Period
to 18 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Thin Client
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 910 934 971
Rank change year-on-year +24 +37 -150
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 285 245 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 213 215 287
UK median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.54% -13.33% +12.78%
10th Percentile £23,800 £19,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,325 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +33.30% -28.57% +7.69%

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 72,656 70,988 89,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 40.65% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57,054 58,029 71,630
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 +40 281 £38,750 +13.97% 42
UK excluding London +13 167 £33,325 +33.30% 31
London +41 116 £40,000 -17.95% 12
South East +35 55 £28,000 +7.69% 2
North of England +32 51 £35,000 +48.94% 7
East of England +2 36 £52,500 +96.26% 11
North West -6 31 £34,150 +79.74% 4
Yorkshire +33 19 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Midlands -16 13 £52,000 +108.00% 8
West Midlands +11 10 £52,000 +108.00% 2
South West -16 10 £23,000 -8.00% 2
East Midlands +3 3 - - 6
Wales +4 1 £40,000 +110.53%
Scotland -36 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £25,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 285 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 237 (83.16%) Windows
3 173 (60.70%) Citrix
4 155 (54.39%) Active Directory
5 137 (48.07%) VMware
6 134 (47.02%) ITIL
7 122 (42.81%) Microsoft
8 119 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 112 (39.30%) Windows Server
10 99 (34.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 93 (32.63%) Windows 7
12 91 (31.93%) Microsoft Office
13 86 (30.18%) Windows 10
14 84 (29.47%) Office 365
15 79 (27.72%) TCP/IP
16 72 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 71 (24.91%) DNS
18 68 (23.86%) SCCM
19 65 (22.81%) DHCP
19 65 (22.81%) Service Delivery
20 60 (21.05%) Security Cleared
21 57 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
22 56 (19.65%) SQL
22 56 (19.65%) SC Cleared
23 51 (17.89%) PowerShell
24 49 (17.19%) Finance
25 45 (15.79%) WAN
26 43 (15.09%) LAN
27 42 (14.74%) Time Management
28 41 (14.39%) SharePoint

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 41 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 39 (13.68%) MS Exchange
3 22 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 22 (7.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (5.96%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.86%) IIS
6 8 (2.81%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.70%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 91 (31.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 84 (29.47%) Office 365
2 17 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 8 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.46%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (2.46%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.46%) AWS CloudTrail
6 7 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.70%) SaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.35%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (27.72%) TCP/IP
2 71 (24.91%) DNS
3 65 (22.81%) DHCP
4 45 (15.79%) WAN
5 43 (15.09%) LAN
6 33 (11.58%) Firewall
7 27 (9.47%) Wireless
8 22 (7.72%) VoIP
9 17 (5.96%) SAN
10 14 (4.91%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (4.56%) Skype
11 13 (4.56%) VPN
12 11 (3.86%) Internet
12 11 (3.86%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (3.51%) Unified Communications
13 10 (3.51%) VLAN
14 7 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (1.75%) IP Telephony
15 5 (1.75%) NAS
15 5 (1.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.35%) Big Data
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL
6 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (11.58%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 49 (17.19%) Finance
2 36 (12.63%) Banking
3 33 (11.58%) Billing
3 33 (11.58%) Military
4 23 (8.07%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.26%) Retail
6 8 (2.81%) Advertising
6 8 (2.81%) Front Office
7 7 (2.46%) Law
8 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.75%) Back Office
10 4 (1.40%) Publishing
11 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.70%) Legal
13 1 (0.35%) Marketing
13 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (30.18%) Support Engineer
2 76 (26.67%) Desktop Support
3 68 (23.86%) Desktop Engineer
3 68 (23.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 53 (18.60%) Analyst
4 53 (18.60%) IT Support
5 47 (16.49%) IT Engineer
6 42 (14.74%) IT Support Engineer
7 40 (14.04%) Field Engineer
7 40 (14.04%) Field Support Engineer
8 35 (12.28%) Citrix Engineer
9 30 (10.53%) Citrix Support
9 30 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
10 28 (9.82%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 28 (9.82%) SCCM Engineer
11 26 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
13 24 (8.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 24 (8.42%) Team Leader
14 19 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.58%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.75%) .NET
3 4 (1.40%) X-Windows
4 3 (1.05%) Ajax
4 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.05%) DHTML
4 3 (1.05%) HTML
4 3 (1.05%) REST
5 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.70%) SOAP
5 2 (0.70%) Web Services
5 2 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) ADSI
6 1 (0.35%) JSON
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 285 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 34 (11.93%) Replication
3 27 (9.47%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.91%) Mobile Computing
5 13 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.56%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.21%) iPhone
7 11 (3.86%) EPoS
8 10 (3.51%) iPad
9 9 (3.16%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.81%) User Experience
11 5 (1.75%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.75%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.40%) BYOD
12 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.40%) Equities
12 4 (1.40%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 237 (83.16%) Windows
2 112 (39.30%) Windows Server
3 99 (34.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (32.63%) Windows 7
5 86 (30.18%) Windows 10
6 72 (25.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.91%) Android
8 14 (4.91%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.51%) Windows Phone
10 8 (2.81%) Linux
10 8 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.11%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.40%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (47.02%) ITIL
2 65 (22.81%) Service Delivery
3 42 (14.74%) Time Management
4 39 (13.68%) Configuration Management
5 38 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 33 (11.58%) Application Packaging
6 33 (11.58%) Presales
7 32 (11.23%) Service Management
7 32 (11.23%) Task Automation
8 25 (8.77%) Infrastructure Management
9 24 (8.42%) Customer Requirements
10 19 (6.67%) Migration
11 13 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.21%) Automated Trading
13 11 (3.86%) People Management
14 10 (3.51%) Business Continuity
14 10 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (3.51%) ITIL V3
14 10 (3.51%) Line Management
14 10 (3.51%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.65%) SQL
2 51 (17.89%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.11%) C#
4 3 (1.05%) C
4 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 56 (19.65%) SC Cleared
3 34 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (10.18%) Degree
5 24 (8.42%) DV Cleared
6 17 (5.96%) MCSE
7 16 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (4.56%) CCA
8 13 (4.56%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (3.16%) MCITP
9 9 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.11%) CCNA
11 6 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.11%) MCSA
12 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.40%) MCP
14 3 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.70%) CCAA
15 2 (0.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 155 (54.39%) Active Directory
2 119 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (12.98%) XenApp
5 17 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.56%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.86%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (3.16%) Terminal Server
9 9 (3.16%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.11%) vSphere
11 5 (1.75%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.40%) MetaFrame
12 4 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.70%) XenServer
15 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 68 (23.86%) SCCM
2 14 (4.91%) Jamf Pro
3 11 (3.86%) vCenter Server
4 10 (3.51%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.11%) WSUS
6 5 (1.75%) SCOM
7 4 (1.40%) PowerCLI
7 4 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.35%) Ansible
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.35%) Packer
10 1 (0.35%) Puppet
10 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.35%) SCSM
10 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 173 (60.70%) Citrix
2 137 (48.07%) VMware
3 122 (42.81%) Microsoft
4 39 (13.68%) Intel
5 37 (12.98%) Cisco
6 34 (11.93%) Bloomberg
7 33 (11.58%) FactSet
7 33 (11.58%) Reuters
7 33 (11.58%) Xerox
8 27 (9.47%) HP
9 15 (5.26%) Apple
10 14 (4.91%) Adobe
10 14 (4.91%) Ivanti
11 13 (4.56%) NetApp
12 12 (4.21%) Avaya
13 11 (3.86%) CommVault
13 11 (3.86%) Dell
13 11 (3.86%) Oracle
14 9 (3.16%) Sophos
14 9 (3.16%) Symantec