The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 124 117
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 0 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.55% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £30,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.84%  

Fat Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 638 962 611
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.39% 40.87% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 434 620 505
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Fat Client as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Birmingham

Fat Client
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Fat Client in Birmingham

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) SAN

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