Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 223 218
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +23
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,347 2,733 2,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.58% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 10.34% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,983 2,375 2,444
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +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 22,808 26,430 29,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.09% 15.26% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17,857 21,437 24,192
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +8 2,214 £40,000 - 391
UK excluding London +6 1,525 £37,500 +6.38% 307
London -21 782 £42,500 -5.56% 112
South East +12 480 £42,500 +30.77% 84
North of England -13 318 £35,000 +7.69% 81
East of England +54 271 £37,500 +4.17% 40
Midlands +57 251 £40,000 +1.27% 44
West Midlands +74 166 £42,500 +6.25% 23
North West -12 166 £32,500 -13.91% 47
Yorkshire +25 135 £37,500 +19.05% 34
South West -52 121 £32,500 -23.53% 30
East Midlands +9 85 £32,500 -9.72% 21
Wales +3 43 £40,000 - 7
Scotland -24 42 £35,750 -26.29% 19
North East -10 17 £32,500 +8.33%
Channel Islands - 9 £33,500 - 1
Northern Ireland -11 2 £30,000 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2,221 (94.63%) DNS
2 1,885 (80.32%) Windows
3 1,768 (75.33%) Active Directory
4 1,455 (61.99%) Microsoft
5 1,298 (55.30%) Windows Server
6 1,111 (47.34%) VMware
7 926 (39.45%) Office 365
8 894 (38.09%) TCP/IP
9 778 (33.15%) Firewall
9 778 (33.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 733 (31.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 710 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 651 (27.74%) Hyper-V
13 638 (27.18%) Cisco
14 627 (26.71%) MS Exchange
15 609 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 604 (25.73%) Windows 10
17 552 (23.52%) ITIL
18 530 (22.58%) Windows 7
19 524 (22.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 507 (21.60%) PowerShell
21 500 (21.30%) Citrix
22 484 (20.62%) SCCM
23 477 (20.32%) WAN
24 471 (20.07%) LAN
25 469 (19.98%) VPN
26 455 (19.39%) Linux
27 453 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
28 374 (15.94%) Finance
29 365 (15.55%) 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
1 627 (26.71%) MS Exchange
2 236 (10.06%) SharePoint
3 210 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 199 (8.48%) IIS
5 160 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 153 (6.52%) Skype for Business
7 84 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (2.00%) Apache
9 40 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
11 20 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (0.55%) CMS
16 13 (0.55%) Confluence
17 12 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 453 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.085%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.085%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.085%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.043%) assyst
5 1 (0.043%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 926 (39.45%) Office 365
2 609 (25.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 263 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
4 87 (3.71%) IaaS
5 74 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 70 (2.98%) Mimecast
7 62 (2.64%) SaaS
8 53 (2.26%) PaaS
9 51 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
10 32 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (1.28%) G Suite
11 30 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 28 (1.19%) Amazon S3
13 27 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
14 26 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
15 17 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (0.72%) GitHub
16 16 (0.68%) OneDrive
17 14 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (0.55%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 2,221 (94.63%) DNS
2 894 (38.09%) TCP/IP
3 778 (33.15%) Firewall
4 477 (20.32%) WAN
5 471 (20.07%) LAN
6 469 (19.98%) VPN
7 334 (14.23%) SAN
8 307 (13.08%) VLAN
9 261 (11.12%) VoIP
10 203 (8.65%) Wireless
11 157 (6.69%) Network Security
12 154 (6.56%) Internet
12 154 (6.56%) MPLS
13 147 (6.26%) Skype
14 128 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
15 115 (4.90%) BGP
16 106 (4.52%) OSPF
17 96 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
18 88 (3.75%) SNMP
19 87 (3.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 52 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 36 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 35 (1.49%) MySQL
6 35 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 26 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 19 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.55%) DB2
12 12 (0.51%) Big Data
12 12 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.51%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.30%) MS Access
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.26%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (1.66%) JIRA
2 33 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 28 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 19 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 17 (0.72%) Subversion
6 16 (0.68%) MSI
7 13 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.26%) GDB
8 6 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (0.26%) Valgrind
9 4 (0.17%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.13%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.085%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.085%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.085%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.085%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.043%) AppScan
12 1 (0.043%) WebScarab
General
1 374 (15.94%) Finance
2 126 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 101 (4.30%) Retail
4 59 (2.51%) Banking
5 47 (2.00%) Legal
6 42 (1.79%) Advertising
7 35 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.45%) Law
9 26 (1.11%) Marketing
10 25 (1.07%) Aerospace
11 18 (0.77%) Back Office
11 18 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.30%) Games
13 5 (0.21%) Electronics
13 5 (0.21%) Local Government
14 4 (0.17%) Automotive
14 4 (0.17%) Billing
14 4 (0.17%) French Language
14 4 (0.17%) German Language
14 4 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 441 (18.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 390 (16.62%) Analyst
3 389 (16.57%) Support Engineer
4 266 (11.33%) IT Support
5 240 (10.23%) IT Engineer
6 237 (10.10%) Support Analyst
7 209 (8.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 199 (8.48%) Network Engineer
9 160 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 149 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 131 (5.58%) IT Support Engineer
12 127 (5.41%) Administrator
13 120 (5.11%) IT Analyst
14 119 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
15 116 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 108 (4.60%) Desktop Support
17 106 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
18 96 (4.09%) Windows Engineer
19 88 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 87 (3.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.32%) LDAP
2 63 (2.68%) Web Services
3 46 (1.96%) 802.1X
4 29 (1.24%) Software Packaging
5 19 (0.81%) XMPP
6 16 (0.68%) XML
6 16 (0.68%) YAML
7 15 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (0.60%) .NET
8 14 (0.60%) HTML
8 14 (0.60%) WSH
9 13 (0.55%) LAMP
10 12 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (0.47%) ADSI
12 10 (0.43%) REST
12 10 (0.43%) SOAP
13 9 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (0.38%) Spring
14 6 (0.26%) FreeSWITCH
14 6 (0.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 356 (15.17%) Data Centre
2 234 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 167 (7.12%) Self-Motivation
4 160 (6.82%) PKI
5 151 (6.43%) Clustering
6 86 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 80 (3.41%) Replication
8 51 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 40 (1.70%) iPhone
10 38 (1.62%) Driving Licence
10 38 (1.62%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 35 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 30 (1.28%) iPad
12 30 (1.28%) Smartphone
13 27 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
13 27 (1.15%) NHS
14 23 (0.98%) Blackberry
14 23 (0.98%) User Experience
15 22 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,885 (80.32%) Windows
2 1,298 (55.30%) Windows Server
3 778 (33.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 733 (31.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 604 (25.73%) Windows 10
6 530 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 455 (19.39%) Linux
8 241 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 196 (8.35%) Windows 8
10 106 (4.52%) Unix
11 91 (3.88%) Mac OS X
12 62 (2.64%) Apple iOS
13 53 (2.26%) CentOS
14 52 (2.22%) Windows XP
15 49 (2.09%) Android
16 34 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 32 (1.36%) Mac OS
18 28 (1.19%) Ubuntu
19 17 (0.72%) Solaris
20 15 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (23.52%) ITIL
2 524 (22.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 265 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
4 201 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (8.31%) DevOps
6 161 (6.86%) Migration
7 160 (6.82%) Patch Management
8 138 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 135 (5.75%) ITIL V3
9 135 (5.75%) Service Delivery
10 133 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 133 (5.67%) Mentoring
11 124 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
12 116 (4.94%) Project Management
13 114 (4.86%) High Availability
14 108 (4.60%) Change Management
15 101 (4.30%) Systems Engineering
16 100 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
17 91 (3.88%) Scrum
17 91 (3.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 507 (21.60%) PowerShell
2 272 (11.59%) SQL
3 159 (6.77%) Python
4 81 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 73 (3.11%) Perl
5 73 (3.11%) VBScript
6 59 (2.51%) Java
7 25 (1.07%) C
8 22 (0.94%) PHP
9 21 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 21 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 19 (0.81%) C#
10 19 (0.81%) Ruby
11 18 (0.77%) C++
12 8 (0.34%) Go
12 8 (0.34%) VB
13 3 (0.13%) R
13 3 (0.13%) VBA
14 2 (0.085%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.085%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 365 (15.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 303 (12.91%) Cisco Certification
3 233 (9.93%) MCSE
4 209 (8.90%) Degree
5 205 (8.73%) CCNA
6 142 (6.05%) CCNP
6 142 (6.05%) MCSA
7 116 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 108 (4.60%) MCP
9 91 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
10 81 (3.45%) MCITP
11 76 (3.24%) Security Cleared
12 52 (2.22%) SC Cleared
13 38 (1.62%) CCIE
14 26 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
15 24 (1.02%) CCDP
15 24 (1.02%) DV Cleared
16 23 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 21 (0.89%) A+ Certification
17 21 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (7.16%) SLA
2 73 (3.11%) GDPR
3 63 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.68%) PMO
6 14 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.38%) QA
9 7 (0.30%) GAMP
10 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.21%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.13%) COBIT
13 2 (0.085%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.043%) ISO 15022
14 1 (0.043%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,768 (75.33%) Active Directory
2 710 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 651 (27.74%) Hyper-V
4 200 (8.52%) XenApp
5 176 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 153 (6.52%) vSphere
7 97 (4.13%) XenDesktop
8 76 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
9 48 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
10 47 (2.00%) XenServer
11 46 (1.96%) Terminal Server
12 44 (1.87%) Docker
13 36 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
14 35 (1.49%) Terminal Services
15 31 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
16 28 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 25 (1.07%) DFS Replication
18 23 (0.98%) Firmware
19 18 (0.77%) VirtualBox
20 17 (0.72%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 484 (20.62%) SCCM
2 187 (7.97%) SCOM
3 114 (4.86%) Backup Exec
4 103 (4.39%) WSUS
5 68 (2.90%) Puppet
6 56 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 56 (2.39%) vCenter Server
7 46 (1.96%) Nagios
8 44 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 43 (1.83%) Ansible
10 35 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
10 35 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
11 32 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
12 26 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
13 25 (1.07%) NetBackup
14 24 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (1.02%) XenMobile
15 23 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
16 20 (0.85%) Kubernetes
17 17 (0.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,455 (61.99%) Microsoft
2 1,111 (47.34%) VMware
3 638 (27.18%) Cisco
4 500 (21.30%) Citrix
5 269 (11.46%) HP
6 177 (7.54%) Dell
7 153 (6.52%) Veeam
8 133 (5.67%) McAfee
9 128 (5.45%) Symantec
10 123 (5.24%) SolarWinds
11 106 (4.52%) Apple
12 102 (4.35%) NetApp
13 88 (3.75%) Avaya
14 85 (3.62%) Palo Alto
15 77 (3.28%) CheckPoint
15 77 (3.28%) Juniper
16 71 (3.03%) IBM
17 69 (2.94%) Oracle
18 63 (2.68%) Google
18 63 (2.68%) Red Hat