The constant data breaches and information leaks reported by top companies worldwide are enough to prove that cybersecurity is one of the most essential careers today. A career path in cybersecurity or information technology is a fulfilling path that provides professional and financial security. By placing top talent in cybersecurity roles, Advantis Government Solutions ensures we are ready for the future and able to deliver high-level service for our clients.
Advantis Government Solutions specializes in cleared and non-cleared IT talent for both the Prime Contractor community and Federal (Civilian | Defense | Intelligence) and SLED agencies. We are a veteran-led organization that focuses on the veteran community. We lead our business with the same organization and efficiency of the military and continue to hire people with great aptitude for what we do. Here are some of the top-earning roles in cybersecurity that will continue to grow.
Protecting your company's information should be a top priority. It is your responsibility to ensure your company is secure and not prone to lose its data to a cyber-attack. The information security manager accesses your current security and looks to improve it to avoid any future catastrophe. In the event of an attack or hack, the information security manager is responsible for mitigating any breach or attempt to access your network. A cybersecurity information security manager, you can earn a salary between $125,000 and $215,000.
This role is also called cybersecurity information security engineer and can earn a salary between $120,000-$200,000. The cybersecurity engineer is responsible for creating systems that will defend a company from cyber threats. This includes creating software that will prevent, defend, and protect from hacks, breaches, and other cybersecurity concerns. Cybersecurity engineers are talented individuals who have many roles in keeping your data and information secure.
The information security analyst, or cybersecurity analyst, works with the information security manager and cybersecurity engineer to analyze a company’s current system. They then look for ways that the security is weak and helps the IT department find solutions. They plan and implement the security system for your company’s network. A cybersecurity information security analyst salary is $160,000.
A pentester is one of the more important but often overlooked roles in the IT department. It is a unique position that tests all your company’s IT security systems. A pentester must think like a hacker and keeps up with the latest capabilities they have.
After running a penetration test on your system, the tester will then work with the IT department to improve the security and reduce the risk of a hacker gaining access to your network. A cybersecurity pentesters are either outsourced or kept on as internal employees for a company and can make a salary up to $130,000 a year.
A career in sales always has the potential to earn a high salary. In the cybersecurity software and engineering world, salespeople can earn a salary as much as $220,000 or more. It is a unique sales position and requires knowledge of coding and software engineering to relay information to your customers. Many people transition from other IT positions into sales positions if they are good with customer relationships and selling.
Last but not least is the network security engineer, makes a salary between $125K and $185K . This is an important role that provides and maintains the security of the company's network. The network security engineer makes sure there are no hacks or leaks from the internal or external network.
Cybersecurity is a fast-growing industry that has many high-paying career choices. Government staffing agency, Advantis Government Solutions plans on staying ahead of the game by hiring and training the top-level talent in the field.