Period
to 11 April 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Apple over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Apple, Inc.

Apple
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 433 363 434
Rank change year-on-year -70 +71 -92
Permanent jobs citing Apple 515 915 1,031
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.97% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 384 722 862
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,275 £21,775
25th Percentile £28,875 £26,750 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £36,750 £33,500
Median % change year-on-year +22.45% +9.70% -4.29%
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £74,645 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.35% +5.00% -14.29%

Apple is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 31,234 46,446 61,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.71% 40.89% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23,399 36,041 47,940
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,295 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,246 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +5.88%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apple as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the UK

Apple
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Apple.

Salary trend for Apple in the UK

Apple
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apple over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Apple in the UK

Apple
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the UK over the 6 months to 11 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
England -68 450 £47,500 +28.38% 98
UK excluding London +20 289 £33,500 +6.35% 70
London -76 196 £55,000 +37.50% 35
Work from Home -61 82 £52,500 +16.67% 21
South East +63 79 £55,000 +69.23% 13
North of England +10 56 £44,500 +56.14% 17
South West -28 50 £30,000 -29.41% 11
Midlands +42 49 £32,175 +28.70% 18
Scotland +15 34 £26,500 -55.83% 4
North West +10 33 £50,000 +66.67% 10
East Midlands +24 25 £23,750 +7.95% 6
West Midlands +35 22 £42,500 +60.38% 12
Yorkshire +20 20 £26,500 +7.61% 5
East of England +26 15 £26,500 - 4
Wales +35 14 £32,500 +7.44% 3
North East +11 3 £44,500 +93.48% 2

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing Apple 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 with a requirement for Apple.

1 241 (46.80%) Microsoft
2 224 (43.50%) Windows
3 173 (33.59%) Android
4 164 (31.84%) Microsoft 365
5 157 (30.49%) Active Directory
6 149 (28.93%) Apple iOS
7 127 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
9 110 (21.36%) ITIL
10 102 (19.81%) Azure
11 96 (18.64%) Mobile App
12 95 (18.45%) Git (software)
13 94 (18.25%) Windows 10
14 87 (16.89%) iOS Development
15 77 (14.95%) Java
16 76 (14.76%) Python
16 76 (14.76%) Firewall
16 76 (14.76%) Objective-C
17 74 (14.37%) Google
18 73 (14.17%) Windows Server
19 72 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
20 71 (13.79%) Apple Swift
21 70 (13.59%) DNS
22 66 (12.82%) TCP/IP
23 63 (12.23%) SCCM
24 62 (12.04%) User Experience
25 61 (11.84%) DHCP
25 61 (11.84%) MS Exchange
26 60 (11.65%) Android Development
27 58 (11.26%) Cisco

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 61 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.33%) Confluence
4 10 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.97%) WordPress
7 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 111 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.50%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.94%) Adobe XD
5 9 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.75%) Sketch
6 8 (1.55%) Figma
7 6 (1.17%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.39%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.19%) InDesign
11 1 (0.19%) InVision
11 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.78%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.58%) Eikon
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 164 (31.84%) Microsoft 365
2 102 (19.81%) Azure
3 52 (10.10%) AWS
4 32 (6.21%) SaaS
5 31 (6.02%) Google Play
6 26 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (2.72%) Mimecast
7 14 (2.72%) OneDrive
8 12 (2.33%) iTunes
9 11 (2.14%) Power Platform
10 10 (1.94%) GitHub
10 10 (1.94%) PaaS
11 9 (1.75%) GCP
12 7 (1.36%) Google Workspace
13 6 (1.17%) Slack
14 4 (0.78%) Lucidchart
15 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.58%) GoToWebinar
16 2 (0.39%) PowerApps
16 2 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.76%) Firewall
2 70 (13.59%) DNS
3 66 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 61 (11.84%) DHCP
5 43 (8.35%) VPN
6 35 (6.80%) LAN
7 33 (6.41%) WAN
8 27 (5.24%) Wireless
9 20 (3.88%) HTTP
10 19 (3.69%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (3.69%) Skype
11 18 (3.50%) VoIP
12 16 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (2.91%) Internet
14 14 (2.72%) VLAN
15 12 (2.33%) SAN
16 10 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 10 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.55%) SQLite
4 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.97%) MySQL
6 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.58%) BigQuery
7 3 (0.58%) Bigtable
7 3 (0.58%) Cloud Spanner
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.39%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 95 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.77%) JIRA
3 22 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (3.50%) Xcode
5 13 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.33%) Appium
6 12 (2.33%) Calabash
7 10 (1.94%) CocoaPods
7 10 (1.94%) fastlane
8 9 (1.75%) git-flow
9 7 (1.36%) JUnit
9 7 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.17%) GitLab
11 4 (0.78%) Maven
12 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.58%) Subversion
13 2 (0.39%) Ant
13 2 (0.39%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.39%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 48 (9.32%) Finance
2 34 (6.60%) Retail
3 31 (6.02%) Marketing
4 27 (5.24%) Banking
5 19 (3.69%) Legal
6 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.55%) Law
8 8 (1.55%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.17%) Publishing
11 5 (0.97%) Local Government
12 4 (0.78%) Billing
12 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.78%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Games
13 3 (0.58%) Advertising
13 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (31.46%) Developer
2 64 (12.43%) iOS Developer
3 62 (12.04%) Support Engineer
4 61 (11.84%) IT Support
5 57 (11.07%) Analyst
6 54 (10.49%) Senior Developer
7 40 (7.77%) IT Engineer
8 39 (7.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 31 (6.02%) Mobile Developer
10 28 (5.44%) IT Support Engineer
10 28 (5.44%) Service Analyst
11 27 (5.24%) Support Analyst
12 22 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
13 21 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (3.88%) IT Analyst
15 19 (3.69%) Desktop Support
16 18 (3.50%) Python Developer
16 18 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 18 (3.50%) Senior Python Developer
17 17 (3.30%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.74%) RESTful
2 32 (6.21%) CSS
2 32 (6.21%) HTML
3 29 (5.63%) Core Data
4 25 (4.85%) React
4 25 (4.85%) React Native
5 23 (4.47%) HTML5
6 19 (3.69%) UIKit
7 15 (2.91%) .NET
7 15 (2.91%) AngularJS
8 14 (2.72%) Node.js
9 12 (2.33%) Cocoa
9 12 (2.33%) Cocoa Touch
9 12 (2.33%) JSON
9 12 (2.33%) PhoneGap
10 11 (2.14%) CSS3
10 11 (2.14%) jQuery
10 11 (2.14%) REST
11 10 (1.94%) Core Animation
11 10 (1.94%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 96 (18.64%) Mobile App
2 62 (12.04%) User Experience
3 33 (6.41%) iPad
4 24 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.69%) EPoS
6 19 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (3.50%) iPhone
8 12 (2.33%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.94%) Animation
9 10 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (1.94%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.75%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.17%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.17%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.17%) PKI
11 6 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.97%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 224 (43.50%) Windows
2 173 (33.59%) Android
3 149 (28.93%) Apple iOS
4 94 (18.25%) Windows 10
5 73 (14.17%) Windows Server
6 53 (10.29%) Mac OS
7 52 (10.10%) Linux
8 46 (8.93%) Mac OS X
9 39 (7.57%) Windows 7
10 30 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (5.63%) Windows Server 2016
12 25 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2019
14 13 (2.52%) Unix
15 5 (0.97%) CentOS
15 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.97%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.39%) watchOS
16 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (21.36%) ITIL
3 87 (16.89%) iOS Development
4 72 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
5 60 (11.65%) Android Development
6 57 (11.07%) Mobile Development
7 46 (8.93%) Mobile Application Development
8 44 (8.54%) Service Management
9 38 (7.38%) Project Management
10 37 (7.18%) ITSM
11 35 (6.80%) Service Delivery
12 34 (6.60%) Computer Science
12 34 (6.60%) SDLC
13 33 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (6.41%) Mobile Device Management
14 31 (6.02%) Analytics
15 30 (5.83%) Scrum
16 29 (5.63%) Coaching
16 29 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
17 28 (5.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.95%) Java
2 76 (14.76%) Objective-C
2 76 (14.76%) Python
3 71 (13.79%) Apple Swift
4 53 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 40 (7.77%) PowerShell
6 34 (6.60%) SQL
7 32 (6.21%) C#
8 28 (5.44%) C++
9 23 (4.47%) C
10 21 (4.08%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.91%) Ruby
12 14 (2.72%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.52%) Kotlin
14 12 (2.33%) Go
14 12 (2.33%) PHP
15 10 (1.94%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.97%) Clojure
17 4 (0.78%) ES6
17 4 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (9.51%) Degree
2 35 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (5.83%) CCNA
5 15 (2.91%) CCNP
6 13 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.94%) MCITP
8 10 (1.94%) MCSE
9 9 (1.75%) DBS Check
10 8 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.55%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.17%) CISM
11 6 (1.17%) CISSP
11 6 (1.17%) MOS
12 5 (0.97%) CISA
12 5 (0.97%) MCP
13 4 (0.78%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.99%) QA
2 25 (4.85%) SLA
3 23 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (3.50%) GDPR
5 11 (2.14%) COBIT
5 11 (2.14%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.78%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 157 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.57%) Docker
3 39 (7.57%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.88%) BitLocker
5 11 (2.14%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (1.55%) Firmware
7 8 (1.55%) vSphere
8 5 (0.97%) XenApp
9 4 (0.78%) StorNext
9 4 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.78%) Xsan
10 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (12.23%) SCCM
2 38 (7.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (5.83%) Jamf Pro
4 14 (2.72%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.97%) Terraform
7 4 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.78%) Puppet
8 3 (0.58%) Ansible
8 3 (0.58%) MaaS360
8 3 (0.58%) PaperCut
8 3 (0.58%) WSUS
9 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.19%) EnCase
10 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.19%) FTK
10 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 241 (46.80%) Microsoft
2 74 (14.37%) Google
3 58 (11.26%) Cisco
4 51 (9.90%) VMware
5 49 (9.51%) Adobe
6 47 (9.13%) Citrix
7 29 (5.63%) HP
8 27 (5.24%) Xamarin
9 25 (4.85%) McAfee
10 23 (4.47%) ServiceNow
11 18 (3.50%) Symantec
12 15 (2.91%) CheckPoint
12 15 (2.91%) F5
12 15 (2.91%) SonicWALL
13 13 (2.52%) iManage
13 13 (2.52%) Mitel
14 11 (2.14%) Dell
14 11 (2.14%) Zscaler
15 10 (1.94%) Remedy
16 9 (1.75%) Avaya