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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 701 704 694
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 191 232 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 0.73% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 169 193 162
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%

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
29663 31830 30499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.51% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24796 26553 25565
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 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 24 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 -46 163 £30,000 -18.91% 25
London -9 92 £30,000 -16.08% 9
South East +10 43 £29,500 -20.27% 3
Wales +10 18 £42,500 -
South Wales +6 18 £42,500 -
City of London +35 17 £30,500 -23.75% 3
Chessington +1 14 £24,000 +12.94%
Kent +27 11 £30,000 - 1
Torfaen - 11 £42,500 -
Cwmbran - 11 £42,500 -
Surrey +20 9 £27,500 -26.66%
North West +12 8 £21,789 -14.55% 1
Scotland - 8 £27,500 -
Woking - 8 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire +13 7 £38,000 +2.70%
Merseyside - 7 £21,789 -
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Liverpool - 7 £21,789 -
West Sussex +10 6 - -
Glasgow - 6 £27,500 -
Crawley - 6 - -
East of England +20 5 £32,500 -25.71% 5
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon - 5 £38,000 -
Leeds +10 4 £53,750 +115.00% 2
West Yorkshire +8 4 £53,750 +43.33% 2
Cardiff -4 4 - -
Yorkshire -9 4 £53,750 +43.33% 2
South West -30 4 £42,500 - 4

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 322 (87.26%) Windows
2 158 (42.82%) Active Directory
3 124 (33.60%) Microsoft
4 121 (32.79%) Linux
5 106 (28.73%) MS Exchange
6 95 (25.75%) MS Office
7 91 (24.66%) ITIL
8 89 (24.12%) Windows 8
9 87 (23.58%) Blackberry
10 83 (22.49%) Windows 7
11 82 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 80 (21.68%) VMware
13 78 (21.14%) Windows XP
14 77 (20.87%) Android
15 76 (20.60%) Firewall
16 74 (20.05%) MS Excel
16 74 (20.05%) Apple
17 71 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 59 (15.99%) C
19 57 (15.45%) C++
20 56 (15.18%) DNS
21 55 (14.91%) Citrix
22 53 (14.36%) Apple iOS
23 52 (14.09%) Cisco
23 52 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
23 52 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
24 51 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
25 49 (13.28%) Degree
26 47 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
26 47 (12.74%) DHCP

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 106 (28.73%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 34 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (5.15%) SharePoint
6 16 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.52%) IIS
8 11 (2.98%) Apache
8 11 (2.98%) Lync
9 7 (1.90%) CMS
10 2 (0.54%) JBoss
10 2 (0.54%) Node.js
10 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.27%) Drupal
11 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.27%) WordPress
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 95 (25.75%) MS Office
2 74 (20.05%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.36%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.08%) InDesign
7 3 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.27%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.40%) Office 365
2 21 (5.69%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 82 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 76 (20.60%) Firewall
3 56 (15.18%) DNS
4 47 (12.74%) DHCP
5 44 (11.92%) VPN
6 42 (11.38%) Internet
7 36 (9.76%) LAN
8 33 (8.94%) WAN
9 32 (8.67%) SAN
10 16 (4.34%) VoIP
10 16 (4.34%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (3.79%) Wireless
11 14 (3.79%) VLAN
12 11 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.71%) IPsec
13 10 (2.71%) SSL
14 9 (2.44%) SMTP
14 9 (2.44%) VPLS
14 9 (2.44%) RFID
14 9 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.81%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.54%) MySQL
5 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.27%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.15%) JIRA
3 17 (4.61%) Selenium
3 17 (4.61%) Subversion
4 15 (4.07%) JUnit
5 12 (3.25%) TestNG
5 12 (3.25%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.98%) Bugzilla
7 10 (2.71%) Xcode
8 7 (1.90%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.90%) CocoaPods
9 6 (1.63%) JBehave
10 3 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.27%) Ant
12 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.27%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (8.40%) Marketing
2 22 (5.96%) Retail
3 21 (5.69%) Finance
4 15 (4.07%) Multimedia
4 15 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.79%) Electronics
6 10 (2.71%) Advertising
7 7 (1.90%) Publishing
7 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.36%) Games
9 4 (1.08%) Back Office
9 4 (1.08%) German Language
10 3 (0.81%) Law
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
1 102 (27.64%) Support Engineer
2 68 (18.43%) Analyst
3 50 (13.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 38 (10.30%) Support Analyst
5 36 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
5 36 (9.76%) Developer
6 33 (8.94%) Desktop Support
7 28 (7.59%) IT Support
8 25 (6.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 24 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (6.23%) Software Engineer
11 20 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (5.42%) Support Technician
12 16 (4.34%) Service Analyst
12 16 (4.34%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (3.79%) Administrator
14 12 (3.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
14 12 (3.25%) Test Analyst
14 12 (3.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.69%) HTML
2 19 (5.15%) CSS
3 14 (3.79%) .NET
4 12 (3.25%) REST
5 11 (2.98%) Ajax
5 11 (2.98%) Cocoa
6 7 (1.90%) MAPI
7 6 (1.63%) RESTful
8 5 (1.36%) XML
9 3 (0.81%) Flash
9 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.81%) COM
10 2 (0.54%) XHTML
10 2 (0.54%) HTML5
10 2 (0.54%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.54%) SWT
10 2 (0.54%) jQuery
10 2 (0.54%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (0.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (23.58%) Blackberry
2 52 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (10.03%) Computer Science
4 28 (7.59%) Digital Media
5 24 (6.50%) iPhone
6 19 (5.15%) IPTV
7 15 (4.07%) DTV
8 11 (2.98%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.44%) Web 2.0
9 9 (2.44%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.90%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.90%) PDA
10 7 (1.90%) Replication
11 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.36%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
14 3 (0.81%) User Experience
14 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 322 (87.26%) Windows
2 121 (32.79%) Linux
3 89 (24.12%) Windows 8
4 83 (22.49%) Windows 7
5 78 (21.14%) Windows XP
6 77 (20.87%) Android
7 71 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (14.36%) Apple iOS
9 52 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (8.67%) Mac OS X
12 17 (4.61%) UNIX
13 7 (1.90%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.36%) NetWare
15 4 (1.08%) Solaris
16 3 (0.81%) AIX
16 3 (0.81%) HPUX
16 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.81%) IRIX
17 2 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.66%) ITIL
2 33 (8.94%) OOP
3 32 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (8.40%) Software Engineering
5 25 (6.78%) E-Commerce
6 23 (6.23%) Project Management
7 22 (5.96%) Service Management
8 21 (5.69%) OOD
9 19 (5.15%) Manual Testing
10 18 (4.88%) Project Planning
11 17 (4.61%) OO
11 17 (4.61%) Change Management
12 15 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (4.07%) Problem Management
12 15 (4.07%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.25%) Test Strategy
13 12 (3.25%) Network Design
13 12 (3.25%) Scrum
14 11 (2.98%) Business Continuity
14 11 (2.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.99%) C
2 57 (15.45%) C++
3 28 (7.59%) Java
4 27 (7.32%) SQL
5 25 (6.78%) Python
6 20 (5.42%) Embedded C
7 19 (5.15%) Embedded C++
7 19 (5.15%) C#
8 16 (4.34%) Objective-C
8 16 (4.34%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.34%) Perl
9 13 (3.52%) Ruby
10 9 (2.44%) VBScript
10 9 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.63%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.08%) Groovy
13 3 (0.81%) VB
14 2 (0.54%) PHP
14 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (13.28%) Degree
2 47 (12.74%) MCP
3 41 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (8.67%) MCSE
5 19 (5.15%) MCSA
6 13 (3.52%) A+ Certification
6 13 (3.52%) MCTS
7 12 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.44%) CCNP
9 9 (2.44%) CCNA
9 9 (2.44%) MCDST
10 8 (2.17%) CCDA
10 8 (2.17%) CCDP
10 8 (2.17%) CCSA
10 8 (2.17%) CCSE
11 6 (1.63%) CISSP
11 6 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.63%) VCP5
12 5 (1.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.05%) QA
2 13 (3.52%) SLA
3 4 (1.08%) JTAG
4 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) HL7
5 1 (0.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 158 (42.82%) Active Directory
2 51 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.50%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.69%) XenApp
5 17 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.52%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.25%) Firmware
7 12 (3.25%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.25%) vSphere
8 11 (2.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.27%) Kerio MailServer
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (11.65%) SCCM
2 13 (3.52%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.44%) Casper Suite
4 7 (1.90%) SCOM
5 6 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.54%) Nagios
6 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.54%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (33.60%) Microsoft
2 80 (21.68%) VMware
3 74 (20.05%) Apple
4 55 (14.91%) Citrix
5 52 (14.09%) Cisco
6 35 (9.49%) HP
7 20 (5.42%) Adobe
7 20 (5.42%) Mitel
7 20 (5.42%) Altiris
7 20 (5.42%) Symantec
8 17 (4.61%) Google
8 17 (4.61%) Avaya
9 14 (3.79%) LANDesk
10 13 (3.52%) Dell
11 12 (3.25%) MobileIron
12 11 (2.98%) Veeam
12 11 (2.98%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.71%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.90%) SAP
14 7 (1.90%) Draytek
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 18% bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Other Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, healthcare, life i
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k+ superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago