Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 225 218
Rank change year-on-year +36 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,123 2,194 2,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.86% 1.56% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.27% 10.25% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,711 1,848 2,307
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 17,301 21,412 25,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.24% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13,801 16,840 20,591
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,503 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +66 795 £45,000 +5.88% 123
South East +53 500 £37,500 -11.76% 117
North of England +23 283 £35,000 - 116
Midlands +31 250 £32,500 -23.53% 81
West Midlands +34 175 £32,500 -23.53% 52
South West +57 160 £33,000 -1.49% 58
North West +28 156 £30,000 -4.76% 69
East of England -33 131 £40,500 +16.55% 61
Yorkshire +37 115 £40,000 +2.56% 38
East Midlands +26 75 £32,500 -3.70% 29
North East +4 12 £35,000 -12.50% 9
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,995 (93.97%) DNS
2 1,658 (78.10%) Windows
3 1,559 (73.43%) Active Directory
4 1,305 (61.47%) Microsoft
5 1,023 (48.19%) Office 365
6 946 (44.56%) VMware
7 944 (44.47%) Windows Server
8 826 (38.91%) TCP/IP
9 801 (37.73%) Firewall
10 661 (31.14%) Azure
11 628 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 618 (29.11%) Cisco
13 598 (28.17%) WAN
14 564 (26.57%) LAN
15 538 (25.34%) MS Exchange
16 535 (25.20%) ITIL
17 532 (25.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 494 (23.27%) Windows 10
19 488 (22.99%) VPN
20 474 (22.33%) Citrix
21 466 (21.95%) PowerShell
22 424 (19.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 420 (19.78%) Hyper-V
24 394 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
25 369 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
26 354 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
27 340 (16.02%) Linux
28 326 (15.36%) Finance
29 317 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
30 311 (14.65%) 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
1 538 (25.34%) MS Exchange
2 228 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (10.55%) SharePoint
4 187 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 147 (6.92%) IIS
6 102 (4.80%) Skype for Business
7 55 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (1.41%) Apache
9 13 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.52%) Confluence
10 11 (0.52%) SAS
10 11 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.47%) nginx
12 9 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.33%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.24%) JBoss
16 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 354 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.19%) InDesign
5 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.14%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.38%) Sage 200
3 7 (0.33%) Exchequer
4 5 (0.24%) Line 50
4 5 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
5 4 (0.19%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.094%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.094%) SnowdropKCS
7 2 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.047%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,023 (48.19%) Office 365
2 661 (31.14%) Azure
3 227 (10.69%) AWS
4 92 (4.33%) OneDrive
5 88 (4.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 48 (2.26%) SaaS
7 43 (2.03%) Mimecast
8 42 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (1.84%) IaaS
10 22 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (0.89%) GCP
12 18 (0.85%) G Suite
13 17 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.71%) PaaS
16 10 (0.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 9 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.42%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 1,995 (93.97%) DNS
2 826 (38.91%) TCP/IP
3 801 (37.73%) Firewall
4 598 (28.17%) WAN
5 564 (26.57%) LAN
6 488 (22.99%) VPN
7 307 (14.46%) VLAN
8 270 (12.72%) VoIP
9 262 (12.34%) SAN
10 251 (11.82%) Wireless
11 157 (7.40%) Internet
12 135 (6.36%) Skype
13 130 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
14 123 (5.79%) Network Security
15 108 (5.09%) MPLS
15 108 (5.09%) NAS
16 101 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
17 100 (4.71%) NetScaler
18 97 (4.57%) BGP
19 91 (4.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 25 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (1.13%) Big Data
5 24 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (0.85%) MySQL
7 15 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.19%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.094%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.094%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 48 (2.26%) JIRA
2 44 (2.07%) Jenkins
3 26 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 17 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.42%) Maven
6 9 (0.42%) SonarQube
6 9 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (0.42%) TestRail
6 9 (0.42%) Zephyr
7 6 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.28%) Bugzilla
7 6 (0.28%) CruiseControl
7 6 (0.28%) GitLab
7 6 (0.28%) Selenium
7 6 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.24%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.19%) Chocolatey
General
1 326 (15.36%) Finance
2 106 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.34%) Law
4 70 (3.30%) Retail
5 54 (2.54%) Legal
6 44 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.07%) Public Sector
7 36 (1.70%) Banking
8 28 (1.32%) Games
9 22 (1.04%) Advertising
9 22 (1.04%) Marketing
10 15 (0.71%) Back Office
10 15 (0.71%) French Language
11 14 (0.66%) Electronics
12 10 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.47%) German Language
12 10 (0.47%) Japanese Language
13 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.33%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 368 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 339 (15.97%) Support Engineer
3 297 (13.99%) IT Support
4 294 (13.85%) Analyst
5 276 (13.00%) IT Engineer
6 227 (10.69%) Network Engineer
7 149 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 146 (6.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 134 (6.31%) Support Analyst
10 131 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 124 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
12 109 (5.13%) Administrator
13 100 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
14 83 (3.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 80 (3.77%) IT Technician
16 78 (3.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 77 (3.63%) Support Technician
18 75 (3.53%) IT Analyst
19 73 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
20 71 (3.34%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.30%) LDAP
2 24 (1.13%) Web Services
2 24 (1.13%) WSH
3 22 (1.04%) Kafka
4 18 (0.85%) 802.1X
5 16 (0.75%) .NET
6 12 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (0.52%) LAMP
7 11 (0.52%) XML
8 9 (0.42%) Node.js
9 7 (0.33%) SAML
9 7 (0.33%) Software Packaging
9 7 (0.33%) Spring
10 4 (0.19%) COM
10 4 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (0.19%) Middleware
11 3 (0.14%) .NET Core
11 3 (0.14%) CSS
11 3 (0.14%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 253 (11.92%) Data Centre
2 158 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 134 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
4 121 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (4.29%) Clustering
6 60 (2.83%) Replication
7 54 (2.54%) PKI
8 42 (1.98%) Blackberry
9 41 (1.93%) Private Cloud
10 39 (1.84%) Driving Licence
10 39 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
11 35 (1.65%) Public Cloud
12 32 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
13 29 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
14 23 (1.08%) Device Driver
15 17 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.80%) Fat Client
15 17 (0.80%) Thin Client
16 16 (0.75%) User Experience
17 14 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1,658 (78.10%) Windows
2 944 (44.47%) Windows Server
3 532 (25.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 494 (23.27%) Windows 10
5 394 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 340 (16.02%) Linux
7 262 (12.34%) Windows 7
8 120 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 119 (5.61%) Windows 8
10 113 (5.32%) Unix
11 65 (3.06%) Apple iOS
12 41 (1.93%) Mac OS X
13 40 (1.88%) Mac OS
14 39 (1.84%) Solaris
15 38 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 36 (1.70%) Android
17 34 (1.60%) CentOS
17 34 (1.60%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
19 7 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (25.20%) ITIL
2 424 (19.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 317 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
4 176 (8.29%) Change Management
5 131 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 126 (5.93%) DevOps
7 125 (5.89%) Patch Management
8 118 (5.56%) Information Security
9 117 (5.51%) Mentoring
10 115 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
10 115 (5.42%) Project Management
11 103 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
11 103 (4.85%) Migration
11 103 (4.85%) Server Management
12 102 (4.80%) Service Management
13 101 (4.76%) Project Delivery
14 100 (4.71%) Service Delivery
15 92 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 89 (4.19%) Problem Management
17 88 (4.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 466 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 255 (12.01%) SQL
3 139 (6.55%) Python
4 74 (3.49%) C
5 63 (2.97%) Bash Shell
6 48 (2.26%) VBScript
7 42 (1.98%) Ruby
8 28 (1.32%) Java
9 26 (1.22%) Perl
10 23 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.94%) VB
12 18 (0.85%) PHP
13 16 (0.75%) C++
14 11 (0.52%) C#
15 10 (0.47%) JavaScript
15 10 (0.47%) R
16 8 (0.38%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.28%) Go
18 3 (0.14%) VBA
19 2 (0.094%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 369 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 282 (13.28%) Cisco Certification
3 196 (9.23%) CCNA
3 196 (9.23%) MCSE
4 178 (8.38%) MCSA
5 173 (8.15%) Degree
6 138 (6.50%) CCNP
7 116 (5.46%) MCP
8 100 (4.71%) Security Cleared
9 66 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
11 47 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (2.12%) DV Cleared
13 40 (1.88%) SC Cleared
14 37 (1.74%) DBS Check
15 33 (1.55%) MCITP
16 28 (1.32%) A+ Certification
16 28 (1.32%) CCIE
17 27 (1.27%) RHCE
18 25 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (12.58%) SLA
2 74 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.71%) GDPR
7 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.52%) QA
9 7 (0.33%) COBIT
10 3 (0.14%) GxP
10 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.14%) NCSC
10 3 (0.14%) NIST
11 2 (0.094%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.094%) FISMA
11 2 (0.094%) RMADS
12 1 (0.047%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.047%) JTAG
12 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,559 (73.43%) Active Directory
2 628 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 420 (19.78%) Hyper-V
4 213 (10.03%) vSphere
5 212 (9.99%) XenApp
6 168 (7.91%) XenDesktop
7 144 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
8 61 (2.87%) Firmware
9 57 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
10 44 (2.07%) NFS
10 44 (2.07%) Terminal Services
11 43 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
12 31 (1.46%) Docker
13 23 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
14 18 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 16 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 15 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
17 12 (0.57%) BitLocker
18 8 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 311 (14.65%) SCCM
2 128 (6.03%) WSUS
3 97 (4.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 78 (3.67%) SCOM
5 76 (3.58%) Ansible
6 65 (3.06%) vCenter Server
7 49 (2.31%) Backup Exec
8 41 (1.93%) Puppet
9 37 (1.74%) Terraform
10 30 (1.41%) Kubernetes
11 28 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
12 25 (1.18%) NetBackup
12 25 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 24 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
14 20 (0.94%) FortiGate
14 20 (0.94%) SCVMM
15 19 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
15 19 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
15 19 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 19 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,305 (61.47%) Microsoft
2 946 (44.56%) VMware
3 618 (29.11%) Cisco
4 474 (22.33%) Citrix
5 227 (10.69%) HP
6 141 (6.64%) Veeam
7 131 (6.17%) SolarWinds
8 120 (5.65%) CheckPoint
9 113 (5.32%) Juniper
10 112 (5.28%) Dell
11 95 (4.47%) F5
12 92 (4.33%) Palo Alto
13 90 (4.24%) Symantec
14 81 (3.82%) ServiceNow
15 80 (3.77%) Meraki
16 78 (3.67%) Apple
17 74 (3.49%) NetApp
18 66 (3.11%) McAfee
19 63 (2.97%) SonicWALL
20 62 (2.92%) Oracle