Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Security
Professional

United States Location

Dallas - Fort Worth
TX
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$79,370

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,164 at 3.99%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 2 Months: $79,370 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $66,180 & $92,559; and, 5% of Jobs top $111,537.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $117,701
5% $111,537
10% $104,431
25% $92,559
33% $87,792
50% $79,370
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 2 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% $76,912 $81,827
25% $73,139 $85,601
33% $70,947 $87,792
50% $66,180 $92,559
67% $60,451 $98,288
95% $41,039 $117,701
Salary Average =

$79,370

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 2 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 2 Months $75,648 $3,721 at 4.92%
5 Years and 2 Months $79,370 $3,164 at 3.99%
6 Years and 2 Months $82,533 $2,751 at 3.33%

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: $54,906 at the low experience of 11 Months; $79,370 at the average experience of 5 Years and 2 Months; and, $90,245 at the top experience of 9 Years and 4 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = 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
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 11 Months $54,906 $8,751 at 15.94%
Average 5 Years and 2 Months $79,370 $3,163 at 3.99%
Top 9 Years and 4 Months $90,245 $1,949 at 2.16%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves network, system and application security administration with a focus on the authentication, authorization and encryption of data transmissions; the detection, prevention and eradication of access intrusions, software vulnerabilities and virus attacks; and/or, the monitoring of firewalls and communications traffic to assure confidentiality, integrity and performance.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
IT Security,
Security and One of: Administration, Administrator, Advisor, Analyst, Architect, Consultant, Developer, Engineer, Expert, Manager, Officer, Representative, Specialist, Supervisor, Technician or Technologist
Or
Certification and Accreditation (C&A), CISSP, Ethical Hacker, Identity Management, Information Assurance, INFOSEC, Intrusion Detection or Threat and Vulnerability.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
11% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
7% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP),
47% of job descriptions;
Java,
15% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Development Kit (JDK), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Jbuilder, JavaServer Faces (JSF), JSP, Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
C++,
9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft C#,
5% of job descriptions;
Perl,
9% of job descriptions;
Cisco,
29% of job descriptions,
Cisco, Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Catalyst Switch, Cisco IP Phone, Cisco PIX, Cisco Router, Cisco VoIP, CiscoWorks or IOS;
Security Clearance,
24% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
14% of job descriptions,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
34% of jobs;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
11% of jobs.

Location

Dallas - Fort Worth, TX:

Texas,
Addison, Allen, Arlington, Athens, Balch Springs, Bedford, Benbrook, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Celeste, Colleyville, Collin County, Commerce, Coppell, Corinth, Dallas County, Dallas, De Soto, Dennison, Denton County, Duncanville, Ellis County, Ennis, Euless, Everman, Farmers Beach, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Greenville, Haltom City, Henderson County, Highland, Hood County, Hunt County, Hurst, Irving, Johnson County, Kaufman County, Keller, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mesquite, North Richland Hills, Parker County, Plano, Richardson, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Rockwall County, Rowlett, Sachse, Saginaw, Sherman, Southlake, Tarrant County, Terrell, University Park, Watauga, Weatherford and White Settlement.

These locations are all included in the Dallas - Fort Worth, TX metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).