The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 372 364 371
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 76 74 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 65
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £24,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6848 6414 7189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.35% 29.24% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5222 5234 6075
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in the South East

Fat Client
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 August 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
Hampshire +7 27 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Surrey -6 20 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Berkshire -2 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
Kent -1 2 £62,500 +47.05%
Middlesex -1 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 109 (78.42%) Windows
3 104 (74.82%) Citrix
4 77 (55.40%) Microsoft
5 76 (54.68%) VMware
6 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
7 57 (41.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (38.85%) MS Excel
10 46 (33.09%) TCP/IP
11 45 (32.37%) MS Exchange
11 45 (32.37%) ITIL
12 43 (30.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (29.50%) Firewall
13 41 (29.50%) MS Office
14 40 (28.78%) HP
15 38 (27.34%) DNS
16 37 (26.62%) CCA
16 37 (26.62%) Citrix Certification
16 37 (26.62%) MCSE
16 37 (26.62%) Windows 7
17 32 (23.02%) SCCM
18 31 (22.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 31 (22.30%) MCITP
18 31 (22.30%) Oracle
18 31 (22.30%) Windows XP
18 31 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
19 30 (21.58%) XenApp
20 29 (20.86%) SAN
21 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 45 (32.37%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (10.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (8.63%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.47%) Live Communications Server
6 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.04%) IBM Notes
8 6 (4.32%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.60%) K2 blackpearl
9 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.16%) Lync
11 2 (1.44%) SAS
11 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 54 (38.85%) MS Excel
2 41 (29.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) MS Project
3 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 46 (33.09%) TCP/IP
2 41 (29.50%) Firewall
3 38 (27.34%) DNS
4 29 (20.86%) SAN
5 15 (10.79%) DHCP
6 10 (7.19%) VPN
7 5 (3.60%) IPsec
8 3 (2.16%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.16%) LAN
8 3 (2.16%) WAN
9 2 (1.44%) Wireless
10 1 (0.72%) VLAN
10 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.72%) Intranet
10 1 (0.72%) Internet
10 1 (0.72%) SSL
10 1 (0.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) MS Access
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.44%) Xcode
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.44%) Military
5 2 (1.44%) French Language
5 2 (1.44%) German Language
5 2 (1.44%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (16.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (15.83%) Consultant
3 21 (15.11%) Support Engineer
4 20 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (11.51%) IT Support
6 15 (10.79%) Analyst
7 12 (8.63%) Citrix Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) Citrix Specialist
8 11 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (7.19%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.19%) Technical Support
10 9 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.76%) IT Consultant
11 8 (5.76%) Architect
11 8 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.76%) Support Consultant
12 7 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) Support Technician
14 5 (3.60%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) EDI
2 4 (2.88%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.44%) SOAP
3 2 (1.44%) ActiveX
3 2 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (1.44%) MFC
3 2 (1.44%) WSDL
3 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.44%) REST
3 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 139 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 16 (11.51%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.76%) Statistics
4 6 (4.32%) Clustering
5 4 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.88%) Smartcard
5 4 (2.88%) PKI
6 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (78.42%) Windows
2 57 (41.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (26.62%) Windows 7
4 31 (22.30%) Windows XP
4 31 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (19.42%) Windows Vista
7 14 (10.07%) Linux
7 14 (10.07%) Windows 8
8 10 (7.19%) SUSE
9 6 (4.32%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.44%) UNIX
10 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.44%) Android
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.37%) ITIL
2 18 (12.95%) Asset Management
3 15 (10.79%) Problem Management
3 15 (10.79%) Service Delivery
4 14 (10.07%) Data Analysis
4 14 (10.07%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.76%) Project Management
6 8 (5.76%) Information Security Management
6 8 (5.76%) Security Management
6 8 (5.76%) Information Security
6 8 (5.76%) ISMS
7 7 (5.04%) Change Control
8 6 (4.32%) CRM
8 6 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.32%) Change Management
8 6 (4.32%) Network Management
8 6 (4.32%) Time Management
9 5 (3.60%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (2.88%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.55%) SQL
2 14 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.32%) VBScript
4 2 (1.44%) VC++
4 2 (1.44%) C
4 2 (1.44%) C#
4 2 (1.44%) Java
4 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.44%) Perl
4 2 (1.44%) PHP
4 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.44%) Ruby
4 2 (1.44%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 43 (30.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (26.62%) CCA
2 37 (26.62%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (26.62%) MCSE
3 31 (22.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 31 (22.30%) MCITP
4 21 (15.11%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
6 12 (8.63%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.19%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (7.19%) CCEE
7 10 (7.19%) Degree
8 3 (2.16%) MCP
9 2 (1.44%) MCSA
9 2 (1.44%) HND
9 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.72%) CITP
10 1 (0.72%) MCDST
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.55%) SLA
2 8 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 67 (48.20%) Active Directory
2 55 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (21.58%) XenApp
4 27 (19.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (10.07%) Terminal Services
6 11 (7.91%) XenDesktop
7 10 (7.19%) Hyper-V
7 10 (7.19%) IAG
7 10 (7.19%) UAG
8 5 (3.60%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.60%) MetaFrame
9 4 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.16%) XenServer
11 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.72%) vSphere
12 1 (0.72%) Xen
12 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (23.02%) SCCM
2 14 (10.07%) NetBackup
3 13 (9.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (6.47%) Backup Exec
5 8 (5.76%) Unicenter
5 8 (5.76%) Netcool
5 8 (5.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (5.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (4.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (3.60%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.60%) MOM
7 5 (3.60%) OpenView
8 4 (2.88%) SCOM
9 1 (0.72%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 104 (74.82%) Citrix
2 77 (55.40%) Microsoft
3 76 (54.68%) VMware
4 40 (28.78%) HP
5 31 (22.30%) Oracle
6 21 (15.11%) SAP
7 15 (10.79%) AppSense
7 15 (10.79%) IBM
8 14 (10.07%) Symantec
8 14 (10.07%) Veritas
9 13 (9.35%) Meridio
10 11 (7.91%) Cisco
11 10 (7.19%) Red Hat
12 9 (6.47%) Lumension
12 9 (6.47%) EMC
13 8 (5.76%) Dell
13 8 (5.76%) Veeam
14 7 (5.04%) Fujitsu
14 7 (5.04%) Lotus
15 6 (4.32%) BMC
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