Cybersecurity Salary Survey Reveals Significant Variance Across Industries and Geolocations
Skills/Achievements Associated with Higher Pay Grades Included in New Report
New York, NY – December 17, 2019 — Cynet has announced the results of its 2019 survey of cybersecurity professionals, examining pay rates measured against employee achievements, education, skills and more. 1,324 participants from diverse industries worldwide participated in the survey, which was administered in the fourth quarter of 2019. The complete report is available at https://go.cynet.com/hubfs/2020-Salary-Survey-Report.pdf
The 2020 Cybersecurity Salary Survey was developed for the purpose of gaining insight into a wide range of employee attributes related to cybersecurity compensation. The data received backs detailed salary profiles for five popular security positions: Security Analyst, Threat Intelligence Specialist, SecurityCloud Security Architect, Penetration Tester and Security DirectorManager. The data includes both the range and composition/salaries for these positions, as well as the relative impacts of the organization (geolocation, industry, etc.) and individual (gender, experience, certification) factors.
The following is a summary of the findings:
Using the survey results, any individual can go to the section relevant for his or her role and learn how their salary benchmarks against the respective range of factors, which includes skill level, years of experience, and more.
“Whether under the title of CISO, Director of Security, or even CIO, one cannot protect their organization single-handedly. At the end of the day, a cybersecurity professional is part of a team which makes recruiting and retaining talent an imperative,” said Eyal Gruner, Founder & CEO of Cynet. “The survey provides insights which can be useful for both cybersecurity professionals and employers and we expect those individuals leveraging this report to benefit from the intelligence.”
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