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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 774 781 774
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 134 189 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 112 155 172
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%

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
40682 45785 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.45% 41.53% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33180 36295 37345
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 123 £39,000 +11.42% 14
London +55 67 £49,500 +12.50% 7
South East +13 22 £37,500 +6.38% 4
City of London +60 14 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Berkshire +15 10 £37,500 +59.57% 3
East Midlands +15 10 £25,750 -15.57% 1
Hampshire -6 8 £38,000 +1.33% 1
East of England +25 6 £33,500 +25.23% 1
Southampton -5 6 £38,000 +1.33% 1
West Midlands -9 6 £25,000 -4.76% 1
Nottingham - 6 £19,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £19,000 -
Slough - 5 £37,500 - 2
Leeds +31 4 £30,750 +36.66%
Yorkshire +28 4 £30,750 -38.50%
West Yorkshire +20 4 £30,750 +36.66%
Reading +14 4 - -
North West +2 4 £35,000 +16.66%
South West +9 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Leicestershire -2 3 £45,000 +47.54%
Leicester - 3 £45,000 -
Cheshire +25 2 £36,000 +2.85%
Lancashire +15 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Hertfordshire +6 2 £23,250 -10.57% 1
Essex +4 2 - -
Portsmouth +2 2 £30,750 +23.00%
Staffordshire +1 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £32,500 -
Stafford - 2 - - 1
Stevenage - 2 £23,250 -

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 313 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 232 (74.12%) Windows
3 207 (66.13%) Citrix
4 182 (58.15%) VMware
5 177 (56.55%) Microsoft
6 157 (50.16%) Active Directory
7 131 (41.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 127 (40.58%) Windows Server
9 110 (35.14%) ITIL
10 87 (27.80%) MS Office
11 86 (27.48%) WAN
11 86 (27.48%) XenApp
12 83 (26.52%) LAN
13 70 (22.36%) Windows 7
14 67 (21.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 67 (21.41%) SCCM
15 65 (20.77%) vSphere
16 60 (19.17%) MS Exchange
17 57 (18.21%) Cisco
18 54 (17.25%) Firewall
18 54 (17.25%) TCP/IP
19 53 (16.93%) Service Delivery
20 52 (16.61%) MS Excel
20 52 (16.61%) HP
21 51 (16.29%) XenDesktop
22 49 (15.65%) Finance
23 48 (15.34%) Linux
24 47 (15.02%) DNS
24 47 (15.02%) PowerShell
25 46 (14.70%) Security Cleared

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 60 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (7.35%) Skype for Business
4 20 (6.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (6.07%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.92%) IIS
8 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.96%) Apache
9 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.64%) PrestaShop
10 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.64%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 87 (27.80%) MS Office
2 52 (16.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.28%) MS Project
3 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.19%) assyst
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Line 500
2 2 (0.64%) Magento
2 2 (0.64%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (13.74%) Office 365
2 24 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (0.64%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (27.48%) WAN
2 83 (26.52%) LAN
3 54 (17.25%) Firewall
3 54 (17.25%) TCP/IP
4 47 (15.02%) DNS
5 43 (13.74%) DHCP
6 37 (11.82%) SAN
7 36 (11.50%) NetScaler
8 27 (8.63%) VPN
9 20 (6.39%) NAS
9 20 (6.39%) Remote Desktop
10 16 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (4.79%) SSL
12 14 (4.47%) OSPF
13 11 (3.51%) Wireless
14 10 (3.19%) IP Telephony
15 8 (2.56%) VoIP
16 5 (1.60%) VLAN
17 4 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
18 3 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.64%) MySQL
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (15.65%) Finance
2 28 (8.95%) Banking
3 6 (1.92%) Legal
4 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.28%) Billing
5 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Automotive
7 2 (0.64%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (24.92%) Support Engineer
2 65 (20.77%) Analyst
3 55 (17.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 55 (17.57%) Desktop Support
4 52 (16.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (16.29%) Support Analyst
6 50 (15.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 50 (15.97%) Citrix Engineer
7 40 (12.78%) Citrix Support
8 39 (12.46%) Infrastructure Support
9 37 (11.82%) IT Support
10 36 (11.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 36 (11.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 34 (10.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (10.22%) Desktop Engineer
13 28 (8.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 28 (8.95%) IT Engineer
14 27 (8.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 26 (8.31%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 26 (8.31%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.51%) .NET
1 11 (3.51%) HTML
2 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET
2 9 (2.88%) HTML5
2 9 (2.88%) WinForms
3 8 (2.56%) MFC
3 8 (2.56%) WPF
4 2 (0.64%) JSON
4 2 (0.64%) LAMP
4 2 (0.64%) Web Services
4 2 (0.64%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) CSS3
5 1 (0.32%) J2EE
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 313 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 40 (12.78%) Replication
3 32 (10.22%) Blackberry
4 30 (9.58%) Data Centre
5 27 (8.63%) Clustering
6 20 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (5.75%) Client/Server
8 16 (5.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (3.83%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (3.83%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (2.24%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.28%) User Experience
13 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.96%) iPad
13 3 (0.96%) PKI
13 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 232 (74.12%) Windows
2 127 (40.58%) Windows Server
3 70 (22.36%) Windows 7
4 67 (21.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (15.34%) Linux
6 46 (14.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (8.63%) Windows XP
9 24 (7.67%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (4.15%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.56%) Android
12 8 (2.56%) Unix
13 7 (2.24%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.60%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.28%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.64%) Debian
16 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (35.14%) ITIL
2 53 (16.93%) Service Delivery
3 45 (14.38%) Change Management
4 37 (11.82%) Mentoring
5 31 (9.90%) ITIL V3
6 28 (8.95%) ITSM
6 28 (8.95%) Service Management
7 27 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (7.35%) Analytics
9 21 (6.71%) Data Analytics
10 15 (4.79%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.47%) Application Packaging
11 14 (4.47%) Business Continuity
12 12 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.83%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (3.51%) ITIL V2
13 11 (3.51%) Presales
13 11 (3.51%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.51%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.02%) PowerShell
2 34 (10.86%) SQL
3 20 (6.39%) Java
4 16 (5.11%) C++
5 15 (4.79%) C#
6 11 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.96%) C
7 3 (0.96%) VBA
8 2 (0.64%) Perl
8 2 (0.64%) PHP
8 2 (0.64%) VB
8 2 (0.64%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) JCL
9 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (14.70%) Security Cleared
2 39 (12.46%) SC Cleared
3 38 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (9.90%) MCSE
5 26 (8.31%) MCSA
6 15 (4.79%) Degree
7 13 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (3.51%) MCP
9 10 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.92%) CCNA
12 5 (1.60%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (1.28%) CCSP
13 4 (1.28%) CISM
13 4 (1.28%) CISSP
14 3 (0.96%) MCITP
14 3 (0.96%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.86%) SLA
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 157 (50.16%) Active Directory
2 131 (41.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (27.48%) XenApp
4 65 (20.77%) vSphere
5 51 (16.29%) XenDesktop
6 39 (12.46%) Hyper-V
7 25 (7.99%) XenServer
8 15 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (4.47%) VMware ESX
10 10 (3.19%) Terminal Server
11 9 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (2.56%) Terminal Services
13 7 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (1.28%) DFS Replication
15 4 (1.28%) Xen
16 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
17 2 (0.64%) Postfix
17 2 (0.64%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 67 (21.41%) SCCM
2 40 (12.78%) SCOM
3 22 (7.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (6.71%) DatAdvantage
4 21 (6.71%) Failover Clustering
5 13 (4.15%) EdgeSight
6 9 (2.88%) HP SIM
7 8 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.28%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.28%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.28%) WSUS
9 3 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.64%) Ansible
10 2 (0.64%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.64%) Packer
10 2 (0.64%) Puppet
10 2 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 207 (66.13%) Citrix
2 182 (58.15%) VMware
3 177 (56.55%) Microsoft
4 57 (18.21%) Cisco
5 52 (16.61%) HP
6 33 (10.54%) Dell
7 26 (8.31%) Wyse
8 24 (7.67%) Apple
9 23 (7.35%) Veeam
10 21 (6.71%) Varonis
11 19 (6.07%) AppSense
12 17 (5.43%) Red Hat
13 15 (4.79%) ServiceNow
14 14 (4.47%) Fujitsu
14 14 (4.47%) SonicWALL
15 13 (4.15%) IBM
16 10 (3.19%) Intel
17 8 (2.56%) EMC
18 7 (2.24%) Oracle
18 7 (2.24%) Symantec
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