Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 321 399
Rank change year-on-year +34 +78 +63
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 35 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.25% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.28% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 12
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +36.84% -18.10%
10th Percentile £37,000 £53,250 £41,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £60,250 £68,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.36% +44.74% -18.10%

Cryptography is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9247 10392 15168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.08% 89.44% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8347 9474 13149
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the City of London

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography in the City of London.

Salary trend for Cryptography in the City of London

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 23 (65.71%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) C++
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
7 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
7 11 (31.43%) C
7 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (31.43%) Blockchain
8 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 9 (25.71%) Open Source
9 8 (22.86%) D-Bus
9 8 (22.86%) GStreamer
9 8 (22.86%) Memory Management
9 8 (22.86%) Qt
9 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
9 8 (22.86%) Network Security
9 8 (22.86%) Media Streaming
9 8 (22.86%) IPTV
9 8 (22.86%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (22.86%) JIRA
9 8 (22.86%) OpenGL
9 8 (22.86%) Firewall
9 8 (22.86%) BT
9 8 (22.86%) Validation
9 8 (22.86%) BBC
9 8 (22.86%) Multimedia
9 8 (22.86%) STB
9 8 (22.86%) Subversion

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (14.29%) Ethereum
1 5 (14.29%) Hyperledger
2 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DVB
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
1 8 (22.86%) Network Security
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 5 (14.29%) IPsec
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) VPN
2 5 (14.29%) Wireless
3 4 (11.43%) HbbTV
4 1 (2.86%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Blockchain
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 8 (22.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Babel
3 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 8 (22.86%) Multimedia
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Blockchain Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.71%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Development Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) D-Bus
2 8 (22.86%) GStreamer
2 8 (22.86%) HEVC
2 8 (22.86%) OpenGL
2 8 (22.86%) Qt
3 7 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (17.14%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (11.43%) Middleware
5 4 (11.43%) RESTful
5 4 (11.43%) Wayland
5 4 (11.43%) XMPP
6 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.57%) CSS3
7 2 (5.71%) Guice
7 2 (5.71%) JSON
7 2 (5.71%) Kafka
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) BBC
1 8 (22.86%) Digital TV
1 8 (22.86%) Fintech
1 8 (22.86%) IPTV
1 8 (22.86%) Media Streaming
1 8 (22.86%) MPEG
1 8 (22.86%) STB
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (17.14%) PKI
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Bitcoin
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (14.29%) CentOS
3 5 (14.29%) Debian
3 5 (14.29%) Kali Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Open Source
3 8 (22.86%) DRM
3 8 (22.86%) Memory Management
3 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
3 8 (22.86%) Validation
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 5 (14.29%) SIEM
5 5 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (8.57%) Biometrics
7 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) C++
4 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
5 11 (31.43%) C
5 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.29%) C-shell
6 5 (14.29%) Korn
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby
7 4 (11.43%) Scala
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) ES6
9 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CEH
1 7 (20.00%) CISSP
1 7 (20.00%) GIAC
2 5 (14.29%) CREST Certified
2 5 (14.29%) Linux+ Certification
2 5 (14.29%) LPIC
2 5 (14.29%) RHCA
2 5 (14.29%) RHCE
2 5 (14.29%) RHCSA
2 5 (14.29%) SANS
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) CISA
3 4 (11.43%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) CRISC
4 2 (5.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (5.71%) CCSP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.43%) OIPF
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) pfSense
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 4 (11.43%) systemd
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Apple
1 8 (22.86%) Arqiva
1 8 (22.86%) BT
1 8 (22.86%) CA
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Aruba
2 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (14.29%) F5
2 5 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 5 (14.29%) Juniper
2 5 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.29%) SonicWALL
2 5 (14.29%) WatchGuard
3 4 (11.43%) Broadcom
4 2 (5.71%) Google