- Forrest Morgan
Demand for Cybersecurity Pros
The Fast-Growing Job with a Huge Skills Gap: Cyber Security Jeff Kauflin, Forbs Staff
Here is another article about the great demand for IT security professionals. This article sites from ISACA that it predicts that by 2019 there will be a shortage of TWO MILLION cyber security professionals. It also states that every year in the U.S. 40,000 jobs for IT security go unfilled and employers are struggling to fill 200,000 other cyber security related roles. To help beef up your resume, you should look in to the:
CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) and the
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
The average earnings for a security analyst was $86,170 in 2012. In 2015 the pay went up to $90,120.