Thursday, April 19, 2012

How many Information Security Professionals will be there by 2015?


Through a survey of 10,413 information security professionals from around the globe, Frost & Sullivan, on behalf of (ISC)2, estimated that the number of information security professionals in 2010 to have been approximately 2.28 million (over 617,000 in EMEA). They estimate that by 2015 there will be almost 4.24 million (1.15 million in EMEA) information security professionals.

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%