Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 488 519
Rank change year-on-year -101 +31 +21
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 715 981 1,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 2.26% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 583 817 921
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% -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 42,185 43,375 54,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 24.46% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34,414 36,630 45,923
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -95 701 £35,000 - 138
London -44 432 £37,500 - 73
UK excluding London -127 280 £33,000 -5.71% 78
South East -35 109 £37,500 +7.14% 18
East of England +16 52 £38,500 -3.75% 11
North of England -17 47 £25,000 -41.18% 19
South West -73 35 £23,000 -34.29% 4
North West -24 32 £22,500 -48.57% 15
Midlands -23 26 £32,500 - 13
West Midlands -14 15 £32,500 - 4
Yorkshire +44 14 £45,000 +34.33% 4
East Midlands +3 11 £29,000 -38.95% 9
Scotland -33 9 £38,250 -10.00% 12
Northern Ireland - 3 £31,000 - 1
North East - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 581 (81.26%) Windows
2 349 (48.81%) Active Directory
3 336 (46.99%) Microsoft
4 315 (44.06%) Apple
5 289 (40.42%) Windows 7
6 252 (35.24%) Linux
7 247 (34.55%) Microsoft Office
8 233 (32.59%) Office 365
9 215 (30.07%) ITIL
10 213 (29.79%) Windows Server
11 185 (25.87%) Apple iOS
12 184 (25.73%) Windows 10
13 177 (24.76%) VMware
14 159 (22.24%) MS Exchange
15 153 (21.40%) Firewall
16 151 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 151 (21.12%) Android
17 147 (20.56%) Windows 8
18 132 (18.46%) Citrix
19 124 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
20 117 (16.36%) SCCM
21 114 (15.94%) TCP/IP
22 112 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
23 109 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
23 109 (15.24%) DNS
24 106 (14.83%) MCSE
25 104 (14.55%) Skype for Business
26 103 (14.41%) Finance
27 96 (13.43%) Skype
28 91 (12.73%) Amazon AWS

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
1 159 (22.24%) MS Exchange
2 112 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (14.55%) Skype for Business
4 58 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (2.24%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.40%) Apache Pig
10 9 (1.26%) IIS
11 8 (1.12%) CMS
11 8 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.98%) Apache
12 7 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.98%) nginx
13 5 (0.70%) Confluence
14 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 247 (34.55%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.82%) CINEMA 4D
5 12 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.12%) InDesign
6 8 (1.12%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.56%) Vectorworks
10 3 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.42%) InCopy
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.28%) LibreOffice
11 2 (0.28%) Maya
11 2 (0.28%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.14%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.42%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 233 (32.59%) Office 365
2 91 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (7.27%) IaaS
5 29 (4.06%) G Suite
6 19 (2.66%) Mimecast
7 17 (2.38%) SaaS
8 15 (2.10%) OneDrive
9 14 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 11 (1.54%) GitHub
11 10 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (1.12%) Slack
13 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.28%) BlazeMeter
15 2 (0.28%) PaaS
15 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
16 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 153 (21.40%) Firewall
2 114 (15.94%) TCP/IP
3 109 (15.24%) DNS
4 96 (13.43%) Skype
5 81 (11.33%) DHCP
6 61 (8.53%) VPN
7 46 (6.43%) LAN
8 45 (6.29%) WAN
9 42 (5.87%) SAN
10 33 (4.62%) VoIP
11 32 (4.48%) Wireless
12 26 (3.64%) VLAN
13 24 (3.36%) Network Security
14 23 (3.22%) Internet
15 22 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (2.94%) LDAP
17 19 (2.66%) HTTP
18 18 (2.52%) Unified Communications
19 15 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
20 14 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.06%) MySQL
3 23 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.08%) Big Data
5 15 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 14 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.84%) Power BI
8 6 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.70%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.56%) Sqoop
11 3 (0.42%) FileMaker
11 3 (0.42%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.59%) JIRA
3 29 (4.06%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.38%) JUnit
4 17 (2.38%) Selenium
5 16 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (1.68%) Bitbucket
7 11 (1.54%) Robot Framework
8 10 (1.40%) CodeSonar
8 10 (1.40%) git-flow
9 9 (1.26%) MSI
10 4 (0.56%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.56%) Maven
10 4 (0.56%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.42%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.42%) WinDbg
12 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (14.41%) Finance
2 63 (8.81%) Retail
3 59 (8.25%) Banking
4 55 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 50 (6.99%) Retail Banking
6 29 (4.06%) Marketing
7 19 (2.66%) Advertising
7 19 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.96%) Games
9 13 (1.82%) Publishing
10 8 (1.12%) Law
11 7 (0.98%) Legal
12 6 (0.84%) Electronics
12 6 (0.84%) German Language
13 5 (0.70%) Automotive
13 5 (0.70%) Back Office
13 5 (0.70%) French Language
13 5 (0.70%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.56%) Front Office
14 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (22.24%) Support Engineer
2 131 (18.32%) Analyst
3 111 (15.52%) IT Support
4 99 (13.85%) Desktop Support
5 88 (12.31%) Support Analyst
6 66 (9.23%) Developer
7 60 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 54 (7.55%) IT Engineer
9 44 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 43 (6.01%) Desktop Engineer
11 40 (5.59%) Mac Engineer
12 38 (5.31%) Desktop Analyst
12 38 (5.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 38 (5.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 36 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
14 35 (4.90%) IT Analyst
15 34 (4.76%) Windows Support Analyst
16 33 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
17 31 (4.34%) Java Developer
17 31 (4.34%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.59%) Web Services
2 34 (4.76%) .NET
3 27 (3.78%) LAMP
4 26 (3.64%) Java EE
5 25 (3.50%) HTML
5 25 (3.50%) REST
6 20 (2.80%) Node.js
7 19 (2.66%) XML
8 18 (2.52%) CSS
9 17 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.38%) JSON
10 16 (2.24%) .NET Framework
10 16 (2.24%) SOAP
11 15 (2.10%) Django
11 15 (2.10%) LEMP Stack
12 13 (1.82%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.68%) X-Windows
14 10 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (1.40%) RESTful
14 10 (1.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.35%) Blackberry
1 74 (10.35%) User Experience
2 44 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.20%) Data Protection Act
3 30 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.36%) iPad
5 23 (3.22%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (2.94%) iPhone
7 17 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.10%) Fat Client
8 15 (2.10%) Thin Client
9 14 (1.96%) EPoS
10 13 (1.82%) Social Media
11 11 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
12 10 (1.40%) BYOD
12 10 (1.40%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.40%) PKI
12 10 (1.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 581 (81.26%) Windows
2 289 (40.42%) Windows 7
3 252 (35.24%) Linux
4 213 (29.79%) Windows Server
5 185 (25.87%) Apple iOS
6 184 (25.73%) Windows 10
7 151 (21.12%) Android
8 147 (20.56%) Windows 8
9 124 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 109 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 64 (8.95%) Unix
12 40 (5.59%) Mac OS
13 27 (3.78%) CentOS
14 26 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (3.36%) Windows Phone
16 12 (1.68%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.68%) Windows XP
17 10 (1.40%) AIX
17 10 (1.40%) HPUX
17 10 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (30.07%) ITIL
2 82 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (10.07%) Service Management
4 65 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 50 (6.99%) Wealth Management
6 45 (6.29%) Cybersecurity
7 44 (6.15%) Problem Management
8 40 (5.59%) Penetration Testing
9 38 (5.31%) Information Security
10 37 (5.17%) Test Automation
11 36 (5.03%) Mentoring
11 36 (5.03%) Migration
11 36 (5.03%) Scrum
12 35 (4.90%) Data Protection
12 35 (4.90%) DevOps
13 32 (4.48%) Configuration Management
13 32 (4.48%) E-Commerce
13 32 (4.48%) Incident Management
13 32 (4.48%) SIEM
14 31 (4.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (11.75%) Java
2 68 (9.51%) JavaScript
3 66 (9.23%) Python
4 47 (6.57%) SQL
5 43 (6.01%) C++
6 41 (5.73%) C#
7 40 (5.59%) Bash Shell
8 39 (5.45%) PowerShell
9 36 (5.03%) C
10 23 (3.22%) PHP
11 22 (3.08%) Perl
11 22 (3.08%) Ruby
12 17 (2.38%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.84%) Scala
14 6 (0.84%) VBScript
15 5 (0.70%) AppleScript
15 5 (0.70%) Korn
16 4 (0.56%) VB
17 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 151 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (14.83%) MCSE
3 65 (9.09%) Degree
4 53 (7.41%) CCA
5 52 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
6 42 (5.87%) CISSP
7 39 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (4.34%) MCP
9 29 (4.06%) CCNA
9 29 (4.06%) MCSA
10 27 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (3.64%) CISM
12 19 (2.66%) MCITP
13 11 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (1.54%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.40%) CCNP
14 10 (1.40%) SSCP
15 9 (1.26%) DV Cleared
15 9 (1.26%) GIAC
16 8 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.71%) SLA
2 35 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.12%) QA
5 5 (0.70%) GCP
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) PMO
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 349 (48.81%) Active Directory
2 91 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (8.67%) XenApp
4 54 (7.55%) XenDesktop
5 44 (6.15%) Hyper-V
6 27 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (3.50%) Docker
8 22 (3.08%) vSphere
9 19 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.84%) NFS
13 5 (0.70%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.70%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.56%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.28%) iptables
15 2 (0.28%) KVM
15 2 (0.28%) Squid
15 2 (0.28%) XenServer
16 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 117 (16.36%) SCCM
2 63 (8.81%) AirWatch
3 40 (5.59%) Jamf Pro
4 31 (4.34%) Puppet
5 18 (2.52%) Ansible
5 18 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.24%) Backup Exec
6 16 (2.24%) WSUS
7 10 (1.40%) Salt
8 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.12%) Nagios
9 7 (0.98%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.84%) SCOM
11 5 (0.70%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 336 (46.99%) Microsoft
2 315 (44.06%) Apple
3 177 (24.76%) VMware
4 132 (18.46%) Citrix
5 69 (9.65%) Adobe
5 69 (9.65%) Ivanti
6 66 (9.23%) ServiceNow
7 65 (9.09%) Cisco
8 55 (7.69%) McAfee
9 38 (5.31%) HP
10 31 (4.34%) Dell
11 30 (4.20%) Google
12 28 (3.92%) Juniper
13 25 (3.50%) Palo Alto
14 24 (3.36%) Avaya
15 21 (2.94%) IBM
15 21 (2.94%) Veeam
16 18 (2.52%) NetApp
17 16 (2.24%) hybris
17 16 (2.24%) Sophos