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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 122 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.35% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £28,300 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.76% -24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
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
667 567 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.19% 35.73% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 530 444 497
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 £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
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 19 September 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 £29,000 -
Chester - 1 £21,500 -
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Degree
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) DNS
6 10 (43.48%) DHCP
6 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (39.13%) Network Security
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (39.13%) vSphere
7 9 (39.13%) MCSA
8 8 (34.78%) Citrix
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
10 6 (26.09%) Firewall
10 6 (26.09%) LAN
10 6 (26.09%) WAN
10 6 (26.09%) VPN
10 6 (26.09%) HP
11 5 (21.74%) ADSL
11 5 (21.74%) XenApp
12 4 (17.39%) Dell
13 3 (13.04%) Change Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) DHCP
2 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) Network Security
4 7 (30.43%) SAN
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) ADSL
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.35%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (39.13%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) vSphere
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.35%) MetaFrame
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Sage
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) IBM