Period
to 2 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Security Designer was £77,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

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

Security Designer
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 717 1022 1143
Rank change year-on-year +305 +121 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Designer 4 30 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.022% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.023% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 5
Median annual salary £77,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £58,750 £46,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £78,225 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 53,509 128,350 153,306
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.63% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44,579 102,770 123,401
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Security Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Security Designer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Security Designer in the UK

Security Designer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Designer.

Salary trend for Security Designer in the UK

Security Designer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Designer over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Designer in the UK

Security Designer
Top 4 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 6 months to 2 December 2020. 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
England +310 4 £77,000 +40.00% 3
London +223 3 £77,000 +28.33% 3
UK excluding London +251 1 £52,500 -12.50%
South West +111 1 £52,500 +5.00%

Security Designer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, Security Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Security Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (75.00%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
1 3 (75.00%) Technology Roadmap
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCIE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Banking

Security Designer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
1 3 (75.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCIE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco