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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 239 235 254
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 10 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.70% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,000 £30,581
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £44,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
2298 2422 2447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.01% 33.92% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 1875 2005
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Manchester +7 6 £45,000 +125.00% 3
Merseyside +9 4 - - 1
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (76.92%) Windows
4 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 13 (50.00%) Citrix
5 13 (50.00%) VMware
6 12 (46.15%) Degree
7 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (42.31%) ITIL
8 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
9 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (30.77%) LAN
10 8 (30.77%) WAN
11 7 (26.92%) DHCP
11 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
11 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 7 (26.92%) DNS
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
12 6 (23.08%) IIS
12 6 (23.08%) Dell
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
13 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
13 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (19.23%) Cisco
13 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
13 5 (19.23%) MCSA
13 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
14 4 (15.38%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) MPLS
6 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) TACACS
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) NUnit
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Moq
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.54%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) VXML
1 4 (15.38%) jQuery
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (15.38%) Ninject
1 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
1 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) IVR
2 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) EPoS
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Refactoring
3 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) OOD
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) MCSA
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.54%) HND
5 1 (3.85%) MCSD
5 1 (3.85%) CCA
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) VCDX
5 1 (3.85%) VCP4
5 1 (3.85%) VCAP
5 1 (3.85%) CCEE
5 1 (3.85%) CCAA
5 1 (3.85%) CCIA
5 1 (3.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Dell
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 3 (11.54%) Wyse
6 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) CommVault
7 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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