Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 213 230
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 -29
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2,599 3,022 2,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.71% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.21% 10.74% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,221 2,589 2,624
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £22,825
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 25,452 28,141 33,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.88% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,115 22,864 27,411
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -13 2,483 £39,375 +3.62% 328
UK excluding London -12 1,514 £37,500 +7.14% 231
London -4 1,051 £42,500 -5.56% 104
South East -12 521 £37,500 +7.14% 66
North of England -37 333 £36,000 +10.77% 67
Midlands +37 258 £35,000 - 32
East of England +6 210 £40,000 +17.65% 35
Yorkshire +25 188 £37,500 +30.43% 28
West Midlands +17 134 £32,500 -10.96% 21
North West -46 134 £35,000 -6.67% 34
South West -39 125 £35,000 -11.39% 24
East Midlands +31 124 £37,500 +21.95% 11
Wales -9 40 £40,210 +23.72% 3
Scotland -37 37 £34,500 -18.82% 3
North East -35 11 £27,500 +5.77% 5
Northern Ireland +10 8 £27,500 +27.91% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2,511 (96.61%) DNS
2 1,958 (75.34%) Active Directory
3 1,932 (74.34%) Windows
4 1,557 (59.91%) Microsoft
5 1,322 (50.87%) Windows Server
6 1,191 (45.83%) VMware
7 971 (37.36%) TCP/IP
8 866 (33.32%) Office 365
9 850 (32.70%) Firewall
10 829 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 773 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 756 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 697 (26.82%) Cisco
14 693 (26.66%) MS Exchange
15 640 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
16 601 (23.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 600 (23.09%) Hyper-V
18 594 (22.85%) VPN
19 534 (20.55%) LAN
20 516 (19.85%) Windows 10
21 506 (19.47%) WAN
22 503 (19.35%) PowerShell
23 500 (19.24%) Microsoft Office
24 492 (18.93%) ITIL
25 469 (18.05%) Windows 7
26 448 (17.24%) Citrix
27 439 (16.89%) Linux
28 405 (15.58%) Finance
29 401 (15.43%) SAN
30 398 (15.31%) SQL Server

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
1 693 (26.66%) MS Exchange
2 258 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 239 (9.20%) SharePoint
4 214 (8.23%) IIS
5 181 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 139 (5.35%) Skype for Business
7 63 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (1.89%) Apache
8 49 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (1.81%) Confluence
10 45 (1.73%) OpenStack
11 38 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 27 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.62%) nginx
16 10 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
17 9 (0.35%) Tomcat
18 8 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 500 (19.24%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.077%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.038%) Maya
10 1 (0.038%) NUKE
10 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.65%) Documaker
2 11 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.35%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.23%) assyst
5 5 (0.19%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.077%) C-CURE
8 2 (0.077%) Maximo
8 2 (0.077%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.038%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.038%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.038%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 866 (33.32%) Office 365
2 640 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 321 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
4 123 (4.73%) IaaS
5 81 (3.12%) PaaS
6 73 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 61 (2.35%) G Suite
8 57 (2.19%) Mimecast
9 54 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 49 (1.89%) SaaS
11 44 (1.69%) GitHub
12 43 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
13 31 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (1.08%) OneDrive
15 26 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
16 25 (0.96%) Amazon S3
17 17 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
18 14 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 12 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2,511 (96.61%) DNS
2 971 (37.36%) TCP/IP
3 850 (32.70%) Firewall
4 594 (22.85%) VPN
5 534 (20.55%) LAN
6 506 (19.47%) WAN
7 401 (15.43%) SAN
8 284 (10.93%) VLAN
9 258 (9.93%) Wireless
10 219 (8.43%) Network Security
11 207 (7.96%) VoIP
12 160 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
12 160 (6.16%) OSPF
13 150 (5.77%) BGP
14 149 (5.73%) MPLS
15 131 (5.04%) SNMP
16 128 (4.92%) IPsec
17 120 (4.62%) Skype
18 118 (4.54%) Cisco Nexus
19 116 (4.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 67 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (1.54%) MySQL
5 38 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 33 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (1.23%) Big Data
8 29 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
11 22 (0.85%) MongoDB
12 20 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 19 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.42%) Relational Database
15 10 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.23%) Blockchain
18 4 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
18 4 (0.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 80 (3.08%) JIRA
2 70 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 31 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 30 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 22 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (0.69%) Subversion
7 18 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 17 (0.65%) Gerrit
9 16 (0.62%) MSI
10 8 (0.31%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.19%) GoCD
12 4 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.15%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.12%) AdminStudio
13 3 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
14 2 (0.077%) Hudson
General
1 405 (15.58%) Finance
2 125 (4.81%) Retail
3 121 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 78 (3.00%) Banking
4 78 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 50 (1.92%) Law
6 49 (1.89%) Marketing
7 44 (1.69%) Legal
8 38 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.39%) Back Office
10 27 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.00%) Advertising
12 21 (0.81%) Games
13 18 (0.69%) Electronics
14 14 (0.54%) German Language
15 12 (0.46%) Automotive
16 10 (0.38%) Billing
17 9 (0.35%) French Language
18 8 (0.31%) Front Office
18 8 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 505 (19.43%) Support Engineer
2 459 (17.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 316 (12.16%) IT Support
4 294 (11.31%) Analyst
5 287 (11.04%) IT Engineer
6 211 (8.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 210 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 208 (8.00%) Network Engineer
9 181 (6.96%) IT Support Engineer
10 166 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 165 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
12 156 (6.00%) Administrator
13 148 (5.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 146 (5.62%) Support Analyst
15 132 (5.08%) Desktop Support
16 121 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 119 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 109 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
19 103 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
20 92 (3.54%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (3.69%) LDAP
2 60 (2.31%) Web Services
3 59 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 36 (1.39%) Middleware
5 29 (1.12%) .NET
6 24 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (0.85%) RESTful
7 22 (0.85%) WSH
8 21 (0.81%) SOAP
9 19 (0.73%) Software Packaging
10 17 (0.65%) YAML
11 16 (0.62%) REST
12 15 (0.58%) CSS
13 13 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
14 12 (0.46%) HTML
15 11 (0.42%) .NET Framework
16 9 (0.35%) COM
16 9 (0.35%) WAP
16 9 (0.35%) X-Windows
17 7 (0.27%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 290 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 201 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 178 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
4 151 (5.81%) PKI
5 99 (3.81%) Driving Licence
6 93 (3.58%) Clustering
7 89 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 80 (3.08%) Computer Science
9 72 (2.77%) Replication
10 69 (2.65%) iPad
11 65 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
12 60 (2.31%) Public Cloud
13 57 (2.19%) Blackberry
14 51 (1.96%) Hedge funds
15 49 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
16 43 (1.65%) Fat Client
16 43 (1.65%) Thin Client
17 39 (1.50%) iPhone
18 33 (1.27%) Private Cloud
19 29 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,932 (74.34%) Windows
2 1,322 (50.87%) Windows Server
3 773 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 756 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 516 (19.85%) Windows 10
6 469 (18.05%) Windows 7
7 439 (16.89%) Linux
8 157 (6.04%) Windows 8
9 154 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 131 (5.04%) Mac OS X
11 105 (4.04%) Android
12 73 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 63 (2.42%) Windows XP
14 62 (2.39%) Mac OS
15 61 (2.35%) Apple iOS
16 59 (2.27%) CentOS
17 56 (2.15%) Unix
18 44 (1.69%) Solaris
19 30 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
20 29 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (23.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 492 (18.93%) ITIL
3 288 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
4 194 (7.46%) DevOps
5 190 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 166 (6.39%) Migration
7 160 (6.16%) Load Balancing
8 153 (5.89%) Mentoring
9 132 (5.08%) Patch Management
10 129 (4.96%) Project Management
11 128 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
13 99 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
13 99 (3.81%) Service Management
14 98 (3.77%) Server Virtualisation
15 96 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 93 (3.58%) Root Cause Analysis
17 85 (3.27%) Service Delivery
18 83 (3.19%) Network Management
19 77 (2.96%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 503 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 316 (12.16%) SQL
3 190 (7.31%) Python
4 92 (3.54%) Bash Shell
5 71 (2.73%) Perl
6 62 (2.39%) Java
7 52 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.27%) C#
9 31 (1.19%) PHP
9 31 (1.19%) Ruby
10 25 (0.96%) C
11 21 (0.81%) VBScript
12 17 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.50%) Go
13 13 (0.50%) VB
14 7 (0.27%) C++
15 5 (0.19%) SOQL
16 3 (0.12%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.077%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.077%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 325 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 293 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
3 236 (9.08%) Degree
4 213 (8.20%) MCSE
5 194 (7.46%) CCNA
6 174 (6.69%) CCNP
7 142 (5.46%) MCSA
8 135 (5.19%) DBS Check
9 121 (4.66%) MCP
10 84 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 80 (3.08%) Security Cleared
12 56 (2.15%) MCTS
13 51 (1.96%) CISSP
14 50 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
15 48 (1.85%) MCITP
16 44 (1.69%) SC Cleared
17 32 (1.23%) DV Cleared
18 28 (1.08%) CCIE
19 27 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
20 26 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.92%) SLA
2 55 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.23%) GDPR
5 26 (1.00%) PMO
6 9 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.31%) GAMP
7 8 (0.31%) QA
8 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.19%) GCP
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.077%) COBIT
12 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,958 (75.34%) Active Directory
2 829 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 600 (23.09%) Hyper-V
4 201 (7.73%) vSphere
5 187 (7.20%) XenApp
6 186 (7.16%) VMware ESXi
7 100 (3.85%) XenDesktop
8 83 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
9 74 (2.85%) XenServer
10 69 (2.65%) Docker
11 63 (2.42%) Terminal Services
12 58 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
13 52 (2.00%) Firmware
14 38 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 32 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
15 32 (1.23%) VMware NSX
16 30 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
17 29 (1.12%) Samba
18 26 (1.00%) DFS Replication
19 24 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 396 (15.24%) SCCM
2 162 (6.23%) SCOM
3 107 (4.12%) WSUS
4 101 (3.89%) Backup Exec
5 94 (3.62%) Puppet
6 90 (3.46%) Ansible
7 66 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
8 58 (2.23%) Nagios
9 51 (1.96%) AirWatch
9 51 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 43 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
11 42 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
12 41 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
13 39 (1.50%) vCenter Server
14 34 (1.31%) NetBackup
15 29 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
15 29 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
15 29 (1.12%) vRealize
16 25 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
16 25 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,557 (59.91%) Microsoft
2 1,191 (45.83%) VMware
3 697 (26.82%) Cisco
4 448 (17.24%) Citrix
5 281 (10.81%) HP
6 239 (9.20%) Apple
7 193 (7.43%) Veeam
8 163 (6.27%) Dell
9 152 (5.85%) Juniper
10 143 (5.50%) SolarWinds
11 142 (5.46%) CheckPoint
12 124 (4.77%) NetApp
13 108 (4.16%) Red Hat
14 103 (3.96%) F5
15 98 (3.77%) Google
16 96 (3.69%) Symantec
17 89 (3.42%) McAfee
18 85 (3.27%) Palo Alto
19 81 (3.12%) Oracle
20 74 (2.85%) EMC