Period
to 17 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 217 241
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 -51
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,815 2,779 2,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.58% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 9.52% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,413 2,377 2,593
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -

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 26,625 29,204 35,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.63% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21,504 23,718 29,054
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 +4 2,648 £40,000 - 393
UK excluding London +7 1,749 £37,500 -1.32% 282
London +17 1,020 £45,000 +5.88% 130
South East -32 560 £35,000 -17.65% 75
North of England -31 388 £32,500 -7.14% 81
East of England +43 238 £42,500 - 41
South West +47 234 £42,500 +13.33% 27
Midlands -43 225 £40,000 - 39
North West -34 201 £37,500 +1.35% 39
Yorkshire -10 146 £32,500 +4.84% 32
West Midlands -46 136 £40,000 +6.67% 19
East Midlands -11 87 £37,500 -11.76% 20
Scotland -12 70 £40,500 +5.19% 12
North East -27 44 £31,250 +14.68% 10
Wales +21 40 £41,000 -22.27% 7
Northern Ireland -18 6 £40,000 -15.79%

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 2,717 (96.52%) DNS
2 2,068 (73.46%) Windows
3 1,923 (68.31%) Active Directory
4 1,389 (49.34%) Microsoft
5 1,372 (48.74%) Windows Server
6 1,265 (44.94%) VMware
7 1,174 (41.71%) TCP/IP
8 1,052 (37.37%) Firewall
9 891 (31.65%) Cisco
10 870 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 764 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 763 (27.10%) Office 365
13 721 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 699 (24.83%) MS Exchange
15 696 (24.72%) WAN
16 684 (24.30%) LAN
17 628 (22.31%) Linux
17 628 (22.31%) ITIL
18 582 (20.67%) VPN
19 563 (20.00%) PowerShell
20 558 (19.82%) Hyper-V
21 541 (19.22%) Citrix
22 536 (19.04%) Windows 7
23 498 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
24 449 (15.95%) Cisco Certification
25 440 (15.63%) SAN
26 429 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
27 426 (15.13%) SCCM
28 415 (14.74%) SQL Server
29 404 (14.35%) 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
1 699 (24.83%) MS Exchange
2 277 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 249 (8.85%) SharePoint
4 201 (7.14%) IIS
5 200 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 189 (6.71%) Skype for Business
7 102 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 87 (3.09%) Apache
9 62 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 51 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 43 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (1.24%) OpenStack
13 31 (1.10%) Confluence
14 16 (0.57%) nginx
14 16 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.46%) CMS
16 10 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
17 9 (0.32%) IBM Notes
17 9 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 429 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.036%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.036%) LibreOffice
7 1 (0.036%) Maya
7 1 (0.036%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.036%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 14 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.11%) Eikon
5 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.071%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.071%) ScheduALL
6 2 (0.071%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.036%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.036%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.036%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 763 (27.10%) Office 365
2 498 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 307 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
4 86 (3.06%) SaaS
5 81 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 72 (2.56%) IaaS
7 53 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (1.71%) PaaS
9 39 (1.39%) G Suite
10 37 (1.31%) Amazon S3
11 34 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
12 30 (1.07%) Mimecast
13 29 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 17 (0.60%) Akamai
16 14 (0.50%) GitHub
17 13 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
18 12 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
18 12 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2,717 (96.52%) DNS
2 1,174 (41.71%) TCP/IP
3 1,052 (37.37%) Firewall
4 696 (24.72%) WAN
5 684 (24.30%) LAN
6 582 (20.67%) VPN
7 440 (15.63%) SAN
8 357 (12.68%) VLAN
9 269 (9.56%) VoIP
10 246 (8.74%) Wireless
11 238 (8.45%) MPLS
12 226 (8.03%) OSPF
13 222 (7.89%) BGP
14 203 (7.21%) Cisco ASA
14 203 (7.21%) Network Security
15 185 (6.57%) HTTP
16 157 (5.58%) Internet
17 156 (5.54%) SSL
18 153 (5.44%) SNMP
19 148 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 77 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (2.20%) MySQL
4 48 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 29 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 23 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.43%) Big Data
13 11 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.39%) Redis
14 9 (0.32%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.18%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 72 (2.56%) JIRA
3 38 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 38 (1.35%) MSI
4 26 (0.92%) TeamCity
5 21 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (0.67%) Subversion
7 14 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.18%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.18%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.18%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.14%) Selenium
13 3 (0.11%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.071%) GitLab
14 2 (0.071%) Maven
14 2 (0.071%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.071%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 383 (13.61%) Finance
2 136 (4.83%) Retail
3 93 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 89 (3.16%) Banking
5 67 (2.38%) Legal
6 64 (2.27%) Law
7 58 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.21%) Advertising
9 27 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 27 (0.96%) Marketing
10 24 (0.85%) Games
11 22 (0.78%) Back Office
12 20 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.60%) Electronics
14 13 (0.46%) Front Office
14 13 (0.46%) Publishing
15 12 (0.43%) Dutch Language
16 9 (0.32%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.25%) Automotive
17 7 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 507 (18.01%) Support Engineer
2 501 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 386 (13.71%) Analyst
4 347 (12.33%) Network Engineer
5 301 (10.69%) IT Support
6 246 (8.74%) IT Engineer
7 238 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 226 (8.03%) Systems Engineer
9 222 (7.89%) Support Analyst
10 218 (7.74%) 2nd Line Support
11 191 (6.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 162 (5.75%) Administrator
13 151 (5.36%) Desktop Support
14 148 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
15 144 (5.12%) Windows Engineer
16 143 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 125 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 108 (3.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 106 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
20 102 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (3.55%) LDAP
2 90 (3.20%) Web Services
3 60 (2.13%) 802.1X
4 46 (1.63%) Software Packaging
5 38 (1.35%) .NET
6 33 (1.17%) HTML
7 29 (1.03%) Middleware
8 27 (0.96%) CSS
9 20 (0.71%) XML
10 12 (0.43%) WSH
11 11 (0.39%) WAP
11 11 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (0.32%) J2EE
12 9 (0.32%) REST
13 8 (0.28%) EJB
14 7 (0.25%) POSIX
15 6 (0.21%) ADSI
15 6 (0.21%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
15 6 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 395 (14.03%) Data Centre
2 265 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 130 (4.62%) Clustering
5 100 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 85 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 82 (2.91%) PKI
8 68 (2.42%) Blackberry
9 66 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 65 (2.31%) Fat Client
10 65 (2.31%) Thin Client
11 62 (2.20%) Replication
12 49 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
13 41 (1.46%) iPhone
14 38 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
15 37 (1.31%) Hedge funds
16 34 (1.21%) CESG
16 34 (1.21%) iPad
17 31 (1.10%) User Experience
18 27 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2,068 (73.46%) Windows
2 1,372 (48.74%) Windows Server
3 764 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 721 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 628 (22.31%) Linux
6 536 (19.04%) Windows 7
7 386 (13.71%) Windows 10
8 238 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 179 (6.36%) Windows 8
10 145 (5.15%) Unix
11 98 (3.48%) CentOS
12 91 (3.23%) Mac OS X
13 86 (3.06%) Windows XP
14 72 (2.56%) Ubuntu
15 61 (2.17%) Android
16 57 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 46 (1.63%) Apple iOS
18 41 (1.46%) Solaris
19 34 (1.21%) Debian
20 28 (0.99%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (22.31%) ITIL
2 249 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 217 (7.71%) DevOps
4 175 (6.22%) Patch Management
5 150 (5.33%) Mentoring
6 143 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 141 (5.01%) Load Balancing
8 119 (4.23%) Project Management
9 114 (4.05%) Migration
10 103 (3.66%) Change Management
11 101 (3.59%) Incident Management
12 100 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
13 98 (3.48%) SIEM
14 97 (3.45%) High Availability
15 96 (3.41%) Service Management
16 95 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
17 94 (3.34%) Network Management
18 92 (3.27%) Time Management
19 89 (3.16%) Asset Management
19 89 (3.16%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 563 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 338 (12.01%) SQL
3 226 (8.03%) Python
4 166 (5.90%) Bash Shell
5 98 (3.48%) Perl
6 60 (2.13%) Java
7 59 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 50 (1.78%) C
8 50 (1.78%) VBScript
9 27 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 24 (0.85%) C++
11 20 (0.71%) C#
11 20 (0.71%) VB
12 16 (0.57%) PHP
13 10 (0.36%) Assembly Language
14 8 (0.28%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 5 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.18%) Tcl
16 4 (0.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 449 (15.95%) Cisco Certification
2 404 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 312 (11.08%) Degree
4 306 (10.87%) MCSE
5 299 (10.62%) CCNA
6 265 (9.41%) CCNP
7 186 (6.61%) MCSA
8 165 (5.86%) Security Cleared
9 140 (4.97%) SC Cleared
10 99 (3.52%) MCP
11 97 (3.45%) MCITP
12 84 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
13 72 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 71 (2.52%) DV Cleared
15 70 (2.49%) CISSP
16 50 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
17 46 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 42 (1.49%) CCIE
19 38 (1.35%) CCDP
20 37 (1.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (6.75%) SLA
2 98 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (2.81%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.92%) HIPAA
5 17 (0.60%) QA
6 16 (0.57%) PMO
7 15 (0.53%) GDPR
8 10 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.28%) COBIT
9 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.071%) RMADS
13 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.036%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.036%) JTAG
13 1 (0.036%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,923 (68.31%) Active Directory
2 870 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 558 (19.82%) Hyper-V
4 288 (10.23%) vSphere
5 228 (8.10%) XenApp
6 194 (6.89%) VMware ESXi
7 108 (3.84%) XenDesktop
8 86 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
9 85 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
10 71 (2.52%) Docker
11 70 (2.49%) Terminal Services
12 67 (2.38%) NFS
13 65 (2.31%) XenServer
14 53 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
15 50 (1.78%) VMware NSX
16 43 (1.53%) Samba
17 41 (1.46%) Xen
18 39 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 29 (1.03%) DFS Replication
20 21 (0.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 426 (15.13%) SCCM
2 222 (7.89%) Puppet
3 147 (5.22%) SCOM
4 143 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
5 129 (4.58%) Backup Exec
6 126 (4.48%) WSUS
7 107 (3.80%) Ansible
8 88 (3.13%) vCenter Server
9 61 (2.17%) Nagios
10 48 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 45 (1.60%) Terraform
12 41 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
13 37 (1.31%) AirWatch
14 33 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 30 (1.07%) Kubernetes
16 29 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
17 28 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
17 28 (0.99%) Nessus
18 27 (0.96%) XenMobile
19 25 (0.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,389 (49.34%) Microsoft
2 1,265 (44.94%) VMware
3 891 (31.65%) Cisco
4 541 (19.22%) Citrix
5 321 (11.40%) HP
6 192 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 187 (6.64%) Veeam
8 178 (6.32%) Juniper
9 168 (5.97%) Dell
10 165 (5.86%) NetApp
11 147 (5.22%) F5
12 132 (4.69%) Palo Alto
13 124 (4.40%) SolarWinds
14 117 (4.16%) Red Hat
15 103 (3.66%) Symantec
16 95 (3.37%) Apple
17 91 (3.23%) Google
18 89 (3.16%) IBM
19 83 (2.95%) CommVault
19 83 (2.95%) Oracle