Cyber

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WorkSource Montgomery facilitates industry-led solutions to meet the unique needs of Montgomery County’s cybersecurity industry.

Montgomery County is home to NIST (the National Institute of Standards and Technology) and NICE (National Institute for Cybersecurity Education), driving forces in the development and deployment of key Information Technology and Cybersecurity systems and standards.

Cybersecurity careers are increasingly categorized by the NIST framework. Learn more about the Cybersecurity framework at NICE.

Top Occupations within Cybersecurity in Montgomery County:

Occupation Title Number of Job Postings Number Employed MD Change 2012-2022 Mean Salary
Information Security Analysts 1,212 3,370 41.2% $102,950
Computer Occupations, All Other 367 13,990 -0.6% $104,020
Software Developers, Applications 313 12,490 20.9% $108,190
Network/Computer Systems Administrators 197 12,990 14.1% $100,620
Computer Network Architects 170 5,290 16.2% $105,430

Leading Cybersecurity Certifications:

  • CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • PMP – Project Management Professional
  • CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • ITIL – Information Technology Management Certification

Industry Alliance
WorkSource Montgomery is excited to be partnering with Montgomery College, the Tech Council of Maryland, Atlantech Online, Attronicia, Infosys Public Services, Inc and VeriQ in the TechHire (DOLETA) grant providing innovate training and job placement, advancing career pathways within cybersecurity occupations. Check out the Cyber Industry Brief here.

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