Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 889 938 953
Rank change year-on-year +49 +15 -70
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 281 242 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 206 219 284
UK median annual salary £39,750 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.31% -14.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £23,375 £19,000 £22,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -33.33% +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 72,887 71,184 88,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 40.78% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,644 58,389 70,900
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 January 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 22 January 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 +65 277 £40,000 +23.08% 46
UK excluding London +2 165 £35,000 +40.00% 32
London +31 114 £40,000 -17.95% 16
South East +38 59 £28,000 -13.85% 7
North of England +21 53 £40,000 +36.75% 8
North West +5 32 £37,750 +39.81% 6
East of England +15 31 £55,000 +120.00% 7
Yorkshire +43 20 £40,000 +36.75%
Midlands -14 10 £38,500 +54.00% 1
South West -25 10 £23,000 -8.00% 7
West Midlands +2 6 £38,500 +54.00%
East Midlands -4 4 - - 1
Wales +6 1 £40,000 +110.53%
Scotland -42 1 - - 2
North East - 1 £25,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 281 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 235 (83.63%) Windows
3 169 (60.14%) Citrix
4 147 (52.31%) Active Directory
5 132 (46.98%) VMware
6 124 (44.13%) ITIL
7 120 (42.70%) Windows Server
8 116 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 116 (41.28%) Microsoft
9 93 (33.10%) Microsoft Office
10 89 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 82 (29.18%) Office 365
12 80 (28.47%) Windows 7
13 76 (27.05%) TCP/IP
14 72 (25.62%) Windows 10
15 67 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 65 (23.13%) DNS
17 61 (21.71%) SCCM
18 59 (21.00%) Service Delivery
19 58 (20.64%) DHCP
20 56 (19.93%) Security Cleared
21 54 (19.22%) Microsoft App-V
22 52 (18.51%) SC Cleared
23 51 (18.15%) SQL
24 49 (17.44%) Finance
24 49 (17.44%) PowerShell
25 42 (14.95%) SharePoint
26 41 (14.59%) MS Exchange
26 41 (14.59%) Time Management
27 40 (14.23%) WAN

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 42 (14.95%) SharePoint
2 41 (14.59%) MS Exchange
3 23 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (7.12%) Skype for Business
5 18 (6.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (4.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (2.85%) IIS
8 6 (2.14%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.07%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.71%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 93 (33.10%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 82 (29.18%) Office 365
2 23 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.49%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (2.49%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.49%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.49%) AWS CloudTrail
6 7 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.07%) SaaS
9 2 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.71%) Yammer
10 1 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (27.05%) TCP/IP
2 65 (23.13%) DNS
3 58 (20.64%) DHCP
4 40 (14.23%) WAN
5 37 (13.17%) LAN
6 34 (12.10%) Firewall
7 22 (7.83%) Wireless
8 21 (7.47%) SAN
8 21 (7.47%) VoIP
9 16 (5.69%) VPN
10 14 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (4.63%) Skype
12 12 (4.27%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (4.27%) Unified Communications
13 11 (3.91%) VLAN
14 10 (3.56%) Internet
15 7 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (2.14%) NAS
17 5 (1.78%) Ethernet
17 5 (1.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.34%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.07%) Big Data
5 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.07%) MySQL
5 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.07%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (10.68%) MSI
2 2 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) JMeter
3 1 (0.36%) Selenium
3 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (17.44%) Finance
2 35 (12.46%) Banking
3 33 (11.74%) Billing
3 33 (11.74%) Military
4 22 (7.83%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.98%) Retail
6 9 (3.20%) Law
7 8 (2.85%) Advertising
8 7 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.14%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.78%) Back Office
10 5 (1.78%) Front Office
11 4 (1.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.71%) Legal
13 1 (0.36%) Marketing
13 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (28.47%) Support Engineer
2 75 (26.69%) Desktop Support
3 64 (22.78%) Desktop Engineer
3 64 (22.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 61 (21.71%) Analyst
5 49 (17.44%) IT Support
6 44 (15.66%) IT Engineer
7 38 (13.52%) IT Support Engineer
8 36 (12.81%) Field Engineer
8 36 (12.81%) Field Support Engineer
9 34 (12.10%) Citrix Engineer
10 33 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (10.68%) Office 365 Engineer
12 29 (10.32%) Citrix Support
13 28 (9.96%) SCCM Engineer
14 27 (9.61%) Citrix Support Engineer
15 24 (8.54%) Technical Analyst
16 22 (7.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 22 (7.83%) Team Leader
17 19 (6.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.68%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.42%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.07%) .NET
4 2 (0.71%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.36%) ADSI
5 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 281 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 34 (12.10%) Replication
3 27 (9.61%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.05%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.27%) Mobile Computing
7 11 (3.91%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.91%) iPhone
7 11 (3.91%) User Experience
8 10 (3.56%) iPad
9 9 (3.20%) EPoS
9 9 (3.20%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.49%) BYOD
10 7 (2.49%) PKI
11 6 (2.14%) Blackberry
11 6 (2.14%) Life Science
12 5 (1.78%) EMC VNX
12 5 (1.78%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.78%) Reinsurance
12 5 (1.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 235 (83.63%) Windows
2 120 (42.70%) Windows Server
3 89 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (28.47%) Windows 7
5 72 (25.62%) Windows 10
6 67 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (5.69%) Mac OS X
9 14 (4.98%) Android
10 10 (3.56%) Mac OS
11 8 (2.85%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.78%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.42%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.42%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.07%) Linux
15 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.71%) Unix
15 2 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (44.13%) ITIL
2 59 (21.00%) Service Delivery
3 41 (14.59%) Time Management
4 39 (13.88%) Configuration Management
5 35 (12.46%) Asset Management
6 33 (11.74%) Presales
7 30 (10.68%) Application Packaging
7 30 (10.68%) Service Management
8 29 (10.32%) Task Automation
9 22 (7.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 20 (7.12%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.34%) Migration
12 14 (4.98%) Patch Management
12 14 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (4.98%) Workflow
13 12 (4.27%) Automated Trading
13 12 (4.27%) PLM
14 11 (3.91%) Change Management
14 11 (3.91%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.15%) SQL
2 49 (17.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.42%) C#
4 3 (1.07%) C
5 2 (0.71%) Java
5 2 (0.71%) Python
5 2 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (19.93%) Security Cleared
2 52 (18.51%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (8.54%) Degree
5 20 (7.12%) DV Cleared
6 15 (5.34%) MCSE
7 12 (4.27%) CCA
7 12 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.20%) MCITP
10 8 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (2.85%) MCSA
11 5 (1.78%) CCNA
11 5 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.07%) MCP
13 2 (0.71%) CCAA
13 2 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 147 (52.31%) Active Directory
2 116 (41.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (19.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 36 (12.81%) XenApp
5 16 (5.69%) Hyper-V
6 15 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (4.63%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (4.27%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.20%) Terminal Server
9 9 (3.20%) Terminal Services
10 8 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.78%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.78%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.42%) MetaFrame
13 4 (1.42%) vSphere
14 2 (0.71%) Docker
14 2 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 61 (21.71%) SCCM
2 14 (4.98%) Jamf Pro
3 11 (3.91%) vCenter Server
4 9 (3.20%) WSUS
5 8 (2.85%) AirWatch
5 8 (2.85%) SCOM
6 7 (2.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.71%) Ansible
9 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.71%) Puppet
10 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.36%) Packer
10 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.36%) Salt
10 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.36%) SCSM
Vendors
1 169 (60.14%) Citrix
2 132 (46.98%) VMware
3 116 (41.28%) Microsoft
4 40 (14.23%) Cisco
5 35 (12.46%) Intel
6 33 (11.74%) Xerox
7 31 (11.03%) Bloomberg
8 30 (10.68%) FactSet
8 30 (10.68%) Reuters
9 29 (10.32%) HP
10 18 (6.41%) Apple
11 16 (5.69%) Dell
11 16 (5.69%) NetApp
11 16 (5.69%) Oracle
12 14 (4.98%) CommVault
13 13 (4.63%) Symantec
14 12 (4.27%) Adobe
14 12 (4.27%) Ivanti
14 12 (4.27%) Siemens
15 11 (3.91%) Avaya