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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 735 789 687
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -102
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 158 118 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 119 76 117
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%

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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +30 126 £50,000 -4.76% 16
London +32 42 £55,000 +3.77% 5
Scotland +14 26 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Leeds +35 23 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Yorkshire +33 23 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Glasgow +28 23 £43,500 -33.07%
West Yorkshire +26 23 £38,000 +1.33% 3
North West +14 20 £37,500 -26.82% 1
East of England -21 15 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Cambridge +5 14 £50,000 -
South East +4 14 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 14 £50,000 -
Manchester +11 13 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Surrey - 9 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £72,500 - 1
Guildford - 8 £70,000 -
Cheshire +6 7 £47,500 -17.39%
City of London +28 6 £55,000 - 1
Knutsford +2 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £72,500 - 1
South West -23 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Edinburgh -15 3 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Northampton - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £72,500 - 1
Wembley - 3 £50,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Dorset +5 2 £57,500 +35.29%
Middlesex - 2 £71,250 -
Poole - 2 £57,500 -
Berkshire +6 1 - - 2

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 160 (47.62%) Information Security
2 135 (40.18%) Degree
3 129 (38.39%) Finance
4 113 (33.63%) CISSP
5 96 (28.57%) Network Security
6 82 (24.40%) Cyber Security
7 74 (22.02%) Windows
8 71 (21.13%) CISM
9 69 (20.54%) Java
10 66 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (18.75%) C++
12 62 (18.45%) SIEM
13 61 (18.15%) Data Security
13 61 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (17.26%) Incident Management
15 57 (16.96%) Computer Science
16 56 (16.67%) Linux
17 55 (16.37%) Penetration Testing
18 54 (16.07%) C
19 48 (14.29%) Firewall
20 46 (13.69%) PKI
21 43 (12.80%) Management Information System
22 42 (12.50%) Software Engineering
23 41 (12.20%) Data Protection
23 41 (12.20%) JavaScript
24 40 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 39 (11.61%) C#
25 39 (11.61%) SQL
25 39 (11.61%) ITIL
26 38 (11.31%) Python

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (1.49%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.19%) IIS
3 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.30%) Mule
5 1 (0.30%) Lync
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.27%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.46%) Amazon ELB
2 15 (4.46%) Route 53
3 12 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.19%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) PaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 96 (28.57%) Network Security
2 48 (14.29%) Firewall
3 36 (10.71%) SSL
4 31 (9.23%) Internet
5 29 (8.63%) Wireless
6 24 (7.14%) IPsec
7 23 (6.85%) HTTP
8 19 (5.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (4.46%) PPTP
9 15 (4.46%) OpenVPN
9 15 (4.46%) VPN
10 13 (3.87%) TCP/IP
11 11 (3.27%) HTTPS
11 11 (3.27%) LDAP
11 11 (3.27%) NFC
12 9 (2.68%) DVB
13 7 (2.08%) LAN
14 4 (1.19%) WAN
14 4 (1.19%) Wireless Security
15 3 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.33%) MySQL
2 21 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.49%) Couchbase
4 4 (1.19%) Redis
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.60%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.57%) Maven
2 11 (3.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.98%) Ant
4 5 (1.49%) Selenium
5 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.19%) JUnit
5 4 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.19%) HttpUnit
5 4 (1.19%) JIRA
5 4 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.89%) Log4j
6 3 (0.89%) Subversion
7 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.60%) JMeter
7 2 (0.60%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.60%) XMLUnit
7 2 (0.60%) Mockito
7 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.60%) Grunt
General
1 129 (38.39%) Finance
2 36 (10.71%) Legal
3 33 (9.82%) Law
4 30 (8.93%) Banking
5 24 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (4.76%) Retail
8 10 (2.98%) Multimedia
9 9 (2.68%) Back Office
10 8 (2.38%) Electronics
11 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.49%) Publishing
11 5 (1.49%) Marketing
12 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Games
13 1 (0.30%) Military
13 1 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (17.86%) Analyst
2 55 (16.37%) Developer
3 51 (15.18%) Security Analyst
4 46 (13.69%) Consultant
5 30 (8.93%) Security Consultant
6 29 (8.63%) Security Engineer
7 24 (7.14%) Architect
8 19 (5.65%) Senior Consultant
9 18 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
9 18 (5.36%) Information Analyst
10 17 (5.06%) Security Architect
10 17 (5.06%) Information Security Consultant
11 15 (4.46%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.46%) IT Security Analyst
11 15 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.17%) Security Manager
13 12 (3.57%) Incident Analyst
14 11 (3.27%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.27%) Senior Security Consultant
15 10 (2.98%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.93%) HTML
1 30 (8.93%) .NET
2 25 (7.44%) CSS
3 20 (5.95%) Web Services
4 18 (5.36%) LAMP
5 15 (4.46%) Spring
5 15 (4.46%) RESTful
5 15 (4.46%) J2EE
5 15 (4.46%) HTML5
6 10 (2.98%) WCF
7 9 (2.68%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.38%) jQuery
8 8 (2.38%) REST
8 8 (2.38%) PlayReady
9 7 (2.08%) Apache Flex
9 7 (2.08%) XML
10 6 (1.79%) WinForms
11 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.49%) CSS3
12 4 (1.19%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (16.96%) Computer Science
3 46 (13.69%) PKI
4 43 (12.80%) Management Information System
5 30 (8.93%) Mobile Payment
6 18 (5.36%) Algorithms
6 18 (5.36%) EMV
7 17 (5.06%) Mobile App
8 15 (4.46%) SCADA
9 13 (3.87%) DTV
10 12 (3.57%) Smartcard
10 12 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
11 11 (3.27%) NHS
12 9 (2.68%) Mathematics
12 9 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.68%) iPhone
13 8 (2.38%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (1.79%) Mainframe
15 5 (1.49%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.02%) Windows
2 56 (16.67%) Linux
3 28 (8.33%) UNIX
4 27 (8.04%) Android
5 20 (5.95%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.46%) CentOS
7 11 (3.27%) VMS
8 8 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.89%) AIX
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (47.62%) Information Security
2 82 (24.40%) Cyber Security
3 66 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (18.45%) SIEM
5 61 (18.15%) Data Security
6 58 (17.26%) Incident Management
7 55 (16.37%) Penetration Testing
8 42 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 41 (12.20%) Data Protection
10 39 (11.61%) ITIL
11 37 (11.01%) Risk Management
11 37 (11.01%) Analytics
12 34 (10.12%) Business Continuity
13 31 (9.23%) Security Architecture
14 30 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
14 30 (8.93%) Scrum
15 25 (7.44%) TDD
15 25 (7.44%) Mentoring
15 25 (7.44%) Open Source
16 24 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (20.54%) Java
2 63 (18.75%) C++
3 54 (16.07%) C
4 41 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 39 (11.61%) C#
5 39 (11.61%) SQL
6 38 (11.31%) Python
7 30 (8.93%) PHP
8 15 (4.46%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.68%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.68%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.79%) VB
11 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.60%) Ruby
13 2 (0.60%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.60%) Perl
14 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.30%) R
14 1 (0.30%) F#
Qualifications
1 135 (40.18%) Degree
2 113 (33.63%) CISSP
3 71 (21.13%) CISM
4 33 (9.82%) Security Cleared
5 32 (9.52%) CISA
6 19 (5.65%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.17%) SSCP
8 12 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
8 12 (3.57%) GSEC
9 8 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.38%) CSSLP
10 7 (2.08%) GCIH
10 7 (2.08%) GCIA
11 6 (1.79%) GIAC
12 4 (1.19%) GCWN
12 4 (1.19%) GCED
12 4 (1.19%) PCI QSA
12 4 (1.19%) CEH
13 3 (0.89%) CPIM
13 3 (0.89%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (11.31%) PCI DSS
3 22 (6.55%) COBIT
4 11 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.08%) QA
6 4 (1.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 14 (4.17%) Docker
2 11 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.98%) Xen
3 10 (2.98%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.60%) Firmware
5 2 (0.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Snort
6 1 (0.30%) NFS
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.65%) Puppet
2 14 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 6 (1.79%) WebInspect
4 4 (1.19%) Ansible
5 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Nessus
6 1 (0.30%) Nmap
6 1 (0.30%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (7.44%) Oracle
2 13 (3.87%) VMware
3 12 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 11 (3.27%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.98%) Qualys
5 10 (2.98%) Splunk
6 9 (2.68%) HP
6 9 (2.68%) IBM
7 8 (2.38%) Sun
8 6 (1.79%) WorldPay
9 5 (1.49%) AppSense
9 5 (1.49%) Websense
9 5 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.49%) Symantec
10 4 (1.19%) Apple
10 4 (1.19%) SAP
10 4 (1.19%) FireEye
10 4 (1.19%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.19%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.19%) Trustwave
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k - £80K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 26 days ago