Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for DHCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DHCP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 109 71
Rank change year-on-year +27 -38 +70
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 98 40 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.24% 1.77% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.88% 10.87% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 38 106
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £30,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -27.27% +39.83%
10th Percentile £21,250 £17,350 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,500 £80,000
North West median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% +7.14% +7.69%

DHCP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 519 368 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.17% 16.26% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 380 285 432
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% -

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DHCP in Cheshire

DHCP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +46 55 £40,500 +9.46%
Wilmslow +11 11 £22,000 +15.79%
Chester 0 10 £30,000 -7.69%
Knutsford - 4 £62,500 -
Macclesfield - 3 £25,000 - 2
Crewe -4 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Sandbach -11 1 £25,000 +16.28%
DHCP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing DHCP 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 98 (100.00%) DNS
2 57 (58.16%) Windows
2 57 (58.16%) Firewall
3 54 (55.10%) Cisco
4 49 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 48 (48.98%) Active Directory
6 42 (42.86%) WAN
7 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (41.84%) Wireless
8 39 (39.80%) Data Centre
9 37 (37.76%) VMware
10 35 (35.71%) ITIL
11 34 (34.69%) VPN
11 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (32.65%) LAN
13 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (31.63%) MCSA
15 30 (30.61%) Load Balancing
16 29 (29.59%) Degree
16 29 (29.59%) Windows Server
16 29 (29.59%) SSL
17 27 (27.55%) OSPF
17 27 (27.55%) BGP
17 27 (27.55%) EIGRP
18 26 (26.53%) Citrix
18 26 (26.53%) IPsec
19 25 (25.51%) MPLS
19 25 (25.51%) CCNP
19 25 (25.51%) MCSE

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (13.27%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.08%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Office 365
2 6 (6.12%) G Suite
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (100.00%) DNS
2 57 (58.16%) Firewall
3 42 (42.86%) WAN
4 41 (41.84%) Wireless
5 34 (34.69%) VPN
6 32 (32.65%) LAN
7 29 (29.59%) SSL
8 27 (27.55%) BGP
8 27 (27.55%) EIGRP
8 27 (27.55%) OSPF
9 26 (26.53%) IPsec
10 25 (25.51%) MPLS
11 23 (23.47%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (21.43%) NX-OS
13 19 (19.39%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (19.39%) Wireshark
14 18 (18.37%) Cisco PIX
14 18 (18.37%) TACACS
15 17 (17.35%) Ethernet
15 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.10%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.31%) Analyst
2 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) IT Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) IT Support
5 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) IT Technician
9 6 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.80%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.29%) Life Science
3 12 (12.24%) Management Information System
4 11 (11.22%) Fat Client
4 11 (11.22%) Thin Client
5 7 (7.14%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (58.16%) Windows
2 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (29.59%) Windows Server
5 18 (18.37%) Windows 8
6 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.22%) Windows 7
8 9 (9.18%) Mac OS X
9 7 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 5 (5.10%) Unix
11 1 (1.02%) Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) ITIL
2 30 (30.61%) Load Balancing
3 20 (20.41%) Change Management
4 18 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (12.24%) Service Management
6 10 (10.20%) ITIL V3
6 10 (10.20%) ITSM
7 8 (8.16%) Asset Management
7 8 (8.16%) Data Security
8 7 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.12%) CRM
9 6 (6.12%) ERP
9 6 (6.12%) ITIL V2
9 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.12%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.12%) Time Management
10 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.10%) Patch Management
11 4 (4.08%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) Python
3 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.02%) Ruby
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (31.63%) MCSA
4 29 (29.59%) Degree
5 25 (25.51%) CCNP
5 25 (25.51%) MCSE
6 17 (17.35%) MCP
7 16 (16.33%) CCNA
8 9 (9.18%) MCITP
9 8 (8.16%) A+ Certification
10 7 (7.14%) DBS Check
11 4 (4.08%) CCA
11 4 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (1.02%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) PMO
2 11 (11.22%) GDPR
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.51%) Hyper-V
3 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.08%) ProxySG
4 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 3 (3.06%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) Docker
6 1 (1.02%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) WSUS
2 11 (11.22%) SCOM
2 11 (11.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (4.08%) SCCM
4 3 (3.06%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (55.10%) Cisco
2 49 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.76%) VMware
4 26 (26.53%) Citrix
5 23 (23.47%) F5
6 18 (18.37%) Riverbed
7 16 (16.33%) Symantec
8 15 (15.31%) EqualLogic
8 15 (15.31%) NetApp
9 14 (14.29%) CommVault
9 14 (14.29%) Dell
10 9 (9.18%) Apple
11 6 (6.12%) Google
12 4 (4.08%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.08%) Veeam
13 3 (3.06%) HP
13 3 (3.06%) Infoblox
14 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.04%) NETGEAR
14 2 (2.04%) Sage