Period
to 28 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 103 95
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 +55
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 113 33 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.13% 1.73% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.23% 9.24% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 97 31 165
10th Percentile £27,150 £24,000 £24,850
25th Percentile £34,472 £27,239 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +6.67%
75th Percentile £47,500 £41,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £49,800 £53,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.90%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 794 357 1,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.94% 18.74% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 505 288 1,149
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,168 £25,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% -2.11%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DHCP in the East of England.

Salary trend for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DHCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the East of England

DHCP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -34 38 £36,200 -18.65% 8
Hertfordshire -44 30 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Essex +1 22 £29,474 +5.92% 4
Bedfordshire - 14 £40,000 - 6
Norfolk -17 5 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Suffolk - 4 £28,000 - 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, IT jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 107 (94.69%) DNS
2 76 (67.26%) Windows
3 74 (65.49%) Active Directory
4 63 (55.75%) TCP/IP
4 63 (55.75%) VMware
5 62 (54.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
7 58 (51.33%) Azure
8 56 (49.56%) Windows Server
9 48 (42.48%) Firewall
10 45 (39.82%) Microsoft 365
11 42 (37.17%) PowerShell
12 36 (31.86%) VLAN
12 36 (31.86%) Social Skills
13 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (27.43%) Citrix
15 31 (27.43%) SQL
16 28 (24.78%) XenDesktop
16 28 (24.78%) Windows 10
17 27 (23.89%) Veeam
17 27 (23.89%) vSphere
18 25 (22.12%) Hyper-V
18 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
18 25 (22.12%) WAN
19 24 (21.24%) LAN
19 24 (21.24%) IIS
20 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2016
21 21 (18.58%) SharePoint
22 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 24 (21.24%) IIS
2 21 (18.58%) SharePoint
3 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 58 (51.33%) Azure
2 45 (39.82%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (15.93%) AWS
4 10 (8.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (7.08%) IaaS
6 6 (5.31%) Mimecast
7 5 (4.42%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.88%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.88%) PaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (94.69%) DNS
2 63 (55.75%) TCP/IP
3 48 (42.48%) Firewall
4 36 (31.86%) VLAN
5 25 (22.12%) WAN
6 24 (21.24%) LAN
7 18 (15.93%) VPN
8 17 (15.04%) MPLS
9 12 (10.62%) NAS
10 10 (8.85%) ADSL
10 10 (8.85%) Internet
10 10 (8.85%) SAN
10 10 (8.85%) Wireless
11 9 (7.96%) VoIP
12 8 (7.08%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (6.19%) IPsec
13 7 (6.19%) PPTP
14 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (3.54%) ISDN
16 3 (2.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2019
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (31.86%) Social Skills
2 12 (10.62%) Organisational Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Documentation Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Games
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Local Government
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (34.51%) Support Engineer
3 29 (25.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (16.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (13.27%) IT Engineer
6 14 (12.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (12.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (12.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (10.62%) IT Support
8 11 (9.73%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Analyst
10 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Cloud Consultant
11 5 (4.42%) Consultant
12 4 (3.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) OAuth
2 1 (0.88%) ADSI
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
2 1 (0.88%) EDI
2 1 (0.88%) Flutter
2 1 (0.88%) JSON
2 1 (0.88%) LAMP
2 1 (0.88%) RESTful
2 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.31%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.65%) Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.77%) Handset
5 2 (1.77%) Online Games
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (67.26%) Windows
2 56 (49.56%) Windows Server
3 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (24.78%) Windows 10
5 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.42%) Linux
9 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (14.16%) IT Strategy
2 16 (14.16%) Migration
3 15 (13.27%) Data Migration
3 15 (13.27%) Time Management
4 11 (9.73%) ITIL
5 10 (8.85%) Mentoring
5 10 (8.85%) Presales
6 9 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (7.08%) Server Management
8 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.65%) Business Case
9 3 (2.65%) Change Control
9 3 (2.65%) DevOps
9 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Automation
9 3 (2.65%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.65%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.77%) Remediation Plan
10 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.17%) PowerShell
2 31 (27.43%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.77%) PHP
3 2 (1.77%) VBScript
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (17.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.27%) Degree
3 14 (12.39%) MCSA
3 14 (12.39%) MCSE
4 7 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.42%) CCNA
5 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.42%) VCP6
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) HNC
6 1 (0.88%) HND
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCITP
6 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) NCSC
3 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (65.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (24.78%) XenDesktop
4 27 (23.89%) vSphere
5 25 (22.12%) Hyper-V
6 16 (14.16%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (11.50%) XenApp
8 6 (5.31%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (7.96%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 9 (7.96%) SCCM
3 5 (4.42%) SCOM
4 4 (3.54%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.65%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) Avamar
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.88%) SCSM
6 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) VMware
2 60 (53.10%) Microsoft
3 31 (27.43%) Citrix
4 27 (23.89%) Veeam
5 8 (7.08%) Aruba
5 8 (7.08%) Cisco
6 6 (5.31%) NetApp
7 5 (4.42%) HP
7 5 (4.42%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (4.42%) Sophos
8 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.65%) Brocade
8 3 (2.65%) EMC
8 3 (2.65%) jetNEXUS
8 3 (2.65%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.65%) Symantec
9 2 (1.77%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.77%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.88%) Synology