The average salary for an Information Security Manager in Australia is AU$128,322.
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Job Description for Information Security Manager
Information security managers are in charge of maintaining security protocols throughout their organizations. They are responsible for creating strategies to increase network and internet security related to different projects. They handle a team of IT professionals to ensure easy access to data while maintaining high standards in terms of confidentiality and general data security. They also often work to find and prevent issues related to software or hardware equipment used by different teams w…Read more
Information Security Manager Tasks
- Create and execute policy and audit plans, and identify security risks and operation needs.
- Review configuration and updates to ensure software and infrastructure are protected.
- Lead security training and communicate policies.
- Assist in migrating information assets and environments into compliant, secure systems.
- Manage security testing platforms, including leading forensic investigations and mitigation procedures.
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Popular Skills for Information Security Manager
Security Risk Management
Security Policies and Procedures
IT Security & Infrastructure
Network Security Management
Skills in Cyber Security and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Security Management, IT Security & Infrastructure and Security Risk Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Manager
An early career Information Security Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$111,929 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Information Security Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$124,197 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Information Security Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$131,506 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$152,769.
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Employees with Information Security Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 9.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (6.4% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.3% less).
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