Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 963 995
Rank change year-on-year +108 +32 -43
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 298 238 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 215 189 207
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,850 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £34,150 £32,500
% change year-on-year +9.81% +5.08% -7.14%

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 72,113 77,709 81,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.60% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 55,827 58,419 66,529
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +90 284 £45,000 +12.50% 35
UK excluding London +71 177 £37,500 +9.81% 28
London +47 114 £50,000 +16.96% 8
North of England +50 41 £29,500 -23.38% 7
Midlands +49 37 £42,500 +84.78% 6
South East +1 35 £24,000 -22.58% 9
South West +22 29 £28,000 +21.74% 2
East of England +40 27 £38,500 -30.00% 3
North West +13 27 £27,500 -19.47% 2
East Midlands +8 20 £32,500 +71.05% 2
West Midlands +42 17 £50,000 +66.67% 4
Yorkshire +32 12 £42,750 +6.88% 5
Wales +1 7 £40,500 +1.25% 1
North East - 2 £21,000 -
Scotland +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 239 (80.20%) Windows
3 163 (54.70%) Active Directory
4 151 (50.67%) Microsoft
5 130 (43.62%) ITIL
6 118 (39.60%) Citrix
7 106 (35.57%) Windows Server
8 99 (33.22%) Microsoft Office
9 96 (32.21%) Office 365
10 94 (31.54%) Windows 7
11 92 (30.87%) SCCM
12 85 (28.52%) Windows 10
13 79 (26.51%) Finance
14 73 (24.50%) VMware
14 73 (24.50%) Problem-Solving
15 69 (23.15%) PowerShell
16 61 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 58 (19.46%) SQL Server
18 52 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 51 (17.11%) Service Delivery
20 48 (16.11%) XenApp
21 46 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
21 46 (15.44%) Intel
22 45 (15.10%) SharePoint
23 44 (14.77%) SQL
24 42 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 41 (13.76%) XenDesktop
25 41 (13.76%) DHCP
25 41 (13.76%) DNS
26 39 (13.09%) Reuters

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 45 (15.10%) SharePoint
2 37 (12.42%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.70%) IIS
4 15 (5.03%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.67%) Apache
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.67%) JBoss
6 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Moodle
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 99 (33.22%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) assyst
1 1 (0.34%) Raiser's Edge
1 1 (0.34%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 96 (32.21%) Office 365
2 46 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.34%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.67%) IaaS
7 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.34%) G Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.34%) SaaS
8 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.76%) DHCP
1 41 (13.76%) DNS
2 37 (12.42%) LAN
3 34 (11.41%) TCP/IP
4 29 (9.73%) Firewall
4 29 (9.73%) SAN
5 27 (9.06%) WAN
6 20 (6.71%) Network Security
7 19 (6.38%) MPLS
8 18 (6.04%) Remote Desktop
9 16 (5.37%) IP Telephony
10 15 (5.03%) VSAN
11 14 (4.70%) VoIP
12 13 (4.36%) NAS
13 11 (3.69%) NetScaler
14 10 (3.36%) VLAN
15 8 (2.68%) IPsec
15 8 (2.68%) IPv6
15 8 (2.68%) Spanning Tree
15 8 (2.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.02%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.35%) MySQL
5 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.67%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (6.71%) WinDbg
2 19 (6.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 79 (26.51%) Finance
2 20 (6.71%) Banking
3 19 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.69%) Legal
5 9 (3.02%) Automotive
6 8 (2.68%) Retail
7 7 (2.35%) Front Office
7 7 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.68%) Billing
8 5 (1.68%) Law
8 5 (1.68%) Military
9 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (29.19%) Desktop Support
2 73 (24.50%) Support Engineer
3 69 (23.15%) IT Support
4 60 (20.13%) IT Engineer
5 58 (19.46%) Analyst
6 53 (17.79%) IT Support Engineer
7 51 (17.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 51 (17.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 45 (15.10%) Field Engineer
9 40 (13.42%) Support Analyst
10 38 (12.75%) Field Support Engineer
11 24 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (7.72%) Citrix Engineer
13 20 (6.71%) Desktop Analyst
13 20 (6.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 20 (6.71%) Service Manager
14 19 (6.38%) Windows Support Analyst
15 17 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
16 15 (5.03%) Delivery Manager
16 15 (5.03%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.05%) Software Packaging
2 16 (5.37%) Web Services
3 10 (3.36%) .NET
4 9 (3.02%) Ajax
4 9 (3.02%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.02%) DHTML
4 9 (3.02%) HTML
4 9 (3.02%) SOAP
4 9 (3.02%) XML
5 2 (0.67%) COM
5 2 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.67%) LDAP
5 2 (0.67%) Node.js
5 2 (0.67%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.34%) JSON
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 298 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (7.38%) Handset
3 21 (7.05%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.69%) Replication
7 9 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.02%) Fintech
7 9 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.68%) HP StoreVirtual
8 8 (2.68%) iPhone
8 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.35%) Clustering
9 7 (2.35%) Equities
9 7 (2.35%) Fixed Income
9 7 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.35%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 239 (80.20%) Windows
2 106 (35.57%) Windows Server
3 94 (31.54%) Windows 7
4 85 (28.52%) Windows 10
5 52 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (8.05%) Android
8 14 (4.70%) Linux
8 14 (4.70%) Mac OS
8 14 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Unix
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (43.62%) ITIL
2 73 (24.50%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (17.11%) Service Delivery
4 42 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 36 (12.08%) Application Packaging
6 28 (9.40%) Migration
7 27 (9.06%) Asset Management
8 24 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 22 (7.38%) Task Automation
10 21 (7.05%) Service Management
11 17 (5.70%) Problem Management
11 17 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.37%) Email Migration
13 15 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (5.03%) Patch Management
14 13 (4.36%) CRM
14 13 (4.36%) Customer Requirements
15 12 (4.03%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.03%) Project Management
15 12 (4.03%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (23.15%) PowerShell
2 44 (14.77%) SQL
3 21 (7.05%) VBScript
4 17 (5.70%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.36%) C#
6 9 (3.02%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.02%) Python
7 6 (2.01%) Korn
7 6 (2.01%) Perl
7 6 (2.01%) Ruby
8 4 (1.34%) Java
9 1 (0.34%) JCL
9 1 (0.34%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.01%) MCSE
6 6 (2.01%) VCAP
7 5 (1.68%) CCA
7 5 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.34%) Degree
8 4 (1.34%) MCSA
9 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ACSP
10 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.34%) CCAA
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.34%) MCITP
10 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.40%) SLA
2 6 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.34%) GDPR
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (54.70%) Active Directory
2 61 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (16.11%) XenApp
4 41 (13.76%) XenDesktop
5 39 (13.09%) Hyper-V
6 30 (10.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 23 (7.72%) Terminal Services
8 15 (5.03%) vSphere
9 14 (4.70%) VMware NSX
10 12 (4.03%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (2.35%) Firmware
13 4 (1.34%) Docker
13 4 (1.34%) XenServer
14 3 (1.01%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 92 (30.87%) SCCM
2 20 (6.71%) Perfmon
3 13 (4.36%) SCOM
4 11 (3.69%) SCOrch
5 10 (3.36%) WSUS
6 6 (2.01%) PowerCLI
7 5 (1.68%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.34%) SCSM
9 2 (0.67%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.67%) Ansible
9 2 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.67%) Packer
9 2 (0.67%) Puppet
10 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.34%) Terraform
10 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 151 (50.67%) Microsoft
2 118 (39.60%) Citrix
3 73 (24.50%) VMware
4 46 (15.44%) Intel
5 39 (13.09%) Bloomberg
5 39 (13.09%) Reuters
6 36 (12.08%) Apple
7 24 (8.05%) HP
8 20 (6.71%) Cisco
9 19 (6.38%) FactSet
10 14 (4.70%) Dell
11 12 (4.03%) Oracle
12 9 (3.02%) Avaya
12 9 (3.02%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.02%) Wyse
13 8 (2.68%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (2.68%) Ivanti
13 8 (2.68%) NetApp
13 8 (2.68%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.35%) FXall