Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 724 798 883
Rank change year-on-year +74 +85 +38
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 398 389 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% 0.93% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 335 292 271
UK median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20,200 £21,525 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £59,755 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.43% - +22.81%

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 35,150 41,887 42,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.26% 24.30% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28,212 34,163 36,177
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.69%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -1.25%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mac OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS.

Salary trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +61 378 £35,000 -2.78% 75
London +40 206 £38,750 +4.73% 40
UK excluding London +51 184 £34,500 -1.43% 37
Midlands +69 52 £35,000 -2.78% 11
South East +15 47 £32,500 +10.17% 8
North of England +37 41 £26,000 -25.71% 7
West Midlands +52 30 £23,000 -30.83% 6
North West +32 30 £25,000 -28.57% 3
East Midlands +26 22 £48,000 -28.89% 5
South West +6 18 £60,000 +65.52% 2
Yorkshire +30 11 £39,750 +13.57% 4
East of England -1 9 £41,500 +18.57% 7
Wales - 9 £40,000 -
Scotland -1 8 £43,500 +4.82% 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 305 (76.63%) Windows
2 166 (41.71%) Active Directory
3 158 (39.70%) Linux
4 156 (39.20%) Microsoft
5 112 (28.14%) Windows 10
6 101 (25.38%) Office 365
7 83 (20.85%) Microsoft Office
8 76 (19.10%) Windows 7
9 73 (18.34%) Windows Server
10 72 (18.09%) ITIL
10 72 (18.09%) Apple
11 66 (16.58%) Apple iOS
11 66 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
12 64 (16.08%) Cisco
13 59 (14.82%) VMware
14 56 (14.07%) DNS
14 56 (14.07%) Android
15 51 (12.81%) Internet
15 51 (12.81%) HTML
15 51 (12.81%) JavaScript
16 50 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (12.31%) SCCM
17 49 (12.31%) SQL
17 49 (12.31%) Citrix
18 43 (10.80%) Java
18 43 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 41 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
20 40 (10.05%) CSS
21 39 (9.80%) Firewall
21 39 (9.80%) 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 31 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (2.76%) Confluence
4 10 (2.51%) CMS
4 10 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.51%) IIS
6 5 (1.26%) Ethereum
6 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.26%) Hyperledger
7 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.25%) Marvel
9 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (20.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.25%) InDesign
6 1 (0.25%) InVision
6 1 (0.25%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (1.26%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 101 (25.38%) Office 365
2 43 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (7.79%) GitHub
5 23 (5.78%) G Suite
6 20 (5.03%) SaaS
7 9 (2.26%) Slack
8 6 (1.51%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.01%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.75%) Google Play
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.50%) iTunes
12 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) PaaS
12 1 (0.25%) Trello
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (14.07%) DNS
2 51 (12.81%) Internet
3 39 (9.80%) Firewall
4 37 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 33 (8.29%) DHCP
6 30 (7.54%) LAN
6 30 (7.54%) VoIP
7 26 (6.53%) VPN
8 23 (5.78%) WAN
9 19 (4.77%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (4.52%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (4.27%) Wireless
12 16 (4.02%) SAN
13 14 (3.52%) DSL
14 9 (2.26%) FTP
14 9 (2.26%) HTTPS
15 8 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.76%) NAS
17 5 (1.26%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
17 5 (1.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.77%) MySQL
3 16 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.51%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.26%) Blockchain
5 5 (1.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.75%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.50%) Redis
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (8.04%) JIRA
2 26 (6.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.01%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.01%) GitLab
4 8 (2.01%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.76%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.51%) JUnit
7 4 (1.01%) PhpStorm
7 4 (1.01%) WebStorm
8 3 (0.75%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.75%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.50%) CMake
9 2 (0.50%) git-flow
9 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.50%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.50%) Subversion
9 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.25%) gulp
10 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (9.30%) Finance
2 21 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.02%) Retail
4 15 (3.77%) Advertising
5 11 (2.76%) Legal
5 11 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.51%) Marketing
6 6 (1.51%) Publishing
7 3 (0.75%) Back Office
7 3 (0.75%) Games
7 3 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 70 (17.59%) Support Engineer
2 67 (16.83%) Analyst
3 54 (13.57%) IT Support
4 53 (13.32%) Developer
5 45 (11.31%) Support Analyst
6 33 (8.29%) Desktop Support
6 33 (8.29%) IT Analyst
6 33 (8.29%) IT Engineer
7 22 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (5.53%) IT Support Engineer
7 22 (5.53%) Technical Support
8 21 (5.28%) Administrator
8 21 (5.28%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (4.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 18 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
10 18 (4.52%) IT Support Analyst
11 17 (4.27%) Mac Engineer
12 14 (3.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 14 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.81%) HTML
2 40 (10.05%) CSS
3 24 (6.03%) Web Services
4 22 (5.53%) jQuery
4 22 (5.53%) React
5 21 (5.28%) .NET
6 18 (4.52%) JSON
7 17 (4.27%) HTML5
7 17 (4.27%) Spring
8 16 (4.02%) AngularJS
8 16 (4.02%) XML
9 15 (3.77%) REST
10 14 (3.52%) SOAP
11 12 (3.02%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.02%) Node.js
12 10 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (2.26%) Hibernate
13 9 (2.26%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (2.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.53%) User Experience
4 21 (5.28%) Fintech
4 21 (5.28%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (4.77%) Fat Client
5 19 (4.77%) Thin Client
6 14 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.52%) iPhone
7 10 (2.51%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.01%) Replication
10 7 (1.76%) New Media
10 7 (1.76%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.51%) iPad
12 5 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.26%) Arduino
12 5 (1.26%) NHS
12 5 (1.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 305 (76.63%) Windows
2 158 (39.70%) Linux
3 112 (28.14%) Windows 10
4 76 (19.10%) Windows 7
5 73 (18.34%) Windows Server
6 66 (16.58%) Apple iOS
7 56 (14.07%) Android
8 41 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (7.79%) Unix
10 19 (4.77%) Mac OS X
11 15 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (3.52%) Windows 8
13 12 (3.02%) Ubuntu
13 12 (3.02%) Windows XP
14 9 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.26%) CentOS
16 4 (1.01%) SmartOS
16 4 (1.01%) SUSE
17 3 (0.75%) OS/400
18 2 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.09%) ITIL
2 66 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (8.79%) Software Engineering
5 31 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (7.54%) DevOps
7 29 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (6.03%) Service Delivery
8 24 (6.03%) Web Development
9 21 (5.28%) Project Management
10 20 (5.03%) Application Packaging
10 20 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (4.77%) Test Automation
11 19 (4.77%) Time Management
12 18 (4.52%) Tech Ops
13 16 (4.02%) Computer Science
13 16 (4.02%) Microservices
14 15 (3.77%) Business Analysis
14 15 (3.77%) ITSM
14 15 (3.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.81%) JavaScript
2 49 (12.31%) SQL
3 43 (10.80%) Java
4 29 (7.29%) Python
5 21 (5.28%) PHP
5 21 (5.28%) PowerShell
6 19 (4.77%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.26%) Ruby
8 8 (2.01%) C#
9 7 (1.76%) ES6
9 7 (1.76%) Go
9 7 (1.76%) Groovy
10 6 (1.51%) C
10 6 (1.51%) Java 8
11 5 (1.26%) C++
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.75%) Scala
14 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (9.30%) Degree
2 21 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.02%) MCSE
4 14 (3.52%) MCP
5 11 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.26%) MCDST
7 7 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.26%) CCNA
8 5 (1.26%) CISSP
9 4 (1.01%) CISM
9 4 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.75%) MCITP
10 3 (0.75%) MCSA
11 2 (0.50%) CCA
11 2 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.50%) PMP
12 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.77%) SLA
2 9 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.01%) GDPR
4 3 (0.75%) QA
5 2 (0.50%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 166 (41.71%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.29%) Docker
4 23 (5.78%) XenApp
4 23 (5.78%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.26%) vSphere
8 4 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.75%) Xen
10 2 (0.50%) StorNext
10 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.50%) XenServer
11 1 (0.25%) Firmware
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.25%) pfSense
11 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (12.31%) SCCM
2 14 (3.52%) Jamf Pro
3 12 (3.02%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (2.26%) Nagios
5 8 (2.01%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.76%) Terraform
6 7 (1.76%) WSUS
7 6 (1.51%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.51%) Puppet
8 5 (1.26%) Ansible
9 4 (1.01%) CASB
9 4 (1.01%) Graphite
10 3 (0.75%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.50%) Kibana
11 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.50%) SCOM
11 2 (0.50%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 156 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 72 (18.09%) Apple
3 64 (16.08%) Cisco
4 59 (14.82%) VMware
5 49 (12.31%) Citrix
6 20 (5.03%) Google
7 17 (4.27%) Veeam
8 15 (3.77%) Adobe
9 12 (3.02%) HP
9 12 (3.02%) Ivanti
10 10 (2.51%) Meraki
10 10 (2.51%) MobileIron
10 10 (2.51%) Oracle
10 10 (2.51%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.76%) NetApp
11 7 (1.76%) Sophos
12 6 (1.51%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.51%) SAP
13 5 (1.26%) Avaya
13 5 (1.26%) Toshiba