Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $90K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Secureworks employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $61K per year on average.
Senior Data Analysts represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $91K annually — though Software Engineers, Technical Account Managers, and Network Security Analysts also do fairly well at approximately $83K, $77K, and about $64K, respectively. Financial compensation for Systems Administrators is rather low — on average only $60K — relative to the rest of the company.
Residents of Austin, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $91K per year; other top-paying cities include Providence, R.I. ($85K) and the company's headquarter city of Atlanta, Ga. (about $72K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Washington, where the average salary is around $115K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Security Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $96K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ITIL Leader is rewarded with median pay of $83K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Secureworks pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $90K.
Employees who count Security Intrusion Detection among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $97K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; just under a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Customer Relationship Management, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, 43 percent report receiving the former, whereas a majority of employees report receiving the latter. A fair number of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all respondents and dental coverage for nearly all workers. Privileges also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.