The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 97 97 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 18 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 1.34% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 3.10% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.54%
Cryptography
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
836 677 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.29% 43.23% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 596 564 802
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region.

Cryptography Salary Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography.

1 33 (91.67%) Degree
2 28 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 28 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 28 (77.78%) C#
2 28 (77.78%) C++
3 25 (69.44%) Python
3 25 (69.44%) Information Security
3 25 (69.44%) Mathematics
4 23 (63.89%) Windows
5 22 (61.11%) C
6 20 (55.56%) UNIX
6 20 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
7 19 (52.78%) Java
7 19 (52.78%) PKI
8 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (50.00%) Internet
9 17 (47.22%) ISO 9000
10 16 (44.44%) Product Management
11 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
11 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
12 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
13 12 (33.33%) OpenStack
14 11 (30.56%) Requirements Engineering
14 11 (30.56%) CloudStack
15 9 (25.00%) OO
16 8 (22.22%) Electronics
16 8 (22.22%) Military
16 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
16 8 (22.22%) Line Management
16 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 11 (30.56%) CloudStack
3 5 (13.89%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.33%) 802.11
2 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (22.22%) Electronics
1 8 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Software Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Cryptography Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (8.33%) JCE
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 25 (69.44%) Mathematics
3 20 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (52.78%) PKI
5 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.67%) Firmware
7 3 (8.33%) ASIC
7 3 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) UNIX
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) AIX
4 3 (8.33%) HPUX
4 3 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 25 (69.44%) Information Security
3 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) Product Management
5 11 (30.56%) Requirements Engineering
6 9 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 8 (22.22%) Line Management
7 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
8 6 (16.67%) OOP
8 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.89%) Requirements Management
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) Quality Management
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (8.33%) OOD
11 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
11 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C#
1 28 (77.78%) C++
2 25 (69.44%) Python
3 22 (61.11%) C
4 19 (52.78%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 3 (8.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Postgraduate
4 3 (8.33%) CISSP
4 3 (8.33%) CEH
4 3 (8.33%) CISMP
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (47.22%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) HP