The table below looks at the statistics for DHCP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DHCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Rank 138 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 27 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.06% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 8.16% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 22
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,497
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
DHCP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
369 478 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.16% 12.99% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 242 300 218
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DHCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

DHCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DHCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

DHCP Salary Trend in Scotland

DHCP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DHCP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DHCP Salary Histogram in Scotland

DHCP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Glasgow +9 13 £28,500 -26.92% 4
Edinburgh -10 7 £35,000 +2.94% 5
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
South Lanarkshire +2 2 £20,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 £42,233 -
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
DHCP
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DHCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 51 (76.12%) DNS
2 42 (62.69%) Windows
3 41 (61.19%) WAN
4 37 (55.22%) Cisco
4 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
5 36 (53.73%) VPN
5 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
6 35 (52.24%) LAN
7 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (41.79%) MS Exchange
8 28 (41.79%) CCNA
8 28 (41.79%) Firewall
9 27 (40.30%) SCCM
10 23 (34.33%) VMware
10 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
11 21 (31.34%) ITIL
12 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (26.87%) SAN
13 18 (26.87%) Citrix
13 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (25.37%) Linux
14 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (25.37%) SCOM
15 16 (23.88%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (23.88%) Back Office
16 15 (22.39%) XenApp
17 14 (20.90%) vSphere
17 14 (20.90%) Wireless
17 14 (20.90%) McAfee

DHCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (41.79%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (17.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.45%) Lync
5 7 (10.45%) Apache
6 6 (8.96%) IIS
7 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.49%) JBoss
8 1 (1.49%) Drupal
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (76.12%) DNS
2 41 (61.19%) WAN
3 36 (53.73%) VPN
4 35 (52.24%) LAN
5 28 (41.79%) Firewall
6 18 (26.87%) SAN
7 16 (23.88%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (20.90%) Internet
8 14 (20.90%) Wireless
9 13 (19.40%) SSL
9 13 (19.40%) WLAN
9 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
9 13 (19.40%) IPsec
10 12 (17.91%) Network Security
10 12 (17.91%) MPLS
10 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
11 11 (16.42%) HSRP
12 10 (14.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (14.93%) TACACS
13 9 (13.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Mocha
1 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Trac
2 1 (1.49%) Hudson
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.88%) Back Office
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.46%) Finance
5 4 (5.97%) Electronics
5 4 (5.97%) Games
5 4 (5.97%) Marketing
6 3 (4.48%) Law
7 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Network Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Security Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Team Leader
3 8 (11.94%) Security Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Operations Team Leader
4 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Network Support
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) Junior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Junior
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Technician
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) REST
3 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) DTV
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Handset
6 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Informatics
6 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (62.69%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (25.37%) Linux
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.46%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.48%) Android
11 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.49%) CentOS
12 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.49%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
3 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.96%) Open Source
5 4 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.48%) ERP
6 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) BDD
7 2 (2.99%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) TDD
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.45%) Python
4 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.97%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) C
6 2 (2.99%) Tcl
6 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (41.79%) CCNA
3 14 (20.90%) CCNP
4 12 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.97%) Degree
6 2 (2.99%) HND
6 2 (2.99%) MCSE
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) RHCE
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.49%) HNC
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (53.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.39%) XenApp
4 14 (20.90%) vSphere
5 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.46%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.49%) pfSense
6 1 (1.49%) GPFS
6 1 (1.49%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (40.30%) SCCM
2 17 (25.37%) SCOM
3 12 (17.91%) SCVMM
4 11 (16.42%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (5.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.99%) Nagios
8 2 (2.99%) WSUS
8 2 (2.99%) Iperf
9 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.49%) Puppet
9 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Cisco
1 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
2 23 (34.33%) VMware
3 18 (26.87%) Citrix
4 14 (20.90%) McAfee
5 13 (19.40%) HP
6 11 (16.42%) Riverbed
6 11 (16.42%) SolarWinds
6 11 (16.42%) F5
7 10 (14.93%) Fortinet
8 9 (13.43%) Mitel
9 6 (8.96%) Brocade
9 6 (8.96%) SAP
10 5 (7.46%) Perforce
10 5 (7.46%) NetApp
11 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.99%) Avaya
11 2 (2.99%) CommVault
12 1 (1.49%) Dell
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