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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 162 122
Rank change year-on-year +18 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 8 3 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.10% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.11% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 36
Median salary £42,500 £39,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.91% -5.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £39,150 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,350 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -2.91% +17.71%  

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 2439 2617 2809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.54% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1474 1762
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
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 22 June 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 +19 7 £42,500 +6.91%
Edinburgh -8 1 £35,000 - 1
Cryptography
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Data Security
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 4 (28.57%) SIEM
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 4 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (28.57%) People Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (21.43%) Android Development
6 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
6 3 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking

Cryptography
Co-occurring 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 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Network Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
2 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Data Security
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Coaching
3 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) People Management
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CEH
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
2 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared