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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 710 763 633
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -130
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 172 129 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 106 86 151
Average salary £48,750 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%

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
39645 42287 41734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.68% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31725 32715 34272
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 26 February 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 26 February 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
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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 +28 145 £50,000 -23.07% 16
London -6 52 £57,500 -25.80% 6
South East -3 38 £45,000 -18.18% 5
East of England +18 21 £70,000 - 3
Scotland +30 19 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Cambridge +18 19 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 19 £55,000 -21.42% 2
North West -14 16 £48,750 +5.40%
Edinburgh - 16 £42,500 -
Hampshire 0 13 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Yorkshire +17 12 £37,500 -6.25%
West Yorkshire - 12 £37,500 -
Leeds - 12 £37,500 -
Cheshire -10 9 £50,000 -
City of London +8 8 £40,000 -62.79% 1
Surrey 0 8 £52,500 - 1
Cwmbran - 8 - -
South Wales - 8 - -
Wales - 8 - -
Torfaen - 8 - -
Manchester +7 7 £27,500 -38.20%
Guildford - 7 £52,500 - 1
Fareham - 7 £36,250 - 1
Berkshire -4 5 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands +30 3 £32,500 -27.77%
West Sussex - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 - -
Aylesbury - 3 £45,000 -
Glasgow +9 2 £51,875 +29.68% 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 126 (33.60%) Information Security
1 126 (33.60%) Degree
2 105 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 105 (28.00%) C#
3 104 (27.73%) Windows
4 101 (26.93%) Software Engineering
5 96 (25.60%) Finance
6 87 (23.20%) SQL
7 86 (22.93%) Java
8 82 (21.87%) Banking
9 77 (20.53%) C++
10 75 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 73 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
12 64 (17.07%) C
13 63 (16.80%) .NET
14 62 (16.53%) JavaScript
15 60 (16.00%) Mathematics
16 57 (15.20%) Linux
16 57 (15.20%) E-Commerce
16 57 (15.20%) Management Information System
17 53 (14.13%) Data Protection
18 52 (13.87%) CISSP
19 51 (13.60%) PCI DSS
20 49 (13.07%) PKI
20 49 (13.07%) UNIX
21 48 (12.80%) Internet
22 46 (12.27%) TCP/IP
22 46 (12.27%) .NET Framework
22 46 (12.27%) Penetration Testing
23 45 (12.00%) Retail

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 10 (2.67%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.40%) IIS
3 7 (1.87%) Apache
4 6 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.60%) CICS
4 6 (1.60%) CloudStack
5 5 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.07%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.07%) WordPress
6 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.53%) GemFire
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.07%) MS Project
4 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) MS Office
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (5.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (10.13%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.13%) SaaS
4 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.80%) Internet
2 46 (12.27%) TCP/IP
3 26 (6.93%) Network Security
4 25 (6.67%) SSL
5 21 (5.60%) ATM
6 20 (5.33%) Wireless
7 18 (4.80%) Firewall
7 18 (4.80%) HTTP
8 16 (4.27%) NFC
9 13 (3.47%) LDAP
10 12 (3.20%) IPsec
11 10 (2.67%) X.509
11 10 (2.67%) DVB
12 9 (2.40%) SMS
13 8 (2.13%) VPN
13 8 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (1.33%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.33%) LAN
15 4 (1.07%) OpenVPN
15 4 (1.07%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.07%) DB2
3 10 (2.67%) MySQL
4 9 (2.40%) Couchbase
5 8 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.60%) Big Data
7 5 (1.33%) MS Access
8 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.07%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.53%) Redis
9 2 (0.53%) SQLite
10 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.40%) JIRA
1 9 (2.40%) Git (software)
1 9 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.07%) JUnit
2 4 (1.07%) Maven
3 3 (0.80%) Subversion
3 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.80%) Selenium
3 3 (0.80%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.53%) Mockito
4 2 (0.53%) HttpUnit
4 2 (0.53%) Log4j
4 2 (0.53%) Grunt
5 1 (0.27%) Spock
5 1 (0.27%) Geb
5 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.27%) Gradle
5 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.27%) Xcode
5 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
General
1 96 (25.60%) Finance
2 82 (21.87%) Banking
3 45 (12.00%) Retail
4 29 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.87%) Law
6 15 (4.00%) Legal
7 13 (3.47%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.67%) Electronics
9 9 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.07%) Automotive
12 3 (0.80%) Marketing
13 2 (0.53%) Publishing
13 2 (0.53%) Games
14 1 (0.27%) Military
14 1 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 66 (17.60%) Developer
2 49 (13.07%) Analyst
3 46 (12.27%) Software Engineer
4 39 (10.40%) Consultant
5 38 (10.13%) Architect
6 31 (8.27%) Security Analyst
7 28 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
8 27 (7.20%) Test Engineer
9 24 (6.40%) Technical Specialist
10 23 (6.13%) Integration Engineer
10 23 (6.13%) Security Manager
10 23 (6.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) Security Consultant
12 16 (4.27%) Security Engineer
13 14 (3.73%) .NET Developer
14 13 (3.47%) Senior Consultant
14 13 (3.47%) EMV Consultant
15 12 (3.20%) Java Developer
16 11 (2.93%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.80%) .NET
2 46 (12.27%) .NET Framework
3 43 (11.47%) ASP.NET
4 41 (10.93%) jQuery
5 38 (10.13%) Ajax
5 38 (10.13%) NHibernate
5 38 (10.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 37 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (8.80%) HTML
8 30 (8.00%) REST
9 29 (7.73%) Web Services
10 27 (7.20%) XML
11 21 (5.60%) J2EE
12 19 (5.07%) CSS
13 18 (4.80%) JSON
14 17 (4.53%) Middleware
15 10 (2.67%) Java EE
16 8 (2.13%) WCF
16 8 (2.13%) OAuth
16 8 (2.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 105 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 60 (16.00%) Mathematics
3 57 (15.20%) Management Information System
4 49 (13.07%) PKI
5 45 (12.00%) EMV
6 37 (9.87%) Mainframe
7 33 (8.80%) Embedded Systems
8 30 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (7.47%) Mobile Payment
10 26 (6.93%) Tandem
11 22 (5.87%) Mobile Banking
12 20 (5.33%) Algorithms
13 14 (3.73%) Smartcard
14 11 (2.93%) CESG
15 10 (2.67%) DTV
16 9 (2.40%) APACS
16 9 (2.40%) IVR
16 9 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
16 9 (2.40%) SWIFT
17 8 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 104 (27.73%) Windows
2 57 (15.20%) Linux
3 49 (13.07%) UNIX
4 44 (11.73%) Android
5 30 (8.00%) Apple iOS
6 20 (5.33%) Windows XP
7 19 (5.07%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.40%) Windows Phone
8 9 (2.40%) CentOS
9 8 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.87%) Solaris
11 6 (1.60%) zOS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (33.60%) Information Security
2 101 (26.93%) Software Engineering
3 75 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 73 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (15.20%) E-Commerce
6 53 (14.13%) Data Protection
7 46 (12.27%) Penetration Testing
8 45 (12.00%) Change Management
9 39 (10.40%) MVC
10 34 (9.07%) ITIL
11 33 (8.80%) OO
12 31 (8.27%) TDD
13 29 (7.73%) Coaching
14 28 (7.47%) Risk Management
15 26 (6.93%) Data Security
16 24 (6.40%) Security Architecture
17 23 (6.13%) Product Management
18 22 (5.87%) SIEM
19 21 (5.60%) Project Management
19 21 (5.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 105 (28.00%) C#
2 87 (23.20%) SQL
3 86 (22.93%) Java
4 77 (20.53%) C++
5 64 (17.07%) C
6 62 (16.53%) JavaScript
7 42 (11.20%) Python
8 27 (7.20%) T-SQL
9 25 (6.67%) JCL
10 21 (5.60%) COBOL
11 20 (5.33%) PL/1
11 20 (5.33%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.20%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.13%) PHP
13 8 (2.13%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.87%) VB
14 7 (1.87%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.60%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.80%) Perl
16 3 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (33.60%) Degree
2 52 (13.87%) CISSP
3 37 (9.87%) Security Cleared
4 30 (8.00%) CISM
5 17 (4.53%) CISA
6 14 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.73%) CISMP
7 12 (3.20%) Postgraduate
8 11 (2.93%) PhD
9 9 (2.40%) CCA
10 6 (1.60%) CEH
11 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.33%) VCP4
12 4 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.80%) MBA
14 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.53%) CCNP
14 2 (0.53%) SSCP
14 2 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.60%) PCI DSS
2 36 (9.60%) QA
3 32 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (7.73%) ISO 8583
5 25 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (4.27%) COBIT
7 11 (2.93%) ISO 9000
8 8 (2.13%) COSO
9 2 (0.53%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.07%) Firmware
3 3 (0.80%) Squid
4 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.27%) Xen
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) OpenView
3 1 (0.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (7.73%) IBM
2 26 (6.93%) Oracle
3 22 (5.87%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.33%) HP
4 20 (5.33%) VocaLink
5 19 (5.07%) NCR
6 12 (3.20%) Hyperion
7 11 (2.93%) Perforce
8 8 (2.13%) Apple
9 6 (1.60%) Cognizant
10 5 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.07%) Symbian
11 4 (1.07%) Cisco
11 4 (1.07%) VMware
12 3 (0.80%) BT
12 3 (0.80%) ForgeRock
13 2 (0.53%) Terracotta
13 2 (0.53%) Veeam
13 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
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