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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 207 194 190
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 10 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.12% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 9
Average salary £32,231 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £24,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £30,750
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +13.00%
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
1657 1791 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.89% 32.86% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1543 1294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fat Client across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Birmingham -10 7 £27,600 -15.07%
Dudley - 1 £29,462 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 19 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco
3 16 (84.21%) Windows
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (52.63%) Citrix
7 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
8 9 (47.37%) Project Management
8 9 (47.37%) MCP
9 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
9 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
9 8 (42.11%) IIS
9 8 (42.11%) MCSE
9 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
9 8 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (42.11%) Service Management
9 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
9 8 (42.11%) Clustering
9 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (42.11%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (36.84%) Firewall
10 7 (36.84%) SQL
11 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
11 6 (31.58%) VMware
11 6 (31.58%) Degree
12 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
12 5 (26.32%) XenApp

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) IPv4
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Implementation Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Installations Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (42.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
3 8 (42.11%) Service Management
3 8 (42.11%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCP
3 8 (42.11%) MCSE
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
3 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) ProCurve