Info/Cybersecurity/Risk/Audit Jobs, Skills, Pay Review and Forecast and the Pandemic's Impact
Abstract: 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 3,510 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 A.I.-driven development, Big Data, Hyperautomation/RPA, Blockchain, Internet of Everything 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.David Foote is an IT industry research pioneer, innovator, and one of the most quoted industry authorities on global tech workforce and compensation trends and multiple facets of the human side of technology value creation. He has spent more than two decades producing groundbreaking deep research and analysis in IT-business cross-skilling and technology and business management integration, and leading the industry in developing innovative IT skills demand tracking and compensation benchmarking practices.