Period
to 5 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 218 254 292
Rank change year-on-year +36 +38 +2
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 16 27 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.93% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 34
10th Percentile £56,250 £35,000 £49,500
25th Percentile £66,000 £55,625 £67,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £74,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.62% -13.33% +20.00%
75th Percentile £80,500 £120,000 £81,250
90th Percentile " " £86,250
Central London median annual salary £72,000 £65,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year +10.77% -11.86% +43.90%

Client/Server is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,799 2,904 3,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.99% 37.67% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,588 2,546 3,305
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £39,000
25th Percentile £57,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +5.88%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the City of London

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in the City of London.

Salary trend for Client/Server in the City of London

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Client/Server in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, IT jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (68.75%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (68.75%) vCenter Server
3 9 (56.25%) Proactive Monitoring
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2016
3 9 (56.25%) VSAN
3 9 (56.25%) EMC VNXe
3 9 (56.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
3 9 (56.25%) FlexPod
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (56.25%) Isilon
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Change Control
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) HP
3 9 (56.25%) Dell
3 9 (56.25%) EMC
3 9 (56.25%) NetApp
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Azure

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Google Workspace
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
3 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
1 9 (56.25%) VSAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Backup Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Storage and Backup Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Storage Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Presales Solution Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (56.25%) EMC VNXe
2 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (56.25%) FlexPod
2 9 (56.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
1 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Change Control
1 9 (56.25%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Dell
2 9 (56.25%) EMC
2 9 (56.25%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) Isilon
2 9 (56.25%) NetApp
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.25%) UiPath