The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 75 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 7 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.98% 2.09% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 4.28% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
Fat Client
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
261 421 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.55% 48.84% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 224 377 343
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in Southampton

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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%) Citrix
1 34 (100.00%) CCA
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 34 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) MCITP
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 17 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
3 17 (50.00%) Publishing
3 17 (50.00%) MCSE
3 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (50.00%) XenApp
3 17 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 12 (35.29%) Time Management
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) vSphere
5 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
1 17 (50.00%) NetScaler
General
1 17 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) IT Consultant
1 12 (35.29%) Consultant
1 12 (35.29%) Support Consultant
1 12 (35.29%) IT Support
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Applications Support
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix Support
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
1 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (35.29%) Time Management
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CCA
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (50.00%) MCITP
2 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (50.00%) XenApp
2 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (14.71%) vSphere
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft