The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 46 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.43% 3.86% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 7.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £55,000 £24,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
Fat Client
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
109 128 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 46.38% 49.42% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 43
Average salary £42,500 £33,852 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.54% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,008 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Chester

Fat Client
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware