Our last two articles examined the CGEIT cert in more detail. The first one provided an overview into the particulars of the actual exam, and the second one addressed the top 15 FAQs associated with it. In this article, we continue with the theme of the CGEIT, focusing upon the various job titles that come with it, as well as the salary and job prospects.
Although the ISACA website clearly states those specific titles to whom the CGEIT is geared towards to, a query search in some of the leading tech related job boards (such as Indeed.com and Dice.com) reveal a wide mix of employers and job titles to which possessing the CGEIT is a minimum, preferred requirement. The following matrix shows this data:
Coalfire Systems, Inc.
Senior Director, Cyber Risk Services
Information Senior Security Analyst
Ksenia Technical Services
Cybersecurity Management Consultant
Program Manager, IT Compliance
Internal Audit Manager
IT Compliance Analyst
IT Governance Risk and Compliance Manager
Chief Information Officer
Senior IT Audit Manager
Security Operations and Compliance Manager
IT Audit Manager
It should be noted that although they are not listed in the above matrix, it is the General Electric Company and Pricewaterhouse Coopers that have the most demand for individuals that possess the CGEIT cert.