Data security talents receiving highest starting pay in Singapore: GRIT

Nurdianah Md Nur
Nurdianah Md Nur8/16/2022 11:30 AM GMT+08  • 2 min read
Data security talents receiving highest starting pay in Singapore: GRIT
The report also reveals that data analysis, AI, digital marketing and scrum are among the top in-demand tech skills. Photo: Eric Prouzet/ Unsplash
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Despite the economic slowdown and hiring freezes in big tech companies, the starting salaries for those within the data security industry in Singapore remain high.

According to recruitment technology firm GRIT, a junior SAP security consultant can expect to receive a monthly starting pay of $6,000. Meanwhile, a senior penetration and vulnerability tester role starts at $6,500, and a chief information security officer’s starting salary is $8,500.

GRIT’s Singapore Salary Report 2022/2023 also reveals the top five tech skills that employers in Singapore are looking for. They include cybersecurity (57%), data analysis (57%), AI/Machine Learning (52%), digital marketing (43%), and agile/scrum (43%).

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