Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 182 202
Rank change year-on-year +51 +20 -37
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 530 479 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.28% 1.80% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.37% 11.26% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 396 416 443
South East median annual salary £35,000 £43,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.08% +33.08% -23.53%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £61,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3,964 4,255 5,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.07% 16.01% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,057 3,318 4,123
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DHCP in the South East.

Salary trend for DHCP in the South East

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 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 21 January 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 +9 154 £40,500 +12.50% 48
Surrey +29 120 £35,000 -22.22% 32
Berkshire +27 92 £49,500 +30.26% 36
West Sussex +17 88 £48,000 -8.57% 7
Hampshire +10 76 £27,500 -34.52% 22
East Sussex +40 55 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Kent +27 37 £29,000 -27.50% 11
Buckinghamshire +17 33 £36,250 -9.38% 6
Oxfordshire +8 29 £32,500 -7.14% 6
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 499 (94.15%) DNS
2 396 (74.72%) Windows
3 379 (71.51%) Active Directory
4 316 (59.62%) Microsoft
5 225 (42.45%) Firewall
6 209 (39.43%) VMware
7 197 (37.17%) Windows Server
8 187 (35.28%) TCP/IP
9 186 (35.09%) ITIL
10 167 (31.51%) WAN
11 166 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 163 (30.75%) LAN
13 151 (28.49%) Office 365
14 140 (26.42%) PowerShell
15 139 (26.23%) VPN
16 136 (25.66%) Cisco
17 126 (23.77%) MS Exchange
18 123 (23.21%) Windows 10
19 117 (22.08%) Azure
20 113 (21.32%) Linux
21 111 (20.94%) Hyper-V
22 97 (18.30%) Citrix
23 96 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
23 96 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
24 91 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
25 87 (16.42%) SCCM
26 85 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
27 83 (15.66%) SLA
27 83 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
28 82 (15.47%) Finance

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
1 126 (23.77%) MS Exchange
2 63 (11.89%) IIS
3 41 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 39 (7.36%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.89%) Apache
8 9 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.51%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.32%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.75%) JBoss
12 4 (0.75%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.57%) Confluence
14 1 (0.19%) JCAPS
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.19%) Site Server
14 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 83 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Exchequer
1 5 (0.94%) Line 50
1 5 (0.94%) Pegasus Opera
1 5 (0.94%) Sage 200
1 5 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.75%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 151 (28.49%) Office 365
2 117 (22.08%) Azure
3 31 (5.85%) AWS
4 28 (5.28%) SaaS
5 24 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.08%) Power Platform
7 10 (1.89%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.70%) PowerApps
9 7 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.13%) IaaS
11 5 (0.94%) Akamai
11 5 (0.94%) G Suite
11 5 (0.94%) GCP
12 3 (0.57%) PaaS
12 3 (0.57%) Yammer
13 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.19%) npm
14 1 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 499 (94.15%) DNS
2 225 (42.45%) Firewall
3 187 (35.28%) TCP/IP
4 167 (31.51%) WAN
5 163 (30.75%) LAN
6 139 (26.23%) VPN
7 69 (13.02%) SAN
8 63 (11.89%) VLAN
9 58 (10.94%) Wireless
10 57 (10.75%) Internet
11 50 (9.43%) VoIP
12 38 (7.17%) NAS
13 31 (5.85%) SSL
14 30 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (5.47%) Network Security
16 28 (5.28%) SMTP
17 26 (4.91%) BGP
18 25 (4.72%) WLAN
19 23 (4.34%) DMZ
19 23 (4.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.70%) Big Data
5 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.13%) MySQL
7 5 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.75%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.38%) Power BI
10 2 (0.38%) TKPROF
11 1 (0.19%) MS Access
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (2.45%) JIRA
2 12 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (1.13%) Bugzilla
5 6 (1.13%) CruiseControl
5 6 (1.13%) Selenium
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Bower
7 1 (0.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 82 (15.47%) Finance
2 16 (3.02%) Retail
3 15 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.64%) Games
4 14 (2.64%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.08%) Legal
5 11 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.89%) Back Office
6 10 (1.89%) Online Betting
7 5 (0.94%) Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.75%) Czech Language
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) German Language
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (13.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (12.26%) Analyst
3 58 (10.94%) Support Engineer
4 57 (10.75%) IT Support
5 52 (9.81%) Network Engineer
6 50 (9.43%) Administrator
7 46 (8.68%) Systems Administrator
8 40 (7.55%) Support Analyst
9 37 (6.98%) IT Engineer
10 36 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 36 (6.79%) IT Technician
11 27 (5.09%) IT Support Technician
11 27 (5.09%) Support Technician
12 26 (4.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 25 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
14 22 (4.15%) 1st Line Support
14 22 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 20 (3.77%) Architect
15 20 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
16 19 (3.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.17%) LDAP
2 9 (1.70%) Kafka
3 6 (1.13%) LAMP
3 6 (1.13%) Software Packaging
3 6 (1.13%) Spring
4 4 (0.75%) .NET
4 4 (0.75%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.75%) COM
4 4 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (0.75%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.57%) .NET Core
5 3 (0.57%) Middleware
6 2 (0.38%) Keycloak
6 2 (0.38%) MAPI
6 2 (0.38%) OAuth
6 2 (0.38%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 65 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 48 (9.06%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (6.60%) Clustering
5 34 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (6.23%) PKI
7 23 (4.34%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (3.58%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.64%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (2.26%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.89%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.89%) NHS
13 9 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.51%) Driving Licence
15 6 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 5 (0.94%) CMDB
17 4 (0.75%) Smartphone
17 4 (0.75%) Social Network
18 3 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 396 (74.72%) Windows
2 197 (37.17%) Windows Server
3 123 (23.21%) Windows 10
4 113 (21.32%) Linux
5 96 (18.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (13.58%) Windows 7
7 43 (8.11%) Unix
8 31 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (5.28%) Windows 8
10 24 (4.53%) Solaris
11 18 (3.40%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.89%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.70%) CentOS
13 9 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.32%) Android
15 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.38%) Fedora
16 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (35.09%) ITIL
2 79 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 68 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (9.06%) Computer Science
5 44 (8.30%) Information Security
6 37 (6.98%) DevOps
6 37 (6.98%) Patch Management
7 35 (6.60%) Kalman Filter
7 35 (6.60%) Problem Management
8 34 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
10 30 (5.66%) Web Filtering
11 29 (5.47%) Project Delivery
11 29 (5.47%) Server Management
12 27 (5.09%) Change Management
12 27 (5.09%) ITSM
12 27 (5.09%) Load Balancing
13 25 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (4.72%) Ticket Management
14 24 (4.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (26.42%) PowerShell
2 70 (13.21%) SQL
3 50 (9.43%) Python
4 35 (6.60%) C
5 25 (4.72%) Ruby
6 19 (3.58%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.64%) Perl
8 12 (2.26%) Java
9 5 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.75%) C++
10 4 (0.75%) Go
10 4 (0.75%) VB
11 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.38%) VBScript
13 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 91 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (14.53%) Degree
4 63 (11.89%) CCNP
5 60 (11.32%) CCNA
6 56 (10.57%) Security Cleared
7 51 (9.62%) MCP
8 40 (7.55%) MCSE
9 39 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 27 (5.09%) MCSA
11 26 (4.91%) DV Cleared
12 15 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.83%) SC Cleared
13 12 (2.26%) MCDST
14 11 (2.08%) DBS Check
14 11 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.89%) CCIE
15 10 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
16 9 (1.70%) RHCE
17 8 (1.51%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (15.66%) SLA
2 25 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 24 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (3.21%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.32%) COBIT
6 6 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.94%) GDPR
8 2 (0.38%) NCSC
8 2 (0.38%) NIST
8 2 (0.38%) RMADS
9 1 (0.19%) DICOM
9 1 (0.19%) GxP
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 379 (71.51%) Active Directory
2 166 (31.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (20.94%) Hyper-V
4 43 (8.11%) Firmware
5 38 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (6.42%) vSphere
7 28 (5.28%) NFS
8 19 (3.58%) Terminal Services
9 18 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.45%) XenDesktop
11 11 (2.08%) Docker
12 7 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.13%) iptables
13 6 (1.13%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.13%) KVM
13 6 (1.13%) QEMU
13 6 (1.13%) Xen
14 5 (0.94%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.57%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 87 (16.42%) SCCM
2 42 (7.92%) WSUS
3 41 (7.74%) SCOM
4 29 (5.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (4.34%) vRealize
6 22 (4.15%) Ansible
7 15 (2.83%) SCVMM
8 14 (2.64%) EMC NetWorker
8 14 (2.64%) NetBackup
8 14 (2.64%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
10 12 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
10 12 (2.26%) Puppet
11 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (1.51%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.51%) Kubernetes
13 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (1.13%) MIMEsweeper
13 6 (1.13%) SELinux
13 6 (1.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 316 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 209 (39.43%) VMware
3 136 (25.66%) Cisco
4 97 (18.30%) Citrix
5 52 (9.81%) ServiceNow
6 48 (9.06%) HP
7 44 (8.30%) Juniper
8 32 (6.04%) CheckPoint
8 32 (6.04%) Palo Alto
9 31 (5.85%) EMC
10 29 (5.47%) Oracle
11 27 (5.09%) Forcepoint
12 25 (4.72%) Splunk
13 24 (4.53%) F5
14 21 (3.96%) SolarWinds
14 21 (3.96%) Symantec
14 21 (3.96%) Veeam
15 20 (3.77%) Meraki
16 17 (3.21%) Arista
16 17 (3.21%) IBM