Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IT Security:
Threat Testing,
ID Access and
Data Protection

United States Location

New York - Northern New Jersey -
- Long Island, NY - NJ - CT - PA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 7/1/20 to 6/30/21

Salary Average

$118,229

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 7 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,625 at 2.22%

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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 & 7 Months: $118,229 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $95,864 & $140,593; and, 5% of Jobs top $172,986.

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.

$295,520 = 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 7/1/20 to 6/30/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $183,609
5% $172,986
10% $160,811
25% $140,593
33% $132,352
50% $118,229
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 7 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% $114,065 $122,392
25% $107,670 $128,787
33% $104,106 $132,352
50% $95,864 $140,593
67% $85,901 $150,556
95% $52,848 $183,609
Salary Average =

$118,229

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 7 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 7 Months $115,191 $3,038 at 2.64%
5 Years and 7 Months $118,229 $2,625 at 2.22%
6 Years and 7 Months $120,853 $2,311 at 1.91%

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: $86,341 at the low experience of Entry Level; $118,229 at the average experience of 5 Years and 7 Months; and, $132,605 at the top experience of 13 Years and 2 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 7/1/20 to 6/30/21.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $86,341 $10,688 at 12.38%
Average 5 Years and 7 Months $118,229 $2,624 at 2.22%
Top 13 Years and 2 Months $132,605 $1,295 at 0.98%

Qualifications

Description

Security of information technology operations, with threat testing, and ID access and data integrity protection, 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;
  • Information Assurance,
    Data Leak, Data Loss, Data Protect, Data Recover, DLP or Information Assurance.

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,
12.6% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
13.3% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
47.6% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
46.9% of job descriptions;
Nessus,
11.2% of job descriptions;
Nmap,
4.2% of job descriptions;
Palo Alto Networks firewall,
2.1% of job descriptions;
CISM (Certified Information Security Manager),
20.3% of job descriptions;
CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker),
13.3% of job descriptions;
CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor),
11.9% of job descriptions;
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) or CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional),
5.6% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
10.5% of job descriptions.

Location

New York, NY

Connecticut,
Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Bethel, Bethlehem, Branford, Bridgeport, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Cheshire, Clinton, Danbury, Darien, Derby, East Haven, East Norwalk, Easton, Fairfield County, Fairfield, Greenwich, Guilford, Hamden, Killingworth, Madison, Meriden, Middlebury, Milford, Monroe, Naugatuck, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Haven, New Milford, Newtown, North Branford, North Haven, Norwalk, Orange, Oxford, Prospect, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Seymour, Shelton, Sherman, Southbury, Stamford, Stratford, Thomaston, Trumbull, Wallingford, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, West Haven, Weston, Westport, Wilton, Wolcott, Woodbridge and Woodbury;
New Jersey,
Allendale, Basking Ridge, Bayonne, Bedminster, Belleville, Bergen County, Bergenfield, Berkeley Heights, Bloomfield, Bridgewater, Brunswick, Budd Lake, Carlstadt, Carteret, Chatham, Chester, Clark, Clifton, Clinton, Cranbury, Cranford, Crestwood Village, Dayton, Dover, Dover Township, Dumont, East Brunswick, East Hanover, East Orange, East Rutherford, Eatontown, Edison, Elizabeth, Englewood Cliffs, Englewood, Essex County, Essex, Ewing, Fair Lawn, Fairfield, Flanders, Florham Park, Fort Lee, Franklin Lakes, Garfield, Glen Rock, Hackensack, Hackettstown, Harrington Park, Harrison, Hawthorne, Hightstown, Hoboken, Holmdel, Hopewell, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Iselin, Irvington, Jersey City, Kearney, Lafayette, Lake Wood, Lawrenceville, Leonia, Liberty, Linden, Little Falls, Livingston, Long Branch, Long Valley, Lyndhurst, Madison, Mahwah, Mercer County, Metuchen, Middlesex County, Middlesex, Middletown, Millstone, Monmouth County, Monmouth Junction, Monmouth, Montclair, Montvale, Montville, Morris County, Morris Plains, Morristown, Mountainside, Mystic Islands, Neptune, New Brunswick, New Providence, Newark, North Bergen, North Brunswick, Northern, Nutley, Ocean County, Old Bridge, Old Tappan, Oldwick, Oradell, Orange, Paramus, Park Ridge, Parsippany, Passaic County, Passaic, Paterson, Peapack, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, Plainsboro, Plainfield, Pompton Lakes, Princeton, Rahway, Ramsey, Raritan, Red Bank, Ridgefield, Ridgewood, Rivervale, Rockaway, Rockleigh, Roseland, Rumson, Rutherford, Saddle Brook, Saddle River, Sayreville, Secaucus, Short Hills, Shrewsbury, Somerset County, Somerset, Somerville, Summit, Sussex County, Teaneck, Tenafly, Teterboro, Titusville, Toms River, Trenton, Union City, Union County, Upper Saddle River, Voorhees, Wall, Warren County, Washington, Wayne, Weehawken, West Caldwell, West Orange, Westfield, Westwood, Whippany, White House Station, Woodbridge and Woodcliff Lake;
New York,
Albertson, Amityville, Babylon, Baldwin, Bay Shore, Bayport, Bayville, Bellport, Bethpage, Brentwood, Brewster, Briarcliff Manor, Bronx County, Bronx, Bronxville, Brooklyn, Cedarhurst, Center Moriches, Centereach, Chappaqua, Cold Spring Harbor, Commack, Congers, Congress, Coram, Deer Park, Dix Hills, Dobbs Ferry, Dutchess County, Dutchess, East Hills, East Meadow, East Rockaway, Elmont, Elwood, Farmingdale, Farmingville, Floral Park, Flushing, Franklin Square, Freeport, Garden City, Glen Cove, Great Neck, Greenlawn, Hampton Bays, Harrison, Hartsdale, Hastings-on-Hudson, Hauppauge, Hawthorne, Hempstead, Hicksville, Hillcrest, Holtsville, Hopewell, Huntington, Huntington Station, Inwood, Irvington, Islip, Jericho, Katonah, Kings County, Kings Park, Kings Point, Lake Grove, Lake Ronkonkoma, Lake Success, Larchmont, Lattington, Lawrence, Levittown, Lido Beach, Lindenhurst, Lochust Grove, Locust Valley, Long Beach, Long Island, Lynbrook, Mamaroneck, Manhattan, Manorville, Massapequa, Mastic Beach, Mastic, Medford, Melville, Merrick, Messapequa Park, Middle Island, Middletown, Miller Place, Mineola, Monsey, Mount Sinai, Mount Vernon, Nanuet, Nasconset, Nassau County, New Hyde Park, New Rochelle, New York County, New York, Newburgh, North Bellmore, North Bellport, Northport, Nyack, Oceanside, Orange County, Ossining, Oyster Bay, Patchogue, Pearl River, Pelham Manor, Plainview, Pleasontville, Port Jarvis, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Post Chester, Poughkeepsie, Purchase, Putnam County, Putnam, Queens County, Queens, Richmond County, Ridge, Riverhead, Rockland County, Rockland, Rockville Center, Rocky Point, Ronkonkoma, Roslyn Heights, Rye, Rye Brook, San Remo, Sayville, Scarsdale, Seford, Selden, Shirley, Smithtown, Sound Beach, Southampton, Spring Valley, St. James, StatenIsland, Stony Brook, Suffern, Suffolk County, Suffolk, Syosset, Tarrytown, Terryville, Tuckahoe, Uniondale, Valhalla, Valley Stream, Walden, Wall Street, Wantagh, Warwick, West Babylon, West Point, West Sayville, Westbury, Westchester County, Westchester, White, White Plains, Woodbury, Woodhaven, Woodmere, Wyandwich, Yephank and Yonkers;
Pennsylvania,
Milford and Pike County.

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