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Computer & Network Security 2020

The computer and network security benchmark represents organizations that build and provide security products and solutions. These organizations work across cloud / cyber security and intelligence, with a focus on endpoint security and some have presence in compliance for industries such as healthcare.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Computer & Network Security

    100%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    86%

  • Europe

    8%

  • Asia

    3%

  • MEA

    2%

  • Oceania

    1%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

77% of Computer and Network Security employees are engaged

This is in the top 2% compared with other industries.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 35 and is in the top 3% compared with other industries.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

64%

9% above global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

76%

7% above global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

69%

6% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

91%

5% above global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

87%

5% above global average

The highest scoring question for Computer & Network Security had 94% of People agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+5% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Computer & Network Security were generally least favourable about Company Performance, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 10% of people disagreeing (-10% below average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 14% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-6% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 9% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-3% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

1

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

72% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
2

The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

77% favorable

Leadership
3

I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

70% favorable

Learning & Development
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.9 stars (+0)

Work Life Balance

4.2 stars (+0.4)

Compensation and Benefits

3.9 stars (+0.3)

Career Opportunities

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

70.0% (-1)

CEO Approval

83.0% (-1)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Computer and Network Security benchmark on average gave 6% of employees access to reports with their survey results. This is below the overall average of 10% and demonstrates that organizations in this benchmark are more likely to share via offline and traditional formats.

An interesting reference point is that the average proportion of managers in organizations is 12-15%, with some industries higher than others (New Tech was closer to 20%).



  • Global average


    10%

  • Computer and Network Security


    6%



  • How does Computer and Network Security compare?

    People in Computer & Network Security were much more positive than average regarding Action, Feedback & Recognition, and Learning & Development.


    What are organizations focussing on?

    Below are the most common areas that organizations in Computer and Network Security choose to take action on using the Culture Amp platform. Actions varied from changing or iterating on an All Hands meeting, introducing new skip level 1:1s, to introducing an organizational transparency report.

    1

    I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

    70% favorable

    Learning & Development
    2

    The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

    77% favorable

    Leadership
    3

    The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

    76% favorable

    Leadership

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