The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 211 209 199
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.13% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £48,250 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.51% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Cryptography
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1268 1566 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.17% 28.34% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1347 1022
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,150 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography across the West Midlands region.

Cryptography Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cryptography
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Birmingham +6 2 £48,250 -28.51%
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS