Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Security
Professional

United States Location

Los Angeles -
- Riverside - Orange County
CA, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$85,300

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,834 at 4.49%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 2 Months: $85,300 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $71,125 & $99,475; and, 5% of Jobs top $119,871.

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% $126,495
5% $119,871
10% $112,234
25% $99,475
33% $94,352
50% $85,300
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% $82,659 $87,941
25% $78,604 $91,996
33% $76,248 $94,352
50% $71,125 $99,475
67% $64,968 $105,632
95% $44,105 $126,495
Salary Average =

$85,300

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 $80,787 $4,513 at 5.59%
5 Years and 2 Months $85,300 $3,834 at 4.49%
6 Years and 2 Months $89,134 $3,333 at 3.74%

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: $55,519 at the low experience of 11 Months; $85,300 at the average experience of 5 Years and 2 Months; and, $98,471 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 $55,519 $10,692 at 19.26%
Average 5 Years and 2 Months $85,300 $3,834 at 4.49%
Top 9 Years and 4 Months $98,471 $2,357 at 2.39%

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

Los Angeles - Riverside - Orange County, CA:

California,
Adelanto, Agoura, Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Aliso Viejo, Altadena, Anaheim, Apple Valley, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Banning, Barstow, Beaumont, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Blythe, Brea, Buena Park, Burbank, Calabasas, Calimesa, Camarillo, Canoga Park, Canyon Lake, Capistrano, Carson, Cathedral City, Century City, Cerritos, Chatsworth, Chino, Chino Hills, Claremont, Coachella, Colton, Commerce, Compton, Corona, Costa Mesa, Covina, Culver City, Cypress, Dana Point, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, East Los Angeles, El Monte, El Segundo, Encino, Fillmore, Florence, Fontana, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Hacienda Heights, Hawthorne, Hemet, Hesperia, Hollywood, Huntington Beach, Huntington Park, Indio, Industry, Inglewood, Irvine, La Habra, La Mirada, La Puente, La Quinta, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Lake Elsinore, Lake Forest, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Marina Del Rey, Maywood, Mission Viejo, Monrovia, Montclair, Montebello, Monterey Park, Moorpark, Moreno Valley, Needles, Newbury Park, Newport Beach, Northridge, Norwalk, Ojai, Ontario, Orange County, Oxnard, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Palmdale, Paramount, Pasadena, Perris, Pico Rivera, Placentia, Pomona, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Redondo Beach, Reseda, Rialto, Riverside, Riverside County, Rosemead, Rowland Heights, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, San Clemente, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Santa Paula, Sherman Oaks, Simi Valley, South Gate, Sun City, Sylmar, Temecula, Temple City, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Tustin, Twentynine Palms, Universal City, Upland, Valencia, Valle Vista, Van Nuys, Veijo, Venice, Ventura, Ventura County, Victorville, Walnut, West Covina, West Hills, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, Westminster, Westmont, Whittier, Willow Brook, Woodland Hills, Yorba Linda, Yucaipa and Yucca Valley.

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