Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 552 539 504
Rank change year-on-year -13 -35 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 750 883 1,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 2.03% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 593 662 888
UK median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.47% -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 37,773 43,510 47,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.92% 24.89% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30,463 35,064 40,508
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -25 729 £35,000 -6.67% 82
London -24 431 £37,750 -5.63% 47
UK excluding London 0 314 £33,500 -1.47% 37
East of England +42 84 £27,500 -37.14% 5
South East -75 73 £38,750 +10.71% 11
North of England +31 58 £33,500 +50.56% 11
Midlands +13 42 £27,500 -15.38% 4
South West +7 39 £45,000 +95.65% 4
East Midlands +1 25 £25,500 -27.14% 1
Yorkshire +27 24 £33,500 +52.27% 2
North West +5 23 £40,000 +52.38% 8
West Midlands +26 17 £43,500 +33.85% 3
Scotland +9 16 £42,000 +6.33% 1
North East +1 11 £21,000 -45.81% 1
Wales +5 2 £27,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 654 (87.20%) Windows
2 343 (45.73%) Microsoft
3 329 (43.87%) Active Directory
4 302 (40.27%) Linux
5 266 (35.47%) Office 365
6 208 (27.73%) Apple
7 207 (27.60%) Firewall
8 186 (24.80%) Windows 7
9 180 (24.00%) Apple iOS
10 174 (23.20%) Microsoft Office
11 169 (22.53%) Windows Server
12 162 (21.60%) Windows 10
13 154 (20.53%) Python
13 154 (20.53%) TCP/IP
14 149 (19.87%) Android
15 141 (18.80%) DNS
16 129 (17.20%) DHCP
17 127 (16.93%) Java
18 123 (16.40%) Degree
19 113 (15.07%) PowerShell
20 111 (14.80%) Software Engineering
20 111 (14.80%) VMware
21 110 (14.67%) MS Exchange
22 109 (14.53%) JavaScript
23 107 (14.27%) Cybersecurity
24 104 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
25 101 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
26 98 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
27 96 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
28 95 (12.67%) C

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
1 110 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 73 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (5.73%) Apache Pig
5 40 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (5.20%) Skype for Business
7 25 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 19 (2.53%) IIS
9 13 (1.73%) Confluence
10 10 (1.33%) Apache
10 10 (1.33%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 10 (1.33%) WordPress
11 8 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.67%) nginx
13 4 (0.53%) CMS
14 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.27%) JBoss
15 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 174 (23.20%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.13%) Houdini
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) NUKE
7 1 (0.13%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Eikon
3 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 266 (35.47%) Office 365
2 78 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (7.33%) G Suite
5 31 (4.13%) SaaS
6 30 (4.00%) Mimecast
7 15 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 12 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.60%) GitHub
9 10 (1.33%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.20%) PaaS
11 7 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.67%) Serverless
12 5 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 207 (27.60%) Firewall
2 154 (20.53%) TCP/IP
3 141 (18.80%) DNS
4 129 (17.20%) DHCP
5 76 (10.13%) HTTP
6 58 (7.73%) VPN
7 55 (7.33%) Wi-Fi
8 53 (7.07%) LAN
9 51 (6.80%) Wireless
10 47 (6.27%) SSL
11 42 (5.60%) VoIP
12 40 (5.33%) WAN
13 39 (5.20%) Network Security
14 38 (5.07%) Internet
15 28 (3.73%) SAN
15 28 (3.73%) VLAN
16 21 (2.80%) Skype
17 20 (2.67%) ICMP
18 18 (2.40%) SNMP
19 12 (1.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.87%) MySQL
3 44 (5.87%) Big Data
3 44 (5.87%) Hadoop
4 43 (5.73%) Apache Hive
5 29 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.20%) Cognos Impromptu
8 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (0.67%) Redis
10 4 (0.53%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.27%) FileMaker
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.53%) JIRA
3 53 (7.07%) Selenium
4 51 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 49 (6.53%) Bitbucket
6 45 (6.00%) Robot Framework
7 44 (5.87%) CodeSonar
7 44 (5.87%) git-flow
8 19 (2.53%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.33%) Maven
10 6 (0.80%) Xcode
11 5 (0.67%) Appium
11 5 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.67%) MSI
11 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.67%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.27%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.27%) Hudson
13 2 (0.27%) Redmine
General
1 43 (5.73%) Banking
2 39 (5.20%) Games
3 38 (5.07%) Finance
4 36 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 31 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.13%) Legal
6 27 (3.60%) Retail
7 19 (2.53%) Marketing
8 18 (2.40%) Advertising
9 9 (1.20%) Publishing
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
10 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 169 (22.53%) Support Engineer
2 119 (15.87%) Analyst
3 95 (12.67%) Software Engineer
4 83 (11.07%) IT Support
5 80 (10.67%) Desktop Support
6 55 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 54 (7.20%) Support Analyst
8 53 (7.07%) Developer
9 49 (6.53%) Java Engineer
9 49 (6.53%) Java Software Engineer
9 49 (6.53%) Service Analyst
9 49 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
10 40 (5.33%) C++ Software Engineer
11 39 (5.20%) Desktop Engineer
12 36 (4.80%) C# Software Engineer
12 36 (4.80%) Senior Desktop Support
13 35 (4.67%) IT Engineer
13 35 (4.67%) Technical Support
14 33 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 32 (4.27%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.87%) .NET
2 56 (7.47%) .NET Framework
2 56 (7.47%) HTML
3 54 (7.20%) SOAP
4 51 (6.80%) Node.js
5 49 (6.53%) REST
6 48 (6.40%) Java EE
7 47 (6.27%) Django
8 46 (6.13%) Spring MVC
9 44 (5.87%) ASP.NET
9 44 (5.87%) LAMP
9 44 (5.87%) RabbitMQ
9 44 (5.87%) STL
10 37 (4.93%) CSS
11 28 (3.73%) LDAP
11 28 (3.73%) XML
12 26 (3.47%) JSON
13 21 (2.80%) X-Windows
14 20 (2.67%) Regular Expression
15 16 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.87%) Self-Motivation
2 71 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 62 (8.27%) iPad
4 48 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (5.87%) Data Centre
6 35 (4.67%) iPhone
7 34 (4.53%) Video Conferencing
8 31 (4.13%) Data Protection Act
9 26 (3.47%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.93%) Blackberry
10 22 (2.93%) Client/Server
10 22 (2.93%) Driving Licence
11 21 (2.80%) Mobile App
11 21 (2.80%) User Experience
12 20 (2.67%) Smartphone
13 19 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (1.73%) Fintech
17 11 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 654 (87.20%) Windows
2 302 (40.27%) Linux
3 186 (24.80%) Windows 7
4 180 (24.00%) Apple iOS
5 169 (22.53%) Windows Server
6 162 (21.60%) Windows 10
7 149 (19.87%) Android
8 101 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 79 (10.53%) Unix
11 65 (8.67%) Windows 8
12 35 (4.67%) Mac OS
13 27 (3.60%) Solaris
14 23 (3.07%) AIX
14 23 (3.07%) HPUX
15 17 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (1.47%) CentOS
17 8 (1.07%) Mac OS X Server
18 7 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (14.80%) Software Engineering
2 107 (14.27%) Cybersecurity
3 104 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
4 98 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (12.27%) ITIL
6 82 (10.93%) Information Security
7 75 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 63 (8.40%) Scrum
9 60 (8.00%) Service Management
10 52 (6.93%) Mentoring
11 50 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 50 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
11 50 (6.67%) SIEM
12 48 (6.40%) Penetration Testing
13 47 (6.27%) User Stories
14 46 (6.13%) DevOps
14 46 (6.13%) Kanban
15 45 (6.00%) Ethical Hacking
16 44 (5.87%) API Design
17 42 (5.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (20.53%) Python
2 127 (16.93%) Java
3 113 (15.07%) PowerShell
4 109 (14.53%) JavaScript
5 95 (12.67%) C
6 90 (12.00%) C++
7 86 (11.47%) C#
8 74 (9.87%) Bash Shell
9 59 (7.87%) Objective-C
10 57 (7.60%) SQL
11 52 (6.93%) PHP
12 31 (4.13%) Perl
13 30 (4.00%) Shell Script
14 23 (3.07%) Ruby
15 16 (2.13%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.93%) Clojure
16 7 (0.93%) Go
17 5 (0.67%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.67%) Scala
18 4 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (16.40%) Degree
2 95 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (10.80%) CompTIA Security+
4 78 (10.40%) CISSP
5 77 (10.27%) MCSE
6 74 (9.87%) GIAC
7 71 (9.47%) Security Cleared
8 68 (9.07%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (9.07%) DV Cleared
9 66 (8.80%) CCNA
10 61 (8.13%) SSCP
11 56 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 56 (7.47%) Network+ Certification
12 47 (6.27%) SANS
13 43 (5.73%) Linux+ Certification
14 39 (5.20%) CEH
15 33 (4.40%) MCP
15 33 (4.40%) MCSA
16 31 (4.13%) CISMP
17 30 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.07%) SLA
2 50 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 23 (3.07%) QA
5 8 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.53%) COBIT
6 4 (0.53%) GDPR
6 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 329 (43.87%) Active Directory
2 87 (11.60%) Hyper-V
3 64 (8.53%) Docker
4 56 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (6.93%) vSphere
6 15 (2.00%) Terminal Services
7 14 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.53%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.53%) Firmware
11 3 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.40%) XenServer
12 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.13%) Squid
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 87 (11.60%) SCCM
2 46 (6.13%) Puppet
3 44 (5.87%) Salt
4 23 (3.07%) WSUS
5 18 (2.40%) Jamf Pro
5 18 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (2.00%) ZABBIX
7 10 (1.33%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.33%) IBM BigFix
7 10 (1.33%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.07%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.93%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.93%) QRadar
10 5 (0.67%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.67%) Nagios
11 4 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.40%) Ansible
12 3 (0.40%) Clonezilla
12 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 343 (45.73%) Microsoft
2 208 (27.73%) Apple
3 111 (14.80%) VMware
4 69 (9.20%) Citrix
5 64 (8.53%) Cisco
6 54 (7.20%) Google
7 37 (4.93%) Splunk
8 35 (4.67%) Adobe
9 29 (3.87%) HP
10 26 (3.47%) Ivanti
11 25 (3.33%) Dell
12 23 (3.07%) Meraki
13 19 (2.53%) Red Hat
14 18 (2.40%) Sun
14 18 (2.40%) Symantec
15 16 (2.13%) Remedy
16 15 (2.00%) Palo Alto
17 14 (1.87%) SolarWinds
18 12 (1.60%) NetApp
18 12 (1.60%) Xamarin