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Cybersecurity has become an increasingly critical component of doing business in the digital age, and those with the expertise to help companies guard against the relentless threat and mitigate damages from attacks have no shortage of opportunities. As of July 2023, LinkedIn currently features more than 205,600 cybersecurity-related job postings paying a median salary of $147,895 for cybersecurity engineers and $90,493 for systems engineers.

While postings change frequently, this article highlights six companies currently recruiting for cybersecurity roles to provide some insight into the types of jobs that are available and the benefits they offer.

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is a widely known provider of software, hardware, and cloud solutions, and the most valuable publicly traded company in the world. Its products and software are widely known, and include the Windows operating system, the Microsoft Office suite, the Azure cloud platform, and gaming consoles.

Employees on Glassdoor rated Microsoft four out of five stars, and 87 percent said they would recommend working there.

Best Perks

Employees at Microsoft have many benefits including a health savings account (HSA), disability, health, vision, dental, life, and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance; childcare/babysitting reimbursement, maternity and paternity leave, and adoption assistance; sick time, gym/wellness reimbursement, free lunches, and paid time off (PTO); relocation bonus, remote work, and immigration assistance; Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), student loan repayment plan, 401k, and flexible spending account (FSA); tuition reimbursement, donation match, volunteer time off, and family sickness leave.

Headquarters

Microsoft is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

Salary and Role Examples

  • Senior Offensive Security Engineer, Penetration Testing: $112,000 to $238,600
  • Security Analyst II, Data Science: $94,300 to $198,600
  • Senior Platform Engineer, Customer Security and Trust: $112,000 to $238,600
  • Senior Director, End-to-End Security Product Marketing Manager: $152,300 to $292,200
  • Principal Firmware Security Engineer, Software Engineering: $133,600 to $282,200

Learn more: Top Trends For Cybersecurity Jobs

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Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks is a cybersecurity company that provides firewall and cloud security solutions for businesses. The company offers next-generation security technologies and threat intelligence to protect networks from cyber threats and ensure the safety of data and infrastructure.

Employees on Glassdoor rated Palo Alto Networks four out of five stars, and 82 percent said they would recommend working there.

Best Perks

Palo Alto provides benefits such as student loan resources, HSA, gym/wellness reimbursement, and unlimited PTO; health, life, disability, vision, dental, pet, and AD&D insurance; phone bill reimbursement, adoption assistance, fertility assistance, and business travel insurance; immigration assistance, 401k, FSA, and ESPP; Roth IRA, child and elder care, legal protection, and auto and home insurance.

Headquarters

Palo Alto Networks is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Salary and Role Examples

  • Attack Surface Data Analyst, Xpanse: $74,400 to $120,350
  • Security Researcher, DNS Security: $139,400 to $225,500
  • Systems Engineer, Strategic Accounts: $187,500 to $257,850
  • Sr. Professional Services Consultant, NGFW: $131,300 to $180,500
  • System Engineer, Major Accounts: $187,500 to $257,850

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CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike is a cybersecurity company that specializes in endpoint security. Its cloud-based platform combines artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to identify and patch cyber attacks as they happen, helping businesses secure their data and infrastructures.

Employees on Glassdoor rated CrowdStrike over four out of five stars, and 81 percent said they would recommend working there.

Best Perks

CrowdStrike offers many benefits to employees including health, life, disability, vision, dental, and AD&D Insurance; ESPP, 401k, and parental and fertility assistance; remote-friendly work, health and wellness programs, professional development, and executive coaching/mentorship.

Headquarters

CrowdStrike is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Salary and Role Examples

  • Technical Support Engineer, Operations: $65,000 to $110,000
  • Analyst I, Falcon Complete: $80,000 to $115,000
  • Sr. Software Engineer, Data Infrastructure Engineering: $105,000 to $195,000
  • Systems Administrator, Executive Support: $80,000 to $115,000
  • Principal Consultant, Red Team: $125,000 to $185,000

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Fortinet

Fortinet is a cybersecurity company that offers many network security products and services, including firewall, VPN, intrusion detection and prevention, and threat protection for businesses of all sizes.

Employees on Glassdoor rated Fortinet four out of five stars, and 86 percent said they would recommend working there.

Best Perks

Fortinet offers many benefits including health, dental, life, vision, disability, and accident Insurance; HSA, FSA, and mental health care; 401k, stock options, ESPP, and retirement plans; work from home, maternity/paternity leave, and family medical leave; PTO, volunteer time off, and paid holidays.

Headquarters

Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Salary and Role Examples

  • Sr. Cybersecurity Technology Communications Manager, PR: $100,000 to $160,000
  • Senior Software DevOps Engineer, DevOps: $110,000 to $150,000
  • Senior Security Researcher, IPS Analysis: $120,000 to $160,000
  • Cloud Solutions Architect, Solutions Architecture: $200,000 to $240,000
  • Senior Product Security Engineer, Product Security Engineering: $150,000 to $200,000

Learn more: Today’s Cybersecurity Job Market

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Tenable

Tenable is a cybersecurity company that focuses on vulnerability management and cyber exposure solutions. Its products help companies identify, assess, and prioritize security to provide effective risk management and proactive security measures.

Employees on Glassdoor rated Tenable four out of five stars, and 61 percent said they would recommend working there

Best Perks

Tenable provides benefits including health, vision, dental, life, disability, and AD&D insurance; HSA, FSA, 401k, and retirement plans; work from home, maternity/paternity leave, adoption assistance, and family medical leave; PTO, company events, and paid holidays.

Headquarters

Tenable is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

Salary and Role Examples

  • Manager Endpoint Vulnerability Management, Digital Solutions: $112,000 to $149,333
  • Staff Software Engineer, Engineering: $142,000 to $189,333
  • Staff Site Reliability Engineer, Engineering: $142,000 to $189,333
  • IT Asset Manager, Digital Solutions: $34.13 to $45.67/per hour
  • Territory Account Manager, Sales: $112,000 to $149,333

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Proofpoint

Proofpoint is a cybersecurity company that specializes in email security, loss prevention, and security threat protection. It provides companies with protection against phishing attacks, malware, and other data threats, and offers data encryption and other services to ensure data security.

Employees on Glassdoor rated Proofpoint four out of five stars, and 76 percent said they would recommend working there.

Best Perks

Proofpoint provides benefits including health, vision, dental, life, disability, and AD&D insurance; HSA, FSA, 401k, and stock purchase plans; work from home, maternity/paternity leave, adoption assistance, and family medical leave; PTO, company events, and paid holidays.

Headquarters

Proofpoint is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

Salary and Role Examples

  • Senior Data Scientist, ML Lab: $157,650 to $231,220
  • Director of Engineering, Shared Services: $168,080 to $319,550
  • Senior Software Engineer, SaaS Product: $117,600 to $231,220

Read next: 10 Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2023

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