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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 242 250 231
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 18 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 10
Average salary £37,500 £51,250 £78,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -34.29%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -7.40%
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
2421 2479 2232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.11% 33.21% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 1902 1814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cryptography across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Cryptography Salary Histogram 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 3 September 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
Manchester +20 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Cheshire -1 5 £47,500 -17.39%
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) PKI
3 17 (50.00%) C++
3 17 (50.00%) Analytics
4 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
5 15 (44.12%) CentOS
5 15 (44.12%) Puppet
5 15 (44.12%) OpenVPN
5 15 (44.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (44.12%) Scrum
5 15 (44.12%) PHP
5 15 (44.12%) MySQL
5 15 (44.12%) VPN
5 15 (44.12%) PPTP
5 15 (44.12%) IPsec
5 15 (44.12%) Migration
5 15 (44.12%) Route 53
5 15 (44.12%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (41.18%) Vagrant
6 14 (41.18%) Docker
6 14 (41.18%) DevOps
6 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (41.18%) Finance
6 14 (41.18%) Python
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) TDD
6 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
7 11 (32.35%) LAMP
8 9 (26.47%) Windows

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (44.12%) Route 53
2 15 (44.12%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) VPN
1 15 (44.12%) PPTP
1 15 (44.12%) IPsec
1 15 (44.12%) OpenVPN
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cryptography Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Tandem
3 1 (2.94%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) CentOS
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) UNIX
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Analytics
2 15 (44.12%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (44.12%) Migration
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) TDD
3 14 (41.18%) Data Protection
3 14 (41.18%) DevOps
3 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 6 (17.65%) Information Security
6 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Security Management
8 3 (8.82%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C++
2 15 (44.12%) PHP
2 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
3 14 (41.18%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CISSP
1 3 (8.82%) CISM
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Puppet
2 14 (41.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Splunk