Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 110 203
Rank change year-on-year -88 +93 -31
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 136 286 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 2.53% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 15.85% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 114 252 116
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £24,156 £22,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% -

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 1581 1804 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.66% 15.95% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1399 1536
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,825 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,175 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Birmingham -38 65 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Shropshire +16 23 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Coventry -20 18 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Worcestershire -16 8 £28,000 -30.00% 1
Solihull -3 6 £35,000 -6.67%
West Bromwich - 5 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -14 4 £31,511 -17.08% 3
Staffordshire -27 3 £27,500 -21.43% 3
Walsall 0 1 £18,000 -42.86%
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DHCP.

1 129 (94.85%) DNS
2 108 (79.41%) Windows
3 93 (68.38%) Active Directory
4 71 (52.21%) Windows Server
5 67 (49.26%) Microsoft
6 56 (41.18%) VMware
7 51 (37.50%) VPN
8 50 (36.76%) TCP/IP
9 47 (34.56%) Firewall
10 46 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (27.94%) WAN
13 36 (26.47%) Cisco
14 35 (25.74%) SCCM
15 34 (25.00%) PowerShell
15 34 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 34 (25.00%) SAN
16 30 (22.06%) LAN
16 30 (22.06%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (20.59%) Hyper-V
17 28 (20.59%) Office 365
17 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (18.38%) WSUS
18 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
18 25 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (18.38%) Windows 10
19 22 (16.18%) 802.1X
19 22 (16.18%) Linux
20 21 (15.44%) ITIL

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 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.71%) Apache
3 14 (10.29%) IIS
4 12 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (8.09%) nginx
6 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.21%) WordPress
9 2 (1.47%) CMS
9 2 (1.47%) Drupal
9 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (22.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.59%) Office 365
2 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (5.15%) IaaS
5 7 (5.15%) PaaS
5 7 (5.15%) SaaS
6 5 (3.68%) G Suite
7 2 (1.47%) Linode
8 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 129 (94.85%) DNS
2 51 (37.50%) VPN
3 50 (36.76%) TCP/IP
4 47 (34.56%) Firewall
5 38 (27.94%) WAN
6 34 (25.00%) SAN
7 30 (22.06%) LAN
8 16 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (10.29%) SSH
10 13 (9.56%) VLAN
11 12 (8.82%) SNMP
12 11 (8.09%) 802.11
12 11 (8.09%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (7.35%) MPLS
13 10 (7.35%) NAS
14 9 (6.62%) OSPF
15 8 (5.88%) IPsec
15 8 (5.88%) SSL
16 7 (5.15%) BGP
16 7 (5.15%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) MySQL
3 6 (4.41%) MariaDB
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Vagrant
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.47%) PEAR
5 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.74%) GDB
5 1 (0.74%) GitLab
5 1 (0.74%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.74%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (11.76%) Retail
2 8 (5.88%) Finance
3 6 (4.41%) Games
3 6 (4.41%) Legal
3 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.47%) Law
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (11.76%) Analyst
2 16 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) IT Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.09%) Server Support
5 9 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.88%) Administrator
6 8 (5.88%) Developer
6 8 (5.88%) IT Support
6 8 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Architect
7 7 (5.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) 802.1X
2 15 (11.03%) WAP
3 9 (6.62%) CSS
3 9 (6.62%) HTML
4 8 (5.88%) LAMP
4 8 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (4.41%) JSON
6 2 (1.47%) WSH
7 1 (0.74%) .NET
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) COM
7 1 (0.74%) OAuth
7 1 (0.74%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Clustering
1 18 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.29%) PKI
3 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.68%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.94%) AS400
5 4 (2.94%) EPoS
5 4 (2.94%) Replication
6 2 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (79.41%) Windows
2 71 (52.21%) Windows Server
3 46 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (18.38%) Windows 10
6 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (16.18%) Linux
8 19 (13.97%) Windows 8
9 11 (8.09%) Windows Vista
10 6 (4.41%) Debian
10 6 (4.41%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.21%) CentOS
11 3 (2.21%) Fedora
12 2 (1.47%) HPUX
12 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Unix
13 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.44%) ITIL
2 15 (11.03%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.09%) Data Analysis
5 10 (7.35%) DevOps
5 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.35%) Process Improvement
6 9 (6.62%) Change Management
6 9 (6.62%) Load Balancing
6 9 (6.62%) Project Management
7 8 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (5.88%) Presales
7 8 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.15%) CRM
8 7 (5.15%) Network Design
8 7 (5.15%) Service Management
9 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.41%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.97%) SQL
3 10 (7.35%) Bash Shell
3 10 (7.35%) Python
4 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.62%) PHP
5 8 (5.88%) Perl
5 8 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.68%) VB
7 2 (1.47%) C
7 2 (1.47%) Java
7 2 (1.47%) Ruby
7 2 (1.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.29%) CCNP
3 14 (10.29%) MCSE
4 12 (8.82%) CCIE
4 12 (8.82%) Degree
4 12 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (8.09%) Master's Degree
6 9 (6.62%) CCNA
6 9 (6.62%) MCITP
6 9 (6.62%) MCSA
7 7 (5.15%) MCP
8 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.47%) CCDP
10 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.74%) PMP
11 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.47%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.74%) NIST 800
System Software
1 93 (68.38%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.29%) Samba
5 9 (6.62%) UAG
6 8 (5.88%) Squid
6 8 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (5.15%) Docker
8 6 (4.41%) KVM
8 6 (4.41%) pfSense
8 6 (4.41%) VirtualBox
9 5 (3.68%) Terminal Server
9 5 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.68%) vSphere
10 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.21%) Postfix
10 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.47%) Gluster
11 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (25.74%) SCCM
2 25 (18.38%) WSUS
3 12 (8.82%) SCOM
4 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (4.41%) Ansible
6 6 (4.41%) Puppet
6 6 (4.41%) Salt
7 5 (3.68%) AirWatch
7 5 (3.68%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.68%) Nagios
8 3 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.21%) Simpana
9 2 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.47%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.47%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 67 (49.26%) Microsoft
2 56 (41.18%) VMware
3 36 (26.47%) Cisco
4 20 (14.71%) HP
5 16 (11.76%) Citrix
5 16 (11.76%) Veeam
6 10 (7.35%) Dell
6 10 (7.35%) NetApp
7 9 (6.62%) Juniper
7 9 (6.62%) Nimble Storage
8 8 (5.88%) Symantec
9 7 (5.15%) EqualLogic
9 7 (5.15%) Synology
10 6 (4.41%) Fujitsu
11 5 (3.68%) Google
12 4 (2.94%) F5
12 4 (2.94%) IBM
12 4 (2.94%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.94%) McAfee
12 4 (2.94%) Red Hat