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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 191 172
Rank change year-on-year -20 -19 0
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 363 261 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 1.67% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.18% 11.96% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 289 192 176
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,875
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,375 £56,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.51% +3.44%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,566 2,182 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.81% 13.93% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,981 1,592 1,952
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DHCP in the South East.

Salary trend for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DHCP in the South East over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -5 113 £45,000 +18.42% 25
Hampshire +15 105 £45,000 +10.43% 14
Berkshire +26 56 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Surrey -58 53 £32,500 - 7
Kent -45 40 £45,000 - 11
Buckinghamshire -22 38 £38,000 +16.92% 3
East Sussex +4 32 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Oxfordshire -44 19 £50,000 +42.86% 7
West Sussex -12 16 £40,000 -23.81% 4
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 355 (97.80%) DNS
2 253 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 224 (61.71%) Microsoft
4 222 (61.16%) Windows
5 198 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
6 180 (49.59%) VMware
7 167 (46.01%) Windows Server
8 145 (39.94%) Azure
9 126 (34.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 124 (34.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 124 (34.16%) Firewall
11 114 (31.40%) Social Skills
12 102 (28.10%) TCP/IP
13 89 (24.52%) Cisco
14 86 (23.69%) VPN
14 86 (23.69%) Windows Server 2019
15 80 (22.04%) Hyper-V
16 79 (21.76%) Linux
17 74 (20.39%) WAN
18 72 (19.83%) Security Cleared
19 69 (19.01%) VMware ESXi
19 69 (19.01%) LAN
20 68 (18.73%) SharePoint
20 68 (18.73%) Microsoft Office
21 67 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (18.18%) Project Delivery
23 64 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
24 63 (17.36%) SCCM
25 61 (16.80%) ITIL
26 56 (15.43%) SAN

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 68 (18.73%) SharePoint
2 53 (14.60%) MS Exchange
3 27 (7.44%) IIS
4 6 (1.65%) Confluence
5 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.55%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (18.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 198 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
2 145 (39.94%) Azure
3 38 (10.47%) AWS
4 33 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (3.58%) OneDrive
6 9 (2.48%) PaaS
7 8 (2.20%) SaaS
7 8 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (1.93%) IaaS
9 6 (1.65%) Azure Sentinel
10 5 (1.38%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.10%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.83%) GCP
12 3 (0.83%) Power Automate
13 2 (0.55%) Azure Monitor
13 2 (0.55%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.55%) OpenDNS
13 2 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 355 (97.80%) DNS
2 124 (34.16%) Firewall
3 102 (28.10%) TCP/IP
4 86 (23.69%) VPN
5 74 (20.39%) WAN
6 69 (19.01%) LAN
7 56 (15.43%) SAN
8 55 (15.15%) VLAN
9 38 (10.47%) Wireless
10 28 (7.71%) Network Security
11 25 (6.89%) Remote Desktop
12 23 (6.34%) SNMP
13 22 (6.06%) WLAN
14 21 (5.79%) BGP
14 21 (5.79%) OSPF
15 20 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (4.96%) SD-WAN
17 17 (4.68%) MPLS
18 16 (4.41%) SSL
19 13 (3.58%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.48%) Big Data
3 7 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.65%) JIRA
2 6 (1.65%) Zephyr
General
1 114 (31.40%) Social Skills
2 67 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (11.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 38 (10.47%) Finance
5 25 (6.89%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.41%) Documentation Skills
7 15 (4.13%) Retail
8 10 (2.75%) Legal
9 8 (2.20%) Local Government
9 8 (2.20%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.93%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.65%) Banking
11 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.65%) Retail Finance
12 5 (1.38%) Marketing
13 3 (0.83%) Electronics
13 3 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.55%) Back Office
14 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (24.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (19.01%) IT Engineer
3 61 (16.80%) Support Engineer
4 47 (12.95%) IT Support
5 38 (10.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 36 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (9.64%) Network Engineer
8 34 (9.37%) Analyst
9 32 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (6.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (6.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 22 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (6.06%) Graduate
13 21 (5.79%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (4.68%) Senior Network Engineer
16 16 (4.41%) Support Analyst
16 16 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
17 15 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.48%) COM
2 8 (2.20%) CSS
2 8 (2.20%) CSS3
2 8 (2.20%) HTML
2 8 (2.20%) HTML5
3 5 (1.38%) ARM Templates
3 5 (1.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.28%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) SAML
4 1 (0.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.37%) Self-Motivation
2 28 (7.71%) Data Centre
3 27 (7.44%) Cyberattack
4 23 (6.34%) Cybercrime
5 18 (4.96%) Cyber Defence
6 14 (3.86%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.75%) PKI
8 9 (2.48%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.20%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.20%) NHS
9 8 (2.20%) Replication
9 8 (2.20%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.10%) CCTV
11 4 (1.10%) CMDB
11 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.10%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 222 (61.16%) Windows
2 167 (46.01%) Windows Server
3 86 (23.69%) Windows Server 2019
4 79 (21.76%) Linux
5 34 (9.37%) Ubuntu
6 32 (8.82%) Windows 10
7 27 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (6.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (6.34%) Kali Linux
10 21 (5.79%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (3.03%) CentOS
12 11 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.48%) Windows XP
14 8 (2.20%) Debian
14 8 (2.20%) Scientific Linux
15 7 (1.93%) Android
15 7 (1.93%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.93%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (34.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 66 (18.18%) Project Delivery
3 64 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
4 61 (16.80%) ITIL
5 41 (11.29%) Service Delivery
6 36 (9.92%) Change Control
6 36 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (9.37%) Load Balancing
8 30 (8.26%) Change Management
9 28 (7.71%) Test Automation
10 27 (7.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 27 (7.44%) Cybersecurity
10 27 (7.44%) Threat Intelligence
11 25 (6.89%) Agile
12 23 (6.34%) Incident Management
12 23 (6.34%) Integration Testing
13 22 (6.06%) Regression Testing
14 21 (5.79%) Business Continuity
14 21 (5.79%) Mathematics
14 21 (5.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.43%) PowerShell
2 40 (11.02%) SQL
3 17 (4.68%) Python
4 12 (3.31%) C
5 11 (3.03%) Bash
6 8 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.20%) Perl
7 6 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.83%) Java
9 2 (0.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 72 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.88%) SC Cleared
3 38 (10.47%) Degree
4 31 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (6.06%) MCSE
7 14 (3.86%) CCNA
8 11 (3.03%) CCNP
8 11 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.03%) MCSA
9 10 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.48%) MCP
11 6 (1.65%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.38%) CCIE
13 4 (1.10%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.10%) Master's Degree
13 4 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.95%) SLA
2 16 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.65%) GDPR
4 4 (1.10%) PMO
5 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 253 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 124 (34.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (22.04%) Hyper-V
4 69 (19.01%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (11.02%) vSphere
6 9 (2.48%) XenApp
7 8 (2.20%) Lustre
7 8 (2.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 7 (1.93%) DFS Replication
9 6 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.83%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.55%) pfSense
12 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.28%) Firmware
13 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (17.36%) SCCM
2 51 (14.05%) vCenter Server
3 43 (11.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (4.96%) SolarWinds Orion
5 15 (4.13%) Nagios
6 11 (3.03%) SCOM
6 11 (3.03%) WSUS
7 9 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (2.48%) Terraform
8 6 (1.65%) HP ALM
8 6 (1.65%) Pingdom
9 5 (1.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 5 (1.38%) Ansible
9 5 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.38%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (1.38%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.83%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.55%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 224 (61.71%) Microsoft
2 180 (49.59%) VMware
3 89 (24.52%) Cisco
4 43 (11.85%) Veeam
5 32 (8.82%) Citrix
6 28 (7.71%) SolarWinds
7 24 (6.61%) NetApp
8 23 (6.34%) Dell
9 21 (5.79%) Aruba
9 21 (5.79%) Meraki
10 18 (4.96%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.68%) 3PAR
11 17 (4.68%) F5
11 17 (4.68%) HP
12 15 (4.13%) Juniper
13 13 (3.58%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.58%) Splunk
14 12 (3.31%) Sophos
15 11 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
15 11 (3.03%) IBM