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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 300 261 221
Rank change year-on-year -39 -40 -19
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,855 1,249 1,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.32% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 10.24% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 1,033 978
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,000 £41,375
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.51% +3.44%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £53,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +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 19,842 12,197 10,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.21% 12.86% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10,892 8,628 8,855
10th Percentile £28,030 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,888
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
75th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -99 638 £50,000 - 70
South East -20 363 £42,500 +6.25% 70
North of England -3 335 £40,000 - 66
Midlands -11 218 £35,000 - 57
North West -22 156 £40,000 -5.88% 32
East of England -25 149 £42,500 +6.25% 31
South West -30 147 £39,550 +14.64% 39
West Midlands -24 139 £42,000 +29.23% 35
Yorkshire -13 128 £42,500 +13.33% 27
East Midlands -11 79 £30,000 -25.00% 21
North East +6 51 £39,858 +19.87% 7
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 1,761 (94.93%) DNS
2 1,283 (69.16%) Active Directory
3 1,275 (68.73%) Windows
4 1,144 (61.67%) Microsoft
5 965 (52.02%) Microsoft 365
6 821 (44.26%) Windows Server
7 792 (42.70%) Azure
8 738 (39.78%) VMware
9 647 (34.88%) Firewall
10 626 (33.75%) TCP/IP
11 583 (31.43%) Social Skills
12 546 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 502 (27.06%) Cisco
14 483 (26.04%) ITIL
15 457 (24.64%) PowerShell
16 453 (24.42%) VPN
17 441 (23.77%) WAN
18 432 (23.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 404 (21.78%) LAN
20 360 (19.41%) Linux
21 341 (18.38%) Windows 10
22 332 (17.90%) Hyper-V
23 330 (17.79%) AWS
24 322 (17.36%) VLAN
25 307 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
26 306 (16.50%) Microsoft Office
27 299 (16.12%) SharePoint
28 278 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
29 277 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
30 265 (14.29%) MS Exchange

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
1 299 (16.12%) SharePoint
2 265 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 149 (8.03%) IIS
4 59 (3.18%) Confluence
5 47 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 44 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 39 (2.10%) Skype for Business
8 36 (1.94%) Apache
9 15 (0.81%) Commerce Server
10 14 (0.75%) CMS
11 11 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.49%) WordPress
14 6 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.27%) nginx
15 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.22%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 306 (16.50%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
1 12 (0.65%) R3 Corda
2 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.22%) Fidessa
5 3 (0.16%) Magento
5 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.054%) assyst
6 1 (0.054%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 965 (52.02%) Microsoft 365
2 792 (42.70%) Azure
3 330 (17.79%) AWS
4 277 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 150 (8.09%) IaaS
6 94 (5.07%) PaaS
7 88 (4.74%) OneDrive
8 86 (4.64%) Mimecast
9 80 (4.31%) SaaS
10 52 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
12 35 (1.89%) Amazon S3
13 31 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 30 (1.62%) Azure DevOps
14 30 (1.62%) Google Workspace
14 30 (1.62%) Power Platform
15 24 (1.29%) Route 53
16 23 (1.24%) Serverless
17 22 (1.19%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 1,761 (94.93%) DNS
2 647 (34.88%) Firewall
3 626 (33.75%) TCP/IP
4 453 (24.42%) VPN
5 441 (23.77%) WAN
6 404 (21.78%) LAN
7 322 (17.36%) VLAN
8 238 (12.83%) SAN
9 236 (12.72%) Wireless
10 180 (9.70%) Wi-Fi
11 136 (7.33%) Network Security
12 134 (7.22%) MPLS
13 112 (6.04%) Internet
14 111 (5.98%) SSL
15 110 (5.93%) BGP
16 97 (5.23%) OSPF
17 94 (5.07%) HTTP
18 93 (5.01%) VoIP
19 83 (4.47%) WLAN
20 81 (4.37%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.10%) Big Data
3 35 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 33 (1.78%) MySQL
5 30 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (0.75%) Power BI
8 10 (0.54%) MariaDB
8 10 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.38%) InfluxDB
11 7 (0.38%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.32%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.27%) GIS
14 4 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.22%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 79 (4.26%) JIRA
2 52 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.16%) GitLab
4 39 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.89%) Zephyr
6 15 (0.81%) Subversion
7 9 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.43%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.38%) GCC
10 4 (0.22%) Bitbucket Server
10 4 (0.22%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.11%) Gradle
11 2 (0.11%) NUnit
12 1 (0.054%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.054%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.054%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 583 (31.43%) Social Skills
2 220 (11.86%) Finance
3 192 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (6.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 81 (4.37%) Legal
6 73 (3.94%) Law
7 70 (3.77%) Public Sector
8 64 (3.45%) Retail
9 57 (3.07%) Telecoms
10 55 (2.96%) Banking
11 46 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
12 45 (2.43%) Documentation Skills
13 27 (1.46%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.13%) Advertising
15 20 (1.08%) Marketing
16 18 (0.97%) Games
17 16 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
18 15 (0.81%) Investment Banking
19 14 (0.75%) Local Government
20 13 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 347 (18.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 257 (13.85%) Support Engineer
3 245 (13.21%) Analyst
4 234 (12.61%) IT Engineer
5 204 (11.00%) IT Support
6 175 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 150 (8.09%) Network Engineer
8 147 (7.92%) Support Analyst
9 137 (7.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 103 (5.55%) IT Support Engineer
11 101 (5.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 84 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 76 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 76 (4.10%) IT Analyst
14 74 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
15 72 (3.88%) Desktop Support
16 69 (3.72%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 58 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
18 56 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
19 54 (2.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.02%) 802.1X
2 52 (2.80%) LDAP
3 30 (1.62%) RESTful
4 28 (1.51%) .NET
5 22 (1.19%) HTML
5 22 (1.19%) SAML
6 16 (0.86%) CSS
7 15 (0.81%) COM
8 13 (0.70%) Web Services
9 12 (0.65%) WebSockets
10 11 (0.59%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.59%) libvirt
10 11 (0.59%) Node.js
11 10 (0.54%) HTML5
11 10 (0.54%) OLE
12 8 (0.43%) CSS3
13 7 (0.38%) ARM Templates
13 7 (0.38%) PyXLL
13 7 (0.38%) XMPP
14 5 (0.27%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 207 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 114 (6.15%) PKI
3 105 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 96 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
5 89 (4.80%) Replication
6 80 (4.31%) Clustering
7 69 (3.72%) Driving Licence
8 59 (3.18%) Public Cloud
9 58 (3.13%) Cyberattack
10 48 (2.59%) Cyber Defence
11 47 (2.53%) User Experience
12 42 (2.26%) Private Cloud
13 38 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
14 37 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
15 36 (1.94%) Cybercrime
15 36 (1.94%) IoT
16 33 (1.78%) iPhone
17 31 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
18 25 (1.35%) Social Media
19 24 (1.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1,275 (68.73%) Windows
2 821 (44.26%) Windows Server
3 360 (19.41%) Linux
4 341 (18.38%) Windows 10
5 307 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 256 (13.80%) Windows Server 2019
7 213 (11.48%) Windows Server 2016
8 159 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (4.20%) Mac OS
10 65 (3.50%) Ubuntu
11 61 (3.29%) CentOS
11 61 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (2.80%) Android
13 44 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (2.37%) Unix
14 43 (2.32%) Apple iOS
15 40 (2.16%) Windows 7
16 31 (1.67%) VMS
17 27 (1.46%) Windows XP
18 23 (1.24%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (26.04%) ITIL
2 432 (23.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 278 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
4 174 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 157 (8.46%) Service Management
6 154 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 153 (8.25%) Agile
8 150 (8.09%) Project Delivery
9 147 (7.92%) Incident Management
10 142 (7.65%) Change Management
11 133 (7.17%) Project Management
12 124 (6.68%) DevOps
13 122 (6.58%) Load Balancing
14 106 (5.71%) Change Control
15 100 (5.39%) Migration
16 99 (5.34%) Mobile Device Management
17 98 (5.28%) Patch Management
18 95 (5.12%) Business Continuity
19 89 (4.80%) Identity Management
19 89 (4.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 457 (24.64%) PowerShell
2 213 (11.48%) SQL
3 193 (10.40%) Python
4 98 (5.28%) Bash
5 56 (3.02%) Shell Script
6 36 (1.94%) Perl
7 34 (1.83%) Java
8 24 (1.29%) C#
8 24 (1.29%) C++
8 24 (1.29%) Go
9 23 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 18 (0.97%) Ruby
11 17 (0.92%) C
11 17 (0.92%) JavaScript
12 14 (0.75%) PHP
12 14 (0.75%) VB
13 9 (0.49%) VBA
14 6 (0.32%) VBScript
15 3 (0.16%) Lua
16 2 (0.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 200 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 189 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
3 180 (9.70%) Degree
4 178 (9.60%) Security Cleared
5 136 (7.33%) MCSE
6 135 (7.28%) CCNA
7 120 (6.47%) SC Cleared
8 91 (4.91%) CCNP
9 86 (4.64%) MCSA
10 53 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 42 (2.26%) DV Cleared
12 39 (2.10%) CCIE
12 39 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
13 35 (1.89%) ISTQB
13 35 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 35 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 32 (1.73%) MCP
15 31 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 29 (1.56%) A+ Certification
17 25 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (10.73%) SLA
2 89 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.62%) GDPR
4 25 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (1.29%) QA
6 22 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 16 (0.86%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.49%) PMO
10 5 (0.27%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.22%) NIST
12 3 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.11%) GxP
14 1 (0.054%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,283 (69.16%) Active Directory
2 546 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 332 (17.90%) Hyper-V
4 173 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
5 167 (9.00%) vSphere
6 74 (3.99%) Docker
7 56 (3.02%) XenApp
8 54 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
9 38 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 35 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 24 (1.29%) XenDesktop
13 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 16 (0.86%) Firmware
15 15 (0.81%) BitLocker
16 14 (0.75%) VMware NSX
17 13 (0.70%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.65%) iptables
18 12 (0.65%) KVM
18 12 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 248 (13.37%) SCCM
2 207 (11.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 122 (6.58%) WSUS
4 120 (6.47%) Ansible
5 101 (5.44%) Terraform
6 100 (5.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 94 (5.07%) Kubernetes
8 89 (4.80%) vCenter Server
9 59 (3.18%) Single Sign-On
10 55 (2.96%) Grafana
11 49 (2.64%) SCOM
12 45 (2.43%) Microsoft Clustering
13 40 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
14 39 (2.10%) Prometheus
15 35 (1.89%) HP ALM
16 33 (1.78%) Nagios
16 33 (1.78%) NetBackup
17 32 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
18 28 (1.51%) Puppet
19 27 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1,144 (61.67%) Microsoft
2 738 (39.78%) VMware
3 502 (27.06%) Cisco
4 189 (10.19%) Citrix
5 178 (9.60%) Veeam
6 152 (8.19%) HP
7 150 (8.09%) Meraki
8 101 (5.44%) Dell
9 96 (5.18%) Red Hat
10 93 (5.01%) SolarWinds
11 79 (4.26%) Apple
12 78 (4.20%) Palo Alto
13 69 (3.72%) Juniper
13 69 (3.72%) ServiceNow
14 64 (3.45%) F5
15 58 (3.13%) Aruba
16 55 (2.96%) Oracle
17 45 (2.43%) EMC
17 45 (2.43%) Google
18 44 (2.37%) Symantec