Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 203 241
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38 -37
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,628 2,784 2,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.71% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 10.57% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,203 2,380 2,487
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,613 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% 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 24,715 26,331 32,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.21% 16.17% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 21,557 26,926
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -17 1,068 £45,000 - 96
South East -3 561 £37,500 - 68
North of England -24 346 £35,000 +7.69% 52
Midlands +36 287 £37,500 +3.45% 27
East of England -13 218 £45,000 +28.57% 32
Yorkshire +9 202 £37,500 +15.38% 22
South West -21 162 £40,000 +10.34% 26
West Midlands +13 156 £34,500 -1.43% 18
North West -26 131 £32,500 -9.72% 28
East Midlands +47 129 £38,500 -3.75% 9
North East -47 13 £27,500 +0.92% 2
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2,551 (97.07%) DNS
2 1,906 (72.53%) Active Directory
3 1,892 (71.99%) Windows
4 1,464 (55.71%) Microsoft
5 1,265 (48.14%) Windows Server
6 1,210 (46.04%) VMware
7 974 (37.06%) TCP/IP
8 879 (33.45%) Firewall
9 859 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 765 (29.11%) Cisco
11 739 (28.12%) Office 365
12 703 (26.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 700 (26.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 649 (24.70%) MS Exchange
15 578 (21.99%) Hyper-V
16 569 (21.65%) VPN
17 559 (21.27%) LAN
18 554 (21.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 548 (20.85%) PowerShell
20 542 (20.62%) WAN
21 522 (19.86%) Linux
22 502 (19.10%) ITIL
23 455 (17.31%) Citrix
24 452 (17.20%) Windows 7
25 444 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
26 422 (16.06%) Windows 10
27 393 (14.95%) SCCM
28 387 (14.73%) SQL Server
29 382 (14.54%) Finance
30 376 (14.31%) 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
1 649 (24.70%) MS Exchange
2 266 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (8.52%) SharePoint
4 196 (7.46%) IIS
5 190 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 151 (5.75%) Skype for Business
7 69 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 68 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 59 (2.25%) Apache
10 50 (1.90%) Confluence
11 44 (1.67%) OpenStack
12 36 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (0.88%) WebSphere
15 22 (0.84%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.65%) nginx
16 17 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
17 12 (0.46%) Tomcat
18 11 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
19 5 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 444 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.076%) Maya
8 2 (0.076%) NUKE
9 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.038%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.038%) LibreOffice
9 1 (0.038%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.65%) Documaker
2 15 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.23%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.19%) assyst
5 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 2 (0.076%) C-CURE
8 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.076%) Maximo
8 2 (0.076%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.038%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.038%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.038%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.038%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.038%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.038%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 739 (28.12%) Office 365
2 554 (21.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
4 93 (3.54%) IaaS
5 67 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 63 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
7 61 (2.32%) SaaS
8 57 (2.17%) G Suite
9 50 (1.90%) PaaS
10 45 (1.71%) GitHub
11 41 (1.56%) Mimecast
12 35 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (1.03%) OneDrive
14 24 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
15 22 (0.84%) Akamai
15 22 (0.84%) Amazon S3
16 20 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
17 18 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2,551 (97.07%) DNS
2 974 (37.06%) TCP/IP
3 879 (33.45%) Firewall
4 569 (21.65%) VPN
5 559 (21.27%) LAN
6 542 (20.62%) WAN
7 376 (14.31%) SAN
8 288 (10.96%) VLAN
9 264 (10.05%) Wireless
10 238 (9.06%) Network Security
11 218 (8.30%) Cisco ASA
12 205 (7.80%) VoIP
13 198 (7.53%) OSPF
14 181 (6.89%) BGP
15 157 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
15 157 (5.97%) MPLS
15 157 (5.97%) SNMP
16 151 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 144 (5.48%) IPsec
18 131 (4.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 68 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (1.83%) MySQL
4 40 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 38 (1.45%) Big Data
6 34 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (0.72%) NoSQL
11 18 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 18 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.38%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.23%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.23%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 82 (3.12%) Git (software)
2 81 (3.08%) JIRA
3 44 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 37 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 36 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 28 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (0.72%) MSI
8 18 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (0.65%) Gerrit
10 16 (0.61%) Subversion
11 10 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.23%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.19%) AdminStudio
13 5 (0.19%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.19%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.19%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
14 3 (0.11%) Hudson
14 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 382 (14.54%) Finance
2 156 (5.94%) Retail
3 88 (3.35%) Banking
4 84 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 74 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 61 (2.32%) Marketing
7 40 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 40 (1.52%) Law
8 36 (1.37%) Legal
9 29 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 25 (0.95%) Back Office
11 24 (0.91%) Electronics
12 20 (0.76%) Games
13 19 (0.72%) Advertising
14 14 (0.53%) German Language
15 12 (0.46%) Front Office
16 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.23%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Publishing
18 5 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 467 (17.77%) Support Engineer
2 450 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 287 (10.92%) Analyst
4 280 (10.65%) IT Support
5 241 (9.17%) IT Engineer
6 225 (8.56%) Network Engineer
7 218 (8.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 211 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 183 (6.96%) Systems Engineer
10 168 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 159 (6.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 152 (5.78%) IT Support Engineer
13 144 (5.48%) Support Analyst
14 138 (5.25%) Administrator
14 138 (5.25%) Windows Engineer
15 129 (4.91%) Desktop Support
16 121 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 119 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 101 (3.84%) Architect
19 94 (3.58%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (4.11%) LDAP
2 66 (2.51%) Web Services
3 63 (2.40%) 802.1X
4 47 (1.79%) Middleware
5 27 (1.03%) WSH
6 26 (0.99%) .NET
6 26 (0.99%) CSS
7 23 (0.88%) HTML
7 23 (0.88%) RESTful
8 22 (0.84%) Software Packaging
9 21 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (0.68%) REST
10 18 (0.68%) SOAP
11 17 (0.65%) YAML
12 12 (0.46%) XML
13 11 (0.42%) ADSI
13 11 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (0.38%) .NET Framework
15 9 (0.34%) X-Windows
16 8 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 341 (12.98%) Data Centre
2 228 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (7.31%) Self-Motivation
4 117 (4.45%) Driving Licence
5 115 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 115 (4.38%) PKI
6 98 (3.73%) Clustering
7 90 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 79 (3.01%) Blackberry
9 70 (2.66%) Public Cloud
10 67 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
11 64 (2.44%) iPad
11 64 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
12 62 (2.36%) Hedge funds
13 60 (2.28%) Replication
14 57 (2.17%) Fat Client
14 57 (2.17%) Thin Client
15 37 (1.41%) iPhone
16 30 (1.14%) Private Cloud
17 27 (1.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1,892 (71.99%) Windows
2 1,265 (48.14%) Windows Server
3 703 (26.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 700 (26.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 522 (19.86%) Linux
6 452 (17.20%) Windows 7
7 422 (16.06%) Windows 10
8 150 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 135 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 127 (4.83%) Mac OS X
11 115 (4.38%) Android
12 83 (3.16%) Unix
13 75 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 61 (2.32%) Windows XP
15 60 (2.28%) Solaris
16 59 (2.25%) Apple iOS
17 57 (2.17%) Mac OS
18 51 (1.94%) CentOS
19 29 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
20 26 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (19.10%) ITIL
2 301 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
3 222 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 203 (7.72%) DevOps
5 161 (6.13%) Migration
6 153 (5.82%) Load Balancing
7 149 (5.67%) Mentoring
8 145 (5.52%) Patch Management
9 129 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
10 112 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
11 111 (4.22%) Project Management
12 105 (4.00%) Service Management
13 99 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
14 95 (3.61%) Network Management
15 91 (3.46%) Incident Management
16 90 (3.42%) Network Design
17 87 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
18 86 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
19 84 (3.20%) Cybersecurity
20 82 (3.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 548 (20.85%) PowerShell
2 347 (13.20%) SQL
3 213 (8.11%) Python
4 112 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 62 (2.36%) Java
5 62 (2.36%) Perl
6 54 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 34 (1.29%) C
8 33 (1.26%) VBScript
9 28 (1.07%) PHP
10 25 (0.95%) C#
11 23 (0.88%) VB
12 21 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 15 (0.57%) Ruby
14 12 (0.46%) Go
15 11 (0.42%) C++
16 5 (0.19%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.19%) SOQL
16 5 (0.19%) Tcl
16 5 (0.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 354 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 315 (11.99%) Cisco Certification
3 268 (10.20%) Degree
4 244 (9.28%) MCSE
5 208 (7.91%) CCNP
6 187 (7.12%) CCNA
7 149 (5.67%) MCSA
8 139 (5.29%) DBS Check
9 134 (5.10%) MCP
10 116 (4.41%) Security Cleared
11 87 (3.31%) SC Cleared
12 78 (2.97%) CISSP
13 69 (2.63%) MCITP
14 67 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
15 61 (2.32%) MCTS
16 58 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 44 (1.67%) DV Cleared
18 42 (1.60%) CCSE
19 29 (1.10%) CCIE
20 28 (1.07%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (6.09%) SLA
2 67 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.84%) GDPR
5 20 (0.76%) PMO
6 8 (0.30%) GAMP
6 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.30%) QA
7 7 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.19%) GCP
10 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.076%) COBIT
12 2 (0.076%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,906 (72.53%) Active Directory
2 859 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 578 (21.99%) Hyper-V
4 224 (8.52%) vSphere
5 206 (7.84%) XenApp
6 181 (6.89%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (3.84%) XenDesktop
8 86 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
9 80 (3.04%) XenServer
10 63 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
11 55 (2.09%) Docker
11 55 (2.09%) VMware NSX
12 53 (2.02%) Terminal Services
13 52 (1.98%) Firmware
14 45 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 33 (1.26%) Samba
16 32 (1.22%) NFS
17 30 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
18 28 (1.07%) DFS Replication
19 21 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 393 (14.95%) SCCM
2 135 (5.14%) Puppet
3 123 (4.68%) SCOM
4 114 (4.34%) WSUS
5 110 (4.19%) Backup Exec
6 107 (4.07%) Ansible
7 104 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
8 65 (2.47%) AirWatch
9 61 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 60 (2.28%) Nagios
11 57 (2.17%) vCenter Server
12 36 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
13 33 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
14 32 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
15 31 (1.18%) FortiGate
16 28 (1.07%) vRealize
17 27 (1.03%) Terraform
18 26 (0.99%) NetBackup
19 25 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 24 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,464 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 1,210 (46.04%) VMware
3 765 (29.11%) Cisco
4 455 (17.31%) Citrix
5 296 (11.26%) HP
6 226 (8.60%) Apple
7 198 (7.53%) Veeam
8 178 (6.77%) CheckPoint
9 175 (6.66%) Dell
10 174 (6.62%) Juniper
11 158 (6.01%) NetApp
12 152 (5.78%) SolarWinds
13 145 (5.52%) F5
14 113 (4.30%) Red Hat
15 110 (4.19%) Google
16 107 (4.07%) Palo Alto
17 105 (4.00%) Symantec
18 103 (3.92%) Oracle
19 91 (3.46%) IBM
20 87 (3.31%) EMC