The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
England / South West
Rank 226 247 235
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 11 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.069% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.18% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 18
Median salary £25,000 £23,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -28.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £20,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £26,300 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.84%  

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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1723 2250 1921
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.32% 38.57% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1702 1515
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,130 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Fat Client
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Fat Client in the South West

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Fat Client in the South West

Fat Client
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 Fat Client within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +10 6 £25,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £25,000 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 28 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 22 (78.57%) MS Office
4 21 (75.00%) Intel
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Citrix
8 3 (10.71%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
9 2 (7.14%) vSphere
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
9 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (7.14%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.14%) MPLS
9 2 (7.14%) HP
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco
10 1 (3.57%) IBM
10 1 (3.57%) OO

Fat Client
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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (78.57%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Desktop Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Desktop Support
1 19 (67.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Field Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Field Support Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) IT Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) IT Support
1 19 (67.86%) IT Support Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Site Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) ADO
1 1 (3.57%) COM+
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) DCOM
1 1 (3.57%) DHTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) MFC
1 1 (3.57%) ODBC
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 2 (7.14%) Data Management
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.14%) Line Management
2 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.57%) Coaching
3 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.57%) Logistics
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (3.57%) SDLC
3 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
3 1 (3.57%) System Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) COBOL
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Intel
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) AppSense
5 1 (3.57%) arcserve
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Wyse