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

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 216 217
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +30
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,362 2,593 2,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.61% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 10.63% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,966 2,181 2,194
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £23,575
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,525
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,685
% change year-on-year - +3.40% +3.16%

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 21,063 24,395 25,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.79% 15.18% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,006 19,518 21,024
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,244 £26,133 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 May 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 May 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 -22 732 £41,500 -7.78% 20
South East +6 497 £40,000 +6.67% 20
North of England +40 421 £35,000 - 29
East of England +100 281 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Midlands +28 266 £42,500 +13.33% 5
North West +108 252 £33,500 - 19
West Midlands +61 195 £42,500 +18.06% 4
South West +22 159 £40,500 +1.25% 8
Yorkshire -23 152 £36,000 -3.36% 8
East Midlands -15 71 £40,000 - 1
North East +10 17 £59,233 +82.26% 2
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 2,240 (94.83%) DNS
2 1,909 (80.82%) Windows
3 1,802 (76.29%) Active Directory
4 1,371 (58.04%) Microsoft
5 1,248 (52.84%) Windows Server
6 1,218 (51.57%) VMware
7 1,011 (42.80%) Office 365
8 872 (36.92%) TCP/IP
9 833 (35.27%) Firewall
10 827 (35.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 755 (31.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 739 (31.29%) Cisco
13 726 (30.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 691 (29.25%) Hyper-V
15 651 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 627 (26.55%) ITIL
17 570 (24.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 565 (23.92%) PowerShell
19 563 (23.84%) MS Exchange
19 563 (23.84%) Citrix
20 509 (21.55%) VPN
21 482 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
22 468 (19.81%) WAN
22 468 (19.81%) Windows 10
23 461 (19.52%) LAN
24 426 (18.04%) SCCM
25 413 (17.49%) Windows 7
26 410 (17.36%) Linux
27 388 (16.43%) SQL Server
28 356 (15.07%) 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
1 563 (23.84%) MS Exchange
2 206 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 198 (8.38%) Skype for Business
4 195 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 189 (8.00%) IIS
6 168 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 50 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 42 (1.78%) Apache
10 27 (1.14%) Confluence
11 26 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
13 21 (0.89%) nginx
14 16 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.42%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.38%) SAS
17 8 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.30%) WordPress
19 6 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 482 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.042%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.042%) Maya
7 1 (0.042%) MODO
7 1 (0.042%) NUKE
7 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.21%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.085%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.042%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.042%) Magento
4 1 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.042%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.042%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,011 (42.80%) Office 365
2 755 (31.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 234 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 104 (4.40%) IaaS
6 76 (3.22%) SaaS
7 66 (2.79%) OneDrive
7 66 (2.79%) PaaS
8 41 (1.74%) Mimecast
9 34 (1.44%) Azure Stack
10 31 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
11 28 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 24 (1.02%) G Suite
13 23 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
14 21 (0.89%) GitHub
15 20 (0.85%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (0.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 11 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 10 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2,240 (94.83%) DNS
2 872 (36.92%) TCP/IP
3 833 (35.27%) Firewall
4 509 (21.55%) VPN
5 468 (19.81%) WAN
6 461 (19.52%) LAN
7 345 (14.61%) VLAN
8 321 (13.59%) SAN
9 273 (11.56%) VoIP
10 221 (9.36%) Wireless
11 212 (8.98%) Skype
12 181 (7.66%) MPLS
13 144 (6.10%) Network Security
14 132 (5.59%) Internet
15 102 (4.32%) BGP
16 99 (4.19%) SSL
17 97 (4.11%) NetScaler
18 96 (4.06%) SNMP
19 95 (4.02%) Cisco ASA
19 95 (4.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 34 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (1.14%) MySQL
6 25 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 21 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (0.80%) DB2
11 18 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 18 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 17 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.42%) Redis
15 9 (0.38%) MS Access
16 8 (0.34%) Big Data
17 6 (0.25%) RDBMS
18 5 (0.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 54 (2.29%) JIRA
2 40 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 29 (1.23%) TestRail
4 29 (1.23%) Zephyr
5 27 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (0.47%) Mercurial
9 10 (0.42%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (0.30%) Subversion
11 5 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.17%) Burp Suite
12 4 (0.17%) MSI
13 3 (0.13%) AppScan
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.13%) Paros
13 3 (0.13%) WebScarab
14 2 (0.085%) InstallShield
General
1 298 (12.62%) Finance
2 98 (4.15%) Retail
3 89 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 72 (3.05%) Law
5 58 (2.46%) Legal
6 54 (2.29%) Banking
7 28 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 23 (0.97%) Advertising
9 16 (0.68%) Marketing
10 7 (0.30%) Back Office
10 7 (0.30%) Electronics
11 5 (0.21%) Automotive
11 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.21%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.17%) Games
12 4 (0.17%) Military
13 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.13%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.13%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.085%) German Language
Job Titles
1 465 (19.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 354 (14.99%) Analyst
3 332 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 261 (11.05%) IT Engineer
5 257 (10.88%) IT Support
6 188 (7.96%) Support Analyst
7 181 (7.66%) Network Engineer
8 179 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 135 (5.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 133 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
11 123 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 123 (5.21%) IT Analyst
12 115 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
13 113 (4.78%) Administrator
14 110 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
15 106 (4.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 102 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
17 91 (3.85%) Desktop Support
18 87 (3.68%) Windows Engineer
19 80 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (3.43%) LDAP
2 41 (1.74%) 802.1X
3 32 (1.35%) Web Services
4 30 (1.27%) Software Packaging
5 21 (0.89%) XML
5 21 (0.89%) XMPP
6 19 (0.80%) .NET
7 17 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
8 16 (0.68%) WSH
9 12 (0.51%) HTML
10 11 (0.47%) JSON
11 10 (0.42%) LAMP
11 10 (0.42%) REST
11 10 (0.42%) SOAP
12 9 (0.38%) CGI
13 8 (0.34%) Apache Flex
14 6 (0.25%) ADSI
14 6 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
14 6 (0.25%) WAP
15 5 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 225 (9.53%) Data Centre
2 216 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
4 141 (5.97%) Clustering
5 112 (4.74%) PKI
6 96 (4.06%) Management Information System
7 90 (3.81%) Replication
8 72 (3.05%) Driving Licence
9 58 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
10 46 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
11 45 (1.91%) Public Cloud
12 44 (1.86%) iPhone
13 43 (1.82%) Smartphone
14 36 (1.52%) Fat Client
14 36 (1.52%) Thin Client
15 35 (1.48%) iPad
16 31 (1.31%) CMDB
17 26 (1.10%) e-Learning
18 23 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
19 18 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,909 (80.82%) Windows
2 1,248 (52.84%) Windows Server
3 726 (30.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 651 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 468 (19.81%) Windows 10
6 413 (17.49%) Windows 7
7 410 (17.36%) Linux
8 192 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 158 (6.69%) Windows 8
10 106 (4.49%) Unix
11 62 (2.62%) Apple iOS
12 60 (2.54%) Mac OS
13 54 (2.29%) CentOS
14 52 (2.20%) Windows XP
15 51 (2.16%) Mac OS X
16 37 (1.57%) Android
16 37 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (1.19%) Ubuntu
18 23 (0.97%) Solaris
19 20 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (26.55%) ITIL
2 570 (24.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 281 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
4 268 (11.35%) Migration
5 191 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
6 188 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 153 (6.48%) Project Management
8 144 (6.10%) Change Management
9 143 (6.05%) DevOps
10 140 (5.93%) Service Management
11 131 (5.55%) High Availability
12 130 (5.50%) Mentoring
13 127 (5.38%) Patch Management
14 124 (5.25%) Problem Management
14 124 (5.25%) Service Delivery
15 121 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 107 (4.53%) Line Management
17 100 (4.23%) ITIL V3
18 96 (4.06%) Incident Management
19 91 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 565 (23.92%) PowerShell
2 323 (13.67%) SQL
3 154 (6.52%) Python
4 74 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 60 (2.54%) VBScript
6 50 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 50 (2.12%) PHP
7 42 (1.78%) Perl
8 38 (1.61%) Java
9 25 (1.06%) Ruby
9 25 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 22 (0.93%) C
11 19 (0.80%) C#
12 16 (0.68%) C++
13 15 (0.64%) VB
14 13 (0.55%) VBA
15 11 (0.47%) PHP 5
15 11 (0.47%) PHP 7
16 9 (0.38%) Go
17 3 (0.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 356 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 303 (12.83%) Cisco Certification
3 247 (10.46%) Degree
4 231 (9.78%) MCSE
5 206 (8.72%) CCNA
6 174 (7.37%) MCSA
7 148 (6.27%) CCNP
8 130 (5.50%) MCP
9 118 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 93 (3.94%) Security Cleared
11 87 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
12 70 (2.96%) MCITP
13 54 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
14 44 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
15 42 (1.78%) SC Cleared
16 41 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 39 (1.65%) DBS Check
18 37 (1.57%) CCIE
19 34 (1.44%) DV Cleared
20 29 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (9.02%) SLA
2 101 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (2.58%) GDPR
4 40 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 29 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 17 (0.72%) QA
8 14 (0.59%) COBIT
9 11 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.42%) GAMP
11 9 (0.38%) PMO
12 8 (0.34%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.085%) Solvency II
17 1 (0.042%) ISO 15022
17 1 (0.042%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,802 (76.29%) Active Directory
2 827 (35.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 691 (29.25%) Hyper-V
4 224 (9.48%) XenApp
5 201 (8.51%) vSphere
6 182 (7.71%) VMware ESXi
7 144 (6.10%) XenDesktop
8 77 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
9 70 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 61 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
11 58 (2.46%) Terminal Server
12 42 (1.78%) Terminal Services
13 41 (1.74%) Docker
14 33 (1.40%) Firmware
15 28 (1.19%) DFS Replication
16 27 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
17 26 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 20 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 18 (0.76%) NFS
20 17 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 426 (18.04%) SCCM
2 156 (6.60%) WSUS
3 129 (5.46%) SCOM
4 81 (3.43%) Backup Exec
5 74 (3.13%) Ansible
6 50 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 50 (2.12%) Puppet
7 49 (2.07%) vCenter Server
8 46 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 41 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
10 39 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 38 (1.61%) SCOrch
12 37 (1.57%) Nagios
13 36 (1.52%) Terraform
14 29 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
14 29 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
15 28 (1.19%) Kubernetes
15 28 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
16 25 (1.06%) Kibana
17 21 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,371 (58.04%) Microsoft
2 1,218 (51.57%) VMware
3 739 (31.29%) Cisco
4 563 (23.84%) Citrix
5 276 (11.69%) HP
6 234 (9.91%) Dell
7 145 (6.14%) Veeam
8 122 (5.17%) Symantec
9 110 (4.66%) Apple
10 87 (3.68%) Avaya
10 87 (3.68%) NetApp
11 85 (3.60%) McAfee
11 85 (3.60%) Meraki
12 77 (3.26%) Oracle
12 77 (3.26%) Palo Alto
13 74 (3.13%) Juniper
14 73 (3.09%) IBM
15 63 (2.67%) Red Hat
16 60 (2.54%) CheckPoint
16 60 (2.54%) EMC