Cybersecurity Supply/Demand Heat Map
Cybersecurity talent gaps exist across the country. Closing these gaps requires detailed knowledge of the cybersecurity workforce in your region. This interactive heat map provides a granular snapshot of demand and supply data for cybersecurity jobs at the state and metro area levels, and can be used to grasp the challenges and opportunities facing your local cybersecurity workforce.
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For the map data classification we used quantiles method. For the location quotient map we used manual breaks.

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TOTAL CYBERSECURITY JOB OPENINGS
Shows the number of online job listings for cybersecurity-related positions from April 2016 through March 2017.
TOTAL EMPLOYED CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE
Shows the estimated number of workers employed in cybersecurity-related jobs in 2016. This includes workers in primary cybersecurity jobs – such as cybersecurity analysts – as well as workers in roles requiring cybersecurity-related skills and certifications to capture the full potential cybersecurity workforce.
TOTAL CYBERSECURITY JOB OPENINGS
TOTAL EMPLOYED CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE
SUPPLY OF CYBERSECURITY WORKERS
A comparison of the currently employed cybersecurity workforce relative to demand in a particular location.
CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE SUPPLY/DEMAND RATIO
Shows the ratio of existing cybersecurity workers to cybersecurity job openings. The national average for all jobs is 5.6; the national average for cybersecurity jobs is only 2.5.
SUPPLY OF CYBERSECURITY WORKERS
CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE SUPPLY/DEMAND RATIO
GEOGRAPHIC CONCENTRATION
A measure of the concentration of cybersecurity job demand in a specific location.
LOCATION QUOTIENT
Measures the concentration of cybersecurity job demand in a specific location relative to the national average. A location quotient of 1 is average, below 1 is below average, and above 1 is above average.
GEOGRAPHIC CONCENTRATION
LOCATION QUOTIENT
TOP CYBERSECURITY JOB TITLES
Shows the top job titles requested by employers within the cybersecurity job market in a particular location.
TOP CYBERSECURITY JOB TITLES
POSTINGS BY NICE CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE FRAMEWORK CATEGORY
Shows the number of cybersecurity job openings mapping to each NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework category.
POSTINGS BY NICE CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE FRAMEWORK CATEGORY
CERTIFICATION HOLDERS / OPENINGS REQUESTING CERTIFICATION
Shows the ratio of current holders of common cybersecurity-related certifications to job openings for each certification.
CERTIFICATION HOLDERS / OPENINGS REQUESTING CERTIFICATION
Certification holders
Openings requesting certification