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A career in cyber security and data privacy

Turbo charge your earnings and achieve your professional potential

  • Do you want to earn an average salary of £72,500?1
  • Are you looking for job security in an uncertain market?
  • Would you like to work in a cutting-edge industry where no two days are the same?
  • Are you seeking interesting challenges and the opportunity for leadership?

If your answer to any of the above is ‘yes’, a rewarding new career in cyber security or data privacy might be the answer for you.

Ready to get started in this fast-growing career?


Explore your options today. Take your pick from these top positions:

Penetration Tester

Salary - £40,000

Top Skills

Knowledge of operating systems,
databases and web applications
Ability to write script/code
Networking
Report writing

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Information Security Analyst

Salary - £50,000

Top Skills

Information security measures
Risk management processes
Knowledge of SIEM Tools
Analytical skills

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Audit Manager

Salary - £65,000

Top Skills

Information security audits 
Analytical/critical thinking
Risk management and assurance
Report writing and communications

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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Salary - £100,000

Top Skills

Information security  strategy development 
Risk management
Leadership
Business and financial acumen

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Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Salary - £55,000

Top Skills

Strong GDPR knowledge 
Data privacy management    
Risk management
Leadership

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Senior GDPR Consultant

Salary - £65,000

Top Skills

GDPR legal expertise
Data privacy management and security principles 
Risk management
Leadership, communication and facilitation skills 

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Your journey starts here

There has never been a better time to consider a career in cyber security or data privacy.

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  • Why there has never been a better time to join such a vibrant, growing industry;
  • How to achieve some of the best industry-recognised qualifications for launching your career; and 
  • Top tips for building a career in cyber security and data privacy - from leading industry experts themselves. 

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1The salaries in this guide reflect market averages and can be higher depending on the size and complexity of the organisation or its sector.  https://www.cwjobs.co.uk/salary-checker/average-cyber-security-salary


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