The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 152 139 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.081% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £23,500 £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.52% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +15.94%
Fat Client
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
859 861 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.79% 35.43% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 558 591 576
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Reading

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 8 (66.67%) Avaya
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) MS Office
7 5 (41.67%) PBX
7 5 (41.67%) SLA
7 5 (41.67%) MCSE
7 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) BCP
9 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (16.67%) VLAN
10 2 (16.67%) Banking
10 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
10 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (16.67%) Blackberry

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) PBX
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) BCP
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Avaya
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) VMware