Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 160 180
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 195 234 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 1.89% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.46% 12.59% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 177 187 165
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.85% +0.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £54,100 £80,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,702 1,859 1,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.31% 14.99% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 1,466 1,384
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,875 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,375 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DHCP in the North West.

Salary trend for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Manchester -28 104 £40,250 +8.78% 21
Cheshire -3 69 £33,000 +37.50% 10
Merseyside -8 13 £30,000 -31.82% 1
Cumbria -8 6 £35,000 +22.81%
Lancashire +3 3 £35,000 +55.56% 2
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 192 (98.46%) DNS
2 154 (78.97%) Windows
3 146 (74.87%) Active Directory
4 107 (54.87%) Microsoft
5 106 (54.36%) VMware
6 93 (47.69%) TCP/IP
7 88 (45.13%) Windows Server
8 86 (44.10%) Cisco
9 84 (43.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 82 (42.05%) Office 365
11 72 (36.92%) WAN
12 71 (36.41%) ITIL
13 69 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 68 (34.87%) LAN
15 63 (32.31%) Hyper-V
16 62 (31.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 61 (31.28%) Firewall
18 60 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
19 51 (26.15%) MS Exchange
20 50 (25.64%) MCSE
21 42 (21.54%) SAN
22 40 (20.51%) Windows 7
23 38 (19.49%) Citrix
24 36 (18.46%) VPN
25 35 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
26 33 (16.92%) MCSA
27 32 (16.41%) Data Centre
28 30 (15.38%) vSphere
29 28 (14.36%) Change Management
30 26 (13.33%) Cisco Certification

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 51 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 35 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (9.23%) SharePoint
5 17 (8.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (6.67%) IIS
7 8 (4.10%) Skype for Business
8 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (3.08%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.03%) Apache
12 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.51%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 82 (42.05%) Office 365
2 26 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 192 (98.46%) DNS
2 93 (47.69%) TCP/IP
3 72 (36.92%) WAN
4 68 (34.87%) LAN
5 61 (31.28%) Firewall
6 42 (21.54%) SAN
7 36 (18.46%) VPN
8 26 (13.33%) MPLS
8 26 (13.33%) Wireless
9 24 (12.31%) VLAN
10 23 (11.79%) VoIP
11 20 (10.26%) Network Security
12 17 (8.72%) IPsec
13 15 (7.69%) BGP
13 15 (7.69%) OSPF
14 14 (7.18%) EIGRP
15 13 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (6.67%) SSL
16 12 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (5.64%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (6.67%) Finance
1 13 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.10%) Legal
3 7 (3.59%) Retail
3 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.05%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (23.59%) Support Engineer
2 32 (16.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 31 (15.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 31 (15.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (13.85%) Analyst
4 27 (13.85%) Network Engineer
5 26 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 24 (12.31%) IT Engineer
6 24 (12.31%) IT Support
7 18 (9.23%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (6.67%) Administrator
9 12 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (5.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.64%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) Technical Support
14 7 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.79%) Web Services
2 8 (4.10%) .NET
3 2 (1.03%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.03%) CSS
3 2 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.59%) Driving Licence
2 7 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.08%) Life Science
4 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.05%) Clustering
5 4 (2.05%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.05%) Replication
5 4 (2.05%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.54%) iPad
6 3 (1.54%) iPhone
6 3 (1.54%) Online Games
6 3 (1.54%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.51%) CCTV
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 154 (78.97%) Windows
2 88 (45.13%) Windows Server
3 84 (43.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (31.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (20.51%) Windows 7
6 21 (10.77%) Windows 10
7 17 (8.72%) Linux
8 16 (8.21%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.62%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.08%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.56%) Unix
13 4 (2.05%) AIX
13 4 (2.05%) Solaris
14 3 (1.54%) Android
14 3 (1.54%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.41%) ITIL
2 28 (14.36%) Change Management
3 17 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (8.21%) Mentoring
5 12 (6.15%) Load Balancing
6 11 (5.64%) Patch Management
6 11 (5.64%) Service Management
6 11 (5.64%) SIEM
7 10 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (4.10%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.59%) Coaching
9 7 (3.59%) Data Security
9 7 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (3.59%) Network Design
9 7 (3.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (3.08%) ERP
11 5 (2.56%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.56%) DevOps
11 5 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.21%) SQL
2 14 (7.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.03%) C#
4 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.03%) PHP
4 2 (1.03%) VB
4 2 (1.03%) VBScript
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (25.64%) MCSE
3 33 (16.92%) MCSA
4 26 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (8.72%) CCNA
6 15 (7.69%) Degree
7 13 (6.67%) MCP
8 12 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (5.64%) CCNP
10 9 (4.62%) MCITP
11 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.05%) MCTS
13 3 (1.54%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
14 2 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.51%) CCENT
15 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.51%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.15%) SLA
2 7 (3.59%) GDPR
3 6 (3.08%) PMO
4 5 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 146 (74.87%) Active Directory
2 69 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (32.31%) Hyper-V
4 30 (15.38%) vSphere
5 23 (11.79%) Terminal Services
6 18 (9.23%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (3.59%) ProxySG
7 7 (3.59%) XenApp
8 4 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.03%) NFS
10 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (9.23%) SCCM
2 10 (5.13%) SCOM
3 9 (4.62%) WSUS
4 6 (3.08%) Ansible
4 6 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.08%) Puppet
5 5 (2.56%) Salt
5 5 (2.56%) Terraform
6 4 (2.05%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.54%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.54%) Nagios
7 3 (1.54%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 107 (54.87%) Microsoft
2 106 (54.36%) VMware
3 86 (44.10%) Cisco
4 38 (19.49%) Citrix
5 21 (10.77%) HP
6 15 (7.69%) Veeam
7 12 (6.15%) F5
8 10 (5.13%) Apple
9 9 (4.62%) Dell
10 8 (4.10%) Google
10 8 (4.10%) NetApp
10 8 (4.10%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.59%) Blue Coat
11 7 (3.59%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.59%) Juniper
12 6 (3.08%) EqualLogic
12 6 (3.08%) Lotus
13 5 (2.56%) CommVault
13 5 (2.56%) Riverbed
13 5 (2.56%) SolarWinds