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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 230 220 219
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 14 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.24% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.70% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £35,000 £35,226
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +4.47%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2140 2155 2047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.58% 34.96% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1751 1705
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Fat Client
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in the South West

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in the South West

Fat Client
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Wiltshire -2 6 £32,250 +17.27%
Dorset +5 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Gloucestershire -2 3 £45,000 +51.26%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 34 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 29 (85.29%) MS Excel
4 27 (79.41%) Windows
5 25 (73.53%) VMware
6 23 (67.65%) Citrix
7 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
8 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (52.94%) MCSE
10 16 (47.06%) Firewall
10 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (44.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (44.12%) MCITP
11 15 (44.12%) Windows Vista
11 15 (44.12%) CCA
11 15 (44.12%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
13 10 (29.41%) ITIL
14 8 (23.53%) Clustering
14 8 (23.53%) WAN
14 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
15 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
15 7 (20.59%) LAN
15 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
16 6 (17.65%) MCP
16 6 (17.65%) MS Office
16 6 (17.65%) Cisco
16 6 (17.65%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 (20.59%) SharePoint
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (85.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) WAN
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) DNS
6 4 (11.76%) SAN
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
8 1 (2.94%) MPLS
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP
8 1 (2.94%) Wireless
8 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Consultant
1 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (23.53%) Clustering
3 5 (14.71%) Handset
4 3 (8.82%) HP Storage
5 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.94%) iPhone
6 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Vista
4 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Change Management
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V2
4 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Practice Management
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (52.94%) MCSE
3 15 (44.12%) CCA
3 15 (44.12%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (44.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (44.12%) MCITP
4 6 (17.65%) MCP
4 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MOS
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Postfix
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (73.53%) VMware
3 23 (67.65%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Dell
7 3 (8.82%) Websense
7 3 (8.82%) IronPort
7 3 (8.82%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.94%) LexisNexis
8 1 (2.94%) Polycom
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia