The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 87 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.05% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £31,000 £31,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Fat Client
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
432 474 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.24% 41.91% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 379 358 222
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Kent

Fat Client
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Maidstone - 6 £31,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £36,000 -
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) XenApp
8 3 (20.00%) Lync
8 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Wyse
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) VoIP
2 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Supervisor
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Support Supervisor
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Wyse
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Sophos