Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 208 218
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 -7
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,483 2,843 2,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.59% 1.70% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 10.64% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,147 2,454 2,517
England median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.30% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33% +1.35%

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 23,399 26,728 30,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.98% 16.02% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18,689 21,824 25,559
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -11 1,017 £42,500 -5.56% 121
South East 0 520 £37,500 +7.14% 64
North of England -20 355 £35,500 +4.41% 72
Midlands +49 271 £35,000 - 48
East of England +21 219 £37,500 +7.14% 47
Yorkshire +23 174 £37,500 +30.43% 26
North West -26 168 £35,000 -10.26% 38
West Midlands +24 145 £36,250 -0.68% 29
East Midlands +41 126 £32,500 +8.33% 19
South West -64 117 £32,500 -18.75% 29
North East -27 13 £27,500 +10.00% 8
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 2,381 (95.89%) DNS
2 1,906 (76.76%) Active Directory
3 1,886 (75.96%) Windows
4 1,502 (60.49%) Microsoft
5 1,331 (53.60%) Windows Server
6 1,142 (45.99%) VMware
7 932 (37.54%) TCP/IP
8 882 (35.52%) Office 365
9 806 (32.46%) Firewall
10 785 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 763 (30.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 723 (29.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 695 (27.99%) MS Exchange
14 634 (25.53%) Cisco
15 605 (24.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 600 (24.16%) Hyper-V
17 575 (23.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 562 (22.63%) VPN
19 560 (22.55%) Windows 10
20 501 (20.18%) Microsoft Office
21 495 (19.94%) LAN
22 492 (19.81%) PowerShell
23 490 (19.73%) WAN
24 488 (19.65%) ITIL
25 478 (19.25%) Windows 7
26 443 (17.84%) Citrix
27 426 (17.16%) Finance
28 416 (16.75%) Linux
29 411 (16.55%) SCCM
30 350 (14.10%) SAN

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
1 695 (27.99%) MS Exchange
2 242 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 227 (9.14%) SharePoint
4 196 (7.89%) IIS
5 160 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 140 (5.64%) Skype for Business
7 72 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 46 (1.85%) Confluence
9 42 (1.69%) Apache
10 40 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 36 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 33 (1.33%) OpenStack
13 19 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.68%) nginx
14 17 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
18 11 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
19 8 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 501 (20.18%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.081%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.040%) Maya
9 1 (0.040%) NUKE
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.60%) Documaker
2 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.20%) assyst
3 5 (0.20%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.081%) Maximo
6 2 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.081%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.081%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.040%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.040%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.040%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.040%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 882 (35.52%) Office 365
2 605 (24.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 275 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
4 125 (5.03%) IaaS
5 81 (3.26%) PaaS
6 75 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 69 (2.78%) Mimecast
8 56 (2.26%) G Suite
9 48 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
10 41 (1.65%) GitHub
11 40 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
12 39 (1.57%) SaaS
13 28 (1.13%) Amazon S3
14 27 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
15 25 (1.01%) OneDrive
16 23 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
16 23 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 12 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
19 9 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2,381 (95.89%) DNS
2 932 (37.54%) TCP/IP
3 806 (32.46%) Firewall
4 562 (22.63%) VPN
5 495 (19.94%) LAN
6 490 (19.73%) WAN
7 350 (14.10%) SAN
8 283 (11.40%) VLAN
9 244 (9.83%) Wireless
10 214 (8.62%) Network Security
11 201 (8.10%) VoIP
12 153 (6.16%) MPLS
13 138 (5.56%) BGP
14 135 (5.44%) OSPF
15 132 (5.32%) Skype
16 130 (5.24%) Cisco ASA
17 122 (4.91%) Wi-Fi
18 118 (4.75%) Internet
19 115 (4.63%) SNMP
20 110 (4.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (1.69%) MySQL
4 41 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 33 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 28 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 27 (1.09%) Big Data
7 27 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 20 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 14 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.52%) Relational Database
14 11 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.36%) MariaDB
16 7 (0.28%) Blockchain
17 6 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
18 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 78 (3.14%) JIRA
2 56 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 23 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 20 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (0.72%) MSI
6 17 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (0.68%) Subversion
7 15 (0.60%) Gerrit
8 12 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.36%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.32%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.20%) GoCD
12 3 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.081%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.081%) git-flow
13 2 (0.081%) Hudson
13 2 (0.081%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 426 (17.16%) Finance
2 115 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 104 (4.19%) Retail
4 79 (3.18%) Banking
5 60 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 51 (2.05%) Law
6 51 (2.05%) Legal
7 41 (1.65%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.57%) Marketing
9 36 (1.45%) Advertising
10 34 (1.37%) Back Office
11 23 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.60%) Games
13 10 (0.40%) Electronics
14 9 (0.36%) German Language
15 8 (0.32%) French Language
15 8 (0.32%) Front Office
15 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.20%) Automotive
16 5 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 497 (20.02%) Support Engineer
2 455 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 296 (11.92%) Analyst
4 271 (10.91%) IT Support
5 257 (10.35%) IT Engineer
6 207 (8.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 207 (8.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 187 (7.53%) Network Engineer
8 170 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 163 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 154 (6.20%) Support Analyst
11 148 (5.96%) Desktop Support
12 141 (5.68%) Administrator
13 134 (5.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 129 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
15 117 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 114 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 103 (4.15%) Windows Engineer
18 102 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
19 87 (3.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.34%) LDAP
2 59 (2.38%) 802.1X
3 54 (2.17%) Web Services
4 32 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
5 28 (1.13%) .NET
6 26 (1.05%) Middleware
7 22 (0.89%) Software Packaging
8 21 (0.85%) YAML
9 20 (0.81%) RESTful
9 20 (0.81%) SOAP
10 17 (0.68%) WSH
11 16 (0.64%) REST
12 15 (0.60%) HTML
13 13 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (0.40%) CSS
14 10 (0.40%) LAMP
14 10 (0.40%) X-Windows
15 9 (0.36%) .NET Framework
16 8 (0.32%) WAP
16 8 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 299 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 186 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (7.45%) Self-Motivation
4 164 (6.60%) PKI
5 109 (4.39%) Clustering
6 92 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 68 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 68 (2.74%) Replication
8 64 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
9 58 (2.34%) Computer Science
10 53 (2.13%) iPad
11 49 (1.97%) Public Cloud
12 40 (1.61%) Blackberry
12 40 (1.61%) Hedge funds
13 39 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
13 39 (1.57%) Fat Client
13 39 (1.57%) iPhone
13 39 (1.57%) Thin Client
14 30 (1.21%) Private Cloud
15 26 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,886 (75.96%) Windows
2 1,331 (53.60%) Windows Server
3 763 (30.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 723 (29.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 560 (22.55%) Windows 10
6 478 (19.25%) Windows 7
7 416 (16.75%) Linux
8 167 (6.73%) Windows 8
9 151 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 115 (4.63%) Mac OS X
11 80 (3.22%) Android
12 68 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 66 (2.66%) Apple iOS
14 57 (2.30%) Unix
15 55 (2.22%) CentOS
16 51 (2.05%) Mac OS
16 51 (2.05%) Windows XP
17 36 (1.45%) Solaris
18 31 (1.25%) Ubuntu
19 25 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (23.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 488 (19.65%) ITIL
3 259 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
4 205 (8.26%) DevOps
5 159 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 153 (6.16%) Migration
7 146 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 139 (5.60%) Patch Management
9 134 (5.40%) Mentoring
10 119 (4.79%) Project Management
11 114 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
12 102 (4.11%) ITIL V3
13 93 (3.75%) Service Management
14 92 (3.71%) Server Virtualisation
15 91 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
16 87 (3.50%) Service Delivery
17 82 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
18 81 (3.26%) Scrum
19 80 (3.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (19.81%) PowerShell
2 294 (11.84%) SQL
3 186 (7.49%) Python
4 91 (3.66%) Bash Shell
5 72 (2.90%) Perl
6 63 (2.54%) Java
7 48 (1.93%) JavaScript
8 36 (1.45%) C#
8 36 (1.45%) PHP
9 30 (1.21%) Ruby
10 27 (1.09%) C
11 26 (1.05%) VBScript
12 16 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.48%) Go
14 10 (0.40%) VB
15 8 (0.32%) C++
16 5 (0.20%) SOQL
17 2 (0.081%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.081%) ActionScript 2.0
17 2 (0.081%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 307 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 272 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
3 202 (8.14%) MCSE
4 194 (7.81%) Degree
5 176 (7.09%) CCNA
6 147 (5.92%) CCNP
7 123 (4.95%) MCSA
8 111 (4.47%) MCP
9 107 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 95 (3.83%) DBS Check
11 67 (2.70%) Security Cleared
12 47 (1.89%) MCITP
13 40 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
14 38 (1.53%) MCTS
15 37 (1.49%) CISSP
16 36 (1.45%) SC Cleared
17 32 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (1.13%) CCIE
19 25 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
19 25 (1.01%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.67%) SLA
2 48 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.09%) GDPR
4 26 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.81%) PMO
6 9 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.28%) QA
7 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.16%) GAMP
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.081%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,906 (76.76%) Active Directory
2 785 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 600 (24.16%) Hyper-V
4 192 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
5 183 (7.37%) vSphere
6 176 (7.09%) XenApp
7 94 (3.79%) XenDesktop
8 68 (2.74%) XenServer
9 64 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
10 61 (2.46%) Docker
11 60 (2.42%) Terminal Services
12 56 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
13 42 (1.69%) Firmware
14 37 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 34 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
16 28 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
17 27 (1.09%) Samba
18 24 (0.97%) VMware NSX
19 23 (0.93%) Terminal Server
20 22 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 411 (16.55%) SCCM
2 163 (6.56%) SCOM
3 109 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 98 (3.95%) WSUS
5 84 (3.38%) Puppet
6 81 (3.26%) Ansible
7 55 (2.22%) Nagios
8 54 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
9 51 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 43 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
11 41 (1.65%) vCenter Server
12 37 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
13 34 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
14 33 (1.33%) AirWatch
15 32 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
16 30 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
16 30 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
17 27 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
18 25 (1.01%) NetBackup
19 24 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,502 (60.49%) Microsoft
2 1,142 (45.99%) VMware
3 634 (25.53%) Cisco
4 443 (17.84%) Citrix
5 288 (11.60%) HP
6 190 (7.65%) Apple
7 181 (7.29%) Veeam
8 161 (6.48%) Dell
9 127 (5.11%) SolarWinds
10 126 (5.07%) Juniper
11 113 (4.55%) NetApp
12 111 (4.47%) CheckPoint
13 94 (3.79%) Symantec
14 91 (3.66%) Red Hat
15 89 (3.58%) McAfee
16 78 (3.14%) F5
16 78 (3.14%) Google
17 75 (3.02%) IBM
18 68 (2.74%) Palo Alto
19 63 (2.54%) Oracle