Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 693 588 649
Rank change year-on-year -105 +61 +100
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 306 209 522
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% 1.43% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 227 179 445
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £24,350
25th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
75th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £54,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -

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 20,660 14,636 32,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.30% 21.21% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15,047 12,075 26,419
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +2.47%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -107 263 £40,000 -11.11% 114
London -72 152 £42,500 -5.56% 44
UK excluding London -93 132 £35,000 -30.00% 72
Work from Home -209 53 £45,000 - 20
South East -82 24 £38,750 -40.38% 25
East of England -24 22 £26,500 -29.33% 8
Midlands -89 21 £35,000 -40.43% 7
South West -76 19 £28,000 -37.78% 20
Scotland -53 18 £25,000 -7.41% 2
North of England -77 18 £42,500 -22.73% 10
Wales -15 17 £50,000 +53.85%
West Midlands -75 15 £33,750 -46.00% 4
Yorkshire -87 9 £45,000 -21.74% 2
North West -50 7 £27,500 -8.33% 6
East Midlands -44 6 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North East - 2 £45,000 - 2
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 247 (80.72%) Windows
2 149 (48.69%) Microsoft
3 147 (48.04%) Microsoft 365
4 124 (40.52%) Active Directory
5 108 (35.29%) Social Skills
6 96 (31.37%) Windows 10
7 95 (31.05%) Linux
8 90 (29.41%) Azure
9 75 (24.51%) Apple iOS
9 75 (24.51%) ITIL
10 72 (23.53%) Jamf Pro
11 67 (21.90%) Android
12 61 (19.93%) SCCM
13 58 (18.95%) Apple
13 58 (18.95%) Microsoft Intune
14 57 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
15 53 (17.32%) AWS
16 51 (16.67%) DNS
16 51 (16.67%) Firewall
17 49 (16.01%) VPN
17 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Office
18 48 (15.69%) Windows Server
19 46 (15.03%) PowerShell
20 44 (14.38%) SharePoint
21 43 (14.05%) TCP/IP
22 38 (12.42%) Cisco
23 37 (12.09%) Citrix
24 36 (11.76%) VMware
25 34 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
25 34 (11.11%) DHCP

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 44 (14.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.63%) IIS
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.31%) nginx
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) Confluence
7 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 49 (16.01%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.29%) InDesign
5 6 (1.96%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.98%) Sketch
7 2 (0.65%) InVision
8 1 (0.33%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.33%) Figma
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.33%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.94%) SAP Business One
3 5 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 147 (48.04%) Microsoft 365
2 90 (29.41%) Azure
3 53 (17.32%) AWS
4 32 (10.46%) Google Workspace
4 32 (10.46%) SaaS
5 25 (8.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (6.86%) OneDrive
7 12 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 12 (3.92%) Serverless
7 12 (3.92%) Slack
8 9 (2.94%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.61%) GCP
10 6 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (1.96%) AWS Fargate
10 6 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.96%) PaaS
11 5 (1.63%) Akamai
11 5 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.63%) GitHub
11 5 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.67%) DNS
1 51 (16.67%) Firewall
2 49 (16.01%) VPN
3 43 (14.05%) TCP/IP
4 34 (11.11%) DHCP
5 23 (7.52%) LAN
5 23 (7.52%) VoIP
6 22 (7.19%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 18 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (5.56%) Network Security
9 14 (4.58%) Wireless
10 11 (3.59%) WAN
11 9 (2.94%) SMTP
12 8 (2.61%) VLAN
13 7 (2.29%) Cisco ISE
14 6 (1.96%) NAS
14 6 (1.96%) Skype
14 6 (1.96%) SSL
14 6 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.59%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (1.96%) MySQL
3 6 (1.96%) Redis
4 5 (1.63%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.63%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.65%) Big Data
6 2 (0.65%) Metadata
6 2 (0.65%) Power BI
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.94%) JIRA
3 5 (1.63%) Gatling
3 5 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.63%) JMeter
4 4 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.31%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.65%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.65%) CMake
5 2 (0.65%) GitLab
5 2 (0.65%) Gradle
6 1 (0.33%) Ant
6 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.33%) Maven
6 1 (0.33%) PVCS
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 108 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 28 (9.15%) Finance
2 28 (9.15%) Retail
3 20 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.54%) Law
4 12 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.27%) Marketing
5 10 (3.27%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (2.61%) Advertising
6 8 (2.61%) French Language
6 8 (2.61%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (2.61%) Publishing
7 7 (2.29%) Automotive
7 7 (2.29%) Games
7 7 (2.29%) Legal
8 6 (1.96%) Banking
8 6 (1.96%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.63%) Billing
9 5 (1.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (19.93%) Analyst
2 56 (18.30%) Support Engineer
3 54 (17.65%) IT Support
4 43 (14.05%) IT Engineer
5 29 (9.48%) IT Support Engineer
6 27 (8.82%) Developer
6 27 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 26 (8.50%) Service Analyst
7 26 (8.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (6.54%) IT Analyst
10 15 (4.90%) IT Manager
10 15 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
11 14 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.92%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.59%) Administrator
13 11 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 10 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (3.27%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.92%) React
2 11 (3.59%) .NET
3 9 (2.94%) Node.js
3 9 (2.94%) Spring
4 8 (2.61%) REST
5 7 (2.29%) Django
6 6 (1.96%) Middleware
7 5 (1.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.63%) Celery
7 5 (1.63%) Flask
7 5 (1.63%) Kafka
7 5 (1.63%) LDAP
7 5 (1.63%) SAML
7 5 (1.63%) Unreal Engine
8 4 (1.31%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.31%) OAuth
8 4 (1.31%) Web Services
9 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.98%) CSS
9 3 (0.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.48%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.23%) PKI
3 11 (3.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.27%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.61%) User Experience
6 8 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.29%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.96%) iPhone
8 6 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.96%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.63%) BYOD
9 5 (1.63%) CMDB
10 4 (1.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 247 (80.72%) Windows
2 96 (31.37%) Windows 10
3 95 (31.05%) Linux
4 75 (24.51%) Apple iOS
5 67 (21.90%) Android
6 48 (15.69%) Windows Server
7 18 (5.88%) Unix
7 18 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (4.25%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.61%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.33%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.51%) ITIL
2 57 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (9.15%) DevOps
5 27 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (8.82%) ITSM
6 26 (8.50%) Information Security
7 23 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (6.86%) Asset Management
8 21 (6.86%) Mobile Device Management
8 21 (6.86%) Service Delivery
9 18 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.23%) Fintech
12 15 (4.90%) Analytics
12 15 (4.90%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (4.90%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.90%) SIEM
13 14 (4.58%) ERP
13 14 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.03%) PowerShell
2 29 (9.48%) Python
3 26 (8.50%) Java
4 19 (6.21%) SQL
5 14 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.27%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.27%) C#
6 10 (3.27%) Go
7 9 (2.94%) C
7 9 (2.94%) C++
8 4 (1.31%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.31%) Ruby
9 2 (0.65%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.65%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (9.48%) Degree
2 19 (6.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.59%) SANS
6 10 (3.27%) CISA
6 10 (3.27%) CISSP
7 9 (2.94%) CCNP
7 9 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (2.61%) CISM
8 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.29%) CCNA
10 4 (1.31%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.98%) CEPT
11 3 (0.98%) EC-Council LPT
11 3 (0.98%) GXPN
11 3 (0.98%) MBA
11 3 (0.98%) OSCE
11 3 (0.98%) OSWP
12 2 (0.65%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.82%) SLA
2 25 (8.17%) GDPR
3 21 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (1.96%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.65%) NIST
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 124 (40.52%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.15%) Hyper-V
2 28 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.86%) Docker
4 14 (4.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (3.27%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.98%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.65%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) pfSense
8 1 (0.33%) StorNext
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.33%) vSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 72 (23.53%) Jamf Pro
2 61 (19.93%) SCCM
3 58 (18.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (4.25%) Kibana
4 13 (4.25%) Terraform
5 9 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (2.61%) QRadar
7 6 (1.96%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 5 (1.63%) Grafana
8 5 (1.63%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.63%) logstash
8 5 (1.63%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.98%) Ansible
9 3 (0.98%) Puppet
9 3 (0.98%) WSUS
10 2 (0.65%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.65%) SCOM
10 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 149 (48.69%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.95%) Apple
3 38 (12.42%) Cisco
4 37 (12.09%) Citrix
5 36 (11.76%) VMware
6 23 (7.52%) Adobe
6 23 (7.52%) Google
7 18 (5.88%) HP
8 16 (5.23%) Meraki
8 16 (5.23%) Remedy
9 14 (4.58%) LexisNexis
10 12 (3.92%) ServiceNow
11 11 (3.59%) Splunk
12 10 (3.27%) SAP
12 10 (3.27%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.94%) Oracle
14 8 (2.61%) Sophos
14 8 (2.61%) Veeam
15 7 (2.29%) Dell
15 7 (2.29%) F5