Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 218 222
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +17
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,532 2,737 2,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 1.59% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.20% 10.50% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,106 2,286 2,312
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,530 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £66,250 £63,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,183
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 22,616 26,060 27,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 15.11% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17,143 20,683 22,042
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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
England +13 2,401 £40,000 - 87
UK excluding London +33 1,730 £40,000 +6.67% 67
London -26 740 £42,500 -5.56% 23
South East +16 507 £40,000 +6.67% 18
North of England +55 429 £36,000 +2.86% 29
East of England +96 287 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Midlands +28 268 £42,500 +13.33% 5
North West +113 258 £35,000 +6.06% 19
West Midlands +44 199 £42,500 +19.72% 4
South West +18 164 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Yorkshire -37 152 £36,000 -4.00% 8
East Midlands -8 69 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Scotland +9 44 £33,750 -2.17% 2
Wales +9 27 £40,000 -0.52%
North East +17 19 £59,233 +82.26% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £60,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -34 1 £25,500 -13.56%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for DHCP.

1 2,399 (94.75%) DNS
2 2,041 (80.61%) Windows
3 1,930 (76.22%) Active Directory
4 1,474 (58.21%) Microsoft
5 1,334 (52.69%) Windows Server
6 1,286 (50.79%) VMware
7 1,078 (42.58%) Office 365
8 945 (37.32%) TCP/IP
9 896 (35.39%) Firewall
10 872 (34.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 797 (31.48%) Cisco
12 792 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 760 (30.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 728 (28.75%) Hyper-V
15 689 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 666 (26.30%) ITIL
17 617 (24.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 605 (23.89%) MS Exchange
18 605 (23.89%) PowerShell
19 579 (22.87%) Citrix
20 557 (22.00%) VPN
21 520 (20.54%) WAN
22 519 (20.50%) Microsoft Office
23 503 (19.87%) LAN
24 477 (18.84%) Windows 10
25 448 (17.69%) Linux
26 442 (17.46%) SCCM
27 431 (17.02%) Windows 7
28 423 (16.71%) SQL Server
29 377 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 605 (23.89%) MS Exchange
2 229 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 208 (8.21%) Skype for Business
4 204 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 199 (7.86%) IIS
6 185 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 64 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 51 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 42 (1.66%) Apache
10 30 (1.18%) Confluence
11 27 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
13 22 (0.87%) nginx
14 16 (0.63%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.39%) SAS
15 10 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.39%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.24%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 519 (20.50%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.12%) Maya
6 3 (0.12%) MODO
6 3 (0.12%) NUKE
7 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.079%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.039%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.039%) Magento
5 1 (0.039%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.039%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.039%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,078 (42.58%) Office 365
2 792 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 253 (9.99%) Amazon AWS
4 110 (4.34%) IaaS
5 108 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 85 (3.36%) SaaS
7 72 (2.84%) OneDrive
8 70 (2.76%) PaaS
9 41 (1.62%) Mimecast
10 37 (1.46%) Azure Stack
11 31 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
12 30 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 27 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (0.99%) G Suite
15 24 (0.95%) GitHub
16 21 (0.83%) Amazon S3
17 17 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
18 15 (0.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 11 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 11 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2,399 (94.75%) DNS
2 945 (37.32%) TCP/IP
3 896 (35.39%) Firewall
4 557 (22.00%) VPN
5 520 (20.54%) WAN
6 503 (19.87%) LAN
7 365 (14.42%) VLAN
8 353 (13.94%) SAN
9 287 (11.33%) VoIP
10 244 (9.64%) Wireless
11 222 (8.77%) Skype
12 191 (7.54%) MPLS
13 158 (6.24%) Network Security
14 146 (5.77%) Internet
15 113 (4.46%) BGP
16 106 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
17 104 (4.11%) SNMP
18 103 (4.07%) OSPF
19 102 (4.03%) NetScaler
20 100 (3.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
5 33 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (1.03%) MySQL
6 26 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 23 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (0.71%) DB2
10 18 (0.71%) Relational Database
11 17 (0.67%) NoSQL
12 13 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.43%) MS Access
13 11 (0.43%) Redis
14 7 (0.28%) Big Data
15 6 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (2.37%) JIRA
2 38 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 36 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 32 (1.26%) TestRail
4 32 (1.26%) Zephyr
5 27 (1.07%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (0.47%) Mercurial
9 11 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.32%) Subversion
11 7 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.16%) Burp Suite
13 4 (0.16%) MSI
14 3 (0.12%) AppScan
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.12%) Paros
14 3 (0.12%) WebScarab
15 2 (0.079%) InstallShield
General
1 310 (12.24%) Finance
2 100 (3.95%) Retail
3 97 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 75 (2.96%) Law
5 61 (2.41%) Legal
6 56 (2.21%) Banking
7 34 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 24 (0.95%) Advertising
9 15 (0.59%) Marketing
10 10 (0.39%) Military
11 8 (0.32%) Automotive
11 8 (0.32%) Back Office
12 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.24%) Electronics
13 6 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.16%) Games
14 4 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 506 (19.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 373 (14.73%) Analyst
3 352 (13.90%) Support Engineer
4 287 (11.33%) IT Engineer
5 285 (11.26%) IT Support
6 202 (7.98%) Network Engineer
7 191 (7.54%) Support Analyst
8 185 (7.31%) 2nd Line Support
9 152 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
10 146 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 137 (5.41%) IT Analyst
12 132 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 122 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 122 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
14 121 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
15 116 (4.58%) Administrator
16 106 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
17 92 (3.63%) Desktop Support
18 88 (3.48%) Windows Engineer
19 87 (3.44%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.28%) LDAP
2 43 (1.70%) 802.1X
3 35 (1.38%) Web Services
4 29 (1.15%) Software Packaging
5 25 (0.99%) XML
6 23 (0.91%) .NET
7 20 (0.79%) XMPP
8 18 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
9 16 (0.63%) HTML
9 16 (0.63%) WSH
10 11 (0.43%) CGI
10 11 (0.43%) JSON
11 10 (0.39%) LAMP
11 10 (0.39%) REST
11 10 (0.39%) SOAP
12 8 (0.32%) Apache Flex
13 7 (0.28%) CSS
13 7 (0.28%) WAP
14 6 (0.24%) ADSI
14 6 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 252 (9.95%) Data Centre
2 233 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 220 (8.69%) Self-Motivation
4 147 (5.81%) Clustering
5 114 (4.50%) PKI
6 98 (3.87%) Replication
7 97 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 91 (3.59%) Driving Licence
9 59 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
10 47 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
11 46 (1.82%) Public Cloud
12 42 (1.66%) iPhone
12 42 (1.66%) Smartphone
13 34 (1.34%) Fat Client
13 34 (1.34%) iPad
13 34 (1.34%) Thin Client
14 32 (1.26%) CMDB
15 26 (1.03%) e-Learning
16 24 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
17 21 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2,041 (80.61%) Windows
2 1,334 (52.69%) Windows Server
3 760 (30.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 689 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 477 (18.84%) Windows 10
6 448 (17.69%) Linux
7 431 (17.02%) Windows 7
8 206 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 166 (6.56%) Windows 8
10 124 (4.90%) Unix
11 66 (2.61%) Mac OS
12 60 (2.37%) Apple iOS
13 58 (2.29%) Mac OS X
14 56 (2.21%) CentOS
15 53 (2.09%) Windows XP
16 39 (1.54%) Android
17 37 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (1.11%) Ubuntu
19 25 (0.99%) Solaris
20 21 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (26.30%) ITIL
2 617 (24.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 306 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
4 280 (11.06%) Migration
5 207 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 204 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (6.48%) Project Management
8 151 (5.96%) Mentoring
8 151 (5.96%) Service Management
9 150 (5.92%) DevOps
10 149 (5.88%) Change Management
11 141 (5.57%) High Availability
12 140 (5.53%) Patch Management
13 132 (5.21%) Problem Management
14 130 (5.13%) Service Delivery
15 126 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 111 (4.38%) Line Management
17 106 (4.19%) ITIL V3
18 105 (4.15%) Incident Management
19 96 (3.79%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 605 (23.89%) PowerShell
2 339 (13.39%) SQL
3 166 (6.56%) Python
4 76 (3.00%) Bash Shell
5 62 (2.45%) VBScript
6 57 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 54 (2.13%) PHP
8 48 (1.90%) Perl
9 42 (1.66%) Java
10 31 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 26 (1.03%) Ruby
12 24 (0.95%) C
13 23 (0.91%) C#
14 21 (0.83%) C++
15 15 (0.59%) VB
16 13 (0.51%) VBA
17 12 (0.47%) PHP 5
17 12 (0.47%) PHP 7
18 9 (0.36%) Go
19 8 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 377 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 328 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
3 251 (9.91%) Degree
4 235 (9.28%) MCSE
5 208 (8.21%) CCNA
6 189 (7.46%) MCSA
7 167 (6.60%) CCNP
8 138 (5.45%) MCP
9 115 (4.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 102 (4.03%) Security Cleared
11 89 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
12 72 (2.84%) MCITP
13 55 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
14 48 (1.90%) SC Cleared
15 46 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
16 44 (1.74%) CCIE
17 43 (1.70%) DBS Check
17 43 (1.70%) DV Cleared
18 40 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 28 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (9.16%) SLA
2 108 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (2.37%) GDPR
4 39 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 32 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 17 (0.67%) QA
7 14 (0.55%) COBIT
8 13 (0.51%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.39%) GAMP
10 9 (0.36%) PMO
11 8 (0.32%) ISO 22301
12 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
15 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.039%) ISO 15022
16 1 (0.039%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,930 (76.22%) Active Directory
2 872 (34.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 728 (28.75%) Hyper-V
4 232 (9.16%) XenApp
5 230 (9.08%) vSphere
6 194 (7.66%) VMware ESXi
7 147 (5.81%) XenDesktop
8 80 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
9 72 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 63 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
11 58 (2.29%) Terminal Server
12 50 (1.97%) Terminal Services
13 39 (1.54%) Docker
14 35 (1.38%) Firmware
15 30 (1.18%) DFS Replication
16 26 (1.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 25 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
18 20 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 20 (0.79%) NFS
19 17 (0.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 442 (17.46%) SCCM
2 164 (6.48%) WSUS
3 138 (5.45%) SCOM
4 86 (3.40%) Backup Exec
5 81 (3.20%) Ansible
6 58 (2.29%) Puppet
7 53 (2.09%) vCenter Server
8 50 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 48 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
10 42 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 41 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
11 41 (1.62%) SCOrch
12 38 (1.50%) Nagios
13 37 (1.46%) Terraform
14 31 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
15 28 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
16 27 (1.07%) Kibana
16 27 (1.07%) Kubernetes
16 27 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
17 21 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,474 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 1,286 (50.79%) VMware
3 797 (31.48%) Cisco
4 579 (22.87%) Citrix
5 293 (11.57%) HP
6 243 (9.60%) Dell
7 154 (6.08%) Veeam
8 133 (5.25%) Symantec
9 120 (4.74%) Apple
10 92 (3.63%) McAfee
10 92 (3.63%) Meraki
10 92 (3.63%) NetApp
11 90 (3.55%) Avaya
12 86 (3.40%) Palo Alto
13 85 (3.36%) Juniper
14 80 (3.16%) IBM
15 78 (3.08%) Oracle
16 67 (2.65%) CheckPoint
16 67 (2.65%) Red Hat
17 65 (2.57%) SolarWinds