While unemployment continued to plague those in many fields, 2011 was a good time to be an IT security professional. Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor indicates that employment for those with the information security analyst skill set rose by more than one third and the group showed virtually no unemployment.
IT security pros comprise about one percent of all IT professionals. The unemployment rate for IT pros in general was 3.9 percent, significantly lower than the average for all occupations. Find out more here: