Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 896 946
Rank change year-on-year +90 +50 +173
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 384 368 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 294 273 291
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159182 179902 194446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.75% 88.89% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 127628 149742 158061
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the UK

Cryptography
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in the UK

Cryptography
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in the UK

Cryptography
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England +95 374 £55,000 -2.44% 37
UK excluding London +35 214 £50,000 - 17
London +91 167 £70,000 +7.69% 20
South East +54 63 £52,500 +5.00%
Midlands +45 43 £47,500 -20.83% 3
East of England +19 35 £50,000 +25.00% 11
South West +7 34 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands +30 30 £40,000 -33.33% 3
North of England +16 30 £50,000 -2.91% 2
North West -15 25 £48,250 -6.31% 2
East Midlands +31 13 £55,000 -18.52%
Scotland +22 9 £42,500 +6.92%
Yorkshire +12 5 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 125 (32.55%) Finance
2 123 (32.03%) Linux
3 110 (28.65%) Cybersecurity
4 101 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (25.78%) Java
6 95 (24.74%) Degree
7 93 (24.22%) Blockchain
8 87 (22.66%) Windows
9 84 (21.88%) Computer Science
10 81 (21.09%) Software Engineering
11 79 (20.57%) Banking
12 78 (20.31%) C++
13 60 (15.63%) Information Security
14 57 (14.84%) C
14 57 (14.84%) Security Cleared
15 52 (13.54%) Python
16 50 (13.02%) Test Automation
17 49 (12.76%) Management Information System
17 49 (12.76%) Electronics
18 48 (12.50%) CISSP
19 46 (11.98%) Wireless
19 46 (11.98%) DevOps
20 45 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
21 42 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
21 42 (10.94%) Telecoms
21 42 (10.94%) TDD
22 41 (10.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 40 (10.42%) Network Security
23 40 (10.42%) SIEM
24 39 (10.16%) Firewall

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (9.90%) Ethereum
2 34 (8.85%) Hyperledger
3 12 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.60%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Sentinel
2 6 (1.56%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (3.65%) GitHub
5 5 (1.30%) SaaS
6 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.78%) PaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.52%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.98%) Wireless
2 40 (10.42%) Network Security
3 39 (10.16%) Firewall
4 29 (7.55%) NFC
5 28 (7.29%) Internet
6 19 (4.95%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.17%) IPsec
8 15 (3.91%) VPN
9 13 (3.39%) LAN
9 13 (3.39%) WAN
10 12 (3.13%) HTTP
11 11 (2.86%) HTTPS
11 11 (2.86%) SSH
12 10 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (2.60%) Software-Defined Networking
13 9 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.08%) VLAN
15 7 (1.82%) DHCP
15 7 (1.82%) DNS
16 6 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (24.22%) Blockchain
2 28 (7.29%) Big Data
3 19 (4.95%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.43%) Data Lake
5 15 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.91%) Redis
6 12 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.78%) MySQL
11 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.26%) DB2
12 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.73%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.69%) Maven
4 13 (3.39%) Gradle
5 12 (3.13%) Babel
6 11 (2.86%) webpack
7 9 (2.34%) JUnit
7 9 (2.34%) Mockito
8 7 (1.82%) JIRA
9 5 (1.30%) IDA Disassembler
9 5 (1.30%) Metasploit
10 4 (1.04%) Burp Suite
10 4 (1.04%) OllyDbg
10 4 (1.04%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.78%) Selenium
12 1 (0.26%) AppScan
12 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.26%) Subversion
12 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (32.55%) Finance
2 79 (20.57%) Banking
3 49 (12.76%) Electronics
4 42 (10.94%) Telecoms
5 27 (7.03%) Retail
6 13 (3.39%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.13%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.60%) Marketing
9 9 (2.34%) Games
9 9 (2.34%) Publishing
10 8 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (1.82%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.56%) Back Office
13 5 (1.30%) Aerospace
13 5 (1.30%) Legal
14 4 (1.04%) Automotive
14 4 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (16.15%) Developer
2 51 (13.28%) Architect
3 47 (12.24%) Analyst
4 42 (10.94%) Software Engineer
5 39 (10.16%) Consultant
6 37 (9.64%) Security Engineer
7 30 (7.81%) Security Architect
8 28 (7.29%) Security Analyst
9 25 (6.51%) Senior Consultant
10 24 (6.25%) EMV Consultant
11 23 (5.99%) C++ Software Engineer
12 22 (5.73%) Java Developer
13 18 (4.69%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.91%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 15 (3.91%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
15 14 (3.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 14 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
17 12 (3.13%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.64%) HTML
2 31 (8.07%) CSS
2 31 (8.07%) HTML5
3 27 (7.03%) REST
3 27 (7.03%) Spring
4 24 (6.25%) Web Services
5 22 (5.73%) AngularJS
6 20 (5.21%) Node.js
7 19 (4.95%) CSS3
8 18 (4.69%) JSON
9 14 (3.65%) .NET
9 14 (3.65%) LESS
10 13 (3.39%) Hibernate
11 12 (3.13%) WebSockets
11 12 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (2.86%) Sass
12 11 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (2.60%) Redux
13 10 (2.60%) XML
14 9 (2.34%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 84 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 49 (12.76%) Management Information System
3 39 (10.16%) Fintech
4 35 (9.11%) PKI
5 33 (8.59%) Contactless
6 31 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (7.55%) Digital Currency
7 29 (7.55%) EMV
8 26 (6.77%) Smartcard
9 24 (6.25%) Digital TV
9 24 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
10 22 (5.73%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (4.95%) Blog
12 15 (3.91%) Cyber Attack
12 15 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (3.39%) Mobile App
14 12 (3.13%) Data Centre
15 10 (2.60%) Algorithms
16 9 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 8 (2.08%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 123 (32.03%) Linux
2 87 (22.66%) Windows
3 31 (8.07%) Android
4 30 (7.81%) Unix
5 29 (7.55%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.91%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.82%) CentOS
7 7 (1.82%) Debian
8 6 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.56%) Kali Linux
8 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.30%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.04%) AIX
11 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.26%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.26%) SUSE
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (28.65%) Cybersecurity
2 101 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (21.09%) Software Engineering
4 60 (15.63%) Information Security
5 50 (13.02%) Test Automation
6 46 (11.98%) DevOps
7 42 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
7 42 (10.94%) TDD
8 40 (10.42%) SIEM
9 38 (9.90%) Mathematics
9 38 (9.90%) Technical Architecture
10 35 (9.11%) Change Management
11 33 (8.59%) Scrum
12 32 (8.33%) Security Architecture
13 29 (7.55%) ITIL
13 29 (7.55%) Multithreading
14 28 (7.29%) Requirements Analysis
14 28 (7.29%) Reverse Engineering
15 27 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (7.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (25.78%) Java
2 78 (20.31%) C++
3 57 (14.84%) C
4 52 (13.54%) Python
5 37 (9.64%) SQL
6 32 (8.33%) C#
6 32 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.95%) PHP
8 14 (3.65%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.65%) Ruby
9 13 (3.39%) TypeScript
10 12 (3.13%) ES6
10 12 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.34%) Scala
12 7 (1.82%) Go
13 6 (1.56%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.56%) Perl
13 6 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.30%) Korn
14 5 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 95 (24.74%) Degree
2 57 (14.84%) Security Cleared
3 48 (12.50%) CISSP
4 36 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 32 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 27 (7.03%) CISM
7 22 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (5.73%) PhD
8 19 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (4.17%) CISA
10 14 (3.65%) CCNP
10 14 (3.65%) GIAC
11 12 (3.13%) CEH
12 10 (2.60%) CCNA
12 10 (2.60%) CREST Certified
12 10 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.60%) Master's Degree
13 7 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (1.82%) ECSA
13 7 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (8.07%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.43%) QA
4 15 (3.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (1.56%) MISRA
8 5 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (1.30%) NIST 800
9 4 (1.04%) GDPR
10 3 (0.78%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.52%) COBIT
11 2 (0.52%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.52%) JTAG
11 2 (0.52%) SLA
12 1 (0.26%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 28 (7.29%) Docker
2 22 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.30%) pfSense
5 2 (0.52%) Xen
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
6 1 (0.26%) LXC
6 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.43%) Ansible
3 7 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.30%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.30%) Puppet
5 4 (1.04%) Nessus
6 3 (0.78%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.78%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.78%) Nagios
7 2 (0.52%) EnCase
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.26%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.26%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.26%) rkt
8 1 (0.26%) Salt
8 1 (0.26%) SELinux
8 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (7.03%) Cisco
2 24 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 23 (5.99%) VMware
4 15 (3.91%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.60%) SonicWALL
6 9 (2.34%) Citrix
6 9 (2.34%) HP
6 9 (2.34%) SAP
7 8 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.82%) F5
8 7 (1.82%) Splunk
9 5 (1.30%) Aruba
9 5 (1.30%) BMC
9 5 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.30%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (1.30%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.30%) Juniper
9 5 (1.30%) Oracle
9 5 (1.30%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.30%) WatchGuard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + bonus&bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Shares, Pension, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + 5% equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Thales
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Salary from £30,650 up to £59,050
Posted: 10 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Salary from £30,650 up to £59,050
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Thales
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £33k DOE plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,200 dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Circa £45,200 dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Bonus, Healthcare, 25 days holiday
Posted: 16 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum £25,000-£26,000 Basic plus 25% Shift
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Stafford
Boeing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago