SOC analyst careers
What is a SOC analyst?
Have you ever wondered what a SOC analyst is, how you can get your first SOC job or how much a SOC analyst makes? Here is a quick overview of the career path and its exciting job outlook.
SOC analysts work in an organization’s security operations center (SOC) and are sometimes referred to as cybersecurity analysts. Their primary duty is monitoring and responding to cyber threats and other alerts. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 141,200 security analysts in 2020 and another 47,100 will be needed by 2030.