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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 132 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 12 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.33% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.87% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £31,000 £38,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +85.36%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -18.75%
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
1037 692 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.05% 38.00% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 630 553 614
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) XenApp
2 16 (84.21%) XenDesktop
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
4 12 (63.16%) LAN
4 12 (63.16%) WAN
4 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 12 (63.16%) VPN
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (63.16%) AppSense
4 12 (63.16%) ServiceNow
4 12 (63.16%) EdgeSight
4 12 (63.16%) NetScaler
4 12 (63.16%) Validation
4 12 (63.16%) assyst
4 12 (63.16%) SCOM
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) ProCurve
7 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
7 4 (21.05%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (21.05%) Presales

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) WordPress
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) assyst
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) LAN
1 12 (63.16%) NetScaler
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
1 12 (63.16%) VPN
1 12 (63.16%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) IT Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Presales Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (21.05%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Validation
3 4 (21.05%) Presales
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) XenApp
1 16 (84.21%) XenDesktop
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) EdgeSight
1 12 (63.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) AppSense
3 12 (63.16%) ServiceNow
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
5 4 (21.05%) ProCurve
5 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL