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Rob Phelps is the owner and founder of UK based Cyber Security Jobs and Cyber Security Courses. He has been working in the IT security industry for ten years and has helped UK businesses establish their network security and source and recruit professional cyber security experts.

What Qualifications Do You Need For A Job In Cyber Security?

Cyber security is still a relatively new specialism and one that is changing all the time in response to the constantly evolving threat of cybercrime and cyber terrorism. Yet already there is a huge shortage of sufficiently skilled IT security professional, with around one million unfulfilled positions in the IT security sector (according to a report by Frost and Sullivan, this figure will reach 1.5m by 2020). There are many reasons that individuals looking for a career in IT, might want to focus on going down the cyber career path. As well as an abundance of opportunities, salaries in cyber security roles are rising faster than those in traditional IT roles. Cyber Security Jobs & Roles Cyber security is a multidisciplinary field and knowing where to start can be daunting with so numer...