Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 218 237
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19 -42
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,727 2,705 2,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 1.60% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.49% 10.02% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,278 2,293 2,597
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,300 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,900 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,183 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +3.38% -

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 25,997 26,997 33,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.14% 15.99% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20,637 21,990 28,206
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 +1 2,593 £40,000 +2.56% 348
UK excluding London +1 1,623 £37,500 +3.64% 241
London -3 1,048 £45,000 - 123
South East -10 545 £37,500 -6.25% 75
North of England -9 355 £35,000 +7.69% 51
Midlands +33 264 £37,500 - 26
East of England 0 226 £45,000 +28.57% 40
Yorkshire +21 201 £37,250 +14.62% 18
South West -24 173 £40,000 +14.29% 33
West Midlands +23 145 £36,000 +2.86% 17
North West -35 134 £33,500 -4.29% 28
East Midlands +25 117 £40,000 - 9
Scotland -28 46 £34,500 -16.36% 11
Wales +25 31 £40,210 +0.52% 5
North East -35 23 £32,500 +20.37% 5
Northern Ireland +8 8 £29,500 -37.89%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 with a requirement for DHCP.

1 2,651 (97.21%) DNS
2 1,949 (71.47%) Windows
3 1,926 (70.63%) Active Directory
4 1,485 (54.46%) Microsoft
5 1,308 (47.96%) Windows Server
6 1,243 (45.58%) VMware
7 1,046 (38.36%) TCP/IP
8 936 (34.32%) Firewall
9 851 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 817 (29.96%) Cisco
11 741 (27.17%) Office 365
12 731 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 710 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 664 (24.35%) MS Exchange
15 607 (22.26%) LAN
16 602 (22.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 600 (22.00%) Hyper-V
18 579 (21.23%) WAN
19 570 (20.90%) PowerShell
20 566 (20.76%) ITIL
21 556 (20.39%) VPN
22 546 (20.02%) Linux
23 466 (17.09%) Citrix
24 452 (16.57%) Microsoft Office
25 451 (16.54%) Windows 7
26 432 (15.84%) SCCM
26 432 (15.84%) SQL Server
27 426 (15.62%) SAN
28 397 (14.56%) Data Centre
29 394 (14.45%) Windows 10

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
1 664 (24.35%) MS Exchange
2 286 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 235 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 210 (7.70%) IIS
5 205 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 149 (5.46%) Skype for Business
7 68 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (2.46%) Apache
9 64 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 53 (1.94%) OpenStack
11 50 (1.83%) Confluence
12 44 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
14 22 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.81%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
16 17 (0.62%) nginx
17 11 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 452 (16.57%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.037%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.037%) LibreOffice
9 1 (0.037%) Maya
9 1 (0.037%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.037%) NUKE
9 1 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.55%) Documaker
3 11 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.18%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.15%) assyst
7 3 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.073%) C-CURE
8 2 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.037%) Maximo
9 1 (0.037%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.037%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.037%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.037%) SAP EHS
9 1 (0.037%) ScheduALL
9 1 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 741 (27.17%) Office 365
2 602 (22.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 347 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (3.34%) IaaS
5 84 (3.08%) SaaS
6 71 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 68 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
8 53 (1.94%) PaaS
9 52 (1.91%) G Suite
10 40 (1.47%) GitHub
11 37 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (1.36%) Mimecast
12 28 (1.03%) OneDrive
13 26 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
14 25 (0.92%) Amazon S3
15 23 (0.84%) Akamai
16 20 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
17 19 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
18 18 (0.66%) Bluemix
19 17 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2,651 (97.21%) DNS
2 1,046 (38.36%) TCP/IP
3 936 (34.32%) Firewall
4 607 (22.26%) LAN
5 579 (21.23%) WAN
6 556 (20.39%) VPN
7 426 (15.62%) SAN
8 279 (10.23%) Wireless
9 276 (10.12%) VLAN
10 252 (9.24%) Network Security
11 237 (8.69%) VoIP
12 230 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
13 215 (7.88%) OSPF
14 205 (7.52%) BGP
15 175 (6.42%) MPLS
16 162 (5.94%) SNMP
17 156 (5.72%) HTTP
18 152 (5.57%) Cisco IOS
19 150 (5.50%) IPsec
20 149 (5.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (1.87%) MySQL
4 46 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 39 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 37 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 36 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (1.25%) Big Data
8 34 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
11 17 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.55%) NoSQL
13 14 (0.51%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.44%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (0.29%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.29%) Redis
17 6 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 89 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 84 (3.08%) JIRA
3 48 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 37 (1.36%) TeamCity
4 37 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 22 (0.81%) MSI
5 22 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (0.62%) Subversion
7 15 (0.55%) Gerrit
7 15 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.22%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.18%) AdminStudio
10 5 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.18%) LabVIEW
10 5 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.15%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.15%) Selenium
12 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 379 (13.90%) Finance
2 166 (6.09%) Retail
3 96 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 80 (2.93%) Banking
4 80 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 57 (2.09%) Marketing
6 44 (1.61%) Legal
7 42 (1.54%) Law
8 34 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 27 (0.99%) Electronics
10 26 (0.95%) Advertising
11 25 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.81%) Back Office
13 20 (0.73%) Games
14 15 (0.55%) German Language
15 14 (0.51%) Automotive
16 11 (0.40%) Front Office
17 10 (0.37%) Billing
18 8 (0.29%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 482 (17.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 477 (17.49%) Support Engineer
3 326 (11.95%) Analyst
4 280 (10.27%) IT Support
5 256 (9.39%) Network Engineer
6 241 (8.84%) IT Engineer
7 229 (8.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 205 (7.52%) Systems Engineer
9 185 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 183 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 159 (5.83%) Administrator
11 159 (5.83%) Support Analyst
12 152 (5.57%) IT Support Engineer
13 150 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
14 139 (5.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 130 (4.77%) Desktop Support
16 129 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 104 (3.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 104 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
18 98 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (3.96%) LDAP
2 78 (2.86%) Web Services
3 60 (2.20%) 802.1X
4 47 (1.72%) Middleware
5 27 (0.99%) .NET
6 26 (0.95%) CSS
7 25 (0.92%) HTML
7 25 (0.92%) Software Packaging
8 24 (0.88%) WSH
9 22 (0.81%) XML
10 19 (0.70%) RESTful
11 16 (0.59%) REST
12 15 (0.55%) SOAP
12 15 (0.55%) YAML
13 14 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (0.37%) .NET Framework
14 10 (0.37%) ADSI
14 10 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (0.29%) Node.js
16 7 (0.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 397 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 254 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
4 126 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 122 (4.47%) Clustering
6 108 (3.96%) Driving Licence
7 107 (3.92%) PKI
8 98 (3.59%) Management Information System
9 82 (3.01%) Public Cloud
10 76 (2.79%) Blackberry
11 75 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
12 63 (2.31%) Fat Client
12 63 (2.31%) Thin Client
13 55 (2.02%) iPad
13 55 (2.02%) Replication
14 54 (1.98%) Hedge funds
14 54 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
15 36 (1.32%) iPhone
16 34 (1.25%) CESG
17 30 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,949 (71.47%) Windows
2 1,308 (47.96%) Windows Server
3 731 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 710 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 546 (20.02%) Linux
6 451 (16.54%) Windows 7
7 394 (14.45%) Windows 10
8 184 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 136 (4.99%) Windows 8
10 112 (4.11%) Mac OS X
11 101 (3.70%) Android
12 91 (3.34%) Unix
13 73 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 68 (2.49%) CentOS
15 62 (2.27%) Windows XP
16 56 (2.05%) Apple iOS
17 55 (2.02%) Solaris
18 47 (1.72%) Mac OS
19 31 (1.14%) Ubuntu
20 22 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (20.76%) ITIL
2 327 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
3 258 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 225 (8.25%) DevOps
5 171 (6.27%) Migration
6 170 (6.23%) Load Balancing
7 168 (6.16%) Patch Management
8 158 (5.79%) Mentoring
9 129 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
10 126 (4.62%) Project Management
11 119 (4.36%) Service Management
12 110 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
12 110 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 109 (4.00%) Incident Management
14 101 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 96 (3.52%) Network Design
16 94 (3.45%) High Availability
16 94 (3.45%) ITIL V3
17 90 (3.30%) Network Management
17 90 (3.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 570 (20.90%) PowerShell
2 362 (13.27%) SQL
3 218 (7.99%) Python
4 135 (4.95%) Bash Shell
5 66 (2.42%) Java
6 64 (2.35%) Perl
7 51 (1.87%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.21%) C
8 33 (1.21%) VBScript
9 30 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 30 (1.10%) VB
10 27 (0.99%) PHP
11 22 (0.81%) C#
12 13 (0.48%) C++
13 8 (0.29%) Go
13 8 (0.29%) Ruby
14 7 (0.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 5 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.18%) Tcl
15 5 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 355 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
2 352 (12.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 272 (9.97%) Degree
4 252 (9.24%) MCSE
5 234 (8.58%) CCNP
6 214 (7.85%) CCNA
7 159 (5.83%) MCSA
8 127 (4.66%) Security Cleared
9 117 (4.29%) MCP
10 113 (4.14%) DBS Check
11 107 (3.92%) SC Cleared
12 93 (3.41%) CISSP
13 83 (3.04%) MCITP
14 63 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
15 54 (1.98%) MCTS
16 47 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 46 (1.69%) CCSE
18 45 (1.65%) DV Cleared
19 39 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 34 (1.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (6.86%) SLA
2 79 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (2.64%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.70%) PMO
5 18 (0.66%) GDPR
6 13 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.29%) COBIT
8 8 (0.29%) GAMP
8 8 (0.29%) QA
9 7 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.18%) GCP
10 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.037%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,926 (70.63%) Active Directory
2 851 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 600 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 247 (9.06%) vSphere
5 222 (8.14%) XenApp
6 170 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
7 114 (4.18%) XenDesktop
8 101 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
9 80 (2.93%) XenServer
10 62 (2.27%) Docker
11 61 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
12 59 (2.16%) Terminal Services
13 58 (2.13%) VMware NSX
14 48 (1.76%) NFS
15 45 (1.65%) Firmware
16 41 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 40 (1.47%) Samba
18 38 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
19 33 (1.21%) DFS Replication
20 29 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 432 (15.84%) SCCM
2 158 (5.79%) Puppet
3 155 (5.68%) SCOM
4 129 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
5 127 (4.66%) Ansible
6 124 (4.55%) Backup Exec
7 116 (4.25%) WSUS
8 69 (2.53%) vCenter Server
9 64 (2.35%) AirWatch
10 63 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 60 (2.20%) Nagios
12 38 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
13 33 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
13 33 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
14 31 (1.14%) Terraform
14 31 (1.14%) vRealize
15 30 (1.10%) QRadar
16 29 (1.06%) FortiGate
16 29 (1.06%) NetBackup
17 28 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,485 (54.46%) Microsoft
2 1,243 (45.58%) VMware
3 817 (29.96%) Cisco
4 466 (17.09%) Citrix
5 316 (11.59%) HP
6 199 (7.30%) Veeam
7 198 (7.26%) Apple
8 197 (7.22%) CheckPoint
9 170 (6.23%) Dell
10 165 (6.05%) Juniper
11 161 (5.90%) SolarWinds
12 158 (5.79%) NetApp
13 151 (5.54%) F5
14 119 (4.36%) Palo Alto
14 119 (4.36%) Red Hat
15 113 (4.14%) Symantec
16 110 (4.03%) Oracle
17 107 (3.92%) Google
18 86 (3.15%) Fortinet
19 85 (3.12%) Splunk