Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IT Security:
Threat Testing and
ID Access

United States Location

United States of America

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$69,988

Experience Requirement

1 Year

Raise +1 Year

$18,693 at 26.71%

User Funded :
Thanks!

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 1 Year: $69,988 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $47,962 & $92,013; and, 5% of Jobs top $123,771.

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.

View: and .

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $134,117
5% $123,771
10% $111,866
25% $92,013
33% $83,901
50% $69,988
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 1 Year Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $65,885 $74,090
25% $59,585 $80,390
33% $56,074 $83,901
50% $47,962 $92,013
67% $38,169 $101,806
Salary Average =

$69,988

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 1 Year Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
1 Year $69,988 $18,693 at 26.71%
2 Years $88,681 $13,263 at 14.96%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises moderately with greater experience and approaches a ceiling with maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

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

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $51,294 at the low experience of 4 Months; $136,696 at the average experience of 7 Years and 6 Months; and, $164,886 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.

View: and .

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

United States of America