Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Mac OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS over the 6 months to 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 540 572 638
Rank change year-on-year +32 +66 +91
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 107 176 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.23% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.07% 1.24% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 76 151 189
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £22,500
25th Percentile £24,993 £28,750 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.59% +13.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £43,750 £61,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £49,375 £73,250 £65,300
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%

Mac OS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,024 14,179 20,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.47% 22.68% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,064 11,527 15,788
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Mac OS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in the UK excluding London

Mac OS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mac OS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Mac OS in the UK excluding London

Mac OS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mac OS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Mac OS in the UK excluding London

Mac OS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +15 26 £28,000 -34.12% 5
South East +34 22 £42,500 - 7
Midlands +52 18 £37,500 +54.64% 4
Scotland +17 17 £24,987 -7.46% 1
East of England +53 16 £32,500 -13.33% 3
West Midlands +17 12 £36,250 +70.59% 1
Wales +38 11 £47,500 +46.15% 1
East Midlands +20 6 £47,500 -2.56% 3
North of England -1 5 £37,500 -25.00% 9
Yorkshire -23 2 £32,000 -45.99% 4
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
North West +22 1 £27,500 -10.57% 4
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT jobs citing Mac OS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 85 (79.44%) Windows
2 53 (49.53%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (41.12%) Active Directory
4 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
5 40 (37.38%) Linux
6 34 (31.78%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (30.84%) Azure
8 31 (28.97%) ITIL
9 29 (27.10%) Apple
10 26 (24.30%) SCCM
11 25 (23.36%) Apple iOS
12 24 (22.43%) AWS
12 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (21.50%) Microsoft Intune
13 23 (21.50%) Jamf Pro
14 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (18.69%) DNS
15 20 (18.69%) Windows 10
15 20 (18.69%) Android
15 20 (18.69%) Windows Server
16 19 (17.76%) DevOps
17 18 (16.82%) Google
17 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
18 16 (14.95%) Degree
18 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (14.02%) Law
19 15 (14.02%) Creative Thinking
20 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
21 13 (12.15%) Git (software)
21 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement

Mac OS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.54%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.61%) WordPress
4 5 (4.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.87%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.80%) InVision
2 3 (2.80%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.80%) Sketch
2 3 (2.80%) Zeplin
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.93%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 53 (49.53%) Microsoft 365
2 33 (30.84%) Azure
3 24 (22.43%) AWS
4 8 (7.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (6.54%) Google Workspace
6 6 (5.61%) GCP
7 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.67%) SaaS
7 5 (4.67%) Slack
8 3 (2.80%) Dropbox
9 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.87%) IaaS
9 2 (1.87%) Serverless
10 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) DNS
2 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.21%) VoIP
4 10 (9.35%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (9.35%) DHCP
4 10 (9.35%) Firewall
5 8 (7.48%) LAN
5 8 (7.48%) Wireless
6 7 (6.54%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (5.61%) WAN
8 5 (4.67%) Skype
8 5 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.74%) VPN
10 3 (2.80%) WLAN
11 2 (1.87%) VLAN
12 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.93%) NFC
12 1 (0.93%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (7.48%) SQLite
2 7 (6.54%) MySQL
3 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.35%) git-flow
3 8 (7.48%) Xcode
4 4 (3.74%) JIRA
5 3 (2.80%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.93%) Automake
7 1 (0.93%) PVCS
General
1 15 (14.02%) Law
2 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 9 (8.41%) Finance
4 7 (6.54%) Automotive
5 5 (4.67%) Banking
6 4 (3.74%) Legal
7 2 (1.87%) Marketing
7 2 (1.87%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) IT Engineer
2 28 (26.17%) IT Support
3 26 (24.30%) Support Engineer
4 19 (17.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 13 (12.15%) Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Developer
7 10 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (8.41%) Support Analyst
9 8 (7.48%) iOS Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (6.54%) IT Analyst
10 7 (6.54%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (6.54%) Office 365 Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (5.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) CGI
1 8 (7.48%) RxSwift
1 8 (7.48%) UIKit
2 5 (4.67%) Node.js
3 3 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.87%) LDAP
4 2 (1.87%) React
5 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.93%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.93%) Laravel
5 1 (0.93%) Pthreads
5 1 (0.93%) Ramda
5 1 (0.93%) React Native
5 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) User Experience
3 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.48%) iPad
4 8 (7.48%) PKI
5 6 (5.61%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 85 (79.44%) Windows
2 40 (37.38%) Linux
3 25 (23.36%) Apple iOS
4 20 (18.69%) Android
4 20 (18.69%) Windows 10
4 20 (18.69%) Windows Server
5 12 (11.21%) Unix
6 7 (6.54%) Mac OS X
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (5.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) CentOS
8 1 (0.93%) tvOS
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (28.97%) ITIL
3 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.76%) DevOps
5 15 (14.02%) Creative Thinking
6 13 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (10.28%) OO
8 10 (9.35%) Fintech
8 10 (9.35%) Service Delivery
8 10 (9.35%) Service Management
9 9 (8.41%) OOD
9 9 (8.41%) Project Delivery
9 9 (8.41%) Scrum
9 9 (8.41%) TDD
9 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.48%) Analytical Thinking
10 8 (7.48%) Critical Thinking
10 8 (7.48%) MVC
10 8 (7.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.28%) Python
3 10 (9.35%) Java
4 8 (7.48%) Apple Swift
4 8 (7.48%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.48%) Objective-C
5 7 (6.54%) SQL
6 6 (5.61%) C++
6 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.80%) C
8 2 (1.87%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) Clojure
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.80%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) GDPR
3 6 (5.61%) SLA
4 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.87%) NIST
4 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (41.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) BitLocker
3 5 (4.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.74%) Docker
4 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (24.30%) SCCM
2 23 (21.50%) Jamf Pro
2 23 (21.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (6.54%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.74%) Terraform
5 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.87%) Opsgenie
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.10%) Apple
3 18 (16.82%) Google
4 13 (12.15%) VMware
5 11 (10.28%) Cisco
6 10 (9.35%) Citrix
7 7 (6.54%) Sophos
8 5 (4.67%) Dell
8 5 (4.67%) HP
8 5 (4.67%) Intel
8 5 (4.67%) Xerox
9 4 (3.74%) Meraki
10 3 (2.80%) Adobe
10 3 (2.80%) BT
10 3 (2.80%) CyberArk
10 3 (2.80%) ESET
10 3 (2.80%) IBM
11 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.87%) Oracle
11 2 (1.87%) Sun