Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 208 238
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 -51
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,561 2,713 2,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.62% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.22% 9.56% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,237 2,332 2,427
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,700 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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 25,048 28,392 32,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.45% 16.91% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,434 23,215 27,080
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +29 1,000 £45,000 +6.51% 137
South East -27 511 £32,500 -23.53% 82
North of England -21 401 £32,500 -7.14% 90
North West -12 230 £37,750 +2.03% 39
East of England +42 229 £36,000 -15.29% 31
South West +41 227 £42,500 +21.43% 25
Midlands -63 210 £39,500 -1.25% 47
Yorkshire -19 132 £31,500 -8.70% 37
West Midlands -84 116 £40,000 +6.67% 29
East Midlands +7 94 £36,000 -15.29% 17
North East -15 42 £30,000 - 14
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 2,483 (96.95%) DNS
2 1,884 (73.57%) Windows
3 1,755 (68.53%) Active Directory
4 1,233 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 1,201 (46.90%) Windows Server
6 1,109 (43.30%) VMware
7 1,099 (42.91%) TCP/IP
8 1,010 (39.44%) Firewall
9 838 (32.72%) Cisco
10 765 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 722 (28.19%) Office 365
12 716 (27.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 684 (26.71%) WAN
14 669 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 663 (25.89%) LAN
16 655 (25.58%) MS Exchange
17 580 (22.65%) ITIL
18 575 (22.45%) VPN
19 516 (20.15%) Linux
20 513 (20.03%) Hyper-V
21 508 (19.84%) Windows 7
22 492 (19.21%) Citrix
23 443 (17.30%) PowerShell
24 436 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
25 428 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
26 420 (16.40%) SAN
27 391 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
28 384 (14.99%) Microsoft Certification
29 373 (14.56%) Windows 10
30 369 (14.41%) SCCM

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 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 255 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 226 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 177 (6.91%) IIS
5 175 (6.83%) Skype for Business
6 171 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 108 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 75 (2.93%) Apache
9 65 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 39 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 34 (1.33%) OpenStack
13 29 (1.13%) Confluence
14 19 (0.74%) CMS
15 16 (0.62%) nginx
16 10 (0.39%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.31%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
18 7 (0.27%) WebLogic
19 5 (0.20%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 391 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.039%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.039%) Maya
6 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.039%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 14 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.20%) Eikon
4 4 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.078%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.078%) Relativity
5 2 (0.078%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.078%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.078%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.078%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.039%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.039%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 722 (28.19%) Office 365
2 428 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 271 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 72 (2.81%) IaaS
6 71 (2.77%) SaaS
7 52 (2.03%) PaaS
8 46 (1.80%) G Suite
9 34 (1.33%) Amazon S3
9 34 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 32 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.90%) Mimecast
14 15 (0.59%) OneDrive
15 9 (0.35%) Akamai
15 9 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
17 7 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2,483 (96.95%) DNS
2 1,099 (42.91%) TCP/IP
3 1,010 (39.44%) Firewall
4 684 (26.71%) WAN
5 663 (25.89%) LAN
6 575 (22.45%) VPN
7 420 (16.40%) SAN
8 334 (13.04%) VLAN
9 297 (11.60%) VoIP
10 247 (9.64%) MPLS
11 225 (8.79%) Wireless
12 211 (8.24%) OSPF
13 206 (8.04%) BGP
14 172 (6.72%) Network Security
15 159 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
16 146 (5.70%) HTTP
17 141 (5.51%) IPsec
18 137 (5.35%) Internet
19 133 (5.19%) FTP
19 133 (5.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 65 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (2.23%) MySQL
4 40 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
6 35 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.35%) Redis
13 8 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.27%) Big Data
14 7 (0.27%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.16%) IDOL
16 4 (0.16%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 58 (2.26%) JIRA
3 37 (1.44%) MSI
4 23 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 23 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.39%) Subversion
9 6 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.16%) Selenium
10 4 (0.16%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.12%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.12%) Burp Suite
11 3 (0.12%) GitLab
11 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.12%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
12 2 (0.078%) GoCD
General
1 353 (13.78%) Finance
2 117 (4.57%) Retail
3 87 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 75 (2.93%) Banking
5 66 (2.58%) Legal
6 61 (2.38%) Law
7 48 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 24 (0.94%) Games
8 24 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 21 (0.82%) Back Office
9 21 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.78%) Advertising
11 16 (0.62%) Marketing
12 15 (0.59%) Publishing
13 13 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.47%) Electronics
14 12 (0.47%) Front Office
15 10 (0.39%) Dutch Language
16 9 (0.35%) Military
17 8 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 472 (18.43%) Support Engineer
2 451 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 360 (14.06%) Analyst
3 360 (14.06%) Network Engineer
4 276 (10.78%) IT Support
5 252 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 215 (8.40%) Support Analyst
7 210 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 200 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 199 (7.77%) IT Engineer
10 186 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
11 155 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 153 (5.97%) Administrator
13 145 (5.66%) Desktop Support
14 124 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
15 119 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
16 110 (4.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 104 (4.06%) Senior Network Engineer
18 99 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
19 98 (3.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (3.63%) Web Services
2 47 (1.84%) 802.1X
3 43 (1.68%) Software Packaging
4 41 (1.60%) .NET
5 24 (0.94%) HTML
6 23 (0.90%) CSS
7 18 (0.70%) WAP
8 15 (0.59%) Middleware
9 11 (0.43%) XML
10 9 (0.35%) POSIX
10 9 (0.35%) WSH
11 7 (0.27%) J2EE
12 6 (0.23%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.23%) EJB
13 5 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.20%) LAMP
14 4 (0.16%) CGI
14 4 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (0.16%) XMPP
15 3 (0.12%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 342 (13.35%) Data Centre
2 231 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 115 (4.49%) Clustering
5 102 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 77 (3.01%) PKI
7 71 (2.77%) Driving Licence
7 71 (2.77%) Replication
8 54 (2.11%) Fat Client
8 54 (2.11%) Thin Client
9 51 (1.99%) Blackberry
10 47 (1.84%) Public Cloud
11 39 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
12 36 (1.41%) User Experience
13 30 (1.17%) CESG
14 29 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 27 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 26 (1.02%) Hedge funds
17 23 (0.90%) iPhone
18 22 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1,884 (73.57%) Windows
2 1,201 (46.90%) Windows Server
3 716 (27.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 669 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 516 (20.15%) Linux
6 508 (19.84%) Windows 7
7 373 (14.56%) Windows 10
8 235 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 201 (7.85%) Windows 8
10 114 (4.45%) Unix
11 102 (3.98%) Windows XP
12 94 (3.67%) CentOS
13 79 (3.08%) Mac OS X
14 73 (2.85%) Ubuntu
15 55 (2.15%) Android
16 49 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (1.60%) Apple iOS
18 26 (1.02%) Debian
19 25 (0.98%) Mac OS
20 23 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (22.65%) ITIL
2 221 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 166 (6.48%) Patch Management
4 159 (6.21%) DevOps
5 155 (6.05%) Kalman Filter
6 143 (5.58%) Mentoring
7 124 (4.84%) Load Balancing
8 112 (4.37%) Project Management
9 106 (4.14%) Change Management
10 97 (3.79%) Migration
11 95 (3.71%) Time Management
12 93 (3.63%) Network Management
13 91 (3.55%) Service Management
14 90 (3.51%) High Availability
15 89 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
15 89 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
16 86 (3.36%) SIEM
17 84 (3.28%) Asset Management
18 82 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
19 77 (3.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 443 (17.30%) PowerShell
2 274 (10.70%) SQL
3 180 (7.03%) Python
4 128 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 89 (3.48%) Perl
6 57 (2.23%) Java
7 43 (1.68%) C
8 42 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 41 (1.60%) VBScript
10 26 (1.02%) C++
11 23 (0.90%) JavaScript
12 21 (0.82%) C#
12 21 (0.82%) PHP
13 14 (0.55%) VB
14 11 (0.43%) Ruby
15 10 (0.39%) Assembly Language
16 9 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 5 (0.20%) Tcl
19 3 (0.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 436 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 384 (14.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 310 (12.10%) CCNA
4 294 (11.48%) Degree
5 287 (11.21%) MCSE
6 247 (9.64%) CCNP
7 169 (6.60%) MCSA
8 134 (5.23%) Security Cleared
9 116 (4.53%) SC Cleared
10 101 (3.94%) MCP
11 90 (3.51%) MCITP
12 75 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
13 73 (2.85%) DV Cleared
14 62 (2.42%) CISSP
14 62 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 50 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (1.68%) CCIE
17 40 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 35 (1.37%) A+ Certification
19 34 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.21%) SLA
2 89 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 70 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.90%) HIPAA
5 18 (0.70%) PMO
5 18 (0.70%) QA
6 17 (0.66%) GDPR
7 12 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.12%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.078%) COBIT
12 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.078%) RMADS
12 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.039%) GCP
13 1 (0.039%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.039%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,755 (68.53%) Active Directory
2 765 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 513 (20.03%) Hyper-V
4 255 (9.96%) vSphere
5 195 (7.61%) XenApp
6 164 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
7 88 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
8 85 (3.32%) Terminal Services
8 85 (3.32%) XenDesktop
9 81 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
10 74 (2.89%) Docker
11 54 (2.11%) XenServer
12 49 (1.91%) NFS
13 48 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
14 37 (1.44%) Samba
15 33 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 32 (1.25%) VMware NSX
16 32 (1.25%) Xen
17 21 (0.82%) DFS Replication
17 21 (0.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 369 (14.41%) SCCM
2 187 (7.30%) Puppet
3 135 (5.27%) WSUS
4 134 (5.23%) SCOM
5 113 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (4.30%) Backup Exec
7 82 (3.20%) Ansible
8 73 (2.85%) vCenter Server
9 51 (1.99%) Nagios
10 43 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 38 (1.48%) Terraform
12 35 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 30 (1.17%) Kubernetes
13 30 (1.17%) XenMobile
14 27 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
14 27 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 26 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 24 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
16 24 (0.94%) NetBackup
17 23 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,233 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 1,109 (43.30%) VMware
3 838 (32.72%) Cisco
4 492 (19.21%) Citrix
5 299 (11.68%) HP
6 184 (7.18%) Veeam
7 167 (6.52%) Juniper
8 166 (6.48%) Dell
9 151 (5.90%) CheckPoint
10 126 (4.92%) NetApp
11 117 (4.57%) F5
12 106 (4.14%) Palo Alto
13 94 (3.67%) Red Hat
13 94 (3.67%) Symantec
14 90 (3.51%) Sophos
15 88 (3.44%) SolarWinds
16 73 (2.85%) Google
17 72 (2.81%) EMC
18 70 (2.73%) Bloomberg
18 70 (2.73%) Oracle