Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 917 962 849
Rank change year-on-year +45 -113 +66
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 272 313 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 236 268 403
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,500 £22,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.97% -4.62% -13.33%

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 75213 84963 90861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.15% 41.98% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58360 69103 72221
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Fat Client in the UK

Fat Client
Top 14 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 22 July 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 +63 259 £40,750 +7.24% 16
UK excluding London +73 158 £37,500 +20.97% 15
London +34 110 £43,860 +4.43% 1
South East +74 53 £38,500 +2.67% 6
East of England +30 33 £47,500 +79.25%
North of England -14 26 £24,000 -17.24% 3
Midlands +17 21 £19,000 -24.00% 4
North West -27 18 £19,000 -24.55% 3
East Midlands +19 16 £19,000 -43.70% 3
South West +18 15 £25,000 -7.41% 2
Yorkshire +29 8 £57,500 +98.28%
Wales - 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands -1 5 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Scotland +15 3 £40,000 -11.60%

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 272 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 198 (72.79%) Windows
3 151 (55.51%) Citrix
4 140 (51.47%) Microsoft
5 138 (50.74%) Active Directory
6 109 (40.07%) VMware
7 91 (33.46%) Windows Server
8 72 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
9 66 (24.26%) ITIL
9 66 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 64 (23.53%) SCCM
11 62 (22.79%) Office 365
12 61 (22.43%) MS Exchange
13 60 (22.06%) DHCP
13 60 (22.06%) Finance
14 59 (21.69%) Windows 7
15 56 (20.59%) DNS
16 55 (20.22%) Data Centre
17 50 (18.38%) Cisco
18 48 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
19 46 (16.91%) Linux
20 45 (16.54%) Firewall
21 44 (16.18%) TCP/IP
22 41 (15.07%) PowerShell
22 41 (15.07%) Windows 10
23 40 (14.71%) WAN
24 38 (13.97%) Intel
25 37 (13.60%) LAN
25 37 (13.60%) XenApp

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 61 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.78%) Skype for Business
6 10 (3.68%) Confluence
7 9 (3.31%) FileNet
8 7 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.21%) CMS
9 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.21%) IIS
10 5 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.47%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.37%) Apache
13 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.37%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 72 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.10%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.31%) iTrent
2 9 (3.31%) ResourceLink
3 5 (1.84%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 62 (22.79%) Office 365
2 21 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.68%) Amazon Glacier
4 10 (3.68%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.68%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (3.68%) AWS CloudTrail
4 10 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (3.68%) G Suite
4 10 (3.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (3.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 8 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.84%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.47%) IaaS
9 2 (0.74%) PaaS
9 2 (0.74%) SaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.06%) DHCP
2 56 (20.59%) DNS
3 45 (16.54%) Firewall
4 44 (16.18%) TCP/IP
5 40 (14.71%) WAN
6 37 (13.60%) LAN
7 26 (9.56%) SAN
8 21 (7.72%) Network Security
9 20 (7.35%) VLAN
10 17 (6.25%) IP Telephony
10 17 (6.25%) NetScaler
11 16 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (5.51%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (4.78%) VoIP
15 12 (4.41%) BIG-IP
15 12 (4.41%) DMVPN
15 12 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 12 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 12 (4.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) DB2
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) MS Access
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.99%) JIRA
2 7 (2.57%) MSI
3 6 (2.21%) Selenium
3 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.47%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.47%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.10%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.37%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.37%) XMLSpy
General
1 60 (22.06%) Finance
2 26 (9.56%) Banking
3 10 (3.68%) Advertising
4 6 (2.21%) Law
5 5 (1.84%) Marketing
5 5 (1.84%) Retail
6 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (20.96%) Analyst
2 51 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 51 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 41 (15.07%) IT Engineer
4 35 (12.87%) IT Support
5 34 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 31 (11.40%) Desktop Engineer
6 31 (11.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 31 (11.40%) Field Engineer
7 29 (10.66%) Field Support Engineer
8 26 (9.56%) Administrator
8 26 (9.56%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (9.56%) Systems Analyst
9 24 (8.82%) Windows Administrator
9 24 (8.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 23 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (7.72%) Banking Analyst
11 21 (7.72%) Server Administrator
11 21 (7.72%) Server Analyst
12 20 (7.35%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.99%) Web Services
2 15 (5.51%) HTML
3 13 (4.78%) CSS
4 10 (3.68%) .NET
4 10 (3.68%) RESTful
5 5 (1.84%) HTML5
6 4 (1.47%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.10%) CSS3
7 3 (1.10%) Itk
7 3 (1.10%) XMPP
8 2 (0.74%) XML
9 1 (0.37%) ADO
9 1 (0.37%) COM+
9 1 (0.37%) DCOM
9 1 (0.37%) JSON
9 1 (0.37%) MFC
9 1 (0.37%) ODBC
9 1 (0.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 272 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 55 (20.22%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.15%) iPad
6 12 (4.41%) BYOD
7 11 (4.04%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.68%) Replication
8 10 (3.68%) User Experience
9 9 (3.31%) Blackberry
9 9 (3.31%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.31%) IVR
10 6 (2.21%) NHS
11 5 (1.84%) Clustering
12 4 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.10%) Life Science
13 3 (1.10%) Tandem
14 2 (0.74%) AS400
14 2 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 198 (72.79%) Windows
2 91 (33.46%) Windows Server
3 66 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (21.69%) Windows 7
5 46 (16.91%) Linux
6 41 (15.07%) Windows 10
7 36 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (7.72%) Apple iOS
10 17 (6.25%) Android
11 16 (5.88%) Mac OS X
12 11 (4.04%) Windows XP
13 10 (3.68%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (2.94%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.84%) Unix
16 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.37%) CentOS
18 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.26%) ITIL
2 32 (11.76%) Migration
3 29 (10.66%) Project Management
4 23 (8.46%) Task Automation
5 22 (8.09%) Service Management
6 21 (7.72%) Application Packaging
7 19 (6.99%) Problem Management
7 19 (6.99%) Time Management
8 18 (6.62%) CRM
9 17 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.88%) Line Management
11 15 (5.51%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (4.78%) IT Strategy
14 12 (4.41%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.41%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
16 10 (3.68%) Server Virtualisation
16 10 (3.68%) Service Delivery
17 9 (3.31%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.07%) PowerShell
2 21 (7.72%) JavaScript
2 21 (7.72%) SQL
3 13 (4.78%) C#
4 8 (2.94%) PHP
5 7 (2.57%) Java
6 5 (1.84%) VBA
7 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.10%) VB
9 2 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.37%) COBOL
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (8.46%) Degree
3 22 (8.09%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.88%) MCSE
5 14 (5.15%) MCITP
5 14 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.78%) MCP
6 13 (4.78%) MCSA
7 12 (4.41%) CCNP
7 12 (4.41%) CCSE
7 12 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.94%) DBS Check
10 7 (2.57%) CCEA
10 7 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.47%) CISM
11 4 (1.47%) CISSP
12 3 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.62%) SLA
2 10 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.31%) QA
4 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) DICOM
5 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 138 (50.74%) Active Directory
2 66 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (13.60%) XenApp
4 27 (9.93%) XenDesktop
5 26 (9.56%) Hyper-V
6 23 (8.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (5.51%) vSphere
8 9 (3.31%) DFS Replication
8 9 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.94%) XenServer
10 7 (2.57%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.10%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.74%) vCloud
14 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 64 (23.53%) SCCM
2 17 (6.25%) WSUS
3 11 (4.04%) SCOM
4 8 (2.94%) SCSM
5 5 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.47%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.10%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.74%) ThinApp
8 2 (0.74%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.37%) Netcool
9 1 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 151 (55.51%) Citrix
2 140 (51.47%) Microsoft
3 109 (40.07%) VMware
4 50 (18.38%) Cisco
5 38 (13.97%) Intel
6 27 (9.93%) CheckPoint
7 25 (9.19%) AppSense
8 24 (8.82%) Red Hat
9 23 (8.46%) Apple
10 19 (6.99%) HP
11 17 (6.25%) Oracle
12 15 (5.51%) Dell
13 12 (4.41%) Bloomberg
13 12 (4.41%) Blue Coat
13 12 (4.41%) F5
13 12 (4.41%) Imperva
13 12 (4.41%) Infoblox
13 12 (4.41%) Symantec
14 11 (4.04%) Reuters
15 10 (3.68%) Wyse
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Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £23,857 per annum pro rata
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
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Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
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Milton Keynes
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Northampton
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Sutton, Surrey
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Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Package
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