Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 546 528 517
Rank change year-on-year -18 -11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 802 923 1,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 2.11% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 657 690 889
UK median annual salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.43% - +6.06%

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 38,746 43,645 50,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.93% 24.76% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31,149 35,522 42,741
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +3.16%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -25 781 £34,000 -9.33% 65
London -18 447 £38,000 -5.00% 34
UK excluding London -12 351 £32,750 -6.43% 34
South East -45 100 £34,250 -8.67% 10
East of England +56 94 £27,500 -45.00% 8
North of England +42 66 £33,000 +32.00% 4
Midlands -11 41 £35,000 +7.69% 5
South West +1 35 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North West +18 28 £32,500 -16.13% 2
Yorkshire +32 25 £33,500 +52.27% 2
East Midlands -1 25 £26,250 -41.67% 4
West Midlands +13 16 £43,500 +45.00% 1
North East -6 13 £21,000 -45.81%
Scotland -6 11 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Wales +10 6 £40,210 +11.33%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 695 (86.66%) Windows
2 371 (46.26%) Microsoft
3 356 (44.39%) Active Directory
4 316 (39.40%) Linux
5 250 (31.17%) Apple
6 241 (30.05%) Office 365
7 200 (24.94%) Windows 7
8 196 (24.44%) Firewall
9 173 (21.57%) Apple iOS
10 163 (20.32%) Android
11 153 (19.08%) Windows 10
12 151 (18.83%) TCP/IP
12 151 (18.83%) Microsoft Office
12 151 (18.83%) Python
13 149 (18.58%) Windows Server
14 134 (16.71%) DNS
15 131 (16.33%) Java
16 130 (16.21%) VMware
17 128 (15.96%) DHCP
18 122 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
19 120 (14.96%) Software Engineering
20 117 (14.59%) Degree
21 112 (13.97%) Hyper-V
21 112 (13.97%) JavaScript
22 104 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
23 103 (12.84%) MCSE
24 102 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
25 96 (11.97%) Cybersecurity
26 95 (11.85%) C
27 94 (11.72%) MS Exchange

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 94 (11.72%) MS Exchange
2 49 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (4.99%) Apache Pig
4 34 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.74%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.87%) IIS
8 9 (1.12%) Apache
9 8 (1.00%) Confluence
10 7 (0.87%) EPiServer
10 7 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.87%) WordPress
11 6 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.37%) JBoss
12 3 (0.37%) nginx
12 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.25%) CMS
13 2 (0.25%) Ethereum
Applications
1 151 (18.83%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.25%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.12%) Houdini
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) NUKE
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Eikon
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 241 (30.05%) Office 365
2 70 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (6.98%) G Suite
5 39 (4.86%) SaaS
6 20 (2.49%) Mimecast
7 12 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.12%) GitHub
9 6 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.62%) Slack
11 4 (0.50%) Dropbox
11 4 (0.50%) IaaS
11 4 (0.50%) PaaS
12 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 196 (24.44%) Firewall
2 151 (18.83%) TCP/IP
3 134 (16.71%) DNS
4 128 (15.96%) DHCP
5 61 (7.61%) HTTP
6 53 (6.61%) LAN
7 51 (6.36%) Network Security
8 50 (6.23%) VPN
9 49 (6.11%) Wireless
10 48 (5.99%) SSL
11 47 (5.86%) WAN
12 35 (4.36%) VLAN
12 35 (4.36%) VoIP
13 30 (3.74%) SAN
13 30 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
14 29 (3.62%) Internet
15 16 (2.00%) NAS
16 13 (1.62%) Skype
17 12 (1.50%) ICMP
18 11 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.11%) MySQL
3 41 (5.11%) Big Data
4 40 (4.99%) Apache Hive
4 40 (4.99%) Hadoop
5 26 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.00%) Cognos Impromptu
7 6 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.50%) FileMaker
9 4 (0.50%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.37%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.25%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.25%) Redis
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 88 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.98%) JIRA
3 49 (6.11%) Selenium
4 43 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 43 (5.36%) Bitbucket
5 40 (4.99%) CodeSonar
5 40 (4.99%) git-flow
5 40 (4.99%) Robot Framework
6 16 (2.00%) Maven
7 11 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.75%) Xcode
9 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.37%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.25%) Hudson
12 2 (0.25%) MSI
12 2 (0.25%) PyCharm
12 2 (0.25%) Subversion
12 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (5.99%) Games
2 37 (4.61%) Banking
3 35 (4.36%) Legal
3 35 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.37%) Finance
6 26 (3.24%) Retail
7 17 (2.12%) Marketing
8 16 (2.00%) Advertising
9 8 (1.00%) Publishing
10 4 (0.50%) Electronics
10 4 (0.50%) French Language
10 4 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.37%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 204 (25.44%) Support Engineer
2 118 (14.71%) IT Support
3 110 (13.72%) Analyst
4 97 (12.09%) Desktop Support
5 96 (11.97%) Software Engineer
6 63 (7.86%) IT Engineer
7 59 (7.36%) Desktop Engineer
8 58 (7.23%) Developer
9 57 (7.11%) 2nd Line Support
10 51 (6.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 49 (6.11%) IT Support Engineer
11 49 (6.11%) Service Analyst
11 49 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
11 49 (6.11%) Support Analyst
12 46 (5.74%) Java Engineer
12 46 (5.74%) Java Software Engineer
13 44 (5.49%) Senior Support Engineer
14 42 (5.24%) Senior Desktop Support
15 38 (4.74%) C++ Software Engineer
16 34 (4.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.48%) HTML
2 58 (7.23%) .NET
3 53 (6.61%) .NET Framework
4 52 (6.48%) SOAP
5 47 (5.86%) Django
6 44 (5.49%) Node.js
6 44 (5.49%) REST
7 43 (5.36%) Java EE
8 42 (5.24%) CSS
8 42 (5.24%) Spring MVC
9 40 (4.99%) ASP.NET
9 40 (4.99%) LAMP
9 40 (4.99%) RabbitMQ
9 40 (4.99%) STL
10 33 (4.11%) X-Windows
11 29 (3.62%) LDAP
12 25 (3.12%) XML
13 22 (2.74%) JSON
14 18 (2.24%) Regular Expression
15 13 (1.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.35%) iPad
2 73 (9.10%) Self-Motivation
3 66 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.86%) iPhone
5 38 (4.74%) Video Conferencing
6 35 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (4.36%) Data Centre
7 30 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
8 27 (3.37%) Driving Licence
9 21 (2.62%) Blackberry
9 21 (2.62%) Replication
10 20 (2.49%) User Experience
11 19 (2.37%) Client/Server
11 19 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (2.37%) Smartphone
12 17 (2.12%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.87%) Device Driver
13 15 (1.87%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 695 (86.66%) Windows
2 316 (39.40%) Linux
3 200 (24.94%) Windows 7
4 173 (21.57%) Apple iOS
5 163 (20.32%) Android
6 153 (19.08%) Windows 10
7 149 (18.58%) Windows Server
8 87 (10.85%) Unix
9 83 (10.35%) Windows 8
9 83 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 82 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (4.86%) Mac OS
12 25 (3.12%) Solaris
13 21 (2.62%) AIX
13 21 (2.62%) HPUX
14 18 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.75%) Mac OS X Server
15 14 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (1.75%) Windows XP
16 11 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (14.96%) Software Engineering
2 104 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
4 96 (11.97%) Cybersecurity
5 81 (10.10%) Test Automation
6 79 (9.85%) ITIL
7 71 (8.85%) Information Security
8 69 (8.60%) Scrum
9 54 (6.73%) Penetration Testing
10 53 (6.61%) Mentoring
10 53 (6.61%) Service Management
11 51 (6.36%) DevOps
12 49 (6.11%) User Stories
13 48 (5.99%) SIEM
14 44 (5.49%) Reverse Engineering
15 43 (5.36%) Multithreading
16 42 (5.24%) Kanban
17 40 (4.99%) API Design
17 40 (4.99%) Ethical Hacking
18 35 (4.36%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 151 (18.83%) Python
2 131 (16.33%) Java
3 112 (13.97%) JavaScript
4 95 (11.85%) C
5 91 (11.35%) C#
6 88 (10.97%) PowerShell
7 81 (10.10%) C++
8 73 (9.10%) Bash Shell
9 62 (7.73%) Objective-C
10 56 (6.98%) SQL
11 53 (6.61%) PHP
12 32 (3.99%) Perl
13 28 (3.49%) Shell Script
14 25 (3.12%) Ruby
15 13 (1.62%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.62%) Clojure
16 5 (0.62%) Go
17 4 (0.50%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.50%) VB
17 4 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (14.59%) Degree
3 103 (12.84%) MCSE
4 76 (9.48%) Security Cleared
5 73 (9.10%) CISSP
5 73 (9.10%) CompTIA Security+
5 73 (9.10%) DV Cleared
6 70 (8.73%) GIAC
7 61 (7.61%) CCNA
7 61 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (7.36%) MCSA
9 56 (6.98%) MCP
10 52 (6.48%) DBS Check
10 52 (6.48%) MCTS
11 51 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 51 (6.36%) SSCP
12 47 (5.86%) Network+ Certification
13 43 (5.36%) SANS
14 40 (4.99%) Linux+ Certification
15 33 (4.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.98%) SLA
2 40 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 28 (3.49%) QA
5 9 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.00%) PMO
7 3 (0.37%) GCP
7 3 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 356 (44.39%) Active Directory
2 112 (13.97%) Hyper-V
3 62 (7.73%) Docker
4 58 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (6.48%) vSphere
6 19 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (1.87%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.37%) Firmware
11 3 (0.37%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.37%) XenServer
12 1 (0.12%) LXC
12 1 (0.12%) pfSense
12 1 (0.12%) Xen
12 1 (0.12%) XenApp
12 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 88 (10.97%) SCCM
2 50 (6.23%) Puppet
3 40 (4.99%) Salt
4 21 (2.62%) Jamf Pro
5 19 (2.37%) WSUS
6 15 (1.87%) ZABBIX
7 10 (1.25%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.12%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (1.00%) Ansible
9 8 (1.00%) Grafana
9 8 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.75%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.75%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.75%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.62%) SCOM
13 4 (0.50%) Nagios
14 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 371 (46.26%) Microsoft
2 250 (31.17%) Apple
3 130 (16.21%) VMware
4 74 (9.23%) Citrix
5 60 (7.48%) Google
6 55 (6.86%) Cisco
7 40 (4.99%) Adobe
8 32 (3.99%) Splunk
9 28 (3.49%) Ivanti
10 26 (3.24%) HP
10 26 (3.24%) Red Hat
11 20 (2.49%) Remedy
12 19 (2.37%) Dell
12 19 (2.37%) Sun
13 13 (1.62%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.62%) Xamarin
14 12 (1.50%) SAP
15 10 (1.25%) Meraki
16 9 (1.12%) Palo Alto
17 8 (1.00%) SolarWinds