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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 626 657 700
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +43
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 272 254 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.56% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 228 213 154
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.42%

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
41229 45046 41568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.11% 39.91% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32700 35319 33702
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015 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 30 March 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
England +29 264 £32,500 -18.75% 37
London +8 100 £40,000 -7.32% 8
South East +9 72 £32,500 +16.01% 9
Hampshire +24 41 £38,000 +23.57% 4
East of England +24 39 £30,000 -25.00% 4
City of London +11 39 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Southampton +12 28 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +27 21 £28,000 -30.00%
South West 0 19 £33,000 +57.14% 1
Yorkshire -7 18 £50,000 - 3
Cambridge +27 17 £28,000 -12.50%
Surrey -18 13 £21,500 -29.50% 1
Kent +31 12 £31,000 -
North West +8 12 £42,000 +25.37% 6
Hertfordshire +2 12 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Dorking -11 10 £21,000 -19.23%
Sheffield +4 9 £30,000 -51.02% 1
South Yorkshire -1 9 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Dorset - 9 £35,000 - 1
Maidstone - 9 £31,000 -
Bournemouth - 9 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +10 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
York +14 7 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +6 7 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 6 £30,000 - 1
King's Lynn - 5 £30,000 -
Watford - 5 £42,500 -
Norfolk - 5 £30,000 -
Bristol +1 4 £21,750 +3.57%
Berkshire -14 4 £33,500 +21.69% 1

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 512 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 382 (74.61%) Windows
3 371 (72.46%) Citrix
4 310 (60.55%) Microsoft
5 293 (57.23%) Active Directory
6 269 (52.54%) VMware
7 248 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 190 (37.11%) Windows 7
9 189 (36.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 181 (35.35%) MS Excel
10 181 (35.35%) ITIL
11 177 (34.57%) MS Office
12 166 (32.42%) MS Exchange
13 160 (31.25%) Firewall
14 133 (25.98%) DNS
15 126 (24.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 126 (24.61%) DHCP
16 125 (24.41%) TCP/IP
17 120 (23.44%) Finance
18 117 (22.85%) XenApp
19 109 (21.29%) MCSE
20 101 (19.73%) Cisco
20 101 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
21 91 (17.77%) MCITP
22 86 (16.80%) SAN
23 84 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
24 82 (16.02%) SLA
25 81 (15.82%) WAN
26 79 (15.43%) Degree
27 77 (15.04%) Windows 8

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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
1 166 (32.42%) MS Exchange
2 60 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (8.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (5.27%) IIS
6 24 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 22 (4.30%) Lync
8 14 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.15%) CMS
10 7 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
10 7 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.98%) Apache
12 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.20%) Site Server
14 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
Applications
1 181 (35.35%) MS Excel
2 177 (34.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.03%) Office 365
2 17 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (31.25%) Firewall
2 133 (25.98%) DNS
3 126 (24.61%) DHCP
4 125 (24.41%) TCP/IP
5 86 (16.80%) SAN
6 81 (15.82%) WAN
7 72 (14.06%) LAN
8 40 (7.81%) Network Security
9 28 (5.47%) DMVPN
9 28 (5.47%) BGP
10 27 (5.27%) Internet
11 24 (4.69%) IP Telephony
12 22 (4.30%) BIG-IP
12 22 (4.30%) MPLS
13 21 (4.10%) OSPF
14 17 (3.32%) VoIP
14 17 (3.32%) NetScreen
15 16 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 16 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (1.37%) MS Access
5 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.98%) MySQL
6 5 (0.98%) FileMaker
7 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.59%) Essbase
9 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.59%) MSI
2 3 (0.59%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.39%) NUnit
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.39%) Moq
4 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 120 (23.44%) Finance
2 35 (6.84%) Banking
3 20 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.15%) Back Office
6 9 (1.76%) Retail
6 9 (1.76%) Marketing
7 8 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.37%) Law
8 7 (1.37%) Publishing
9 6 (1.17%) Advertising
10 4 (0.78%) Legal
11 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (27.15%) Analyst
2 77 (15.04%) Support Analyst
3 67 (13.09%) Support Engineer
4 56 (10.94%) IT Support
5 53 (10.35%) Consultant
5 53 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 49 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 42 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 41 (8.01%) Desktop Support
9 38 (7.42%) Service Analyst
9 38 (7.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 32 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
11 26 (5.08%) Technical Support
11 26 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
12 24 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 23 (4.49%) Security Specialist
13 23 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
13 23 (4.49%) Support Consultant
13 23 (4.49%) IT Consultant
14 22 (4.30%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.10%) .NET
2 8 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 8 (1.56%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.17%) Ajax
3 6 (1.17%) CSS
3 6 (1.17%) HTML
4 4 (0.78%) Web Services
4 4 (0.78%) CGI
4 4 (0.78%) WebCenter
5 3 (0.59%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.39%) VXML
6 2 (0.39%) Ninject
6 2 (0.39%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.39%) jQuery
6 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.20%) Dancer
Miscellaneous
1 512 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 56 (10.94%) Blackberry
3 35 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.34%) Clustering
7 11 (2.15%) iPad
7 11 (2.15%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.76%) Replication
9 7 (1.37%) IVR
9 7 (1.37%) Statistics
9 7 (1.37%) iPhone
10 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Handset
11 4 (0.78%) NHS
12 3 (0.59%) EPoS
12 3 (0.59%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 382 (74.61%) Windows
2 190 (37.11%) Windows 7
3 189 (36.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (15.04%) Windows 8
7 68 (13.28%) Windows Vista
8 53 (10.35%) Linux
9 46 (8.98%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.76%) UNIX
11 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.59%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) Debian
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.35%) ITIL
2 49 (9.57%) Service Management
3 47 (9.18%) Project Management
4 44 (8.59%) Kalman Filter
5 33 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 27 (5.27%) Change Control
7 24 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 24 (4.69%) Time Management
8 22 (4.30%) Information Security
8 22 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (4.10%) PRINCE2
9 21 (4.10%) Network Management
9 21 (4.10%) Line Management
10 20 (3.91%) Incident Management
10 20 (3.91%) ITSM
10 20 (3.91%) Migration
11 19 (3.71%) Information Security Management
11 19 (3.71%) Security Management
11 19 (3.71%) ISMS
12 17 (3.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.94%) SQL
2 51 (9.96%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.10%) Java
4 14 (2.73%) VB
5 11 (2.15%) VBScript
6 10 (1.95%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.56%) C#
8 3 (0.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.20%) Python
9 1 (0.20%) AWK
9 1 (0.20%) Ruby
9 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 126 (24.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (21.29%) MCSE
3 91 (17.77%) MCITP
4 79 (15.43%) Degree
5 76 (14.84%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (14.06%) CCA
6 72 (14.06%) Citrix Certification
7 69 (13.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 47 (9.18%) CCNA
9 35 (6.84%) MCSA
10 28 (5.47%) CCNP
10 28 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 28 (5.47%) Security Cleared
11 21 (4.10%) MCP
12 16 (3.13%) CCSE
13 14 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.73%) CISSP
14 10 (1.95%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (1.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (16.02%) SLA
2 19 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.59%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 293 (57.23%) Active Directory
2 248 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (22.85%) XenApp
4 61 (11.91%) Terminal Services
5 53 (10.35%) XenDesktop
6 44 (8.59%) Hyper-V
7 37 (7.23%) vSphere
8 23 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (2.73%) XenServer
11 10 (1.95%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.17%) Terminal Server
12 6 (1.17%) Xen
12 6 (1.17%) NLBS
12 6 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.78%) Novell eDirectory
15 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 54 (10.55%) SCCM
2 50 (9.77%) Backup Exec
3 40 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (3.71%) WSUS
5 12 (2.34%) Unicenter
6 10 (1.95%) SCOM
7 9 (1.76%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (1.37%) Netcool
10 5 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.78%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.78%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.78%) BMC Marimba
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.59%) EdgeSight
13 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 371 (72.46%) Citrix
2 310 (60.55%) Microsoft
3 269 (52.54%) VMware
4 101 (19.73%) Cisco
5 60 (11.72%) Symantec
6 54 (10.55%) Dell
7 45 (8.79%) Veeam
8 44 (8.59%) HP
9 34 (6.64%) Oracle
10 27 (5.27%) CheckPoint
11 20 (3.91%) Apple
12 19 (3.71%) Wyse
12 19 (3.71%) Avaya
13 17 (3.32%) Blue Coat
14 16 (3.13%) Infoblox
14 16 (3.13%) Imperva
14 16 (3.13%) F5
15 14 (2.73%) AppSense
15 14 (2.73%) Veritas
16 13 (2.54%) Bloomberg
Southampton, Hampshire
Berry Technical
Salary: Benefits + On Call Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension Gym Membership Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary up to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago