Information Security Analyst/Engineer

Minimum Diploma in Engineering or any graduate course

Certified training for Security Analyst (programme aligned to SSC/ Q 0901 released by IT-ITe


0-2 years of work experience/internship in security

The tasks a Security Analyst is expected to perform include:

Protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording, or destruction

Ensuring confidentiality, integrity and availability of data to the 'right' users within or outside the organisation

Knowledge about the different types of backups for security devices and applications and how to carry out backups

Well-versed on the fundamentals of information security

Competent on how to identify and resolve information security vulnerabilities and issues

Understanding about common issues and variances of performance metrics that require action and reporting

Certification in Information systems or related fields, Basic soft skills training


Result oriented

Good communication skills

Team Player

High attention for detail

Logical thinking

Willingness to undertake desk-based job with long hours

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Local travelling is not part of this job role

May need to handle a team Working hours

IT & ITES companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift working is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include weight gain, stress, headaches, body aches, increased absenteeism etc.Health risks include exposure to demanding and strenuous routine, repetitive tasks, etc.

For freshers INR 12,000 to INR 15,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - INR 17,000 to INR 20,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 21,000 to INR 25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current Scenario and Growth of IT Services Sector in India

The IT services segment is the largest contributor to the IT and ITES Industry, accounting for about 60% of industry revenues. India is one of the fastest-growing IT services market in the world. It is also the world's largest sourcing destination,accounting for approximately 52% of the US$ 124-130 billion market. The country's cost competitiveness in providing IT services continues to be its USP in the global sourcing market.

The major segments of the IT service sector are IT Consulting, Application Management, IS Outsourcing, Software development and support. The BFSI, telecom, retail, and manufacturing sectors account for major portion of the IT Services revenues.

Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would result in an incremental employment of about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022. Out of which 3.6 million job opportunities will be in IT service sector.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.

Maximum number of job openings are available in IT & ITES companies across Tier 1 & Tier 2 cities.

Not applicable

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