Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 243 157 133
Rank change year-on-year -86 -24 +58
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 222 191 525
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.91% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.76% 10.53% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 190 126 405
10th Percentile £25,725 £22,250 £22,600
25th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £36,050
Median % change year-on-year - +10.96% -15.18%
75th Percentile £57,188 £50,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £69,325 £57,500 £65,000
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 2,533 1,814 3,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.26% 18.12% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,669 1,448 3,113
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,105 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -19 97 £40,000 -11.11% 39
Kent -19 44 £32,000 -1.54% 13
Buckinghamshire -26 37 £30,500 +1.67% 12
Hampshire -134 37 £47,500 +35.71% 17
Berkshire -15 35 £40,000 -13.04% 15
Surrey -57 35 £43,000 +32.31% 5
Oxfordshire -10 25 £75,000 +66.67% 12
West Sussex +4 8 £65,000 +23.81% 6
Middlesex -8 1 £39,000 -22.00%
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 221 (99.55%) DNS
2 171 (77.03%) Active Directory
3 144 (64.86%) Windows
4 138 (62.16%) Microsoft
5 127 (57.21%) Microsoft 365
6 121 (54.50%) Firewall
7 99 (44.59%) Azure
8 96 (43.24%) VMware
9 94 (42.34%) Windows Server
10 76 (34.23%) VPN
11 69 (31.08%) WAN
12 67 (30.18%) Cisco
13 64 (28.83%) Social Skills
14 63 (28.38%) LAN
15 61 (27.48%) TCP/IP
16 60 (27.03%) PowerShell
17 52 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (23.42%) Linux
18 46 (20.72%) Data Centre
19 45 (20.27%) VLAN
20 42 (18.92%) Windows 10
21 41 (18.47%) Veeam
22 39 (17.57%) SharePoint
22 39 (17.57%) SAN
23 38 (17.12%) SCCM
23 38 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
24 37 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 37 (16.67%) Service Delivery
25 35 (15.77%) AWS
26 34 (15.32%) Hyper-V

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 39 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.50%) IIS
4 6 (2.70%) CMS
4 6 (2.70%) Confluence
4 6 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.70%) WordPress
5 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.45%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 33 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Sage 200
2 4 (1.80%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (57.21%) Microsoft 365
2 99 (44.59%) Azure
3 35 (15.77%) AWS
4 18 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (5.86%) Azure Monitor
5 13 (5.86%) OneDrive
6 10 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (4.05%) Slack
7 9 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (3.15%) IaaS
8 7 (3.15%) Nutanix
8 7 (3.15%) PaaS
9 6 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (2.70%) Azure Sentinel
9 6 (2.70%) Mimecast
9 6 (2.70%) Power Automate
9 6 (2.70%) SaaS
10 4 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.80%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 221 (99.55%) DNS
2 121 (54.50%) Firewall
3 76 (34.23%) VPN
4 69 (31.08%) WAN
5 63 (28.38%) LAN
6 61 (27.48%) TCP/IP
7 45 (20.27%) VLAN
8 39 (17.57%) SAN
9 32 (14.41%) Wireless
10 30 (13.51%) WLAN
11 26 (11.71%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (10.36%) SSL
13 19 (8.56%) MPLS
14 18 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
15 17 (7.66%) VoIP
16 16 (7.21%) IPsec
16 16 (7.21%) SNMP
17 11 (4.95%) SMTP
18 10 (4.50%) Internet
18 10 (4.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.70%) MySQL
3 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.35%) DB2
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Redis
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (4.05%) JIRA
2 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.35%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 64 (28.83%) Social Skills
2 28 (12.61%) Public Sector
3 18 (8.11%) Retail
4 17 (7.66%) Telecoms
5 14 (6.31%) Finance
6 13 (5.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 10 (4.50%) Law
8 9 (4.05%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (2.25%) Back Office
10 5 (2.25%) Legal
11 4 (1.80%) Local Government
12 3 (1.35%) Military
13 2 (0.90%) Banking
13 2 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.90%) Marketing
13 2 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.90%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (17.57%) IT Engineer
2 33 (14.86%) Support Engineer
3 32 (14.41%) IT Support
4 31 (13.96%) Analyst
4 31 (13.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (11.71%) Network Engineer
6 25 (11.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (9.01%) IT Support Engineer
8 18 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (6.31%) IT Manager
11 13 (5.86%) Service Analyst
12 12 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 12 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (4.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (4.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 10 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.05%) LDAP
2 6 (2.70%) SAML
3 3 (1.35%) REST
4 2 (0.90%) Web Services
4 2 (0.90%) WSH
5 1 (0.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.72%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.91%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (7.66%) PKI
4 10 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.70%) User Experience
7 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.80%) NHS
9 3 (1.35%) Clustering
9 3 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.35%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.35%) Replication
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) CMDB
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 144 (64.86%) Windows
2 94 (42.34%) Windows Server
3 52 (23.42%) Linux
4 42 (18.92%) Windows 10
5 34 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (11.26%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (6.76%) Ubuntu
8 14 (6.31%) Windows 7
8 14 (6.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (5.86%) Mac OS
10 11 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.95%) Unix
11 10 (4.50%) Windows 8
11 10 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
12 9 (4.05%) Mac OS X
13 8 (3.60%) Android
14 6 (2.70%) CentOS
15 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 34 (15.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (14.41%) ITIL
5 27 (12.16%) Project Management
6 20 (9.01%) DevOps
7 19 (8.56%) Business Continuity
8 18 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (6.76%) Load Balancing
10 14 (6.31%) ITSM
10 14 (6.31%) Migration
10 14 (6.31%) Systems Engineering
11 13 (5.86%) Analytics
11 13 (5.86%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (5.86%) Log Analytics
11 13 (5.86%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.86%) Project Planning
12 11 (4.95%) IT Strategy
13 10 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 24 (10.81%) SQL
3 6 (2.70%) C
4 4 (1.80%) Python
5 3 (1.35%) Bash
5 3 (1.35%) Java
5 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.90%) Kotlin
6 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (8.56%) Security Cleared
4 18 (8.11%) MCSA
5 16 (7.21%) MCSE
6 15 (6.76%) CCNA
7 11 (4.95%) CCNP
7 11 (4.95%) MCP
8 10 (4.50%) CCA
8 10 (4.50%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (4.50%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.05%) Degree
9 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.35%) AWS Certification
13 3 (1.35%) CCIE
13 3 (1.35%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.11%) SLA
2 4 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) GDPR
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.45%) NCSC
5 1 (0.45%) NIST
System Software
1 171 (77.03%) Active Directory
2 52 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.32%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (9.46%) vSphere
6 10 (4.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (3.60%) VMware NSX
8 6 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (2.25%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.35%) Firmware
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.45%) NFS
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.45%) Samba
11 1 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (17.12%) SCCM
2 32 (14.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (10.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 19 (8.56%) Jamf Pro
5 17 (7.66%) SCOM
5 17 (7.66%) WSUS
6 13 (5.86%) Terraform
7 11 (4.95%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (2.70%) Pingdom
9 5 (2.25%) Ansible
10 4 (1.80%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.80%) QRadar
11 3 (1.35%) Avamar
11 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
11 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.35%) Packer
11 3 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 138 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 96 (43.24%) VMware
3 67 (30.18%) Cisco
4 41 (18.47%) Veeam
5 29 (13.06%) Palo Alto
6 25 (11.26%) SolarWinds
7 22 (9.91%) Citrix
7 22 (9.91%) Dell
8 17 (7.66%) Sophos
9 14 (6.31%) Meraki
10 13 (5.86%) EMC
10 13 (5.86%) Nasuni
11 12 (5.41%) NetApp
12 11 (4.95%) CrowdStrike
12 11 (4.95%) F5
12 11 (4.95%) Juniper
13 10 (4.50%) Apple
13 10 (4.50%) HP
13 10 (4.50%) Symantec
14 9 (4.05%) Adobe