Cybersecurity jobs are in high demand and it doesn't seem like the need for more security professionals is going anywhere in the foreseeable future. ... Computer science roles are already in high demand as it is; adding in the element of security makes these roles even more critical and sought after.
Luckily for cyber security professionals, this generates great demand for jobs. ... Because of the high demand for their work, the most qualified cyber security professionals have the opportunity to shop around for jobs and are able to seek out organizations that are recognized leaders in the field.
When we talk about the cybersecurity market, there still persists a skill gap that will take a couple of years to fill up. In the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a lot of job and salary data was explored in the cybersecurity space. And it was found that the scope of Cyber Security is buzzing with well-paying jobs that require a well-armed cyber workforce.
India has turned into a hotbed for Cyber Security experts. According to a recent study by Indeed.com, the scope of Cyber Security has turned more competitive in India. There are more job post clicks in India as compared to the US and UK. As per the industry stats, most hiring is happening for the below roles.
• Network Security Engineer
• Cyber Security Analyst
• Security Architect
• Cyber Security Manager
• Chief Information Security Officer
Over the last a couple of years, the average salary of a Cyber Security professional has been performing 9% better than any other IT professionals. The freshers are able to get good packages starting from 7 lacs and the experienced resources are in more demand drawing salaries in the range of 20-24 lacs.
Every geography has a different kind of skillset requirement. In India, most of the Cyber Security job post is looking for resources proficient in:
• Virtualization Network Services and Security
• Windows Server