The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
England / South West
Rank 217 192 163
Rank change year-on-year -25 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 21 61 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 2.69% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 74
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +12.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.65% +6.49%  

Client/Server 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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1737 2270 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.15% 38.63% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1721 1512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the South West

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in the South West

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the South West

Client/Server
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Bristol -13 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wiltshire +13 4 £42,000 +29.23%
Somerset -12 4 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Dorset - 2 - -
Devon - 1 £32,500 - 1
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Client/Server 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 South West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (27.27%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) Firewall
6 8 (24.24%) DHCP
6 8 (24.24%) DNS
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (24.24%) Office 365
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (21.21%) SCCM
7 7 (21.21%) VPN
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco
7 7 (21.21%) Intranet
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) Unix
8 6 (18.18%) JMeter
8 6 (18.18%) Ruby
8 6 (18.18%) QA
8 6 (18.18%) Selenium
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.18%) Calabash
8 6 (18.18%) REST
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) WebDriver

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (15.15%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) Drupal
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Infor M3
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) Intranet
3 7 (21.21%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) Internet
4 5 (15.15%) VLAN
5 4 (12.12%) DAB
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
8 1 (3.03%) Extranet
8 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Appium
1 6 (18.18%) Calabash
1 6 (18.18%) JMeter
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
1 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Tester
2 6 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Tester
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Information Officer
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Dojo
5 1 (3.03%) DOM
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.06%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Unix
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.06%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) Open Source
2 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.15%) Content Management
4 4 (12.12%) B2B
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Process Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Draytek
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Infor
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Veeam
6 1 (3.03%) AppSense
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Pega
6 1 (3.03%) webMethods
6 1 (3.03%) Wyse
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