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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 700 796 777
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 183 171 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133 128 125
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%

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
36267 45777 46074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.55% 42.54% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29577 36487 37232
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +123 177 £62,500 +8.69% 24
London +86 81 £66,250 -2.57% 12
South East +75 19 £47,500 -9.52% 3
North West -2 17 - - 1
Knutsford - 17 - -
Cheshire - 17 - - 1
South West +18 15 £55,000 -4.34% 3
East of England -1 14 £63,750 +27.50% 4
Surrey +20 13 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Yorkshire +34 11 £65,000 +13.04%
West Midlands -5 11 - -
Guildford +24 10 £35,000 -50.00%
Cambridge -9 9 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 9 £55,000 +10.00% 2
City of London +21 8 £75,000 +13.20% 2
East Midlands +16 8 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Bristol +17 7 £90,000 +80.00% 1
Gloucestershire -14 7 £27,500 - 2
Derbyshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 7 - -
Derby - 7 £45,000 - 1
Cheltenham -11 6 £27,500 - 1
Doncaster - 6 - -
South Yorkshire - 6 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 -
Knaresborough - 5 £65,000 -
Croydon - 5 £57,604 -
Berkshire +54 4 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Staffordshire -3 4 - -
Slough - 3 £65,000 -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 122 (34.56%) Information Security
2 115 (32.58%) Linux
3 109 (30.88%) Cybersecurity
4 106 (30.03%) CISSP
5 99 (28.05%) Firewall
6 96 (27.20%) Finance
7 92 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (24.36%) CISM
9 83 (23.51%) PKI
10 82 (23.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 82 (23.23%) Windows
11 75 (21.25%) Java
12 71 (20.11%) Degree
13 69 (19.55%) Management Information System
14 67 (18.98%) Risk Management
14 67 (18.98%) SQL
15 66 (18.70%) Computer Science
15 66 (18.70%) Security Cleared
16 63 (17.85%) Security Architecture
17 61 (17.28%) Software Engineering
18 56 (15.86%) C++
19 55 (15.58%) ITIL
19 55 (15.58%) SIEM
20 54 (15.30%) Network Security
21 53 (15.01%) Penetration Testing
21 53 (15.01%) C
22 52 (14.73%) PCI DSS
23 51 (14.45%) CISA
23 51 (14.45%) Python
23 51 (14.45%) Microsoft

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 23 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.68%) Apache
3 12 (3.40%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.12%) JBoss
5 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.83%) IIS
6 9 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.70%) Liferay
9 5 (1.42%) nginx
9 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.28%) CICS
12 1 (0.28%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.98%) assyst
1 7 (1.98%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.57%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.12%) Office 365
3 10 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.98%) SaaS
5 5 (1.42%) PaaS
6 4 (1.13%) GitHub
7 3 (0.85%) IaaS
7 3 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.85%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.85%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (28.05%) Firewall
2 54 (15.30%) Network Security
3 43 (12.18%) TCP/IP
4 41 (11.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 31 (8.78%) SSL
6 30 (8.50%) Wireless
7 24 (6.80%) HTTP
8 22 (6.23%) VPN
9 19 (5.38%) Internet
10 16 (4.53%) NAS
10 16 (4.53%) SAN
10 16 (4.53%) VLAN
10 16 (4.53%) Wireless Security
11 13 (3.68%) LAN
11 13 (3.68%) WAN
12 10 (2.83%) DNS
12 10 (2.83%) IPsec
12 10 (2.83%) LDAP
13 9 (2.55%) SNMP
13 9 (2.55%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.82%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.25%) Big Data
3 12 (3.40%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.40%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.12%) MySQL
5 9 (2.55%) Data Lake
6 8 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.13%) DB2
9 3 (0.85%) GIS
9 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.57%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.28%) LevelDB
11 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.70%) Ant
3 6 (1.70%) Hudson
4 5 (1.42%) JIRA
4 5 (1.42%) Maven
4 5 (1.42%) Metasploit
4 5 (1.42%) Subversion
5 4 (1.13%) Gradle
6 3 (0.85%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.85%) JUnit
6 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.57%) GoCD
8 1 (0.28%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.28%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.28%) XMLUnit
General
1 96 (27.20%) Finance
2 21 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.10%) Banking
4 11 (3.12%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.55%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.27%) Law
7 7 (1.98%) Legal
8 6 (1.70%) Retail
9 4 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (14.73%) Developer
2 44 (12.46%) Architect
3 35 (9.92%) Security Engineer
3 35 (9.92%) Software Engineer
4 34 (9.63%) Consultant
5 29 (8.22%) Security Architect
6 27 (7.65%) Security Consultant
7 26 (7.37%) Analyst
8 21 (5.95%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.95%) Security Analyst
8 21 (5.95%) Team Leader
9 20 (5.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 18 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 18 (5.10%) Security Manager
11 17 (4.82%) Security Officer
12 15 (4.25%) Information Officer
12 15 (4.25%) Information Security Officer
13 14 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
13 14 (3.97%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 13 (3.68%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.90%) Web Services
2 17 (4.82%) HTML
3 14 (3.97%) XML
4 13 (3.68%) Spring
5 12 (3.40%) RESTful
6 11 (3.12%) .NET
6 11 (3.12%) Middleware
6 11 (3.12%) REST
7 8 (2.27%) HTML5
7 8 (2.27%) JSON
7 8 (2.27%) Regular Expression
7 8 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (2.27%) XSD
8 7 (1.98%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.98%) CSS
8 7 (1.98%) LAMP
8 7 (1.98%) SOAP
9 6 (1.70%) CGI
9 6 (1.70%) JDBC
9 6 (1.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.51%) PKI
2 69 (19.55%) Management Information System
3 66 (18.70%) Computer Science
4 38 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (8.22%) Blockchain
6 28 (7.93%) Fintech
7 26 (7.37%) Algorithms
7 26 (7.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 24 (6.80%) CESG
9 20 (5.67%) Mobile App
10 17 (4.82%) Data Centre
10 17 (4.82%) Mathematics
10 17 (4.82%) Physics
11 12 (3.40%) Biometrics
11 12 (3.40%) Cyber Attack
11 12 (3.40%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (3.12%) User Experience
13 10 (2.83%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (2.55%) NHS
14 9 (2.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.58%) Linux
2 82 (23.23%) Windows
3 39 (11.05%) Unix
4 30 (8.50%) Android
5 22 (6.23%) Apple iOS
6 16 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.25%) AIX
8 13 (3.68%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.98%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (1.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.42%) VMS
12 3 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.85%) Solaris
13 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (34.56%) Information Security
2 109 (30.88%) Cybersecurity
3 92 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (18.98%) Risk Management
5 63 (17.85%) Security Architecture
6 61 (17.28%) Software Engineering
7 55 (15.58%) ITIL
7 55 (15.58%) SIEM
8 53 (15.01%) Penetration Testing
9 50 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 41 (11.61%) Security Operations
11 36 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
11 36 (10.20%) Open Source
12 32 (9.07%) Service Delivery
12 32 (9.07%) TOGAF
13 31 (8.78%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (7.93%) Identity Access Management
14 28 (7.93%) Information Assurance
15 27 (7.65%) OWASP
16 26 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.25%) Java
2 67 (18.98%) SQL
3 56 (15.86%) C++
4 53 (15.01%) C
5 51 (14.45%) Python
6 31 (8.78%) Bash Shell
7 27 (7.65%) C#
8 25 (7.08%) Go
9 19 (5.38%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.10%) Ruby
11 17 (4.82%) Perl
12 15 (4.25%) JavaScript
12 15 (4.25%) PHP
13 14 (3.97%) Scala
14 13 (3.68%) Objective-C
15 9 (2.55%) Embedded C
15 9 (2.55%) PowerShell
16 8 (2.27%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.98%) Groovy
17 7 (1.98%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (30.03%) CISSP
2 86 (24.36%) CISM
3 71 (20.11%) Degree
4 66 (18.70%) Security Cleared
5 51 (14.45%) CISA
6 37 (10.48%) SC Cleared
7 33 (9.35%) DV Cleared
8 24 (6.80%) SANS
9 23 (6.52%) GIAC
9 23 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (3.97%) CEH
11 14 (3.97%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (3.40%) CCNP
12 12 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (2.83%) CCNA
13 10 (2.83%) MCITP
13 10 (2.83%) MCSE
13 10 (2.83%) RHCA
13 10 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (23.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (14.73%) PCI DSS
3 21 (5.95%) QA
4 13 (3.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (3.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.27%) COBIT
6 8 (2.27%) SLA
7 7 (1.98%) JTAG
7 7 (1.98%) MISRA
8 4 (1.13%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 34 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (8.50%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.53%) Docker
4 13 (3.68%) vSphere
5 11 (3.12%) iptables
6 10 (2.83%) XenApp
7 6 (1.70%) NFS
7 6 (1.70%) Postfix
7 6 (1.70%) Squid
8 4 (1.13%) Firmware
9 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.85%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.85%) Xen
10 2 (0.57%) KVM
10 2 (0.57%) QEMU
11 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.28%) RACF
11 1 (0.28%) Snort
11 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (3.97%) Puppet
2 13 (3.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (3.12%) Kubernetes
4 10 (2.83%) Nagios
4 10 (2.83%) Nmap
5 8 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.70%) Nessus
7 5 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.85%) Apache Shiro
8 3 (0.85%) SELinux
9 2 (0.57%) Ansible
9 2 (0.57%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.57%) WSUS
10 1 (0.28%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.92%) VMware
3 31 (8.78%) Oracle
4 22 (6.23%) Citrix
5 21 (5.95%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.40%) Cisco
7 10 (2.83%) SAP
8 8 (2.27%) IBM
9 7 (1.98%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.70%) CA
10 6 (1.70%) EMC
10 6 (1.70%) HP
10 6 (1.70%) NetApp
10 6 (1.70%) Novell
11 5 (1.42%) Apigee
11 5 (1.42%) Dell
11 5 (1.42%) Google
11 5 (1.42%) Mashery
11 5 (1.42%) WSO2
12 4 (1.13%) Splunk
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Bangor, Gwynedd
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Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
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London
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Salary: Attractive +
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London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: competitive
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London
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Salary: £65,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
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