Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 588 738 824
Rank change year-on-year +150 +86 +56
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 502 395 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 1.12% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 434 330 297
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,325 £21,250 £21,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,375 £59,755
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 28,052 35,170 42,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.37% 23.22% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22,465 28,198 34,426
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +1.27%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 +165 476 £37,500 +7.14% 109
UK excluding London +152 257 £37,500 +7.14% 64
London +107 228 £37,500 - 48
South East +85 84 £42,500 +30.77% 12
North of England +67 50 £31,500 +21.15% 13
East of England +99 47 £50,000 +20.48% 17
South West +37 44 £39,500 -34.17% 9
North West +36 28 £30,750 +23.00% 7
Midlands 0 23 £24,625 -29.64% 10
Yorkshire +55 22 £42,500 +6.92% 5
West Midlands +8 14 £19,000 -24.00% 4
East Midlands +4 9 £45,839 -4.50% 6
Scotland +31 6 £31,500 -27.59% 1
Wales -13 3 £55,000 +37.50% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 410 (81.67%) Windows
2 236 (47.01%) Active Directory
3 192 (38.25%) Office 365
4 179 (35.66%) Microsoft
5 164 (32.67%) Linux
6 158 (31.47%) Windows 10
7 132 (26.29%) Apple iOS
8 121 (24.10%) Apple
9 101 (20.12%) Windows Server
10 99 (19.72%) ITIL
11 93 (18.53%) JavaScript
12 91 (18.13%) SCCM
13 86 (17.13%) Android
14 83 (16.53%) Azure
15 78 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
16 73 (14.54%) VMware
16 73 (14.54%) AWS
17 70 (13.94%) TCP/IP
18 69 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
19 65 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 64 (12.75%) PowerShell
21 62 (12.35%) Degree
21 62 (12.35%) User Experience
22 61 (12.15%) Citrix
23 59 (11.75%) Python
24 58 (11.55%) MS Exchange
25 56 (11.16%) Windows 7
26 55 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
27 53 (10.56%) Java
28 51 (10.16%) Firewall

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 58 (11.55%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.96%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.39%) WordPress
4 16 (3.19%) CMS
5 12 (2.39%) Confluence
6 11 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.19%) IIS
7 10 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.79%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.80%) Ethereum
10 4 (0.80%) Hyperledger
10 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.20%) Apache
11 1 (0.20%) nginx
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 78 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.99%) Steinberg Cubase
3 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.80%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (0.80%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 192 (38.25%) Office 365
2 83 (16.53%) Azure
3 73 (14.54%) AWS
4 34 (6.77%) OneDrive
5 26 (5.18%) G Suite
6 19 (3.78%) Azure Stack
7 14 (2.79%) GitHub
8 10 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.59%) GCP
10 7 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 7 (1.39%) Heroku
11 6 (1.20%) Asana
12 5 (1.00%) BrowserStack
12 5 (1.00%) Sauce Labs
13 4 (0.80%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.80%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.80%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.80%) SaaS
14 3 (0.60%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.94%) TCP/IP
2 51 (10.16%) Firewall
3 44 (8.76%) DNS
4 36 (7.17%) DHCP
4 36 (7.17%) LAN
5 31 (6.18%) VPN
6 25 (4.98%) Internet
6 25 (4.98%) Skype
7 24 (4.78%) NetScaler
7 24 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (4.58%) VLAN
9 19 (3.78%) VoIP
10 18 (3.59%) Wireless
11 16 (3.19%) NAS
12 15 (2.99%) WAN
13 14 (2.79%) SAN
14 12 (2.39%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (2.39%) Network Security
15 11 (2.19%) Broadband
16 10 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.78%) MySQL
3 14 (2.79%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.19%) Redis
5 10 (1.99%) Big Data
5 10 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.79%) Blockchain
6 9 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.20%) Text Mining
9 5 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) GIS
12 1 (0.20%) MS Access
12 1 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (8.76%) Xcode
2 42 (8.37%) JIRA
3 34 (6.77%) Visual Studio
4 26 (5.18%) Git (software)
5 20 (3.98%) TestRail
6 9 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.79%) Zephyr
7 6 (1.20%) Appium
7 6 (1.20%) GitLab
7 6 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.20%) Robot Framework
8 5 (1.00%) Calabash
8 5 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.00%) Selenium
8 5 (1.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.80%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.80%) MSI
9 4 (0.80%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (6.77%) Finance
2 22 (4.38%) Marketing
3 21 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.19%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.99%) Electronics
5 15 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.39%) Law
6 7 (1.39%) Retail
7 6 (1.20%) Games
8 4 (0.80%) Back Office
8 4 (0.80%) Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 3 (0.60%) Billing
9 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Fire and Rescue
10 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 84 (16.73%) Developer
2 79 (15.74%) IT Support
3 77 (15.34%) Analyst
4 72 (14.34%) Support Engineer
5 37 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 34 (6.77%) Desktop Support
7 33 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (6.57%) IT Technician
8 32 (6.37%) Senior Developer
9 31 (6.18%) IT Analyst
9 31 (6.18%) IT Engineer
10 25 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (4.98%) Support Technician
11 24 (4.78%) IT Support Technician
12 23 (4.58%) Administrator
12 23 (4.58%) iOS Developer
13 21 (4.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 21 (4.18%) Service Analyst
13 21 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (3.98%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.96%) HTML
2 49 (9.76%) CSS
3 48 (9.56%) .NET
4 27 (5.38%) iOS SDK
5 20 (3.98%) JSON
5 20 (3.98%) Node.js
6 13 (2.59%) React
7 12 (2.39%) REST
7 12 (2.39%) RESTful
8 10 (1.99%) AngularJS
8 10 (1.99%) MFC
9 9 (1.79%) React Native
10 8 (1.59%) jQuery
10 8 (1.59%) Smart Contracts
10 8 (1.59%) Web Services
11 7 (1.39%) LAMP
11 7 (1.39%) LDAP
11 7 (1.39%) OAuth
11 7 (1.39%) XML
12 6 (1.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.35%) User Experience
2 31 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.78%) iPad
5 19 (3.78%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.59%) iPhone
7 16 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.79%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.59%) Blackberry
10 12 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.79%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.39%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.00%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.80%) Bitcoin
14 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
15 3 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 3 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 410 (81.67%) Windows
2 164 (32.67%) Linux
3 158 (31.47%) Windows 10
4 132 (26.29%) Apple iOS
5 101 (20.12%) Windows Server
6 86 (17.13%) Android
7 56 (11.16%) Windows 7
8 51 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (6.97%) Unix
11 26 (5.18%) tvOS
12 22 (4.38%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.59%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.19%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.79%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.00%) CentOS
16 5 (1.00%) VMS
17 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (19.72%) ITIL
2 69 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (7.77%) CRM
5 38 (7.57%) Scrum
6 36 (7.17%) TDD
7 35 (6.97%) DevOps
7 35 (6.97%) Mobile Development
8 33 (6.57%) Android Development
8 33 (6.57%) Software Engineering
9 32 (6.37%) iOS Development
9 32 (6.37%) Kanban
10 31 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 30 (5.98%) Information Security
12 27 (5.38%) Test Automation
13 26 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (4.98%) Mentoring
15 24 (4.78%) Validation
16 22 (4.38%) Fintech
17 20 (3.98%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 93 (18.53%) JavaScript
2 64 (12.75%) PowerShell
3 59 (11.75%) Python
4 53 (10.56%) Java
5 49 (9.76%) Objective-C
6 43 (8.57%) C#
7 38 (7.57%) PHP
7 38 (7.57%) SQL
8 30 (5.98%) C
9 26 (5.18%) C++
10 19 (3.78%) Ruby
11 18 (3.59%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.99%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.20%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.80%) AppleScript
14 4 (0.80%) VB
14 4 (0.80%) VBScript
15 1 (0.20%) GLSL
15 1 (0.20%) HLSL
15 1 (0.20%) Lua
Qualifications
1 62 (12.35%) Degree
2 31 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.78%) MCP
4 23 (4.58%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.39%) CCNA
6 17 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.99%) A+ Certification
7 15 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.79%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.39%) CCA
9 12 (2.39%) MCITP
9 12 (2.39%) RHCE
10 11 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.79%) CCENT
11 9 (1.79%) MCSA
12 8 (1.59%) CISSP
13 7 (1.39%) MCSE
14 6 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.17%) SLA
2 15 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 14 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.39%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.40%) GDPR
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
7 1 (0.20%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 236 (47.01%) Active Directory
2 65 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.77%) XenApp
5 28 (5.58%) XenDesktop
6 22 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.19%) Docker
9 10 (1.99%) vSphere
10 8 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.39%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.80%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.20%) KVM
14 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.20%) oVirt
14 1 (0.20%) QEMU
14 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 91 (18.13%) SCCM
2 33 (6.57%) Jamf Pro
3 27 (5.38%) SCOM
4 19 (3.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 19 (3.78%) SCOrch
5 14 (2.79%) Kubernetes
6 12 (2.39%) Ansible
7 11 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (1.79%) WSUS
9 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.59%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (1.00%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.80%) Perfmon
13 3 (0.60%) Grafana
13 3 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.60%) Terraform
13 3 (0.60%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.40%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 179 (35.66%) Microsoft
2 121 (24.10%) Apple
3 73 (14.54%) VMware
4 61 (12.15%) Citrix
5 38 (7.57%) Cisco
6 26 (5.18%) Google
7 21 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (3.78%) Adobe
9 18 (3.59%) Splunk
10 15 (2.99%) SAP
11 12 (2.39%) Remedy
11 12 (2.39%) Sophos
12 10 (1.99%) Veeam
13 8 (1.59%) Xamarin
14 7 (1.39%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.39%) HP
15 6 (1.20%) Dell
15 6 (1.20%) Marketo
15 6 (1.20%) ServiceNow
15 6 (1.20%) SolarWinds