Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 155 156
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 0.038% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.043% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Wales median annual salary £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -3.70% -
10th Percentile £56,625 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,875 £65,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £58,013 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.31% +14.29% -

Cryptography is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1870 2348 2315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.95% 88.97% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 2008 1946
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,432 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in Wales

Cryptography
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in Wales

Cryptography
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
South Wales +35 3 £66,250 +1.92% 2
Cryptography
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) OllyDbg
3 1 (33.33%) Cuckoo Sandbox
3 1 (33.33%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (33.33%) OllyDbg
1 1 (33.33%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Malware Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Native
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cuckoo Sandbox
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys