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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 97 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 20 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.33% 1.75% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.83% 3.60% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £53,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% -23.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -12.82%
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
706 806 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.88% 48.58% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 482 582 614
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 34 (79.07%) C
2 33 (76.74%) C++
3 26 (60.47%) Java
4 22 (51.16%) Secure Coding
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (41.86%) Oracle
7 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
7 16 (37.21%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) Scrum
9 10 (23.26%) Python
10 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 8 (18.60%) C#
12 7 (16.28%) Information Security
12 7 (16.28%) Kanban
12 7 (16.28%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (13.95%) Threat Modelling
13 6 (13.95%) FIPS 140-2
13 6 (13.95%) VirtualBox
13 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
13 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (13.95%) Xen
13 6 (13.95%) VMware
14 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
15 4 (9.30%) Firmware
15 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 4 (9.30%) TDD
15 4 (9.30%) Banking
15 4 (9.30%) PKI

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Ant
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) JUnit
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
1 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Security Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Developer in Test
4 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Development Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cryptography Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Cryptography Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Presales Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CGI
1 1 (2.33%) EclipseLink
1 1 (2.33%) EJB
1 1 (2.33%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) J2SE
1 1 (2.33%) Java EE
1 1 (2.33%) JAX-RS
1 1 (2.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (2.33%) JCE
1 1 (2.33%) JPA
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) Servlets
1 1 (2.33%) SOAP
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) XSD
1 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.30%) PKI
4 3 (6.98%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.98%) Smartcard
4 3 (6.98%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) HPUX
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Secure Coding
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.26%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) Information Security
6 7 (16.28%) Kanban
7 6 (13.95%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) Use Case
8 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.98%) Presales
10 2 (4.65%) CAPI
11 1 (2.33%) Android Development
11 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.33%) SDLC
11 1 (2.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) C
2 33 (76.74%) C++
3 26 (60.47%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) Python
5 8 (18.60%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VirtualBox
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.95%) Xen
2 4 (9.30%) Firmware
2 4 (9.30%) LXC
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
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