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Core Skills
Architecture, administration, and management of operating systems (various Linux distros, Windows, etc.), networking, and virtualization software. Remediation Vulnerability Assessments Risk Management Firewalls Java, C/C++, disassemblers, assembly language, and scripting languages (PHP, Python, Perl, or shell
Power Competencies
Excellent presentation and communications skills to effectively communicate with management and customers; Ability to clearly articulate complex concepts (both written and verbally).; Ability, understanding, and usage of active listening skills  Analytical thinking


COMPTIA Network +, Security +, C, Python, C+

Educational Providers

Public and private 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities Bootcamps & technical Centers Certification entities such as COMPTIA, Microsoft, Google, ITIL

Ohio Median Salary


A Cybersecurity Analyst / Security Administrator...

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

Alternative Titles

 Information Security Officer, Information Security Specialist, Information Systems Security Analyst, Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Information Technology Security Analyst (IT Security Analyst), Information Technology Specialist, Network Security Analyst, Security Analyst, Systems Analyst


You should be: Certified at intermediate industry levels with top levels in process or earned Experienced with at least 1 to 3 years of cyber analyst roles after several years IT programming / system development experience Able to design, implement and administer a range security vulnerability and risk management tools, and identify potential risks for remediation