Job Profile: Senior Ethical Hacker
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 by Faye Copp — No comments
Pathway: Ethical Hacking/Penetration Testing Pathway
Rewarding - professionally, personally and financially, now more than ever, organisations are needing ethical hackers.
WHAT DOES A SENIOR ETHICAL HACKER DO?
A security expert who acts like a malicious intruder to penetrate and test a computer system to reveal vulnerabilities - the role and responsibilities of a senior ethical hacker is wide-ranging.
HOW MUCH DOES A SENIOR ETHICAL HACKER MAKE IN THE UK?
The average salary expectations are: £40,000 - £70,000+.
WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DO I NEED TO BECOME A SENIOR ETHICAL HACKER?
The commercial experience (and qualifications) as an ethical hacker or penetration tester would be essential - as well as the soft skills listed below.
Soft skills required
Hard skills required
Crest, Tiger or Cyber Scheme Registered Pen Tester
CISSP, CISM or similar qualification
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