Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 230 198
Rank change year-on-year +21 -32 +1
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 3006 2990 3728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.51% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 8.94% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2579 2623 3117
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

DHCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28119 33450 37806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 16.89% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22783 27721 30720
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017. 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 +23 2841 £38,311 +2.16% 217
UK excluding London +9 1762 £35,000 - 165
London +43 1184 £45,000 +5.88% 57
South East +10 552 £35,000 -6.67% 49
North of England +6 445 £32,500 -7.14% 47
Midlands -8 234 £34,750 -0.71% 33
East of England +26 232 £34,000 -2.86% 16
North West -6 217 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Yorkshire +15 204 £28,750 -17.86% 20
South West +9 195 £39,500 +21.54% 16
West Midlands -31 150 £36,500 -4.58% 24
East Midlands +20 84 £30,000 +7.14% 9
Scotland -19 58 £45,500 +17.66% 4
Wales +19 45 £32,500 - 1
North East +15 25 £26,000 -20.00% 5
Northern Ireland -12 3 £21,500 -28.33%

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing DHCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DHCP.

1 2831 (94.18%) DNS
2 2313 (76.95%) Windows
3 2146 (71.39%) Active Directory
4 1544 (51.36%) Microsoft
5 1469 (48.87%) Windows Server
6 1378 (45.84%) VMware
7 1209 (40.22%) Firewall
8 1183 (39.35%) TCP/IP
9 1062 (35.33%) Cisco
10 927 (30.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 896 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 885 (29.44%) MS Exchange
13 865 (28.78%) LAN
14 863 (28.71%) WAN
15 858 (28.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 733 (24.38%) Office 365
17 729 (24.25%) ITIL
18 723 (24.05%) VPN
19 712 (23.69%) Hyper-V
20 614 (20.43%) Linux
21 597 (19.86%) Windows 7
22 567 (18.86%) Citrix
23 535 (17.80%) SAN
24 514 (17.10%) Cisco Certification
25 482 (16.03%) PowerShell
26 476 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
27 469 (15.60%) SQL Server
28 468 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
29 463 (15.40%) SQL
30 424 (14.11%) 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
1 885 (29.44%) MS Exchange
2 337 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 335 (11.14%) SharePoint
4 279 (9.28%) Skype for Business
5 278 (9.25%) IIS
6 248 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 135 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 79 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 76 (2.53%) Apache
10 75 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 41 (1.36%) Tomcat
12 35 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 32 (1.06%) IBM Notes
14 27 (0.90%) CMS
15 20 (0.67%) Confluence
16 19 (0.63%) nginx
16 19 (0.63%) SAS
17 17 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (0.53%) WebLogic
19 13 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 468 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.20%) InDesign
8 2 (0.067%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.033%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.033%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.23%) iTrent
4 7 (0.23%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.100%) Eikon
6 3 (0.100%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.100%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.067%) Relativity
7 2 (0.067%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.067%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.067%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.033%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.033%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.033%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.033%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 733 (24.38%) Office 365
2 378 (12.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 287 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
4 101 (3.36%) IaaS
5 93 (3.09%) PaaS
6 57 (1.90%) SaaS
7 48 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 47 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 46 (1.53%) G Suite
10 32 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (1.06%) Mimecast
11 24 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.67%) OneDrive
13 12 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 8 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
16 7 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 2831 (94.18%) DNS
2 1209 (40.22%) Firewall
3 1183 (39.35%) TCP/IP
4 865 (28.78%) LAN
5 863 (28.71%) WAN
6 723 (24.05%) VPN
7 535 (17.80%) SAN
8 420 (13.97%) VLAN
9 345 (11.48%) VoIP
10 319 (10.61%) Wireless
11 312 (10.38%) MPLS
12 253 (8.42%) BGP
13 249 (8.28%) OSPF
14 217 (7.22%) Network Security
15 216 (7.19%) Skype
16 210 (6.99%) Internet
17 200 (6.65%) Cisco ASA
18 176 (5.85%) FTP
19 175 (5.82%) SSL
20 167 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 130 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 72 (2.40%) MySQL
5 61 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 20 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.47%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.40%) SQLite
13 11 (0.37%) InfluxDB
13 11 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (0.30%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.30%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.30%) Redis
15 8 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (1.70%) Git (software)
2 37 (1.23%) JIRA
3 20 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.67%) MSI
4 17 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (0.47%) Metasploit
7 11 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.33%) Subversion
9 7 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.20%) Gerrit
10 6 (0.20%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.20%) WinDbg
11 5 (0.17%) AdminStudio
11 5 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.100%) AppScan
12 3 (0.100%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.100%) Paros
12 3 (0.100%) WebScarab
General
1 356 (11.84%) Finance
2 152 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 94 (3.13%) Law
4 83 (2.76%) Legal
5 74 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 61 (2.03%) Back Office
6 61 (2.03%) Retail
7 48 (1.60%) Banking
8 42 (1.40%) Marketing
9 37 (1.23%) Games
10 24 (0.80%) Advertising
11 18 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.57%) Automotive
12 17 (0.57%) French Language
12 17 (0.57%) Military
13 15 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.50%) Electronics
14 13 (0.43%) Publishing
15 9 (0.30%) Front Office
16 8 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 520 (17.30%) Support Engineer
2 490 (16.30%) Analyst
3 457 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 422 (14.04%) Network Engineer
5 366 (12.18%) IT Support
6 276 (9.18%) IT Engineer
7 241 (8.02%) Support Analyst
8 219 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
9 215 (7.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 212 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 205 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 198 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
13 183 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
14 177 (5.89%) Administrator
15 150 (4.99%) Infrastructure Support
16 142 (4.72%) Desktop Support
17 129 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 128 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 127 (4.22%) Cisco Engineer
20 126 (4.19%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (2.93%) 802.1X
2 82 (2.73%) Web Services
3 60 (2.00%) .NET
4 46 (1.53%) HTML
5 41 (1.36%) LAMP
6 32 (1.06%) CSS
7 22 (0.73%) Middleware
8 19 (0.63%) JSON
8 19 (0.63%) XML
9 15 (0.50%) WAP
10 11 (0.37%) POSIX
10 11 (0.37%) REST
11 10 (0.33%) Software Packaging
12 9 (0.30%) CGI
13 8 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (0.20%) Kafka
14 6 (0.20%) LAPP Stack
14 6 (0.20%) ZeroMQ
15 5 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 353 (11.74%) Data Centre
2 178 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (4.19%) Clustering
4 124 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 111 (3.69%) Driving Licence
6 97 (3.23%) Replication
7 89 (2.96%) Blackberry
8 88 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 82 (2.73%) PKI
10 61 (2.03%) Fat Client
10 61 (2.03%) Thin Client
11 50 (1.66%) Hedge funds
12 38 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 34 (1.13%) iPad
14 33 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
15 31 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 31 (1.03%) User Experience
16 29 (0.96%) CESG
17 26 (0.86%) Private Cloud
18 25 (0.83%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2313 (76.95%) Windows
2 1469 (48.87%) Windows Server
3 896 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 858 (28.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 614 (20.43%) Linux
6 597 (19.86%) Windows 7
7 424 (14.11%) Windows 10
8 391 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 275 (9.15%) Windows 8
10 179 (5.95%) Windows XP
11 156 (5.19%) Unix
12 112 (3.73%) Mac OS X
13 89 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 86 (2.86%) CentOS
15 80 (2.66%) Android
16 69 (2.30%) Ubuntu
17 62 (2.06%) Solaris
18 53 (1.76%) Windows Vista
19 51 (1.70%) Apple iOS
20 43 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (24.25%) ITIL
2 194 (6.45%) Project Management
3 178 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 170 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
5 167 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 164 (5.46%) Change Management
7 139 (4.62%) Problem Management
8 130 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 125 (4.16%) Patch Management
10 124 (4.13%) Network Management
11 122 (4.06%) Migration
12 119 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 115 (3.83%) Mentoring
13 115 (3.83%) Service Management
13 115 (3.83%) SIEM
14 104 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
14 104 (3.46%) Time Management
15 100 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 100 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
16 94 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 482 (16.03%) PowerShell
2 463 (15.40%) SQL
3 147 (4.89%) Python
4 94 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 76 (2.53%) Perl
6 70 (2.33%) Java
7 62 (2.06%) VBScript
8 59 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 46 (1.53%) PHP
10 35 (1.16%) Ruby
11 33 (1.10%) JavaScript
12 32 (1.06%) C
13 30 (1.00%) C#
13 30 (1.00%) VB
14 25 (0.83%) C++
15 14 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.40%) sed
17 11 (0.37%) AWK
18 10 (0.33%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 514 (17.10%) Cisco Certification
2 476 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 387 (12.87%) CCNA
4 331 (11.01%) Degree
5 298 (9.91%) MCSE
6 275 (9.15%) CCNP
7 226 (7.52%) MCSA
8 168 (5.59%) Security Cleared
9 155 (5.16%) MCP
10 126 (4.19%) SC Cleared
11 97 (3.23%) DV Cleared
12 94 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 90 (2.99%) MCITP
14 58 (1.93%) CCIE
15 55 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
16 51 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 45 (1.50%) CISSP
18 42 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
18 42 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
19 40 (1.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (6.62%) SLA
2 85 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (0.47%) QA
8 13 (0.43%) GDPR
9 12 (0.40%) PMO
10 8 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.20%) COBIT
12 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.033%) DICOM
13 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.033%) HL7
13 1 (0.033%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2146 (71.39%) Active Directory
2 927 (30.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 712 (23.69%) Hyper-V
4 277 (9.21%) XenApp
5 271 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
6 246 (8.18%) vSphere
7 135 (4.49%) XenDesktop
8 109 (3.63%) Terminal Services
9 78 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
10 61 (2.03%) Docker
11 59 (1.96%) KVM
12 53 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
13 49 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
14 45 (1.50%) XenServer
15 41 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
16 37 (1.23%) DFS Replication
17 36 (1.20%) ProxySG
18 30 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 30 (1.00%) Snort
19 28 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 408 (13.57%) SCCM
2 210 (6.99%) WSUS
3 182 (6.05%) SCOM
4 142 (4.72%) Puppet
5 130 (4.32%) Backup Exec
6 81 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 77 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
8 76 (2.53%) vCenter Server
9 55 (1.83%) Ansible
10 54 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
11 42 (1.40%) Nagios
12 41 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 38 (1.26%) AirWatch
14 34 (1.13%) Cacti
15 33 (1.10%) NetBackup
16 32 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
17 26 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 26 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 26 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 23 (0.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 1544 (51.36%) Microsoft
2 1378 (45.84%) VMware
3 1062 (35.33%) Cisco
4 567 (18.86%) Citrix
5 369 (12.28%) HP
6 216 (7.19%) Dell
7 210 (6.99%) Juniper
8 189 (6.29%) CheckPoint
9 185 (6.15%) Symantec
10 181 (6.02%) NetApp
11 175 (5.82%) F5
12 166 (5.52%) Veeam
13 152 (5.06%) Palo Alto
14 136 (4.52%) Red Hat
15 101 (3.36%) Apple
16 97 (3.23%) SolarWinds
17 85 (2.83%) IBM
18 83 (2.76%) EMC
19 81 (2.69%) McAfee
20 76 (2.53%) Oracle