The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 103 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 17 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 0.43% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 1.34% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £53,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-7.98% +31.48%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
684 522 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.20% 31.73% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 512 452 554
Average salary £39,308 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Cryptography
Cambridgeshire

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 11 July 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 18 (78.26%) C++
2 16 (69.57%) Degree
3 15 (65.22%) Product Management
4 14 (60.87%) UNIX
4 14 (60.87%) Python
4 14 (60.87%) Internet
5 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
5 13 (56.52%) Management Information System
5 13 (56.52%) Information Security
6 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
6 11 (47.83%) C#
6 11 (47.83%) Windows
7 10 (43.48%) C
7 10 (43.48%) ISO 9000
7 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
7 10 (43.48%) PKI
7 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) OO
9 7 (30.43%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) OpenStack
10 6 (26.09%) CloudStack
10 6 (26.09%) Requirements Engineering
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) Postgraduate
11 5 (21.74%) Linux
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
11 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (30.43%) OpenStack
2 6 (26.09%) CloudStack
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) 802.11
2 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
1 4 (17.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.35%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Management Information System
2 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
3 10 (43.48%) PKI
3 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
3 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Firmware
5 3 (13.04%) ASIC
5 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) HPUX
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Product Management
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Information Security
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
8 3 (13.04%) OOD
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C++
2 14 (60.87%) Python
3 11 (47.83%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) C
5 7 (30.43%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
7 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Postgraduate
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) CEH
4 1 (4.35%) CISMP
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
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