Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 201 177
Rank change year-on-year +85 -24 -12
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 288 162 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.73% 1.35% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.29% 8.57% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 236 141 215
North West median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -12.82% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,375 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% - +2.67%

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 1,768 1,890 2,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.79% 15.81% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,551 1,655
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,396 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.25% +8.71% +1.30%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,800 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% +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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +73 172 £40,000 +14.29% 30
Cheshire +68 81 £31,375 -13.45% 19
Merseyside -3 17 £37,500 +19.05% 12
Lancashire -20 13 £35,000 +3.70% 11
Cumbria -4 5 - - 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 280 (97.22%) DNS
2 240 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 236 (81.94%) Windows
4 180 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 161 (55.90%) VMware
6 151 (52.43%) Windows Server
7 120 (41.67%) Office 365
8 97 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 97 (33.68%) Cisco
9 95 (32.99%) TCP/IP
10 90 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 90 (31.25%) ITIL
10 90 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 85 (29.51%) Firewall
12 79 (27.43%) WAN
13 77 (26.74%) Azure
14 76 (26.39%) LAN
15 68 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 65 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 60 (20.83%) PowerShell
18 59 (20.49%) Hyper-V
19 54 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 49 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
21 48 (16.67%) Windows 10
22 45 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
22 45 (15.63%) Wireless
23 44 (15.28%) vSphere
24 43 (14.93%) Windows 7
24 43 (14.93%) SCCM
25 42 (14.58%) SAN

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 90 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.90%) IIS
4 15 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.08%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.04%) CMS
10 3 (1.04%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.35%) Drupal
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 120 (41.67%) Office 365
2 77 (26.74%) Azure
3 27 (9.38%) AWS
4 12 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.13%) IaaS
6 5 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.74%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.74%) GitHub
6 5 (1.74%) Serverless
6 5 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.39%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.04%) PaaS
8 3 (1.04%) SaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 280 (97.22%) DNS
2 95 (32.99%) TCP/IP
3 85 (29.51%) Firewall
4 79 (27.43%) WAN
5 76 (26.39%) LAN
6 45 (15.63%) Wireless
7 42 (14.58%) SAN
8 39 (13.54%) VoIP
9 33 (11.46%) Network Security
10 29 (10.07%) VPN
11 27 (9.38%) VLAN
12 24 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (5.90%) BGP
13 17 (5.90%) OSPF
14 12 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (4.17%) NAS
14 12 (4.17%) SNMP
15 11 (3.82%) EIGRP
15 11 (3.82%) Internet
15 11 (3.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (1.74%) MS Access
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (1.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 18 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.51%) Retail
3 11 (3.82%) Law
4 10 (3.47%) Legal
5 9 (3.13%) Finance
6 8 (2.78%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.39%) Marketing
8 3 (1.04%) Automotive
9 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (17.01%) Network Engineer
3 38 (13.19%) IT Engineer
4 34 (11.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 34 (11.81%) IT Support
4 34 (11.81%) Support Engineer
5 29 (10.07%) Analyst
6 21 (7.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (5.90%) IT Technician
8 16 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (5.21%) Active Directory Engineer
10 14 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (4.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 14 (4.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (4.51%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (4.51%) Field Engineer
11 13 (4.51%) Field Service Engineer
11 13 (4.51%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.17%) Web Services
2 8 (2.78%) 802.1X
3 6 (2.08%) LDAP
4 3 (1.04%) .NET
5 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.94%) Driving Licence
4 18 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.13%) PKI
6 8 (2.78%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.08%) Replication
8 5 (1.74%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (1.74%) Wiki
9 4 (1.39%) Clustering
9 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) Social Network
10 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.04%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 236 (81.94%) Windows
2 151 (52.43%) Windows Server
3 90 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 43 (14.93%) Windows 7
7 33 (11.46%) Linux
8 20 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.21%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.13%) Unix
11 8 (2.78%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.74%) Android
13 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.04%) VMS
14 2 (0.69%) CentOS
14 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.25%) ITIL
2 68 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (11.81%) DevOps
5 27 (9.38%) Change Management
6 25 (8.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 23 (7.99%) Mentoring
9 21 (7.29%) Problem Management
10 18 (6.25%) IT Strategy
11 17 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (5.90%) Deployment Automation
11 17 (5.90%) Patch Management
11 17 (5.90%) Project Management
11 17 (5.90%) Service Management
12 16 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (5.21%) Change Control
14 14 (4.86%) Business Continuity
15 13 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 22 (7.64%) SQL
3 14 (4.86%) Python
4 6 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.74%) Ruby
6 2 (0.69%) C
6 2 (0.69%) PHP
6 2 (0.69%) VBScript
7 1 (0.35%) C#
7 1 (0.35%) C++
7 1 (0.35%) Java
7 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (11.46%) CCNA
4 31 (10.76%) CCNP
5 29 (10.07%) MCSA
5 29 (10.07%) MCSE
6 20 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (4.86%) MCP
8 13 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 10 (3.47%) Degree
10 10 (3.47%) SC Cleared
11 9 (3.13%) DBS Check
11 9 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 8 (2.78%) SSCP
13 6 (2.08%) MCITP
14 5 (1.74%) VCAP
15 4 (1.39%) CCDP
15 4 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.72%) SLA
2 27 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.17%) GDPR
4 9 (3.13%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.78%) ISO 22301
6 6 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.04%) NIST
7 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.04%) QA
8 2 (0.69%) COBIT
8 2 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.35%) BS7799
System Software
1 240 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 97 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (20.49%) Hyper-V
4 44 (15.28%) vSphere
5 25 (8.68%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (7.99%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (4.86%) Terminal Services
8 12 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (3.82%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (3.13%) XenApp
11 6 (2.08%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (1.74%) VMware NSX
13 3 (1.04%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.69%) Docker
14 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (14.93%) SCCM
2 28 (9.72%) WSUS
3 14 (4.86%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.08%) Terraform
5 6 (2.08%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.74%) Ansible
6 5 (1.74%) Grafana
6 5 (1.74%) Kibana
6 5 (1.74%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.69%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.69%) Graylog
7 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.69%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (0.69%) QRadar
7 2 (0.69%) vMotion
8 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 180 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 161 (55.90%) VMware
3 97 (33.68%) Cisco
4 41 (14.24%) Citrix
5 37 (12.85%) HP
6 20 (6.94%) Veeam
7 19 (6.60%) McAfee
8 17 (5.90%) IBM
9 16 (5.56%) Dell
10 14 (4.86%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.17%) Meraki
12 10 (3.47%) NetApp
12 10 (3.47%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.13%) Avaya
14 8 (2.78%) Apple
14 8 (2.78%) BT
14 8 (2.78%) Nimsoft
15 7 (2.43%) CyberArk
16 6 (2.08%) Lotus
16 6 (2.08%) Remedy