Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 157 155
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +52
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 241 244 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 1.95% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 12.42% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 217 187 204
North West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £23,050 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 1954 1965 1875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.70% 15.70% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1617 1482
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -17 132 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Cheshire +22 97 £39,000 +20.00% 9
Merseyside -15 10 £30,000 -32.58% 2
Lancashire -12 2 £21,000 -31.15% 1
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 238 (98.76%) DNS
2 180 (74.69%) Windows
3 167 (69.29%) Active Directory
4 124 (51.45%) Cisco
4 124 (51.45%) Microsoft
5 114 (47.30%) VMware
6 102 (42.32%) Windows Server
7 101 (41.91%) TCP/IP
7 101 (41.91%) Firewall
8 100 (41.49%) ITIL
9 91 (37.76%) WAN
10 87 (36.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 82 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (32.78%) LAN
13 78 (32.37%) Office 365
14 76 (31.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 66 (27.39%) Hyper-V
16 59 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 57 (23.65%) MCSE
18 52 (21.58%) Citrix
19 51 (21.16%) SAN
20 47 (19.50%) VPN
20 47 (19.50%) Data Centre
21 46 (19.09%) Wireless
21 46 (19.09%) MPLS
22 45 (18.67%) MS Exchange
23 41 (17.01%) Change Management
23 41 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
24 39 (16.18%) Windows 7
25 38 (15.77%) Network Security

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 45 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (11.20%) SharePoint
3 24 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (7.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (5.81%) IIS
6 13 (5.39%) Skype for Business
7 11 (4.56%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.66%) Apache
9 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 78 (32.37%) Office 365
2 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.49%) G Suite
5 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 238 (98.76%) DNS
2 101 (41.91%) Firewall
2 101 (41.91%) TCP/IP
3 91 (37.76%) WAN
4 79 (32.78%) LAN
5 51 (21.16%) SAN
6 47 (19.50%) VPN
7 46 (19.09%) MPLS
7 46 (19.09%) Wireless
8 38 (15.77%) Network Security
9 31 (12.86%) SSL
9 31 (12.86%) VoIP
10 28 (11.62%) BGP
10 28 (11.62%) EIGRP
10 28 (11.62%) IPsec
10 28 (11.62%) OSPF
11 26 (10.79%) VLAN
12 24 (9.96%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (9.96%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (9.13%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.24%) Subversion
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Maven
General
1 28 (11.62%) Finance
2 19 (7.88%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.81%) Legal
4 5 (2.07%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.66%) Banking
5 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (21.99%) Network Engineer
2 44 (18.26%) Support Engineer
3 41 (17.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (12.45%) Analyst
5 29 (12.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (11.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 25 (10.37%) IT Support
8 23 (9.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (9.54%) IT Engineer
9 21 (8.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (7.05%) Cisco Engineer
11 15 (6.22%) Support Analyst
11 15 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (5.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 14 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (4.15%) Security Engineer
14 10 (4.15%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.45%) Web Services
2 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 2 (0.83%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.50%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.22%) Life Science
4 12 (4.98%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.56%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.56%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.90%) Replication
8 5 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.24%) CCTV
9 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.24%) iPad
9 3 (1.24%) Online Games
9 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.83%) FMCG
10 2 (0.83%) iPhone
11 1 (0.41%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.41%) IPTV
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 180 (74.69%) Windows
2 102 (42.32%) Windows Server
3 87 (36.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (16.18%) Windows 7
6 33 (13.69%) Windows 8
7 22 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (8.71%) Windows 10
9 17 (7.05%) Linux
10 9 (3.73%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.32%) Unix
12 7 (2.90%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.24%) AIX
14 2 (0.83%) Android
14 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.41%) Solaris
15 1 (0.41%) SUSE
15 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.49%) ITIL
2 41 (17.01%) Change Management
3 31 (12.86%) Load Balancing
4 26 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (10.79%) SIEM
5 21 (8.71%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (7.88%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (7.47%) Network Design
7 18 (7.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 17 (7.05%) Service Management
9 16 (6.64%) Patch Management
10 14 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (4.98%) ITIL V3
12 11 (4.56%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.56%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.56%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.15%) Data Security
13 10 (4.15%) ITSM
14 8 (3.32%) Asset Management
14 8 (3.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.62%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.30%) SQL
3 5 (2.07%) VBScript
4 4 (1.66%) Python
4 4 (1.66%) VB
5 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (31.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (23.65%) MCSE
3 41 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (14.11%) Degree
5 32 (13.28%) MCSA
6 26 (10.79%) CCNP
7 24 (9.96%) CCNA
8 19 (7.88%) MCP
9 17 (7.05%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (4.56%) MCITP
11 8 (3.32%) A+ Certification
12 7 (2.90%) DBS Check
13 6 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.66%) CCA
14 4 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
15 3 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
16 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
17 1 (0.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) PMO
2 12 (4.98%) GDPR
3 8 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.90%) SLA
5 2 (0.83%) QA
6 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (69.29%) Active Directory
2 82 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (27.39%) Hyper-V
4 32 (13.28%) Terminal Services
4 32 (13.28%) vSphere
5 26 (10.79%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (9.13%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.90%) XenApp
8 6 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.41%) Docker
9 1 (0.41%) KVM
9 1 (0.41%) NFS
9 1 (0.41%) vCloud
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (9.13%) WSUS
2 12 (4.98%) SCOM
3 11 (4.56%) SCCM
3 11 (4.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.49%) Nagios
5 3 (1.24%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.83%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.41%) Puppet
7 1 (0.41%) Salt
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.41%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 124 (51.45%) Cisco
1 124 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 114 (47.30%) VMware
3 52 (21.58%) Citrix
4 27 (11.20%) F5
5 26 (10.79%) CheckPoint
6 23 (9.54%) Blue Coat
7 21 (8.71%) Juniper
8 20 (8.30%) HP
8 20 (8.30%) Palo Alto
9 19 (7.88%) Riverbed
10 18 (7.47%) NetApp
11 17 (7.05%) Symantec
12 15 (6.22%) Dell
12 15 (6.22%) EqualLogic
13 14 (5.81%) CommVault
13 14 (5.81%) Veeam
14 12 (4.98%) Apple
15 11 (4.56%) Lotus
16 7 (2.90%) Wyse