Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 115 125
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 +27
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 243 90 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.27% 2.19% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.68% 13.24% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 220 77 210
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,800 £20,225
25th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £35,865 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.56% +10.35% -7.14%
75th Percentile £53,750 £41,500 £42,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +3.85% +4.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,457 680 2,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.60% 16.56% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,162 533 1,578
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
25th Percentile £32,063 £33,250 £29,124
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% +3.75%
75th Percentile £54,750 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,600 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,870 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.71% +7.09% -

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the Midlands

DHCP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for DHCP in the Midlands

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DHCP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the Midlands

DHCP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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
West Midlands -17 158 £32,500 -13.33% 41
East Midlands -25 84 £40,000 +14.29% 30
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 222 (91.36%) DNS
2 191 (78.60%) Windows
3 160 (65.84%) Active Directory
4 135 (55.56%) Microsoft 365
5 132 (54.32%) Microsoft
6 127 (52.26%) Windows Server
7 110 (45.27%) VMware
8 99 (40.74%) Azure
9 90 (37.04%) TCP/IP
10 73 (30.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (26.75%) Microsoft Office
12 58 (23.87%) Firewall
13 57 (23.46%) Hyper-V
14 56 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 56 (23.05%) Windows 10
15 55 (22.63%) Windows Server 2019
15 55 (22.63%) WAN
16 54 (22.22%) LAN
16 54 (22.22%) SharePoint
16 54 (22.22%) VPN
17 49 (20.16%) Social Skills
18 48 (19.75%) Cisco
19 47 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
19 47 (19.34%) PowerShell
20 46 (18.93%) ITIL
21 44 (18.11%) VLAN
22 43 (17.70%) Windows Server 2016
23 41 (16.87%) SQL Server
24 39 (16.05%) WSUS
25 36 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 54 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 26 (10.70%) IIS
3 17 (7.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.23%) Apache
6 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (26.75%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 135 (55.56%) Microsoft 365
2 99 (40.74%) Azure
3 31 (12.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (7.82%) PaaS
4 19 (7.82%) Power Platform
5 17 (7.00%) IaaS
6 14 (5.76%) AWS
7 10 (4.12%) OneDrive
8 9 (3.70%) Azure App Service
9 8 (3.29%) Mimecast
10 6 (2.47%) Cloudflare
10 6 (2.47%) OpenDNS
10 6 (2.47%) Power Automate
10 6 (2.47%) PowerApps
11 5 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (2.06%) SaaS
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 222 (91.36%) DNS
2 90 (37.04%) TCP/IP
3 58 (23.87%) Firewall
4 55 (22.63%) WAN
5 54 (22.22%) LAN
5 54 (22.22%) VPN
6 44 (18.11%) VLAN
7 24 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (9.05%) HTTP
9 19 (7.82%) SAN
9 19 (7.82%) Wireless
10 15 (6.17%) Network Security
11 14 (5.76%) VoIP
12 13 (5.35%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (4.94%) MPLS
14 9 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.70%) IPv6
15 8 (3.29%) Skype
16 7 (2.88%) PBX
17 6 (2.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.35%) Power BI
3 6 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.82%) MySQL
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 49 (20.16%) Social Skills
2 18 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 18 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.58%) Law
4 10 (4.12%) Back Office
5 9 (3.70%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (2.88%) Finance
6 7 (2.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (2.06%) Automotive
7 5 (2.06%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (2.06%) Legal
7 5 (2.06%) Retail
8 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.82%) Games
9 2 (0.82%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.41%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (21.40%) Analyst
2 41 (16.87%) IT Support
3 29 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.70%) Support Analyst
5 25 (10.29%) IT Engineer
6 21 (8.64%) Support Engineer
7 17 (7.00%) IT Technician
7 17 (7.00%) Server Engineer
7 17 (7.00%) Support Technician
8 16 (6.58%) IT Analyst
8 16 (6.58%) Technical Support
9 15 (6.17%) IT Support Technician
9 15 (6.17%) Network Analyst
10 14 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
11 12 (4.94%) Administrator
12 11 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (4.53%) Consultant
13 10 (4.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 10 (4.12%) Azure Consultant
13 10 (4.12%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 7 (2.88%) XML
3 6 (2.47%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.65%) ISPF
4 4 (1.65%) SOAP
5 3 (1.23%) .NET
6 2 (0.82%) LDAP
7 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.41%) JDBC
7 1 (0.41%) Middleware
7 1 (0.41%) WAP
7 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.76%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.23%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.12%) Clustering
3 10 (4.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 10 (4.12%) PKI
3 10 (4.12%) Replication
4 7 (2.88%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.47%) User Experience
6 4 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.23%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.82%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.82%) Social Media
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 191 (78.60%) Windows
2 127 (52.26%) Windows Server
3 56 (23.05%) Windows 10
3 56 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (22.63%) Windows Server 2019
5 43 (17.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 34 (13.99%) Linux
6 34 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (8.64%) Windows 7
8 18 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.29%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.65%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.82%) Android
12 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
2 46 (18.93%) ITIL
3 36 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 32 (13.17%) Patch Management
5 26 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (9.88%) Project Delivery
7 21 (8.64%) DevOps
8 19 (7.82%) Network Management
9 18 (7.41%) Project Management
10 15 (6.17%) BCP
10 15 (6.17%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.17%) Server Management
11 13 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (5.35%) Presales
11 13 (5.35%) Proactive Maintenance
11 13 (5.35%) Security Management
11 13 (5.35%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.35%) Service Management
11 13 (5.35%) SIEM
12 12 (4.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.34%) PowerShell
2 26 (10.70%) SQL
3 13 (5.35%) Python
4 9 (3.70%) PHP
5 3 (1.23%) C
5 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.82%) C++
6 2 (0.82%) Java
6 2 (0.82%) Perl
6 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.82%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) Bicep
7 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.82%) Degree
2 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.76%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.94%) CCNA
4 12 (4.94%) MCSA
5 10 (4.12%) CCNP
6 8 (3.29%) CISM
6 8 (3.29%) CISSP
6 8 (3.29%) MCP
7 7 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.88%) MCSE
8 4 (1.65%) CISA
8 4 (1.65%) HNC
8 4 (1.65%) HND
8 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) PMO
1 13 (5.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (4.53%) SLA
3 6 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.65%) QA
5 3 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.23%) NIST
System Software
1 160 (65.84%) Active Directory
2 73 (30.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (23.46%) Hyper-V
4 27 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.00%) vSphere
6 9 (3.70%) Docker
7 8 (3.29%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.82%) NFS
8 2 (0.82%) XenApp
8 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) iptables
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (16.05%) WSUS
2 31 (12.76%) SCCM
3 22 (9.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 22 (9.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (7.00%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (4.53%) Ansible
5 11 (4.53%) Kubernetes
6 9 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.70%) Rancher
6 9 (3.70%) Terraform
7 5 (2.06%) SCOM
8 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.82%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.82%) vRealize
10 1 (0.41%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.41%) Cacti
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.41%) Nagios
10 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 132 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 110 (45.27%) VMware
3 48 (19.75%) Cisco
4 35 (14.40%) Veeam
5 25 (10.29%) Dell
6 18 (7.41%) HP
7 17 (7.00%) Avaya
8 16 (6.58%) Splunk
9 15 (6.17%) SolarWinds
10 12 (4.94%) Acronis
10 12 (4.94%) JD Edwards
10 12 (4.94%) MAPICS
11 11 (4.53%) Aruba
11 11 (4.53%) BMC
12 10 (4.12%) LogRhythm
12 10 (4.12%) Oracle
13 9 (3.70%) Sophos
14 8 (3.29%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.29%) Siemens
14 8 (3.29%) SonicWALL