The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 694 764 721
Rank change year-on-year +70 -43  
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 169 175 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 153 152 209
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,172 £25,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £33,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year +15.78% +0.75%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35305 41561 44108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.45% 42.19% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28146 33794 34964
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Fat Client
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Fat Client in the UK

Fat Client
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Fat Client in the UK

Fat Client
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
England +62 164 £40,000 +5.26% 14
London +57 75 £42,750 +6.54% 5
South East +71 36 £38,500 +1.31% 3
East of England +20 19 £48,750 +95.00% 2
City of London +31 15 £43,860 +3.20% 3
Oxfordshire - 12 £46,750 -
South West +15 11 £25,000 -6.71%
North West -35 10 £19,000 -24.54% 1
Hampshire +18 9 £28,000 -26.31%
Hertfordshire +14 8 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Hatfield - 8 £55,000 - 1
Warrington -4 7 £19,000 -
Cheshire -16 7 £19,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £25,000 -
East Midlands +14 6 £19,000 -45.71% 2
West Sussex - 6 £38,500 -
Yorkshire +15 5 £57,500 +86.99%
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester - 5 £25,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £19,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £19,000 -
Essex 0 4 £53,750 +7.50%
Wiltshire - 4 £25,300 -
Portsmouth -17 3 £39,000 +21.87%
Manchester -31 3 £24,000 -14.91% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Oxford - 3 £44,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £37,500 - 1
Thame - 3 £55,000 -

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

1 307 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 230 (74.92%) Windows
3 163 (53.09%) Active Directory
4 147 (47.88%) Citrix
5 128 (41.69%) Microsoft
6 104 (33.88%) VMware
7 94 (30.62%) Microsoft Office
8 86 (28.01%) Windows Server
9 80 (26.06%) MS Exchange
10 78 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (21.17%) Finance
12 64 (20.85%) ITIL
12 64 (20.85%) Windows 7
13 63 (20.52%) SCCM
14 60 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 56 (18.24%) Intel
17 54 (17.59%) Data Centre
18 51 (16.61%) DHCP
18 51 (16.61%) DNS
19 50 (16.29%) Linux
20 49 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2010
20 49 (15.96%) Office 365
21 47 (15.31%) Cisco
22 44 (14.33%) TCP/IP
23 43 (14.01%) Firewall
24 41 (13.36%) PowerShell
25 38 (12.38%) SLA
26 37 (12.05%) Migration
26 37 (12.05%) Banking

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 80 (26.06%) MS Exchange
2 49 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (6.84%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (3.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (3.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.61%) Confluence
8 7 (2.28%) FileNet
8 7 (2.28%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.30%) CMS
9 4 (1.30%) IIS
10 3 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) Apache
12 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.33%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (30.62%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.98%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.28%) iTrent
2 7 (2.28%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.98%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.96%) Office 365
2 19 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon Glacier
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (2.61%) AWS CloudTrail
4 8 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.61%) G Suite
4 8 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (2.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.61%) DHCP
1 51 (16.61%) DNS
2 44 (14.33%) TCP/IP
3 43 (14.01%) Firewall
4 36 (11.73%) WAN
5 34 (11.07%) LAN
6 21 (6.84%) Network Security
7 17 (5.54%) SAN
8 16 (5.21%) IP Telephony
9 15 (4.89%) VLAN
10 14 (4.56%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (3.91%) BGP
12 12 (3.91%) BIG-IP
12 12 (3.91%) DMVPN
12 12 (3.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 12 (3.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (3.91%) OSPF
12 12 (3.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.33%) DB2
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) MS Access
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.89%) JIRA
2 7 (2.28%) MSI
3 6 (1.95%) Selenium
3 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.30%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.30%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.30%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.98%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 65 (21.17%) Finance
2 37 (12.05%) Banking
3 11 (3.58%) Retail
4 8 (2.61%) Advertising
5 6 (1.95%) Marketing
6 3 (0.98%) Automotive
6 3 (0.98%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (23.45%) Desktop Support
2 70 (22.80%) Support Engineer
3 60 (19.54%) Analyst
4 54 (17.59%) IT Engineer
5 53 (17.26%) IT Support
6 49 (15.96%) IT Support Engineer
7 48 (15.64%) Desktop Engineer
8 47 (15.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 47 (15.31%) Field Engineer
9 46 (14.98%) Field Support Engineer
10 30 (9.77%) Administrator
10 30 (9.77%) Systems Administrator
11 29 (9.45%) Windows Administrator
11 29 (9.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 26 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (8.14%) Systems Analyst
14 24 (7.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 23 (7.49%) 3rd Line Support
15 23 (7.49%) Server Administrator
16 22 (7.17%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.54%) Web Services
2 14 (4.56%) RESTful
3 12 (3.91%) HTML
4 8 (2.61%) CSS
5 5 (1.63%) .NET
6 4 (1.30%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.30%) HTML5
7 3 (0.98%) Itk
7 3 (0.98%) XMPP
8 2 (0.65%) XML
9 1 (0.33%) ADO
9 1 (0.33%) COM+
9 1 (0.33%) DCOM
9 1 (0.33%) DHTML
9 1 (0.33%) JSON
9 1 (0.33%) MFC
9 1 (0.33%) ODBC
9 1 (0.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 307 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 54 (17.59%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.23%) iPad
5 12 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.58%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.26%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.26%) BYOD
7 10 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.28%) IVR
8 7 (2.28%) Replication
9 6 (1.95%) NHS
10 5 (1.63%) Clustering
10 5 (1.63%) User Experience
11 4 (1.30%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.65%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 230 (74.92%) Windows
2 86 (28.01%) Windows Server
3 78 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (20.85%) Windows 7
5 59 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (16.29%) Linux
7 34 (11.07%) Windows 10
8 29 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (5.86%) Apple iOS
10 17 (5.54%) Android
11 12 (3.91%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.58%) Mac OS X
12 11 (3.58%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (3.26%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.63%) Unix
15 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.33%) CentOS
16 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.85%) ITIL
2 37 (12.05%) Migration
3 26 (8.47%) Application Packaging
4 25 (8.14%) Task Automation
5 20 (6.51%) Project Management
6 19 (6.19%) Service Management
7 18 (5.86%) Line Management
7 18 (5.86%) Time Management
8 15 (4.89%) CRM
9 14 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.56%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (3.91%) Change Control
11 12 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.91%) Virtual Environments
12 11 (3.58%) Problem Management
12 11 (3.58%) Server Virtualisation
12 11 (3.58%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (3.26%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.36%) PowerShell
2 22 (7.17%) SQL
3 18 (5.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.56%) VBA
5 10 (3.26%) C#
6 9 (2.93%) Java
7 6 (1.95%) PHP
8 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.98%) C
10 1 (0.33%) COBOL
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.86%) MCP
4 17 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.21%) Degree
6 15 (4.89%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.91%) CCNP
7 12 (3.91%) CCSE
8 11 (3.58%) MCITP
8 11 (3.58%) MCSE
9 10 (3.26%) BC Cleared
10 9 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.95%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.63%) CISM
13 5 (1.63%) CISSP
14 4 (1.30%) CCEA
14 4 (1.30%) CCSP
14 4 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.38%) SLA
2 6 (1.95%) QA
3 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) DICOM
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 163 (53.09%) Active Directory
2 60 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (12.05%) XenApp
4 30 (9.77%) XenDesktop
5 25 (8.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (5.86%) vSphere
7 17 (5.54%) Hyper-V
8 11 (3.58%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (3.58%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (3.58%) XenServer
9 9 (2.93%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.93%) VMware Server
10 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (2.28%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.98%) Xen
13 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.65%) NFS
13 2 (0.65%) Samba
13 2 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 63 (20.52%) SCCM
2 10 (3.26%) WSUS
3 9 (2.93%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.95%) SCOM
5 4 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.98%) SCSM
6 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.65%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.65%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.65%) WMI
7 2 (0.65%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.33%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 147 (47.88%) Citrix
2 128 (41.69%) Microsoft
3 104 (33.88%) VMware
4 56 (18.24%) Intel
5 47 (15.31%) Cisco
6 29 (9.45%) Red Hat
7 27 (8.79%) HP
8 26 (8.47%) CheckPoint
9 21 (6.84%) Bloomberg
10 20 (6.51%) Apple
10 20 (6.51%) AppSense
10 20 (6.51%) Reuters
11 13 (4.23%) Dell
12 12 (3.91%) Blue Coat
12 12 (3.91%) F5
12 12 (3.91%) Imperva
12 12 (3.91%) Infoblox
12 12 (3.91%) Oracle
12 12 (3.91%) Symantec
13 11 (3.58%) EMC
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowence and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Compass Point Business Services Ltd
Salary: From £25,370 to £29,440 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Sky Systems
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus + training + progression
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago