Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 409 328 416
Rank change year-on-year -81 +88 -62
Permanent jobs citing Apple 422 1,183 1,124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.94% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 2.26% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 401 919 973
Median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,700 £22,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £31,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +37.10% -7.46% -4.29%

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 24,085 52,318 63,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.88% 41.61% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18,761 40,461 49,457
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,795 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% - +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -80 371 £47,500 +35.71% 105
UK excluding London +23 246 £42,500 +37.10% 79
London -83 155 £50,000 +33.33% 31
Work from Home +12 77 £55,000 -12.00% 29
South East +88 63 £55,000 +77.42% 13
North of England +24 47 £49,250 +72.81% 28
Midlands +66 44 £32,500 +18.18% 18
South West -13 40 £32,750 -22.94% 10
Scotland +18 30 £33,750 -40.00% 3
East Midlands +66 25 £24,000 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire +53 24 £47,500 +80.95% 6
North West +13 22 £50,000 +62.60% 17
West Midlands +58 19 £42,500 +51.79% 9
East of England +67 18 £26,500 -1.85% 5
Wales +43 7 £32,500 +18.18% 3
North East +11 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 186 (44.08%) Windows
2 171 (40.52%) Microsoft
3 151 (35.78%) Active Directory
4 133 (31.52%) Android
5 130 (30.81%) Office 365
6 107 (25.36%) Apple iOS
7 91 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (19.91%) Windows 10
9 78 (18.48%) Azure
10 76 (18.01%) iOS Development
11 74 (17.54%) Mobile App
11 74 (17.54%) ITIL
12 72 (17.06%) Git (software)
13 70 (16.59%) Microsoft Office
14 67 (15.88%) TCP/IP
15 66 (15.64%) Windows Server
16 65 (15.40%) Python
17 63 (14.93%) Apple Swift
18 61 (14.45%) Java
18 61 (14.45%) Objective-C
19 59 (13.98%) Firewall
20 58 (13.74%) MS Exchange
21 57 (13.51%) Cisco
22 55 (13.03%) SCCM
22 55 (13.03%) Android Development
22 55 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
23 49 (11.61%) VMware
24 48 (11.37%) JavaScript
24 48 (11.37%) Windows 7
25 46 (10.90%) Mac OS

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 58 (13.74%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.37%) Confluence
4 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.71%) WordPress
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) Drupal
10 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 70 (16.59%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.61%) Sketch
4 9 (2.13%) Adobe XD
4 9 (2.13%) Figma
4 9 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.95%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) InVision
8 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.24%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Eikon
1 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 130 (30.81%) Office 365
2 78 (18.48%) Azure
3 44 (10.43%) AWS
4 30 (7.11%) SaaS
5 23 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.55%) iTunes
7 14 (3.32%) Google Play
8 10 (2.37%) Mimecast
8 10 (2.37%) OneDrive
9 9 (2.13%) GitHub
10 8 (1.90%) PaaS
11 7 (1.66%) Slack
12 5 (1.18%) G Suite
12 5 (1.18%) GCP
12 5 (1.18%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.71%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.71%) Lucidchart
14 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.47%) Power Automate
14 2 (0.47%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.88%) TCP/IP
2 59 (13.98%) Firewall
3 46 (10.90%) DNS
4 41 (9.72%) DHCP
4 41 (9.72%) VPN
5 33 (7.82%) LAN
6 32 (7.58%) WAN
7 23 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (5.21%) HTTP
9 21 (4.98%) Skype
10 20 (4.74%) Wireless
11 15 (3.55%) Internet
12 13 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.84%) VoIP
14 11 (2.61%) SAN
15 10 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.90%) Network Security
17 7 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
18 6 (1.42%) NAS
19 5 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.90%) SQLite
3 5 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.95%) BigQuery
4 4 (0.95%) Bigtable
4 4 (0.95%) Cloud Spanner
4 4 (0.95%) MySQL
5 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.71%) Mixpanel
5 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.47%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.64%) JIRA
3 23 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.27%) Xcode
5 17 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.08%) CocoaPods
7 12 (2.84%) Appium
7 12 (2.84%) Calabash
8 10 (2.37%) fastlane
9 9 (2.13%) git-flow
9 9 (2.13%) Maven
10 7 (1.66%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.42%) GitLab
11 6 (1.42%) JUnit
11 6 (1.42%) Subversion
12 4 (0.95%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.71%) Gradle
14 2 (0.47%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (10.66%) Finance
2 21 (4.98%) Retail
3 15 (3.55%) Banking
3 15 (3.55%) Marketing
4 9 (2.13%) Law
5 8 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.66%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.42%) Front Office
8 5 (1.18%) Games
9 4 (0.95%) Legal
9 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (35.07%) Developer
2 64 (15.17%) iOS Developer
3 55 (13.03%) Analyst
4 53 (12.56%) Support Engineer
5 52 (12.32%) IT Support
6 45 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.64%) IT Engineer
8 27 (6.40%) Service Analyst
9 24 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (5.69%) Support Analyst
10 22 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 22 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
11 20 (4.74%) IT Analyst
12 19 (4.50%) Python Developer
12 19 (4.50%) Senior Python Developer
13 18 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 17 (4.03%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.79%) Mobile Developer
16 15 (3.55%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.77%) RESTful
2 28 (6.64%) HTML
3 27 (6.40%) CSS
4 26 (6.16%) Core Data
4 26 (6.16%) React
5 22 (5.21%) UIKit
6 19 (4.50%) HTML5
6 19 (4.50%) JSON
6 19 (4.50%) React Native
7 17 (4.03%) .NET
7 17 (4.03%) AngularJS
8 12 (2.84%) Cocoa
8 12 (2.84%) Cocoa Touch
9 11 (2.61%) PhoneGap
9 11 (2.61%) REST
9 11 (2.61%) Spring
10 10 (2.37%) Core Animation
10 10 (2.37%) Node.js
11 8 (1.90%) CSS3
11 8 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.54%) Mobile App
2 42 (9.95%) User Experience
3 32 (7.58%) iPad
4 20 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.50%) iPhone
6 16 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.55%) Smartphone
8 13 (3.08%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (2.37%) Animation
11 10 (2.37%) EPoS
12 9 (2.13%) Blackberry
12 9 (2.13%) BYOD
12 9 (2.13%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.42%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.95%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 186 (44.08%) Windows
2 133 (31.52%) Android
3 107 (25.36%) Apple iOS
4 84 (19.91%) Windows 10
5 66 (15.64%) Windows Server
6 48 (11.37%) Windows 7
7 46 (10.90%) Mac OS
8 35 (8.29%) Mac OS X
9 34 (8.06%) Linux
10 29 (6.87%) Windows Server 2016
11 27 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2019
14 7 (1.66%) Unix
15 4 (0.95%) CentOS
15 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.47%) tvOS
16 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.01%) iOS Development
3 74 (17.54%) ITIL
4 55 (13.03%) Android Development
4 55 (13.03%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (10.66%) Mobile Development
6 35 (8.29%) Scrum
7 34 (8.06%) Test Automation
8 33 (7.82%) Service Management
9 31 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 30 (7.11%) OO
11 29 (6.87%) TDD
12 28 (6.64%) Project Management
13 26 (6.16%) Mobile Application Development
13 26 (6.16%) Mobile Device Management
14 25 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (5.69%) Software Engineering
16 23 (5.45%) Incident Management
17 21 (4.98%) Change Management
17 21 (4.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.40%) Python
2 63 (14.93%) Apple Swift
3 61 (14.45%) Java
3 61 (14.45%) Objective-C
4 48 (11.37%) JavaScript
5 38 (9.00%) C#
6 34 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 34 (8.06%) SQL
7 18 (4.27%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.79%) C
8 16 (3.79%) C++
9 15 (3.55%) Ruby
10 14 (3.32%) Kotlin
10 14 (3.32%) PHP
11 13 (3.08%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.90%) Go
13 6 (1.42%) Java 8
13 6 (1.42%) Perl
14 4 (0.95%) R
14 4 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (10.19%) Degree
2 24 (5.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.08%) CCNA
4 13 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.84%) MCP
6 11 (2.61%) MCITP
6 11 (2.61%) MCSE
7 8 (1.90%) MCSA
8 7 (1.66%) DBS Check
8 7 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.18%) CISA
9 5 (1.18%) CISM
9 5 (1.18%) CISSP
9 5 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.18%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.95%) MCDST
11 2 (0.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.87%) QA
2 23 (5.45%) SLA
3 14 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.37%) GDPR
5 7 (1.66%) ISO 13485
5 7 (1.66%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.18%) COBIT
6 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (35.78%) Active Directory
2 44 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.27%) Docker
5 17 (4.03%) BitLocker
6 10 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.66%) vSphere
9 7 (1.66%) XenApp
10 6 (1.42%) Firmware
11 4 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.71%) StorNext
12 3 (0.71%) Xsan
13 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.24%) Varnish
14 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (13.03%) SCCM
2 36 (8.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (5.92%) Jamf Pro
4 14 (3.32%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.13%) WSUS
6 7 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.66%) Terraform
7 6 (1.42%) Puppet
8 5 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.24%) Ansible
11 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 171 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.51%) Cisco
3 49 (11.61%) VMware
4 46 (10.90%) Google
5 33 (7.82%) Citrix
6 29 (6.87%) HP
7 25 (5.92%) Adobe
8 21 (4.98%) Xamarin
9 19 (4.50%) McAfee
10 18 (4.27%) Dell
11 17 (4.03%) Symantec
12 16 (3.79%) Bloomberg
13 15 (3.55%) Facebook
14 14 (3.32%) Reuters
15 11 (2.61%) Remedy
16 10 (2.37%) F5
17 9 (2.13%) CheckPoint
17 9 (2.13%) SonicWALL
18 8 (1.90%) EMC
18 8 (1.90%) Mitel