Period
to 19 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 225 219
Rank change year-on-year +50 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,491 2,395 2,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.97% 1.59% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.67% 10.60% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,039 2,388
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% -1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £39,535 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.43% -3.85% +0.85%

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 19,657 22,599 26,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.55% 14.98% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15,443 17,935 21,355
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 19 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +50 945 £45,000 +5.88% 118
South East +47 553 £35,000 -12.50% 133
North of England +52 376 £37,500 +7.14% 115
Midlands +20 285 £32,500 -10.96% 62
North West +74 234 £37,500 +10.29% 61
West Midlands +51 199 £32,500 -13.33% 36
South West +21 177 £37,750 +16.15% 43
East of England +3 148 £40,000 +6.67% 64
Yorkshire +17 135 £37,500 - 38
East Midlands -5 86 £30,000 -7.69% 26
North East +14 7 £42,915 +43.05% 16
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 2,342 (94.02%) DNS
2 1,905 (76.48%) Windows
3 1,857 (74.55%) Active Directory
4 1,416 (56.84%) Microsoft
5 1,170 (46.97%) VMware
6 1,140 (45.76%) Office 365
7 1,100 (44.16%) Windows Server
8 983 (39.46%) TCP/IP
9 925 (37.13%) Firewall
10 739 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 732 (29.39%) Cisco
12 731 (29.35%) Azure
13 698 (28.02%) ITIL
14 655 (26.29%) MS Exchange
15 641 (25.73%) WAN
16 639 (25.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 595 (23.89%) LAN
18 532 (21.36%) Citrix
19 528 (21.20%) Windows 10
20 524 (21.04%) VPN
21 520 (20.88%) Hyper-V
22 517 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
23 508 (20.39%) PowerShell
24 506 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 437 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
26 423 (16.98%) Linux
27 418 (16.78%) Finance
28 392 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
29 389 (15.62%) Microsoft Office
30 378 (15.17%) Problem-Solving

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
1 655 (26.29%) MS Exchange
2 270 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 267 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 251 (10.08%) SharePoint
5 180 (7.23%) IIS
6 146 (5.86%) Skype for Business
7 71 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (1.45%) Apache
9 28 (1.12%) Confluence
10 25 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 20 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.60%) SAS
13 15 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.56%) CMS
15 13 (0.52%) nginx
16 10 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.40%) WordPress
17 9 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 389 (15.62%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
6 5 (0.20%) Maya
6 5 (0.20%) MODO
6 5 (0.20%) NUKE
7 2 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.040%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.040%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.040%) InDesign
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.32%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.16%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.12%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.080%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.080%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.040%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.040%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.040%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.040%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,140 (45.76%) Office 365
2 731 (29.35%) Azure
3 274 (11.00%) AWS
4 111 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 96 (3.85%) OneDrive
6 82 (3.29%) SaaS
7 57 (2.29%) IaaS
8 53 (2.13%) Mimecast
9 48 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (1.49%) G Suite
11 20 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.76%) PaaS
13 18 (0.72%) Azure Stack
14 16 (0.64%) GitHub
15 14 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (0.52%) Power Platform
17 11 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (0.44%) GCP
17 11 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2,342 (94.02%) DNS
2 983 (39.46%) TCP/IP
3 925 (37.13%) Firewall
4 641 (25.73%) WAN
5 595 (23.89%) LAN
6 524 (21.04%) VPN
7 314 (12.61%) SAN
8 309 (12.40%) Wireless
9 306 (12.28%) VLAN
10 259 (10.40%) VoIP
11 189 (7.59%) Skype
12 179 (7.19%) Internet
13 173 (6.95%) Network Security
14 135 (5.42%) MPLS
15 116 (4.66%) NetScaler
16 112 (4.50%) NAS
17 111 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
18 108 (4.34%) BGP
19 106 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
20 105 (4.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (1.16%) Big Data
5 28 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (0.92%) MySQL
8 15 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.32%) Power BI
10 8 (0.32%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.28%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.24%) Amazon Aurora
12 6 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.24%) MS Access
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (2.33%) JIRA
2 46 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 29 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 21 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 20 (0.80%) TestRail
7 17 (0.68%) Zephyr
8 16 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (0.52%) GitLab
10 9 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.32%) Subversion
11 8 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.24%) Terragrunt
13 5 (0.20%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.16%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.12%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.12%) Maven
15 3 (0.12%) Robot Framework
General
1 418 (16.78%) Finance
2 148 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 119 (4.78%) Retail
4 74 (2.97%) Law
5 69 (2.77%) Public Sector
6 67 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 55 (2.21%) Legal
8 42 (1.69%) Banking
9 37 (1.49%) Marketing
10 23 (0.92%) Electronics
11 18 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 18 (0.72%) French Language
12 17 (0.68%) Back Office
13 15 (0.60%) Games
14 13 (0.52%) Advertising
14 13 (0.52%) German Language
14 13 (0.52%) Publishing
15 12 (0.48%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.40%) Automotive
17 9 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 423 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 394 (15.82%) Support Engineer
3 357 (14.33%) Analyst
4 284 (11.40%) IT Support
5 273 (10.96%) IT Engineer
6 234 (9.39%) Network Engineer
7 158 (6.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 153 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 153 (6.14%) Support Analyst
9 147 (5.90%) IT Support Engineer
10 123 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 122 (4.90%) Administrator
12 115 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
13 112 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 100 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
15 94 (3.77%) IT Analyst
16 87 (3.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 85 (3.41%) Technical Support
18 84 (3.37%) Windows Engineer
19 81 (3.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.13%) LDAP
2 57 (2.29%) Web Services
3 24 (0.96%) Kafka
4 19 (0.76%) .NET
4 19 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (0.60%) 802.1X
6 14 (0.56%) XML
7 9 (0.36%) Software Packaging
8 8 (0.32%) MAPI
8 8 (0.32%) SAP Basis
9 6 (0.24%) LAMP
9 6 (0.24%) Middleware
9 6 (0.24%) SAML
10 5 (0.20%) CGI
10 5 (0.20%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.16%) Node.js
11 4 (0.16%) Spring
12 3 (0.12%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (0.12%) POSIX
12 3 (0.12%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 247 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 183 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 163 (6.54%) Management Information System
4 159 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
5 88 (3.53%) PKI
6 85 (3.41%) Replication
7 83 (3.33%) Clustering
8 63 (2.53%) Public Cloud
9 52 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
10 47 (1.89%) Driving Licence
11 39 (1.57%) Blackberry
12 34 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
12 34 (1.36%) Private Cloud
13 28 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
14 24 (0.96%) Fat Client
14 24 (0.96%) Thin Client
15 21 (0.84%) CMDB
15 21 (0.84%) NHS
16 19 (0.76%) iPhone
16 19 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,905 (76.48%) Windows
2 1,100 (44.16%) Windows Server
3 639 (25.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 528 (21.20%) Windows 10
5 517 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 423 (16.98%) Linux
7 321 (12.89%) Windows 7
8 185 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 155 (6.22%) Unix
10 134 (5.38%) Windows 8
11 53 (2.13%) CentOS
12 52 (2.09%) Mac OS
13 51 (2.05%) Ubuntu
14 49 (1.97%) Android
14 49 (1.97%) Solaris
15 48 (1.93%) Apple iOS
15 48 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 41 (1.65%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.88%) Debian
18 19 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (28.02%) ITIL
2 506 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 378 (15.17%) Problem-Solving
4 206 (8.27%) Change Management
5 179 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 143 (5.74%) Patch Management
7 135 (5.42%) Mentoring
8 133 (5.34%) DevOps
9 132 (5.30%) Migration
10 130 (5.22%) Service Management
11 129 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (4.78%) Project Management
13 116 (4.66%) Information Security
14 115 (4.62%) Service Delivery
15 114 (4.58%) Project Delivery
16 101 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 98 (3.93%) Problem Management
17 98 (3.93%) Server Management
18 95 (3.81%) Incident Management
19 94 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 508 (20.39%) PowerShell
2 270 (10.84%) SQL
3 155 (6.22%) Python
4 83 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 70 (2.81%) C
6 44 (1.77%) Ruby
7 35 (1.41%) PHP
8 32 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 30 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 27 (1.08%) VBScript
11 21 (0.84%) VB
12 18 (0.72%) Perl
13 17 (0.68%) Java
14 9 (0.36%) Go
15 6 (0.24%) C++
16 5 (0.20%) C#
16 5 (0.20%) PHP 5
16 5 (0.20%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.12%) VBA
18 2 (0.080%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 437 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 392 (15.74%) Cisco Certification
3 274 (11.00%) CCNA
4 244 (9.80%) MCSE
5 235 (9.43%) Degree
6 216 (8.67%) MCSA
7 190 (7.63%) CCNP
8 127 (5.10%) Security Cleared
9 110 (4.42%) MCP
10 92 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 69 (2.77%) DBS Check
12 66 (2.65%) CCIE
13 60 (2.41%) SC Cleared
14 55 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
15 53 (2.13%) DV Cleared
16 43 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
17 42 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
18 39 (1.57%) CCDP
19 36 (1.45%) MCITP
19 36 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (10.60%) SLA
2 62 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 48 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.96%) GDPR
5 20 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 16 (0.64%) QA
7 10 (0.40%) COBIT
8 9 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.20%) PMO
11 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.12%) NCSC
11 3 (0.12%) NIST
12 2 (0.080%) DICOM
12 2 (0.080%) RMADS
13 1 (0.040%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.040%) BS7799
13 1 (0.040%) GxP
13 1 (0.040%) JTAG
13 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,857 (74.55%) Active Directory
2 739 (29.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 520 (20.88%) Hyper-V
4 231 (9.27%) XenApp
5 220 (8.83%) vSphere
6 218 (8.75%) XenDesktop
7 146 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
8 64 (2.57%) Firmware
9 63 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
10 60 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
11 52 (2.09%) Terminal Services
12 46 (1.85%) NFS
13 33 (1.32%) Docker
14 32 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
15 29 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 24 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
17 15 (0.60%) BitLocker
18 13 (0.52%) DFS Replication
19 12 (0.48%) Terminal Server
20 10 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 364 (14.61%) SCCM
2 169 (6.78%) WSUS
3 116 (4.66%) Ansible
4 100 (4.01%) SCOM
5 95 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
6 56 (2.25%) Puppet
7 46 (1.85%) Backup Exec
8 44 (1.77%) Terraform
9 43 (1.73%) vCenter Server
10 36 (1.45%) FortiGate
11 35 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 34 (1.36%) Kubernetes
12 34 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (1.24%) vRealize
14 30 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
15 27 (1.08%) Nessus
16 26 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
17 25 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 22 (0.88%) NetBackup
19 19 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,416 (56.84%) Microsoft
2 1,170 (46.97%) VMware
3 732 (29.39%) Cisco
4 532 (21.36%) Citrix
5 274 (11.00%) HP
6 165 (6.62%) Dell
7 161 (6.46%) Veeam
8 131 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 121 (4.86%) Symantec
10 115 (4.62%) Meraki
11 109 (4.38%) Palo Alto
12 104 (4.18%) CheckPoint
13 102 (4.09%) Juniper
14 89 (3.57%) F5
15 82 (3.29%) ServiceNow
16 69 (2.77%) Apple
16 69 (2.77%) EMC
17 66 (2.65%) Red Hat
17 66 (2.65%) Splunk
18 64 (2.57%) CommVault