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15-1212 Information Security Analysts



Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses. Excludes “Computer Network Architects” (15-1241).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southwest Minnesota 307$46.48/hr$30.88/hr$33.03/hr$43.63/hr$52.23/hr$64.52/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing110$61.23/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities100$48.48/hr
Information140$51.40/hr
Financial Activities560$52.11/hr
Professional and Business Services1,420$51.14/hr
Education and Health Services150$48.48/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services10$75.31/hr
Public Administration20$51.11/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 10$40.74/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$40.26/hr23.8%
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$44.57/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$40.29/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$43.63/hr22.2%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$46.42/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$48.48/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 40$46.45/hr31.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 40$40.74/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$40.64/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$48.33/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$46.97/hr35.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$39.22/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 90$48.33/hr16.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,180$51.40/hr29.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,210$51.40/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,520$51.40/hr29.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Database Administrators 1,720$50.56/hrN/A
Computer Systems Analysts 14,800$50.94/hr5.6%
Computer Network Architects 3,380$55.06/hr2.8%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 9,330$76.82/hr8.3%
Computer Occupations, All Other 4,380$40.96/hr7.5%
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers 1,950$48.48/hrN/A
Web Developers 1,710$42.89/hrN/A


  • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.
  • Document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures, and tests.
  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.
  • Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.
  • Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files.
  • Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.
  • Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.
  • Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.
  • Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.
  • Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.