Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 517 547
Rank change year-on-year -82 +30 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 742 871 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 2.09% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 632 742 852
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.43% -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 41,940 41,717 53,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 24.18% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34,244 35,146 44,995
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Mac OS X in the UK

Mac OS X
Top 16 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 April 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 -73 717 £35,000 - 122
London -29 419 £37,500 - 57
UK excluding London -70 315 £31,000 -11.43% 67
South East -17 119 £32,500 -7.14% 21
East of England +30 74 £27,000 -18.18% 13
North of England -2 58 £33,500 -21.18% 10
South West -78 31 £27,500 -14.06% 10
North West -30 30 £26,500 -41.11% 6
Yorkshire +36 22 £36,750 +47.00%
Midlands -26 21 £35,000 +16.67% 11
Scotland -29 15 £37,500 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -23 13 £43,500 +74.00% 6
East Midlands -8 8 £35,000 -30.00% 5
North East - 6 £21,000 - 4
Wales 0 5 £40,210 +14.88%
Northern Ireland +3 1 £31,000 -38.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 606 (81.67%) Windows
2 337 (45.42%) Active Directory
3 318 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 289 (38.95%) Linux
5 288 (38.81%) Apple
6 245 (33.02%) Windows 7
7 228 (30.73%) Office 365
8 185 (24.93%) Microsoft Office
9 180 (24.26%) Windows Server
10 177 (23.85%) Windows 10
11 169 (22.78%) ITIL
12 159 (21.43%) Android
13 152 (20.49%) Firewall
14 143 (19.27%) Apple iOS
15 137 (18.46%) VMware
16 121 (16.31%) DNS
17 119 (16.04%) TCP/IP
18 111 (14.96%) Windows 8
19 106 (14.29%) DHCP
20 101 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
21 100 (13.48%) Java
22 99 (13.34%) Hyper-V
23 97 (13.07%) Degree
24 95 (12.80%) Python
24 95 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
24 95 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
25 92 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
26 91 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
27 88 (11.86%) SCCM
28 81 (10.92%) Problem-Solving

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 77 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 43 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 34 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (3.50%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.62%) IIS
7 11 (1.48%) Apache
7 11 (1.48%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.21%) Confluence
8 9 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.67%) CMS
10 5 (0.67%) nginx
10 5 (0.67%) WordPress
11 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.54%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 185 (24.93%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) InDesign
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.40%) LibreOffice
6 3 (0.40%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.27%) Maya
7 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.13%) InCopy
8 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.13%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 228 (30.73%) Office 365
2 92 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (4.99%) G Suite
5 34 (4.58%) SaaS
6 17 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 16 (2.16%) Mimecast
8 15 (2.02%) GitHub
9 6 (0.81%) IaaS
9 6 (0.81%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.67%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.40%) PaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 152 (20.49%) Firewall
2 121 (16.31%) DNS
3 119 (16.04%) TCP/IP
4 106 (14.29%) DHCP
5 43 (5.80%) LAN
5 43 (5.80%) WAN
6 40 (5.39%) Wireless
7 38 (5.12%) Network Security
8 37 (4.99%) VLAN
9 36 (4.85%) VPN
10 32 (4.31%) SAN
10 32 (4.31%) Skype
11 25 (3.37%) HTTP
12 24 (3.23%) VoIP
13 20 (2.70%) Internet
14 17 (2.29%) SSL
15 15 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.58%) MySQL
3 20 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.43%) Big Data
4 18 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 14 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.21%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.67%) Blockchain
9 5 (0.67%) FileMaker
9 5 (0.67%) Power BI
9 5 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.40%) Sqoop
12 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 52 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.66%) JIRA
3 20 (2.70%) Selenium
4 17 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.75%) Bitbucket
6 12 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (1.48%) CodeSonar
7 11 (1.48%) git-flow
7 11 (1.48%) Robot Framework
8 9 (1.21%) Maven
9 4 (0.54%) MSI
10 3 (0.40%) JUnit
10 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.40%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.27%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.27%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.13%) JMeter
12 1 (0.13%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 59 (7.95%) Retail
2 39 (5.26%) Finance
3 32 (4.31%) Games
4 21 (2.83%) Legal
5 16 (2.16%) Marketing
6 15 (2.02%) Advertising
7 12 (1.62%) French Language
8 11 (1.48%) Law
9 10 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.21%) Multimedia
10 9 (1.21%) Publishing
11 4 (0.54%) German Language
12 3 (0.40%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.27%) Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 207 (27.90%) Support Engineer
2 112 (15.09%) IT Support
3 110 (14.82%) Desktop Support
4 105 (14.15%) Analyst
5 68 (9.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 68 (9.16%) IT Engineer
6 63 (8.49%) IT Support Engineer
7 60 (8.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 57 (7.68%) Developer
9 55 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 54 (7.28%) Support Analyst
11 50 (6.74%) Mac Engineer
12 41 (5.53%) Service Analyst
13 39 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 39 (5.26%) Software Engineer
14 36 (4.85%) Support Technician
15 35 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
16 33 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 32 (4.31%) Senior Support Engineer
18 31 (4.18%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.06%) HTML
2 32 (4.31%) CSS
3 31 (4.18%) .NET
4 29 (3.91%) Web Services
5 24 (3.23%) SOAP
5 24 (3.23%) XML
6 22 (2.96%) Django
6 22 (2.96%) JSON
7 20 (2.70%) REST
8 19 (2.56%) Java EE
8 19 (2.56%) LDAP
9 18 (2.43%) .NET Framework
9 18 (2.43%) LAMP
10 16 (2.16%) X-Windows
11 15 (2.02%) Node.js
12 14 (1.89%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.89%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (1.48%) Spring MVC
14 11 (1.48%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.70%) iPad
2 55 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.66%) iPhone
4 31 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 29 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
8 26 (3.50%) Blackberry
9 23 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
10 21 (2.83%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (2.56%) User Experience
12 18 (2.43%) Device Driver
12 18 (2.43%) Mobile App
13 17 (2.29%) EPoS
14 15 (2.02%) Driving Licence
15 14 (1.89%) Replication
16 13 (1.75%) Smartphone
17 11 (1.48%) Fintech
18 10 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 606 (81.67%) Windows
2 289 (38.95%) Linux
3 245 (33.02%) Windows 7
4 180 (24.26%) Windows Server
5 177 (23.85%) Windows 10
6 159 (21.43%) Android
7 143 (19.27%) Apple iOS
8 111 (14.96%) Windows 8
9 95 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 95 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 64 (8.63%) Unix
11 48 (6.47%) Mac OS
12 31 (4.18%) Windows Phone
13 21 (2.83%) CentOS
14 18 (2.43%) Windows XP
15 17 (2.29%) Solaris
16 14 (1.89%) Ubuntu
16 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (1.62%) AIX
17 12 (1.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (22.78%) ITIL
2 91 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
4 75 (10.11%) DevOps
5 53 (7.14%) Information Security
6 52 (7.01%) Software Engineering
7 51 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
8 50 (6.74%) Penetration Testing
9 40 (5.39%) Test Automation
10 39 (5.26%) CRM
11 37 (4.99%) Incident Management
11 37 (4.99%) Mentoring
11 37 (4.99%) SIEM
12 34 (4.58%) Service Delivery
13 33 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (4.45%) Security Architecture
14 32 (4.31%) Migration
15 31 (4.18%) Scrum
16 30 (4.04%) Software Distribution
16 30 (4.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 100 (13.48%) Java
2 95 (12.80%) Python
3 70 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 59 (7.95%) C++
5 55 (7.41%) C
6 54 (7.28%) C#
7 52 (7.01%) SQL
8 44 (5.93%) PowerShell
9 36 (4.85%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.91%) PHP
11 26 (3.50%) Perl
12 21 (2.83%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.29%) Ruby
14 13 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.81%) VBScript
16 4 (0.54%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.54%) Java 8
16 4 (0.54%) VBA
17 3 (0.40%) Korn
17 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (13.07%) Degree
3 75 (10.11%) MCSE
4 55 (7.41%) MCP
5 48 (6.47%) MCSA
6 39 (5.26%) MCTS
7 35 (4.72%) DBS Check
8 31 (4.18%) CISSP
9 30 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (3.91%) Security Cleared
11 28 (3.77%) DV Cleared
12 27 (3.64%) CCNA
12 27 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (2.96%) CISM
14 16 (2.16%) SSCP
15 12 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
16 11 (1.48%) A+ Certification
17 10 (1.35%) MCITP
17 10 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
18 9 (1.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (10.11%) SLA
2 30 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 13 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.75%) QA
5 9 (1.21%) PMO
6 5 (0.67%) GCP
7 2 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 337 (45.42%) Active Directory
2 99 (13.34%) Hyper-V
3 75 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (4.31%) Docker
5 29 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (2.96%) vSphere
8 19 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.67%) LXC
10 5 (0.67%) Squid
10 5 (0.67%) Xen
11 4 (0.54%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.54%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.40%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.40%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.40%) Firmware
12 3 (0.40%) NFS
12 3 (0.40%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 88 (11.86%) SCCM
2 27 (3.64%) Jamf Pro
2 27 (3.64%) Puppet
3 14 (1.89%) AirWatch
4 13 (1.75%) Grafana
4 13 (1.75%) WSUS
5 12 (1.62%) Ansible
6 11 (1.48%) Salt
7 10 (1.35%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.21%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.08%) SCOM
10 7 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.81%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.81%) Nagios
12 5 (0.67%) Graphite
12 5 (0.67%) Graylog
12 5 (0.67%) Kibana
12 5 (0.67%) logstash
12 5 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 318 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 288 (38.81%) Apple
3 137 (18.46%) VMware
4 67 (9.03%) Adobe
5 66 (8.89%) Citrix
6 61 (8.22%) Cisco
7 49 (6.60%) Google
8 23 (3.10%) HP
8 23 (3.10%) Ivanti
8 23 (3.10%) Red Hat
8 23 (3.10%) Splunk
9 17 (2.29%) ServiceNow
10 15 (2.02%) Dell
10 15 (2.02%) Remedy
11 11 (1.48%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.35%) Avaya
13 9 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.21%) McAfee
13 9 (1.21%) ShoreTel
14 8 (1.08%) Centrify