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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 775 770 799
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 173 174 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 124 99 105
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,850 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%

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
43024 42844 42841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.48% 40.20% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34485 34681 33423
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +43 164 £52,500 +5.00% 30
London +29 68 £75,000 +33.33% 10
East of England +1 34 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 27 £40,000 -25.58% 1
South West - 22 £63,750 - 7
Cambridge -10 21 £37,500 -30.23% 1
Cheltenham - 21 £47,500 - 5
Gloucestershire - 21 £47,500 - 6
South East -3 20 £43,694 -25.62% 7
City of London +73 19 £57,500 +15.00%
Surrey +16 11 £32,000 -47.75% 3
Yorkshire +10 6 £65,000 +71.05% 1
West Midlands - 6 £42,500 - 1
Guildford +5 5 £32,000 -54.28% 1
Berkshire -5 5 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Wimbledon - 5 - -
Norwich - 4 £50,550 -
Woking - 4 £41,250 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £50,550 -
Newbury +19 3 £62,500 -
Middlesex +15 3 £52,500 - 1
Wembley +9 3 £47,500 +8.57%
Halifax -2 3 - -
West Yorkshire -7 3 - - 1
Suffolk -8 3 £45,000 -28.00%
Harrogate - 3 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
North West +16 2 £65,750 +119.16% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £67,500 -12.90%

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (37.72%) Information Security
2 101 (30.24%) Finance
3 94 (28.14%) Java
4 88 (26.35%) CISSP
5 86 (25.75%) Degree
6 81 (24.25%) Cybersecurity
7 75 (22.46%) Firewall
8 70 (20.96%) C++
9 67 (20.06%) C
10 65 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (19.16%) Windows
12 63 (18.86%) CISM
13 57 (17.07%) Linux
13 57 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
14 55 (16.47%) Network Security
15 53 (15.87%) Banking
16 52 (15.57%) SSL
17 48 (14.37%) PKI
17 48 (14.37%) Computer Science
18 47 (14.07%) Software Engineering
19 45 (13.47%) SQL
20 43 (12.87%) Oracle
21 41 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 39 (11.68%) Security Architecture
23 37 (11.08%) Microsoft
23 37 (11.08%) PCI DSS
23 37 (11.08%) Open Source
23 37 (11.08%) Secure Coding
24 35 (10.48%) Management Information System
25 34 (10.18%) ITIL

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (3.29%) Apache
2 9 (2.69%) IIS
2 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.80%) JBoss
3 6 (1.80%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.80%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.50%) Liferay
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.60%) Node.js
5 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.50%) MS Office
4 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.49%) SaaS
2 13 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.80%) GitHub
5 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.50%) IaaS
6 4 (1.20%) Office 365
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.60%) Route 53
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 75 (22.46%) Firewall
2 55 (16.47%) Network Security
3 52 (15.57%) SSL
4 33 (9.88%) Internet
5 27 (8.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (6.59%) TCP/IP
7 14 (4.19%) NFC
8 13 (3.89%) HTTP
9 12 (3.59%) Wireless
10 10 (2.99%) LDAP
10 10 (2.99%) SAN
11 8 (2.40%) NAS
12 7 (2.10%) LAN
12 7 (2.10%) WAN
12 7 (2.10%) X.509
13 6 (1.80%) ASN.1
13 6 (1.80%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.50%) DHCP
14 5 (1.50%) SMTP
14 5 (1.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.59%) MySQL
4 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.90%) Redis
6 1 (0.30%) DB2
6 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.30%) QlikView
6 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.59%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.59%) Maven
3 9 (2.69%) Subversion
4 8 (2.40%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.40%) Selenium
5 7 (2.10%) JUnit
5 7 (2.10%) Spock
6 6 (1.80%) Ant
6 6 (1.80%) Geb
6 6 (1.80%) Gradle
6 6 (1.80%) IntelliJ
6 6 (1.80%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.80%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.50%) DbUnit
7 5 (1.50%) HttpUnit
7 5 (1.50%) Hudson
7 5 (1.50%) JIRA
7 5 (1.50%) XMLUnit
General
1 101 (30.24%) Finance
2 53 (15.87%) Banking
3 13 (3.89%) Retail
4 12 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.29%) Legal
6 6 (1.80%) Electronics
6 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.50%) Publishing
8 4 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (14.67%) Developer
2 46 (13.77%) Consultant
3 44 (13.17%) Analyst
4 38 (11.38%) Security Analyst
5 36 (10.78%) Software Engineer
6 31 (9.28%) Architect
7 28 (8.38%) Security Engineer
8 23 (6.89%) Security Architect
9 18 (5.39%) Cryptography Consultant
9 18 (5.39%) Security Consultant
10 16 (4.79%) Cryptography Engineer
11 15 (4.49%) Java Developer
11 15 (4.49%) Security Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.19%) Developer in Test
13 13 (3.89%) Information Analyst
13 13 (3.89%) Information Security Analyst
14 12 (3.59%) C# Developer
15 11 (3.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.88%) .NET
2 25 (7.49%) Web Services
3 15 (4.49%) HTML
3 15 (4.49%) J2EE
4 11 (3.29%) XML
5 9 (2.69%) LAMP
6 8 (2.40%) Middleware
6 8 (2.40%) REST
6 8 (2.40%) WCF
7 6 (1.80%) CSS
7 6 (1.80%) Java EE
7 6 (1.80%) OAuth
8 5 (1.50%) Apache CXF
8 5 (1.50%) Cocoa
8 5 (1.50%) EDI
8 5 (1.50%) JavaBeans
8 5 (1.50%) JDBC
8 5 (1.50%) SOAP
8 5 (1.50%) WinForms
8 5 (1.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.37%) Computer Science
1 48 (14.37%) PKI
2 35 (10.48%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.29%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (5.99%) Smartcard
5 19 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (5.09%) EMV
7 15 (4.49%) Algorithms
8 14 (4.19%) Blockchain
9 13 (3.89%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (3.89%) Mobile Payment
10 12 (3.59%) Contactless
10 12 (3.59%) Cryptocurrency
11 11 (3.29%) DTV
11 11 (3.29%) Mobile Banking
12 10 (2.99%) Mainframe
12 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
13 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (2.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.16%) Windows
2 57 (17.07%) Linux
3 26 (7.78%) Android
4 25 (7.49%) Unix
5 21 (6.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.40%) VMS
7 7 (2.10%) AIX
8 5 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.20%) HPUX
9 4 (1.20%) Solaris
10 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.60%) CentOS
11 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (37.72%) Information Security
2 81 (24.25%) Cybersecurity
3 65 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
5 47 (14.07%) Software Engineering
6 39 (11.68%) Security Architecture
7 37 (11.08%) Open Source
7 37 (11.08%) Secure Coding
8 34 (10.18%) ITIL
9 32 (9.58%) SIEM
10 28 (8.38%) Risk Management
11 27 (8.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (7.78%) Scrum
12 26 (7.78%) TOGAF
13 25 (7.49%) Analytics
13 25 (7.49%) Project Management
14 24 (7.19%) Identity Management
14 24 (7.19%) Security Operations
15 23 (6.89%) Threat Modelling
16 22 (6.59%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 94 (28.14%) Java
2 70 (20.96%) C++
3 67 (20.06%) C
4 45 (13.47%) SQL
5 30 (8.98%) C#
6 25 (7.49%) Python
7 22 (6.59%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.19%) Perl
9 12 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.40%) Embedded C
11 8 (2.40%) Groovy
11 8 (2.40%) PHP
12 6 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.50%) AWK
13 5 (1.50%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.50%) sed
14 3 (0.90%) Korn
14 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (26.35%) CISSP
2 86 (25.75%) Degree
3 63 (18.86%) CISM
4 26 (7.78%) CISA
5 25 (7.49%) GIAC
5 25 (7.49%) SANS
6 16 (4.79%) CEH
6 16 (4.79%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.89%) CSSLP
8 12 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.40%) CCNA
11 5 (1.50%) CCSP
11 5 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (1.50%) ISACA
11 5 (1.50%) MCSE
11 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.50%) RHCE
11 5 (1.50%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (1.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (11.08%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (4.49%) COBIT
5 7 (2.10%) PA-DSS
5 7 (2.10%) QA
6 6 (1.80%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.90%) GCP
8 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.60%) SLA
9 1 (0.30%) COSO
9 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.30%) ISO27002
System Software
1 26 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.29%) Firmware
4 6 (1.80%) iptables
4 6 (1.80%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.80%) Xen
5 5 (1.50%) NFS
5 5 (1.50%) Postfix
5 5 (1.50%) Squid
5 5 (1.50%) vSphere
6 4 (1.20%) LXC
7 3 (0.90%) XenApp
8 2 (0.60%) Docker
8 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (4.49%) QRadar
2 9 (2.69%) Puppet
3 6 (1.80%) Nmap
4 5 (1.50%) Nagios
4 5 (1.50%) Nessus
5 4 (1.20%) HP Fortify
5 4 (1.20%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) SCCM
7 1 (0.30%) EnCase
7 1 (0.30%) FTK
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 43 (12.87%) Oracle
2 37 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.79%) VMware
4 11 (3.29%) Hyperion
5 10 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.99%) SAP
6 9 (2.69%) IBM
7 6 (1.80%) HP
8 5 (1.50%) EMC
8 5 (1.50%) NetApp
8 5 (1.50%) Novell
8 5 (1.50%) Qualys
9 4 (1.20%) Atmel
9 4 (1.20%) Citrix
9 4 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.20%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.20%) Sonatype
9 4 (1.20%) Veracode
10 3 (0.90%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton
easyJet Airline
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
AC Assure
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
caspian one
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
caspian one
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
caspian one
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
caspian one
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
PRS For Music
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
City University London
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 12 days ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Woking, Surrey
The Pirbright Institute
Salary: £39,775 to £43,216
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 22 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago