The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK
Rank 704 727 805
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +78
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 147 191 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 105 133 71
Median salary £52,500 £50,550 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
34148 42304 42679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.50% 42.77% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27845 33900 34606
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
England +39 134 £50,000 - 17
London +35 51 £65,000 -4.41% 12
South West +11 22 £45,000 -33.33% 2
West Midlands +13 18 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Gloucestershire -19 18 £47,500 - 2
South East +59 15 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Birmingham - 12 - -
Scotland +29 10 £52,500 -
East Midlands +12 10 £45,000 -30.76%
Surrey +46 9 £37,500 +17.18%
Glasgow - 9 £52,500 -
Guildford +32 7 £30,000 -6.25%
North West -8 7 - -
Knutsford - 7 - -
Cheshire - 7 - -
Yorkshire +23 6 £65,000 - 1
Staffordshire +4 6 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Derbyshire - 6 £45,000 -
Derby - 6 £45,000 -
City of London +1 5 £60,000 +4.34%
Cheltenham -15 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East of England -10 4 £55,000 +30.95%
Cambridge -14 4 £55,000 +30.17%
Cambridgeshire -18 4 £55,000 +37.50%
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Doncaster - 4 - -
Hampshire +17 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Northamptonshire +11 3 £43,500 -13.00%
Gloucester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Northampton - 3 £43,500 -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 119 (36.06%) Cybersecurity
2 110 (33.33%) Information Security
3 99 (30.00%) Linux
4 89 (26.97%) Finance
4 89 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (26.06%) CISSP
6 79 (23.94%) Firewall
7 78 (23.64%) Windows
8 77 (23.33%) Degree
8 77 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 76 (23.03%) Computer Science
9 76 (23.03%) Management Information System
10 75 (22.73%) Java
11 72 (21.82%) Risk Management
12 71 (21.52%) SIEM
13 69 (20.91%) CISM
14 68 (20.61%) C++
15 66 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 63 (19.09%) Penetration Testing
16 63 (19.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 59 (17.88%) SQL
18 58 (17.58%) C
19 57 (17.27%) PKI
20 53 (16.06%) Security Architecture
21 52 (15.76%) Network Security
22 51 (15.45%) ITIL
23 49 (14.85%) Python
24 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
25 44 (13.33%) CISA
26 42 (12.73%) TCP/IP

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills 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 18 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.64%) JBoss
3 11 (3.33%) Apache
4 9 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.82%) Liferay
6 5 (1.52%) nginx
6 5 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.21%) IIS
7 4 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.30%) CMS
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.94%) assyst
1 13 (3.94%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.61%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.73%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) Office 365
4 4 (1.21%) GitHub
4 4 (1.21%) SaaS
5 3 (0.91%) IaaS
5 3 (0.91%) PaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.30%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (23.94%) Firewall
2 52 (15.76%) Network Security
3 42 (12.73%) TCP/IP
4 28 (8.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (7.27%) Wireless
6 20 (6.06%) HTTP
7 16 (4.85%) SSL
7 16 (4.85%) VLAN
7 16 (4.85%) VPN
7 16 (4.85%) Wireless Security
8 11 (3.33%) Internet
8 11 (3.33%) IPsec
8 11 (3.33%) SAN
9 10 (3.03%) NAS
10 9 (2.73%) DNS
10 9 (2.73%) LDAP
11 8 (2.42%) IPv6
11 8 (2.42%) tcpdump
11 8 (2.42%) X.509
12 7 (2.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.94%) Big Data
2 11 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.73%) MySQL
4 9 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.82%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.21%) DB2
8 4 (1.21%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.91%) GIS
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.42%) Metasploit
4 6 (1.82%) Hudson
5 5 (1.52%) JIRA
6 3 (0.91%) Ant
6 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.61%) Gradle
7 2 (0.61%) Selenium
8 1 (0.30%) AppScan
8 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.30%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 89 (26.97%) Finance
2 24 (7.27%) Banking
3 19 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.73%) Law
6 9 (2.73%) Retail
7 8 (2.42%) Legal
8 5 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Electronics
8 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (13.03%) Developer
2 39 (11.82%) Architect
2 39 (11.82%) Software Engineer
3 31 (9.39%) Security Engineer
4 30 (9.09%) Analyst
4 30 (9.09%) Consultant
5 28 (8.48%) Security Architect
6 24 (7.27%) Security Analyst
7 21 (6.36%) Security Consultant
8 18 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (5.45%) Team Leader
9 17 (5.15%) Security Manager
9 17 (5.15%) Security Officer
10 16 (4.85%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 15 (4.55%) Information Officer
11 15 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
12 14 (4.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 14 (4.24%) Research Engineer
13 13 (3.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 13 (3.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.91%) Web Services
2 15 (4.55%) .NET
3 13 (3.94%) HTML
3 13 (3.94%) REST
4 12 (3.64%) XML
5 11 (3.33%) Middleware
6 10 (3.03%) RESTful
7 9 (2.73%) HTML5
7 9 (2.73%) JSON
8 8 (2.42%) Node.js
9 7 (2.12%) LAMP
9 7 (2.12%) Regular Expression
9 7 (2.12%) XSD
10 6 (1.82%) JDBC
10 6 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (1.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.52%) CSS
11 5 (1.52%) JMS
11 5 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (23.03%) Computer Science
1 76 (23.03%) Management Information System
2 57 (17.27%) PKI
3 45 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (9.39%) CESG
5 28 (8.48%) Algorithms
6 27 (8.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 20 (6.06%) Mobile App
9 19 (5.76%) Physics
10 17 (5.15%) Fintech
11 16 (4.85%) Data Centre
12 15 (4.55%) Blockchain
13 13 (3.94%) Freedom of Information
13 13 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (3.03%) Smartcard
15 9 (2.73%) Biometrics
15 9 (2.73%) Cyber Attack
15 9 (2.73%) NHS
16 8 (2.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 99 (30.00%) Linux
2 78 (23.64%) Windows
3 42 (12.73%) Android
4 34 (10.30%) Apple iOS
5 32 (9.70%) Unix
6 18 (5.45%) Mac OS X
7 14 (4.24%) AIX
8 9 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.42%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.82%) VMS
11 5 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.91%) Solaris
13 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (36.06%) Cybersecurity
2 110 (33.33%) Information Security
3 89 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (21.82%) Risk Management
5 71 (21.52%) SIEM
6 66 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 63 (19.09%) Penetration Testing
8 53 (16.06%) Security Architecture
9 51 (15.45%) ITIL
10 38 (11.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 38 (11.52%) Service Delivery
11 36 (10.91%) Ethical Hacking
12 33 (10.00%) OWASP
13 32 (9.70%) TOGAF
14 31 (9.39%) Security Operations
15 30 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
16 26 (7.88%) Incident Management
16 26 (7.88%) Open Source
16 26 (7.88%) Security Testing
17 25 (7.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 75 (22.73%) Java
2 68 (20.61%) C++
3 59 (17.88%) SQL
4 58 (17.58%) C
5 49 (14.85%) Python
6 35 (10.61%) C#
7 29 (8.79%) Bash Shell
8 21 (6.36%) Go
9 18 (5.45%) PHP
10 15 (4.55%) Perl
10 15 (4.55%) Ruby
11 13 (3.94%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.94%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.64%) Scala
13 11 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.33%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.03%) Embedded C
15 9 (2.73%) Embedded C++
16 8 (2.42%) Groovy
17 7 (2.12%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (26.06%) CISSP
2 77 (23.33%) Degree
2 77 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 69 (20.91%) CISM
4 44 (13.33%) CISA
5 42 (12.73%) SC Cleared
6 27 (8.18%) DV Cleared
7 16 (4.85%) CEH
7 16 (4.85%) GIAC
7 16 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (4.85%) SANS
8 15 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.12%) RHCE
11 6 (1.82%) ISEB
11 6 (1.82%) MCSA
12 5 (1.52%) CCNA
12 5 (1.52%) CCNP
12 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (19.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (12.12%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.79%) QA
4 13 (3.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (3.64%) COBIT
6 9 (2.73%) SLA
7 8 (2.42%) JTAG
7 8 (2.42%) MISRA
8 5 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.21%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.61%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.30%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 29 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.94%) Docker
4 10 (3.03%) iptables
5 8 (2.42%) vSphere
6 6 (1.82%) NFS
6 6 (1.82%) Postfix
6 6 (1.82%) Squid
7 4 (1.21%) Firmware
7 4 (1.21%) XenApp
8 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.91%) Xen
9 2 (0.61%) KVM
9 2 (0.61%) QEMU
10 1 (0.30%) HDFS
10 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.30%) Snort
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 10 (3.03%) Nmap
2 9 (2.73%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 8 (2.42%) Nagios
4 7 (2.12%) Puppet
5 6 (1.82%) Nessus
6 4 (1.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.91%) Apache Shiro
7 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.91%) SELinux
8 2 (0.61%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.30%) EnCase
9 1 (0.30%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.30%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.30%) SCCM
9 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.39%) VMware
3 23 (6.97%) Oracle
4 17 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.85%) Citrix
6 10 (3.03%) SAP
7 7 (2.12%) HP
7 7 (2.12%) IBM
8 6 (1.82%) EMC
8 6 (1.82%) NetApp
8 6 (1.82%) Novell
9 5 (1.52%) CA
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco
9 5 (1.52%) Dell
9 5 (1.52%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.21%) Apigee
10 4 (1.21%) Mashery
10 4 (1.21%) WSO2
11 3 (0.91%) Fiorano
11 3 (0.91%) Google
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Anonymous recruiter
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Uxbridge
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39285 - £54158 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Metropolitan Police
Salary: £43,298 to £48,494 plus £3,406 location allowance plus 12.5% shift allowance
Posted: 20 days ago