The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 244 232 245
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 10 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.66% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 6
Average salary £29,481 £27,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,990 £19,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £52,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +5.51%
Fat Client
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2381 2109 2320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.51% 31.48% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1730 1974
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fat Client
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in the North West

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in the North West

Fat Client
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Cheshire -10 7 £29,000 +5.07% 2
Manchester -17 2 £33,981 +64.36% 1
Merseyside +12 1 £47,500 +137.50% 1
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 38 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Windows
4 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
6 17 (44.74%) VMware
7 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
7 15 (39.47%) Degree
8 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
9 13 (34.21%) WAN
9 13 (34.21%) DHCP
9 13 (34.21%) DNS
9 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (31.58%) VPN
11 11 (28.95%) MCSA
11 11 (28.95%) ITIL
11 11 (28.95%) HP
11 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (26.32%) Network Security
12 10 (26.32%) Citrix
13 9 (23.68%) LAN
13 9 (23.68%) vSphere
13 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (18.42%) VLAN
14 7 (18.42%) Cisco
14 7 (18.42%) SAN
15 6 (15.79%) Firewall
15 6 (15.79%) Windows XP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (34.21%) WAN
2 13 (34.21%) DHCP
2 13 (34.21%) DNS
3 12 (31.58%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) Network Security
5 9 (23.68%) LAN
6 7 (18.42%) VLAN
6 7 (18.42%) SAN
7 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 5 (13.16%) ADSL
9 4 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (7.89%) Internet
11 2 (5.26%) Intranet
12 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
12 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Technician
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) iPhone
3 3 (7.89%) CMDB
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.89%) Change Management
3 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.26%) Information Management
4 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (28.95%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
6 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
7 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) HP
4 10 (26.32%) Citrix
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) Sophos
6 4 (10.53%) Websense
6 4 (10.53%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) ProCurve
7 3 (7.89%) Sage
8 1 (2.63%) BMC
8 1 (2.63%) CommVault
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
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