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Cyber Security Careers

Cyber crime is one of today's greatest threats.
You could make a difference.

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.

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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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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