The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 218 222
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 20 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.44% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.50% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 1
Median salary £35,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +56.25%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 West Midlands

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

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in the West Midlands

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in the West Midlands

Cryptography
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Staffordshire - 7 £25,000 -
Birmingham -14 6 - -
Worcestershire - 6 £53,250 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Data Security
2 15 (50.00%) Information Security
2 15 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (43.33%) IT Governance
4 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 13 (43.33%) Risk Management
4 13 (43.33%) Sentinel
4 13 (43.33%) CISSP
4 13 (43.33%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (43.33%) CISA
4 13 (43.33%) CISM
4 13 (43.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (43.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (43.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) Retail
6 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
6 9 (30.00%) Degree
6 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
9 6 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (16.67%) Java
10 5 (16.67%) XML
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Change Management

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Sentinel
2 4 (13.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
1 4 (13.33%) X.509
2 2 (6.67%) ADSL
2 2 (6.67%) BGP-4
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) HSRP
2 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.67%) IPsec
2 2 (6.67%) ISDN
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
2 2 (6.67%) OSPF
2 2 (6.67%) PSTN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Information Officer
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security Officer
1 13 (43.33%) Security Officer
2 9 (30.00%) Compliance Officer
2 9 (30.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 9 (30.00%) Security Compliance Officer
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Graduate
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) XSD
3 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) MFC
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) CESG
3 4 (13.33%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.33%) VHDL
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) SUSE
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Data Security
2 15 (50.00%) Information Security
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 13 (43.33%) IT Governance
3 13 (43.33%) Risk Management
4 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 4 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Service Management
7 4 (13.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISA
1 13 (43.33%) CISM
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) PhD
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (43.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (13.33%) QA
5 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco
1 2 (6.67%) Cyberoam
1 2 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat