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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 749 777 903
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +126
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 192 190 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 138 156 75
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,271 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
43286 44788 49537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.22% 40.54% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34999 35315 39381
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +47 183 £55,000 +15.78% 29
London +16 65 £75,000 +42.85% 13
South East +30 45 £47,500 +18.75% 4
East of England +46 31 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South West +21 29 £47,500 +22.58% 7
Cambridgeshire +19 26 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Gloucestershire +18 23 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Surrey +15 23 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Cambridge +15 22 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Cheltenham - 18 £46,250 - 6
City of London +51 11 £47,500 +3.26% 4
Guildford +2 11 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Berkshire +7 9 £69,250 +25.90%
Kent - 8 £64,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £64,000 -
Bracknell - 8 £69,250 -
Yorkshire +8 7 £35,000 -15.66%
Hampshire -5 6 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Woking - 6 £44,250 -
Birmingham -11 5 £65,000 +78.08%
West Midlands -14 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Wimbledon - 5 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucester +6 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bristol +4 3 £65,000 +100.00%
North Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands +14 2 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire 0 2 £35,000 -15.66%
Leeds 0 2 £35,000 -15.66%

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 116 (31.35%) Java
2 114 (30.81%) Information Security
2 114 (30.81%) Cybersecurity
3 104 (28.11%) Finance
4 98 (26.49%) CISSP
5 97 (26.22%) Degree
6 96 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (24.32%) C
8 82 (22.16%) C++
9 80 (21.62%) Linux
10 79 (21.35%) Windows
11 66 (17.84%) Firewall
12 63 (17.03%) CISM
12 63 (17.03%) Software Engineering
13 56 (15.14%) Computer Science
14 54 (14.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 51 (13.78%) PKI
16 49 (13.24%) Secure Coding
17 48 (12.97%) Oracle
18 47 (12.70%) Security Architecture
19 46 (12.43%) Unix
20 45 (12.16%) SQL
20 45 (12.16%) SSL
21 42 (11.35%) Microsoft
21 42 (11.35%) C#
21 42 (11.35%) Banking
21 42 (11.35%) Network Security
22 41 (11.08%) ITIL
23 39 (10.54%) SQL Server
23 39 (10.54%) PCI DSS

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 21 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.51%) Apache
3 12 (3.24%) JBoss
4 9 (2.43%) IIS
4 9 (2.43%) Liferay
5 7 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.62%) Node.js
7 3 (0.81%) nginx
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) uWSGI
Applications
1 7 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.81%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.97%) GitHub
3 8 (2.16%) SaaS
4 7 (1.89%) SoftLayer
4 7 (1.89%) Sumo Logic
5 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.35%) IaaS
7 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.08%) Office 365
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (17.84%) Firewall
2 45 (12.16%) SSL
3 42 (11.35%) Network Security
4 33 (8.92%) TCP/IP
5 21 (5.68%) HTTP
5 21 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (5.41%) Internet
7 16 (4.32%) SNMP
8 11 (2.97%) NAS
8 11 (2.97%) SAN
8 11 (2.97%) Wireless
9 10 (2.70%) LDAP
10 9 (2.43%) DHCP
10 9 (2.43%) DNS
10 9 (2.43%) iSCSI
10 9 (2.43%) SMTP
10 9 (2.43%) tcpdump
10 9 (2.43%) Telnet
10 9 (2.43%) VPN
11 8 (2.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.24%) MySQL
2 12 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.62%) Redis
5 5 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.08%) Big Data
6 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.81%) DB2
7 3 (0.81%) QlikView
7 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.54%) Infinispan
8 2 (0.54%) SQLite
9 1 (0.27%) LevelDB
9 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.70%) Android Studio
4 9 (2.43%) Hudson
5 7 (1.89%) AppScan
5 7 (1.89%) Metasploit
5 7 (1.89%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.62%) JIRA
7 4 (1.08%) Gradle
7 4 (1.08%) Subversion
8 3 (0.81%) Burp Suite
8 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.54%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.54%) JUnit
9 2 (0.54%) Selenium
9 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (28.11%) Finance
2 42 (11.35%) Banking
3 9 (2.43%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.89%) Legal
4 7 (1.89%) Publishing
5 6 (1.62%) Marketing
6 4 (1.08%) Electronics
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.54%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (15.41%) Developer
2 47 (12.70%) Software Engineer
3 38 (10.27%) Analyst
3 38 (10.27%) Security Engineer
4 37 (10.00%) Architect
4 37 (10.00%) Consultant
5 30 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 30 (8.11%) Security Architect
6 23 (6.22%) C# Developer
7 21 (5.68%) Administrator
8 18 (4.86%) Cryptography Engineer
9 16 (4.32%) Security Manager
10 15 (4.05%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.05%) iOS Developer
10 15 (4.05%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.05%) Security Consultant
10 15 (4.05%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.51%) Android Developer
11 13 (3.51%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.11%) .NET
2 27 (7.30%) Web Services
3 13 (3.51%) Middleware
4 12 (3.24%) RESTful
5 9 (2.43%) JDBC
5 9 (2.43%) LAMP
5 9 (2.43%) LAPP Stack
5 9 (2.43%) Play Framework
6 8 (2.16%) XML
7 7 (1.89%) CSS
7 7 (1.89%) Grails
7 7 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (1.89%) Spring
8 6 (1.62%) HTML
8 6 (1.62%) JSON
8 6 (1.62%) REST
9 5 (1.35%) Cocoa
9 5 (1.35%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (1.35%) Java EE
9 5 (1.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.14%) Computer Science
2 51 (13.78%) PKI
3 30 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.49%) Smartcard
5 23 (6.22%) Blockchain
5 23 (6.22%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.32%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.78%) Algorithms
9 12 (3.24%) Cryptocurrency
9 12 (3.24%) Data Centre
9 12 (3.24%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (3.24%) EMV
10 11 (2.97%) Clustering
10 11 (2.97%) Contactless
10 11 (2.97%) Fintech
11 10 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.70%) User Experience
12 8 (2.16%) Mainframe
12 8 (2.16%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.62%) Linux
2 79 (21.35%) Windows
3 46 (12.43%) Unix
4 35 (9.46%) Android
5 31 (8.38%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.89%) AIX
8 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.08%) HPUX
9 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.08%) Solaris
9 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.08%) VMS
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (30.81%) Cybersecurity
1 114 (30.81%) Information Security
2 96 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (17.03%) Software Engineering
4 49 (13.24%) Secure Coding
5 47 (12.70%) Security Architecture
6 41 (11.08%) ITIL
7 39 (10.54%) Open Source
7 39 (10.54%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 33 (8.92%) Risk Management
10 31 (8.38%) SDLC
11 30 (8.11%) Threat Modelling
12 27 (7.30%) Project Management
12 27 (7.30%) Security Operations
13 26 (7.03%) Information Assurance
14 25 (6.76%) Identity Management
15 23 (6.22%) Analytics
15 23 (6.22%) OO
15 23 (6.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 116 (31.35%) Java
2 90 (24.32%) C
3 82 (22.16%) C++
4 45 (12.16%) SQL
5 42 (11.35%) C#
6 34 (9.19%) Python
7 28 (7.57%) Perl
8 23 (6.22%) Bash Shell
9 16 (4.32%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.05%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.51%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.70%) Ruby
13 9 (2.43%) AWK
13 9 (2.43%) Scala
13 9 (2.43%) sed
14 7 (1.89%) Clojure
14 7 (1.89%) Haskell
15 5 (1.35%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 98 (26.49%) CISSP
2 97 (26.22%) Degree
3 63 (17.03%) CISM
4 30 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 29 (7.84%) CISA
6 26 (7.03%) GIAC
7 22 (5.95%) SANS
8 17 (4.59%) CEH
8 17 (4.59%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.24%) CSSLP
10 11 (2.97%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.43%) RHCE
12 8 (2.16%) CCNA
13 7 (1.89%) Sun Certification
14 6 (1.62%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (1.62%) IISP
15 5 (1.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 5 (1.35%) CRISC
15 5 (1.35%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (14.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (10.54%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.86%) COBIT
4 13 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 9 (2.43%) QA
7 5 (1.35%) FIPS 140-2
8 3 (0.81%) GCP
8 3 (0.81%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.27%) COSO
10 1 (0.27%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.27%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 21 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.24%) Firmware
4 11 (2.97%) iptables
5 9 (2.43%) NFS
5 9 (2.43%) Postfix
5 9 (2.43%) Squid
6 3 (0.81%) Docker
6 3 (0.81%) LXC
6 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.81%) Xen
7 2 (0.54%) Corosync
7 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.54%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.54%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 18 (4.86%) Puppet
2 16 (4.32%) Nagios
3 9 (2.43%) Nmap
3 9 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.89%) Nessus
5 3 (0.81%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.81%) QRadar
5 3 (0.81%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.54%) Pacemaker
6 2 (0.54%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (12.97%) Oracle
2 42 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.05%) Red Hat
3 15 (4.05%) VMware
4 12 (3.24%) SAP
5 11 (2.97%) Hyperion
6 9 (2.43%) EMC
6 9 (2.43%) NetApp
6 9 (2.43%) Novell
6 9 (2.43%) Splunk
7 8 (2.16%) IBM
8 7 (1.89%) HP
8 7 (1.89%) Veracode
9 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.81%) Atmel
10 3 (0.81%) Google
10 3 (0.81%) Mentor Graphics
10 3 (0.81%) Sonatype
10 3 (0.81%) Symantec
10 3 (0.81%) Xilinx
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