Discover the latest job trends and how Cisco Networking Academy courses map to them.
Each year thousands of jobs go unfilled because employers cannot find skilled talent. The Cisco Networking Academy program gets you started on a path to these jobs. Learn more about the courses that map to these career pathways.
If you like fixing things, are constantly learning, and appreciate an elegant solution to a complex problem, you might like jobs in networking. Be ready to communicate plans, collaborate with colleagues, create a budget, and build a team.
Job Titles: Network Administrator, Network Designer, Network Engineer, Solution Provider
Can you think like a hacker? A security specialist has to stay up-to-date on technology and discover weak spots before someone else does. They enjoy solving complex problems, and are able to document and communicate about their work.
Job Titles: Security Administrator (infrastructure, data, and applications), Network Security Architect, Network Security Engineer, Network Security Specialist
Keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting organizations by detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats.
You’re the one who analyzes every situation from all the angles to get the best outcome. You are passionate about learning new approaches and contributing to innovative initiatives. You enjoy the challenge of putting the pieces together to address a need.
Job Titles: Application Developer, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Linux Administrator
People who see the big picture and care about the details are systems thinkers. Systems may include any combination of computers, devices, software, networks, as well as people, business functions and operations.
Is your default expression a smile? Support providers are good at solving problems, friendly, and easy to talk to. People who work in support become experts in their product or support area so it’s a good path to advancement.
Job Titles: Help Desk Operator, Support Technician, Support Engineer, Network SupportTechnician, Network Support Engineer
Every business professional needs a basic understanding of the Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity, and an entrepreneurial mindset to compete for jobs and success in the digital economy.
The digital transformation of the economy is generating unparalleled demand for skilled workers and new opportunities for creative, tech-savvy people everywhere.