TOP IN-DEMAND CYBER SECURITY JOBS IN 2020
Security experts are much needed in every company and industry. With organizations fighting a never-ending battle against cyber attackers, the need for defenders is extremely increasing.
This article highlights the importance of cyber security jobs in the industry. The profiles listed below are the most searched ones in the industry.
1. Ethical Hacker
An ethical hacker (also known as a white-hat hacker) is the ultimate security professional. Ethical hackers know how to find and exploit vulnerabilities and weaknesses in various systems—just like a malicious hacker (or a black hat hacker). They protect your company against unwanted situations.
If you care about the integrity of your network's infrastructure, you need the hacking tools and techniques, which you will learn at Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v10 training, to strengthen your network's defense. You will start by learning how environmental/field defense works. You will then see how the intruders work and learn the steps to secure a system by scanning your own network and attacking on your own network (But without giving any actual damages to the real network).
Jobs available worldwide on LinkedIn for Certified Ethical Hackers: 6,597
Average annual salary in USA as on PayScale: $91k
Take a look at our Ethical Hacking trainings:
-Certified Ethical Hacker v10 (Practical)
-Certified Ethical Hacker v10 Residential Bootcamp
-Certified Ethical Hacker CEH v10 Masterclass
2. Information Security Analyst
Professionals who are responsible for monitoring potential security breaches are Information Security Analysts. They formulate security measures that are implemented to protect the security infrastructure of the organization from continuous cyber-attacks. Certified Information Security Manager provides participants detailed information on information security-related concepts (privacy, integrity, usability, vulnerability, hazards, risks and countermeasures) as well as current legislation and regulations affecting information security management. Participants will also be able to apply the practical principles of education to their business lives to ensure that their normal business processes become stronger and safer.
Jobs available worldwide on LinkedIn for Certified Information Security Managers: 13,852
Average annual salary in USA as on PayScale: $71,398 + $4,024 bonus + $2,588 profit sharing
Take a look at our Information Security trainings:
-BCS Certificate in Information Security Management Principles
-EC-Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer
-CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional
-Security of Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS)
3. Digital Forensic Analyst
Digital forensic analysts examine computers and other digital devices, such as mobile phones and cameras, for evidence of crime. They provide support to civil and criminal investigations and intelligence agencies by detecting, preserving, analyzing and presenting digital evidence.
Introduction to Digital Forensics training covers the broad topics which are essential for the digital forensics disciplines. It sets out a framework for investigations, covering the best practice as described by The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) - formally ACPO guidelines. Forensic fundamentals will be covered as well as the use of open source forensic tools.
Jobs available worldwide on LinkedIn for Digital Forensic Analysts: 1,575
Average annual salary in USA as on PayScale: $88k
4. Security Software Developer
A security software developer is someone who develops security software alongside integrating security into software during the course of design and development. Experienced security software developers look at software designs from a security perspective in order to identify and resolve security issues.
Despite all of your efforts, the code you have been writing your entire career is full of weaknesses you never knew existed. During secure software development trainings, you will learn all of the attackers’ tricks and how to mitigate them.
Jobs available worldwide on LinkedIn for Security Software Developers: 1,575
Average annual salary in USA as on PayScale: $88k
5. Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
A chief information security officer (CISO) is the senior-level executive within an organization whom is responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy, and program to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected.
The CISO course is also suitable for those who in security management roles, including those with CISSP, CISM, CISA qualifications. CISO provides an opportunity to differentiate yourself in the marketplace with this outstanding security leadership certification.
Jobs available worldwide on LinkedIn for Chief Information Security Officers: 3,482
Average annual salary in USA as on PayScale: $171k
6. Network Engineer/Security Architect
A network engineer is a technology professional who has the necessary skills to plan, implement and oversee the computer networks that support in-house voice, data, videos and wireless network services.
Network Security training has a software security perspective, focuses on network security and discusses common network attacks and defenses in different OSI layers, addressing application-layer issues, session management, or denial of service.
Jobs available worldwide on LinkedIn for Network Engineers/Security Architects: 6,122
Average annual salary in USA as on PayScale: $86k
Take a look at our Network Engineering/Security Architecture trainings:
-Network Security Foundation
-Network Security and Secure Communication
-Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions
-Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures Version 3.0
7. Incident Handler
Incident handlers actively monitor systems and networks for intrusions and identify security flaws and vulnerabilities. They also perform security audits, risk analysis, network forensics and penetration testing.
The EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) program is designed to provide fundamental skills to handle and respond to the computer security incidents in an information system. The course addresses various underlying principles and techniques for detecting and responding to current and emerging computer security threats.
Jobs available worldwide on LinkedIn for Incident Handlers: 14,448
Average annual salary in USA as on PayScale: $79,239