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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 701 723 713
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 202 161 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 125 107 128
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £74,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
42746 42966 44777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.25% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34484 34342 37475
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 27 November 2014 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 27 November 2014. 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 -15 171 £55,000 +3.77% 19
London -8 54 £59,000 -1.66% 3
East of England +13 51 £52,500 +19.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +31 39 £48,500 - 2
Cambridge +25 39 £48,500 - 2
Scotland +23 31 £50,000 +16.95% 3
Edinburgh +22 31 £50,000 +9.89% 1
South East -37 30 £60,000 +26.31% 7
North East -6 15 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Hampshire -8 14 £72,500 -9.37%
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 11 £40,000 -33.33%
Tyne and Wear -6 11 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire -14 11 £50,000 +13.63%
Yorkshire -45 9 £40,500 -42.14% 3
Surrey -18 8 £60,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +19 7 £71,500 +34.90% 1
East Midlands +18 5 £77,500 +138.46% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £42,500 +70.00%
West Yorkshire -23 5 £40,500 -31.35% 3
Guildford - 5 £52,500 -
Knutsford - 4 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £77,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £77,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Durham - 4 - -
North West - 4 £50,000 -
Watford -16 3 £50,000 +13.63%
South West -23 3 £42,500 - 2
Halifax - 3 £40,375 - 3
Basingstoke +4 2 - -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 104 (32.50%) Information Security
2 102 (31.88%) C#
3 100 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 99 (30.94%) Degree
5 97 (30.31%) Windows
6 85 (26.56%) Computer Science
7 84 (26.25%) SQL
8 79 (24.69%) Banking
9 76 (23.75%) Java
10 71 (22.19%) Finance
11 68 (21.25%) Mathematics
12 62 (19.38%) C++
13 61 (19.06%) PKI
14 59 (18.44%) CISSP
15 58 (18.13%) Internet
15 58 (18.13%) Security Cleared
15 58 (18.13%) Mentoring
16 54 (16.88%) Linux
16 54 (16.88%) Management Information System
17 53 (16.56%) UNIX
17 53 (16.56%) PCI DSS
18 51 (15.94%) Python
18 51 (15.94%) E-Commerce
18 51 (15.94%) .NET
19 50 (15.63%) TCP/IP
20 48 (15.00%) Retail
21 46 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (14.06%) C
23 42 (13.13%) Penetration Testing
24 41 (12.81%) Data Protection

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (3.75%) OpenStack
2 11 (3.44%) CloudStack
2 11 (3.44%) Apache
3 7 (2.19%) IIS
4 6 (1.88%) CICS
5 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.25%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.63%) SAS
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (5.94%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.88%) Amazon EC2
1 38 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.13%) Internet
2 50 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 29 (9.06%) Network Security
4 23 (7.19%) X.509
5 20 (6.25%) LDAP
6 19 (5.94%) SMS
6 19 (5.94%) SSL
7 16 (5.00%) ATM
8 14 (4.38%) LAN
8 14 (4.38%) WAN
9 12 (3.75%) HTTP
10 11 (3.44%) Wireshark
11 8 (2.50%) NFC
11 8 (2.50%) Kerberos
12 7 (2.19%) VPN
12 7 (2.19%) tcpdump
13 6 (1.88%) DNS
13 6 (1.88%) IPsec
14 5 (1.56%) IPv4
14 5 (1.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.63%) DB2
3 9 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.25%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.94%) Big Data
7 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.63%) SQLite
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.63%) Subversion
3 2 (0.63%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 79 (24.69%) Banking
2 71 (22.19%) Finance
3 48 (15.00%) Retail
4 31 (9.69%) Law
5 23 (7.19%) Retail Banking
6 17 (5.31%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.75%) Electronics
8 9 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.81%) Legal
9 8 (2.50%) Military
10 6 (1.88%) French Language
11 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.63%) German Language
13 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.63%) Automotive
14 1 (0.31%) Advertising
14 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (15.94%) Developer
1 51 (15.94%) Analyst
2 47 (14.69%) Consultant
3 45 (14.06%) Software Engineer
4 28 (8.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 27 (8.44%) Architect
5 27 (8.44%) Security Analyst
6 26 (8.13%) Security Consultant
6 26 (8.13%) Test Engineer
7 20 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
7 20 (6.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 19 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (5.94%) Payments Business Analyst
8 19 (5.94%) C# Developer
8 19 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (5.94%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.63%) Technical Specialist
10 16 (5.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.94%) .NET
2 40 (12.50%) Web Services
3 39 (12.19%) ASP.NET
3 39 (12.19%) .NET Framework
3 39 (12.19%) jQuery
3 39 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 39 (12.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 38 (11.88%) Ajax
4 38 (11.88%) NHibernate
5 30 (9.38%) XML
6 20 (6.25%) J2EE
7 17 (5.31%) REST
8 15 (4.69%) OAuth
9 14 (4.38%) Middleware
10 12 (3.75%) Java EE
11 11 (3.44%) SAML
12 10 (3.13%) OpenID
13 9 (2.81%) JSON
13 9 (2.81%) HTML
14 8 (2.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 68 (21.25%) Mathematics
3 61 (19.06%) PKI
4 54 (16.88%) Management Information System
5 40 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 32 (10.00%) EMV
7 31 (9.69%) Mainframe
8 24 (7.50%) CESG
8 24 (7.50%) Tandem
9 22 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (6.56%) Algorithms
11 20 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
11 20 (6.25%) Smartcard
12 19 (5.94%) APACS
12 19 (5.94%) IVR
12 19 (5.94%) SWIFT
13 18 (5.63%) Mobile Banking
14 17 (5.31%) CESG CLAS
15 11 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 97 (30.31%) Windows
2 54 (16.88%) Linux
3 53 (16.56%) UNIX
4 20 (6.25%) Android
5 18 (5.63%) Windows XP
5 18 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 16 (5.00%) Solaris
7 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.88%) zOS
9 3 (0.94%) AIX
9 3 (0.94%) HPUX
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.63%) CentOS
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (32.50%) Information Security
2 100 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 58 (18.13%) Mentoring
4 51 (15.94%) E-Commerce
5 46 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (13.13%) Penetration Testing
7 41 (12.81%) Data Protection
8 38 (11.88%) MVC
9 34 (10.63%) Change Management
10 28 (8.75%) ITIL
10 28 (8.75%) Requirements Analysis
11 27 (8.44%) Risk Management
11 27 (8.44%) Data Security
12 22 (6.88%) Product Management
13 20 (6.25%) Coaching
13 20 (6.25%) Project Planning
14 15 (4.69%) Software Architecture
15 14 (4.38%) TOGAF
16 13 (4.06%) Cyber Security
17 12 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (31.88%) C#
2 84 (26.25%) SQL
3 76 (23.75%) Java
4 62 (19.38%) C++
5 51 (15.94%) Python
6 45 (14.06%) C
7 40 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 29 (9.06%) T-SQL
9 24 (7.50%) JCL
10 20 (6.25%) COBOL
11 19 (5.94%) PL/1
11 19 (5.94%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.81%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.56%) XPath
13 5 (1.56%) Perl
14 2 (0.63%) PHP
14 2 (0.63%) VB
14 2 (0.63%) Ruby
14 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (30.94%) Degree
2 59 (18.44%) CISSP
3 58 (18.13%) Security Cleared
4 33 (10.31%) SC Cleared
5 29 (9.06%) CISM
6 19 (5.94%) CCA
6 19 (5.94%) CISMP
7 17 (5.31%) CISA
8 12 (3.75%) PhD
9 11 (3.44%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.19%) CCNP
10 7 (2.19%) Postgraduate
10 7 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.19%) CEH
11 5 (1.56%) GIAC
11 5 (1.56%) GCIA
11 5 (1.56%) GPEN
11 5 (1.56%) OSCP
12 3 (0.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (16.56%) PCI DSS
2 37 (11.56%) ISO 8583
3 35 (10.94%) QA
4 21 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (5.94%) ISO 9000
6 18 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (3.13%) COBIT
8 8 (2.50%) COSO
9 2 (0.63%) SLA
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.88%) Firmware
3 5 (1.56%) Snort
4 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.63%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.63%) Nmap
6 1 (0.31%) Xen
6 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) OpenView
1 2 (0.63%) Cacti
1 2 (0.63%) Puppet
1 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.50%) IBM
3 21 (6.56%) Oracle
4 20 (6.25%) HP
5 18 (5.63%) NCR
6 15 (4.69%) VocaLink
7 7 (2.19%) Juniper
7 7 (2.19%) Cisco
8 5 (1.56%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.56%) Sourcefire
9 4 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.25%) Symbian
10 3 (0.94%) VMware
10 3 (0.94%) Capita
10 3 (0.94%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (0.94%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.94%) LogRhythm
11 2 (0.63%) F5
11 2 (0.63%) Kaspersky
11 2 (0.63%) Riverbed
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