Period
to 14 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 6 months to 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Thin Client
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 902 841 961
Rank change year-on-year -61 +120 +34
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 144 315 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 111 222 194
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +25.83% +9.42%
10th Percentile £26,625 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,740 £34,150
% change year-on-year +2.07% +7.58% +36.60%

Thin 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 51,101 63,149 71,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.73% 39.64% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38,966 48,151 53,558
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,405 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Thin Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Thin Client.

Salary trend for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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 -63 142 £40,000 -20.00% 36
UK excluding London -19 76 £37,500 +2.07% 35
London +14 66 £42,500 -15.00% 6
North of England +21 20 £36,250 +5.84% 9
South West +4 18 £28,000 - 5
East of England +45 16 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Midlands +8 15 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East Midlands +3 14 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North West +19 13 £40,000 +42.86% 5
Yorkshire +26 7 £30,000 -36.84% 3
South East +13 7 £28,250 +13.00% 11
West Midlands +19 1 £49,500 -1.00%

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT jobs citing Thin 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 Thin Client.

1 144 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 105 (72.92%) Microsoft
3 104 (72.22%) Windows
4 88 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 82 (56.94%) ITIL
6 61 (42.36%) Citrix
7 60 (41.67%) VMware
8 50 (34.72%) Windows Server
9 47 (32.64%) SCCM
9 47 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (27.08%) Office 365
11 35 (24.31%) SQL Server
12 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
13 33 (22.92%) Finance
14 32 (22.22%) LAN
15 30 (20.83%) SharePoint
16 29 (20.14%) WAN
17 28 (19.44%) Service Delivery
17 28 (19.44%) XenApp
17 28 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (18.75%) Azure
19 26 (18.06%) Management Information System
19 26 (18.06%) SAN
19 26 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
20 25 (17.36%) Windows 10
21 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
21 24 (16.67%) Service Management
22 23 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
22 23 (15.97%) Hyper-V
23 22 (15.28%) PowerShell

Thin 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 30 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 18 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.08%) Office 365
2 27 (18.75%) Azure
3 8 (5.56%) AWS
4 6 (4.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 6 (4.17%) GCP
5 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.22%) LAN
2 29 (20.14%) WAN
3 26 (18.06%) SAN
4 22 (15.28%) DHCP
4 22 (15.28%) Firewall
5 18 (12.50%) Wireless
6 14 (9.72%) NAS
6 14 (9.72%) VoIP
7 12 (8.33%) DNS
8 9 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (5.56%) Unified Communications
10 7 (4.86%) VPN
11 6 (4.17%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.47%) Skype
13 4 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.78%) Network Security
14 3 (2.08%) Internet
14 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
15 2 (1.39%) Intranet
15 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) WinDbg
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.39%) GitLab
3 2 (1.39%) JIRA
3 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.69%) AppScan
4 1 (0.69%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.69%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (22.92%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.64%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.86%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.78%) Law
6 4 (2.78%) Legal
7 3 (2.08%) Advertising
7 3 (2.08%) Retail
8 2 (1.39%) Automotive
8 2 (1.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (22.22%) Analyst
2 28 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.42%) Desktop Support
5 13 (9.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (9.03%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) IT Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) IT Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) IT Support
8 9 (6.25%) Administrator
8 9 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.56%) Architect
9 8 (5.56%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.86%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Support Technician
11 6 (4.17%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) .NET
1 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.69%) Web Services
1 1 (0.69%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 144 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 26 (18.06%) Management Information System
3 16 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 14 (9.72%) Blackberry
5 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (8.33%) Handset
6 9 (6.25%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (4.17%) PKI
7 6 (4.17%) Public Cloud
7 6 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.08%) CMDB
9 2 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.39%) NHS
9 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 104 (72.22%) Windows
2 50 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
4 25 (17.36%) Windows 10
5 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.11%) Android
7 11 (7.64%) Linux
7 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.94%) ITIL
2 28 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 26 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (16.67%) Service Management
5 23 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (12.50%) Migration
7 16 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 15 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (9.03%) Project Management
10 12 (8.33%) High Availability
10 12 (8.33%) Patch Management
11 11 (7.64%) Presales
12 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.56%) Change Control
12 8 (5.56%) ERP
12 8 (5.56%) IT Strategy
13 7 (4.86%) DNA
13 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.28%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.33%) SQL
3 11 (7.64%) VBScript
4 3 (2.08%) Python
5 2 (1.39%) C
5 2 (1.39%) C++
5 2 (1.39%) Java
5 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.17%) APMP
4 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.17%) HNC
4 6 (4.17%) HND
5 4 (2.78%) CCDP
5 4 (2.78%) CCNP
5 4 (2.78%) MCSE
6 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) MCP
7 2 (1.39%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.39%) CCNA
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.69%) MCSA
8 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 47 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (19.44%) XenApp
4 23 (15.97%) Hyper-V
5 18 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 14 (9.72%) Terminal Services
7 9 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (3.47%) vSphere
10 4 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 47 (32.64%) SCCM
2 6 (4.17%) Nagios
2 6 (4.17%) Perfmon
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.08%) Ansible
4 3 (2.08%) Terraform
4 3 (2.08%) WSUS
5 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.69%) Nessus
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) SCSM
5 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 61 (42.36%) Citrix
3 60 (41.67%) VMware
4 19 (13.19%) Wyse
5 16 (11.11%) Apple
6 13 (9.03%) Bloomberg
6 13 (9.03%) Reuters
7 11 (7.64%) Cisco
8 10 (6.94%) HP
9 6 (4.17%) AppDynamics
9 6 (4.17%) Google
9 6 (4.17%) Mitel
9 6 (4.17%) NetApp
9 6 (4.17%) Oracle
9 6 (4.17%) Splunk
10 5 (3.47%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.47%) Dell
11 3 (2.08%) Meraki
12 2 (1.39%) Sophos
13 1 (0.69%) Symantec