Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 614 713 790
Rank change year-on-year +99 +77 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 408 433 442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 1.26% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 361 382 354
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £24,575
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%

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 25,039 34,438 42,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.49% 23.09% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20,111 27,531 34,528
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,851 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 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 +75 382 £40,500 +10.96% 92
UK excluding London +99 199 £42,500 +21.43% 59
London +94 199 £37,500 +3.45% 39
South East +64 61 £42,500 +30.77% 14
North of England +72 51 £40,000 +33.33% 9
East of England +73 30 £38,750 +29.17% 20
Yorkshire +51 30 £58,500 +72.06% 4
South West +25 26 £42,500 -29.17% 3
North West +52 21 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Work from Home +10 18 £45,000 -28.00% 10
Midlands +25 16 £23,875 -27.10% 7
West Midlands +30 10 £19,000 -30.91% 5
Wales +3 9 £32,500 -16.40% 3
Scotland +32 7 £27,000 -56.80% 3
East Midlands +27 6 £47,500 -37.91% 2

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 321 (78.68%) Windows
2 172 (42.16%) Active Directory
3 136 (33.33%) Office 365
4 132 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 124 (30.39%) Linux
6 123 (30.15%) Apple iOS
7 118 (28.92%) Windows 10
8 111 (27.21%) Apple
9 77 (18.87%) Android
10 76 (18.63%) Azure
11 72 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 70 (17.16%) SCCM
13 66 (16.18%) JavaScript
13 66 (16.18%) PowerShell
14 61 (14.95%) User Experience
15 57 (13.97%) Windows Server
15 57 (13.97%) ITIL
16 56 (13.73%) Java
16 56 (13.73%) Firewall
17 55 (13.48%) AWS
18 54 (13.24%) C#
19 52 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
20 51 (12.50%) VMware
21 47 (11.52%) Information Security
21 47 (11.52%) DNS
22 46 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
23 45 (11.03%) MS Exchange
24 42 (10.29%) Python
24 42 (10.29%) VPN
24 42 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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 45 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.60%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (3.19%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.45%) WordPress
6 8 (1.96%) CMS
6 8 (1.96%) Joomla!
7 6 (1.47%) IIS
8 4 (0.98%) Confluence
8 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.47%) Steinberg Cubase
3 4 (0.98%) CINEMA 4D
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) InDesign
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.49%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 136 (33.33%) Office 365
2 76 (18.63%) Azure
3 55 (13.48%) AWS
4 25 (6.13%) G Suite
5 19 (4.66%) OneDrive
6 12 (2.94%) Slack
7 10 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (2.21%) Azure Stack
8 9 (2.21%) GitHub
9 5 (1.23%) GCP
10 4 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.98%) Heroku
10 4 (0.98%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.98%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.98%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.98%) SaaS
11 3 (0.74%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.74%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 56 (13.73%) Firewall
3 47 (11.52%) DNS
4 42 (10.29%) VPN
5 39 (9.56%) LAN
6 38 (9.31%) DHCP
7 28 (6.86%) Internet
8 27 (6.62%) VLAN
9 26 (6.37%) WAN
10 23 (5.64%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (4.90%) Skype
12 19 (4.66%) NetScaler
13 16 (3.92%) Wireless
14 14 (3.43%) VoIP
15 12 (2.94%) IPsec
16 11 (2.70%) NAS
17 10 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
18 8 (1.96%) Network Security
18 8 (1.96%) SAN
19 7 (1.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 10 (2.45%) MySQL
3 10 (2.45%) Redis
4 7 (1.72%) GIS
5 6 (1.47%) Blockchain
5 6 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.49%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (9.31%) Xcode
2 29 (7.11%) JIRA
3 19 (4.66%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (2.45%) TestRail
7 9 (2.21%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.98%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.25%) Appium
10 1 (0.25%) Gradle
10 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.25%) Maven
10 1 (0.25%) MSI
10 1 (0.25%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.25%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (4.90%) Finance
2 15 (3.68%) Games
3 12 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.96%) Marketing
5 7 (1.72%) Law
6 6 (1.47%) Electronics
6 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.47%) Public Sector
7 4 (0.98%) Advertising
7 4 (0.98%) Banking
7 4 (0.98%) Billing
8 3 (0.74%) Legal
8 3 (0.74%) Retail
9 2 (0.49%) Fire and Rescue
9 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (19.85%) Support Engineer
2 73 (17.89%) Analyst
3 69 (16.91%) Developer
4 66 (16.18%) IT Support
5 37 (9.07%) IT Engineer
6 30 (7.35%) Desktop Support
7 29 (7.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 28 (6.86%) Support Analyst
9 27 (6.62%) IT Analyst
10 26 (6.37%) Senior Developer
11 25 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (5.64%) Service Analyst
13 21 (5.15%) iOS Developer
14 20 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (4.90%) Software Developer
15 17 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
16 16 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (3.92%) IT Technician
16 16 (3.92%) Mac Engineer
17 15 (3.68%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.05%) .NET
2 28 (6.86%) iOS SDK
3 26 (6.37%) HTML
4 25 (6.13%) CSS
5 16 (3.92%) Node.js
6 15 (3.68%) JSON
7 14 (3.43%) OpenGL
7 14 (3.43%) REST
8 12 (2.94%) React
9 9 (2.21%) LDAP
10 8 (1.96%) DirectX
10 8 (1.96%) Qt
10 8 (1.96%) Web Services
11 6 (1.47%) MFC
11 6 (1.47%) Software Packaging
12 5 (1.23%) .NET Core
12 5 (1.23%) LINQ
12 5 (1.23%) React Native
12 5 (1.23%) Smart Contracts
12 5 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.95%) User Experience
2 29 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.41%) iPad
4 15 (3.68%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.43%) iPhone
5 14 (3.43%) Smartphone
6 12 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.70%) PKI
7 11 (2.70%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.45%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.74%) Life Science
14 3 (0.74%) Online Games
14 3 (0.74%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 321 (78.68%) Windows
2 124 (30.39%) Linux
3 123 (30.15%) Apple iOS
4 118 (28.92%) Windows 10
5 77 (18.87%) Android
6 57 (13.97%) Windows Server
7 29 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (6.37%) tvOS
9 25 (6.13%) Windows 7
10 24 (5.88%) Unix
11 13 (3.19%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
13 10 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (1.72%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.23%) VMS
17 3 (0.74%) CentOS
18 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (13.97%) ITIL
2 47 (11.52%) Information Security
3 46 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (8.58%) DevOps
5 33 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (8.09%) Android Development
6 32 (7.84%) Mobile Development
7 31 (7.60%) iOS Development
8 30 (7.35%) Fintech
9 26 (6.37%) SIEM
10 25 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (5.88%) CRM
11 24 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 23 (5.64%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (4.90%) Mentoring
13 20 (4.90%) Test Automation
14 19 (4.66%) Security Operations
14 19 (4.66%) Software Engineering
15 17 (4.17%) TDD
16 16 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.18%) JavaScript
1 66 (16.18%) PowerShell
2 56 (13.73%) Java
3 54 (13.24%) C#
4 42 (10.29%) Python
5 38 (9.31%) C
5 38 (9.31%) Objective-C
6 34 (8.33%) C++
7 24 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.41%) SQL
9 10 (2.45%) PHP
10 9 (2.21%) Ruby
11 7 (1.72%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.47%) AppleScript
12 6 (1.47%) Go
13 4 (0.98%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.98%) VB
14 3 (0.74%) GLSL
14 3 (0.74%) HLSL
14 3 (0.74%) Lua
Qualifications
1 36 (8.82%) Degree
2 21 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.96%) CEPT
5 8 (1.96%) CREST Certified
5 8 (1.96%) EC-Council LPT
5 8 (1.96%) GXPN
5 8 (1.96%) OSCE
5 8 (1.96%) SANS
5 8 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.72%) MCSE
7 6 (1.47%) MCSA
8 5 (1.23%) CISSP
8 5 (1.23%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.23%) MCP
9 3 (0.74%) CCA
9 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.15%) SLA
2 10 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.23%) QA
5 3 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.74%) GDPR
5 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.25%) GxP
7 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 172 (42.16%) Active Directory
2 42 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.64%) Docker
3 23 (5.64%) XenApp
4 16 (3.92%) XenDesktop
5 15 (3.68%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.98%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.74%) vSphere
10 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 70 (17.16%) SCCM
2 37 (9.07%) Jamf Pro
3 14 (3.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (3.43%) Terraform
4 13 (3.19%) Grafana
5 10 (2.45%) WSUS
6 9 (2.21%) SCOM
7 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (1.96%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.23%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.23%) Ansible
10 4 (0.98%) Graphite
10 4 (0.98%) Graylog
10 4 (0.98%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.98%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 132 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 111 (27.21%) Apple
3 51 (12.50%) VMware
4 38 (9.31%) Citrix
5 29 (7.11%) Google
6 21 (5.15%) Adobe
7 20 (4.90%) Cisco
8 14 (3.43%) Splunk
9 12 (2.94%) CrowdStrike
10 8 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.72%) Carbon Black
11 7 (1.72%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.47%) Dell
12 6 (1.47%) HP
13 5 (1.23%) SAP
13 5 (1.23%) Sophos
13 5 (1.23%) Symantec
13 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.98%) Aruba
14 4 (0.98%) Panasonic