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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 626 659 699
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +40
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 264 234 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 215 200 150
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +15 255 £35,000 -12.50% 26
South East +9 83 £32,500 -1.51% 6
London +2 83 £40,500 -10.00% 9
Hampshire +16 42 £35,000 - 4
East of England -6 33 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Southampton +1 28 £32,500 -7.14% 3
City of London -5 28 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Yorkshire +10 22 £50,000 - 1
South West +3 19 £35,000 +66.66% 4
Surrey -17 18 £21,500 -17.30% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 17 £39,000 -2.50%
Dorking -9 15 £21,000 -19.23% 1
Cambridge - 14 £28,000 -
North West -3 13 £29,500 +20.40% 2
Kent +15 11 £31,000 -18.42%
North Yorkshire +15 11 £50,000 -
York +15 11 £50,000 -
Berkshire +6 11 £33,500 -48.46% 1
Bournemouth - 11 £35,000 - 1
Dorset - 11 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +4 10 £30,000 -50.00%
Sheffield -5 10 £30,000 -50.00%
Hertfordshire -11 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Manchester +4 8 £45,000 +87.50%
Norfolk +6 7 £30,000 +9.09%
Reading 0 7 £33,500 -48.46%
Maidstone - 7 £31,000 -
King's Lynn - 7 £30,000 -
Watford - 6 £42,500 - 1
Fareham +8 5 £19,250 -16.30%

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 516 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 394 (76.36%) Windows
3 382 (74.03%) Citrix
4 317 (61.43%) Microsoft
5 292 (56.59%) Active Directory
6 280 (54.26%) VMware
7 269 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 205 (39.73%) Windows 7
9 191 (37.02%) MS Excel
10 187 (36.24%) MS Office
10 187 (36.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 183 (35.47%) ITIL
12 174 (33.72%) MS Exchange
13 167 (32.36%) Firewall
14 137 (26.55%) DNS
15 132 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 129 (25.00%) DHCP
17 124 (24.03%) Finance
18 120 (23.26%) XenApp
19 116 (22.48%) TCP/IP
19 116 (22.48%) MCSE
20 115 (22.29%) Cisco
21 98 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
22 95 (18.41%) MCITP
22 95 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
23 93 (18.02%) SLA
24 89 (17.25%) SAN
25 85 (16.47%) Windows 8
26 80 (15.50%) Cisco Certification
26 80 (15.50%) Terminal Services

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 174 (33.72%) MS Exchange
2 55 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (8.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 41 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (6.20%) IIS
6 25 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (4.46%) Lync
8 20 (3.88%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.94%) Apache
10 9 (1.74%) CMS
10 9 (1.74%) Live Communications Server
11 7 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
16 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 191 (37.02%) MS Excel
2 187 (36.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.43%) Office 365
2 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (32.36%) Firewall
2 137 (26.55%) DNS
3 129 (25.00%) DHCP
4 116 (22.48%) TCP/IP
5 89 (17.25%) SAN
6 75 (14.53%) WAN
7 63 (12.21%) LAN
8 39 (7.56%) Network Security
9 32 (6.20%) Internet
10 31 (6.01%) BGP
10 31 (6.01%) DMVPN
11 26 (5.04%) BIG-IP
12 23 (4.46%) IP Telephony
12 23 (4.46%) OSPF
13 21 (4.07%) MPLS
14 20 (3.88%) NetScreen
14 20 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.94%) MySQL
4 9 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (1.74%) MS Access
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.97%) FileMaker
7 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.58%) Essbase
8 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 124 (24.03%) Finance
2 38 (7.36%) Banking
3 15 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.94%) Retail
6 8 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.55%) Marketing
7 6 (1.16%) Law
8 5 (0.97%) Legal
8 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.58%) French Language
9 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 130 (25.19%) Analyst
2 82 (15.89%) Support Engineer
3 70 (13.57%) Support Analyst
4 56 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 55 (10.66%) Consultant
6 51 (9.88%) IT Support
7 48 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 43 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 43 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 39 (7.56%) Desktop Support
10 35 (6.78%) Service Desk Engineer
11 33 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
11 33 (6.40%) Technical Support
12 27 (5.23%) Desktop Engineer
13 26 (5.04%) Security Specialist
14 25 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (4.84%) Network Specialist
14 25 (4.84%) Network Security Specialist
15 23 (4.46%) Support Consultant
15 23 (4.46%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.29%) .NET
2 7 (1.36%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.16%) HTML
3 6 (1.16%) Ajax
3 6 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.16%) CSS
4 4 (0.78%) CGI
4 4 (0.78%) WebCenter
5 3 (0.58%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 516 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 67 (12.98%) Blackberry
3 32 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.74%) Statistics
6 8 (1.55%) iPad
6 8 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.36%) Clustering
8 6 (1.16%) iPhone
8 6 (1.16%) Replication
8 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.97%) IVR
10 4 (0.78%) NHS
11 3 (0.58%) EPoS
11 3 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.58%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.58%) Spread Betting
11 3 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 394 (76.36%) Windows
2 205 (39.73%) Windows 7
3 187 (36.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 85 (16.47%) Windows 8
7 69 (13.37%) Windows Vista
8 60 (11.63%) Linux
9 49 (9.50%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.74%) UNIX
11 7 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.39%) CentOS
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) Scientific Linux
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (35.47%) ITIL
2 59 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
3 42 (8.14%) Service Management
4 40 (7.75%) Service Delivery
5 31 (6.01%) Project Management
6 26 (5.04%) Incident Management
6 26 (5.04%) Mentoring
7 24 (4.65%) Line Management
7 24 (4.65%) Change Control
8 21 (4.07%) Information Security
9 20 (3.88%) E-Commerce
9 20 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (3.88%) Network Management
9 20 (3.88%) Problem Management
10 19 (3.68%) ITSM
11 18 (3.49%) Information Security Management
11 18 (3.49%) Security Management
11 18 (3.49%) BCP
11 18 (3.49%) ISMS
12 17 (3.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.85%) SQL
2 52 (10.08%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.68%) Java
4 15 (2.91%) VB
5 13 (2.52%) VBScript
6 5 (0.97%) C#
7 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.39%) Perl
8 1 (0.19%) C
8 1 (0.19%) Korn
8 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 132 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (22.48%) MCSE
3 95 (18.41%) MCITP
4 80 (15.50%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (13.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 69 (13.37%) CCA
6 69 (13.37%) Citrix Certification
7 67 (12.98%) Degree
8 50 (9.69%) CCNA
9 37 (7.17%) MCSA
10 31 (6.01%) CCNP
11 25 (4.84%) Security Cleared
12 24 (4.65%) SC Cleared
13 20 (3.88%) CCSE
14 19 (3.68%) MCP
15 12 (2.33%) DV Cleared
16 11 (2.13%) CISSP
17 9 (1.74%) HND
17 9 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (18.02%) SLA
2 18 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 292 (56.59%) Active Directory
2 269 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (23.26%) XenApp
4 80 (15.50%) Terminal Services
5 47 (9.11%) XenDesktop
6 46 (8.91%) Hyper-V
7 35 (6.78%) vSphere
8 22 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.55%) XenServer
11 7 (1.36%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.16%) Xen
12 6 (1.16%) NLBS
12 6 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.78%) Novell eDirectory
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.58%) NFS
14 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (13.18%) Backup Exec
2 56 (10.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 44 (8.53%) SCCM
4 14 (2.71%) Unicenter
5 12 (2.33%) WSUS
6 11 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 11 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (1.74%) Netcool
7 9 (1.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (1.36%) SCOM
9 6 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.78%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.78%) BMC Marimba
12 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.58%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.39%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.39%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 382 (74.03%) Citrix
2 317 (61.43%) Microsoft
3 280 (54.26%) VMware
4 115 (22.29%) Cisco
5 74 (14.34%) Symantec
6 61 (11.82%) Veeam
7 54 (10.47%) Dell
8 35 (6.78%) HP
9 34 (6.59%) Oracle
10 31 (6.01%) CheckPoint
11 23 (4.46%) Wyse
12 20 (3.88%) Infoblox
12 20 (3.88%) Imperva
12 20 (3.88%) F5
12 20 (3.88%) Blue Coat
13 18 (3.49%) Avaya
14 16 (3.10%) Fidessa
14 16 (3.10%) Websense
14 16 (3.10%) Reuters
14 16 (3.10%) Bloomberg
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