The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography 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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 726 817 870
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +53
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 173 160 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 136 120 79
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,199 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.00%

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
39754 46029 46566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 42.08% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32532 36867 36284
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016 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 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +107 170 £60,000 +20.00% 19
London +68 68 £65,000 +18.18% 12
South East +55 41 £52,500 -25.00%
West Midlands - 28 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 27 £60,000 -
City of London +67 19 £63,750 +15.90% 3
Surrey +39 18 £45,000 -35.71%
South West +22 16 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +17 12 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 11 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £50,000 -
East of England +2 8 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Cheltenham - 8 £50,000 -
Guildford +14 7 £50,000 -28.57%
North West +5 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Hampshire +17 6 £52,000 -
Cheshire +29 5 £52,500 +7.69%
Bristol - 5 £77,500 - 1
Kent - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 4 £65,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - -
Suffolk -4 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
Dorset +9 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Yorkshire +9 2 £65,000 +71.05% 3
Ipswich +6 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Poole -5 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Cambridge -5 2 £40,000 -20.00% 2

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 133 (34.73%) CISSP
1 133 (34.73%) Information Security
2 127 (33.16%) Linux
3 112 (29.24%) Cybersecurity
4 110 (28.72%) PKI
5 100 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (26.11%) Finance
6 94 (24.54%) Java
7 87 (22.72%) Firewall
8 81 (21.15%) CISM
9 76 (19.84%) Windows
9 76 (19.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 70 (18.28%) Degree
10 70 (18.28%) Security Architecture
11 69 (18.02%) PCI DSS
12 63 (16.45%) C
12 63 (16.45%) SQL
13 59 (15.40%) Python
14 58 (15.14%) Security Cleared
14 58 (15.14%) Security Operations
15 57 (14.88%) C++
16 56 (14.62%) SSL
17 54 (14.10%) Risk Management
18 53 (13.84%) Microsoft
19 49 (12.79%) Active Directory
19 49 (12.79%) Computer Science
20 45 (11.75%) ITIL
20 45 (11.75%) Continuous Improvement
21 44 (11.49%) SDLC
21 44 (11.49%) Unix

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 25 (6.53%) IIS
2 21 (5.48%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.18%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.35%) Apache
6 5 (1.31%) JBoss
6 5 (1.31%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.78%) nginx
8 2 (0.52%) Liferay
9 1 (0.26%) CICS
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.26%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) MS Office
3 4 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.92%) Office 365
3 14 (3.66%) IBM Cloud
3 14 (3.66%) SoftLayer
3 14 (3.66%) Sumo Logic
4 9 (2.35%) SaaS
5 8 (2.09%) PaaS
6 5 (1.31%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.04%) GitHub
7 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.78%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 87 (22.72%) Firewall
2 56 (14.62%) SSL
3 41 (10.70%) Network Security
4 38 (9.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 36 (9.40%) TCP/IP
6 34 (8.88%) Wireless
7 26 (6.79%) HTTP
8 23 (6.01%) VPN
9 20 (5.22%) Internet
10 18 (4.70%) LAN
10 18 (4.70%) NAS
10 18 (4.70%) SAN
10 18 (4.70%) WAN
11 16 (4.18%) SNMP
12 11 (2.87%) VoIP
13 8 (2.09%) LDAP
13 8 (2.09%) Wireshark
14 7 (1.83%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
15 6 (1.57%) DNS
15 6 (1.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.74%) Relational Database
2 15 (3.92%) Big Data
2 15 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.61%) MySQL
5 6 (1.57%) Data Lake
5 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.57%) Redis
6 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.31%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.04%) LevelDB
7 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.78%) DB2
9 2 (0.52%) Infinispan
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.52%) SQLite
10 1 (0.26%) GIS
10 1 (0.26%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (6.53%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.66%) Vagrant
4 12 (3.13%) Metasploit
5 9 (2.35%) Gradle
6 8 (2.09%) AppScan
7 7 (1.83%) Maven
8 5 (1.31%) Android Studio
8 5 (1.31%) Ant
8 5 (1.31%) GoCD
8 5 (1.31%) JUnit
9 4 (1.04%) Subversion
10 3 (0.78%) DbUnit
10 3 (0.78%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.78%) HttpUnit
10 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.78%) XMLUnit
11 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.52%) Hudson
11 2 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 100 (26.11%) Finance
2 20 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.66%) Banking
4 8 (2.09%) Legal
5 7 (1.83%) Marketing
6 4 (1.04%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.04%) Electronics
6 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Retail
7 3 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 68 (17.75%) Developer
2 60 (15.67%) Architect
3 47 (12.27%) Security Architect
4 44 (11.49%) Security Engineer
5 43 (11.23%) Consultant
6 32 (8.36%) Analyst
6 32 (8.36%) Security Consultant
7 29 (7.57%) Security Manager
8 28 (7.31%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 27 (7.05%) Java Developer
10 25 (6.53%) Security Analyst
11 24 (6.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 24 (6.27%) Software Engineer
12 20 (5.22%) iOS Developer
13 19 (4.96%) Administrator
14 18 (4.70%) Android Developer
15 17 (4.44%) C# Developer
15 17 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (3.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.36%) Web Services
2 23 (6.01%) Spring
3 22 (5.74%) .NET
4 19 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 18 (4.70%) RESTful
6 14 (3.66%) Grails
6 14 (3.66%) XML
7 13 (3.39%) CSS
7 13 (3.39%) HTML
8 10 (2.61%) SOAP
9 9 (2.35%) SAML
10 8 (2.09%) JSON
10 8 (2.09%) Regular Expression
11 6 (1.57%) OAuth
11 6 (1.57%) REST
12 5 (1.31%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (1.31%) CGI
12 5 (1.31%) Servlets
12 5 (1.31%) XSD
12 5 (1.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 110 (28.72%) PKI
2 49 (12.79%) Computer Science
3 42 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (9.14%) Blockchain
4 35 (9.14%) Management Information System
5 34 (8.88%) Fintech
6 25 (6.53%) Security Operations Centre
7 23 (6.01%) Data Centre
8 21 (5.48%) Smartcard
9 17 (4.44%) EMV
9 17 (4.44%) Statistics
10 16 (4.18%) Contactless
11 14 (3.66%) Cryptocurrency
11 14 (3.66%) User Experience
12 11 (2.87%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.61%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (2.61%) Derivative
13 10 (2.61%) Mobile App
13 10 (2.61%) OTC Derivatives
14 8 (2.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 127 (33.16%) Linux
2 76 (19.84%) Windows
3 44 (11.49%) Unix
4 38 (9.92%) Android
4 38 (9.92%) Apple iOS
5 21 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (3.92%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.78%) AIX
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) Solaris
10 2 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (34.73%) Information Security
2 112 (29.24%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (18.28%) Security Architecture
5 58 (15.14%) Security Operations
6 54 (14.10%) Risk Management
7 45 (11.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 45 (11.75%) ITIL
8 44 (11.49%) Open Source
8 44 (11.49%) SDLC
8 44 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 40 (10.44%) Analytics
10 38 (9.92%) Project Management
11 37 (9.66%) DevOps
12 32 (8.36%) Kalman Filter
13 31 (8.09%) Data Protection
14 30 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (7.83%) Penetration Testing
15 29 (7.57%) Identity Management
16 28 (7.31%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (24.54%) Java
2 63 (16.45%) C
2 63 (16.45%) SQL
3 59 (15.40%) Python
4 57 (14.88%) C++
5 35 (9.14%) C#
6 26 (6.79%) Perl
7 25 (6.53%) Go
7 25 (6.53%) Ruby
8 22 (5.74%) Bash Shell
9 20 (5.22%) Shell Script
10 19 (4.96%) JavaScript
11 15 (3.92%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.13%) Scala
13 8 (2.09%) PHP
14 7 (1.83%) Clojure
14 7 (1.83%) Haskell
15 6 (1.57%) Erlang
15 6 (1.57%) OCaml
16 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 133 (34.73%) CISSP
2 81 (21.15%) CISM
3 70 (18.28%) Degree
4 58 (15.14%) Security Cleared
5 40 (10.44%) DV Cleared
5 40 (10.44%) GIAC
6 37 (9.66%) CISA
7 36 (9.40%) SC Cleared
8 32 (8.36%) SANS
9 24 (6.27%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (4.44%) CCNP
11 17 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (4.18%) MCSE
13 15 (3.92%) CCNA
13 15 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (3.66%) CEH
14 14 (3.66%) MCITP
14 14 (3.66%) RHCA
14 14 (3.66%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (19.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (18.02%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 15 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.04%) COBIT
5 4 (1.04%) QA
6 3 (0.78%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.52%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.52%) RMADS
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.18%) vSphere
4 15 (3.92%) XenApp
5 12 (3.13%) Docker
6 7 (1.83%) iptables
7 5 (1.31%) Firmware
8 3 (0.78%) Corosync
8 3 (0.78%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.52%) NFS
9 2 (0.52%) Postfix
9 2 (0.52%) Squid
10 1 (0.26%) RACF
10 1 (0.26%) Snort
10 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (6.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 24 (6.27%) Puppet
3 22 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.18%) Nagios
5 12 (3.13%) Nessus
6 6 (1.57%) Nmap
7 5 (1.31%) Ansible
8 4 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.78%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.78%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.52%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.52%) WSUS
11 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.26%) SCCM
11 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.70%) Oracle
3 22 (5.74%) VMware
4 19 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.18%) Cisco
5 16 (4.18%) Citrix
6 15 (3.92%) Hyperion
6 15 (3.92%) Splunk
7 11 (2.87%) IBM
7 11 (2.87%) SAP
8 9 (2.35%) Google
9 7 (1.83%) Veracode
10 5 (1.31%) Intel Security
10 5 (1.31%) Mentor Graphics
10 5 (1.31%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.31%) Xilinx
11 4 (1.04%) CA
12 3 (0.78%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.78%) Symantec
12 3 (0.78%) WSO2
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Salary dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing Group
Salary: £40k - £50k per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago