Chris J Powell

Looking for Work in IT – Think Security

While the economy may be in doubt and the future is still very much in question when it comes to job prospects…there is one area that is definitely a bright spot – IT Security!  According to Wanted Analytics, IT Security positions posted by employers have been on a consistent rise over the past 4 years with more than 4500 new job postings in August 2012.

The problem is there is a lack of skilled workers available in this space so if you are one of the 4.4% of all IT Pros that is looking for work…or one of the thousands that is actually working now but want more…look to upgrading your skills in IT Security.  These are the most common jobs being posted:

  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Senior cyber security analyst
  • Information technology security specialist
  • Program manager
  • Information security analyst
  • Information assurance engineer
  • Systems administrator



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