Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring DHCP skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited DHCP over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 239 219 342
Rank change year-on-year -20 +123 -60
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 1,200 1,409 2,031
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.67% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.51% 10.48% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,097 1,590
10th Percentile £26,043 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,000 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.88% +5.11%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

DHCP falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,621 13,449 23,170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.62% 15.94% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,419 7,526 12,490
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,031 £38,031
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.77% -1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,083 £70,863
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,934 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.15% -5.26% +5.56%

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 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the UK

DHCP
Top 18 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 July 2024. 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 -10 1,124 £41,500 +3.75% 185
UK excluding London -23 948 £37,500 - 186
Work from Home +16 399 £47,500 +11.76% 75
Midlands +9 251 £35,000 -4.11% 30
North of England +27 235 £41,500 +8.50% 58
London -21 234 £52,500 +5.00% 20
South East -60 213 £39,000 -3.11% 46
West Midlands +4 136 £36,000 -0.69% 21
North West +9 127 £43,500 +8.75% 34
East Midlands +17 111 £35,000 -4.11% 9
South West -38 97 £31,000 -22.50% 15
East of England -33 90 £35,000 -6.67% 31
Yorkshire +28 86 £32,500 -4.41% 19
Wales +40 29 £32,000 - 5
Scotland -69 26 £34,500 -1.43% 11
North East -20 22 £42,500 +6.80% 8
Northern Ireland +10 4 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Isle of Man - 4 £43,000 -

DHCP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 344 (28.67%) Microsoft Exchange
2 209 (17.42%) SharePoint
3 47 (3.92%) IIS
4 13 (1.08%) Confluence
5 12 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (0.83%) Apache
7 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.17%) nginx
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.083%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.083%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 200 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) CATIA
5 2 (0.17%) NASTRAN
6 1 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.00%) Fidessa
2 7 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.083%) Eikon
7 1 (0.083%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.083%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 651 (54.25%) Microsoft 365
2 633 (52.75%) Azure
3 249 (20.75%) Entra ID
4 175 (14.58%) AWS
5 78 (6.50%) OneDrive
6 54 (4.50%) IaaS
7 52 (4.33%) Mimecast
8 39 (3.25%) SaaS
9 30 (2.50%) OpenShift
10 29 (2.42%) Nutanix
11 27 (2.25%) Power Platform
12 24 (2.00%) Azure Monitor
12 24 (2.00%) PaaS
13 19 (1.58%) Azure Storage
13 19 (1.58%) Google Workspace
14 17 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (1.17%) Azure Sentinel
15 14 (1.17%) WhatsApp
16 11 (0.92%) GitHub
17 9 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1,156 (96.33%) DNS
2 499 (41.58%) Firewall
3 455 (37.92%) TCP/IP
4 300 (25.00%) WAN
5 294 (24.50%) VPN
6 277 (23.08%) LAN
7 200 (16.67%) VLAN
8 175 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
9 139 (11.58%) Wireless
10 125 (10.42%) SAN
11 66 (5.50%) Network Security
12 65 (5.42%) MPLS
13 59 (4.92%) VoIP
14 57 (4.75%) IPsec
15 53 (4.42%) OSPF
15 53 (4.42%) SD-WAN
16 51 (4.25%) HTTP
17 48 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
18 45 (3.75%) BGP
19 44 (3.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (1.67%) Power BI
4 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.67%) MySQL
7 5 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.42%) Redis
8 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.083%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.083%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.083%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 33 (2.75%) JIRA
2 15 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.92%) Git
4 10 (0.83%) Trac
5 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.17%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.17%) GitLab
5 2 (0.17%) Hudson
5 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.083%) Selenium
General
1 337 (28.08%) Social Skills
2 117 (9.75%) Finance
3 116 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 29 (2.42%) Documentation Skills
5 29 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.25%) Banking
7 26 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
8 25 (2.08%) Law
9 21 (1.75%) Retail
10 19 (1.58%) Legal
11 18 (1.50%) Public Sector
12 14 (1.17%) Marketing
13 12 (1.00%) Automotive
13 12 (1.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 8 (0.67%) Publishing
15 6 (0.50%) German Language
16 5 (0.42%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 260 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 200 (16.67%) IT Support
3 168 (14.00%) Senior
4 165 (13.75%) IT Engineer
5 153 (12.75%) Support Engineer
6 148 (12.33%) Analyst
7 108 (9.00%) Network Engineer
8 81 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 76 (6.33%) Support Analyst
10 74 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
11 71 (5.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 67 (5.58%) IT Technician
13 65 (5.42%) Support Technician
14 59 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
15 53 (4.42%) Administrator
16 51 (4.25%) IT Analyst
16 51 (4.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 46 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 44 (3.67%) IT Support Analyst
18 44 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.83%) ARM Templates
2 21 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 16 (1.33%) LDAP
4 12 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (0.75%) ADO
6 8 (0.67%) Middleware
7 7 (0.58%) HTML
7 7 (0.58%) XML
8 5 (0.42%) .NET
9 3 (0.25%) Keycloak
10 2 (0.17%) ADSI
10 2 (0.17%) LAMP
10 2 (0.17%) TAPI
10 2 (0.17%) V-Ray
11 1 (0.083%) JSON
11 1 (0.083%) NETCONF
11 1 (0.083%) REST
11 1 (0.083%) SAML
11 1 (0.083%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 130 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 80 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 70 (5.83%) PKI
4 64 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
5 55 (4.58%) Replication
6 47 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 45 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.25%) Clustering
8 27 (2.25%) Onboarding
9 18 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.25%) Security Posture
11 12 (1.00%) Eurex
11 12 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.83%) Fat Client
13 10 (0.83%) Smartphone
13 10 (0.83%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.75%) NHS
15 8 (0.67%) Cyberattack
16 7 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 895 (74.58%) Windows
2 590 (49.17%) Windows Server
3 248 (20.67%) Linux
4 227 (18.92%) Windows 10
5 178 (14.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 161 (13.42%) Windows Server 2019
7 111 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (4.75%) Apple iOS
9 52 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (4.00%) Android
10 48 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (3.17%) Mac OS
11 38 (3.17%) Unix
12 35 (2.92%) CentOS
13 33 (2.75%) Ubuntu
14 21 (1.75%) Mac OS X
15 19 (1.58%) Windows 7
16 14 (1.17%) VMS
16 14 (1.17%) Windows XP
17 12 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (25.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 289 (24.08%) ITIL
3 273 (22.75%) Problem-Solving
4 213 (17.75%) Customer Service
5 133 (11.08%) Cybersecurity
6 126 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 95 (7.92%) Agile
8 88 (7.33%) DevOps
9 80 (6.67%) Project Management
10 77 (6.42%) Service Management
11 55 (4.58%) Proactive Monitoring
12 54 (4.50%) Project Delivery
13 53 (4.42%) Migration
14 52 (4.33%) Incident Management
14 52 (4.33%) Mentoring
15 51 (4.25%) Service Delivery
16 49 (4.08%) Computer Science
17 48 (4.00%) ITSM
17 48 (4.00%) Server Management
18 47 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 295 (24.58%) PowerShell
2 98 (8.17%) Python
3 97 (8.08%) SQL
4 63 (5.25%) Bash
5 43 (3.58%) Java
6 37 (3.08%) C#
6 37 (3.08%) VBScript
7 28 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 23 (1.92%) VB
9 21 (1.75%) Perl
10 18 (1.50%) Bicep
11 12 (1.00%) Ruby
12 11 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 10 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.42%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.25%) R
17 2 (0.17%) C
17 2 (0.17%) C++
17 2 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 182 (15.17%) Degree
2 127 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
3 118 (9.83%) Security Cleared
4 116 (9.67%) CCNA
5 102 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 83 (6.92%) DV Cleared
7 69 (5.75%) SC Cleared
8 46 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 45 (3.75%) CCNP
10 42 (3.50%) MCSE
11 33 (2.75%) MCSA
12 31 (2.58%) DBS Check
13 30 (2.50%) Azure Certification
14 28 (2.33%) MCP
15 27 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 23 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (1.58%) JNCIA
18 17 (1.42%) A+ Certification
18 17 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (1.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.33%) SLA
2 23 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (0.75%) GDPR
5 8 (0.67%) QA
6 5 (0.42%) PMO
7 4 (0.33%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.25%) NCSC
9 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.17%) NIST
10 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.083%) GxP
10 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 896 (74.67%) Active Directory
2 335 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 333 (27.75%) Hyper-V
4 75 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 57 (4.75%) vSphere
6 56 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
7 52 (4.33%) Docker
8 35 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
9 21 (1.75%) XenDesktop
10 19 (1.58%) pfSense
10 19 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (1.50%) Terminal Services
11 18 (1.50%) XenApp
12 15 (1.25%) NFS
13 9 (0.75%) Firmware
14 8 (0.67%) VMware NSX
15 7 (0.58%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 4 (0.33%) KVM
16 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 214 (17.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 139 (11.58%) SCCM
3 82 (6.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 82 (6.83%) WSUS
4 76 (6.33%) Ansible
5 63 (5.25%) Kubernetes
6 61 (5.08%) SCOM
7 46 (3.83%) Puppet
8 33 (2.75%) vCenter Server
9 26 (2.17%) Terraform
10 24 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 22 (1.83%) Grafana
12 21 (1.75%) ZABBIX
13 19 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
15 16 (1.33%) SCDPM
16 15 (1.25%) FortiGate
17 11 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
17 11 (0.92%) Progress Chef
17 11 (0.92%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 751 (62.58%) Microsoft
2 476 (39.67%) VMware
3 234 (19.50%) Cisco
4 122 (10.17%) Citrix
4 122 (10.17%) Veeam
5 98 (8.17%) Dell
6 85 (7.08%) Fortinet
7 70 (5.83%) Red Hat
8 65 (5.42%) Apple
9 64 (5.33%) Juniper
10 63 (5.25%) HP
11 54 (4.50%) Meraki
11 54 (4.50%) SolarWinds
12 47 (3.92%) Oracle
13 40 (3.33%) Sophos
14 32 (2.67%) Ruckus Wireless
15 28 (2.33%) WatchGuard
16 27 (2.25%) Palo Alto
17 25 (2.08%) Bloomberg
18 22 (1.83%) Adobe