Period
to 26 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 6 months to 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 501 507
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6 +44
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 911 1066 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 2.20% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 670 886 998
UK median annual salary £36,558 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.45% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £54,650
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% - -6.67%

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

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44254 48419 57841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.94% 25.12% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35696 41296 48730
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the UK

Mac OS X
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mac OS X in the UK

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Mac OS X in the UK

Mac OS X
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2017. 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 -23 886 £37,500 +7.14% 49
London +27 526 £41,250 +11.49% 20
UK excluding London -91 371 £33,000 -5.71% 29
South East +8 154 £35,000 +1.45% 10
East of England +33 60 £46,875 +42.05% 2
Midlands -3 58 £32,500 -7.14% 5
North of England -57 49 £22,000 -32.31% 9
South West -57 36 £24,000 -36.00% 3
West Midlands 0 34 £31,750 -2.31% 2
Yorkshire +2 25 £22,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +33 24 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West -50 22 £22,250 -47.65% 4
Scotland -25 7 £39,500 +9.72%
Northern Ireland - 5 £31,000 -
Wales -3 2 £36,116 +44.46%
North East - 2 £38,750 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 699 (76.73%) Windows
2 456 (50.05%) Active Directory
3 380 (41.71%) Microsoft
4 340 (37.32%) Apple
5 320 (35.13%) Windows 7
6 290 (31.83%) Linux
7 282 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
8 265 (29.09%) Apple iOS
9 233 (25.58%) ITIL
10 220 (24.15%) Android
11 211 (23.16%) Office 365
12 209 (22.94%) VMware
13 199 (21.84%) Windows Server
14 198 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 194 (21.30%) MS Exchange
16 185 (20.31%) Citrix
16 185 (20.31%) Finance
17 182 (19.98%) SCCM
18 178 (19.54%) Retail
19 161 (17.67%) Firewall
20 153 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
20 153 (16.79%) Skype for Business
20 153 (16.79%) Skype
21 149 (16.36%) MCSE
22 148 (16.25%) Windows 10
23 147 (16.14%) User Experience
23 147 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
24 135 (14.82%) DNS
25 126 (13.83%) Service Management
26 121 (13.28%) Banking

Mac OS X
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
1 194 (21.30%) MS Exchange
2 153 (16.79%) Skype for Business
3 147 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (4.39%) SharePoint
5 39 (4.28%) CMS
6 34 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (3.40%) Tomcat
8 28 (3.07%) WebSphere
9 27 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (2.09%) Confluence
11 17 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (1.76%) WordPress
13 12 (1.32%) CoreMedia CMS
13 12 (1.32%) Jetty
14 11 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.44%) Apache
16 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 282 (30.95%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.76%) InDesign
4 16 (1.76%) Photoshop
5 13 (1.43%) CINEMA 4D
5 13 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.55%) Vectorworks
9 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.22%) InCopy
10 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 211 (23.16%) Office 365
2 112 (12.29%) IaaS
3 103 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
4 84 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (3.73%) G Suite
6 24 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (1.43%) OneDrive
7 13 (1.43%) SaaS
8 11 (1.21%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.88%) PaaS
10 7 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 7 (0.77%) Dropbox
10 7 (0.77%) npm
10 7 (0.77%) Slack
11 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.44%) iTunes
11 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 161 (17.67%) Firewall
2 153 (16.79%) Skype
3 135 (14.82%) DNS
4 110 (12.07%) DHCP
5 105 (11.53%) TCP/IP
6 96 (10.54%) VPN
7 84 (9.22%) LAN
8 52 (5.71%) WAN
9 46 (5.05%) SAN
10 42 (4.61%) VoIP
11 37 (4.06%) Internet
12 35 (3.84%) Wireless
13 30 (3.29%) Cisco IOS
13 30 (3.29%) LDAP
14 25 (2.74%) Unified Communications
15 24 (2.63%) VLAN
15 24 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (2.41%) BGP
16 22 (2.41%) OSPF
17 18 (1.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.29%) MySQL
3 25 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.76%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (0.99%) Big Data
8 8 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.44%) Sqoop
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.11%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.11%) Power BI
13 1 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.95%) JIRA
3 35 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.98%) JUnit
5 16 (1.76%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.43%) Axure RP
7 11 (1.21%) gulp
7 11 (1.21%) MSI
8 10 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.88%) Subversion
10 7 (0.77%) Maven
11 6 (0.66%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.66%) Xcode
12 5 (0.55%) RSpec
13 4 (0.44%) Grunt
13 4 (0.44%) Mocha
14 3 (0.33%) Bower
14 3 (0.33%) Mockito
14 3 (0.33%) PHPUnit
14 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 185 (20.31%) Finance
2 178 (19.54%) Retail
3 121 (13.28%) Banking
4 110 (12.07%) Investment Banking
5 102 (11.20%) Retail Banking
6 56 (6.15%) Marketing
7 37 (4.06%) Advertising
8 32 (3.51%) Games
9 26 (2.85%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.87%) Publishing
11 16 (1.76%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.54%) Legal
13 13 (1.43%) Automotive
13 13 (1.43%) Electronics
14 12 (1.32%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.77%) Law
16 6 (0.66%) Dutch Language
16 6 (0.66%) German Language
17 5 (0.55%) Back Office
17 5 (0.55%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 163 (17.89%) Support Engineer
2 150 (16.47%) Developer
3 136 (14.93%) Analyst
4 132 (14.49%) IT Support
5 94 (10.32%) Desktop Support
6 89 (9.77%) Support Analyst
7 88 (9.66%) IT Engineer
8 63 (6.92%) IT Support Engineer
9 55 (6.04%) Java Developer
10 52 (5.71%) Head of Support
11 51 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
12 45 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 43 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
14 41 (4.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 38 (4.17%) Service Analyst
16 36 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 36 (3.95%) IT Analyst
16 36 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
17 35 (3.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 32 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.04%) HTML
2 47 (5.16%) CSS
3 43 (4.72%) AngularJS
4 32 (3.51%) Web Services
5 30 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 28 (3.07%) Java EE
7 26 (2.85%) LAMP
8 25 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
9 23 (2.52%) HTML5
10 21 (2.31%) Spring
11 20 (2.20%) .NET
11 20 (2.20%) RESTful
12 18 (1.98%) CSS3
12 18 (1.98%) Sass
13 15 (1.65%) XML
14 14 (1.54%) Core Data
14 14 (1.54%) jQuery
15 13 (1.43%) Apache Camel
15 13 (1.43%) X-Windows
16 12 (1.32%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 147 (16.14%) User Experience
2 116 (12.73%) Blackberry
3 48 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
5 43 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
6 38 (4.17%) iPad
7 34 (3.73%) Social Media
8 30 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (3.07%) Smartphone
9 28 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
10 22 (2.41%) BYOD
11 21 (2.31%) Fat Client
11 21 (2.31%) iPhone
11 21 (2.31%) Thin Client
12 16 (1.76%) Digital Currency
12 16 (1.76%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.43%) PKI
14 12 (1.32%) Online Games
15 11 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 699 (76.73%) Windows
2 320 (35.13%) Windows 7
3 290 (31.83%) Linux
4 265 (29.09%) Apple iOS
5 220 (24.15%) Android
6 199 (21.84%) Windows Server
7 148 (16.25%) Windows 10
8 105 (11.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 102 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (8.56%) Windows 8
11 75 (8.23%) Unix
12 36 (3.95%) CentOS
13 31 (3.40%) Mac OS
14 27 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (2.20%) Windows XP
16 14 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (1.43%) Ubuntu
18 12 (1.32%) Mac OS X Server
19 10 (1.10%) Windows Phone
20 7 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (25.58%) ITIL
2 153 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (13.83%) Service Management
4 116 (12.73%) Asset Management
5 102 (11.20%) Wealth Management
6 74 (8.12%) Problem Management
7 66 (7.24%) TDD
8 58 (6.37%) Data Protection
9 53 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
10 44 (4.83%) Knowledge Management
10 44 (4.83%) Mentoring
10 44 (4.83%) Software Engineering
11 43 (4.72%) Information Security
12 42 (4.61%) Workflow
13 41 (4.50%) Project Management
14 40 (4.39%) Penetration Testing
15 39 (4.28%) Vulnerability Management
16 38 (4.17%) DRM
16 38 (4.17%) SIEM
17 37 (4.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 98 (10.76%) JavaScript
2 94 (10.32%) Java
3 72 (7.90%) Python
4 57 (6.26%) SQL
5 53 (5.82%) PowerShell
5 53 (5.82%) Ruby
6 49 (5.38%) C++
7 45 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 34 (3.73%) C#
9 28 (3.07%) Perl
10 27 (2.96%) C
11 25 (2.74%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.10%) PHP
13 9 (0.99%) Scala
14 7 (0.77%) Clojure
15 6 (0.66%) Go
16 5 (0.55%) AppleScript
16 5 (0.55%) Erlang
16 5 (0.55%) F#
16 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 198 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (16.36%) MCSE
3 103 (11.31%) CCA
4 102 (11.20%) Citrix Certification
5 84 (9.22%) Degree
6 44 (4.83%) CISSP
7 37 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 32 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (3.40%) MCSA
10 30 (3.29%) CISM
10 30 (3.29%) MCP
11 21 (2.31%) A+ Certification
12 20 (2.20%) CCNA
13 18 (1.98%) MCITP
14 17 (1.87%) Security Cleared
15 12 (1.32%) CCNP
16 11 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.10%) MCDST
18 9 (0.99%) CISMP
18 9 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 32 (3.51%) SLA
4 15 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.10%) QA
6 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 456 (50.05%) Active Directory
2 118 (12.95%) XenApp
3 108 (11.86%) XenDesktop
4 81 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (6.04%) Hyper-V
6 23 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.65%) vSphere
9 14 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 13 (1.43%) NFS
11 10 (1.10%) iptables
11 10 (1.10%) KVM
11 10 (1.10%) XenServer
12 9 (0.99%) Docker
13 6 (0.66%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.55%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.44%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 182 (19.98%) SCCM
2 104 (11.42%) AirWatch
3 34 (3.73%) Puppet
4 31 (3.40%) Jamf Pro
5 23 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.41%) Backup Exec
7 20 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 19 (2.09%) Ansible
9 14 (1.54%) SCOM
9 14 (1.54%) WSUS
10 10 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (0.88%) Nagios
12 7 (0.77%) cPanel
12 7 (0.77%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.55%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
15 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
16 2 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
16 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 380 (41.71%) Microsoft
2 340 (37.32%) Apple
3 209 (22.94%) VMware
4 185 (20.31%) Citrix
5 114 (12.51%) AppSense
6 109 (11.96%) ServiceNow
7 107 (11.75%) McAfee
8 68 (7.46%) Adobe
9 66 (7.24%) Cisco
10 47 (5.16%) Google
11 46 (5.05%) HP
12 29 (3.18%) Dell
13 28 (3.07%) Remedy
14 26 (2.85%) Avaya
15 21 (2.31%) IBM
16 20 (2.20%) Sophos
17 19 (2.09%) Palo Alto
17 19 (2.09%) Veeam
18 17 (1.87%) SAP
19 16 (1.76%) Juniper