Period
to 24 February 2018

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

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 807 951
Rank change year-on-year +40 +144 +24
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 422 381 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 0.90% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 320 321 326
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £24,175 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,817 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +22.81% -5.00%

Mac OS 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 42,355 42,396 55,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.18% 24.13% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34,819 35,695 46,676
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Top 13 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 24 February 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 +36 408 £35,000 +2.94% 102
London +27 218 £37,000 +12.12% 52
UK excluding London +4 201 £35,000 - 53
South East -13 74 £30,000 -15.15% 12
North of England +21 38 £47,500 +35.71% 11
East of England +23 34 £35,000 +16.67% 8
Midlands +6 34 £33,500 -4.29% 13
North West +23 27 £47,500 +35.71% 7
West Midlands +13 18 £26,000 -17.46% 4
East Midlands -6 16 £34,000 -6.21% 9
Scotland -20 12 £38,250 -24.26% 2
Yorkshire +15 11 £53,750 +65.15% 4
South West -8 9 £50,000 +56.25% 6

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Mac OS 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.

1 349 (82.70%) Windows
2 209 (49.53%) Linux
3 137 (32.46%) Microsoft
4 134 (31.75%) Active Directory
5 101 (23.93%) Java
5 101 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (23.70%) Apple
7 99 (23.46%) ITIL
8 96 (22.75%) Office 365
9 77 (18.25%) Windows 7
10 73 (17.30%) Microsoft Office
11 72 (17.06%) Windows Server
12 70 (16.59%) Windows 10
13 67 (15.88%) Finance
13 67 (15.88%) Degree
14 66 (15.64%) VMware
15 64 (15.17%) Apple iOS
16 61 (14.45%) JavaScript
17 57 (13.51%) HTML
17 57 (13.51%) Computer Science
18 53 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
19 52 (12.32%) Unix
20 51 (12.09%) Python
21 50 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (11.14%) CSS
22 47 (11.14%) Mac OS X
22 47 (11.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 45 (10.66%) Software Engineering
24 44 (10.43%) TDD
24 44 (10.43%) TCP/IP

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 30 (7.11%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.61%) IIS
4 9 (2.13%) nginx
5 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.18%) Apache
6 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.95%) CMS
7 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) Confluence
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Jetty
Applications
1 73 (17.30%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.71%) InDesign
5 3 (0.71%) InVision
6 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.47%) InCopy
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.24%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.24%) Maya
7 1 (0.24%) NUKE
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.24%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) BASE24
2 2 (0.47%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 96 (22.75%) Office 365
2 53 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (4.03%) SaaS
5 15 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (3.08%) G Suite
7 6 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (1.42%) IaaS
8 5 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.18%) GitHub
8 5 (1.18%) Slack
9 4 (0.95%) PaaS
10 3 (0.71%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.47%) Heroku
12 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.24%) Serverless
12 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 39 (9.24%) DNS
3 37 (8.77%) Firewall
4 30 (7.11%) DHCP
4 30 (7.11%) VPN
5 19 (4.50%) VoIP
6 18 (4.27%) Internet
7 17 (4.03%) LAN
8 14 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
8 14 (3.32%) SAN
9 13 (3.08%) WAN
10 11 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (2.61%) Skype
11 9 (2.13%) Wireless
12 6 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.42%) HTTP
12 6 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.18%) SSL
14 4 (0.95%) OpenVPN
15 3 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.40%) MySQL
2 23 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 21 (4.98%) Hadoop
4 19 (4.50%) Big Data
5 18 (4.27%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.66%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.71%) FileMaker
9 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.47%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.24%) Redis
11 1 (0.24%) Riak
Development Applications
1 42 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.06%) Subversion
3 19 (4.50%) Eclipse
3 19 (4.50%) JUnit
4 9 (2.13%) Selenium
5 8 (1.90%) SonarQube
6 6 (1.42%) Axure RP
6 6 (1.42%) JIRA
7 5 (1.18%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.95%) FrontPage
8 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.71%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.47%) git-flow
10 2 (0.47%) Maven
10 2 (0.47%) Mocha
11 1 (0.24%) Ant
11 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.24%) Hudson
11 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.24%) PVCS
General
1 67 (15.88%) Finance
2 22 (5.21%) Banking
3 21 (4.98%) Law
3 21 (4.98%) Retail
4 11 (2.61%) Games
4 11 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.90%) Billing
7 6 (1.42%) Marketing
7 6 (1.42%) Publishing
7 6 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (31.99%) Developer
2 71 (16.82%) Support Engineer
3 57 (13.51%) Analyst
4 55 (13.03%) Desktop Support
5 52 (12.32%) Java Developer
6 41 (9.72%) IT Support
7 36 (8.53%) Windows Engineer
8 35 (8.29%) Senior Developer
9 33 (7.82%) Team Leader
10 30 (7.11%) Desktop Engineer
11 29 (6.87%) Support Analyst
11 29 (6.87%) Windows Support Engineer
12 28 (6.64%) Service Analyst
13 27 (6.40%) Mac Engineer
14 26 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
15 25 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
16 23 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 23 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
17 22 (5.21%) IT Engineer
18 20 (4.74%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.51%) HTML
2 47 (11.14%) CSS
3 38 (9.00%) Spring
3 38 (9.00%) XML
4 29 (6.87%) AngularJS
5 26 (6.16%) Web Services
6 25 (5.92%) J2EE
7 22 (5.21%) Hibernate
8 20 (4.74%) JSON
9 19 (4.50%) HTML5
10 18 (4.27%) SWT
11 14 (3.32%) RESTful
12 12 (2.84%) SOAP
13 11 (2.61%) Spring Security
14 10 (2.37%) .NET
14 10 (2.37%) Java EE
14 10 (2.37%) React
15 9 (2.13%) CSS3
15 9 (2.13%) Node.js
16 8 (1.90%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.64%) Fintech
3 21 (4.98%) User Experience
4 15 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.37%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.13%) iPhone
7 9 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (1.66%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.42%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.42%) Raspberry Pi
10 6 (1.42%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.18%) EPoS
11 5 (1.18%) GPGPU
11 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 349 (82.70%) Windows
2 209 (49.53%) Linux
3 77 (18.25%) Windows 7
4 72 (17.06%) Windows Server
5 70 (16.59%) Windows 10
6 64 (15.17%) Apple iOS
7 52 (12.32%) Unix
8 47 (11.14%) Mac OS X
8 47 (11.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (9.48%) Android
10 37 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (8.53%) Windows 8
12 14 (3.32%) CentOS
13 10 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.37%) Windows XP
14 9 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (2.13%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.42%) AIX
15 6 (1.42%) Solaris
16 5 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.46%) ITIL
3 45 (10.66%) Software Engineering
4 44 (10.43%) TDD
5 40 (9.48%) OO
6 33 (7.82%) Test Automation
7 29 (6.87%) DevOps
8 27 (6.40%) SDLC
8 27 (6.40%) Web Development
9 23 (5.45%) OOP
10 19 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (4.50%) Project Management
11 18 (4.27%) Mentoring
12 15 (3.55%) Scrum
13 14 (3.32%) BDD
13 14 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (3.32%) MVC
13 14 (3.32%) Software Distribution
14 12 (2.84%) Time Management
14 12 (2.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.93%) Java
2 61 (14.45%) JavaScript
3 51 (12.09%) Python
4 44 (10.43%) C++
5 37 (8.77%) SQL
6 23 (5.45%) C
6 23 (5.45%) PHP
7 22 (5.21%) C#
8 14 (3.32%) Objective-C
8 14 (3.32%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.37%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.13%) Apple Swift
11 7 (1.66%) Ruby
12 5 (1.18%) ES6
12 5 (1.18%) PHP 7
13 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.71%) Scala
14 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.47%) Clojure
15 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (15.88%) Degree
2 42 (9.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.69%) MCSE
5 15 (3.55%) MCSA
6 11 (2.61%) MCITP
7 9 (2.13%) CCNA
7 9 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.13%) MCP
8 7 (1.66%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.66%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.42%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.71%) MCDST
11 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.47%) HND
11 2 (0.47%) MCTS
11 2 (0.47%) MOS
11 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.47%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.24%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.40%) SLA
2 21 (4.98%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.95%) GDPR
4 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 134 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (4.50%) Docker
6 12 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.66%) Firmware
7 7 (1.66%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.66%) vSphere
8 6 (1.42%) Xen
9 5 (1.18%) LXC
10 4 (0.95%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.47%) pfSense
13 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.24%) StorNext
13 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.24%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 37 (8.77%) SCCM
2 10 (2.37%) Puppet
3 8 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (1.42%) logstash
6 5 (1.18%) Grafana
6 5 (1.18%) Graphite
6 5 (1.18%) Graylog
6 5 (1.18%) Kibana
6 5 (1.18%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.95%) vRealize
8 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.71%) Rancher
9 2 (0.47%) Ansible
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 137 (32.46%) Microsoft
2 100 (23.70%) Apple
3 66 (15.64%) VMware
4 40 (9.48%) Cisco
5 20 (4.74%) Citrix
6 19 (4.50%) Adobe
6 19 (4.50%) Ivanti
7 16 (3.79%) Google
8 14 (3.32%) Splunk
9 11 (2.61%) Avaya
9 11 (2.61%) Veeam
10 10 (2.37%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.13%) Meraki
11 9 (2.13%) Oracle
12 8 (1.90%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.42%) Facebook
13 6 (1.42%) MobileIron
13 6 (1.42%) TOWER Software
14 4 (0.95%) Proofpoint
14 4 (0.95%) Sitecore