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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank - 211 210
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £48,250 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.51%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -7.40%
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
1763 1763 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.47% 32.67% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1438 1704
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys