Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 639 614 722
Rank change year-on-year -25 +108 +62
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 200 395 429
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 1.62% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 161 339 361
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,700 £23,000
25th Percentile £28,000 £27,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.53% +21.43% -

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 16,249 24,370 34,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.57% 21.41% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13,164 19,864 27,780
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,851
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mac OS.

Salary trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mac OS over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 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 -50 177 £40,000 -2.44% 48
UK excluding London +29 106 £32,500 -23.53% 36
London +7 90 £45,000 +18.42% 16
Work from Home -100 37 £55,000 -34.33% 6
South West +24 26 £28,000 -34.12% 5
South East +46 22 £42,500 - 9
East of England +49 17 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Midlands +44 17 £37,500 +57.07% 4
Scotland +21 17 £24,987 -7.46% 3
West Midlands +30 12 £36,250 +90.79% 1
Wales +34 11 £47,500 +46.15% 1
East Midlands +20 5 £55,000 +15.79% 3
North of England +3 4 £36,250 -14.71% 9
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
North West +21 1 £27,500 -12.70% 5
Yorkshire -23 1 £26,500 -55.27% 3

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 156 (78.00%) Windows
2 101 (50.50%) Microsoft 365
3 92 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 92 (46.00%) Active Directory
4 81 (40.50%) Linux
5 62 (31.00%) Azure
6 56 (28.00%) Windows 10
7 52 (26.00%) Apple
8 49 (24.50%) AWS
9 48 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
10 46 (23.00%) Firewall
10 46 (23.00%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (22.50%) ITIL
12 41 (20.50%) Windows Server
13 40 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
13 40 (20.00%) Apple iOS
14 39 (19.50%) Jamf Pro
15 38 (19.00%) DNS
16 36 (18.00%) SCCM
17 35 (17.50%) Degree
18 32 (16.00%) VPN
19 30 (15.00%) SharePoint
19 30 (15.00%) PowerShell
20 29 (14.50%) TCP/IP
21 28 (14.00%) Android
22 27 (13.50%) DHCP
22 27 (13.50%) Cisco
23 25 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (12.00%) VMware
24 24 (12.00%) VoIP

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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.00%) WordPress
4 5 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.50%) Confluence
6 2 (1.00%) Apache
6 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.50%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 48 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.00%) Sketch
4 4 (2.00%) Zeplin
5 3 (1.50%) InVision
6 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.50%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.50%) Flinto
6 1 (0.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (50.50%) Microsoft 365
2 62 (31.00%) Azure
3 49 (24.50%) AWS
4 15 (7.50%) SaaS
5 12 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.00%) Google Workspace
6 9 (4.50%) Slack
7 8 (4.00%) GCP
8 7 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.00%) IaaS
9 4 (2.00%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.00%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.50%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.50%) Dropbox
10 3 (1.50%) Serverless
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.00%) Firewall
2 38 (19.00%) DNS
3 32 (16.00%) VPN
4 29 (14.50%) TCP/IP
5 27 (13.50%) DHCP
6 24 (12.00%) VoIP
7 17 (8.50%) LAN
8 15 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (7.00%) Wireless
10 12 (6.00%) WAN
11 11 (5.50%) IPsec
12 10 (5.00%) Network Security
12 10 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.00%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (3.00%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.00%) WLAN
14 5 (2.50%) Skype
15 4 (2.00%) NAS
15 4 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (4.00%) MySQL
1 8 (4.00%) SQLite
2 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Ignite
3 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) Power BI
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.00%) JIRA
3 10 (5.00%) git-flow
4 8 (4.00%) Xcode
5 3 (1.50%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.00%) CMake
6 2 (1.00%) GitLab
7 1 (0.50%) Automake
7 1 (0.50%) Chocolatey
7 1 (0.50%) Inno Setup
7 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.50%) MSI
7 1 (0.50%) PVCS
General
1 20 (10.00%) Law
2 18 (9.00%) Finance
2 18 (9.00%) Retail
3 9 (4.50%) Marketing
4 8 (4.00%) Banking
4 8 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.50%) Automotive
5 7 (3.50%) Legal
6 6 (3.00%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.00%) Electronics
7 4 (2.00%) Publishing
7 4 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.00%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (22.00%) IT Engineer
2 43 (21.50%) Support Engineer
3 42 (21.00%) IT Support
4 32 (16.00%) Analyst
5 26 (13.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 20 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) Developer
8 14 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (6.00%) IT Analyst
10 11 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.50%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (4.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 8 (4.00%) iOS Developer
13 8 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.00%) UIKit
2 8 (4.00%) CGI
2 8 (4.00%) RxSwift
3 6 (3.00%) Web Services
4 5 (2.50%) Node.js
5 4 (2.00%) LDAP
5 4 (2.00%) POSIX
6 3 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.00%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.00%) Qt
7 2 (1.00%) React
7 2 (1.00%) REST
7 2 (1.00%) SAML
8 1 (0.50%) Cocoa
8 1 (0.50%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) LAMP
8 1 (0.50%) Laravel
8 1 (0.50%) Pthreads
8 1 (0.50%) Ramda
8 1 (0.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.50%) PKI
3 12 (6.00%) Clustering
3 12 (6.00%) User Experience
4 11 (5.50%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (5.00%) iPad
5 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.50%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.00%) Replication
8 5 (2.50%) Blog
9 4 (2.00%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.00%) iPhone
11 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 156 (78.00%) Windows
2 81 (40.50%) Linux
3 56 (28.00%) Windows 10
4 41 (20.50%) Windows Server
5 40 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 28 (14.00%) Android
7 20 (10.00%) Unix
8 17 (8.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 16 (8.00%) Windows 7
10 15 (7.50%) Ubuntu
11 14 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (3.50%) Mac OS X
13 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (2.50%) CentOS
15 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.50%) tvOS
17 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.00%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (22.50%) ITIL
3 25 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.50%) Fintech
5 22 (11.00%) DevOps
6 20 (10.00%) Information Security
7 19 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (9.50%) Service Delivery
8 17 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (7.50%) Creative Thinking
9 15 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (7.00%) Mobile Device Management
11 13 (6.50%) Analytics
11 13 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (6.00%) TDD
13 11 (5.50%) DevSecOps
13 11 (5.50%) OO
13 11 (5.50%) Project Management
14 10 (5.00%) iOS Development
14 10 (5.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 21 (10.50%) Python
3 17 (8.50%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.00%) Objective-C
4 12 (6.00%) SQL
5 10 (5.00%) Apple Swift
5 10 (5.00%) C++
5 10 (5.00%) Java
6 6 (3.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.50%) C
8 4 (2.00%) Perl
9 3 (1.50%) VBScript
10 2 (1.00%) Go
11 1 (0.50%) C#
11 1 (0.50%) Clojure
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (17.50%) Degree
2 9 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.00%) CEPT
3 8 (4.00%) EC-Council LPT
3 8 (4.00%) GXPN
3 8 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.00%) OSCE
3 8 (4.00%) OSWP
3 8 (4.00%) SANS
4 7 (3.50%) CCNP
5 6 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.50%) CCNA
6 5 (2.50%) CISSP
6 5 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.50%) CRISC
7 3 (1.50%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.50%) CISM
7 3 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.50%) SLA
3 11 (5.50%) GDPR
4 9 (4.50%) QA
5 4 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
7 2 (1.00%) NIST
8 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.50%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.50%) Docker
3 15 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.00%) BitLocker
5 5 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.00%) StorNext
6 4 (2.00%) vSphere
6 4 (2.00%) Xsan
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (19.50%) Jamf Pro
3 36 (18.00%) SCCM
4 12 (6.00%) Terraform
5 11 (5.50%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (2.50%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.50%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.00%) Nessus
9 2 (1.00%) Opsgenie
9 2 (1.00%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 52 (26.00%) Apple
3 27 (13.50%) Cisco
4 24 (12.00%) VMware
5 22 (11.00%) Google
6 19 (9.50%) HP
7 16 (8.00%) Citrix
8 12 (6.00%) SonicWALL
9 9 (4.50%) Dell
9 9 (4.50%) SAP
9 9 (4.50%) Sophos
10 8 (4.00%) Meraki
11 6 (3.00%) Aruba
12 5 (2.50%) Intel
12 5 (2.50%) Xerox
13 4 (2.00%) Adobe
13 4 (2.00%) Brocade
13 4 (2.00%) EMC
13 4 (2.00%) Juniper
13 4 (2.00%) Ubiquiti