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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 286 332 308
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 24 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 9
Average salary £46,000 £65,000 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £70,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
4374 5847 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.52% 46.81% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 4812 4752
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in the City of London

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Information Security
2 16 (57.14%) Network Security
3 11 (39.29%) CISSP
4 9 (32.14%) SSCP
4 9 (32.14%) Identity Management
4 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (32.14%) Security+ Certification
4 9 (32.14%) GSEC
4 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity
4 9 (32.14%) Security Architecture
4 9 (32.14%) PKI
4 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (32.14%) Cyber Security
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 7 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (25.00%) WorldPay
7 6 (21.43%) CISA
7 6 (21.43%) Internet
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) COBIT
8 5 (17.86%) CISM
8 5 (17.86%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) Database Security
9 4 (14.29%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) Internet
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) DVB
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Information Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) OAuth
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) PKI
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) CESG
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) IPTV
4 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.57%) STB
4 1 (3.57%) Neural Network
4 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.57%) DTV
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) VMS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (32.14%) Identity Management
2 9 (32.14%) Security Architecture
2 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity
2 9 (32.14%) Cyber Security
3 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Database Security
6 3 (10.71%) SIEM
6 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.14%) OWASP
7 2 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) C
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) F#
3 1 (3.57%) Scala
3 1 (3.57%) R
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) SSCP
2 9 (32.14%) Security+ Certification
2 9 (32.14%) GSEC
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) CISA
5 5 (17.86%) CISM
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (10.71%) CEH
7 1 (3.57%) GCED
7 1 (3.57%) GCIH
7 1 (3.57%) GCWN
7 1 (3.57%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.86%) COBIT
3 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec
2 2 (7.14%) Websense
2 2 (7.14%) AppSense
2 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
2 2 (7.14%) Qualys
2 2 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.57%) BT
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix