Period
to 19 September 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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 222 212
Rank change year-on-year +46 -10 +15
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,632 2,491 2,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.59% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.72% 10.59% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,161 2,150 2,467
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,530 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.33%

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 20,687 23,523 26,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.85% 15.06% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,752 18,793 21,774
England median annual salary £45,986 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.19% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 September 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 September 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 +31 917 £42,500 - 137
South East +31 535 £36,000 -4.00% 157
North of England +53 470 £37,500 +4.17% 119
North West +89 288 £37,500 +10.29% 68
Midlands +38 281 £32,500 -7.14% 56
East of England +64 228 £40,000 +6.67% 47
West Midlands +64 211 £33,500 -4.29% 35
South West +69 195 £42,500 +27.82% 52
Yorkshire -5 172 £37,500 - 43
East Midlands -28 70 £30,000 -7.69% 21
North East +24 10 £43,458 +58.03% 8
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2,494 (94.76%) DNS
2 2,051 (77.93%) Windows
3 2,007 (76.25%) Active Directory
4 1,478 (56.16%) Microsoft
5 1,333 (50.65%) VMware
6 1,268 (48.18%) Windows Server
7 1,200 (45.59%) Office 365
8 1,084 (41.19%) TCP/IP
9 952 (36.17%) Firewall
10 848 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 823 (31.27%) Azure
12 816 (31.00%) Cisco
13 801 (30.43%) ITIL
14 723 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 693 (26.33%) MS Exchange
16 646 (24.54%) Hyper-V
17 626 (23.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 621 (23.59%) PowerShell
19 604 (22.95%) Citrix
20 593 (22.53%) WAN
21 592 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
22 559 (21.24%) VPN
23 558 (21.20%) LAN
24 508 (19.30%) Windows 10
25 456 (17.33%) Linux
26 438 (16.64%) SCCM
27 432 (16.41%) Microsoft Office
27 432 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
28 409 (15.54%) Cisco Certification
29 377 (14.32%) Finance

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
1 693 (26.33%) MS Exchange
2 275 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 266 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 260 (9.88%) SharePoint
5 212 (8.05%) Skype for Business
6 194 (7.37%) IIS
7 74 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 59 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 44 (1.67%) Apache
10 43 (1.63%) Confluence
11 35 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (0.95%) nginx
13 22 (0.84%) SAS
14 15 (0.57%) CMS
14 15 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.38%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.30%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 432 (16.41%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
6 6 (0.23%) Maya
6 6 (0.23%) MODO
6 6 (0.23%) NUKE
7 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.038%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.038%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 7 (0.27%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.15%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 3 (0.11%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.038%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.038%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.038%) Magento
6 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.038%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.038%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.038%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,200 (45.59%) Office 365
2 823 (31.27%) Azure
3 297 (11.28%) AWS
4 147 (5.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 104 (3.95%) OneDrive
6 99 (3.76%) SaaS
7 85 (3.23%) IaaS
8 55 (2.09%) Mimecast
9 47 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (1.79%) G Suite
10 43 (1.63%) Azure Stack
11 35 (1.33%) PaaS
12 29 (1.10%) Amazon S3
13 24 (0.91%) GCP
14 23 (0.87%) GitHub
15 22 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
16 20 (0.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 16 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2,494 (94.76%) DNS
2 1,084 (41.19%) TCP/IP
3 952 (36.17%) Firewall
4 593 (22.53%) WAN
5 559 (21.24%) VPN
6 558 (21.20%) LAN
7 359 (13.64%) SAN
8 330 (12.54%) VLAN
9 280 (10.64%) Wireless
10 262 (9.95%) Skype
11 238 (9.04%) VoIP
12 179 (6.80%) MPLS
13 174 (6.61%) Network Security
14 150 (5.70%) Internet
15 123 (4.67%) NetScaler
16 120 (4.56%) BGP
17 118 (4.48%) NAS
17 118 (4.48%) OSPF
18 116 (4.41%) iSCSI
19 115 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 61 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 24 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (0.80%) MySQL
8 18 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (0.65%) Big Data
10 12 (0.46%) Redis
11 11 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.38%) Power BI
13 8 (0.30%) MS Access
13 8 (0.30%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.23%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (2.85%) JIRA
2 50 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 44 (1.67%) TestRail
4 43 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 41 (1.56%) Zephyr
6 28 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 28 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.49%) Subversion
8 13 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.46%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.38%) GitLab
11 8 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.23%) Terragrunt
14 3 (0.11%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.11%) InstallShield
14 3 (0.11%) MSI
14 3 (0.11%) Robot Framework
General
1 377 (14.32%) Finance
2 138 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 127 (4.83%) Retail
4 85 (3.23%) Law
5 76 (2.89%) Public Sector
6 66 (2.51%) Legal
7 62 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.44%) Banking
9 33 (1.25%) Marketing
10 23 (0.87%) Electronics
11 17 (0.65%) Advertising
12 13 (0.49%) Automotive
12 13 (0.49%) Back Office
13 12 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.42%) Publishing
15 10 (0.38%) Games
15 10 (0.38%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.34%) French Language
16 9 (0.34%) German Language
17 8 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 508 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 384 (14.59%) Support Engineer
3 343 (13.03%) Analyst
4 294 (11.17%) IT Engineer
5 272 (10.33%) IT Support
6 221 (8.40%) Network Engineer
7 176 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 161 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 153 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 150 (5.70%) IT Support Engineer
11 141 (5.36%) Administrator
12 135 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
13 132 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
14 124 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
15 106 (4.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 106 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 100 (3.80%) IT Analyst
17 95 (3.61%) Windows Engineer
18 92 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 84 (3.19%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.15%) LDAP
2 56 (2.13%) Web Services
3 36 (1.37%) 802.1X
4 23 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
5 18 (0.68%) .NET
6 14 (0.53%) Kafka
7 13 (0.49%) Software Packaging
8 9 (0.34%) XML
9 8 (0.30%) MAPI
10 7 (0.27%) CGI
10 7 (0.27%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.23%) Middleware
12 5 (0.19%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.19%) COM
12 5 (0.19%) HTML
13 4 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
13 4 (0.15%) Yocto
14 3 (0.11%) LAMP
14 3 (0.11%) SAML
14 3 (0.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 205 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 198 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
4 136 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 114 (4.33%) Clustering
6 105 (3.99%) Replication
7 92 (3.50%) PKI
8 65 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 59 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 59 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
10 33 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 33 (1.25%) iPhone
10 33 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 31 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
12 28 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
13 26 (0.99%) CMDB
13 26 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 25 (0.95%) Blackberry
15 22 (0.84%) Smartphone
16 20 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2,051 (77.93%) Windows
2 1,268 (48.18%) Windows Server
3 723 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 592 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 508 (19.30%) Windows 10
6 456 (17.33%) Linux
7 360 (13.68%) Windows 7
8 225 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 164 (6.23%) Unix
10 156 (5.93%) Windows 8
11 84 (3.19%) Mac OS
12 56 (2.13%) CentOS
13 49 (1.86%) Apple iOS
14 48 (1.82%) Android
14 48 (1.82%) Ubuntu
15 42 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (1.52%) Solaris
17 39 (1.48%) Mac OS X
18 34 (1.29%) Windows XP
19 24 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 801 (30.43%) ITIL
2 626 (23.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 367 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
4 221 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 193 (7.33%) Migration
6 190 (7.22%) Change Management
7 156 (5.93%) DevOps
8 147 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
9 144 (5.47%) Service Management
10 143 (5.43%) Project Management
11 142 (5.40%) Patch Management
11 142 (5.40%) Project Delivery
12 133 (5.05%) Mentoring
13 124 (4.71%) Incident Management
14 121 (4.60%) High Availability
15 119 (4.52%) Service Delivery
16 114 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 109 (4.14%) Problem Management
18 105 (3.99%) Information Security
19 104 (3.95%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 621 (23.59%) PowerShell
2 325 (12.35%) SQL
3 169 (6.42%) Python
4 84 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 68 (2.58%) PHP
6 60 (2.28%) C
7 55 (2.09%) JavaScript
8 43 (1.63%) VBScript
9 41 (1.56%) Ruby
10 39 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 19 (0.72%) Perl
11 19 (0.72%) VB
12 15 (0.57%) Java
13 12 (0.46%) PHP 5
13 12 (0.46%) PHP 7
14 11 (0.42%) Go
15 10 (0.38%) C#
16 9 (0.34%) C++
17 6 (0.23%) VBA
18 3 (0.11%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 432 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 409 (15.54%) Cisco Certification
3 289 (10.98%) CCNA
4 254 (9.65%) Degree
5 247 (9.38%) MCSE
6 219 (8.32%) MCSA
7 190 (7.22%) CCNP
8 136 (5.17%) MCP
9 130 (4.94%) Security Cleared
10 106 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 81 (3.08%) DBS Check
12 75 (2.85%) Citrix Certification
13 62 (2.36%) DV Cleared
14 59 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
15 57 (2.17%) CCIE
16 56 (2.13%) SC Cleared
17 53 (2.01%) MCITP
18 49 (1.86%) CCA
19 44 (1.67%) RHCE
20 39 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (9.16%) SLA
2 87 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 43 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 37 (1.41%) GDPR
6 19 (0.72%) QA
7 15 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.46%) COBIT
8 12 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.30%) ISO 22301
9 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (0.30%) PMO
10 6 (0.23%) NIST
11 2 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.076%) DICOM
11 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.038%) BS7799
12 1 (0.038%) GxP
12 1 (0.038%) RMADS
12 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2,007 (76.25%) Active Directory
2 848 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 646 (24.54%) Hyper-V
4 255 (9.69%) vSphere
5 253 (9.61%) XenApp
6 220 (8.36%) XenDesktop
7 173 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (3.12%) Virtual Servers
9 72 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
10 69 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 51 (1.94%) Firmware
12 49 (1.86%) Terminal Services
13 33 (1.25%) Docker
13 33 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 29 (1.10%) NFS
15 26 (0.99%) DFS Replication
16 25 (0.95%) Terminal Server
17 21 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
18 14 (0.53%) BitLocker
18 14 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 438 (16.64%) SCCM
2 187 (7.10%) WSUS
3 135 (5.13%) SCOM
4 119 (4.52%) Ansible
5 85 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 63 (2.39%) Backup Exec
7 60 (2.28%) Puppet
8 50 (1.90%) Terraform
8 50 (1.90%) vCenter Server
9 47 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 43 (1.63%) FortiGate
10 43 (1.63%) SCOrch
11 40 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 34 (1.29%) Kibana
13 34 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
14 33 (1.25%) Nagios
15 31 (1.18%) Kubernetes
16 27 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
16 27 (1.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,478 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 1,333 (50.65%) VMware
3 816 (31.00%) Cisco
4 604 (22.95%) Citrix
5 325 (12.35%) HP
6 234 (8.89%) Dell
7 194 (7.37%) Veeam
8 131 (4.98%) Meraki
9 127 (4.83%) Symantec
10 98 (3.72%) Palo Alto
11 93 (3.53%) Juniper
12 91 (3.46%) SolarWinds
13 86 (3.27%) CheckPoint
14 82 (3.12%) NetApp
14 82 (3.12%) Splunk
15 77 (2.93%) Apple
16 72 (2.74%) F5
17 71 (2.70%) Avaya
18 68 (2.58%) Red Hat
19 65 (2.47%) McAfee