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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 91 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 14 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.94% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 0.84% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
661 834 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.57% 46.28% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 532 656 683
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (75.00%) Degree
2 31 (70.45%) Information Security
3 25 (56.82%) Software Engineering
4 24 (54.55%) Data Protection
5 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 22 (50.00%) C#
6 20 (45.45%) Mathematics
7 19 (43.18%) Mentoring
8 18 (40.91%) C
8 18 (40.91%) Python
9 16 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (31.82%) Product Management
11 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
12 11 (25.00%) C++
13 10 (22.73%) Java
14 9 (20.45%) Project Management
14 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
14 9 (20.45%) Requirements Management
15 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (18.18%) UNIX
15 8 (18.18%) Windows
16 6 (13.64%) Linux
16 6 (13.64%) Postgraduate
16 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
16 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
16 6 (13.64%) Line Management
17 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
17 5 (11.36%) Validation
17 5 (11.36%) Web Services

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.55%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Test Engineer
1 12 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
1 12 (27.27%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Java Programmer
8 2 (4.55%) Programmer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.27%) EJB
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) XSD
4 1 (2.27%) XSLT
4 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.27%) WinForms
4 1 (2.27%) Java EE
4 1 (2.27%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.27%) JPA
4 1 (2.27%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 16 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.82%) PKI
5 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 2 (4.55%) EMV
6 2 (4.55%) Human Factors
7 1 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) UNIX
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Information Security
2 25 (56.82%) Software Engineering
3 24 (54.55%) Data Protection
4 19 (43.18%) Mentoring
5 16 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (31.82%) Product Management
7 9 (20.45%) Requirements Management
7 9 (20.45%) Project Management
8 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.64%) Quality Management
9 6 (13.64%) Line Management
10 5 (11.36%) Validation
11 4 (9.09%) Change Management
11 4 (9.09%) OO
12 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.55%) OOP
12 2 (4.55%) Migration
12 2 (4.55%) Scrum
12 2 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 18 (40.91%) Python
2 18 (40.91%) C
3 11 (25.00%) C++
4 10 (22.73%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Postgraduate
4 2 (4.55%) CISSP
4 2 (4.55%) CEH
4 2 (4.55%) CISMP
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £42k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago