The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 131 109 135
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.37% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.04% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,600 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Fat Client
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
689 578 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.03% 35.24% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 596 433 538
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Fat Client
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Warrington -5 5 £35,000 +26.81%
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 15 (57.69%) VMware
5 14 (53.85%) Degree
5 14 (53.85%) DHCP
5 14 (53.85%) DNS
5 14 (53.85%) MCSA
6 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (50.00%) Network Security
7 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
9 9 (34.62%) LAN
9 9 (34.62%) WAN
9 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
9 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (34.62%) vSphere
9 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (26.92%) Citrix
12 6 (23.08%) VPN
13 5 (19.23%) HP
13 5 (19.23%) Dell
13 5 (19.23%) ADSL
13 5 (19.23%) SAN
13 5 (19.23%) Firewall
13 5 (19.23%) XenApp
14 3 (11.54%) Change Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DHCP
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (50.00%) Network Security
3 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) ADSL
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) vSphere
4 5 (19.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) ProCurve