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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 715 802 705
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -97
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 168 105 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.089% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 147 75 115
Average salary £46,000 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -12.00%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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
(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 +58 125 £46,000 -1.07% 14
London +63 57 £52,500 -20.75% 5
South East +8 35 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Scotland +52 33 £43,750 +5.42% 5
Glasgow +31 28 £42,875 +3.31% 5
City of London +39 20 £46,000 -31.85%
Hampshire -5 14 £37,500 +3.44%
North West +11 13 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East of England -1 12 £45,500 +1.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Cheshire +5 9 £50,000 -13.04%
Cambridge +23 8 £45,500 +1.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £37,500 -
South Wales - 8 £49,500 -
Torfaen - 8 £49,500 -
Wales - 8 £49,500 -
Cwmbran - 8 £49,500 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 7 £55,000 -
Fareham - 7 £37,500 -
Surrey +24 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Middlesex +17 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Guildford +14 5 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Leeds - 5 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £37,500 - 2
Knutsford - 3 £50,000 -
Wembley +1 2 £45,250 +29.28%
Berkshire -2 2 £55,000 +25.71% 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 139 (41.12%) Degree
2 130 (38.46%) Information Security
3 113 (33.43%) Finance
4 107 (31.66%) Windows
5 87 (25.74%) CISSP
6 86 (25.44%) Computer Science
7 76 (22.49%) C++
8 74 (21.89%) Java
8 74 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (20.12%) C
10 64 (18.93%) C#
10 64 (18.93%) Network Security
11 63 (18.64%) Linux
12 62 (18.34%) JavaScript
13 58 (17.16%) Software Engineering
14 56 (16.57%) CISM
15 55 (16.27%) Cyber Security
16 51 (15.09%) UNIX
17 50 (14.79%) HTML
17 50 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 49 (14.50%) PKI
18 49 (14.50%) Data Security
18 49 (14.50%) Management Information System
19 48 (14.20%) .NET
19 48 (14.20%) SQL
20 46 (13.61%) OO
20 46 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (12.43%) SIEM
22 41 (12.13%) Penetration Testing
22 41 (12.13%) Internet

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 9 (2.66%) IIS
2 8 (2.37%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.18%) WordPress
5 2 (0.59%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.59%) GemFire
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.59%) Apache
5 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.30%) Mule
6 1 (0.30%) Lync
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.89%) MS Project
3 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (2.07%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.18%) Route 53
5 4 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (18.93%) Network Security
2 41 (12.13%) Internet
3 31 (9.17%) Firewall
4 28 (8.28%) Wireless
5 25 (7.40%) HTTP
6 24 (7.10%) SSL
7 18 (5.33%) DVB
8 16 (4.73%) TCP/IP
9 15 (4.44%) IPsec
9 15 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (3.25%) NFC
11 10 (2.96%) VPN
11 10 (2.96%) LAN
12 8 (2.37%) OpenVPN
13 7 (2.07%) ATM
14 6 (1.78%) LDAP
14 6 (1.78%) HTTPS
14 6 (1.78%) WLAN
15 4 (1.18%) Wireless Security
15 4 (1.18%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.80%) MySQL
3 13 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 6 (1.78%) Big Data
4 6 (1.78%) CouchDB
4 6 (1.78%) DB2
5 5 (1.48%) MS Access
5 5 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.18%) Redis
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.85%) JIRA
2 8 (2.37%) Selenium
3 7 (2.07%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.78%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.78%) Maven
4 6 (1.78%) JUnit
5 4 (1.18%) Grunt
5 4 (1.18%) Mockito
5 4 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.18%) HttpUnit
5 4 (1.18%) Log4j
6 3 (0.89%) Subversion
6 3 (0.89%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.59%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.59%) JMeter
8 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.30%) Ant
8 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 113 (33.43%) Finance
2 37 (10.95%) Banking
3 31 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 26 (7.69%) Legal
5 23 (6.80%) Law
6 19 (5.62%) Retail
7 17 (5.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.96%) Electronics
9 6 (1.78%) Publishing
10 4 (1.18%) Marketing
10 4 (1.18%) Games
11 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.59%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Back Office
13 1 (0.30%) Military
13 1 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 66 (19.53%) Developer
2 48 (14.20%) Analyst
3 43 (12.72%) Consultant
4 41 (12.13%) Security Analyst
5 29 (8.58%) Architect
6 28 (8.28%) Security Consultant
7 25 (7.40%) Software Developer
8 23 (6.80%) Software Engineer
9 20 (5.92%) Security Manager
10 19 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
10 19 (5.62%) Information Security Consultant
11 15 (4.44%) Java Developer
12 14 (4.14%) Information Security Analyst
12 14 (4.14%) IT Security Analyst
12 14 (4.14%) Information Analyst
13 11 (3.25%) Security Specialist
13 11 (3.25%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.25%) Technical Specialist
13 11 (3.25%) Team Leader
13 11 (3.25%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.79%) HTML
2 48 (14.20%) .NET
3 34 (10.06%) CSS
4 27 (7.99%) REST
5 25 (7.40%) .NET Framework
6 22 (6.51%) ASP.NET
6 22 (6.51%) jQuery
7 19 (5.62%) Web Services
8 16 (4.73%) JSON
9 13 (3.85%) Entity Framework
9 13 (3.85%) HTML5
9 13 (3.85%) Ajax
10 12 (3.55%) NHibernate
10 12 (3.55%) RESTful
10 12 (3.55%) XML
11 11 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.96%) WCF
13 9 (2.66%) SOAP
14 8 (2.37%) GStreamer
14 8 (2.37%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 86 (25.44%) Computer Science
2 49 (14.50%) PKI
2 49 (14.50%) Management Information System
3 46 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (9.17%) Mobile Payment
5 25 (7.40%) EMV
6 23 (6.80%) Mainframe
7 17 (5.03%) Smartcard
7 17 (5.03%) Mathematics
8 16 (4.73%) SCADA
9 15 (4.44%) Tandem
10 12 (3.55%) Open Source
10 12 (3.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (3.55%) Streaming Video
11 11 (3.25%) iPhone
11 11 (3.25%) Mobile Banking
12 10 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (2.66%) DTV
14 8 (2.37%) iPad
14 8 (2.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 107 (31.66%) Windows
2 63 (18.64%) Linux
3 51 (15.09%) UNIX
4 36 (10.65%) Android
5 30 (8.88%) Apple iOS
6 16 (4.73%) Mac OS X
7 11 (3.25%) CentOS
8 9 (2.66%) VMS
8 9 (2.66%) Windows Phone
9 7 (2.07%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.78%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.89%) AIX
12 1 (0.30%) Solaris
12 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.46%) Information Security
2 74 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (17.16%) Software Engineering
4 55 (16.27%) Cyber Security
5 49 (14.50%) Data Security
6 46 (13.61%) OO
7 42 (12.43%) SIEM
8 41 (12.13%) Penetration Testing
9 40 (11.83%) Data Protection
10 39 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 37 (10.95%) ITIL
11 37 (10.95%) Risk Management
12 36 (10.65%) Business Continuity
12 36 (10.65%) TDD
12 36 (10.65%) Mentoring
13 34 (10.06%) E-Commerce
14 30 (8.88%) Vulnerability Management
14 30 (8.88%) Security Architecture
15 27 (7.99%) Project Management
16 24 (7.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (22.49%) C++
2 74 (21.89%) Java
3 68 (20.12%) C
4 64 (18.93%) C#
5 62 (18.34%) JavaScript
6 48 (14.20%) SQL
7 22 (6.51%) Python
8 18 (5.33%) PHP
9 12 (3.55%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.55%) VB
9 12 (3.55%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.66%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.07%) COBOL
13 6 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.78%) JCL
13 6 (1.78%) PL/1
14 3 (0.89%) Ruby
15 2 (0.59%) Perl
15 2 (0.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 139 (41.12%) Degree
2 87 (25.74%) CISSP
3 56 (16.57%) CISM
4 37 (10.95%) Security Cleared
5 30 (8.88%) CISA
6 17 (5.03%) SSCP
6 17 (5.03%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.55%) GSEC
7 12 (3.55%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (2.07%) CEH
9 6 (1.78%) MBA
9 6 (1.78%) Postgraduate
10 4 (1.18%) GCED
10 4 (1.18%) GCIA
10 4 (1.18%) GCIH
10 4 (1.18%) GCWN
10 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.59%) MCITP
11 2 (0.59%) CISMP
11 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 24 (7.10%) COBIT
4 19 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (4.44%) QA
6 7 (2.07%) ISO 8583
7 4 (1.18%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.59%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.59%) BS25999
8 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.89%) Firmware
2 3 (0.89%) Squid
2 3 (0.89%) Docker
3 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) Snort
4 1 (0.30%) Xen
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (3.25%) Puppet
2 3 (0.89%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.59%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.30%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (7.69%) Oracle
2 20 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.62%) IBM
4 15 (4.44%) Perforce
5 12 (3.55%) Apple
6 10 (2.96%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.07%) HP
7 7 (2.07%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (2.07%) WorldPay
8 6 (1.78%) VocaLink
8 6 (1.78%) VMware
8 6 (1.78%) NCR
8 6 (1.78%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.18%) BT
10 3 (0.89%) Qualys
11 2 (0.59%) Splunk
11 2 (0.59%) Terracotta
11 2 (0.59%) Veeam
11 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.59%) Sourcefire
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k dep. on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £37500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago