Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IT Security:
Threat Testing and
ID Access

United States Location

Las Vegas
NV - AZ
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 12/1/21 to 11/30/22

Salary Average

$102,742

Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$9,628 at 9.37%

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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: $102,742 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $83,984 & $121,500; and, 5% of Jobs top $148,547.

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.

$335,911 = 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.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 12/1/21 to 11/30/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $157,359
5% $148,547
10% $138,408
25% $121,500
33% $114,592
50% $102,742
Top Percentile of Job Market =

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

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $99,248 $106,236
25% $93,882 $111,602
33% $90,892 $114,592
50% $83,984 $121,500
67% $75,643 $129,841
95% $48,125 $157,359
Salary Average =

$102,742

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 Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $92,957 $9,785 at 10.53%
5 Years $102,742 $9,628 at 9.37%
6 Years $112,370 $9,534 at 8.48%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases gradually in the first years, rises vigorously with greater experience and grows robustly into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is more than that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $49,490 at the low experience of 4 Months; $126,647 at the average experience of 7 Years and 6 Months; and, $193,966 at the top experience of 14 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 8 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 12/1/21 to 11/30/22.

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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,
2.3% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
36.8% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
69.5% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
49.9% of job descriptions;
Nessus,
33.1% of job descriptions;
Nmap,
8.4% of job descriptions;
Splunk,
25.6% of job descriptions;
CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor),
7.2% of job descriptions;
CISM (Certified Information Security Manager),
24.5% of job descriptions;
CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker),
3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
11.7% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
9.8% of job descriptions.

Location

Las Vegas, NV

Arizona,
Bullhead City, Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Mohave;
Nevada,
Boulder City, Clark, Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Nye and Tonopah.

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