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

Fat Client
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 768 686
Rank change year-on-year +60 -82  
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 154 179 292
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% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 139 157 245
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.78% -  
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 35277 44361 45843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.91% 42.63% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28479 35851 36333
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 £28,428
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 25 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 25 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 +59 150 £42,000 +29.23% 21
London +73 61 £42,750 +3.01% 7
South East +67 31 £38,750 +15.67% 7
East of England +22 23 £47,300 +85.49% 4
City of London +39 12 £37,000 -12.94% 3
Oxfordshire - 11 £49,000 - 1
South West +24 10 £25,000 -6.71%
East Midlands +9 9 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Hampshire +7 9 £39,000 +16.41% 1
Hertfordshire +15 8 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Essex +4 8 £53,750 +85.34%
North West -32 8 £19,000 -24.54%
Colchester -3 7 £57,500 +15.00%
Yorkshire +28 6 £57,500 +166.53%
Warrington +2 6 £19,000 -
Cheshire -4 6 £19,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £25,000 -
Derbyshire +12 5 £29,500 +1.72% 1
Cambridge - 5 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £38,500 -
Derby +14 4 - - 1
Portsmouth -17 4 £39,000 +19.08%
Gloucester - 4 £25,000 -
York - 4 £57,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £19,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £19,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £25,300 -
Hatfield - 4 £55,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 223 (75.34%) Windows
3 151 (51.01%) Active Directory
4 130 (43.92%) Citrix
5 113 (38.18%) Microsoft
6 103 (34.80%) Microsoft Office
7 101 (34.12%) VMware
8 75 (25.34%) Windows Server
9 73 (24.66%) MS Exchange
10 66 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 62 (20.95%) SCCM
11 62 (20.95%) Intel
12 58 (19.59%) Windows 7
13 57 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (19.26%) ITIL
14 55 (18.58%) Finance
15 54 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 53 (17.91%) Data Centre
17 51 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 49 (16.55%) Linux
19 46 (15.54%) Cisco
20 45 (15.20%) SLA
21 37 (12.50%) Firewall
21 37 (12.50%) Office 365
21 37 (12.50%) PowerShell
22 36 (12.16%) Migration
22 36 (12.16%) Banking
23 34 (11.49%) Windows 10
24 32 (10.81%) DNS
25 31 (10.47%) 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 73 (24.66%) MS Exchange
2 51 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.03%) Confluence
8 4 (1.35%) IIS
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.68%) 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
1 103 (34.80%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.01%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.50%) Office 365
2 17 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.35%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (1.35%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.35%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.35%) G Suite
5 4 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.50%) Firewall
2 32 (10.81%) DNS
3 30 (10.14%) DHCP
4 27 (9.12%) WAN
5 26 (8.78%) LAN
6 25 (8.45%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.07%) Network Security
8 14 (4.73%) SAN
9 13 (4.39%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (4.39%) IP Telephony
10 12 (4.05%) BGP
10 12 (4.05%) BIG-IP
10 12 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (4.05%) DMVPN
10 12 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (4.05%) NetScreen
10 12 (4.05%) OSPF
10 12 (4.05%) VoIP
11 11 (3.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) MS Access
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.70%) JIRA
2 7 (2.36%) MSI
3 5 (1.69%) Selenium
4 4 (1.35%) 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 (18.58%) Finance
2 36 (12.16%) Banking
3 11 (3.72%) Retail
4 4 (1.35%) Advertising
4 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Automotive
6 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Law
6 2 (0.68%) 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 79 (26.69%) Support Engineer
2 68 (22.97%) Desktop Support
3 64 (21.62%) IT Support
4 62 (20.95%) IT Engineer
5 57 (19.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 56 (18.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 55 (18.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 55 (18.58%) Field Engineer
8 54 (18.24%) Analyst
8 54 (18.24%) Field Support Engineer
9 31 (10.47%) Administrator
9 31 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
9 31 (10.47%) Windows Administrator
9 31 (10.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 28 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 23 (7.77%) Server Administrator
13 20 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
13 20 (6.76%) Systems Analyst
14 19 (6.42%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.39%) RESTful
2 8 (2.70%) Web Services
3 6 (2.03%) HTML
4 4 (1.35%) HTML5
5 3 (1.01%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.01%) Itk
5 3 (1.01%) XMPP
6 2 (0.68%) .NET
6 2 (0.68%) CSS
6 2 (0.68%) 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
1 296 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 53 (17.91%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.72%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.70%) iPad
7 7 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.03%) BYOD
8 6 (2.03%) NHS
9 4 (1.35%) Clustering
9 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.68%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.68%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.68%) User Experience
12 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.34%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 223 (75.34%) Windows
2 75 (25.34%) Windows Server
3 66 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (19.59%) Windows 7
5 57 (19.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (16.55%) Linux
7 34 (11.49%) Windows 10
8 31 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.39%) Android
10 11 (3.72%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.72%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.38%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (2.03%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.01%) CentOS
15 2 (0.68%) Unix
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.26%) ITIL
2 36 (12.16%) Migration
3 24 (8.11%) Application Packaging
4 20 (6.76%) Line Management
4 20 (6.76%) Service Management
5 15 (5.07%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (4.73%) Mentoring
7 13 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.39%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.05%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (4.05%) E-Commerce
8 12 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (3.72%) Time Management
10 10 (3.38%) Change Control
10 10 (3.38%) CRM
10 10 (3.38%) Information Security
10 10 (3.38%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (3.38%) Project Management
10 10 (3.38%) Software Engineering
11 9 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 20 (6.76%) SQL
3 13 (4.39%) VBA
4 11 (3.72%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.03%) C#
5 6 (2.03%) Java
6 2 (0.68%) 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 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.07%) MCP
5 14 (4.73%) Degree
5 14 (4.73%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.05%) CCNP
6 12 (4.05%) CCSE
7 10 (3.38%) BC Cleared
8 7 (2.36%) CISM
8 7 (2.36%) CISSP
9 6 (2.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (2.03%) CCSP
9 6 (2.03%) MCITP
9 6 (2.03%) MCSE
10 5 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.68%) CCA
12 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.20%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.68%) 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
1 151 (51.01%) Active Directory
2 54 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.14%) XenApp
4 25 (8.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 17 (5.74%) vSphere
7 14 (4.73%) Hyper-V
8 12 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (4.05%) VMware Server
9 11 (3.72%) Terminal Services
10 10 (3.38%) XenServer
11 8 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
13 3 (1.01%) Xen
14 2 (0.68%) KVM
14 2 (0.68%) NFS
14 2 (0.68%) Samba
15 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 62 (20.95%) SCCM
2 11 (3.72%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.70%) SCOM
4 7 (2.36%) SCSM
5 6 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.68%) ThinApp
6 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.68%) WMI
6 2 (0.68%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) Netcool
7 1 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 130 (43.92%) Citrix
2 113 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 101 (34.12%) VMware
4 62 (20.95%) Intel
5 46 (15.54%) Cisco
6 31 (10.47%) Red Hat
7 26 (8.78%) HP
8 19 (6.42%) Bloomberg
9 18 (6.08%) CheckPoint
9 18 (6.08%) Reuters
10 14 (4.73%) AppSense
11 13 (4.39%) Apple
12 12 (4.05%) Blue Coat
12 12 (4.05%) F5
12 12 (4.05%) Imperva
12 12 (4.05%) Infoblox
12 12 (4.05%) Symantec
13 11 (3.72%) Dell
14 10 (3.38%) EMC
15 8 (2.70%) Wyse
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