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Global Cyber Security Compensation and Talent Survey

Cyber security is among companies' top concerns today, which means more organizations are moving from IT roles with cyber security skills toward having a dedicated cyber security function. The demand for cyber security talent is growing at a pace far exceeding the supply then effecting compensation, engagement, attraction, and retention.

Get access to data to recruit and retain top talent in cyber security with more than 900 organizations globally across 25 industries including energy, health care, telecommunication, professional services, aerospace, banking/finance, hi-tech and retail. Our benchmarking survey features 126 jobs across 14 sub-families under the cyber security family. The Cyber Security Survey is conducted across 20 countries.


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Why Participate?

  • 900+ organizations across 25 industries
  • Compensation data from 14 countries
  • Information on 126 jobs across 14 sub-families

Hot Areas in Cyber Security

  • Penetration testing
  • Digital forensics
  • Threat hunting and intelligence

Survey Overview

Available Jobs Within Cyber Security

  • Cyber security leadership
  • Application/product security
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Business continuity planning
  • Information security (architecture, engineering, and operations)
  • Penetration testing
  • Threat hunting and intelligence
  • Disaster recover
  • Incident responses
  • Digital forensics
  • Security consulting
  • Research and development


Key Features

  • 900+ organizations globally across 25 industries
  • 126 jobs across 14 cyber security sub-families created with guidance from steering committee comprising of organizations from a cross section of industries
  • Total compensation data from 14 countries within Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America
  • Career tracks ranging from individual contributor to senior management and executive jobs
  • Talent survey to facilitate broader conversations around how firms are managing increasing complexity of cyber security landscape from talent and reward perspective