Frequently asked questions
Most frequent questions and answers
In the last six years, cybersecurity jobs have seen a 94% increase. You have the perfect time to get a career in cybersecurity if you are looking for a career that is always evolving and changing. Cybersecurity is a growing industry with a lot of different jobs that offer ample opportunity for career growth. Cyberseek claims that there are over 500,000 job openings. There are more than 6,000 job opportunities in the Tampa / St.Petersburg/ Clearwater area, for example. Cybersecurity professionals are always in high demand.
What do cybersecurity workers prefer-a degree or certifications?
A cybersecurity degree costs more than a certification and takes longer. The degree provides a broad range of understanding that can be applied to many different industries but has fewer hands-on skills.
The right certification demonstrates that you have a specific skill the employer wants. There is also a legal requirement (see above). According to Information Week’s Dark Reading salary survey, 70% said that certifications are the most important training for their careers. Only 10% said they had a bachelor’s and 5% said that they had a master’s.
What is the Average Salary in Cybersecurity?
On February 20, 2019, the average salary for cybersecurity professionals was $112974 in the United States. The average cybersecurity salary is $65,000 (25th%) – $145,000 (75th%) Entry-level positions typically have lower salaries but offer excellent work opportunities with increased responsibility and upward mobility.
How can I get trained in just five weeks?
Microsoft and the Computing Technology Industry Association, (CompTIA), are internationally recognized industry representatives who developed the Cyber Security IT Professional program curriculum, which is designed to complete your training in five weeks (or ten weeks if you choose evening classes). They also created the hands-on labs.
How can I get a job in Cybersecurity without a degree
CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Network+ are the most crucial certifications you’ll need if cybersecurity is your first topic. Here’s why: A little-known regulation by the government is DOD-8570. It has been technically updated to DOD-8140. However, it still uses the DOD-8570 chart. The document states that you need to have at least one certification if you are in a job that could expose you to sensitive data. CompTIA Security+ is the minimum requirement. This certification is required by even companies that are not going to work with the government. If you get these certifications, the demand for your skills is very strong and you should have no problem getting placed.
How do I get started for my cybersecurity training?
We will start by checking your eligibility for a WIOA Grant. If you qualify, it might pay for this for you. Call now or book an appointment for us to call you.