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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 213 214 232
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 8 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.20% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.61% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Median salary £25,000 £41,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.75% -14.87%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £41,820 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +28.67%
Fat Client
England

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
2047 1634 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.20% 31.97% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1303 1642
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
Birmingham -10 3 £50,000 +20.48%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) Intel
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) IPv4
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

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 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) IPv4
1 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) IPv6
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Desktop Support
2 5 (45.45%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Field Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) IT Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
1 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
1 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Intel
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp