The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 219 203 191
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 3 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.60% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 11
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -15.33%
Mac OS X
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1479 1337 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.14% 24.87% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1186 1058
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the West Midlands region.

Mac OS X Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mac OS X 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 X.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Grunt
3 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) Django
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Delphi
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Python

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mac OS X 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 X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Grunt
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) Django
2 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (37.50%) Sass
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Yii
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Flash
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Delphi
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Zend
3 2 (25.00%) Facebook
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe