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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 230 233
Rank change year-on-year -38 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 7 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.32% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 14
Median salary £19,000 £25,182 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.54% -16.06%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.95%  

Fat Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2736 2220 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.52% 39.68% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 1916 1909
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Fat Client as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -25 5 £19,000 -
Manchester -24 2 £26,500 +5.23%
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (62.50%) Intel
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (12.50%) CCAA
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
8 2 (12.50%) SCSM
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (12.50%) SCCM
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (12.50%) MCITP
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management

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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Desktop Support
2 11 (68.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Field Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) IT Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) IT Support
3 10 (62.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCAA
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Intel
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
4 2 (12.50%) Clearswift
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 2 (12.50%) Wyse
5 1 (6.25%) Acronis
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow