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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 701 730 706
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 203 199 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 169 165 141
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%

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
29731 31047 30085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.86% 26.77% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24935 25747 25225
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 April 2015 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 1 April 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 +11 171 £30,750 -15.75% 28
London -27 98 £31,500 - 15
South East -15 34 £30,000 -18.91% 4
City of London +25 23 £41,500 +5.73% 4
Wales 0 22 £42,500 - 1
South Wales +3 21 £42,500 - 1
Chessington +3 17 £24,000 +12.94% 1
Cwmbran - 15 £42,500 - 1
Torfaen - 15 £42,500 - 1
East of England +23 9 £26,250 -38.23% 3
Kent +23 9 £30,000 - 1
North West +5 8 £21,789 -14.55% 1
Scotland - 8 £27,500 - 1
West Sussex +8 7 - -
East Midlands - 7 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 7 £21,789 -
Crawley - 7 - -
Liverpool - 7 £21,789 -
Yorkshire -5 6 £62,500 +66.66%
West Yorkshire -11 6 £62,500 +66.66%
Hertfordshire - 6 £24,250 -
Leeds - 6 £62,500 -
Glasgow - 6 £27,500 -
Bromley 0 5 £22,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £35,000 -
Stansted - 5 £30,000 -
Surbiton - 5 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Surrey +9 4 £22,000 -41.33% 1

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 331 (89.22%) Windows
2 159 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 134 (36.12%) Linux
4 123 (33.15%) Microsoft
5 107 (28.84%) MS Exchange
6 90 (24.26%) ITIL
6 90 (24.26%) Blackberry
7 89 (23.99%) Windows 8
8 85 (22.91%) MS Office
9 83 (22.37%) VMware
9 83 (22.37%) Windows 7
10 80 (21.56%) Windows XP
11 78 (21.02%) TCP/IP
12 76 (20.49%) Firewall
13 74 (19.95%) MS Excel
14 72 (19.41%) Android
15 70 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 69 (18.60%) Apple
17 62 (16.71%) C++
18 58 (15.63%) C
19 57 (15.36%) DNS
19 57 (15.36%) Citrix
20 55 (14.82%) Cisco
21 54 (14.56%) Degree
22 53 (14.29%) Apple iOS
23 52 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
23 52 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (12.67%) Internet
24 47 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (12.13%) Windows Server 2012

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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
1 107 (28.84%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 34 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 34 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.23%) IIS
5 12 (3.23%) Apache
6 10 (2.70%) Lync
7 7 (1.89%) CMS
8 3 (0.81%) nginx
9 2 (0.54%) JBoss
9 2 (0.54%) Node.js
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 85 (22.91%) MS Office
2 74 (19.95%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.54%) InDesign
7 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.55%) Office 365
2 21 (5.66%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Route 53
5 1 (0.27%) LucidChart
5 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (21.02%) TCP/IP
2 76 (20.49%) Firewall
3 57 (15.36%) DNS
4 47 (12.67%) Internet
5 44 (11.86%) DHCP
6 43 (11.59%) VPN
7 42 (11.32%) LAN
8 39 (10.51%) WAN
9 31 (8.36%) SAN
10 18 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (4.31%) VLAN
11 16 (4.31%) VoIP
12 14 (3.77%) Wireless
13 11 (2.96%) SSL
14 10 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.43%) RFID
15 9 (2.43%) SMTP
15 9 (2.43%) IPsec
16 8 (2.16%) VPLS
16 8 (2.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.54%) MySQL
4 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.27%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (5.12%) JIRA
1 19 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.85%) Selenium
3 16 (4.31%) JUnit
4 15 (4.04%) Subversion
5 12 (3.23%) TestNG
5 12 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.96%) Bugzilla
7 8 (2.16%) Xcode
8 7 (1.89%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.62%) JBehave
10 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.27%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (5.66%) Marketing
2 20 (5.39%) Finance
3 19 (5.12%) Retail
4 16 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.77%) Electronics
6 13 (3.50%) Multimedia
7 11 (2.96%) Advertising
8 7 (1.89%) Publishing
8 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.62%) Games
9 6 (1.62%) Law
10 4 (1.08%) Back Office
10 4 (1.08%) German Language
11 2 (0.54%) Banking
11 2 (0.54%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (26.68%) Support Engineer
2 71 (19.14%) Analyst
3 44 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 40 (10.78%) 1st Line Support
5 38 (10.24%) Support Analyst
6 35 (9.43%) Developer
7 32 (8.63%) Desktop Support
7 32 (8.63%) IT Support
8 29 (7.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 28 (7.55%) Software Engineer
10 22 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (4.58%) Administrator
11 17 (4.58%) Service Analyst
11 17 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (4.31%) Support Technician
13 14 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
14 13 (3.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 13 (3.50%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (3.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.20%) HTML
2 20 (5.39%) CSS
3 16 (4.31%) .NET
4 11 (2.96%) Ajax
5 9 (2.43%) Cocoa
5 9 (2.43%) REST
6 6 (1.62%) RESTful
6 6 (1.62%) XML
7 5 (1.35%) MAPI
8 4 (1.08%) Web Services
9 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.81%) COM
9 3 (0.81%) Flash
9 3 (0.81%) SWT
10 2 (0.54%) Django
10 2 (0.54%) jQuery
10 2 (0.54%) HTML5
10 2 (0.54%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.54%) LAMP
10 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 90 (24.26%) Blackberry
2 47 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (10.51%) Computer Science
4 26 (7.01%) Digital Media
5 20 (5.39%) iPhone
6 18 (4.85%) IPTV
7 14 (3.77%) DTV
8 10 (2.70%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.43%) Web 2.0
10 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.35%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.35%) Replication
11 5 (1.35%) PDA
12 4 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.81%) User Experience
13 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 331 (89.22%) Windows
2 134 (36.12%) Linux
3 89 (23.99%) Windows 8
4 83 (22.37%) Windows 7
5 80 (21.56%) Windows XP
6 72 (19.41%) Android
7 70 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 52 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (12.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (8.09%) Mac OS X
12 19 (5.12%) UNIX
13 5 (1.35%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.35%) CentOS
14 4 (1.08%) SUSE
14 4 (1.08%) Solaris
15 3 (0.81%) AIX
15 3 (0.81%) HPUX
15 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.81%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.26%) ITIL
2 36 (9.70%) Software Engineering
3 32 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (8.09%) OOP
5 27 (7.28%) E-Commerce
6 20 (5.39%) OOD
7 19 (5.12%) Project Management
7 19 (5.12%) Change Management
7 19 (5.12%) Manual Testing
8 16 (4.31%) Automated Testing
8 16 (4.31%) Service Management
8 16 (4.31%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.31%) OO
9 15 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.50%) Network Design
11 12 (3.23%) Incident Management
11 12 (3.23%) Test Strategy
12 11 (2.96%) Project Planning
12 11 (2.96%) Unit Testing
12 11 (2.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.71%) C++
2 58 (15.63%) C
3 34 (9.16%) Java
4 27 (7.28%) Python
5 26 (7.01%) SQL
6 22 (5.93%) Embedded C++
7 21 (5.66%) C#
8 20 (5.39%) Objective-C
8 20 (5.39%) Embedded C
9 19 (5.12%) Perl
10 16 (4.31%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.50%) Ruby
12 9 (2.43%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.16%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.89%) VBScript
15 4 (1.08%) Groovy
16 3 (0.81%) PHP
17 2 (0.54%) VB
17 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (14.56%) Degree
2 42 (11.32%) MCP
3 34 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (7.55%) MCSE
5 17 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (4.04%) MCSA
7 14 (3.77%) A+ Certification
7 14 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.23%) CCNA
9 9 (2.43%) MCDST
10 8 (2.16%) MCTS
10 8 (2.16%) CCDA
10 8 (2.16%) CCDP
10 8 (2.16%) CCNP
10 8 (2.16%) CCSA
10 8 (2.16%) CCSE
11 6 (1.62%) CISSP
11 6 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.62%) VCP5
12 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.01%) QA
2 14 (3.77%) SLA
3 4 (1.08%) JTAG
4 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) HL7
5 1 (0.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 159 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 52 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.12%) XenApp
5 15 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.50%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.23%) Firmware
8 11 (2.96%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (2.70%) vSphere
10 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.27%) Kerio MailServer
11 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (11.05%) SCCM
2 11 (2.96%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.62%) Casper Suite
4 5 (1.35%) Nagios
4 5 (1.35%) SCOM
5 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) Ansible
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (33.15%) Microsoft
2 83 (22.37%) VMware
3 69 (18.60%) Apple
4 57 (15.36%) Citrix
5 55 (14.82%) Cisco
6 28 (7.55%) HP
7 23 (6.20%) Mitel
8 19 (5.12%) Avaya
9 17 (4.58%) Altiris
9 17 (4.58%) Google
10 16 (4.31%) Symantec
10 16 (4.31%) Red Hat
10 16 (4.31%) Adobe
11 14 (3.77%) LANDesk
12 12 (3.23%) MobileIron
13 10 (2.70%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.43%) Veeam
15 8 (2.16%) Dell
16 7 (1.89%) Oracle
16 7 (1.89%) SAP
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, healthcare, life i
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Town Online
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Pertemps Recruitment London
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Pertemps Recruitment London
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Amsys
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago