Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 916 927 959
Rank change year-on-year +11 +32 -101
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 275 275 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 198 238 273
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% +13.43%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.97% -4.62%

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 76,508 77,631 88,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 43.44% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59,074 60,853 72,210
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Fat Client in the UK

Fat Client
Top 15 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 15 July 2018. 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 +14 265 £37,500 -9.64% 33
UK excluding London +20 169 £32,500 -13.33% 21
London -12 103 £47,500 +8.30% 14
South East -20 45 £28,000 -27.27% 5
North of England +14 38 £28,000 +16.67% 5
Midlands +9 32 £35,250 +85.53% 7
East of England +1 26 £38,500 -18.95% 1
North West +19 22 £27,750 +46.05% 4
South West -7 21 £23,000 -8.00% 1
West Midlands +30 17 £50,000 +117.39% 4
East Midlands +9 15 £32,500 +71.05% 3
Yorkshire +30 14 £31,500 -45.22% 1
Wales +11 5 £33,750 -15.63% 1
Scotland -14 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £19,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 275 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 185 (67.27%) Windows
3 145 (52.73%) Microsoft
4 136 (49.45%) Active Directory
5 126 (45.82%) ITIL
6 114 (41.45%) Citrix
7 92 (33.45%) Microsoft Office
8 90 (32.73%) VMware
9 83 (30.18%) Windows Server
10 80 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 74 (26.91%) Office 365
12 65 (23.64%) Windows 10
13 64 (23.27%) SQL Server
14 63 (22.91%) SCCM
15 62 (22.55%) Windows 7
16 60 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
17 58 (21.09%) Service Delivery
17 58 (21.09%) SQL
18 56 (20.36%) DNS
18 56 (20.36%) DHCP
19 52 (18.91%) LAN
20 50 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (17.45%) Finance
22 44 (16.00%) TCP/IP
23 43 (15.64%) WAN
24 40 (14.55%) SharePoint
25 39 (14.18%) PowerShell
26 34 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
26 34 (12.36%) MS Exchange
27 33 (12.00%) SAN

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 40 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 34 (12.36%) MS Exchange
3 24 (8.73%) IIS
4 17 (6.18%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.27%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.45%) CMS
9 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (33.45%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) assyst
1 1 (0.36%) Raiser's Edge
1 1 (0.36%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 74 (26.91%) Office 365
2 29 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.45%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) IaaS
7 2 (0.73%) PaaS
8 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) SaaS
8 1 (0.36%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.36%) DHCP
1 56 (20.36%) DNS
2 52 (18.91%) LAN
3 44 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 43 (15.64%) WAN
5 33 (12.00%) SAN
6 24 (8.73%) Firewall
7 19 (6.91%) VoIP
8 18 (6.55%) NAS
9 14 (5.09%) VPN
10 13 (4.73%) Wireless
11 10 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (3.27%) Network Security
13 8 (2.91%) VLAN
14 7 (2.55%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.55%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.55%) SNMP
15 6 (2.18%) Skype
16 5 (1.82%) Internet
17 4 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.18%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.18%) MySQL
5 2 (0.73%) Big Data
5 2 (0.73%) GIS
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.36%) MSI
2 7 (2.55%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (17.45%) Finance
2 14 (5.09%) Banking
3 13 (4.73%) Billing
3 13 (4.73%) Investment Banking
3 13 (4.73%) Military
4 11 (4.00%) Front Office
5 9 (3.27%) Legal
6 6 (2.18%) Automotive
6 6 (2.18%) Law
6 6 (2.18%) Retail
7 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.09%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (21.82%) Analyst
2 59 (21.45%) Support Engineer
3 55 (20.00%) IT Support
4 47 (17.09%) Desktop Support
5 40 (14.55%) IT Engineer
5 40 (14.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 30 (10.91%) Desktop Engineer
6 30 (10.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 30 (10.91%) Field Engineer
6 30 (10.91%) Support Analyst
7 28 (10.18%) Field Support Engineer
8 25 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (8.36%) Architect
10 19 (6.91%) Service Analyst
10 19 (6.91%) Service Manager
11 18 (6.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 18 (6.55%) Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (6.18%) Developer
13 16 (5.82%) .NET Developer
13 16 (5.82%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.00%) .NET
2 18 (6.55%) HTML
3 17 (6.18%) Ajax
3 17 (6.18%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.18%) DHTML
3 17 (6.18%) Web Services
4 16 (5.82%) SOAP
4 16 (5.82%) XML
5 12 (4.36%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.45%) REST
8 3 (1.09%) LDAP
9 2 (0.73%) COM
10 1 (0.36%) JSON
10 1 (0.36%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 275 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.27%) Replication
4 14 (5.09%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.09%) Fintech
5 12 (4.36%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.00%) Equities
6 11 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 11 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.64%) iPhone
8 9 (3.27%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.91%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.91%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.91%) iPad
10 7 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.55%) Handset
10 7 (2.55%) Mainframe
10 7 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 185 (67.27%) Windows
2 83 (30.18%) Windows Server
3 65 (23.64%) Windows 10
4 62 (22.55%) Windows 7
5 50 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (9.09%) Linux
8 12 (4.36%) Android
9 10 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.18%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.82%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.82%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.36%) Unix
14 1 (0.36%) VMS
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (45.82%) ITIL
2 60 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
3 58 (21.09%) Service Delivery
4 28 (10.18%) Service Management
5 24 (8.73%) Migration
6 22 (8.00%) Time Management
7 20 (7.27%) CRM
8 18 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (6.18%) Mobile Development
10 16 (5.82%) Application Packaging
10 16 (5.82%) Presales
11 13 (4.73%) Asset Management
11 13 (4.73%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.73%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.73%) Task Automation
12 12 (4.36%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (4.36%) IT Strategy
12 12 (4.36%) PRINCE2
13 11 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.09%) SQL
2 39 (14.18%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.55%) C#
3 18 (6.55%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.91%) VBScript
5 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.09%) Java
6 1 (0.36%) JCL
6 1 (0.36%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (10.55%) Security Cleared
3 25 (9.09%) Degree
4 24 (8.73%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (5.45%) MCSE
7 11 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.27%) MCSA
9 8 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.55%) MCP
11 5 (1.82%) CCNA
11 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.82%) MCTS
11 5 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.73%) APMP
12 2 (0.73%) CCA
12 2 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.36%) CCNP
13 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.36%) SLA
2 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 136 (49.45%) Active Directory
2 80 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.27%) XenApp
4 29 (10.55%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (7.27%) Terminal Services
5 20 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (7.27%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.27%) vSphere
7 8 (2.91%) Firmware
7 8 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.09%) MetaFrame
10 3 (1.09%) XenServer
11 2 (0.73%) Docker
11 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.73%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (22.91%) SCCM
2 8 (2.91%) WSUS
3 7 (2.55%) Perfmon
4 5 (1.82%) PowerCLI
4 5 (1.82%) SCOM
5 4 (1.45%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.45%) SCSM
5 4 (1.45%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.09%) Ansible
6 3 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (1.09%) Puppet
7 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.73%) Packer
7 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 114 (41.45%) Citrix
3 90 (32.73%) VMware
4 32 (11.64%) Intel
5 22 (8.00%) Cisco
6 20 (7.27%) Bloomberg
6 20 (7.27%) Oracle
7 19 (6.91%) Reuters
8 18 (6.55%) Avaya
8 18 (6.55%) HP
9 15 (5.45%) Apple
10 13 (4.73%) Xerox
11 12 (4.36%) FactSet
12 11 (4.00%) FXall
12 11 (4.00%) Tradeweb
13 10 (3.64%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.91%) Dell
14 8 (2.91%) NetApp
15 7 (2.55%) Nortel
16 6 (2.18%) EMC