It's no secret that skilled cybersecurity professionals are in huge demand.
Some experts project that by 2022, the world will have close to 2 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs.
And in a 2020 survey of Canadian IT security executives, more than three-quarters said they were having trouble hiring and retaining cybersecurity talent.
There simply aren't enough qualified people. That spells big opportunity for newcomers with the right cybersecurity skills.
But which specific skills are currently in demand? Which ones can boost your employment potential the most?
In this post, we round up the 7 most important cybersecurity skills right now, based on market research and employer surveys.