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Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $89,198
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $32.54
    Median: $42.88
    Experienced: $58.16
  • Growth (2014-2019)18%
  • Openings (2014-2019)48
  • Current Employment 1,045
  • Projected Employment 1,074
  • Typical Entry-level Education Bachelor's degree

Information Security Analysts

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • Firewalls
  • Network security
  • UNIX
  • Scanners
  • Communication
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Organization
  • Writing
  • Leadership

occupational tasks

  • Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers
  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs
  • Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated
  • Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files
  • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)