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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 734 798 706
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -92
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 158 116 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.099% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 117 64 110
Average salary £48,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.61% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £64,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%

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
44198 46161 43817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.30% 39.38% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35107 36355 35274
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 £28,825 £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 29 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 29 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 +35 123 £50,000 -4.76% 16
London +29 36 £57,500 +7.47% 7
Scotland +37 29 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Glasgow +34 26 £42,000 -21.12%
North West +25 22 £37,500 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +25 22 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Leeds +23 22 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Yorkshire +23 22 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 20 £50,000 - 2
East of England -20 20 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Cambridge +15 19 £50,000 - 2
South East +10 15 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Manchester +20 14 £37,500 -25.00% 1
City of London +27 8 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Cheshire +7 8 £48,750 -15.21%
Knutsford - 6 £48,750 -
Guildford - 5 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £91,250 - 1
Surrey - 5 £52,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £91,250 -
Middlesex - 4 £56,250 -
Edinburgh +8 3 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire -8 3 £37,500 -25.00%
South West -12 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Wembley - 3 £50,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Southampton 0 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Northampton - 1 - - 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 165 (44.96%) Information Security
2 153 (41.69%) Degree
3 134 (36.51%) Finance
4 112 (30.52%) CISSP
5 96 (26.16%) Windows
6 88 (23.98%) Java
6 88 (23.98%) Network Security
7 80 (21.80%) Computer Science
8 78 (21.25%) Cyber Security
8 78 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (20.98%) C++
10 72 (19.62%) C
11 69 (18.80%) CISM
12 66 (17.98%) Linux
13 65 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
14 63 (17.17%) Data Security
15 61 (16.62%) C#
15 61 (16.62%) SIEM
16 58 (15.80%) Incident Management
17 56 (15.26%) Penetration Testing
18 53 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 52 (14.17%) Software Engineering
20 51 (13.90%) Data Protection
21 50 (13.62%) Management Information System
22 49 (13.35%) PKI
23 48 (13.08%) JavaScript
24 44 (11.99%) HTML
25 43 (11.72%) SQL
25 43 (11.72%) Security Cleared
26 42 (11.44%) PCI DSS

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (3.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.63%) IIS
2 6 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.54%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.27%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.27%) Mule
5 1 (0.27%) Lync
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (1.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) BASE24
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (3.27%) Route 53
3 12 (3.27%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 88 (23.98%) Network Security
2 40 (10.90%) Firewall
3 34 (9.26%) Internet
4 31 (8.45%) Wireless
5 29 (7.90%) SSL
6 27 (7.36%) HTTP
7 20 (5.45%) IPsec
8 18 (4.90%) TCP/IP
9 16 (4.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (3.81%) VPN
11 13 (3.54%) DVB
12 12 (3.27%) PPTP
12 12 (3.27%) OpenVPN
12 12 (3.27%) LDAP
13 11 (3.00%) HTTPS
14 10 (2.72%) LAN
15 9 (2.45%) NFC
16 6 (1.63%) WLAN
17 4 (1.09%) WAN
17 4 (1.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.81%) MySQL
3 8 (2.18%) Couchbase
4 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.09%) CouchDB
5 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.09%) Redis
5 4 (1.09%) DB2
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.00%) Maven
2 9 (2.45%) JIRA
3 8 (2.18%) Selenium
4 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.63%) Ant
6 5 (1.36%) JUnit
6 5 (1.36%) FitNesse
6 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.09%) Mockito
7 4 (1.09%) HttpUnit
7 4 (1.09%) Log4j
7 4 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (1.09%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.09%) Grunt
8 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.54%) Subversion
8 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.54%) JMeter
8 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 134 (36.51%) Finance
2 36 (9.81%) Legal
3 35 (9.54%) Law
4 28 (7.63%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.54%) Banking
6 23 (6.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (5.18%) Retail
8 10 (2.72%) Multimedia
9 9 (2.45%) Back Office
9 9 (2.45%) Electronics
10 6 (1.63%) Publishing
11 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.36%) Marketing
12 2 (0.54%) Automotive
12 2 (0.54%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (18.80%) Developer
2 55 (14.99%) Analyst
3 52 (14.17%) Consultant
4 48 (13.08%) Security Analyst
5 36 (9.81%) Security Consultant
6 30 (8.17%) Security Engineer
7 26 (7.08%) Architect
8 25 (6.81%) Software Developer
9 24 (6.54%) Senior Consultant
10 22 (5.99%) Information Security Consultant
11 18 (4.90%) Information Analyst
11 18 (4.90%) Information Security Analyst
12 17 (4.63%) Security Manager
12 17 (4.63%) IT Security Analyst
13 15 (4.09%) Security Architect
14 14 (3.81%) Senior Security Consultant
15 13 (3.54%) Senior Manager
15 13 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
16 12 (3.27%) Software Engineer
17 11 (3.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.99%) HTML
2 36 (9.81%) .NET
3 32 (8.72%) CSS
4 22 (5.99%) Web Services
5 17 (4.63%) RESTful
5 17 (4.63%) HTML5
5 17 (4.63%) REST
6 13 (3.54%) Spring
6 13 (3.54%) .NET Framework
7 12 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 12 (3.27%) J2EE
7 12 (3.27%) PlayReady
8 11 (3.00%) jQuery
9 10 (2.72%) JSON
9 10 (2.72%) LAMP
9 10 (2.72%) XML
10 9 (2.45%) WCF
11 7 (1.91%) Apache Flex
11 7 (1.91%) iOS SDK
12 6 (1.63%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.80%) Computer Science
2 65 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (13.62%) Management Information System
4 49 (13.35%) PKI
5 32 (8.72%) Mobile Payment
6 20 (5.45%) EMV
7 18 (4.90%) SCADA
8 16 (4.36%) Mobile App
8 16 (4.36%) Algorithms
9 15 (4.09%) Mathematics
9 15 (4.09%) Smartcard
10 14 (3.81%) Mainframe
11 11 (3.00%) DTV
11 11 (3.00%) NHS
11 11 (3.00%) Tandem
11 11 (3.00%) iPhone
12 10 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (2.18%) Streaming Video
14 8 (2.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.16%) Windows
2 66 (17.98%) Linux
3 40 (10.90%) UNIX
4 31 (8.45%) Android
5 24 (6.54%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.27%) CentOS
6 12 (3.27%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.72%) VMS
8 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.09%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.82%) AIX
11 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (44.96%) Information Security
2 78 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.25%) Cyber Security
3 63 (17.17%) Data Security
4 61 (16.62%) SIEM
5 58 (15.80%) Incident Management
6 56 (15.26%) Penetration Testing
7 52 (14.17%) Software Engineering
8 51 (13.90%) Data Protection
9 42 (11.44%) ITIL
10 38 (10.35%) Risk Management
11 37 (10.08%) Business Continuity
12 35 (9.54%) OO
12 35 (9.54%) Mentoring
13 33 (8.99%) TDD
14 32 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
14 32 (8.72%) Security Architecture
15 30 (8.17%) Scrum
16 29 (7.90%) Analytics
17 26 (7.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (23.98%) Java
2 77 (20.98%) C++
3 72 (19.62%) C
4 61 (16.62%) C#
5 48 (13.08%) JavaScript
6 43 (11.72%) SQL
7 42 (11.44%) Python
8 21 (5.72%) PHP
9 12 (3.27%) VB
9 12 (3.27%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.00%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.72%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.09%) COBOL
13 4 (1.09%) JCL
13 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.09%) PL/1
14 2 (0.54%) Ruby
14 2 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 153 (41.69%) Degree
2 112 (30.52%) CISSP
3 69 (18.80%) CISM
4 43 (11.72%) Security Cleared
5 33 (8.99%) CISA
6 25 (6.81%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.09%) SSCP
8 12 (3.27%) Security+ Certification
8 12 (3.27%) GSEC
9 7 (1.91%) CSSLP
10 6 (1.63%) CEH
10 6 (1.63%) MBA
10 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.36%) GCIH
11 5 (1.36%) GCIA
12 4 (1.09%) PCI QSA
12 4 (1.09%) GCED
12 4 (1.09%) GCWN
13 3 (0.82%) GPEN
13 3 (0.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (11.44%) PCI DSS
3 28 (7.63%) COBIT
4 14 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (3.54%) QA
6 4 (1.09%) BS25999
6 4 (1.09%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (3.00%) Docker
2 10 (2.72%) VirtualBox
2 10 (2.72%) Xen
3 3 (0.82%) Firmware
4 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.63%) Puppet
2 11 (3.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.36%) WebInspect
4 4 (1.09%) Ansible
5 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (8.17%) Oracle
2 15 (4.09%) IBM
3 14 (3.81%) VMware
4 11 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.72%) HP
5 10 (2.72%) Hyperion
6 8 (2.18%) Perforce
6 8 (2.18%) WorldPay
7 6 (1.63%) Apple
7 6 (1.63%) Sun
8 5 (1.36%) Cognizant
8 5 (1.36%) Qualys
9 4 (1.09%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (1.09%) VocaLink
9 4 (1.09%) Splunk
9 4 (1.09%) Trustwave
9 4 (1.09%) BT
9 4 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.09%) NCR
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum On-call allowance, overtime, and ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive + great benefits!
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Dental, Child & Eye care, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago