Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 600 577 595
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 +188
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 512 133 562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.32% 1.25% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 326 112 491
10th Percentile £25,375 £28,050 £23,125
25th Percentile £30,517 £39,188 £26,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £53,750 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.23% +53.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -36.36% +57.14% +12.44%

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 22,037 10,632 31,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.35% 21.47% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15,626 8,915 25,074
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

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 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Top 17 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 27 October 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 -37 453 £37,500 -28.57% 154
London -97 237 £37,500 -16.67% 69
UK excluding London -77 223 £35,000 -36.36% 97
South East -98 68 £33,320 -25.96% 23
Work from Home -244 55 £45,000 -25.00% 16
East of England -57 50 £30,761 -23.10% 13
North of England -104 34 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Midlands -130 28 £35,000 -44.00% 13
South West -83 20 £28,250 -47.44% 12
Wales -39 18 £50,000 +127.27% 5
North West -81 18 £53,350 +31.73% 17
East Midlands - 17 £32,000 - 6
Yorkshire -96 15 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Midlands -109 11 £35,000 -44.00% 7
Scotland - 9 £30,000 - 7
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £25,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 379 (74.02%) Windows
2 219 (42.77%) Microsoft
3 200 (39.06%) Active Directory
4 195 (38.09%) Microsoft 365
5 191 (37.30%) Linux
6 160 (31.25%) Azure
7 155 (30.27%) Windows 10
8 148 (28.91%) Social Skills
9 127 (24.80%) PowerShell
10 123 (24.02%) Apple iOS
11 121 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (23.24%) ITIL
13 109 (21.29%) Python
14 103 (20.12%) Problem-Solving
15 100 (19.53%) AWS
16 97 (18.95%) Android
17 95 (18.55%) Jamf Pro
18 83 (16.21%) SCCM
19 81 (15.82%) DNS
20 80 (15.63%) Analytics
21 79 (15.43%) Microsoft Intune
21 79 (15.43%) JavaScript
22 78 (15.23%) Degree
23 76 (14.84%) Microsoft Office
24 72 (14.06%) ITSM
24 72 (14.06%) Windows Server
25 66 (12.89%) Apple
26 65 (12.70%) VPN
26 65 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
26 65 (12.70%) DevOps

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 62 (12.11%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.71%) Jupyter
3 18 (3.52%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.95%) IIS
5 5 (0.98%) Apache
5 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.78%) Confluence
6 4 (0.78%) nginx
6 4 (0.78%) SAS
6 4 (0.78%) WordPress
7 2 (0.39%) Drupal
7 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (14.84%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.76%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.17%) InDesign
6 5 (0.98%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.98%) Sketch
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.59%) InVision
9 2 (0.39%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.39%) Figma
10 1 (0.20%) 1Password
10 1 (0.20%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 34 (6.64%) Sentinel
2 22 (4.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.98%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.20%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (38.09%) Microsoft 365
2 160 (31.25%) Azure
3 100 (19.53%) AWS
4 49 (9.57%) Google Workspace
5 47 (9.18%) Serverless
6 45 (8.79%) Amazon S3
7 41 (8.01%) OneDrive
8 40 (7.81%) AWS Lambda
8 40 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 37 (7.23%) SaaS
10 35 (6.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 35 (6.84%) Azure Sentinel
11 34 (6.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 34 (6.64%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 34 (6.64%) AWS CloudTrail
11 34 (6.64%) Azure Logic Apps
11 34 (6.64%) CloudFront
12 14 (2.73%) GCP
12 14 (2.73%) Power Automate
13 13 (2.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (15.82%) DNS
2 65 (12.70%) VPN
3 56 (10.94%) Firewall
4 52 (10.16%) DHCP
5 47 (9.18%) TCP/IP
6 27 (5.27%) Cisco IOS
6 27 (5.27%) VoIP
6 27 (5.27%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (4.49%) LAN
8 20 (3.91%) SMTP
9 18 (3.52%) SSL
10 17 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
11 16 (3.13%) Network Security
12 15 (2.93%) VLAN
13 14 (2.73%) WAN
14 13 (2.54%) Wireless
15 12 (2.34%) HTTP
16 8 (1.56%) NAS
17 6 (1.17%) Broadband
17 6 (1.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.54%) Blockchain
1 13 (2.54%) NoSQL
2 12 (2.34%) Redis
2 12 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.15%) Neo4j
4 10 (1.95%) MySQL
5 7 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.98%) Big Data
6 5 (0.98%) Power BI
6 5 (0.98%) Text Mining
7 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.20%) Metadata
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 33 (6.45%) JIRA
2 32 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (4.30%) GitLab
5 19 (3.71%) TestRail
6 11 (2.15%) Gatling
6 11 (2.15%) JMeter
7 7 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.98%) ESLint
8 5 (0.98%) PHPUnit
8 5 (0.98%) Selenium
8 5 (0.98%) webpack
9 3 (0.59%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.39%) Gradle
11 1 (0.20%) Ant
11 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.20%) Maven
11 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 148 (28.91%) Social Skills
2 51 (9.96%) Finance
3 50 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.47%) Retail
5 27 (5.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 18 (3.52%) Law
7 15 (2.93%) Billing
7 15 (2.93%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.73%) Marketing
8 14 (2.73%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (1.95%) Advertising
9 10 (1.95%) French Language
9 10 (1.95%) Public Sector
10 9 (1.76%) Banking
10 9 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (1.56%) Games
12 7 (1.37%) Publishing
13 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.98%) German Language
15 4 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 91 (17.77%) Analyst
2 85 (16.60%) Developer
3 74 (14.45%) Support Engineer
4 56 (10.94%) IT Support
5 48 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 48 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 43 (8.40%) Security Engineer
7 37 (7.23%) IT Engineer
8 35 (6.84%) Python Developer
9 34 (6.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 34 (6.64%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.25%) Support Analyst
11 30 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 30 (5.86%) Desktop Support
12 26 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
13 21 (4.10%) IT Analyst
14 20 (3.91%) IT Manager
15 19 (3.71%) Lead Developer
15 19 (3.71%) Lead Software Developer
15 19 (3.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.81%) JSON
2 38 (7.42%) RESTful
3 35 (6.84%) XML
4 28 (5.47%) React
5 24 (4.69%) Pandas
6 22 (4.30%) Web Services
7 21 (4.10%) LDAP
7 21 (4.10%) REST
8 19 (3.71%) Dask
8 19 (3.71%) NumPy
8 19 (3.71%) PyQt
8 19 (3.71%) pytest
8 19 (3.71%) Software Packaging
8 19 (3.71%) Sphinx
8 19 (3.71%) Tkinter
9 16 (3.13%) HTML
10 15 (2.93%) Spring
11 14 (2.73%) .NET
12 13 (2.54%) Django
13 12 (2.34%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.03%) Management Information System
2 33 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 32 (6.25%) Life Science
4 21 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (3.71%) PKI
6 16 (3.13%) User Experience
7 13 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.15%) iPhone
8 11 (2.15%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.95%) Tandem
10 8 (1.56%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.37%) Social Media
12 6 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 379 (74.02%) Windows
2 191 (37.30%) Linux
3 155 (30.27%) Windows 10
4 123 (24.02%) Apple iOS
5 97 (18.95%) Android
6 72 (14.06%) Windows Server
7 39 (7.62%) Unix
8 22 (4.30%) Windows Server 2019
9 21 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (2.93%) Windows 7
11 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (1.76%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.17%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.78%) VMS
14 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.39%) OpenBSD
17 1 (0.20%) CentOS
17 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.20%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (23.24%) ITIL
3 103 (20.12%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (15.63%) Analytics
5 72 (14.06%) ITSM
6 65 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
6 65 (12.70%) DevOps
7 63 (12.30%) Mentoring
8 61 (11.91%) Information Security
9 59 (11.52%) Software Engineering
10 57 (11.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (10.35%) Visualisation
12 50 (9.77%) SIEM
13 44 (8.59%) Identity Management
14 43 (8.40%) Computer Science
15 41 (8.01%) TDD
16 38 (7.42%) Coaching
17 37 (7.23%) Asset Management
17 37 (7.23%) Test Automation
18 36 (7.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 127 (24.80%) PowerShell
2 109 (21.29%) Python
3 79 (15.43%) JavaScript
4 54 (10.55%) C#
5 51 (9.96%) Java
6 41 (8.01%) Perl
7 39 (7.62%) Ruby
8 35 (6.84%) Bash Shell
9 34 (6.64%) SQL
9 34 (6.64%) VB
10 21 (4.10%) C++
11 15 (2.93%) C
12 13 (2.54%) PHP
13 10 (1.95%) Go
14 9 (1.76%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.76%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.56%) Scala
16 7 (1.37%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.98%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.98%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 78 (15.23%) Degree
2 44 (8.59%) SANS
3 40 (7.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 39 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (6.84%) GCIA
5 35 (6.84%) GCIH
6 34 (6.64%) GCFA
6 34 (6.64%) GCFE
7 16 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 15 (2.93%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.15%) CISM
10 11 (2.15%) CISSP
10 11 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (1.95%) CISA
12 9 (1.76%) MCSE
13 8 (1.56%) AWS Certification
13 8 (1.56%) CCNA
13 8 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.98%) SLA
2 25 (4.88%) QA
3 22 (4.30%) GDPR
4 21 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.78%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 200 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.18%) Docker
3 33 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (6.05%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.95%) BitLocker
6 9 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.59%) Firmware
10 2 (0.39%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.39%) pfSense
10 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.20%) NFS
11 1 (0.20%) Snort
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 95 (18.55%) Jamf Pro
2 83 (16.21%) SCCM
3 79 (15.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (5.08%) Kubernetes
5 24 (4.69%) Ansible
6 21 (4.10%) Kibana
7 11 (2.15%) Grafana
7 11 (2.15%) logstash
7 11 (2.15%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.95%) QRadar
9 8 (1.56%) SCOM
9 8 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.37%) Terraform
11 6 (1.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 5 (0.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 4 (0.78%) IBM BigFix
14 3 (0.59%) Puppet
14 3 (0.59%) WSUS
15 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
15 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 219 (42.77%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.89%) Apple
3 50 (9.77%) Cisco
4 47 (9.18%) Adobe
5 41 (8.01%) Citrix
6 40 (7.81%) VMware
7 38 (7.42%) ServiceNow
8 26 (5.08%) Oracle
9 23 (4.49%) Remedy
10 21 (4.10%) Google
10 21 (4.10%) LexisNexis
11 20 (3.91%) Meraki
12 19 (3.71%) YouTube
13 15 (2.93%) CrowdStrike
13 15 (2.93%) Splunk
14 12 (2.34%) Okta
15 11 (2.15%) Veeam
16 10 (1.95%) HP
17 9 (1.76%) SAP
18 7 (1.37%) Avaya