10 highest paying IT security positions

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The demand for qualified, effective IT security workers will only increase as the threat of data breaches and need for improved cybersecurity looms.

Here are the average salaries for the 10 highest paying IT security jobs, according to a CSO report.

•    Lead software security engineer: $233,333
•    Chief security officer: $225,000
•    Global information security director: $200,000
•    Security consultant: $198,909
•    CISO: $192,500
•    Director of security: $178,333
•    Cybersecurity lead: $175,000
•    Lead security engineers: $174,375
•    Cybersecurity engineer: $170,000
•    Application security manager: $165,000

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