Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > England
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 217 219
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,888 2,245 2,621
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.63% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 10.65% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,616 1,867 2,270
Median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%

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 16,451 21,087 25,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.12% 15.36% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,056 16,397 20,215
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +30 701 £47,500 +11.76% 61
South East +22 416 £40,000 -1.23% 71
North of England +11 252 £37,500 +7.14% 90
Midlands +31 225 £34,500 -18.82% 45
West Midlands +18 155 £34,500 -18.82% 31
South West +41 151 £33,000 -5.71% 37
East of England -32 141 £41,250 +3.13% 31
North West -19 123 £28,750 -8.73% 50
Yorkshire +33 109 £40,000 +9.59% 17
East Midlands +20 70 £32,500 -18.75% 14
North East +16 20 £35,000 -26.32% 23
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1,771 (93.80%) DNS
2 1,495 (79.18%) Windows
3 1,379 (73.04%) Active Directory
4 1,176 (62.29%) Microsoft
5 883 (46.77%) Office 365
6 872 (46.19%) Windows Server
7 823 (43.59%) VMware
8 757 (40.10%) TCP/IP
9 738 (39.09%) Firewall
10 615 (32.57%) Azure
11 561 (29.71%) Cisco
12 535 (28.34%) WAN
12 535 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 514 (27.22%) LAN
14 483 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 466 (24.68%) MS Exchange
16 460 (24.36%) Windows 10
17 440 (23.31%) VPN
18 421 (22.30%) PowerShell
19 410 (21.72%) Citrix
20 403 (21.35%) Hyper-V
21 399 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 396 (20.97%) Windows Server 2016
23 384 (20.34%) ITIL
24 324 (17.16%) Microsoft Office
25 322 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
26 291 (15.41%) Linux
27 289 (15.31%) VLAN
28 269 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
29 265 (14.04%) SQL Server

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
1 466 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 210 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 203 (10.75%) SharePoint
4 162 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 110 (5.83%) IIS
6 76 (4.03%) Skype for Business
7 33 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (1.06%) Apache
9 12 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.42%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.37%) SAS
12 6 (0.32%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.32%) JBoss
12 6 (0.32%) WordPress
13 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.26%) nginx
13 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.21%) Confluence
15 3 (0.16%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 324 (17.16%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.21%) InDesign
6 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.16%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.42%) Exchequer
3 7 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.37%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.26%) Line 50
4 5 (0.26%) Pegasus Opera
5 4 (0.21%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.11%) Shopify
7 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.053%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.053%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.053%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 883 (46.77%) Office 365
2 615 (32.57%) Azure
3 215 (11.39%) AWS
4 101 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 89 (4.71%) OneDrive
6 37 (1.96%) Mimecast
7 32 (1.69%) SaaS
8 29 (1.54%) IaaS
9 24 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.06%) GCP
10 20 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
11 17 (0.90%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.74%) PaaS
14 11 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
14 11 (0.58%) G Suite
15 10 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 9 (0.48%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 1,771 (93.80%) DNS
2 757 (40.10%) TCP/IP
3 738 (39.09%) Firewall
4 535 (28.34%) WAN
5 514 (27.22%) LAN
6 440 (23.31%) VPN
7 289 (15.31%) VLAN
8 246 (13.03%) VoIP
9 229 (12.13%) SAN
10 211 (11.18%) Wireless
11 134 (7.10%) Internet
12 133 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
13 128 (6.78%) Network Security
14 103 (5.46%) NetScaler
15 92 (4.87%) Skype
16 90 (4.77%) Cisco ASA
17 89 (4.71%) MPLS
18 82 (4.34%) BGP
19 80 (4.24%) NAS
20 79 (4.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (1.17%) MySQL
3 22 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 18 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.26%) MS Access
11 4 (0.21%) Big Data
11 4 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.21%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2017
12 3 (0.16%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.11%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 45 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 43 (2.28%) JIRA
3 32 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.48%) Maven
6 9 (0.48%) SonarQube
7 8 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.37%) WinDbg
9 6 (0.32%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.32%) CruiseControl
9 6 (0.32%) GitLab
9 6 (0.32%) Selenium
10 5 (0.26%) MSI
11 4 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.21%) Chocolatey
11 4 (0.21%) Subversion
11 4 (0.21%) TestRail
11 4 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 239 (12.66%) Finance
2 77 (4.08%) Law
3 69 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 59 (3.13%) Legal
5 50 (2.65%) Retail
6 36 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.75%) Public Sector
8 27 (1.43%) Banking
9 23 (1.22%) Advertising
9 23 (1.22%) Games
10 19 (1.01%) Back Office
11 15 (0.79%) Marketing
12 12 (0.64%) Japanese Language
13 9 (0.48%) French Language
13 9 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.37%) Electronics
14 7 (0.37%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 342 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 292 (15.47%) Support Engineer
3 279 (14.78%) IT Support
4 274 (14.51%) IT Engineer
5 248 (13.14%) Analyst
6 203 (10.75%) Network Engineer
7 139 (7.36%) IT Support Engineer
8 123 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 122 (6.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 119 (6.30%) Support Analyst
11 115 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
12 102 (5.40%) Administrator
13 88 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
14 82 (4.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 75 (3.97%) IT Technician
16 70 (3.71%) Support Technician
17 68 (3.60%) IT Analyst
18 63 (3.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
19 58 (3.07%) Technical Engineer
19 58 (3.07%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.38%) LDAP
2 26 (1.38%) WSH
3 20 (1.06%) 802.1X
4 18 (0.95%) Web Services
5 11 (0.58%) .NET
5 11 (0.58%) LAMP
6 10 (0.53%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (0.48%) Node.js
8 8 (0.42%) XML
9 7 (0.37%) Spring
10 5 (0.26%) COM
11 4 (0.21%) CSS
11 4 (0.21%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.21%) SAML
11 4 (0.21%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.21%) Spring Boot
11 4 (0.21%) WebRTC
12 3 (0.16%) Kafka
12 3 (0.16%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 246 (13.03%) Data Centre
2 118 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 109 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 107 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (4.34%) Clustering
6 52 (2.75%) Replication
7 51 (2.70%) PKI
8 41 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 33 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 31 (1.64%) Blackberry
10 31 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (1.43%) Device Driver
12 25 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 25 (1.32%) Private Cloud
13 22 (1.17%) Public Cloud
14 17 (0.90%) User Experience
15 13 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 12 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.58%) FMCG
17 11 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,495 (79.18%) Windows
2 872 (46.19%) Windows Server
3 483 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 460 (24.36%) Windows 10
5 396 (20.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 322 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 291 (15.41%) Linux
8 223 (11.81%) Windows 7
9 136 (7.20%) Windows Server 2019
10 109 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 95 (5.03%) Windows 8
12 68 (3.60%) Unix
13 59 (3.13%) Apple iOS
14 37 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 36 (1.91%) Mac OS
15 36 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 33 (1.75%) Android
17 32 (1.69%) Mac OS X
18 30 (1.59%) CentOS
19 16 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 384 (20.34%) ITIL
3 269 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
4 145 (7.68%) Change Management
5 125 (6.62%) DevOps
6 123 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 112 (5.93%) Migration
8 107 (5.67%) Project Management
9 106 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
9 106 (5.61%) Server Management
10 101 (5.35%) Mentoring
11 93 (4.93%) Information Security
12 89 (4.71%) Project Delivery
13 86 (4.56%) Problem Management
14 84 (4.45%) Load Balancing
15 83 (4.40%) Service Delivery
16 78 (4.13%) Patch Management
17 74 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
17 74 (3.92%) Service Management
18 73 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 421 (22.30%) PowerShell
2 217 (11.49%) SQL
3 125 (6.62%) Python
4 62 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 60 (3.18%) VBScript
6 46 (2.44%) C
7 40 (2.12%) Ruby
8 30 (1.59%) Java
8 30 (1.59%) Perl
9 22 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.85%) C++
11 13 (0.69%) VB
12 11 (0.58%) PHP
13 10 (0.53%) R
14 9 (0.48%) C#
15 8 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.26%) JavaScript
17 4 (0.21%) Go
18 3 (0.16%) VBA
19 1 (0.053%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 265 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 210 (11.12%) Cisco Certification
3 162 (8.58%) MCSE
4 133 (7.04%) CCNA
5 131 (6.94%) Degree
6 118 (6.25%) MCSA
7 95 (5.03%) CCNP
8 93 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 74 (3.92%) MCP
10 52 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
11 50 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 49 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (2.01%) DV Cleared
13 38 (2.01%) SC Cleared
14 28 (1.48%) DBS Check
15 26 (1.38%) MCITP
16 23 (1.22%) CCIE
17 18 (0.95%) CISSP
18 16 (0.85%) A+ Certification
18 16 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (11.76%) SLA
2 70 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.90%) GDPR
7 7 (0.37%) QA
8 6 (0.32%) COBIT
9 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.21%) GxP
10 4 (0.21%) NIST
11 2 (0.11%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.11%) FISMA
12 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.053%) JTAG
12 1 (0.053%) NCSC
12 1 (0.053%) PMO
System Software
1 1,379 (73.04%) Active Directory
2 535 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 403 (21.35%) Hyper-V
4 184 (9.75%) XenApp
5 182 (9.64%) vSphere
6 136 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
7 127 (6.73%) XenDesktop
8 50 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
9 38 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
10 29 (1.54%) Docker
11 28 (1.48%) Terminal Services
12 27 (1.43%) Firmware
13 23 (1.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 22 (1.17%) NFS
14 22 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
15 18 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
16 13 (0.69%) DFS Replication
17 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 11 (0.58%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 262 (13.88%) SCCM
2 110 (5.83%) WSUS
3 77 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 69 (3.65%) vCenter Server
5 68 (3.60%) SCOM
6 51 (2.70%) Ansible
7 46 (2.44%) Backup Exec
8 38 (2.01%) Terraform
9 33 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 32 (1.69%) Puppet
11 29 (1.54%) Kubernetes
12 26 (1.38%) SCVMM
13 24 (1.27%) NetBackup
13 24 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
13 24 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 19 (1.01%) Nagios
15 18 (0.95%) FortiGate
15 18 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
17 16 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1,176 (62.29%) Microsoft
2 823 (43.59%) VMware
3 561 (29.71%) Cisco
4 410 (21.72%) Citrix
5 220 (11.65%) HP
6 118 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 115 (6.09%) CheckPoint
8 113 (5.99%) Veeam
9 111 (5.88%) Juniper
10 92 (4.87%) Dell
11 89 (4.71%) F5
12 83 (4.40%) Symantec
13 80 (4.24%) Palo Alto
14 75 (3.97%) Apple
15 74 (3.92%) NetApp
16 72 (3.81%) Meraki
17 71 (3.76%) SonicWALL
18 49 (2.60%) McAfee
19 47 (2.49%) Oracle
20 42 (2.22%) EMC