Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 712 623 694
Rank change year-on-year -89 +71 -89
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 105 446 449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 1.67% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 334 355
Median annual salary £46,500 £33,266 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.78% +3.96% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,163 £20,850
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,645 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year -3.64% +3.77% -18.46%

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 15,003 26,692 34,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.90% 22.01% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12,185 21,678 28,353
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the UK

Mac OS X
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X.

Salary trend for Mac OS X in the UK

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mac OS X over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 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 -85 102 £45,000 +34.33% 14
London -82 58 £47,500 +35.71% 6
UK excluding London +68 47 £26,500 -3.64% 8
East of England +64 18 £26,500 -
North of England +38 14 £50,000 +88.68% 4
Work from Home -107 13 £46,500 -12.02% 3
Yorkshire +32 7 £22,500 -31.89% 1
Wales +42 6 £47,500 +119.39%
South West +29 6 £33,500 +10.74% 2
Midlands +58 5 £24,000 -50.77% 2
North West +51 4 £50,000 +15.14% 1
East Midlands +32 3 £24,000 +20.00% 2
North East +5 3 £52,500 +162.50% 2
West Midlands +46 2 £21,750 -56.50%
South East +104 1 - -
Scotland +20 1 £50,000 +30.72%

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, IT jobs citing Mac OS X 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 Mac OS X.

1 81 (77.14%) Windows
2 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
3 55 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 55 (52.38%) Microsoft 365
4 45 (42.86%) ITIL
5 40 (38.10%) Apple
6 39 (37.14%) Linux
7 36 (34.29%) Windows 7
7 36 (34.29%) Azure
8 35 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
9 33 (31.43%) DNS
10 32 (30.48%) Firewall
11 31 (29.52%) Windows Server
12 30 (28.57%) Windows 10
12 30 (28.57%) DHCP
12 30 (28.57%) Android
13 27 (25.71%) Skype
14 26 (24.76%) Cisco
14 26 (24.76%) MS Exchange
15 24 (22.86%) Finance
16 22 (20.95%) Service Management
16 22 (20.95%) Python
17 21 (20.00%) VPN
17 21 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (20.00%) Incident Management
18 20 (19.05%) SCCM
18 20 (19.05%) Avaya
18 20 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (19.05%) VMware
19 18 (17.14%) AWS

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 26 (24.76%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.24%) Skype for Business
3 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.95%) Confluence
7 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.95%) MODO
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.95%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 55 (52.38%) Microsoft 365
2 36 (34.29%) Azure
3 18 (17.14%) AWS
4 15 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (14.29%) Slack
5 14 (13.33%) Route 53
6 13 (12.38%) GCP
7 7 (6.67%) GitHub
7 7 (6.67%) Mimecast
8 5 (4.76%) G Suite
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.86%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.90%) Cloud Run
10 2 (1.90%) Serverless
10 2 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.43%) DNS
2 32 (30.48%) Firewall
3 30 (28.57%) DHCP
4 27 (25.71%) Skype
5 21 (20.00%) VPN
6 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
7 15 (14.29%) Network Security
7 15 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (13.33%) LAN
8 14 (13.33%) SNMP
8 14 (13.33%) WAN
9 13 (12.38%) VoIP
10 12 (11.43%) IPsec
10 12 (11.43%) MPLS
10 12 (11.43%) MRTG
10 12 (11.43%) OSPF
10 12 (11.43%) RIP
10 12 (11.43%) TACACS
10 12 (11.43%) Wireless
10 12 (11.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) JIRA
2 10 (9.52%) Xcode
3 8 (7.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.76%) Buildbot
4 5 (4.76%) Clang
4 5 (4.76%) CMake
4 5 (4.76%) CruiseControl
4 5 (4.76%) GCC
4 5 (4.76%) Subversion
4 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.81%) fastlane
6 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.86%) GitLab
7 1 (0.95%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.95%) gulp
7 1 (0.95%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Law
3 5 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Automotive
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 14 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Developer
10 6 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.71%) IT Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) IT Support
10 6 (5.71%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Build Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) .NET
2 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.81%) Node.js
3 4 (3.81%) REST
3 4 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (3.81%) Web Services
4 2 (1.90%) CSS
4 2 (1.90%) CSS3
4 2 (1.90%) HTML
4 2 (1.90%) HTML5
4 2 (1.90%) Laravel
4 2 (1.90%) React
4 2 (1.90%) React Native
4 2 (1.90%) RESTful
5 1 (0.95%) Express
5 1 (0.95%) JSON
5 1 (0.95%) Kafka
5 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.57%) iPad
2 9 (8.57%) iPhone
3 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.76%) PKI
4 5 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.90%) FMCG
8 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.95%) Animation
8 1 (0.95%) Life Science
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.95%) MPEG
8 1 (0.95%) RIA
8 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 81 (77.14%) Windows
2 39 (37.14%) Linux
3 36 (34.29%) Windows 7
4 31 (29.52%) Windows Server
5 30 (28.57%) Android
5 30 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 21 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.57%) Apple iOS
8 7 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 7 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.71%) CentOS
10 5 (4.76%) Unix
10 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.95%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) ITIL
2 22 (20.95%) Service Management
3 21 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.24%) DevOps
6 16 (15.24%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (13.33%) ITSM
8 13 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (11.43%) B2B
9 12 (11.43%) Identity Management
9 12 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
9 12 (11.43%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (10.48%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 10 (9.52%) Customer-Centricity
12 9 (8.57%) Service Delivery
12 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) Python
2 11 (10.48%) C#
2 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.48%) SQL
3 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.62%) C++
5 7 (6.67%) PHP
6 6 (5.71%) Apple Swift
6 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.76%) Bourne shell
7 5 (4.76%) Lua
8 4 (3.81%) Java
9 2 (1.90%) C
9 2 (1.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.95%) ES6
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.43%) CCNA
2 12 (11.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (10.48%) Degree
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.62%) CCNP
5 8 (7.62%) MCITP
5 8 (7.62%) MCSE
6 4 (3.81%) CISSP
6 4 (3.81%) GCIH
6 4 (3.81%) GSEC
6 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.81%) SANS
7 3 (2.86%) GCIA
7 3 (2.86%) GIAC
8 2 (1.90%) FFIEC
8 2 (1.90%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.90%) MCP
8 2 (1.90%) SSCP
9 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) GLBA
3 2 (1.90%) NIST
4 1 (0.95%) GDPR
4 1 (0.95%) PSD2
4 1 (0.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.24%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.81%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.95%) Docker
7 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (19.05%) SCCM
2 13 (12.38%) Ansible
2 13 (12.38%) Nagios
2 13 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (12.38%) Puppet
3 9 (8.57%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) EnCase
5 1 (0.95%) Icinga
5 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.95%) Nessus
5 1 (0.95%) Rancher
Vendors
1 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 40 (38.10%) Apple
3 26 (24.76%) Cisco
4 20 (19.05%) Avaya
4 20 (19.05%) VMware
5 15 (14.29%) Citrix
6 12 (11.43%) Palo Alto
6 12 (11.43%) Riverbed
7 9 (8.57%) Google
8 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.71%) Dell
9 6 (5.71%) HP
9 6 (5.71%) Veeam
10 4 (3.81%) Asigra
11 3 (2.86%) Alibaba
11 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.86%) NetApp
11 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.86%) SonicWALL