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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 714 685 656
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -29
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 180 192 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 146 159 199
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
35570 35195 38890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.97% 33.14% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27919 28450 32820
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -35 171 £35,000 -1.40% 26
South East -32 75 £36,500 +4.28% 7
Hampshire -14 27 £32,500 -7.14% 4
London -26 27 £44,500 -1.11% 4
Southampton +20 24 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Surrey -1 21 £32,500 - 2
Berkshire -4 17 £50,000 +25.00%
North West -26 16 £29,231 -19.36% 2
Cheshire +4 14 £28,300 -16.76%
South West -12 14 £35,000 +21.73% 3
East Midlands -2 12 £45,000 +28.57% 3
City of London 0 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Dorset - 10 £35,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 10 £35,000 - 1
Reading +8 9 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -8 9 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Leicestershire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell -9 8 - -
Dorking -14 8 £23,500 -27.69% 2
West Midlands -18 8 £28,531 -14.83% 4
Leicester - 8 £45,000 - 1
Warrington - 8 £29,500 -
Scotland -7 5 £26,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -30 5 £50,000 +42.85%
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Chester - 5 £21,500 -
Birmingham -8 4 £27,600 -15.07% 3
Bromley - 4 £63,000 -
Essex +14 3 £47,500 -5.00%
York +4 3 £50,000 -

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 406 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 306 (75.37%) Windows
3 245 (60.34%) Citrix
4 228 (56.16%) Microsoft
5 197 (48.52%) VMware
6 173 (42.61%) Active Directory
7 166 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 147 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 139 (34.24%) MS Excel
10 117 (28.82%) Windows 7
11 114 (28.08%) ITIL
12 110 (27.09%) Firewall
13 107 (26.35%) TCP/IP
14 106 (26.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 106 (26.11%) MS Exchange
15 90 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 89 (21.92%) DNS
16 89 (21.92%) XenApp
17 87 (21.43%) SQL Server
18 85 (20.94%) SQL
19 82 (20.20%) MS Office
19 82 (20.20%) Cisco
20 74 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 74 (18.23%) MCSE
21 72 (17.73%) HP
22 69 (17.00%) SAN
23 59 (14.53%) Windows XP
23 59 (14.53%) SCCM
24 58 (14.29%) MCITP
24 58 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 106 (26.11%) MS Exchange
2 57 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (7.64%) IIS
5 29 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 23 (5.67%) Lync
7 13 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (2.71%) IBM Notes
9 9 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.97%) Live Communications Server
11 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.48%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
14 2 (0.49%) SAS
14 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.49%) Content Management Server
15 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 139 (34.24%) MS Excel
2 82 (20.20%) MS Office
3 18 (4.43%) MS Visio
3 18 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.69%) MS Project
5 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Line 500
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (27.09%) Firewall
2 107 (26.35%) TCP/IP
3 89 (21.92%) DNS
4 69 (17.00%) SAN
5 57 (14.04%) DHCP
6 42 (10.34%) VPN
7 40 (9.85%) WAN
8 34 (8.37%) LAN
9 29 (7.14%) Internet
10 21 (5.17%) Network Security
11 16 (3.94%) VLAN
12 15 (3.69%) Wireless
13 13 (3.20%) Unified Communications
14 12 (2.96%) Structured Cabling
15 9 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (1.97%) ADSL
16 8 (1.97%) SSL
16 8 (1.97%) OSPF
16 8 (1.97%) NetScreen
16 8 (1.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.45%) MS Access
5 13 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.96%) MySQL
7 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.25%) Essbase
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.72%) TeamCity
1 7 (1.72%) NUnit
2 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.49%) Xcode
4 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 46 (11.33%) Finance
2 15 (3.69%) Military
3 14 (3.45%) Electronics
4 13 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.22%) Retail
6 9 (2.22%) Legal
7 8 (1.97%) French Language
7 8 (1.97%) German Language
8 7 (1.72%) Banking
8 7 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.23%) Back Office
10 4 (0.99%) Marketing
10 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.74%) Automotive
11 3 (0.74%) Law
12 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (20.44%) Analyst
2 55 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 41 (10.10%) Consultant
5 35 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 32 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (6.40%) Service Analyst
7 26 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 25 (6.16%) DBA
9 24 (5.91%) Administrator
10 23 (5.67%) Technical Support
10 23 (5.67%) IT Support
11 19 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (4.68%) Desktop Support
12 18 (4.43%) SQL DBA
12 18 (4.43%) Citrix Engineer
13 17 (4.19%) Architect
14 16 (3.94%) Server Support
14 16 (3.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 15 (3.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.71%) HTML
2 8 (1.97%) .NET
2 8 (1.97%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (1.97%) jQuery
3 7 (1.72%) CSS
4 6 (1.48%) EDI
5 4 (0.99%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.49%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.49%) MFC
6 2 (0.49%) SOAP
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.49%) WSDL
6 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.49%) REST
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.25%) Symfony
7 1 (0.25%) COM
7 1 (0.25%) COM+
7 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 406 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 36 (8.87%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.69%) Clustering
4 14 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.20%) iPhone
5 13 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.20%) Chip and PIN
6 10 (2.46%) NHS
7 9 (2.22%) Replication
8 8 (1.97%) CLARiiON
8 8 (1.97%) Statistics
9 7 (1.72%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.99%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.99%) PKI
10 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.74%) CMDB
12 2 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.49%) Life Science
13 1 (0.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 306 (75.37%) Windows
2 166 (40.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (28.82%) Windows 7
4 90 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (14.53%) Windows XP
7 48 (11.82%) Windows Vista
8 42 (10.34%) Linux
9 37 (9.11%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.19%) Windows 2000
11 11 (2.71%) Mac OS
12 10 (2.46%) SUSE
13 8 (1.97%) Android
13 8 (1.97%) CentOS
14 7 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.72%) UNIX
15 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.49%) Solaris
17 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.08%) ITIL
2 45 (11.08%) Project Management
3 39 (9.61%) Asset Management
4 29 (7.14%) Migration
4 29 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 26 (6.40%) Problem Management
6 25 (6.16%) Service Management
7 24 (5.91%) Kalman Filter
8 21 (5.17%) Time Management
9 20 (4.93%) Incident Management
9 20 (4.93%) PRINCE2
9 20 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (4.19%) Strategic Planning
11 15 (3.69%) Data Management
12 13 (3.20%) Data Analysis
13 12 (2.96%) Change Management
14 11 (2.71%) Technical Analysis
14 11 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (2.71%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.94%) SQL
2 16 (3.94%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.22%) C#
3 9 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.48%) VB
4 6 (1.48%) C
5 5 (1.23%) PHP
5 5 (1.23%) VBScript
6 4 (0.99%) Java
7 3 (0.74%) Perl
8 2 (0.49%) VC++
8 2 (0.49%) VBA
8 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
8 2 (0.49%) C-shell
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) PHP5
9 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 106 (26.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (18.23%) MCSE
3 58 (14.29%) MCITP
3 58 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 55 (13.55%) CCA
5 51 (12.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 50 (12.32%) Degree
7 37 (9.11%) Security Cleared
8 30 (7.39%) SC Cleared
9 18 (4.43%) MCP
10 17 (4.19%) MCSA
11 15 (3.69%) HND
12 13 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (2.96%) CCNP
13 12 (2.96%) DV Cleared
14 11 (2.71%) CCEE
15 10 (2.46%) Linux+ Certification
16 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.97%) CCSE
16 8 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.33%) SLA
2 14 (3.45%) QA
3 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (42.61%) Active Directory
2 147 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (21.92%) XenApp
4 44 (10.84%) Hyper-V
5 42 (10.34%) vSphere
6 36 (8.87%) XenDesktop
6 36 (8.87%) Terminal Services
6 36 (8.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (4.93%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.96%) MetaFrame
9 10 (2.46%) IAG
9 10 (2.46%) UAG
10 9 (2.22%) XenServer
10 9 (2.22%) Terminal Server
11 8 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.48%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.99%) NFS
14 4 (0.99%) Xen
14 4 (0.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 59 (14.53%) SCCM
2 17 (4.19%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.94%) NetBackup
4 14 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.97%) Unicenter
7 8 (1.97%) Netcool
7 8 (1.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (1.72%) HP SIM
8 7 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.72%) SCOM
8 7 (1.72%) MOM
9 6 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (1.23%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.23%) OpenView
11 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.49%) AppDNA
13 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 245 (60.34%) Citrix
2 228 (56.16%) Microsoft
3 197 (48.52%) VMware
4 82 (20.20%) Cisco
5 72 (17.73%) HP
6 46 (11.33%) Oracle
7 27 (6.65%) Symantec
8 25 (6.16%) EMC
8 25 (6.16%) NetApp
9 22 (5.42%) SAP
10 20 (4.93%) IBM
11 18 (4.43%) Dell
11 18 (4.43%) Red Hat
12 15 (3.69%) AppSense
13 13 (3.20%) Meridio
13 13 (3.20%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.20%) Veritas
14 12 (2.96%) Veeam
15 11 (2.71%) Lotus
16 10 (2.46%) Wyse
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: £28,127 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On Call, Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION, IFSTL,AND MORE!
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 11 days ago