Nebraska offers Information Security Analysts job opportunities with a range of insurance and financial companies. The state houses the world headquarters of insurance giant Berkshire Hathaway, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company, TD Ameritrade and First National of Nebraska Bank. Many well-known retailers, such as Buckle, Cabela’s and HobbyTown USA have headquarters in the state as well. Many large food manufacturers and agribusiness firms, such as Tyson Foods, ConAgra Foods, Cargill and Smithfield Foods, are prominent players in the state economy.
Tech employers in Nebraska
The U.S. Strategic Command is located just outside of Omaha and is a tailor-made opportunity for Information Security Analysts. An analyst may also apply to one of many associated defense contractors working with the Command. IT company CSSS.net offers cyber security services, among others. Telecommunications firm West and First Data Corporation are potential employers for Information Security Analysts, as are online giants PayPal and Yahoo!
Employment Outlook and Salary
The state of Nebraska doesn’t offer employment growth statistics for information security analysts between 2008 and 2018, but employment of information security analysts is expected to grow by 22 percent nationally from 2010 to 2020. However, note that this projection is an aggregate of the data for information security analysts, computer network architects and web developers.
*Source of table salary information, United States Bureau of Labor Statistics and Nebraska Department of Labor. Numbers are an aggregation and include data for Information Security Analysts, Computer Network Architects and Web Developers.