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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 691 781 773
Rank change year-on-year +90 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 177 177 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 133 126 167
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,118 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 77984 91876 96681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.80% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64177 76399 78045
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in the UK

Cryptography
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 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
England +87 174 £53,750 -2.27% 16
London +69 72 £70,000 -6.66% 12
South East +58 43 £52,500 +13.51% 1
South West +11 20 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire +9 17 £47,500 -
Surrey +46 15 £38,750 +3.33%
West Midlands +31 12 £45,000 -30.76%
Guildford +21 11 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands +12 9 £81,250 +47.72%
North West -20 8 £40,000 -41.60% 1
Cheshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +17 7 - -
East of England -7 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -15 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridge -20 7 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Feltham - 7 £67,500 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £82,500 -
Wimbledon +24 6 £72,500 -
Cheltenham +4 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Knutsford - 6 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £30,000 -
City of London +20 4 £66,250 +39.47% 1
Yorkshire +19 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Hampshire +15 3 £53,750 -10.41% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire +25 2 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Berkshire +22 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 116 (37.42%) Cybersecurity
2 104 (33.55%) Linux
3 100 (32.26%) Finance
4 90 (29.03%) Computer Science
5 88 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (28.06%) Java
7 82 (26.45%) C++
8 79 (25.48%) Degree
9 68 (21.94%) Windows
10 65 (20.97%) Information Security
11 64 (20.65%) Software Engineering
12 61 (19.68%) Security Cleared
13 60 (19.35%) C
14 57 (18.39%) Banking
15 52 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (16.45%) Risk Management
17 50 (16.13%) Python
18 49 (15.81%) Management Information System
18 49 (15.81%) SIEM
19 48 (15.48%) Blockchain
20 47 (15.16%) CISSP
21 46 (14.84%) Android
22 45 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 42 (13.55%) Mathematics
24 41 (13.23%) Apple iOS
25 40 (12.90%) SQL
26 39 (12.58%) ITIL
27 37 (11.94%) C#
27 37 (11.94%) Reverse Engineering
28 36 (11.61%) DevOps

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 15 (4.84%) Ethereum
1 15 (4.84%) Hyperledger
2 10 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.61%) JBoss
4 5 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.97%) Apache
5 3 (0.97%) Liferay
5 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (4.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.48%) Sentinel
2 11 (3.55%) assyst
3 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.55%) GitHub
4 7 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.32%) G Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.97%) Network Security
2 29 (9.35%) TCP/IP
3 27 (8.71%) Firewall
4 19 (6.13%) Wireless
5 18 (5.81%) Internet
6 16 (5.16%) NFC
7 13 (4.19%) HTTP
8 12 (3.87%) IPsec
9 11 (3.55%) SSL
10 9 (2.90%) IPv6
11 7 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.26%) tcpdump
11 7 (2.26%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.94%) HTTPS
12 6 (1.94%) LAN
12 6 (1.94%) SNMP
12 6 (1.94%) WAN
13 5 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.61%) DHCP
13 5 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.48%) Blockchain
2 21 (6.77%) Big Data
3 17 (5.48%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.52%) Data Lake
5 13 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.23%) Redis
7 6 (1.94%) MySQL
8 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.61%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.65%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.65%) DB2
11 2 (0.65%) GIS
11 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.65%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.52%) Maven
4 10 (3.23%) Gradle
5 8 (2.58%) Metasploit
6 7 (2.26%) Babel
6 7 (2.26%) IDA Disassembler
6 7 (2.26%) webpack
7 5 (1.61%) Burp Suite
7 5 (1.61%) JIRA
7 5 (1.61%) JUnit
7 5 (1.61%) Mockito
8 4 (1.29%) OllyDbg
8 4 (1.29%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.97%) Ant
9 3 (0.97%) Hudson
10 2 (0.65%) Selenium
10 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 100 (32.26%) Finance
2 57 (18.39%) Banking
3 29 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 27 (8.71%) Electronics
5 12 (3.87%) Retail
6 10 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.58%) Games
8 7 (2.26%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (1.94%) Back Office
9 6 (1.94%) Marketing
10 4 (1.29%) Law
10 4 (1.29%) Legal
10 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (16.13%) Developer
2 41 (13.23%) Analyst
3 39 (12.58%) Software Engineer
4 34 (10.97%) Architect
5 31 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 31 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 22 (7.10%) Research Engineer
7 21 (6.77%) C++ Software Engineer
7 21 (6.77%) Consultant
8 19 (6.13%) Information Officer
8 19 (6.13%) Information Security Officer
8 19 (6.13%) Security Engineer
8 19 (6.13%) Security Officer
9 18 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 18 (5.81%) Java Developer
10 17 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 16 (5.16%) Security Manager
12 15 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
13 14 (4.52%) EMV Consultant
14 13 (4.19%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.71%) HTML
2 26 (8.39%) Web Services
3 22 (7.10%) HTML5
3 22 (7.10%) REST
4 19 (6.13%) CSS
4 19 (6.13%) Spring
5 15 (4.84%) Node.js
6 13 (4.19%) .NET
6 13 (4.19%) AngularJS
7 12 (3.87%) CSS3
8 11 (3.55%) JSON
9 10 (3.23%) Sass
9 10 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (2.90%) Akka
10 9 (2.90%) Hibernate
11 8 (2.58%) LESS
11 8 (2.58%) XML
12 7 (2.26%) Redux
12 7 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 90 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 52 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (15.81%) Management Information System
4 28 (9.03%) PKI
5 24 (7.74%) Fintech
6 20 (6.45%) CESG
6 20 (6.45%) Data Centre
7 19 (6.13%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (6.13%) Smartcard
8 18 (5.81%) Blog
9 16 (5.16%) Contactless
9 16 (5.16%) Mobile Payment
10 14 (4.52%) Algorithms
10 14 (4.52%) Cyber Attack
10 14 (4.52%) Digital TV
10 14 (4.52%) EMV
11 11 (3.55%) Freedom of Information
11 11 (3.55%) Mobile App
11 11 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 104 (33.55%) Linux
2 68 (21.94%) Windows
3 46 (14.84%) Android
4 41 (13.23%) Apple iOS
5 25 (8.06%) Mac OS X
6 24 (7.74%) Unix
7 7 (2.26%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.61%) AIX
9 4 (1.29%) VMS
10 3 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.32%) Debian
12 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.32%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.32%) SUSE
12 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (37.42%) Cybersecurity
2 88 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (20.97%) Information Security
4 64 (20.65%) Software Engineering
5 51 (16.45%) Risk Management
6 49 (15.81%) SIEM
7 42 (13.55%) Mathematics
8 39 (12.58%) ITIL
9 37 (11.94%) Reverse Engineering
10 36 (11.61%) DevOps
11 33 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (10.65%) TDD
12 32 (10.32%) Penetration Testing
13 27 (8.71%) Security Architecture
14 24 (7.74%) Change Management
14 24 (7.74%) Open Source
14 24 (7.74%) Security Testing
15 23 (7.42%) Data Security
16 21 (6.77%) Technical Architecture
17 20 (6.45%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.06%) Java
2 82 (26.45%) C++
3 60 (19.35%) C
4 50 (16.13%) Python
5 40 (12.90%) SQL
6 37 (11.94%) C#
7 22 (7.10%) Bash Shell
8 20 (6.45%) PHP
9 17 (5.48%) JavaScript
10 14 (4.52%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.52%) Ruby
11 12 (3.87%) Perl
12 11 (3.55%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.58%) Scala
14 7 (2.26%) Embedded C
14 7 (2.26%) Embedded C++
14 7 (2.26%) ES6
14 7 (2.26%) Groovy
15 6 (1.94%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (25.48%) Degree
2 61 (19.68%) Security Cleared
3 47 (15.16%) CISSP
4 28 (9.03%) CISM
4 28 (9.03%) SC Cleared
5 23 (7.42%) CISA
6 17 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (4.84%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.19%) ISEB
9 12 (3.87%) PhD
10 9 (2.90%) GIAC
11 7 (2.26%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (2.26%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.94%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.61%) CEH
13 5 (1.61%) ECSA
14 4 (1.29%) CCNA
14 4 (1.29%) CCNP
14 4 (1.29%) CREST Certified
14 4 (1.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (9.35%) PCI DSS
2 29 (9.35%) QA
3 17 (5.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (3.55%) COBIT
4 11 (3.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (2.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (2.26%) JTAG
5 7 (2.26%) MISRA
6 6 (1.94%) SLA
7 1 (0.32%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.32%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.32%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) iptables
3 3 (0.97%) NFS
3 3 (0.97%) Postfix
3 3 (0.97%) Squid
4 2 (0.65%) HDFS
4 2 (0.65%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.23%) Ansible
3 7 (2.26%) Nagios
4 5 (1.61%) Puppet
5 3 (0.97%) EnCase
5 3 (0.97%) Nmap
5 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.65%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.65%) Nessus
6 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
7 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.52%) Hyperion
3 11 (3.55%) Oracle
4 8 (2.58%) SAP
4 8 (2.58%) VMware
5 7 (2.26%) HP
5 7 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.61%) Cisco
6 5 (1.61%) Splunk
7 3 (0.97%) Dell
7 3 (0.97%) EMC
7 3 (0.97%) NetApp
7 3 (0.97%) Novell
7 3 (0.97%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.65%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.65%) BMC
8 2 (0.65%) F5
8 2 (0.65%) IBM
8 2 (0.65%) New Relic
8 2 (0.65%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 80000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, bonus, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago