The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 128 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 7 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.60% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.83% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Average salary £27,600 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year
- +14.04%
Fat Client
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
747 711 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.13% 32.95% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 598 658 427
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Birmingham

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) IPv4
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) SonicWALL
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) SQL

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) IPv4
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Installations Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) SonicWALL
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Dell