The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 116 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.30% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £48,750 £68,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £59,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £77,750 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
Cryptography
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 667 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.16% 37.01% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 534 492 439
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cryptography
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Cheshire region.

Cryptography Salary Trend in Cheshire

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Cryptography
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £48,750 -
Cryptography
North West

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (81.82%) Finance
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
6 8 (36.36%) Change Management
6 8 (36.36%) Information Security
6 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
7 7 (31.82%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (31.82%) Tandem
7 7 (31.82%) PKI
7 7 (31.82%) IBM
7 7 (31.82%) Mainframe
8 6 (27.27%) Java
9 5 (22.73%) C
9 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
10 4 (18.18%) C#
10 4 (18.18%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
11 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
11 3 (13.64%) AIX
11 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
11 3 (13.64%) Banking
12 2 (9.09%) C++
12 2 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
13 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
13 1 (4.55%) Information Governance

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Cryptography Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mainframe
1 7 (31.82%) Tandem
1 7 (31.82%) PKI
1 7 (31.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) UNIX
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
2 8 (36.36%) Change Management
2 8 (36.36%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) C
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) IBM