Thursday, 19 April 2012

4 Million Information Security Professionals?

Frost & Sullivan surveyed 10,413 information security professionals from around the globe on behalf of (ISC)2. They estimate the number of information security professionals in 2010 to have been approximately 2.28 million (over 617,000 in EMEA). The number is supposed to increase to almost 4.24 million (1.15 million in EMEA) by 2015.



2010 – 2015 Forecast for Information Security Professionals:








2010-2015

2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
CAGR
Americas
920,845
1,058,972
1,214,641
1,393,193
1,570,128
1,785,236
14.2%
EMEA
617,271
703,689
796,576
897,741
1,014,448
1,148,355
13.2%
APAC
748,348
830,666
924,531
1,038,248
1,168,029
1,310,529
11.9%
Total
2,286,464
2,593,327
2,935,748
3,329,183
3,752,605
4,244,120
13.2%