Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 446 440 371
Rank change year-on-year -6 -69 +28
Permanent jobs citing Apple 363 989 1,513
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.69% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.63% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 296 809 1,299
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £74,375 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +29.31% -3.33% -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 26,747 60,539 74,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.14% 42.40% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20,471 46,461 57,338
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,985 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +12 341 £45,000 +34.33% 83
London +29 189 £52,500 +31.25% 22
UK excluding London +19 168 £37,500 +29.31% 63
North of England +141 50 £32,500 +23.81% 16
Yorkshire +135 32 £37,500 +31.58% 3
South East +136 30 £42,500 +30.77% 12
East of England +62 30 £30,000 +7.14% 3
Work from Home +66 25 £48,750 -18.75% 17
South West +7 22 £45,000 +50.00% 14
Midlands +50 19 £30,000 +0.84% 16
North West +83 18 £26,000 -0.95% 13
West Midlands +77 15 £33,250 +16.67% 6
Scotland +56 11 £42,500 +24.09% 2
Wales +34 5 £29,000 +5.45%
East Midlands +40 4 £30,000 - 10
Northern Ireland -7 1 £16,500 -28.26%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 159 (43.80%) Windows
2 129 (35.54%) Microsoft
3 104 (28.65%) Office 365
4 94 (25.90%) Apple iOS
5 87 (23.97%) Active Directory
6 80 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (16.80%) User Experience
8 60 (16.53%) Microsoft Office
9 59 (16.25%) Windows 10
10 56 (15.43%) Azure
10 56 (15.43%) Apple Swift
11 54 (14.88%) Finance
11 54 (14.88%) SCCM
12 51 (14.05%) Android
13 49 (13.50%) JavaScript
13 49 (13.50%) ITIL
13 49 (13.50%) iOS Development
14 48 (13.22%) Linux
15 42 (11.57%) iPad
15 42 (11.57%) AWS
16 39 (10.74%) Git (software)
17 38 (10.47%) VMware
17 38 (10.47%) Mobile App
17 38 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
18 37 (10.19%) Objective-C
19 36 (9.92%) Google
19 36 (9.92%) Windows Server
20 35 (9.64%) C#
21 34 (9.37%) LAN
22 33 (9.09%) ITSM

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 15 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (16.53%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (7.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.65%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.38%) AutoCAD
5 5 (1.38%) SketchUp
6 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.55%) Sketch
7 2 (0.55%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.55%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 104 (28.65%) Office 365
2 56 (15.43%) Azure
3 42 (11.57%) AWS
4 13 (3.58%) GCP
4 13 (3.58%) SaaS
5 12 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (3.03%) TestFlight
7 8 (2.20%) PaaS
8 7 (1.93%) GitHub
8 7 (1.93%) Slack
9 6 (1.65%) Apple Pay
9 6 (1.65%) Dropbox
10 5 (1.38%) G Suite
10 5 (1.38%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.38%) Serverless
11 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.10%) WhatsApp
12 3 (0.83%) Google Play
12 3 (0.83%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.55%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.37%) LAN
2 31 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.44%) Firewall
4 26 (7.16%) WAN
5 23 (6.34%) DNS
5 23 (6.34%) VPN
6 16 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (4.41%) Internet
7 14 (3.86%) Skype
7 14 (3.86%) VoIP
7 14 (3.86%) Wireless
8 13 (3.58%) DHCP
9 12 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (2.75%) HTTP
11 8 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.20%) WebEx
12 5 (1.38%) VLAN
13 3 (0.83%) Intranet
14 2 (0.55%) Broadband
14 2 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2017
4 5 (1.38%) FileMaker
4 5 (1.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.38%) Power BI
4 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.10%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.10%) MySQL
5 4 (1.10%) Redis
6 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.55%) Mixpanel
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.31%) Xcode
4 11 (3.03%) JIRA
4 11 (3.03%) Maven
5 9 (2.48%) fastlane
5 9 (2.48%) Moq
5 9 (2.48%) MSTest
5 9 (2.48%) NUnit
5 9 (2.48%) Subversion
6 5 (1.38%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.83%) CocoaPods
7 3 (0.83%) Gradle
8 2 (0.55%) Appium
8 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.55%) Calabash
8 2 (0.55%) GitLab
8 2 (0.55%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.55%) Xdebug
General
1 54 (14.88%) Finance
2 23 (6.34%) Retail
3 14 (3.86%) Banking
4 11 (3.03%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.75%) Games
6 8 (2.20%) Front Office
7 5 (1.38%) Marketing
8 4 (1.10%) Law
8 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
9 3 (0.83%) Legal
9 3 (0.83%) Publishing
9 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 98 (27.00%) Developer
2 57 (15.70%) IT Support
3 56 (15.43%) Analyst
4 55 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 48 (13.22%) iOS Developer
6 35 (9.64%) Desktop Support
7 33 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 30 (8.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 29 (7.99%) Support Analyst
10 24 (6.61%) IT Analyst
11 21 (5.79%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (4.13%) Junior
14 14 (3.86%) .NET Developer
14 14 (3.86%) Applications Developer
15 13 (3.58%) Java Developer
15 13 (3.58%) Service Analyst
16 12 (3.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 12 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
16 12 (3.31%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.44%) Node.js
2 25 (6.89%) REST
3 24 (6.61%) Core Animation
4 22 (6.06%) RESTful
5 20 (5.51%) HTML
6 17 (4.68%) .NET
7 15 (4.13%) CSS
8 14 (3.86%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.58%) Core Data
9 13 (3.58%) Web Services
10 12 (3.31%) Spring
11 11 (3.03%) .NET Core
12 10 (2.75%) OAuth
12 10 (2.75%) OAuth2
13 9 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (2.48%) JSON
14 8 (2.20%) React
15 7 (1.93%) Cocoa Touch
15 7 (1.93%) Redux
15 7 (1.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.80%) User Experience
2 42 (11.57%) iPad
3 38 (10.47%) Mobile App
4 33 (9.09%) iPhone
5 24 (6.61%) Animation
6 21 (5.79%) Smartphone
7 19 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.93%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.65%) EPoS
10 6 (1.65%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.38%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.38%) Handset
11 5 (1.38%) Video Editing
12 4 (1.10%) CMDB
12 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (43.80%) Windows
2 94 (25.90%) Apple iOS
3 59 (16.25%) Windows 10
4 51 (14.05%) Android
5 48 (13.22%) Linux
6 36 (9.92%) Windows Server
7 33 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 28 (7.71%) Mac OS
9 27 (7.44%) Mac OS X
10 18 (4.96%) Windows Server 2016
11 17 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (2.48%) Unix
14 5 (1.38%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.55%) Android TV
15 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.55%) tvOS
15 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (13.50%) iOS Development
2 49 (13.50%) ITIL
3 38 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (9.09%) ITSM
5 31 (8.54%) Scrum
5 31 (8.54%) Software Engineering
6 26 (7.16%) Coaching
7 24 (6.61%) Microservices
8 22 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
9 21 (5.79%) Service Management
10 20 (5.51%) Change Management
10 20 (5.51%) Incident Management
10 20 (5.51%) OOP
11 19 (5.23%) Software Architecture
12 18 (4.96%) Mentoring
12 18 (4.96%) Project Management
13 16 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.43%) Apple Swift
2 49 (13.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (10.19%) Objective-C
4 35 (9.64%) C#
5 32 (8.82%) Java
6 30 (8.26%) SQL
7 24 (6.61%) Python
8 19 (5.23%) C
9 18 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.58%) Ruby
11 10 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.75%) Kotlin
12 9 (2.48%) PHP
13 8 (2.20%) Scala
13 8 (2.20%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.93%) Java 8
15 5 (1.38%) Go
15 5 (1.38%) VBA
16 4 (1.10%) Perl
17 3 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (8.54%) Degree
2 13 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.03%) MCP
3 11 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.93%) MCSA
4 7 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.10%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.10%) CCNA
5 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.10%) MCSE
6 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.83%) MCITP
7 2 (0.55%) CCENT
7 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.55%) MCTS
7 2 (0.55%) MOS
8 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.41%) SLA
2 8 (2.20%) QA
3 7 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.10%) GDPR
6 3 (0.83%) PSD2
7 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.55%) NIST
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 87 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.20%) BitLocker
5 7 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.38%) Docker
7 4 (1.10%) Firmware
8 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.55%) XenApp
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (14.88%) SCCM
2 15 (4.13%) Jamf Pro
3 13 (3.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (2.75%) Terraform
5 9 (2.48%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.20%) WSUS
7 7 (1.93%) Puppet
8 5 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.28%) Ansible
11 1 (0.28%) Bareos
11 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.28%) Graylog
11 1 (0.28%) Kibana
11 1 (0.28%) Malwarebytes
11 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.28%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.28%) StatsD
Vendors
1 129 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.47%) VMware
3 36 (9.92%) Google
4 31 (8.54%) Cisco
5 18 (4.96%) Citrix
6 17 (4.68%) Adobe
7 14 (3.86%) Dell
7 14 (3.86%) HP
7 14 (3.86%) Meraki
8 13 (3.58%) Avaya
9 12 (3.31%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.20%) Bloomberg
10 8 (2.20%) Reuters
10 8 (2.20%) Samsung
10 8 (2.20%) Symantec
11 7 (1.93%) McAfee
11 7 (1.93%) Polycom
11 7 (1.93%) Sophos
11 7 (1.93%) Xamarin
12 6 (1.65%) MobileIron