Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 198 161 168
Rank change year-on-year -37 +7 +20
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 271 210 514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.65% 1.71% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.78% 9.64% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 203 156 432
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £29,875 £31,875 £28,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £36,050 £37,750
Median % change year-on-year +10.96% -4.50% +6.34%
75th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% -

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 2,300 2,178 4,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.02% 17.77% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,777 3,376
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £35,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -46 90 £37,000 +2.64% 40
Hampshire -60 58 £42,000 +16.67% 12
Surrey +4 53 £32,500 +2.36% 15
Berkshire -61 32 £40,000 +10.96% 12
Oxfordshire -4 31 £34,000 -28.42% 13
Buckinghamshire -5 27 £32,500 -16.13% 15
Kent -6 26 £40,000 +29.03% 9
West Sussex -10 21 £46,250 +2.78% 7
East Sussex -24 16 £40,000 - 4
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (95.94%) DNS
2 205 (75.65%) Active Directory
3 177 (65.31%) Microsoft
4 157 (57.93%) Windows
5 145 (53.51%) Firewall
6 138 (50.92%) VMware
7 125 (46.13%) Microsoft 365
8 121 (44.65%) Windows Server
9 113 (41.70%) Azure
10 102 (37.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 100 (36.90%) Linux
12 97 (35.79%) PowerShell
13 92 (33.95%) TCP/IP
14 88 (32.47%) Cisco
15 85 (31.37%) VPN
16 70 (25.83%) Hyper-V
16 70 (25.83%) Social Skills
17 63 (23.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 61 (22.51%) Data Centre
19 60 (22.14%) Citrix
20 56 (20.66%) MS Exchange
20 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
20 56 (20.66%) AWS
21 49 (18.08%) ITIL
22 43 (15.87%) Windows Server 2016
22 43 (15.87%) Windows Server 2019
23 39 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
24 36 (13.28%) Wireless
25 35 (12.92%) Network Management
25 35 (12.92%) Security Cleared

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 56 (20.66%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (11.07%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.69%) IIS
5 6 (2.21%) Confluence
6 5 (1.85%) CMS
6 5 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.85%) WordPress
7 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 125 (46.13%) Microsoft 365
2 113 (41.70%) Azure
3 56 (20.66%) AWS
4 17 (6.27%) SaaS
5 16 (5.90%) PaaS
6 15 (5.54%) IaaS
7 13 (4.80%) OneDrive
8 9 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.95%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.58%) Mimecast
11 6 (2.21%) AWS Direct Connect
11 6 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.21%) Dropbox
12 5 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.85%) Google Workspace
13 4 (1.48%) Slack
14 3 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.74%) GCP
15 2 (0.74%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.74%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 260 (95.94%) DNS
2 145 (53.51%) Firewall
3 92 (33.95%) TCP/IP
4 85 (31.37%) VPN
5 36 (13.28%) Wireless
6 35 (12.92%) VLAN
7 34 (12.55%) SAN
8 29 (10.70%) WAN
9 24 (8.86%) LAN
10 22 (8.12%) Network Security
11 17 (6.27%) NAS
11 17 (6.27%) VoIP
12 16 (5.90%) Internet
12 16 (5.90%) MPLS
13 14 (5.17%) IPsec
14 13 (4.80%) BGP
14 13 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (4.43%) SMTP
16 10 (3.69%) FTP
16 10 (3.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) JIRA
2 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) GitLab
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 70 (25.83%) Social Skills
2 27 (9.96%) Public Sector
3 23 (8.49%) Legal
4 18 (6.64%) Finance
4 18 (6.64%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.06%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.21%) Marketing
8 6 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (1.85%) Electronics
9 5 (1.85%) Law
9 5 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.48%) Local Government
11 3 (1.11%) Billing
12 2 (0.74%) Automotive
12 2 (0.74%) German Language
13 1 (0.37%) Military
13 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (19.93%) Support Engineer
3 42 (15.50%) Administrator
4 36 (13.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 36 (13.28%) IT Engineer
4 36 (13.28%) Systems Administrator
5 35 (12.92%) Network Engineer
6 26 (9.59%) IT Support
7 24 (8.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (8.86%) Analyst
8 23 (8.49%) Technical Support
9 20 (7.38%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (7.01%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (5.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.90%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 14 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.06%) LDAP
2 3 (1.11%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.74%) WSH
4 1 (0.37%) JSON
4 1 (0.37%) SAML
4 1 (0.37%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.37%) Vuetify.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.51%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.70%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (9.96%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.32%) Clustering
4 9 (3.32%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.32%) Replication
5 8 (2.95%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.58%) User Experience
7 6 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.21%) Life Science
8 4 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.48%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.74%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 157 (57.93%) Windows
2 121 (44.65%) Windows Server
3 100 (36.90%) Linux
4 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (15.87%) Windows Server 2016
5 43 (15.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 28 (10.33%) Windows 10
7 26 (9.59%) Ubuntu
8 17 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.06%) Android
10 7 (2.58%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.21%) CentOS
11 6 (2.21%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.48%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.11%) Solaris
14 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (18.08%) ITIL
3 35 (12.92%) Network Management
4 32 (11.81%) Computer Science
4 32 (11.81%) Service Management
5 22 (8.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.75%) Change Management
6 21 (7.75%) Proactive Monitoring
6 21 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (7.38%) Incident Management
8 17 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (6.27%) Information Security
8 17 (6.27%) Load Balancing
9 14 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (5.17%) DevOps
10 13 (4.80%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.43%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.43%) Ticket Management
12 11 (4.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (35.79%) PowerShell
2 18 (6.64%) SQL
3 10 (3.69%) Python
4 7 (2.58%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.85%) VBScript
6 4 (1.48%) C
6 4 (1.48%) Ruby
7 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.11%) VB
8 2 (0.74%) Java
9 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 28 (10.33%) CCNP
4 25 (9.23%) CCNA
5 19 (7.01%) Degree
6 15 (5.54%) MCSE
7 14 (5.17%) MCSA
8 12 (4.43%) MCP
9 10 (3.69%) SC Cleared
10 9 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (2.21%) CCA
12 6 (2.21%) CISSP
12 6 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.21%) DBS Check
13 5 (1.85%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.85%) CISM
14 4 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.92%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.85%) NCSC
3 5 (1.85%) NIST
4 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.11%) GRC
5 3 (1.11%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.37%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 205 (75.65%) Active Directory
2 102 (37.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (25.83%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.86%) vSphere
5 23 (8.49%) RHEV
6 20 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (4.80%) XenApp
8 12 (4.43%) Firmware
8 12 (4.43%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (4.43%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.85%) iptables
11 4 (1.48%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.74%) pfSense
13 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.37%) Docker
14 1 (0.37%) NFS
14 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (8.86%) SCCM
2 23 (8.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (7.38%) Ansible
4 13 (4.80%) WSUS
5 11 (4.06%) Kubernetes
6 10 (3.69%) vRealize
7 9 (3.32%) HAProxy
8 7 (2.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 6 (2.21%) Grafana
9 6 (2.21%) PowerCLI
9 6 (2.21%) SCOM
9 6 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.85%) Icinga
10 5 (1.85%) Puppet
10 5 (1.85%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.48%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (1.48%) Nagios
11 4 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.11%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 177 (65.31%) Microsoft
2 138 (50.92%) VMware
3 88 (32.47%) Cisco
4 60 (22.14%) Citrix
5 34 (12.55%) Meraki
6 26 (9.59%) Dell
7 19 (7.01%) Palo Alto
8 18 (6.64%) F5
8 18 (6.64%) Sophos
9 14 (5.17%) Oracle
10 13 (4.80%) HP
11 12 (4.43%) IBM
11 12 (4.43%) Veeam
12 11 (4.06%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.69%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.69%) McAfee
14 9 (3.32%) Google
14 9 (3.32%) Infoblox
14 9 (3.32%) Juniper
15 8 (2.95%) ServiceNow