Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 298 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +319
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 27 42 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 0
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9042 10303 9657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.87% 89.10% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7335 8059 7968
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Worcestershire - 13 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +17 12 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -8 2 - -
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) DV Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (33.33%) PhD
5 8 (29.63%) Information Security
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) ERP
7 5 (18.52%) SOA
7 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma
7 5 (18.52%) Benchmarking
7 5 (18.52%) UX Design
7 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
7 5 (18.52%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (18.52%) Business Transformation
7 5 (18.52%) ArchiMate
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Matrix Management
7 5 (18.52%) Use Case
7 5 (18.52%) Taxonomies
7 5 (18.52%) Network Security
7 5 (18.52%) BPMN
7 5 (18.52%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) User Experience
7 5 (18.52%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (14.81%) Multithreading

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) X.509
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
1 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Compliance Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Compliance Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
1 4 (14.81%) XSD
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) MFC
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile Computing
1 5 (18.52%) Taxonomies
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) ArchiMate
4 5 (18.52%) Benchmarking
4 5 (18.52%) BPMN
4 5 (18.52%) Business Process Modelling
4 5 (18.52%) Business Transformation
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 5 (18.52%) Matrix Management
4 5 (18.52%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (18.52%) Six Sigma
4 5 (18.52%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) Use Case
4 5 (18.52%) UX Design
4 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Elixir
4 1 (3.70%) Erlang
4 1 (3.70%) Go
4 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) DV Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) PhD
5 2 (7.41%) CISA
5 2 (7.41%) CISM
5 2 (7.41%) CISSP
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto