The table below looks at the statistics for Cryptography skills 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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK
Rank 716 768 785
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 135 174 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 104 122 106
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74604 89126 91423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.31% 86.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61307 73847 74567
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +44 125 £52,500 - 23
London +34 56 £70,000 -6.66% 10
South West +21 28 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Gloucestershire -14 23 £47,500 - 3
South East +54 22 £52,500 +20.68% 2
Surrey +55 10 £40,000 +23.07% 1
West Midlands +35 10 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Scotland +28 9 £53,000 -
Glasgow - 8 £53,000 -
Cheltenham -4 7 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Birmingham - 7 - -
City of London +17 6 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 6 £44,250 -34.44% 1
Guildford +19 5 £40,000 +25.00%
Wimbledon +7 5 £72,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £43,500 -
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 - 2
Northampton - 3 £43,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £40,000 - 1
North West -17 2 - -
Derby - 2 £46,250 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £46,250 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +32 1 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Edinburgh +7 1 - -
Bristol +3 1 £37,500 -53.12% 1
Leatherhead 0 1 £37,500 +29.31%

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 125 (38.70%) Cybersecurity
2 98 (30.34%) Finance
3 96 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (28.79%) Information Security
5 88 (27.24%) Linux
6 81 (25.08%) Java
6 81 (25.08%) Degree
7 79 (24.46%) Computer Science
8 77 (23.84%) C++
9 74 (22.91%) Management Information System
10 71 (21.98%) CISSP
11 69 (21.36%) Windows
11 69 (21.36%) Risk Management
11 69 (21.36%) Security Cleared
12 68 (21.05%) Firewall
13 67 (20.74%) SIEM
14 62 (19.20%) Software Engineering
15 59 (18.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 57 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
17 56 (17.34%) CISM
17 56 (17.34%) C
18 51 (15.79%) Python
19 49 (15.17%) SQL
20 48 (14.86%) PKI
21 47 (14.55%) Android
22 46 (14.24%) ITIL
23 44 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
24 41 (12.69%) CISA
24 41 (12.69%) Banking
25 40 (12.38%) Service Delivery

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 14 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.41%) Apache
2 11 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.41%) JBoss
3 10 (3.10%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.86%) Liferay
6 5 (1.55%) nginx
7 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.33%) assyst
1 14 (4.33%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.62%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.41%) Amazon S3
3 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.55%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.62%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.62%) G Suite
5 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.62%) Office 365
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 68 (21.05%) Firewall
2 37 (11.46%) Network Security
3 36 (11.15%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.81%) Wireless
5 19 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (5.26%) HTTP
7 14 (4.33%) SSL
7 14 (4.33%) VPN
8 13 (4.02%) VLAN
8 13 (4.02%) Wireless Security
9 12 (3.72%) Internet
10 10 (3.10%) IPsec
10 10 (3.10%) IPv6
10 10 (3.10%) NFC
11 8 (2.48%) LDAP
11 8 (2.48%) SNMP
12 7 (2.17%) DHCP
12 7 (2.17%) DNS
12 7 (2.17%) SAN
13 6 (1.86%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.36%) Blockchain
2 19 (5.88%) Big Data
3 15 (4.64%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.10%) MySQL
4 10 (3.10%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.79%) Data Lake
5 9 (2.79%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.55%) DB2
8 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.62%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.62%) GIS
10 2 (0.62%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.17%) JIRA
4 6 (1.86%) Hudson
4 6 (1.86%) Maven
5 5 (1.55%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.93%) Ant
7 2 (0.62%) Gradle
7 2 (0.62%) Selenium
7 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.62%) Subversion
7 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.31%) AppScan
8 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.31%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.31%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 98 (30.34%) Finance
2 41 (12.69%) Banking
3 23 (7.12%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.02%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.41%) Electronics
6 8 (2.48%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.48%) Law
6 8 (2.48%) Retail
7 7 (2.17%) Legal
8 5 (1.55%) Back Office
8 5 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.55%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Automotive
9 2 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (13.00%) Software Engineer
2 40 (12.38%) Developer
3 34 (10.53%) Architect
4 30 (9.29%) Consultant
5 27 (8.36%) Analyst
6 24 (7.43%) Security Analyst
6 24 (7.43%) Security Architect
7 23 (7.12%) Security Engineer
8 19 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.57%) C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (5.57%) Security Manager
10 17 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 17 (5.26%) Research Engineer
10 17 (5.26%) Security Consultant
11 16 (4.95%) Team Leader
12 15 (4.64%) Security Officer
13 14 (4.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 13 (4.02%) Information Officer
14 13 (4.02%) Information Security Officer
14 13 (4.02%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.46%) Web Services
2 14 (4.33%) .NET
3 13 (4.02%) HTML
3 13 (4.02%) REST
4 11 (3.41%) Middleware
4 11 (3.41%) XML
5 10 (3.10%) HTML5
5 10 (3.10%) RESTful
5 10 (3.10%) Spring
6 8 (2.48%) Node.js
6 8 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (2.17%) JSON
8 6 (1.86%) Akka
8 6 (1.86%) JDBC
8 6 (1.86%) LAMP
8 6 (1.86%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (1.55%) CSS
9 5 (1.55%) Java EE
9 5 (1.55%) JCE
9 5 (1.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 79 (24.46%) Computer Science
2 74 (22.91%) Management Information System
3 48 (14.86%) PKI
4 44 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (8.98%) CESG
6 25 (7.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 25 (7.74%) Fintech
7 24 (7.43%) Algorithms
8 21 (6.50%) Mobile App
9 18 (5.57%) Data Centre
10 14 (4.33%) Freedom of Information
10 14 (4.33%) Smartcard
10 14 (4.33%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (3.72%) Cyber Attack
13 10 (3.10%) NHS
14 9 (2.79%) Data Structures
14 9 (2.79%) EMV
15 8 (2.48%) Contactless
15 8 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.24%) Linux
2 69 (21.36%) Windows
3 47 (14.55%) Android
4 38 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 30 (9.29%) Unix
6 17 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 13 (4.02%) AIX
8 9 (2.79%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.86%) VMS
10 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.62%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.70%) Cybersecurity
2 96 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (28.79%) Information Security
4 69 (21.36%) Risk Management
5 67 (20.74%) SIEM
6 62 (19.20%) Software Engineering
7 57 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
8 46 (14.24%) ITIL
9 40 (12.38%) Service Delivery
10 36 (11.15%) Security Architecture
11 33 (10.22%) Mathematics
12 31 (9.60%) Ethical Hacking
13 29 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (8.98%) OWASP
13 29 (8.98%) TOGAF
14 27 (8.36%) Risk Assessment
15 26 (8.05%) Incident Management
15 26 (8.05%) Service Management
15 26 (8.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 25 (7.74%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 81 (25.08%) Java
2 77 (23.84%) C++
3 56 (17.34%) C
4 51 (15.79%) Python
5 49 (15.17%) SQL
6 40 (12.38%) C#
7 33 (10.22%) Bash Shell
8 18 (5.57%) PHP
9 17 (5.26%) Perl
10 16 (4.95%) Ruby
11 14 (4.33%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.72%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.41%) JavaScript
14 10 (3.10%) Embedded C
14 10 (3.10%) R
15 9 (2.79%) Embedded C++
15 9 (2.79%) Go
15 9 (2.79%) Groovy
16 8 (2.48%) Shell Script
17 7 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (25.08%) Degree
2 71 (21.98%) CISSP
3 69 (21.36%) Security Cleared
4 56 (17.34%) CISM
5 41 (12.69%) CISA
6 34 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 20 (6.19%) DV Cleared
8 15 (4.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 14 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.10%) GIAC
11 9 (2.79%) CEH
11 9 (2.79%) PhD
12 8 (2.48%) ISEB
12 8 (2.48%) SANS
13 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.17%) RHCE
14 5 (1.55%) CREST Certified
15 4 (1.24%) CRISC
15 4 (1.24%) MCSA
15 4 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (18.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (10.84%) PCI DSS
3 30 (9.29%) QA
4 15 (4.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (4.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (4.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 13 (4.02%) COBIT
7 10 (3.10%) SLA
8 9 (2.79%) JTAG
8 9 (2.79%) MISRA
9 4 (1.24%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.62%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.02%) Docker
3 9 (2.79%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.48%) iptables
5 6 (1.86%) NFS
5 6 (1.86%) Postfix
5 6 (1.86%) Squid
6 4 (1.24%) Firmware
6 4 (1.24%) Xen
7 3 (0.93%) vSphere
8 2 (0.62%) HDFS
8 2 (0.62%) KVM
8 2 (0.62%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.62%) QEMU
8 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) Nagios
2 9 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.79%) Puppet
3 6 (1.86%) Nmap
4 5 (1.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.93%) Apache Shiro
5 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.93%) SELinux
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.62%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.62%) Nessus
6 2 (0.62%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.31%) EnCase
7 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.31%) SCCM
7 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 30 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.05%) VMware
3 21 (6.50%) Oracle
4 13 (4.02%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.41%) Citrix
5 11 (3.41%) SAP
6 8 (2.48%) HP
7 6 (1.86%) EMC
7 6 (1.86%) Hyperion
7 6 (1.86%) NetApp
7 6 (1.86%) Novell
8 5 (1.55%) Dell
8 5 (1.55%) IBM
9 3 (0.93%) Cisco
9 3 (0.93%) Intel Security
9 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.93%) Splunk
10 2 (0.62%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.62%) New Relic
10 2 (0.62%) WSO2
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Equity, Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Morson International
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + more
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive + flexiable working
Posted: 3 days ago
Liskeard, Cornwall
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
itecopeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £96k (DoE) + bens and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Central London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £96k (DoE) + bens and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Other
HP inc
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52575 - £82800 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39285 - £54158 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago