Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 170 149
Rank change year-on-year -27 -21 +11
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 176 238 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.87% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 12.25% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 155 216 191
North West median annual salary £34,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,125 £54,730
England median annual salary £38,000 £39,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.80% +1.28% +4.00%

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 1,988 1,943 1,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.01% 15.24% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,617 1,556 1,593
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -12 106 £35,000 -9.09% 27
Cheshire -44 41 £32,500 -19.75% 10
Merseyside +26 19 £31,500 -8.03% 5
Lancashire +16 9 £31,000 +47.62% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 164 (93.18%) DNS
2 145 (82.39%) Windows
3 143 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 115 (65.34%) Windows Server
5 108 (61.36%) VMware
6 98 (55.68%) Microsoft
7 74 (42.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (41.48%) Office 365
9 70 (39.77%) TCP/IP
10 66 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (32.39%) LAN
11 57 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 56 (31.82%) Hyper-V
13 52 (29.55%) Cisco
14 50 (28.41%) WAN
15 49 (27.84%) SAN
16 44 (25.00%) MS Exchange
16 44 (25.00%) Firewall
17 41 (23.30%) ITIL
18 40 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 35 (19.89%) VPN
20 32 (18.18%) Network Security
21 31 (17.61%) Wireless
22 30 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
22 30 (17.05%) SharePoint
23 29 (16.48%) vSphere
24 27 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
24 27 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
24 27 (15.34%) Windows 10
24 27 (15.34%) VoIP

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (17.05%) SharePoint
3 27 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (11.93%) IIS
6 11 (6.25%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.27%) Apache
9 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 73 (41.48%) Office 365
2 27 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.11%) IaaS
4 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.70%) G Suite
6 2 (1.14%) Google Drive
6 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (93.18%) DNS
2 70 (39.77%) TCP/IP
3 57 (32.39%) LAN
4 50 (28.41%) WAN
5 49 (27.84%) SAN
6 44 (25.00%) Firewall
7 35 (19.89%) VPN
8 32 (18.18%) Network Security
9 31 (17.61%) Wireless
10 27 (15.34%) VoIP
11 22 (12.50%) MPLS
12 17 (9.66%) Ethernet
12 17 (9.66%) VLAN
13 16 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (9.09%) SSL
14 14 (7.95%) Skype
15 13 (7.39%) BGP
16 12 (6.82%) IP Telephony
16 12 (6.82%) WLAN
17 11 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (9.66%) Retail
1 17 (9.66%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.25%) Finance
3 10 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (22.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 38 (21.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (21.59%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.93%) IT Support
4 20 (11.36%) IT Engineer
5 17 (9.66%) 1st Line Support
5 17 (9.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (9.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (9.66%) Desktop Support
6 14 (7.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (7.95%) Desktop Engineer
6 14 (7.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 14 (7.95%) IT Support Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) 1st Line Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) Analyst
8 12 (6.82%) Network Engineer
9 11 (6.25%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.68%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.11%) Exchange Support
11 9 (5.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) Web Services
2 7 (3.98%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.84%) LDAP
4 3 (1.70%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.70%) REST
4 3 (1.70%) SOAP
5 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (7.39%) Driving Licence
2 11 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.41%) Clustering
3 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.41%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.27%) Replication
6 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.14%) iPhone
6 2 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 145 (82.39%) Windows
2 115 (65.34%) Windows Server
3 66 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (15.34%) Windows 10
6 22 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.95%) Linux
7 14 (7.95%) Mac OS
8 7 (3.98%) CentOS
8 7 (3.98%) SUSE
9 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.84%) Android
11 3 (1.70%) Debian
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 40 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (10.80%) Mentoring
3 19 (10.80%) Tech Ops
4 17 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (6.25%) Coaching
6 11 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.68%) Server Management
8 9 (5.11%) Commercial Awareness
8 9 (5.11%) ITIL V3
8 9 (5.11%) Service Management
9 8 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.55%) Break/Fix
9 8 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (4.55%) Patch Management
9 8 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.55%) Project Management
10 7 (3.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.80%) SQL
2 12 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.70%) C++
3 3 (1.70%) Perl
3 3 (1.70%) PHP
4 2 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.64%) MCSE
3 20 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.39%) CCNA
5 9 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.55%) CCNP
6 8 (4.55%) DBS Check
7 7 (3.98%) Degree
7 7 (3.98%) MCTS
8 5 (2.84%) MCSA
9 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.27%) MCITP
9 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.70%) MCP
11 1 (0.57%) CCDP
11 1 (0.57%) CCSE
11 1 (0.57%) CISSP
11 1 (0.57%) IISP
11 1 (0.57%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.84%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 4 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.57%) PMO
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 143 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 74 (42.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 29 (16.48%) vSphere
5 26 (14.77%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (9.66%) Terminal Services
7 12 (6.82%) XenApp
7 12 (6.82%) XenDesktop
8 10 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.84%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.70%) VMware NSX
11 3 (1.70%) XenServer
12 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (10.23%) SCCM
2 11 (6.25%) WSUS
3 9 (5.11%) Nagios
4 8 (4.55%) SCOM
5 5 (2.84%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.84%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.14%) vRealize
7 2 (1.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.57%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.57%) QRadar
8 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (61.36%) VMware
2 98 (55.68%) Microsoft
3 52 (29.55%) Cisco
4 25 (14.20%) Citrix
5 18 (10.23%) Veeam
6 14 (7.95%) Nimble Storage
7 11 (6.25%) Juniper
8 8 (4.55%) F5
8 8 (4.55%) HP
8 8 (4.55%) NetApp
8 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.98%) Dell
9 7 (3.98%) IBM
9 7 (3.98%) Mitel
10 6 (3.41%) Infoblox
11 5 (2.84%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.84%) Google
11 5 (2.84%) Meraki
11 5 (2.84%) MobileIron