Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 809 617 737
Rank change year-on-year -192 +120 -161
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 237 88 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 0.84% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 191 71 275
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,250 £33,750 £25,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £46,500 £30,500
Median % change year-on-year -24.73% +52.46% -12.86%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.09% -17.91%

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 21,907 10,511 31,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.40% 21.50% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15,498 8,806 25,117
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

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 20 October 2021.

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 October 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 -157 236 £35,000 -24.73% 63
London -157 153 £44,000 -12.00% 25
UK excluding London -181 81 £28,500 -5.00% 42
Work from Home -255 29 £50,000 +7.53% 7
South East -139 27 £30,000 +0.84% 13
East of England -93 20 £26,500 -16.54% 9
North of England -128 15 £25,000 -58.33% 7
North West -90 14 £25,000 -58.33% 7
South West -82 12 £65,000 +116.67% 4
Midlands -124 6 £29,750 -15.00% 5
Wales - 5 - -
West Midlands -106 4 £25,000 -12.28% 1
East Midlands -71 2 £46,250 +8.82% 4
Scotland -88 1 £27,500 - 4
Yorkshire -113 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 190 (80.17%) Windows
2 118 (49.79%) Microsoft
3 117 (49.37%) Microsoft 365
4 112 (47.26%) Active Directory
5 89 (37.55%) Windows 10
6 84 (35.44%) Social Skills
7 77 (32.49%) ITIL
8 75 (31.65%) Linux
9 71 (29.96%) Android
9 71 (29.96%) AWS
10 70 (29.54%) Windows Server
11 63 (26.58%) Azure
11 63 (26.58%) Apple
11 63 (26.58%) Finance
12 61 (25.74%) Microsoft Office
13 60 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
14 59 (24.89%) VMware
15 58 (24.47%) Windows 7
16 56 (23.63%) TCP/IP
17 53 (22.36%) Firewall
18 51 (21.52%) DNS
18 51 (21.52%) Cisco
19 49 (20.68%) DHCP
20 46 (19.41%) Hyper-V
21 45 (18.99%) Degree
22 44 (18.57%) Java
23 42 (17.72%) WAN
23 42 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
23 42 (17.72%) PowerShell
24 40 (16.88%) Video Conferencing

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 33 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.49%) IIS
3 12 (5.06%) Apache
3 12 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.53%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 61 (25.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.42%) Figma
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Magento
1 2 (0.84%) Sage 300 ERP
1 2 (0.84%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 117 (49.37%) Microsoft 365
2 71 (29.96%) AWS
3 63 (26.58%) Azure
4 19 (8.02%) SaaS
5 12 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.22%) Amazon S3
7 9 (3.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.38%) GCP
9 7 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (2.95%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (2.95%) Google Workspace
9 7 (2.95%) Mimecast
9 7 (2.95%) OneDrive
10 6 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.69%) GitHub
12 3 (1.27%) Serverless
13 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.84%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.63%) TCP/IP
2 53 (22.36%) Firewall
3 51 (21.52%) DNS
4 49 (20.68%) DHCP
5 42 (17.72%) WAN
6 37 (15.61%) Cisco IOS
7 33 (13.92%) VPN
7 33 (13.92%) Wireless
8 28 (11.81%) Internet
9 25 (10.55%) LAN
10 17 (7.17%) VLAN
10 17 (7.17%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (6.33%) Network Security
11 15 (6.33%) VoIP
12 14 (5.91%) BGP
13 13 (5.49%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (5.06%) SAN
15 9 (3.80%) MPLS
15 9 (3.80%) VPLS
16 8 (3.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.49%) RDBMS
3 13 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.06%) MySQL
5 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.84%) HBase
6 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.84%) MS Access
6 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.84%) Tableau
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 22 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) CircleCI
3 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.42%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.42%) GitLab
4 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) Sikuli
4 1 (0.42%) WinRunner
General
1 84 (35.44%) Social Skills
2 63 (26.58%) Finance
3 19 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.75%) Banking
5 12 (5.06%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (5.06%) Retail
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Law
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (21.10%) Analyst
2 34 (14.35%) IT Support
3 29 (12.24%) IT Engineer
4 26 (10.97%) Support Analyst
4 26 (10.97%) Support Engineer
5 24 (10.13%) Desktop Support
6 21 (8.86%) Java Engineer
7 19 (8.02%) Support Technician
8 17 (7.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (6.75%) Desktop Support Technician
9 16 (6.75%) Desktop Technician
9 16 (6.75%) IT Analyst
9 16 (6.75%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (6.33%) Service Analyst
10 15 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.91%) Consultant
11 14 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.91%) Senior Java Engineer
12 13 (5.49%) Active Directory Analyst
12 13 (5.49%) Managing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.70%) Kafka
2 22 (9.28%) REST
3 19 (8.02%) Spring
4 14 (5.91%) .NET
5 13 (5.49%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.49%) Java EE
6 12 (5.06%) LAMP
7 5 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.27%) CSS
8 3 (1.27%) HTML
8 3 (1.27%) React
8 3 (1.27%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.84%) LDAP
9 2 (0.84%) Next.js
9 2 (0.84%) Node.js
9 2 (0.84%) OAuth
9 2 (0.84%) PostGIS
9 2 (0.84%) SAML
9 2 (0.84%) Web Services
10 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.88%) Video Conferencing
2 32 (13.50%) iPhone
3 28 (11.81%) iPad
4 26 (10.97%) User Experience
5 24 (10.13%) Blackberry
6 21 (8.86%) Data Centre
7 12 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (4.22%) Driving Licence
8 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (2.53%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.11%) PKI
11 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.84%) Life Science
13 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 190 (80.17%) Windows
2 89 (37.55%) Windows 10
3 75 (31.65%) Linux
4 71 (29.96%) Android
5 70 (29.54%) Windows Server
6 58 (24.47%) Windows 7
7 33 (13.92%) Apple iOS
7 33 (13.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (11.39%) Windows 8
10 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2019
12 9 (3.80%) Unix
13 6 (2.53%) Mac OS
14 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.49%) ITIL
2 60 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (13.92%) Asset Management
3 33 (13.92%) Service Delivery
4 32 (13.50%) Service Management
5 30 (12.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 27 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (10.55%) Fintech
7 25 (10.55%) TDD
8 24 (10.13%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 23 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
10 22 (9.28%) Microservices
10 22 (9.28%) Open Source
11 21 (8.86%) Event-Driven
11 21 (8.86%) Investment Management
12 20 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (8.02%) Data Loss Prevention
13 19 (8.02%) IT Governance
13 19 (8.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.57%) Java
2 42 (17.72%) PowerShell
3 33 (13.92%) SQL
4 22 (9.28%) Python
5 21 (8.86%) C
6 16 (6.75%) Bash Shell
6 16 (6.75%) C++
7 15 (6.33%) PHP
8 6 (2.53%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.11%) Perl
10 4 (1.69%) Ruby
11 3 (1.27%) C#
11 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.42%) Java 11
12 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (18.99%) Degree
2 34 (14.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (8.02%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.75%) CCNA
6 13 (5.49%) MCSE
7 12 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (5.06%) MCITP
8 10 (4.22%) CCNP
9 9 (3.80%) DBS Check
9 9 (3.80%) MCP
10 8 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.53%) MCTS
12 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.11%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.84%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 112 (47.26%) Active Directory
2 46 (19.41%) Hyper-V
3 42 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.11%) BitLocker
5 5 (2.11%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.27%) Docker
8 2 (0.84%) LXC
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (11.39%) Terraform
2 23 (9.70%) SCCM
3 14 (5.91%) Jamf Pro
4 11 (4.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.53%) Nagios
5 6 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.53%) Scalr
6 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.69%) Grafana
7 3 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.84%) Kibana
8 2 (0.84%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.42%) Ansible
9 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.42%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.42%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 118 (49.79%) Microsoft
2 63 (26.58%) Apple
3 59 (24.89%) VMware
4 51 (21.52%) Cisco
5 19 (8.02%) Meraki
6 17 (7.17%) ServiceNow
7 16 (6.75%) Okta
8 13 (5.49%) Citrix
9 12 (5.06%) Adobe
9 12 (5.06%) Dell
9 12 (5.06%) LogicMonitor
10 10 (4.22%) Google
10 10 (4.22%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.38%) Avaya
11 8 (3.38%) Veeam
12 7 (2.95%) HP
12 7 (2.95%) Splunk
13 6 (2.53%) RightScale
14 4 (1.69%) Asigra
14 4 (1.69%) Ivanti