2009 Salaries for IT Security Professionals
In contrast with the gloomy job market, salary levels for IT security professionals are holding up well.
The salaries of IT security experts reflect this. A survey by Robert Half Technology indicates that while the 2009 average starting salary for IT staffers will increase by 3.7 percent over 2008, security professionals will see a boost of about 5 percent, in some cases a bit more.
Take a look at the 2009 average salary for IT security positions, along with regional pay levels and the value of specialty tech skills: