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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 330 267 220
Rank change year-on-year -63 -47 -11
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,974 1,324 1,278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.27% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 9.99% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,087 1,051
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,050 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,986 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%
75th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,875
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,050
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.02% -7.56%

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 23,196 13,258 11,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 12.68% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12,142 9,336 9,569
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.25%
75th Percentile £70,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the UK

DHCP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DHCP.

Salary trend for DHCP in the UK

DHCP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DHCP over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -36 1,825 £42,500 - 375
UK excluding London -14 1,244 £40,000 +6.67% 301
Work from Home -47 748 £45,000 +5.88% 126
London -112 630 £50,000 - 90
South East -27 350 £42,500 +6.25% 83
North of England +13 332 £40,000 - 79
Midlands -22 216 £35,000 - 64
North West -25 156 £40,000 -5.88% 33
South West -9 153 £39,550 +14.64% 36
East of England -19 144 £42,500 +6.25% 23
West Midlands -21 138 £42,250 +20.72% 38
Yorkshire -17 123 £42,500 +13.33% 37
East Midlands -3 78 £30,000 -25.00% 26
North East -1 53 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Scotland -49 36 £40,000 +17.65% 11
Wales -46 20 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Northern Ireland -15 9 £30,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 1,874 (94.93%) DNS
2 1,384 (70.11%) Active Directory
3 1,361 (68.95%) Windows
4 1,225 (62.06%) Microsoft
5 1,038 (52.58%) Microsoft 365
6 888 (44.98%) Windows Server
7 874 (44.28%) Azure
8 806 (40.83%) VMware
9 722 (36.58%) Firewall
10 682 (34.55%) TCP/IP
11 609 (30.85%) Social Skills
12 592 (29.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 547 (27.71%) Cisco
14 507 (25.68%) ITIL
15 502 (25.43%) PowerShell
16 485 (24.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 477 (24.16%) VPN
18 469 (23.76%) WAN
19 425 (21.53%) LAN
20 387 (19.60%) Linux
21 379 (19.20%) Hyper-V
22 371 (18.79%) AWS
23 359 (18.19%) Windows 10
24 328 (16.62%) VLAN
25 317 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
26 316 (16.01%) Microsoft Office
27 315 (15.96%) SharePoint
28 306 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
29 293 (14.84%) MS Exchange
30 286 (14.49%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 315 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 293 (14.84%) MS Exchange
3 171 (8.66%) IIS
4 63 (3.19%) Confluence
5 52 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 49 (2.48%) Skype for Business
7 45 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (1.82%) Apache
9 15 (0.76%) CMS
9 15 (0.76%) Commerce Server
10 14 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.41%) WordPress
14 4 (0.20%) nginx
14 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.10%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 316 (16.01%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
1 12 (0.61%) R3 Corda
2 10 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.25%) Fidessa
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.051%) assyst
6 1 (0.051%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,038 (52.58%) Microsoft 365
2 874 (44.28%) Azure
3 371 (18.79%) AWS
4 286 (14.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 148 (7.50%) IaaS
6 100 (5.07%) PaaS
7 90 (4.56%) OneDrive
8 83 (4.20%) Mimecast
8 83 (4.20%) SaaS
9 51 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
10 41 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
11 36 (1.82%) Amazon S3
11 36 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 30 (1.52%) Google Workspace
13 30 (1.52%) Power Platform
14 24 (1.22%) Route 53
15 23 (1.17%) Serverless
16 21 (1.06%) GCP
17 20 (1.01%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 1,874 (94.93%) DNS
2 722 (36.58%) Firewall
3 682 (34.55%) TCP/IP
4 477 (24.16%) VPN
5 469 (23.76%) WAN
6 425 (21.53%) LAN
7 328 (16.62%) VLAN
8 278 (14.08%) SAN
9 250 (12.66%) Wireless
10 175 (8.87%) Wi-Fi
11 140 (7.09%) Network Security
12 139 (7.04%) MPLS
13 127 (6.43%) BGP
14 113 (5.72%) Internet
15 112 (5.67%) SSL
16 110 (5.57%) OSPF
17 101 (5.12%) HTTP
18 100 (5.07%) VoIP
19 85 (4.31%) Remote Desktop
19 85 (4.31%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.08%) Big Data
3 40 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
4 36 (1.82%) MySQL
5 34 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (0.86%) Power BI
7 10 (0.51%) MariaDB
7 10 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.30%) InfluxDB
10 6 (0.30%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.25%) GIS
12 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.10%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (4.20%) JIRA
2 54 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 39 (1.98%) GitLab
5 37 (1.87%) Zephyr
6 13 (0.66%) Subversion
7 11 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.35%) GCC
8 7 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.20%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.15%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.10%) Gradle
11 2 (0.10%) NUnit
12 1 (0.051%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.051%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 609 (30.85%) Social Skills
2 244 (12.36%) Finance
3 208 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (6.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 89 (4.51%) Legal
6 74 (3.75%) Law
7 71 (3.60%) Public Sector
8 67 (3.39%) Banking
9 66 (3.34%) Telecoms
10 61 (3.09%) Retail
11 46 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
12 45 (2.28%) Documentation Skills
13 33 (1.67%) Manufacturing
14 31 (1.57%) Advertising
15 22 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
16 19 (0.96%) Marketing
17 18 (0.91%) Games
18 15 (0.76%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.76%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 401 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 272 (13.78%) Support Engineer
3 255 (12.92%) Analyst
4 251 (12.72%) IT Engineer
5 213 (10.79%) IT Support
6 178 (9.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 168 (8.51%) Network Engineer
8 155 (7.85%) Support Analyst
9 133 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 109 (5.52%) IT Support Engineer
11 102 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 84 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 84 (4.26%) IT Analyst
13 81 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
14 76 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
15 75 (3.80%) Desktop Support
16 74 (3.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 68 (3.44%) 1st Line Support
18 67 (3.39%) Administrator
18 67 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.84%) 802.1X
2 50 (2.53%) LDAP
3 30 (1.52%) RESTful
4 29 (1.47%) .NET
5 24 (1.22%) COM
6 22 (1.11%) HTML
7 21 (1.06%) SAML
8 14 (0.71%) CSS
9 12 (0.61%) OLE
9 12 (0.61%) Web Services
9 12 (0.61%) WebSockets
10 11 (0.56%) ARM Templates
10 11 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.56%) libvirt
10 11 (0.56%) Node.js
11 8 (0.41%) HTML5
11 8 (0.41%) Spring
11 8 (0.41%) Spring Boot
12 7 (0.35%) XMPP
13 6 (0.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 227 (11.50%) Data Centre
2 111 (5.62%) PKI
3 108 (5.47%) Management Information System
4 105 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
5 89 (4.51%) Replication
6 86 (4.36%) Clustering
7 72 (3.65%) Public Cloud
8 70 (3.55%) Driving Licence
9 66 (3.34%) Cyberattack
10 56 (2.84%) Cyber Defence
11 49 (2.48%) User Experience
12 44 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
13 42 (2.13%) Private Cloud
14 40 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
15 39 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
16 37 (1.87%) Cybercrime
17 36 (1.82%) IoT
18 35 (1.77%) iPhone
19 25 (1.27%) Social Media
20 24 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1,361 (68.95%) Windows
2 888 (44.98%) Windows Server
3 387 (19.60%) Linux
4 359 (18.19%) Windows 10
5 317 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 258 (13.07%) Windows Server 2019
7 227 (11.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 171 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (3.95%) Mac OS
10 72 (3.65%) Ubuntu
10 72 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 70 (3.55%) CentOS
12 55 (2.79%) Unix
13 52 (2.63%) Android
13 52 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (2.33%) Apple iOS
15 44 (2.23%) Windows 7
16 30 (1.52%) VMS
17 29 (1.47%) Kali Linux
18 27 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (25.68%) ITIL
2 485 (24.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 306 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
4 181 (9.17%) Service Delivery
5 167 (8.46%) Agile
6 166 (8.41%) Service Management
7 159 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 156 (7.90%) Project Delivery
9 147 (7.45%) Incident Management
10 144 (7.29%) Change Management
11 143 (7.24%) Load Balancing
12 142 (7.19%) DevOps
13 132 (6.69%) Project Management
14 130 (6.59%) Migration
15 119 (6.03%) Change Control
16 110 (5.57%) Business Continuity
17 105 (5.32%) Mobile Device Management
18 103 (5.22%) Patch Management
19 97 (4.91%) ITSM
19 97 (4.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 502 (25.43%) PowerShell
2 248 (12.56%) SQL
3 194 (9.83%) Python
4 98 (4.96%) Bash
5 60 (3.04%) Shell Script
6 35 (1.77%) Java
7 32 (1.62%) Perl
8 29 (1.47%) C#
9 26 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 24 (1.22%) C++
11 21 (1.06%) Go
12 19 (0.96%) JavaScript
13 15 (0.76%) C
14 14 (0.71%) PHP
14 14 (0.71%) Ruby
15 13 (0.66%) VB
16 7 (0.35%) VBA
17 6 (0.30%) VBScript
18 3 (0.15%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.10%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 206 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 205 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
3 199 (10.08%) Degree
4 188 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 140 (7.09%) MCSE
6 136 (6.89%) CCNA
7 125 (6.33%) SC Cleared
8 97 (4.91%) CCNP
9 90 (4.56%) MCSA
10 53 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 49 (2.48%) DV Cleared
12 40 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (1.98%) CCIE
14 37 (1.87%) ISTQB
14 37 (1.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 37 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 32 (1.62%) MCP
16 31 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 30 (1.52%) A+ Certification
18 26 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (10.84%) SLA
2 93 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.72%) GDPR
4 26 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (1.17%) QA
6 22 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 16 (0.81%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.46%) PMO
10 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.20%) NIST
12 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.10%) GxP
14 1 (0.051%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,384 (70.11%) Active Directory
2 592 (29.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 379 (19.20%) Hyper-V
4 187 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
5 184 (9.32%) vSphere
6 81 (4.10%) Docker
7 66 (3.34%) XenApp
8 56 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
9 45 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
10 41 (2.08%) Terminal Services
11 36 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
12 34 (1.72%) XenDesktop
13 24 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 20 (1.01%) BitLocker
15 18 (0.91%) Firmware
16 14 (0.71%) VMware NSX
17 13 (0.66%) DFS Replication
18 12 (0.61%) iptables
18 12 (0.61%) KVM
18 12 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 256 (12.97%) SCCM
2 213 (10.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 125 (6.33%) Ansible
3 125 (6.33%) WSUS
4 112 (5.67%) Terraform
5 106 (5.37%) Kubernetes
6 103 (5.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 100 (5.07%) vCenter Server
8 61 (3.09%) Grafana
9 59 (2.99%) Single Sign-On
10 48 (2.43%) SCOM
11 46 (2.33%) Nagios
12 44 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
12 44 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
13 41 (2.08%) Prometheus
14 37 (1.87%) HP ALM
15 34 (1.72%) NetBackup
16 32 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
17 31 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
18 29 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1,225 (62.06%) Microsoft
2 806 (40.83%) VMware
3 547 (27.71%) Cisco
4 217 (10.99%) Citrix
5 179 (9.07%) Veeam
6 172 (8.71%) HP
7 150 (7.60%) Meraki
8 117 (5.93%) Dell
9 106 (5.37%) SolarWinds
10 102 (5.17%) Red Hat
11 80 (4.05%) Palo Alto
12 79 (4.00%) F5
13 77 (3.90%) ServiceNow
14 76 (3.85%) Apple
15 72 (3.65%) Juniper
16 64 (3.24%) Oracle
17 58 (2.94%) Aruba
18 49 (2.48%) Symantec
19 47 (2.38%) Atlassian
20 46 (2.33%) NetApp