Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 118 130
Rank change year-on-year -29 +12 +36
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 190 124 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.98% 2.29% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.70% 13.00% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 165 109 209
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,600 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £56,100
England median annual salary £41,500 £41,848 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.83% +4.62% -

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 1,387 954 2,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.47% 17.65% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 747 1,673
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,500
25th Percentile £32,188 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £54,000
90th Percentile £72,450 £63,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -46 130 £32,500 -7.14% 35
East Midlands -18 60 £42,500 +33.86% 25
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 174 (91.58%) DNS
2 154 (81.05%) Windows
3 144 (75.79%) Active Directory
4 116 (61.05%) Microsoft
5 104 (54.74%) Microsoft 365
6 103 (54.21%) Windows Server
7 84 (44.21%) VMware
8 75 (39.47%) TCP/IP
9 64 (33.68%) Azure
10 61 (32.11%) LAN
11 60 (31.58%) WAN
12 59 (31.05%) Microsoft Office
13 57 (30.00%) Cisco
14 54 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 52 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (26.84%) Firewall
17 50 (26.32%) VPN
17 50 (26.32%) Windows 10
18 42 (22.11%) PowerShell
18 42 (22.11%) Hyper-V
19 41 (21.58%) SharePoint
20 40 (21.05%) Windows Server 2019
21 35 (18.42%) Social Skills
22 34 (17.89%) ITIL
22 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2016
23 33 (17.37%) SQL
24 32 (16.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 32 (16.84%) SCCM
25 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
26 29 (15.26%) Problem-Solving

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 41 (21.58%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.79%) IIS
4 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (31.05%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 104 (54.74%) Microsoft 365
2 64 (33.68%) Azure
3 26 (13.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (7.89%) PaaS
5 14 (7.37%) IaaS
5 14 (7.37%) Power Platform
6 10 (5.26%) AWS
7 8 (4.21%) OneDrive
8 5 (2.63%) Power Automate
8 5 (2.63%) PowerApps
8 5 (2.63%) SaaS
9 4 (2.11%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.53%) Azure App Service
10 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.53%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.53%) Slack
10 1 (0.53%) Trello
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 174 (91.58%) DNS
2 75 (39.47%) TCP/IP
3 61 (32.11%) LAN
4 60 (31.58%) WAN
5 51 (26.84%) Firewall
6 50 (26.32%) VPN
7 29 (15.26%) VLAN
8 27 (14.21%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (11.58%) Wireless
10 17 (8.95%) SAN
11 12 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (6.32%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (5.79%) MPLS
12 11 (5.79%) VoIP
13 10 (5.26%) PBX
14 9 (4.74%) Skype
15 8 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (3.68%) Network Security
17 6 (3.16%) Ethernet
17 6 (3.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.74%) Power BI
3 6 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.63%) Selenium
2 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (18.42%) Social Skills
2 20 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.89%) Law
4 11 (5.79%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.26%) Finance
6 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 8 (4.21%) Legal
7 7 (3.68%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.11%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.58%) Automotive
9 3 (1.58%) Games
10 2 (1.05%) Retail
11 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (17.37%) Analyst
2 30 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 29 (15.26%) IT Support
4 26 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 18 (9.47%) Support Analyst
7 14 (7.37%) IT Support Analyst
8 13 (6.84%) Server Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Administrator
9 11 (5.79%) Desktop Support
10 10 (5.26%) Consultant
10 10 (5.26%) IT Technician
10 10 (5.26%) Network Analyst
10 10 (5.26%) Support Technician
10 10 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) IT Manager
11 9 (4.74%) IT Support Technician
11 9 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.16%) .NET
1 6 (3.16%) LDAP
2 5 (2.63%) ISPF
2 5 (2.63%) SOAP
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.05%) XMPP
4 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) JDBC
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) WAP
4 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.32%) Clustering
2 12 (6.32%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.79%) Replication
4 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.16%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.63%) PKI
5 5 (2.63%) User Experience
5 5 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.11%) Social Media
7 3 (1.58%) Handset
7 3 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.05%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (81.05%) Windows
2 103 (54.21%) Windows Server
3 54 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 40 (21.05%) Windows Server 2019
6 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (7.89%) Linux
9 11 (5.79%) Windows XP
10 10 (5.26%) Windows 7
11 9 (4.74%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.11%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.11%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.05%) Android
14 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.53%) CentOS
15 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.89%) ITIL
2 32 (16.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 14 (7.37%) Server Management
7 13 (6.84%) Network Management
7 13 (6.84%) Project Delivery
8 12 (6.32%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.32%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (5.79%) CRM
9 11 (5.79%) DevOps
9 11 (5.79%) ITSM
9 11 (5.79%) Project Management
9 11 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.26%) Change Control
10 10 (5.26%) Migration
10 10 (5.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.11%) PowerShell
2 33 (17.37%) SQL
3 6 (3.16%) Python
4 5 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.05%) C
6 2 (1.05%) PHP
6 2 (1.05%) VB
6 2 (1.05%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) Java
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.32%) CCNA
2 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.26%) CCNP
3 10 (5.26%) Degree
4 9 (4.74%) MCSA
5 6 (3.16%) MCSE
5 6 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.63%) CISA
6 5 (2.63%) CISM
6 5 (2.63%) CISSP
6 5 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.58%) MCP
7 3 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.05%) CCA
8 2 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) PMO
2 7 (3.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.68%) SLA
3 5 (2.63%) QA
4 4 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.11%) NIST
4 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 144 (75.79%) Active Directory
2 52 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (22.11%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (8.42%) vSphere
6 8 (4.21%) VMware Server
6 8 (4.21%) XenApp
7 5 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.05%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.53%) Docker
9 1 (0.53%) iptables
9 1 (0.53%) NFS
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (16.84%) SCCM
2 23 (12.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (10.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 18 (9.47%) WSUS
5 14 (7.37%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.11%) Ansible
7 4 (2.11%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.11%) SCOM
8 3 (1.58%) Terraform
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco CME
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.53%) Nagios
10 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (61.05%) Microsoft
2 84 (44.21%) VMware
3 57 (30.00%) Cisco
4 26 (13.68%) Veeam
5 19 (10.00%) Citrix
6 16 (8.42%) Dell
7 12 (6.32%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.74%) Meraki
9 8 (4.21%) Avaya
9 8 (4.21%) LogicMonitor
9 8 (4.21%) Siemens
10 7 (3.68%) Acronis
10 7 (3.68%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.68%) JD Edwards
10 7 (3.68%) MAPICS
10 7 (3.68%) Mitel
11 6 (3.16%) ConnectWise
11 6 (3.16%) Palo Alto
11 6 (3.16%) Zerto
12 5 (2.63%) HP