Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 191 228
Rank change year-on-year -25 +37 -12
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 989 2,540 2,569
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.91% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 12.10% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 846 2,172 2,237
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 9,568 20,995 24,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.45% 15.76% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,533 15,900 19,553
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +3 360 £55,000 +29.41% 19
South East +8 202 £42,500 +11.84% 37
North of England -21 155 £37,500 - 36
Midlands +9 119 £37,500 -6.25% 21
West Midlands +17 94 £41,000 +2.50% 10
East of England -9 84 £34,500 -17.86% 6
North West -28 75 £37,500 - 22
South West +10 66 £32,500 -23.53% 14
Yorkshire +35 60 £38,000 +1.33% 11
East Midlands +23 25 £32,500 -7.14% 11
North East +41 20 £35,000 -18.44% 3
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 930 (94.03%) DNS
2 776 (78.46%) Windows
3 761 (76.95%) Active Directory
4 674 (68.15%) Microsoft
5 515 (52.07%) VMware
6 499 (50.46%) Windows Server
7 434 (43.88%) Office 365
8 392 (39.64%) TCP/IP
9 379 (38.32%) Firewall
10 355 (35.89%) Azure
11 331 (33.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 296 (29.93%) Cisco
13 279 (28.21%) WAN
14 274 (27.70%) Hyper-V
15 258 (26.09%) LAN
16 245 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
17 243 (24.57%) PowerShell
18 239 (24.17%) VPN
19 231 (23.36%) Citrix
20 225 (22.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 224 (22.65%) Windows 10
22 216 (21.84%) Data Centre
23 215 (21.74%) Windows Server 2016
24 214 (21.64%) ITIL
25 212 (21.44%) MS Exchange
26 201 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
27 172 (17.39%) SCCM
27 172 (17.39%) SAN
28 160 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
29 158 (15.98%) HP

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
1 212 (21.44%) MS Exchange
2 106 (10.72%) SharePoint
3 80 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (7.79%) IIS
5 57 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (4.75%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.51%) Apache
9 4 (0.40%) SAS
10 3 (0.30%) Confluence
11 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) WordPress
12 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) JBoss
12 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 160 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.40%) FastStats
2 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.40%) Unica
3 3 (0.30%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.20%) Shopify
5 1 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 434 (43.88%) Office 365
2 355 (35.89%) Azure
3 135 (13.65%) AWS
4 117 (11.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 38 (3.84%) OneDrive
6 20 (2.02%) GCP
7 18 (1.82%) Mimecast
8 16 (1.62%) IaaS
9 14 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.11%) PaaS
12 10 (1.01%) Route 53
12 10 (1.01%) Slack
13 7 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.51%) SaaS
15 4 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 930 (94.03%) DNS
2 392 (39.64%) TCP/IP
3 379 (38.32%) Firewall
4 279 (28.21%) WAN
5 258 (26.09%) LAN
6 239 (24.17%) VPN
7 172 (17.39%) SAN
8 129 (13.04%) VLAN
9 115 (11.63%) Wireless
10 109 (11.02%) VoIP
11 84 (8.49%) Wi-Fi
12 83 (8.39%) Network Security
13 73 (7.38%) Internet
14 70 (7.08%) MPLS
15 63 (6.37%) OSPF
16 60 (6.07%) BGP
17 55 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
18 51 (5.16%) Fibre Channel
18 51 (5.16%) NetScaler
19 45 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (0.71%) MySQL
3 7 (0.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.40%) MS Access
5 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.30%) Power BI
7 2 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.20%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.10%) Redis
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (1.52%) JIRA
2 10 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.30%) MSI
7 2 (0.20%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.20%) Maven
7 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.20%) Subversion
7 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.20%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.10%) GitLab
8 1 (0.10%) TestRail
8 1 (0.10%) Zephyr
General
1 142 (14.36%) Finance
2 33 (3.34%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.93%) Financial Institution
4 28 (2.83%) Law
5 25 (2.53%) Legal
6 19 (1.92%) Retail
7 13 (1.31%) Back Office
7 13 (1.31%) Public Sector
8 12 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.11%) Marketing
10 10 (1.01%) Advertising
11 7 (0.71%) Banking
12 5 (0.51%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.40%) Electronics
13 4 (0.40%) Games
13 4 (0.40%) Military
13 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.30%) Automotive
15 2 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 138 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 133 (13.45%) Network Engineer
4 130 (13.14%) IT Engineer
5 108 (10.92%) Analyst
6 93 (9.40%) IT Support
7 65 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 63 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 63 (6.37%) Server Engineer
9 51 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
10 50 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
11 49 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 45 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
13 43 (4.35%) Support Analyst
14 41 (4.15%) Administrator
14 41 (4.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 38 (3.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 37 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
17 34 (3.44%) Windows Engineer
18 33 (3.34%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.33%) 802.1X
1 23 (2.33%) LDAP
2 13 (1.31%) Web Services
3 6 (0.61%) WSH
4 5 (0.51%) .NET
4 5 (0.51%) RESTful
5 4 (0.40%) WebRTC
6 3 (0.30%) YAML
7 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.20%) FFmpeg
7 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.10%) COM
8 1 (0.10%) CSS
8 1 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.10%) JSON
8 1 (0.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 216 (21.84%) Data Centre
2 70 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (6.17%) Clustering
5 51 (5.16%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.74%) Driving Licence
7 36 (3.64%) Replication
8 20 (2.02%) PKI
9 15 (1.52%) CMDB
10 13 (1.31%) Fat Client
10 13 (1.31%) Thin Client
11 12 (1.21%) Device Driver
12 11 (1.11%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.81%) User Experience
15 7 (0.71%) Social Media
15 7 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.61%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 776 (78.46%) Windows
2 499 (50.46%) Windows Server
3 245 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 224 (22.65%) Windows 10
5 215 (21.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 201 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 157 (15.87%) Linux
8 113 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 84 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 75 (7.58%) Windows Server 2019
11 37 (3.74%) Unix
12 33 (3.34%) Windows 8
13 29 (2.93%) CentOS
14 22 (2.22%) Mac OS X
15 18 (1.82%) Android
16 16 (1.62%) Apple iOS
17 14 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (1.42%) Ubuntu
18 12 (1.21%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (22.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 214 (21.64%) ITIL
3 110 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
4 109 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 96 (9.71%) Change Management
6 82 (8.29%) Server Management
7 75 (7.58%) Project Delivery
8 74 (7.48%) Information Security
9 60 (6.07%) Migration
10 58 (5.86%) Patch Management
11 57 (5.76%) Project Management
12 51 (5.16%) Problem Management
13 49 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
14 47 (4.75%) Virtual Environments
15 43 (4.35%) DevOps
15 43 (4.35%) Service Delivery
16 40 (4.04%) Load Balancing
17 36 (3.64%) Storage Management
18 35 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
18 35 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 243 (24.57%) PowerShell
2 99 (10.01%) SQL
3 58 (5.86%) Python
4 36 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 34 (3.44%) VBScript
6 18 (1.82%) Ruby
7 16 (1.62%) Perl
8 15 (1.52%) VB
9 10 (1.01%) C
10 9 (0.91%) Java
11 8 (0.81%) VBA
12 7 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.40%) C#
15 3 (0.30%) C++
15 3 (0.30%) PHP
16 1 (0.10%) Ada
16 1 (0.10%) Go
16 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.10%) R
Qualifications
1 145 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (10.21%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (10.01%) MCSE
4 87 (8.80%) Security Cleared
5 81 (8.19%) MCSA
6 59 (5.97%) CCNA
7 52 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 51 (5.16%) Degree
9 40 (4.04%) CCNP
10 36 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (3.44%) Server+ Certification
12 32 (3.24%) MCP
13 28 (2.83%) SC Cleared
14 19 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.11%) MCT
16 10 (1.01%) CISSP
16 10 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (0.81%) MCITP
18 7 (0.71%) CCSA
19 6 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.40%) SLA
2 29 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.11%) GDPR
4 8 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.40%) NIST
7 3 (0.30%) GxP
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 761 (76.95%) Active Directory
2 331 (33.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (27.70%) Hyper-V
4 120 (12.13%) vSphere
5 93 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
6 71 (7.18%) XenApp
7 47 (4.75%) Virtual Servers
8 44 (4.45%) XenDesktop
9 43 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (2.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 21 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 20 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 17 (1.72%) VMware Server
14 14 (1.42%) DFS Replication
14 14 (1.42%) Firmware
14 14 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.71%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.61%) NFS
17 5 (0.51%) Docker
17 5 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 172 (17.39%) SCCM
2 105 (10.62%) WSUS
3 53 (5.36%) SCOM
4 37 (3.74%) SCVMM
5 34 (3.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 34 (3.44%) vCenter Server
6 32 (3.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 28 (2.83%) Backup Exec
8 25 (2.53%) NetBackup
9 24 (2.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 23 (2.33%) Ansible
11 21 (2.12%) Puppet
12 19 (1.92%) PowerCLI
13 18 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (1.72%) Nagios
15 15 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
17 13 (1.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
18 12 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
19 11 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 674 (68.15%) Microsoft
2 515 (52.07%) VMware
3 296 (29.93%) Cisco
4 231 (23.36%) Citrix
5 158 (15.98%) HP
6 88 (8.90%) CheckPoint
7 68 (6.88%) Veeam
8 67 (6.77%) Palo Alto
9 56 (5.66%) Dell
9 56 (5.66%) Meraki
10 52 (5.26%) Symantec
11 51 (5.16%) Juniper
12 43 (4.35%) F5
12 43 (4.35%) SolarWinds
13 42 (4.25%) SonicWALL
14 41 (4.15%) NetApp
15 36 (3.64%) Infoblox
16 31 (3.13%) EMC
17 30 (3.03%) Red Hat
18 29 (2.93%) Aruba