Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 194 139
Rank change year-on-year +30 -55 +59
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 144 147 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.48% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.74% 9.36% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 122 117 210
West Midlands median annual salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.74% -2.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,313 £24,350
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £48,875
England median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33% +2.74%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,479 1,570 1,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.95% 15.78% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,078 1,262 1,403
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,502 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DHCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DHCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DHCP in the West Midlands

DHCP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DHCP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DHCP in the West Midlands

DHCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DHCP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DHCP in the West Midlands

DHCP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DHCP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Birmingham +1 65 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Coventry +10 21 £30,000 -17.81% 1
Solihull +11 14 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Wolverhampton +11 10 £36,613 +66.42%
Shropshire +7 9 £24,000 -42.35%
Staffordshire +20 6 £30,000 +7.14% 7
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire +25 3 £22,000 -16.98% 2
Worcestershire +10 3 £23,500 -37.75% 4
Halesowen - 1 £21,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 136 (94.44%) DNS
2 116 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 116 (80.56%) Windows
3 86 (59.72%) Microsoft
4 78 (54.17%) VMware
5 66 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (45.14%) Office 365
7 63 (43.75%) Windows Server
8 60 (41.67%) Firewall
9 58 (40.28%) TCP/IP
10 55 (38.19%) Cisco
11 53 (36.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (31.25%) Data Centre
14 42 (29.17%) VPN
15 41 (28.47%) MS Exchange
15 41 (28.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (27.78%) ITIL
16 40 (27.78%) Windows 7
17 39 (27.08%) Microsoft Office
18 36 (25.00%) Hyper-V
18 36 (25.00%) Windows 8
19 32 (22.22%) SCCM
20 31 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (20.83%) SQL
22 28 (19.44%) WAN
22 28 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
23 27 (18.75%) Windows 10
23 27 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 41 (28.47%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.06%) SharePoint
3 20 (13.89%) IIS
4 17 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.78%) Apache
7 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.69%) JBoss
8 1 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 65 (45.14%) Office 365
2 31 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.78%) IaaS
4 4 (2.78%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (94.44%) DNS
2 60 (41.67%) Firewall
3 58 (40.28%) TCP/IP
4 42 (29.17%) VPN
5 28 (19.44%) WAN
6 23 (15.97%) Network Security
7 22 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (14.58%) SNMP
8 21 (14.58%) VLAN
9 20 (13.89%) BGP
9 20 (13.89%) LAN
9 20 (13.89%) OSPF
10 18 (12.50%) FWSM
11 15 (10.42%) MPLS
12 14 (9.72%) VoIP
12 14 (9.72%) WLAN
13 13 (9.03%) Software-Defined Networking
13 13 (9.03%) SSL
14 10 (6.94%) Ethernet
14 10 (6.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Big Data
2 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.69%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.69%) GDB
2 1 (0.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.69%) sqlmap
General
1 22 (15.28%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 21 (14.58%) Analyst
2 21 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.81%) IT Engineer
3 17 (11.81%) Technical Leader
4 16 (11.11%) IT Support
5 15 (10.42%) Technical Support
6 14 (9.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) IT Support Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Network Specialist
8 11 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (7.64%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.94%) Architect
9 10 (6.94%) Security Architect
9 10 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Network Specialist
10 9 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) LDAP
2 3 (2.08%) Spring
3 2 (1.39%) WSH
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) OAuth
4 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (6.94%) PKI
4 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.08%) Fintech
6 2 (1.39%) AS400
6 2 (1.39%) Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.39%) EMV
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 116 (80.56%) Windows
2 66 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 63 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 53 (36.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (28.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 36 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 27 (18.75%) Windows 10
9 21 (14.58%) Linux
10 15 (10.42%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.78%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.08%) Android
13 3 (2.08%) SUSE
14 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.78%) ITIL
2 27 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 18 (12.50%) Presales
4 17 (11.81%) Line Management
4 17 (11.81%) Service Delivery
5 15 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 13 (9.03%) Network Design
7 12 (8.33%) Project Management
8 11 (7.64%) Patch Management
9 10 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.94%) Incident Management
9 10 (6.94%) SIEM
10 9 (6.25%) DNA
10 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.25%) PDM
10 9 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.39%) Python
3 2 (1.39%) VBScript
4 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) Perl
4 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (16.67%) CCNP
4 23 (15.97%) MCSE
5 20 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (13.19%) MCSA
7 16 (11.11%) MCITP
8 13 (9.03%) Degree
9 12 (8.33%) CISSP
10 9 (6.25%) CCDP
10 9 (6.25%) CCSE
10 9 (6.25%) IISP
10 9 (6.25%) ISSAP
10 9 (6.25%) JNCIP
10 9 (6.25%) PMI Certification
10 9 (6.25%) PMP
11 8 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (4.86%) CCNA
13 4 (2.78%) MCP
14 3 (2.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 50 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.25%) XenServer
5 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (1.39%) Firmware
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.39%) Squid
6 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.69%) Samba
7 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (22.22%) SCCM
2 18 (12.50%) WSUS
3 9 (6.25%) QRadar
4 8 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.47%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.39%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.39%) RSA enVision
8 2 (1.39%) SCOM
9 1 (0.69%) CASB
9 1 (0.69%) Nmap
9 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 86 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (54.17%) VMware
3 55 (38.19%) Cisco
4 24 (16.67%) HP
5 20 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 20 (13.89%) Citrix
5 20 (13.89%) Fortinet
6 19 (13.19%) IBM
6 19 (13.19%) Juniper
6 19 (13.19%) NetApp
7 17 (11.81%) Forcepoint
8 16 (11.11%) Dell
9 15 (10.42%) Nimble Storage
10 11 (7.64%) Mitel
10 11 (7.64%) WatchGuard
11 10 (6.94%) McAfee
12 9 (6.25%) CA
12 9 (6.25%) F5
12 9 (6.25%) Symantec
12 9 (6.25%) Tufin