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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 710 785 706
Rank change year-on-year +75 -79  
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 155 177 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 139 154 237
Median salary £41,500 £32,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.71% -0.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,480 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +24.19% -4.61%  

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 35488 44468 45199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.84% 42.63% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28660 35934 35808
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 £28,500
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 April 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 April 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 +74 151 £40,750 +25.38% 15
London +58 63 £42,750 +2.39% 5
South East +66 30 £38,500 +14.92% 5
East of England +23 23 £47,100 +84.70% 3
City of London +40 13 £37,000 -12.94% 2
South West +10 10 £25,000 -6.71%
Oxfordshire - 10 £46,750 - 1
Hampshire +20 9 £39,000 +16.41%
East Midlands +18 9 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Essex +7 9 £53,750 +85.34%
North West -20 8 £19,000 -24.54%
Hertfordshire +10 7 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Colchester -4 7 £57,500 +15.00%
Yorkshire +30 6 £57,500 +166.53%
Warrington -1 6 £19,000 -
Cheshire -4 6 £19,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £25,000 -
Derbyshire +11 5 £29,500 +1.72% 1
Cambridge - 5 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £38,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £42,500 -
Derby +12 4 - - 1
Portsmouth -14 4 £39,000 +19.08%
Nottingham - 4 £19,000 -
York - 4 £57,500 -
Gloucester - 4 £25,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £25,300 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £19,000 -
Hatfield - 3 £51,050 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 226 (75.84%) Windows
3 154 (51.68%) Active Directory
4 130 (43.62%) Citrix
5 115 (38.59%) Microsoft
6 104 (34.90%) Microsoft Office
7 102 (34.23%) VMware
8 79 (26.51%) Windows Server
9 75 (25.17%) MS Exchange
10 67 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 62 (20.81%) SCCM
11 62 (20.81%) Intel
12 61 (20.47%) Windows 7
13 58 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 57 (19.13%) ITIL
15 55 (18.46%) Finance
15 55 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 53 (17.79%) Data Centre
17 51 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 50 (16.78%) Linux
19 46 (15.44%) Cisco
20 45 (15.10%) SLA
21 38 (12.75%) Office 365
22 37 (12.42%) PowerShell
23 36 (12.08%) Banking
23 36 (12.08%) Migration
23 36 (12.08%) Firewall
24 34 (11.41%) Windows 10
25 32 (10.74%) DNS
26 31 (10.40%) Red Hat

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 75 (25.17%) MS Exchange
2 51 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.35%) Confluence
8 4 (1.34%) IIS
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.34%) Apache
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 104 (34.90%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.01%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.75%) Office 365
2 16 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.34%) G Suite
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.08%) Firewall
2 32 (10.74%) DNS
3 30 (10.07%) DHCP
4 29 (9.73%) WAN
5 28 (9.40%) LAN
6 24 (8.05%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.03%) Network Security
8 14 (4.70%) SAN
9 13 (4.36%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (4.03%) BGP
10 12 (4.03%) BIG-IP
10 12 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (4.03%) DMVPN
10 12 (4.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (4.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (4.03%) NetScreen
10 12 (4.03%) OSPF
10 12 (4.03%) VoIP
11 11 (3.69%) IP Telephony
11 11 (3.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) DB2
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.02%) JIRA
2 7 (2.35%) MSI
3 5 (1.68%) Selenium
4 4 (1.34%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.01%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.34%) XMLSpy
General
1 55 (18.46%) Finance
2 36 (12.08%) Banking
3 11 (3.69%) Retail
4 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.34%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Advertising
5 3 (1.01%) Automotive
6 2 (0.67%) Back Office
6 2 (0.67%) Law
6 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (26.85%) Support Engineer
2 69 (23.15%) Desktop Support
3 65 (21.81%) IT Support
4 62 (20.81%) IT Engineer
5 57 (19.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 57 (19.13%) IT Support Engineer
6 56 (18.79%) Analyst
6 56 (18.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 55 (18.46%) Field Engineer
8 54 (18.12%) Field Support Engineer
9 31 (10.40%) Administrator
9 31 (10.40%) Systems Administrator
9 31 (10.40%) Windows Administrator
9 31 (10.40%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 28 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (8.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 23 (7.72%) Server Administrator
13 20 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (6.71%) Systems Analyst
14 19 (6.38%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.36%) RESTful
2 8 (2.68%) Web Services
3 6 (2.01%) HTML
4 4 (1.34%) HTML5
5 3 (1.01%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.01%) Itk
5 3 (1.01%) XMPP
6 2 (0.67%) .NET
6 2 (0.67%) CSS
6 2 (0.67%) XML
7 1 (0.34%) ADO
7 1 (0.34%) COM+
7 1 (0.34%) DCOM
7 1 (0.34%) DHTML
7 1 (0.34%) JSON
7 1 (0.34%) MFC
7 1 (0.34%) ODBC
7 1 (0.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 298 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 53 (17.79%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.36%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.68%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.68%) iPad
7 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.01%) BYOD
7 6 (2.01%) NHS
8 4 (1.34%) Clustering
8 4 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.67%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.67%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.67%) User Experience
11 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 226 (75.84%) Windows
2 79 (26.51%) Windows Server
3 67 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (20.47%) Windows 7
5 58 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (16.78%) Linux
7 34 (11.41%) Windows 10
8 31 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.36%) Android
10 11 (3.69%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.69%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.69%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (2.01%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.34%) CentOS
15 2 (0.67%) Unix
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.13%) ITIL
2 36 (12.08%) Migration
3 24 (8.05%) Application Packaging
4 20 (6.71%) Line Management
4 20 (6.71%) Service Management
5 15 (5.03%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (4.70%) Mentoring
7 13 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.36%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.03%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (4.03%) E-Commerce
8 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (3.69%) Information Security
9 11 (3.69%) Time Management
10 10 (3.36%) Change Control
10 10 (3.36%) CRM
10 10 (3.36%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (3.36%) Software Engineering
11 9 (3.02%) Capacity Management
11 9 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.42%) PowerShell
2 19 (6.38%) SQL
3 13 (4.36%) VBA
4 11 (3.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.01%) C#
5 6 (2.01%) Java
6 2 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.34%) COBOL
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.03%) MCP
5 14 (4.70%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.36%) Degree
7 12 (4.03%) CCNP
7 12 (4.03%) CCSE
8 10 (3.36%) BC Cleared
9 7 (2.35%) CISM
9 7 (2.35%) CISSP
10 6 (2.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (2.01%) CCSP
10 6 (2.01%) MCITP
10 6 (2.01%) MCSE
11 5 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.67%) CCAA
13 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.10%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) DICOM
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 154 (51.68%) Active Directory
2 55 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.40%) XenApp
4 25 (8.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (8.05%) XenDesktop
6 18 (6.04%) vSphere
7 15 (5.03%) Hyper-V
8 12 (4.03%) Terminal Services
8 12 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (4.03%) VMware Server
9 10 (3.36%) XenServer
10 8 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.01%) Xen
13 2 (0.67%) KVM
13 2 (0.67%) NFS
13 2 (0.67%) Samba
13 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 62 (20.81%) SCCM
2 11 (3.69%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.68%) SCOM
4 7 (2.35%) SCSM
5 6 (2.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.67%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.67%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.67%) WMI
7 2 (0.67%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) Netcool
8 1 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (43.62%) Citrix
2 115 (38.59%) Microsoft
3 102 (34.23%) VMware
4 62 (20.81%) Intel
5 46 (15.44%) Cisco
6 31 (10.40%) Red Hat
7 26 (8.72%) HP
8 19 (6.38%) Bloomberg
9 18 (6.04%) Reuters
10 17 (5.70%) CheckPoint
11 14 (4.70%) AppSense
12 13 (4.36%) Apple
13 12 (4.03%) Blue Coat
13 12 (4.03%) F5
13 12 (4.03%) Imperva
13 12 (4.03%) Infoblox
13 12 (4.03%) Symantec
14 11 (3.69%) Dell
15 10 (3.36%) EMC
16 9 (3.02%) Wyse
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus and gd benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowence and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + FE Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + PROGRESSION + TRAINING
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
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