The average salary for an Information Security Specialist in India is Rs 909,173.
MEDIAN Rs 909,173
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Job Description for Information Security Specialist
Information security specialists are in charge of developing and implementing security measures for their organization. They are responsible for analyzing existing security procedures and suggesting changes to upper management for increased efficient and extra security. Information security specialists present their findings to managers and recommend new technologies or policy modifications. They also research security measures and concerns to develop effective strategies to mitigate security r…Read more
Information Security Specialist Tasks
- Design audits of computer systems to ensure operational security and protection from attack.
- Oversee and monitor routine administration of the information security department.
- Coordinate with other departments to promote awareness and training on security protocols.
- Implement, monitor, and maintain policies and standards for information technology-related controls.
Popular Employer Salaries for Information Security Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Information Security Specialist are from the companies IBM India Private Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and EY (Ernst & Young). Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is Rs 1,604,040. IBM India Private Limited pays the lowest at around Rs 634,646.
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Popular Skills for Information Security Specialist
IT Security & Infrastructure
Security Risk Management
Security Testing and Auditing
Security Policies and Procedures
Skills in IT Security & Infrastructure and Security Policies and Procedures are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Testing and Auditing, Security Risk Management and Cyber Security.
Pay by Experience Level for Information Security Specialist
An early career Information Security Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 740,274 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Information Security Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,050,643 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Information Security Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,527,249 based on 29 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Information Security Specialist in their job title in Pune, Maharashtra earn an average of 51.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (35.3% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Noida, Uttar Pradesh (35.2% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (28.5% less) and Gurgaon, Haryana (23.0% less).
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