The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 144 123 187
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +64
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 88 147 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 2.09% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.10% 12.97% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 77 132 57
Average salary £28,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,661 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +1.88%
DHCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DHCP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DHCP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DHCP across the North West region.

DHCP Salary Trend in the North West

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DHCP across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

DHCP Salary Histogram in the North West

DHCP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 50 £28,000 -9.67% 9
Cheshire +15 22 £22,000 -31.25% 9
Lancashire +11 9 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Merseyside -12 6 £27,750 -13.28% 3
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP.

1 182 (95.29%) DNS
2 130 (68.06%) Windows
3 126 (65.97%) Active Directory
4 102 (53.40%) TCP/IP
5 94 (49.21%) VMware
6 91 (47.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 89 (46.60%) Cisco
8 83 (43.46%) Microsoft
9 80 (41.88%) Windows Server
10 78 (40.84%) LAN
10 78 (40.84%) MS Exchange
11 75 (39.27%) Cisco Certification
12 74 (38.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 73 (38.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 69 (36.13%) VPN
15 64 (33.51%) MCSE
16 63 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 54 (28.27%) Citrix
18 53 (27.75%) Firewall
19 51 (26.70%) Windows 7
20 50 (26.18%) Exchange Server 2010
21 45 (23.56%) VLAN
21 45 (23.56%) CCNA
22 43 (22.51%) WAN
23 42 (21.99%) Hyper-V
24 41 (21.47%) MS Office
25 40 (20.94%) MS Excel
26 38 (19.90%) SQL Server
27 37 (19.37%) SAN
28 36 (18.85%) Network Security

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing DHCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DHCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (40.84%) MS Exchange
2 50 (26.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (12.57%) Skype for Business
5 20 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (10.47%) IIS
6 17 (8.90%) SharePoint
7 12 (6.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 9 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (3.14%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.09%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.05%) Apache
13 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.52%) nginx
13 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (21.47%) MS Office
2 40 (20.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Line 500
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.33%) Office 365
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.05%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.05%) Route 53
5 1 (0.52%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 182 (95.29%) DNS
2 102 (53.40%) TCP/IP
3 78 (40.84%) LAN
4 69 (36.13%) VPN
5 53 (27.75%) Firewall
6 45 (23.56%) VLAN
7 43 (22.51%) WAN
8 37 (19.37%) SAN
9 36 (18.85%) Network Security
10 34 (17.80%) SSL
11 32 (16.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (16.23%) iSCSI
13 29 (15.18%) BGP
13 29 (15.18%) Fibre Channel
13 29 (15.18%) OSPF
14 28 (14.66%) FCoE
14 28 (14.66%) HTTP
15 20 (10.47%) VoIP
15 20 (10.47%) Wireless
16 12 (6.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.09%) MySQL
5 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.57%) Maven
1 3 (1.57%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.05%) Hudson
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 20 (10.47%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Manufacturing
2 13 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.14%) Advertising
4 4 (2.09%) Legal
4 4 (2.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (22.51%) IT Support
2 40 (20.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (19.37%) IT Engineer
4 36 (18.85%) Network Engineer
5 33 (17.28%) Support Engineer
6 29 (15.18%) Analyst
6 29 (15.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (14.66%) IT Support Engineer
7 28 (14.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 28 (14.66%) Security Engineer
7 28 (14.66%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (14.66%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 28 (14.66%) Senior Security Engineer
8 25 (13.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 16 (8.38%) Support Specialist
10 15 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (7.33%) Administrator
12 13 (6.81%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.14%) Web Services
2 4 (2.09%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) LAMP
3 1 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (6.28%) HP StoreVirtual
3 11 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.19%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.62%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.62%) Informatics
6 5 (2.62%) Life Science
7 4 (2.09%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.09%) Handset
8 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.57%) CMDB
8 3 (1.57%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.05%) EPoS
9 2 (1.05%) iPad
9 2 (1.05%) iPhone
9 2 (1.05%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Tandem
10 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 130 (68.06%) Windows
2 91 (47.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (41.88%) Windows Server
4 74 (38.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (26.70%) Windows 7
6 32 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (16.23%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.71%) Linux
9 8 (4.19%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.66%) Android
11 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.09%) CentOS
11 4 (2.09%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.05%) Debian
13 2 (1.05%) Unix
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.05%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.80%) Load Balancing
2 28 (14.66%) E-Commerce
3 25 (13.09%) ITIL
4 21 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.28%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.76%) Change Management
7 10 (5.24%) Project Management
8 9 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.19%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.19%) Service Management
10 7 (3.66%) High Availability
10 7 (3.66%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (3.66%) Service Continuity Management
10 7 (3.66%) Supplier Management
11 6 (3.14%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.14%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.14%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (3.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.66%) SQL
2 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.14%) VB
3 5 (2.62%) VBScript
4 4 (2.09%) C
5 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.52%) C#
5 1 (0.52%) PHP
5 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (39.27%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (38.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (33.51%) MCSE
4 45 (23.56%) CCNA
5 34 (17.80%) CCNP
6 32 (16.75%) MCSA
7 30 (15.71%) MCP
8 28 (14.66%) CCIE
8 28 (14.66%) MCITP
9 26 (13.61%) MCTS
10 21 (10.99%) Degree
11 19 (9.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.66%) CCA
12 7 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.57%) NCDA
14 2 (1.05%) HNC
14 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
15 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 126 (65.97%) Active Directory
2 63 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (21.99%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.28%) XenApp
5 8 (4.19%) Terminal Services
5 8 (4.19%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (3.14%) VMware Server
8 5 (2.62%) vSphere
8 5 (2.62%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.05%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.05%) XenServer
11 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.52%) Postfix
11 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (6.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.62%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.57%) Puppet
4 2 (1.05%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.05%) WSUS
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 94 (49.21%) VMware
2 89 (46.60%) Cisco
3 83 (43.46%) Microsoft
4 54 (28.27%) Citrix
5 33 (17.28%) HP
6 16 (8.38%) Dell
6 16 (8.38%) Oracle
7 15 (7.85%) IBM
8 14 (7.33%) NetApp
8 14 (7.33%) Veeam
9 9 (4.71%) EMC
9 9 (4.71%) Lotus
10 7 (3.66%) SAP
10 7 (3.66%) SYSPRO
11 6 (3.14%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.14%) Apple
11 6 (3.14%) Sun
12 5 (2.62%) Intel Security
12 5 (2.62%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.62%) Symantec
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