Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Secureworks for between five and 10 years earn $70K per year on average. The largest slice of the Secureworks workforce (61 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $65K annually.
Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $82K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. ($75K) and Providence, R.I. ($64K). Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — around $77K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Network Security Analysts, who earn $64K per year on average, closely trailed by Information Security Analysts ($63K) and Security Analysts ($54K).
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $91K annually for Certified Information Systems Auditors; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Information Systems Security Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $90K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Information Security at Secureworks come out on top, and their salaries approach about $69K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be SQL; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $89K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Secureworks is IT Security & Infrastructure; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Network Security Management, Security Testing and Auditing, and Security Intrusion Detection.
Secureworks' employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
38 percent receive paid vacation, and only 31 percent get sick leave. The larger part of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, 401(a), optional telecommute / work from home, and a company cell phone.