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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 246 215 211
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 5 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.084% 0.23% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.66% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 4
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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
2226 2109 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 34.66% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1696 1667
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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 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 28 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 0 4 £27,000 -1.81%
Dorset -5 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
3 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 22 (84.62%) VMware
4 20 (76.92%) Citrix
5 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
6 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (57.69%) MCSE
7 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
9 13 (50.00%) Firewall
9 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (46.15%) MCITP
10 12 (46.15%) Windows Vista
10 12 (46.15%) CCA
10 12 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (30.77%) WAN
11 8 (30.77%) Clustering
12 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
12 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
12 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
12 7 (26.92%) LAN
13 6 (23.08%) ITIL
13 6 (23.08%) Cisco
13 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
14 5 (19.23%) VPN
14 5 (19.23%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (26.92%) SharePoint
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (30.77%) WAN
4 7 (26.92%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Consultant
1 14 (53.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (30.77%) Clustering
3 5 (19.23%) Handset
4 3 (11.54%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.85%) iPhone
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Vista
4 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL V2
3 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Practice Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) MCSE
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (46.15%) MCITP
2 12 (46.15%) CCA
2 12 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) MCP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Server
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Postfix
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (84.62%) VMware
3 20 (76.92%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Dell
7 3 (11.54%) Websense
7 3 (11.54%) IronPort
7 3 (11.54%) Veeam
8 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.85%) LexisNexis
8 1 (3.85%) Polycom
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) Nokia