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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 100 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 4 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.36% 1.58% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 3.23% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 5
Median salary £55,000 £42,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.17% +0.59%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
623 713 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 55.87% 49.00% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 532 486 568
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Cryptography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) CGI
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Servlets
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (30.00%) OWASP
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) iPad
5 1 (10.00%) Fintech
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CGI
1 4 (40.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Fintech
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Secure Coding
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) OWASP
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle