The average salary for a Security Analyst in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$76,553.
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Job Description for Security Analyst
Aspiring security analysts should be experienced in cybersecurity and able to succeed in a fast-paced, constantly-changing work environment, as security analysts work to maintain the integrity of company networks, as well as diagnose and quickly resolve network problems as they arise. They must be able to proactively identify risks to the network and promptly address and neutralize these threats, and knowledge of security log fundamentals is essential. Prior experience with escalation patterns, …Read more
Security Analyst Tasks
- Conduct daily project coordination of assigned accounts.
- Give security advice and guidance to technical contacts.
- Guide clients in defining and implementing overall security strategy, policies and procedures.
- Coordinate and manage status calls with each assigned account.
- Perform security assessments, risk analysis and vulnerability testing and reviews.
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Popular Skills for Security Analyst
IT Security & Infrastructure
Security Policies and Procedures
Security Risk Management
Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure, Security Policies and Procedures and Computer Security are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Risk Management and Cyber Security.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Analyst
An early career Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$71,172 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$100,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Security Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$130,000 based on 4 salaries.
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