Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 202 167
Rank change year-on-year +74 -35 -3
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 234 171 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.33% 1.46% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.02% 8.42% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 188 158 217
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 £21,175 £19,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £59,125 £50,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% -1.27%

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 1,461 2,031 1,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.58% 17.37% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,160 1,677 1,554
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +58 137 £42,500 +18.06% 35
Cheshire +45 60 £30,750 -5.38% 13
Merseyside +5 15 £37,500 +19.05% 7
Cumbria +1 13 £26,500 -
Lancashire -6 9 £35,000 +12.90% 6
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 227 (97.01%) DNS
2 208 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 190 (81.20%) Windows
4 156 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 128 (54.70%) VMware
6 110 (47.01%) Windows Server
7 106 (45.30%) Office 365
8 86 (36.75%) TCP/IP
9 84 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 78 (33.33%) Firewall
11 77 (32.91%) Cisco
12 69 (29.49%) ITIL
12 69 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 67 (28.63%) MS Exchange
14 58 (24.79%) Azure
15 56 (23.93%) WAN
16 54 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 51 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 49 (20.94%) LAN
18 49 (20.94%) Hyper-V
18 49 (20.94%) Windows Server 2008
19 43 (18.38%) Windows 10
20 41 (17.52%) PowerShell
20 41 (17.52%) SCCM
20 41 (17.52%) Windows 7
21 40 (17.09%) SQL Server
22 38 (16.24%) vSphere
23 37 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
24 34 (14.53%) HP
25 32 (13.68%) VPN

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 67 (28.63%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.98%) IIS
4 13 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.56%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.71%) CMS
9 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 106 (45.30%) Office 365
2 58 (24.79%) Azure
3 21 (8.97%) AWS
4 10 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.42%) IaaS
6 4 (1.71%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.28%) GitHub
7 3 (1.28%) PaaS
7 3 (1.28%) SaaS
7 3 (1.28%) Serverless
7 3 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (97.01%) DNS
2 86 (36.75%) TCP/IP
3 78 (33.33%) Firewall
4 56 (23.93%) WAN
5 49 (20.94%) LAN
6 32 (13.68%) VPN
7 30 (12.82%) SAN
8 29 (12.39%) Wireless
9 25 (10.68%) VoIP
10 23 (9.83%) VLAN
11 21 (8.97%) Network Security
12 16 (6.84%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (4.27%) BGP
13 10 (4.27%) MPLS
13 10 (4.27%) OSPF
14 9 (3.85%) NAS
15 8 (3.42%) IP Telephony
15 8 (3.42%) WLAN
16 6 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.14%) MS Access
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (8.97%) Manufacturing
2 19 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.98%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.42%) Law
4 8 (3.42%) Legal
5 5 (2.14%) Finance
6 4 (1.71%) Automotive
6 4 (1.71%) Retail
7 3 (1.28%) Marketing
8 2 (0.85%) Fire and Rescue
8 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (21.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (13.68%) Support Engineer
3 31 (13.25%) Network Engineer
4 29 (12.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (11.97%) Analyst
6 24 (10.26%) IT Engineer
7 22 (9.40%) IT Support
8 20 (8.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) ICT Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) IT Technician
11 10 (4.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Field Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Field Service Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) IT Support Technician
11 10 (4.27%) Support Technician
12 9 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.13%) Web Services
2 4 (1.71%) LDAP
3 2 (0.85%) .NET
3 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) COM
4 1 (0.43%) Node.js
4 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.68%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.27%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.56%) Wiki
6 5 (2.14%) Clustering
6 5 (2.14%) NHS
6 5 (2.14%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.14%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.71%) Social Network
8 3 (1.28%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.28%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.28%) Life Science
8 3 (1.28%) Replication
9 2 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.85%) PKI
9 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 190 (81.20%) Windows
2 110 (47.01%) Windows Server
3 69 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (20.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (18.38%) Windows 10
6 41 (17.52%) Windows 7
7 19 (8.12%) Linux
7 19 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.70%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.42%) Unix
10 7 (2.99%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.14%) Android
12 4 (1.71%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.71%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.85%) SUSE
14 1 (0.43%) CentOS
14 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.49%) ITIL
2 51 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (11.11%) Change Management
5 18 (7.69%) DevOps
5 18 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
7 16 (6.84%) Patch Management
8 15 (6.41%) Service Management
9 13 (5.56%) IT Strategy
9 13 (5.56%) Project Management
10 12 (5.13%) High Availability
10 12 (5.13%) ITIL V3
11 11 (4.70%) Business Continuity
11 11 (4.70%) Change Control
11 11 (4.70%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.52%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.97%) SQL
3 7 (2.99%) Python
4 4 (1.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.28%) Ruby
6 2 (0.85%) C
6 2 (0.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.43%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (10.68%) MCSE
4 22 (9.40%) MCSA
5 18 (7.69%) CCNA
6 16 (6.84%) CCNP
7 15 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.70%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.85%) DBS Check
10 9 (3.85%) Degree
11 8 (3.42%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.99%) HND
13 6 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (2.14%) CCDP
15 3 (1.28%) CISSP
15 3 (1.28%) HNC
15 3 (1.28%) MCP
15 3 (1.28%) VCAP
16 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.26%) SLA
2 7 (2.99%) GDPR
2 7 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) BS7799
4 1 (0.43%) NIST
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 208 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 84 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (20.94%) Hyper-V
4 38 (16.24%) vSphere
5 21 (8.97%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (5.98%) Terminal Services
8 10 (4.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (3.85%) XenApp
10 8 (3.42%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (1.28%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.28%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.43%) Docker
15 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (17.52%) SCCM
2 17 (7.26%) WSUS
3 9 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.71%) Terraform
4 4 (1.71%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.28%) Ansible
5 3 (1.28%) Grafana
5 3 (1.28%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (1.28%) Kibana
5 3 (1.28%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.85%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (0.85%) vMotion
7 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 156 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 128 (54.70%) VMware
3 77 (32.91%) Cisco
4 34 (14.53%) HP
5 32 (13.68%) Citrix
6 17 (7.26%) Dell
7 16 (6.84%) CheckPoint
7 16 (6.84%) Veeam
8 15 (6.41%) McAfee
9 10 (4.27%) Avaya
9 10 (4.27%) NetApp
10 9 (3.85%) Apple
11 8 (3.42%) IBM
12 7 (2.99%) EMC
12 7 (2.99%) Juniper
12 7 (2.99%) Remedy
13 6 (2.56%) Ivanti
13 6 (2.56%) Lotus
13 6 (2.56%) Meraki
14 5 (2.14%) Intel