In a tight job market, security pros are paid well, rate job satisfaction high, and will make a move for money, according to Computerworld's 2016 IT Salary Survey*.
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Digging into the data, we find that information security manager is the hottest job in IT, boasting the biggest increase in average total compensation (up 6.4% from 2015 to 2016). Information security specialist also made the hot jobs list with an average increase in total compensation of 4.7%, tying software developer for the #5 spot.
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*Results based on responses from 3,878 IT professionals, 138 of whom had security titles.