Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 220 178
Rank change year-on-year -35 -42 +52
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,501 706 2,524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.59% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.39% 10.33% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,264 606 2,083
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £24,300
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,975 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.06% +2.63%
75th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £51,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,375 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14,442 6,832 19,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.09% 15.35% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,983 5,621 15,561
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,000 £46,809
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.09% -1.45%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DHCP in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for DHCP in England

DHCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
London -95 432 £50,000 -16.67% 89
North of England -47 284 £38,500 +6.21% 117
South East -70 268 £35,000 -2.78% 82
Midlands -14 237 £37,500 - 63
South West +12 156 £32,000 -14.67% 31
West Midlands -29 156 £32,500 -13.33% 34
Yorkshire -47 125 £40,000 +19.40% 44
North West -69 125 £37,500 -6.25% 61
East of England -18 115 £37,500 +25.00% 29
East Midlands -28 80 £41,633 +18.95% 29
North East -6 34 £35,000 - 12
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 1,433 (95.47%) DNS
2 1,076 (71.69%) Windows
3 1,026 (68.35%) Active Directory
4 874 (58.23%) Microsoft
5 761 (50.70%) Microsoft 365
6 703 (46.84%) Windows Server
7 685 (45.64%) Azure
8 633 (42.17%) VMware
9 569 (37.91%) Firewall
10 544 (36.24%) TCP/IP
11 443 (29.51%) Social Skills
12 425 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 406 (27.05%) VPN
14 402 (26.78%) PowerShell
15 349 (23.25%) Hyper-V
16 346 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 344 (22.92%) Windows 10
18 342 (22.78%) Cisco
19 330 (21.99%) LAN
20 328 (21.85%) VLAN
21 326 (21.72%) WAN
22 310 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 304 (20.25%) ITIL
24 262 (17.46%) Linux
25 258 (17.19%) Windows Server 2016
26 241 (16.06%) Citrix
27 233 (15.52%) Windows Server 2019
28 231 (15.39%) MS Exchange
29 228 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
29 228 (15.19%) Problem-Solving

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 231 (15.39%) MS Exchange
2 222 (14.79%) SharePoint
3 124 (8.26%) IIS
4 79 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (2.53%) Skype for Business
7 24 (1.60%) Confluence
8 18 (1.20%) Apache
9 13 (0.87%) nginx
10 12 (0.80%) WordPress
11 11 (0.73%) CMS
11 11 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.73%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.53%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.40%) SAS
15 5 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 228 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.067%) Maya
5 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.067%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 14 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.73%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.40%) Unica
4 5 (0.33%) Relativity
4 5 (0.33%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.27%) FastStats
6 3 (0.20%) Magento
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
7 2 (0.13%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.067%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.067%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 761 (50.70%) Microsoft 365
2 685 (45.64%) Azure
3 224 (14.92%) AWS
4 174 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 89 (5.93%) IaaS
6 81 (5.40%) OneDrive
7 68 (4.53%) PaaS
7 68 (4.53%) SaaS
8 54 (3.60%) Mimecast
9 38 (2.53%) Power Platform
10 35 (2.33%) GCP
11 22 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (1.33%) Power Automate
13 19 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (1.13%) Google Workspace
15 15 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 15 (1.00%) PowerApps
16 11 (0.73%) AWS Direct Connect
16 11 (0.73%) Azure App Service
17 9 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1,433 (95.47%) DNS
2 569 (37.91%) Firewall
3 544 (36.24%) TCP/IP
4 406 (27.05%) VPN
5 330 (21.99%) LAN
6 328 (21.85%) VLAN
7 326 (21.72%) WAN
8 179 (11.93%) Wireless
9 144 (9.59%) MPLS
10 142 (9.46%) Wi-Fi
11 136 (9.06%) SAN
12 117 (7.79%) VoIP
13 99 (6.60%) Network Security
14 97 (6.46%) IPv6
15 89 (5.93%) Internet
16 76 (5.06%) BGP
17 70 (4.66%) Ethernet
17 70 (4.66%) IPv4
18 60 (4.00%) SSL
19 55 (3.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (1.53%) Power BI
4 20 (1.33%) MySQL
5 18 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (0.93%) MariaDB
7 13 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (0.80%) SQL Server 2019
9 8 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.20%) DB2
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (2.33%) JIRA
2 17 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.20%) Selenium
7 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.13%) MSI
7 2 (0.13%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.067%) GitLab
8 1 (0.067%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.067%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.067%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.067%) TeamCity
General
1 443 (29.51%) Social Skills
2 107 (7.13%) Finance
3 104 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 65 (4.33%) Law
5 65 (4.33%) Legal
6 64 (4.26%) Public Sector
7 45 (3.00%) Retail
8 42 (2.80%) Banking
8 42 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
10 30 (2.00%) Documentation Skills
11 26 (1.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 21 (1.40%) Back Office
13 18 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
14 17 (1.13%) Marketing
15 12 (0.80%) Games
16 11 (0.73%) Local Government
16 11 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 246 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 244 (16.26%) Support Engineer
3 229 (15.26%) Analyst
4 190 (12.66%) IT Support
5 175 (11.66%) IT Engineer
6 126 (8.39%) Support Analyst
7 125 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 108 (7.20%) Network Engineer
9 105 (7.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 87 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 84 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 82 (5.46%) IT Support Engineer
13 78 (5.20%) Administrator
13 78 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
14 67 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 66 (4.40%) IT Analyst
16 62 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
17 52 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 52 (3.46%) IT Manager
17 52 (3.46%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.40%) 802.1X
2 42 (2.80%) RESTful
3 23 (1.53%) LDAP
4 18 (1.20%) WSH
5 12 (0.80%) LAMP
5 12 (0.80%) Node.js
6 11 (0.73%) .NET
6 11 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.60%) Kafka
7 9 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
7 9 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (0.60%) React
7 9 (0.60%) Web Services
8 8 (0.53%) COM
8 8 (0.53%) GraphQL
9 7 (0.47%) XML
10 6 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (0.40%) SOAP
11 5 (0.33%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 161 (10.73%) Data Centre
2 100 (6.66%) Self-Motivation
3 77 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 69 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 67 (4.46%) Replication
6 41 (2.73%) Clustering
7 40 (2.66%) User Experience
8 36 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
8 36 (2.40%) PKI
9 26 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
10 23 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.07%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.80%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.80%) iPad
13 12 (0.80%) Private Cloud
13 12 (0.80%) Thin Client
14 11 (0.73%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.73%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,076 (71.69%) Windows
2 703 (46.84%) Windows Server
3 346 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 344 (22.92%) Windows 10
5 262 (17.46%) Linux
6 258 (17.19%) Windows Server 2016
7 233 (15.52%) Windows Server 2019
8 141 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 97 (6.46%) Windows 7
10 49 (3.26%) Android
11 46 (3.06%) Mac OS X
12 45 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (2.93%) Ubuntu
14 42 (2.80%) Mac OS
15 34 (2.27%) Apple iOS
16 33 (2.20%) CentOS
17 32 (2.13%) Windows XP
18 24 (1.60%) Windows 8
19 21 (1.40%) Unix
20 12 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 304 (20.25%) ITIL
3 228 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
4 157 (10.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 128 (8.53%) Migration
6 109 (7.26%) Service Delivery
7 106 (7.06%) Project Management
8 97 (6.46%) Change Management
9 86 (5.73%) Project Delivery
10 82 (5.46%) DevOps
11 81 (5.40%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (5.40%) Cybersecurity
12 80 (5.33%) Network Management
13 79 (5.26%) Computer Science
14 78 (5.20%) Service Management
15 71 (4.73%) Mentoring
16 67 (4.46%) Incident Management
17 65 (4.33%) Patch Management
18 62 (4.13%) SIEM
19 57 (3.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 402 (26.78%) PowerShell
2 190 (12.66%) SQL
3 104 (6.93%) Python
4 35 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 22 (1.47%) VBScript
6 17 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.00%) Perl
7 15 (1.00%) PHP
8 13 (0.87%) C
8 13 (0.87%) Java
9 12 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.73%) VB
11 10 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.53%) Ruby
12 8 (0.53%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.40%) R
14 5 (0.33%) C#
14 5 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.20%) C++
16 2 (0.13%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 156 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 135 (8.99%) Degree
3 132 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (6.40%) CCNA
5 93 (6.20%) MCSA
6 88 (5.86%) MCSE
7 77 (5.13%) Security Cleared
8 59 (3.93%) CCNP
9 52 (3.46%) MCP
10 41 (2.73%) SC Cleared
11 37 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
11 37 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (1.73%) A+ Certification
13 25 (1.67%) CISSP
14 24 (1.60%) DBS Check
15 23 (1.53%) CCA
15 23 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
16 21 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (1.27%) MCITP
18 15 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.06%) SLA
2 40 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (1.47%) GDPR
5 21 (1.40%) PMO
6 16 (1.07%) ITGC
7 15 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.80%) NIST
9 11 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.67%) QA
11 8 (0.53%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.53%) NCSC
12 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.20%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.13%) Accessibility
15 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
16 1 (0.067%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 1 (0.067%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,026 (68.35%) Active Directory
2 425 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 349 (23.25%) Hyper-V
4 156 (10.39%) vSphere
5 96 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 53 (3.53%) XenApp
8 31 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
9 29 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
10 27 (1.80%) Docker
11 16 (1.07%) iptables
11 16 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.93%) BitLocker
13 13 (0.87%) RHEV
13 13 (0.87%) VMware Server
14 11 (0.73%) Firmware
15 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.53%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.53%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 196 (13.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 166 (11.06%) SCCM
3 100 (6.66%) WSUS
4 66 (4.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 61 (4.06%) Ansible
6 38 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
7 36 (2.40%) SCOM
8 35 (2.33%) Terraform
9 27 (1.80%) Kubernetes
10 26 (1.73%) Backup Exec
10 26 (1.73%) Puppet
11 23 (1.53%) Jamf Pro
12 21 (1.40%) vCenter Server
13 20 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
14 17 (1.13%) NetBackup
15 16 (1.07%) FortiGate
15 16 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
16 15 (1.00%) Nagios
17 14 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
18 11 (0.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 874 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 633 (42.17%) VMware
3 342 (22.78%) Cisco
4 241 (16.06%) Citrix
5 168 (11.19%) Veeam
6 124 (8.26%) Dell
7 94 (6.26%) Meraki
8 90 (6.00%) HP
9 81 (5.40%) SolarWinds
10 68 (4.53%) Sophos
11 63 (4.20%) Apple
12 54 (3.60%) Palo Alto
13 52 (3.46%) NetApp
14 47 (3.13%) Aruba
15 44 (2.93%) ServiceNow
16 40 (2.66%) Splunk
17 37 (2.47%) Oracle
18 36 (2.40%) Red Hat
19 34 (2.27%) EMC
20 33 (2.20%) Adobe