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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 714 825 883
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +58
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 197 156 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 152 114 66
Median salary £60,000 £49,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.82% -6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -14.28%

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
40481 45637 47431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.34% 41.62% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33027 36271 37454
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +106 192 £60,000 +20.00% 19
London +64 63 £65,000 +8.33% 9
South East +55 54 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands - 33 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham - 32 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +47 25 £45,000 -14.28%
South West +29 24 £50,000 -4.76%
City of London +84 20 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Berkshire +14 16 £52,500 - 3
Bracknell - 15 £52,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +12 14 £50,000 -41.17%
Guildford +21 12 £40,000 -23.80%
Cheltenham +3 10 £48,750 -42.64%
East of England +10 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West +10 9 £50,750 +35.33% 3
Kent - 8 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
Leatherhead - 7 £65,000 -
Bristol - 7 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridge -7 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester -15 5 £44,750 +19.33% 3
Cheshire +35 4 £52,500 +7.69%
Hampshire -2 4 £63,500 +53.93%
Scotland -19 3 £39,750 -5.35%
Suffolk - 3 £70,000 -
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
Poole - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £55,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £70,000 -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 128 (33.77%) CISSP
2 125 (32.98%) Linux
3 123 (32.45%) Information Security
4 117 (30.87%) Finance
5 115 (30.34%) Cybersecurity
6 108 (28.50%) PKI
7 104 (27.44%) Java
8 102 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (22.16%) Firewall
10 76 (20.05%) CISM
11 74 (19.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 72 (19.00%) Windows
13 71 (18.73%) Degree
14 67 (17.68%) SQL
15 66 (17.41%) C
16 63 (16.62%) SSL
17 60 (15.83%) C++
18 58 (15.30%) Open Source
19 57 (15.04%) Security Operations
20 55 (14.51%) Security Architecture
21 54 (14.25%) Microsoft
22 50 (13.19%) Python
22 50 (13.19%) Risk Management
23 49 (12.93%) Security Cleared
24 48 (12.66%) PCI DSS
24 48 (12.66%) Software Engineering
24 48 (12.66%) Active Directory
25 46 (12.14%) Oracle
26 45 (11.87%) Unix
26 45 (11.87%) Computer Science

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 25 (6.60%) Tomcat
2 22 (5.80%) IIS
3 14 (3.69%) Apache
3 14 (3.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.37%) JBoss
7 7 (1.85%) Liferay
8 5 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.79%) nginx
10 1 (0.26%) CICS
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.26%) uWSGI
Applications
1 11 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.69%) SoftLayer
2 14 (3.69%) Sumo Logic
3 12 (3.17%) Office 365
4 7 (1.85%) SaaS
5 6 (1.58%) GitHub
5 6 (1.58%) PaaS
6 5 (1.32%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (22.16%) Firewall
2 63 (16.62%) SSL
3 34 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 34 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 30 (7.92%) Network Security
5 28 (7.39%) Wireless
6 26 (6.86%) HTTP
7 21 (5.54%) SNMP
8 20 (5.28%) NAS
8 20 (5.28%) SAN
8 20 (5.28%) VPN
9 17 (4.49%) Internet
10 15 (3.96%) LAN
10 15 (3.96%) WAN
11 12 (3.17%) LDAP
12 11 (2.90%) VoIP
13 9 (2.37%) tcpdump
14 8 (2.11%) DNS
15 7 (1.85%) DHCP
15 7 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.01%) Relational Database
1 19 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.96%) MySQL
3 14 (3.69%) Big Data
4 11 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.58%) Redis
8 5 (1.32%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.32%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.06%) LevelDB
9 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.79%) DB2
10 3 (0.79%) QlikView
11 2 (0.53%) Infinispan
11 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.53%) SQLite
12 1 (0.26%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (7.92%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.69%) Vagrant
4 9 (2.37%) Gradle
4 9 (2.37%) Metasploit
5 8 (2.11%) AppScan
6 7 (1.85%) Hudson
6 7 (1.85%) Maven
7 5 (1.32%) Android Studio
7 5 (1.32%) Ant
7 5 (1.32%) GoCD
7 5 (1.32%) JUnit
8 4 (1.06%) Subversion
9 3 (0.79%) DbUnit
9 3 (0.79%) HttpUnit
9 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.79%) XMLUnit
10 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.53%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 117 (30.87%) Finance
2 34 (8.97%) Banking
3 17 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.85%) Legal
4 7 (1.85%) Marketing
5 4 (1.06%) Electronics
5 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.79%) Retail
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Military
7 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 63 (16.62%) Developer
2 57 (15.04%) Architect
3 44 (11.61%) Security Architect
4 42 (11.08%) Security Engineer
5 41 (10.82%) Consultant
6 32 (8.44%) Software Engineer
7 30 (7.92%) Security Consultant
8 29 (7.65%) Analyst
8 29 (7.65%) Security Manager
9 28 (7.39%) Java Developer
10 27 (7.12%) Administrator
11 25 (6.60%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 25 (6.60%) Security Analyst
12 24 (6.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 21 (5.54%) iOS Developer
14 20 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (5.01%) Android Developer
15 19 (5.01%) C# Developer
16 16 (4.22%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 16 (4.22%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.65%) Web Services
2 23 (6.07%) Spring
3 22 (5.80%) .NET
4 17 (4.49%) RESTful
5 16 (4.22%) CSS
5 16 (4.22%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (3.96%) HTML
7 14 (3.69%) Grails
8 12 (3.17%) XML
9 9 (2.37%) Play Framework
9 9 (2.37%) SAML
10 8 (2.11%) Middleware
10 8 (2.11%) SOAP
11 7 (1.85%) CGI
11 7 (1.85%) JDBC
11 7 (1.85%) jQuery
11 7 (1.85%) LAMP
11 7 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (1.85%) Servlets
12 6 (1.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 108 (28.50%) PKI
2 45 (11.87%) Computer Science
3 43 (11.35%) Blockchain
4 39 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (8.97%) Fintech
6 31 (8.18%) Management Information System
7 25 (6.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 23 (6.07%) Data Centre
9 22 (5.80%) Smartcard
10 18 (4.75%) EMV
11 17 (4.49%) Contactless
11 17 (4.49%) User Experience
12 16 (4.22%) Statistics
13 13 (3.43%) Cryptocurrency
14 10 (2.64%) Derivative
14 10 (2.64%) OTC Derivatives
15 9 (2.37%) Java Card
15 9 (2.37%) Mobile App
16 8 (2.11%) Clustering
16 8 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 125 (32.98%) Linux
2 72 (19.00%) Windows
3 45 (11.87%) Unix
4 38 (10.03%) Android
4 38 (10.03%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.43%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.79%) AIX
8 3 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) HPUX
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (32.45%) Information Security
2 115 (30.34%) Cybersecurity
3 102 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (15.30%) Open Source
5 57 (15.04%) Security Operations
6 55 (14.51%) Security Architecture
7 50 (13.19%) Risk Management
8 48 (12.66%) Software Engineering
9 43 (11.35%) Analytics
9 43 (11.35%) ITIL
10 41 (10.82%) SDLC
11 38 (10.03%) Project Management
12 36 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (8.44%) Identity Management
13 32 (8.44%) Kalman Filter
14 31 (8.18%) DevOps
15 30 (7.92%) Data Protection
16 29 (7.65%) Asset Management
16 29 (7.65%) OO
16 29 (7.65%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (27.44%) Java
2 67 (17.68%) SQL
3 66 (17.41%) C
4 60 (15.83%) C++
5 50 (13.19%) Python
6 40 (10.55%) C#
7 32 (8.44%) Perl
8 26 (6.86%) Bash Shell
9 23 (6.07%) Ruby
9 23 (6.07%) Shell Script
10 20 (5.28%) JavaScript
11 18 (4.75%) Objective-C
12 15 (3.96%) Go
13 12 (3.17%) Scala
14 9 (2.37%) Clojure
14 9 (2.37%) Haskell
15 7 (1.85%) AWK
15 7 (1.85%) sed
16 6 (1.58%) Erlang
16 6 (1.58%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 128 (33.77%) CISSP
2 76 (20.05%) CISM
3 71 (18.73%) Degree
4 49 (12.93%) Security Cleared
5 39 (10.29%) GIAC
6 35 (9.23%) DV Cleared
7 33 (8.71%) CISA
8 30 (7.92%) SANS
8 30 (7.92%) SC Cleared
9 22 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (3.69%) CCNP
11 14 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (3.43%) MCSE
13 12 (3.17%) CCNA
13 12 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (2.90%) MCITP
14 11 (2.90%) RHCA
14 11 (2.90%) RHCSA
15 9 (2.37%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (19.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (12.66%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 12 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.32%) COBIT
6 3 (0.79%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.79%) QA
7 2 (0.53%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.53%) RMADS
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.17%) vSphere
3 12 (3.17%) XenApp
4 11 (2.90%) Docker
5 10 (2.64%) iptables
6 7 (1.85%) NFS
6 7 (1.85%) Postfix
6 7 (1.85%) Squid
7 5 (1.32%) Firmware
8 3 (0.79%) Corosync
8 3 (0.79%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.26%) RACF
10 1 (0.26%) Snort
10 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 29 (7.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 29 (7.65%) Puppet
2 22 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.54%) Nagios
4 8 (2.11%) Nessus
5 7 (1.85%) Nmap
6 5 (1.32%) Ansible
7 3 (0.79%) Pacemaker
8 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.53%) WSUS
9 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.26%) SCCM
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 54 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.14%) Oracle
3 21 (5.54%) VMware
4 20 (5.28%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.22%) Hyperion
5 16 (4.22%) SAP
6 15 (3.96%) Splunk
7 13 (3.43%) Cisco
8 12 (3.17%) Citrix
9 9 (2.37%) IBM
10 8 (2.11%) Veracode
11 7 (1.85%) EMC
11 7 (1.85%) Google
11 7 (1.85%) NetApp
11 7 (1.85%) Novell
12 5 (1.32%) HP
12 5 (1.32%) Mentor Graphics
12 5 (1.32%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.32%) Xilinx
13 3 (0.79%) Symantec
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Greater Manchester
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Reading, Berkshire
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City, London
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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London
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Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
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London
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Manchester
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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