Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 225 216
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +28
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,201 2,526 2,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.57% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 10.28% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,861 2,205 2,308
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,000 £63,075
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 21,334 24,569 27,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.22% 15.26% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16,792 20,092 22,844
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -20 769 £42,500 -5.56% 119
South East +20 479 £43,250 +33.08% 78
North of England -4 324 £35,000 +7.69% 77
East of England +42 270 £34,750 -4.79% 40
Midlands +53 244 £40,000 - 41
North West -5 169 £32,500 -13.91% 45
West Midlands +65 164 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Yorkshire +29 138 £37,500 +17.19% 32
South West -45 121 £32,500 -23.53% 28
East Midlands +14 80 £32,500 -9.72% 18
North East -16 17 £32,500 +8.33%
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 2,075 (94.28%) DNS
2 1,762 (80.05%) Windows
3 1,662 (75.51%) Active Directory
4 1,368 (62.15%) Microsoft
5 1,201 (54.57%) Windows Server
6 1,038 (47.16%) VMware
7 869 (39.48%) Office 365
8 843 (38.30%) TCP/IP
9 738 (33.53%) Firewall
10 721 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 671 (30.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 670 (30.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 623 (28.31%) Hyper-V
14 603 (27.40%) Cisco
15 581 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 579 (26.31%) MS Exchange
17 569 (25.85%) Windows 10
18 522 (23.72%) ITIL
19 503 (22.85%) Windows 7
20 496 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 483 (21.94%) PowerShell
22 481 (21.85%) Citrix
23 453 (20.58%) SCCM
24 448 (20.35%) WAN
25 442 (20.08%) LAN
26 438 (19.90%) VPN
27 423 (19.22%) Microsoft Office
28 410 (18.63%) Linux
29 360 (16.36%) Finance
30 356 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 579 (26.31%) MS Exchange
2 222 (10.09%) SharePoint
3 191 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (8.68%) IIS
4 145 (6.59%) Skype for Business
5 142 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 80 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 44 (2.00%) Apache
8 38 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
10 20 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.73%) IBM Notes
13 15 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.59%) CMS
15 12 (0.55%) Confluence
15 12 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 423 (19.22%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.091%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.091%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.091%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.045%) assyst
5 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.045%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 869 (39.48%) Office 365
2 581 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 254 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (3.77%) IaaS
5 70 (3.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 69 (3.13%) Mimecast
7 64 (2.91%) SaaS
8 50 (2.27%) PaaS
9 43 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 28 (1.27%) Amazon S3
12 28 (1.27%) G Suite
13 27 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 25 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
15 18 (0.82%) GitHub
16 17 (0.77%) OneDrive
17 14 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 13 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 2,075 (94.28%) DNS
2 843 (38.30%) TCP/IP
3 738 (33.53%) Firewall
4 448 (20.35%) WAN
5 442 (20.08%) LAN
6 438 (19.90%) VPN
7 316 (14.36%) SAN
8 294 (13.36%) VLAN
9 242 (11.00%) VoIP
10 193 (8.77%) Wireless
11 147 (6.68%) Internet
11 147 (6.68%) Network Security
12 145 (6.59%) MPLS
13 139 (6.32%) Skype
14 123 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
15 113 (5.13%) BGP
16 102 (4.63%) OSPF
17 93 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
18 85 (3.86%) NetScaler
18 85 (3.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 84 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
4 50 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 35 (1.59%) MySQL
7 32 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 26 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 17 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 16 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.64%) DB2
12 13 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.55%) Big Data
13 12 (0.55%) MariaDB
14 11 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.32%) MS Access
17 6 (0.27%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
18 5 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 37 (1.68%) JIRA
2 30 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 17 (0.77%) MSI
6 16 (0.73%) Subversion
7 13 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.27%) GDB
8 6 (0.27%) Valgrind
9 5 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.18%) Burp Suite
11 3 (0.14%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.14%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.091%) AdminStudio
12 2 (0.091%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.091%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.091%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.045%) AppScan
13 1 (0.045%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 360 (16.36%) Finance
2 118 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 96 (4.36%) Retail
4 54 (2.45%) Banking
5 44 (2.00%) Legal
6 36 (1.64%) Advertising
7 32 (1.45%) Law
8 31 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.14%) Marketing
10 20 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 18 (0.82%) Back Office
12 15 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.23%) Electronics
13 5 (0.23%) Games
14 4 (0.18%) Automotive
14 4 (0.18%) German Language
15 3 (0.14%) Local Government
15 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.14%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 421 (19.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 368 (16.72%) Support Engineer
3 364 (16.54%) Analyst
4 253 (11.49%) IT Support
5 227 (10.31%) IT Engineer
6 224 (10.18%) Support Analyst
7 196 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 188 (8.54%) Network Engineer
9 155 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 138 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
11 125 (5.68%) IT Support Engineer
12 113 (5.13%) Administrator
13 111 (5.04%) IT Analyst
14 110 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 108 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
16 104 (4.73%) Desktop Support
17 96 (4.36%) Windows Engineer
18 93 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
19 83 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 83 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.36%) LDAP
2 62 (2.82%) Web Services
3 47 (2.14%) 802.1X
4 26 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 19 (0.86%) XMPP
6 17 (0.77%) XML
7 16 (0.73%) WSH
7 16 (0.73%) YAML
8 15 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (0.64%) HTML
10 13 (0.59%) LAMP
11 12 (0.55%) .NET
11 12 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (0.50%) REST
12 11 (0.50%) SOAP
13 9 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (0.41%) ADSI
13 9 (0.41%) Spring
14 6 (0.27%) FreeSWITCH
15 4 (0.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 343 (15.58%) Data Centre
2 231 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
3 162 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
4 161 (7.31%) PKI
5 142 (6.45%) Clustering
6 85 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 71 (3.23%) Replication
8 49 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
9 40 (1.82%) Public Cloud
10 34 (1.54%) Driving Licence
11 33 (1.50%) iPhone
12 31 (1.41%) Fat Client
12 31 (1.41%) Thin Client
13 28 (1.27%) Smartphone
14 26 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (1.18%) NHS
15 22 (1.00%) Blackberry
15 22 (1.00%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.95%) Private Cloud
17 20 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,762 (80.05%) Windows
2 1,201 (54.57%) Windows Server
3 721 (32.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 671 (30.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 569 (25.85%) Windows 10
6 503 (22.85%) Windows 7
7 410 (18.63%) Linux
8 228 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 187 (8.50%) Windows 8
10 96 (4.36%) Unix
11 89 (4.04%) Mac OS X
12 53 (2.41%) Apple iOS
13 51 (2.32%) Windows XP
14 47 (2.14%) Android
15 46 (2.09%) CentOS
16 33 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (1.23%) Mac OS
18 23 (1.04%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.64%) Debian
20 13 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (23.72%) ITIL
2 496 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 248 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
4 191 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (8.63%) DevOps
6 158 (7.18%) Migration
7 155 (7.04%) Patch Management
8 136 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 134 (6.09%) ITIL V3
10 126 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 125 (5.68%) Service Delivery
12 120 (5.45%) Mentoring
13 116 (5.27%) Kalman Filter
14 115 (5.22%) High Availability
15 110 (5.00%) Project Management
16 103 (4.68%) Systems Engineering
17 102 (4.63%) Change Management
18 94 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
18 94 (4.27%) Scrum
18 94 (4.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 483 (21.94%) PowerShell
2 259 (11.77%) SQL
3 149 (6.77%) Python
4 79 (3.59%) Bash Shell
5 77 (3.50%) VBScript
6 63 (2.86%) Perl
7 56 (2.54%) Java
8 24 (1.09%) C
9 22 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (0.91%) PHP
11 18 (0.82%) C++
11 18 (0.82%) Ruby
11 18 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 16 (0.73%) C#
13 8 (0.36%) Go
14 7 (0.32%) VB
15 4 (0.18%) VBA
16 2 (0.091%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.091%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.091%) R
Qualifications
1 356 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 296 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
3 230 (10.45%) MCSE
4 201 (9.13%) CCNA
5 192 (8.72%) Degree
6 139 (6.32%) CCNP
7 137 (6.22%) MCSA
8 113 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 97 (4.41%) MCP
10 89 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
11 79 (3.59%) MCITP
12 74 (3.36%) Security Cleared
13 51 (2.32%) SC Cleared
14 38 (1.73%) CCIE
15 24 (1.09%) CCDP
16 23 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
17 22 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 21 (0.95%) DV Cleared
19 20 (0.91%) A+ Certification
19 20 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.82%) SLA
2 72 (3.27%) GDPR
3 58 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.73%) PMO
6 15 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.41%) QA
7 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.36%) GAMP
9 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.23%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.14%) COBIT
12 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.045%) ISO 15022
13 1 (0.045%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,662 (75.51%) Active Directory
2 670 (30.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 623 (28.31%) Hyper-V
4 190 (8.63%) XenApp
5 166 (7.54%) VMware ESXi
6 142 (6.45%) vSphere
7 96 (4.36%) XenDesktop
8 71 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
9 49 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
10 47 (2.14%) Terminal Server
11 46 (2.09%) XenServer
12 43 (1.95%) Docker
13 37 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 35 (1.59%) Terminal Services
15 29 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 26 (1.18%) DFS Replication
17 24 (1.09%) Firmware
17 24 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
18 19 (0.86%) VirtualBox
19 16 (0.73%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 453 (20.58%) SCCM
2 180 (8.18%) SCOM
3 110 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 97 (4.41%) WSUS
5 62 (2.82%) Puppet
6 57 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 53 (2.41%) vCenter Server
8 47 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 43 (1.95%) Ansible
10 40 (1.82%) Nagios
11 33 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
12 32 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
13 31 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
14 25 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
14 25 (1.14%) NetBackup
15 24 (1.09%) XenMobile
16 23 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
18 20 (0.91%) Kubernetes
19 17 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,368 (62.15%) Microsoft
2 1,038 (47.16%) VMware
3 603 (27.40%) Cisco
4 481 (21.85%) Citrix
5 264 (11.99%) HP
6 168 (7.63%) Dell
7 141 (6.41%) Veeam
8 126 (5.72%) Symantec
9 124 (5.63%) McAfee
10 119 (5.41%) SolarWinds
11 94 (4.27%) Apple
11 94 (4.27%) NetApp
12 80 (3.63%) Avaya
13 79 (3.59%) Palo Alto
14 73 (3.32%) Juniper
15 70 (3.18%) CheckPoint
15 70 (3.18%) IBM
16 67 (3.04%) Oracle
17 63 (2.86%) Google
18 62 (2.82%) Sophos