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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 229 232 251
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 13 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 9
Average salary £29,500 £24,500 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.40% -24.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £54,000
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
2291 2249 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.46% 33.68% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1745 2005
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +10 8 £45,000 +87.50%
Lancashire +4 3 £29,000 -
Merseyside +10 1 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
5 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) DHCP
7 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (40.00%) MCSA
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) WAN
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (36.00%) LAN
9 8 (32.00%) Dell
10 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
10 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (28.00%) Degree
11 6 (24.00%) Network Security
11 6 (24.00%) IIS
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
13 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
13 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
13 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) Site Server
5 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
1 12 (48.00%) DHCP
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) WAN
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) Network Security
5 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) Firewall
8 1 (4.00%) Internet
8 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
8 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.00%) EPoS
2 3 (12.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) MCSA
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.00%) HND
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCSD
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) VCP4
5 1 (4.00%) VCDX
5 1 (4.00%) VCAP
5 1 (4.00%) CCEE
5 1 (4.00%) CCAA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIA
5 1 (4.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
1 3 (12.00%) WSUS
1 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Dell
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) CommVault
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) Wyse
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
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