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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 119 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £22,500 £30,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.22% +45.23%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.04%
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
630 606 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.78% 33.43% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 487 396 425
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,300 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 5 May 2015. 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
Chester +17 1 £22,500 -32.83% 2
Runcorn +1 1 - - 1
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) MCSA
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) HND
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) EPoS
5 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) CommVault
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (37.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) HND
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) CommVault
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £22000 - £26500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago