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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 717 719 666
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -53
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 149 156 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 82 108 134
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £94,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%

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
39255 41093 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.41% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31712 32035 35265
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -8 127 £47,500 -13.63% 24
London -42 40 £52,500 -30.00% 10
East of England +25 36 £55,000 -3.50% 4
Cambridge +23 28 £55,000 -21.42% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 28 £55,000 -21.42% 4
South East -25 27 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Scotland +21 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh +17 15 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire 0 11 £38,000 -5.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £38,000 - 1
North West -4 9 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Hampshire -28 9 £72,500 +16.00% 2
Leeds - 8 £37,750 -
Manchester -1 7 £27,500 -38.20% 1
Hertfordshire -12 7 £55,000 +25.00%
Cwmbran - 6 - -
South Wales - 6 - -
Wales - 6 - -
Torfaen - 6 - -
Surrey -13 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Berkshire -13 5 £70,000 +47.36% 1
East Midlands +14 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £42,500 +70.00%
City of London +6 4 £50,000 -50.00% 4
Guildford - 4 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £70,000 -
Halifax - 3 £40,375 - 1
Nottinghamshire +16 2 £77,500 -
Nottingham +10 2 £77,500 -
Northampton -4 2 £32,500 -27.77%

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 109 (31.78%) Software Engineering
2 108 (31.49%) Information Security
3 105 (30.61%) Degree
4 99 (28.86%) C#
5 90 (26.24%) Windows
5 90 (26.24%) Computer Science
6 86 (25.07%) SQL
7 81 (23.62%) Banking
8 77 (22.45%) Finance
9 74 (21.57%) Java
10 69 (20.12%) C++
11 68 (19.83%) Mentoring
12 64 (18.66%) .NET
13 63 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (18.08%) Mathematics
14 62 (18.08%) E-Commerce
15 60 (17.49%) JavaScript
16 55 (16.03%) C
17 51 (14.87%) .NET Framework
18 50 (14.58%) Management Information System
19 49 (14.29%) Internet
19 49 (14.29%) PKI
20 48 (13.99%) jQuery
20 48 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
20 48 (13.99%) Linux
20 48 (13.99%) MVC
21 47 (13.70%) ASP.NET
21 47 (13.70%) Amazon EC2
21 47 (13.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 47 (13.70%) NHibernate

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.04%) CloudStack
2 7 (2.04%) IIS
2 7 (2.04%) Apache
3 6 (1.75%) CICS
4 4 (1.17%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.17%) WordPress
5 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.58%) SAS
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.58%) GemFire
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.17%) MS Project
4 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (4.66%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (13.70%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.29%) Internet
2 41 (11.95%) TCP/IP
3 30 (8.75%) Network Security
4 23 (6.71%) SSL
5 17 (4.96%) ATM
6 15 (4.37%) HTTP
7 13 (3.79%) NFC
7 13 (3.79%) Wireless
8 12 (3.50%) IPsec
8 12 (3.50%) Firewall
8 12 (3.50%) X.509
9 11 (3.21%) LDAP
10 10 (2.92%) SMS
11 8 (2.33%) VPN
11 8 (2.33%) DVB
12 7 (2.04%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.46%) LAN
14 4 (1.17%) WAN
14 4 (1.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.37%) DB2
3 8 (2.33%) MySQL
4 7 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.75%) Big Data
5 6 (1.75%) Couchbase
6 5 (1.46%) MS Access
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.58%) SQLite
8 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.58%) Redis
9 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.75%) JIRA
2 6 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.58%) Subversion
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.29%) Xcode
4 1 (0.29%) Ant
4 1 (0.29%) JUnit
4 1 (0.29%) Rational Rose
General
1 81 (23.62%) Banking
2 77 (22.45%) Finance
3 39 (11.37%) Retail
4 29 (8.45%) Law
5 22 (6.41%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.08%) Retail Banking
7 13 (3.79%) Legal
8 10 (2.92%) Electronics
9 8 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.17%) Military
12 3 (0.87%) Automotive
13 2 (0.58%) Games
14 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.29%) Marketing
14 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (17.49%) Developer
2 53 (15.45%) Analyst
3 48 (13.99%) Software Engineer
4 34 (9.91%) Consultant
5 32 (9.33%) Architect
5 32 (9.33%) Security Analyst
6 28 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
7 23 (6.71%) Test Engineer
8 22 (6.41%) .NET Developer
9 20 (5.83%) Technical Specialist
10 19 (5.54%) Security Manager
10 19 (5.54%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 19 (5.54%) Integration Engineer
11 18 (5.25%) C# Developer
11 18 (5.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.66%) Lead Developer
13 15 (4.37%) Lead .NET Developer
13 15 (4.37%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (18.66%) .NET
2 51 (14.87%) .NET Framework
3 48 (13.99%) jQuery
4 47 (13.70%) ASP.NET
4 47 (13.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 47 (13.70%) NHibernate
4 47 (13.70%) Ajax
5 46 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (9.62%) Web Services
7 26 (7.58%) XML
8 25 (7.29%) REST
9 19 (5.54%) HTML
10 17 (4.96%) J2EE
11 15 (4.37%) Middleware
12 14 (4.08%) JSON
13 12 (3.50%) Java EE
14 11 (3.21%) OAuth
14 11 (3.21%) CSS
15 8 (2.33%) OpenID
16 7 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (26.24%) Computer Science
2 62 (18.08%) Mathematics
3 50 (14.58%) Management Information System
4 49 (14.29%) PKI
5 38 (11.08%) EMV
6 33 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
7 32 (9.33%) Mainframe
8 24 (7.00%) Algorithms
8 24 (7.00%) Mobile Payment
9 21 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (5.83%) Mobile Banking
10 20 (5.83%) Tandem
11 12 (3.50%) Smartcard
12 11 (3.21%) CESG
13 10 (2.92%) IVR
13 10 (2.92%) APACS
13 10 (2.92%) SWIFT
14 9 (2.62%) CESG CLAS
15 7 (2.04%) iPhone
15 7 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 90 (26.24%) Windows
2 48 (13.99%) Linux
3 45 (13.12%) UNIX
4 37 (10.79%) Android
5 22 (6.41%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.37%) Windows 7
6 15 (4.37%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.62%) CentOS
8 7 (2.04%) Solaris
9 6 (1.75%) zOS
9 6 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (31.78%) Software Engineering
2 108 (31.49%) Information Security
3 68 (19.83%) Mentoring
4 63 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (18.08%) E-Commerce
6 48 (13.99%) MVC
7 46 (13.41%) Data Protection
8 42 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
9 37 (10.79%) Change Management
10 32 (9.33%) ITIL
11 26 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 23 (6.71%) Coaching
12 23 (6.71%) OO
13 22 (6.41%) Data Security
14 21 (6.12%) Product Management
15 19 (5.54%) TDD
16 18 (5.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 17 (4.96%) Requirements Analysis
18 16 (4.66%) Project Management
18 16 (4.66%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 99 (28.86%) C#
2 86 (25.07%) SQL
3 74 (21.57%) Java
4 69 (20.12%) C++
5 60 (17.49%) JavaScript
6 55 (16.03%) C
7 42 (12.24%) Python
8 36 (10.50%) T-SQL
9 21 (6.12%) JCL
10 17 (4.96%) COBOL
11 16 (4.66%) PL/1
11 16 (4.66%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.62%) Assembly Language
13 8 (2.33%) PHP
13 8 (2.33%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.75%) XPath
14 6 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.87%) Ruby
15 3 (0.87%) Perl
16 2 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (30.61%) Degree
2 46 (13.41%) CISSP
3 39 (11.37%) Security Cleared
4 29 (8.45%) CISM
5 17 (4.96%) CISA
6 16 (4.66%) CISMP
7 14 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.50%) PhD
9 10 (2.92%) CCA
9 10 (2.92%) Postgraduate
10 6 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.75%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.17%) CEH
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.58%) CCNP
12 2 (0.58%) MBA
12 2 (0.58%) SSCP
12 2 (0.58%) MCITP
13 1 (0.29%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (13.12%) PCI DSS
2 30 (8.75%) QA
3 26 (7.58%) ISO 8583
4 22 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (3.79%) ISO 9000
7 10 (2.92%) COBIT
8 8 (2.33%) COSO
9 2 (0.58%) SLA
10 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.17%) Firmware
3 3 (0.87%) Squid
4 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Cacti
2 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.71%) IBM
3 19 (5.54%) Oracle
4 16 (4.66%) HP
4 16 (4.66%) VocaLink
5 15 (4.37%) NCR
6 9 (2.62%) Perforce
6 9 (2.62%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.04%) Apple
8 5 (1.46%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (1.46%) Cisco
9 4 (1.17%) Symbian
10 3 (0.87%) VMware
10 3 (0.87%) Juniper
11 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.58%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.58%) Veeam
11 2 (0.58%) Terracotta
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
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Fareham
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Cambridge
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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