Period
to 14 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK > England
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 858 883 930
Rank change year-on-year +25 +47 +57
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 181 258 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 150 189 195
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.63% - +5.26%

Fat Client 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 51,113 61,862 67,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.22% 39.54% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38,604 47,598 50,605
England median annual salary £53,371 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.66% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,050 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.86% +4.10% -

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in England over the 6 months to 14 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the England region over the 6 months to 14 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +68 74 £44,000 -12.00% 8
North of England +8 30 £30,000 +8.11% 7
South East +26 29 £33,050 +37.71% 12
Midlands +33 27 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West +17 22 £32,500 +23.81% 2
East Midlands +35 21 £37,500 +15.38% 2
South West -11 11 £28,000 - 1
East of England +56 10 £42,500 +10.39% 6
Yorkshire +2 8 £30,000 -2.44% 5
West Midlands +12 6 £49,500 -1.00% 1
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, IT jobs citing Fat Client 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 England region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 181 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 129 (71.27%) Windows
3 124 (68.51%) Active Directory
4 111 (61.33%) Microsoft
5 97 (53.59%) ITIL
6 94 (51.93%) Citrix
7 74 (40.88%) Windows Server
8 62 (34.25%) Windows 10
9 58 (32.04%) Windows 7
9 58 (32.04%) VMware
10 52 (28.73%) WAN
11 51 (28.18%) LAN
11 51 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (27.62%) SCCM
13 47 (25.97%) Microsoft Office
14 42 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 39 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (19.89%) Office 365
17 35 (19.34%) PowerShell
18 33 (18.23%) Firewall
19 32 (17.68%) DHCP
20 31 (17.13%) DNS
20 31 (17.13%) SharePoint
20 31 (17.13%) XenDesktop
21 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
22 29 (16.02%) Wireless
22 29 (16.02%) Finance
23 28 (15.47%) Service Management
23 28 (15.47%) Hyper-V

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 31 (17.13%) SharePoint
2 21 (11.60%) Skype for Business
3 16 (8.84%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.21%) IIS
6 4 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.66%) JBoss
7 3 (1.66%) WildFly
8 2 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (25.97%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.89%) Office 365
2 24 (13.26%) Azure
3 10 (5.52%) AWS
4 6 (3.31%) GCP
5 5 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (2.21%) IaaS
6 4 (2.21%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.66%) PaaS
8 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.10%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.10%) Slack
9 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.73%) WAN
2 51 (28.18%) LAN
3 33 (18.23%) Firewall
4 32 (17.68%) DHCP
5 31 (17.13%) DNS
6 29 (16.02%) Wireless
7 27 (14.92%) SAN
8 19 (10.50%) VoIP
9 15 (8.29%) NAS
10 11 (6.08%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.42%) IP Telephony
11 8 (4.42%) VPN
12 7 (3.87%) Internet
13 6 (3.31%) Skype
13 6 (3.31%) Unified Communications
14 5 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (1.66%) MPLS
16 3 (1.66%) NetScaler
16 3 (1.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.42%) MSI
2 4 (2.21%) JIRA
3 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.10%) JMeter
3 2 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) AppScan
4 1 (0.55%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) GitLab
4 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (16.02%) Finance
2 21 (11.60%) Public Sector
3 15 (8.29%) Retail
4 14 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.52%) Banking
6 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.76%) Housing Association
8 4 (2.21%) Legal
9 3 (1.66%) Law
10 2 (1.10%) Automotive
10 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (18.78%) Analyst
3 23 (12.71%) IT Support
4 18 (9.94%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (7.18%) Administrator
6 13 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (6.63%) IT Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) Junior
8 11 (6.08%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Server Administrator
9 10 (5.52%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Virtualisation Administrator
9 10 (5.52%) Windows Administrator
9 10 (5.52%) Windows Server Administrator
9 10 (5.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.76%) Middleware
2 2 (1.10%) COM
2 2 (1.10%) Express
2 2 (1.10%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 181 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 27 (14.92%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.84%) Clustering
3 16 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (8.29%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.08%) Blackberry
6 9 (4.97%) Driving Licence
6 9 (4.97%) Replication
7 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.31%) CMDB
8 6 (3.31%) PKI
9 5 (2.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.76%) Handset
9 5 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.76%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.76%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.66%) NHS
10 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 129 (71.27%) Windows
2 74 (40.88%) Windows Server
3 62 (34.25%) Windows 10
4 58 (32.04%) Windows 7
5 39 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (11.05%) Linux
8 14 (7.73%) Android
9 9 (4.97%) Apple iOS
9 9 (4.97%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.42%) Unix
11 5 (2.76%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.21%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.66%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.10%) CentOS
14 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (53.59%) ITIL
2 42 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (15.47%) Application Packaging
4 28 (15.47%) Service Management
5 26 (14.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (14.36%) High Availability
6 24 (13.26%) Migration
7 21 (11.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (10.50%) Problem Management
9 17 (9.39%) Service Delivery
10 14 (7.73%) Infrastructure Management
11 13 (7.18%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (6.63%) BCP
13 10 (5.52%) Change Control
13 10 (5.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 9 (4.97%) Business Continuity
14 9 (4.97%) Business Continuity Planning
15 8 (4.42%) Android Development
15 8 (4.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.34%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.84%) SQL
3 5 (2.76%) VBScript
4 4 (2.21%) Java
4 4 (2.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.21%) Python
5 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.10%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) JCL
6 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.08%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.31%) Degree
4 6 (3.31%) HNC
4 6 (3.31%) HND
5 4 (2.21%) MCP
6 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.10%) APMP
7 2 (1.10%) CCDP
7 2 (1.10%) CCNP
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.10%) OSCP
7 2 (1.10%) SANS
8 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 124 (68.51%) Active Directory
2 51 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (17.13%) XenDesktop
4 28 (15.47%) Hyper-V
5 26 (14.36%) XenApp
6 21 (11.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (8.84%) Terminal Services
8 8 (4.42%) DFS Replication
8 8 (4.42%) Terminal Server
9 7 (3.87%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (3.31%) Docker
11 5 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.66%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.66%) NLBS
13 3 (1.66%) Xen
14 2 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (1.10%) vSphere
15 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (27.62%) SCCM
2 13 (7.18%) WSUS
3 9 (4.97%) Terraform
4 8 (4.42%) Ansible
4 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (4.42%) SCOM
4 8 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.31%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.31%) Packer
6 5 (2.76%) AirWatch
6 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.21%) Nagios
7 4 (2.21%) Puppet
7 4 (2.21%) ZENworks
8 2 (1.10%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.55%) Nessus
9 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 94 (51.93%) Citrix
3 58 (32.04%) VMware
4 23 (12.71%) Cisco
5 16 (8.84%) HP
6 13 (7.18%) Wyse
7 10 (5.52%) Apple
7 10 (5.52%) Dell
8 9 (4.97%) NetApp
8 9 (4.97%) Veeam
9 6 (3.31%) Google
10 4 (2.21%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.21%) Novell
11 3 (1.66%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.66%) F5
11 3 (1.66%) Intel
11 3 (1.66%) McAfee
11 3 (1.66%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.66%) Sophos
11 3 (1.66%) Trend Micro