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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 244 230 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 7 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.32% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.92% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 4
Average salary £26,597 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -18.75%
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
2330 2169 2441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.17% 35.09% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1656 1981
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Bristol -2 5 £27,000 +14.89%
Somerset - 2 £26,597 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) Office 365
7 3 (30.00%) XenApp
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) MCSE
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) VPN
7 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (20.00%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) Wyse