Cyber Security Analyst Apprentice

£19,000.00 annual salary
09 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Annual wage £19,000.00

  • Working week Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 9am-5pm Tuesday and Thursday College attendance - 1pm - 8pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 36 months

  • Possible start date 30 Aug 2017

  • Date posted 09 Aug 2017

  • Distance 72.5 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001295021

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Able to identify the main features of a normally operating network (TCP/IP, or ISO OSI layers)
    • Understands and can utilise at least three Operating System (OS) security functions and associated features.
    • Experience of analysing and evaluating security vulnerabilities in computer networks
    • Experience of doing security risk assessments
    • Knowledge
    • Common vulnerabilities in computer networks
    • Awareness of computer security tools and platforms
    • Knowledge of information systems, their purpose and effectiveness
    • Basic knowledge of security risk assessment
    • Able to identify risks in simple IT systems and provide advice on resolutions
    • Awareness of access and identify management tools and systems
    Personal qualities
    • Able to communicate with others
    • Self-motivation and determination with the ability to multitask
    • Ability to adapt to new situations and develop new skills
    • Ability to work with others and as part of a team
    Qualifications required

    Level 3 qualification equivalent to 3 A Levels, ideally in a computing related subject


    3 A-levels, one of which is in a computing subject (or a vocational level 3 equivalent qualification in computing)

    Five GCSEs A*-C including English and maths at grade C or above (or equivalent)

    Future prospects For the right candidate this role could develop into full-time permanent employment. Things to consider Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session. Any new person applying for apprenticeship roles where Abingdon and Witney College deliver the training will be required to attend an Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session at Witney or Abingdon campus. This will consist of a series of initial assessments (required prior to any apprenticeship offer), completion of essential paperwork, the opportunity to find out more about the apprenticeship process, the training included, and a forum for your questions. As a new Apprenticeship Applicant you will only have to undergo this process once. If you would like to talk to us about the assessments or if you would need any extra support to attend the Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session please call us on 01235 216216. Qualification checks By applying for this vacancy you are giving Abingdon and Witney College permission to undertake a Learner Record Service check on your previous qualifications. We make every effort to ensure that applicants from non-traditional academic backgrounds or those who may not have the formal GCSE entry requirements can access apprenticeships where possible. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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