The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
England / West Midlands
Rank 209 199 218
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 5 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.33% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.97% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 0
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1734 1747 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.62% 33.56% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1372 1422
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Fat Client
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fat Client across the West Midlands region.

Fat Client Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Fat Client
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -3 1 £50,000 +20.48%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (66.67%) Intel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) IPv4
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) IPv4
1 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) IPv6
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 6 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Field Support Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) IT Support
1 6 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Intel
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp