Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 144 151
Rank change year-on-year -72 +7 +40
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 267 154 545
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.95% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 9.95% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 221 102 419
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,850 £24,750
25th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £27,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £36,000 £36,050
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% -0.14% -3.87%
75th Percentile £48,000 £46,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,975 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.06% +2.63%

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 2,502 1,548 4,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.08% 19.63% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,701 1,271 3,337
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £33,264
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% -2.11%

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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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 -49 100 £33,000 -8.46% 34
Surrey -28 58 £32,500 +6.56% 14
Hampshire -131 50 £41,500 +15.28% 7
Berkshire -65 42 £43,750 +21.36% 17
Buckinghamshire -34 37 £32,000 +6.67% 7
Kent -10 34 £33,500 +21.82% 22
Oxfordshire -25 21 £33,000 -30.53% 10
West Sussex -8 15 £52,500 - 5
East Sussex -50 6 £33,250 +2.31% 1
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 260 (97.38%) DNS
2 210 (78.65%) Active Directory
3 191 (71.54%) Microsoft
4 175 (65.54%) Windows
5 160 (59.93%) Firewall
6 145 (54.31%) Microsoft 365
7 128 (47.94%) VMware
8 123 (46.07%) Windows Server
9 115 (43.07%) Azure
10 104 (38.95%) PowerShell
11 96 (35.96%) VPN
12 91 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 90 (33.71%) Linux
14 88 (32.96%) Social Skills
15 84 (31.46%) Cisco
16 75 (28.09%) TCP/IP
17 64 (23.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 59 (22.10%) Hyper-V
19 53 (19.85%) MS Exchange
20 51 (19.10%) VLAN
21 50 (18.73%) Data Centre
22 49 (18.35%) Windows 10
22 49 (18.35%) ITIL
23 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2019
24 46 (17.23%) WAN
25 45 (16.85%) LAN
26 44 (16.48%) Citrix
26 44 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
27 43 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
27 43 (16.10%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 53 (19.85%) MS Exchange
2 38 (14.23%) SharePoint
3 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (6.37%) IIS
5 12 (4.49%) Confluence
6 11 (4.12%) CMS
6 11 (4.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (4.12%) Umbraco
6 11 (4.12%) WordPress
7 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 25 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.12%) Sage 200
2 5 (1.87%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (54.31%) Microsoft 365
2 115 (43.07%) Azure
3 42 (15.73%) AWS
4 23 (8.61%) OneDrive
5 18 (6.74%) IaaS
5 18 (6.74%) PaaS
6 16 (5.99%) SaaS
7 13 (4.87%) Mimecast
8 12 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.62%) Azure Sentinel
10 7 (2.62%) Power Automate
11 6 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (1.87%) Google Workspace
13 4 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (1.12%) AWS Direct Connect
14 3 (1.12%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.75%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 260 (97.38%) DNS
2 160 (59.93%) Firewall
3 96 (35.96%) VPN
4 75 (28.09%) TCP/IP
5 51 (19.10%) VLAN
6 46 (17.23%) WAN
7 45 (16.85%) LAN
8 29 (10.86%) SAN
8 29 (10.86%) Wireless
9 24 (8.99%) VoIP
9 24 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (7.87%) SSL
11 19 (7.12%) MPLS
12 16 (5.99%) IPsec
13 14 (5.24%) WLAN
14 13 (4.87%) Network Security
15 11 (4.12%) Skype
16 10 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (3.75%) NAS
17 9 (3.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.87%) MySQL
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.75%) DB2
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.37%) Redis
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.99%) JIRA
2 11 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.75%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.37%) GitLab
4 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 88 (32.96%) Social Skills
2 33 (12.36%) Public Sector
3 25 (9.36%) Finance
3 25 (9.36%) Legal
4 17 (6.37%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.49%) Law
5 12 (4.49%) Retail
6 11 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (3.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (2.62%) Documentation Skills
8 7 (2.62%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.25%) Marketing
9 6 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.87%) Back Office
10 5 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.50%) Electronics
11 4 (1.50%) Local Government
12 2 (0.75%) Automotive
12 2 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (15.73%) Analyst
2 41 (15.36%) Support Engineer
3 38 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (13.48%) Administrator
5 34 (12.73%) IT Engineer
6 33 (12.36%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (10.86%) IT Support
8 28 (10.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 27 (10.11%) Support Analyst
10 26 (9.74%) Network Engineer
11 22 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (8.24%) IT Manager
12 20 (7.49%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 16 (5.99%) Technical Support
14 15 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
15 14 (5.24%) Service Analyst
15 14 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
16 13 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 13 (4.87%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.12%) WSH
2 2 (0.75%) SAML
2 2 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) JSON
3 1 (0.37%) Kafka
3 1 (0.37%) LDAP
3 1 (0.37%) REST
3 1 (0.37%) Vue.js
3 1 (0.37%) Vuetify.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.73%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.86%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (10.49%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (4.87%) User Experience
5 8 (3.00%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.50%) Clustering
8 4 (1.50%) Replication
9 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.75%) EPoS
10 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 175 (65.54%) Windows
2 123 (46.07%) Windows Server
3 90 (33.71%) Linux
4 64 (23.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (18.35%) Windows 10
6 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2019
7 40 (14.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 30 (11.24%) Ubuntu
9 16 (5.99%) Windows 7
9 16 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (5.62%) Mac OS X
11 14 (5.24%) Android
11 14 (5.24%) Apple iOS
12 11 (4.12%) Mac OS
13 9 (3.37%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (2.25%) Unix
16 5 (1.87%) CentOS
17 3 (1.12%) Solaris
18 2 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.35%) ITIL
2 43 (16.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (11.24%) Computer Science
4 25 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (9.36%) Project Management
4 25 (9.36%) Service Management
5 24 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.87%) Ticket Management
7 20 (7.49%) Service Delivery
8 19 (7.12%) ITSM
9 18 (6.74%) Network Management
10 16 (5.99%) IT Strategy
10 16 (5.99%) Migration
11 14 (5.24%) DevOps
12 12 (4.49%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.12%) Change Management
13 11 (4.12%) SIEM
13 11 (4.12%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (4.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 104 (38.95%) PowerShell
2 33 (12.36%) SQL
3 7 (2.62%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.25%) C
5 3 (1.12%) Python
5 3 (1.12%) VBScript
6 2 (0.75%) Java
6 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.37%) Perl
7 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.61%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.99%) MCSA
4 23 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (7.12%) CCNA
6 16 (5.99%) MCSE
7 14 (5.24%) Degree
8 13 (4.87%) CCA
8 13 (4.87%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (4.87%) MCP
9 9 (3.37%) CCNP
10 7 (2.62%) A+ Certification
10 7 (2.62%) DBS Check
11 6 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.25%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.61%) SLA
2 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) GDPR
3 3 (1.12%) NCSC
3 3 (1.12%) NIST
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.37%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 210 (78.65%) Active Directory
2 91 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (22.10%) Hyper-V
4 29 (10.86%) vSphere
5 21 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.87%) RHEV
7 9 (3.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.25%) Firmware
10 5 (1.87%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.50%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.75%) iptables
12 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.37%) Docker
13 1 (0.37%) NFS
13 1 (0.37%) pfSense
13 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (14.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 37 (13.86%) SCCM
3 21 (7.87%) WSUS
4 11 (4.12%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (3.00%) Ansible
6 7 (2.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 7 (2.62%) Jamf Pro
6 7 (2.62%) Pingdom
7 6 (2.25%) PowerCLI
7 6 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.50%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.12%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.12%) Grafana
9 3 (1.12%) QRadar
10 2 (0.75%) Icinga
10 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.75%) Plesk
10 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 191 (71.54%) Microsoft
2 128 (47.94%) VMware
3 84 (31.46%) Cisco
4 44 (16.48%) Citrix
5 32 (11.99%) Meraki
6 27 (10.11%) Palo Alto
7 25 (9.36%) Sophos
8 23 (8.61%) Dell
8 23 (8.61%) Veeam
9 15 (5.62%) Zscaler
10 13 (4.87%) HP
10 13 (4.87%) NetApp
10 13 (4.87%) Sage
10 13 (4.87%) SolarWinds
11 12 (4.49%) Adobe
11 12 (4.49%) CrowdStrike
12 11 (4.12%) Apple
12 11 (4.12%) Sitecore
13 10 (3.75%) Splunk
14 8 (3.00%) EMC