Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 174 223
Rank change year-on-year -33 +49 -5
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 714 2,527 2,444
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.59% 2.00% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 12.80% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 641 2,122 2,131
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.80%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -5.06%

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 6,881 19,740 22,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.35% 15.64% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,533 15,366 18,229
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DHCP in England.

Salary trend for DHCP in England

DHCP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DHCP in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 -40 231 £60,000 +33.33% 31
North of England +25 165 £37,000 -1.33% 52
South East +5 158 £32,500 -7.14% 36
North West +14 92 £41,000 +9.33% 21
Midlands +5 88 £37,500 +15.38% 24
Yorkshire +40 62 £32,500 -13.33% 25
West Midlands -2 56 £40,000 +23.08% 20
South West +9 39 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East Midlands +56 32 £37,500 +25.00% 4
East of England +20 27 £31,250 -21.88% 16
North East +28 11 £40,500 -29.88% 6
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 700 (98.04%) DNS
2 540 (75.63%) Active Directory
3 535 (74.93%) Windows
4 478 (66.95%) Microsoft
5 403 (56.44%) VMware
6 325 (45.52%) Windows Server
7 305 (42.72%) Office 365
8 270 (37.82%) Firewall
9 261 (36.55%) TCP/IP
9 261 (36.55%) Azure
10 258 (36.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 218 (30.53%) Cisco
12 202 (28.29%) WAN
13 186 (26.05%) PowerShell
14 184 (25.77%) LAN
14 184 (25.77%) ITIL
15 181 (25.35%) Hyper-V
16 163 (22.83%) Citrix
17 159 (22.27%) SAN
18 148 (20.73%) VPN
19 147 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
20 142 (19.89%) Data Centre
21 140 (19.61%) Linux
22 139 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
23 138 (19.33%) Windows 10
24 137 (19.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 134 (18.77%) Windows Server 2016
26 126 (17.65%) MS Exchange
27 110 (15.41%) vSphere
28 109 (15.27%) 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
1 126 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.70%) SharePoint
3 51 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 36 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (4.62%) IIS
6 28 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.56%) Confluence
7 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.42%) Apache
8 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 100 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 305 (42.72%) Office 365
2 261 (36.55%) Azure
3 88 (12.32%) AWS
4 86 (12.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (3.78%) IaaS
6 26 (3.64%) GCP
7 23 (3.22%) Route 53
7 23 (3.22%) Slack
8 14 (1.96%) Mimecast
9 12 (1.68%) PaaS
10 10 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.26%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.98%) SaaS
13 6 (0.84%) Power Platform
14 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
15 3 (0.42%) G Suite
16 2 (0.28%) Akamai
16 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 700 (98.04%) DNS
2 270 (37.82%) Firewall
3 261 (36.55%) TCP/IP
4 202 (28.29%) WAN
5 184 (25.77%) LAN
6 159 (22.27%) SAN
7 148 (20.73%) VPN
8 100 (14.01%) VoIP
9 97 (13.59%) VLAN
10 79 (11.06%) Wireless
11 75 (10.50%) Wi-Fi
12 59 (8.26%) BGP
13 58 (8.12%) OSPF
14 57 (7.98%) Network Security
15 55 (7.70%) Fibre Channel
15 55 (7.70%) MPLS
16 50 (7.00%) Skype
17 44 (6.16%) iSCSI
17 44 (6.16%) Remote Desktop
18 41 (5.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.26%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.70%) Power BI
5 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.42%) MySQL
8 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.28%) Tableau
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) Redis
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.12%) JIRA
4 6 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (0.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.28%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.28%) Maven
7 1 (0.14%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 75 (10.50%) Finance
2 30 (4.20%) Financial Institution
3 22 (3.08%) Law
4 21 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.82%) Banking
6 12 (1.68%) Legal
7 9 (1.26%) Public Sector
8 6 (0.84%) Games
8 6 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.70%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Retail
10 4 (0.56%) Housing Association
10 4 (0.56%) Military
11 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.42%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (15.41%) Support Engineer
2 106 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 100 (14.01%) Network Engineer
4 89 (12.46%) Analyst
5 81 (11.34%) IT Engineer
6 79 (11.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 57 (7.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 50 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
9 46 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 46 (6.44%) IT Support
10 41 (5.74%) Server Engineer
11 39 (5.46%) Senior Network Engineer
12 37 (5.18%) Windows Engineer
13 34 (4.76%) IT Analyst
14 31 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support
15 29 (4.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 28 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 27 (3.78%) Azure Engineer
18 26 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
19 24 (3.36%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.76%) LDAP
2 19 (2.66%) 802.1X
3 7 (0.98%) RESTful
4 6 (0.84%) Web Services
5 5 (0.70%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.56%) YAML
7 3 (0.42%) .NET
7 3 (0.42%) WSH
8 2 (0.28%) ADSI
8 2 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.28%) JSON
8 2 (0.28%) Kafka
8 2 (0.28%) SAML
8 2 (0.28%) Spine.js
9 1 (0.14%) FFmpeg
9 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.14%) Flash
9 1 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.14%) REST
9 1 (0.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 142 (19.89%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.44%) Clustering
3 44 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.78%) Driving Licence
5 27 (3.78%) Replication
6 20 (2.80%) PKI
7 16 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.96%) Fat Client
8 14 (1.96%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.82%) Reinsurance
10 11 (1.54%) CMDB
11 7 (0.98%) User Experience
12 6 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.84%) Xbox
13 5 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 535 (74.93%) Windows
2 325 (45.52%) Windows Server
3 147 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 140 (19.61%) Linux
5 139 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 138 (19.33%) Windows 10
7 134 (18.77%) Windows Server 2016
8 78 (10.92%) Windows 7
9 63 (8.82%) Windows Server 2019
10 39 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (5.04%) CentOS
12 34 (4.76%) Mac OS X
13 27 (3.78%) Unix
13 27 (3.78%) Windows 8
14 17 (2.38%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
16 11 (1.54%) Debian
16 11 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (1.12%) Android
18 6 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (25.77%) ITIL
2 137 (19.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 82 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 71 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (7.00%) Change Management
6 48 (6.72%) Migration
6 48 (6.72%) Patch Management
7 45 (6.30%) Information Security
8 44 (6.16%) Identity Management
9 41 (5.74%) Project Delivery
10 39 (5.46%) DevOps
11 37 (5.18%) Server Management
12 36 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
12 36 (5.04%) Problem Management
13 33 (4.62%) ITIL V3
14 32 (4.48%) Project Management
15 28 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
16 25 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (3.50%) High Availability
16 25 (3.50%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 186 (26.05%) PowerShell
2 81 (11.34%) SQL
3 50 (7.00%) Python
4 23 (3.22%) Bash Shell
5 16 (2.24%) C
5 16 (2.24%) VBScript
6 15 (2.10%) VB
7 10 (1.40%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.12%) Java
9 6 (0.84%) Ruby
10 5 (0.70%) Perl
10 5 (0.70%) VBA
11 2 (0.28%) C++
11 2 (0.28%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.14%) C#
12 1 (0.14%) Go
12 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (10.22%) Security Cleared
4 71 (9.94%) MCSA
5 63 (8.82%) CCNA
5 63 (8.82%) MCSE
6 43 (6.02%) SC Cleared
7 36 (5.04%) DV Cleared
8 35 (4.90%) Server+ Certification
9 34 (4.76%) CCNP
10 30 (4.20%) Degree
11 27 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (3.08%) MCP
13 19 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (1.96%) CCSA
15 10 (1.40%) Check Point Certification
16 9 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.98%) CISM
17 7 (0.98%) SSCP
18 6 (0.84%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.28%) SLA
2 19 (2.66%) GDPR
3 16 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.12%) NIST
6 3 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 540 (75.63%) Active Directory
2 258 (36.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (25.35%) Hyper-V
4 110 (15.41%) vSphere
5 66 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (6.16%) Virtual Servers
7 36 (5.04%) XenApp
8 27 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 18 (2.52%) VMware Server
10 18 (2.52%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 11 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (1.54%) VMware NSX
13 9 (1.26%) DFS Replication
13 9 (1.26%) Firmware
14 8 (1.12%) NFS
15 6 (0.84%) KVM
15 6 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 109 (15.27%) SCCM
2 70 (9.80%) WSUS
3 42 (5.88%) Ansible
3 42 (5.88%) Puppet
4 35 (4.90%) SCOM
5 25 (3.50%) Nagios
5 25 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (2.66%) SCVMM
8 18 (2.52%) Backup Exec
9 15 (2.10%) vCenter Server
10 14 (1.96%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.96%) PowerCLI
11 13 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (1.54%) Kubernetes
12 11 (1.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 478 (66.95%) Microsoft
2 403 (56.44%) VMware
3 218 (30.53%) Cisco
4 163 (22.83%) Citrix
5 72 (10.08%) HP
6 61 (8.54%) Veeam
7 56 (7.84%) NetApp
8 54 (7.56%) Palo Alto
9 53 (7.42%) CheckPoint
10 40 (5.60%) Dell
11 38 (5.32%) Meraki
12 35 (4.90%) Avaya
12 35 (4.90%) SolarWinds
13 34 (4.76%) Infoblox
14 31 (4.34%) EMC
14 31 (4.34%) Red Hat
15 27 (3.78%) F5
15 27 (3.78%) Sophos
15 27 (3.78%) Symantec
16 26 (3.64%) Riverbed