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1/22/2019
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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.

Read more here.

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2/19/2019 | 8:14:30 PM
Pay for what you want
In this day and age where all of the big companies and businesses are worried about all of their data getting leaked on the internet, of course they are willing to pay more money to ensure that all of their information in storage on the cloud or in their networks is secure! And that's big money at that!
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michaelmaloney,
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2/11/2019 | 12:01:08 AM
Only the best can beat
The security sector isn't something everyone can handle. You need to have years of experience in the field in order to be the best at ensuring tight security of the firm you work for. With today's advanced technologies, hacking techniques have since improved as well. You cannot beat the hackers if you do not put your best front yet and beat the hackers at their own game.
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RyanSepe,
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1/23/2019 | 11:30:05 AM
Continued Trajectory
I'm glad to see this is the case and I believe that this will only continue especially with data regulations such as GDPR driving greater internal security intelligence.
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