With cyber crimes rising by the year, cyber security professionals are in higher demand than ever. In fact, government statistics
report that the Australia needs at least 17,000 more workers in the IT security field by 2026, in order to bridge the growing skills gap. There's therefore never been a better time to forge a career path as a cyber security professional, and with the credibility of a CompTIA Security+ certification, you'll effectively boost your chances in the job market. You'll learn the ins and outs of network security and architecture, along with the in-demand tools and technologies for setting best security practices, protocols, and incident response procedures.
Not only will training for a CompTIA certification arm you with the necessary expertise to succeed in the security field, it also verifies your skills under a reputable, globally-recognised framework. This grants you the competitive edge required to stand out amongst your peers and gain the attention of potential employers.
Security certifications under CompTIA are also known for attracting large salaries, with the qualification drawing an average of $84k AUD per year in Australia (according to Payscale).