Cyber Security Engineer 2016 Salary Info

As cyber attacks continue to escalate in frequency, scope and sophistication, businesses and government agencies alike are making it a top priority to hire and retain talented InfoSec personnel. As a testament to their organizational value, information security analysts’ salaries are among the highest – and fastest rising – in the IT space.

Here is a dynamic look at Information Security Analyst salaries, including trends from the leading salary surveys and workforce studies.

Cyber security  Engineer  2015      $106,250 – $149,000            projected 2016 growth 12%

Network Security Engineer             $105,000 – $141,500            projected 2016 growth 12%

Chief Security Officer (CSO)            $134,250 – $204,750          projected 2016 growth 12%

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U.S. News and World Report ranked a career in information security analysis eighth on its list of the 100 best jobs for 2015. They state the profession is growing at a rate of 36.5 percent through 2022

Cyber Security has become a critical issue for companies worldwide. In the U.S. alone, more than 209,000 Cyber Security jobs are unfilled, and postings are up 74 percent over the past five years, according to a 2015 analysis by Stanford University’s Peninsula Press.

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