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Security Talent Continues to Fetch Top Dollar on IT Job Market

IT and cybersecurity positions continue to rank near the top of the salary ranges paid to IT professionals, according to a new survey.

Cybersecurity skills remain near the top of the "most wanted" in enterprise technology hiring, with salaries continuing to reflect that fact, according to a new tech salary guide released today.

The "2019 Tech & Digital Marketing Salary Guide," published by tech staffing agency Mondo, places CISOs in the No. 2 position on the list for highest annual salary (behind CTO/CIO), ranging from $175,000 to $275,000.

Other top security titles and their average salary ranges include:

  • Manager, information security ($120,000 to $185,000)
  • Application security engineer ($120,000 to $182,500)
  • Network security engineer ($115,000 to $172,500)
  • Cybersecurity engineer ($110,000 to $165,000)

In addition to the security positions seen to be in demand, the survey reports that Salesforce.com developers and those working in artifical intelligence and the Internet of Things are demanding salaries that can reach $200,000 annually.

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