home_banner `

Content Icon

Overview of IT/Security Compensation Incentives

January 2, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Leadership Skills

With the growing cybersecurity skills gap, organizations are forced to be creative when it comes to retaining their employees. In a survey of more than 740 HR, compensation and benefits professionals in North America, the most common incentives offered to IT/security professionals are spot awards for individual or team achievements (37%), profit-sharing (20%), retention bonuses (18%), stock options (18%) and deferred compensation (16%).


Already a client?

Log In to Continue

Not a client?

Request More Information

Related Research

Cybersecurity Salaries: Security Architect

Security architects earn a median salary of $132,000 nationally, with San Francisco the high-water mark with a median salary of $160,000. Washington D.C. comes in second among major metropolitan areas with a median salary of $145,000.

Cybersecurity Salaries: Information Security Engineer

Information security engineers earn a median of $107,000 in the U.S., with a median salary of $120,000 in San Francisco. Seattle-based information security engineers earn the second-highest, with a median salary of $107,000 and a high of $143,000.

CISO Marketing Checklists

Information security professionals interested in moving up the team ladder need to ensure they are positioning themselves to become executive-level leaders, a task that requires marketing both within and outside the information security arena. These checklists are designed to help you market yourself as you progress toward the chief information security officer (CISO) role.