The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 256 - 244
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 4 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 17
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Cryptography
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2446 2289 2476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.60% 32.83% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2103 1860 2172
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cryptography Salary Trend in the North West

Cryptography
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) PKI
2 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Tandem
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) SAML
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Biometrics
6 2 (15.38%) Java

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) SAML
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) OAuth
1 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
1 6 (46.15%) PKI
1 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
2 5 (38.46%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) Tandem
3 2 (15.38%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) SABSA
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM