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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 210 215
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Thin Client 1 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.54% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% 1.49% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 1
Median salary £23,000 £25,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -35.06%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.84%  

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 1647 2216 1672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.28% 36.05% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1644 1419
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
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 26 March 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
Coventry - 1 £23,000 -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Intel
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere

Thin Client
Top Related 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) IPv4
1 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) IPv6
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) IT Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Intel
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft