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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 73 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 39 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.32% 0.94% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 2.04% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £48,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
827 687 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.17% 46.29% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 596 534 808
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 2014.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 61 (96.83%) Degree
2 50 (79.37%) Computer Science
3 49 (77.78%) Information Security
4 48 (76.19%) C#
5 45 (71.43%) Software Engineering
5 45 (71.43%) Mathematics
6 41 (65.08%) Python
7 36 (57.14%) C
7 36 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
8 32 (50.79%) C++
9 30 (47.62%) Data Protection
10 27 (42.86%) Windows
11 24 (38.10%) Java
11 24 (38.10%) UNIX
12 22 (34.92%) Mentoring
13 21 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (31.75%) Internet
14 20 (31.75%) Management Information System
14 20 (31.75%) Product Management
15 19 (30.16%) ISO 9000
15 19 (30.16%) PKI
16 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
18 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
19 12 (19.05%) OpenStack
20 11 (17.46%) CloudStack
20 11 (17.46%) Linux
21 10 (15.87%) Line Management
21 10 (15.87%) Software Architecture
22 9 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (19.05%) OpenStack
2 11 (17.46%) CloudStack
3 5 (7.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (12.70%) Electronics
1 8 (12.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Software Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Test Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Integration Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Architect
5 10 (15.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Software Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Cryptography Specialist
8 4 (6.35%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Security Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Solutions Consultant
11 1 (1.59%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (79.37%) Computer Science
2 45 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 36 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (31.75%) Management Information System
5 19 (30.16%) PKI
6 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.17%) EMV
7 2 (3.17%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) UNIX
3 11 (17.46%) Linux
4 3 (4.76%) AIX
4 3 (4.76%) HPUX
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Information Security
2 45 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 30 (47.62%) Data Protection
4 22 (34.92%) Mentoring
5 21 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (31.75%) Product Management
7 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.87%) Software Architecture
8 10 (15.87%) Line Management
9 9 (14.29%) Requirements Management
9 9 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
10 8 (12.70%) OOP
10 8 (12.70%) OO
10 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.11%) Project Management
12 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
13 4 (6.35%) Quality Management
14 3 (4.76%) Change Management
14 3 (4.76%) Validation
14 3 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) C#
2 41 (65.08%) Python
3 36 (57.14%) C
4 32 (50.79%) C++
5 24 (38.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 61 (96.83%) Degree
2 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) Postgraduate
4 5 (7.94%) CISSP
4 5 (7.94%) CEH
4 5 (7.94%) CISMP
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Xen
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) HP
2 1 (1.59%) VMware
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