Cybersecurity Careers That Will Boom by 2020


Now is the time to launch a career in cybersecurity. Medical and healthcare practitioners no longer dominate the highest standings for pay or the most desired occupations. Cybersecurity specialists are now the most sought after and in demand professionals in the job market as more and more Government agencies, corporations, and even small businesses owners are turning to the internet to conduct business, the need for cybersecurity professionals is increasing exponentially.

Cisco reports that the global figure is currently at one million cybersecurity job openings. According to Michael Brown, CEO of Symantec, the demand is expected to rise further to 6 million globally by 2019, with a projected shortfall of 1.5 million. Moreover, the size of the cybersecurity market expected to grow from its current $75 billion to a whopping $170 billion by 2020, it makes sense to get your qualifications now, so that you can take advantage of the great career opportunities that are opening up in this industry.

Here are 10 cybersecurity specializations that you could be interested in. 


  • Real World Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Theory
  • Bio Computation
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer & Network Security
  • Systems
  • Database Systems
Take advantage of great career opportunities that will reap in the big bucks and are just starting to open up in the IT industry now.

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