Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple Mac OS X
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 823 640 749
Rank change year-on-year -183 +109 -172
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 171 155 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 1.07% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 122 127 279
10th Percentile £24,350 £27,350 £21,250
25th Percentile £29,813 £31,250 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -4.41%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -2.44%

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 20,764 14,544 32,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.28% 21.20% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,118 11,986 26,413
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +2.47%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 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 -151 171 £35,000 -17.65% 41
London -137 102 £38,750 -8.82% 11
UK excluding London -130 68 £32,500 -18.75% 32
Work from Home -237 28 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East -84 20 £30,000 -25.00% 15
South West -64 17 £43,750 +12.90%
North of England -62 12 £50,000 +2.56% 7
East of England -52 11 £26,500 -41.11% 5
Midlands -69 8 £32,500 +8.33% 3
North West -41 7 £30,000 -38.46% 2
Wales - 7 - -
East Midlands -48 4 £46,250 +54.17% 3
West Midlands -72 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Yorkshire -65 3 £37,500 - 1
North East - 2 £55,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 133 (77.78%) Windows
2 90 (52.63%) Microsoft 365
3 83 (48.54%) Microsoft
3 83 (48.54%) Active Directory
4 66 (38.60%) Linux
5 57 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 56 (32.75%) Social Skills
7 54 (31.58%) Finance
8 52 (30.41%) Azure
9 51 (29.82%) Android
10 47 (27.49%) ITIL
11 44 (25.73%) Java
12 43 (25.15%) Apple
13 41 (23.98%) DNS
14 40 (23.39%) Windows Server
15 38 (22.22%) DHCP
16 36 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
16 36 (21.05%) Windows 7
17 34 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (18.71%) AWS
19 30 (17.54%) Apple iOS
19 30 (17.54%) Cisco
20 28 (16.37%) Firewall
21 26 (15.20%) VMware
21 26 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 25 (14.62%) TDD
22 25 (14.62%) C
22 25 (14.62%) Kafka
22 25 (14.62%) Fintech
23 24 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis

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 21 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.17%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.58%) Figma
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MODO
4 1 (0.58%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Magento
1 3 (1.75%) Sage 300 ERP
1 3 (1.75%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 90 (52.63%) Microsoft 365
2 52 (30.41%) Azure
3 32 (18.71%) AWS
4 18 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (6.43%) SaaS
6 7 (4.09%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.51%) Mimecast
8 5 (2.92%) GitHub
9 4 (2.34%) Azure Sentinel
9 4 (2.34%) Google Workspace
10 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.75%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 3 (1.75%) GCP
10 3 (1.75%) Miro
10 3 (1.75%) PaaS
10 3 (1.75%) Route 53
10 3 (1.75%) Slack
10 3 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.98%) DNS
2 38 (22.22%) DHCP
3 28 (16.37%) Firewall
4 23 (13.45%) Cisco IOS
4 23 (13.45%) VPN
5 21 (12.28%) TCP/IP
6 19 (11.11%) LAN
6 19 (11.11%) WAN
7 16 (9.36%) Network Security
7 16 (9.36%) Remote Desktop
8 13 (7.60%) Internet
9 11 (6.43%) MPLS
9 11 (6.43%) VoIP
9 11 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (5.85%) VPLS
11 8 (4.68%) SAN
12 7 (4.09%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (4.09%) Wireless
13 6 (3.51%) VLAN
14 5 (2.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.94%) RDBMS
1 17 (9.94%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.19%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.75%) MS Access
5 2 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.17%) HBase
5 2 (1.17%) Tableau
6 1 (0.58%) Big Data
6 1 (0.58%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.34%) GitLab
4 3 (1.75%) JIRA
5 2 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.17%) AutoIt
5 2 (1.17%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.17%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (1.17%) Robot Framework
5 2 (1.17%) Selenium
5 2 (1.17%) Sikuli
5 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.17%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.58%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.58%) Clang
6 1 (0.58%) CMake
6 1 (0.58%) GCC
6 1 (0.58%) gulp
6 1 (0.58%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 56 (32.75%) Social Skills
2 54 (31.58%) Finance
3 9 (5.26%) Legal
4 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.68%) Retail
5 5 (2.92%) Law
6 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.75%) Marketing
6 3 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (16.96%) Analyst
2 22 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.28%) Java Engineer
4 20 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (11.70%) IT Support
5 19 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 16 (9.36%) Consultant
6 16 (9.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Associate Consultant
7 15 (8.77%) Managing Consultant
8 14 (8.19%) Senior Java Engineer
9 13 (7.60%) Service Analyst
9 13 (7.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (7.60%) Support Analyst
10 12 (7.02%) Active Directory Analyst
10 12 (7.02%) Desktop Support
11 9 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.26%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.68%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (4.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.62%) Kafka
2 23 (13.45%) REST
3 19 (11.11%) Spring
4 15 (8.77%) .NET
4 15 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 15 (8.77%) Java EE
5 6 (3.51%) Web Services
6 5 (2.92%) CSS
6 5 (2.92%) HTML
7 3 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.17%) CSS3
8 2 (1.17%) HTML5
8 2 (1.17%) LDAP
8 2 (1.17%) Node.js
8 2 (1.17%) OAuth
8 2 (1.17%) SAML
8 2 (1.17%) Velocity
8 2 (1.17%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.58%) jQuery
9 1 (0.58%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.70%) Video Conferencing
2 17 (9.94%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (8.77%) iPhone
4 13 (7.60%) Data Centre
4 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
5 12 (7.02%) Blackberry
5 12 (7.02%) iPad
6 10 (5.85%) User Experience
7 7 (4.09%) Driving Licence
7 7 (4.09%) PKI
8 5 (2.92%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.17%) Life Science
10 2 (1.17%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.58%) Animation
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 133 (77.78%) Windows
2 66 (38.60%) Linux
3 57 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 51 (29.82%) Android
5 40 (23.39%) Windows Server
6 36 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 30 (17.54%) Apple iOS
8 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.68%) Mac OS
9 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (4.09%) Unix
10 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (3.51%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.58%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.49%) ITIL
2 34 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (14.62%) Fintech
4 25 (14.62%) TDD
5 24 (14.04%) Open Source
5 24 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 22 (12.87%) Incident Management
6 22 (12.87%) Service Delivery
7 21 (12.28%) Event-Driven
7 21 (12.28%) Investment Management
7 21 (12.28%) Microservices
7 21 (12.28%) Service Management
8 20 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 19 (11.11%) Pair Programming
10 18 (10.53%) DevOps
11 16 (9.36%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (9.36%) Reverse Engineering
12 15 (8.77%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.73%) Java
2 25 (14.62%) C
3 23 (13.45%) PowerShell
4 20 (11.70%) C++
5 11 (6.43%) SQL
6 7 (4.09%) Python
7 5 (2.92%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.75%) Ruby
9 3 (1.75%) VBA
10 2 (1.17%) C#
10 2 (1.17%) Java 11
10 2 (1.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.58%) ES6
11 1 (0.58%) Lua
11 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) Degree
2 10 (5.85%) DBS Check
2 10 (5.85%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.51%) MCITP
5 6 (3.51%) MCP
6 5 (2.92%) CCNA
6 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.92%) MCSE
7 2 (1.17%) CISSP
7 2 (1.17%) FFIEC
7 2 (1.17%) MCTS
7 2 (1.17%) SANS
7 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) EnCE
8 1 (0.58%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (1.17%) GDPR
3 2 (1.17%) GLBA
3 2 (1.17%) NIST
3 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (48.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.36%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.09%) BitLocker
6 5 (2.92%) Docker
7 4 (2.34%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.17%) LXC
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (12.28%) SCCM
2 19 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
3 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (4.68%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.09%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.17%) Ansible
6 2 (1.17%) Grafana
6 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.17%) Sysprep
6 2 (1.17%) Terraform
7 1 (0.58%) EnCase
7 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.58%) Kibana
7 1 (0.58%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 83 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.15%) Apple
3 30 (17.54%) Cisco
4 26 (15.20%) VMware
5 22 (12.87%) Citrix
6 12 (7.02%) Adobe
7 10 (5.85%) Google
7 10 (5.85%) HP
8 8 (4.68%) Dell
8 8 (4.68%) Veeam
9 7 (4.09%) Meraki
10 6 (3.51%) Ivanti
11 5 (2.92%) Asigra
11 5 (2.92%) Facebook
11 5 (2.92%) Instagram
11 5 (2.92%) Splunk
11 5 (2.92%) Zscaler
12 4 (2.34%) Avaya
13 3 (1.75%) Sage
13 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com