Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IT Security:
Threat Testing and
ID Access

United States Location

Cincinnati - Hamilton
OH - KY - IN
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$94,707

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 4 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,975 at 3.14%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 4 Months: $94,707 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $85,584 & $103,829; and, 5% of Jobs top $116,969.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$306,277 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $121,244
5% $116,969
10% $112,046
25% $103,829
33% $100,470
50% $94,707
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 4 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $93,007 $96,406
25% $90,397 $99,016
33% $88,943 $100,470
50% $85,584 $103,829
67% $81,529 $107,884
95% $68,170 $121,244
Salary Average =

$94,707

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 4 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 4 Months $91,205 $3,502 at 3.84%
5 Years and 4 Months $94,707 $2,975 at 3.14%
6 Years and 4 Months $97,681 $2,586 at 2.65%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $55,410 at the low experience of Entry Level; $92,442 at the average experience of 4 Years and 8 Months; and, $104,764 at the top experience of 9 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 9 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

Qualifications

Description

Security of information technology operations, with threat testing and ID access, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • IT Security,
    Cybersecurity, Infosec or Information Technology (IT) Security;
  • Threat Testing,
    Ethical Hacker, Penetration Testing, Threat Testing, Vulnerability Testing, CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional), Kismet, Metasploit, Nessus, Nikto or Nmap;
  • Identity Access,
    Access Authorization, Credentials, Identity Accreditation, Identity Authentication, PKI, IdM (Identity Management), IAM (Identity and Access Management), GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification), CA Identity Suite, F5, NetIQ, Palo Alto Networks firewall, Ping or SailPont IdentityIQ.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
3.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
35.5% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
28.1% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
3.3% of job descriptions;
Management Consulting,
Accounting, Big X Consulting or Management Consulting,
2.8% of job descriptions;
Git,
11.5% of job descriptions;
Firewall,
12.5% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
16% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
15.3% of job descriptions;
CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker),
9.5% of job descriptions;
OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional),
46.3% of job descriptions;
CISM (Certified Information Security Manager),
9.5% of job descriptions.

Location

Cincinnati, OH

Indiana,
Dearborn County and Ohio County;
Kentucky,
Bellevue, Boone County, Campbell County, Covington, Dayton, Edgewood, Elsmere, Erlanger, Fort Mitchell, Fort Thomas, Fort Wright, Gallatin County, Grant County, Kenton, Newport, Pendleton County, Taylor Mill and Villa Hills;
Ohio,
Blue Ash, Brentwood, Bridgetown, Brook Park, Brown County, Butler County, Centerville, Cheviot, Cincinnati, Clermont County, Covedale, Deer Park, Delhi Hills, Fairfield, Forest Park, Groesbeck, Hamilton County, Indian Hill County, Indian Hill, Kenwood, Loveland, Madeira, Mason, Middletown, Milford, Montgomery, Mount Healthy, North College Hill, Northbrook, Norwood, Reading, Sharonville, Silverton, Springdale, St. Bernard, Trenton, Warren County, White Oak, Withamsville and Wyoming.

These locations are all included in the Cincinnati, OH metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).