The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 215 223 202
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 14 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.31% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 20
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,100 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.97% -14.00%
Fat Client
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1867 2252 1965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.12% 38.18% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1542 1588
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Berkshire region.

Fat Client Salary Trend in Berkshire

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Fat Client
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 11 £32,500 -18.75%
Bracknell -16 3 - -
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client.

1 33 (100.00%) Citrix
1 33 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
4 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (69.70%) MS Office
5 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (69.70%) MS Exchange
6 19 (57.58%) HP
6 19 (57.58%) Incident Management
7 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
8 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 15 (45.45%) MCSE
8 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (42.42%) DHCP
9 14 (42.42%) DNS
9 14 (42.42%) SAN
9 14 (42.42%) EMC
9 14 (42.42%) Veritas
9 14 (42.42%) NetBackup
10 13 (39.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 13 (39.39%) Unicenter
10 13 (39.39%) Netcool
10 13 (39.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 13 (39.39%) Oracle
10 13 (39.39%) Meridio
10 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
10 13 (39.39%) MS Access
10 13 (39.39%) Windows XP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (69.70%) MS Exchange
1 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (39.39%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (69.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) DHCP
1 14 (42.42%) DNS
1 14 (42.42%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) PBX
3 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
1 13 (39.39%) MS Access
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 9 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix Specialist
6 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (39.39%) Statistics
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
4 13 (39.39%) Windows XP
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) SUSE
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Incident Management
2 13 (39.39%) Problem Management
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) BCP
4 7 (21.21%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) Korn
3 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) MCSE
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CCEE
4 5 (15.15%) Linux+ Certification
4 5 (15.15%) CCA
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (15.15%) IAG
2 5 (15.15%) UAG
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) NetBackup
2 13 (39.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 13 (39.39%) Unicenter
2 13 (39.39%) Netcool
2 13 (39.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (57.58%) HP
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) EMC
4 14 (42.42%) Veritas
5 13 (39.39%) Oracle
5 13 (39.39%) Meridio
6 10 (30.30%) Avaya
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
8 5 (15.15%) AppSense
9 4 (12.12%) Fujitsu
10 1 (3.03%) Isilon
10 1 (3.03%) Altiris