As Data Security Analysts, we are responsible for installing and uninstalling various security programs. We protect sensitive data using firewalls and data-encryption technology and regularly update to remove bugs and add new features. We are also responsible for all aspects of a data system.

Core tasks:

  • performing security audits, risk assessments, and analysis
  • researching breaches of data security and rectifying security weaknesses
  • instructing computer users on security
  • formulating security policies and guidelines
  • making recommendations for improving data system security


Years on other jobs

How many years do people usually work on other jobs before becoming a Data Security Analyst?
5-7 years
Years on other jobs
On average, people work more than 5-7 years in other positions prior to becoming a Data Security Analyst.

Position lifespan

How long does a Data Security Analyst work in this position across multiple employers?
3-5 years
Position lifespan
On average, a Data Security Analyst works in this position for 3-5 years across multiple employers.

Job hopper score

How likely is a Data Security Analyst to change companies while holding the same title?
Job hopper score
The job hopper score is Medium for a Data Security Analyst.

Career path

Path to job

Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Data Security Analyst typically studied at.
DeVry University-Arizona
Eastern Michigan University

Path after job

Subsequent positions

A Data Security Analyst typically moves on to these titles.
100 %
Security Analyst
Avg. length of tenure:3 years
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Data Security Analyst age distribution

Gender ratio

Data Security Analyst gender distribution


Top employers

These companies currently have Data Security Analyst positions open.
Offices of Physicians, Civic & Social
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