Cyber Security Job Outlook for 2018 and Beyond

Cybersecurity is quickly becoming the most lucrative of careers in IT. As cyber threats continue to grow, the need for certified IT security professionals remain in-demand. Currently, there are roughly half a million cybersecurity-related job openings in the United States1 with a projected need for 1.8 million additional cybersecurity professionals to fill the workforce gap by 20222. IT security jobs offer salaries three times the national average and getting certified increases your chances of landing one, as many employers use certifications as a screening process for the right candidate.

A CompTIA Security+ certification prepares you for a job as a security or systems administrator, network administrator, security consultant and more and are needed for many different sectors from healthcare and retail to national security. Online training for these jobs is proving to be very effective, making access to certification resources; guides, practice exams and expert advice, the competitive edge you need to get certified and get the job.

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1 https://www.dhs.gov/

2 www.isc2.org

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