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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 729 835 697
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -138
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 173 103 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.087% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 129 57 117
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,125 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 +62 135 £47,500 -5.00% 26
London +37 55 £56,000 +1.81% 8
Scotland +36 36 £42,000 -12.95%
Glasgow +37 33 £42,000 +1.20%
South East +21 22 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West +10 20 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 19 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England -7 19 £50,000 +7.52% 5
Cambridge +22 18 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Leeds +21 17 £41,500 +10.66% 2
West Yorkshire +20 17 £41,500 +10.66% 2
Yorkshire +18 17 £41,500 +10.66% 2
City of London +34 16 £46,750 -30.74%
Manchester +6 11 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Cheshire +6 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Hampshire -9 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Middlesex - 6 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh +11 5 £62,500 +13.63%
Knutsford - 5 £50,000 - 1
Guildford +14 4 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Surrey +13 4 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £35,000 -
Wembley - 3 £45,500 - 1
South West -3 2 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Southampton -5 2 £62,500 +66.66%
Fareham - 2 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £117,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £65,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £117,500 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 160 (41.99%) Information Security
2 157 (41.21%) Degree
3 135 (35.43%) Finance
4 110 (28.87%) CISSP
5 104 (27.30%) Windows
6 92 (24.15%) Computer Science
7 89 (23.36%) Java
8 86 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (22.31%) Network Security
10 80 (21.00%) C++
11 74 (19.42%) C
11 74 (19.42%) Cyber Security
12 68 (17.85%) CISM
13 66 (17.32%) Data Security
14 65 (17.06%) C#
15 64 (16.80%) JavaScript
16 63 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
17 62 (16.27%) Software Engineering
18 60 (15.75%) Linux
19 58 (15.22%) SIEM
20 56 (14.70%) Penetration Testing
21 55 (14.44%) Incident Management
22 52 (13.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 52 (13.65%) SQL
23 51 (13.39%) HTML
24 48 (12.60%) Management Information System
25 47 (12.34%) Data Protection
26 46 (12.07%) PKI
27 45 (11.81%) OO
28 44 (11.55%) .NET

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (2.10%) IIS
1 8 (2.10%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.52%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.52%) WordPress
4 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.52%) GemFire
5 1 (0.26%) Lync
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (3.67%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (2.36%) Route 53
5 4 (1.05%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.31%) Network Security
2 39 (10.24%) Firewall
3 37 (9.71%) Internet
4 32 (8.40%) Wireless
5 28 (7.35%) HTTP
6 27 (7.09%) SSL
7 18 (4.72%) TCP/IP
7 18 (4.72%) IPsec
8 17 (4.46%) DVB
9 14 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (3.15%) VPN
11 11 (2.89%) OpenVPN
12 10 (2.62%) LDAP
12 10 (2.62%) LAN
13 9 (2.36%) PPTP
13 9 (2.36%) HTTPS
13 9 (2.36%) NFC
14 6 (1.57%) WLAN
15 5 (1.31%) ATM
16 4 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.04%) MySQL
3 12 (3.15%) Couchbase
4 6 (1.57%) CouchDB
5 5 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.31%) DB2
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.05%) Redis
6 4 (1.05%) Big Data
7 3 (0.79%) MS Access
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (3.41%) JIRA
2 9 (2.36%) Maven
3 8 (2.10%) Selenium
4 7 (1.84%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.31%) FitNesse
5 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.31%) JUnit
6 4 (1.05%) Ant
6 4 (1.05%) Log4j
6 4 (1.05%) HttpUnit
6 4 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.05%) Grunt
6 4 (1.05%) Mockito
7 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.52%) Subversion
7 2 (0.52%) JMeter
8 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 135 (35.43%) Finance
2 39 (10.24%) Legal
3 35 (9.19%) Law
4 32 (8.40%) Banking
5 30 (7.87%) Telecoms
6 23 (6.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (6.04%) Retail
7 11 (2.89%) Electronics
8 7 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.57%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.57%) Publishing
10 5 (1.31%) Marketing
10 5 (1.31%) Back Office
11 3 (0.79%) Games
12 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.52%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Military
13 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 74 (19.42%) Developer
2 58 (15.22%) Analyst
3 51 (13.39%) Consultant
4 50 (13.12%) Security Analyst
5 37 (9.71%) Security Consultant
6 31 (8.14%) Architect
7 26 (6.82%) Security Engineer
8 25 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 24 (6.30%) Information Security Consultant
10 23 (6.04%) Senior Consultant
11 19 (4.99%) Information Security Analyst
11 19 (4.99%) Information Analyst
12 18 (4.72%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.72%) IT Security Analyst
13 17 (4.46%) Security Manager
14 16 (4.20%) Security Architect
15 14 (3.67%) Java Developer
15 14 (3.67%) Senior Security Consultant
16 12 (3.15%) Senior Manager
17 11 (2.89%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.39%) HTML
2 44 (11.55%) .NET
3 36 (9.45%) CSS
4 25 (6.56%) REST
5 24 (6.30%) .NET Framework
6 21 (5.51%) jQuery
6 21 (5.51%) ASP.NET
7 19 (4.99%) Web Services
8 17 (4.46%) RESTful
8 17 (4.46%) HTML5
9 16 (4.20%) PlayReady
9 16 (4.20%) JSON
10 12 (3.15%) Ajax
10 12 (3.15%) Entity Framework
11 11 (2.89%) NHibernate
11 11 (2.89%) Spring
11 11 (2.89%) J2EE
12 10 (2.62%) XML
12 10 (2.62%) WCF
12 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (24.15%) Computer Science
2 63 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (12.60%) Management Information System
4 46 (12.07%) PKI
5 31 (8.14%) Mobile Payment
6 22 (5.77%) EMV
7 20 (5.25%) Mainframe
8 18 (4.72%) SCADA
9 16 (4.20%) Mathematics
9 16 (4.20%) Smartcard
10 15 (3.94%) Algorithms
11 14 (3.67%) Tandem
12 13 (3.41%) iPhone
13 12 (3.15%) Streaming Video
14 10 (2.62%) NHS
14 10 (2.62%) IBM Mainframe
14 10 (2.62%) Mobile Banking
15 9 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (2.36%) Mobile App
15 9 (2.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 104 (27.30%) Windows
2 60 (15.75%) Linux
3 42 (11.02%) UNIX
4 36 (9.45%) Android
5 29 (7.61%) Apple iOS
6 16 (4.20%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.89%) CentOS
8 10 (2.62%) VMS
9 8 (2.10%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.57%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.79%) AIX
13 1 (0.26%) Solaris
13 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.99%) Information Security
2 86 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (19.42%) Cyber Security
4 66 (17.32%) Data Security
5 62 (16.27%) Software Engineering
6 58 (15.22%) SIEM
7 56 (14.70%) Penetration Testing
8 55 (14.44%) Incident Management
9 47 (12.34%) Data Protection
10 45 (11.81%) OO
11 44 (11.55%) Risk Management
12 41 (10.76%) Business Continuity
12 41 (10.76%) ITIL
12 41 (10.76%) TDD
13 40 (10.50%) Mentoring
14 35 (9.19%) Security Architecture
14 35 (9.19%) E-Commerce
15 34 (8.92%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (7.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (6.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (23.36%) Java
2 80 (21.00%) C++
3 74 (19.42%) C
4 65 (17.06%) C#
5 64 (16.80%) JavaScript
6 52 (13.65%) SQL
7 35 (9.19%) Python
8 18 (4.72%) PHP
9 12 (3.15%) VB
9 12 (3.15%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.89%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.89%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.31%) PL/1
12 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.31%) JCL
12 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.31%) COBOL
12 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 157 (41.21%) Degree
2 110 (28.87%) CISSP
3 68 (17.85%) CISM
4 42 (11.02%) Security Cleared
5 32 (8.40%) CISA
6 24 (6.30%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.20%) SSCP
8 12 (3.15%) Security+ Certification
8 12 (3.15%) GSEC
9 6 (1.57%) MBA
9 6 (1.57%) CEH
10 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.05%) GCIH
11 4 (1.05%) GCWN
11 4 (1.05%) GCIA
11 4 (1.05%) PCI QSA
11 4 (1.05%) CSSLP
11 4 (1.05%) GCED
12 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (10.24%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.09%) COBIT
4 17 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (3.15%) QA
6 6 (1.57%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.79%) BS25999
8 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.52%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (2.10%) Xen
1 8 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (2.10%) VirtualBox
1 8 (2.10%) Docker
2 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.79%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Snort
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (3.67%) Puppet
2 8 (2.10%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.79%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) Nessus
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (7.61%) Oracle
2 19 (4.99%) IBM
3 14 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.15%) Perforce
4 12 (3.15%) VMware
5 10 (2.62%) Apple
6 9 (2.36%) Hyperion
7 8 (2.10%) HP
8 7 (1.84%) WorldPay
9 6 (1.57%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.57%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (1.31%) VocaLink
10 5 (1.31%) NCR
11 4 (1.05%) Sun
11 4 (1.05%) Trustwave
11 4 (1.05%) BT
12 3 (0.79%) Qualys
12 3 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.52%) Symantec
13 2 (0.52%) AppSense
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Woking
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 17 days ago