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Information Security Analysts

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information.

Information Security Analysts

About this Career Path

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

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Environment

Most information security analysts work for computer companies, consulting firms, or business and financial companies.

Information Security Analysts

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Salary Breakdown

Information Security Analysts

$77,000

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$46,000

ENTRY LEVEL

$77,000

MID LEVEL

$119,000

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Projected Jobs

Information Security Analysts

1,310

Projected job openings through 2028

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Job Titles

Information Security Analysts

JOB TITLE

Help Desk Technician

Skill Level - Entry

JOB TITLE

Systems/Network Administrator

Skill Level - Mid

JOB TITLE

Information Security Manager/Chief Information Security Officer

Skill Level - Advanced

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Top Expected Tasks

Information Security Analysts

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Information Security Analysts

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KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

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KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

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KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

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KNOWLEDGE

English Language

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KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

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SKILL

Reading Comprehension

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SKILL

Critical Thinking

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SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

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SKILL

Speaking

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SKILL

Active Listening

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ABILITY

Written Comprehension

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Oral Comprehension

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ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

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ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

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Inductive Reasoning

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