Careers in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Careers

Cyber Careers
Businesses need cybersecurity professionals. Let the numbers tell the story.

Cybersecurity Workforce

  1. 3.5 Million

    Unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally (by 2021)

  2. 0%

    Cybersecurity unemployment rate

  3. 313,735

    Unfilled cybersecurity jobs in US (2019)

  4. 36.5%

    Cybersecurity job growth rate (through 2022)

  5. 25%

    Cybersecurity workforce shortage across all organizations (2018)

  6. 12x

    Growth in demand as compared to other non-IT jobs


Career Pathways

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Career in Demand

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Jobs in Cybersecurity

  1. Risk Analyst

    Average Salary: $80,416

    Certifications: ARMP, ACRP, Sec+

    NICE Category: Securely Provision

  2. Cybersecurity Analyst

    Average Salary: $95,510

    Certifications: CRISC, CySA+, SSCP

    NICE Category: Operate & Maintain

  3. Cybersecurity Consultant

    Average Salary: $198,900

    Certifications: CRISC, CISSP, CISA

    NICE Category: Collect & Operate

  4. Cybersecurity Manager

    Average Salary: $122,010

    Certifications: CRISC, CISSP, CCRP

    NICE Category: Oversee & Govern

  5. IT Auditor

    Average Salary: $103,213

    Certifications: CISA, SSCP

    NICE Category: Securely Provision

  6. Chief Information Security Officer

    Average Salary: $225,000

    Certifications: CISM, CISSP, C|CISO

    NICE Category: Oversee & Govern