Information Security Analysts :

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $79,370.00
Average Time to Fill 24 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,042
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 0.25 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Technology and Tool Usage
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Following Directions
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Interacting With Computers

Debug computer programs, software, or systems
Troubleshoot computer network problems
Assist users with software or hardware problems
Troubleshoot computer database problems
Maintain network systems
Solve software problems
Troubleshoot computer hardware problems
Solve computer hardware problems
Maintain complex computer databases
Maintain computer software or code
Configure computer networks
Install hardware, software, or peripheral equipment
Install software applications
Integrate software into different types of pre-existing environments, architectures, or systems
Implement security measures for computer or information systems
Plan computer security measures
Create data backups to prevent loss of information
Modify computer network systems
Upload data to website or online server for information sharing
Code data or other information

Thinking Creatively

Develop management control systems
Develop computer, network, or database policies, procedures, or standards
Develop records management systems
Develop computer or information security policies or procedures
Write computer programs or code
Design data processing systems
Design data security systems
Develop simple financial data repositories or databases
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Security Clearance
System Administration
Information Systems
Hard Drives
System/Network Configuration

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