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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 688 830 683
Rank change year-on-year
+142 -147
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 184 94 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.079% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.20% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 154 74 132
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
42288 47141 42305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 39.82% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 37449 34396
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +74 144 £46,000 -1.07% 6
London +53 64 £53,750 -20.37%
South East +23 41 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +45 30 £43,750 +5.42% 1
Glasgow +35 24 £42,875 +3.31% 1
City of London +37 21 £46,000 -29.23%
North West +17 16 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Hampshire -4 15 £37,500 -
Cheshire +18 14 £50,000 -13.04%
East of England +9 12 £42,500 -7.10% 2
Buckinghamshire - 10 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +18 9 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Cambridge +17 9 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Edinburgh - 9 £55,000 -
Fareham - 9 £37,500 -
Surrey +29 8 £52,500 -
South Wales - 8 £49,500 -
Wales - 8 £49,500 -
Torfaen - 8 £49,500 -
Cwmbran - 8 £49,500 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £37,500 -
Guildford +13 7 £52,500 -
Leeds - 6 £41,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £41,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £41,500 -
Middlesex +19 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £50,000 -
South West -7 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Berkshire -8 2 £55,000 +25.71%

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 148 (41.57%) Degree
2 136 (38.20%) Information Security
3 116 (32.58%) Finance
4 110 (30.90%) Windows
5 99 (27.81%) Computer Science
6 84 (23.60%) CISSP
7 80 (22.47%) Java
8 78 (21.91%) C#
9 76 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (20.79%) C
11 72 (20.22%) C++
12 70 (19.66%) Software Engineering
13 64 (17.98%) Linux
14 63 (17.70%) JavaScript
15 59 (16.57%) UNIX
16 58 (16.29%) Network Security
17 53 (14.89%) SQL
17 53 (14.89%) CISM
18 52 (14.61%) Management Information System
18 52 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
18 52 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 50 (14.04%) .NET
19 50 (14.04%) HTML
20 48 (13.48%) PKI
20 48 (13.48%) Data Protection
20 48 (13.48%) Cyber Security
21 47 (13.20%) Mentoring
22 46 (12.92%) OO
22 46 (12.92%) Data Security
23 43 (12.08%) ITIL

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (3.09%) IIS
2 8 (2.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.25%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
3 4 (1.12%) WordPress
3 4 (1.12%) Apache
4 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.56%) SAS
5 2 (0.56%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.56%) GemFire
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.28%) JBoss
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (2.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.56%) Route 53
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (16.29%) Network Security
2 42 (11.80%) Internet
3 29 (8.15%) SSL
4 28 (7.87%) Firewall
5 27 (7.58%) Wireless
6 23 (6.46%) HTTP
7 19 (5.34%) DVB
8 17 (4.78%) TCP/IP
9 15 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (3.09%) IPsec
11 10 (2.81%) NFC
12 9 (2.53%) LAN
13 8 (2.25%) ATM
13 8 (2.25%) VPN
14 7 (1.97%) LDAP
15 6 (1.69%) WLAN
15 6 (1.69%) OpenVPN
16 4 (1.12%) Wireless Security
16 4 (1.12%) HTTPS
17 3 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.90%) MySQL
3 14 (3.93%) Couchbase
4 7 (1.97%) DB2
5 6 (1.69%) CouchDB
5 6 (1.69%) Big Data
6 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.40%) MS Access
7 4 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.12%) Redis
8 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.65%) JIRA
2 8 (2.25%) Selenium
3 7 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.97%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.97%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (1.69%) Maven
4 6 (1.69%) JUnit
5 4 (1.12%) Log4j
5 4 (1.12%) Subversion
5 4 (1.12%) HttpUnit
5 4 (1.12%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.12%) Mockito
5 4 (1.12%) Grunt
6 3 (0.84%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.56%) JMeter
7 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.28%) Gradle
8 1 (0.28%) Spock
8 1 (0.28%) Geb
General
1 116 (32.58%) Finance
2 42 (11.80%) Banking
3 34 (9.55%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.02%) Legal
5 22 (6.18%) Law
6 19 (5.34%) Retail
7 17 (4.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.53%) Electronics
9 5 (1.40%) Publishing
10 4 (1.12%) Games
10 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.12%) Marketing
11 3 (0.84%) Automotive
11 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Military
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (17.98%) Developer
2 50 (14.04%) Analyst
3 41 (11.52%) Consultant
4 40 (11.24%) Security Analyst
5 36 (10.11%) Architect
6 26 (7.30%) Security Consultant
7 25 (7.02%) Software Developer
7 25 (7.02%) Software Engineer
8 21 (5.90%) Security Manager
9 18 (5.06%) Senior Consultant
9 18 (5.06%) Test Engineer
10 17 (4.78%) Integration Engineer
10 17 (4.78%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 16 (4.49%) Information Security Consultant
11 16 (4.49%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.93%) IT Security Analyst
13 13 (3.65%) Information Security Analyst
13 13 (3.65%) Team Leader
13 13 (3.65%) Information Analyst
14 12 (3.37%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.04%) HTML
1 50 (14.04%) .NET
2 33 (9.27%) CSS
3 30 (8.43%) REST
4 27 (7.58%) .NET Framework
5 24 (6.74%) jQuery
5 24 (6.74%) ASP.NET
6 22 (6.18%) Web Services
7 16 (4.49%) JSON
8 15 (4.21%) Ajax
9 14 (3.93%) NHibernate
9 14 (3.93%) Entity Framework
10 13 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (3.65%) XML
11 11 (3.09%) HTML5
12 10 (2.81%) RESTful
12 10 (2.81%) SOAP
12 10 (2.81%) J2EE
12 10 (2.81%) WCF
13 8 (2.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (27.81%) Computer Science
2 52 (14.61%) Management Information System
3 48 (13.48%) PKI
4 40 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (8.71%) Mathematics
6 30 (8.43%) Mobile Payment
7 25 (7.02%) EMV
8 24 (6.74%) Mainframe
9 20 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (4.49%) Tandem
10 16 (4.49%) SCADA
10 16 (4.49%) Smartcard
11 12 (3.37%) Streaming Video
11 12 (3.37%) IBM Mainframe
11 12 (3.37%) Open Source
12 11 (3.09%) iPhone
13 10 (2.81%) Mobile Banking
14 9 (2.53%) CESG
14 9 (2.53%) DTV
15 8 (2.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 110 (30.90%) Windows
2 64 (17.98%) Linux
3 59 (16.57%) UNIX
4 35 (9.83%) Android
5 29 (8.15%) Apple iOS
6 16 (4.49%) Mac OS X
7 9 (2.53%) VMS
7 9 (2.53%) Windows Phone
7 9 (2.53%) CentOS
8 8 (2.25%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.97%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.40%) Solaris
11 3 (0.84%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (38.20%) Information Security
2 76 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (19.66%) Software Engineering
4 52 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
5 48 (13.48%) Data Protection
5 48 (13.48%) Cyber Security
6 47 (13.20%) Mentoring
7 46 (12.92%) OO
7 46 (12.92%) Data Security
8 43 (12.08%) ITIL
9 39 (10.96%) Risk Management
10 38 (10.67%) Business Continuity
11 36 (10.11%) SIEM
12 34 (9.55%) E-Commerce
12 34 (9.55%) TDD
13 32 (8.99%) Incident Management
14 31 (8.71%) Security Architecture
15 29 (8.15%) Vulnerability Management
15 29 (8.15%) Project Management
16 24 (6.74%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.47%) Java
2 78 (21.91%) C#
3 74 (20.79%) C
4 72 (20.22%) C++
5 63 (17.70%) JavaScript
6 53 (14.89%) SQL
7 30 (8.43%) Python
8 16 (4.49%) PHP
9 12 (3.37%) VB
9 12 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.25%) COBOL
12 7 (1.97%) JCL
12 7 (1.97%) PL/1
12 7 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.84%) Ruby
15 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 148 (41.57%) Degree
2 84 (23.60%) CISSP
3 53 (14.89%) CISM
4 42 (11.80%) Security Cleared
5 31 (8.71%) CISA
6 17 (4.78%) SSCP
7 15 (4.21%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.37%) Security+ Certification
8 12 (3.37%) GSEC
9 8 (2.25%) Postgraduate
10 6 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.69%) MBA
10 6 (1.69%) CEH
11 4 (1.12%) GCED
11 4 (1.12%) GCIH
11 4 (1.12%) GCWN
11 4 (1.12%) GCIA
11 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (11.80%) PCI DSS
3 24 (6.74%) COBIT
4 20 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (5.34%) QA
6 10 (2.81%) ISO 8583
7 4 (1.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.56%) BS25999
8 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.28%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.84%) Squid
3 2 (0.56%) Firmware
3 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) Docker
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.81%) Puppet
2 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.28%) Nessus
3 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (7.58%) Oracle
2 19 (5.34%) IBM
2 19 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.21%) Perforce
4 12 (3.37%) Apple
5 9 (2.53%) Hyperion
6 8 (2.25%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (1.97%) VocaLink
7 7 (1.97%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.97%) WorldPay
7 7 (1.97%) NCR
7 7 (1.97%) HP
8 5 (1.40%) VMware
9 4 (1.12%) BT
10 3 (0.84%) Qualys
11 2 (0.56%) Websense
11 2 (0.56%) Splunk
11 2 (0.56%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.56%) Veeam
11 2 (0.56%) Terracotta
Middlesex
WA Consultants
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £55000 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago