Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 164 215
Rank change year-on-year -6 +51 -41
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 125 202 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.54% 1.99% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.09% 11.06% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 89 179 147
Median annual salary £29,000 £31,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.94% -13.70% +4.29%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,711 £52,125 £53,750
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 1,127 1,827 1,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.86% 17.99% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1,360 1,292
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DHCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DHCP in the North West.

Salary trend for DHCP in the North West

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing DHCP in the North West over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 -9 55 £41,250 +17.86% 31
Cheshire -4 35 £21,750 -25.00% 6
Merseyside +16 19 £26,000 +4.00% 7
Cumbria -11 13 £30,000 - 1
Lancashire +2 3 £25,500 -19.05% 5
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 118 (94.40%) DNS
2 113 (90.40%) Active Directory
3 108 (86.40%) Windows
4 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
5 59 (47.20%) Windows Server
6 58 (46.40%) Office 365
7 49 (39.20%) Firewall
8 45 (36.00%) VMware
9 44 (35.20%) MS Exchange
10 37 (29.60%) Azure
11 34 (27.20%) Cisco
11 34 (27.20%) Kalman Filter
12 33 (26.40%) TCP/IP
13 30 (24.00%) Windows 10
14 29 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (23.20%) SCCM
15 28 (22.40%) Hyper-V
15 28 (22.40%) VPN
16 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (19.20%) WAN
17 24 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Office
19 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
20 21 (16.80%) ITIL
20 21 (16.80%) LAN
21 20 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
22 19 (15.20%) Citrix
22 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2016
23 18 (14.40%) SLA

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 44 (35.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.80%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 58 (46.40%) Office 365
2 37 (29.60%) Azure
3 12 (9.60%) AWS
4 6 (4.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.80%) GCP
5 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.80%) G Suite
5 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 118 (94.40%) DNS
2 49 (39.20%) Firewall
3 33 (26.40%) TCP/IP
4 28 (22.40%) VPN
5 24 (19.20%) WAN
6 21 (16.80%) LAN
7 13 (10.40%) VLAN
7 13 (10.40%) VoIP
8 10 (8.00%) Network Security
9 9 (7.20%) Internet
9 9 (7.20%) NetScaler
9 9 (7.20%) Wireless
10 8 (6.40%) SAN
10 8 (6.40%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (5.60%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (5.60%) MPLS
12 6 (4.80%) BGP
12 6 (4.80%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (4.80%) Skype
13 5 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 9 (7.20%) Public Sector
2 8 (6.40%) Law
3 6 (4.80%) Legal
4 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Finance
5 2 (1.60%) Fire and Rescue
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Local Government
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (24.80%) IT Support
2 24 (19.20%) IT Technician
3 23 (18.40%) IT Support Technician
3 23 (18.40%) Support Technician
4 19 (15.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.60%) ICT Engineer
7 12 (9.60%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (8.80%) IT Engineer
8 11 (8.80%) Network Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (7.20%) Analyst
10 9 (7.20%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Service Desk Engineer
12 6 (4.80%) Architect
12 6 (4.80%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.60%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) OAuth
2 1 (0.80%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.80%) OpenID
2 1 (0.80%) SAML
2 1 (0.80%) XACML
2 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.60%) e-Learning
4 5 (4.00%) Clustering
5 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.40%) Life Science
6 3 (2.40%) NHS
6 3 (2.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.60%) PKI
7 2 (1.60%) Replication
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.80%) FMCG
8 1 (0.80%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (86.40%) Windows
2 59 (47.20%) Windows Server
3 30 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (17.60%) Windows 7
7 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (12.80%) Windows 8
9 11 (8.80%) Apple iOS
10 10 (8.00%) Linux
11 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (5.60%) Android
14 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.60%) SUSE
15 2 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) Kalman Filter
2 24 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (16.80%) ITIL
4 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.80%) Service Management
7 10 (8.00%) ITSM
8 9 (7.20%) DevOps
9 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.40%) Network Design
9 8 (6.40%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.60%) Change Management
10 7 (5.60%) Email Filtering
10 7 (5.60%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (5.60%) Service Desk Management
11 5 (4.00%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.00%) IT Strategy
11 5 (4.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.80%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.80%) MCSA
5 5 (4.00%) CCNP
6 4 (3.20%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.20%) Degree
6 4 (3.20%) HND
6 4 (3.20%) MCSE
7 3 (2.40%) HNC
7 3 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.60%) CCNA
8 2 (1.60%) MCITP
8 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.80%) CCDP
9 1 (0.80%) CEH
9 1 (0.80%) CISSP
9 1 (0.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) GDPR
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (90.40%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (22.40%) Hyper-V
4 18 (14.40%) vSphere
5 13 (10.40%) XenDesktop
6 12 (9.60%) XenApp
7 11 (8.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 7 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.40%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.60%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.80%) RACF
12 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (23.20%) SCCM
2 8 (6.40%) XenMobile
3 5 (4.00%) WSUS
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.40%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.40%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 93 (74.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (36.00%) VMware
3 34 (27.20%) Cisco
4 19 (15.20%) Citrix
5 13 (10.40%) HP
6 8 (6.40%) Actuate
7 7 (5.60%) Apple
7 7 (5.60%) Google
7 7 (5.60%) Remedy
7 7 (5.60%) ServiceNow
7 7 (5.60%) Symantec
7 7 (5.60%) Veeam
7 7 (5.60%) Virgin Media
8 5 (4.00%) Dell
8 5 (4.00%) Juniper
9 4 (3.20%) McAfee
9 4 (3.20%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.20%) Proofpoint
9 4 (3.20%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.20%) Sonus