The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 682 748 702
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -46
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 211 163 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 132 109 123
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £74,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42805 43480 43008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.29% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34401 34933 35896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cryptography
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK.

Cryptography Salary Trend in the UK

Cryptography
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cryptography over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Cryptography Salary Histogram in the UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England +2 175 £55,000 +3.77% 17
London -22 56 £58,000 -3.33% 5
East of England +17 52 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Cambridgeshire +25 40 £48,500 - 1
Cambridge +22 40 £48,500 - 1
Scotland +34 36 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh +29 36 £50,000 +9.89% 1
South East -33 31 £60,000 +23.07% 6
North East 0 16 £40,000 -33.33%
Hampshire -5 15 £72,500 -9.37%
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Tyne and Wear -5 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Hertfordshire -5 11 £50,000 +13.63%
Surrey +6 8 £60,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +19 7 £71,500 +34.90% 1
Yorkshire -46 7 £44,500 -25.83% 3
East Midlands +8 5 £77,500 +150.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £42,500 +70.00%
Guildford - 5 £52,500 -
Knutsford - 4 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £77,500 -
Durham - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £77,500 -
North West - 4 £50,000 -
Watford -16 3 £50,000 +13.63%
South West -24 3 £42,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -26 3 £44,500 -24.57% 3
Farnborough - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire -1 2 £70,000 +72.83% 2

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 109 (33.03%) Information Security
2 105 (31.82%) C#
3 104 (31.52%) Degree
4 103 (31.21%) Software Engineering
5 102 (30.91%) Windows
6 91 (27.58%) Computer Science
7 84 (25.45%) SQL
8 81 (24.55%) Banking
9 80 (24.24%) Java
10 72 (21.82%) Mathematics
11 71 (21.52%) Finance
12 66 (20.00%) C++
13 64 (19.39%) PKI
14 63 (19.09%) Internet
15 61 (18.48%) CISSP
15 61 (18.48%) Security Cleared
16 58 (17.58%) Mentoring
16 58 (17.58%) UNIX
16 58 (17.58%) Management Information System
17 55 (16.67%) Linux
18 54 (16.36%) Python
18 54 (16.36%) PCI DSS
19 52 (15.76%) E-Commerce
19 52 (15.76%) .NET
20 51 (15.45%) Retail
21 50 (15.15%) TCP/IP
22 48 (14.55%) C
22 48 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
23 44 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
24 43 (13.03%) Embedded Systems

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.24%) OpenStack
2 13 (3.94%) CloudStack
3 12 (3.64%) Apache
4 7 (2.12%) IIS
5 6 (1.82%) CICS
6 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.21%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.61%) CMS
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) Node.js
9 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.91%) MS Office
4 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.52%) Amazon EC2
1 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.09%) Internet
2 50 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 29 (8.79%) Network Security
4 23 (6.97%) X.509
5 20 (6.06%) LDAP
5 20 (6.06%) SMS
6 19 (5.76%) SSL
7 15 (4.55%) WAN
7 15 (4.55%) LAN
8 14 (4.24%) ATM
9 12 (3.64%) HTTP
9 12 (3.64%) Wireshark
10 10 (3.03%) NFC
11 8 (2.42%) Kerberos
12 7 (2.12%) VPN
12 7 (2.12%) tcpdump
13 6 (1.82%) DNS
13 6 (1.82%) IPsec
14 5 (1.52%) Firewall
14 5 (1.52%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.45%) DB2
3 9 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.21%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.21%) Big Data
6 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.91%) SQLite
7 2 (0.61%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.91%) Subversion
2 3 (0.91%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) JUnit
4 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 81 (24.55%) Banking
2 71 (21.52%) Finance
3 51 (15.45%) Retail
4 31 (9.39%) Law
5 24 (7.27%) Retail Banking
6 18 (5.45%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.94%) Electronics
8 10 (3.03%) Legal
9 9 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (2.73%) Military
10 6 (1.82%) French Language
11 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.61%) Advertising
13 2 (0.61%) German Language
13 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.61%) Automotive
14 1 (0.30%) Marketing
14 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (15.76%) Analyst
2 51 (15.45%) Developer
3 50 (15.15%) Consultant
4 48 (14.55%) Software Engineer
5 30 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 29 (8.79%) Security Consultant
7 28 (8.48%) Architect
8 27 (8.18%) Security Analyst
9 26 (7.88%) Test Engineer
10 20 (6.06%) .NET Developer
10 20 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
10 20 (6.06%) Business Analyst
10 20 (6.06%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 20 (6.06%) Payments Business Analyst
11 19 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (5.76%) C# Developer
11 19 (5.76%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
13 16 (4.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.76%) .NET
2 41 (12.42%) Web Services
3 39 (11.82%) ASP.NET
3 39 (11.82%) .NET Framework
3 39 (11.82%) jQuery
3 39 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 39 (11.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 38 (11.52%) Ajax
4 38 (11.52%) NHibernate
5 31 (9.39%) XML
6 20 (6.06%) J2EE
7 18 (5.45%) REST
8 15 (4.55%) OAuth
9 14 (4.24%) Middleware
10 12 (3.64%) Java EE
11 11 (3.33%) SAML
12 10 (3.03%) HTML
12 10 (3.03%) JSON
12 10 (3.03%) OpenID
13 8 (2.42%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 91 (27.58%) Computer Science
2 72 (21.82%) Mathematics
3 64 (19.39%) PKI
4 58 (17.58%) Management Information System
5 43 (13.03%) Embedded Systems
6 32 (9.70%) Mainframe
7 30 (9.09%) EMV
8 25 (7.58%) Tandem
9 24 (7.27%) CESG
10 23 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (6.36%) Algorithms
11 21 (6.36%) Mobile Payment
11 21 (6.36%) Smartcard
12 20 (6.06%) APACS
12 20 (6.06%) IVR
12 20 (6.06%) SWIFT
13 18 (5.45%) Mobile Banking
14 17 (5.15%) CESG CLAS
15 11 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 102 (30.91%) Windows
2 58 (17.58%) UNIX
3 55 (16.67%) Linux
4 21 (6.36%) Android
5 18 (5.45%) Windows XP
5 18 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.85%) Solaris
7 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.82%) zOS
9 3 (0.91%) AIX
9 3 (0.91%) HPUX
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.61%) CentOS
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (33.03%) Information Security
2 103 (31.21%) Software Engineering
3 58 (17.58%) Mentoring
4 52 (15.76%) E-Commerce
5 48 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 41 (12.42%) Data Protection
8 39 (11.82%) MVC
9 33 (10.00%) Change Management
10 29 (8.79%) Requirements Analysis
10 29 (8.79%) Data Security
11 28 (8.48%) ITIL
12 27 (8.18%) Risk Management
13 24 (7.27%) Product Management
14 21 (6.36%) Coaching
14 21 (6.36%) Project Planning
15 16 (4.85%) Software Architecture
16 15 (4.55%) Cyber Security
17 14 (4.24%) TOGAF
18 13 (3.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 105 (31.82%) C#
2 84 (25.45%) SQL
3 80 (24.24%) Java
4 66 (20.00%) C++
5 54 (16.36%) Python
6 48 (14.55%) C
7 40 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 29 (8.79%) T-SQL
9 24 (7.27%) JCL
10 19 (5.76%) PL/1
10 19 (5.76%) COBOL
10 19 (5.76%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.73%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.82%) Perl
13 5 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.52%) XPath
14 2 (0.61%) Ruby
14 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.61%) PHP
14 2 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (31.52%) Degree
2 61 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 61 (18.48%) CISSP
3 34 (10.30%) SC Cleared
4 30 (9.09%) CISM
5 20 (6.06%) CCA
6 19 (5.76%) CISMP
7 18 (5.45%) CISA
8 12 (3.64%) PhD
9 11 (3.33%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.42%) CCNP
10 8 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.12%) Postgraduate
11 7 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.12%) CEH
11 7 (2.12%) GPEN
11 7 (2.12%) OSCP
12 6 (1.82%) GIAC
13 5 (1.52%) GCIA
14 3 (0.91%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (16.36%) PCI DSS
2 38 (11.52%) ISO 8583
3 35 (10.61%) QA
4 22 (6.67%) ISO 9000
4 22 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (3.03%) COBIT
7 8 (2.42%) COSO
8 2 (0.61%) SLA
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.12%) Firmware
3 5 (1.52%) Snort
4 3 (0.91%) Nmap
4 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.61%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) OpenView
1 2 (0.61%) Cacti
1 2 (0.61%) Puppet
1 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.58%) IBM
3 21 (6.36%) Oracle
4 20 (6.06%) HP
5 18 (5.45%) NCR
6 14 (4.24%) VocaLink
7 7 (2.12%) Juniper
7 7 (2.12%) Cisco
8 5 (1.52%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.52%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.21%) Capita
9 4 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.21%) Symbian
10 3 (0.91%) VMware
10 3 (0.91%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (0.91%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.91%) LogRhythm
11 2 (0.61%) F5
11 2 (0.61%) Tableau
11 2 (0.61%) Kaspersky
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