Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Analysts are responsible for protecting the organisation’s IT networks. They maintain network security features, monitor the networks for breaches and cyber-attacks and investigate when one occurs.

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Average Salary

£30,000 - £45,000

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What does this role involve?

  • Analyse the organisation’s IT systems and networks to identify potential security risks
  • Implement security measures, such as firewalls
  • Monitor IT systems for suspicious activity and respond to incidents
  • Provide training to employees on security best practices


  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous learning
  • Interest in IT and computing
  • Problem-solving


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in relevant subjects
  • Software Engineering or relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Level 4 NVQ or equivalent T Level in Software Engineering or related subject
  • Level 6 Diploma or equivalent Degree Apprenticeship in Software Engineering or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Level 6 Award
  • Level 6 Certificate
  • Level 6 Diploma
  • Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 NVQ

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