Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 262 218 200
Rank change year-on-year -44 -18 +31
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,223 1,166 2,452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.58% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 10.48% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 984 2,037
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,575 £24,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% -

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 11,886 11,122 21,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.68% 15.07% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,446 8,965 16,219
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.38% -1.05%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,125 £79,400 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,098
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +0.21%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -31 401 £50,000 -4.76% 44
South East -15 262 £40,000 - 42
North of England -38 198 £40,000 +5.96% 61
Midlands -31 149 £35,000 +7.69% 41
South West -20 131 £34,500 +6.15% 24
West Midlands -56 100 £34,998 +4.47% 29
North West -28 90 £42,500 +26.87% 31
Yorkshire -36 82 £37,500 -5.06% 21
East of England -49 78 £40,000 +15.94% 23
East Midlands -2 49 £40,000 +70.21% 12
North East -8 26 £37,500 +7.14% 9
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,163 (95.09%) DNS
2 867 (70.89%) Active Directory
3 852 (69.66%) Windows
4 739 (60.43%) Microsoft
5 589 (48.16%) VMware
6 586 (47.91%) Microsoft 365
7 568 (46.44%) Windows Server
8 521 (42.60%) Azure
9 480 (39.25%) Firewall
10 460 (37.61%) TCP/IP
11 397 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 352 (28.78%) PowerShell
13 334 (27.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 328 (26.82%) Cisco
15 301 (24.61%) VPN
16 297 (24.28%) Social Skills
17 287 (23.47%) Hyper-V
18 247 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
19 244 (19.95%) ITIL
20 239 (19.54%) Linux
21 234 (19.13%) Citrix
22 233 (19.05%) VLAN
23 229 (18.72%) Windows 10
24 217 (17.74%) MS Exchange
25 216 (17.66%) WAN
26 212 (17.33%) LAN
27 200 (16.35%) AWS
28 179 (14.64%) Windows Server 2016
29 168 (13.74%) SharePoint
30 156 (12.76%) Microsoft Office

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
1 217 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 168 (13.74%) SharePoint
3 81 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 62 (5.07%) IIS
5 44 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (2.94%) Skype for Business
7 24 (1.96%) Apache
8 17 (1.39%) Confluence
9 16 (1.31%) nginx
10 9 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.25%) CMS
13 3 (0.25%) SAS
13 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 156 (12.76%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Relativity
2 5 (0.41%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.25%) FastStats
3 3 (0.25%) Magento
3 3 (0.25%) Sage 300 ERP
3 3 (0.25%) Sage CRM
3 3 (0.25%) Unica
4 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 586 (47.91%) Microsoft 365
2 521 (42.60%) Azure
3 200 (16.35%) AWS
4 112 (9.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 73 (5.97%) IaaS
6 57 (4.66%) SaaS
7 46 (3.76%) OneDrive
7 46 (3.76%) PaaS
8 30 (2.45%) Mimecast
9 21 (1.72%) GCP
10 18 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (1.31%) Google Workspace
13 11 (0.90%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.90%) Power Platform
14 9 (0.74%) AWS Direct Connect
15 7 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (0.49%) Amazon GuardDuty
16 6 (0.49%) GitHub
16 6 (0.49%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1,163 (95.09%) DNS
2 480 (39.25%) Firewall
3 460 (37.61%) TCP/IP
4 301 (24.61%) VPN
5 233 (19.05%) VLAN
6 216 (17.66%) WAN
7 212 (17.33%) LAN
8 142 (11.61%) SAN
9 118 (9.65%) Wireless
10 97 (7.93%) VoIP
11 87 (7.11%) MPLS
12 84 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
13 79 (6.46%) Internet
14 78 (6.38%) Network Security
15 60 (4.91%) Remote Desktop
16 58 (4.74%) BGP
17 49 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
18 48 (3.92%) Ethernet
18 48 (3.92%) HTTP
18 48 (3.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (0.90%) MySQL
4 9 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.49%) MariaDB
6 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (0.41%) Power BI
7 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.25%) MS Access
9 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2019
9 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (2.78%) JIRA
2 18 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.65%) GitLab
3 8 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.49%) SonarQube
4 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.41%) Selenium
6 4 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.16%) Maven
7 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.082%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.082%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (0.082%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 297 (24.28%) Social Skills
2 120 (9.81%) Finance
3 78 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 72 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (4.82%) Legal
6 53 (4.33%) Law
7 38 (3.11%) Public Sector
8 28 (2.29%) Documentation Skills
9 26 (2.13%) Banking
10 20 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
12 15 (1.23%) Marketing
13 13 (1.06%) Back Office
14 12 (0.98%) Retail
15 11 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
17 9 (0.74%) Games
17 9 (0.74%) Local Government
18 8 (0.65%) Electronics
18 8 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 279 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 193 (15.78%) Support Engineer
3 143 (11.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 131 (10.71%) IT Engineer
5 128 (10.47%) Analyst
6 106 (8.67%) Network Engineer
7 101 (8.26%) Administrator
8 94 (7.69%) IT Support
9 89 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
10 76 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 76 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
11 73 (5.97%) Support Analyst
12 67 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 67 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
13 59 (4.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 51 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 50 (4.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 39 (3.19%) IT Support Engineer
17 38 (3.11%) IT Analyst
18 37 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.43%) 802.1X
2 37 (3.03%) LDAP
3 28 (2.29%) RESTful
4 15 (1.23%) LAMP
5 11 (0.90%) Web Services
6 9 (0.74%) .NET
6 9 (0.74%) COM
7 8 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
8 6 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (0.41%) CSS
9 5 (0.41%) ISPF
9 5 (0.41%) SOAP
10 4 (0.33%) Node.js
10 4 (0.33%) WSH
10 4 (0.33%) YAML
11 3 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (0.25%) HTML
11 3 (0.25%) JSON
11 3 (0.25%) POSIX
12 2 (0.16%) Vuetify.js
Miscellaneous
1 129 (10.55%) Data Centre
2 70 (5.72%) Replication
3 66 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
4 57 (4.66%) Clustering
5 50 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
7 30 (2.45%) Driving Licence
8 22 (1.80%) PKI
9 20 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (1.23%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.23%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.14%) User Experience
13 14 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.82%) Reinsurance
14 10 (0.82%) Smartphone
15 9 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 852 (69.66%) Windows
2 568 (46.44%) Windows Server
3 247 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 239 (19.54%) Linux
5 229 (18.72%) Windows 10
6 179 (14.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 152 (12.43%) Windows Server 2019
8 98 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (4.99%) Windows 7
10 40 (3.27%) Ubuntu
11 37 (3.03%) CentOS
12 34 (2.78%) Android
13 30 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (2.21%) Apple iOS
14 27 (2.21%) Mac OS X
15 23 (1.88%) Mac OS
16 22 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (1.72%) Windows 8
18 20 (1.64%) Unix
19 14 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (27.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 244 (19.95%) ITIL
3 129 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
4 98 (8.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 84 (6.87%) Migration
6 73 (5.97%) Change Management
7 69 (5.64%) Service Management
8 68 (5.56%) Network Management
9 66 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 63 (5.15%) Information Security
10 63 (5.15%) Project Delivery
11 56 (4.58%) DevOps
11 56 (4.58%) Patch Management
12 53 (4.33%) Load Balancing
13 51 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
14 50 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (4.09%) Service Delivery
15 46 (3.76%) Computer Science
16 44 (3.60%) Project Management
17 41 (3.35%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 352 (28.78%) PowerShell
2 145 (11.86%) SQL
3 89 (7.28%) Python
4 39 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 26 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 20 (1.64%) VBScript
7 19 (1.55%) VB
8 15 (1.23%) Perl
9 8 (0.65%) C
9 8 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.49%) PHP
10 6 (0.49%) Ruby
11 4 (0.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.33%) VBA
12 3 (0.25%) Java
12 3 (0.25%) R
13 2 (0.16%) C#
13 2 (0.16%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.082%) C++
14 1 (0.082%) Go
Qualifications
1 130 (10.63%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (7.28%) CCNA
4 75 (6.13%) CCNP
5 74 (6.05%) Security Cleared
6 55 (4.50%) Degree
7 50 (4.09%) MCSE
8 42 (3.43%) SC Cleared
9 38 (3.11%) MCSA
10 37 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (2.29%) MCP
13 23 (1.88%) CISSP
14 19 (1.55%) CISM
15 16 (1.31%) DV Cleared
16 15 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (1.14%) A+ Certification
18 13 (1.06%) JNCIP
19 12 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
20 11 (0.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.95%) SLA
2 34 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.88%) GDPR
4 17 (1.39%) PMO
5 16 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.31%) QA
6 15 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (1.23%) NIST
7 14 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.98%) ITGC
9 7 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.41%) NCSC
12 3 (0.25%) GRC
13 2 (0.16%) GLBA
14 1 (0.082%) Def Stans
14 1 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
System Software
1 867 (70.89%) Active Directory
2 397 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (23.47%) Hyper-V
4 118 (9.65%) vSphere
5 81 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
6 74 (6.05%) XenDesktop
7 56 (4.58%) XenApp
8 27 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (1.88%) RHEV
10 21 (1.72%) Firmware
11 18 (1.47%) DFS Replication
12 17 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (1.23%) iptables
15 14 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
16 13 (1.06%) VMware Server
17 12 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
18 11 (0.90%) Docker
18 11 (0.90%) Terminal Services
19 10 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 117 (9.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 110 (8.99%) SCCM
3 64 (5.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 58 (4.74%) Ansible
4 58 (4.74%) WSUS
5 39 (3.19%) SCOM
6 29 (2.37%) Puppet
6 29 (2.37%) Single Sign-On
7 23 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
7 23 (1.88%) Kubernetes
7 23 (1.88%) Terraform
8 18 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 17 (1.39%) Backup Exec
9 17 (1.39%) Grafana
10 15 (1.23%) FortiGate
11 14 (1.14%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.14%) vCenter Server
12 13 (1.06%) Nessus
13 11 (0.90%) vRealize
14 10 (0.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 739 (60.43%) Microsoft
2 589 (48.16%) VMware
3 328 (26.82%) Cisco
4 234 (19.13%) Citrix
5 127 (10.38%) Dell
6 109 (8.91%) Veeam
7 102 (8.34%) Meraki
8 90 (7.36%) HP
9 52 (4.25%) NetApp
10 48 (3.92%) Palo Alto
10 48 (3.92%) Sophos
11 46 (3.76%) Apple
12 42 (3.43%) McAfee
12 42 (3.43%) Red Hat
13 41 (3.35%) F5
14 39 (3.19%) SolarWinds
15 38 (3.11%) Aruba
16 37 (3.03%) CheckPoint
17 36 (2.94%) Symantec
18 33 (2.70%) Juniper