Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 258 211 182
Rank change year-on-year -47 -29 +48
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,519 947 2,254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.66% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 11.60% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 788 1,840
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
75th Percentile £55,256 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -

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 14,935 8,166 17,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 14.35% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,780 6,545 14,271
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,216 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.43% +5.26% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -78 500 £50,000 -9.09% 107
North of England -65 331 £37,500 +1.35% 111
Midlands +4 244 £37,500 - 65
South East -74 225 £40,000 - 77
West Midlands +11 161 £39,000 +8.33% 38
North West -50 148 £35,000 -14.63% 54
Yorkshire -39 146 £42,250 +48.25% 51
South West -20 122 £35,000 - 36
East of England -47 92 £37,558 +19.23% 41
East Midlands -16 82 £34,500 -8.00% 27
North East -27 37 £35,000 +9.38% 6
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,445 (95.13%) DNS
2 1,093 (71.96%) Windows
3 1,040 (68.47%) Active Directory
4 888 (58.46%) Microsoft
5 808 (53.19%) Microsoft 365
6 722 (47.53%) Windows Server
7 718 (47.27%) Azure
8 641 (42.20%) VMware
9 555 (36.54%) Firewall
10 535 (35.22%) TCP/IP
11 522 (34.36%) Social Skills
12 449 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 404 (26.60%) PowerShell
14 370 (24.36%) WAN
15 369 (24.29%) Windows 10
16 368 (24.23%) VPN
17 360 (23.70%) ITIL
18 359 (23.63%) Cisco
19 345 (22.71%) LAN
20 309 (20.34%) VLAN
21 303 (19.95%) Hyper-V
22 299 (19.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 295 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
24 281 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
25 269 (17.71%) Linux
26 246 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
27 238 (15.67%) Windows Server 2016
28 237 (15.60%) SharePoint
29 236 (15.54%) AWS
30 212 (13.96%) Citrix

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
1 237 (15.60%) SharePoint
2 186 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 144 (9.48%) IIS
4 52 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (2.30%) Skype for Business
7 23 (1.51%) Apache
8 20 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.18%) Confluence
9 18 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.99%) CMS
12 8 (0.53%) WordPress
13 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.39%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.20%) nginx
17 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 246 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.46%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.39%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.26%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.13%) Relativity
5 2 (0.13%) Shopify
5 2 (0.13%) Unica
6 1 (0.066%) Alphatax
6 1 (0.066%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 808 (53.19%) Microsoft 365
2 718 (47.27%) Azure
3 236 (15.54%) AWS
4 179 (11.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 110 (7.24%) OneDrive
6 85 (5.60%) IaaS
7 79 (5.20%) SaaS
8 70 (4.61%) PaaS
9 57 (3.75%) Mimecast
10 36 (2.37%) GCP
11 29 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
11 29 (1.91%) Google Workspace
12 27 (1.78%) Power Platform
13 26 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 26 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (1.58%) Power Automate
16 19 (1.25%) Azure App Service
16 19 (1.25%) Nutanix
17 17 (1.12%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 1,445 (95.13%) DNS
2 555 (36.54%) Firewall
3 535 (35.22%) TCP/IP
4 370 (24.36%) WAN
5 368 (24.23%) VPN
6 345 (22.71%) LAN
7 309 (20.34%) VLAN
8 196 (12.90%) Wireless
9 180 (11.85%) SAN
10 158 (10.40%) Wi-Fi
11 124 (8.16%) MPLS
12 117 (7.70%) Network Security
13 115 (7.57%) VoIP
14 101 (6.65%) BGP
15 93 (6.12%) Internet
16 90 (5.92%) IPv6
17 82 (5.40%) SSL
18 76 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
19 66 (4.34%) HTTP
20 64 (4.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.57%) MySQL
3 21 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
4 16 (1.05%) SQL Server 2019
5 15 (0.99%) Power BI
6 14 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.72%) MariaDB
9 8 (0.53%) Big Data
9 8 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.26%) DB2
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.13%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (1.78%) JIRA
2 11 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.72%) Zephyr
3 8 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.26%) MSI
6 4 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.20%) NUnit
7 3 (0.20%) Subversion
7 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.066%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.066%) AutoIt
9 1 (0.066%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.066%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.066%) Selenium
General
1 522 (34.36%) Social Skills
2 139 (9.15%) Finance
3 120 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (4.02%) Public Sector
5 58 (3.82%) Retail
6 52 (3.42%) Law
6 52 (3.42%) Organisational Skills
7 50 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 47 (3.09%) Legal
9 46 (3.03%) Banking
10 35 (2.30%) Manufacturing
11 34 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
12 31 (2.04%) Documentation Skills
13 27 (1.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 26 (1.71%) Back Office
15 15 (0.99%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.79%) Advertising
16 12 (0.79%) Games
17 9 (0.59%) Automotive
17 9 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 267 (17.58%) Analyst
2 258 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 254 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 226 (14.88%) IT Engineer
5 198 (13.03%) IT Support
6 137 (9.02%) Support Analyst
7 124 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 123 (8.10%) Network Engineer
9 109 (7.18%) IT Support Engineer
10 88 (5.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 84 (5.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 81 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 75 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 60 (3.95%) Service Analyst
15 58 (3.82%) IT Analyst
16 53 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
17 52 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 52 (3.42%) Technical Support
18 49 (3.23%) Administrator
19 47 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 38 (2.50%) LDAP
3 37 (2.44%) RESTful
4 22 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 19 (1.25%) SAML
6 18 (1.18%) Regular Expression
7 16 (1.05%) .NET
7 16 (1.05%) WSH
7 16 (1.05%) XML
8 12 (0.79%) HTML
9 9 (0.59%) React
10 8 (0.53%) Web Services
11 7 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.39%) Kafka
12 6 (0.39%) OAuth
12 6 (0.39%) OLE
13 5 (0.33%) JSON
13 5 (0.33%) Node.js
13 5 (0.33%) OpenID
13 5 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 199 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 91 (5.99%) PKI
3 85 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 78 (5.13%) Replication
5 73 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 59 (3.88%) Driving Licence
7 51 (3.36%) User Experience
8 47 (3.09%) Clustering
9 42 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
10 35 (2.30%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
12 21 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.32%) Smartphone
14 16 (1.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 14 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
15 14 (0.92%) iPhone
16 13 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
17 12 (0.79%) CMDB
17 12 (0.79%) Private Cloud
18 9 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,093 (71.96%) Windows
2 722 (47.53%) Windows Server
3 369 (24.29%) Windows 10
4 295 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 269 (17.71%) Linux
6 238 (15.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 202 (13.30%) Windows Server 2019
8 161 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (5.86%) Windows 7
10 55 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (3.55%) Mac OS
12 51 (3.36%) Mac OS X
13 42 (2.76%) Android
14 38 (2.50%) CentOS
15 37 (2.44%) Ubuntu
16 35 (2.30%) Unix
17 32 (2.11%) Apple iOS
18 22 (1.45%) Windows XP
19 16 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (23.70%) ITIL
2 299 (19.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 281 (18.50%) Problem-Solving
4 148 (9.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 136 (8.95%) Migration
6 107 (7.04%) Service Delivery
7 106 (6.98%) Project Management
8 103 (6.78%) Change Management
9 100 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
9 100 (6.58%) DevOps
10 89 (5.86%) Computer Science
11 86 (5.66%) Service Management
12 83 (5.46%) Incident Management
12 83 (5.46%) Mentoring
13 81 (5.33%) Project Delivery
14 79 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
15 77 (5.07%) Time Management
16 67 (4.41%) ITSM
17 63 (4.15%) Root Cause Analysis
18 60 (3.95%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 404 (26.60%) PowerShell
2 202 (13.30%) SQL
3 82 (5.40%) Python
4 48 (3.16%) Bash
5 21 (1.38%) PHP
5 21 (1.38%) VBScript
6 19 (1.25%) C#
7 17 (1.12%) Perl
8 14 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 14 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.79%) Java
9 12 (0.79%) VB
10 11 (0.72%) C
11 10 (0.66%) Ruby
11 10 (0.66%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.46%) Go
14 5 (0.33%) Bicep
14 5 (0.33%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 165 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (10.53%) Degree
3 148 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (7.57%) CCNA
5 92 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 86 (5.66%) MCSE
7 84 (5.53%) MCSA
8 76 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 62 (4.08%) CCNP
10 48 (3.16%) MCP
11 45 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
14 32 (2.11%) A+ Certification
15 26 (1.71%) DV Cleared
15 26 (1.71%) MCTS
16 22 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
17 18 (1.18%) CCIE
18 17 (1.12%) CISSP
18 17 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (9.94%) SLA
2 53 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.30%) GDPR
4 17 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.66%) NIST
7 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (0.59%) PMO
8 5 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.26%) NCSC
9 4 (0.26%) QA
10 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.20%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.20%) ITGC
11 2 (0.13%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.066%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1,040 (68.47%) Active Directory
2 449 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 303 (19.95%) Hyper-V
4 140 (9.22%) vSphere
5 112 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
6 66 (4.34%) XenApp
7 41 (2.70%) Docker
8 39 (2.57%) XenDesktop
9 37 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 28 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
11 26 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
12 20 (1.32%) Terminal Services
13 18 (1.18%) BitLocker
14 17 (1.12%) Firmware
15 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (0.72%) iptables
16 11 (0.72%) NFS
16 11 (0.72%) VMware NSX
17 6 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 205 (13.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 199 (13.10%) SCCM
3 106 (6.98%) WSUS
4 81 (5.33%) Terraform
5 74 (4.87%) Ansible
6 54 (3.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 48 (3.16%) Kubernetes
8 46 (3.03%) SCOM
9 41 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
10 38 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
11 35 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
12 33 (2.17%) Grafana
13 31 (2.04%) vCenter Server
14 29 (1.91%) NetBackup
15 27 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
16 26 (1.71%) Icinga
17 23 (1.51%) Nagios
18 19 (1.25%) Backup Exec
18 19 (1.25%) Puppet
18 19 (1.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 888 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 641 (42.20%) VMware
3 359 (23.63%) Cisco
4 212 (13.96%) Citrix
5 185 (12.18%) Veeam
6 108 (7.11%) HP
7 106 (6.98%) SolarWinds
8 97 (6.39%) Dell
9 96 (6.32%) Meraki
10 90 (5.92%) ServiceNow
11 61 (4.02%) Sophos
12 56 (3.69%) Apple
13 53 (3.49%) Juniper
14 51 (3.36%) Palo Alto
15 50 (3.29%) EMC
16 46 (3.03%) Oracle
17 42 (2.76%) Avaya
17 42 (2.76%) Splunk
18 41 (2.70%) Aruba
19 38 (2.50%) Red Hat