Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 569 598 753
Rank change year-on-year +29 +155 +34
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 118 562 455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 1.76% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 107 492 386
Median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% - +6.07%
10th Percentile £32,000 £24,775 £19,625
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +64.29% -3.45% +3.57%

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 10,284 32,001 38,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.42% 22.96% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8,459 25,246 30,934
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,163
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.23% +1.25%

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 28 September 2020.

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 28 September 2020. 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 +41 114 £55,000 +48.65% 41
UK excluding London +114 63 £57,500 +64.29% 30
London +72 52 £52,500 +40.00% 12
Midlands +152 22 £62,500 +67.79% 6
West Midlands +124 22 £62,500 +131.48% 2
South West +70 13 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North of England +157 12 £42,500 +49.12% 2
South East +154 12 £65,000 +85.71% 9
Yorkshire +139 9 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Work from Home +53 7 £45,000 -40.00% 4
North West +116 3 £40,500 +42.11% 1
East of England +88 3 £40,000 +37.93% 6
Wales +39 1 £22,000 -41.33%

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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.

1 100 (84.75%) Windows
2 65 (55.08%) Linux
3 37 (31.36%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (23.73%) Python
4 28 (23.73%) Digital Forensics
5 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
5 27 (22.88%) Office 365
6 24 (20.34%) Active Directory
6 24 (20.34%) SC Cleared
6 24 (20.34%) Security Cleared
7 23 (19.49%) Azure
8 22 (18.64%) PowerShell
8 22 (18.64%) Network Architecture
8 22 (18.64%) Apple iOS
9 21 (17.80%) Cyberthreat
10 20 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
12 18 (15.25%) Apple
12 18 (15.25%) Cyberattack
12 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
13 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
13 17 (14.41%) Android
13 17 (14.41%) Node.js
13 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (14.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 16 (13.56%) SIEM
14 16 (13.56%) AWS
14 16 (13.56%) CREST Certified
15 15 (12.71%) Degree
15 15 (12.71%) ISO 9001

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 7 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.54%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.88%) Office 365
2 23 (19.49%) Azure
3 16 (13.56%) AWS
4 8 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.24%) Heroku
6 4 (3.39%) GCP
7 3 (2.54%) GitHub
8 2 (1.69%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.69%) SaaS
9 1 (0.85%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.85%) G Suite
9 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.02%) DNS
3 12 (10.17%) Firewall
4 6 (5.08%) Internet
4 6 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.08%) LAN
4 6 (5.08%) SMTP
5 4 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.39%) Network Security
5 4 (3.39%) VPN
6 3 (2.54%) VoIP
6 3 (2.54%) WebEx
7 2 (1.69%) DHCP
7 2 (1.69%) WAN
7 2 (1.69%) Wireless
8 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) MySQL
2 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.08%) EDRMS
4 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.24%) Redis
6 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.69%) Big Data
7 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.78%) Xcode
3 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.69%) Mockito
General
1 7 (5.93%) Advertising
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
1 7 (5.93%) Retail
2 3 (2.54%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (21.19%) Developer
2 13 (11.02%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.17%) Analyst
4 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.24%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Mac Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (2.54%) IT Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) Node.js
2 14 (11.86%) React
3 11 (9.32%) jQuery
4 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.08%) .NET
5 6 (5.08%) HTML
5 6 (5.08%) XML
6 5 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (4.24%) Mithril
6 5 (4.24%) Sass
7 4 (3.39%) Spring
8 3 (2.54%) Electron Framework
9 2 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.69%) JAX-RS
9 2 (1.69%) PyQt
10 1 (0.85%) Django
10 1 (0.85%) POSIX
10 1 (0.85%) React Native
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Cyberthreat
2 18 (15.25%) Cyberattack
3 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.08%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (5.08%) Cybercrime
4 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.24%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
5 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.69%) iPad
6 2 (1.69%) iPhone
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 100 (84.75%) Windows
2 65 (55.08%) Linux
3 22 (18.64%) Apple iOS
4 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
5 17 (14.41%) Android
6 15 (12.71%) Unix
7 14 (11.86%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.78%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.39%) CentOS
9 4 (3.39%) Debian
9 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.69%) tvOS
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (23.73%) Digital Forensics
3 22 (18.64%) Network Architecture
4 20 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.56%) SIEM
7 13 (11.02%) DevOps
7 13 (11.02%) Information Security
8 12 (10.17%) ITIL
9 8 (6.78%) Coaching
9 8 (6.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 8 (6.78%) Task Automation
9 8 (6.78%) Threat Intelligence
10 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.93%) CRM
10 7 (5.93%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.93%) Process Improvement
10 7 (5.93%) SDLC
10 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.93%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.73%) Python
2 22 (18.64%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.86%) Java
4 13 (11.02%) Bash Shell
4 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) PHP
5 8 (6.78%) Apple Swift
5 8 (6.78%) SQL
6 7 (5.93%) Ruby
7 6 (5.08%) Objective-C
8 5 (4.24%) C
8 5 (4.24%) C#
9 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.54%) VBScript
10 2 (1.69%) C++
10 2 (1.69%) Java 8
11 1 (0.85%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) SC Cleared
1 24 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.56%) CREST Certified
3 15 (12.71%) Degree
4 6 (5.08%) GIAC
5 5 (4.24%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.69%) CCNA
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.69%) CISM
7 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.85%) CRISC
8 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (12.71%) ISO 9001
3 9 (7.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (6.78%) GDPR
5 5 (4.24%) SLA
6 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) Docker
4 4 (3.39%) Snort
5 3 (2.54%) Firmware
6 2 (1.69%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.93%) Jamf Pro
3 7 (5.93%) SCCM
4 4 (3.39%) WSUS
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.69%) Terraform
7 1 (0.85%) Ansible
7 1 (0.85%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Grafana
7 1 (0.85%) Graphite
7 1 (0.85%) Graylog
7 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Apple
3 13 (11.02%) Splunk
4 12 (10.17%) AlienVault
4 12 (10.17%) VMware
5 11 (9.32%) LogRhythm
6 10 (8.47%) NetApp
7 6 (5.08%) Cisco
7 6 (5.08%) Citrix
7 6 (5.08%) Xamarin
8 5 (4.24%) Google
8 5 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.39%) HP
10 2 (1.69%) CrowdStrike
10 2 (1.69%) Polycom
10 2 (1.69%) SAP
10 2 (1.69%) Symantec
11 1 (0.85%) Meraki
11 1 (0.85%) New Relic
11 1 (0.85%) Ruckus Wireless