The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 63 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £20,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+137.50% -2.43%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
216 189 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.30% 29.53% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 174 161 215
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool +12 1 £47,500 +137.50%
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (75.00%) VLAN
2 6 (75.00%) iPhone
2 6 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Sage
5 3 (37.50%) CMDB
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
6 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) VMware

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) VLAN
2 6 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (75.00%) iPhone
3 3 (37.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Sage
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) ProCurve