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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 730 681 653
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -28
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 177 193 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 143 159 203
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%

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
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 2 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 2 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 -41 168 £35,000 -1.40% 37
South East -26 73 £36,500 +4.28% 11
Hampshire -2 28 £32,500 -7.14% 4
London -27 27 £44,500 -1.11% 9
Southampton +16 25 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Surrey -6 18 £30,750 -5.38% 3
Berkshire -10 17 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West -17 14 £35,000 +21.73% 3
North West -24 14 £29,481 -15.77% 3
East Midlands +9 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cheshire -3 12 £29,250 -13.97%
City of London +11 10 £48,750 +62.50% 4
Dorset - 10 £35,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 10 £35,000 - 1
Reading +3 9 £50,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands -16 9 £29,462 -12.05% 5
East of England -18 9 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Leicestershire - 9 £45,000 -
Bracknell -8 8 - -
Dorking -14 8 £23,500 -27.69% 3
Leicester - 8 £45,000 -
Warrington - 8 £29,500 -
Birmingham -8 6 £27,600 -15.07% 3
Scotland -11 5 £26,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -44 5 £50,000 +42.85% 2
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Bromley - 4 £63,000 -
Essex +7 3 £47,500 -5.00%
York -4 3 £50,000 -
Edinburgh -7 3 £22,000 -32.30%

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 407 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 310 (76.17%) Windows
3 250 (61.43%) Citrix
4 229 (56.27%) Microsoft
5 204 (50.12%) VMware
6 176 (43.24%) Active Directory
7 170 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 154 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 142 (34.89%) MS Excel
10 117 (28.75%) Firewall
11 114 (28.01%) Windows 7
12 112 (27.52%) ITIL
13 110 (27.03%) MS Exchange
13 110 (27.03%) TCP/IP
13 110 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 94 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 92 (22.60%) XenApp
16 91 (22.36%) DNS
17 87 (21.38%) SQL
18 86 (21.13%) SQL Server
18 86 (21.13%) Cisco
19 81 (19.90%) MS Office
20 78 (19.16%) MCSE
21 77 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
22 72 (17.69%) HP
22 72 (17.69%) SAN
23 62 (15.23%) MCITP
24 61 (14.99%) Citrix Certification
25 59 (14.50%) Windows XP
25 59 (14.50%) SCCM

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 110 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 58 (14.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 32 (7.86%) IIS
5 27 (6.63%) SharePoint
6 23 (5.65%) Lync
7 14 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.70%) IBM Notes
10 9 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.97%) Live Communications Server
12 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
15 2 (0.49%) Apache
15 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.49%) SAS
15 2 (0.49%) Content Management Server
16 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 142 (34.89%) MS Excel
2 81 (19.90%) MS Office
3 17 (4.18%) MS Visio
3 17 (4.18%) 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%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 117 (28.75%) Firewall
2 110 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 91 (22.36%) DNS
4 72 (17.69%) SAN
5 58 (14.25%) DHCP
6 42 (10.32%) VPN
7 40 (9.83%) WAN
8 34 (8.35%) LAN
9 29 (7.13%) Internet
10 21 (5.16%) Network Security
11 16 (3.93%) VLAN
12 15 (3.69%) Wireless
13 13 (3.19%) Unified Communications
14 12 (2.95%) Structured Cabling
15 9 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (1.97%) BIG-IP
16 8 (1.97%) IPsec
16 8 (1.97%) OSPF
16 8 (1.97%) BGP
16 8 (1.97%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.44%) MS Access
4 13 (3.19%) MySQL
4 13 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.25%) Essbase
9 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.47%) NUnit
1 6 (1.47%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.49%) Xcode
4 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 45 (11.06%) Finance
2 15 (3.69%) Military
3 14 (3.44%) Electronics
4 13 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.21%) Legal
7 8 (1.97%) Retail
7 8 (1.97%) French Language
7 8 (1.97%) German Language
8 7 (1.72%) Banking
8 7 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.98%) Back Office
9 4 (0.98%) Marketing
9 4 (0.98%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.74%) Automotive
10 3 (0.74%) Law
11 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 78 (19.16%) Analyst
2 56 (13.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (12.04%) Support Engineer
4 42 (10.32%) Consultant
5 33 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 31 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (6.14%) Service Analyst
7 25 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 25 (6.14%) DBA
8 24 (5.90%) Administrator
8 24 (5.90%) IT Support
9 23 (5.65%) Technical Support
10 19 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (4.67%) Desktop Support
11 18 (4.42%) SQL DBA
11 18 (4.42%) Citrix Engineer
12 17 (4.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 17 (4.18%) Architect
13 16 (3.93%) Server Support
14 15 (3.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.46%) HTML
2 8 (1.97%) .NET
2 8 (1.97%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.72%) jQuery
4 6 (1.47%) CSS
4 6 (1.47%) EDI
5 4 (0.98%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.49%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.49%) REST
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.49%) WSDL
6 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.49%) SOAP
6 2 (0.49%) MFC
6 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.25%) COM
7 1 (0.25%) COM+
7 1 (0.25%) Web Services
7 1 (0.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 407 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 35 (8.60%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.69%) Clustering
4 14 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.19%) Chip and PIN
5 13 (3.19%) iPhone
6 12 (2.95%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.46%) NHS
8 9 (2.21%) Replication
9 8 (1.97%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.97%) Statistics
10 7 (1.72%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.98%) PKI
11 4 (0.98%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.98%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.74%) CMDB
13 2 (0.49%) Life Science
13 2 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
14 1 (0.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 310 (76.17%) Windows
2 170 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (28.01%) Windows 7
4 94 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (14.50%) Windows XP
7 50 (12.29%) Windows Vista
8 43 (10.57%) Linux
9 38 (9.34%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.18%) Windows 2000
11 11 (2.70%) 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 (1.47%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (27.52%) ITIL
2 44 (10.81%) Project Management
3 38 (9.34%) Asset Management
4 29 (7.13%) Migration
5 28 (6.88%) Service Delivery
6 25 (6.14%) Service Management
6 25 (6.14%) Problem Management
6 25 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (4.91%) Incident Management
7 20 (4.91%) Time Management
8 19 (4.67%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.18%) Strategic Planning
10 15 (3.69%) Data Management
11 13 (3.19%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.95%) Line Management
12 12 (2.95%) Change Management
12 12 (2.95%) Data Analysis
13 11 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.38%) SQL
2 16 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.97%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.97%) C#
4 6 (1.47%) C
4 6 (1.47%) VB
5 5 (1.23%) VBScript
5 5 (1.23%) PHP
6 3 (0.74%) Perl
6 3 (0.74%) Java
7 2 (0.49%) C-shell
7 2 (0.49%) VC++
7 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.25%) PHP5
8 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.25%) VBA
8 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 110 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (19.16%) MCSE
3 62 (15.23%) MCITP
4 61 (14.99%) Citrix Certification
5 58 (14.25%) CCA
6 54 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 50 (12.29%) Degree
8 37 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 30 (7.37%) SC Cleared
10 18 (4.42%) MCP
10 18 (4.42%) MCSA
11 15 (3.69%) HND
12 13 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (2.95%) CCNP
13 12 (2.95%) DV Cleared
14 11 (2.70%) CCEE
15 10 (2.46%) Linux+ Certification
16 8 (1.97%) CCSE
16 8 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.55%) SLA
2 13 (3.19%) QA
3 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 176 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 154 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (22.60%) XenApp
4 46 (11.30%) Hyper-V
5 44 (10.81%) vSphere
6 39 (9.58%) Terminal Services
7 37 (9.09%) XenDesktop
8 36 (8.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (4.91%) VMware ESX
10 12 (2.95%) MetaFrame
11 10 (2.46%) IAG
11 10 (2.46%) UAG
12 9 (2.21%) Terminal Server
12 9 (2.21%) XenServer
13 8 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (1.47%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (0.98%) NFS
15 4 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (14.50%) SCCM
2 18 (4.42%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.93%) NetBackup
4 15 (3.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.97%) Netcool
7 8 (1.97%) Unicenter
7 8 (1.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.72%) SCOM
8 7 (1.72%) MOM
8 7 (1.72%) HP SIM
8 7 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.47%) 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%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 250 (61.43%) Citrix
2 229 (56.27%) Microsoft
3 204 (50.12%) VMware
4 86 (21.13%) Cisco
5 72 (17.69%) HP
6 45 (11.06%) Oracle
7 28 (6.88%) Symantec
8 26 (6.39%) NetApp
9 25 (6.14%) EMC
10 21 (5.16%) SAP
11 20 (4.91%) IBM
11 20 (4.91%) Dell
12 18 (4.42%) Red Hat
13 15 (3.69%) CheckPoint
13 15 (3.69%) AppSense
14 13 (3.19%) Veritas
14 13 (3.19%) Meridio
14 13 (3.19%) Veeam
15 11 (2.70%) Lotus
16 10 (2.46%) Wyse
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: £28,127 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 16 days ago