Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 218 216
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -16
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2939 3031 3565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.58% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 9.38% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2551 2610 3008
UK median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27906 32322 36734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22638 26537 30275
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the UK

DHCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DHCP in the UK

DHCP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the UK

DHCP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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
England +6 2761 £39,500 +1.28% 216
UK excluding London 0 1747 £35,000 -6.67% 158
London +32 1146 £45,000 +5.88% 67
South East -8 529 £35,000 -12.50% 50
North of England +5 437 £32,500 -9.72% 44
North West -9 240 £39,000 +4.00% 24
South West +38 224 £40,000 +14.29% 12
East of England +17 223 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Midlands -46 210 £36,500 +4.29% 27
Yorkshire +25 168 £28,500 -18.57% 11
West Midlands -84 134 £37,500 +7.14% 16
East Midlands +7 76 £30,000 -6.25% 10
Scotland -12 72 £46,500 +26.53% 8
Wales +32 48 £32,500 -15.58%
North East +3 29 £25,000 -28.57% 9
Northern Ireland -19 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DHCP.

1 2811 (95.64%) DNS
2 2202 (74.92%) Windows
3 2041 (69.45%) Active Directory
4 1505 (51.21%) Microsoft
5 1377 (46.85%) Windows Server
6 1317 (44.81%) VMware
7 1245 (42.36%) Firewall
8 1197 (40.73%) TCP/IP
9 1035 (35.22%) Cisco
10 939 (31.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 870 (29.60%) WAN
12 855 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 838 (28.51%) MS Exchange
14 835 (28.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 819 (27.87%) LAN
16 785 (26.71%) Office 365
17 781 (26.57%) VPN
18 729 (24.80%) ITIL
19 648 (22.05%) Hyper-V
20 596 (20.28%) Windows 7
21 589 (20.04%) Linux
22 576 (19.60%) Citrix
23 522 (17.76%) SAN
24 507 (17.25%) Cisco Certification
24 507 (17.25%) PowerShell
25 479 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
26 442 (15.04%) Windows 10
27 435 (14.80%) VLAN
28 421 (14.32%) SQL Server
29 417 (14.19%) SQL

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 838 (28.51%) MS Exchange
2 325 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 294 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 273 (9.29%) Skype for Business
5 258 (8.78%) IIS
6 252 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 121 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 97 (3.30%) Apache
9 86 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 67 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 33 (1.12%) Confluence
11 33 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (1.09%) Tomcat
13 28 (0.95%) CMS
14 27 (0.92%) IBM Notes
15 20 (0.68%) nginx
16 14 (0.48%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 412 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.10%) InDesign
6 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.068%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.068%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.24%) iTrent
4 7 (0.24%) ResourceLink
5 6 (0.20%) Eikon
6 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.10%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.068%) Relativity
9 2 (0.068%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.068%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.034%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.034%) Infor SunSystems
10 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.034%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.034%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 785 (26.71%) Office 365
2 403 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 276 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
4 115 (3.91%) IaaS
5 96 (3.27%) PaaS
6 66 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 66 (2.25%) SaaS
7 61 (2.08%) G Suite
8 49 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 37 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (1.26%) Mimecast
10 25 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (0.75%) OneDrive
12 21 (0.71%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
16 9 (0.31%) Amazon Glacier
17 8 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 7 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2811 (95.64%) DNS
2 1245 (42.36%) Firewall
3 1197 (40.73%) TCP/IP
4 870 (29.60%) WAN
5 819 (27.87%) LAN
6 781 (26.57%) VPN
7 522 (17.76%) SAN
8 435 (14.80%) VLAN
9 345 (11.74%) VoIP
10 340 (11.57%) MPLS
11 304 (10.34%) Wireless
12 262 (8.91%) OSPF
13 257 (8.74%) BGP
14 207 (7.04%) Skype
15 200 (6.81%) Network Security
16 190 (6.46%) Cisco ASA
17 186 (6.33%) Internet
18 181 (6.16%) FTP
19 178 (6.06%) SSL
20 165 (5.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 118 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (2.79%) MySQL
4 67 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (0.51%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.41%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.37%) InfluxDB
13 11 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (0.37%) Redis
14 10 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.31%) SQLite
16 7 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (2.28%) Git (software)
2 55 (1.87%) JIRA
3 28 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 26 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (0.75%) MSI
6 21 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 17 (0.58%) Subversion
8 12 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.34%) Metasploit
10 9 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.24%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.20%) Gerrit
13 5 (0.17%) AdminStudio
14 3 (0.10%) AppScan
14 3 (0.10%) Burp Suite
14 3 (0.10%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.10%) Paros
14 3 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.10%) WebScarab
General
1 400 (13.61%) Finance
2 113 (3.84%) Telecoms
3 82 (2.79%) Legal
4 78 (2.65%) Law
5 75 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 69 (2.35%) Retail
7 57 (1.94%) Banking
8 54 (1.84%) Back Office
9 34 (1.16%) Games
10 30 (1.02%) Marketing
11 26 (0.88%) Advertising
12 24 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.61%) Military
14 16 (0.54%) Electronics
14 16 (0.54%) French Language
14 16 (0.54%) Publishing
15 13 (0.44%) Automotive
15 13 (0.44%) Front Office
16 12 (0.41%) Dutch Language
17 10 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 505 (17.18%) Support Engineer
2 478 (16.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 458 (15.58%) Analyst
4 437 (14.87%) Network Engineer
5 352 (11.98%) IT Support
6 259 (8.81%) IT Engineer
7 250 (8.51%) Support Analyst
8 229 (7.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 210 (7.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 197 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 177 (6.02%) Administrator
12 176 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
13 163 (5.55%) IT Support Engineer
13 163 (5.55%) Windows Engineer
14 162 (5.51%) Desktop Support
15 138 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 127 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
17 126 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support
18 123 (4.19%) IT Analyst
19 112 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (2.99%) Web Services
2 73 (2.48%) 802.1X
3 57 (1.94%) .NET
4 41 (1.40%) HTML
5 34 (1.16%) LAMP
6 33 (1.12%) CSS
7 19 (0.65%) WAP
8 17 (0.58%) Software Packaging
9 15 (0.51%) Middleware
9 15 (0.51%) POSIX
10 13 (0.44%) JSON
11 10 (0.34%) XML
12 9 (0.31%) CGI
13 8 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
15 6 (0.20%) Kafka
15 6 (0.20%) REST
15 6 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 358 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 213 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 131 (4.46%) Clustering
5 119 (4.05%) Replication
6 109 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 86 (2.93%) Driving Licence
8 84 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 84 (2.86%) PKI
9 56 (1.91%) Fat Client
9 56 (1.91%) Thin Client
10 41 (1.40%) User Experience
11 37 (1.26%) CESG
11 37 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 34 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
13 33 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
14 32 (1.09%) Fintech
15 30 (1.02%) iPad
16 29 (0.99%) Client/Server
16 29 (0.99%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2202 (74.92%) Windows
2 1377 (46.85%) Windows Server
3 855 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 835 (28.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 596 (20.28%) Windows 7
6 589 (20.04%) Linux
7 442 (15.04%) Windows 10
8 356 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 284 (9.66%) Windows 8
10 155 (5.27%) Unix
11 153 (5.21%) Windows XP
12 104 (3.54%) CentOS
13 98 (3.33%) Mac OS X
14 91 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 83 (2.82%) Ubuntu
16 75 (2.55%) Android
17 60 (2.04%) Solaris
18 51 (1.74%) Apple iOS
19 48 (1.63%) Debian
20 36 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (24.80%) ITIL
2 214 (7.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 197 (6.70%) Kalman Filter
4 172 (5.85%) Change Management
5 170 (5.78%) Project Management
6 166 (5.65%) Load Balancing
7 146 (4.97%) Patch Management
8 142 (4.83%) Problem Management
9 131 (4.46%) Mentoring
10 119 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 118 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
12 117 (3.98%) Migration
12 117 (3.98%) Network Management
13 113 (3.84%) Time Management
14 112 (3.81%) Service Management
15 110 (3.74%) SIEM
16 109 (3.71%) DevOps
17 101 (3.44%) Network Design
18 99 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
18 99 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 507 (17.25%) PowerShell
2 417 (14.19%) SQL
3 164 (5.58%) Python
4 127 (4.32%) Bash Shell
5 102 (3.47%) Perl
6 70 (2.38%) Java
7 61 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 53 (1.80%) VBScript
9 46 (1.57%) PHP
10 42 (1.43%) C
11 33 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 30 (1.02%) C++
13 29 (0.99%) Ruby
14 24 (0.82%) C#
15 22 (0.75%) VB
16 13 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.37%) AWK
17 11 (0.37%) sed
18 10 (0.34%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 507 (17.25%) Cisco Certification
2 479 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 387 (13.17%) CCNA
4 357 (12.15%) Degree
5 314 (10.68%) MCSE
6 261 (8.88%) CCNP
7 221 (7.52%) MCSA
8 155 (5.27%) Security Cleared
9 146 (4.97%) MCP
10 117 (3.98%) SC Cleared
11 100 (3.40%) DV Cleared
12 89 (3.03%) MCITP
13 80 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 70 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
15 63 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 57 (1.94%) CISSP
17 56 (1.91%) CCIE
18 55 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
19 51 (1.74%) A+ Certification
20 44 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (6.50%) SLA
2 86 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.68%) PMO
5 19 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (0.54%) GDPR
6 16 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 15 (0.51%) QA
8 10 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 10 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.068%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.034%) GCP
12 1 (0.034%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.034%) RMADS
System Software
1 2041 (69.45%) Active Directory
2 939 (31.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 648 (22.05%) Hyper-V
4 293 (9.97%) vSphere
5 274 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
6 259 (8.81%) XenApp
7 142 (4.83%) XenDesktop
8 106 (3.61%) Terminal Services
9 84 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
10 81 (2.76%) Docker
11 74 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
12 54 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
13 49 (1.67%) XenServer
14 46 (1.57%) KVM
15 40 (1.36%) ProxySG
16 38 (1.29%) NFS
17 37 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
18 35 (1.19%) DFS Replication
19 33 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 30 (1.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 414 (14.09%) SCCM
2 213 (7.25%) WSUS
3 177 (6.02%) SCOM
4 167 (5.68%) Puppet
5 129 (4.39%) Backup Exec
6 86 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
7 82 (2.79%) vCenter Server
8 63 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 59 (2.01%) Ansible
10 53 (1.80%) Nagios
11 49 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 47 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
13 41 (1.40%) Cacti
14 38 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
15 33 (1.12%) AirWatch
16 30 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 30 (1.02%) Terraform
17 25 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
18 24 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 22 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1505 (51.21%) Microsoft
2 1317 (44.81%) VMware
3 1035 (35.22%) Cisco
4 576 (19.60%) Citrix
5 347 (11.81%) HP
6 226 (7.69%) Dell
7 220 (7.49%) Juniper
8 193 (6.57%) Veeam
9 190 (6.46%) NetApp
10 181 (6.16%) CheckPoint
11 163 (5.55%) F5
12 153 (5.21%) Symantec
13 150 (5.10%) Palo Alto
14 140 (4.76%) Red Hat
15 101 (3.44%) SolarWinds
16 95 (3.23%) IBM
17 92 (3.13%) Google
18 90 (3.06%) EMC
19 85 (2.89%) Sophos
20 80 (2.72%) Oracle