The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 222 178 214
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 5 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.59% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 1.94% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 3
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1677 1549 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.19% 30.59% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1287 1341
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Cryptography Salary Trend in the South West

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cryptography across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in the South West

Cryptography
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Gloucestershire -16 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire - 2 £60,000 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) IPv4
2 5 (71.43%) IPv6
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
4 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) SCADA
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (42.86%) OO

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) IPv4
2 5 (71.43%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) H.323
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
1 3 (42.86%) SCADA
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security
2 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) Tandberg