Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mac OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 728 951 993
Rank change year-on-year +223 +42 -70
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 489 310 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 364 269 283
UK median annual salary £35,356 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.05% +3.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -18.92%

Mac OS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43784 50354 57551
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 25.42% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35683 42924 48301
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,533
% change year-on-year - +3.81% +2.75%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mac OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS.

Salary trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. 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 +198 470 £35,000 +12.90% 38
UK excluding London +134 257 £35,000 +7.69% 17
London +125 230 £36,500 +21.67% 22
North of England +65 89 £35,000 -6.67% 8
South East +68 68 £34,273 +8.80%
North West +23 65 £37,500 +50.75% 3
East of England +33 39 £45,000 +119.51% 4
Yorkshire +26 23 £30,750 -23.13% 4
Midlands +20 23 £39,000 -2.50% 1
South West +6 21 £26,500 +23.26% 3
East Midlands +16 14 £46,250 +15.63% 1
Scotland +23 12 £47,000 +10.59% 1
West Midlands +9 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Wales +6 4 £41,500 -0.60%
North East +27 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing Mac OS 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.

1 421 (86.09%) Windows
2 235 (48.06%) Linux
3 183 (37.42%) Active Directory
4 160 (32.72%) Microsoft
5 117 (23.93%) Java
6 111 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (21.68%) Apple iOS
8 103 (21.06%) Degree
9 102 (20.86%) VMware
10 101 (20.65%) Office 365
10 101 (20.65%) Windows Server
11 95 (19.43%) Windows 7
11 95 (19.43%) Apple
12 92 (18.81%) Android
13 85 (17.38%) OO
14 83 (16.97%) TCP/IP
15 81 (16.56%) C++
16 79 (16.16%) Test Automation
17 77 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
17 77 (15.75%) TDD
18 74 (15.13%) Firewall
19 73 (14.93%) ITIL
19 73 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 72 (14.72%) MS Exchange
21 67 (13.70%) Web Services
22 66 (13.50%) C
23 65 (13.29%) Software Engineering
24 64 (13.09%) Windows 10
25 63 (12.88%) Computer Science
26 62 (12.68%) SQL

Mac OS
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 72 (14.72%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.11%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (3.89%) IIS
5 14 (2.86%) Confluence
5 14 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.84%) Apache
8 7 (1.43%) WordPress
9 5 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.82%) nginx
10 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.61%) JBoss
12 2 (0.41%) CMS
12 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 77 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.82%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.61%) GIMP
4 3 (0.61%) InDesign
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.41%) InCopy
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 101 (20.65%) Office 365
2 39 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (4.70%) G Suite
5 16 (3.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 12 (2.45%) SaaS
7 9 (1.84%) Slack
8 8 (1.64%) PaaS
9 7 (1.43%) IaaS
10 5 (1.02%) Trello
11 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.82%) Dropbox
11 4 (0.82%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.41%) GitHub
13 2 (0.41%) Yammer
14 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 83 (16.97%) TCP/IP
2 74 (15.13%) Firewall
3 49 (10.02%) DNS
4 44 (9.00%) VPN
5 43 (8.79%) DHCP
6 38 (7.77%) Internet
7 33 (6.75%) VoIP
8 29 (5.93%) LAN
9 18 (3.68%) Ethernet
9 18 (3.68%) WAN
9 18 (3.68%) Wireless
10 17 (3.48%) SAN
11 16 (3.27%) RS-232
11 16 (3.27%) Skype
11 16 (3.27%) VLAN
12 13 (2.66%) HTTP
12 13 (2.66%) Network Security
13 11 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.84%) WebEx
15 8 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.27%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (2.66%) MySQL
6 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.23%) Big Data
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.61%) GIS
9 3 (0.61%) Maltego
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.20%) Redis
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.38%) Subversion
3 34 (6.95%) SonarQube
4 31 (6.34%) Visual Studio
5 23 (4.70%) JIRA
6 18 (3.68%) MSI
7 16 (3.27%) Microsoft Blend
7 16 (3.27%) MSTest
7 16 (3.27%) NuGet
7 16 (3.27%) NUnit
7 16 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.27%) WiX
8 9 (1.84%) Xcode
9 8 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.23%) NetBeans
10 6 (1.23%) Selenium
11 5 (1.02%) JUnit
12 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.61%) HP UFT
General
1 45 (9.20%) Finance
2 23 (4.70%) Marketing
2 23 (4.70%) Retail
3 15 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.86%) Advertising
5 13 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.25%) Banking
7 10 (2.04%) Publishing
8 9 (1.84%) Legal
9 8 (1.64%) Italian Language
10 5 (1.02%) Law
11 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.82%) German Language
12 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (25.56%) Developer
2 72 (14.72%) Support Engineer
3 53 (10.84%) Analyst
4 49 (10.02%) Java Developer
5 45 (9.20%) Desktop Support
6 44 (9.00%) IT Engineer
7 42 (8.59%) IT Support
8 37 (7.57%) Support Analyst
9 33 (6.75%) Software Developer
10 29 (5.93%) 1st Line Support
11 25 (5.11%) Linux Developer
11 25 (5.11%) Senior Developer
11 25 (5.11%) Windows Mobile Developer
12 23 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (4.70%) Windows Engineer
13 20 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
13 20 (4.09%) Team Leader
13 20 (4.09%) Windows Support Engineer
14 19 (3.89%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.89%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.70%) Web Services
2 50 (10.22%) XML
3 36 (7.36%) Spring
4 35 (7.16%) HTML
5 34 (6.95%) SOAP
6 32 (6.54%) Java EE
7 27 (5.52%) .NET
7 27 (5.52%) JSON
8 26 (5.32%) Hibernate
9 22 (4.50%) CSS
10 21 (4.29%) .NET Framework
11 17 (3.48%) COM
11 17 (3.48%) RESTful
12 16 (3.27%) Entity Framework
12 16 (3.27%) LINQ
12 16 (3.27%) LINQ to SQL
12 16 (3.27%) NHibernate
12 16 (3.27%) Silverlight
12 16 (3.27%) WCF
12 16 (3.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.88%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.77%) Blackberry
3 35 (7.16%) Data Structures
4 31 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.52%) User Experience
6 21 (4.29%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.27%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 16 (3.27%) Internet of Things
8 13 (2.66%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.25%) Social Media
10 10 (2.04%) BYOD
10 10 (2.04%) iPhone
10 10 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.84%) iPad
12 8 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.64%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 421 (86.09%) Windows
2 235 (48.06%) Linux
3 106 (21.68%) Apple iOS
4 101 (20.65%) Windows Server
5 95 (19.43%) Windows 7
6 92 (18.81%) Android
7 64 (13.09%) Windows 10
8 55 (11.25%) Unix
9 50 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (8.59%) Windows 8
11 41 (8.38%) Mac OS X
12 30 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (3.68%) Windows XP
14 17 (3.48%) Ubuntu
15 16 (3.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 15 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (2.25%) Mac OS X Server
18 10 (2.04%) CentOS
19 5 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (17.38%) OO
3 79 (16.16%) Test Automation
4 77 (15.75%) TDD
5 73 (14.93%) ITIL
6 65 (13.29%) Software Engineering
7 47 (9.61%) OOP
8 42 (8.59%) Scrum
9 37 (7.57%) SDLC
10 36 (7.36%) E-Commerce
11 34 (6.95%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (5.93%) OOD
13 28 (5.73%) DevOps
14 26 (5.32%) MVC
15 23 (4.70%) Kanban
16 20 (4.09%) Multithreading
16 20 (4.09%) Service Management
16 20 (4.09%) Unit Testing
17 18 (3.68%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (23.93%) Java
2 81 (16.56%) C++
3 66 (13.50%) C
4 62 (12.68%) Python
4 62 (12.68%) SQL
5 60 (12.27%) C#
6 45 (9.20%) Objective-C
7 38 (7.77%) Bash Shell
8 23 (4.70%) JavaScript
9 20 (4.09%) Perl
9 20 (4.09%) Ruby
10 16 (3.27%) XAML
11 13 (2.66%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.04%) Scala
13 9 (1.84%) PHP
14 8 (1.64%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.02%) AppleScript
17 4 (0.82%) Apple Swift
18 3 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 103 (21.06%) Degree
2 43 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.45%) CCNA
6 11 (2.25%) MCSE
7 10 (2.04%) MCITP
8 9 (1.84%) CEH
8 9 (1.84%) MCP
8 9 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.84%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.43%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.23%) ACSP
10 6 (1.23%) GCFA
10 6 (1.23%) GCFE
10 6 (1.23%) GCIH
10 6 (1.23%) GREM
11 5 (1.02%) ACMT
11 5 (1.02%) ACTC
12 4 (0.82%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.95%) SLA
2 8 (1.64%) QA
3 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) JTAG
5 2 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 183 (37.42%) Active Directory
2 73 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.38%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.91%) Docker
5 12 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.25%) XenApp
7 10 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.04%) vSphere
8 9 (1.84%) VirtualBox
9 8 (1.64%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.02%) Xen
11 4 (0.82%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.41%) NDS
12 2 (0.41%) NFS
12 2 (0.41%) Samba
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.20%) Firmware
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (5.93%) SCCM
2 14 (2.86%) Puppet
3 13 (2.66%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.84%) ZABBIX
5 8 (1.64%) Grafana
5 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.64%) Munin
5 8 (1.64%) Salt
6 7 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (1.23%) Ansible
7 6 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.02%) Terraform
9 4 (0.82%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.82%) vRealize
10 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.41%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 160 (32.72%) Microsoft
2 102 (20.86%) VMware
3 95 (19.43%) Apple
4 58 (11.86%) Cisco
5 41 (8.38%) Citrix
6 34 (6.95%) Adobe
7 23 (4.70%) Google
8 22 (4.50%) Cognizant
9 17 (3.48%) HP
10 14 (2.86%) Meraki
11 13 (2.66%) Oracle
12 12 (2.45%) Symantec
13 11 (2.25%) Veeam
14 10 (2.04%) Dell
14 10 (2.04%) LANDesk
15 9 (1.84%) McAfee
15 9 (1.84%) Sophos
16 8 (1.64%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.43%) Juniper
17 7 (1.43%) SonicWALL