Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 927 976 917
Rank change year-on-year +49 -59 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 254 273 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 206 239 344
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £19,750 £23,700 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.99% -4.29%

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 76351 79932 90774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.09% 41.21% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 57423 65526 72871
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +41 242 £40,000 +5.26% 18
UK excluding London +65 153 £37,500 +15.38% 10
London +2 100 £42,750 +6.21% 9
South East +83 61 £37,500 - 1
North of England -6 33 £32,500 - 3
North West -6 26 £22,000 -37.14% 3
East of England +20 19 £50,000 +42.86%
Midlands +14 19 £20,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands +19 13 £19,000 -41.54% 4
South West -7 10 £25,000 -10.71% 1
Wales - 8 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +16 7 £42,000 +36.59%
West Midlands +11 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Scotland -2 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 192 (75.59%) Windows
3 141 (55.51%) Microsoft
4 130 (51.18%) Citrix
5 123 (48.43%) Active Directory
6 99 (38.98%) VMware
7 98 (38.58%) Windows Server
8 77 (30.31%) ITIL
9 75 (29.53%) Microsoft Office
10 70 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (24.41%) Office 365
12 57 (22.44%) MS Exchange
13 55 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 54 (21.26%) SCCM
15 53 (20.87%) DHCP
15 53 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 53 (20.87%) Finance
16 51 (20.08%) DNS
16 51 (20.08%) Data Centre
17 48 (18.90%) Windows 7
18 44 (17.32%) Cisco
19 43 (16.93%) TCP/IP
20 41 (16.14%) XenApp
21 36 (14.17%) SQL Server
22 34 (13.39%) PowerShell
22 34 (13.39%) Windows 10
23 33 (12.99%) Hyper-V
23 33 (12.99%) WAN
24 32 (12.60%) SharePoint
24 32 (12.60%) Project Management

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 57 (22.44%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.60%) SharePoint
3 27 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (7.48%) Skype for Business
6 16 (6.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (3.94%) Confluence
8 9 (3.54%) FileNet
9 7 (2.76%) IIS
10 6 (2.36%) CMS
10 6 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.57%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
13 3 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 75 (29.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.18%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.30%) Teamcenter
2 14 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (3.54%) iTrent
3 9 (3.54%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 62 (24.41%) Office 365
2 26 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.94%) Amazon Glacier
5 10 (3.94%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.94%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (3.94%) AWS CloudTrail
5 10 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (3.94%) G Suite
5 10 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (3.54%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 7 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.97%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.57%) IaaS
10 3 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.18%) SaaS
11 2 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.87%) DHCP
2 51 (20.08%) DNS
3 43 (16.93%) TCP/IP
4 33 (12.99%) WAN
5 31 (12.20%) Firewall
5 31 (12.20%) LAN
5 31 (12.20%) SAN
6 18 (7.09%) VLAN
7 17 (6.69%) NetScaler
8 16 (6.30%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (5.91%) IP Telephony
10 13 (5.12%) Skype
10 13 (5.12%) Unified Communications
11 11 (4.33%) Network Security
12 10 (3.94%) NAS
12 10 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (3.54%) VPN
14 6 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (2.36%) Wireless
15 4 (1.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.18%) Big Data
7 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.18%) MySQL
7 3 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.18%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (7.87%) JIRA
2 6 (2.36%) Selenium
2 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.57%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.18%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.18%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) JMeter
5 1 (0.39%) MSI
5 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.39%) StarTeam
General
1 53 (20.87%) Finance
2 20 (7.87%) Banking
3 11 (4.33%) Law
4 10 (3.94%) Advertising
5 8 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.36%) Billing
6 6 (2.36%) Military
7 4 (1.57%) Marketing
8 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
9 2 (0.79%) Retail
9 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (23.62%) Analyst
2 49 (19.29%) Desktop Support
3 41 (16.14%) Support Engineer
4 34 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (12.99%) IT Engineer
6 29 (11.42%) Systems Analyst
7 27 (10.63%) Field Engineer
7 27 (10.63%) IT Support
7 27 (10.63%) IT Support Engineer
8 26 (10.24%) Desktop Engineer
8 26 (10.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 25 (9.84%) Field Support Engineer
10 21 (8.27%) Architect
11 20 (7.87%) Team Leader
12 17 (6.69%) Administrator
12 17 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (6.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (5.51%) IT Manager
14 14 (5.51%) Operations Analyst
14 14 (5.51%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.69%) Web Services
2 11 (4.33%) .NET
2 11 (4.33%) CSS
2 11 (4.33%) HTML
3 5 (1.97%) RESTful
4 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.18%) CSS3
4 3 (1.18%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.18%) HTML5
4 3 (1.18%) Itk
5 2 (0.79%) XMPP
6 1 (0.39%) ADSI
6 1 (0.39%) JSON
6 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 254 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 51 (20.08%) Data Centre
3 29 (11.42%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.69%) Replication
6 15 (5.91%) BYOD
6 15 (5.91%) iPad
6 15 (5.91%) User Experience
7 9 (3.54%) Blackberry
7 9 (3.54%) IVR
8 8 (3.15%) Life Science
9 6 (2.36%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.97%) Clustering
10 5 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.97%) PKI
11 4 (1.57%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.18%) Tandem
13 2 (0.79%) NHS
13 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 192 (75.59%) Windows
2 98 (38.58%) Windows Server
3 55 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (18.90%) Windows 7
5 34 (13.39%) Windows 10
6 31 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (8.27%) Linux
8 20 (7.87%) Apple iOS
8 20 (7.87%) Mac OS X
9 13 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.72%) Android
11 7 (2.76%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (2.76%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.97%) Unix
13 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.31%) ITIL
2 32 (12.60%) Project Management
3 25 (9.84%) Migration
4 22 (8.66%) Service Management
5 21 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (8.27%) Time Management
6 20 (7.87%) Workflow
7 19 (7.48%) IT Strategy
7 19 (7.48%) Problem Management
7 19 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (7.09%) CRM
9 16 (6.30%) Application Packaging
9 16 (6.30%) PLM
10 14 (5.51%) Change Management
10 14 (5.51%) Task Automation
11 13 (5.12%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.72%) Load Balancing
13 11 (4.33%) Patch Management
13 11 (4.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.39%) PowerShell
2 24 (9.45%) SQL
3 16 (6.30%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.12%) C#
5 8 (3.15%) PHP
6 6 (2.36%) Java
7 5 (1.97%) VB
8 4 (1.57%) VBA
9 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.79%) C
10 2 (0.79%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (9.84%) Degree
3 20 (7.87%) MCSA
3 20 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.51%) MCSE
4 14 (5.51%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (4.72%) MCITP
6 9 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (3.54%) MCP
7 8 (3.15%) DBS Check
8 7 (2.76%) CCEA
8 7 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.79%) APMP
9 2 (0.79%) CCA
9 2 (0.79%) CISSP
9 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) CCAA
10 1 (0.39%) CEH
10 1 (0.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.87%) SLA
2 13 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.15%) QA
4 6 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 123 (48.43%) Active Directory
2 70 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (16.14%) XenApp
4 33 (12.99%) Hyper-V
5 30 (11.81%) XenDesktop
6 23 (9.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (6.30%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (4.72%) vSphere
9 10 (3.94%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (3.54%) DFS Replication
11 8 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (2.76%) XenServer
13 6 (2.36%) VMware Server
14 5 (1.97%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.79%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.79%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 54 (21.26%) SCCM
2 22 (8.66%) WSUS
3 15 (5.91%) SCOM
4 10 (3.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (3.54%) SCSM
6 6 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.97%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.57%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.39%) Ansible
11 1 (0.39%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.39%) Nagios
11 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.39%) Puppet
11 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 141 (55.51%) Microsoft
2 130 (51.18%) Citrix
3 99 (38.98%) VMware
4 44 (17.32%) Cisco
5 29 (11.42%) Intel
6 27 (10.63%) Oracle
7 25 (9.84%) Apple
8 22 (8.66%) Dell
9 20 (7.87%) AppSense
10 19 (7.48%) HP
11 16 (6.30%) CheckPoint
11 16 (6.30%) Siemens
11 16 (6.30%) Symantec
12 13 (5.12%) Red Hat
13 12 (4.72%) EqualLogic
14 11 (4.33%) CommVault
14 11 (4.33%) NetApp
15 10 (3.94%) Google
15 10 (3.94%) Sophos
16 9 (3.54%) Northgate