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Which IT discipline is best fit for you?

Networking, Cybersecurity, or maybe something else?

Quiz Questions

  • 1.
    What interests you?
    • A.
      Making a circuit
      (Correlates to: Engineering)
    • B.
      Getting two devices to work together
      (Correlates to: Networking)
    • C.
      Identifying vulnerabilities in a network
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity)
    • D.
      Coding and computer languages
      (Correlates to: Computer Science)
    • E.
      Data control and analysis
      (Correlates to: Database Management)
  • 2.
    How do you like to pass your time?
    • A.
      Reading
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Learning
      (Correlates to: Networking, Engineering)
    • C.
      Video Games
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Computer Science)
    • D.
      Crafting
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Computer Science)
    • E.
      Physical Activities
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Other career)
  • 3.
    How do you like to work with your hands?
    • A.
      Keyboard and Mouse
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Cybersecurity, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Tools
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Other career)
    • C.
      Writing and papers
      (Correlates to: Database Management, Engineering)
  • 4.
    What kind of place do you like to work in?
    • A.
      Open office
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Factory
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Other career)
    • C.
      Travel around
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity, Computer Science)
    • D.
      Behind a locked door
      (Correlates to: Database Management, Cybersecurity, Engineering)
  • 5.
    What is your top priority?
    • A.
      Enjoyable career
      (Correlates to: Networking)
    • B.
      Income
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity, Engineering)
    • C.
      Challenge
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Computer Science)
    • D.
      Stability
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity)
    • E.
      Still deciding
      (Correlates to: Other career)
  • 6.
    How do you prefer to work?
    • A.
      As a specialist (know alot about one thing)
      (Correlates to: Database Management, Engineering)
    • B.
      As a generalist (know alot about many things)
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity, Computer Science)
    • C.
      Management
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity, Computer Science)
  • 7.
    What are your strengths? 
    • A.
      Communication
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Technical Skills (Math, Coding)
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Computer Science)
    • C.
      Multitasking
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity)
    • D.
      Analytics
      (Correlates to: Database Management)
  • 8.
    Do you have a preferred field?
    • A.
      Database Management
      (Correlates to: Database Management)
    • B.
      Cyber Security
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity)
    • C.
      Computer Science
      (Correlates to: Computer Science)
    • D.
      Engineering
      (Correlates to: Engineering)
    • E.
      Networking
      (Correlates to: Networking)
    • F.
      Undecided
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science, Other career)
  • 9.
    Do you like coding?
    • A.
      Yes
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      No
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Other career)
    • C.
      No preference
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science, Other career)
  • 10.
    Do you enjoy working on web design?
    • A.
      Yes
      (Correlates to: Database Management, Computer Science)
    • B.
      No
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity, Engineering)
    • C.
      No preference
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science, Other career)
  • 11.
    Would you rather work one a long project, or tackle short term issues?
    • A.
      Long term project
      (Correlates to: Database Management, Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Short term project
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity, Other career)
  • 12.
    Do you prefer a career field that is always evolving?
    • A.
      Yes
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      No
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management)
    • C.
      I don't like change
      (Correlates to: Other career)
  • 13.
    What do you want to learn more about?
    • A.
      Java, HTML, etc
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity, Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Creating computer hardware
      (Correlates to: Engineering)
    • C.
      Connecting computers together
      (Correlates to: Networking)
    • D.
      Maintaining important information across an entire company
      (Correlates to: Database Management)
    • E.
      I don't want to learn much about computers
      (Correlates to: Other career)
  • 14.
    Does hacking provide any interest?
    • A.
      Yes
      (Correlates to: )
    • B.
      Some
      (Correlates to: )
    • C.
      No
      (Correlates to: )
  • 15.
    Do you find satisfaction in fixing broken things?
    • A.
      Yes
      (Correlates to: Networking, Cybersecurity)
    • B.
      No
      (Correlates to: Database Management, Engineering, Computer Science, Other career)
  • 16.
    How creative do you consider yourself to be?
    • A.
      Very
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Somewhat
      (Correlates to: Networking, Database Management, Cybersecurity)
    • C.
      Not at all
      (Correlates to: )
    • D.
      I don't know what creativity is
      (Correlates to: Other career)
  • 17.
    How are you motivated?
    • A.
      Self motivated (Intrinsic)
      (Correlates to: Engineering, Computer Science)
    • B.
      Incentive motivated (Extrinsic)
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity)
  • 18.
    Would you rather ...
    • A.
      Fix a thing
      (Correlates to: Networking)
    • B.
      Break a thing
      (Correlates to: Cybersecurity)
    • C.
      Make a thing
      (Correlates to: Database Management, Computer Science)
    • D.
      Maintain a thing
      (Correlates to: Database Management)
  • 19.
    Do you enjoy school?
    • A.
      Yes
      (Correlates to: Engineering)
    • B.
      No
      (Correlates to: )
    • C.
      I only do it because I have to
      (Correlates to: Other career)
  • 20.
    Has this quiz helped at all?
    • A.
      Yes
      (Correlates to: )
    • B.
      No
      (Correlates to: )
    • C.
      I already know what I wanted to do
      (Correlates to: Other career)

Quiz Outcomes

  • 1.
    Networking
    Computer networking is an ever-evolving field and could be a great fit for you. With new technological advancements, computer management can be an exciting and rewarding career path. Computer networkers are the ones who make sure computer systems run smoothly. They can install operating systems, configure networks, back up servers, and manage network security. When users have trouble with their systems, these IT professionals are the ones who fix their problems.
  • 2.
    Database Management
    Database Management is a great fit for you. By accurately recording data, updating and tracking it on an efficient and regular basis, companies can address their challenges and make use of the potential offered by this career. By collecting minute and updated data, companies are using the said information to achieve their goals in a systematic way and empower their business in a strategic manner.
  • 3.
    Cybersecurity
    You love to find short cuts. You're always looking for the most efficient way to get something does. You try various ways home in order to find the quickest way to get home from school. You figure out quicker ways to get your chores done so you can go play.
  • 4.
    Engineering
    You seem to enjoy the more technical side of things, you would make a good engineer. Every business that generates its own computer programs or needs to personalize third-party software needs engineers to write, edit and test programs. There are many different disciplines of engineering and each has its own strengths and weakness. Engineering is a rapidly changing field: training in is available at nearly all learning institutions, and most engineers continue to learn on the job, as languages and development environments evolve.
  • 5.
    Computer Science
  • 6.
    Other career
    Another career field may be right for you, it doesn't seem you enjoyed too many of the aspects related to these jobs.