Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $70K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Secureworks employees (61 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $65K annually on average.
Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $82K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. ($75K) and Providence, R.I. ($64K). By state, Secureworks pays its Georgia employees the most; the pay rate there is $77K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Network Security Analysts, Information Security Analysts, and Security Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $64K per year, the other salaries come in at $63K and around $54K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Auditors have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $91K annually. Certified Information Systems Security Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $90K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Information Security; Secureworks awards approximately $69K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be SQL; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $89K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Secureworks is IT Security & Infrastructure, with slightly less than a third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Network Security Management, Security Testing and Auditing, and Security Intrusion Detection.
At Secureworks, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Secureworks; the company rewards only 38 percent with paid vacation time and only 31 percent with sick leave. The larger part of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all survey participants, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Secureworks are tuition reimbursement, 401(a), optional telecommute / work from home, and a company cell phone.