Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DRM over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Rights Management (DRM)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1016 1125 1195
Rank change year-on-year +109 +70 -53
Permanent jobs citing DRM 173 94 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.050% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.056% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 124 84 83
UK median annual salary £60,000 £73,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.64% +28.26% -4.17%
10th Percentile £40,725 £39,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £83,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -17.95%

DRM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DRM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DRM in the UK

DRM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DRM in the UK

DRM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DRM over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DRM in the UK

DRM
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the UK 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
England +123 165 £60,000 -20.00% 3
London +22 93 £62,500 -21.88% 1
UK excluding London +84 76 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South East +60 27 £62,500 -26.47%
East of England +22 23 £50,000 -9.09%
South West +25 20 £40,000 +8.11% 1
Wales +15 4 - -
North of England +11 2 £31,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £31,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing DRM 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 DRM.

1 104 (60.12%) Linux
2 100 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (56.65%) Information Security
4 97 (56.07%) Windows
5 92 (53.18%) Windows Server
6 90 (52.02%) Cybersecurity
6 90 (52.02%) Data Protection
7 85 (49.13%) Security Architecture
8 84 (48.55%) Firewall
8 84 (48.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 82 (47.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 82 (47.40%) SIEM
9 82 (47.40%) Vulnerability Management
9 82 (47.40%) CISSP
9 82 (47.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 82 (47.40%) Data Protection Act
10 81 (46.82%) TCP/IP
11 80 (46.24%) Active Directory
12 77 (44.51%) ITIL
13 75 (43.35%) Data Loss Prevention
14 73 (42.20%) CISM
15 69 (39.88%) Penetration Testing
16 54 (31.21%) Apple iOS
17 51 (29.48%) Security Operations
18 46 (26.59%) Banking
19 45 (26.01%) Amazon AWS
19 45 (26.01%) Apple
20 37 (21.39%) Mac OS X
21 32 (18.50%) Java
22 25 (14.45%) Finance

DRM
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 8 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.73%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Hyperion Planning
2 11 (6.36%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (2.89%) HFM
6 4 (2.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.58%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.58%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.01%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.62%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.05%) Office 365
5 5 (2.89%) IaaS
6 4 (2.31%) SaaS
7 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (48.55%) Firewall
2 81 (46.82%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.36%) HbbTV
4 10 (5.78%) DVB
5 4 (2.31%) HTTP
5 4 (2.31%) LAN
5 4 (2.31%) Network Security
5 4 (2.31%) WAN
6 3 (1.73%) Skype
6 3 (1.73%) VoIP
7 2 (1.16%) DOCSIS
8 1 (0.58%) DNS
8 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.78%) Essbase
2 9 (5.20%) EDRMS
3 8 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.73%) Big Data
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.73%) Redis
8 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.16%) MySQL
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.58%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (9.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.09%) JIRA
3 8 (4.62%) Subversion
4 7 (4.05%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.16%) webpack
8 1 (0.58%) ERwin
8 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (26.59%) Banking
2 25 (14.45%) Finance
3 10 (5.78%) Multimedia
4 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.05%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.73%) Marketing
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (32.37%) Security Engineer
2 47 (27.17%) IT Engineer
2 47 (27.17%) IT Security Engineer
3 33 (19.08%) Analyst
3 33 (19.08%) Operations Engineer
4 31 (17.92%) IT Analyst
4 31 (17.92%) IT Security Analyst
4 31 (17.92%) Security Analyst
5 22 (12.72%) Developer
6 20 (11.56%) IT Operations Analyst
6 20 (11.56%) Operations Analyst
6 20 (11.56%) Security Operations Analyst
7 19 (10.98%) Consultant
8 14 (8.09%) Security Consultant
9 13 (7.51%) Applications Manager
9 13 (7.51%) Architect
9 13 (7.51%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 13 (7.51%) Security Manager
10 12 (6.94%) Team Leader
11 11 (6.36%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) RESTful
2 8 (4.62%) D-Bus
2 8 (4.62%) GStreamer
2 8 (4.62%) HEVC
2 8 (4.62%) OpenGL
2 8 (4.62%) Qt
2 8 (4.62%) Web Services
3 7 (4.05%) .NET
4 6 (3.47%) iOS SDK
4 6 (3.47%) Middleware
5 4 (2.31%) Apache Flex
5 4 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (2.31%) HTML
5 4 (2.31%) HTML5
5 4 (2.31%) Wayland
5 4 (2.31%) XMPP
6 2 (1.16%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.58%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 82 (47.40%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (9.25%) Mobile App
2 16 (9.25%) Video\Live Streaming
3 15 (8.67%) Algorithms
3 15 (8.67%) Java Card
3 15 (8.67%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (6.94%) STB
5 11 (6.36%) IPTV
6 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.62%) BBC
7 8 (4.62%) Digital TV
7 8 (4.62%) Media Streaming
7 8 (4.62%) MPEG
8 5 (2.89%) Chromecast
9 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.73%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) CESG
10 2 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 104 (60.12%) Linux
2 97 (56.07%) Windows
3 92 (53.18%) Windows Server
4 54 (31.21%) Apple iOS
5 37 (21.39%) Mac OS X
6 19 (10.98%) Android
7 8 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (2.89%) Unix
9 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (56.65%) Information Security
3 90 (52.02%) Cybersecurity
3 90 (52.02%) Data Protection
4 85 (49.13%) Security Architecture
5 84 (48.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 82 (47.40%) SIEM
6 82 (47.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 77 (44.51%) ITIL
8 75 (43.35%) Data Loss Prevention
9 69 (39.88%) Penetration Testing
10 51 (29.48%) Security Operations
11 19 (10.98%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.25%) Migration
13 15 (8.67%) Mobile Application Development
13 15 (8.67%) Threat Modelling
14 13 (7.51%) Multithreading
14 13 (7.51%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (6.36%) Open Source
16 10 (5.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.50%) Java
2 16 (9.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.94%) Python
4 11 (6.36%) C
4 11 (6.36%) C++
5 10 (5.78%) C#
5 10 (5.78%) SQL
6 8 (4.62%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.47%) Apple Swift
7 6 (3.47%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.31%) Kotlin
8 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.73%) PHP
9 3 (1.73%) Ruby
10 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) Go
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (47.40%) CISSP
2 73 (42.20%) CISM
3 14 (8.09%) PhD
4 9 (5.20%) CISMP
4 9 (5.20%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (5.20%) Security+ Certification
5 7 (4.05%) Degree
6 6 (3.47%) CLAS
7 1 (0.58%) CEH
7 1 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (47.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 82 (47.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (4.62%) GDPR
3 4 (2.31%) OIPF
4 2 (1.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (46.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.62%) Docker
3 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) KVM
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 5 (2.89%) HockeyApp
3 4 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.31%) systemd
4 3 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.73%) Mesos
4 3 (1.73%) Rancher
4 3 (1.73%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.58%) Grafana
5 1 (0.58%) logstash
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (26.01%) Apple
2 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.40%) Hyperion
4 14 (8.09%) Oracle
5 8 (4.62%) Arqiva
5 8 (4.62%) BT
5 8 (4.62%) CA
5 8 (4.62%) SAP
6 7 (4.05%) Forcepoint
7 4 (2.31%) Broadcom
8 3 (1.73%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (1.73%) Cisco
8 3 (1.73%) Dell
8 3 (1.73%) Juniper
8 3 (1.73%) Meraki
8 3 (1.73%) Qualys
9 1 (0.58%) Informatica
9 1 (0.58%) Murex
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.58%) Splunk