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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 123 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 4 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.19% 0.65% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 2.57% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 3
Average salary £27,600 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
551 544 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.03% 25.43% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 440 505 362
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £63,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) IPv4
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago