The first 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 795 686 725
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +39
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 101 185 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 57 112 116
Average salary £50,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £46,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £83,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £51,250 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +26.54%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37143 35674 38377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.80% 32.70% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29527 29217 32486
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 10 July 2014 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 10 July 2014. 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 -116 94 £51,000 -7.27% 17
London -75 35 £54,250 -22.50% 5
East of England +10 32 £48,000 -4.00% 5
South East -50 17 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Cambridge +10 16 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 16 £45,000 -10.00% 4
City of London -25 15 £67,500 -15.62% 1
Hampshire +5 13 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Hertfordshire - 11 £46,500 - 1
Watford - 7 £44,000 -
North West -8 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Southampton +8 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester +6 5 £50,000 -28.57%
Farnborough - 4 £52,500 - 1
Scotland -13 3 £48,250 -
Suffolk - 3 £60,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire -3 2 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Glasgow -12 2 £41,500 -
Essex - 2 £68,750 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £53,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £68,750 -
Birmingham +7 1 £50,000 -25.92%
Swindon 0 1 £60,000 +76.47%
West Midlands -1 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire -5 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Wiltshire -7 1 £60,000 +76.47%
South West -27 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 93 (42.66%) Windows
2 80 (36.70%) Java
3 74 (33.94%) Linux
4 71 (32.57%) Information Security
5 66 (30.28%) C++
6 59 (27.06%) PKI
7 58 (26.61%) Degree
8 55 (25.23%) UNIX
8 55 (25.23%) CISSP
8 55 (25.23%) Internet
9 49 (22.48%) Management Information System
9 49 (22.48%) Finance
10 46 (21.10%) Banking
11 44 (20.18%) C
12 43 (19.72%) Retail
12 43 (19.72%) Computer Science
13 42 (19.27%) C#
14 40 (18.35%) Security Cleared
15 39 (17.89%) TCP/IP
16 38 (17.43%) Software Engineering
17 36 (16.51%) PCI DSS
18 33 (15.14%) SQL
19 31 (14.22%) .NET
19 31 (14.22%) XML
20 30 (13.76%) SC Cleared
21 29 (13.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 29 (13.30%) Data Security
22 28 (12.84%) CISM
22 28 (12.84%) SSL
23 27 (12.39%) Web Services

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 7 (3.21%) Apache
1 7 (3.21%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.75%) CloudStack
3 4 (1.83%) IIS
4 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.92%) CMS
5 2 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.92%) MS Office
1 2 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (25.23%) Internet
2 39 (17.89%) TCP/IP
3 28 (12.84%) SSL
4 25 (11.47%) FTP
5 22 (10.09%) SMS
6 21 (9.63%) LDAP
6 21 (9.63%) Network Security
7 20 (9.17%) WAN
7 20 (9.17%) Wireshark
8 17 (7.80%) Firewall
8 17 (7.80%) LAN
9 14 (6.42%) HTTP
10 12 (5.50%) VPN
11 11 (5.05%) tcpdump
12 9 (4.13%) SMTP
13 8 (3.67%) NFC
13 8 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (3.21%) Ethernet
14 7 (3.21%) DNS
15 6 (2.75%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.80%) Relational Database
2 16 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.50%) Data Mining
4 9 (4.13%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.67%) MySQL
6 5 (2.29%) Big Data
6 5 (2.29%) DB2
6 5 (2.29%) SQLite
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.92%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Subversion
2 11 (5.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.67%) Metasploit
5 6 (2.75%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.29%) Maven
6 5 (2.29%) Ant
6 5 (2.29%) JUnit
6 5 (2.29%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.92%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.46%) Hudson
8 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.46%) QADirector
8 1 (0.46%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 49 (22.48%) Finance
2 46 (21.10%) Banking
3 43 (19.72%) Retail
4 23 (10.55%) Retail Banking
5 17 (7.80%) Legal
6 9 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.21%) German Language
8 6 (2.75%) French Language
9 5 (2.29%) Marketing
9 5 (2.29%) Electronics
10 4 (1.83%) Military
11 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
11 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.92%) Advertising
13 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.46%) Law
13 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (17.89%) Consultant
2 35 (16.06%) Software Engineer
2 35 (16.06%) Analyst
3 24 (11.01%) Security Consultant
4 20 (9.17%) Architect
5 19 (8.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 17 (7.80%) Security Analyst
7 16 (7.34%) Business Analyst
8 15 (6.88%) Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Payments Business Analyst
9 14 (6.42%) Security Manager
10 13 (5.96%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (5.05%) Security Specialist
13 10 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Android Developer
14 9 (4.13%) C Software Engineer
14 9 (4.13%) Information Security Specialist
14 9 (4.13%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.22%) .NET
1 31 (14.22%) XML
2 27 (12.39%) Web Services
3 13 (5.96%) HTML
4 8 (3.67%) XHTML
4 8 (3.67%) REST
5 7 (3.21%) J2EE
5 7 (3.21%) JSON
6 6 (2.75%) WML
7 5 (2.29%) Google Maps API
8 4 (1.83%) OAuth
8 4 (1.83%) Java ME
8 4 (1.83%) CSS
8 4 (1.83%) SAML
9 3 (1.38%) STL
9 3 (1.38%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.92%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (0.92%) FFmpeg
10 2 (0.92%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.06%) PKI
2 49 (22.48%) Management Information System
3 43 (19.72%) Computer Science
4 22 (10.09%) APACS
4 22 (10.09%) IVR
5 21 (9.63%) SWIFT
6 19 (8.72%) EMV
7 18 (8.26%) CESG
8 17 (7.80%) Mathematics
9 16 (7.34%) Tandem
9 16 (7.34%) Mainframe
10 14 (6.42%) EFT
11 12 (5.50%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (5.05%) IBM Mainframe
13 8 (3.67%) CESG CLAS
14 7 (3.21%) Smartcard
14 7 (3.21%) Mobile App
15 6 (2.75%) Blackberry
15 6 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (2.75%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 93 (42.66%) Windows
2 74 (33.94%) Linux
3 55 (25.23%) UNIX
4 17 (7.80%) Solaris
5 16 (7.34%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (7.34%) Android
6 7 (3.21%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.92%) AIX
9 2 (0.92%) HPUX
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.57%) Information Security
2 38 (17.43%) Software Engineering
3 29 (13.30%) Data Security
4 27 (12.39%) Requirements Analysis
5 25 (11.47%) Risk Management
6 24 (11.01%) Project Management
7 23 (10.55%) Security Architecture
8 22 (10.09%) Project Planning
8 22 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
9 20 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (9.17%) Product Management
10 18 (8.26%) SIEM
11 17 (7.80%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.88%) OO
12 15 (6.88%) Change Management
12 15 (6.88%) Cyber Security
13 14 (6.42%) Multithreading
13 14 (6.42%) Data Protection
14 13 (5.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.70%) Java
2 66 (30.28%) C++
3 44 (20.18%) C
4 42 (19.27%) C#
5 33 (15.14%) SQL
6 22 (10.09%) Python
7 14 (6.42%) Perl
8 10 (4.59%) Embedded C++
9 9 (4.13%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.29%) JCL
10 5 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.29%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.29%) PL/1
10 5 (2.29%) COBOL
11 4 (1.83%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.38%) VB
13 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.92%) PHP
14 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (26.61%) Degree
2 55 (25.23%) CISSP
3 40 (18.35%) Security Cleared
4 30 (13.76%) SC Cleared
5 28 (12.84%) CISM
6 22 (10.09%) CCA
7 20 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (9.17%) CCNP
7 20 (9.17%) DV Cleared
8 16 (7.34%) CCNA
8 16 (7.34%) CISA
9 13 (5.96%) CEH
10 11 (5.05%) GIAC
10 11 (5.05%) GPEN
10 11 (5.05%) OSCP
11 9 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (3.67%) SSCP
13 7 (3.21%) GSEC
13 7 (3.21%) RHCE
13 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.51%) PCI DSS
2 29 (13.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 27 (12.39%) ISO 8583
4 21 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (5.50%) QA
6 10 (4.59%) ISO 9000
7 6 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (2.75%) BS7799
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.46%) BS25999
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 10 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.13%) Snort
3 7 (3.21%) Nmap
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.92%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Nessus
2 3 (1.38%) OpenView
2 3 (1.38%) Cacti
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
3 2 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.92%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (9.63%) Oracle
2 20 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.34%) IBM
4 10 (4.59%) Cyber-Ark
5 9 (4.13%) VeriFone
5 9 (4.13%) Sourcefire
6 7 (3.21%) HP
6 7 (3.21%) LogRhythm
7 5 (2.29%) Google
7 5 (2.29%) NCR
8 4 (1.83%) Symantec
8 4 (1.83%) Capita
8 4 (1.83%) Juniper
8 4 (1.83%) Cisco
9 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.38%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.92%) Tableau
10 2 (0.92%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.92%) VMware
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Hertfordshire
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Hampshire
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Farnborough
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