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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank - 187 184
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 0 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.048% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.15% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 17
Average salary - £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
1475 1295 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.94% 30.92% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1051 1227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) IPv4
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Lync
6 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
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