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Management and Leadership

Cybersecurity Staff Compensation Benchmark Summary Report, 2023–2024

by IANS + Artico

Infosec leaders have been dealing with a talent shortage for years. Growing financial demands and mounting responsibilities force CISOs to do more with less, making hiring and retention a critical topic.

Feedback from CISOs centers on a common theme: Typical corporate bands and role categorizations often do not align with the infosec talent market.

Find valuable data and analysis that can help CISOs compare their current and planned staff roles inside their own security organizations. Download the summary version of our benchmark report to learn:

  • Responsibilities by function: Analyze a breakdown of various cyber roles and overlap among key domains.
  • Staff compensation averages: Find key metrics by function and role —directors, managers, architects, engineers and analysts.
  • Key factors impacting compensation: See responsibilities, experience level and education influencing staff salaries.
  • Gender diversity in cyber organizations: Learn the overall share by gender, as well as diversity within functional areas.
  • Expert perspectives on the data: Find recruiting guidance and market observations to hire and retain the right staff.

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About Artico Search

Artico Search’s team of executive recruiters focuses on a “grow and protect” model, recruiting senior go-to-market and security executives in growth venture, private equity and public companies. Artico’s dedicated security practice delivers CISOs and other senior level information security professionals for a diverse set of clients.