Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 214 226
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -33
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2739 2848 3168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.61% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.35% 9.46% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2404 2492 2712
England median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 26461 30094 34640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 17.05% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21562 24823 28797
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +16 1094 £45,000 +7.14% 71
South East -24 527 £33,500 -21.18% 37
North of England +8 445 £32,500 -7.14% 36
North West -6 243 £39,000 +4.00% 20
East of England +22 235 £35,000 -17.65% 17
South West +31 229 £40,000 +14.29% 13
Midlands -62 219 £36,500 +4.29% 17
Yorkshire +13 166 £28,750 -17.86% 12
West Midlands -88 136 £37,500 +7.14% 13
East Midlands +2 83 £30,000 -20.00% 3
North East -9 36 £25,000 -26.47% 4
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 2633 (96.13%) DNS
2 2035 (74.30%) Windows
3 1877 (68.53%) Active Directory
4 1352 (49.36%) Microsoft
5 1245 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 1195 (43.63%) VMware
7 1167 (42.61%) TCP/IP
8 1146 (41.84%) Firewall
9 916 (33.44%) Cisco
10 870 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 800 (29.21%) WAN
12 784 (28.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 764 (27.89%) MS Exchange
14 755 (27.56%) LAN
15 745 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 737 (26.91%) Office 365
17 710 (25.92%) VPN
18 631 (23.04%) ITIL
19 572 (20.88%) Windows 7
20 566 (20.66%) Hyper-V
21 557 (20.34%) Linux
22 513 (18.73%) Citrix
23 481 (17.56%) SAN
24 471 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
24 471 (17.20%) PowerShell
25 435 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
26 421 (15.37%) Windows 10
27 400 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
28 393 (14.35%) VLAN
29 388 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 764 (27.89%) MS Exchange
2 282 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 270 (9.86%) SharePoint
4 222 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 220 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 218 (7.96%) IIS
7 120 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 94 (3.43%) Apache
9 92 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 52 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 37 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (1.24%) Confluence
13 28 (1.02%) CMS
14 24 (0.88%) Tomcat
15 21 (0.77%) OpenStack
16 20 (0.73%) IBM Notes
17 19 (0.69%) nginx
18 13 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (0.47%) WebLogic
19 12 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 400 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.073%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.037%) InDesign
8 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.22%) Eikon
3 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.073%) Relativity
5 2 (0.073%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.073%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.073%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.037%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.037%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.037%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.037%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.037%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.037%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 737 (26.91%) Office 365
2 388 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 268 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (3.29%) IaaS
5 77 (2.81%) PaaS
6 74 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 63 (2.30%) SaaS
8 49 (1.79%) G Suite
9 41 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 37 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (1.06%) Mimecast
12 25 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (0.91%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.69%) OneDrive
14 18 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
17 7 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
18 6 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2633 (96.13%) DNS
2 1167 (42.61%) TCP/IP
3 1146 (41.84%) Firewall
4 800 (29.21%) WAN
5 755 (27.56%) LAN
6 710 (25.92%) VPN
7 481 (17.56%) SAN
8 393 (14.35%) VLAN
9 323 (11.79%) VoIP
10 308 (11.24%) MPLS
11 264 (9.64%) Wireless
12 240 (8.76%) OSPF
13 231 (8.43%) BGP
14 177 (6.46%) Network Security
15 172 (6.28%) Cisco ASA
16 163 (5.95%) Skype
17 160 (5.84%) IPsec
18 156 (5.70%) FTP
19 154 (5.62%) Internet
20 146 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (2.81%) MySQL
4 53 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 46 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
7 24 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 21 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 17 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.40%) InfluxDB
11 11 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.37%) Redis
13 9 (0.33%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (0.29%) SQLite
15 6 (0.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 68 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 55 (2.01%) JIRA
3 30 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 28 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (1.02%) MSI
5 23 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.44%) Subversion
7 10 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.37%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.26%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.22%) Gerrit
9 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.15%) AdminStudio
11 4 (0.15%) Burp Suite
12 3 (0.11%) AppScan
12 3 (0.11%) GitLab
12 3 (0.11%) WebScarab
12 3 (0.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 382 (13.95%) Finance
2 105 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 92 (3.36%) Retail
4 77 (2.81%) Legal
5 74 (2.70%) Law
6 65 (2.37%) Banking
7 61 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 48 (1.75%) Back Office
9 36 (1.31%) Games
10 26 (0.95%) Marketing
11 22 (0.80%) Advertising
11 22 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.77%) Military
13 16 (0.58%) Electronics
14 15 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.55%) Publishing
15 14 (0.51%) French Language
16 13 (0.47%) Front Office
16 13 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 494 (18.04%) Support Engineer
2 442 (16.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 410 (14.97%) Analyst
4 408 (14.90%) Network Engineer
5 333 (12.16%) IT Support
6 245 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 242 (8.84%) Support Analyst
8 232 (8.47%) IT Engineer
9 212 (7.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 204 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
11 180 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
12 174 (6.35%) Administrator
13 165 (6.02%) Desktop Support
14 154 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
15 152 (5.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 133 (4.86%) Windows Engineer
17 118 (4.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 114 (4.16%) IT Analyst
18 114 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
19 109 (3.98%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.29%) Web Services
2 72 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 56 (2.04%) .NET
4 30 (1.10%) HTML
5 29 (1.06%) Software Packaging
6 25 (0.91%) LAMP
7 23 (0.84%) WAP
8 18 (0.66%) CSS
9 17 (0.62%) Middleware
9 17 (0.62%) POSIX
10 13 (0.47%) XML
11 10 (0.37%) JSON
12 9 (0.33%) CGI
13 8 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (0.26%) WSH
14 7 (0.26%) XMPP
15 6 (0.22%) Kafka
15 6 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 350 (12.78%) Data Centre
2 192 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 146 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 112 (4.09%) Clustering
5 111 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 94 (3.43%) Replication
7 79 (2.88%) PKI
8 78 (2.85%) Driving Licence
9 69 (2.52%) Blackberry
10 42 (1.53%) Fat Client
10 42 (1.53%) Thin Client
11 41 (1.50%) User Experience
12 31 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
13 30 (1.10%) CESG
13 30 (1.10%) Fintech
13 30 (1.10%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 29 (1.06%) Private Cloud
15 28 (1.02%) iPad
16 27 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2035 (74.30%) Windows
2 1245 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 784 (28.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 745 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 572 (20.88%) Windows 7
6 557 (20.34%) Linux
7 421 (15.37%) Windows 10
8 317 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 262 (9.57%) Windows 8
10 138 (5.04%) Unix
11 134 (4.89%) Windows XP
12 96 (3.50%) CentOS
13 90 (3.29%) Mac OS X
14 83 (3.03%) Ubuntu
15 71 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 65 (2.37%) Android
17 44 (1.61%) Apple iOS
18 38 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
19 37 (1.35%) Solaris
20 32 (1.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (23.04%) ITIL
2 212 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 180 (6.57%) Kalman Filter
4 148 (5.40%) Patch Management
5 141 (5.15%) Load Balancing
6 140 (5.11%) Mentoring
7 139 (5.07%) Change Management
8 135 (4.93%) DevOps
9 122 (4.45%) Project Management
10 107 (3.91%) Problem Management
11 103 (3.76%) Network Management
12 101 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
13 97 (3.54%) SIEM
14 96 (3.50%) Service Management
15 94 (3.43%) Time Management
16 93 (3.40%) Migration
17 90 (3.29%) Network Design
18 89 (3.25%) Cybersecurity
18 89 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
19 88 (3.21%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 471 (17.20%) PowerShell
2 346 (12.63%) SQL
3 180 (6.57%) Python
4 127 (4.64%) Bash Shell
5 105 (3.83%) Perl
6 70 (2.56%) Java
7 54 (1.97%) Shell Script
8 53 (1.94%) VBScript
9 48 (1.75%) C
10 37 (1.35%) PHP
11 35 (1.28%) C++
12 27 (0.99%) JavaScript
12 27 (0.99%) Ruby
13 22 (0.80%) C#
14 18 (0.66%) VB
15 11 (0.40%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.40%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.37%) Assembly Language
17 7 (0.26%) AWK
17 7 (0.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 471 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
2 435 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 353 (12.89%) CCNA
4 322 (11.76%) Degree
5 300 (10.95%) MCSE
6 243 (8.87%) CCNP
7 205 (7.48%) MCSA
8 135 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 126 (4.60%) MCP
10 108 (3.94%) SC Cleared
11 89 (3.25%) MCITP
12 83 (3.03%) DV Cleared
13 78 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 70 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
15 57 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 55 (2.01%) CISSP
17 52 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
18 51 (1.86%) CCIE
19 42 (1.53%) A+ Certification
20 39 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.06%) SLA
2 82 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.73%) PMO
5 18 (0.66%) QA
6 17 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.58%) GDPR
8 15 (0.55%) HIPAA
9 12 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.11%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.073%) RMADS
15 1 (0.037%) GCP
15 1 (0.037%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.037%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1877 (68.53%) Active Directory
2 870 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 566 (20.66%) Hyper-V
4 266 (9.71%) vSphere
5 208 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
6 204 (7.45%) XenApp
7 101 (3.69%) XenDesktop
8 96 (3.50%) Terminal Services
9 93 (3.40%) Docker
10 83 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
10 83 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
11 50 (1.83%) XenServer
12 38 (1.39%) NFS
13 37 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 35 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 34 (1.24%) KVM
15 34 (1.24%) ProxySG
16 32 (1.17%) Samba
17 28 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
18 26 (0.95%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 368 (13.44%) SCCM
2 184 (6.72%) Puppet
3 179 (6.54%) WSUS
4 132 (4.82%) SCOM
5 114 (4.16%) Backup Exec
6 97 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
7 88 (3.21%) vCenter Server
8 73 (2.67%) Ansible
9 50 (1.83%) Nagios
10 45 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
11 44 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 40 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
13 36 (1.31%) Terraform
14 32 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
15 31 (1.13%) Cacti
15 31 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 28 (1.02%) AirWatch
17 25 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
17 25 (0.91%) NetBackup
18 23 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1352 (49.36%) Microsoft
2 1195 (43.63%) VMware
3 916 (33.44%) Cisco
4 513 (18.73%) Citrix
5 331 (12.08%) HP
6 209 (7.63%) Juniper
7 207 (7.56%) Dell
8 194 (7.08%) Veeam
9 165 (6.02%) CheckPoint
10 162 (5.91%) NetApp
11 137 (5.00%) Palo Alto
12 131 (4.78%) F5
13 126 (4.60%) Symantec
14 106 (3.87%) Red Hat
15 91 (3.32%) Sophos
16 86 (3.14%) SolarWinds
17 76 (2.77%) EMC
18 74 (2.70%) IBM
19 73 (2.67%) Oracle
20 67 (2.45%) Meraki