Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 911 901
Rank change year-on-year +129 -10 +56
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 415 324 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 310 279 342
UK median annual salary £37,000 £34,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +17.24% -10.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £62,625 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -8.33%

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 43908 45977 56062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.48% 24.69% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35523 38982 47470
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +75 395 £37,000 +10.45% 39
London +33 209 £37,000 +12.12% 21
UK excluding London +84 203 £35,000 - 19
South East +29 61 £30,000 -15.15% 3
East of England +46 49 £40,000 +68.42% 4
North of England +41 47 £37,500 +24.81% 4
North West +16 33 £41,000 +65.66% 1
Scotland - 17 £41,500 - 1
South West -2 14 £29,000 -10.77% 2
Midlands -11 14 £36,000 +10.77% 5
Yorkshire +33 13 £35,000 -6.78% 3
West Midlands +15 9 £30,500 +1.67% 3
East Midlands -5 5 £67,500 +92.86% 2
Wales +17 1 £32,500 -7.14%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Mac OS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 336 (80.96%) Windows
2 183 (44.10%) Linux
3 148 (35.66%) Active Directory
4 144 (34.70%) Microsoft
5 104 (25.06%) Office 365
6 94 (22.65%) Apple
7 89 (21.45%) ITIL
7 89 (21.45%) Windows Server
8 87 (20.96%) Windows 7
9 83 (20.00%) VMware
10 77 (18.55%) Java
11 76 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
12 75 (18.07%) Windows 10
13 73 (17.59%) Unix
13 73 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (16.87%) Degree
15 63 (15.18%) Firewall
16 56 (13.49%) Computer Science
17 54 (13.01%) TCP/IP
18 52 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 51 (12.29%) Cisco
20 50 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
20 50 (12.05%) Windows 8
20 50 (12.05%) Apple iOS
21 49 (11.81%) MS Exchange
22 48 (11.57%) Python
23 47 (11.33%) SQL
23 47 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
24 45 (10.84%) JavaScript
25 44 (10.60%) Finance

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 49 (11.81%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.02%) Skype for Business
3 24 (5.78%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.86%) IIS
5 9 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.20%) Confluence
6 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.20%) WordPress
7 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.72%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.96%) InCopy
5 4 (0.96%) InDesign
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.24%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.24%) InVision
7 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 104 (25.06%) Office 365
2 50 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.86%) SaaS
5 11 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 11 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.65%) G Suite
6 8 (1.93%) GitHub
7 7 (1.69%) PaaS
7 7 (1.69%) Slack
8 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.20%) IaaS
9 3 (0.72%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.48%) Heroku
10 2 (0.48%) Trello
10 2 (0.48%) Yammer
11 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.18%) Firewall
2 54 (13.01%) TCP/IP
3 43 (10.36%) VPN
4 39 (9.40%) DNS
5 27 (6.51%) Internet
6 25 (6.02%) LAN
6 25 (6.02%) Skype
7 24 (5.78%) DHCP
8 22 (5.30%) WAN
9 20 (4.82%) VoIP
10 13 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (3.13%) Wireless
11 11 (2.65%) IPsec
12 10 (2.41%) HTTP
12 10 (2.41%) Network Security
13 9 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (2.17%) SAN
13 9 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.93%) VLAN
15 7 (1.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.86%) NoSQL
1 16 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.61%) Big Data
3 14 (3.37%) Hadoop
3 14 (3.37%) MySQL
4 13 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.48%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.24%) Redis
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (10.36%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.99%) Subversion
3 15 (3.61%) Eclipse
3 15 (3.61%) JIRA
3 15 (3.61%) JUnit
4 8 (1.93%) SonarQube
5 7 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.20%) Selenium
7 4 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.96%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.72%) FrontPage
8 3 (0.72%) git-flow
9 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.48%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.48%) Maven
9 2 (0.48%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.48%) Mocha
9 2 (0.48%) NUnit
9 2 (0.48%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 44 (10.60%) Finance
2 23 (5.54%) Banking
3 18 (4.34%) Law
4 13 (3.13%) Retail
5 12 (2.89%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.65%) Marketing
6 11 (2.65%) Publishing
7 9 (2.17%) Legal
7 9 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.20%) Advertising
9 4 (0.96%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (26.02%) Developer
2 59 (14.22%) Analyst
3 55 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 45 (10.84%) Desktop Support
5 42 (10.12%) IT Support
5 42 (10.12%) Java Developer
6 38 (9.16%) Support Analyst
7 35 (8.43%) IT Engineer
8 30 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.23%) Team Leader
9 22 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
10 21 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 21 (5.06%) Service Analyst
11 19 (4.58%) C++ Developer
11 19 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (4.34%) Mac Engineer
13 17 (4.10%) IT Support Engineer
13 17 (4.10%) Windows Support Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.60%) HTML
2 39 (9.40%) CSS
3 30 (7.23%) Spring
4 27 (6.51%) XML
5 21 (5.06%) Web Services
6 19 (4.58%) J2EE
7 18 (4.34%) AngularJS
8 15 (3.61%) Java EE
9 14 (3.37%) .NET
9 14 (3.37%) Hibernate
9 14 (3.37%) JSON
9 14 (3.37%) SWT
10 13 (3.13%) JSP
11 12 (2.89%) RESTful
12 9 (2.17%) Django
12 9 (2.17%) Flask
12 9 (2.17%) HTML5
12 9 (2.17%) Spring MVC
13 8 (1.93%) SOAP
14 7 (1.69%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.49%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.99%) User Experience
3 22 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.82%) Blackberry
5 19 (4.58%) Fintech
6 17 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.89%) BYOD
8 11 (2.65%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.41%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.41%) Thin Client
10 9 (2.17%) iPad
10 9 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.93%) iPhone
11 8 (1.93%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.69%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.45%) Handset
13 6 (1.45%) Raspberry Pi
14 5 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 336 (80.96%) Windows
2 183 (44.10%) Linux
3 89 (21.45%) Windows Server
4 87 (20.96%) Windows 7
5 75 (18.07%) Windows 10
6 73 (17.59%) Unix
7 50 (12.05%) Apple iOS
7 50 (12.05%) Windows 8
8 47 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (7.95%) Mac OS X
11 20 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (4.10%) Ubuntu
13 16 (3.86%) Android
14 15 (3.61%) CentOS
15 13 (3.13%) Windows XP
16 11 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (1.20%) AIX
17 5 (1.20%) Debian
18 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.45%) ITIL
2 73 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (8.43%) Software Engineering
4 33 (7.95%) TDD
5 29 (6.99%) DevOps
5 29 (6.99%) Test Automation
6 26 (6.27%) OO
6 26 (6.27%) Project Management
7 25 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (5.78%) Mentoring
9 22 (5.30%) SDLC
10 19 (4.58%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.34%) Service Management
12 15 (3.61%) Coaching
12 15 (3.61%) Migration
13 14 (3.37%) CRM
13 14 (3.37%) MVC
13 14 (3.37%) OOD
14 13 (3.13%) Scrum
14 13 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.55%) Java
2 48 (11.57%) Python
3 47 (11.33%) SQL
4 45 (10.84%) JavaScript
5 40 (9.64%) C++
6 25 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 23 (5.54%) Objective-C
8 18 (4.34%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.89%) C
9 12 (2.89%) C#
9 12 (2.89%) Perl
10 10 (2.41%) Ruby
11 9 (2.17%) Apple Swift
12 8 (1.93%) PHP
13 7 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.45%) ES6
15 4 (0.96%) AppleScript
15 4 (0.96%) VBScript
16 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 70 (16.87%) Degree
2 39 (9.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (3.86%) MCSE
5 12 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.65%) CCNA
7 7 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.45%) CEH
9 5 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.20%) HND
9 5 (1.20%) MCSA
10 4 (0.96%) MCITP
11 3 (0.72%) ACMT
11 3 (0.72%) GCFA
11 3 (0.72%) GCFE
11 3 (0.72%) GCIH
11 3 (0.72%) GREM
11 3 (0.72%) MCP
12 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.02%) SLA
2 18 (4.34%) QA
3 8 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.72%) GDPR
5 3 (0.72%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 148 (35.66%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (6.27%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.34%) Docker
6 12 (2.89%) vSphere
7 11 (2.65%) XenApp
8 10 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.93%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.93%) VMware NSX
10 7 (1.69%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.96%) Firmware
12 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.72%) Xen
14 2 (0.48%) pfSense
15 1 (0.24%) LXC
15 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (7.47%) SCCM
2 9 (2.17%) Puppet
3 8 (1.93%) vRealize
4 7 (1.69%) vCenter Server
5 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.45%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.20%) Ansible
6 5 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.20%) Grafana
6 5 (1.20%) Munin
6 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.20%) Salt
7 4 (0.96%) Rancher
7 4 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.72%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.48%) collectd
9 2 (0.48%) Graphite
9 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.48%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 144 (34.70%) Microsoft
2 94 (22.65%) Apple
3 83 (20.00%) VMware
4 51 (12.29%) Cisco
5 33 (7.95%) Citrix
6 23 (5.54%) Adobe
7 14 (3.37%) LANDesk
8 13 (3.13%) Google
8 13 (3.13%) Oracle
9 12 (2.89%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.65%) Meraki
11 9 (2.17%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.93%) Dell
13 7 (1.69%) Avaya
13 7 (1.69%) HP
14 6 (1.45%) Symantec
15 5 (1.20%) Sophos
16 4 (0.96%) CheckPoint
16 4 (0.96%) Proofpoint
17 3 (0.72%) Veeam