Cybersecurity

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Technician
  • Consultant
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Data Archiving/Security
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Assurance
  • Information Security Manager
  • Information Systems Security Specialist
  • IT Analyst
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Security Administrator
  • IT Security Tester
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Security Officer
  • Risk Manager
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Operations Tech
  • Technology Forensics
  • Web Administrator

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Communications & Utilities Companies
  • Computer & Technology Companies
  • Engineering Firms
  • Federal, State, & Local Government
  • Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance Firms
  • Universities & Colleges

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • C.H. Robinson
  • Central MN Credit Union
  • Datakey Electronics
  • Equus Computer Systems
  • Healthland
  • LSI Corporation
  • Medtronic
  • Micron
  • MN State Institutions
  • Netgain
  • United Health Group
  • Vital Images

Salary and Outlook

Starting salary: $40,000-$62,000
May vary by career, company, location and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Analytical mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Logical
  • Problem solving skills
  • Programming languages
  • Quantitative skills
  • Solution oriented
  • Team player
  • Technical knowledge
  • Time management skills