The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Thin Client
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 235 216
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 2 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.35% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 15
Median salary £32,500 £24,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.65% -26.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.47%  

Thin Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1939 2296 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.48% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1653 1595
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Thin Client as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Thin Client in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Thin Client in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Coventry -8 1 £20,000 -6.97%
Thin Client
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) DNA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (33.33%) DNA
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) VMware