TrainACE Presents Free Guide Detailing Cyber Security Salary Information

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GREENBELT, Md., July 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TrainACE and their cyber security branch, Advanced Security, have released a free guide to cyber security salary prospects for top job titles, available on their website. The guide looks at a number of factors that may influence compensation in the cyber security field, including some that are common to any industry such as location, education, and experience. TrainACE's guide also considers factors that are unique to cyber security, such as technological certifications and security clearances.

Those looking at careers in cyber security will take solace in knowing that the industry not only provides job security but demand as well. The field is expected to grow over 20% between 2010 and 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Due to this abundance of opportunities, those interested in cyber security will find this free guide a valuable resource to examine average compensation as affected by many factors, including location. For instance, California leads in compensation of information and cyber security employees, with a mean annual salary of over $93,000 and the highest national compensation for Silicon Valley at over $115,000 a year. California is also home to the largest number of cyber security employees, followed by Texas, where San Antonio serves as a prominent center for cyber security employment. Virginia is third nationwide for the number of employees in the field, and also provides top annual salaries at over $90,000.

The free cyber security job guide takes into account industry-specific salary variables as well. "Certain technology skills and experience can really boost the base salary for security professionals," Ralph P. Sita, Jr., CEO of TrainACE says. "This salary guide covers these elements in such a way as to clarify and simplify job research."

TrainACE has been providing standout IT and cyber security education resources and training since 2001. With two locations in Greenbelt, MD and Ashburn, VA, they are a committed provider to the Washington D.C. metropolitan area but serve students and professionals worldwide. For more information about cyber security job resources, as well as IT or advanced security education, visit TrainACE's website.

CONTACT: Lauren Archambeault 301-220-2802 larchambeault@trainace.eduSource: TrainACE