Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Thin Client
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 883 859 928
Rank change year-on-year -24 +69 -21
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 104 253 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 191 216
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £57,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +28.57% +5.26% +33.00%

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 44,672 58,840 68,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.59% 39.44% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34,303 44,286 53,487
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Thin Client in the UK

Thin 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 Thin Client within the UK over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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 -9 102 £45,000 +5.88% 12
UK excluding London +33 58 £45,000 +28.57% 12
London +31 46 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North of England +50 20 £40,000 +16.79% 3
Midlands +47 17 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East Midlands +28 17 £50,000 +17.65% 1
North West +19 13 £43,250 +49.14% 2
South West +34 8 £33,500 -4.29% 1
South East +45 6 £50,000 +75.44% 2
Work from Home +20 6 £46,250 -38.33%
Yorkshire +46 5 £30,000 -21.05% 1
East of England +39 5 £37,500 -37.50% 2
North East - 2 - -
Wales -8 1 £19,000 -54.22%
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 78 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 67 (64.42%) Windows
4 46 (44.23%) ITIL
5 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
6 39 (37.50%) VMware
7 35 (33.65%) SCCM
8 34 (32.69%) Office 365
9 31 (29.81%) Azure
10 27 (25.96%) Infrastructure Management
10 27 (25.96%) Firewall
11 26 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 26 (25.00%) LAN
11 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (24.04%) Data Centre
12 25 (24.04%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
13 23 (22.12%) Hyper-V
13 23 (22.12%) SharePoint
13 23 (22.12%) Management Information System
14 22 (21.15%) Migration
14 22 (21.15%) SAN
14 22 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (20.19%) Citrix
15 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (19.23%) WAN
16 20 (19.23%) AWS
17 19 (18.27%) Skype for Business
18 18 (17.31%) Virtual Machines

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 23 (22.12%) SharePoint
2 19 (18.27%) Skype for Business
3 11 (10.58%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.69%) Office 365
2 31 (29.81%) Azure
3 20 (19.23%) AWS
4 11 (10.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 11 (10.58%) GCP
5 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.96%) Firewall
2 26 (25.00%) LAN
3 22 (21.15%) SAN
4 20 (19.23%) WAN
5 16 (15.38%) NAS
6 10 (9.62%) DHCP
6 10 (9.62%) VoIP
7 8 (7.69%) VPN
7 8 (7.69%) Wireless
8 7 (6.73%) DNS
9 6 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (4.81%) Network Security
11 4 (3.85%) Internet
11 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.88%) Skype
13 2 (1.92%) Intranet
13 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.96%) ADSL
14 1 (0.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) GitLab
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) MSI
3 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Law
2 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.77%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Legal
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Advertising
6 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.88%) Local Government
6 3 (2.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.35%) Analyst
3 16 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Architect
5 11 (10.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (10.58%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Desktop Support
7 9 (8.65%) IT Support
8 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 8 (7.69%) Support Technician
8 8 (7.69%) Systems Support
8 8 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.77%) Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) LDAP
1 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.96%) Web Services
1 1 (0.96%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 104 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 25 (24.04%) Data Centre
3 23 (22.12%) Management Information System
4 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (11.54%) Driving Licence
6 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Cloud
6 11 (10.58%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (10.58%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (10.58%) PKI
6 11 (10.58%) Public Cloud
7 5 (4.81%) Chip and PIN
7 5 (4.81%) Handset
8 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.85%) Cloud Native
8 4 (3.85%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.96%) FMCG
10 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (64.42%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.42%) Windows 10
4 13 (12.50%) Linux
5 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (5.77%) Android
9 4 (3.85%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.85%) Unix
9 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) ITIL
2 27 (25.96%) Infrastructure Management
3 26 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (24.04%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (21.15%) Migration
6 15 (14.42%) Network Design
7 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (13.46%) DevOps
7 14 (13.46%) Project Delivery
8 11 (10.58%) BCP
8 11 (10.58%) Bimodal
8 11 (10.58%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.58%) High Availability
8 11 (10.58%) Load Balancing
9 10 (9.62%) Service Delivery
10 9 (8.65%) Service Management
11 8 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
12 7 (6.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.62%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) VBScript
4 3 (2.88%) Python
5 2 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) C++
6 1 (0.96%) Java
6 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) CCA
3 3 (2.88%) CCNA
3 3 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.88%) MCP
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.92%) APMP
4 2 (1.92%) CCDP
4 2 (1.92%) CCNP
4 2 (1.92%) CISSP
4 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) GDPR
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (22.12%) Hyper-V
4 18 (17.31%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (9.62%) XenApp
6 7 (6.73%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (3.85%) Terminal Server
9 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.88%) BitLocker
10 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (33.65%) SCCM
2 4 (3.85%) Perfmon
2 4 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (2.88%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.96%) Ansible
5 1 (0.96%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.96%) SCSM
5 1 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 78 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (37.50%) VMware
3 21 (20.19%) Citrix
4 13 (12.50%) Google
4 13 (12.50%) Wyse
5 11 (10.58%) HP
6 10 (9.62%) Cisco
7 8 (7.69%) Dell
8 7 (6.73%) Bloomberg
8 7 (6.73%) Reuters
9 6 (5.77%) Apple
9 6 (5.77%) Capita
9 6 (5.77%) EMC
10 5 (4.81%) Samsung
11 3 (2.88%) Mitel
12 2 (1.92%) Ivanti
12 2 (1.92%) McAfee
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle
12 2 (1.92%) Sophos
12 2 (1.92%) Splunk