The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 806 801 774
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 104 165 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 94 135 166
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +15.38%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39022 46486 45280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.97% 42.44% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31793 37415 35372
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,837 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.59%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fat Client
Salary Trend

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in the UK

Fat Client
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in the UK

Fat Client
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 102 £35,000 -6.66% 11
London +35 38 £39,000 -1.26% 4
East Midlands +26 16 £19,000 -63.80% 2
South East +25 15 £32,500 -19.75% 2
South West -1 14 £28,000 +3.70%
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £19,000 -64.65%
Nottingham +8 10 £19,000 -65.45%
Berkshire +37 9 £37,500 -4.45%
North West -17 8 £36,000 -4.00% 1
East of England +13 7 £26,500 +12.76%
Wiltshire +8 7 £28,000 +3.70%
Salisbury +13 6 £28,000 +3.70%
Lincolnshire - 6 £32,500 - 2
Grimsby - 6 £32,500 - 2
Cheshire +26 5 £36,000 -28.00%
Gloucestershire - 5 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £45,000 -
Warrington - 5 £36,000 -
City of London +42 4 £37,000 +13.84% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 4 £25,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +12 4 £23,250 -1.06%
West Midlands -19 4 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Slough - 4 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £25,000 - 1
Essex +5 3 £41,250 +61.76%
Stevenage - 3 £20,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £32,500 -
Reading +18 2 - -
Lancashire +8 2 £35,000 +62.79%
Brentwood +6 2 - -

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 264 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 208 (78.79%) Windows
3 167 (63.26%) Citrix
4 160 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 156 (59.09%) VMware
6 138 (52.27%) Active Directory
7 119 (45.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 100 (37.88%) Windows Server
9 85 (32.20%) ITIL
10 84 (31.82%) MS Office
11 70 (26.52%) Windows 7
12 67 (25.38%) XenApp
13 65 (24.62%) SCCM
14 56 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (19.70%) WAN
16 50 (18.94%) PowerShell
16 50 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (18.56%) LAN
17 49 (18.56%) Finance
18 47 (17.80%) Linux
18 47 (17.80%) Data Centre
19 45 (17.05%) Hyper-V
20 44 (16.67%) vSphere
21 43 (16.29%) MS Exchange
22 41 (15.53%) Office 365
23 37 (14.02%) Security Cleared
24 36 (13.64%) Service Delivery
25 34 (12.88%) DNS
25 34 (12.88%) SC Cleared
26 33 (12.50%) Cisco

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (16.29%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (9.85%) Skype for Business
5 15 (5.68%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.52%) IIS
9 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.14%) JBoss
9 3 (1.14%) SharePoint Foundation
9 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.76%) Apache
10 2 (0.76%) PrestaShop
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (31.82%) MS Office
2 31 (11.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.52%) MS Project
3 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Line 500
1 2 (0.76%) Magento
1 2 (0.76%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.53%) Office 365
2 13 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.76%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.70%) WAN
2 49 (18.56%) LAN
3 34 (12.88%) DNS
4 29 (10.98%) DHCP
5 28 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 24 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 18 (6.82%) Firewall
8 15 (5.68%) SAN
8 15 (5.68%) Wireless
9 12 (4.55%) VoIP
10 10 (3.79%) IP Telephony
11 9 (3.41%) VPN
12 7 (2.65%) NAS
13 6 (2.27%) PCoIP
13 6 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.52%) SSL
14 4 (1.52%) VLAN
15 3 (1.14%) HTTP
15 3 (1.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.76%) MySQL
3 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 49 (18.56%) Finance
2 28 (10.61%) Banking
3 10 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.89%) Legal
5 4 (1.52%) Billing
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.14%) Advertising
6 3 (1.14%) Automotive
7 2 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 62 (23.48%) Analyst
3 60 (22.73%) Desktop Support
4 53 (20.08%) Support Analyst
5 47 (17.80%) IT Support
6 42 (15.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 41 (15.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (14.77%) Infrastructure Support
9 36 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
10 34 (12.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 34 (12.88%) IT Engineer
11 33 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
11 33 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
12 29 (10.98%) Citrix Support
13 27 (10.23%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 26 (9.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 26 (9.85%) Administrator
14 26 (9.85%) Systems Administrator
15 25 (9.47%) Field Engineer
15 25 (9.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.89%) X-Windows
2 4 (1.52%) SAP Basis
3 2 (0.76%) .NET
3 2 (0.76%) CSS
3 2 (0.76%) HTML
3 2 (0.76%) HTML5
3 2 (0.76%) JSON
3 2 (0.76%) LAMP
3 2 (0.76%) Web Services
3 2 (0.76%) WinForms
4 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.38%) CSS3
4 1 (0.38%) MFC
4 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 264 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 47 (17.80%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.95%) Clustering
4 19 (7.20%) Client/Server
5 18 (6.82%) Blackberry
6 15 (5.68%) Replication
7 11 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
8 10 (3.79%) Driving Licence
9 8 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.27%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.52%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.52%) User Experience
13 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.76%) FMCG
14 2 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 208 (78.79%) Windows
2 100 (37.88%) Windows Server
3 70 (26.52%) Windows 7
4 56 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (17.80%) Linux
7 32 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (9.47%) Windows 10
9 23 (8.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (8.33%) Windows XP
11 12 (4.55%) Windows 8
12 9 (3.41%) Mac OS X
13 8 (3.03%) Unix
14 7 (2.65%) Windows 2000
15 6 (2.27%) Android
16 4 (1.52%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.76%) Debian
17 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (32.20%) ITIL
2 36 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 29 (10.98%) Change Management
4 28 (10.61%) Service Management
5 23 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (7.20%) Analytics
7 17 (6.44%) Data Analytics
8 15 (5.68%) Business Continuity
8 15 (5.68%) ITIL V3
9 14 (5.30%) Application Packaging
9 14 (5.30%) ITSM
10 13 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.17%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.79%) Presales
13 10 (3.79%) Virtual Environments
14 9 (3.41%) ITIL V2
14 9 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (3.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.94%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.92%) SQL
3 8 (3.03%) Java
4 5 (1.89%) C++
5 4 (1.52%) C
5 4 (1.52%) C#
6 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.76%) Perl
6 2 (0.76%) PHP
6 2 (0.76%) VB
6 2 (0.76%) VBA
6 2 (0.76%) VBScript
7 1 (0.38%) JCL
7 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 28 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (6.06%) MCSA
6 15 (5.68%) MCSE
7 13 (4.92%) CCNA
8 12 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.41%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.65%) MCP
11 6 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.27%) MCITP
11 6 (2.27%) RHCSA
11 6 (2.27%) VCP5
12 4 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.52%) CCSP
12 4 (1.52%) CISM
12 4 (1.52%) CISSP
12 4 (1.52%) Degree
12 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 138 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 119 (45.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (25.38%) XenApp
4 45 (17.05%) Hyper-V
5 44 (16.67%) vSphere
6 28 (10.61%) XenDesktop
7 13 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (3.79%) Terminal Server
8 10 (3.79%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.79%) XenServer
9 9 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.52%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.76%) Docker
13 2 (0.76%) Firmware
13 2 (0.76%) Postfix
13 2 (0.76%) SpamAssassin
13 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (24.62%) SCCM
2 23 (8.71%) SCOM
3 17 (6.44%) DatAdvantage
3 17 (6.44%) Failover Clustering
3 17 (6.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (2.65%) WSUS
5 6 (2.27%) Casper Suite
6 5 (1.89%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.52%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.52%) EdgeSight
7 4 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.14%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.76%) Ansible
9 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.76%) Packer
9 2 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 167 (63.26%) Citrix
2 160 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 156 (59.09%) VMware
4 33 (12.50%) Cisco
5 31 (11.74%) Red Hat
6 24 (9.09%) HP
7 23 (8.71%) Intel
8 21 (7.95%) Wyse
9 18 (6.82%) Dell
10 17 (6.44%) IBM
10 17 (6.44%) Varonis
11 10 (3.79%) Apple
11 10 (3.79%) AppSense
12 9 (3.41%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.41%) EMC
12 9 (3.41%) ServiceNow
12 9 (3.41%) Symantec
13 8 (3.03%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.65%) LANDesk
15 5 (1.89%) NetApp
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