Period
to 23 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 348 314
Rank change year-on-year +8 -34 +33
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 23 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 16
North West median annual salary £28,000 £19,000 £25,091
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.37% -24.28% -16.36%
10th Percentile £20,350 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £39,875 £24,500 £37,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,735 5,375 4,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.82% 43.51% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,650 4,392 3,714
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in the North West

Fat Client
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Fat Client in the North West

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Fat Client in the North West

Fat Client
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Cheshire -27 17 £33,750 +77.63% 1
Manchester +14 4 £28,000 +16.67%
Merseyside - 2 £28,000 - 1
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (60.87%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (56.52%) Intel
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (13.04%) SAP
11 2 (8.70%) HP
11 2 (8.70%) Dell
11 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (8.70%) LAN
11 2 (8.70%) WAN
11 2 (8.70%) Cisco
11 2 (8.70%) SAN
11 2 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
11 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
11 2 (8.70%) Office 365

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Support Engineer
2 15 (65.22%) IT Support
3 13 (56.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) Desktop Support
3 13 (56.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) Field Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) Field Support Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) IT Engineer
3 13 (56.52%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) BYOD
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
3 1 (4.35%) Business Development
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Presales
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CCA
1 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Intel
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Wyse