Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Salary (United Arab Emirates)
The average pay for a Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) is AED 202,007 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in IT Security & Infrastructure is associated with high pay for this job.
|Range||AED 0AED 484K|
|Salary||AED 85,583 - AED 460,279|
|Bonus||AED 1,140 - AED 55,727|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|AED 86,389 - AED 484,465|
Job Description for Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology)
Security consultants (computing/networking/information technology) often work in large organizations and educational institutions that have large digitized databases.Read More...
Security consultants must be adaptable to each industry they may specifically cater to. They must have good organization and communication skills.
They must design and/or improve a system that protects the institution against internal and external theft of data; protecting data from terrorist organizations may also be a concern.
Security consultants also conceive emergency plans for clients. When planning, they start by assessing potential threats and then develop the process by which the company will implement the system during certain emergencies or natural disasters.
Most companies expect security consultants to have at least bachelor's degree and three to five years of professional experience. A bachelor's degree in computer science is particularly preferred in the computing, networking, or information technology field. Engineering degrees are also useful, as well as CAD experience. A common certification for security analysts is through the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC). (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Security Consultant, (Computing / Networking / Information Technology) Tasks
- Assess vulnerability, including preforming penetration tests.
- Provide incident response and forensics.
- Interface with clients and technically manage security projects.
- Educate business about polices, procedure and standards.
- Assist in risk analysis and mitigation techniques.