Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 339 353
Rank change year-on-year +34 +14 -31
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 29 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.50% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 13
North West median annual salary £29,000 £28,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +47.37% -24.55%
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -9.64% +14.48%

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 4,263 4,358 5,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.56% 35.56% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,933 3,371 4,164
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 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
Cheshire +31 12 £29,000 +5.45%
Manchester +29 10 £23,250 -16.96%
Merseyside +10 7 £35,000 +25.00%
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 29 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
5 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 16 (55.17%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (41.38%) Data Protection
8 11 (37.93%) Office 365
8 11 (37.93%) Wireless
9 10 (34.48%) Windows 10
10 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (27.59%) Internet
11 7 (24.14%) Middleware
11 7 (24.14%) Intel
11 7 (24.14%) LAN
11 7 (24.14%) WAN
11 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
11 7 (24.14%) Clustering
11 7 (24.14%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
11 7 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
11 7 (24.14%) Smartphone
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) VMware
13 5 (17.24%) Information Security
13 5 (17.24%) Retail
13 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
13 5 (17.24%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) HipChat
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Wireless
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) Broadband
4 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 2 (6.90%) Skype
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Support Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) IT Support
4 8 (27.59%) Desktop Support
5 7 (24.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Field Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Field Support Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) IT Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
8 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (24.14%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (24.14%) Smartphone
3 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 10
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (41.38%) Data Protection
3 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
4 7 (24.14%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
6 5 (17.24%) Information Security
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
7 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
10 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.45%) Migration
10 1 (3.45%) Project Management
10 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Intel
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) Polycom
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) iManage
7 1 (3.45%) Intapp
7 1 (3.45%) Mitel
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.45%) Wyse