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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 721 713 686
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 153 208 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.66% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 183 156
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,100 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +13.84%

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
28167 31563 29646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 26.69% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23585 26562 25108
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 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 29 May 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 -18 138 £30,000 -16.08% 13
London +17 72 £30,000 -0.82% 6
South East +7 41 £29,750 -19.59% 2
Wales +10 13 £42,500 -
City of London +37 12 £33,500 -10.66% 2
South Wales +6 12 £42,500 -
Kent +15 11 £30,000 -
North West +11 8 £21,789 -16.19% 2
Surrey - 8 £27,500 -
Woking - 8 £27,500 -
West Sussex +17 7 - -
Oxfordshire +17 7 £38,000 +2.70% 1
Crawley +11 7 - -
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
East of England +18 5 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Hampshire +1 5 £45,000 +35.69% 1
South West -18 5 £42,500 - 2
Merseyside - 5 £21,789 - 1
Torfaen - 5 £43,000 -
Cwmbran - 5 £43,000 -
Chessington - 5 £24,000 -
Liverpool - 5 £21,789 - 1
Abingdon - 5 £38,000 -
Bromley +9 4 £22,500 -16.66%
Leeds +20 3 £52,500 +110.00%
Hertfordshire +7 3 £32,500 +47.72%
Yorkshire +6 3 £52,500 +43.83%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £52,500 +43.83%
Cardiff +2 3 - -
Southampton -1 3 £45,000 +35.69%

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 289 (86.27%) Windows
2 140 (41.79%) Active Directory
3 118 (35.22%) Microsoft
4 106 (31.64%) Linux
5 102 (30.45%) MS Exchange
6 95 (28.36%) MS Office
7 85 (25.37%) Windows 8
8 84 (25.07%) VMware
9 80 (23.88%) ITIL
10 79 (23.58%) TCP/IP
10 79 (23.58%) Apple
10 79 (23.58%) Blackberry
11 76 (22.69%) Firewall
12 74 (22.09%) Android
13 72 (21.49%) Windows 7
14 70 (20.90%) Windows XP
15 68 (20.30%) MS Excel
15 68 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 57 (17.01%) C
17 56 (16.72%) Windows Server 2003
17 56 (16.72%) DNS
17 56 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (15.82%) Apple iOS
19 52 (15.52%) Degree
20 49 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
20 49 (14.63%) Citrix
20 49 (14.63%) C++
21 48 (14.33%) DHCP
22 47 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
23 44 (13.13%) MCP

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 102 (30.45%) MS Exchange
2 39 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 29 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (7.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (5.07%) SharePoint
7 17 (5.07%) IIS
8 13 (3.88%) Apache
9 12 (3.58%) Lync
10 5 (1.49%) CMS
11 2 (0.60%) Node.js
11 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.30%) JBoss
12 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 95 (28.36%) MS Office
2 68 (20.30%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.19%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.19%) InDesign
6 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.30%) InCopy
7 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.75%) Office 365
2 15 (4.48%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 79 (23.58%) TCP/IP
2 76 (22.69%) Firewall
3 56 (16.72%) DNS
4 48 (14.33%) DHCP
5 44 (13.13%) Internet
6 40 (11.94%) VPN
7 36 (10.75%) SAN
8 24 (7.16%) WAN
9 23 (6.87%) LAN
10 16 (4.78%) Wireless
11 14 (4.18%) VLAN
12 13 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (3.28%) SMTP
14 10 (2.99%) VoIP
14 10 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (2.69%) RFID
15 9 (2.69%) DMZ
15 9 (2.69%) IMAP
15 9 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.90%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.30%) MySQL
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.97%) Subversion
3 19 (5.67%) JIRA
4 12 (3.58%) Selenium
5 11 (3.28%) Bugzilla
6 10 (2.99%) JUnit
6 10 (2.99%) Xcode
7 7 (2.09%) TestNG
7 7 (2.09%) CocoaPods
7 7 (2.09%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.09%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.90%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.30%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.30%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.30%) JBehave
General
1 30 (8.96%) Marketing
2 22 (6.57%) Finance
3 19 (5.67%) Retail
4 13 (3.88%) Electronics
5 12 (3.58%) Multimedia
6 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.39%) Back Office
7 8 (2.39%) Advertising
8 7 (2.09%) Publishing
9 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.90%) Law
10 3 (0.90%) German Language
11 2 (0.60%) Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (26.87%) Support Engineer
2 58 (17.31%) Analyst
3 49 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 38 (11.34%) Developer
5 32 (9.55%) Support Analyst
5 32 (9.55%) 1st Line Support
6 28 (8.36%) Desktop Support
7 26 (7.76%) IT Support
8 25 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 25 (7.46%) Support Technician
9 21 (6.27%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 20 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.88%) Administrator
13 12 (3.58%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (2.99%) Service Analyst
15 10 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.99%) Technical Support
15 10 (2.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.57%) HTML
2 17 (5.07%) CSS
3 14 (4.18%) .NET
4 13 (3.88%) REST
5 11 (3.28%) Cocoa
5 11 (3.28%) Ajax
6 9 (2.69%) XML
6 9 (2.69%) MAPI
7 8 (2.39%) Widevine
7 8 (2.39%) PlayReady
8 7 (2.09%) RESTful
9 4 (1.19%) Web Services
10 3 (0.90%) COM
10 3 (0.90%) SWT
10 3 (0.90%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.90%) iOS SDK
11 2 (0.60%) Android SDK
11 2 (0.60%) Cocoa Touch
11 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.58%) Blackberry
2 47 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (11.04%) Computer Science
4 28 (8.36%) Digital Media
5 26 (7.76%) iPhone
6 15 (4.48%) IPTV
7 14 (4.18%) DTV
8 11 (3.28%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.69%) Replication
9 9 (2.69%) Web 2.0
9 9 (2.69%) PDA
10 8 (2.39%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.09%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.49%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
15 1 (0.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 289 (86.27%) Windows
2 106 (31.64%) Linux
3 85 (25.37%) Windows 8
4 74 (22.09%) Android
5 72 (21.49%) Windows 7
6 70 (20.90%) Windows XP
7 68 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (16.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (15.82%) Apple iOS
10 49 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (10.15%) Mac OS X
12 19 (5.67%) UNIX
13 10 (2.99%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.49%) NetWare
15 4 (1.19%) AIX
16 3 (0.90%) Solaris
17 2 (0.60%) IRIX
17 2 (0.60%) HPUX
17 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.88%) ITIL
2 32 (9.55%) OOP
3 29 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (7.76%) Software Engineering
5 20 (5.97%) Service Management
5 20 (5.97%) OO
5 20 (5.97%) E-Commerce
6 18 (5.37%) OOD
7 17 (5.07%) Manual Testing
8 16 (4.78%) Project Management
9 15 (4.48%) Project Planning
10 13 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.58%) Scrum
12 11 (3.28%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.28%) Change Management
12 11 (3.28%) Unit Testing
13 10 (2.99%) Network Architecture
13 10 (2.99%) Memory Management
13 10 (2.99%) Mobile Development
13 10 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 57 (17.01%) C
2 49 (14.63%) C++
3 26 (7.76%) Java
4 24 (7.16%) Python
5 22 (6.57%) SQL
6 20 (5.97%) C#
7 18 (5.37%) Embedded C
8 16 (4.78%) JavaScript
9 14 (4.18%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.18%) Perl
9 14 (4.18%) Embedded C++
10 12 (3.58%) Ruby
11 10 (2.99%) VBScript
12 9 (2.69%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.79%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.90%) VB
15 3 (0.90%) Groovy
16 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (15.52%) Degree
2 44 (13.13%) MCP
3 43 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (9.85%) MCSE
5 19 (5.67%) MCSA
6 16 (4.78%) MCTS
7 10 (2.99%) MCDST
8 8 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.09%) A+ Certification
9 7 (2.09%) CCNP
10 6 (1.79%) MCITP
10 6 (1.79%) CCSE
10 6 (1.79%) CCNA
10 6 (1.79%) CCDA
10 6 (1.79%) CCDP
10 6 (1.79%) CCSA
11 5 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.19%) VCP5
12 4 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.27%) QA
2 11 (3.28%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.90%) JTAG
System Software
1 140 (41.79%) Active Directory
2 56 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (8.36%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.07%) XenApp
6 13 (3.88%) Firmware
6 13 (3.88%) vSphere
7 11 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.99%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.30%) KVM
11 1 (0.30%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 34 (10.15%) SCCM
2 15 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 13 (3.88%) Casper Suite
4 7 (2.09%) SCOM
5 4 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) WSUS
7 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 118 (35.22%) Microsoft
2 84 (25.07%) VMware
3 79 (23.58%) Apple
4 49 (14.63%) Citrix
5 41 (12.24%) Cisco
6 31 (9.25%) HP
7 20 (5.97%) Symantec
8 18 (5.37%) Adobe
9 17 (5.07%) Dell
10 16 (4.78%) Altiris
11 13 (3.88%) LANDesk
11 13 (3.88%) Veeam
12 12 (3.58%) MobileIron
12 12 (3.58%) Google
13 11 (3.28%) Avaya
13 11 (3.28%) Mitel
14 10 (2.99%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.69%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.69%) Draytek
16 6 (1.79%) Oracle
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