The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 155 135
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 6 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.034% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.038% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 17
Median salary £53,500 - £43,750
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,600 - £55,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.85%  

Cryptography is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2077 2635 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.18% 90.61% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1701 1676
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Cryptography as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in Scotland

Cryptography
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in Scotland

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in Scotland

Cryptography
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 6 £53,500 -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Management
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) Coaching
2 6 (54.55%) People Management
2 6 (54.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) Android Development
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) Internet of Things
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Network Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technology Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Internet of Things
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Coaching
2 6 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (54.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) People Management
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Management
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Android Development
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CEH
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) SANS
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory