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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fat Client
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 783 741
Rank change year-on-year +52 -42  
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 143 164 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 130 143 205
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,336 £25,036 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £57,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +12.14% +4.47%  

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 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
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 £29,500 £28,000
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +34 136 £42,750 +9.61% 12
London +22 66 £43,305 +8.26% 8
South East +40 32 £38,500 +1.31% 2
East of England +11 17 £50,000 +16.95%
City of London +23 14 £43,860 -29.82% 2
Hertfordshire +10 10 £55,000 +34.96%
Hatfield +7 10 £55,000 -2.65%
Oxfordshire - 9 £49,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £38,500 -
South West +9 6 £25,750 -24.37%
North West -43 6 £19,000 -24.54%
Gloucestershire - 6 £25,750 -
East Midlands +22 5 £19,000 -50.32% 1
Hampshire +19 5 £21,000 -44.73%
Cambridge -7 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Warrington -8 4 £19,000 -
Cheshire -31 4 £19,000 -
Wales - 4 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +43 3 £31,000 -7.46% 1
Scotland +15 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Kent +13 3 £60,000 +114.28%
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £19,000 -37.19%
Nottingham +4 3 £19,000 -37.19%
Milton Keynes - 3 £37,500 - 1
Cinderford - 3 £26,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Swansea - 3 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 210 (73.17%) Windows
3 155 (54.01%) Citrix
4 153 (53.31%) Active Directory
5 132 (45.99%) Microsoft
6 104 (36.24%) VMware
7 89 (31.01%) Windows Server
8 78 (27.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (24.74%) MS Exchange
9 71 (24.74%) Microsoft Office
10 70 (24.39%) Finance
11 68 (23.69%) SCCM
12 67 (23.34%) ITIL
13 63 (21.95%) Windows 7
14 60 (20.91%) Data Centre
15 57 (19.86%) Office 365
15 57 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 56 (19.51%) DHCP
17 55 (19.16%) DNS
18 54 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
19 52 (18.12%) Linux
20 48 (16.72%) Cisco
21 45 (15.68%) TCP/IP
22 44 (15.33%) Firewall
23 43 (14.98%) PowerShell
24 42 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
25 40 (13.94%) Migration
25 40 (13.94%) WAN
25 40 (13.94%) SQL Server
26 39 (13.59%) Intel

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 71 (24.74%) MS Exchange
2 42 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (8.36%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.48%) Confluence
7 9 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.14%) FileNet
7 9 (3.14%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.44%) IIS
9 6 (2.09%) CMS
10 4 (1.39%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) Apache
13 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.35%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (24.74%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.14%) iTrent
2 9 (3.14%) ResourceLink
3 3 (1.05%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 57 (19.86%) Office 365
2 22 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.48%) Amazon Glacier
4 10 (3.48%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.48%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (3.48%) AWS CloudTrail
4 10 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (3.48%) G Suite
4 10 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (3.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 8 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.39%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.05%) IaaS
9 2 (0.70%) PaaS
9 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (19.51%) DHCP
2 55 (19.16%) DNS
3 45 (15.68%) TCP/IP
4 44 (15.33%) Firewall
5 40 (13.94%) WAN
6 38 (13.24%) LAN
7 21 (7.32%) Network Security
7 21 (7.32%) SAN
8 18 (6.27%) VLAN
9 17 (5.92%) IP Telephony
10 14 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (4.88%) NetScaler
10 14 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (4.88%) VoIP
11 13 (4.53%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (4.18%) BGP
12 12 (4.18%) BIG-IP
12 12 (4.18%) DMVPN
12 12 (4.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 12 (4.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) MS Access
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.62%) JIRA
2 7 (2.44%) MSI
3 6 (2.09%) Selenium
3 6 (2.09%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.39%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.39%) SpecFlow
4 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.39%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.05%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.35%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.35%) XMLSpy
General
1 70 (24.39%) Finance
2 37 (12.89%) Banking
3 11 (3.83%) Retail
4 10 (3.48%) Advertising
5 7 (2.44%) Marketing
6 4 (1.39%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (20.21%) Analyst
2 55 (19.16%) Desktop Support
3 53 (18.47%) Support Engineer
4 39 (13.59%) IT Engineer
5 36 (12.54%) IT Support
6 34 (11.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 32 (11.15%) Desktop Engineer
8 31 (10.80%) Administrator
8 31 (10.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 31 (10.80%) Field Engineer
8 31 (10.80%) Systems Administrator
9 30 (10.45%) Field Support Engineer
9 30 (10.45%) Windows Administrator
9 30 (10.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 27 (9.41%) Systems Analyst
11 24 (8.36%) Banking Analyst
11 24 (8.36%) Server Administrator
11 24 (8.36%) Server Analyst
12 21 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.62%) Web Services
2 16 (5.57%) HTML
3 14 (4.88%) RESTful
4 12 (4.18%) CSS
5 9 (3.14%) .NET
6 6 (2.09%) HTML5
7 4 (1.39%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.05%) Itk
8 3 (1.05%) XMPP
9 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.70%) CSS3
9 2 (0.70%) XML
10 1 (0.35%) ADO
10 1 (0.35%) COM+
10 1 (0.35%) DCOM
10 1 (0.35%) DHTML
10 1 (0.35%) JSON
10 1 (0.35%) MFC
10 1 (0.35%) ODBC
10 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 287 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 60 (20.91%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.23%) iPad
4 14 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.18%) BYOD
5 12 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.83%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.48%) Replication
8 9 (3.14%) Blackberry
8 9 (3.14%) IVR
9 6 (2.09%) Clustering
9 6 (2.09%) NHS
9 6 (2.09%) User Experience
10 4 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.70%) AS400
11 2 (0.70%) iSeries
11 2 (0.70%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 210 (73.17%) Windows
2 89 (31.01%) Windows Server
3 78 (27.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 54 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (18.12%) Linux
7 37 (12.89%) Windows 10
8 30 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (7.32%) Apple iOS
10 17 (5.92%) Android
11 13 (4.53%) Mac OS X
12 11 (3.83%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (3.83%) Windows XP
13 9 (3.14%) Windows 8
14 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.74%) Unix
16 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.35%) CentOS
17 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.34%) ITIL
2 40 (13.94%) Migration
3 27 (9.41%) Application Packaging
3 27 (9.41%) Project Management
4 26 (9.06%) Task Automation
5 20 (6.97%) Service Management
6 19 (6.62%) Time Management
7 17 (5.92%) CRM
7 17 (5.92%) Problem Management
8 16 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (5.23%) Line Management
10 14 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.53%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.18%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.83%) IT Strategy
13 11 (3.83%) Server Virtualisation
14 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure Management
14 10 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (3.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.98%) PowerShell
2 22 (7.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (7.67%) SQL
3 13 (4.53%) VBA
4 12 (4.18%) C#
5 9 (3.14%) Java
6 8 (2.79%) PHP
7 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.70%) C
8 2 (0.70%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) COBOL
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.62%) Degree
4 17 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.23%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.88%) MCP
7 13 (4.53%) MCSE
8 12 (4.18%) CCNP
8 12 (4.18%) CCSE
8 12 (4.18%) MCITP
9 11 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.79%) DBS Check
12 7 (2.44%) MCSA
13 6 (2.09%) BC Cleared
13 6 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.74%) CCEA
14 5 (1.74%) CISM
14 5 (1.74%) CISSP
15 4 (1.39%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.06%) SLA
2 9 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.79%) QA
4 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) DICOM
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 153 (53.31%) Active Directory
2 57 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (13.59%) XenApp
4 31 (10.80%) XenDesktop
5 22 (7.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (6.62%) Hyper-V
7 16 (5.57%) vSphere
8 12 (4.18%) XenServer
9 9 (3.14%) DFS Replication
10 8 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.74%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.39%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.05%) Xen
15 2 (0.70%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.70%) NFS
15 2 (0.70%) Samba
15 2 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (23.69%) SCCM
2 13 (4.53%) WSUS
3 9 (3.14%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.14%) SCOM
4 6 (2.09%) SCSM
5 4 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.05%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.70%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.70%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.70%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.70%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.70%) WMI
7 2 (0.70%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.35%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 155 (54.01%) Citrix
2 132 (45.99%) Microsoft
3 104 (36.24%) VMware
4 48 (16.72%) Cisco
5 39 (13.59%) Intel
6 30 (10.45%) Red Hat
7 27 (9.41%) CheckPoint
8 24 (8.36%) HP
9 22 (7.67%) AppSense
10 21 (7.32%) Apple
11 20 (6.97%) Bloomberg
12 19 (6.62%) Reuters
13 15 (5.23%) Oracle
14 13 (4.53%) Symantec
15 12 (4.18%) Blue Coat
15 12 (4.18%) F5
15 12 (4.18%) Imperva
15 12 (4.18%) Infoblox
16 11 (3.83%) EMC
16 11 (3.83%) Sophos
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