Pulse

By GCN Staff

Blog archive
heat map for cybersecurity jobs

A heat map for hot cybersecurity jobs

A cybersecurity jobs heat map is in the works, thanks to funding from the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education. Visualizing the need for, and supply of, cybersecurity workers across the country, the map will provide data to help employers, job seekers, policy makers, training providers and guidance counselors meet today's increasing demand.

Once developed, the map will be updated every 90 days to show job postings grouped into categories mapped to the NICE National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, using job titles, skills, educational degrees, certifications, experience and other credentials advertised by employers. The NICE Jobs Heat Map also will provide information on the supply of workers with relevant degrees or certifications.

“This unique tool will allow users on both sides of the employment equation to assess supply and demand in cybersecurity on a city-by-city or state-by-state basis," NICE Director Rodney Petersen said.

The first edition of the jobs heat map is expected to be released in late 2016.

Posted by GCN Staff on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:48 PM


Featured

  • IT Modernization
    shutterstock image By enzozo; photo ID: 319763930

    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

  • gears and money (zaozaa19/Shutterstock.com)

    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

Stay Connected