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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 704 695 680
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 199 182 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 166 151 188
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fat Client within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
England -4 189 £34,750 -0.71% 42
South East -7 86 £32,500 -7.14% 14
London -39 39 £42,000 -12.95% 13
Surrey +15 30 £27,750 -14.61% 6
Hampshire -5 28 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Southampton +14 27 £32,500 -7.14% 2
City of London +21 22 £31,750 -35.85% 6
Dorking -5 22 £26,000 -20.00% 6
Berkshire +5 19 £50,000 +25.00%
South West -18 15 £35,000 +20.68% 7
Bracknell -11 10 - -
West Midlands -19 10 £32,231 -0.82% 1
Reading +4 9 £50,000 -9.09%
North West -21 9 £29,461 +31.82%
Yorkshire -26 9 £50,000 +55.76% 4
Dorset - 9 £35,000 -
Bournemouth - 9 £35,000 -
East Midlands +5 8 £45,000 +80.00% 2
East of England -19 8 £39,375 +5.00%
Birmingham -13 7 £27,600 -15.07%
Cheshire -7 6 £28,300 -16.76%
Scotland -9 6 £26,000 - 3
York - 5 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Warrington - 5 £29,000 -
Bromley -8 4 £63,000 +32.63% 1
East Sussex -24 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Leicestershire - 4 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £20,000 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £22,000 -

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 435 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 327 (75.17%) Windows
3 282 (64.83%) Citrix
4 251 (57.70%) Microsoft
5 222 (51.03%) VMware
6 190 (43.68%) Active Directory
7 173 (39.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 173 (39.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 152 (34.94%) MS Excel
9 130 (29.89%) ITIL
10 128 (29.43%) Firewall
11 123 (28.28%) Windows 7
12 118 (27.13%) MS Exchange
13 115 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 110 (25.29%) TCP/IP
15 105 (24.14%) XenApp
16 100 (22.99%) MS Office
17 99 (22.76%) Cisco
18 98 (22.53%) Windows Server 2012
19 97 (22.30%) DNS
20 86 (19.77%) SQL
21 84 (19.31%) MCSE
22 82 (18.85%) SQL Server
23 81 (18.62%) SAN
24 76 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
25 72 (16.55%) HP
26 67 (15.40%) DHCP
26 67 (15.40%) MCITP
27 66 (15.17%) Citrix Certification
28 63 (14.48%) CCA

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 118 (27.13%) MS Exchange
2 59 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 30 (6.90%) IIS
5 25 (5.75%) SharePoint
6 24 (5.52%) Lync
7 17 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.30%) Live Communications Server
10 9 (2.07%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.61%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.15%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.69%) Apache
15 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.46%) SAS
15 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.23%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 152 (34.94%) MS Excel
2 100 (22.99%) MS Office
3 14 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.53%) MS Project
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) PaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 128 (29.43%) Firewall
2 110 (25.29%) TCP/IP
3 97 (22.30%) DNS
4 81 (18.62%) SAN
5 67 (15.40%) DHCP
6 45 (10.34%) WAN
7 40 (9.20%) LAN
8 38 (8.74%) VPN
9 31 (7.13%) Internet
10 23 (5.29%) Network Security
11 15 (3.45%) VLAN
12 14 (3.22%) Unified Communications
13 13 (2.99%) Wireless
14 11 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (2.53%) Structured Cabling
15 10 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 10 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 10 (2.30%) DMVPN
15 10 (2.30%) BIG-IP
15 10 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (3.68%) MS Access
4 14 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.53%) MySQL
7 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.23%) Essbase
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.92%) NUnit
1 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.46%) Xcode
4 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 53 (12.18%) Finance
2 13 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.76%) Legal
4 11 (2.53%) Military
4 11 (2.53%) Banking
5 10 (2.30%) French Language
5 10 (2.30%) Electronics
6 8 (1.84%) German Language
6 8 (1.84%) Retail
7 7 (1.61%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.38%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Law
10 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Marketing
11 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (19.77%) Analyst
2 62 (14.25%) Support Engineer
3 55 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (11.03%) Consultant
5 34 (7.82%) Support Analyst
6 33 (7.59%) Service Analyst
6 33 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 27 (6.21%) Technical Support
9 25 (5.75%) DBA
10 24 (5.52%) IT Support
11 23 (5.29%) Administrator
12 22 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (4.60%) Desktop Support
13 20 (4.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 18 (4.14%) Citrix Engineer
14 18 (4.14%) Technical Analyst
14 18 (4.14%) SQL DBA
14 18 (4.14%) Service Desk Engineer
15 16 (3.68%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.84%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (1.61%) HTML
2 7 (1.61%) .NET
3 6 (1.38%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.15%) EDI
5 4 (0.92%) CSS
5 4 (0.92%) jQuery
6 2 (0.46%) REST
6 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.46%) SOAP
6 2 (0.46%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.46%) WSDL
6 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.46%) MFC
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.23%) COM
7 1 (0.23%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 435 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 43 (9.89%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.22%) Clustering
5 13 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.53%) iPhone
8 10 (2.30%) NHS
8 10 (2.30%) Statistics
9 9 (2.07%) Chip and PIN
10 8 (1.84%) CLARiiON
11 7 (1.61%) FlexPod
12 5 (1.15%) Replication
13 4 (0.92%) PKI
13 4 (0.92%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.69%) CMDB
15 2 (0.46%) User Experience
15 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 327 (75.17%) Windows
2 173 (39.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (28.28%) Windows 7
4 98 (22.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (12.87%) Windows XP
7 54 (12.41%) Windows Vista
8 42 (9.66%) Windows 8
9 41 (9.43%) Linux
10 15 (3.45%) Windows 2000
11 10 (2.30%) SUSE
11 10 (2.30%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.61%) Android
12 7 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.38%) UNIX
14 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.92%) CentOS
16 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.89%) ITIL
2 40 (9.20%) Project Management
3 36 (8.28%) Asset Management
4 32 (7.36%) Kalman Filter
5 31 (7.13%) Service Delivery
6 27 (6.21%) Service Management
6 27 (6.21%) Migration
6 27 (6.21%) Incident Management
7 26 (5.98%) Problem Management
8 20 (4.60%) PRINCE2
8 20 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (4.37%) Time Management
10 16 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.22%) Software Licensing
11 14 (3.22%) Line Management
11 14 (3.22%) Mentoring
12 13 (2.99%) Strategic Planning
13 12 (2.76%) Data Analysis
13 12 (2.76%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (19.77%) SQL
2 18 (4.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.38%) C
3 6 (1.38%) C#
3 6 (1.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.15%) VBScript
5 4 (0.92%) VB
5 4 (0.92%) Java
6 3 (0.69%) Perl
6 3 (0.69%) PHP
7 2 (0.46%) C-shell
7 2 (0.46%) VC++
7 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.23%) Korn
8 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 115 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (19.31%) MCSE
3 67 (15.40%) MCITP
4 66 (15.17%) Citrix Certification
5 63 (14.48%) CCA
6 61 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 50 (11.49%) Degree
8 41 (9.43%) Security Cleared
9 33 (7.59%) SC Cleared
10 23 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (4.60%) MCSA
12 18 (4.14%) MCP
13 14 (3.22%) CCNP
14 13 (2.99%) DV Cleared
15 11 (2.53%) CCEE
15 11 (2.53%) CCNA
15 11 (2.53%) HND
16 10 (2.30%) Linux+ Certification
16 10 (2.30%) CCSE
17 8 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.49%) SLA
2 11 (2.53%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 190 (43.68%) Active Directory
2 173 (39.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (24.14%) XenApp
4 50 (11.49%) Terminal Services
5 46 (10.57%) Hyper-V
6 41 (9.43%) XenDesktop
6 41 (9.43%) vSphere
7 36 (8.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (4.60%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.76%) MetaFrame
10 11 (2.53%) XenServer
11 10 (2.30%) IAG
11 10 (2.30%) UAG
12 8 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (1.84%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 55 (12.64%) SCCM
2 31 (7.13%) Backup Exec
3 25 (5.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (4.37%) NetBackup
5 15 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (2.30%) Unicenter
6 10 (2.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (2.30%) Netcool
7 8 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.61%) SCOM
8 7 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.38%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.38%) MOM
10 5 (1.15%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.15%) OpenView
11 3 (0.69%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.46%) AppDNA
13 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 282 (64.83%) Citrix
2 251 (57.70%) Microsoft
3 222 (51.03%) VMware
4 99 (22.76%) Cisco
5 72 (16.55%) HP
6 42 (9.66%) Oracle
7 41 (9.43%) Symantec
8 26 (5.98%) EMC
8 26 (5.98%) Veeam
9 23 (5.29%) NetApp
10 21 (4.83%) Dell
11 20 (4.60%) SAP
12 19 (4.37%) IBM
12 19 (4.37%) CheckPoint
13 17 (3.91%) Red Hat
14 16 (3.68%) Veritas
15 15 (3.45%) AppSense
15 15 (3.45%) Meridio
16 11 (2.53%) Kaseya
16 11 (2.53%) F5
Dorking, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Starting Salary £20,000 rising to £21,500 after 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Broady Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago