Want to know why there is a skills gap in cybersecurity? Read on…

We hear the words skills gap and skills shortage a lot within the cybersecurity industry. It is almost everyday that I get press releases lamenting the lack of skilled personnel and how much the industry is doing to lure recent graduates from all fields into the fold. Headlines scream about the zero percent unemployment in cybersecurity as well as the £39,000pa starting salaries, when average salaries in the UK are 21,000pa.