Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 916 945
Rank change year-on-year +147 +29 +42
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 431 309 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 323 259 317
UK median annual salary £35,356 £33,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +13.79% -10.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -14.06%

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 43316 47631 57631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.88% 24.93% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34903 40417 48563
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +150 412 £35,356 +7.14% 28
UK excluding London +133 225 £35,000 - 14
London +60 205 £37,000 +12.98% 14
South East +60 64 £32,500 -8.08% 6
North of England +50 63 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North West +21 49 £37,500 +51.52% 1
East of England +54 47 £45,000 +119.51% 3
South West +2 18 £21,000 -34.38%
Scotland - 17 £41,500 -
Midlands +34 15 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Yorkshire +24 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +16 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +33 6 £63,750 +59.38% 1
Wales +21 1 £32,500 -
North East +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 356 (82.60%) Windows
2 214 (49.65%) Linux
3 144 (33.41%) Active Directory
4 141 (32.71%) Microsoft
5 94 (21.81%) Apple
6 91 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (21.11%) Windows Server
7 90 (20.88%) Office 365
8 87 (20.19%) Windows 7
8 87 (20.19%) Java
9 84 (19.49%) VMware
10 82 (19.03%) Degree
11 77 (17.87%) Apple iOS
12 72 (16.71%) ITIL
13 71 (16.47%) Windows 10
14 68 (15.78%) Microsoft Office
15 66 (15.31%) Unix
16 65 (15.08%) Firewall
17 62 (14.39%) TCP/IP
18 59 (13.69%) C++
19 57 (13.23%) SQL
20 56 (12.99%) Python
20 56 (12.99%) MS Exchange
21 55 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
22 52 (12.06%) Android
22 52 (12.06%) TDD
22 52 (12.06%) OO
23 48 (11.14%) Git (software)
24 47 (10.90%) Windows 8
24 47 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012

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 56 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.03%) Skype for Business
3 21 (4.87%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.48%) IIS
5 14 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.32%) WordPress
8 7 (1.62%) Confluence
9 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.46%) Apache
12 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.23%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 68 (15.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.93%) InDesign
3 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.70%) GIMP
3 3 (0.70%) InCopy
4 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.46%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.23%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 90 (20.88%) Office 365
2 35 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.18%) G Suite
5 10 (2.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 10 (2.32%) Slack
6 8 (1.86%) SaaS
7 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.39%) PaaS
8 6 (1.39%) Trello
9 5 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.16%) GitHub
9 5 (1.16%) IaaS
10 4 (0.93%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.46%) Heroku
11 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.46%) Yammer
12 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.08%) Firewall
2 62 (14.39%) TCP/IP
3 41 (9.51%) VPN
4 39 (9.05%) DNS
5 29 (6.73%) DHCP
6 25 (5.80%) LAN
7 24 (5.57%) Internet
8 22 (5.10%) Skype
9 18 (4.18%) VoIP
9 18 (4.18%) Wireless
10 17 (3.94%) WAN
11 11 (2.55%) SAN
12 10 (2.32%) HTTP
12 10 (2.32%) IPsec
12 10 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.09%) Ethernet
13 9 (2.09%) Network Security
14 8 (1.86%) VLAN
14 8 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.62%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.18%) MySQL
3 14 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.09%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.70%) Big Data
9 3 (0.70%) GIS
9 3 (0.70%) Maltego
9 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.23%) Redis
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.80%) Subversion
3 16 (3.71%) SonarQube
3 16 (3.71%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.48%) JIRA
5 10 (2.32%) Xcode
6 8 (1.86%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Blend
7 7 (1.62%) MSI
7 7 (1.62%) MSTest
7 7 (1.62%) NuGet
7 7 (1.62%) NUnit
7 7 (1.62%) Selenium
7 7 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.62%) WiX
8 5 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.93%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.70%) Grunt
10 3 (0.70%) gulp
General
1 35 (8.12%) Finance
2 16 (3.71%) Marketing
3 15 (3.48%) Retail
4 14 (3.25%) Law
5 12 (2.78%) Banking
5 12 (2.78%) Legal
5 12 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.86%) Advertising
7 8 (1.86%) Italian Language
7 8 (1.86%) Publishing
8 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 119 (27.61%) Developer
2 61 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 51 (11.83%) Analyst
4 46 (10.67%) IT Support
5 43 (9.98%) Desktop Support
6 42 (9.74%) IT Engineer
7 38 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 33 (7.66%) Software Developer
9 31 (7.19%) Java Developer
10 28 (6.50%) Team Leader
11 25 (5.80%) Linux Developer
11 25 (5.80%) Windows Mobile Developer
12 24 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 23 (5.34%) Mac Engineer
14 22 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
15 20 (4.64%) IT Support Engineer
16 19 (4.41%) Desktop Analyst
17 18 (4.18%) C++ Developer
18 17 (3.94%) Senior Developer
18 17 (3.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.28%) HTML
2 38 (8.82%) Web Services
3 37 (8.58%) CSS
4 30 (6.96%) Spring
5 25 (5.80%) XML
6 20 (4.64%) Java EE
7 19 (4.41%) .NET
8 18 (4.18%) JSON
9 16 (3.71%) Hibernate
10 15 (3.48%) RESTful
10 15 (3.48%) SOAP
11 12 (2.78%) JSP
12 11 (2.55%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.32%) HTML5
14 9 (2.09%) WPF
15 8 (1.86%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.86%) React
15 8 (1.86%) Spring MVC
16 7 (1.62%) .NET Compact Framework
16 7 (1.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.96%) Blackberry
3 29 (6.73%) User Experience
4 26 (6.03%) Data Structures
5 22 (5.10%) Algorithms
5 22 (5.10%) Data Centre
6 19 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.78%) iPad
8 11 (2.55%) BYOD
8 11 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.55%) iPhone
8 11 (2.55%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.09%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.86%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.62%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.62%) Fintech
11 7 (1.62%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 7 (1.62%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 356 (82.60%) Windows
2 214 (49.65%) Linux
3 91 (21.11%) Windows Server
4 87 (20.19%) Windows 7
5 77 (17.87%) Apple iOS
6 71 (16.47%) Windows 10
7 66 (15.31%) Unix
8 52 (12.06%) Android
9 47 (10.90%) Windows 8
9 47 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (7.42%) Mac OS X
11 30 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (4.64%) Ubuntu
14 18 (4.18%) Windows XP
15 15 (3.48%) CentOS
16 10 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (1.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 6 (1.39%) Debian
18 6 (1.39%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.71%) ITIL
3 52 (12.06%) OO
3 52 (12.06%) TDD
4 44 (10.21%) Test Automation
5 40 (9.28%) Software Engineering
6 32 (7.42%) Mentoring
7 30 (6.96%) E-Commerce
8 29 (6.73%) Scrum
9 28 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (6.50%) OOP
10 25 (5.80%) DevOps
11 24 (5.57%) SDLC
12 23 (5.34%) Service Management
13 20 (4.64%) Project Management
14 19 (4.41%) MVC
15 18 (4.18%) Incident Management
15 18 (4.18%) OOD
16 17 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (3.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.19%) Java
2 59 (13.69%) C++
3 57 (13.23%) SQL
4 56 (12.99%) Python
5 42 (9.74%) Objective-C
6 41 (9.51%) C
6 41 (9.51%) C#
7 35 (8.12%) Bash Shell
7 35 (8.12%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.71%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.48%) Perl
10 13 (3.02%) Ruby
11 8 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.62%) PHP
12 7 (1.62%) XAML
13 5 (1.16%) AppleScript
13 5 (1.16%) ES6
13 5 (1.16%) VBScript
14 3 (0.70%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (19.03%) Degree
2 30 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.32%) CCNA
5 10 (2.32%) MCSE
6 8 (1.86%) CEH
7 7 (1.62%) MCITP
7 7 (1.62%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.62%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.39%) ACSP
8 6 (1.39%) GCFA
8 6 (1.39%) GCFE
8 6 (1.39%) GCIH
8 6 (1.39%) GREM
9 5 (1.16%) ACMT
9 5 (1.16%) ACTC
9 5 (1.16%) HND
10 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.70%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.41%) SLA
2 12 (2.78%) QA
3 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.93%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.70%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 144 (33.41%) Active Directory
2 55 (12.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.18%) Docker
6 13 (3.02%) vSphere
6 13 (3.02%) XenApp
7 8 (1.86%) VMware NSX
7 8 (1.86%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.62%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.93%) Xen
11 2 (0.46%) pfSense
12 1 (0.23%) LXC
12 1 (0.23%) Samba
12 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (6.03%) SCCM
2 11 (2.55%) Puppet
3 8 (1.86%) vRealize
4 7 (1.62%) vCenter Server
5 6 (1.39%) Ansible
5 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.39%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.16%) Grafana
6 5 (1.16%) Munin
6 5 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.16%) Salt
7 4 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.70%) Rancher
9 2 (0.46%) collectd
9 2 (0.46%) Graphite
9 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.46%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 141 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 94 (21.81%) Apple
3 84 (19.49%) VMware
4 46 (10.67%) Cisco
5 33 (7.66%) Citrix
6 22 (5.10%) Adobe
7 16 (3.71%) Google
8 13 (3.02%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.78%) HP
9 12 (2.78%) Oracle
10 11 (2.55%) LANDesk
10 11 (2.55%) Meraki
11 9 (2.09%) Dell
11 9 (2.09%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.62%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.39%) Sophos
13 6 (1.39%) Symantec
14 4 (0.93%) McAfee
14 4 (0.93%) Tableau
14 4 (0.93%) Veeam