The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin 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 Thin Client over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 222 202 191
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 8 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,531 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £35,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -14.00%
Thin 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
1730 1763 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.08% 33.14% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1480 1184
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Thin Client across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Thin Client Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Thin Client across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Thin Client Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Thin 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 Thin Client within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 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 -3 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Dudley - 1 £29,462 -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Thin 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 Thin Client.

1 18 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
4 12 (66.67%) ITIL
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (55.56%) Citrix
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (44.44%) Project Management
7 8 (44.44%) MCP
7 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
7 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
8 7 (38.89%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (38.89%) MCSE
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) IIS
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
8 7 (38.89%) Service Management
8 7 (38.89%) Firewall
8 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
8 7 (38.89%) Clustering
9 6 (33.33%) Degree
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) VMware
10 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 5 (27.78%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Thin 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 Thin Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) IPv4
4 3 (16.67%) IPsec
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Implementation Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Installations Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (38.89%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
3 7 (38.89%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (44.44%) MCP
3 7 (38.89%) MCSE
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) SonicWALL
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) ProCurve