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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 737 720 708
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 158 158 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 113 95 137
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.54%

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
43021 41581 45815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.92% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33611 33777 38523
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -17 127 £52,500 -4.54% 10
London -21 38 £57,750 +5.00% 3
South East -22 30 £52,500 +0.96% 3
Scotland +8 29 £50,000 +42.85% 1
East of England +6 29 £49,000 -14.78%
Edinburgh - 28 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +9 21 £52,500 - 1
Cambridge 0 18 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 18 - -
North East - 13 £40,000 - 1
Farnborough - 12 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 11 £49,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £40,000 -
Berkshire -5 6 £50,000 +2.56%
Cheshire -7 6 £52,500 -30.00% 1
North West -14 6 £52,500 -36.36% 1
City of London -17 5 £58,000 -17.14%
South West -37 5 £42,500 -29.16%
Yorkshire -58 5 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Durham - 4 - - 1
Reading -11 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Crawley -9 2 £33,500 -
West Sussex -26 2 £33,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 2 £49,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £51,250 - 1
Swindon - 2 £60,000 -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 98 (36.84%) Windows
2 83 (31.20%) C#
3 82 (30.83%) Java
4 76 (28.57%) C++
5 75 (28.20%) Information Security
6 74 (27.82%) Degree
7 72 (27.07%) Software Engineering
8 71 (26.69%) Banking
9 64 (24.06%) CISSP
10 63 (23.68%) PKI
11 61 (22.93%) Computer Science
11 61 (22.93%) Linux
11 61 (22.93%) Finance
12 59 (22.18%) SQL
13 57 (21.43%) Internet
14 52 (19.55%) Retail
15 50 (18.80%) TCP/IP
16 49 (18.42%) Management Information System
16 49 (18.42%) Security Cleared
17 48 (18.05%) C
18 47 (17.67%) UNIX
19 44 (16.54%) PCI DSS
20 42 (15.79%) Mathematics
21 41 (15.41%) ISO 8583
22 40 (15.04%) Web Services
22 40 (15.04%) .NET
23 39 (14.66%) XML
24 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
25 35 (13.16%) E-Commerce
26 34 (12.78%) Python

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (4.51%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.14%) CloudStack
3 10 (3.76%) Apache
4 5 (1.88%) IIS
5 3 (1.13%) CICS
5 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.39%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.40%) Amazon EC2
1 25 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (21.43%) Internet
2 50 (18.80%) TCP/IP
3 31 (11.65%) Network Security
4 24 (9.02%) SMS
4 24 (9.02%) SSL
5 20 (7.52%) WAN
6 17 (6.39%) X.509
6 17 (6.39%) LAN
7 16 (6.02%) LDAP
7 16 (6.02%) FTP
8 15 (5.64%) Wireshark
9 12 (4.51%) ATM
10 11 (4.14%) HTTP
11 10 (3.76%) Ethernet
12 9 (3.38%) Firewall
13 8 (3.01%) VPN
14 7 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.63%) Kerberos
14 7 (2.63%) SNMP
14 7 (2.63%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.39%) DB2
3 14 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.63%) Big Data
6 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.13%) SQLite
9 2 (0.75%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.38%) MySQL
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.14%) Subversion
2 8 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.26%) Metasploit
3 6 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.75%) Maven
4 2 (0.75%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.75%) Ant
4 2 (0.75%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Xcode
5 1 (0.38%) QADirector
5 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
General
1 71 (26.69%) Banking
2 61 (22.93%) Finance
3 52 (19.55%) Retail
4 26 (9.77%) Retail Banking
5 23 (8.65%) Law
6 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.38%) Electronics
7 9 (3.38%) Legal
8 8 (3.01%) Military
9 7 (2.63%) French Language
10 5 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.50%) German Language
12 3 (1.13%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.75%) Advertising
14 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (19.17%) Consultant
2 47 (17.67%) Analyst
3 45 (16.92%) Software Engineer
4 41 (15.41%) Developer
5 27 (10.15%) Security Consultant
6 24 (9.02%) Security Analyst
7 21 (7.89%) Business Analyst
8 20 (7.52%) Payments Business Analyst
9 19 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (7.14%) Architect
10 18 (6.77%) .NET Developer
11 17 (6.39%) C# Developer
11 17 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.39%) Technical Specialist
11 17 (6.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.02%) Lead C# Developer
12 16 (6.02%) Lead .NET Developer
12 16 (6.02%) Lead Developer
13 14 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.04%) Web Services
1 40 (15.04%) .NET
2 39 (14.66%) XML
3 26 (9.77%) jQuery
3 26 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (9.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 26 (9.77%) ASP.NET
4 25 (9.40%) NHibernate
4 25 (9.40%) .NET Framework
4 25 (9.40%) Ajax
5 17 (6.39%) J2EE
6 12 (4.51%) REST
6 12 (4.51%) OAuth
7 10 (3.76%) JSON
8 9 (3.38%) HTML
9 8 (3.01%) OpenID
9 8 (3.01%) SAML
10 7 (2.63%) Java EE
11 6 (2.26%) Middleware
12 5 (1.88%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.68%) PKI
2 61 (22.93%) Computer Science
3 49 (18.42%) Management Information System
4 42 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 30 (11.28%) EMV
6 27 (10.15%) Mainframe
7 24 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (9.02%) IVR
7 24 (9.02%) APACS
8 23 (8.65%) Tandem
8 23 (8.65%) SWIFT
9 21 (7.89%) CESG
10 20 (7.52%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (7.14%) Smartcard
12 15 (5.64%) CESG CLAS
13 13 (4.89%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (4.51%) Mobile Banking
15 10 (3.76%) EFT
16 7 (2.63%) Biometrics
16 7 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 98 (36.84%) Windows
2 61 (22.93%) Linux
3 47 (17.67%) UNIX
4 17 (6.39%) Windows XP
4 17 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.89%) Solaris
6 12 (4.51%) Android
7 11 (4.14%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.88%) AIX
8 5 (1.88%) HPUX
9 3 (1.13%) zOS
9 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.20%) Information Security
2 72 (27.07%) Software Engineering
3 35 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 34 (12.78%) Data Security
5 32 (12.03%) Risk Management
5 32 (12.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 30 (11.28%) Change Management
7 29 (10.90%) Mentoring
8 27 (10.15%) MVC
8 27 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (9.02%) Project Planning
11 20 (7.52%) Coaching
12 19 (7.14%) Product Management
13 17 (6.39%) Project Management
14 15 (5.64%) Cyber Security
15 14 (5.26%) Data Protection
16 13 (4.89%) OO
17 11 (4.14%) ITIL
17 11 (4.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 83 (31.20%) C#
2 82 (30.83%) Java
3 76 (28.57%) C++
4 59 (22.18%) SQL
5 48 (18.05%) C
6 34 (12.78%) Python
7 26 (9.77%) JavaScript
8 21 (7.89%) T-SQL
9 20 (7.52%) JCL
10 17 (6.39%) PL/1
10 17 (6.39%) COBOL
10 17 (6.39%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.14%) Perl
12 8 (3.01%) Assembly Language
13 7 (2.63%) Embedded C++
14 5 (1.88%) XPath
15 4 (1.50%) VB
16 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.13%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (27.82%) Degree
2 64 (24.06%) CISSP
3 49 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 30 (11.28%) SC Cleared
5 27 (10.15%) CISM
6 24 (9.02%) CCA
7 22 (8.27%) CCNP
7 22 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (6.02%) CISMP
8 16 (6.02%) CISA
9 15 (5.64%) CCNA
10 11 (4.14%) DV Cleared
10 11 (4.14%) GPEN
10 11 (4.14%) OSCP
11 9 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (3.38%) PhD
11 9 (3.38%) CEH
12 7 (2.63%) GIAC
13 6 (2.26%) MCSE
13 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.54%) PCI DSS
2 41 (15.41%) ISO 8583
3 26 (9.77%) QA
4 25 (9.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (6.39%) ISO 9000
7 5 (1.88%) COBIT
8 3 (1.13%) COSO
9 2 (0.75%) SLA
10 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) Nmap
3 5 (1.88%) Snort
4 2 (0.75%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.88%) OpenView
1 5 (1.88%) Cacti
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.75%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.53%) Oracle
3 23 (8.65%) IBM
4 20 (7.52%) HP
5 17 (6.39%) NCR
6 12 (4.51%) VocaLink
7 9 (3.38%) Juniper
7 9 (3.38%) Cisco
8 7 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.88%) Sourcefire
9 5 (1.88%) Capita
9 5 (1.88%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.88%) Riverbed
10 4 (1.50%) VeriFone
11 3 (1.13%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.75%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (0.75%) Kaspersky
12 2 (0.75%) F5
12 2 (0.75%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.75%) Tableau
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago