Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > South East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 170 182
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 -22
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 398 499 554
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.90% 1.87% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.16% 11.42% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 322 438 452
Median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,875 £63,225 £67,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 3,567 4,368 5,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.07% 16.34% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,765 3,419 4,170
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £74,800 £70,000 £66,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,888
% change year-on-year - +1.31% +4.20%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 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
Thames Valley -6 148 £43,500 +8.75% 21
Berkshire +21 84 £48,250 +20.63% 6
Surrey +16 70 £42,500 - 5
Hampshire +32 66 £30,650 -4.96% 9
West Sussex -7 50 £45,000 -14.29% 1
East Sussex +27 37 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 34 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Oxfordshire 0 30 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Kent +20 23 £29,000 -17.73% 10
Middlesex - 1 £26,000 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 South East region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 383 (96.23%) DNS
2 318 (79.90%) Windows
3 298 (74.87%) Active Directory
4 238 (59.80%) Microsoft
5 179 (44.97%) Firewall
6 170 (42.71%) Windows Server
7 140 (35.18%) TCP/IP
8 139 (34.92%) VMware
9 124 (31.16%) WAN
10 120 (30.15%) PowerShell
11 116 (29.15%) Azure
12 112 (28.14%) Office 365
13 111 (27.89%) ITIL
14 109 (27.39%) VPN
14 109 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 108 (27.14%) LAN
16 106 (26.63%) Hyper-V
17 105 (26.38%) Windows 10
18 100 (25.13%) Cisco
19 90 (22.61%) MS Exchange
20 86 (21.61%) Windows Server 2012
21 81 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
22 79 (19.85%) Windows Server 2016
23 78 (19.60%) Linux
24 76 (19.10%) Data Centre
25 73 (18.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 72 (18.09%) Microsoft Office
27 69 (17.34%) SCCM
28 68 (17.09%) SQL Server
29 64 (16.08%) SQL

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 90 (22.61%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 25 (6.28%) IIS
5 23 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.51%) Apache
7 6 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.51%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.51%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.01%) JBoss
9 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 72 (18.09%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Exchequer
1 5 (1.26%) Line 50
1 5 (1.26%) Pegasus Opera
1 5 (1.26%) Sage 200
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 116 (29.15%) Azure
2 112 (28.14%) Office 365
3 39 (9.80%) AWS
4 18 (4.52%) SaaS
5 11 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.26%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.26%) Akamai
8 5 (1.26%) IaaS
9 4 (1.01%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.01%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.01%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.50%) PaaS
11 1 (0.25%) G Suite
11 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 383 (96.23%) DNS
2 179 (44.97%) Firewall
3 140 (35.18%) TCP/IP
4 124 (31.16%) WAN
5 109 (27.39%) VPN
6 108 (27.14%) LAN
7 60 (15.08%) VLAN
8 43 (10.80%) SAN
8 43 (10.80%) Wireless
9 41 (10.30%) VoIP
10 31 (7.79%) Internet
11 26 (6.53%) Network Security
12 25 (6.28%) NAS
13 23 (5.78%) SSL
14 22 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (5.53%) WLAN
15 20 (5.03%) SNMP
16 18 (4.52%) IPsec
17 16 (4.02%) SMTP
18 15 (3.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (1.51%) MySQL
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.26%) JIRA
3 6 (1.51%) Bugzilla
3 6 (1.51%) CruiseControl
3 6 (1.51%) Selenium
4 5 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.75%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 39 (9.80%) Finance
2 16 (4.02%) Games
3 13 (3.27%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.02%) Legal
5 9 (2.26%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.51%) Back Office
7 6 (1.51%) Banking
7 6 (1.51%) Online Betting
7 6 (1.51%) Retail
8 5 (1.26%) Law
9 4 (1.01%) Electronics
10 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 58 (14.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (12.81%) IT Support
3 48 (12.06%) IT Engineer
4 42 (10.55%) Support Engineer
5 39 (9.80%) Administrator
6 35 (8.79%) Network Engineer
6 35 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
7 32 (8.04%) Analyst
8 27 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (6.53%) IT Technician
10 22 (5.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 22 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (5.53%) Server Engineer
11 21 (5.28%) IT Support Technician
11 21 (5.28%) Operations Engineer
11 21 (5.28%) Support Technician
12 20 (5.03%) 1st Line Support
13 19 (4.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (4.77%) Support Analyst
14 17 (4.27%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.53%) LDAP
2 6 (1.51%) LAMP
3 5 (1.26%) Spring
4 4 (1.01%) .NET
4 4 (1.01%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.01%) COM
4 4 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (0.75%) CSS
5 3 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.50%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (0.50%) Keycloak
6 2 (0.50%) OAuth
6 2 (0.50%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.50%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.10%) Data Centre
2 37 (9.30%) Clustering
3 30 (7.54%) Management Information System
4 29 (7.29%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (5.03%) PKI
6 18 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (3.27%) Public Cloud
10 12 (3.02%) Driving Licence
11 11 (2.76%) Private Cloud
12 10 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (1.51%) Device Driver
15 5 (1.26%) Replication
15 5 (1.26%) Social Network
16 4 (1.01%) Smartphone
16 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
17 3 (0.75%) EPoS
17 3 (0.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 318 (79.90%) Windows
2 170 (42.71%) Windows Server
3 105 (26.38%) Windows 10
4 86 (21.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (19.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 78 (19.60%) Linux
8 58 (14.57%) Windows 7
9 51 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (7.79%) Windows 8
11 23 (5.78%) Windows Server 2019
12 17 (4.27%) Unix
13 13 (3.27%) Mac OS
14 10 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (2.51%) Ubuntu
15 8 (2.01%) Solaris
16 5 (1.26%) Android
16 5 (1.26%) CentOS
17 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.89%) ITIL
2 73 (18.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (9.30%) DevOps
5 35 (8.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 31 (7.79%) Change Management
6 31 (7.79%) Computer Science
6 31 (7.79%) Project Delivery
7 28 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (6.78%) Problem Management
9 25 (6.28%) Information Security
9 25 (6.28%) Server Management
10 22 (5.53%) Preventative Maintenance
11 18 (4.52%) ITSM
11 18 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (4.52%) Security Patching
12 17 (4.27%) Project Management
12 17 (4.27%) Storage Management
13 16 (4.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 120 (30.15%) PowerShell
2 64 (16.08%) SQL
3 49 (12.31%) Python
4 26 (6.53%) Ruby
5 18 (4.52%) Bash Shell
6 17 (4.27%) C
7 14 (3.52%) Java
7 14 (3.52%) Perl
8 8 (2.01%) VBScript
9 5 (1.26%) C++
9 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.26%) VB
10 4 (1.01%) Go
11 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.25%) Ada
12 1 (0.25%) C#
12 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 37 (9.30%) Degree
4 33 (8.29%) CCNP
5 31 (7.79%) CCNA
6 27 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (6.03%) DV Cleared
8 22 (5.53%) MCSE
9 21 (5.28%) MCP
10 14 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.51%) MCSA
12 7 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.51%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.26%) CCIE
14 5 (1.26%) MCDST
15 4 (1.01%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
15 4 (1.01%) DBS Check
15 4 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.82%) SLA
2 22 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.77%) ISO 9001
3 19 (4.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.01%) GDPR
5 5 (1.26%) COBIT
6 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.75%) GxP
7 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 298 (74.87%) Active Directory
2 109 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (26.63%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (5.78%) vSphere
6 18 (4.52%) Firmware
7 16 (4.02%) NFS
8 15 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (2.51%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (2.26%) Terminal Services
12 8 (2.01%) XenDesktop
13 7 (1.76%) Docker
14 6 (1.51%) iptables
14 6 (1.51%) KVM
14 6 (1.51%) QEMU
14 6 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (1.51%) Xen
14 6 (1.51%) XenApp
15 3 (0.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 69 (17.34%) SCCM
2 39 (9.80%) WSUS
3 30 (7.54%) SCOM
4 20 (5.03%) SCVMM
5 17 (4.27%) NetBackup
6 16 (4.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 14 (3.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (3.27%) Ansible
8 13 (3.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (2.51%) vRealize
10 8 (2.01%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.01%) Puppet
10 8 (2.01%) SELinux
10 8 (2.01%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (1.51%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.51%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.51%) Terraform
12 6 (1.51%) vCenter Server
13 4 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 238 (59.80%) Microsoft
2 139 (34.92%) VMware
3 100 (25.13%) Cisco
4 51 (12.81%) Citrix
5 42 (10.55%) HP
6 28 (7.04%) CheckPoint
7 25 (6.28%) Palo Alto
8 24 (6.03%) Veeam
9 23 (5.78%) Juniper
9 23 (5.78%) Symantec
10 22 (5.53%) F5
11 21 (5.28%) Oracle
12 20 (5.03%) EMC
13 19 (4.77%) Meraki
13 19 (4.77%) SolarWinds
14 17 (4.27%) Apple
14 17 (4.27%) Arista
15 12 (3.02%) Dell
15 12 (3.02%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.76%) Salesforce.com