The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 315 323 304
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 5 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 14
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
Cryptography
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4531 5429 5256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.77% 46.35% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3904 4621 4758
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Cryptography Salary Trend in the City of London

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cryptography across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in the City of London

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) CISA
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) CESG
3 3 (30.00%) SAML
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) CEH
4 2 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) DVB
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Product Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Professional Services Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SAML
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) OAuth
2 2 (20.00%) OpenID
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) CESG
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) DTV
4 1 (10.00%) IPTV
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) VHDL
4 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (10.00%) STB
4 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Database Security
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) DRM
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) GPEN
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
4 1 (10.00%) GSEC
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) RHCE
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap