Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apple macOS
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 945 986
Rank change year-on-year +223 +41 -69
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS 492 306 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 0.61% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 365 265 284
UK median annual salary £35,356 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.05% +3.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -18.92%

Mac OS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43931 50201 57564
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.82% 25.40% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35811 42821 48297
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Top 16 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 August 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 +217 474 £35,000 +13.82% 36
UK excluding London +152 259 £35,000 +7.69% 20
London +129 231 £36,500 +21.67% 17
North of England +52 89 £35,000 -6.67% 8
South East +71 69 £34,273 +8.80% 1
North West +30 65 £37,500 +50.75% 3
East of England +45 41 £45,000 +119.51% 5
Midlands +32 23 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Yorkshire +31 23 £31,500 -21.25% 4
South West +21 21 £26,500 +23.26% 4
East Midlands +23 14 £46,250 +15.63% 1
Scotland +29 11 £43,500 +2.35% 1
West Midlands +18 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Wales +16 4 £41,500 -0.60%
North East +16 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 422 (85.77%) Windows
2 236 (47.97%) Linux
3 184 (37.40%) Active Directory
4 160 (32.52%) Microsoft
5 117 (23.78%) Java
6 109 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (21.34%) Apple iOS
8 104 (21.14%) VMware
9 103 (20.93%) Windows Server
10 102 (20.73%) Degree
11 100 (20.33%) Office 365
12 95 (19.31%) Windows 7
12 95 (19.31%) Apple
13 90 (18.29%) Android
14 84 (17.07%) OO
15 82 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 80 (16.26%) C++
17 78 (15.85%) Microsoft Office
17 78 (15.85%) Test Automation
18 76 (15.45%) Firewall
19 75 (15.24%) TDD
20 74 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
20 74 (15.04%) ITIL
21 73 (14.84%) MS Exchange
22 66 (13.41%) Web Services
23 65 (13.21%) Windows 10
24 64 (13.01%) C
24 64 (13.01%) Software Engineering
25 63 (12.80%) Computer Science
26 62 (12.60%) Python

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 73 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.28%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (3.86%) IIS
5 15 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (2.64%) Confluence
7 12 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.83%) Apache
9 8 (1.63%) WordPress
10 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.81%) nginx
12 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.61%) JBoss
13 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.41%) CMS
14 2 (0.41%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 78 (15.85%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.81%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.61%) GIMP
4 3 (0.61%) InDesign
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.41%) InCopy
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 100 (20.33%) Office 365
2 39 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (4.67%) G Suite
5 16 (3.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 11 (2.24%) SaaS
7 9 (1.83%) Slack
8 8 (1.63%) PaaS
9 7 (1.42%) IaaS
10 5 (1.02%) Trello
11 4 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.81%) Dropbox
11 4 (0.81%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.61%) GitHub
12 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.41%) Yammer
14 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 82 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 76 (15.45%) Firewall
3 51 (10.37%) DNS
4 47 (9.55%) VPN
5 44 (8.94%) DHCP
6 38 (7.72%) Internet
7 32 (6.50%) VoIP
8 30 (6.10%) LAN
9 19 (3.86%) WAN
10 18 (3.66%) Wireless
11 17 (3.46%) Ethernet
11 17 (3.46%) Skype
11 17 (3.46%) VLAN
12 16 (3.25%) SAN
13 15 (3.05%) RS-232
14 13 (2.64%) HTTP
14 13 (2.64%) Network Security
15 11 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (1.83%) IPsec
16 9 (1.83%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 15 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (2.64%) MySQL
6 9 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.63%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.22%) Big Data
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.61%) GIS
9 3 (0.61%) Maltego
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.20%) Redis
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.33%) Subversion
3 34 (6.91%) SonarQube
4 29 (5.89%) Visual Studio
5 23 (4.67%) JIRA
6 17 (3.46%) MSI
7 15 (3.05%) Microsoft Blend
7 15 (3.05%) MSTest
7 15 (3.05%) NuGet
7 15 (3.05%) NUnit
7 15 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.05%) WiX
8 9 (1.83%) Xcode
9 8 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.22%) Selenium
11 5 (1.02%) JUnit
11 5 (1.02%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.61%) HP UFT
General
1 44 (8.94%) Finance
2 23 (4.67%) Retail
3 22 (4.47%) Marketing
4 15 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.85%) Advertising
5 14 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.03%) Banking
6 10 (2.03%) Publishing
7 9 (1.83%) Legal
8 8 (1.63%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.02%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (25.61%) Developer
2 73 (14.84%) Support Engineer
3 55 (11.18%) Analyst
4 49 (9.96%) Java Developer
5 45 (9.15%) Desktop Support
5 45 (9.15%) IT Engineer
6 43 (8.74%) IT Support
7 38 (7.72%) Support Analyst
8 33 (6.71%) Software Developer
9 29 (5.89%) 1st Line Support
10 25 (5.08%) Linux Developer
10 25 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 25 (5.08%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 23 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
12 21 (4.27%) IT Support Engineer
13 20 (4.07%) Team Leader
13 20 (4.07%) Windows Support Engineer
14 19 (3.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.86%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (13.41%) Web Services
2 49 (9.96%) XML
3 36 (7.32%) HTML
3 36 (7.32%) Spring
4 34 (6.91%) SOAP
5 32 (6.50%) Java EE
6 27 (5.49%) JSON
7 26 (5.28%) .NET
7 26 (5.28%) Hibernate
8 23 (4.67%) CSS
9 20 (4.07%) .NET Framework
10 17 (3.46%) RESTful
11 16 (3.25%) COM
12 15 (3.05%) Entity Framework
12 15 (3.05%) LINQ
12 15 (3.05%) NHibernate
12 15 (3.05%) Silverlight
12 15 (3.05%) WCF
12 15 (3.05%) WPF
12 15 (3.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 37 (7.52%) Blackberry
3 34 (6.91%) Data Structures
4 31 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.69%) User Experience
6 21 (4.27%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 15 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.05%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 15 (3.05%) Internet of Things
8 11 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.24%) Social Media
9 10 (2.03%) BYOD
9 10 (2.03%) iPad
9 10 (2.03%) iPhone
9 10 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 422 (85.77%) Windows
2 236 (47.97%) Linux
3 105 (21.34%) Apple iOS
4 103 (20.93%) Windows Server
5 95 (19.31%) Windows 7
6 90 (18.29%) Android
7 65 (13.21%) Windows 10
8 57 (11.59%) Unix
9 52 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (8.54%) Windows 8
11 41 (8.33%) Mac OS X
12 33 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (3.66%) Ubuntu
13 18 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (3.66%) Windows XP
14 16 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (3.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 11 (2.24%) CentOS
16 11 (2.24%) Mac OS X Server
17 5 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (17.07%) OO
3 78 (15.85%) Test Automation
4 75 (15.24%) TDD
5 74 (15.04%) ITIL
6 64 (13.01%) Software Engineering
7 47 (9.55%) OOP
8 40 (8.13%) Scrum
9 37 (7.52%) SDLC
10 36 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 35 (7.11%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (5.69%) DevOps
13 28 (5.69%) OOD
14 25 (5.08%) MVC
15 22 (4.47%) Kanban
16 20 (4.07%) Service Management
17 19 (3.86%) Multithreading
17 19 (3.86%) Unit Testing
18 17 (3.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (23.78%) Java
2 80 (16.26%) C++
3 64 (13.01%) C
4 62 (12.60%) Python
5 61 (12.40%) SQL
6 59 (11.99%) C#
7 46 (9.35%) Objective-C
8 38 (7.72%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.67%) JavaScript
10 20 (4.07%) Perl
10 20 (4.07%) Ruby
11 15 (3.05%) XAML
12 13 (2.64%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.03%) Scala
14 9 (1.83%) PHP
15 8 (1.63%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.22%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.02%) AppleScript
18 4 (0.81%) Apple Swift
19 3 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (20.73%) Degree
2 43 (8.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.44%) CCNA
6 11 (2.24%) MCSE
7 10 (2.03%) MCITP
8 9 (1.83%) CEH
8 9 (1.83%) MCP
8 9 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.83%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.42%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.22%) ACSP
10 6 (1.22%) GCFA
10 6 (1.22%) GCFE
10 6 (1.22%) GCIH
10 6 (1.22%) GREM
11 5 (1.02%) ACMT
11 5 (1.02%) ACTC
12 4 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.11%) SLA
2 8 (1.63%) QA
3 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) JTAG
5 2 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 184 (37.40%) Active Directory
2 74 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.67%) Docker
5 13 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.44%) vSphere
6 12 (2.44%) XenApp
7 11 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.63%) VirtualBox
9 7 (1.42%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.02%) Xen
11 4 (0.81%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.41%) NDS
13 2 (0.41%) NFS
13 2 (0.41%) Samba
13 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.20%) iptables
Systems Management
1 29 (5.89%) SCCM
2 14 (2.85%) Puppet
3 13 (2.64%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.83%) ZABBIX
5 8 (1.63%) Grafana
5 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.63%) Munin
5 8 (1.63%) Salt
6 7 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (1.22%) Ansible
7 6 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.02%) Terraform
9 4 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.81%) vRealize
10 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.41%) collectd
11 2 (0.41%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 160 (32.52%) Microsoft
2 104 (21.14%) VMware
3 95 (19.31%) Apple
4 59 (11.99%) Cisco
5 41 (8.33%) Citrix
6 33 (6.71%) Adobe
7 23 (4.67%) Google
8 22 (4.47%) Cognizant
9 17 (3.46%) HP
10 14 (2.85%) Meraki
11 11 (2.24%) Oracle
11 11 (2.24%) Symantec
11 11 (2.24%) Veeam
12 9 (1.83%) Dell
12 9 (1.83%) LANDesk
12 9 (1.83%) McAfee
12 9 (1.83%) Sophos
13 8 (1.63%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.42%) Juniper
14 7 (1.42%) SonicWALL