Salary Report

Information Technology Job

IT Security:
US Government
ID Access
Readiness-Response

United States Location

Pittsburgh
PA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 10/1/20 to 9/30/21

Salary Average

$102,059

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$13,995 at 13.71%

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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 & 6 Months: $102,059 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $87,210 & $116,908; and, 5% of Jobs top $138,332.

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.

$310,237 = 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 10/1/20 to 9/30/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $145,317
5% $138,332
10% $130,297
25% $116,908
33% $111,438
50% $102,059
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 6 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% $99,293 $104,824
25% $95,046 $109,072
33% $92,679 $111,438
50% $87,210 $116,908
67% $80,606 $123,512
95% $58,800 $145,317
Salary Average =

$102,059

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 6 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 6 Months $85,889 $16,170 at 18.83%
5 Years and 6 Months $102,059 $13,995 at 13.71%
6 Years and 6 Months $116,054 $12,338 at 10.63%

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: $43,286 at the low experience of 2 Years and 6 Months; $102,059 at the average experience of 5 Years and 6 Months; and, $138,548 at the top experience of 8 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 5 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 10/1/20 to 9/30/21.

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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 2 Years and 6 Months $43,286 $23,458 at 54.19%
Average 5 Years and 6 Months $102,059 $13,995 at 13.71%
Top 8 Years and 5 Months $138,548 $10,058 at 7.26%

Qualifications

Description

Security of federal government information technology operations, with ID access readiness and response, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • IT Security,
    Cybersecurity, Infosec or Information Technology (IT) Security;
  • USA Government agency or department;
  • 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,
11.3% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
19.4% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
2.7% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
51.6% of job descriptions;
Firewall,
2.4% of job descriptions;
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional),
2.4% of job descriptions;
R statistical software,
5.1% of job descriptions;
Requirement Specification,
Business Specification, Design Specification, Functional Specification, Requirement Gathering, Requirement Documentation, Requirement Specification, Software Specification, Technical Specification or User Specification,
5.7% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
5.1% of job descriptions;
Waterfall,
3.6% of job descriptions.

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Pennsylvania,
Allegheny, Avalon, Baldwin, Beaver, Bellevue, Bethel Park, Brentwood, Butler, Canonsburg, Carnegie, Castle Shannon, Clairton, Connelsville, Corapolis, Dormant, Duquesne, Fayette, Forest Hills, Fox Chapel, Glassport, Greensburg, Harrison City, Harrison, Jefferson, Latrobe, McCandless, McKees Rocks, McKeesport, Monroeville, Mount Lebanon, Munhall, New Kensington, North Braddock, Oakmont, Peasant Hills, Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Plum, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, Uniontown, Washington, West Mifflin, West View, Westmoreland, Wexford, White Oak, Whotehall and Wilkensburg.

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