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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 702 764 724
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -40
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 193 122 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 162 95 145
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £18,838 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.81% -32.66%

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
30649 29466 32389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.24% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25341 25132 27673
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +38 174 £30,000 -11.11% 18
London +34 94 £35,000 -15.66% 2
South East +19 39 £24,500 +11.07% 7
City of London +11 20 £45,000 +1.12% 1
South Wales - 16 £42,500 - 2
Wales - 16 £42,500 - 2
East Sussex +2 12 £24,000 -
Brighton 0 12 £24,000 -
Yorkshire -31 12 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Torfaen - 12 £42,500 -
Cwmbran - 12 £42,500 -
South West -11 9 £25,000 -23.07%
Bromley +4 8 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Hampshire +1 8 £28,358 -62.19% 2
East of England -20 8 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Berkshire +14 7 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Peterborough - 7 £37,500 -
Bristol - 7 £25,000 -
North West -14 6 £20,000 -20.79% 2
Southampton - 6 £28,358 - 2
Kent +8 5 - -
Docklands, London -5 5 - -
Canterbury -7 5 - -
Leeds -20 5 £25,000 -18.03% 2
West Yorkshire -21 5 £25,000 -37.50% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £30,000 -
West Midlands -23 4 £21,500 +2.38% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £32,500 -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 316 (87.29%) Windows
2 140 (38.67%) Active Directory
3 134 (37.02%) Linux
4 122 (33.70%) Microsoft
5 84 (23.20%) MS Office
6 83 (22.93%) Firewall
7 79 (21.82%) MS Excel
8 78 (21.55%) MS Exchange
9 75 (20.72%) Blackberry
9 75 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 72 (19.89%) DNS
11 70 (19.34%) Degree
12 66 (18.23%) VMware
13 62 (17.13%) Apple
14 61 (16.85%) Mac OS X
14 61 (16.85%) C++
15 59 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 57 (15.75%) DHCP
17 56 (15.47%) Windows 7
17 56 (15.47%) C
17 56 (15.47%) Internet
18 54 (14.92%) TCP/IP
19 51 (14.09%) Cisco
19 51 (14.09%) ITIL
20 48 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
21 46 (12.71%) Windows XP
22 45 (12.43%) Citrix
22 45 (12.43%) Android
23 41 (11.33%) Windows 8

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 78 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 46 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (8.01%) Apache
4 26 (7.18%) IIS
4 26 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (4.70%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.04%) nginx
9 8 (2.21%) Lync
9 8 (2.21%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.66%) CMS
11 4 (1.10%) JBoss
12 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.55%) WordPress
14 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (23.20%) MS Office
2 79 (21.82%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.97%) Photoshop
4 13 (3.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (3.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.93%) InDesign
6 6 (1.66%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.83%) Final Cut Pro
7 3 (0.83%) Maya
8 2 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) Eikon
2 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.28%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.49%) Office 365
4 7 (1.93%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.66%) IaaS
6 5 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.38%) Route 53
7 3 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (22.93%) Firewall
2 72 (19.89%) DNS
3 57 (15.75%) DHCP
4 56 (15.47%) Internet
5 54 (14.92%) TCP/IP
6 38 (10.50%) LAN
7 35 (9.67%) VPN
8 33 (9.12%) WAN
9 32 (8.84%) SAN
10 27 (7.46%) Network Security
11 24 (6.63%) VoIP
11 24 (6.63%) SSL
12 23 (6.35%) VLAN
13 20 (5.52%) HTTP
14 18 (4.97%) LDAP
15 14 (3.87%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (3.59%) Wireless
17 11 (3.04%) Asterisk PBX
18 10 (2.76%) SSH
19 7 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.04%) MySQL
2 11 (3.04%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.76%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.83%) MS Access
7 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.55%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 24 (6.63%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.52%) Eclipse
3 20 (5.52%) Subversion
4 15 (4.14%) Hudson
5 14 (3.87%) Maven
6 12 (3.31%) JIRA
7 7 (1.93%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.66%) Selenium
9 5 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.10%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.10%) Ant
10 4 (1.10%) MyEclipse
10 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.83%) Xcode
11 3 (0.83%) JUnit
11 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.55%) TestNG
12 2 (0.55%) JBehave
General
1 21 (5.80%) Multimedia
2 19 (5.25%) Marketing
3 18 (4.97%) Finance
4 16 (4.42%) Retail
5 12 (3.31%) Advertising
6 11 (3.04%) Games
7 8 (2.21%) Publishing
7 8 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.38%) French Language
8 5 (1.38%) German Language
8 5 (1.38%) Banking
9 4 (1.10%) Law
10 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (24.31%) Support Engineer
2 63 (17.40%) Analyst
3 57 (15.75%) IT Support
4 41 (11.33%) Developer
5 33 (9.12%) Support Analyst
5 33 (9.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (7.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 26 (7.18%) Administrator
8 25 (6.91%) Desktop Support
9 23 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (5.80%) Software Engineer
11 20 (5.52%) Service Desk Engineer
12 19 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (5.25%) Software Developer
13 18 (4.97%) Network Engineer
14 17 (4.70%) Mac Engineer
15 16 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (4.14%) Java Developer
17 14 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
17 14 (3.87%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.46%) HTML
2 25 (6.91%) Web Services
3 19 (5.25%) CSS
4 11 (3.04%) Cocoa
5 10 (2.76%) .NET
5 10 (2.76%) XML
5 10 (2.76%) HTML5
5 10 (2.76%) Android SDK
6 9 (2.49%) Java SE
6 9 (2.49%) jQuery
7 6 (1.66%) Middleware
7 6 (1.66%) Flash
7 6 (1.66%) REST
8 5 (1.38%) WebKit
8 5 (1.38%) WebCenter
8 5 (1.38%) SOAP
8 5 (1.38%) CGI
8 5 (1.38%) Ajax
9 4 (1.10%) Java EE
9 4 (1.10%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.72%) Blackberry
2 48 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.29%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.35%) IPTV
5 19 (5.25%) iPhone
6 17 (4.70%) DTV
7 12 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.76%) User Experience
9 9 (2.49%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.93%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.93%) Photography
10 7 (1.93%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.93%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.38%) Telematics
12 5 (1.38%) iPad
12 5 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.38%) Online Games
13 4 (1.10%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 316 (87.29%) Windows
2 134 (37.02%) Linux
3 75 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (16.85%) Mac OS X
5 59 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (15.47%) Windows 7
7 46 (12.71%) Windows XP
8 45 (12.43%) Android
9 41 (11.33%) Windows 8
10 33 (9.12%) UNIX
11 31 (8.56%) Ubuntu
12 30 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (6.35%) Apple iOS
14 11 (3.04%) Mac OS X Server
15 10 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (1.38%) CentOS
16 5 (1.38%) SUSE
16 5 (1.38%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.83%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (14.09%) ITIL
2 29 (8.01%) Software Engineering
3 26 (7.18%) Information Security
4 25 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (6.91%) Information Security Management
4 25 (6.91%) Security Management
5 24 (6.63%) Multithreading
6 23 (6.35%) Migration
6 23 (6.35%) E-Commerce
7 19 (5.25%) Configuration Management
8 17 (4.70%) OOP
8 17 (4.70%) OOD
9 15 (4.14%) Service Delivery
9 15 (4.14%) ISMS
10 14 (3.87%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.59%) Scrum
12 11 (3.04%) Change Management
12 11 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.04%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (2.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.85%) C++
2 56 (15.47%) C
3 36 (9.94%) Python
4 34 (9.39%) Java
5 33 (9.12%) Perl
6 31 (8.56%) JavaScript
6 31 (8.56%) Bash Shell
7 18 (4.97%) Ruby
8 17 (4.70%) SQL
8 17 (4.70%) Objective-C
9 16 (4.42%) PHP
10 15 (4.14%) C#
11 14 (3.87%) Embedded C++
12 13 (3.59%) Groovy
13 12 (3.31%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.83%) VBA
16 2 (0.55%) Scala
17 1 (0.28%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 70 (19.34%) Degree
2 33 (9.12%) MCP
3 32 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.52%) MCSE
5 17 (4.70%) MCSA
6 16 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.87%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.87%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.04%) CCNA
9 9 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.66%) CISSP
12 4 (1.10%) ISEB
12 4 (1.10%) CCNP
12 4 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.10%) MCTS
12 4 (1.10%) MCITP
12 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.83%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.49%) JTAG
3 6 (1.66%) SLA
3 6 (1.66%) QA
4 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.55%) HL7
5 2 (0.55%) DICOM
System Software
1 140 (38.67%) Active Directory
2 37 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.59%) Samba
4 11 (3.04%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.21%) Xen
6 7 (1.93%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.66%) vSphere
8 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.38%) KVM
9 4 (1.10%) XenApp
9 4 (1.10%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.83%) Nmap
10 3 (0.83%) Xsan
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (4.14%) Backup Exec
2 11 (3.04%) SCCM
2 11 (3.04%) Nagios
3 6 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.38%) Ganglia
4 5 (1.38%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.10%) Cacti
5 4 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.10%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.10%) Ansible
6 3 (0.83%) SCOM
6 3 (0.83%) Nessus
7 2 (0.55%) OpenView
7 2 (0.55%) Puppet
8 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 122 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.23%) VMware
3 62 (17.13%) Apple
4 51 (14.09%) Cisco
5 45 (12.43%) Citrix
6 20 (5.52%) Google
7 19 (5.25%) Adobe
8 18 (4.97%) Symantec
9 17 (4.70%) Mitel
10 16 (4.42%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.59%) Oracle
12 11 (3.04%) HP
13 9 (2.49%) Juniper
14 8 (2.21%) Remedy
15 7 (1.93%) Bloomberg
16 6 (1.66%) McAfee
17 5 (1.38%) Altiris
17 5 (1.38%) WatchGuard
17 5 (1.38%) NetApp
17 5 (1.38%) SAP
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