Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 213 227
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 -27
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 2950 3052 3314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.60% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 9.45% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2582 2640 2828
UK median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 28243 32293 35856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 16.98% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22864 26428 29649
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +2 2750 £39,500 -1.25% 194
UK excluding London -2 1800 £35,000 -6.67% 122
London +9 1103 £45,000 +7.14% 78
South East -25 526 £33,500 -21.18% 35
North of England 0 442 £32,500 -7.14% 35
North West -12 241 £39,000 +4.00% 22
East of England +34 236 £35,000 -17.65% 16
South West +35 230 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Midlands -52 223 £37,500 - 18
Yorkshire +14 165 £28,750 -17.86% 9
West Midlands -85 139 £38,000 +7.80% 14
East Midlands +9 84 £30,750 -23.13% 3
Scotland -16 76 £47,500 +29.25% 3
Wales +35 63 £36,500 -3.95% 3
North East 0 36 £25,000 -26.47% 4
Northern Ireland -20 5 £40,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2833 (96.03%) DNS
2 2199 (74.54%) Windows
3 2032 (68.88%) Active Directory
4 1472 (49.90%) Microsoft
5 1376 (46.64%) Windows Server
6 1314 (44.54%) VMware
7 1222 (41.42%) TCP/IP
8 1207 (40.92%) Firewall
9 998 (33.83%) Cisco
10 948 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 843 (28.58%) WAN
12 842 (28.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 814 (27.59%) MS Exchange
14 813 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 801 (27.15%) LAN
16 788 (26.71%) Office 365
17 751 (25.46%) VPN
18 703 (23.83%) ITIL
19 638 (21.63%) Hyper-V
20 620 (21.02%) Linux
21 596 (20.20%) Windows 7
22 568 (19.25%) Citrix
23 516 (17.49%) PowerShell
24 512 (17.36%) SAN
25 496 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
26 471 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
27 447 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
28 446 (15.12%) Windows 10
29 422 (14.31%) Microsoft Office
30 418 (14.17%) SCCM

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
1 814 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 299 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 282 (9.56%) SharePoint
4 248 (8.41%) Skype for Business
5 232 (7.86%) IIS
6 228 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 121 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 96 (3.25%) Apache
8 96 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 37 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 36 (1.22%) Confluence
12 28 (0.95%) CMS
13 24 (0.81%) IBM Notes
13 24 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 23 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.64%) nginx
16 18 (0.61%) WebSphere
17 13 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 422 (14.31%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.034%) InDesign
7 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.034%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 26 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.20%) Eikon
3 6 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.068%) Relativity
6 2 (0.068%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.068%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.034%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.034%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.034%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.034%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.034%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.034%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 788 (26.71%) Office 365
2 447 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 284 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (3.22%) IaaS
5 82 (2.78%) PaaS
6 75 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 70 (2.37%) SaaS
8 58 (1.97%) G Suite
9 42 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 37 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (1.19%) Mimecast
12 28 (0.95%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (0.68%) OneDrive
16 13 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
18 7 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
18 7 (0.24%) GitHub
19 6 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2833 (96.03%) DNS
2 1222 (41.42%) TCP/IP
3 1207 (40.92%) Firewall
4 843 (28.58%) WAN
5 801 (27.15%) LAN
6 751 (25.46%) VPN
7 512 (17.36%) SAN
8 413 (14.00%) VLAN
9 341 (11.56%) VoIP
10 313 (10.61%) MPLS
11 274 (9.29%) Wireless
12 244 (8.27%) OSPF
13 235 (7.97%) BGP
14 187 (6.34%) Cisco ASA
15 182 (6.17%) Internet
15 182 (6.17%) Network Security
16 179 (6.07%) Skype
17 168 (5.69%) FTP
18 167 (5.66%) HTTP
19 164 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (2.68%) MySQL
4 60 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
7 24 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 15 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (0.51%) Relational Database
11 12 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 11 (0.37%) InfluxDB
13 10 (0.34%) Redis
14 9 (0.31%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (0.27%) SQLite
16 6 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 76 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 60 (2.03%) JIRA
3 30 (1.02%) MSI
3 30 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 28 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 19 (0.64%) Subversion
7 12 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.41%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.20%) Gerrit
8 6 (0.20%) Metasploit
8 6 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.14%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.14%) Burp Suite
11 3 (0.10%) AppScan
11 3 (0.10%) GitLab
11 3 (0.10%) Paros
11 3 (0.10%) WebScarab
General
1 404 (13.69%) Finance
2 114 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 96 (3.25%) Retail
4 77 (2.61%) Legal
5 74 (2.51%) Law
6 73 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 66 (2.24%) Banking
8 47 (1.59%) Back Office
9 38 (1.29%) Games
10 30 (1.02%) Advertising
11 25 (0.85%) Marketing
12 21 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.71%) Military
13 15 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.51%) Electronics
13 15 (0.51%) French Language
13 15 (0.51%) Publishing
14 14 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.44%) Dutch Language
15 13 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 522 (17.69%) Support Engineer
2 501 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 441 (14.95%) Analyst
4 420 (14.24%) Network Engineer
5 355 (12.03%) IT Support
6 261 (8.85%) IT Engineer
7 257 (8.71%) Support Analyst
8 251 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 227 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 210 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support
11 194 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
12 177 (6.00%) Administrator
13 175 (5.93%) Desktop Support
14 164 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
15 155 (5.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 141 (4.78%) Windows Engineer
17 122 (4.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 120 (4.07%) IT Analyst
19 116 (3.93%) Infrastructure Support
20 115 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (3.12%) Web Services
2 77 (2.61%) 802.1X
3 55 (1.86%) .NET
4 32 (1.08%) Software Packaging
5 31 (1.05%) HTML
6 27 (0.92%) LAMP
7 24 (0.81%) Middleware
8 23 (0.78%) WAP
9 19 (0.64%) CSS
10 17 (0.58%) POSIX
11 13 (0.44%) XML
12 10 (0.34%) CGI
12 10 (0.34%) JSON
12 10 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
14 7 (0.24%) WSH
14 7 (0.24%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 375 (12.71%) Data Centre
2 213 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 124 (4.20%) Clustering
5 121 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 98 (3.32%) Replication
7 88 (2.98%) Driving Licence
8 86 (2.92%) PKI
9 73 (2.47%) Blackberry
10 47 (1.59%) Fat Client
10 47 (1.59%) Thin Client
11 42 (1.42%) User Experience
12 39 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
13 35 (1.19%) Fintech
14 34 (1.15%) Public Cloud
15 32 (1.08%) iPhone
16 30 (1.02%) CESG
16 30 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
16 30 (1.02%) Hedge funds
17 28 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2199 (74.54%) Windows
2 1376 (46.64%) Windows Server
3 842 (28.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 813 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 620 (21.02%) Linux
6 596 (20.20%) Windows 7
7 446 (15.12%) Windows 10
8 343 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 275 (9.32%) Windows 8
10 154 (5.22%) Unix
11 147 (4.98%) Windows XP
12 118 (4.00%) CentOS
13 94 (3.19%) Ubuntu
14 91 (3.08%) Mac OS X
15 84 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 66 (2.24%) Android
17 48 (1.63%) Solaris
18 47 (1.59%) Apple iOS
18 47 (1.59%) Debian
19 38 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (23.83%) ITIL
2 237 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 188 (6.37%) Kalman Filter
4 160 (5.42%) Change Management
5 157 (5.32%) Patch Management
6 154 (5.22%) DevOps
7 151 (5.12%) Load Balancing
8 149 (5.05%) Project Management
9 140 (4.75%) Mentoring
10 125 (4.24%) Problem Management
11 117 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
12 111 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
13 110 (3.73%) Service Management
14 105 (3.56%) Migration
15 104 (3.53%) Network Management
16 101 (3.42%) Time Management
17 97 (3.29%) SIEM
18 95 (3.22%) Cybersecurity
19 94 (3.19%) High Availability
20 91 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 516 (17.49%) PowerShell
2 372 (12.61%) SQL
3 196 (6.64%) Python
4 146 (4.95%) Bash Shell
5 112 (3.80%) Perl
6 73 (2.47%) Shell Script
7 70 (2.37%) Java
8 58 (1.97%) VBScript
9 50 (1.69%) C
10 39 (1.32%) PHP
11 36 (1.22%) C++
12 29 (0.98%) JavaScript
13 28 (0.95%) Ruby
14 21 (0.71%) C#
15 19 (0.64%) VB
16 10 (0.34%) Assembly Language
16 10 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.31%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.27%) AWK
19 7 (0.24%) sed
Qualifications
1 496 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
2 471 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 373 (12.64%) CCNA
4 340 (11.53%) Degree
5 330 (11.19%) MCSE
6 260 (8.81%) CCNP
7 210 (7.12%) MCSA
8 146 (4.95%) Security Cleared
9 135 (4.58%) MCP
10 115 (3.90%) SC Cleared
11 91 (3.08%) MCITP
12 87 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 84 (2.85%) DV Cleared
14 73 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
15 58 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 55 (1.86%) CISSP
17 51 (1.73%) CCIE
17 51 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
18 48 (1.63%) A+ Certification
19 41 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (6.00%) SLA
2 95 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.68%) PMO
5 18 (0.61%) QA
6 17 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (0.58%) GDPR
7 15 (0.51%) HIPAA
8 12 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.10%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.068%) RMADS
14 1 (0.034%) GCP
14 1 (0.034%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.034%) JTAG
14 1 (0.034%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2032 (68.88%) Active Directory
2 948 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 638 (21.63%) Hyper-V
4 287 (9.73%) vSphere
5 254 (8.61%) VMware ESXi
6 237 (8.03%) XenApp
7 129 (4.37%) XenDesktop
8 96 (3.25%) Docker
8 96 (3.25%) Terminal Services
9 90 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
10 84 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
11 62 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 51 (1.73%) XenServer
13 47 (1.59%) NFS
14 35 (1.19%) KVM
14 35 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 35 (1.19%) Samba
15 32 (1.08%) ProxySG
16 27 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
17 25 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 418 (14.17%) SCCM
2 198 (6.71%) Puppet
3 187 (6.34%) WSUS
4 167 (5.66%) SCOM
5 129 (4.37%) Backup Exec
6 104 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
7 88 (2.98%) vCenter Server
8 80 (2.71%) Ansible
9 65 (2.20%) Nagios
10 48 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
11 44 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 43 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
13 38 (1.29%) Cacti
14 37 (1.25%) Terraform
15 35 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 31 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
17 30 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
18 28 (0.95%) AirWatch
18 28 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
19 27 (0.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1472 (49.90%) Microsoft
2 1314 (44.54%) VMware
3 998 (33.83%) Cisco
4 568 (19.25%) Citrix
5 340 (11.53%) HP
6 217 (7.36%) Dell
7 214 (7.25%) Juniper
8 199 (6.75%) Veeam
9 179 (6.07%) CheckPoint
10 165 (5.59%) NetApp
11 141 (4.78%) F5
11 141 (4.78%) Palo Alto
12 135 (4.58%) Red Hat
12 135 (4.58%) Symantec
13 103 (3.49%) SolarWinds
14 98 (3.32%) Sophos
15 93 (3.15%) IBM
16 88 (2.98%) Google
17 84 (2.85%) EMC
18 74 (2.51%) McAfee