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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 126 165 209
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +44
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 134 79 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.82% 1.16% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 8.50% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 124 63 62
Average salary £32,000 £38,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.88% +42.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,200 £22,363
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
1197 929 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.25% 13.68% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 789 993
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +15 70 £31,000 -19.48% 10
Cheshire +1 29 £31,500 -37.00% 3
Lancashire +7 18 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Cumbria - 7 £32,500 -
Merseyside +14 6 £29,500 -14.49% 2
DHCP
England

DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 211 (97.24%) DNS
2 181 (83.41%) Windows
3 147 (67.74%) Active Directory
4 145 (66.82%) Microsoft
5 126 (58.06%) VMware
6 118 (54.38%) MS Exchange
7 100 (46.08%) Hyper-V
8 98 (45.16%) TCP/IP
9 83 (38.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (35.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 78 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 73 (33.64%) LAN
12 72 (33.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (31.80%) Citrix
14 68 (31.34%) MS Excel
15 66 (30.41%) WAN
16 64 (29.49%) Firewall
17 59 (27.19%) Cisco
18 57 (26.27%) SAN
19 52 (23.96%) MCSE
19 52 (23.96%) HP
19 52 (23.96%) Windows 7
20 51 (23.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 50 (23.04%) Exchange Server 2010
22 46 (21.20%) Windows XP
23 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
24 43 (19.82%) vSphere
25 41 (18.89%) Linux
26 40 (18.43%) VPN
27 39 (17.97%) PowerShell

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 118 (54.38%) MS Exchange
2 50 (23.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (17.51%) SharePoint
4 29 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (9.68%) IIS
6 17 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (6.45%) Lync
8 12 (5.53%) Apache
9 11 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.76%) nginx
12 5 (2.30%) Jetty
12 5 (2.30%) WebSphere
12 5 (2.30%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.46%) SAS
14 1 (0.46%) Site Server
14 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.46%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 68 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 38 (17.51%) MS Office
3 5 (2.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.52%) Office 365
2 11 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.30%) Google App Engine
3 5 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 211 (97.24%) DNS
2 98 (45.16%) TCP/IP
3 73 (33.64%) LAN
4 66 (30.41%) WAN
5 64 (29.49%) Firewall
6 57 (26.27%) SAN
7 40 (18.43%) VPN
8 28 (12.90%) NAS
9 23 (10.60%) iSCSI
10 22 (10.14%) VoIP
11 19 (8.76%) VLAN
11 19 (8.76%) MPLS
12 18 (8.29%) Internet
13 13 (5.99%) Network Security
14 12 (5.53%) Ethernet
15 9 (4.15%) DECT
15 9 (4.15%) Wireless
15 9 (4.15%) NetScaler
16 8 (3.69%) SMTP
17 6 (2.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (6.45%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.30%) German Language
3 5 (2.30%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.30%) Turkish Language
4 4 (1.84%) Advertising
5 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.38%) Billing
5 3 (1.38%) Marketing
5 3 (1.38%) Law
5 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (27.19%) Support Engineer
2 40 (18.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (12.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (10.60%) IT Support
6 22 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (7.83%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (6.91%) Citrix Engineer
10 13 (5.99%) Citrix Support
10 13 (5.99%) Analyst
11 11 (5.07%) Wintel Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Server Engineer
12 10 (4.61%) Network Engineer
12 10 (4.61%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.69%) Administrator
13 8 (3.69%) Consultant
14 7 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (2.76%) Desktop Support
15 6 (2.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.07%) Web Services
2 8 (3.69%) .NET
3 5 (2.30%) J2EE
3 5 (2.30%) Servlets
4 3 (1.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.76%) Replication
2 14 (6.45%) Clustering
3 13 (5.99%) Thin Client
3 13 (5.99%) Life Science
3 13 (5.99%) Fat Client
4 11 (5.07%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.30%) Blog
6 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) VLE
7 3 (1.38%) PKI
7 3 (1.38%) Statistics
8 2 (0.92%) iPhone
8 2 (0.92%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.46%) Xbox
9 1 (0.46%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.46%) PDA
9 1 (0.46%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 181 (83.41%) Windows
2 83 (38.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (33.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (23.96%) Windows 7
5 51 (23.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (21.20%) Windows XP
7 41 (18.89%) Linux
8 23 (10.60%) Windows 8
9 21 (9.68%) UNIX
10 11 (5.07%) Windows 2000
11 10 (4.61%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.30%) Android
12 5 (2.30%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.38%) Solaris
14 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.92%) HPUX
15 1 (0.46%) AIX
15 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.29%) ITIL
2 29 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (7.37%) Migration
4 13 (5.99%) Change Management
5 12 (5.53%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.53%) Software Deployment
6 10 (4.61%) ERP
7 9 (4.15%) Resource Management
7 9 (4.15%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.15%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.15%) Service Desk Management
7 9 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.23%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (2.76%) High Availability
10 6 (2.76%) Business Continuity
10 6 (2.76%) Validation
11 5 (2.30%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.97%) PowerShell
2 27 (12.44%) SQL
3 15 (6.91%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.07%) C
5 6 (2.76%) PHP
6 5 (2.30%) Java
7 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.38%) VB
8 2 (0.92%) Perl
8 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (35.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (23.96%) MCSE
3 35 (16.13%) MCSA
4 31 (14.29%) MCITP
5 27 (12.44%) CCNA
5 27 (12.44%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (12.44%) MCTS
6 20 (9.22%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (8.76%) MCP
7 19 (8.76%) CCA
8 12 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (5.07%) Degree
10 8 (3.69%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.69%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.76%) CCEA
12 3 (1.38%) VCP4
12 3 (1.38%) VCP5
13 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.92%) CCNP
14 1 (0.46%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.30%) QA
2 5 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 100 (46.08%) Hyper-V
3 78 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (19.82%) vSphere
5 22 (10.14%) XenDesktop
6 21 (9.68%) XenApp
7 18 (8.29%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.61%) Xen
9 9 (4.15%) Terminal Services
10 8 (3.69%) NFS
11 4 (1.84%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.38%) Firmware
13 2 (0.92%) Samba
13 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.92%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.92%) vCloud
13 2 (0.92%) UAG
14 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.46%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (9.68%) WSUS
1 21 (9.68%) SCCM
2 19 (8.76%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.53%) WMI
3 12 (5.53%) SCVMM
4 9 (4.15%) SCOM
5 6 (2.76%) Puppet
6 5 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.30%) Ansible
7 4 (1.84%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.92%) Nagios
8 2 (0.92%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.46%) Legato
Vendors
1 145 (66.82%) Microsoft
2 126 (58.06%) VMware
3 69 (31.80%) Citrix
4 59 (27.19%) Cisco
5 52 (23.96%) HP
6 36 (16.59%) NetApp
7 22 (10.14%) Dell
8 20 (9.22%) EMC
9 18 (8.29%) Symantec
10 15 (6.91%) CheckPoint
10 15 (6.91%) Avaya
11 12 (5.53%) Sophos
11 12 (5.53%) WatchGuard
12 11 (5.07%) Juniper
13 9 (4.15%) Wyse
14 8 (3.69%) 3PAR
15 7 (3.23%) Oracle
16 6 (2.76%) SAP
16 6 (2.76%) IBM
16 6 (2.76%) Fortinet
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