Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 178 190
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +17
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 156 142 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.45% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.18% 9.58% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 102 116 157
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

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 1,532 1,482 1,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.09% 15.09% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 1,183 1,455
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,114 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +17 76 £34,500 -8.00% 6
Solihull +13 15 £40,750 +8.67%
Warwickshire +14 13 £52,000 +96.23%
Coventry -5 13 £30,000 +14.29% 4
Shropshire +17 11 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Wolverhampton -7 10 £36,613 +66.42%
Worcestershire +16 4 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Staffordshire -5 4 £34,000 +15.25% 4
Herefordshire +19 3 £45,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £21,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
DHCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 151 (96.79%) DNS
2 99 (63.46%) Active Directory
3 96 (61.54%) Windows
4 71 (45.51%) TCP/IP
5 65 (41.67%) Cisco
5 65 (41.67%) Office 365
6 63 (40.38%) Microsoft
7 61 (39.10%) ITIL
7 61 (39.10%) Firewall
8 56 (35.90%) VPN
8 56 (35.90%) VMware
8 56 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (34.62%) Data Centre
10 52 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 44 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
12 42 (26.92%) CCNP
12 42 (26.92%) VLAN
12 42 (26.92%) Fortinet
13 41 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (26.28%) SNMP
14 40 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
15 39 (25.00%) Juniper
15 39 (25.00%) Presales
16 38 (24.36%) FWSM
16 38 (24.36%) ITIL V3
16 38 (24.36%) CheckPoint
16 38 (24.36%) OSPF
16 38 (24.36%) BGP
17 36 (23.08%) MS Exchange

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 36 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.38%) IIS
3 14 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.49%) Apache
5 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.28%) JBoss
7 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (14.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 65 (41.67%) Office 365
2 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.85%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (96.79%) DNS
2 71 (45.51%) TCP/IP
3 61 (39.10%) Firewall
4 56 (35.90%) VPN
5 42 (26.92%) VLAN
6 41 (26.28%) SNMP
7 40 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (24.36%) BGP
8 38 (24.36%) FWSM
8 38 (24.36%) OSPF
9 33 (21.15%) WAN
10 29 (18.59%) LAN
11 26 (16.67%) MPLS
11 26 (16.67%) Network Security
12 23 (14.74%) Software-Defined Networking
12 23 (14.74%) SSL
12 23 (14.74%) WLAN
13 22 (14.10%) IPsec
13 22 (14.10%) Wireshark
14 20 (12.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (12.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.64%) GDB
3 1 (0.64%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.64%) sqlmap
General
1 19 (12.18%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.21%) Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Retail
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (17.95%) Architect
2 27 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 24 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 20 (12.82%) Security Architect
5 19 (12.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (12.18%) Analyst
5 19 (12.18%) Security Solutions Architect
5 19 (12.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 19 (12.18%) Senior Network Specialist
5 19 (12.18%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) IT Support
10 9 (5.77%) IT Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.10%) LDAP
2 7 (4.49%) WSH
3 4 (2.56%) CSS
3 4 (2.56%) HTML
4 3 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.92%) Kafka
4 3 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.64%) OAuth
5 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 54 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.74%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (12.82%) PKI
4 19 (12.18%) Cyberthreat
4 19 (12.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.77%) Fat Client
5 9 (5.77%) Thin Client
6 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.85%) Fintech
8 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.56%) Clustering
10 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.28%) EMV
12 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.64%) Replication
12 1 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 96 (61.54%) Windows
2 56 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 44 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (19.87%) Linux
6 24 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 23 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (14.10%) Windows 10
9 17 (10.90%) Windows 8
10 14 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (5.77%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.56%) Android
12 4 (2.56%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.92%) VMS
14 2 (1.28%) SUSE
15 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.64%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.10%) ITIL
2 39 (25.00%) Presales
3 38 (24.36%) ITIL V3
4 25 (16.03%) Line Management
4 25 (16.03%) Network Design
5 24 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 23 (14.74%) Project Management
7 22 (14.10%) Incident Management
8 20 (12.82%) Service Delivery
8 20 (12.82%) SIEM
9 19 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (12.18%) Due Diligence
9 19 (12.18%) E-Commerce
9 19 (12.18%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 19 (12.18%) Network Monitoring
9 19 (12.18%) PRINCE2
9 19 (12.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 19 (12.18%) Service Management
9 19 (12.18%) Software Optimisation
9 19 (12.18%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.03%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.46%) SQL
3 11 (7.05%) Python
4 7 (4.49%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.49%) VBScript
5 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.56%) Perl
6 3 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (0.64%) Java
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (26.92%) CCNP
3 34 (21.79%) Degree
4 31 (19.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (12.18%) CCDP
5 19 (12.18%) CCSE
5 19 (12.18%) CISSP
5 19 (12.18%) IISP
5 19 (12.18%) ISSAP
5 19 (12.18%) JNCIP
5 19 (12.18%) PMI Certification
5 19 (12.18%) PMP
6 16 (10.26%) MCSA
6 16 (10.26%) MCSE
7 11 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (5.13%) MCITP
8 8 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.49%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (3.85%) MCP
11 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.05%) SLA
2 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 41 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.85%) Squid
5 4 (2.56%) Samba
5 4 (2.56%) vSphere
6 3 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.92%) Docker
6 3 (1.92%) Firmware
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.64%) XenApp
8 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (16.67%) SCCM
2 19 (12.18%) QRadar
3 10 (6.41%) WSUS
4 5 (3.21%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.56%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.92%) Ambari
6 3 (1.92%) Cacti
6 3 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.92%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.92%) Kibana
6 3 (1.92%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.92%) logstash
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.92%) Nagios
6 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.92%) Puppet
7 2 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.28%) RSA enVision
7 2 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (41.67%) Cisco
2 63 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 56 (35.90%) VMware
4 42 (26.92%) Fortinet
5 39 (25.00%) Juniper
6 38 (24.36%) CheckPoint
7 22 (14.10%) Citrix
7 22 (14.10%) Forcepoint
7 22 (14.10%) Splunk
8 20 (12.82%) F5
9 19 (12.18%) CA
9 19 (12.18%) IBM
9 19 (12.18%) LogRhythm
9 19 (12.18%) Tufin
10 15 (9.62%) NetApp
10 15 (9.62%) Red Hat
11 11 (7.05%) Mitel
12 9 (5.77%) HP
12 9 (5.77%) WatchGuard
13 8 (5.13%) Barracuda Networks