Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 792 585 749
Rank change year-on-year -207 +164 -155
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 116 357 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 1.73% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 95 263 281
10th Percentile £24,100 £26,000 £20,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £24,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.33% +17.19% -8.57%
75th Percentile £59,375 £50,194 £43,750
90th Percentile £74,500 £64,046 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +22.64% -11.67%

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 17,245 20,618 33,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.05% 21.17% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,687 16,848 26,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,178
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.76% +5.45%

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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 -171 114 £42,500 +13.33% 36
London -128 64 £47,500 +18.75% 6
UK excluding London -12 52 £32,500 - 32
North of England -16 14 £36,500 +3.50% 11
South West -19 13 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Work from Home -157 13 £63,750 +6.25% 3
East of England 0 10 £26,500 -17.55% 3
Midlands -6 8 £28,250 -5.83% 5
Wales - 8 £47,500 -
East Midlands -1 7 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Yorkshire -10 6 £22,500 -59.16% 3
South East +33 5 £25,500 -21.54% 8
North West +14 5 £50,000 +19.47% 3
North East -4 3 £52,500 +162.50% 5
West Midlands -1 1 £23,000 -26.98% 2
Scotland -14 1 £50,000 -4.76% 2

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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.

1 103 (88.79%) Windows
2 70 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 62 (53.45%) Microsoft 365
4 61 (52.59%) Active Directory
5 48 (41.38%) Windows 10
6 45 (38.79%) Apple
7 44 (37.93%) Azure
8 42 (36.21%) ITIL
9 40 (34.48%) Android
9 40 (34.48%) Social Skills
10 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Office
11 35 (30.17%) Windows Server
12 34 (29.31%) Finance
13 33 (28.45%) Linux
13 33 (28.45%) Windows 7
14 28 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (22.41%) MS Exchange
16 25 (21.55%) DNS
16 25 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 24 (20.69%) DHCP
17 24 (20.69%) Firewall
18 23 (19.83%) SCCM
19 22 (18.97%) Service Management
20 20 (17.24%) VMware
20 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
21 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
21 19 (16.38%) DevOps
22 18 (15.52%) Cisco
23 17 (14.66%) PowerShell

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 (22.41%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.86%) MODO
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.86%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
1 2 (1.72%) Sage 300 ERP
1 2 (1.72%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 62 (53.45%) Microsoft 365
2 44 (37.93%) Azure
3 13 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (9.48%) AWS
5 9 (7.76%) SaaS
6 6 (5.17%) Google Workspace
7 4 (3.45%) GCP
7 4 (3.45%) GitHub
7 4 (3.45%) Slack
8 3 (2.59%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 3 (2.59%) Azure Sentinel
8 3 (2.59%) IaaS
8 3 (2.59%) Mimecast
8 3 (2.59%) Miro
8 3 (2.59%) PaaS
8 3 (2.59%) Route 53
9 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.55%) DNS
2 24 (20.69%) DHCP
2 24 (20.69%) Firewall
3 13 (11.21%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (10.34%) LAN
4 12 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.34%) VPN
5 11 (9.48%) Skype
6 10 (8.62%) WAN
7 7 (6.03%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (6.03%) Internet
7 7 (6.03%) MPLS
8 6 (5.17%) Network Security
8 6 (5.17%) VoIP
8 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.31%) VPLS
10 4 (3.45%) HTTP
10 4 (3.45%) SAN
10 4 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.86%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.17%) JIRA
2 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.45%) Buildbot
3 4 (3.45%) Clang
3 4 (3.45%) CMake
3 4 (3.45%) CruiseControl
3 4 (3.45%) GCC
3 4 (3.45%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.45%) Xcode
4 3 (2.59%) GitLab
5 1 (0.86%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.86%) gulp
5 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.86%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (0.86%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.86%) Sikuli
5 1 (0.86%) webpack
5 1 (0.86%) WinRunner
General
1 40 (34.48%) Social Skills
2 34 (29.31%) Finance
3 9 (7.76%) Legal
4 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.17%) Law
6 4 (3.45%) Games
7 3 (2.59%) Retail
8 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.86%) Automotive
9 1 (0.86%) Electronics
9 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Analyst
2 22 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (16.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Service Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Support Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) IT Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) IT Support
9 8 (6.90%) Active Directory Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.17%) Active Directory Support
10 6 (5.17%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) IT Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Associate Consultant
11 5 (4.31%) Managing Consultant
11 5 (4.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) Kafka
2 6 (5.17%) .NET
3 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.31%) Java EE
3 5 (4.31%) REST
3 5 (4.31%) Web Services
4 4 (3.45%) CSS
4 4 (3.45%) HTML
4 4 (3.45%) Spring
5 3 (2.59%) Node.js
6 2 (1.72%) CSS3
6 2 (1.72%) HTML5
6 2 (1.72%) RESTful
6 2 (1.72%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.86%) Cocoa
7 1 (0.86%) DirectX
7 1 (0.86%) JNI
7 1 (0.86%) LAMP
7 1 (0.86%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
1 11 (9.48%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.90%) iPhone
2 8 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.03%) PKI
3 7 (6.03%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.17%) iPad
5 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Animation
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.86%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (0.86%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) Life Science
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) RIA
7 1 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 103 (88.79%) Windows
2 48 (41.38%) Windows 10
3 40 (34.48%) Android
4 35 (30.17%) Windows Server
5 33 (28.45%) Linux
5 33 (28.45%) Windows 7
6 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (11.21%) Apple iOS
8 8 (6.90%) Mac OS
9 6 (5.17%) Unix
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) ITIL
2 28 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (18.97%) Service Management
5 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
6 19 (16.38%) DevOps
7 16 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (12.93%) ITSM
8 15 (12.93%) Service Delivery
9 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
9 11 (9.48%) Customer-Centricity
9 11 (9.48%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (8.62%) Project Management
11 9 (7.76%) Application Packaging
11 9 (7.76%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
13 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.03%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 7 (6.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.21%) Java
3 12 (10.34%) C++
4 10 (8.62%) C
4 10 (8.62%) SQL
5 7 (6.03%) Python
6 5 (4.31%) C#
7 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.45%) Lua
7 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.45%) VBA
8 2 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.86%) ES6
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.76%) CCNA
3 9 (7.76%) MCITP
3 9 (7.76%) MCSE
4 8 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.31%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.59%) CISSP
6 3 (2.59%) MCP
6 3 (2.59%) SANS
7 2 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.72%) FFIEC
7 2 (1.72%) GCIA
7 2 (1.72%) GCIH
7 2 (1.72%) GIAC
7 2 (1.72%) GSEC
8 1 (0.86%) CEH
8 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) GLBA
2 2 (1.72%) NIST
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.86%) PSD2
3 1 (0.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (52.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.03%) BitLocker
5 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (2.59%) Docker
6 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (19.83%) SCCM
2 16 (13.79%) Jamf Pro
3 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (6.03%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (4.31%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.59%) Ansible
7 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.72%) Sysprep
7 2 (1.72%) Terraform
8 1 (0.86%) EnCase
8 1 (0.86%) Nagios
8 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 45 (38.79%) Apple
3 20 (17.24%) VMware
4 18 (15.52%) Cisco
5 16 (13.79%) Citrix
6 11 (9.48%) Google
7 10 (8.62%) Avaya
8 6 (5.17%) Adobe
9 5 (4.31%) Facebook
9 5 (4.31%) Instagram
9 5 (4.31%) Ivanti
9 5 (4.31%) Veeam
9 5 (4.31%) Zscaler
10 4 (3.45%) HP
11 3 (2.59%) Alibaba
11 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.59%) Dell
11 3 (2.59%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.59%) Symantec