Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Thin Client
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 702 909 837
Rank change year-on-year +207 -72 +97
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 52 127 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.26% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 54 102 203
Median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,900 £25,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,625 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%

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 24,061 48,263 59,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.41% 38.49% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18,789 37,483 46,262
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Thin Client.

Salary trend for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Thin Client over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Top 11 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 18 January 2021. 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 +193 51 £41,500 +3.75% 9
UK excluding London +180 35 £40,000 - 8
London +161 16 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North of England +78 16 £33,000 -17.50% 3
North West +88 11 £33,000 -17.50% 3
South West +69 8 £67,500 +141.07%
Midlands +97 7 £32,500 -35.00% 2
East Midlands +58 7 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Work from Home -58 6 £67,500 +50.00% 1
North East - 5 £40,000 -
South East +168 4 £41,250 +75.53% 3

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 52 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
3 27 (51.92%) VMware
4 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (48.08%) Windows
5 25 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (46.15%) Azure
7 17 (32.69%) Hyper-V
8 15 (28.85%) Firewall
8 15 (28.85%) Citrix
8 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
8 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (26.92%) Cisco
10 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 13 (25.00%) Office 365
11 12 (23.08%) ITIL
12 11 (21.15%) SCCM
12 11 (21.15%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
13 10 (19.23%) SAN
13 10 (19.23%) Sophos
14 9 (17.31%) WAN
14 9 (17.31%) DHCP
14 9 (17.31%) DNS
14 9 (17.31%) Migration
14 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
14 9 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (15.38%) NAS
15 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared

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 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (46.15%) Azure
2 13 (25.00%) Office 365
3 7 (13.46%) IaaS
4 6 (11.54%) AWS
4 6 (11.54%) PaaS
4 6 (11.54%) SaaS
5 3 (5.77%) Google Play
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (19.23%) SAN
4 9 (17.31%) DHCP
4 9 (17.31%) DNS
4 9 (17.31%) WAN
5 8 (15.38%) NAS
5 8 (15.38%) VLAN
6 7 (13.46%) LAN
6 7 (13.46%) VoIP
6 7 (13.46%) Wireless
7 5 (9.62%) Bluetooth
7 5 (9.62%) Internet
7 5 (9.62%) VPN
8 3 (5.77%) H.323
8 3 (5.77%) ISDN
8 3 (5.77%) MGCP
8 3 (5.77%) QSIG
8 3 (5.77%) SCCP
8 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Bitbucket
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Administrator
2 7 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
1 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (9.62%) React Native
3 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (5.77%) Middleware
4 3 (5.77%) RESTful
5 1 (1.92%) Flash
5 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.69%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.77%) Clustering
5 3 (5.77%) Reinsurance
5 3 (5.77%) Replication
6 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.85%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) PKI
6 2 (3.85%) SCADA
7 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.92%) Handset
7 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Android
3 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) Migration
3 9 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (13.46%) High Availability
5 6 (11.54%) Commercial Awareness
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Android Development
6 5 (9.62%) Architectural Design
6 5 (9.62%) BCP
6 5 (9.62%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Information Management
7 4 (7.69%) MVC
7 4 (7.69%) Network Design
7 4 (7.69%) RAD
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (5.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) Assembly Language
3 4 (7.69%) C#
3 4 (7.69%) C++
4 3 (5.77%) VB
4 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCSA
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 2 (3.85%) CCNP
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 25 (48.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (32.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.54%) KVM
4 6 (11.54%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.77%) MetaFrame
6 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.85%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) WSUS
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (5.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) VMware
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Citrix
4 14 (26.92%) Cisco
5 10 (19.23%) Sophos
6 6 (11.54%) Draytek
7 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
8 4 (7.69%) Dell
8 4 (7.69%) F5
8 4 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (7.69%) SAP
9 3 (5.77%) Adobe
9 3 (5.77%) Apple
9 3 (5.77%) Google
9 3 (5.77%) HP
9 3 (5.77%) NetApp
9 3 (5.77%) Polycom
9 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.77%) Symantec
10 2 (3.85%) Veeam