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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 88 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 17 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 0.91% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 1.91% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,375 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -7.31%
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
666 837 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.27% 47.86% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 542 620 585
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 July 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 17 (54.84%) C
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 13 (41.94%) C++
3 13 (41.94%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Data Protection
4 12 (38.71%) Degree
4 12 (38.71%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Information Security
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
8 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.81%) VirtualBox
8 8 (25.81%) CAPI
8 8 (25.81%) Xen
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 7 (22.58%) Scrum
9 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
9 7 (22.58%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Multimedia
11 5 (16.13%) Change Management
11 5 (16.13%) SDLC
11 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 4 (12.90%) Product Management
12 4 (12.90%) OpenStack

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (12.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (19.35%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Security Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) J2EE
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) WinForms
2 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
1 9 (29.03%) Algorithms
2 7 (22.58%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) EMV
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Data Protection
2 12 (38.71%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Information Security
5 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.81%) CAPI
7 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) Change Management
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) Product Management
10 2 (6.45%) User Stories
10 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
10 2 (6.45%) Validation
10 2 (6.45%) Migration
10 2 (6.45%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
10 2 (6.45%) Use Case
11 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
11 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 13 (41.94%) C++
3 13 (41.94%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) CEH
4 2 (6.45%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Xen
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (25.81%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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