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

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 620 579 743
Rank change year-on-year -41 +164 +54
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 157 491 390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.17% 1.76% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 137 434 334
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £25,450 £24,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £83,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%

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 13,370 27,923 34,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.48% 22.37% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10,930 22,662 28,291
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -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 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Top 14 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 January 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 -11 148 £42,500 +13.33% 47
London +61 89 £52,500 +40.00% 18
UK excluding London +23 67 £40,000 +6.67% 31
South West +50 23 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Work from Home -55 22 £62,500 -24.24% 7
East of England +70 13 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Midlands +81 12 £38,750 +64.89% 8
South East +73 10 £42,500 - 3
Wales +50 9 £47,500 -17.39% 1
West Midlands +51 8 £38,750 +103.95% 6
East Midlands +58 4 - - 2
Scotland +34 3 £24,973 -20.72%
North of England +44 1 £26,500 -15.87% 3
Yorkshire +31 1 £26,500 -37.65% 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 122 (77.71%) Windows
2 76 (48.41%) Active Directory
3 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
4 66 (42.04%) Office 365
5 63 (40.13%) Linux
6 48 (30.57%) Apple
7 46 (29.30%) Azure
8 43 (27.39%) Windows Server
9 41 (26.11%) Firewall
10 40 (25.48%) AWS
11 38 (24.20%) Windows 10
12 34 (21.66%) Microsoft Office
13 30 (19.11%) DNS
13 30 (19.11%) PowerShell
13 30 (19.11%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (18.47%) ITIL
15 27 (17.20%) TCP/IP
15 27 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (16.56%) VPN
16 26 (16.56%) Degree
17 25 (15.92%) Python
17 25 (15.92%) Microsoft Intune
18 23 (14.65%) VMware
19 22 (14.01%) Jamf Pro
20 21 (13.38%) Apple iOS
21 20 (12.74%) Bash Shell
21 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (12.74%) SCCM
22 19 (12.10%) DHCP
22 19 (12.10%) Windows 7

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 18 (11.46%) MS Exchange
1 18 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.82%) WordPress
3 3 (1.91%) Apache
3 3 (1.91%) Confluence
3 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
4 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (21.66%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.55%) Sketch
4 4 (2.55%) Zeplin
5 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.91%) InVision
5 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.64%) Flinto
Cloud Services
1 66 (42.04%) Office 365
2 46 (29.30%) Azure
3 40 (25.48%) AWS
4 10 (6.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.82%) GCP
6 5 (3.18%) GitHub
6 5 (3.18%) SaaS
7 4 (2.55%) G Suite
7 4 (2.55%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.91%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.91%) Serverless
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.64%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.64%) IaaS
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.11%) Firewall
2 30 (19.11%) DNS
3 27 (17.20%) TCP/IP
4 26 (16.56%) VPN
5 19 (12.10%) DHCP
6 18 (11.46%) VoIP
7 15 (9.55%) LAN
8 13 (8.28%) WAN
9 9 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (5.73%) IPsec
10 8 (5.10%) Internet
11 7 (4.46%) Network Security
11 7 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (3.82%) Wireless
13 5 (3.18%) iSCSI
13 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.55%) Cisco ISE
14 4 (2.55%) WLAN
15 3 (1.91%) MPLS
15 3 (1.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) MySQL
2 8 (5.10%) SQLite
3 6 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Ignite
6 2 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) Power BI
7 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.37%) git-flow
2 10 (6.37%) Xcode
3 7 (4.46%) JIRA
4 3 (1.91%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.64%) Automake
6 1 (0.64%) GitLab
6 1 (0.64%) Inno Setup
6 1 (0.64%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.64%) MSI
6 1 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (7.64%) Law
2 10 (6.37%) Retail
3 7 (4.46%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Finance
3 7 (4.46%) Marketing
3 7 (4.46%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.18%) Legal
5 4 (2.55%) Publishing
6 3 (1.91%) Electronics
6 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (19.75%) Support Engineer
2 22 (14.01%) Analyst
2 22 (14.01%) IT Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) IT Support
4 15 (9.55%) Developer
5 12 (7.64%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (6.37%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) iOS Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Administrator
9 7 (4.46%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.82%) Penetration Tester
10 6 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) UIKit
2 8 (5.10%) CGI
2 8 (5.10%) RxSwift
3 5 (3.18%) Node.js
3 5 (3.18%) Web Services
4 4 (2.55%) POSIX
4 4 (2.55%) React
5 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.27%) Django
5 2 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.27%) LAMP
5 2 (1.27%) Laravel
5 2 (1.27%) LDAP
5 2 (1.27%) PyQt
5 2 (1.27%) React Native
5 2 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.27%) Spring
6 1 (0.64%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.64%) JSON
6 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.28%) User Experience
3 11 (7.01%) Clustering
3 11 (7.01%) PKI
4 10 (6.37%) iPad
5 9 (5.73%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.73%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.82%) Blog
6 6 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.18%) Replication
8 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.27%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.27%) iPhone
10 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 122 (77.71%) Windows
2 63 (40.13%) Linux
3 43 (27.39%) Windows Server
4 38 (24.20%) Windows 10
5 21 (13.38%) Apple iOS
6 19 (12.10%) Windows 7
6 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.01%) Unix
9 10 (6.37%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.46%) Android
10 7 (4.46%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.91%) CentOS
12 3 (1.91%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.64%) tvOS
14 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.11%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (18.47%) ITIL
3 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.83%) Information Security
5 15 (9.55%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (8.92%) DevOps
6 14 (8.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 14 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (8.28%) Fintech
7 13 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (8.28%) Project Management
8 12 (7.64%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 12 (7.64%) Service Delivery
8 12 (7.64%) Threat Intelligence
9 11 (7.01%) Analytics
10 10 (6.37%) Service Management
11 9 (5.73%) OO
11 9 (5.73%) OOD
11 9 (5.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.11%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.92%) Python
3 20 (12.74%) Bash Shell
4 15 (9.55%) SQL
5 12 (7.64%) Apple Swift
6 10 (6.37%) Java
6 10 (6.37%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.46%) C
8 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.18%) VBScript
9 4 (2.55%) C++
10 3 (1.91%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.91%) Perl
10 3 (1.91%) PHP
11 2 (1.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.64%) C#
12 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (16.56%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.46%) CISM
3 7 (4.46%) CISSP
4 6 (3.82%) CEPT
4 6 (3.82%) CRISC
4 6 (3.82%) EC-Council LPT
4 6 (3.82%) GXPN
4 6 (3.82%) OSCE
4 6 (3.82%) SANS
5 4 (2.55%) CCNA
5 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.55%) OSWP
6 3 (1.91%) CCNP
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.27%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.73%) QA
3 8 (5.10%) SLA
4 3 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.27%) GDPR
5 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 76 (48.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.55%) Hyper-V
2 15 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.01%) Docker
4 9 (5.73%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.91%) Firmware
5 3 (1.91%) StorNext
5 3 (1.91%) vSphere
5 3 (1.91%) Xsan
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (15.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (14.01%) Jamf Pro
3 20 (12.74%) SCCM
4 9 (5.73%) Terraform
5 8 (5.10%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (4.46%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (3.82%) WSUS
8 4 (2.55%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (2.55%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.91%) Ansible
9 3 (1.91%) Opsgenie
9 3 (1.91%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.27%) Puppet
11 1 (0.64%) Grafana
11 1 (0.64%) Graphite
11 1 (0.64%) Graylog
11 1 (0.64%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (30.57%) Apple
3 23 (14.65%) VMware
4 18 (11.46%) Cisco
5 14 (8.92%) Citrix
6 13 (8.28%) HP
7 9 (5.73%) Google
8 7 (4.46%) SonicWALL
9 6 (3.82%) Aruba
9 6 (3.82%) NetApp
10 5 (3.18%) Meraki
10 5 (3.18%) SAP
10 5 (3.18%) Sophos
11 4 (2.55%) Brocade
11 4 (2.55%) Dell
11 4 (2.55%) EMC
11 4 (2.55%) Ubiquiti
12 3 (1.91%) Isilon
12 3 (1.91%) Supermicro
12 3 (1.91%) Synology