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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 221 242 242
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 29 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.033% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.095% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 2
Median salary £47,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2254 2103 2454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 34.61% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1594 1991
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +18 23 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Bristol +4 3 £65,000 +100.00%
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Cryptography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 45 (86.54%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 13 (25.00%) C
4 12 (23.08%) C++
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
5 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
6 7 (13.46%) Windows
6 7 (13.46%) Linux
6 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.62%) Android
7 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
7 5 (9.62%) Degree
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security
8 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.77%) Security Operations
9 3 (5.77%) Firmware
9 3 (5.77%) Electronics
9 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (5.77%) Finance
9 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
9 3 (5.77%) SAP
9 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
General
1 3 (5.77%) Electronics
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.77%) Marketing
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Consultant
1 15 (28.85%) Cryptography Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Cryptography Consultant
3 12 (23.08%) Research Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) FPGA Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (5.77%) VHDL
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.92%) CESG
4 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Android
2 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 4 (7.69%) Information Security
5 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.77%) Security Operations
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) C
2 12 (23.08%) C++
3 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Firmware
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (5.77%) SAP
1 3 (5.77%) Xilinx
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
2 2 (3.85%) VMware
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