Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 977 1016 946
Rank change year-on-year +39 -70 -31
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 230 227 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 181 202 307
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% -0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -25.33% +15.38%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Fat Client in the UK

Fat Client
Top 13 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +32 222 £37,500 - 13
UK excluding London +26 131 £31,000 +10.71% 8
London +30 98 £40,000 -20.00% 7
South East +59 50 £28,750 +2.68% 2
North of England +39 43 £39,750 +10.42% 1
North West +13 28 £34,150 -5.14%
Yorkshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Midlands +20 14 £23,000 +4.55% 2
East Midlands +26 9 £19,000 - 1
South West +2 9 £23,000 -17.86%
East of England -4 8 £43,000 +22.86% 1
Wales +19 7 £40,000 +110.53%
West Midlands +13 5 £23,000 -8.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 191 (83.04%) Windows
3 139 (60.43%) Citrix
4 126 (54.78%) Active Directory
5 115 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 109 (47.39%) VMware
7 108 (46.96%) Windows Server
8 94 (40.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (36.96%) ITIL
10 71 (30.87%) Office 365
10 71 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 67 (29.13%) Microsoft Office
12 63 (27.39%) Windows 7
13 56 (24.35%) SCCM
13 56 (24.35%) Windows 10
14 53 (23.04%) DNS
15 52 (22.61%) TCP/IP
16 49 (21.30%) DHCP
17 47 (20.43%) Finance
18 46 (20.00%) MS Exchange
19 45 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
20 43 (18.70%) Microsoft App-V
21 39 (16.96%) Cisco
22 38 (16.52%) XenApp
22 38 (16.52%) PowerShell
23 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
24 34 (14.78%) SQL
24 34 (14.78%) SharePoint
24 34 (14.78%) Data Centre
25 33 (14.35%) Service Delivery

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 46 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.78%) SharePoint
3 23 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.39%) Skype for Business
5 14 (6.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (5.22%) IIS
7 11 (4.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (4.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.74%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.30%) CMS
10 3 (1.30%) Confluence
11 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.87%) FileNet
11 2 (0.87%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 67 (29.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.09%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) iTrent
2 2 (0.87%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 71 (30.87%) Office 365
2 22 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.17%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.74%) SaaS
6 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.30%) G Suite
6 3 (1.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) PaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.04%) DNS
2 52 (22.61%) TCP/IP
3 49 (21.30%) DHCP
4 28 (12.17%) SAN
5 27 (11.74%) WAN
6 25 (10.87%) LAN
7 24 (10.43%) Firewall
8 14 (6.09%) VoIP
9 13 (5.65%) Wireless
10 12 (5.22%) VPN
11 11 (4.78%) NetScaler
11 11 (4.78%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (4.35%) Internet
12 10 (4.35%) Skype
13 9 (3.91%) NAS
13 9 (3.91%) VLAN
14 7 (3.04%) Unified Communications
15 6 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (2.17%) Ethernet
17 4 (1.74%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.30%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.30%) Big Data
4 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.30%) MySQL
4 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.30%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (8.70%) MSI
2 7 (3.04%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) JMeter
3 1 (0.43%) Selenium
3 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (20.43%) Finance
2 29 (12.61%) Banking
3 20 (8.70%) Billing
3 20 (8.70%) Military
4 14 (6.09%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.78%) Law
6 9 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.48%) Retail
8 5 (2.17%) Back Office
9 4 (1.74%) Front Office
10 3 (1.30%) Advertising
10 3 (1.30%) Publishing
10 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (25.65%) Analyst
2 51 (22.17%) Desktop Support
2 51 (22.17%) Support Engineer
3 37 (16.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 37 (16.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 37 (16.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (11.74%) Citrix Engineer
5 26 (11.30%) IT Engineer
6 25 (10.87%) IT Support
7 22 (9.57%) SCCM Engineer
8 21 (9.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 21 (9.13%) Office 365 Engineer
9 19 (8.26%) Citrix Support
9 19 (8.26%) Field Engineer
10 18 (7.83%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 18 (7.83%) Field Support Engineer
10 18 (7.83%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (6.96%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (6.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.70%) Software Packaging
2 7 (3.04%) .NET
3 5 (2.17%) CSS
3 5 (2.17%) HTML
4 4 (1.74%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.30%) CSS3
5 3 (1.30%) HTML5
6 2 (0.87%) Web Services
7 1 (0.43%) ADSI
7 1 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 230 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 34 (14.78%) Data Centre
3 27 (11.74%) Management Information System
4 24 (10.43%) Replication
5 14 (6.09%) User Experience
6 10 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.91%) BYOD
7 9 (3.91%) Life Science
8 7 (3.04%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.04%) iPad
9 6 (2.61%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (2.61%) PKI
10 5 (2.17%) EMC VNX
10 5 (2.17%) iPhone
10 5 (2.17%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.74%) Clustering
11 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.74%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.74%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 191 (83.04%) Windows
2 108 (46.96%) Windows Server
3 71 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (27.39%) Windows 7
5 56 (24.35%) Windows 10
6 45 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (6.96%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.91%) Android
9 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.48%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.04%) Linux
12 4 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.74%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.30%) Unix
13 3 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.96%) ITIL
2 33 (14.35%) Service Delivery
3 30 (13.04%) Service Management
3 30 (13.04%) Time Management
4 26 (11.30%) Application Packaging
5 25 (10.87%) Configuration Management
6 23 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 23 (10.00%) Task Automation
7 20 (8.70%) Presales
8 18 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (6.96%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (6.52%) Change Management
10 15 (6.52%) Migration
10 15 (6.52%) Workflow
11 14 (6.09%) IT Strategy
11 14 (6.09%) PLM
11 14 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (5.65%) Project Management
13 12 (5.22%) Business Continuity
13 12 (5.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.52%) PowerShell
2 34 (14.78%) SQL
3 6 (2.61%) C#
4 5 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.17%) VB
5 2 (0.87%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) PHP
5 2 (0.87%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (13.91%) Security Cleared
3 30 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.83%) Degree
4 18 (7.83%) MCSA
5 12 (5.22%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (4.78%) MCITP
7 10 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.91%) CCA
8 9 (3.91%) MCSE
9 7 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.30%) CCEA
11 3 (1.30%) MCP
12 2 (0.87%) CCAA
12 2 (0.87%) CCNA
12 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.87%) CISSP
12 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.13%) SLA
2 11 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) QA
5 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 126 (54.78%) Active Directory
2 94 (40.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (18.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 38 (16.52%) XenApp
5 29 (12.61%) Hyper-V
6 24 (10.43%) XenDesktop
7 12 (5.22%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.91%) Terminal Server
9 8 (3.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (3.04%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.17%) ISA Server
11 5 (2.17%) vSphere
12 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.74%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.30%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.87%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (24.35%) SCCM
2 16 (6.96%) SCOM
3 15 (6.52%) WSUS
4 11 (4.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (3.48%) Jamf Pro
6 7 (3.04%) SCSM
6 7 (3.04%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (2.17%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.43%) Ansible
10 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.43%) Nagios
10 1 (0.43%) Puppet
10 1 (0.43%) Salt
10 1 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 139 (60.43%) Citrix
2 115 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 109 (47.39%) VMware
4 39 (16.96%) Cisco
5 21 (9.13%) Bloomberg
5 21 (9.13%) Reuters
6 20 (8.70%) FactSet
6 20 (8.70%) Oracle
6 20 (8.70%) Xerox
7 19 (8.26%) Dell
7 19 (8.26%) HP
7 19 (8.26%) Intel
7 19 (8.26%) Symantec
8 15 (6.52%) Apple
8 15 (6.52%) CommVault
9 14 (6.09%) AppSense
9 14 (6.09%) NetApp
9 14 (6.09%) Siemens
10 11 (4.78%) EqualLogic
11 10 (4.35%) EMC