May 11, 2016
Certifications, Salary Info for a Career in Penetration Testing
May 11, 2016
Certifications. Salary Info for a Career in Penetration TestingAccording to the InfoSec Institute, Professional penetration testers undergo an extensive training that helps them to identify high-risk vulnerabilities, allows testing of network defenders, and helps them to assess the magnitude of potential operational and business impacts following an attack.
The Information Below is Staged By Assumed Difficulty To Obtain
HD = High Demand, judged by number of current job postings...
• CompTIA IT Fundamentalshttps://certification.comptia.org/certifications/it-fundamentals
• Microsoft Technology Associate: Security Fundamentalshttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-98-367.aspx
• CompTIA Network+https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/network
• CompTIA Linux+https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/linux
• CompTIA Security+ HDhttps://certification.comptia.org/certifications/security
• EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) Average Indeed Salary 101K
• EC Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) Average Indeed Salary 106Khttps://www.eccouncil.org/certification/computer-hacking-forensics-investigator
• GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) Average Indeed Salary 95K HDhttp://www.giac.org/certification/certified-incident-handler-gcih
• GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) Average Indeed Salary 92K HDhttp://www.giac.org/certification/security-essentials-gsec
• GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) Average Indeed Salary 97K
• GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP) Average Indeed Salary 74Khttp://www.giac.org/certification/information-security-professional-gisp
• Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP) Average Indeed Salary 66Khttps://www.offensive-security.com/information-security-certifications/oswp-offensive-security-wireless-professional/
• EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Average Indeed Salary 92K HDhttps://www.eccouncil.org/Certification/certified-ethical-hacker
• CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Average Indeed Salary 92K HDhttps://certification.comptia.org/certifications/comptia-advanced-security-practitioner
• GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED) Average Indeed Salary 87Khttp://www.giac.org/certification/certified-enterprise-defender-gced
• GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC) Average Indeed Salary 123khttp://www.giac.org/certification/security-leadership-gslc
• Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Average Indeed Salary 87K HDhttps://www.isc2.org/sscp/default.aspx
• ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Average Indeed Salary 89k HDhttp://www.isaca.org/certification/cisa-certified-information-systems-auditor/pages/default.aspx
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Average Indeed Salary 99K HDhttps://www.isc2.org/cissp/default.aspx
Note: CISSP is by far the most in demand cybersecurity certification.
• Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Average Indeed Salary 126k HDhttp://www.isaca.org/certification/cism-certified-information-security-manager/pages/default.aspx
• EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) Average Indeed Salary 94khttps://www.eccouncil.org/about-licensed-penetration-tester
• Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) Average Indeed Salary 93Khttps://www.offensive-security.com/information-security-certifications/oscp-offensive-security-certified-professional/
• Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE) Average Indeed Salary 107Khttps://www.offensive-security.com/information-security-certifications/osce-offensive-security-certified-expert/I hope this information is helpful.