D5. Analyst View: Info/Cybersecurity Jobs, Skills, Pay Review and Forecast
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Tech labor research firm Foote Partners' comprehensive analysis of current and future state of security/risk jobs, skills, and workforce evolution, informed by proprietary deep-dive data from 3,305 US and Canadian employers (40 industries). Review of jobs, salaries, and cash pay premiums for related security skills and certifications with an emphasis on the evolution of Blockchain, Internet of Things, A.I./Machine Learning, Big Data, Cloud, and other disruptive digital technologies. Advice to leadership on what’s working in managing through info/cybersecurity labor shortfalls and skill gaps, and career planning for tech workers who wish to capitalize on the hot security skills marketplace. •What should employers and tech professionals being doing now to prepare for the next 5 years of cyber security job evolution? •Staffing options, including cross-training staff for new risk-related roles and responsibilities •Viable solution: Tech People Architecture
After completing this session, the learner will: - Understand the most sought-after Info/cybersecurity and risk duties/responsibilities; skills and knowledge; and experience requirements in the transition to a security world influenced by disruptive digital technologies. - Compare your pay against current info/cybersecurity and risk salaries and skills cash premiums at 3,305 US and Canadian employers in 83 North American cities including Denver (data from Foote Partners’ 2019 IT Professional Salary Survey and 2019 IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM - Understand security job transition and promotion paths within a group of 40+ industries. How employers are building cybersecurity/risk capabilities through internal skills development, external hiring and contingent staffing options - Learn first-hand Foote Partners’ 3-year analyst forecast for info/cybersecurity jobs, skills, and workforce evolution influenced by Blockchain, next-gen IoT, AI/Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics, Cloud, and a variety of other disruptive digital technologies
Tech labor benchmark research pioneer David Foote is Chief Analyst at Foote Partners. For 25 years he has been innovating data-driven benchmark research and analysis focusing on the labor side of technology including compensation and tech skills supply/demand forecasting. He built his reputation at Gartner and several Silicon Valley companies prior to co-founding Foote Partners in 1997.