Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 215 216
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +15
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,514 2,913 3,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.44% 10.49% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,132 2,551 2,618
UK median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +0.85% +3.12%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% -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 24,090 27,781 31,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.86% 15.57% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19,015 22,550 26,056
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the UK

DHCP
Top 17 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 November 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 -5 2,395 £38,000 -2.56% 366
UK excluding London -4 1,557 £36,500 +4.29% 261
London -5 930 £42,500 -5.56% 125
South East +1 505 £40,000 +19.40% 56
North of England -28 317 £35,000 +7.69% 84
Midlands +44 276 £36,500 - 34
East of England +22 236 £37,500 +7.14% 38
North West -32 171 £34,000 -12.82% 44
West Midlands +50 162 £37,500 - 25
South West -47 142 £32,500 -18.75% 29
Yorkshire 0 134 £37,500 +30.43% 37
East Midlands +34 114 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Wales -11 42 £36,875 +1.03% 11
Scotland -40 38 £36,500 -23.16% 9
North East -23 12 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Channel Islands - 9 £33,500 -
Northern Ireland -4 4 £27,500 -31.25%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2,383 (94.79%) DNS
2 1,999 (79.51%) Windows
3 1,924 (76.53%) Active Directory
4 1,559 (62.01%) Microsoft
5 1,400 (55.69%) Windows Server
6 1,184 (47.10%) VMware
7 983 (39.10%) TCP/IP
8 964 (38.35%) Office 365
9 826 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 811 (32.26%) Firewall
11 777 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 752 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 682 (27.13%) MS Exchange
14 643 (25.58%) Cisco
15 633 (25.18%) Hyper-V
16 620 (24.66%) Windows 10
17 601 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 577 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 550 (21.88%) ITIL
20 543 (21.60%) Windows 7
21 529 (21.04%) VPN
22 522 (20.76%) PowerShell
23 517 (20.56%) Microsoft Office
24 506 (20.13%) LAN
25 492 (19.57%) Citrix
26 484 (19.25%) WAN
27 478 (19.01%) SCCM
28 463 (18.42%) Linux
29 408 (16.23%) Finance
30 380 (15.12%) SAN

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
1 682 (27.13%) MS Exchange
2 244 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 235 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 208 (8.27%) IIS
5 170 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 164 (6.52%) Skype for Business
7 76 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (1.87%) Apache
9 40 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
11 19 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 19 (0.76%) Confluence
12 18 (0.72%) nginx
13 17 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.68%) OpenStack
14 16 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (0.60%) Tomcat
16 12 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 517 (20.56%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.080%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.080%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.040%) Maya
9 1 (0.040%) NUKE
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.16%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.12%) Documaker
4 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.080%) assyst
5 2 (0.080%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.080%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.040%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.040%) Maximo
6 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.040%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 964 (38.35%) Office 365
2 601 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 284 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (4.18%) IaaS
5 76 (3.02%) Mimecast
6 74 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 70 (2.78%) PaaS
8 49 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
9 48 (1.91%) SaaS
10 47 (1.87%) G Suite
11 40 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
12 34 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 33 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
14 31 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (1.11%) GitHub
16 27 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
17 22 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 16 (0.64%) OneDrive
19 15 (0.60%) Amazon Glacier
20 9 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2,383 (94.79%) DNS
2 983 (39.10%) TCP/IP
3 811 (32.26%) Firewall
4 529 (21.04%) VPN
5 506 (20.13%) LAN
6 484 (19.25%) WAN
7 380 (15.12%) SAN
8 308 (12.25%) VLAN
9 231 (9.19%) VoIP
10 218 (8.67%) Wireless
11 174 (6.92%) Network Security
12 161 (6.40%) Skype
13 145 (5.77%) MPLS
14 142 (5.65%) Internet
15 133 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
16 116 (4.61%) BGP
17 104 (4.14%) Cisco ASA
17 104 (4.14%) NAS
18 103 (4.10%) OSPF
19 98 (3.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
5 44 (1.75%) MySQL
6 42 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 38 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 14 (0.56%) Big Data
12 12 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.48%) MariaDB
13 10 (0.40%) Relational Database
13 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.36%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.36%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.24%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.16%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (2.07%) JIRA
2 34 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.07%) Jenkins
4 20 (0.80%) MSI
5 19 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.72%) Subversion
7 15 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.24%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.24%) GDB
10 6 (0.24%) Valgrind
11 4 (0.16%) Burp Suite
11 4 (0.16%) GoCD
12 3 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.12%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.12%) Hudson
12 3 (0.12%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 408 (16.23%) Finance
2 126 (5.01%) Telecoms
3 98 (3.90%) Retail
4 74 (2.94%) Banking
5 53 (2.11%) Legal
6 48 (1.91%) Law
7 46 (1.83%) Advertising
8 37 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.23%) Back Office
10 29 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 23 (0.91%) Marketing
12 21 (0.84%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.48%) Games
14 10 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.32%) French Language
15 8 (0.32%) Front Office
16 5 (0.20%) Automotive
16 5 (0.20%) Local Government
17 4 (0.16%) Billing
17 4 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 482 (19.17%) Support Engineer
2 472 (18.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 363 (14.44%) Analyst
4 295 (11.73%) IT Support
5 268 (10.66%) IT Engineer
6 229 (9.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 224 (8.91%) Support Analyst
8 189 (7.52%) Network Engineer
9 188 (7.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 169 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 159 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
12 155 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
13 152 (6.05%) Administrator
13 152 (6.05%) Desktop Support
14 123 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
15 121 (4.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 111 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 103 (4.10%) IT Analyst
17 103 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
18 99 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (2.90%) LDAP
2 58 (2.31%) Web Services
3 49 (1.95%) 802.1X
4 28 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
5 27 (1.07%) .NET
6 25 (0.99%) Software Packaging
7 17 (0.68%) YAML
8 15 (0.60%) HTML
9 13 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (0.48%) LAMP
11 11 (0.44%) WSH
12 9 (0.36%) COM
12 9 (0.36%) REST
12 9 (0.36%) XML
12 9 (0.36%) XMPP
13 8 (0.32%) SOAP
14 7 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (0.28%) CSS
14 7 (0.28%) Middleware
14 7 (0.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 348 (13.84%) Data Centre
2 215 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 193 (7.68%) Self-Motivation
4 169 (6.72%) PKI
5 132 (5.25%) Clustering
6 89 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 85 (3.38%) Replication
8 66 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
9 56 (2.23%) Computer Science
10 52 (2.07%) iPad
11 51 (2.03%) Driving Licence
12 50 (1.99%) Public Cloud
13 43 (1.71%) iPhone
14 41 (1.63%) Fat Client
14 41 (1.63%) Thin Client
15 34 (1.35%) Blackberry
16 31 (1.23%) NHS
17 29 (1.15%) Private Cloud
18 27 (1.07%) Hedge funds
19 21 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,999 (79.51%) Windows
2 1,400 (55.69%) Windows Server
3 826 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 752 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 620 (24.66%) Windows 10
6 543 (21.60%) Windows 7
7 463 (18.42%) Linux
8 202 (8.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 193 (7.68%) Windows 8
10 122 (4.85%) Mac OS X
11 99 (3.94%) Unix
12 71 (2.82%) Apple iOS
13 65 (2.59%) Android
14 58 (2.31%) CentOS
15 54 (2.15%) Windows XP
16 53 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 48 (1.91%) Mac OS
18 41 (1.63%) Ubuntu
19 23 (0.91%) Solaris
20 16 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 550 (21.88%) ITIL
3 266 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
4 196 (7.80%) DevOps
5 183 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
6 159 (6.32%) Patch Management
7 146 (5.81%) Migration
8 143 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 129 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 128 (5.09%) Mentoring
11 125 (4.97%) Kalman Filter
12 122 (4.85%) Project Management
13 119 (4.73%) ITIL V3
14 110 (4.38%) Load Balancing
15 107 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
16 106 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 95 (3.78%) Service Management
18 92 (3.66%) Scrum
18 92 (3.66%) Systems Engineering
19 89 (3.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 522 (20.76%) PowerShell
2 289 (11.50%) SQL
3 199 (7.92%) Python
4 93 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 82 (3.26%) Perl
6 61 (2.43%) Java
7 53 (2.11%) VBScript
8 34 (1.35%) Ruby
9 33 (1.31%) C
9 33 (1.31%) C#
10 27 (1.07%) JavaScript
11 26 (1.03%) PHP
12 21 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 17 (0.68%) C++
14 14 (0.56%) Go
15 4 (0.16%) VB
16 2 (0.080%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.080%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.080%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.080%) R
Qualifications
1 355 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 296 (11.77%) Cisco Certification
3 232 (9.23%) MCSE
4 215 (8.55%) Degree
5 199 (7.92%) CCNA
6 147 (5.85%) MCSA
7 134 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 132 (5.25%) CCNP
9 109 (4.34%) MCP
10 86 (3.42%) Security Cleared
11 61 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
12 60 (2.39%) MCITP
13 53 (2.11%) DBS Check
14 46 (1.83%) SC Cleared
15 38 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
16 34 (1.35%) CCIE
17 31 (1.23%) DV Cleared
18 24 (0.95%) MCTS
19 23 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
20 22 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.77%) SLA
2 54 (2.15%) GDPR
3 52 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.76%) PMO
5 16 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.44%) QA
7 10 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.080%) COBIT
11 2 (0.080%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,924 (76.53%) Active Directory
2 777 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 633 (25.18%) Hyper-V
4 210 (8.35%) VMware ESXi
5 198 (7.88%) XenApp
6 168 (6.68%) vSphere
7 104 (4.14%) XenDesktop
8 68 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
9 62 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
10 57 (2.27%) Docker
10 57 (2.27%) Terminal Services
11 51 (2.03%) XenServer
12 39 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 39 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 34 (1.35%) Firmware
14 32 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
15 28 (1.11%) Terminal Server
16 21 (0.84%) DFS Replication
17 20 (0.80%) BitLocker
17 20 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 478 (19.01%) SCCM
2 193 (7.68%) SCOM
3 117 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 109 (4.34%) WSUS
5 87 (3.46%) Puppet
6 63 (2.51%) Ansible
7 56 (2.23%) Nagios
8 54 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 51 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
10 48 (1.91%) vCenter Server
11 42 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
12 39 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
13 38 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
14 33 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
15 26 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
16 25 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 25 (0.99%) ZABBIX
17 24 (0.95%) AirWatch
17 24 (0.95%) NetBackup
18 23 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,559 (62.01%) Microsoft
2 1,184 (47.10%) VMware
3 643 (25.58%) Cisco
4 492 (19.57%) Citrix
5 290 (11.54%) HP
6 192 (7.64%) Dell
7 180 (7.16%) Veeam
8 154 (6.13%) Apple
9 127 (5.05%) SolarWinds
10 126 (5.01%) McAfee
11 114 (4.53%) NetApp
12 106 (4.22%) Symantec
13 99 (3.94%) Juniper
14 85 (3.38%) Google
15 80 (3.18%) CheckPoint
15 80 (3.18%) Red Hat
16 78 (3.10%) Avaya
17 71 (2.82%) IBM
17 71 (2.82%) Palo Alto
18 65 (2.59%) F5