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

Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 210 248
Rank change year-on-year -6 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 15 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.59% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.67% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 2
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -26.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -3.84% +18.85%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4780 4623 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.24% 88.26% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3880 4372
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in the South West

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in the South West

Cryptography
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire -6 6 £47,500 -2.56%
Wiltshire - 6 £65,000 -
Bristol -30 2 £65,000 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 25 (67.57%) Computer Science
4 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (64.86%) Linux
4 24 (64.86%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (59.46%) Android
5 22 (59.46%) Reverse Engineering
5 22 (59.46%) Apple iOS
6 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (54.05%) Mac OS X
8 19 (51.35%) C
9 18 (48.65%) Mathematics
10 15 (40.54%) C++
11 13 (35.14%) Degree
12 12 (32.43%) Java
12 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
13 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
13 11 (29.73%) Electronics
14 10 (27.03%) Finance
15 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
16 8 (21.62%) Games
16 8 (21.62%) Blog
16 8 (21.62%) Wireless
16 8 (21.62%) Numerate Degree
17 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
18 6 (16.22%) VMware
18 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
18 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
18 6 (16.22%) Management Information System

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Wireless
2 6 (16.22%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.41%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 11 (29.73%) Electronics
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Games
4 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Research Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Security Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Network Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Cryptography Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Security Researcher
8 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Researcher
9 1 (2.70%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Computer Science
2 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.62%) Blog
4 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Linux
3 22 (59.46%) Android
3 22 (59.46%) Apple iOS
4 20 (54.05%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (64.86%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (59.46%) Reverse Engineering
3 18 (48.65%) Mathematics
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.22%) Presales
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Android Development
8 2 (5.41%) Computer Security
8 2 (5.41%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.41%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C
2 15 (40.54%) C++
3 12 (32.43%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
5 6 (16.22%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) Elixir
7 2 (5.41%) Erlang
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) DV Cleared
4 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
5 8 (21.62%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (16.22%) CCNP
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (13.51%) PhD
8 2 (5.41%) CEH
8 2 (5.41%) CREST Certified
8 2 (5.41%) EC-Council LPT
8 2 (5.41%) ECSA
8 2 (5.41%) EnCE
8 2 (5.41%) GCFA
8 2 (5.41%) GIAC
8 2 (5.41%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco
1 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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