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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 168 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.091% 0.20% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.56% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -3.57%
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
1292 1425 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.23% 35.43% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 1218 990
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in Manchester

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) MS Office
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (30.77%) XenApp
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (15.38%) Server Hardening
9 2 (15.38%) Server Building
9 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
9 2 (15.38%) iManage

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) H.323
4 1 (7.69%) PBX
4 1 (7.69%) PSTN
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) SS7
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (15.38%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (15.38%) Database Security
2 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Practice Management
2 2 (15.38%) Server Building
2 2 (15.38%) Server Hardening
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCA
2 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) iManage
4 2 (15.38%) Interwoven
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
4 2 (15.38%) Wyse
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Polycom