Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 341 342
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 22 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 22
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +40.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £64,750
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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11904 11034 11658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.75% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9471 9201 9634
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cheshire -37 17 £49,000 -6.67% 1
Manchester -5 4 £53,750 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) PKI
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
4 8 (36.36%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) Information Security
6 6 (27.27%) SSH
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) C
7 5 (22.73%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
8 4 (18.18%) Secure Coding
8 4 (18.18%) BDD
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (18.18%) Contactless
9 3 (13.64%) Software Audit
9 3 (13.64%) Attack Monitoring
9 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (13.64%) Performance Measurement
9 3 (13.64%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SSH
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Gradle
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
4 3 (13.64%) Law
5 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Support
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Cryptography Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Cryptography Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) PKI
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
3 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 4 (18.18%) Contactless
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Secure Coding
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Attack Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Coaching
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Measurement
5 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
5 3 (13.64%) Software Audit
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) C
2 5 (22.73%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.55%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
2 1 (4.55%) BMC
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Gemalto
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Juniper
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) NetApp
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.55%) VMware