Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 823 927 986
Rank change year-on-year +104 +59 -15
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 299 245 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 215 186 196
England median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £25,450 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +26.67% +8.70% -10.39%

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 62,322 69,719 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,374 53,000 57,409
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +83 118 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North of England +35 48 £34,000 -13.92% 6
Midlands +61 38 £42,500 +84.78% 1
South East 0 35 £24,500 -12.50% 7
North West +18 33 £28,750 -18.03% 2
South West +37 30 £28,000 +21.74% 3
East of England +44 29 £60,000 +11.63% 2
East Midlands +37 24 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Yorkshire +30 14 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Midlands +27 14 £50,000 +35.14%
North East - 1 £23,000 -
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 256 (85.62%) Windows
3 171 (57.19%) Microsoft
3 171 (57.19%) Active Directory
4 138 (46.15%) ITIL
5 122 (40.80%) Citrix
6 113 (37.79%) Windows 7
7 107 (35.79%) Windows Server
8 105 (35.12%) SCCM
9 98 (32.78%) Windows 10
10 96 (32.11%) Office 365
11 95 (31.77%) Microsoft Office
12 88 (29.43%) Finance
13 82 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
14 78 (26.09%) PowerShell
15 71 (23.75%) VMware
16 65 (21.74%) XenApp
17 60 (20.07%) SQL Server
18 59 (19.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 57 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 55 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
21 53 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
22 52 (17.39%) SharePoint
23 50 (16.72%) Application Packaging
24 49 (16.39%) Apple
24 49 (16.39%) Intel
25 48 (16.05%) XenDesktop
26 44 (14.72%) Service Delivery
27 43 (14.38%) Reuters
27 43 (14.38%) Bloomberg

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 52 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 29 (9.70%) MS Exchange
3 19 (6.35%) Skype for Business
4 15 (5.02%) IIS
5 12 (4.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.00%) Apache
8 3 (1.00%) JBoss
8 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 95 (31.77%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (10.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.67%) Lawson
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.33%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.33%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.33%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 96 (32.11%) Office 365
2 53 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.00%) IaaS
7 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.67%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) G Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.04%) DNS
2 36 (12.04%) DHCP
3 33 (11.04%) LAN
4 32 (10.70%) Firewall
5 30 (10.03%) SAN
5 30 (10.03%) WAN
6 27 (9.03%) TCP/IP
7 26 (8.70%) MPLS
7 26 (8.70%) Network Security
8 22 (7.36%) IP Telephony
9 19 (6.35%) Remote Desktop
10 15 (5.02%) NAS
11 14 (4.68%) VSAN
12 13 (4.35%) NetScaler
13 11 (3.68%) SSL
14 10 (3.34%) VLAN
15 9 (3.01%) VoIP
16 8 (2.68%) IPsec
16 8 (2.68%) IPv6
16 8 (2.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.34%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.68%) MySQL
5 3 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.00%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (8.03%) WinDbg
2 19 (6.35%) MSI
General
1 88 (29.43%) Finance
2 19 (6.35%) Banking
2 19 (6.35%) Investment Banking
3 10 (3.34%) Retail
4 9 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.68%) Automotive
6 7 (2.34%) Front Office
7 6 (2.01%) Legal
8 5 (1.67%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.00%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Billing
9 3 (1.00%) Law
9 3 (1.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (26.76%) Desktop Support
2 72 (24.08%) Support Engineer
3 67 (22.41%) IT Support
4 60 (20.07%) IT Engineer
5 53 (17.73%) IT Support Engineer
6 52 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
6 52 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 50 (16.72%) Analyst
8 45 (15.05%) Field Engineer
9 40 (13.38%) Field Support Engineer
9 40 (13.38%) Support Analyst
10 36 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (8.36%) Citrix Engineer
12 24 (8.03%) Desktop Analyst
12 24 (8.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 24 (8.03%) Windows Support Analyst
13 22 (7.36%) Infrastructure Manager
13 22 (7.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 22 (7.36%) Project Manager
14 17 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.02%) Software Packaging
2 16 (5.35%) Web Services
3 10 (3.34%) .NET
3 10 (3.34%) Ajax
3 10 (3.34%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.34%) DHTML
3 10 (3.34%) HTML
3 10 (3.34%) SOAP
3 10 (3.34%) XML
4 3 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.00%) LDAP
4 3 (1.00%) Node.js
4 3 (1.00%) SAML
5 2 (0.67%) Middleware
6 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 299 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 26 (8.70%) Handset
3 25 (8.36%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (3.34%) Fintech
8 9 (3.01%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.01%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.68%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (2.68%) iPhone
9 8 (2.68%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.34%) Equities
10 7 (2.34%) Fixed Income
10 7 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (2.01%) Clustering
11 6 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 256 (85.62%) Windows
2 113 (37.79%) Windows 7
3 107 (35.79%) Windows Server
4 98 (32.78%) Windows 10
5 55 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (10.70%) Android
8 20 (6.69%) Mac OS
9 17 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.34%) Linux
11 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.34%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.00%) Unix
13 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (46.15%) ITIL
2 82 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (19.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 50 (16.72%) Application Packaging
5 44 (14.72%) Service Delivery
6 28 (9.36%) Migration
7 27 (9.03%) Asset Management
8 23 (7.69%) Email Migration
8 23 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 23 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (7.02%) Task Automation
10 18 (6.02%) Customer Requirements
10 18 (6.02%) Patch Management
11 15 (5.02%) Service Management
12 13 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
13 12 (4.01%) CRM
13 12 (4.01%) High Availability
13 12 (4.01%) Server Management
14 11 (3.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 43 (14.38%) SQL
3 25 (8.36%) VBScript
4 17 (5.69%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.68%) C#
5 11 (3.68%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.01%) Python
7 6 (2.01%) Korn
7 6 (2.01%) Perl
7 6 (2.01%) Ruby
8 5 (1.67%) Java
9 2 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.69%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.01%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.68%) MCSE
5 10 (3.34%) CCA
6 9 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.68%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.01%) Degree
8 6 (2.01%) VCAP
9 5 (1.67%) CCAA
9 5 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.67%) MCITP
10 4 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.67%) ACSP
12 2 (0.67%) CCNA
12 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.03%) SLA
2 7 (2.34%) GDPR
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 171 (57.19%) Active Directory
2 65 (21.74%) XenApp
3 57 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (16.05%) XenDesktop
5 36 (12.04%) Hyper-V
6 32 (10.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (5.69%) Terminal Services
8 16 (5.35%) vSphere
9 14 (4.68%) VMware NSX
10 8 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.67%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.67%) XenServer
12 4 (1.34%) Docker
13 2 (0.67%) Firmware
13 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 105 (35.12%) SCCM
2 24 (8.03%) Perfmon
3 10 (3.34%) SCOM
4 7 (2.34%) XenMobile
5 6 (2.01%) PowerCLI
5 6 (2.01%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.01%) WSUS
6 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.00%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.33%) Ansible
9 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.33%) Puppet
9 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 171 (57.19%) Microsoft
2 122 (40.80%) Citrix
3 71 (23.75%) VMware
4 49 (16.39%) Apple
4 49 (16.39%) Intel
5 43 (14.38%) Bloomberg
5 43 (14.38%) Reuters
6 21 (7.02%) HP
7 20 (6.69%) Cisco
8 19 (6.35%) Dell
8 19 (6.35%) FactSet
9 16 (5.35%) Oracle
10 14 (4.68%) Wyse
11 12 (4.01%) Ivanti
12 10 (3.34%) McAfee
13 9 (3.01%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.01%) NetApp
14 8 (2.68%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (2.68%) Kaspersky
14 8 (2.68%) SonicWALL