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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank - 214 213
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.058% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
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
1895 1734 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.36% 32.11% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1417 1721
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Nessus

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Qualys