Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Thin Client
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 902 914 945
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 +60
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 188 274 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 158 196 204
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.24% +5.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,138 £23,000 £19,650
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,057 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.79% -13.33% +15.38%

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 54,507 65,955 71,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 39.38% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,865 50,508 53,063
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +23 185 £37,000 -12.94% 38
UK excluding London -8 108 £34,057 +4.79% 33
London +72 77 £42,500 -15.00% 8
North of England +17 30 £31,250 +12.61% 10
South East +26 29 £33,050 +37.71% 9
Midlands +34 27 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Midlands +35 22 £37,500 +15.38% 1
North West +23 21 £32,500 +23.81% 5
East of England +46 11 £42,500 +10.39% 7
South West -9 11 £28,000 - 2
Yorkshire -9 9 £30,000 -2.44% 4
West Midlands +22 5 £49,500 -1.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 136 (72.34%) Windows
3 129 (68.62%) Active Directory
4 117 (62.23%) Microsoft
5 104 (55.32%) ITIL
6 100 (53.19%) Citrix
7 76 (40.43%) Windows Server
8 62 (32.98%) Windows 10
8 62 (32.98%) VMware
9 58 (30.85%) Windows 7
10 57 (30.32%) SCCM
11 55 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (28.19%) LAN
12 53 (28.19%) WAN
13 45 (23.94%) Microsoft Office
14 43 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (21.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 41 (21.81%) Office 365
16 40 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (20.74%) PowerShell
18 36 (19.15%) DHCP
19 34 (18.09%) Finance
19 34 (18.09%) XenDesktop
20 33 (17.55%) XenApp
20 33 (17.55%) SQL Server
21 32 (17.02%) SharePoint
21 32 (17.02%) DNS
21 32 (17.02%) Management Information System
22 31 (16.49%) Firewall
22 31 (16.49%) SAN

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 32 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.70%) Skype for Business
3 20 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.60%) Confluence
8 3 (1.60%) IIS
9 2 (1.06%) JBoss
9 2 (1.06%) WildFly
Applications
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.81%) Office 365
2 28 (14.89%) Azure
3 10 (5.32%) AWS
4 6 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.19%) GCP
5 5 (2.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (2.66%) IaaS
6 4 (2.13%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.60%) PaaS
8 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.06%) Slack
9 1 (0.53%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.19%) LAN
1 53 (28.19%) WAN
2 36 (19.15%) DHCP
3 32 (17.02%) DNS
4 31 (16.49%) Firewall
4 31 (16.49%) SAN
5 29 (15.43%) Wireless
6 21 (11.17%) VoIP
7 16 (8.51%) NAS
8 12 (6.38%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.26%) IP Telephony
9 8 (4.26%) VPN
10 7 (3.72%) Internet
10 7 (3.72%) Unified Communications
11 6 (3.19%) Skype
12 5 (2.66%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.66%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Power BI
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) MSI
2 5 (2.66%) JIRA
3 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.06%) JMeter
3 2 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (0.53%) AppScan
4 1 (0.53%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.53%) GCC
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) GitLab
4 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (18.09%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Public Sector
3 15 (7.98%) Retail
4 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.85%) Banking
6 8 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.66%) Housing Association
8 4 (2.13%) Legal
9 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.60%) Law
10 2 (1.06%) Automotive
11 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (21.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (20.21%) Analyst
3 22 (11.70%) IT Support
4 18 (9.57%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.91%) Administrator
6 13 (6.91%) IT Engineer
6 13 (6.91%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.91%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.85%) Junior
9 10 (5.32%) Server Administrator
9 10 (5.32%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Virtualisation Administrator
9 10 (5.32%) Windows Administrator
9 10 (5.32%) Windows Server Administrator
9 10 (5.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.66%) Middleware
2 2 (1.06%) Express
2 2 (1.06%) JSON
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 188 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 32 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 18 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 18 (9.57%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (7.98%) Clustering
5 12 (6.38%) Blackberry
6 10 (5.32%) Replication
7 9 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.79%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.72%) PKI
9 6 (3.19%) CMDB
9 6 (3.19%) Handset
10 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.66%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.66%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.60%) NHS
11 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 136 (72.34%) Windows
2 76 (40.43%) Windows Server
3 62 (32.98%) Windows 10
4 58 (30.85%) Windows 7
5 40 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (11.70%) Linux
8 15 (7.98%) Android
9 9 (4.79%) Apple iOS
9 9 (4.79%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.26%) Unix
11 5 (2.66%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.13%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.13%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.06%) CentOS
13 2 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.32%) ITIL
2 43 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (21.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (15.43%) Service Management
6 28 (14.89%) Application Packaging
7 27 (14.36%) High Availability
8 24 (12.77%) Migration
9 21 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 19 (10.11%) Problem Management
12 15 (7.98%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (6.91%) Change Control
13 13 (6.91%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (5.85%) BCP
14 11 (5.85%) Project Management
15 9 (4.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 9 (4.79%) Presales
16 8 (4.26%) DevOps
16 8 (4.26%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.74%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.51%) SQL
3 6 (3.19%) VBScript
4 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.13%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) Java
6 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) JCL
7 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.91%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.26%) Degree
5 6 (3.19%) HNC
5 6 (3.19%) HND
6 4 (2.13%) APMP
6 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.13%) MCP
6 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.60%) MCSE
8 2 (1.06%) CCDP
8 2 (1.06%) CCNA
8 2 (1.06%) CCNP
8 2 (1.06%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.06%) OSCP
8 2 (1.06%) SANS
8 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 129 (68.62%) Active Directory
2 55 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.09%) XenDesktop
4 33 (17.55%) XenApp
5 28 (14.89%) Hyper-V
6 22 (11.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (8.51%) Terminal Services
8 9 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (4.26%) DFS Replication
9 8 (4.26%) Terminal Server
10 6 (3.19%) Docker
10 6 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (2.66%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (2.66%) vSphere
12 4 (2.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (1.60%) BitLocker
14 2 (1.06%) NLBS
14 2 (1.06%) Xen
15 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (30.32%) SCCM
2 13 (6.91%) WSUS
3 10 (5.32%) Terraform
4 8 (4.26%) Ansible
4 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (4.26%) SCOM
4 8 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.19%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (3.19%) Nagios
5 6 (3.19%) Packer
6 5 (2.66%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.13%) Puppet
7 4 (2.13%) ZENworks
8 2 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.06%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.53%) Nessus
9 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 117 (62.23%) Microsoft
2 100 (53.19%) Citrix
3 62 (32.98%) VMware
4 24 (12.77%) Cisco
5 18 (9.57%) HP
6 14 (7.45%) Wyse
7 11 (5.85%) Apple
8 10 (5.32%) Dell
8 10 (5.32%) NetApp
9 8 (4.26%) Veeam
10 6 (3.19%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.19%) Google
11 4 (2.13%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.13%) Mitel
11 4 (2.13%) Novell
11 4 (2.13%) Oracle
11 4 (2.13%) Splunk
12 3 (1.60%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.60%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.60%) Sophos