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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 642 698 674
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -24
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 266 227 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 224 187 177
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.04%

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
42446 47760 42782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.43% 39.82% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33473 37876 34741
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +78 257 £33,000 -10.81% 27
London +33 88 £38,500 +5.47% 1
South East +34 72 £32,500 +0.77% 6
City of London +58 39 £45,000 -
East of England +30 39 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Hampshire +31 37 £38,250 +24.39% 3
Southampton +13 26 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Hertfordshire +13 23 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South West +6 21 £33,000 -5.71% 5
North West -15 14 £35,250 +5.22% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 12 £29,500 -7.81%
Dorset +7 10 £35,000 - 1
Bournemouth +1 10 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -6 10 £38,750 -3.12%
Kent +24 8 £31,000 +29.16%
Cambridge +17 8 £28,000 -12.50%
East Sussex +4 8 £27,000 -
Surrey +1 8 £21,500 -34.84% 2
Basingstoke +30 7 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Manchester +6 7 £42,000 +110.00% 3
Lewes -2 7 £27,000 -
Maidstone - 7 £31,000 -
East Midlands +1 6 £30,500 -19.73% 2
Birmingham -6 6 £38,000 +85.36% 3
West Midlands -10 6 £38,000 +50.49% 3
Merseyside +12 5 - -
Liverpool +6 5 - -
Berkshire -9 5 £32,500 -23.52% 1
St Albans - 5 £27,500 -
Leicestershire +13 4 £30,500 -19.73% 1

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 511 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 369 (72.21%) Windows
3 361 (70.65%) Citrix
4 307 (60.08%) Microsoft
5 301 (58.90%) Active Directory
6 263 (51.47%) VMware
7 241 (47.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 197 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 177 (34.64%) MS Excel
10 174 (34.05%) Firewall
11 173 (33.86%) ITIL
11 173 (33.86%) MS Office
12 165 (32.29%) MS Exchange
13 160 (31.31%) Windows 7
14 134 (26.22%) DNS
15 127 (24.85%) TCP/IP
16 124 (24.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 122 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
18 118 (23.09%) DHCP
19 116 (22.70%) Finance
20 111 (21.72%) MCSE
21 108 (21.14%) Cisco
22 103 (20.16%) XenApp
23 92 (18.00%) Degree
24 90 (17.61%) SAN
25 88 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
26 87 (17.03%) MCITP
27 84 (16.44%) WAN
27 84 (16.44%) LAN
28 75 (14.68%) Cisco Certification

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 165 (32.29%) MS Exchange
2 66 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (7.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (4.70%) IIS
6 22 (4.31%) SharePoint
7 19 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (3.33%) Lync
9 11 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.15%) CMS
10 7 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
11 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.39%) Apache
12 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.20%) Jetty
13 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 177 (34.64%) MS Excel
2 173 (33.86%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
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 42 (8.22%) Office 365
2 24 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (34.05%) Firewall
2 134 (26.22%) DNS
3 127 (24.85%) TCP/IP
4 118 (23.09%) DHCP
5 90 (17.61%) SAN
6 84 (16.44%) WAN
6 84 (16.44%) LAN
7 44 (8.61%) Network Security
8 30 (5.87%) VLAN
9 27 (5.28%) IP Telephony
9 27 (5.28%) VoIP
10 26 (5.09%) BGP
10 26 (5.09%) DMVPN
11 23 (4.50%) MPLS
12 21 (4.11%) Internet
12 21 (4.11%) VPN
13 20 (3.91%) OSPF
13 20 (3.91%) BIG-IP
14 18 (3.52%) NetScaler
15 15 (2.94%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.37%) MS Access
5 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.98%) FileMaker
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) MySQL
9 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.98%) Moq
2 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.98%) NUnit
3 3 (0.59%) MSI
3 3 (0.59%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 116 (22.70%) Finance
2 31 (6.07%) Banking
3 25 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.94%) Advertising
5 14 (2.74%) Back Office
6 13 (2.54%) Publishing
7 10 (1.96%) Retail
8 9 (1.76%) Law
9 8 (1.57%) Marketing
10 5 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.98%) Electronics
10 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Legal
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
Job Titles
1 129 (25.24%) Analyst
2 73 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 66 (12.92%) Support Engineer
4 59 (11.55%) IT Support
5 58 (11.35%) Consultant
6 52 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 48 (9.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 45 (8.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (6.26%) Desktop Support
10 30 (5.87%) Service Analyst
10 30 (5.87%) Service Desk Analyst
11 29 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
12 26 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (4.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 25 (4.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 22 (4.31%) IT Consultant
14 22 (4.31%) Support Consultant
15 21 (4.11%) Security Specialist
15 21 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 21 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.89%) .NET
2 13 (2.54%) Web Services
3 11 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.57%) Application Packaging
5 6 (1.17%) HTML
5 6 (1.17%) CSS
5 6 (1.17%) Ajax
6 5 (0.98%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (0.98%) Ninject
6 5 (0.98%) Backbone.js
6 5 (0.98%) jQuery
6 5 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.98%) X-Windows
6 5 (0.98%) VXML
7 2 (0.39%) CGI
7 2 (0.39%) J2EE
7 2 (0.39%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 511 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 52 (10.18%) Blackberry
3 40 (7.83%) Management Information System
4 32 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.74%) iPad
5 14 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.54%) Clustering
7 12 (2.35%) Replication
7 12 (2.35%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.96%) IVR
9 9 (1.76%) Statistics
10 8 (1.57%) iPhone
11 7 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.37%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.17%) Handset
13 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.78%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.59%) EqualLogic
15 3 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 369 (72.21%) Windows
2 197 (38.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 160 (31.31%) Windows 7
4 122 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (13.11%) Windows 8
7 64 (12.52%) Windows Vista
8 49 (9.59%) Linux
9 38 (7.44%) Windows XP
10 16 (3.13%) UNIX
11 7 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.78%) CentOS
13 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.39%) Solaris
14 2 (0.39%) Debian
15 1 (0.20%) Scientific Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (33.86%) ITIL
2 53 (10.37%) Project Management
3 48 (9.39%) Service Management
4 30 (5.87%) Time Management
4 30 (5.87%) Kalman Filter
5 29 (5.68%) Incident Management
6 27 (5.28%) Change Control
6 27 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (4.70%) Service Delivery
8 22 (4.31%) Information Security
8 22 (4.31%) Network Management
8 22 (4.31%) Mentoring
9 21 (4.11%) ITSM
9 21 (4.11%) Security Management
10 20 (3.91%) PRINCE2
11 19 (3.72%) ISMS
11 19 (3.72%) Information Security Management
12 18 (3.52%) Line Management
13 17 (3.33%) Problem Management
14 16 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.55%) SQL
2 48 (9.39%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.33%) Java
4 14 (2.74%) VB
5 13 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.35%) C#
7 9 (1.76%) VBScript
8 4 (0.78%) Perl
9 2 (0.39%) AWK
9 2 (0.39%) Ruby
9 2 (0.39%) sed
10 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 124 (24.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (21.72%) MCSE
3 92 (18.00%) Degree
4 87 (17.03%) MCITP
5 75 (14.68%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (14.29%) CCA
6 73 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
7 69 (13.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 48 (9.39%) CCNA
9 35 (6.85%) MCSA
10 33 (6.46%) MCP
11 27 (5.28%) Security Cleared
12 26 (5.09%) CCNP
12 26 (5.09%) SC Cleared
13 25 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (2.74%) CISSP
14 14 (2.74%) CCSE
15 7 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (1.37%) MCTS
16 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (13.70%) SLA
2 19 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.37%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 301 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 241 (47.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (20.16%) XenApp
4 59 (11.55%) Terminal Services
5 58 (11.35%) XenDesktop
6 46 (9.00%) Hyper-V
7 42 (8.22%) vSphere
8 18 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (2.94%) XenServer
11 14 (2.74%) Terminal Server
12 10 (1.96%) VMware ESX
13 6 (1.17%) NLBS
13 6 (1.17%) Xen
13 6 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.98%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.78%) NFS
15 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 51 (9.98%) SCCM
2 37 (7.24%) Backup Exec
3 25 (4.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (4.31%) WSUS
5 12 (2.35%) Unicenter
6 10 (1.96%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.57%) SCOM
9 7 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (1.37%) Netcool
9 7 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.78%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.59%) EdgeSight
13 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
14 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.39%) Nagios
14 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
14 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 361 (70.65%) Citrix
2 307 (60.08%) Microsoft
3 263 (51.47%) VMware
4 108 (21.14%) Cisco
5 53 (10.37%) HP
6 51 (9.98%) Dell
7 44 (8.61%) Symantec
8 29 (5.68%) CheckPoint
8 29 (5.68%) Veeam
9 24 (4.70%) Oracle
10 22 (4.31%) Apple
11 17 (3.33%) Avaya
12 16 (3.13%) Wyse
12 16 (3.13%) Blue Coat
13 14 (2.74%) Infoblox
13 14 (2.74%) Imperva
13 14 (2.74%) F5
14 13 (2.54%) NetApp
14 13 (2.54%) AppSense
15 12 (2.35%) Veritas
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20319 - £22212 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + + 2k on call + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £22000 - £26500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago