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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 727 723 667
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -56
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 171 168 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.39% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 98 120 142
Average salary £52,500 £52,750 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.47% -0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -11 154 £55,000 +3.77% 15
East of England +23 55 £55,000 -3.50% 1
Cambridge +29 45 £42,000 -40.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 45 £42,000 -40.00% 1
London -10 36 £57,500 -11.53% 5
South East -3 34 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland +17 17 £50,000 +16.95%
Edinburgh +11 17 £50,000 +9.89%
Hampshire -21 12 £60,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey -6 11 £60,000 +14.28%
Hertfordshire -9 9 £55,000 +25.00%
North West +1 8 £40,000 +35.59% 3
East Midlands +33 7 £77,500 +91.35%
Yorkshire -29 7 £40,438 -49.45% 1
Guildford - 7 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £42,500 +70.00%
West Yorkshire -12 6 £40,438 - 1
City of London +25 5 £67,500 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £77,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £77,500 -
North East -8 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Manchester -11 4 £28,750 -2.54% 3
Berkshire -12 4 £70,000 +72.83% 3
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £70,000 - 2
Leeds -6 3 £44,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Tyne and Wear -12 3 £40,000 -33.33%
South West -22 3 £42,500 +6.25%

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 103 (31.69%) Information Security
2 102 (31.38%) Software Engineering
3 97 (29.85%) C#
3 97 (29.85%) Degree
4 87 (26.77%) Windows
5 81 (24.92%) Computer Science
6 80 (24.62%) Banking
7 79 (24.31%) SQL
8 75 (23.08%) Finance
9 70 (21.54%) Java
10 66 (20.31%) Mathematics
11 63 (19.38%) PKI
12 62 (19.08%) C++
13 59 (18.15%) Mentoring
14 58 (17.85%) CISSP
15 57 (17.54%) Security Cleared
16 55 (16.92%) Linux
17 53 (16.31%) Internet
17 53 (16.31%) PCI DSS
18 51 (15.69%) .NET
18 51 (15.69%) Management Information System
19 50 (15.38%) Python
19 50 (15.38%) E-Commerce
20 49 (15.08%) C
21 47 (14.46%) UNIX
21 47 (14.46%) TCP/IP
22 46 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
23 44 (13.54%) Data Protection
24 42 (12.92%) Penetration Testing
24 42 (12.92%) JavaScript

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (2.77%) Apache
1 9 (2.77%) OpenStack
1 9 (2.77%) CloudStack
2 6 (1.85%) CICS
3 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.23%) GlassFish
3 4 (1.23%) IIS
4 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.62%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) WordPress
6 1 (0.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.92%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.62%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
1 39 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.31%) Internet
2 47 (14.46%) TCP/IP
3 33 (10.15%) Network Security
4 22 (6.77%) X.509
5 18 (5.54%) SSL
6 17 (5.23%) LDAP
6 17 (5.23%) SMS
7 16 (4.92%) ATM
8 13 (4.00%) LAN
8 13 (4.00%) WAN
8 13 (4.00%) HTTP
9 11 (3.38%) IPsec
9 11 (3.38%) NFC
10 9 (2.77%) Wireshark
10 9 (2.77%) VPN
11 7 (2.15%) Kerberos
11 7 (2.15%) tcpdump
12 6 (1.85%) DNS
12 6 (1.85%) Firewall
13 5 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.31%) DB2
3 10 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.54%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.23%) MySQL
5 4 (1.23%) Big Data
6 2 (0.62%) SQLite
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.62%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.31%) Ant
4 1 (0.31%) JUnit
4 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.31%) Xcode
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 80 (24.62%) Banking
2 75 (23.08%) Finance
3 39 (12.00%) Retail
4 32 (9.85%) Law
5 21 (6.46%) Telecoms
5 21 (6.46%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.77%) Electronics
6 9 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.77%) Legal
7 5 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.54%) Military
8 4 (1.23%) French Language
9 3 (0.92%) Automotive
9 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (16.31%) Developer
2 52 (16.00%) Analyst
3 47 (14.46%) Consultant
4 44 (13.54%) Software Engineer
5 28 (8.62%) Security Analyst
6 26 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 26 (8.00%) Architect
7 25 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 25 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 20 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 20 (6.15%) Integration Engineer
8 20 (6.15%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 19 (5.85%) Security Manager
9 19 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (5.85%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (5.23%) Business Analyst
10 17 (5.23%) Payments Business Analyst
11 16 (4.92%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.69%) .NET
2 40 (12.31%) ASP.NET
2 40 (12.31%) .NET Framework
2 40 (12.31%) jQuery
2 40 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 40 (12.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 39 (12.00%) Ajax
3 39 (12.00%) NHibernate
4 37 (11.38%) Web Services
5 26 (8.00%) XML
6 18 (5.54%) REST
7 16 (4.92%) J2EE
8 15 (4.62%) Middleware
9 14 (4.31%) OAuth
10 12 (3.69%) Java EE
11 10 (3.08%) SAML
11 10 (3.08%) OpenID
12 9 (2.77%) HTML
12 9 (2.77%) JSON
13 8 (2.46%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (24.92%) Computer Science
2 66 (20.31%) Mathematics
3 63 (19.38%) PKI
4 51 (15.69%) Management Information System
5 37 (11.38%) Embedded Systems
6 34 (10.46%) EMV
7 27 (8.31%) CESG
8 24 (7.38%) Mainframe
9 22 (6.77%) Mobile Payment
9 22 (6.77%) Algorithms
10 21 (6.46%) Smartcard
11 20 (6.15%) Mobile Banking
12 19 (5.85%) CESG CLAS
12 19 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (5.23%) Tandem
13 17 (5.23%) APACS
13 17 (5.23%) SWIFT
13 17 (5.23%) IVR
14 11 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 87 (26.77%) Windows
2 55 (16.92%) Linux
3 47 (14.46%) UNIX
4 25 (7.69%) Android
5 16 (4.92%) Solaris
6 14 (4.31%) Windows XP
6 14 (4.31%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.38%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.85%) zOS
8 6 (1.85%) CentOS
9 3 (0.92%) AIX
9 3 (0.92%) HPUX
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.69%) Information Security
2 102 (31.38%) Software Engineering
3 59 (18.15%) Mentoring
4 50 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 46 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (13.54%) Data Protection
7 42 (12.92%) Penetration Testing
8 39 (12.00%) MVC
9 31 (9.54%) Change Management
10 30 (9.23%) Risk Management
11 29 (8.92%) ITIL
12 26 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 23 (7.08%) Data Security
14 21 (6.46%) Product Management
15 18 (5.54%) Software Architecture
15 18 (5.54%) Project Planning
16 16 (4.92%) Coaching
17 15 (4.62%) Cyber Security
18 14 (4.31%) Analytics
18 14 (4.31%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 97 (29.85%) C#
2 79 (24.31%) SQL
3 70 (21.54%) Java
4 62 (19.08%) C++
5 50 (15.38%) Python
6 49 (15.08%) C
7 42 (12.92%) JavaScript
8 30 (9.23%) T-SQL
9 20 (6.15%) JCL
10 16 (4.92%) COBOL
11 15 (4.62%) PL/1
11 15 (4.62%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.77%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.85%) XPath
14 5 (1.54%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.54%) Perl
15 4 (1.23%) PHP
15 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.92%) Ruby
17 2 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (29.85%) Degree
2 58 (17.85%) CISSP
3 57 (17.54%) Security Cleared
4 31 (9.54%) SC Cleared
5 30 (9.23%) CISM
6 19 (5.85%) CISMP
7 18 (5.54%) CISA
8 17 (5.23%) CCA
9 12 (3.69%) PhD
10 11 (3.38%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.46%) CEH
11 8 (2.46%) Postgraduate
12 6 (1.85%) CCNP
12 6 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.54%) GCIA
14 3 (0.92%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.92%) GIAC
15 2 (0.62%) GPEN
15 2 (0.62%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (16.31%) PCI DSS
2 33 (10.15%) QA
3 31 (9.54%) ISO 8583
4 23 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (6.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (4.62%) ISO 9000
7 10 (3.08%) COBIT
8 8 (2.46%) COSO
9 2 (0.62%) SLA
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.54%) Snort
3 4 (1.23%) Firmware
4 2 (0.62%) Squid
5 1 (0.31%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.31%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) Puppet
2 2 (0.62%) OpenView
2 2 (0.62%) Cacti
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.54%) Oracle
3 17 (5.23%) IBM
4 16 (4.92%) HP
5 15 (4.62%) VocaLink
6 14 (4.31%) NCR
7 7 (2.15%) Juniper
7 7 (2.15%) Cisco
7 7 (2.15%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.54%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.23%) Symbian
9 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.92%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (0.92%) LogRhythm
11 2 (0.62%) F5
11 2 (0.62%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.62%) Kaspersky
11 2 (0.62%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.62%) SonicWALL
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Negotiable + Car allowance, Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 to £60000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago