Cybersecurity Inudustry Roles
We have embraced the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework to help you understand the tasks, work roles and the KSAs that are valued by employers for in-demand cybersecurity jobs. Here is only a sprinkling of in-demand, non-techincal jobs in the lucrative cybersecurity industry:
1

Network Administrator

Master your company’s network topology and protect it from intruders while obtaining critical skills to advance to more complex cybersecurity positions.

Desired Certifications
  • Network+
  • CCNA
  • CCNP
  • Security+
Desired Skills
  • System Administration
  • Cisco
  • Linux
  • Technical Support
  • Routing
  • VMware
Ave Salary: $115,000
2

Marketing

Leverage your B2B marketing skills to create unique brand awareness and thrust your enterprise in front of its fierce competition in this demanding market.

Desired Skills
  • Develop, execute and manage marketing program for company and its brands.
  • Support management of agency relationships, day- to-day workflow and maintain/institute and manage processes.
  • Provide talking points and pre-sale insights to sales team for prospective clients
  • Provides input and participate in the marketing, marketing planning, and technical development of products and services.
  • Project management for project efforts for all related programs
Ave Salary: $115,000
3

SOC Analyst

Be indispensable to your 24/7 Cyber Unit as you analyze cyber incidents and vulnerabilities that threaten your enterprise and help deter cyber threats.

Desired Certifications
  • CISSP
  • GIAC
  • CISA
  • CISM
Desired Skills
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Technical Support
  • Cryptography
  • Threat Analysis
Ave Salary: $85,000
4

Product Manager

Use your deep knowledge of enterprise software, intelligence, BI and big data products to boost the success of your marketing and sales department.

Desired Skills
  • Able to breakdown complex problems into simple solutions focused on important customer needs
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making
  • Experience or knowledge of with Lean and User-Centered Design methodologies
  • Experience with Cloud Native Design methodologies, ideally Extreme Programming and Test Driven Development
Ave Salary: $95,000
Utilizing the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework allows technically skilled Cybersecurity pros to easily breakdown the required skills needed to find success in individual roles. Here are some roles requiring more technical skill and experience:
1

Security Engineer

Test network vulnerabilities, monitor and respond to security breaches and develop security strategies that keep your enterprise in compliance with regulations.

Desired Certifications
  • CISSP
  • GIAC
  • CISM
  • CISA
  • Security+
Desired Skills
  • Information Security
  • Linux
  • Python
  • Network Security
  • Cisco
  • Authentication
Ave Salary: $108,000
2

Virus Technician

Stay ahead of the latest viruses and help develop software to defend your enterprise from phishing attacks and ransomware.

Desired Certifications
  • CISSP
  • GIAC
  • Security+
  • CISA
  • CISM
Desired Skills
  • Information Security
  • Information Assurance
  • Network Security
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Project Management
  • Intrusion detection
Ave Salary: $115,000
3

Cryptographer

Use your powers of analysis to decipher and develop encryption algorithms to secure sensitive enterprise data that even the sharpest hacker can’t break.

Desired Certifications
  • CISSP
  • GIAC
  • CISA
  • CISM
  • Security+
Desired Skills
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems
  • Linux
  • Security Operations
  • Cryptography
  • Threat Analysis
Ave Salary: $85,000
4

Penetration Tester

Use your ethical cyber hacking skills to penetrate your own enterprise network and reveal vulnerabilities that may be exposed to malicious attacks.

Desired Certifications
  • GIAC
  • CISA
  • CISM
  • GWAPT
  • Security+
Desired Skills
  • Java
  • Penetration Testing
  • Linux
  • Python
  • OWASP
  • Threat Analysis
Ave Salary: $102,000
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