Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 665 706 815
Rank change year-on-year +41 +109 +32
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 179 145 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 146 133 79
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.04% +3.64%
10th Percentile £37,500 £51,700 £46,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £83,000 £98,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68400 68410 79775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.62% 90.62% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 52517 58869 67204
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +13 39 £63,000 -10.00% 2
West London +23 6 £68,000 - 1
East London - 1 £87,500 -
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 61 (34.08%) Linux
2 60 (33.52%) Java
3 54 (30.17%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (28.49%) Python
6 48 (26.82%) Blockchain
7 40 (22.35%) C++
8 39 (21.79%) Finance
9 38 (21.23%) Firewall
10 34 (18.99%) Information Security
10 34 (18.99%) C
11 33 (18.44%) CISSP
12 29 (16.20%) Fintech
13 27 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (14.53%) CISM
14 26 (14.53%) Software Engineering
15 25 (13.97%) Network Security
15 25 (13.97%) Windows
16 24 (13.41%) HTML
16 24 (13.41%) JavaScript
17 23 (12.85%) Git (software)
17 23 (12.85%) SIEM
18 22 (12.29%) Bash Shell
18 22 (12.29%) Hyperledger
19 21 (11.73%) Ethereum
19 21 (11.73%) Identity Access Management
19 21 (11.73%) CSS
20 18 (10.06%) TDD
20 18 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
20 18 (10.06%) Open Source

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (12.29%) Hyperledger
2 21 (11.73%) Ethereum
3 8 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.91%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.59%) SaaS
3 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.35%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.23%) Firewall
2 25 (13.97%) Network Security
3 11 (6.15%) VPN
3 11 (6.15%) Wireless
4 10 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.47%) DVB
6 6 (3.35%) HTTP
6 6 (3.35%) X.509
7 5 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.79%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (2.79%) HTTPS
7 5 (2.79%) Internet
7 5 (2.79%) IPsec
8 4 (2.23%) HbbTV
8 4 (2.23%) SSL
9 3 (1.68%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.68%) NFC
9 3 (1.68%) VLAN
9 3 (1.68%) Wireless Security
9 3 (1.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.82%) Blockchain
2 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.12%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
4 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.56%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.59%) JIRA
3 9 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.03%) Subversion
4 7 (3.91%) Gradle
5 5 (2.79%) JUnit
5 5 (2.79%) Maven
5 5 (2.79%) Mockito
6 3 (1.68%) CMake
7 2 (1.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) Babel
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 8 (4.47%) Multimedia
4 7 (3.91%) Publishing
5 6 (3.35%) Electronics
5 6 (3.35%) Retail
6 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.68%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) Automotive
8 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (27.93%) Developer
2 24 (13.41%) Security Engineer
3 19 (10.61%) Architect
4 14 (7.82%) Security Architect
5 13 (7.26%) Analyst
5 13 (7.26%) Blockchain Engineer
5 13 (7.26%) Consultant
6 12 (6.70%) C++ Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.59%) C Developer
8 10 (5.59%) C/C++ Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Security Consultant
8 10 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.41%) HTML
2 21 (11.73%) CSS
3 17 (9.50%) AngularJS
4 16 (8.94%) Spring
5 15 (8.38%) RESTful
6 14 (7.82%) HTML5
6 14 (7.82%) JSON
7 11 (6.15%) REST
8 10 (5.59%) CSS3
9 8 (4.47%) D-Bus
9 8 (4.47%) GStreamer
9 8 (4.47%) HEVC
9 8 (4.47%) OpenGL
9 8 (4.47%) Qt
9 8 (4.47%) Spring Security
10 7 (3.91%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.91%) Middleware
11 5 (2.79%) Node.js
11 5 (2.79%) Sass
12 4 (2.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) Fintech
2 16 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.38%) PKI
4 13 (7.26%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.47%) BBC
6 8 (4.47%) Digital TV
6 8 (4.47%) IPTV
6 8 (4.47%) Media Streaming
6 8 (4.47%) MPEG
6 8 (4.47%) STB
7 7 (3.91%) Bitcoin
7 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.79%) CESG
8 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 61 (34.08%) Linux
2 25 (13.97%) Windows
3 16 (8.94%) Apple iOS
4 14 (7.82%) Android
4 14 (7.82%) Unix
5 12 (6.70%) CentOS
5 12 (6.70%) Debian
5 12 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.70%) Ubuntu
6 11 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (2.79%) Kali Linux
8 3 (1.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.17%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.99%) Information Security
4 26 (14.53%) Software Engineering
5 23 (12.85%) SIEM
6 21 (11.73%) Identity Access Management
7 18 (10.06%) Open Source
7 18 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
7 18 (10.06%) TDD
8 17 (9.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (8.94%) DevOps
9 16 (8.94%) Security Architecture
10 15 (8.38%) Security Operations
11 13 (7.26%) Test Automation
12 12 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.15%) iOS Development
14 10 (5.59%) Android Development
14 10 (5.59%) Threat Analysis
15 9 (5.03%) Data Privacy
15 9 (5.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.52%) Java
2 51 (28.49%) Python
3 40 (22.35%) C++
4 34 (18.99%) C
5 24 (13.41%) JavaScript
6 22 (12.29%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.70%) Go
7 12 (6.70%) Ruby
8 10 (5.59%) Scala
9 8 (4.47%) PHP
9 8 (4.47%) SQL
10 7 (3.91%) Perl
11 5 (2.79%) C-shell
11 5 (2.79%) Korn
11 5 (2.79%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.79%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.23%) C#
12 4 (2.23%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.68%) Groovy
13 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (18.44%) CISSP
2 26 (14.53%) CISM
3 15 (8.38%) CISA
3 15 (8.38%) Degree
3 15 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.70%) CEH
5 11 (6.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (6.15%) GIAC
6 10 (5.59%) CRISC
7 6 (3.35%) CLAS
8 5 (2.79%) CREST Certified
8 5 (2.79%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (2.79%) LPIC
8 5 (2.79%) RHCA
8 5 (2.79%) RHCE
8 5 (2.79%) RHCSA
8 5 (2.79%) SANS
9 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.68%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (6.15%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.79%) GDPR
3 4 (2.23%) OIPF
3 4 (2.23%) QA
4 3 (1.68%) COBIT
4 3 (1.68%) ISO 22301
4 3 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.12%) GCP
5 2 (1.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.56%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (8.94%) Docker
2 5 (2.79%) pfSense
2 5 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Snort
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.03%) Ansible
3 5 (2.79%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.79%) Puppet
4 4 (2.23%) systemd
5 3 (1.68%) Salt
6 2 (1.12%) Nessus
7 1 (0.56%) QRadar
7 1 (0.56%) Suricata
7 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.70%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.59%) Atlassian
4 9 (5.03%) Apple
5 8 (4.47%) Arqiva
5 8 (4.47%) BT
5 8 (4.47%) CA
5 8 (4.47%) Cisco
6 6 (3.35%) Palo Alto
6 6 (3.35%) Splunk
7 5 (2.79%) Aruba
7 5 (2.79%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.79%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (2.79%) F5
7 5 (2.79%) Fortinet
7 5 (2.79%) Juniper
7 5 (2.79%) SonicWALL
7 5 (2.79%) VMware
7 5 (2.79%) WatchGuard
8 4 (2.23%) Google