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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 90 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 14 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 1.32% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.77% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £50,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
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
642 867 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.09% 47.77% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 540 627 575
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 14 (53.85%) C
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (42.31%) C++
4 11 (42.31%) Algorithms
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) Xen
5 10 (38.46%) Multimedia
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (38.46%) CAPI
5 10 (38.46%) VirtualBox
6 9 (34.62%) Data Protection
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Change Management
8 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
8 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) SDLC
11 3 (11.54%) Information Security
11 3 (11.54%) C#
11 3 (11.54%) SSL
11 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
11 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (7.69%) Migration

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (38.46%) Multimedia
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Algorithms
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) EMV
5 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (38.46%) CAPI
3 9 (34.62%) Data Protection
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Change Management
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.85%) Product Management
9 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) CEH
3 2 (7.69%) CISMP
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Xen
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (38.46%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle