Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 489 514
Rank change year-on-year -57 +25 +45
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 854 1065 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 2.30% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 651 890 981
UK median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% - -

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 44145 46281 57454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 24.74% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35622 39287 48475
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
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 £40,000

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mac OS X in the UK

Mac OS X
Top 15 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 20 November 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 -42 836 £37,500 +7.14% 61
London -13 525 £40,000 +6.67% 29
UK excluding London -100 322 £34,000 -2.86% 34
South East -14 129 £37,500 +7.14% 4
East of England +31 67 £40,000 - 6
North of England -15 51 £22,000 -32.31% 13
South West -56 32 £23,000 -34.29% 3
Midlands -29 29 £31,000 -11.43% 6
North West -40 25 £22,250 -50.56% 5
Yorkshire +13 24 £22,000 -4.35% 7
West Midlands -18 17 £32,500 - 3
East Midlands +11 12 £28,500 -40.00% 3
Scotland -31 8 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £31,000 - 1
North East - 2 £28,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 660 (77.28%) Windows
2 437 (51.17%) Active Directory
3 403 (47.19%) Microsoft
4 354 (41.45%) Apple
5 311 (36.42%) Windows 7
6 292 (34.19%) Microsoft Office
7 267 (31.26%) Linux
8 251 (29.39%) Apple iOS
9 242 (28.34%) ITIL
10 239 (27.99%) VMware
11 232 (27.17%) Office 365
12 225 (26.35%) MS Exchange
13 220 (25.76%) Windows Server
14 208 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 206 (24.12%) Android
16 199 (23.30%) Citrix
17 175 (20.49%) Finance
18 173 (20.26%) Firewall
19 172 (20.14%) SCCM
20 169 (19.79%) Windows 10
21 167 (19.56%) Exchange Server 2010
22 160 (18.74%) Skype for Business
23 157 (18.38%) MCSE
24 146 (17.10%) Skype
25 139 (16.28%) User Experience
26 129 (15.11%) Service Management
27 128 (14.99%) Windows Server 2008
28 123 (14.40%) Banking
29 121 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
29 121 (14.17%) Windows 8

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
1 225 (26.35%) MS Exchange
2 167 (19.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (18.74%) Skype for Business
4 57 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 28 (3.28%) Tomcat
7 27 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (2.69%) CMS
9 22 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (2.58%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.99%) WordPress
11 16 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.82%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.82%) Confluence
15 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.70%) CoreMedia CMS
15 6 (0.70%) Jetty
15 6 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 292 (34.19%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (2.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (2.11%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.76%) CINEMA 4D
5 15 (1.76%) InDesign
5 15 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.59%) Vectorworks
9 4 (0.47%) InCopy
9 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.12%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 232 (27.17%) Office 365
2 107 (12.53%) IaaS
3 91 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (3.86%) G Suite
6 22 (2.58%) Mimecast
7 17 (1.99%) OneDrive
8 16 (1.87%) SaaS
9 12 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (1.29%) GitHub
11 10 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.94%) Slack
13 7 (0.82%) npm
14 6 (0.70%) Dropbox
15 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.35%) PaaS
17 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
17 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
17 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (20.26%) Firewall
2 146 (17.10%) Skype
3 118 (13.82%) DNS
4 112 (13.11%) TCP/IP
5 90 (10.54%) DHCP
6 89 (10.42%) VPN
7 59 (6.91%) SAN
8 57 (6.67%) LAN
9 54 (6.32%) WAN
10 37 (4.33%) VoIP
11 35 (4.10%) Wireless
12 34 (3.98%) Internet
13 33 (3.86%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (3.16%) LDAP
15 26 (3.04%) VLAN
16 25 (2.93%) Unified Communications
17 19 (2.22%) BGP
17 19 (2.22%) OSPF
18 16 (1.87%) HTTP
18 16 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.33%) MySQL
3 23 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.99%) Big Data
6 16 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.17%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.59%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.35%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.35%) Sqoop
15 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 76 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.45%) JIRA
3 36 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.22%) JUnit
5 16 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.41%) Selenium
7 11 (1.29%) gulp
8 10 (1.17%) Axure RP
9 8 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.94%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.94%) MSI
9 8 (0.94%) Robot Framework
10 7 (0.82%) CodeSonar
10 7 (0.82%) git-flow
11 6 (0.70%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.70%) Maven
11 6 (0.70%) PHPUnit
11 6 (0.70%) RSpec
11 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 175 (20.49%) Finance
2 123 (14.40%) Banking
3 111 (13.00%) Investment Banking
4 102 (11.94%) Retail Banking
5 78 (9.13%) Retail
6 50 (5.85%) Marketing
7 31 (3.63%) Advertising
8 29 (3.40%) Telecoms
9 22 (2.58%) Games
10 16 (1.87%) Publishing
11 12 (1.41%) Legal
12 11 (1.29%) Automotive
13 9 (1.05%) German Language
14 7 (0.82%) Electronics
14 7 (0.82%) Law
15 6 (0.70%) Back Office
15 6 (0.70%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
16 5 (0.59%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 157 (18.38%) Support Engineer
2 133 (15.57%) IT Support
3 132 (15.46%) Analyst
4 122 (14.29%) Developer
5 91 (10.66%) Desktop Support
5 91 (10.66%) Support Analyst
6 80 (9.37%) IT Engineer
7 58 (6.79%) IT Support Engineer
8 57 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 52 (6.09%) Head of Support
10 46 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 41 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
12 40 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 38 (4.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 37 (4.33%) Desktop Analyst
14 37 (4.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 37 (4.33%) IT Analyst
14 37 (4.33%) Service Analyst
15 36 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 34 (3.98%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.27%) HTML
2 37 (4.33%) CSS
3 35 (4.10%) AngularJS
3 35 (4.10%) Web Services
4 32 (3.75%) LAMP
5 29 (3.40%) .NET
5 29 (3.40%) Java EE
6 23 (2.69%) LEMP Stack
7 22 (2.58%) Sass
8 21 (2.46%) Node.js
8 21 (2.46%) REST
9 20 (2.34%) RESTful
10 18 (2.11%) jQuery
10 18 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (1.99%) HTML5
12 16 (1.87%) Django
12 16 (1.87%) Spring
13 14 (1.64%) XML
13 14 (1.64%) X-Windows
14 13 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 139 (16.28%) User Experience
2 115 (13.47%) Blackberry
3 46 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 37 (4.33%) Data Protection Act
5 31 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (3.16%) iPad
8 23 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (2.58%) Social Media
10 21 (2.46%) Mobile App
10 21 (2.46%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.99%) iPhone
12 16 (1.87%) Fat Client
12 16 (1.87%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.64%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.52%) BYOD
15 12 (1.41%) PKI
16 10 (1.17%) Animation
16 10 (1.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 660 (77.28%) Windows
2 311 (36.42%) Windows 7
3 267 (31.26%) Linux
4 251 (29.39%) Apple iOS
5 220 (25.76%) Windows Server
6 206 (24.12%) Android
7 169 (19.79%) Windows 10
8 128 (14.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 121 (14.17%) Windows 8
10 108 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 69 (8.08%) Unix
12 35 (4.10%) Mac OS
13 31 (3.63%) CentOS
14 29 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (2.22%) Windows XP
16 16 (1.87%) Windows Phone
17 13 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (1.41%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.94%) Solaris
20 7 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (28.34%) ITIL
2 129 (15.11%) Service Management
3 121 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (13.58%) Asset Management
5 102 (11.94%) Wealth Management
6 68 (7.96%) Problem Management
7 53 (6.21%) Cybersecurity
7 53 (6.21%) Data Protection
8 51 (5.97%) TDD
9 46 (5.39%) Knowledge Management
9 46 (5.39%) Mentoring
10 44 (5.15%) Software Engineering
11 42 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
12 41 (4.80%) Scrum
13 39 (4.57%) Information Security
14 37 (4.33%) DRM
14 37 (4.33%) SIEM
14 37 (4.33%) Vulnerability Management
15 36 (4.22%) CRM
15 36 (4.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 98 (11.48%) JavaScript
2 88 (10.30%) Java
3 71 (8.31%) Python
4 50 (5.85%) Bash Shell
5 49 (5.74%) SQL
6 47 (5.50%) PowerShell
7 45 (5.27%) C++
8 44 (5.15%) Ruby
9 37 (4.33%) C#
10 29 (3.40%) Objective-C
11 23 (2.69%) Perl
11 23 (2.69%) PHP
12 22 (2.58%) C
13 12 (1.41%) Scala
14 7 (0.82%) Clojure
15 6 (0.70%) Go
16 5 (0.59%) AppleScript
16 5 (0.59%) Erlang
16 5 (0.59%) F#
16 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 208 (24.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 157 (18.38%) MCSE
3 105 (12.30%) CCA
4 104 (12.18%) Citrix Certification
5 70 (8.20%) Degree
6 48 (5.62%) CISSP
7 40 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (4.10%) MCSA
9 34 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 33 (3.86%) MCP
11 31 (3.63%) CCNA
12 28 (3.28%) CISM
13 19 (2.22%) MCITP
14 16 (1.87%) A+ Certification
15 15 (1.76%) CompTIA Security+
15 15 (1.76%) Security+ Certification
16 12 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.17%) CCNP
18 9 (1.05%) CISMP
19 7 (0.82%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 33 (3.86%) SLA
4 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.17%) QA
6 5 (0.59%) GCP
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) PMO
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 437 (51.17%) Active Directory
2 120 (14.05%) XenApp
3 110 (12.88%) XenDesktop
4 103 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 27 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.69%) vSphere
8 20 (2.34%) Docker
9 17 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (1.29%) NFS
12 9 (1.05%) iptables
12 9 (1.05%) KVM
12 9 (1.05%) XenServer
13 7 (0.82%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.47%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.47%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
16 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 172 (20.14%) SCCM
2 109 (12.76%) AirWatch
3 36 (4.22%) Puppet
4 34 (3.98%) Jamf Pro
5 24 (2.81%) Backup Exec
6 22 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (2.11%) Ansible
8 14 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (1.52%) WSUS
10 10 (1.17%) SCOM
11 9 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
12 7 (0.82%) cPanel
12 7 (0.82%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.82%) Nagios
12 7 (0.82%) Salt
13 6 (0.70%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.70%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 403 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 354 (41.45%) Apple
3 239 (27.99%) VMware
4 199 (23.30%) Citrix
5 113 (13.23%) AppSense
6 111 (13.00%) ServiceNow
7 107 (12.53%) McAfee
8 73 (8.55%) Cisco
9 68 (7.96%) Adobe
10 48 (5.62%) HP
11 43 (5.04%) Google
12 36 (4.22%) Dell
13 28 (3.28%) Juniper
13 28 (3.28%) Palo Alto
14 27 (3.16%) Avaya
15 25 (2.93%) Veeam
16 23 (2.69%) IBM
17 19 (2.22%) NetApp
18 17 (1.99%) SAP
18 17 (1.99%) Sophos