Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 189 196
Rank change year-on-year +30 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,483 1,532 1,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.11% 1.83% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 11.18% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 1,243 1,449
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,300
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,418 13,706 15,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.22% 16.36% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,750 10,503 12,644
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the UK excluding London

DHCP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DHCP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for DHCP in the UK excluding London

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the UK excluding London

DHCP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 27 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
South East +52 518 £35,000 -20.45% 124
North of England +29 298 £37,500 +7.14% 125
Midlands +41 274 £32,500 -18.75% 74
West Midlands +50 196 £32,500 -23.53% 40
North West +42 167 £32,500 - 65
South West +46 152 £33,500 +3.08% 47
Yorkshire +13 123 £40,000 +6.67% 41
East of England -39 115 £40,500 +18.25% 67
East Midlands +21 78 £32,500 - 34
Scotland +47 55 £30,000 -13.39% 11
Wales +14 52 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Northern Ireland +28 20 £32,000 +6.67% 1
North East +1 8 £42,500 +30.77% 19
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 1,398 (94.27%) DNS
2 1,158 (78.08%) Windows
3 1,080 (72.83%) Active Directory
4 945 (63.72%) Microsoft
5 643 (43.36%) Windows Server
6 639 (43.09%) Office 365
7 633 (42.68%) VMware
8 574 (38.71%) TCP/IP
9 539 (36.35%) Firewall
10 453 (30.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 446 (30.07%) WAN
12 420 (28.32%) ITIL
13 416 (28.05%) Azure
14 415 (27.98%) MS Exchange
14 415 (27.98%) LAN
15 389 (26.23%) Cisco
16 378 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 377 (25.42%) Hyper-V
18 342 (23.06%) VPN
19 335 (22.59%) Windows 10
20 334 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
21 316 (21.31%) Citrix
22 288 (19.42%) PowerShell
23 270 (18.21%) Microsoft Certification
24 269 (18.14%) Linux
25 259 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 246 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
27 240 (16.18%) SQL Server
28 239 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
29 226 (15.24%) VLAN

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 415 (27.98%) MS Exchange
2 172 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (9.78%) SharePoint
4 134 (9.04%) IIS
5 126 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 82 (5.53%) Skype for Business
7 29 (1.96%) Apache
8 22 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.01%) Confluence
11 12 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.47%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (0.47%) nginx
14 6 (0.40%) SAS
15 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.27%) JBoss
16 4 (0.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 239 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.067%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.40%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.34%) Exchequer
3 5 (0.34%) Line 50
3 5 (0.34%) Pegasus Opera
3 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.067%) assyst
7 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.067%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.067%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 639 (43.09%) Office 365
2 416 (28.05%) Azure
3 128 (8.63%) AWS
4 58 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 55 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (3.10%) SaaS
7 45 (3.03%) OneDrive
8 27 (1.82%) IaaS
9 12 (0.81%) GCP
9 12 (0.81%) PaaS
10 11 (0.74%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.61%) Azure Stack
11 9 (0.61%) Power Platform
11 9 (0.61%) PowerApps
12 8 (0.54%) G Suite
13 7 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (0.40%) Amazon Cognito
14 6 (0.40%) AWS CodeCommit
14 6 (0.40%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 6 (0.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 1,398 (94.27%) DNS
2 574 (38.71%) TCP/IP
3 539 (36.35%) Firewall
4 446 (30.07%) WAN
5 415 (27.98%) LAN
6 342 (23.06%) VPN
7 226 (15.24%) VLAN
8 181 (12.20%) VoIP
9 180 (12.14%) Wireless
10 178 (12.00%) SAN
11 140 (9.44%) Internet
12 94 (6.34%) NAS
13 93 (6.27%) Skype
14 73 (4.92%) Network Security
15 68 (4.59%) WLAN
16 60 (4.05%) MPLS
17 59 (3.98%) NetScaler
18 58 (3.91%) BGP
19 54 (3.64%) SSL
20 51 (3.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (0.94%) MySQL
8 10 (0.67%) Big Data
9 7 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.47%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.40%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.34%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.27%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (2.56%) JIRA
2 31 (2.09%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.67%) TestRail
6 9 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (0.61%) Zephyr
7 6 (0.40%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.40%) Bugzilla
7 6 (0.40%) CruiseControl
7 6 (0.40%) Maven
7 6 (0.40%) Selenium
7 6 (0.40%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.27%) Chocolatey
9 4 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.27%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 184 (12.41%) Finance
2 116 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 59 (3.98%) Retail
4 58 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 55 (3.71%) Public Sector
6 23 (1.55%) Games
7 20 (1.35%) Legal
8 16 (1.08%) Local Government
8 16 (1.08%) Marketing
9 14 (0.94%) Electronics
10 10 (0.67%) Advertising
10 10 (0.67%) Back Office
11 9 (0.61%) Online Betting
12 8 (0.54%) Banking
12 8 (0.54%) German Language
13 7 (0.47%) Law
14 5 (0.34%) Automotive
14 5 (0.34%) French Language
14 5 (0.34%) Military
15 4 (0.27%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 227 (15.31%) Support Engineer
2 225 (15.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 211 (14.23%) IT Support
4 203 (13.69%) Analyst
5 185 (12.47%) IT Engineer
6 118 (7.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 117 (7.89%) Network Engineer
8 104 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support
9 89 (6.00%) Administrator
9 89 (6.00%) Support Analyst
10 88 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
11 85 (5.73%) IT Technician
12 83 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 79 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
14 71 (4.79%) Support Technician
15 68 (4.59%) IT Support Technician
16 61 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 59 (3.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 55 (3.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 49 (3.30%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.57%) LDAP
2 19 (1.28%) WSH
3 16 (1.08%) .NET
4 12 (0.81%) XML
5 11 (0.74%) Web Services
6 10 (0.67%) LAMP
6 10 (0.67%) Middleware
7 9 (0.61%) 802.1X
7 9 (0.61%) Kafka
8 8 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (0.54%) Node.js
8 8 (0.54%) SAML
9 7 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.40%) Software Packaging
10 6 (0.40%) Spring
11 4 (0.27%) COM
11 4 (0.27%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.27%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.20%) .NET Core
12 3 (0.20%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 179 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 119 (8.02%) Self-Motivation
3 118 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (7.22%) Management Information System
5 80 (5.39%) Clustering
6 49 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 47 (3.17%) PKI
8 41 (2.76%) Replication
9 34 (2.29%) Public Cloud
10 30 (2.02%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (1.28%) Blackberry
14 17 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.01%) EMC VNX
16 14 (0.94%) CMDB
17 12 (0.81%) Device Driver
17 12 (0.81%) NHS
17 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,158 (78.08%) Windows
2 643 (43.36%) Windows Server
3 378 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 335 (22.59%) Windows 10
5 334 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 269 (18.14%) Linux
7 191 (12.88%) Windows 7
8 120 (8.09%) Unix
9 116 (7.82%) Windows 8
10 84 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (2.97%) Ubuntu
12 42 (2.83%) Solaris
13 30 (2.02%) Mac OS
14 29 (1.96%) CentOS
15 20 (1.35%) Android
15 20 (1.35%) Apple iOS
16 19 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (0.88%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.61%) Fedora
19 8 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (28.32%) ITIL
2 259 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 246 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
4 153 (10.32%) Change Management
5 116 (7.82%) Patch Management
6 100 (6.74%) DevOps
7 99 (6.68%) Mentoring
8 96 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 93 (6.27%) Kalman Filter
10 86 (5.80%) Project Management
11 84 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 83 (5.60%) Server Management
13 79 (5.33%) Information Security
14 76 (5.12%) Problem Management
15 75 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (4.99%) Service Management
17 72 (4.86%) Service Delivery
18 70 (4.72%) Migration
18 70 (4.72%) Project Delivery
19 62 (4.18%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 288 (19.42%) PowerShell
2 211 (14.23%) SQL
3 98 (6.61%) Python
4 59 (3.98%) Bash Shell
5 57 (3.84%) C
6 33 (2.23%) Perl
7 31 (2.09%) VBScript
8 28 (1.89%) Ruby
9 23 (1.55%) Java
10 21 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.01%) PHP
12 12 (0.81%) C++
12 12 (0.81%) JavaScript
13 9 (0.61%) R
14 8 (0.54%) VB
15 7 (0.47%) Go
16 6 (0.40%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.13%) C#
17 2 (0.13%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 270 (18.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 176 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
3 144 (9.71%) MCSE
4 142 (9.58%) Degree
5 127 (8.56%) MCSA
6 125 (8.43%) CCNA
7 110 (7.42%) Security Cleared
8 95 (6.41%) CCNP
9 82 (5.53%) MCP
10 47 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 43 (2.90%) SC Cleared
12 41 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (2.70%) DBS Check
13 40 (2.70%) DV Cleared
14 28 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (1.28%) CCDP
17 15 (1.01%) Master's Degree
17 15 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 14 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (14.63%) SLA
2 58 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (1.21%) ISO 9001
6 16 (1.08%) GDPR
7 12 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.47%) COBIT
9 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.20%) NCSC
9 3 (0.20%) NIST
10 2 (0.13%) GxP
10 2 (0.13%) RMADS
11 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.067%) QA
11 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,080 (72.83%) Active Directory
2 453 (30.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 377 (25.42%) Hyper-V
4 147 (9.91%) XenApp
5 140 (9.44%) vSphere
6 98 (6.61%) XenDesktop
7 91 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (3.30%) Firmware
9 45 (3.03%) Terminal Services
10 44 (2.97%) NFS
11 42 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
12 31 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
13 28 (1.89%) Docker
14 21 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
15 19 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 10 (0.67%) VirtualBox
18 9 (0.61%) VMware NSX
19 8 (0.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 217 (14.63%) SCCM
2 123 (8.29%) WSUS
3 75 (5.06%) SCOM
4 56 (3.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 43 (2.90%) Ansible
6 42 (2.83%) Puppet
7 38 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 28 (1.89%) Kubernetes
9 25 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
10 23 (1.55%) vCenter Server
11 22 (1.48%) NetBackup
11 22 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 21 (1.42%) vRealize
13 20 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (1.28%) Terraform
15 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 17 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
17 16 (1.08%) SCVMM
18 15 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 945 (63.72%) Microsoft
2 633 (42.68%) VMware
3 389 (26.23%) Cisco
4 316 (21.31%) Citrix
5 146 (9.84%) HP
6 116 (7.82%) Veeam
7 97 (6.54%) Dell
8 80 (5.39%) Symantec
9 67 (4.52%) ServiceNow
10 64 (4.32%) EMC
11 55 (3.71%) Juniper
12 54 (3.64%) Apple
13 52 (3.51%) SolarWinds
14 49 (3.30%) Palo Alto
15 47 (3.17%) CheckPoint
16 42 (2.83%) Splunk
17 41 (2.76%) McAfee
17 41 (2.76%) Meraki
18 39 (2.63%) Avaya
18 39 (2.63%) Oracle