Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 607 595 481
Rank change year-on-year -12 -114 +57
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 606 783 1,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.66% 1.78% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 482 606 904
UK median annual salary £32,750 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.49% +5.71% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,875 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,250 £34,378 £35,000
% change year-on-year -9.10% -1.78% -5.41%

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 36,577 43,931 45,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.14% 24.48% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 29,350 35,562 38,695
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%
10th Percentile £25,625 £24,888 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -32 584 £32,750 -12.67% 65
London -43 347 £35,000 -12.50% 34
UK excluding London +15 252 £31,250 -9.10% 34
East of England +54 70 £27,500 -31.25% 4
South East -43 62 £40,000 +3.90% 8
North of England +20 49 £26,375 +12.23% 11
South West +5 29 £45,000 +95.65% 6
Midlands +41 25 £25,250 -20.47% 2
North West +16 20 £26,375 +19.89% 5
East Midlands +26 17 £23,500 -17.54% 1
Yorkshire +28 16 £33,500 -23.43% 4
Scotland +18 16 £47,000 +20.51% 1
North East +10 13 £21,000 -26.96% 2
West Midlands +41 8 £34,250 +5.38% 1
Wales - 1 £30,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 528 (87.13%) Windows
2 291 (48.02%) Microsoft
3 283 (46.70%) Active Directory
4 236 (38.94%) Linux
5 226 (37.29%) Office 365
6 177 (29.21%) Firewall
7 168 (27.72%) Windows 7
8 166 (27.39%) Windows Server
9 164 (27.06%) Microsoft Office
10 163 (26.90%) Windows 10
11 158 (26.07%) Apple
12 150 (24.75%) Apple iOS
13 130 (21.45%) TCP/IP
13 130 (21.45%) DNS
14 118 (19.47%) DHCP
15 117 (19.31%) Android
16 114 (18.81%) Python
17 107 (17.66%) MS Exchange
18 105 (17.33%) Java
19 101 (16.67%) PowerShell
20 96 (15.84%) Cybersecurity
21 95 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
21 95 (15.68%) ITIL
22 92 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
23 90 (14.85%) Degree
23 90 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
24 86 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
25 85 (14.03%) SCCM
26 81 (13.37%) Information Security
27 78 (12.87%) VMware

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
1 107 (17.66%) MS Exchange
2 75 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (5.94%) Skype for Business
5 34 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (4.79%) Apache Pig
7 21 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.31%) Confluence
9 11 (1.82%) IIS
10 7 (1.16%) CMS
11 6 (0.99%) Apache
11 6 (0.99%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.99%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.99%) WordPress
12 5 (0.83%) nginx
12 5 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.50%) GeoServer
14 3 (0.50%) Liferay
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 164 (27.06%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.17%) Houdini
7 1 (0.17%) Maya
7 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.17%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.17%) NUKE
7 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 226 (37.29%) Office 365
2 76 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (6.93%) G Suite
5 25 (4.13%) SaaS
6 23 (3.80%) Mimecast
7 18 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (2.81%) GitHub
9 14 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 13 (2.15%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.82%) PaaS
12 9 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.83%) Serverless
15 3 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 177 (29.21%) Firewall
2 130 (21.45%) DNS
2 130 (21.45%) TCP/IP
3 118 (19.47%) DHCP
4 62 (10.23%) HTTP
5 57 (9.41%) VPN
6 48 (7.92%) Wi-Fi
7 47 (7.76%) LAN
8 38 (6.27%) Wireless
9 33 (5.45%) SSL
10 32 (5.28%) VoIP
11 29 (4.79%) Internet
12 28 (4.62%) WAN
13 24 (3.96%) ICMP
14 23 (3.80%) VLAN
15 22 (3.63%) SAN
15 22 (3.63%) SNMP
16 21 (3.47%) Network Security
17 19 (3.14%) Skype
18 9 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.59%) MySQL
3 31 (5.12%) Big Data
3 31 (5.12%) Hadoop
4 29 (4.79%) Apache Hive
5 19 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.99%) Cognos Impromptu
8 6 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (0.83%) Redis
10 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.66%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 71 (11.72%) JIRA
2 62 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 38 (6.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 38 (6.27%) Selenium
4 36 (5.94%) Bitbucket
5 32 (5.28%) Robot Framework
6 31 (5.12%) CodeSonar
6 31 (5.12%) git-flow
6 31 (5.12%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.65%) Maven
8 5 (0.83%) Appium
8 5 (0.83%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.66%) MSI
9 4 (0.66%) Redmine
10 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.50%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (0.50%) Subversion
10 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 38 (6.27%) Banking
2 34 (5.61%) Finance
2 34 (5.61%) Games
3 33 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.30%) Retail
6 17 (2.81%) Marketing
7 12 (1.98%) Advertising
8 10 (1.65%) Legal
9 5 (0.83%) Electronics
9 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.83%) Publishing
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (23.27%) Support Engineer
2 105 (17.33%) Analyst
3 71 (11.72%) IT Support
4 69 (11.39%) Desktop Support
5 61 (10.07%) Software Engineer
6 48 (7.92%) Support Analyst
7 44 (7.26%) Developer
8 42 (6.93%) Service Analyst
8 42 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
9 38 (6.27%) Security Engineer
10 37 (6.11%) IT Engineer
11 34 (5.61%) Desktop Engineer
12 33 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
13 32 (5.28%) Senior Desktop Support
14 30 (4.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 30 (4.95%) Java Engineer
14 30 (4.95%) Java Software Engineer
15 29 (4.79%) Technical Engineer
16 27 (4.46%) Infrastructure Support
16 27 (4.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.27%) Node.js
2 37 (6.11%) Java EE
2 37 (6.11%) REST
2 37 (6.11%) SOAP
3 36 (5.94%) .NET
4 35 (5.78%) .NET Framework
5 33 (5.45%) HTML
6 32 (5.28%) Django
7 31 (5.12%) ASP.NET
7 31 (5.12%) LAMP
7 31 (5.12%) RabbitMQ
7 31 (5.12%) Spring MVC
7 31 (5.12%) STL
8 27 (4.46%) CSS
9 18 (2.97%) X-Windows
10 13 (2.15%) jQuery
11 12 (1.98%) LDAP
12 11 (1.82%) JSON
12 11 (1.82%) XML
13 10 (1.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.91%) Self-Motivation
2 52 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.12%) iPad
5 30 (4.95%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (4.46%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (3.47%) iPhone
9 20 (3.30%) Client/Server
10 18 (2.97%) Smartphone
11 17 (2.81%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.81%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (2.48%) Driving Licence
13 13 (2.15%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (2.15%) User Experience
14 12 (1.98%) Blackberry
15 11 (1.82%) Algorithms
16 9 (1.49%) EPoS
16 9 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 528 (87.13%) Windows
2 236 (38.94%) Linux
3 168 (27.72%) Windows 7
4 166 (27.39%) Windows Server
5 163 (26.90%) Windows 10
6 150 (24.75%) Apple iOS
7 117 (19.31%) Android
8 92 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 67 (11.06%) Windows 8
11 43 (7.10%) Unix
12 27 (4.46%) Mac OS
13 14 (2.31%) Solaris
13 14 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (1.82%) CentOS
16 10 (1.65%) AIX
16 10 (1.65%) HPUX
17 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.83%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.84%) Cybersecurity
2 95 (15.68%) ITIL
2 95 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
3 90 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (13.37%) Information Security
5 66 (10.89%) Software Engineering
6 53 (8.75%) SIEM
7 52 (8.58%) Test Automation
8 50 (8.25%) Mentoring
9 47 (7.76%) Scrum
10 42 (6.93%) Computer Science
10 42 (6.93%) Service Management
11 41 (6.77%) DevOps
12 38 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 38 (6.27%) Vulnerability Management
13 37 (6.11%) Multithreading
14 36 (5.94%) Reverse Engineering
15 35 (5.78%) Penetration Testing
16 34 (5.61%) Kanban
16 34 (5.61%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 114 (18.81%) Python
2 105 (17.33%) Java
3 101 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 75 (12.38%) JavaScript
5 65 (10.73%) C++
6 62 (10.23%) C
7 61 (10.07%) C#
8 56 (9.24%) Bash Shell
9 51 (8.42%) SQL
10 36 (5.94%) Objective-C
11 35 (5.78%) PHP
12 20 (3.30%) Ruby
13 15 (2.48%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.98%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.82%) Perl
16 8 (1.32%) Clojure
17 7 (1.16%) Go
17 7 (1.16%) Scala
18 5 (0.83%) Assembly Language
19 4 (0.66%) F#
Qualifications
1 90 (14.85%) Degree
2 66 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (10.56%) CompTIA Security+
4 63 (10.40%) CISSP
5 56 (9.24%) GIAC
6 54 (8.91%) SSCP
7 48 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (7.92%) MCSE
8 46 (7.59%) CCNA
9 40 (6.60%) Security Cleared
10 38 (6.27%) DV Cleared
10 38 (6.27%) Network+ Certification
11 36 (5.94%) CEH
12 33 (5.45%) SANS
13 30 (4.95%) CISMP
14 29 (4.79%) Linux+ Certification
15 28 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
16 26 (4.29%) GCIA
16 26 (4.29%) GCIH
17 22 (3.63%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (5.78%) SLA
3 30 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 13 (2.15%) QA
5 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.66%) COBIT
6 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.50%) GDPR
8 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.33%) PMO
8 2 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 283 (46.70%) Active Directory
2 58 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 47 (7.76%) Docker
4 44 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (6.44%) vSphere
6 13 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.65%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.16%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.83%) Firmware
9 5 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.83%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.33%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Squid
12 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (14.03%) SCCM
2 32 (5.28%) Puppet
3 31 (5.12%) Salt
4 24 (3.96%) WSUS
5 16 (2.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (2.15%) IBM BigFix
6 13 (2.15%) ZABBIX
7 12 (1.98%) vCenter Server
8 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (1.65%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.65%) Jamf Pro
10 7 (1.16%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.83%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.83%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.83%) QRadar
12 4 (0.66%) Clonezilla
12 4 (0.66%) Nagios
13 3 (0.50%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.50%) SCOM
13 3 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 291 (48.02%) Microsoft
2 158 (26.07%) Apple
3 78 (12.87%) VMware
4 62 (10.23%) Cisco
5 58 (9.57%) Citrix
6 42 (6.93%) Google
7 33 (5.45%) Adobe
8 28 (4.62%) Splunk
9 22 (3.63%) Meraki
10 21 (3.47%) HP
10 21 (3.47%) Ivanti
11 19 (3.14%) Dell
12 18 (2.97%) Sun
12 18 (2.97%) Symantec
13 16 (2.64%) McAfee
13 16 (2.64%) NetApp
14 14 (2.31%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.31%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.15%) Palo Alto
16 12 (1.98%) Veeam