The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 137 149 151
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 23 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.48% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 1.32% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 1
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -7.40%
Cryptography
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1342 1368 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.94% 36.64% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 814 908 727
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cryptography
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Cryptography Salary Trend in Scotland

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Cryptography Salary Histogram in Scotland

Cryptography
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Scotland 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
Glasgow +21 19 £43,500 -33.07%
Edinburgh -13 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 60 (95.24%) Information Security
2 56 (88.89%) Finance
3 54 (85.71%) Cyber Security
4 50 (79.37%) CISSP
5 48 (76.19%) Network Security
5 48 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (74.60%) Incident Management
7 46 (73.02%) Data Security
8 45 (71.43%) Degree
9 39 (61.90%) CISM
10 38 (60.32%) SIEM
11 33 (52.38%) Law
12 28 (44.44%) Legal
13 17 (26.98%) Risk Management
14 16 (25.40%) Business Continuity
15 13 (20.63%) Analytics
16 11 (17.46%) Business Continuity Planning
16 11 (17.46%) BCP
17 10 (15.87%) CISA
18 8 (12.70%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (12.70%) ITIL
18 8 (12.70%) Risk Assessment
18 8 (12.70%) COBIT
18 8 (12.70%) SCADA
18 8 (12.70%) Information Assurance
18 8 (12.70%) Data Protection
18 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
18 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
18 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
18 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (76.19%) Network Security
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) LAN
3 3 (4.76%) WLAN
General
1 56 (88.89%) Finance
2 33 (52.38%) Law
3 28 (44.44%) Legal
4 8 (12.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Consultant
1 14 (22.22%) Security Consultant
1 14 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) Security Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Information Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Incident Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Lead Security Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Cyber Security Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) SOAP
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) WCF
1 1 (1.59%) jQuery
1 1 (1.59%) REST
1 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (12.70%) SCADA
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (95.24%) Information Security
2 54 (85.71%) Cyber Security
3 47 (74.60%) Incident Management
4 46 (73.02%) Data Security
5 38 (60.32%) SIEM
6 17 (26.98%) Risk Management
7 16 (25.40%) Business Continuity
8 13 (20.63%) Analytics
9 11 (17.46%) Business Continuity Planning
9 11 (17.46%) BCP
10 8 (12.70%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (12.70%) ITIL
10 8 (12.70%) Data Protection
10 8 (12.70%) Information Assurance
11 7 (11.11%) Security Management
12 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity Management
13 3 (4.76%) Benchmarking
13 3 (4.76%) Project Management
14 2 (3.17%) Service Management
14 2 (3.17%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C
2 2 (3.17%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (79.37%) CISSP
2 45 (71.43%) Degree
3 39 (61.90%) CISM
4 10 (15.87%) CISA
5 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.70%) COBIT
1 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Qualys
1 4 (6.35%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) IBM
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