Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 592 701 603
Rank change year-on-year +109 -98 -70
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 435 430 726
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.70% 1.26% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 324 335 642
Median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,818 £20,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,203 £55,000 £62,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +22.64% -18.46% -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 25,658 34,224 41,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.60% 23.10% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20,605 27,408 34,480
Median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,970 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +104 419 £35,000 +11.11% 57
London +160 304 £37,500 +15.38% 27
UK excluding London +46 123 £32,500 +22.64% 30
North of England +72 34 £35,266 +64.03% 4
East of England +52 32 £32,141 +21.29% 8
South East +10 22 £32,500 - 10
Midlands +52 16 £30,000 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire +48 12 £33,033 +40.56%
South West +33 12 £37,500 -11.24% 3
North West +33 12 £41,852 +86.01% 3
East Midlands +29 11 £30,000 +62.16%
North East +3 10 £20,000 - 1
Scotland +27 7 £38,250 -18.62%
West Midlands +41 5 £50,000 +100.00% 5
Work from Home +9 3 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £20,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 242 (55.63%) Windows
2 210 (48.28%) Linux
3 174 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 166 (38.16%) Java
5 161 (37.01%) Active Directory
6 159 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (35.17%) AWS
8 148 (34.02%) Docker
9 147 (33.79%) Office 365
10 137 (31.49%) Open Source
11 130 (29.89%) TDD
12 126 (28.97%) Apple
12 126 (28.97%) RESTful
12 126 (28.97%) Software Engineering
13 123 (28.28%) JavaScript
14 120 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
15 119 (27.36%) Microservices
16 118 (27.13%) Kubernetes
17 116 (26.67%) Windows 10
18 108 (24.83%) Test Automation
19 107 (24.60%) Microsoft
19 107 (24.60%) Finance
20 101 (23.22%) SQL
20 101 (23.22%) Windows 7
20 101 (23.22%) Java 8
21 92 (21.15%) Azure
22 91 (20.92%) Ruby
23 89 (20.46%) Android
24 86 (19.77%) Windows Server
25 84 (19.31%) Unix

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 26 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.15%) IIS
5 5 (1.15%) JBoss
6 4 (0.92%) CMS
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.92%) WildFly
7 3 (0.69%) Apache
7 3 (0.69%) Drupal
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.69%) nginx
7 3 (0.69%) SilverStripe
7 3 (0.69%) WordPress
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 73 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) Maya
6 2 (0.46%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.46%) Avid Media Composer
6 2 (0.46%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.46%) LightWave 3D
6 2 (0.46%) MODO
7 1 (0.23%) Houdini
7 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 153 (35.17%) AWS
2 147 (33.79%) Office 365
3 92 (21.15%) Azure
4 14 (3.22%) Mimecast
5 10 (2.30%) G Suite
6 6 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (1.15%) WhatsApp
8 3 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.69%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.69%) PaaS
8 3 (0.69%) SaaS
9 2 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.46%) IaaS
9 2 (0.46%) Slack
10 1 (0.23%) Asana
10 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.56%) TCP/IP
2 53 (12.18%) Firewall
3 44 (10.11%) LAN
4 43 (9.89%) DNS
5 40 (9.20%) Wireless
6 36 (8.28%) WAN
7 32 (7.36%) DHCP
8 24 (5.52%) VoIP
9 20 (4.60%) Internet
9 20 (4.60%) Skype
10 19 (4.37%) IP Telephony
11 15 (3.45%) VPN
12 13 (2.99%) SAN
13 12 (2.76%) Intranet
14 10 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (1.61%) WebEx
17 6 (1.38%) NAS
17 6 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (1.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (18.85%) NoSQL
2 77 (17.70%) MySQL
3 72 (16.55%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (14.71%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.92%) DB2
8 3 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) Looker
Development Applications
1 174 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 40 (9.20%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.68%) Maven
4 14 (3.22%) JUnit
5 10 (2.30%) Subversion
6 7 (1.61%) Xcode
7 6 (1.38%) GCC
7 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.15%) Clang
8 5 (1.15%) JIRA
9 4 (0.92%) Buildbot
9 4 (0.92%) CMake
9 4 (0.92%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.92%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.92%) Redmine
10 3 (0.69%) GoCD
10 3 (0.69%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.46%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.46%) Codeship
11 2 (0.46%) Travis CI
General
1 107 (24.60%) Finance
2 79 (18.16%) Public Sector
3 29 (6.67%) Marketing
4 17 (3.91%) Retail
5 11 (2.53%) Legal
6 7 (1.61%) Banking
6 7 (1.61%) Games
7 6 (1.38%) Advertising
8 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (25.98%) Software Engineer
2 90 (20.69%) Java Engineer
2 90 (20.69%) Java Software Engineer
3 71 (16.32%) Support Engineer
4 68 (15.63%) Developer
5 51 (11.72%) IT Support
6 49 (11.26%) Desktop Support
7 39 (8.97%) Analyst
8 37 (8.51%) IT Engineer
8 37 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 35 (8.05%) Senior Developer
10 27 (6.21%) Senior Java Engineer
10 27 (6.21%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 26 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 26 (5.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 25 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
13 24 (5.52%) Desktop Engineer
14 23 (5.29%) Associate Engineer
14 23 (5.29%) Support Analyst
15 21 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (28.97%) RESTful
2 78 (17.93%) REST
3 72 (16.55%) Node.js
4 69 (15.86%) HTML
5 68 (15.63%) CSS
6 54 (12.41%) Spring
7 51 (11.72%) Kafka
8 41 (9.43%) React
9 36 (8.28%) Ruby on Rails
10 34 (7.82%) Redux
11 26 (5.98%) LESS
11 26 (5.98%) Sass
11 26 (5.98%) Semantic HTML
12 16 (3.68%) .NET
13 14 (3.22%) Java EE
14 13 (2.99%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.99%) Web Services
14 13 (2.99%) XML
15 11 (2.53%) Django
16 9 (2.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.98%) iPhone
1 26 (5.98%) Video Conferencing
2 24 (5.52%) iPad
3 19 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.76%) Smartphone
7 11 (2.53%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.92%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.92%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.92%) Music Streaming
12 4 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 242 (55.63%) Windows
2 210 (48.28%) Linux
3 116 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 101 (23.22%) Windows 7
5 89 (20.46%) Android
6 86 (19.77%) Windows Server
7 84 (19.31%) Unix
8 78 (17.93%) Apple iOS
9 39 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (5.52%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
13 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.84%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.61%) Windows Phone
16 6 (1.38%) Mac OS X Server
16 6 (1.38%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.15%) CentOS
18 2 (0.46%) Debian
18 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (31.49%) Open Source
3 130 (29.89%) TDD
4 126 (28.97%) Software Engineering
5 120 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
6 119 (27.36%) Microservices
7 108 (24.83%) Test Automation
8 76 (17.47%) BDD
8 76 (17.47%) Coaching
9 74 (17.01%) Fintech
10 73 (16.78%) ITIL
10 73 (16.78%) Mentoring
11 67 (15.40%) People Management
12 64 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
12 64 (14.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 60 (13.79%) DevOps
14 52 (11.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 52 (11.95%) Web Design
15 50 (11.49%) Progressive Enhancement
16 46 (10.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 166 (38.16%) Java
2 123 (28.28%) JavaScript
3 101 (23.22%) Java 8
3 101 (23.22%) SQL
4 91 (20.92%) Ruby
5 38 (8.74%) Apple Swift
5 38 (8.74%) Kotlin
6 33 (7.59%) Python
7 24 (5.52%) PowerShell
8 19 (4.37%) C#
8 19 (4.37%) C++
9 14 (3.22%) C
10 12 (2.76%) Java 9
11 11 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.30%) PHP
13 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.92%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.92%) Lua
14 4 (0.92%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (10.57%) Degree
2 42 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.37%) MCITP
4 18 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (3.91%) MCP
6 14 (3.22%) MCSA
7 13 (2.99%) MCSE
8 9 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (2.07%) MCTS
8 9 (2.07%) MOS
9 7 (1.61%) A+ Certification
9 7 (1.61%) CCNA
9 7 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.15%) CCENT
11 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.92%) Dell Certification
12 3 (0.69%) HND
12 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) GDPR
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 161 (37.01%) Active Directory
2 148 (34.02%) Docker
3 23 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 19 (4.37%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.84%) vSphere
7 7 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.69%) XenApp
9 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.46%) NFS
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 118 (27.13%) Kubernetes
2 60 (13.79%) SCCM
3 59 (13.56%) Mesos
4 38 (8.74%) Marathon
5 13 (2.99%) Jamf Pro
6 10 (2.30%) WSUS
7 4 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.23%) DameWare
9 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Puppet
9 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (28.97%) Apple
2 107 (24.60%) Microsoft
3 42 (9.66%) VMware
4 40 (9.20%) Cisco
5 28 (6.44%) Citrix
6 18 (4.14%) Adobe
7 13 (2.99%) Polycom
8 12 (2.76%) Avaya
8 12 (2.76%) Wyse
9 10 (2.30%) HP
9 10 (2.30%) Meraki
10 8 (1.84%) Dell
11 7 (1.61%) Veeam
12 6 (1.38%) WorldPay
13 5 (1.15%) Ivanti
13 5 (1.15%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.92%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.69%) FIS
15 3 (0.69%) Sophos
15 3 (0.69%) Zend