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IT Support Specialist

What does an IT Support Specialist do?

IT Support Specialists install software, set up computer workspaces, and solve technical issues that arise on a day-to-day basis.

Median National Salary*:

$50,981

Annual Job Postings*:

230,000+

Expected Job Growth*:

13%
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IT Networking Specialist

What do IT Networking Specialist do?

IT Networking Specialist supports the company’s internal servers including desktop computers and other networked devices.

Median National Salary*:

$75,668

Annual Job Postings*:

155,000+

Expected Job Growth*:

9%
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Cybersecurity Specialist

What does a Cybersecurity Specialist do?

A Cybersecurity Professional scopes out vulnerabilities, detects cyberthreats, and implements changes to protect an organization.

Median National Salary*:

$98,342

Annual Job Postings*:

165,000+

Expected Job Growth*:

25%
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Software & Web Developers

What do Software and Web Developers do?

A Software Developer designs and creates applications, systems or websites that run on a computer or another device.

Median National Salary*:

$105,594

Annual Job Postings*:

1,000,000+

Expected Job Growth*:

19%
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Data Specialist

What do Data Specialists do?

A Data Specialist analyzes data for many different end results and communicates their findings to others in the organization.

Median National Salary*:

$90,272

Annual Job Postings*:

87,000+

Expected Job Growth*:

13%
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Source: CompTIA analysis of data from Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, EMSI, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Note: Annual salaries can vary greatly by location, experience, and other factors. Job postings are a proxy for employer demand for the occupation. Projected job growth covers the period 2018 to 2028.

IT Support Specialist

What does an IT Support Specialist do?

IT Support Specialists install software, set up computer workspaces, and solve technical issues that arise on a day-to-day basis.

Median National Salary*:

Annual Job Postings*:

Expected Job Growth*:

Learn More
IT Networking Specialist

What do IT Networking Specialist do?

IT Networking Specialist supports the company’s internal servers including desktop computers and other networked devices.

Median National Salary*:

Annual Job Postings*:

Expected Job Growth*:

Learn More
Cybersecurity Specialist

What does a Cybersecurity Specialist do?

A Cybersecurity Professional scopes out vulnerabilities, detects cyberthreats, and implements changes to protect an organization.

Median National Salary*:

Annual Job Postings*:

Expected Job Growth*:

Learn More
Software & Web Developers

What do Software and Web Developers do?

A Software Developer designs and creates applications, systems or websites that run on a computer or another device.

Median National Salary*:

Annual Job Postings*:

Expected Job Growth*:

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Data
Specialist

What do Data Specialists do?

A Data Specialist analyzes data for many different end results and communicates their findings to others in the organization.

Median National Salary*:

Annual Job Postings*:

Expected Job Growth*:

Learn More

Source: CompTIA analysis of data from Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, EMSI, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Note: Annual salaries can vary greatly by location, experience, and other factors. Job postings are a proxy for employer demand for the occupation. Projected job growth covers the period 2018 to 2028.