5. Security Analyst
Responsibilities: Security analysts maintain the security and integrity of data. They analyse the security measures of a company and figure out how effective they are.
Education: Besides a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related area (e.g. Information Systems or Information Security), security analysts can also enhance their employment prospects by pursuing a relevant certification such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), and Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)
Key skills/traits: Ability to learn new things all the time and stay up-to-date with information security trends. Also, interest in learning the concepts of business development and capturing new business is another key trait of security analysts.
Average pay per year: 11,000,000 JPY (£60,150)