Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 166 162
Rank change year-on-year -25 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 172 248 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.53% 1.89% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.74% 12.93% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 160 221 195
North West median annual salary £32,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £48,875 £53,750 £54,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.27% -1.25% +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 1,969 1,918 1,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.56% 14.61% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,629 1,539 1,557
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £56,100
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -17 105 £35,000 -13.58% 23
Cheshire -29 40 £31,750 -18.59% 4
Merseyside +14 18 £31,000 +3.33% 8
Lancashire +10 8 £31,000 +47.62% 1
Cumbria +3 1 - -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 161 (93.60%) DNS
2 145 (84.30%) Windows
3 141 (81.98%) Active Directory
4 109 (63.37%) Windows Server
5 107 (62.21%) VMware
6 93 (54.07%) Microsoft
7 77 (44.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 72 (41.86%) Office 365
9 67 (38.95%) TCP/IP
10 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (30.81%) ITIL
12 51 (29.65%) Cisco
12 51 (29.65%) Hyper-V
13 45 (26.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 45 (26.16%) LAN
14 43 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 43 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (23.26%) WAN
16 37 (21.51%) SAN
17 31 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (18.02%) Firewall
17 31 (18.02%) Windows 10
18 29 (16.86%) Windows 7
18 29 (16.86%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (16.28%) VPN
20 27 (15.70%) MCSE
20 27 (15.70%) VMware ESXi
20 27 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (15.12%) vSphere
21 26 (15.12%) SharePoint

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 43 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (16.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (15.12%) SharePoint
4 22 (12.79%) IIS
5 15 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (6.98%) Skype for Business
7 9 (5.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.33%) Apache
8 4 (2.33%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 72 (41.86%) Office 365
2 27 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.23%) IaaS
4 3 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.74%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.16%) Google Drive
5 2 (1.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (93.60%) DNS
2 67 (38.95%) TCP/IP
3 45 (26.16%) LAN
4 40 (23.26%) WAN
5 37 (21.51%) SAN
6 31 (18.02%) Firewall
7 28 (16.28%) VPN
8 21 (12.21%) VoIP
8 21 (12.21%) Wireless
9 16 (9.30%) Network Security
9 16 (9.30%) VLAN
10 15 (8.72%) Skype
11 13 (7.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (5.23%) BGP
12 9 (5.23%) MPLS
13 8 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (4.65%) WLAN
14 7 (4.07%) OSPF
14 7 (4.07%) SSL
15 6 (3.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (9.88%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.49%) Retail
4 4 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
6 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 42 (24.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (22.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (12.79%) IT Engineer
5 21 (12.21%) IT Support
6 19 (11.05%) Analyst
7 17 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (9.88%) Desktop Support
7 17 (9.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 16 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (9.30%) Support Analyst
9 14 (8.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (8.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (8.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 13 (7.56%) 1st Line Engineer
11 12 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
12 11 (6.40%) Help Desk Engineer
13 10 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (5.81%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) Web Services
2 4 (2.33%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.74%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (1.74%) REST
3 3 (1.74%) SOAP
4 2 (1.16%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.81%) Driving Licence
1 10 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.49%) Clustering
4 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.33%) Replication
6 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.74%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.16%) iPad
7 2 (1.16%) iPhone
7 2 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (84.30%) Windows
2 109 (63.37%) Windows Server
3 55 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (18.02%) Windows 10
6 29 (16.86%) Windows 7
7 16 (9.30%) Linux
8 11 (6.40%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.23%) Apple iOS
10 8 (4.65%) Mac OS
11 7 (4.07%) Mac OS X
12 6 (3.49%) Android
13 5 (2.91%) SUSE
14 4 (2.33%) CentOS
15 3 (1.74%) Debian
16 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.81%) ITIL
2 45 (26.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (9.30%) Mentoring
4 16 (9.30%) Tech Ops
5 11 (6.40%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (6.40%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.81%) Coaching
7 9 (5.23%) ITIL V3
7 9 (5.23%) Patch Management
7 9 (5.23%) Project Management
8 8 (4.65%) Asset Management
8 8 (4.65%) Commercial Awareness
8 8 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.07%) Break/Fix
9 7 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (4.07%) DevOps
9 7 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.47%) SQL
2 14 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.74%) C++
4 3 (1.74%) Perl
4 3 (1.74%) PHP
5 2 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (15.70%) MCSE
3 22 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.14%) CCNA
5 13 (7.56%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.23%) CCNP
6 9 (5.23%) MCSA
7 8 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.07%) Degree
9 6 (3.49%) MCITP
9 6 (3.49%) MCP
10 5 (2.91%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.91%) MCTS
11 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.16%) CCDP
13 1 (0.58%) CCIE
13 1 (0.58%) CISSP
13 1 (0.58%) ISSAP
13 1 (0.58%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.07%) SLA
3 6 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.74%) GDPR
6 1 (0.58%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) PMO
6 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 141 (81.98%) Active Directory
2 77 (44.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (29.65%) Hyper-V
4 27 (15.70%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (15.12%) vSphere
6 12 (6.98%) Terminal Services
6 12 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (6.40%) XenApp
7 11 (6.40%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.91%) Terminal Server
8 5 (2.91%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.74%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.16%) Docker
10 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (8.72%) SCCM
2 10 (5.81%) Nagios
3 8 (4.65%) SCOM
4 6 (3.49%) WSUS
5 5 (2.91%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.74%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.16%) MaaS360
8 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.16%) vRealize
8 2 (1.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 107 (62.21%) VMware
2 93 (54.07%) Microsoft
3 51 (29.65%) Cisco
4 26 (15.12%) Citrix
5 19 (11.05%) Veeam
6 11 (6.40%) Apple
7 10 (5.81%) NetApp
7 10 (5.81%) Nimble Storage
8 9 (5.23%) Meraki
9 8 (4.65%) HP
9 8 (4.65%) Mitel
9 8 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.07%) IBM
10 7 (4.07%) Juniper
11 6 (3.49%) Dell
12 5 (2.91%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.91%) SAP
13 4 (2.33%) Lotus
13 4 (2.33%) McAfee
13 4 (2.33%) Sophos