Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 885 920 960
Rank change year-on-year +35 +40 -60
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 261 256 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 190 215 240
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £19,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +8.57%

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 68,935 73,793 80,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.69% 44.55% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53,561 56,539 66,953
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +14 99 £50,000 +14.00% 7
South East -20 41 £28,000 -27.27% 4
North of England +42 36 £29,000 +9.43% 3
South West +26 33 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Midlands +20 31 £37,500 +97.37% 2
East of England +23 21 £38,500 -23.00% 2
North West +16 20 £25,000 +31.58% 2
West Midlands +40 16 £50,000 +66.67% 1
East Midlands +3 15 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Yorkshire +43 14 £31,500 -25.88%
North East - 2 £19,000 - 1
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 186 (71.26%) Windows
3 136 (52.11%) Microsoft
4 128 (49.04%) Active Directory
5 113 (43.30%) ITIL
6 102 (39.08%) Citrix
7 91 (34.87%) Microsoft Office
8 89 (34.10%) Windows Server
9 72 (27.59%) VMware
10 70 (26.82%) Office 365
11 66 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (22.61%) SQL Server
13 59 (22.61%) SCCM
14 58 (22.22%) Windows 7
15 57 (21.84%) Windows 10
16 53 (20.31%) Service Delivery
17 52 (19.92%) SQL
18 51 (19.54%) Finance
19 48 (18.39%) PowerShell
20 44 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 43 (16.48%) LAN
22 40 (15.33%) DNS
23 39 (14.94%) DHCP
23 39 (14.94%) Intel
24 38 (14.56%) TCP/IP
24 38 (14.56%) SharePoint
25 36 (13.79%) WAN
26 35 (13.41%) XenApp
27 33 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008

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 38 (14.56%) SharePoint
2 30 (11.49%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.51%) IIS
4 15 (5.75%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.68%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.38%) Moodle
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 91 (34.87%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Raiser's Edge
1 1 (0.38%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.82%) Office 365
2 31 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.77%) IaaS
6 2 (0.77%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.77%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.48%) LAN
2 40 (15.33%) DNS
3 39 (14.94%) DHCP
4 38 (14.56%) TCP/IP
5 36 (13.79%) WAN
6 31 (11.88%) SAN
7 24 (9.20%) Firewall
8 18 (6.90%) VoIP
9 17 (6.51%) NAS
10 15 (5.75%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (5.36%) Network Security
12 13 (4.98%) VLAN
13 11 (4.21%) VPN
14 8 (3.07%) Wireless
15 7 (2.68%) IPsec
15 7 (2.68%) IPv6
15 7 (2.68%) Spanning Tree
15 7 (2.68%) VSAN
16 6 (2.30%) MPLS
16 6 (2.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.30%) MySQL
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (4.98%) WinDbg
2 12 (4.60%) MSI
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (19.54%) Finance
2 13 (4.98%) Banking
3 12 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.83%) Billing
4 10 (3.83%) Military
5 9 (3.45%) Automotive
5 9 (3.45%) Legal
6 8 (3.07%) Front Office
7 5 (1.92%) Law
7 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.92%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.77%) Marketing
9 2 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (23.75%) Analyst
1 62 (23.75%) Desktop Support
2 61 (23.37%) IT Support
3 60 (22.99%) Support Engineer
4 47 (18.01%) IT Engineer
5 44 (16.86%) IT Support Engineer
6 37 (14.18%) Desktop Engineer
6 37 (14.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 36 (13.79%) Field Engineer
8 35 (13.41%) Support Analyst
9 32 (12.26%) Field Support Engineer
10 19 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (6.90%) Service Analyst
12 17 (6.51%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (6.13%) Service Manager
14 14 (5.36%) .NET Developer
14 14 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (5.36%) C# Developer
14 14 (5.36%) Developer
14 14 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.51%) .NET
2 15 (5.75%) HTML
2 15 (5.75%) Web Services
3 14 (5.36%) Ajax
3 14 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.36%) DHTML
3 14 (5.36%) SOAP
3 14 (5.36%) XML
4 12 (4.60%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.77%) LDAP
7 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.38%) COM
7 1 (0.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.38%) Middleware
7 1 (0.38%) REST
7 1 (0.38%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 261 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 14 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.98%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.98%) Handset
3 13 (4.98%) Replication
4 12 (4.60%) Fintech
5 11 (4.21%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.07%) Equities
8 8 (3.07%) Fixed Income
8 8 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.68%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.68%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.68%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (2.68%) iPhone
9 7 (2.68%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.92%) iPad
11 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 186 (71.26%) Windows
2 89 (34.10%) Windows Server
3 58 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 57 (21.84%) Windows 10
5 44 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (6.51%) Linux
8 15 (5.75%) Android
9 11 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.68%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.30%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.38%) Unix
13 1 (0.38%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (43.30%) ITIL
2 63 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 53 (20.31%) Service Delivery
4 21 (8.05%) Application Packaging
4 21 (8.05%) Service Management
5 19 (7.28%) Time Management
6 17 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (6.51%) CRM
7 16 (6.13%) Migration
8 15 (5.75%) Server Management
9 14 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 14 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (5.36%) Mobile Development
10 13 (4.98%) Customer Requirements
10 13 (4.98%) Presales
10 13 (4.98%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.98%) Task Automation
11 12 (4.60%) Asset Management
12 11 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.92%) SQL
2 48 (18.39%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.75%) C#
3 15 (5.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (5.36%) VBScript
5 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (0.38%) JCL
7 1 (0.38%) Python
7 1 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.75%) Degree
3 15 (5.75%) MCSE
3 15 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.92%) MCP
7 4 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.53%) MCSA
8 3 (1.15%) CCA
8 3 (1.15%) CCNA
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.15%) MCTS
9 2 (0.77%) APMP
10 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.38%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 128 (49.04%) Active Directory
2 66 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.41%) XenApp
4 29 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 23 (8.81%) XenDesktop
6 22 (8.43%) Terminal Services
7 20 (7.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (3.45%) vSphere
10 7 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (2.68%) VMware NSX
11 6 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.92%) Firmware
12 5 (1.92%) XenServer
13 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.77%) Docker
14 2 (0.77%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 59 (22.61%) SCCM
2 13 (4.98%) Perfmon
3 6 (2.30%) SCOM
3 6 (2.30%) WSUS
4 3 (1.15%) Ansible
4 3 (1.15%) Puppet
4 3 (1.15%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.77%) Packer
5 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.38%) Terraform
6 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 136 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 102 (39.08%) Citrix
3 72 (27.59%) VMware
4 39 (14.94%) Intel
5 25 (9.58%) Bloomberg
5 25 (9.58%) Reuters
6 21 (8.05%) Apple
6 21 (8.05%) Cisco
7 20 (7.66%) HP
8 17 (6.51%) Oracle
9 16 (6.13%) Avaya
10 13 (4.98%) Dell
11 12 (4.60%) FactSet
12 11 (4.21%) NetApp
13 10 (3.83%) SonicWALL
13 10 (3.83%) Xerox
14 9 (3.45%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (3.07%) FXall
15 8 (3.07%) Tradeweb