Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 203 182 221
Rank change year-on-year -21 +39 +5
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 946 2,226 2,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.93% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.53% 12.77% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 893 1,870 1,906
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 8,208 17,425 21,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.39% 15.14% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,547 14,075 17,012
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 -45 276 £55,000 +22.22% 42
North of England +56 244 £37,500 - 64
South East -21 189 £40,000 +10.96% 39
North West +41 114 £42,000 +29.23% 40
Yorkshire +12 100 £27,500 -31.25% 19
Midlands -26 96 £37,500 +15.38% 33
South West +29 90 £38,000 +14.29% 9
West Midlands -37 56 £37,500 +13.64% 22
East of England +41 47 £31,500 -21.25% 3
East Midlands +35 40 £37,500 +17.19% 11
North East +42 30 £31,500 -25.88% 5
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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.

1 917 (96.93%) DNS
2 705 (74.52%) Active Directory
3 679 (71.78%) Windows
4 563 (59.51%) Microsoft
5 517 (54.65%) VMware
6 425 (44.93%) Office 365
7 413 (43.66%) Windows Server
8 376 (39.75%) Firewall
9 363 (38.37%) Azure
10 338 (35.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 290 (30.66%) TCP/IP
12 278 (29.39%) Cisco
13 236 (24.95%) Hyper-V
14 226 (23.89%) PowerShell
15 219 (23.15%) WAN
16 218 (23.04%) ITIL
17 215 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
18 213 (22.52%) VPN
19 206 (21.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 199 (21.04%) LAN
21 198 (20.93%) Citrix
22 188 (19.87%) Windows 10
23 177 (18.71%) Linux
23 177 (18.71%) Windows Server 2016
24 164 (17.34%) VLAN
25 163 (17.23%) MS Exchange
26 149 (15.75%) SAN
27 136 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
28 134 (14.16%) Cisco Certification
29 131 (13.85%) AWS

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
1 163 (17.23%) MS Exchange
2 79 (8.35%) SharePoint
3 52 (5.50%) Skype for Business
4 51 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (4.55%) IIS
7 10 (1.06%) Confluence
8 9 (0.95%) Apache
9 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.42%) nginx
11 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 114 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.32%) Eikon
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 425 (44.93%) Office 365
2 363 (38.37%) Azure
3 131 (13.85%) AWS
4 86 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (4.23%) IaaS
6 38 (4.02%) GCP
7 30 (3.17%) OneDrive
8 28 (2.96%) Mimecast
9 24 (2.54%) SaaS
10 23 (2.43%) Slack
11 22 (2.33%) Route 53
12 16 (1.69%) PaaS
13 14 (1.48%) G Suite
14 11 (1.16%) OpenShift
14 11 (1.16%) Power Platform
15 7 (0.74%) GitHub
16 6 (0.63%) PowerApps
17 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
17 5 (0.53%) Yammer
18 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 917 (96.93%) DNS
2 376 (39.75%) Firewall
3 290 (30.66%) TCP/IP
4 219 (23.15%) WAN
5 213 (22.52%) VPN
6 199 (21.04%) LAN
7 164 (17.34%) VLAN
8 149 (15.75%) SAN
9 129 (13.64%) VoIP
10 96 (10.15%) Wireless
11 85 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
12 75 (7.93%) Network Security
13 67 (7.08%) MPLS
14 59 (6.24%) NetScaler
15 57 (6.03%) Skype
16 55 (5.81%) BGP
17 48 (5.07%) Internet
17 48 (5.07%) OSPF
18 44 (4.65%) SNMP
19 40 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.42%) CouchDB
6 4 (0.42%) Power BI
6 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.32%) MySQL
7 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.11%) Big Data
9 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.11%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.11%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (2.11%) JIRA
2 18 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.74%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (0.63%) GitLab
6 5 (0.53%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.42%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.21%) Maven
10 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.11%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.11%) Subversion
General
1 77 (8.14%) Finance
2 47 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.17%) Law
4 24 (2.54%) Banking
5 15 (1.59%) Legal
6 13 (1.37%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.16%) Games
8 9 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.63%) Marketing
10 6 (0.63%) Retail
11 5 (0.53%) Back Office
11 5 (0.53%) Electronics
11 5 (0.53%) Housing Association
11 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.42%) German Language
12 4 (0.42%) Local Government
12 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 159 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 153 (16.17%) Support Engineer
3 131 (13.85%) IT Engineer
4 108 (11.42%) Analyst
5 101 (10.68%) Network Engineer
6 89 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 66 (6.98%) IT Support
8 63 (6.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 62 (6.55%) Systems Engineer
10 49 (5.18%) Administrator
11 48 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 48 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 40 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
13 38 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
14 37 (3.91%) Server Engineer
14 37 (3.91%) Windows Engineer
15 34 (3.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 33 (3.49%) Azure Engineer
16 33 (3.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (3.49%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.23%) LDAP
2 19 (2.01%) 802.1X
3 15 (1.59%) RESTful
4 9 (0.95%) Web Services
5 6 (0.63%) REST
6 5 (0.53%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.53%) YAML
7 4 (0.42%) .NET
8 3 (0.32%) ADSI
8 3 (0.32%) SAML
8 3 (0.32%) WSH
9 2 (0.21%) COM+
9 2 (0.21%) Kafka
9 2 (0.21%) OGRE
9 2 (0.21%) POSIX
9 2 (0.21%) SOAP
9 2 (0.21%) Spine.js
9 2 (0.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (0.21%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.25%) Data Centre
2 47 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 44 (4.65%) Replication
6 37 (3.91%) Clustering
7 23 (2.43%) Driving Licence
8 22 (2.33%) Client/Server
8 22 (2.33%) PKI
9 15 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.27%) User Experience
11 9 (0.95%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.95%) Reinsurance
11 9 (0.95%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.63%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 679 (71.78%) Windows
2 413 (43.66%) Windows Server
3 215 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 188 (19.87%) Windows 10
5 177 (18.71%) Linux
5 177 (18.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 136 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 114 (12.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 78 (8.25%) Windows 7
9 38 (4.02%) CentOS
10 36 (3.81%) Mac OS X
11 32 (3.38%) Windows 8
12 31 (3.28%) Ubuntu
13 28 (2.96%) Unix
14 26 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (2.33%) Android
16 19 (2.01%) Debian
17 16 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (1.48%) Mac OS
19 13 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (23.04%) ITIL
2 206 (21.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 96 (10.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 93 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (6.03%) Migration
6 51 (5.39%) DevOps
7 46 (4.86%) Problem Management
8 45 (4.76%) Patch Management
9 44 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (4.65%) ITIL V3
9 44 (4.65%) Server Management
10 43 (4.55%) Service Management
11 37 (3.91%) Identity Management
12 35 (3.70%) Information Security
13 34 (3.59%) Network Monitoring
14 32 (3.38%) Mentoring
15 31 (3.28%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 31 (3.28%) IT Strategy
15 31 (3.28%) Service Delivery
16 30 (3.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 226 (23.89%) PowerShell
2 104 (10.99%) SQL
3 71 (7.51%) Python
4 32 (3.38%) Bash Shell
5 19 (2.01%) Shell Script
6 18 (1.90%) C
6 18 (1.90%) Perl
7 12 (1.27%) VB
8 10 (1.06%) Java
9 7 (0.74%) VBScript
10 6 (0.63%) Ruby
11 4 (0.42%) AWK
11 4 (0.42%) C++
12 3 (0.32%) sed
13 2 (0.21%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.21%) PHP
13 2 (0.21%) Tcl
13 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.11%) C#
14 1 (0.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 134 (14.16%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (9.51%) CCNA
4 82 (8.67%) Security Cleared
5 71 (7.51%) SC Cleared
6 66 (6.98%) CCNP
7 56 (5.92%) MCSE
8 48 (5.07%) MCSA
9 43 (4.55%) MCP
10 34 (3.59%) Degree
11 33 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 20 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (2.01%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.37%) CCSA
16 11 (1.16%) SSCP
16 11 (1.16%) VCP6
17 10 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
17 10 (1.06%) JNCIP
18 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.51%) SLA
2 30 (3.17%) GDPR
3 24 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (1.27%) NIST
6 11 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.42%) QA
9 3 (0.32%) PMO
10 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 705 (74.52%) Active Directory
2 338 (35.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 236 (24.95%) Hyper-V
4 122 (12.90%) vSphere
5 93 (9.83%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (5.81%) Virtual Servers
7 53 (5.60%) XenApp
8 52 (5.50%) XenDesktop
9 32 (3.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 24 (2.54%) VMware NSX
11 21 (2.22%) Firmware
12 19 (2.01%) KVM
13 17 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (1.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 15 (1.59%) DFS Replication
14 15 (1.59%) VMware Server
15 14 (1.48%) Xen
16 13 (1.37%) Docker
17 11 (1.16%) NFS
17 11 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 103 (10.89%) SCCM
2 62 (6.55%) Ansible
3 61 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 51 (5.39%) Puppet
5 48 (5.07%) WSUS
6 34 (3.59%) Nagios
7 27 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (2.75%) SCOM
9 25 (2.64%) Kubernetes
10 24 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
11 17 (1.80%) Terraform
11 17 (1.80%) vCenter Server
12 15 (1.59%) Backup Exec
13 11 (1.16%) SCOrch
14 10 (1.06%) HAProxy
14 10 (1.06%) SCVMM
14 10 (1.06%) vRealize
15 8 (0.85%) FortiGate
15 8 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
15 8 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 563 (59.51%) Microsoft
2 517 (54.65%) VMware
3 278 (29.39%) Cisco
4 198 (20.93%) Citrix
5 85 (8.99%) Dell
6 76 (8.03%) Veeam
7 75 (7.93%) HP
8 64 (6.77%) Meraki
9 54 (5.71%) NetApp
10 51 (5.39%) Red Hat
11 50 (5.29%) SolarWinds
12 48 (5.07%) Sophos
13 45 (4.76%) EMC
14 40 (4.23%) Avaya
14 40 (4.23%) Palo Alto
15 37 (3.91%) Apple
16 36 (3.81%) CheckPoint
17 29 (3.07%) McAfee
18 28 (2.96%) Mitel
19 26 (2.75%) F5