We surveyed 122 security systems administrators to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical security systems administrator. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a security systems administrator?

Low

High

Working as a security systems administrator typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a security systems administrator?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a security systems administrator typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a security systems administrator?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a security systems administrator.