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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank - 210 214
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 0 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.28% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.74% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +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
1924 2028 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.36% 38.52% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1642 1760
Average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Python

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Designer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) STL
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
1 1 (33.33%) Pthreads
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper