Period
to 16 May 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 May 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 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 169 169
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +25
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 239 315 499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.79% 1.81% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% 10.56% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 159 260 435
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,125 £29,750 £30,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £53,375 £50,219 £53,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,625 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 1,935 2,982 4,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.52% 17.13% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 2,376 3,353
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,362 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.29% +3.92% -

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 May 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 May 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
Hampshire +40 68 £40,750 +34.05% 9
Thames Valley -20 66 £40,000 -5.88% 33
Surrey +7 38 £32,500 -23.53% 7
Oxfordshire +14 28 £36,000 -24.21% 10
Buckinghamshire +11 23 £55,000 +57.14% 10
Kent 0 22 £45,000 +55.17% 4
West Sussex -6 20 £52,500 +16.67% 2
East Sussex 0 16 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire -35 15 £40,000 +10.96% 13
Middlesex -2 2 £50,000 +92.31%
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 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.

1 229 (95.82%) DNS
2 179 (74.90%) Active Directory
3 141 (59.00%) Microsoft
4 139 (58.16%) VMware
5 134 (56.07%) Windows
6 110 (46.03%) Firewall
7 109 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (38.08%) Microsoft 365
9 87 (36.40%) Windows Server
10 85 (35.56%) Linux
11 81 (33.89%) Azure
12 78 (32.64%) TCP/IP
13 70 (29.29%) Cisco
13 70 (29.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 66 (27.62%) PowerShell
15 65 (27.20%) Hyper-V
16 61 (25.52%) VPN
17 60 (25.10%) AWS
18 58 (24.27%) Data Centre
19 56 (23.43%) ITIL
20 54 (22.59%) Citrix
21 51 (21.34%) Social Skills
22 48 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
23 44 (18.41%) MS Exchange
24 42 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
25 41 (17.15%) Service Management
25 41 (17.15%) Windows Server 2016
26 39 (16.32%) Continuous Improvement
27 38 (15.90%) SAN
27 38 (15.90%) CCNP

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 44 (18.41%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) Confluence
7 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 91 (38.08%) Microsoft 365
2 81 (33.89%) Azure
3 60 (25.10%) AWS
4 15 (6.28%) OpenShift
5 14 (5.86%) SaaS
6 9 (3.77%) PaaS
7 8 (3.35%) IaaS
8 6 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.09%) AWS Direct Connect
9 5 (2.09%) Google Workspace
9 5 (2.09%) Mimecast
9 5 (2.09%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.26%) Dropbox
11 3 (1.26%) Slack
12 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.42%) GCP
13 1 (0.42%) MinIO
Communications & Networking
1 229 (95.82%) DNS
2 110 (46.03%) Firewall
3 78 (32.64%) TCP/IP
4 61 (25.52%) VPN
5 38 (15.90%) SAN
6 31 (12.97%) Wireless
7 27 (11.30%) WAN
8 26 (10.88%) VLAN
9 21 (8.79%) NAS
10 20 (8.37%) LAN
11 19 (7.95%) Network Security
12 16 (6.69%) Internet
13 13 (5.44%) SMTP
13 13 (5.44%) VSAN
14 11 (4.60%) BGP
14 11 (4.60%) VoIP
15 10 (4.18%) FTP
15 10 (4.18%) IPsec
15 10 (4.18%) IPv6
16 9 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.42%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.77%) JIRA
2 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) GitLab
4 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (21.34%) Social Skills
2 27 (11.30%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.44%) Public Sector
4 10 (4.18%) Finance
5 8 (3.35%) Documentation Skills
5 8 (3.35%) Legal
6 5 (2.09%) Electronics
6 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.09%) Marketing
7 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.26%) Billing
8 3 (1.26%) German Language
8 3 (1.26%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (26.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (17.99%) Support Engineer
3 37 (15.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 34 (14.23%) IT Engineer
4 34 (14.23%) Network Engineer
5 31 (12.97%) Administrator
6 28 (11.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (7.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (6.28%) IT Support
10 14 (5.86%) Analyst
10 14 (5.86%) Design Engineer
10 14 (5.86%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 14 (5.86%) Technical Engineer
10 14 (5.86%) Technical Support
11 12 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.60%) Technical Support Engineer
12 11 (4.60%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.53%) LDAP
2 3 (1.26%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.42%) Keycloak
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.27%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.18%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (4.18%) Replication
4 9 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.35%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.35%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.93%) Clustering
7 6 (2.51%) Life Science
8 5 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.67%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.42%) Handset
10 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 134 (56.07%) Windows
2 87 (36.40%) Windows Server
3 85 (35.56%) Linux
4 42 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (17.15%) Windows Server 2016
6 37 (15.48%) Windows 10
7 31 (12.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.60%) CentOS
10 10 (4.18%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.35%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.09%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.67%) Android
15 3 (1.26%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.84%) Unix
16 2 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 56 (23.43%) ITIL
3 41 (17.15%) Service Management
4 39 (16.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (12.97%) Network Management
6 24 (10.04%) Load Balancing
7 22 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (8.79%) Change Management
8 21 (8.79%) ITIL V3
9 20 (8.37%) Incident Management
10 19 (7.95%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 19 (7.95%) Proactive Monitoring
11 18 (7.53%) Network Virtualisation
12 17 (7.11%) IT Strategy
13 16 (6.69%) Converged Infrastructure
13 16 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (6.69%) Requirements Gathering
14 15 (6.28%) eTOM
14 15 (6.28%) Information Security
15 13 (5.44%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.44%) SQL
3 11 (4.60%) Python
4 6 (2.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.67%) Ruby
6 3 (1.26%) VB
6 3 (1.26%) VBScript
7 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 48 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (15.90%) CCNP
3 36 (15.06%) Security Cleared
4 29 (12.13%) CCNA
5 28 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 22 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (6.28%) MCP
9 13 (5.44%) MCSE
10 12 (5.02%) MCSA
11 11 (4.60%) Degree
12 7 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (2.51%) VCP6
14 4 (1.67%) CCIE
14 4 (1.67%) CISM
14 4 (1.67%) CISSP
14 4 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (1.26%) GIAC
15 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.26%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.72%) SLA
2 7 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.51%) QA
4 4 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.67%) NCSC
4 4 (1.67%) NIST
5 3 (1.26%) GRC
6 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 179 (74.90%) Active Directory
2 109 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (27.20%) Hyper-V
4 35 (14.64%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (13.39%) vSphere
6 29 (12.13%) Virtual Servers
7 25 (10.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 21 (8.79%) XenApp
9 19 (7.95%) XenDesktop
10 18 (7.53%) RHEV
11 12 (5.02%) Firmware
11 12 (5.02%) VMware NSX
12 8 (3.35%) DFS Replication
13 5 (2.09%) iptables
14 3 (1.26%) Docker
14 3 (1.26%) pfSense
15 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.42%) NFS
16 1 (0.42%) Samba
16 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (12.13%) Ansible
2 19 (7.95%) SCCM
3 18 (7.53%) Kubernetes
4 16 (6.69%) HAProxy
4 16 (6.69%) vRealize
5 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (3.77%) SCOM
6 9 (3.77%) WSUS
7 7 (2.93%) Nagios
7 7 (2.93%) Puppet
8 6 (2.51%) Grafana
9 5 (2.09%) Icinga
9 5 (2.09%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.67%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.26%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.84%) Terraform
12 2 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 141 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 139 (58.16%) VMware
3 70 (29.29%) Cisco
4 54 (22.59%) Citrix
5 30 (12.55%) Dell
6 29 (12.13%) F5
7 24 (10.04%) Meraki
8 22 (9.21%) Red Hat
9 21 (8.79%) Oracle
10 19 (7.95%) IBM
11 17 (7.11%) Palo Alto
12 16 (6.69%) Infoblox
13 13 (5.44%) McAfee
13 13 (5.44%) Sophos
14 10 (4.18%) CheckPoint
14 10 (4.18%) HP
14 10 (4.18%) ServiceNow
15 9 (3.77%) Blue Coat
15 9 (3.77%) Juniper
16 8 (3.35%) EMC