Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 928 997
Rank change year-on-year +78 +69 -55
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 282 231 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 206 181 208
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%

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 67,827 73,572 77,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.85% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52,828 55,641 64,107
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +45 112 £50,000 +16.96% 10
North of England +23 42 £29,500 -25.79% 6
Midlands +36 36 £42,500 +84.78% 4
South East -5 35 £24,000 -23.81% 8
South West +13 29 £28,000 +21.74% 2
North West +11 28 £27,500 -19.47% 1
East of England +37 27 £38,500 -30.00% 4
East Midlands 0 19 £32,500 +71.05% 2
West Midlands +44 17 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Yorkshire +33 12 £42,750 +6.88% 5
North East - 2 £21,000 -
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 282 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 226 (80.14%) Windows
3 153 (54.26%) Active Directory
4 141 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 123 (43.62%) ITIL
6 109 (38.65%) Citrix
7 99 (35.11%) Windows Server
8 96 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
9 92 (32.62%) Windows 7
10 88 (31.21%) Office 365
11 84 (29.79%) SCCM
12 83 (29.43%) Windows 10
13 78 (27.66%) Finance
14 68 (24.11%) VMware
14 68 (24.11%) PowerShell
14 68 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
15 57 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
17 50 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 48 (17.02%) Service Delivery
19 46 (16.31%) XenApp
20 45 (15.96%) SharePoint
21 44 (15.60%) Intel
22 42 (14.89%) SQL
23 41 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
24 39 (13.83%) Reuters
24 39 (13.83%) Bloomberg
24 39 (13.83%) XenDesktop
25 38 (13.48%) DHCP
25 38 (13.48%) DNS

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 45 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 33 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.32%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.90%) IIS
5 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.71%) Apache
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.71%) JBoss
6 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Moodle
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 96 (34.04%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Raiser's Edge
1 1 (0.35%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 88 (31.21%) Office 365
2 41 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) G Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.48%) DHCP
1 38 (13.48%) DNS
2 35 (12.41%) TCP/IP
3 34 (12.06%) LAN
4 27 (9.57%) Firewall
4 27 (9.57%) WAN
5 24 (8.51%) SAN
6 20 (7.09%) Network Security
7 18 (6.38%) MPLS
7 18 (6.38%) Remote Desktop
8 15 (5.32%) IP Telephony
9 14 (4.96%) VSAN
10 13 (4.61%) NAS
10 13 (4.61%) VoIP
11 10 (3.55%) VLAN
12 9 (3.19%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.84%) IPsec
13 8 (2.84%) IPv6
13 8 (2.84%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (2.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.84%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.48%) MySQL
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.71%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (7.09%) WinDbg
2 19 (6.74%) MSI
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 78 (27.66%) Finance
2 20 (7.09%) Banking
3 19 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.84%) Automotive
4 8 (2.84%) Legal
4 8 (2.84%) Retail
5 7 (2.48%) Front Office
6 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.77%) Billing
7 5 (1.77%) Law
7 5 (1.77%) Military
8 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (29.79%) Desktop Support
2 70 (24.82%) Support Engineer
3 66 (23.40%) IT Support
4 58 (20.57%) Analyst
5 57 (20.21%) IT Engineer
6 50 (17.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 48 (17.02%) Desktop Engineer
7 48 (17.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 42 (14.89%) Field Engineer
9 40 (14.18%) Support Analyst
10 35 (12.41%) Field Support Engineer
11 22 (7.80%) Citrix Engineer
12 20 (7.09%) Desktop Analyst
12 20 (7.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 19 (6.74%) Windows Support Analyst
14 18 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (6.38%) Service Manager
15 17 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
16 14 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
16 14 (4.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.45%) Software Packaging
2 15 (5.32%) Web Services
3 10 (3.55%) .NET
4 8 (2.84%) Ajax
4 8 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.84%) DHTML
4 8 (2.84%) HTML
4 8 (2.84%) SOAP
4 8 (2.84%) XML
5 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.71%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.71%) LDAP
5 2 (0.71%) Node.js
5 2 (0.71%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) JSON
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 282 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (7.80%) Handset
3 21 (7.45%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.19%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.84%) Fintech
6 8 (2.84%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (2.84%) iPhone
6 8 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.48%) Equities
7 7 (2.48%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.13%) Replication
8 6 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.77%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 226 (80.14%) Windows
2 99 (35.11%) Windows Server
3 92 (32.62%) Windows 7
4 83 (29.43%) Windows 10
5 50 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (8.51%) Android
8 14 (4.96%) Linux
8 14 (4.96%) Mac OS
9 12 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.35%) Unix
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (43.62%) ITIL
2 68 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (17.02%) Service Delivery
4 36 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 35 (12.41%) Application Packaging
6 27 (9.57%) Asset Management
7 23 (8.16%) PRINCE2
8 22 (7.80%) Task Automation
9 21 (7.45%) Migration
10 17 (6.03%) Service Management
11 16 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.32%) Email Migration
13 13 (4.61%) Patch Management
13 13 (4.61%) Problem Management
14 12 (4.26%) CRM
14 12 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (3.90%) Server Management
16 10 (3.55%) Line Management
16 10 (3.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (24.11%) PowerShell
2 42 (14.89%) SQL
3 21 (7.45%) VBScript
4 17 (6.03%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.19%) C#
5 9 (3.19%) Python
6 8 (2.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.13%) Korn
7 6 (2.13%) Perl
7 6 (2.13%) Ruby
8 4 (1.42%) Java
9 1 (0.35%) JCL
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.13%) MCSE
6 6 (2.13%) VCAP
7 5 (1.77%) Degree
7 5 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.42%) CCA
9 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.71%) MCP
10 2 (0.71%) MCTS
11 1 (0.35%) ACSP
11 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.35%) CCAA
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (54.26%) Active Directory
2 57 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (16.31%) XenApp
4 39 (13.83%) XenDesktop
5 33 (11.70%) Hyper-V
6 28 (9.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 23 (8.16%) Terminal Services
8 14 (4.96%) VMware NSX
8 14 (4.96%) vSphere
9 12 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (2.84%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.77%) Firmware
12 4 (1.42%) Docker
13 3 (1.06%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.06%) XenServer
14 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 84 (29.79%) SCCM
2 20 (7.09%) Perfmon
3 8 (2.84%) WSUS
4 6 (2.13%) PowerCLI
4 6 (2.13%) SCOM
4 6 (2.13%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.77%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.71%) Ansible
6 2 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.71%) Packer
6 2 (0.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.35%) Terraform
7 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 141 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (38.65%) Citrix
3 68 (24.11%) VMware
4 44 (15.60%) Intel
5 39 (13.83%) Bloomberg
5 39 (13.83%) Reuters
6 36 (12.77%) Apple
7 19 (6.74%) FactSet
7 19 (6.74%) HP
8 17 (6.03%) Cisco
9 14 (4.96%) Dell
10 11 (3.90%) Oracle
11 9 (3.19%) Avaya
11 9 (3.19%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.84%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (2.84%) NetApp
12 8 (2.84%) SonicWALL
12 8 (2.84%) Wyse
13 7 (2.48%) FXall
13 7 (2.48%) Ivanti