The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 189 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.21% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.69% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £33,981 £22,348 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.05% -50.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,365 £19,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,596 £41,250 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £30,750
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +13.00%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1275 1155 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.63% 30.49% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 972 963 1079
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Sophos
5 4 (40.00%) Websense
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Intranet
7 2 (20.00%) NHS
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Information Management
7 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (10.00%) AppDNA

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (10.00%) DNA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sophos
1 4 (40.00%) Websense
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) BMC