Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 214 215
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,433 2,778 2,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.64% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.62% 10.45% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,070 2,435 2,509
England median annual salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.80% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +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 22,915 26,580 30,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.05% 15.68% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18,183 21,722 24,977
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -4 949 £42,500 -5.56% 126
South East +9 516 £40,000 +17.65% 64
North of England -33 323 £35,000 +7.69% 76
Midlands +55 279 £36,500 - 31
East of England +31 235 £37,500 +7.14% 40
North West -38 175 £35,000 -10.26% 39
West Midlands +38 161 £37,500 - 24
South West -53 142 £31,750 -20.63% 27
Yorkshire 0 135 £37,500 +29.31% 32
East Midlands +41 118 £32,500 +8.33% 7
North East -24 13 £30,000 +20.00% 5
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 2,308 (94.86%) DNS
2 1,924 (79.08%) Windows
3 1,860 (76.45%) Active Directory
4 1,513 (62.19%) Microsoft
5 1,347 (55.36%) Windows Server
6 1,141 (46.90%) VMware
7 956 (39.29%) TCP/IP
8 915 (37.61%) Office 365
9 793 (32.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 788 (32.39%) Firewall
11 756 (31.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 715 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 654 (26.88%) MS Exchange
14 631 (25.94%) Cisco
15 617 (25.36%) Hyper-V
16 588 (24.17%) Windows 10
17 580 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 554 (22.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 527 (21.66%) ITIL
20 513 (21.09%) VPN
21 510 (20.96%) Windows 7
22 509 (20.92%) PowerShell
23 487 (20.02%) LAN
24 481 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
25 475 (19.52%) WAN
26 474 (19.48%) Citrix
27 448 (18.41%) SCCM
28 439 (18.04%) Linux
29 404 (16.61%) Finance
30 362 (14.88%) SAN

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
1 654 (26.88%) MS Exchange
2 240 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 230 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 202 (8.30%) IIS
5 171 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 158 (6.49%) Skype for Business
7 75 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (1.93%) Apache
9 36 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 24 (0.99%) Confluence
12 22 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
13 20 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (0.78%) nginx
15 18 (0.74%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
19 13 (0.53%) Tomcat
20 11 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 481 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.082%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.082%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.041%) Maya
10 1 (0.041%) NUKE
10 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.21%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.16%) Documaker
4 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.082%) assyst
6 2 (0.082%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.082%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.082%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.041%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.041%) Maximo
7 1 (0.041%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.041%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.041%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 915 (37.61%) Office 365
2 580 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 272 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
4 106 (4.36%) IaaS
5 75 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 71 (2.92%) Mimecast
7 70 (2.88%) PaaS
8 50 (2.06%) G Suite
9 48 (1.97%) SaaS
10 46 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
12 35 (1.44%) Amazon S3
13 32 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
14 31 (1.27%) GitHub
15 29 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 28 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
17 16 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (0.66%) OneDrive
18 13 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
19 7 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2,308 (94.86%) DNS
2 956 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 788 (32.39%) Firewall
4 513 (21.09%) VPN
5 487 (20.02%) LAN
6 475 (19.52%) WAN
7 362 (14.88%) SAN
8 300 (12.33%) VLAN
9 212 (8.71%) Wireless
10 211 (8.67%) VoIP
11 176 (7.23%) Network Security
12 155 (6.37%) Skype
13 140 (5.75%) Internet
13 140 (5.75%) MPLS
14 131 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
15 118 (4.85%) BGP
16 104 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
16 104 (4.27%) OSPF
17 96 (3.95%) SNMP
18 95 (3.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 45 (1.85%) MySQL
6 37 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 37 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 14 (0.58%) Big Data
11 12 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.49%) MariaDB
12 10 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.41%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.37%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.25%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.16%) IDOL
15 4 (0.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (2.38%) JIRA
2 36 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.07%) Jenkins
4 20 (0.82%) MSI
5 19 (0.78%) Subversion
6 18 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (0.45%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.25%) GDB
10 6 (0.25%) Valgrind
11 5 (0.21%) GoCD
12 4 (0.16%) Burp Suite
12 4 (0.16%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.12%) Metasploit
14 2 (0.082%) Hudson
General
1 404 (16.61%) Finance
2 123 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 96 (3.95%) Retail
4 73 (3.00%) Banking
5 52 (2.14%) Legal
6 48 (1.97%) Law
7 43 (1.77%) Advertising
8 37 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.27%) Back Office
10 29 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.11%) Marketing
12 19 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.49%) Games
14 11 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.33%) Front Office
16 7 (0.29%) French Language
17 5 (0.21%) Local Government
18 4 (0.16%) Automotive
18 4 (0.16%) Billing
18 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 475 (19.52%) Support Engineer
2 455 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 333 (13.69%) Analyst
4 281 (11.55%) IT Support
5 258 (10.60%) IT Engineer
6 223 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 203 (8.34%) Support Analyst
8 191 (7.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 184 (7.56%) Network Engineer
10 162 (6.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 153 (6.29%) IT Support Engineer
12 149 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
13 147 (6.04%) Desktop Support
14 143 (5.88%) Administrator
15 126 (5.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 114 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 112 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
18 103 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
19 101 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 96 (3.95%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.04%) LDAP
2 57 (2.34%) Web Services
3 51 (2.10%) 802.1X
4 28 (1.15%) .NET
4 28 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (0.95%) Software Packaging
6 17 (0.70%) YAML
7 15 (0.62%) HTML
8 14 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (0.49%) LAMP
10 11 (0.45%) WSH
11 9 (0.37%) REST
11 9 (0.37%) SOAP
11 9 (0.37%) XML
11 9 (0.37%) XMPP
12 8 (0.33%) Middleware
12 8 (0.33%) RESTful
13 7 (0.29%) CSS
13 7 (0.29%) Spring
14 6 (0.25%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 343 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 204 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 169 (6.95%) PKI
5 123 (5.06%) Clustering
6 87 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 77 (3.16%) Replication
8 66 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
9 55 (2.26%) Computer Science
10 52 (2.14%) Driving Licence
11 49 (2.01%) Public Cloud
12 45 (1.85%) iPad
13 34 (1.40%) Fat Client
13 34 (1.40%) Thin Client
14 33 (1.36%) iPhone
15 32 (1.32%) Blackberry
16 30 (1.23%) NHS
17 29 (1.19%) Private Cloud
18 27 (1.11%) Hedge funds
19 21 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,924 (79.08%) Windows
2 1,347 (55.36%) Windows Server
3 793 (32.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 715 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 588 (24.17%) Windows 10
6 510 (20.96%) Windows 7
7 439 (18.04%) Linux
8 192 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 185 (7.60%) Windows 8
10 123 (5.06%) Mac OS X
11 92 (3.78%) Unix
12 62 (2.55%) Android
13 59 (2.42%) Apple iOS
14 56 (2.30%) CentOS
15 53 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 53 (2.18%) Windows XP
16 49 (2.01%) Mac OS
17 38 (1.56%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.82%) Solaris
19 16 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (22.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 527 (21.66%) ITIL
3 247 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
4 198 (8.14%) DevOps
5 171 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (6.29%) Patch Management
7 140 (5.75%) Migration
8 138 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 125 (5.14%) Mentoring
10 120 (4.93%) Kalman Filter
11 117 (4.81%) ITIL V3
12 116 (4.77%) Service Delivery
13 112 (4.60%) Load Balancing
14 111 (4.56%) Project Management
15 102 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
16 101 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 95 (3.90%) Service Management
18 93 (3.82%) Scrum
18 93 (3.82%) Systems Engineering
19 84 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 509 (20.92%) PowerShell
2 272 (11.18%) SQL
3 199 (8.18%) Python
4 92 (3.78%) Bash Shell
5 79 (3.25%) Perl
6 60 (2.47%) Java
7 52 (2.14%) VBScript
8 34 (1.40%) Ruby
9 33 (1.36%) C#
10 31 (1.27%) C
11 28 (1.15%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.03%) PHP
13 18 (0.74%) C++
13 18 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 15 (0.62%) Go
15 4 (0.16%) VB
16 2 (0.082%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.082%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.082%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.082%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 346 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 290 (11.92%) Cisco Certification
3 233 (9.58%) MCSE
4 200 (8.22%) Degree
5 192 (7.89%) CCNA
6 142 (5.84%) MCSA
7 131 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 130 (5.34%) CCNP
9 104 (4.27%) MCP
10 86 (3.53%) Security Cleared
11 60 (2.47%) DBS Check
11 60 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (2.34%) MCITP
13 46 (1.89%) SC Cleared
14 37 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
15 34 (1.40%) CCIE
16 31 (1.27%) DV Cleared
17 27 (1.11%) MCTS
18 23 (0.95%) CISSP
19 22 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.26%) SLA
2 53 (2.18%) GDPR
3 48 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.78%) PMO
5 15 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.45%) QA
7 10 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.21%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.12%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.082%) COBIT
12 2 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.082%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,860 (76.45%) Active Directory
2 756 (31.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 617 (25.36%) Hyper-V
4 205 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
5 192 (7.89%) XenApp
6 164 (6.74%) vSphere
7 100 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 68 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
9 62 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
10 61 (2.51%) Terminal Services
11 57 (2.34%) Docker
12 55 (2.26%) XenServer
13 40 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 38 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 34 (1.40%) Firmware
16 27 (1.11%) Terminal Server
17 26 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
18 22 (0.90%) DFS Replication
19 19 (0.78%) BitLocker
19 19 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 448 (18.41%) SCCM
2 184 (7.56%) SCOM
3 109 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 104 (4.27%) WSUS
5 89 (3.66%) Puppet
6 66 (2.71%) Ansible
7 53 (2.18%) Nagios
7 53 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 50 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
9 47 (1.93%) vCenter Server
10 42 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
11 40 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
12 37 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
13 33 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
14 27 (1.11%) ZABBIX
15 25 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
15 25 (1.03%) NetBackup
16 24 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
17 23 (0.95%) AirWatch
18 22 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,513 (62.19%) Microsoft
2 1,141 (46.90%) VMware
3 631 (25.94%) Cisco
4 474 (19.48%) Citrix
5 289 (11.88%) HP
6 187 (7.69%) Dell
7 175 (7.19%) Veeam
8 150 (6.17%) Apple
9 131 (5.38%) SolarWinds
10 124 (5.10%) McAfee
11 109 (4.48%) NetApp
12 105 (4.32%) Symantec
13 101 (4.15%) Juniper
14 86 (3.53%) Google
15 81 (3.33%) CheckPoint
16 80 (3.29%) Red Hat
17 70 (2.88%) IBM
18 69 (2.84%) Palo Alto
19 68 (2.79%) F5
20 67 (2.75%) Avaya