Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 912 883 951
Rank change year-on-year -29 +68 -115
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 283 298 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 203 266 295
UK median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,800 £19,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £31,615
% change year-on-year +40.00% -20.92% -2.72%

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 75,633 72,664 89,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 42.43% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59,635 59,096 72,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.19% +7.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 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 -34 280 £38,000 +1.33% 17
UK excluding London -37 176 £35,000 +40.00% 19
London -15 105 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South East -11 54 £28,000 -25.33% 4
North of England -6 49 £35,000 +84.21% 3
East of England -12 41 £55,000 +37.50% 3
North West -6 27 £28,000 +47.37% 1
Yorkshire +21 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands -10 16 £43,000 +126.32% 2
South West -20 15 £23,000 -8.00% 3
West Midlands +13 13 £47,500 +90.00% 1
East Midlands -10 3 £37,500 +97.37% 1
North East - 2 £22,250 - 1
Scotland -33 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 283 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 225 (79.51%) Windows
3 153 (54.06%) Citrix
4 143 (50.53%) Active Directory
5 128 (45.23%) Microsoft
6 127 (44.88%) ITIL
7 121 (42.76%) VMware
8 106 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 105 (37.10%) Microsoft Office
10 101 (35.69%) Windows Server
11 83 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 79 (27.92%) Windows 7
13 77 (27.21%) Problem-Solving
14 76 (26.86%) Office 365
15 74 (26.15%) DNS
16 71 (25.09%) DHCP
17 70 (24.73%) Windows 10
18 68 (24.03%) TCP/IP
19 63 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 61 (21.55%) Service Delivery
21 59 (20.85%) SQL
22 58 (20.49%) SCCM
23 52 (18.37%) Security Cleared
24 49 (17.31%) PowerShell
24 49 (17.31%) WAN
24 49 (17.31%) Intel
25 48 (16.96%) LAN
25 48 (16.96%) SC Cleared
26 47 (16.61%) SQL Server
27 42 (14.84%) Finance

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 32 (11.31%) SharePoint
2 30 (10.60%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (5.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (4.95%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.59%) IIS
5 13 (4.59%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.06%) CMS
7 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 105 (37.10%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.86%) Office 365
2 17 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 8 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.47%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.47%) AWS CloudTrail
6 7 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.71%) IaaS
7 2 (0.71%) PaaS
7 2 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (26.15%) DNS
2 71 (25.09%) DHCP
3 68 (24.03%) TCP/IP
4 49 (17.31%) WAN
5 48 (16.96%) LAN
6 29 (10.25%) Firewall
7 23 (8.13%) VoIP
7 23 (8.13%) Wireless
8 17 (6.01%) SAN
9 14 (4.95%) VPN
10 13 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (4.59%) Skype
11 12 (4.24%) VLAN
12 11 (3.89%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.83%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.47%) Unified Communications
15 6 (2.12%) NAS
16 5 (1.77%) Internet
17 4 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.89%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.71%) GIS
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (8.83%) MSI
General
1 42 (14.84%) Finance
2 29 (10.25%) Billing
2 29 (10.25%) Military
3 26 (9.19%) Banking
4 18 (6.36%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.95%) Retail
6 9 (3.18%) Advertising
7 6 (2.12%) Front Office
8 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.41%) Legal
10 3 (1.06%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (31.80%) Support Engineer
2 74 (26.15%) Desktop Support
3 67 (23.67%) IT Support
4 66 (23.32%) Desktop Engineer
4 66 (23.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 57 (20.14%) IT Engineer
6 53 (18.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 49 (17.31%) Analyst
8 46 (16.25%) Field Engineer
8 46 (16.25%) Field Support Engineer
9 25 (8.83%) Citrix Engineer
9 25 (8.83%) Technical Analyst
10 24 (8.48%) Citrix Support
11 23 (8.13%) Team Leader
12 21 (7.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (7.07%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 19 (6.71%) Architect
14 19 (6.71%) Office 365 Engineer
14 19 (6.71%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.83%) Software Packaging
2 16 (5.65%) .NET
3 12 (4.24%) HTML
4 11 (3.89%) Ajax
4 11 (3.89%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.89%) DHTML
5 10 (3.53%) SOAP
5 10 (3.53%) Web Services
5 10 (3.53%) XML
6 5 (1.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.41%) REST
8 3 (1.06%) LDAP
9 1 (0.35%) JSON
9 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 283 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 31 (10.95%) Replication
3 25 (8.83%) Data Centre
4 23 (8.13%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.30%) Private Cloud
6 14 (4.95%) iPad
6 14 (4.95%) iPhone
7 13 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.89%) EPoS
9 10 (3.53%) Mobile Computing
9 10 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.83%) Fintech
11 7 (2.47%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.12%) Equities
12 6 (2.12%) Fixed Income
12 6 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (1.06%) PKI
14 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
14 3 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 225 (79.51%) Windows
2 101 (35.69%) Windows Server
3 83 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (27.92%) Windows 7
5 70 (24.73%) Windows 10
6 63 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.95%) Android
9 13 (4.59%) Linux
10 11 (3.89%) Windows Phone
11 10 (3.53%) Mac OS X
11 10 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.83%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.12%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.35%) VMS
16 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (44.88%) ITIL
2 77 (27.21%) Problem-Solving
3 61 (21.55%) Service Delivery
4 42 (14.84%) Time Management
5 31 (10.95%) Presales
6 30 (10.60%) Configuration Management
7 28 (9.89%) Asset Management
8 25 (8.83%) Application Packaging
8 25 (8.83%) Task Automation
9 23 (8.13%) Migration
10 21 (7.42%) Service Management
11 20 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (6.71%) Infrastructure Management
13 18 (6.36%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.95%) Runbook
15 13 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (4.24%) DevOps
17 11 (3.89%) Business Continuity
17 11 (3.89%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (20.85%) SQL
2 49 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.24%) C#
3 12 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.06%) C
5 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 48 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 40 (14.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (13.07%) Degree
5 27 (9.54%) MCSE
6 24 (8.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (6.36%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.18%) CCNA
8 9 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.18%) MCP
9 8 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.12%) CCA
10 6 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.77%) MCITP
11 5 (1.77%) MCSA
11 5 (1.77%) MCTS
11 5 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.77%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 143 (50.53%) Active Directory
2 106 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (13.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 36 (12.72%) XenApp
5 22 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.59%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.53%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.83%) vSphere
9 7 (2.47%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.12%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.41%) XenServer
13 3 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.06%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.35%) Docker
15 1 (0.35%) Firmware
15 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (20.49%) SCCM
2 11 (3.89%) AirWatch
3 10 (3.53%) Jamf Pro
4 9 (3.18%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.77%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.71%) Ansible
6 2 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.71%) Puppet
6 2 (0.71%) WSUS
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Packer
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 153 (54.06%) Citrix
2 128 (45.23%) Microsoft
3 121 (42.76%) VMware
4 49 (17.31%) Intel
5 31 (10.95%) Cisco
6 29 (10.25%) Xerox
7 26 (9.19%) Bloomberg
7 26 (9.19%) HP
8 25 (8.83%) FactSet
8 25 (8.83%) Reuters
9 16 (5.65%) Avaya
10 14 (4.95%) Adobe
10 14 (4.95%) Apple
10 14 (4.95%) Oracle
11 13 (4.59%) NetApp
12 10 (3.53%) Ivanti
12 10 (3.53%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.18%) Equitrac
14 8 (2.83%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.83%) Sophos