Skills in demand: June 2016

Skills in demand

The need for application security architects has grown dramatically.  While engineers can be focused on a variety of enterprise or mobile applications, the application security architect must understand how applications fit into a multi-tiered architecture.  

What it takes

This is a subject matter expert with strong knowledge of IT architecture, hardware, web security, identity and access management, application firewalls and intrusion detection.  


Base compensation can range from $150K-$200K, often with additional incentives. Independent contract rates can be higher.

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