Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 482 533
Rank change year-on-year -104 +51 +18
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 716 957 1,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.71% 2.25% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 593 794 928
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £22,925
90th Percentile £69,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

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 41,953 42,627 54,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.19% 24.42% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34,310 35,966 46,171
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,677 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -85 702 £35,000 - 127
London -31 432 £37,500 - 66
UK excluding London -136 280 £32,500 -7.14% 73
South East -62 108 £34,500 -1.43% 16
East of England +16 52 £38,500 -3.75% 8
North of England -16 48 £25,500 -40.00% 20
South West -65 36 £23,000 -34.29% 4
North West -21 32 £22,500 -47.06% 14
Midlands -25 25 £32,500 - 13
Yorkshire +32 15 £45,000 +34.33% 6
West Midlands -17 15 £32,500 - 6
East Midlands +4 10 £29,000 -38.95% 7
Scotland -36 9 £38,250 -10.00% 11
Northern Ireland - 3 £31,000 - 1
North East - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 580 (81.01%) Windows
2 350 (48.88%) Active Directory
3 335 (46.79%) Microsoft
4 317 (44.27%) Apple
5 288 (40.22%) Windows 7
6 260 (36.31%) Linux
7 245 (34.22%) Microsoft Office
8 240 (33.52%) Office 365
9 215 (30.03%) Windows Server
10 214 (29.89%) ITIL
11 189 (26.40%) Windows 10
12 180 (25.14%) Apple iOS
13 171 (23.88%) VMware
14 158 (22.07%) Firewall
15 151 (21.09%) MS Exchange
16 149 (20.81%) Windows 8
17 146 (20.39%) Android
18 144 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 125 (17.46%) Citrix
19 125 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
20 119 (16.62%) TCP/IP
21 111 (15.50%) DNS
21 111 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 109 (15.22%) SCCM
23 104 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
24 98 (13.69%) Finance
24 98 (13.69%) MCSE
25 96 (13.41%) Skype for Business
26 93 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
27 92 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 151 (21.09%) MS Exchange
2 104 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (13.41%) Skype for Business
4 57 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 54 (7.54%) SharePoint
6 22 (3.07%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.40%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.40%) IIS
10 8 (1.12%) Apache
10 8 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.98%) CMS
11 7 (0.98%) nginx
11 7 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.70%) Confluence
13 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 245 (34.22%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (4.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.82%) CINEMA 4D
5 12 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.12%) InDesign
6 8 (1.12%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.56%) Vectorworks
11 3 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.42%) InCopy
11 3 (0.42%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.42%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 2 (0.28%) Maya
13 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.42%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 240 (33.52%) Office 365
2 93 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (6.15%) IaaS
5 29 (4.05%) G Suite
6 19 (2.65%) Mimecast
7 18 (2.51%) SaaS
8 15 (2.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 14 (1.96%) OneDrive
10 12 (1.68%) GitHub
11 11 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (1.12%) Slack
13 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.28%) BlazeMeter
15 2 (0.28%) PaaS
15 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.14%) Dropbox
16 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 158 (22.07%) Firewall
2 119 (16.62%) TCP/IP
3 111 (15.50%) DNS
4 89 (12.43%) Skype
5 84 (11.73%) DHCP
6 63 (8.80%) VPN
7 47 (6.56%) LAN
8 46 (6.42%) WAN
9 41 (5.73%) SAN
10 35 (4.89%) VoIP
10 35 (4.89%) Wireless
11 27 (3.77%) VLAN
12 26 (3.63%) Network Security
13 25 (3.49%) Internet
14 22 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (2.79%) HTTP
16 18 (2.51%) Unified Communications
17 16 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
19 13 (1.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.19%) MySQL
3 23 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.07%) Big Data
5 15 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 14 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.84%) Power BI
8 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.70%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.56%) Sqoop
11 3 (0.42%) FileMaker
11 3 (0.42%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (5.73%) JIRA
2 40 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.37%) JUnit
4 17 (2.37%) Selenium
5 16 (2.23%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (1.54%) Bitbucket
7 11 (1.54%) Robot Framework
8 10 (1.40%) CodeSonar
8 10 (1.40%) git-flow
9 8 (1.12%) MSI
10 4 (0.56%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.56%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.42%) Maven
11 3 (0.42%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.42%) WinDbg
12 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (13.69%) Finance
2 64 (8.94%) Retail
3 51 (7.12%) Banking
4 47 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.87%) Retail Banking
6 28 (3.91%) Marketing
7 20 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.65%) Advertising
9 15 (2.09%) Games
10 12 (1.68%) Publishing
11 8 (1.12%) Law
12 7 (0.98%) Legal
13 6 (0.84%) Back Office
13 6 (0.84%) Electronics
13 6 (0.84%) German Language
14 5 (0.70%) Automotive
14 5 (0.70%) French Language
14 5 (0.70%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.56%) Front Office
15 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 162 (22.63%) Support Engineer
2 131 (18.30%) Analyst
3 109 (15.22%) IT Support
4 101 (14.11%) Desktop Support
5 87 (12.15%) Support Analyst
6 62 (8.66%) Developer
7 61 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 54 (7.54%) IT Engineer
9 46 (6.42%) Desktop Engineer
10 44 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
11 41 (5.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 41 (5.73%) Mac Engineer
12 38 (5.31%) Desktop Analyst
12 38 (5.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 36 (5.03%) IT Analyst
14 35 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
15 34 (4.75%) Windows Support Analyst
16 32 (4.47%) Infrastructure Support
17 31 (4.33%) Service Analyst
18 30 (4.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.59%) Web Services
2 34 (4.75%) .NET
3 27 (3.77%) LAMP
4 26 (3.63%) Java EE
4 26 (3.63%) REST
5 24 (3.35%) HTML
6 20 (2.79%) LDAP
6 20 (2.79%) Node.js
7 19 (2.65%) XML
8 17 (2.37%) CSS
8 17 (2.37%) JSON
9 16 (2.23%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.23%) SOAP
10 15 (2.09%) AngularJS
10 15 (2.09%) Django
10 15 (2.09%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (1.82%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.54%) X-Windows
13 10 (1.40%) Spring MVC
13 10 (1.40%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.22%) Blackberry
2 65 (9.08%) User Experience
3 42 (5.87%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.33%) Data Protection Act
5 30 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.49%) iPad
7 24 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
8 23 (3.21%) iPhone
9 18 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (2.23%) Fat Client
11 16 (2.23%) Thin Client
12 15 (2.09%) EPoS
13 12 (1.68%) Mobile Computing
14 11 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.54%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.54%) Social Media
15 10 (1.40%) Data Centre
16 9 (1.26%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 580 (81.01%) Windows
2 288 (40.22%) Windows 7
3 260 (36.31%) Linux
4 215 (30.03%) Windows Server
5 189 (26.40%) Windows 10
6 180 (25.14%) Apple iOS
7 149 (20.81%) Windows 8
8 146 (20.39%) Android
9 125 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 111 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 64 (8.94%) Unix
12 43 (6.01%) Mac OS
13 28 (3.91%) CentOS
14 26 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (3.49%) Windows Phone
16 13 (1.82%) Ubuntu
17 12 (1.68%) Windows XP
18 10 (1.40%) AIX
18 10 (1.40%) HPUX
18 10 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (29.89%) ITIL
2 81 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (8.94%) Service Management
4 56 (7.82%) Asset Management
5 46 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
6 42 (5.87%) Information Security
6 42 (5.87%) Penetration Testing
6 42 (5.87%) Wealth Management
7 40 (5.59%) Problem Management
8 38 (5.31%) DevOps
8 38 (5.31%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.17%) Test Automation
10 36 (5.03%) Migration
10 36 (5.03%) Scrum
11 35 (4.89%) Data Protection
12 34 (4.75%) SIEM
13 33 (4.61%) Configuration Management
13 33 (4.61%) Incident Management
14 32 (4.47%) E-Commerce
15 31 (4.33%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 83 (11.59%) Java
2 67 (9.36%) Python
3 66 (9.22%) JavaScript
4 47 (6.56%) SQL
5 43 (6.01%) C++
6 41 (5.73%) C#
7 40 (5.59%) Bash Shell
8 39 (5.45%) PowerShell
9 38 (5.31%) C
10 24 (3.35%) PHP
11 22 (3.07%) Perl
11 22 (3.07%) Ruby
12 17 (2.37%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.84%) Scala
14 6 (0.84%) VBScript
15 5 (0.70%) AppleScript
15 5 (0.70%) Korn
16 4 (0.56%) VB
17 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 144 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (13.69%) MCSE
3 65 (9.08%) Degree
4 45 (6.28%) CCA
5 44 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
6 43 (6.01%) CISSP
7 40 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (4.33%) MCP
9 29 (4.05%) CCNA
10 28 (3.91%) MCSA
11 27 (3.77%) CISM
12 25 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (2.65%) MCITP
14 11 (1.54%) CCNP
14 11 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
14 11 (1.54%) Security Cleared
14 11 (1.54%) SSCP
15 9 (1.26%) DV Cleared
15 9 (1.26%) GIAC
16 8 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.98%) SLA
2 36 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.12%) QA
6 5 (0.70%) GCP
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.28%) PMO
7 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 350 (48.88%) Active Directory
2 92 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.54%) XenApp
4 46 (6.42%) XenDesktop
5 45 (6.28%) Hyper-V
6 26 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (3.49%) Docker
8 22 (3.07%) vSphere
9 19 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.84%) NFS
13 5 (0.70%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.70%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.56%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.28%) iptables
15 2 (0.28%) KVM
15 2 (0.28%) Squid
15 2 (0.28%) XenServer
16 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 109 (15.22%) SCCM
2 56 (7.82%) AirWatch
3 40 (5.59%) Jamf Pro
4 30 (4.19%) Puppet
5 18 (2.51%) Ansible
5 18 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.23%) Backup Exec
6 16 (2.23%) WSUS
7 10 (1.40%) Nagios
7 10 (1.40%) Salt
8 7 (0.98%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.70%) SCOM
9 5 (0.70%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.42%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.42%) vRealize
Vendors
1 335 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 317 (44.27%) Apple
3 171 (23.88%) VMware
4 125 (17.46%) Citrix
5 72 (10.06%) Adobe
6 68 (9.50%) Cisco
7 62 (8.66%) Ivanti
8 59 (8.24%) ServiceNow
9 47 (6.56%) McAfee
10 38 (5.31%) HP
11 32 (4.47%) Dell
12 31 (4.33%) Google
13 28 (3.91%) Juniper
14 25 (3.49%) Palo Alto
15 24 (3.35%) Avaya
16 21 (2.93%) IBM
16 21 (2.93%) Veeam
17 18 (2.51%) NetApp
18 16 (2.23%) hybris
18 16 (2.23%) Sophos