Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 205 195
Rank change year-on-year +46 -10 -1
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,716 1,524 1,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.18% 1.65% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.66% 10.41% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,340 1,253 1,516
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,465 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,627 £60,000 £56,125
UK median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% -3.85% +2.63%

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 13,551 14,641 16,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.25% 15.86% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10,062 11,372 13,308
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +41 544 £36,000 -4.00% 147
North of England +65 430 £37,500 +7.14% 119
Midlands +22 270 £32,500 -10.96% 75
North West +75 256 £37,500 +8.70% 73
West Midlands +63 199 £32,500 -11.50% 40
East of England +29 186 £40,000 +14.29% 57
South West +58 180 £40,000 +23.08% 65
Yorkshire +17 167 £37,500 - 38
East Midlands -16 71 £30,000 -7.69% 34
Scotland +37 54 £47,500 +30.14% 17
Wales +3 35 £40,000 +9.59% 10
Northern Ireland 0 13 £32,000 +16.36% 1
North East +5 7 £59,233 +97.44% 8
Isle of Man - 5 £60,000 -
DHCP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 1,629 (94.93%) DNS
2 1,330 (77.51%) Windows
3 1,293 (75.35%) Active Directory
4 988 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 848 (49.42%) VMware
6 834 (48.60%) Windows Server
7 750 (43.71%) Office 365
8 672 (39.16%) TCP/IP
9 638 (37.18%) Firewall
10 568 (33.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 545 (31.76%) ITIL
12 531 (30.94%) Cisco
13 530 (30.89%) Azure
14 496 (28.90%) Hyper-V
15 490 (28.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 475 (27.68%) MS Exchange
17 462 (26.92%) WAN
18 431 (25.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 424 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
20 418 (24.36%) LAN
21 404 (23.54%) VPN
22 387 (22.55%) Citrix
23 353 (20.57%) PowerShell
24 323 (18.82%) Linux
25 305 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
26 295 (17.19%) Windows 10
27 284 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
28 268 (15.62%) SAN
29 267 (15.56%) SCCM
30 259 (15.09%) Cisco Certification

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
1 475 (27.68%) MS Exchange
2 181 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 176 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 170 (9.91%) SharePoint
5 166 (9.67%) IIS
6 109 (6.35%) Skype for Business
7 32 (1.86%) Apache
8 27 (1.57%) Confluence
8 27 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (1.17%) SAS
11 16 (0.93%) nginx
12 14 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.47%) NetWeaver
13 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.35%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 252 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.058%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.058%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (0.47%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.23%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.058%) assyst
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.058%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.058%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.058%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 750 (43.71%) Office 365
2 530 (30.89%) Azure
3 138 (8.04%) AWS
4 85 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 62 (3.61%) SaaS
6 55 (3.21%) OneDrive
7 43 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (2.39%) IaaS
9 29 (1.69%) Mimecast
10 28 (1.63%) Azure Stack
11 21 (1.22%) PaaS
12 15 (0.87%) Power Platform
13 12 (0.70%) Yammer
14 11 (0.64%) G Suite
15 10 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 10 (0.58%) GCP
16 9 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.47%) GitHub
18 6 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 5 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,629 (94.93%) DNS
2 672 (39.16%) TCP/IP
3 638 (37.18%) Firewall
4 462 (26.92%) WAN
5 418 (24.36%) LAN
6 404 (23.54%) VPN
7 268 (15.62%) SAN
8 223 (13.00%) VLAN
9 219 (12.76%) Wireless
10 166 (9.67%) VoIP
11 146 (8.51%) Internet
12 134 (7.81%) Skype
13 123 (7.17%) Network Security
14 107 (6.24%) MPLS
15 96 (5.59%) NAS
16 93 (5.42%) NetScaler
17 82 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
18 74 (4.31%) BGP
18 74 (4.31%) OSPF
19 67 (3.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.70%) Big Data
5 11 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (0.58%) Power BI
7 9 (0.52%) MySQL
7 9 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.52%) Redis
8 8 (0.47%) SAP BW
8 8 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.41%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.35%) MS Access
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (2.68%) JIRA
2 31 (1.81%) TestRail
3 30 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.63%) Zephyr
5 23 (1.34%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (0.52%) Mercurial
8 9 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.35%) Subversion
11 5 (0.29%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.23%) WinDbg
13 3 (0.17%) Robot Framework
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.058%) CMake
15 1 (0.058%) Gerrit
General
1 198 (11.54%) Finance
2 121 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 96 (5.59%) Retail
4 60 (3.50%) Public Sector
5 56 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.69%) Legal
7 27 (1.57%) Marketing
8 26 (1.52%) Law
9 22 (1.28%) Electronics
10 16 (0.93%) Back Office
11 13 (0.76%) Games
11 13 (0.76%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.64%) Automotive
12 11 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.52%) Military
14 8 (0.47%) French Language
14 8 (0.47%) German Language
15 6 (0.35%) Banking
15 6 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 360 (20.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 246 (14.34%) Support Engineer
3 219 (12.76%) Analyst
4 201 (11.71%) IT Engineer
5 180 (10.49%) IT Support
6 158 (9.21%) Network Engineer
7 120 (6.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 102 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 100 (5.83%) IT Support Engineer
10 96 (5.59%) Support Analyst
11 86 (5.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 76 (4.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 75 (4.37%) Administrator
13 75 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
14 72 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
15 68 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
16 55 (3.21%) Technical Support
17 53 (3.09%) IT Technician
17 53 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
18 51 (2.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.86%) LDAP
2 38 (2.21%) Web Services
3 29 (1.69%) 802.1X
4 17 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (0.82%) .NET
6 10 (0.58%) MAPI
6 10 (0.58%) XML
7 9 (0.52%) Kafka
8 8 (0.47%) Middleware
8 8 (0.47%) SAP Basis
9 6 (0.35%) SAML
10 5 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (0.29%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.17%) COM
13 2 (0.12%) LAMP
13 2 (0.12%) Node.js
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.12%) Qt
13 2 (0.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 207 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 157 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 82 (4.78%) PKI
5 80 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 71 (4.14%) Clustering
7 56 (3.26%) Replication
8 48 (2.80%) Driving Licence
8 48 (2.80%) Public Cloud
9 25 (1.46%) CMDB
10 24 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 23 (1.34%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.17%) NHS
13 18 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (0.87%) Fat Client
14 15 (0.87%) Thin Client
15 14 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.76%) Blackberry
16 13 (0.76%) Smartphone
17 11 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,330 (77.51%) Windows
2 834 (48.60%) Windows Server
3 490 (28.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 424 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 323 (18.82%) Linux
6 295 (17.19%) Windows 10
7 201 (11.71%) Windows 7
8 152 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 147 (8.57%) Unix
10 103 (6.00%) Windows 8
11 55 (3.21%) Mac OS
12 54 (3.15%) CentOS
13 40 (2.33%) Solaris
13 40 (2.33%) Ubuntu
14 30 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (1.34%) Android
16 19 (1.11%) Apple iOS
16 19 (1.11%) CatOS
16 19 (1.11%) Windows XP
17 17 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (31.76%) ITIL
2 431 (25.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 284 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
4 157 (9.15%) Change Management
5 147 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 118 (6.88%) Mentoring
7 110 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (6.41%) DevOps
7 110 (6.41%) Project Delivery
8 108 (6.29%) Patch Management
9 104 (6.06%) Project Management
10 103 (6.00%) Service Management
11 102 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 101 (5.89%) Migration
13 89 (5.19%) Server Management
14 77 (4.49%) Information Security
15 75 (4.37%) Service Delivery
16 73 (4.25%) High Availability
17 69 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
17 69 (4.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 353 (20.57%) PowerShell
2 245 (14.28%) SQL
3 111 (6.47%) Python
4 55 (3.21%) Bash Shell
5 43 (2.51%) PHP
6 42 (2.45%) C
7 33 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 22 (1.28%) Ruby
8 22 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 19 (1.11%) VBScript
10 17 (0.99%) Perl
11 13 (0.76%) Java
12 10 (0.58%) PHP 5
12 10 (0.58%) PHP 7
13 9 (0.52%) Go
14 5 (0.29%) C++
15 4 (0.23%) VB
16 2 (0.12%) C#
16 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 305 (17.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 259 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
3 184 (10.72%) CCNA
4 157 (9.15%) MCSE
5 144 (8.39%) Degree
6 140 (8.16%) MCSA
7 136 (7.93%) CCNP
8 122 (7.11%) Security Cleared
9 86 (5.01%) MCP
10 59 (3.44%) DBS Check
11 57 (3.32%) DV Cleared
12 53 (3.09%) SC Cleared
13 40 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
14 39 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
15 38 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (1.57%) RHCE
17 26 (1.52%) CCIE
18 25 (1.46%) CCDP
19 22 (1.28%) CCA
20 20 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (10.55%) SLA
2 58 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 25 (1.46%) GDPR
6 11 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.52%) COBIT
8 7 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.35%) QA
10 4 (0.23%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.23%) PMO
11 3 (0.17%) NIST
12 2 (0.12%) DICOM
12 2 (0.12%) NCSC
12 2 (0.12%) RMADS
13 1 (0.058%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.058%) BS7799
13 1 (0.058%) GxP
13 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,293 (75.35%) Active Directory
2 568 (33.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 496 (28.90%) Hyper-V
4 167 (9.73%) vSphere
5 158 (9.21%) XenApp
6 113 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
7 111 (6.47%) XenDesktop
8 58 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
9 48 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
10 45 (2.62%) Firmware
11 44 (2.56%) Terminal Services
12 37 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 28 (1.63%) NFS
14 20 (1.17%) Docker
15 16 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
16 15 (0.87%) Terminal Server
16 15 (0.87%) VMware NSX
17 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.70%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 267 (15.56%) SCCM
2 155 (9.03%) WSUS
3 101 (5.89%) SCOM
4 63 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 61 (3.55%) Ansible
6 47 (2.74%) Backup Exec
7 40 (2.33%) Puppet
8 33 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 32 (1.86%) SCOrch
9 32 (1.86%) vCenter Server
10 30 (1.75%) vRealize
11 27 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
12 25 (1.46%) Kubernetes
12 25 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 23 (1.34%) FortiGate
13 23 (1.34%) Nagios
14 22 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
14 22 (1.28%) Terraform
15 18 (1.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 988 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 848 (49.42%) VMware
3 531 (30.94%) Cisco
4 387 (22.55%) Citrix
5 222 (12.94%) HP
6 144 (8.39%) Dell
7 119 (6.93%) Veeam
8 105 (6.12%) Symantec
9 72 (4.20%) Juniper
10 69 (4.02%) Palo Alto
11 65 (3.79%) Meraki
12 61 (3.55%) IBM
13 60 (3.50%) SolarWinds
14 57 (3.32%) Splunk
15 56 (3.26%) EMC
16 55 (3.21%) ServiceNow
17 54 (3.15%) McAfee
18 51 (2.97%) Avaya
19 49 (2.86%) CheckPoint
19 49 (2.86%) NetApp