Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 152 153
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +75
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 239 240 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.87% 1.97% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.19% 12.41% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 216 192 216
North West median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,730 £63,750
England median annual salary £39,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.33% -

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 1961 1934 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.34% 15.89% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1603 1488
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,300 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -16 132 £39,000 -8.24% 12
Cheshire +21 97 £40,500 +15.71% 9
Merseyside -26 8 £34,250 -23.89%
Lancashire -14 2 £21,000 -28.81%
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 235 (98.33%) DNS
2 182 (76.15%) Windows
3 164 (68.62%) Active Directory
4 123 (51.46%) Cisco
5 120 (50.21%) Microsoft
6 114 (47.70%) Firewall
7 111 (46.44%) Windows Server
8 109 (45.61%) VMware
9 103 (43.10%) ITIL
10 91 (38.08%) TCP/IP
11 85 (35.56%) WAN
12 78 (32.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 75 (31.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 71 (29.71%) LAN
15 70 (29.29%) Office 365
16 65 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 63 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 57 (23.85%) Hyper-V
19 56 (23.43%) MPLS
20 52 (21.76%) Citrix
21 51 (21.34%) Wireless
22 50 (20.92%) VPN
22 50 (20.92%) MS Exchange
23 48 (20.08%) Network Security
24 47 (19.67%) SAN
25 46 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
26 45 (18.83%) Data Centre
27 43 (17.99%) MCSE
28 42 (17.57%) Change Management
29 40 (16.74%) Degree

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 50 (20.92%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (9.62%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.11%) Skype for Business
6 15 (6.28%) IIS
7 13 (5.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (5.02%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.67%) Apache
10 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 70 (29.29%) Office 365
2 29 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.51%) G Suite
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 235 (98.33%) DNS
2 114 (47.70%) Firewall
3 91 (38.08%) TCP/IP
4 85 (35.56%) WAN
5 71 (29.71%) LAN
6 56 (23.43%) MPLS
7 51 (21.34%) Wireless
8 50 (20.92%) VPN
9 48 (20.08%) Network Security
10 47 (19.67%) SAN
11 36 (15.06%) SSL
12 35 (14.64%) VLAN
12 35 (14.64%) VoIP
13 33 (13.81%) BGP
13 33 (13.81%) EIGRP
13 33 (13.81%) OSPF
14 32 (13.39%) IPsec
15 29 (12.13%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (11.30%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.26%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) Maven
3 1 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 30 (12.55%) Finance
2 20 (8.37%) Legal
3 19 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.09%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.67%) Banking
5 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Games
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (25.94%) Network Engineer
2 42 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (14.64%) Support Engineer
4 30 (12.55%) Analyst
5 27 (11.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (10.04%) IT Support
7 21 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (8.79%) Cisco Engineer
7 21 (8.79%) IT Engineer
8 20 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (7.53%) Support Analyst
10 16 (6.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) Security Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.21%) Web Services
2 2 (0.84%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.84%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.83%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.11%) Life Science
4 12 (5.02%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.60%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.60%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.93%) Replication
7 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.67%) iPad
9 3 (1.26%) CCTV
9 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.84%) FMCG
10 2 (0.84%) iPhone
10 2 (0.84%) Online Games
11 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.42%) IPTV
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 182 (76.15%) Windows
2 111 (46.44%) Windows Server
3 78 (32.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (27.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (13.81%) Windows 7
6 33 (13.81%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.95%) Windows 10
8 15 (6.28%) Linux
9 9 (3.77%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.35%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.51%) Unix
12 3 (1.26%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.84%) Android
13 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.42%) SUSE
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (43.10%) ITIL
2 42 (17.57%) Change Management
3 36 (15.06%) Load Balancing
4 31 (12.97%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (12.97%) SIEM
5 26 (10.88%) Penetration Testing
6 24 (10.04%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (10.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 23 (9.62%) Network Design
8 21 (8.79%) Service Management
9 18 (7.53%) Service Delivery
10 17 (7.11%) ITIL V3
11 15 (6.28%) ITSM
12 14 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.02%) Asset Management
14 11 (4.60%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.60%) Patch Management
14 11 (4.60%) Problem Management
15 9 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.81%) PowerShell
2 22 (9.21%) SQL
3 9 (3.77%) VBScript
4 8 (3.35%) VB
5 4 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (17.99%) MCSE
4 40 (16.74%) Degree
5 31 (12.97%) CCNP
6 27 (11.30%) MCSA
7 24 (10.04%) CCNA
8 19 (7.95%) MCP
9 13 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (4.60%) MCITP
11 8 (3.35%) A+ Certification
11 8 (3.35%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.35%) Security Cleared
12 7 (2.93%) DBS Check
12 7 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.67%) CCA
13 4 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
16 1 (0.42%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) PMO
2 10 (4.18%) SLA
3 9 (3.77%) GDPR
4 8 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.51%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.84%) QA
7 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 164 (68.62%) Active Directory
2 75 (31.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (23.85%) Hyper-V
4 31 (12.97%) Terminal Services
5 30 (12.55%) vSphere
6 28 (11.72%) ProxySG
7 20 (8.37%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.77%) XenApp
9 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.42%) Docker
10 1 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.42%) NFS
10 1 (0.42%) vCloud
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (11.72%) WSUS
2 12 (5.02%) SCOM
3 11 (4.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (2.09%) Nagios
4 5 (2.09%) SCCM
5 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.26%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.26%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.42%) SCSM
8 1 (0.42%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.42%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 123 (51.46%) Cisco
2 120 (50.21%) Microsoft
3 109 (45.61%) VMware
4 52 (21.76%) Citrix
5 32 (13.39%) CheckPoint
6 31 (12.97%) F5
7 29 (12.13%) Blue Coat
8 28 (11.72%) Juniper
9 26 (10.88%) Palo Alto
10 25 (10.46%) HP
11 24 (10.04%) Riverbed
12 23 (9.62%) NetApp
13 19 (7.95%) Symantec
14 15 (6.28%) Dell
14 15 (6.28%) EqualLogic
15 14 (5.86%) CommVault
15 14 (5.86%) Veeam
16 12 (5.02%) Lotus
17 11 (4.60%) Apple
18 7 (2.93%) Wyse