.35%) DHCP
19 55 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 54 (13.11%) VPN
21 53 (12.86%) C
22 52 (12.62%) C++
22 52 (12.62%) TCP/IP
23 51 (12.38%) Ubuntu

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 85 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (6.07%) Apache
7 23 (5.58%) IIS
8 22 (5.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (4.13%) SharePoint
10 16 (3.88%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.67%) Lync
12 8 (1.94%) nginx
13 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.73%) CMS
13 3 (0.73%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.49%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 105 (25.49%) MS Office
2 87 (21.12%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.61%) Photoshop
4 12 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.46%) InDesign
6 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.73%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.73%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Eikon
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.88%) Office 365
2 14 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.94%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.21%) IaaS
5 5 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.73%) SaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Heroku
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Route 53
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 101 (24.51%) Firewall
2 71 (17.23%) DNS
3 57 (13.83%) Internet
4 55 (13.35%) DHCP
5 54 (13.11%) VPN
6 52 (12.62%) TCP/IP
7 36 (8.74%) VoIP
7 36 (8.74%) VLAN
8 33 (8.01%) LAN
9 32 (7.77%) LDAP
10 31 (7.52%) SAN
11 26 (6.31%) Network Security
12 24 (5.83%) WAN
13 22 (5.34%) Asterisk PBX
14 20 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (4.61%) Wireless
16 17 (4.13%) SSL
17 12 (2.91%) HTTP
18 10 (2.43%) iSCSI
19 9 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.13%) MySQL
3 13 (3.16%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.18%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.70%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.73%) MS Access
9 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (6.07%) Subversion
2 23 (5.58%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.10%) Hudson
4 20 (4.85%) Eclipse
5 18 (4.37%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.64%) Maven
7 9 (2.18%) JIRA
8 8 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.70%) MyEclipse
9 7 (1.70%) Selenium
9 7 (1.70%) Ant
10 5 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.21%) TestComplete
10 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.73%) Xcode
11 3 (0.73%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.49%) JBehave
12 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.49%) TestNG
12 2 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 23 (5.58%) Marketing
2 18 (4.37%) Finance
2 18 (4.37%) Multimedia
3 13 (3.16%) Games
4 12 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.67%) Advertising
6 10 (2.43%) Retail
7 9 (2.18%) Publishing
8 7 (1.70%) French Language
8 7 (1.70%) German Language
9 5 (1.21%) Banking
9 5 (1.21%) Back Office
10 4 (0.97%) Law
10 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.73%) Electronics
12 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) Front Office
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (22.82%) Support Engineer
2 74 (17.96%) Analyst
3 52 (12.62%) IT Support
4 46 (11.17%) Developer
5 43 (10.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (9.47%) Support Analyst
7 37 (8.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (7.04%) Desktop Support
9 26 (6.31%) Administrator
10 25 (6.07%) IT Manager
11 24 (5.83%) IT Support Engineer
11 24 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 24 (5.83%) Service Desk Engineer
12 21 (5.10%) Software Developer
13 18 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (4.13%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (3.64%) Mac Engineer
17 14 (3.40%) Service Analyst
17 14 (3.40%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.52%) HTML
2 30 (7.28%) Web Services
3 18 (4.37%) CSS
4 14 (3.40%) .NET
4 14 (3.40%) XML
4 14 (3.40%) jQuery
5 13 (3.16%) HTML5
6 11 (2.67%) Cocoa
7 10 (2.43%) Java SE
7 10 (2.43%) Android SDK
8 8 (1.94%) WebKit
8 8 (1.94%) Ajax
8 8 (1.94%) SOAP
9 7 (1.70%) Struts
9 7 (1.70%) JDBC
9 7 (1.70%) JSP
9 7 (1.70%) J2EE
9 7 (1.70%) XSD
9 7 (1.70%) JMS
9 7 (1.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.39%) Blackberry
2 25 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.58%) iPhone
4 17 (4.13%) Social Media
4 17 (4.13%) IPTV
5 16 (3.88%) DTV
6 14 (3.40%) Smartphone
7 12 (2.91%) iPad
8 11 (2.67%) Fat Client
8 11 (2.67%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.43%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.94%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.70%) Web 2.0
12 5 (1.21%) PKI
12 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.21%) Photography
12 5 (1.21%) Telematics
13 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 365 (88.59%) Windows
2 151 (36.65%) Linux
3 94 (22.82%) Windows 7
4 85 (20.63%) Mac OS X
5 84 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (14.32%) Windows XP
7 59 (14.32%) Android
8 57 (13.83%) Windows 8
9 51 (12.38%) Ubuntu
10 48 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (9.22%) Apple iOS
12 36 (8.74%) UNIX
13 23 (5.58%) Mac OS X Server
14 10 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
14 10 (2.43%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.73%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.49%) Debian
18 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.15%) ITIL
2 33 (8.01%) Information Security
3 32 (7.77%) Information Security Management
3 32 (7.77%) Security Management
4 28 (6.80%) Migration
5 23 (5.58%) E-Commerce
5 23 (5.58%) Project Planning
6 22 (5.34%) Multithreading
6 22 (5.34%) Configuration Management
7 19 (4.61%) Change Management
8 18 (4.37%) Time Management
8 18 (4.37%) Software Engineering
9 17 (4.13%) Incident Management
10 16 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (3.64%) Service Delivery
11 15 (3.64%) Problem Management
12 14 (3.40%) OOD
12 14 (3.40%) OOP
12 14 (3.40%) Scrum
12 14 (3.40%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (12.86%) C
2 52 (12.62%) C++
3 42 (10.19%) Python
4 39 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 30 (7.28%) Java
6 29 (7.04%) Bash Shell
7 28 (6.80%) Perl
8 26 (6.31%) SQL
9 22 (5.34%) PHP
10 19 (4.61%) Ruby
11 17 (4.13%) C#
12 16 (3.88%) Groovy
13 13 (3.16%) Objective-C
14 12 (2.91%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.91%) Embedded C
15 11 (2.67%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.21%) VB
18 3 (0.73%) VBA
19 2 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (16.50%) Degree
2 48 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (9.22%) MCP
4 35 (8.50%) MCSE
5 22 (5.34%) MCSA
6 15 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 13 (3.16%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.67%) MCITP
10 8 (1.94%) MCTS
11 7 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.70%) CCNP
11 7 (1.70%) CCNA
12 6 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.21%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.21%) ISEB
13 5 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.21%) ACTC
14 4 (0.97%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.43%) QA
3 9 (2.18%) SLA
3 9 (2.18%) JTAG
4 5 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.49%) HL7
5 2 (0.49%) DICOM
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 168 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 55 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.04%) Samba
4 14 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.40%) XenApp
5 11 (2.67%) vSphere
6 8 (1.94%) Xen
6 8 (1.94%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.46%) MetaFrame
7 6 (1.46%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.21%) KVM
8 5 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.21%) XenServer
9 3 (0.73%) Nmap
9 3 (0.73%) Xsan
10 2 (0.49%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (7.28%) SCCM
2 26 (6.31%) Backup Exec
3 15 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.70%) Ganglia
5 6 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.46%) SAP Afaria
6 5 (1.21%) Puppet
6 5 (1.21%) Nagios
6 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.21%) SCOM
7 3 (0.73%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.73%) Nessus
8 2 (0.49%) OpenView
8 2 (0.49%) MOM
8 2 (0.49%) Cacti
8 2 (0.49%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 146 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 98 (23.79%) Apple
3 81 (19.66%) VMware
4 59 (14.32%) Citrix
5 45 (10.92%) Cisco
6 31 (7.52%) Symantec
7 26 (6.31%) Google
8 19 (4.61%) Adobe
9 15 (3.64%) Mitel
9 15 (3.64%) McAfee
10 14 (3.40%) Veeam
10 14 (3.40%) Oracle
10 14 (3.40%) SAP
11 12 (2.91%) HP
11 12 (2.91%) Remedy
12 11 (2.67%) WatchGuard
12 11 (2.67%) Kaspersky
13 10 (2.43%) Dell
13 10 (2.43%) Juniper
14 8 (1.94%) Altiris
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
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Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London City office (EC4)
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Salary: £26,000 - £28,000
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