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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 749 826 813
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 161 140 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 135 112 113
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
39022 46486 45280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.97% 42.44% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31793 37415 35372
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,837 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.59%

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 28 September 2016 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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +91 159 £62,500 +19.04% 14
London +92 74 £65,000 +18.18% 8
South East +49 26 £52,000 -25.71% 3
South West +6 20 £50,000 -13.04% 1
City of London +62 18 £63,750 +50.00% 2
Surrey +23 15 £45,000 -35.71% 2
East of England +16 14 £65,000 +62.50% 1
West Midlands - 12 £62,500 -
Gloucestershire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 11 £65,000 -
Cheltenham - 11 £50,000 - 1
Bristol - 9 £90,000 -
North West -11 8 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Berkshire - 7 £52,500 -
Cheshire +34 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Bracknell - 6 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £65,000 +39.78%
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £75,000 +93.54%
Cambridge +3 4 £75,000 +93.54%
Guildford +2 4 £44,500 -36.42% 1
Suffolk +1 4 £65,000 +62.50%
Croydon - 4 £57,604 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £65,000 -
Hampshire +14 3 £52,000 - 1
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Knutsford +20 2 - -
Ipswich +5 2 - -
Manchester -13 2 - - 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 132 (36.67%) CISSP
2 125 (34.72%) Information Security
3 124 (34.44%) Linux
4 107 (29.72%) PKI
5 105 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
6 96 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (25.83%) Finance
8 92 (25.56%) Firewall
9 87 (24.17%) CISM
10 82 (22.78%) Java
11 80 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 72 (20.00%) Windows
13 71 (19.72%) Security Architecture
14 70 (19.44%) PCI DSS
15 68 (18.89%) Degree
16 64 (17.78%) SQL
17 63 (17.50%) Security Cleared
18 57 (15.83%) Python
18 57 (15.83%) Computer Science
18 57 (15.83%) Security Operations
19 56 (15.56%) C
20 50 (13.89%) C++
21 48 (13.33%) Microsoft
21 48 (13.33%) Risk Management
21 48 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
22 47 (13.06%) ITIL
23 46 (12.78%) SSL
23 46 (12.78%) DV Cleared
24 44 (12.22%) Active Directory
25 43 (11.94%) Network Security

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 23 (6.39%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.83%) IIS
3 18 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.33%) Apache
6 6 (1.67%) nginx
7 5 (1.39%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.83%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.28%) Liferay
11 1 (0.28%) uWSGI
Applications
1 10 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) MS Office
3 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.44%) Office 365
3 14 (3.89%) IBM Cloud
3 14 (3.89%) SoftLayer
3 14 (3.89%) Sumo Logic
4 9 (2.50%) SaaS
5 8 (2.22%) PaaS
6 7 (1.94%) GitHub
7 5 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.39%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.83%) IaaS
8 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (25.56%) Firewall
2 46 (12.78%) SSL
3 43 (11.94%) Network Security
4 42 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 39 (10.83%) Wireless
6 34 (9.44%) TCP/IP
7 29 (8.06%) VPN
8 21 (5.83%) HTTP
9 19 (5.28%) Internet
10 18 (5.00%) LAN
10 18 (5.00%) WAN
11 17 (4.72%) SAN
12 15 (4.17%) NAS
12 15 (4.17%) SNMP
13 10 (2.78%) VLAN
13 10 (2.78%) Wireless Security
14 8 (2.22%) LDAP
14 8 (2.22%) Wireshark
15 7 (1.94%) Ethernet
16 6 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.28%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.17%) Big Data
3 13 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.94%) MySQL
6 6 (1.67%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.39%) Redis
7 5 (1.39%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.11%) LevelDB
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.56%) SQLite
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.28%) DB2
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.89%) Vagrant
4 12 (3.33%) Metasploit
5 8 (2.22%) AppScan
6 7 (1.94%) Maven
7 5 (1.39%) Ant
7 5 (1.39%) GoCD
7 5 (1.39%) Gradle
7 5 (1.39%) JUnit
7 5 (1.39%) Subversion
8 4 (1.11%) JIRA
9 3 (0.83%) DbUnit
9 3 (0.83%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.83%) HttpUnit
9 3 (0.83%) XMLUnit
10 2 (0.56%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.56%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.28%) Burp Suite
General
1 93 (25.83%) Finance
2 20 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.33%) Banking
4 8 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.67%) Legal
5 6 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.11%) Electronics
6 4 (1.11%) Marketing
6 4 (1.11%) Retail
7 3 (0.83%) Law
7 3 (0.83%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (16.94%) Architect
2 58 (16.11%) Developer
3 45 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 44 (12.22%) Security Engineer
5 41 (11.39%) Consultant
6 34 (9.44%) Security Consultant
7 32 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 29 (8.06%) Analyst
9 28 (7.78%) Security Manager
10 27 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 26 (7.22%) Java Developer
12 22 (6.11%) Security Analyst
13 21 (5.83%) Software Engineer
14 15 (4.17%) Administrator
14 15 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 15 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (3.89%) Android Developer
15 14 (3.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
16 13 (3.61%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.44%) Web Services
2 26 (7.22%) Spring
3 20 (5.56%) .NET
4 19 (5.28%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (3.89%) Grails
5 14 (3.89%) XML
6 12 (3.33%) HTML
6 12 (3.33%) SOAP
7 11 (3.06%) CSS
7 11 (3.06%) RESTful
8 10 (2.78%) SAML
9 9 (2.50%) JSON
9 9 (2.50%) Regular Expression
10 8 (2.22%) REST
11 6 (1.67%) CGI
11 6 (1.67%) Middleware
11 6 (1.67%) Node.js
11 6 (1.67%) OAuth
11 6 (1.67%) Servlets
11 6 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 107 (29.72%) PKI
2 57 (15.83%) Computer Science
3 40 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (10.83%) Management Information System
5 34 (9.44%) Blockchain
5 34 (9.44%) Fintech
6 25 (6.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 20 (5.56%) Data Centre
8 18 (5.00%) Smartcard
9 17 (4.72%) Statistics
10 16 (4.44%) Algorithms
11 13 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (3.61%) Mobile App
12 12 (3.33%) Contactless
12 12 (3.33%) EMV
13 11 (3.06%) Biometrics
13 11 (3.06%) Cryptocurrency
13 11 (3.06%) User Experience
14 10 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 124 (34.44%) Linux
2 72 (20.00%) Windows
3 36 (10.00%) Android
4 34 (9.44%) Unix
5 33 (9.17%) Apple iOS
6 17 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.39%) AIX
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.56%) Solaris
11 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.28%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (34.72%) Information Security
2 105 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 96 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (19.72%) Security Architecture
5 57 (15.83%) Security Operations
6 48 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 48 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 47 (13.06%) ITIL
8 42 (11.67%) Open Source
8 42 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
8 42 (11.67%) SDLC
9 41 (11.39%) Software Engineering
10 37 (10.28%) Analytics
11 35 (9.72%) DevOps
11 35 (9.72%) Project Management
12 34 (9.44%) Kalman Filter
13 31 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (8.33%) Data Protection
14 30 (8.33%) SIEM
15 28 (7.78%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (22.78%) Java
2 64 (17.78%) SQL
3 57 (15.83%) Python
4 56 (15.56%) C
5 50 (13.89%) C++
6 34 (9.44%) C#
7 28 (7.78%) Go
8 25 (6.94%) Ruby
9 24 (6.67%) Perl
10 19 (5.28%) Bash Shell
10 19 (5.28%) JavaScript
10 19 (5.28%) Objective-C
11 18 (5.00%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.06%) PHP
12 11 (3.06%) Scala
13 5 (1.39%) Clojure
13 5 (1.39%) Haskell
13 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.39%) R
14 4 (1.11%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 132 (36.67%) CISSP
2 87 (24.17%) CISM
3 68 (18.89%) Degree
4 63 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 46 (12.78%) DV Cleared
6 39 (10.83%) CISA
7 38 (10.56%) GIAC
8 36 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 32 (8.89%) SANS
10 24 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (4.72%) CCNP
11 17 (4.72%) CEH
11 17 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (4.44%) MCSE
13 15 (4.17%) CCNA
13 15 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (3.89%) MCITP
14 14 (3.89%) RHCA
14 14 (3.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (19.44%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 8 (2.22%) QA
6 5 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.83%) SLA
8 2 (0.56%) COBIT
8 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.56%) RMADS
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.72%) vSphere
4 15 (4.17%) Docker
4 15 (4.17%) XenApp
5 9 (2.50%) Firmware
6 7 (1.94%) iptables
7 3 (0.83%) Corosync
7 3 (0.83%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.83%) Xen
8 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.56%) KVM
8 2 (0.56%) QEMU
8 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.28%) RACF
9 1 (0.28%) Snort
9 1 (0.28%) Squid
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 24 (6.67%) Puppet
2 23 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (4.44%) Nagios
5 13 (3.61%) Nessus
6 5 (1.39%) Ansible
6 5 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.39%) Nmap
7 3 (0.83%) Apache Shiro
7 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.83%) Pacemaker
7 3 (0.83%) SELinux
8 2 (0.56%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.56%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.28%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.28%) SCCM
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.72%) Oracle
3 30 (8.33%) VMware
4 22 (6.11%) Citrix
5 18 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.44%) Cisco
7 15 (4.17%) Splunk
8 12 (3.33%) IBM
9 11 (3.06%) Hyperion
9 11 (3.06%) SAP
10 10 (2.78%) Google
11 7 (1.94%) Veracode
12 5 (1.39%) CA
12 5 (1.39%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.39%) Mentor Graphics
12 5 (1.39%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.39%) Xilinx
13 4 (1.11%) Apigee
13 4 (1.11%) Mashery
13 4 (1.11%) WSO2
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus + stock
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Intel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago