Cyber Security Apprentice

Recruiter
UK Hydrographic Office
Location
Taunton
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 Mar 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Ref
VAC001184344
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The primary role of a Cyber Security Technologist is to apply an understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations systems and people.

The primary role of a Cyber Security Technologist is to apply an understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations systems and people.

Those focussed on the technical side work on areas such as security design & architecture, security testing, investigations & response.

Those focussed on the risk analysis side work on areas such as operations, risk, governance & compliance.

Whether focussed on the technical or risk analysis side, all individuals in this occupation work to achieve required security outcomes in a legal and regulatory context in all parts of the economy. They develop and apply practical knowledge of information security to deliver solutions that fulfil an organisation's requirements.

The qualifications supported by on the job training will enable individuals to learn, develop and practice the higher level skills required for employment and/or career progression as Cyber Security professionals.

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Full brief of the knowledge, skills, experience and Civil Service Competencies for the Technology Apprenticeship - Level 4
  • Civil Service Competency Level AA/AO Level 1
  • Changing and Improving
  • Collaborating and Partnering
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Having attained, or working towards a level 3 qualification (e.g. A levels, Level 3 Apprenticeship, etc.)
Personal qualities
  • The ability to learn and apply new software
  • The ability to work accurately
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of or interest in learning about cyber security
Qualifications required

Having attained, or working towards a level 3 qualification (e.g. A levels, Level 3 Apprenticeship, etc.)

Future prospects Future Prospects will be discussed with the right candidate

Things to consider From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.