Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 555 537 536
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 834 868 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 2.05% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 683 708 850
UK median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -14.29% -4.76% +13.08%

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 40,377 42,276 51,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.23% 24.43% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32,584 35,177 44,061
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,250 £72,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -16 802 £34,000 -9.33% 100
London +10 457 £37,500 - 55
UK excluding London -14 369 £30,000 -14.29% 49
South East -21 121 £33,000 -5.71% 10
East of England +38 88 £27,500 -31.25% 10
North of England +26 68 £33,500 -16.25% 7
South West -31 37 £34,000 +4.62% 4
Midlands -14 36 £35,000 +7.69% 14
North West -4 34 £27,000 -40.00% 5
Yorkshire +36 26 £33,500 +52.27% 2
Scotland -9 22 £40,000 +28.00% 4
West Midlands -1 19 £43,500 +55.36% 10
East Midlands -1 17 £27,500 -45.00% 4
North East -10 8 £21,000 -45.81%
Wales +13 6 £40,210 +19.14%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 690 (82.73%) Windows
2 375 (44.96%) Active Directory
3 370 (44.36%) Microsoft
4 330 (39.57%) Linux
5 301 (36.09%) Apple
6 247 (29.62%) Office 365
7 234 (28.06%) Windows 7
8 169 (20.26%) Firewall
9 168 (20.14%) Android
10 167 (20.02%) Microsoft Office
11 163 (19.54%) Windows Server
12 162 (19.42%) Windows 10
13 152 (18.23%) VMware
14 144 (17.27%) DNS
14 144 (17.27%) Apple iOS
15 139 (16.67%) Python
16 136 (16.31%) DHCP
16 136 (16.31%) Degree
17 130 (15.59%) TCP/IP
17 130 (15.59%) Hyper-V
18 127 (15.23%) ITIL
19 118 (14.15%) Java
20 117 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 109 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
22 103 (12.35%) iPad
23 101 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
24 100 (11.99%) Software Engineering
25 96 (11.51%) SCCM
26 92 (11.03%) MCSE
27 91 (10.91%) 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 84 (10.07%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 32 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (2.64%) Skype for Business
6 19 (2.28%) Apache Pig
7 18 (2.16%) IIS
8 14 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.56%) Apache
10 10 (1.20%) Confluence
11 8 (0.96%) WordPress
12 7 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.48%) CMS
13 4 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.36%) JBoss
15 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 167 (20.02%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.36%) InDesign
5 3 (0.36%) LibreOffice
5 3 (0.36%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.12%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Eikon
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 247 (29.62%) Office 365
2 86 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (5.88%) G Suite
5 42 (5.04%) SaaS
6 18 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 18 (2.16%) Mimecast
7 13 (1.56%) GitHub
8 12 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.72%) Dropbox
9 6 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.72%) IaaS
10 5 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.60%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.48%) Slack
12 3 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.36%) PaaS
12 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 169 (20.26%) Firewall
2 144 (17.27%) DNS
3 136 (16.31%) DHCP
4 130 (15.59%) TCP/IP
5 56 (6.71%) Wireless
6 53 (6.35%) LAN
7 52 (6.24%) Network Security
8 51 (6.12%) WAN
9 47 (5.64%) VPN
10 43 (5.16%) VLAN
11 42 (5.04%) HTTP
12 37 (4.44%) VoIP
13 36 (4.32%) SAN
14 26 (3.12%) Internet
15 25 (3.00%) SSL
16 22 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (2.52%) Skype
18 19 (2.28%) NAS
19 15 (1.80%) SNMP
20 14 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.92%) MySQL
3 33 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.64%) Big Data
5 21 (2.52%) Apache Hive
5 21 (2.52%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.60%) FileMaker
7 5 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.36%) Cognos Impromptu
9 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.24%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.24%) Power BI
10 2 (0.24%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.12%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.24%) JIRA
3 29 (3.48%) Selenium
4 21 (2.52%) Bitbucket
5 20 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (2.28%) CodeSonar
6 19 (2.28%) git-flow
6 19 (2.28%) Robot Framework
7 13 (1.56%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.44%) Maven
9 4 (0.48%) Xcode
10 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.36%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.24%) Hudson
11 2 (0.24%) MSI
11 2 (0.24%) Subversion
11 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.24%) WinDbg
General
1 51 (6.12%) Retail
2 47 (5.64%) Games
3 37 (4.44%) Legal
4 35 (4.20%) Finance
5 25 (3.00%) Marketing
6 19 (2.28%) Advertising
7 18 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.20%) Banking
8 10 (1.20%) French Language
9 9 (1.08%) Publishing
10 7 (0.84%) Law
11 6 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.36%) Back Office
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.24%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 232 (27.82%) Support Engineer
2 111 (13.31%) IT Support
3 103 (12.35%) Desktop Support
4 100 (11.99%) Analyst
5 76 (9.11%) Software Engineer
6 71 (8.51%) IT Engineer
7 69 (8.27%) Desktop Engineer
8 63 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
9 62 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 62 (7.43%) Developer
10 60 (7.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 49 (5.88%) Service Analyst
11 49 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
12 46 (5.52%) Senior Support Engineer
13 39 (4.68%) Mac Engineer
13 39 (4.68%) Support Analyst
14 33 (3.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 33 (3.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 32 (3.84%) Administrator
15 32 (3.84%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (7.67%) HTML
2 40 (4.80%) CSS
3 38 (4.56%) .NET
3 38 (4.56%) XML
4 34 (4.08%) JSON
4 34 (4.08%) SOAP
5 32 (3.84%) LDAP
6 31 (3.72%) .NET Framework
7 30 (3.60%) Django
8 26 (3.12%) Java EE
9 25 (3.00%) REST
10 24 (2.88%) X-Windows
11 23 (2.76%) Web Services
12 22 (2.64%) Regular Expression
13 21 (2.52%) LAMP
13 21 (2.52%) Spring MVC
14 20 (2.40%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (2.28%) Node.js
15 19 (2.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.35%) iPad
2 75 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 61 (7.31%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (6.35%) iPhone
5 41 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
6 40 (4.80%) Data Centre
7 33 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (3.24%) Driving Licence
9 25 (3.00%) Management Information System
9 25 (3.00%) User Experience
10 24 (2.88%) Blackberry
11 22 (2.64%) Device Driver
11 22 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
12 21 (2.52%) Replication
13 18 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
13 18 (2.16%) EPoS
14 16 (1.92%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.92%) Smartphone
15 15 (1.80%) Fintech
16 13 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 690 (82.73%) Windows
2 330 (39.57%) Linux
3 234 (28.06%) Windows 7
4 168 (20.14%) Android
5 163 (19.54%) Windows Server
6 162 (19.42%) Windows 10
7 144 (17.27%) Apple iOS
8 91 (10.91%) Unix
9 90 (10.79%) Windows 8
10 89 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 89 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (6.24%) Mac OS
12 27 (3.24%) Solaris
13 23 (2.76%) Windows Phone
14 22 (2.64%) AIX
14 22 (2.64%) HPUX
15 16 (1.92%) Windows XP
16 14 (1.68%) CentOS
16 14 (1.68%) Mac OS X Server
17 13 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (15.23%) ITIL
2 109 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
4 100 (11.99%) Software Engineering
5 78 (9.35%) DevOps
6 62 (7.43%) Information Security
7 57 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
8 54 (6.47%) Test Automation
9 48 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
10 44 (5.28%) Mentoring
11 41 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (4.92%) Scrum
11 41 (4.92%) Time Management
12 40 (4.80%) Mathematics
13 38 (4.56%) Customer Requirements
13 38 (4.56%) SIEM
14 35 (4.20%) Incident Management
15 34 (4.08%) Service Management
16 33 (3.96%) CRM
17 31 (3.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 139 (16.67%) Python
2 118 (14.15%) Java
3 90 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 83 (9.95%) C++
5 82 (9.83%) C
6 64 (7.67%) C#
7 56 (6.71%) PowerShell
8 54 (6.47%) SQL
9 44 (5.28%) Bash Shell
10 39 (4.68%) Objective-C
11 38 (4.56%) Perl
12 36 (4.32%) PHP
13 28 (3.36%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.88%) Ruby
15 8 (0.96%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.84%) VBA
17 5 (0.60%) VB
17 5 (0.60%) VBScript
18 3 (0.36%) Clojure
19 2 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 136 (16.31%) Degree
2 117 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (11.03%) MCSE
4 64 (7.67%) MCP
5 63 (7.55%) MCSA
6 59 (7.07%) Security Cleared
7 57 (6.83%) DV Cleared
8 56 (6.71%) MCTS
9 54 (6.47%) DBS Check
10 48 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 36 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (4.32%) CISSP
12 35 (4.20%) CCNA
13 31 (3.72%) SSCP
14 30 (3.60%) CompTIA Security+
15 26 (3.12%) Network+ Certification
16 24 (2.88%) GIAC
17 19 (2.28%) A+ Certification
18 18 (2.16%) Linux+ Certification
18 18 (2.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (10.55%) SLA
2 31 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.00%) QA
4 18 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 18 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.96%) PMO
6 3 (0.36%) GCP
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 375 (44.96%) Active Directory
2 130 (15.59%) Hyper-V
3 77 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (5.04%) Docker
5 32 (3.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (3.24%) vSphere
7 26 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.80%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.60%) LXC
11 5 (0.60%) Xen
12 4 (0.48%) Firmware
12 4 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.48%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.36%) NFS
13 3 (0.36%) Squid
14 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.24%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 96 (11.51%) SCCM
2 32 (3.84%) Puppet
3 27 (3.24%) Jamf Pro
4 19 (2.28%) Salt
5 14 (1.68%) Grafana
6 13 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 13 (1.56%) ZABBIX
7 12 (1.44%) WSUS
8 11 (1.32%) AirWatch
9 10 (1.20%) Ansible
10 7 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (0.84%) SCOM
11 6 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.60%) Graphite
12 5 (0.60%) Graylog
12 5 (0.60%) Kibana
12 5 (0.60%) logstash
13 4 (0.48%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 370 (44.36%) Microsoft
2 301 (36.09%) Apple
3 152 (18.23%) VMware
4 76 (9.11%) Citrix
5 61 (7.31%) Cisco
6 59 (7.07%) Adobe
6 59 (7.07%) Google
7 39 (4.68%) Splunk
8 34 (4.08%) Ivanti
9 25 (3.00%) HP
10 24 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.52%) Remedy
12 19 (2.28%) ServiceNow
13 15 (1.80%) Dell
14 11 (1.32%) arcserve
15 10 (1.20%) SAP
15 10 (1.20%) Xamarin
16 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
16 9 (1.08%) BT
17 7 (0.84%) LexisNexis