The median annual salary for a Security Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Designer
UK
Rank 849 941 962
Rank change year-on-year +92 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Designer 11 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.015% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 4
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £56,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.50% +25.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Security Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Designer in the UK

Security Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Security Designer in the UK

Security Designer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +104 11 £50,000 -16.66%
South East +69 10 £50,000 +2.04%
Hampshire +41 10 £50,000 +2.04%
Basingstoke +11 6 £47,500 -3.06%
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

Security Designer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Security Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Security Designer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) VoIP
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Juniper
7 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) Brocade
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) VMware

Security Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) VoIP
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) VMware