There were one million cyber security job openings
in 2016! And the market is expected to grow from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020.
In the U.S. there are more than 209,000 cyber security jobs that are unfilled, and postings are up 74% over the past five years, according to a 2015 analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by Peninsula Press.
Cyber security workers can command an average salary premium of nearly $6,500 per year, or 9% more than other IT workers, according to the Job Market Intelligence: Cyber security Jobs 2015 report.