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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 336 313 213
Rank change year-on-year -23 -100 +19
Permanent jobs citing DHCP 763 362 92
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.97% 0.97% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 9.02% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 614 300 80
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,500 £32,148
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £42,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% +2.50%

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 WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,402 4,014 1,181
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.96% 10.79% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,458 3,049 960
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,148
25th Percentile £41,519 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

DHCP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing DHCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

DHCP trend for jobs with a WFH option

DHCP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing DHCP.

DHCP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

DHCP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing DHCP over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

DHCP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, DHCP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for DHCP.

1 703 (92.14%) DNS
2 531 (69.59%) Active Directory
3 491 (64.35%) Windows
4 470 (61.60%) Microsoft
5 390 (51.11%) Microsoft 365
6 368 (48.23%) Azure
7 349 (45.74%) Windows Server
8 315 (41.28%) VMware
9 290 (38.01%) Firewall
10 284 (37.22%) TCP/IP
11 246 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 219 (28.70%) Social Skills
13 211 (27.65%) Linux
14 207 (27.13%) VPN
15 195 (25.56%) Cisco
16 191 (25.03%) PowerShell
17 176 (23.07%) WAN
18 170 (22.28%) VLAN
19 164 (21.49%) Hyper-V
20 162 (21.23%) LAN
20 162 (21.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 158 (20.71%) AWS
22 142 (18.61%) ITIL
23 137 (17.96%) SharePoint
24 125 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
25 119 (15.60%) Finance
26 117 (15.33%) Windows 10
27 115 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
28 113 (14.81%) MS Exchange
29 110 (14.42%) SAN

DHCP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 137 (17.96%) SharePoint
2 113 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 75 (9.83%) IIS
4 42 (5.50%) Confluence
5 31 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (2.49%) Apache
7 16 (2.10%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.18%) WordPress
10 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.52%) nginx
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.26%) SAS
14 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 125 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (0.92%) R3 Corda
2 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 390 (51.11%) Microsoft 365
2 368 (48.23%) Azure
3 158 (20.71%) AWS
4 98 (12.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 44 (5.77%) IaaS
6 41 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (5.37%) OneDrive
6 41 (5.37%) PaaS
7 33 (4.33%) SaaS
8 29 (3.80%) Amazon S3
9 24 (3.15%) Route 53
10 23 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (2.75%) Azure DevOps
12 19 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
13 18 (2.36%) Google Workspace
14 16 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (1.97%) Mimecast
15 15 (1.97%) Rubrik
16 14 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 703 (92.14%) DNS
2 290 (38.01%) Firewall
3 284 (37.22%) TCP/IP
4 207 (27.13%) VPN
5 176 (23.07%) WAN
6 170 (22.28%) VLAN
7 162 (21.23%) LAN
8 110 (14.42%) SAN
9 87 (11.40%) Network Security
10 79 (10.35%) Wi-Fi
11 71 (9.31%) SSL
12 67 (8.78%) Wireless
13 50 (6.55%) MPLS
14 47 (6.16%) HTTP
14 47 (6.16%) VoIP
15 43 (5.64%) Remote Desktop
16 42 (5.50%) Wireshark
17 35 (4.59%) IMAP
17 35 (4.59%) tcpdump
18 34 (4.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.59%) Big Data
3 33 (4.33%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (2.23%) MySQL
4 17 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.05%) MariaDB
7 7 (0.92%) InfluxDB
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.66%) Power BI
10 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.39%) Redis
12 2 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (6.29%) JIRA
2 35 (4.59%) Zephyr
3 21 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.57%) Subversion
5 9 (1.18%) GitLab
6 7 (0.92%) GCC
7 4 (0.52%) Bitbucket Server
7 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.26%) Gradle
General
1 219 (28.70%) Social Skills
2 119 (15.60%) Finance
3 84 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (9.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 52 (6.82%) Public Sector
6 24 (3.15%) Retail
7 22 (2.88%) Legal
7 22 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.36%) Law
9 17 (2.23%) Advertising
10 16 (2.10%) Organisational Skills
11 15 (1.97%) Marketing
11 15 (1.97%) Presentation Skills
12 14 (1.83%) Documentation Skills
13 11 (1.44%) Banking
14 9 (1.18%) Aerospace
15 8 (1.05%) Local Government
15 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.92%) Games
17 6 (0.79%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 145 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 101 (13.24%) IT Engineer
3 89 (11.66%) Support Engineer
4 78 (10.22%) Analyst
5 60 (7.86%) IT Support
6 53 (6.95%) Network Engineer
7 52 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 43 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (5.50%) Support Analyst
10 38 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 34 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
12 33 (4.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
14 29 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
14 29 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (3.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 27 (3.54%) Administrator
16 26 (3.41%) Project Manager
17 24 (3.15%) 1st Line Support
17 24 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.15%) LDAP
2 14 (1.83%) .NET
3 10 (1.31%) 802.1X
4 9 (1.18%) SAML
5 8 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.05%) CSS
5 8 (1.05%) CSS3
5 8 (1.05%) HTML
5 8 (1.05%) HTML5
6 7 (0.92%) ARM Templates
7 5 (0.66%) Web Services
8 4 (0.52%) JSON
8 4 (0.52%) OAuth
8 4 (0.52%) REST
8 4 (0.52%) Spring
8 4 (0.52%) Spring Boot
9 3 (0.39%) Kafka
10 2 (0.26%) WebSockets
10 2 (0.26%) XMPP
11 1 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.99%) Cyberattack
1 61 (7.99%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.95%) Cyber Defence
3 41 (5.37%) Driving Licence
3 41 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (4.72%) Cybercrime
4 36 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
5 30 (3.93%) PKI
6 29 (3.80%) Public Cloud
7 27 (3.54%) Clustering
8 26 (3.41%) Management Information System
9 24 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (2.75%) Replication
11 15 (1.97%) NHS
11 15 (1.97%) User Experience
12 13 (1.70%) iPhone
13 12 (1.57%) Cloud Native
13 12 (1.57%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.44%) Fat Client
14 11 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 491 (64.35%) Windows
2 349 (45.74%) Windows Server
3 211 (27.65%) Linux
4 117 (15.33%) Windows 10
5 115 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (10.22%) Windows Server 2019
7 74 (9.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 57 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (7.21%) Ubuntu
10 49 (6.42%) CentOS
11 37 (4.85%) Mac OS
12 28 (3.67%) Kali Linux
13 25 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (2.49%) Unix
15 18 (2.36%) Android
16 17 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (2.10%) Windows 7
18 15 (1.97%) Amazon Linux
18 15 (1.97%) Debian
19 10 (1.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (21.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 142 (18.61%) ITIL
3 97 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (12.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 87 (11.40%) Agile
6 66 (8.65%) Service Delivery
7 65 (8.52%) DevOps
7 65 (8.52%) Project Management
8 61 (7.99%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 61 (7.99%) Test Automation
8 61 (7.99%) Threat Intelligence
9 60 (7.86%) Migration
10 58 (7.60%) Project Delivery
11 54 (7.08%) Mentoring
12 53 (6.95%) Load Balancing
13 50 (6.55%) Infrastructure as Code
13 50 (6.55%) Test Scripting
14 49 (6.42%) Incident Management
15 44 (5.77%) Configuration Management
15 44 (5.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 191 (25.03%) PowerShell
2 102 (13.37%) Python
3 69 (9.04%) SQL
4 51 (6.68%) Bash
5 44 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 18 (2.36%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.23%) Perl
8 14 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 13 (1.70%) C#
9 13 (1.70%) Java
10 10 (1.31%) C
10 10 (1.31%) PHP
10 10 (1.31%) Ruby
11 9 (1.18%) C++
12 7 (0.92%) Go
13 3 (0.39%) VB
14 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.26%) VBScript
15 1 (0.13%) Lua
15 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 78 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 56 (7.34%) CCNA
5 54 (7.08%) MCSE
6 47 (6.16%) Degree
7 41 (5.37%) MCSA
8 36 (4.72%) CCNP
9 35 (4.59%) ISTQB
9 35 (4.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 35 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (1.70%) CCIE
12 13 (1.70%) DBS Check
13 12 (1.57%) AWS Certification
13 12 (1.57%) MCP
14 9 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.68%) SLA
2 37 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.31%) GDPR
4 5 (0.66%) PMO
5 4 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.26%) GxP
7 2 (0.26%) QA
8 1 (0.13%) NIST
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 531 (69.59%) Active Directory
2 246 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (21.49%) Hyper-V
4 95 (12.45%) VMware ESXi
5 86 (11.27%) vSphere
6 36 (4.72%) Docker
6 36 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
7 25 (3.28%) XenApp
8 22 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (1.70%) BitLocker
11 13 (1.70%) VMware NSX
12 11 (1.44%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.18%) iptables
13 9 (1.18%) XenDesktop
14 8 (1.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (1.05%) Lustre
14 8 (1.05%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 7 (0.92%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 78 (10.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 74 (9.70%) SCCM
3 66 (8.65%) WSUS
4 53 (6.95%) Ansible
5 49 (6.42%) vCenter Server
6 39 (5.11%) Kubernetes
6 39 (5.11%) Terraform
7 35 (4.59%) HP ALM
8 34 (4.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 27 (3.54%) Nagios
10 24 (3.15%) Single Sign-On
11 21 (2.75%) NetBackup
12 19 (2.49%) SCOM
13 17 (2.23%) Puppet
13 17 (2.23%) SolarWinds Orion
14 16 (2.10%) Failover Clustering
15 14 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
16 13 (1.70%) Grafana
17 12 (1.57%) Prometheus
18 11 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 470 (61.60%) Microsoft
2 315 (41.28%) VMware
3 195 (25.56%) Cisco
4 99 (12.98%) HP
5 70 (9.17%) Citrix
6 66 (8.65%) Veeam
7 57 (7.47%) Red Hat
8 46 (6.03%) SolarWinds
9 42 (5.50%) Atlassian
10 40 (5.24%) Dell
11 38 (4.98%) Meraki
12 33 (4.33%) Palo Alto
13 31 (4.06%) Oracle
14 30 (3.93%) Apple
14 30 (3.93%) Ruckus Wireless
15 28 (3.67%) Google
16 26 (3.41%) Aruba
16 26 (3.41%) Splunk
16 26 (3.41%) Veritas
17 25 (3.28%) ServiceNow